If you’re staying close to home this Valentine’s Day, there is plenty to do. From sharing fun activities with your kids to a special dinner with your sweetheart, South King County offers a plethora of experiences to shop, do, and dine this Valentine’s Day.
Flowers and candy are a tried-and-true hit on Valentine’s Day, but here are some additional options to look for a gift for that special someone (or to treat yourself).
Burien resident Becky Carps opened her business on Valentine’s Day 2022 for heart enthusiasts everywhere.
Specializing in a wide array of heart-themed treasures, All Hearts Inc. is an online and pop-up gift shop spreading love all over the Seattle region with heart-themed home decor, jewelry, pet accessories, stationery, purses, and more.
There truly is no better place to find a Valentine’s Day gift.
Enjoy a 15% discount if you order through the online store
using the code HEARTSAREMYTHING.
You can also catch the pop-up shop in person at the following locations.
- Sunday, Feb. 4: Fremont Sunday Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Thursday, Feb. 8: Burien Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Saturday, Feb. 10: Lunar New Year Market at Magunson Hanger 30, 4 p.m.-10 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb. 11: Fremont Sunday Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb. 18: Fremont Sunday Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- ]Saturday, Feb. 24: Lunar New Year Celebration Chinatown Hing Hay Park, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb. 25: Fremont Sunday Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
A beloved fixture in Old Burien since 2018, The Shoppe Seahurst offers a curated selection of home goods and gifts including custom prints, candles, and tea towels.
Browse for a gift for your special someone or come shop together as a laid-back neighborhood date.
Open every Thursday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the Burien Farmer’s Market is a collection of local delights. No two weeks are the same as local growers, artists, and community members come together to share their wares.
Enjoy food, art, crafts, flowers, music and more while supporting your community.
Stop by Fig & Feather in downtown Kent for a little shopping with your sweetheart. Grab a coffee and have fun browsing the collection of seasonal merchandise, home accessories, soaps & lotions, home furnishings, floral designs, and other unique gifts.
Things to Do
From colorful arts & crafts to vibrant orchestral music, South King County does not disappoint with its array of Valentine’s Day activities.
On Feb. 3 and 10, from 1-3 p.m., the Highline Heritage Museum will be hosting a workshop by poet and storyteller Merna Hecht and musician Marieke Slovin Lewis on sharing our stories through word and song.
Admission is free and no previous experience is necessary to enjoy the workshop. Bring only a spirit of curiosity and a desire to share sorrows, joys, struggles, and hopes as each unique experience is translated to verse and song.
Conductor Anthony Spain and the Northwest Symphony Orchestra bring “English Gardens” to the Highline Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
The concert program includes a vibrant set of dances celebrating the English Countryside and the World Premiere of a piece composed by Kari Medina.
Further pieces to be performed include:
- Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis – Ralph Vaughan Williams
- English Dances (Set No. 1) – Malcolm Arnold
- Enigma Variations – Edward Elgar
You can find tickets to the concert here.
Get creative with your sweetie this Valetine’s Day with a lovely Paint & Sip night at The Heart Gallery.
Join other painters on Valetine’s Day, Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a low-pressure evening of painting instruction and a glass or two of your favorite beverage.
No previous experience is required. The cost of admission will cover everything you need to create your masterpiece.
Must be 21 or older to attend. Find more details here.
Bring back DIY Valentine’s cards with paper, ribbon, rubber stamps, stickers and other magical art supplies to make your Valentine feel special.
All supplies are provided, and the event is free, no registration required.
Simply show up at the Kent library on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 3-5 p.m.
The Point presents Punchlines at the Point, a comedy show featuring Chase Murphy and Jordann Doler, presented by Luke Severeid.
Get ready to laugh, drink, and dine on Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 7-9 p.m.
Find more details and buy tickets here.
Enjoy anything from a romantic breakfast in bed to a fancy dinner out on the town. Or shoot, why not both?
Duke’s is serving up a special Valentine’s menu for 12 straight days, starting February 9th
Avoid the crowds on the 14th
and enjoy a mouthwatering menu of seafood specialties, filet mignon, and flowing glasses of champagne any night from the 9th
to the 20th
You can find the menu and make reservations here.
Have a romantic 2-in-1 evening with dinner at the Copperleaf restaurant and a night away in the decadent rooms of the Cedarbrook Lodge.
Enjoy a four-course meal featuring Dungeness Crab Latke, Beef Tenderloin and dessert, then whisk your love away to a sparkling guestroom packed with amenities for a Valentine’s getaway.
You can enjoy a selection from their full menu of elevated Italian cuisine amid their pleasant and warm atmosphere. Additionally a special Valentine’s day four course tasting menu will be offered along with their generous hospitality.
Spring for a delicious breakfast in bed with the delectable baked goods of Bakery Nouveau! Choose from rich and savory breakfast sandwiches and sweet breads to delightful breakfast pastries, bagels, and croissants. You can’t go wrong with starting your Valentine’s Day off with Bakery Nouveau.
Authentic Italian is a classic for Valentine’s Dinner, and no one does it better than Angelo’s in Burien.
Enjoy specials all week long in celebration of Valentine’s Day and call to reserve your table on the big day at 206-244-3555.
Wherever you find yourself this Valentine’s Day, we hope you’ll treat yourself to some love and self-care and spread it to your loved ones and community.
Happy Valentine’s Day!