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9 Lovely Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Weekend in the Greater Lima Ohio Region

Looking for a getaway or a unique approach to Valentine's Day? Check out some of the excellent choices for the holiday offered in the greater Lima area:

1) Wine and Music at Sycamore Lake Wine Co.

Bring your sweetheart to find a perfect pairing of incredible wine and treats with Sycamore Lake Wine Co.! The winery is open Thursday, Feb. 10th, 6-8 PM for a Valentine Sip & Shop featuring: Beautycounter, Colorstreet, Scentsy, Norwex, and Pampered Chef. Friday, Feb. 11th, 5-8 PM with Joel Starkey, and Saturday, Feb. 12th, 4-8 PM with Pegasus! Sip some wine, order a few delicious apps and listen to the smooth sounds of live music all weekend. Want to learn a little more? Visit them at

2) Valentine's Weekend at Old City Prime

Celebrate your love this Valentine's Weekend in the Upper Lounge! Enjoy a romantic dinner while grooving to the sounds of live music by local legends Frank, Bob, and Chuck. Join Old City Prime in the Upper Lounge for smooth music on Friday, February 11th, Saturday, February 12th, Sunday, February 13th, and Monday, February 14th.

For more information and to make reservations visit

3) Valentine's dinner specials at local eateries

We have many local dining options to consider when looking for a place to wine and dine your sweetheart. A few favorites have put together a special V-Day Weekend special events you won't want to miss! Highlights include The Met, Live Music at Old Barn Restaurant and Grill - February 12th, and Milano Cafe. Be sure to check out the entire list at:

4) Take in a movie at Shannon Theater in Bluffton

Take it old school and visit The Shannon Theatre; a single screen theatre where all 2D matinee seats are only $3, 2D evening seats are only $4, and all 3D seats are only $6! Showtimes are EVERY evening at 7:00 & 9:30 PM, as well as matinees on Saturday & Sunday at 1:30 & 4:00 PM. This weekend's feature: The 355 with Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o, and Jessica Chastain. Did we mention Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn is open and serving during showtimes? For more information and to reserve your tickets visit

5) WOOD You be my Valentine? with Board & Brush Bluffton

Do something different this year as you celebrate Valentine's Day. ❤️ B|b @ Home Kits are packaged and ready to go this weekend! You can stop in and choose from a limited selection or pre-order online from 100+ options. Kits are $25 each. Pre-orders must be placed 48 hours prior to pick up. Pick up hours this weekend: Fri - 5:30-9:30, Sat - 1:00-5:30, Sun - 1:00-5:30 Busy this weekend? Share your love of DIY this Valentine's Day with a Board & Brush gift certificate and plan for a crafty date night later on!

6) #BuyLocal Valentine Gift Giving

If you're looking for a gift for that special someone, consider custom floral arrangements from one of our local floral boutiques; Flowers on Fifth, Robert Brown's Flower Shoppe, The Flowerloft, and many others. A beauty service from Beauty by Jill, or a sweet treat from Sara’s Sweets! Choose a cute outfit, accessory, or gorgeous piece of jewelry from one of our local boutiques such as Blue Bell Boutique, Victorian Rose Boutique, or Don Jenkins Jeweler!

7) Take in the Arts with ArtSpace/Lima

The 34th annual Kewpee High School Invitational Art Exhibit is set to open this Friday, February 11, and is a perfect outing for you and your loves. The artwork has been categorized into groups including ceramics, photography, jewelry, and mixed media, among others, and showcases the incredible talent of our local artists. The exhibit is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM-5 PM February 11-26, 2022. Admission is free. ArtSpace/Lima is located at 65 Town Square in Downtown Lima. To learn more visit

8) His & Hers Cocktails and Romantic Stay at Howard Johnson Hotel

Still looking for plans for you and your special someone on Valentine’s Day? Reserve a room at Howard Johnson Lima for a perfect romantic getaway that isn't too far from home! Have dinner in the Lounge on Friday or Saturday and try their featured His & Hers cocktails: Blackberry Bourbon Smash Cupid’s Kiss Martini! Call today to reserve your room at 419-222-0004 or visit

9) Taco 'Bout Love from Taco Movil Lima

Looking for a unique gift for Valentine's Day? Taco Movil Lima just released the Valentine gift of all gifts! A heart made of tacos and roses? Genius. Place your order today! 419-231-7909 or visit them at 1355 N. Cole Street, Lima

Still want more? Here’s a list of events going on through Valentine’s Day:

Feb 11: Date Night @ Midwest Shooting Center 6-9PM

Feb 11: Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance @ Harrod Event Center 7-10PM

Feb 11: James Webb Space Telescope Event @ Schoonover Observatory 8PM

Feb 11: Kewpee High School Art Invitational @ ArtSpace/Lima 10AM-5PM

Feb 11: Limaland Poetry Slam @ Vibe Coffeehouse & Cafe 7:30PM

Feb 11-12: Valentine’s Weekend @ 318 Restaurant & Bar Live Music

Feb 11-14: Valentine's Weekend @ Old City Prime Dinner & Live Music

Feb 12: Deep Voice - Spoken Word @ Lima Civic Center 7:30PM

Feb 11-13: Cupid's Kiss Martinis & Romantic Getaway @ Howard Johnson Lima

Feb 12: Anthony’s Sweetland Treats Pop Up Shop @ Readmore’s Hallmark 10AM

Feb 12: Kids Valentine Free Nerf Party @ Crosshairs Lima 10:30AM-12:30PM

Feb 12: KidX Club Bestie Bash @ Lima Mall 11AM-12:30PM

Feb 12: Lima Symphony - American Voices @ Lima Civic Center 7:30PM

Feb 12: Live Music @ Old Barn Restaurant 6-9PM

Feb 12: Sweetheart Sip & Shop @ Purple Feet Wine & The Lab 12-5PM

Feb 12: Sweetheart Skate @ Edgewood Skate Arena 6-9PM

Feb 12: Valentine's Pop Up Shop @ Lima Mall 11AM-7PM

Feb 12: Vibe Community Cupping Event @ Vibe Coffeehouse 2:30PM

Feb 13: Galentine's Day Workshop @ Board & Brush Bluffton 2-5PM

Feb 13: LSO Storytime/Black History Month at Vibe Coffeehouse 12:30PM

Feb 15: Ballet Folklorico de Mexico @ Lima Civic Center 7:30PM

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