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Love is in the Air: Discover the Most Romantic Valentine's Day Dates in Tennessee

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate love than with a romantic date in Tennessee?

From cozy restaurants to scenic locations, the state has no shortage of options to make your special day unforgettable.

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In this blog post, we'll take a look at the most romantic Valentine's Day date ideas in Tennessee that are sure to make your heart skip a beat.



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Now - March 30, 2024

10 AM-5 PM

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

4339 Park Avenue

Memphis , TN 38117

To Have and To Hold showcases and celebrates the artistry of these paper love tokens, highlighting technologies such as chromolithography, embossing, and paper lace.

The charming valentines on view in this small exhibition range from the romantic to the child-like and are sure to delight visitors of all ages during the season of love.

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Saturday, Feb. 10 - Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024

Blue Suede Ballroom Dance Studio

3675 Southwind Park Cove, Suite 101

Memphis, TN 38125

If you are looking for a fun and romantic activity to spice up your Valentine’s Day plans, look no further than our week’s worth of Valentine’s Day dance classes.

From Saturday, February 10th, to Saturday, February 17th, we have 11 Valentine’s dance classes scheduled, including a variety of dance types and lesson times to choose from.

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Saturday, February 10, 2024 | 7:30 PM

Carl Perkins Civic Center

400 South Highland Avenue

Jackson, TN 38301

Your favorite love songs from the silver screen come to life, including favorites such as “So This is Love” from Cinderella, “Once Upon a Dream” from Sleeping Beauty, and other romantic symphonic pops repertoire.

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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

5:30-6:30 PM

David Crockett Birthplace State Park

1245 Davy Crockett Park Road

Limestone, TN 37681

Is your valentine always cold? Come learn how the pioneers warmed up their hearths, homes, and hearts! Let the sparks fly!

Join us as we learn an essential 18th century survival skill, starting a fire with flint and steel!

Can you and your valentine successfully create and nurture a fire?

Each participant will be bringing home their very own flint and steel fire-starting kit.

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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

11 AM-3 PM & 4-8 PM

Paris Landing State Park

16055 Hwy 79 N

Buchanan, TN 38222

$50 per plate, not including tax, gratuity, or beverages.

A 10% discount is available for Veterans.

Reservations are not accepted; this meal is first come, first served.

VALENTINE'S MENU: A 14oz Smoked NY Strip with Lobster Tail, Smoked Gouda Mac n' Cheese, Asparagus, Rolls

The regular menu and a kid's menu will be available all day.



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Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, 9 -10 AM

Event Fee: 35.00

Sugar Drop

574 Franklin Road

Franklin, TN, 37069

Stop by Sugar Drop and create a one-of-a-kind cake to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Guests will receive a pre-iced 6”, buttercream, fondant, and tons of decorations.

Guests can stay and play and let their imaginations run wild.

Boxes will be provided for guests to take home their masterpieces. Let us handle the fuss and you handle the fun!

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Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024

9 AM-2 PM

Loveless Barn

8400 TN-100

Nashville, TN 37211

Purchase tickets online.

Rise, shine, and brunch with your Valentines!

Calling all couples, singles, and families – come enjoy a delicious Valentine’s meal at the Loveless Barn while supporting a great cause!

We’ll have a kissing booth featuring adoptable four-legged friends, sponsored by Friends of MACC, a photo booth, hot chocolate bar, and a full breakfast buffet!

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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, 2-4 PM

The Celtic Cup Coffeehouse

106 N Anderson Street

Tullahoma, TN 37388

Psssst! With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we wanted to let you know we're having an extra-special TEA TIME on Valentine's Day.

Make plans for you and your sweetheart before our tables are all filled!

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Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, 5 PM

The Mill at Lebanon

218 N Maple Street

Lebanon, TN 37087

Save the date for a Valentine's Day Dinner & Dance benefiting the Lebanon Senior Citizens Center! Stop by to purchase tickets.

This is a formal dinner and dance - doors open at 5PM; dinner at 6PM.

The dinner menu includes:

Choice of Prime Rib or Chicken, Salad

Roasted Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, Cheesecake

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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

6:15-10:15 PM

General Jackson Showboat

2812 Opryland Drive

Nashville, TN 37214

Take your sweetheart aboard the General Jackson Showboat for a special Valentine’s Evening Cruise!

Enjoy a romantic package that includes a fabulous three course meal, a three hour cruise, musical entertainment for dancing, and panoramic views of Nashville’s breathtaking skyline.

This Valentine’s Day, let THE GENERAL JACKSON SHOWBOAT introduce you to The Perry Danos Band!

Enjoy a wide variety of music and memories from Sinatra to Soul, Pop, Rock, Jazz and Big Band.

Joining Perry are some of the finest musicians and singers in the world who look forward to making this Valentine’s Day unforgettable!



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NOW thru Feb. 29, 2024

Gatlinburg SkyPark

765 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Celebrate your romance as you explore the "Tunnel of Love" this February on the Gatlinburg SkyBridge.

When the sun goes down, the world-famous bridge lights up with thousands of red and white lights!

Make sure to have your camera ready, as there are numerous photo opportunities for you and your significant other to capture beloved memories on top of the mountain.

The SkyBridge has quickly become one of the most sought-after proposal locations in the southern part of the United States, so what better time to pop the question than in February - the month of love!

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February 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 2024

Ruby Falls

1720 South Scenic Hwy

Chattanooga, TN 37409

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic evening at Ruby Falls.

This date night includes a special Lantern Tour, professional keepsake photo, and gift.

Hear tales of local legendary romances, including the love story of Leo Lambert and his wife, Ruby, that led to the discovery of the magnificent Ruby Falls.

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February 11 & 18, 2024 at 4 PM

The Spice & Tea Exchange of Knoxville

522 S Gay Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

Join us on February 11th & 18th at 4 PM for a romantic afternoon tea in our art alley with live classical guitar, where you’ll be able to savor two delicious teas of choice complete with all

the sweet and savory treats.

We will feature a variety of finger sandwiches, scones, muffins, cookies, chocolates and more.

Enjoy this special celebration with a loved one or some friends.

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Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, 6-9 PM

Barley's Knoxville

200 E Jackson Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37915

Join us at Barleys in the Old City for The Plant Trolley's Valentine's Day Succulent Heart-Shaped Planter Workshop!

Your $25 ticket covers everything you'll need – from a terra cotta heart planter to succulents, decorations, various planting materials, and more.

Suitable for all ages, purchase your tickets at the door or through Eventbrite for an unforgettable evening of crafting & fun.

Get your hands dirty as you design and plant your own unique heart-shaped planter, perfect for adding a touch of greenery to your home or office.

No green thumb? No problem! The Plant Trolley team will guide you every step of the way, ensuring your succulent heart thrives.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to unleash your inner plant lover and create a beautiful piece of living art!

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Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024 - 5:30 PM

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

4119 Cromwell Road

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Join us for an evening of gourmet dining and historical railroading at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.

Join us for our First Dinner in the Depot experience. Valentine’s Evening, February 14th, enjoy a 5-course meal in the main dining room of Grand Junction Depot.

Dinner will be followed by a train ride on the Valentine Missionary Ridge Local.

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Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Looking for something special to do for Valentine's Day?

Enjoy a relaxing day of crafting with friends and loved ones during an all day adult craft workshop on Saturday, February 17 at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.

The workshops are open to students of all skill levels and are taught by professional, working artists in Arrowmont's professionally equipped studios in a fun and creative learning g environment.

Students will be treated to a delicious lunch in the Dining Hall prepared by the Arrowmont Culinary Team. At the completion of the workshops, students will leave with a completed project to use and display.

Valentine's Day Adult Craft Workshops include: Underwater?! Basket Weaving, Enameled Pendant Jewelry, Handmade Kitchen Utensils, Fashionable Fabric Jewelry, Dry Point Etching with Chine-collé and Macraweave Tapestry.

The registration fee is $90 and includes all materials and supplies.



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