Valentine’s Week Events in Stowe

February 7, 2019


Valentine’s Day is a week away and there’s no better place than Stowe to celebrate with your loved one. Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend, or a simple date night, Stowe’s got you covered – with wine tastings, cooking classes, snowshoe tours and dinner specials. If you haven’t planned your Valentine’s date yet, we suggest starting with Stowe. Below are just a few romantic Valentine events happening this week.

Wine & Chocolate Weekend
When: Saturday, February 9 – Sunday, February 10, 2019
Where: Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Wine and chocolate go hand-in-hand with Valentine’s Day. Located in beautiful Cambridge, Vermont, Boyden Valley Winery will feature wine and chocolate pairings, themed cocktail tastings, Champagne cupcakes and a food truck at the Wine & Chocolate Weekend. Kick-off your Valentine’s week at Boyden Valley Winery.
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits

Valentine’s Day at the Red Barn Shops
When: Sunday, February 10, 2019
Where: Red Barn Shops
Celebrate Valentine’s Day early at the Red Barn Shops. First, stop by Once Upon a Time Toys and decorate your own heart-shaped cookie. After decorating, children (and adults) will have the chance to decorate their own Valentine. While the kids are decorating, adults can stop into Stowe Wine & Cheese for a half bottle of red or sparkling wine, which also includes a special Valentine-themed cheeseboard. These shops, along with BunyaBunya and Yellow Turtle, will also be offering special discounts on red and pink items.

Southern Breakfast and Southbound Brunch Cooking Classes
When: February 10, 2019
Where: Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens
Impress your Valentine this year with your cooking ability or switch up date night for an afternoon cooking class. Learn how to make some southern brunch classics with your significant other at Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens for a unique Valentine’s date.

Wine Tastings at the Trapp Family Lodge
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays
Where: Trapp Family Lodge
Join the Trapp Family Lodge’s sommelier, Michael Keene, every Wednesday and Saturday for a wine tasting. Upcoming tastings include Sauvignon Blanc, Austrian Wine and Sparkling Wine tastings. Learn about the origins and regional history of each wine as you taste. Kick off your Valentine’s date night with an intimate wine tasting before dinner. Tastings will be paired with some delicious cheeses and bread.

Valentine’s Day Evening Dog Sled Ride
When: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Where: Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa
What’s more romantic than gliding through Vermont’s winter wonderland on a dog sledding adventure! Umiak Outdoor Outfitters and a team of experienced mushers will take you through the history of dog sledding, while you sit back, relax and unwind with your significant other. After your 30-minute ride, enjoy a Valentine’s dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Valentine’s Day Gourmet Fondue Snowshoe Tour
When: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Where: Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
For the outdoorsy couple, start the night off with a guided, moonlight snowshoe tour through Vermont’s beautiful landscape. The tour will end at The Stowehof, where couples can enjoy an intimate, three-course fondue experience featuring Vermont’s own Cabot cheese and handmade items from Laughing Moon Chocolates. This romantic evening is the perfect date for your Valentine.

Sweethearts Dinner
When: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Where: Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant
Choose from a two or three-course dinner at Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant, located at the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa. Options for the Sweethearts Dinner also include a bottle of wine from their select Valentine’s wine list. Charlie B’s will also be offering items from the daily menu, including Baked Lobster Mac & Cheese and Switchback Braised BBQ Brisket.

Guest Chef Dinner Series: Chef Derek Simcik
When: Friday, February 15, 2019
Where: The Lodge at Spruce Peak
Join The Lodge at Spruce Peak and guest, Chef Derek Simcik, for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Chef Simcik’s menu will include three-courses – the third featuring a family-style course. Menu items include Duck Sausage, Grilled Octopus and Lemon Sorbet. Make your reservations for this upscale evening.

Live Music
When: Daily
Where: Various Stowe Locations
If you and your partner are music lovers, Stowe offers ample opportunities to enjoy the local music scene. See the Chad Hollister Band (2/9) and Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan (2/16) at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center. Looking for something to do after a day on the slopes? Après with Django Koenig at Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge or enjoy live music at The Matterhorn Restaurant & Bar. Every Saturday, Stowe Cider combines live music with craft beverages and drink specials for their Cider Saturdays event happening every Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. Join Idletyme Brewing Co. every Friday for the Winter Music Series from 6 to 9 p.m.

From unique date ideas, vibrant events and indoor relaxation, Stowe is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway any time of the year.

Photos courtesy of Trapp Family Lodge, Boyden Valley Winery, Stowe Wine & Cheese, Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, The Lodge at Spruce Peak.

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