Valentine's Day in Whitby and Oshawa


Valentine’s Day is the time of year when we gather together to celebrate the ones we love by showing our appreciation through gifts and treating them with surprises and fun events. This year, make your Valentine’s Day planning easy with this how-to guide on spending Valentine’s Day in Whitby and Oshawa.

Enjoy a Special Meal

Valentine's Day in Whitby and Oshawa


Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to get out of the house and enjoy a delicious, romantic meal together at one of your favourite restaurants in the area. Many of the restaurants in Whitby and Oshawa offer a special menu for the day, with added ambiance to make the night even more special. The Wildfire Steakhouse in Oshawa has a Valentine’s Day special for $79 each; featuring some of the finest foods like escargot, filet mignon, and fancy desserts like creme brulee. In Whitby, Bistro 67 will be offering a special Valentine’s meal, which includes your choice of appetizer, entree, and dessert, as well as a vegetarian menu. For an evening of delicious foods, paired with a cozy fire, enjoy your meal at The Brock House in Whitby, or enjoy the selection of fine wines and creative plates at Bistro 238 in Oshawa. Regardless of where you choose to eat on Valentine’s Day, Whitby and Oshawa have a wide selection to suit your preferences.

Embrace Your Inner “Love Bug”

Valentine's Day in Whitby and Oshawa

For a unique spin on Valentine’s Day, take your special someone to the Canadian Automotive museum in Oshawa for a day of car-related love stories. The museum will be offering a special tour that features tales of love and loss behind the cars on display and will explore the history behind the iconic Rolls Royce hood ornament. It is a unique and educational way to spend Valentine’s Day, and is perfect for any car enthusiast!

Try to Escape

Valentine's Day in Whitby and Oshawa

Instead of doing the “traditionally romantic” Valentine’s Day, build your relationship together in a new way by spending the day challenging yourselves at Durham Escape Rooms in Whitby! This interactive mystery puzzle room will have you and your significant other working together to solve clues and break out of the room. It is an alternative but fun-filled way to spend Valentine’s Day together, and it will build on your teamwork skills as a couple!

Take in a Concert

Valentine's Day in Whitby and Oshawa

Spend your Valentine’s Evening being serenaded by the vocal talents of Jersey Nights, as they sing hits from Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The group has been a popular ensemble at dances and parties for years, and their audience participation makes their concerts an event to remember! This Valentine’s Day, have some fun and take in the live performance at the Regent Theatre in Oshawa.  

Tap Into Creativity

Valentine's Day in Whitby and Oshawa

With Valentine’s Day falling on a Thursday, you may find it easier to celebrate the day before; and what better way to have some fun with your loved ones than tapping into your creative side? Yaymakers.com will be hosting a paint night at the Pearson Pub in Whitby on February 13th where you and your significant other can learn to paint a beach scene with careful instruction from a talented artist. The evening costs $40.00 per person, and you can enjoy sipping a cocktail while creating memories and a gorgeous canvas you can take home!

Valentine’s Day is easy to plan if you live in Whitby or Oshawa! With so many options for activities, it’s easy to find something for you and your loved ones to do together to celebrate the special day and each other. For more local events happening in Whitby and Oshawa, visit the Falconcrest Homes Blog.

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