Looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day in Orange County? Here are some great ideas! Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night or something fun to do with the family, we’ve got you covered. From comedy shows to museum exhibits, there’s something for everyone this Valentine’s Day. So get out there and enjoy yourselves!
No matter what you decide to do on Valentine’s Day, we know that you’ll have a great time in Orange County! We hope that you’ll be able to check out some of these great places during the day.
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Ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Orange County
-Visit the Irvine Spectrum for a variety of shops and restaurants. They will have special offers and events going on throughout the day.
-Take a romantic stroll through Huntington Beach or Newport Beach. The beaches are always beautiful, and they’re even more special during Valentine’s Day.
-See a show at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. There are several performances happening on February 14th, including “The King and I” and “Cirque Dreams Holidaze”.
-Enjoy a delicious meal at one of Orange County’s many fantastic restaurants. Some of our favorites include Boa Steakhouse, The Catch, and Mastro’s Ocean Club.
-Take a day trip to one of Orange County’s beautiful nearby cities. There are great options for both couples and families. Some possibilities include Laguna Beach, Disneyland Resort, or Knott’s Berry Farm.
-Do something fun and unique! There are many great activities to choose from in Orange County, so you’re sure to find something that appeals to you. Examples include getting lost in the corn maze at Tanaka Farms, going wine tasting at Orfila Vineyards & Winery, or visiting the Discovery Cube OC science museum.
-Explore Balboa Island’s boutiques, iconic candy store and restaurants like The Crab Cooker.
-Stroll along Newport Beach for romantic views at sunset! At nearby Crystal Cove State Park you can take a walk on one of Orange County’s beautiful beaches or enjoy an evening picnic under the stars.
-Dinner is always special in Laguna Beach where oceanfront dining brings valentine memories that last forever. We love watching the waves break across our window while we sip wine and savor lobster risotto at C Restaurant overlooking Main Beach. Or head inland to Stags’ Leap Winery for stunning vistas with your favorite bottle – just follow Highway 74 up into the Cleveland National Forest.
-Take a heartwarming hike on one of Valentine’s Day trails like Sweetwater Trail in Trabuco Canyon – dogs are welcome too! If you’re looking for a more challenging trek, head to Strawberry Peak in Silverado Canyon. This moderate six-mile loop offers views of Santiago and Modjeska canyons as well as Mount Baldy.
-Share some love at Knott’s Berry Farm with valentine activities including Snoopy Dance Parties, Love Letters from Charles M. Schulz and themed menus items like Boysenberry Pie à la Mode. End your romantic day together with a spin on the Calico Mine Ride or GhostRider roller coaster under the stars!
Originally published on January 6, 2022. Last Updated on January 6, 2022 by Pattie Cordova