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Unforgettable Valentine's and Galentine's Day Celebrations in Allen County, Ohio 2024

Updated: Feb 1

Love is in the air, and in Lima/Allen County, Ohio, we're gearing up for a Valentine's Day celebration that's as diverse as the community itself! Whether you're planning a romantic date night with your significant other or looking forward to a Galentine's Day extravaganza with your best friends, this charming corner of Ohio has something special in store for everyone.

Get ready to explore the heartwarming options that Lima has to offer, where love and friendship take center stage in equal measure!

Saturday, February 10 | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM | 19 Hawthorne

Hey Swifties! If you find yourself flying solo this year, shake it off and be your own Valentine! Grab your besties and channel your inner Taylor Swift by wearing your favorite cardigan or rocking a TSwift-inspired look. Join 19 Hawthorne for a fabulous morning filled with fantastic food, delightful cocktails or mocktails, interactive stations, and photo backdrops featuring amazing vendors! Each ticket includes a brunch feast by Harlan's Catering with quiche-style casseroles, French toast casseroles, hash brown casseroles, avocado toast dip with toast, an Era signature cocktail/mocktail, and a Swiftie cookie by Spencer's Sugar Shop. Dive into the fun with a friendship bracelet station, multiple photo ops, dancing, and memories to last a lifetime. Get ready to shop 'til you drop with the pop-up vendors, featuring Elida Candle Company for a wax melt bar experience, Spencer’s Sugar Shop for all your sweet cravings, Frost Impressions to shop the latest trends, and Always Luxury will be available with their permanent jewelry! There's no age restriction on entry, and tickets are limited, so swift over and secure yours now for a Valentine's Day bash you won't want to miss! Get your tickets here.

Saturday, February 10th | 1:00 - 3:00 PM | Sycamore Lake Wine Co.

Indulge in a romantic and creative experience at the Sycamore Lake Wine Co. Valentine's Bouquet Workshop! Don't miss this captivating floral design class, where you and your partner will collaborate to craft a personalized bouquet that eloquently narrates your unique "Love Story" through the language of flowers. Explore the meanings behind each bloom as you compose your arrangement, adding an extra layer of sentiment to your creation. Every couple will depart with a carefully chosen vase, Valentine flowers of their selection for the bouquet, and additional embellishments such as Valentine ribbons and picks. The cost is $85.00 per couple, and with limited spots available, be sure to secure your reservation promptly. To reserve your spot, reach out to Kathryn's Farmhouse Flowers via Facebook Messenger or text at 419-969-0783. Payments are required by February 3, 2024

💜 Valentine's Day Benefit for Family Promise

Saturday, February 10th | Doors Open 5:00 PM | 604 Gloria Ave. Suite B

Embrace the spirit of love and compassion this Valentine's Day at our special event benefiting Family Promise. This will be an enchanting evening with your cherished one, where your enjoyment contributes to the vital mission of assisting families facing homelessness. Savor a delectable dinner catered by Milano Cafe, join the excitement of live auctions, and explore treasures in our silent auction. Be moved by powerful testimonies that highlight the impact of your support. For more details or to secure your tickets, please call 419-879-4600.

Tuesday, February 13th | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | McElroy Education Center

Celebrate Valentine's Day in nature's embrace with a heartwarming "crafter-noon" at the McElroy Environmental Education Center! Get ready for a delightful session where you'll discover fascinating facts about birds while crafting treats for our feathered friends using natural materials. Get creative and craft a special Valentine's Day gift for your beloved "love bird" to show them how much they mean to you. Choose from a variety of projects, including crafting birdseed feeders and heartfelt Valentine's Day cards. This event welcomes participants of all ages and skill levels and it is free! Feel free to drop in anytime during the scheduled hours, and don't forget to register by February 9th to secure your spot in this heartwarming celebration of love and nature!

Tuesday, February 13th | 5:00 - 8:00 PM | Central District Lima

Get ready to celebrate Galentine's Day at Lima's newest hotspot! Get your ticket now for an unforgettable evening at Central District. This night is dedicated to the beauty of friendships, featuring live music by Dean Altstaetter, delectable hors d’oeuvres prepared by Social House Chef Shannon Gerasimchik, refreshing drinks, exciting prizes, and exclusive samples and specials from our Central District shops. Best of all, your participation supports the incredible work of the Crossroads Crisis Center. With only 40 tickets available, act fast to be a part of this special event! All proceeds go directly to the Crossroads Crisis Center. For ticket reservations, call 419-233-3079 or 419-234-0375.

Wednesday, February 14th | 5:00 - 8:00 PM | Leaf & Luxe

Prepare for an evening filled with excitement, artistic flair, and a touch of retail therapy at Leaf & Luxe! Dive into the art of cookie decorating with Ali's Sweet Treats, featuring delightful goodies available for purchase. Get your creative juices flowing by painting a pot or rock with the guidance of Toledo artist Crystal Hauser. Discover one-of-a-kind items at Pumpkin Hollow Creations and indulge in a timeless jewelry piece from Eden's Pieces, perfect for treating yourself or your Valentine. Sip and shop with a tempting 20% off on in-store plants. Don't miss out on the refreshments and the chance to mingle and socialize at Leaf & Luxe – it's an evening tailor-made for enjoyment!

💜 Valentine's Day at the Brewery

Wednesday, February 14th | Outskirts Brew Co. & Dive

Valentine's Day at Outskirts Brew Co. & Dive is all about catering to every heart's desire. Whether you're a hopeless romantic or a firm believer in the power of solitude, the have the perfect celebration for you! The talented Chef Spenser has curated a delectable small plate menu that promises to tantalize your taste buds (stay tuned for the mouthwatering details). Outskirts is ready to serve up special drinks and delightful Moscato flights to add a touch of sweetness to your evening. Enjoy the soulful tunes of LIVE MUSIC with the incredible Ryan Parker. At Outskirts, they are all about spreading the love, so gather your family, besties, soulmates, or brew buddies – and if you're your own favorite person, that's even better! Cheers to celebrating Valentine's Day the Outskirts way!

Saturday, February 17th | 7:00 - 8:30 PM | Harrod Event Center

Here's a perfect opportunity to treat your special Valentine to an evening they'll cherish forever. Get ready for a night filled with dancing, exciting activities, delicious snacks, and boundless fun! No need to worry about pre-sale tickets – simply come and join in on the excitement. Admission is $15 per pair and just $5 for each additional daughter. Harrod Event Center extends a warm welcome to uncles, older brothers, guardians, and father figures to join the festivities and create lasting memories with their loved ones!

Saturday, February 17th | 9:00 PM | Zinum 12

Prepare to paint the town red – or pink! Join Zinum 12 for an unforgettable Valentine's Party in the heart of Downtown Lima. Whether you're celebrating with your special someone or rounding up your squad for a night out, this is the place to be. Slip into your favorite red or pink ensemble and get ready for a night filled with laughter, love, and fantastic vibes.

Find Your Perfect Valentine's Day Feast in Lima/Allen County

No Valentine's or Galentine's rendezvous is truly fulfilled without savoring the flavors of delightful local cuisine! Lima and Allen County, Ohio, boast a plethora of restaurants ready to dish out mouthwatering delights and extraordinary Valentine's Day specials, ensuring that perfect touch for your day! Take a look around our Good Eats page on our website to find what you are craving.


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