11 Ways to Slay Valentine’s Day 2K19

The shortest month of the year is finally here and so is that one day out of the year where cheesy love cards, heart-shaped candies, and cuddly teddy bears are trending (as well as guilt, anxiety and pressure NOT TO SCREW IT UP.) Yep. Valentine’s Day has finally come and if you better NOT SCREW IT UP. So. Salt Lake Magazine is here to take the stress out of the Valentine’s Day 2K19. You may also want to update your Xanax prescription.

Yoga and Beer at The Gateway

Yoga and Beer. While the idea of doing a down dog with a belly full of suds seems like a surefire way to give you acid reflux, this is actually a thing. The Gateway on February 13 will be celebrating this Valentine’s Day with a free yoga class for lovers and afterwards will have drinks for just $5 after you get your namaste on. All levels of yogis and beer drinkers are welcome. Mat rentals are $2. RSVP today!

Powder at The Waldorf Astoria

A plethora of Park City restaurants have just announced their Valentine’s Day specials among them Powder, Waldorf Astoria’s signature restaurant will be offering a three-course prix fixe starting with a choice of oysters on the half shell, wagyu bavette tatakem or organic frisee and mizuna. After a champagne intermezzo, enjoy a choice of grilled swordfish, rack of lamb or New York steak, followed by passion fruit mousse for dessert. The best part about this entire meal is the price at $69 per per person. We see what you did there. Powder.

Grub Steak House

We couldn’t do a post without mentioning a proper steakhouse in Park City. Grub Steak Restaurant will be serving a prix-fixe for two that is sure to impress. Start with a choice of baby romaine Caesar salad, wild rice and mushroom soup, or Grub Steak’s famed salad bar, followed by coffee-rubbed New York steak with crème fraiche. For dinner, enjoy a classic chocolate lava cake with fresh raspberries and vanilla ice cream. All of this for just $47.75 per person. Make your reservations today.

Tin Angel

If you are just wanting to stay within Salt Lake, Tin Angel will be doing a “blind” dinner where one of the four courses is tasted while blindfolded. They only do this a few times a year and Valentines Day happens to be one of those times. Tin Angel has been around since 2007 and has been very well received by the Salt Lake community. The owners have a passion for quality, local ingredients and offering high end cuisine, wine, and cocktails. For more information visit them on their website. UPDATE: V-Day is sold out. See you are totally blowing it. BUT you might could make a make-good. The blind dinners run through the weekend. It’s going to be OK.

East Liberty Tap House

For those of you who are toughing the day out single we have a pretty rad option. East Liberty Tap House will be holding a Single Awareness Day (S.A.D) event on Febrauary 14th. They’ll be offering specials like a delicious (slightly bitter) Aperol Spritz cocktail, loaded garlic fries (never to be eaten with a date), single serving (unshare-able) desserts, and our popular untidy sloppy lamb and sloppy shroom sandwiches (eaten without polite napkin wiping).

Movie Night

Larry H. Miller Megaplex theaters are offering an all-inclusive movie package including dinner and dessert followed by a movie, popcorn and drinks with a chocolate gift for your special someone. The event starts on Valentine’s day at 5:45 and tickets are125$ per couple for the night.

Visit the Ice Castles

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Midway Ice Castles. Photo Courtesy Go Heber Valley by AJ Mellor

The Midway Ice Castles located just outside of Park City are a winter wonderland. A wonder of ice and lights, the Midway Ice Castle springs up during the coldest parts of the ski season. The castle is created by a flood of water that creates a sprawling maze of winter fun that weighs more than 25 million pounds. There are slides built into the ice, winter princesses (like your lady!) strolling through and light and fire shows at night. 

Finally learn to dance dude

valentine's dayDF Dance Studio is hosting a dance night on Valentine’s Day. Absolutely no experience is required and lots of fun guaranteed. It says so on their website. Instructors will be on hand to help you sort out those two left feet. And maybe they can talk you into actually signing up for lessons.

Galentine’s Party

Salt and Honey Market is hosting a Galentine’s party on the big day. We don’t know what that means but the event features two fun craft projects, a chocolate tasting, Hot Cocoa Bar, and sweet and savory treats.

Wine, Flowers (and Olives)

Join Alice’s Table and We Olive and Wine Bar for a romantic night out with your partner. Create a beautiful bouquet together while sampling a flight of five wines and enjoying small bites. You’ll learn all the tips and tricks to floral arranging and walk away with a beautiful flower arrangement of your own.

Valentine’s Evening at UMFA

Enjoy a romantic night at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. Enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers, as you stroll through the galleries, and listen to a selection of music in the G.W. Anderson Family Great Hall.

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Johnny Max Thomas
Johnny Max Thomashttps://www.saltlakemagazine.com/
Johnny is a former marketing intern at Salt Lake Magazine. He attended BYU and studied communications with an emphasis in news media. He is from the Los Angeles area and loves the scenery in Utah. When he is not in the office you can probably find him up on the slopes during the winter and trying to stay cool during the summer.

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