10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Santa Monica

Whether you're single, looking for love or in a relationship, here are Patch's picks for the top 10 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in Santa Monica.

"Stoplight Party" at Brick+Mortar: arrive to this party wearing the color of your relationship status (red for taken, yellow for interested, and green for single). There will be a DJ, special menu items, and an extra V-Day surprise for diners. The party starts at 9 p.m.

Vosges chocolate menu at One Pico at Shutters on the Beach: chocolate from the luxe chocolatier will be infused into and a truffle will be paired with each course (oysters with white chocolate, and sweetbread and lobster salad with milk chocolate croutons, for example). Price is $105 per person. For reservations, call (310) 587-1717.

Prix fixe at Bar Pinxto: four-course menu includes oysters, wild mushroom soup, filet and dark chocolate truffles for $60. The first seating is at 6:30 p.m.; the second at 9 p.m. For reservations, call (310) 458-2012.

Bonbons at Sweet Rose Creamery: The bite size chocolate-dipped desserts come in flavors such as spicy chocolate, guava, and white chocolate gelato. Pre-order now through Feb. 12. Assorted packs of three are $6 and packs of six are $12. The ice cream shop is also serving up chocolate sponge with raspberry semifreddo cake for two. To order, call (310) 260-2663.

"Pick Your (Love) Poison" at Shore Hotel: packages start at $299 per night and include a tandem bike rental or beach "Barcycle" bar tour, and bottle of champagne in-room or two shots at the pool bar. For reservations, cal (310) 458-1515.

Drinks for Sojourn at AREAL Lounge: One dollar of every drink purchased from 5:30-7:30 p.m. will benefit Sojourn For Battered Women And Their Children.

Four courses at FIG Restaurant: Menu includes striped Jack and winter market salad, bucatini and turnips, rib eye and a variety of desserts. Seats are available 6:30 to 11 p.m. $100 per person.For reservations, call (310) 319-3111.

Affordable menu at Fritto Misto: the Italian restaurant's entire menu will be available, with the addition of a couple of heart shaped ravioli dishes. For $35, order an entree, a salad, bruschetta, soft drink and tiramisu. For reservations, call (310) 458-2829.  

Complimentary champagne, strawberries and chocolate at the Paint:Lab: paint with your sweetheart at the Main Street art studio. The cost, $60, includes paints, brushes, set-up and clean-up, plus complimentary champagne, strawberries, chocolate, wine and cheese. Reservations are required; call (310) 450-9200

Crazy Stupid Love at Vidiots: bring a loved one to a free showing of the romantic comedy starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore and Emma Stone.

Barbara Filet February 07, 2013 at 03:29 AM
On Bikentines Day there is a Spoke Card Crafting Party at the Santa Monica Bike center
Cameron Andrews February 12, 2013 at 05:35 PM
From the intimacy of one LED rose light to the sheer excitement of 160,000 LED Ferris wheel lights celebrating Valentine’s Day, Pacific Park treats the first 500 couples with a free Red LED Rose and delicious Chocolate Kisses as they board their romantic Ferris wheel ride on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. To receive the complimentary rose and kisses, couples simply need to purchase a ticket and go to the Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel entrance and notify the attraction’s operator and Pacific Park will provide the complimentary Valentine’s Day package. The red LED rose is symbolic in light and love for the special day that also features 160,000 LED lights on the Ferris wheel showcasing a special Valentine’s Day program of red and white colors and patterns to celebrate the holiday. Westways magazine and AOL Digital Los Angeles cited Pacific Park’s Ferris wheel as one of Los Angeles’ most romantic spots. And Valentine’s Day couples will agree as they soar to heights of 130 feet above the beautiful Pacific Ocean while enjoying views of Catalina Island, the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Malibu and Santa Monica Bay. Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, LA’s only admission free amusement park, offers 12 amusement rides, 18 midway games and an oceanfront food plaza. For additional information and hours of operation, call 310-260-8744, visit www.pacpark.com, follow on Twitter: @pacpark and Like at Facebook: facebook.com/pacificpark.


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