Our Central Jersey Valentine’s Day Guide aims to offer a comprehensive listing of all relevant events across North Jersey. The listings update in real time, so keep an eye on this page as Valentine’s Day approaches. (If there aren’t any events currently listed, we typically build them out about a month in advance of the holiday, so be sure to bookmark this page.)

Valentine’s Day Events in Central Jersey


Pre-Valentine's Parents' Night Out

Friday, February 9, 2018: Adults get to enjoy a nice dinner on Friday, Feb 9th from 5-8pm, while the wonderful staff from Lightbridge Academy in North Brunswick watch the kids in the party room! …

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Valentine's Day Breakfast at Gothic-Fraternal

Saturday, February 10, 2018: The brother's of Gothic-Fraternal Lodge have been struck by cupid's arrow and will be making a romantic breakfast to celebrate Valentine's Day! Everyone is welcome to come and is a great way …

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Valentine's Pet Adoption @ Menlo Park Mall

Saturday, February 10, 2018: Learn more about their rescue mission, buy some tasty Valentine's treats at the bake sale, and to meet some of their adorable adoptable dogs! Maybe you'll even find someone to …

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Wine & Chocolate Weekends at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Sunday, February 18, 2018: Feb 10 & 11 and Feb 17 & 18. Two weekends to celebrate wine and chocolate. Info


Hearts on Fire, Palmer Square on Ice

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Sunday, February 11, 2018: Join in as Palmer Square is transformed into a Winter Wonderland of Ice. Live Carvings and hot chocolate bar! Enjoy the Picturesque Palmer Square setting all weekend long – perfect …

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Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Sunday, February 11, 2018: Take that special someone out for a real treat in advance of Valentine’s Day at GSWGA member wineries where wine tasting, special chocolate pairings and more will be on the …

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Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Sunday, February 11, 2018: Bring your favorite wine and chocolate lovers to sample these award winning wines. Enjoy 14 wine varieties including red, white and fruit based wines by the glass or as a …

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My little man & me: Valentine’s Day party!

Saturday, February 10, 2018: Get ready for Valentine’s Day with your little man! Moms, grandmas, and aunts: grab your sons, grandsons, and nephews and have some fun! Enjoy games, crafts, snacks, punch, and a photo …

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Roselle Runnin' Rams Pasta Dinner and Dance

Saturday, February 10, 2018: This is a Pre-Valentines Day Pasta Dinner and Dance. They will have music, dancing, door prizes, and much more. Come out and enjoy the evening. Info


Valentine’s Day at The Ryland Inn

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Saturday, February 17, 2018: Four Course Valentine's Menu offered February 10th, 14th & 17th. Info

OMG Ladies Night

OMG Ladies Night Out - Galentine's Edition

Saturday, February 10, 2018: Celebrate self love at this intimate and empowering evening of inspiration and transformation at this pre-Valentine's Day experience. Classic table games, adult coloring and networking. Small Bites and your choice …


Romancing the Stars

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Wednesday, February 14, 2018: For ages 16 & older. February 10 & 14. It's date night at the Planetarium! Enjoy a light-hearted look at the Universe. Stars, constellations, songs, and stories all celebrate love. …


Bourbon & Pretzels Social

Saturday, February 10, 2018: Bring your sweet tooth and enjoy an evening of chocolate, music & fun! Spend a great night with friends, family or a significant other. The evening will include a night with …

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Northern NJ Lock and Key Singles Party

Saturday, February 10, 2018: It's the interactive and fun way to socialize, make new friends, meet your match....or just to have a great time! Grab a cocktail and get ready to Unlock Your Possibilities™. …


Valentine's Day Tea

Sunday, February 11, 2018: Savor your own little pot of tea and a delicious selection of scones, finger sandwiches, and other special delights with sweetie during the Valentine’s Day Tea. Please note that space …

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Annual HVV Valentines' Brunch

Sunday, February 11, 2018: Enjoy a delicious brunch at the winery with a loved one, friends and/or family to celebrate Valentine's Day. Info


Vintage Valentines and a Tribute to Ms. Jean Groszmann

Sunday, February 11, 2018: Love is in the air as the Miller-Cory House Museum presents "Antique Valentines.” The museum’s Sunday programs are between 2:00 and 4:00 unless otherwise noted. No reservations are required for …

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Bedroom Kandi Naugthy Bingo

Sunday, February 11, 2018: Start the Valentine's Day fun a little early this year! What's a better way to be more prepared than to be strapped up with some Bedroom Kandi essentials! Win some …

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Bite Club: For the Love of Chocolate

Monday, February 12, 2018: If you love cooking, baking, and trying out new recipes, join in for Bite Club. Please prepare a sweet or savory recipe that uses chocolate. Then, you'll share what you've …


Dad and Me: Valentine Floral Arrangement

Tuesday, February 13, 2018: No need for last minute chocolates or a dozen boring roses. Join Senior Gardener Jason “Jaybird” Strauss for a fun evening with your son or daughter making a memorable valentine …

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Galentine's Day Party!

Tuesday, February 13, 2018: Leslie Knope said it best — “What’s Galentine’s Day? Only the Best day of the year!” And that, ladies, it is! Grab your girlfriends and join in for a fun …

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Valentine Mandala Art & Hot Cocoa Workshop

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Mandalas ae created with intricate geometric patterns that are thought to represent the universe. The basic mandala is a square with “four gates” containing a circle. As an art form …


Valentine’s February Jeopardy

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Challenge yourself in this mind-stimulating morning of jeopardy celebrating all things February, with some cute spins for Valentine’s Day. Call (908) 369-8700 for more information.


Valentine’s Day at Molto Bene

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Sunday, February 18, 2018: A la Carte and Valentine menu available for dinner on February 14th thru February 18th. Info

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Valentine's Day at Metuchen Inn

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Join Metuchen Inn for Valentine's Day! Info

Hola Doctor

Will you be our Valentine?/Seras nuestro San Valentin? Perth Amboy

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Will you be our Valentine? Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hola Doctor's office. Flowers, chocolates, and tips on how to keep a healthy and happy heart. Info

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A Valentine's Day Tea at Teaberry's Tea Room

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Bring your love to enjoy the elegance of an indulgent afternoon tea party amongst harp music and old world charm. They will be serving a Five Course Tea. Info


Valentine's Day Dinner at Due Mari

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: 3-course prix fixe | $80 per person - $120 with suggested wine pairings | 4:00pm-10:30pm. Info

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Valentine’s Day at Vidalia Restaurant

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Vidalia will be featuring a Valentine's 3 course prix fixe menu at $69 per person. Info

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Valentine's at The Frog and The Peach

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Celebrate your love! The Frog and The Peach is serving Valentine's Dinner from 4:30 to 11pm on Valentine's Day. 3 Courses $88. Optional Wine Pairings $40 supplement. Info

Valentine’s Day at The Harvest Moon Inn

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Harvest Moon Inn

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: The Harvest Moon Inn is Offering a Special Candle Light Four Course Price Fix Valentine’s Menu. Info

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Valentine's Day at The Bernards Inn

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Featuring a three course prix-fixe menu with lobster, chateaubriand, rack of lamb and more. There will also be live music in the library bar. Info

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Valentine's Dinner at Pairings

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Enjoy 4-course Valentine's menu at Pairings! Exclusively offing this menu on February 14. Info

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Valentine’s Day at Agricola!

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Three course Valentine's Dinner! Agricola's menus are based on taste inspired by farmers, fishermen and artisan food producers. They source only seasonal, sustainable, antibiotic free ingredients while working closely with …

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Valentine’s Day at La Focaccia

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: La Focaccia is now accepting reservations for Valentine's Day - Wednesday February 14th - ala cart menu. Celebrate at LaFocaccia! Info

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Valentine’s Day at Mistral

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Mistral will be offering a $85 Four Course choice of menu on Valentine’s Day. This will be the only menu available this night. There will also be an optional wine …

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Valentine’s Day at Tablespoon Cafe

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Celebrate your love with a 4 Courses Pre-Fixe Valentine Menu. $75 per person (not included tax & gratuity). Info

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Valentine’s Day at The Clinton House

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: The Clinton House is accepting reservations for Valentine’s Day. They will be serving their regular menu and specials of the day. Drink and dessert specials will round out the menu. Happy …


Valentine’s Day Dinner at Rat's

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Bring your sweetheart to Rat’s and enjoy a sumptuous tasting menu paired with a selection of wines. Or choose from a special Valentine’s drink menu featuring hand-crafted cocktails, Champagne, and …


Valentine's Day Dinner at Ninety Acres

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Enjoy this holiday with a special some one, by dining an exceptional four-course prix fixe menu filled with choices per course to appease all types of tastes. Reservations are available …


Valentine's Day Dinner at Pluckemin Inn

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Celebrate with your significant other or bring the family for a special evening! Four Courses: $85.00 per person plus tax & gratuity. Call Pluckemin Inn for Reservations 908.658.9292. Info

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Valentine's Day Dinner at Millburn BBQ

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: They're closing down the BBQ for this private event! You are welcomed you to spend your Valentine's Day in BBQ at Whole Foods Market Millburn-Union! Info

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Valentines Day Sip and Paint with Happiness

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Valentines Day Sip and Paint with Happiness. $10 Discount for Couples ticket. $35 for individual ticket - Plus lots of good vibes, beautiful atmosphere, and fun instructor! Info


Couple Valentine's Day Dinner

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Come out to Sweet Tee's and enjoy Valentine's Day Dinner with your significant other while listening to a live band! Info

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Valentine’s Day Feb 14th Dazzling Dinner Party

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: The Marigold is hosting a Dazzling Dinner Party on Valentine's Day. Info

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Valentine’s Day with the Berlin Philharmonic Quartet

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special concert and reception featuring all seating and the Piano Quartet entirely on the State Theatre stage. Doors open at 6pm for a wine and …


Valentines Day Latte Art Class

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: A special valentines day latte art class for 5 couples/friends only. Introduction on various Espresso Machines and Beans, Theory and Practice of Steaming Milk, Theory and Practice of Pulling Espresso …

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Canvas of Love

Wednesday, February 14, 2018: Your evening will be filled with beauty and class as you and your guest create your very own masterpieces while listening to the best tunes. Leave with a "Bonding Bag" …

Valentine’s Day in New Jersey by Region:

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Best of NJ Valentine’s Day

North Jersey, Central Jersey, Jersey Shore & South Jersey

North Jersey Valentine’s Day

Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex & Warren County

Central Jersey Valentine’s Day

Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset & Union County

South Jersey Valentine’s Day

Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem County

Jersey Shore Valentine’s Day

Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean & Monmouth County

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