Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas (GIVEAWAY)

Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas (GIVEAWAY) |

Is anyone else freaking out by how close Valentine’s Day is? Well worry not, my friends. I have a list chocked full of things you can do during Valentine’s Week with your sweetie, or your best friends.(Galentine’s Brunch anyone?) There are also a few giveaways at the end! Can you say “Free Valentine’s Dinner”?


Valentine’s Day Events

Lover’s Menu At Moviehouse & Eatery

Every Wednesday through February 24th

7 PM


If you’re into  love stories like I am, head over to Moviehouse & Eatery for their Classic Romance series! Every Wednesday, they will be showing these classics on the big screen and the tickets are half-priced! They also have a really good dinner menu too! (Seriously, one of the best movie theater menus I’ve ever seen!) Pecan crusted salmon and faro salad, anyone?


Jazz & Wine Dinner At Checkered Past Winery

February 13th from 5pm – 11pm (Jazz starts at 8)


RSVP 214-242-0411

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Checkered Past Winery will be offering a prix fixe four-course dinner paired with the perfect wines.  Along with the smooth sounds of The John Lewis Trio. You’ll start off with a Virgin Mary Shrimp Cocktail, paired with Prosecco or Champagne. Next up is the Belissima Cheese and Charcuterie Board, paired with Texas Rose’. After that, is the Lovers Flatbread with prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, goat cheese, radicchio, marinated tomatoes and basil, paired with Checkered Pasty Winery Syrah. Finally, for dessert, you will indulge in the Chocolate Truffle Dessert Plate, which is paired with either a Sparking Brachetto or a Port Wine.

Artists for Animals Concert

February 13th at 7:00 PM

Level Two in Dallas Design District

Tickets – $50 Table Seats – $100

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I mentioned this event in a previous blog post and wanted to add it in here again because its for such a great cause! Click here to head over to their web page and find out all about the event to support animal rescue! Its gonna be a fun night! I hope to see you there!

The Friend Zone: V-Day Dance Party At The W Hotel Hosted By Dallasites101

February 13th from 10pm – 2am



After supporting the puppies, head over to this fun event and shake your groove thing! Do people still say that? The fun-loving girls of Dallasites101 are hosting a super cool dance party with an even cooler view! No matter if you’re single, married, or if “its complicated,” this party is for anyone who wants to bust a move! There will be a cash bar and plenty of room for you to bust a move to the bumping spins of the DJ! Get your tickets here.


 Valentine Paint And Wine Party At Checkered Past Winery

February 14th from 6pm – 9pm


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On Valentine’s Day, head out to Checkered Past Winery and take their 3-hour painting class all while sipping on some good vino! The free wine tasting is included and they will also be giving 10% off of bottles of wine.


As promised, I have a few giveaways as well. A few of the super sweet businesses I mentioned above, offered some free stuff to give to you all! (I’m pretty excited about this!)

  • 4 tickets to Moviehouse & Eatery – I’m randomly selecting two people for this one! Each winner will get two tickets! You can use them at any time, but I would totes recommend going for the Lover’s Menu. Anyone can win this one, all you have to do is leave a comment below!
  • One package for two for the Prix Fixe Valentine’s Day Dinner at Checkered Past Winery – This is a $110 value and will include everything listed above! This one is only for people that are subscribed to my mailing list! I will be randomly selecting one of my subscribers on Tuesday at 5pm! You will have until Wednesday at 6pm to respond or else I will have to choose another winner.

Ginger Marie

I'm a thirty-something lifestyle blogger who tries not to take life too seriously. I think laughing and running are the cure to everything especially when its done in a new city. I think a balanced diet is important, and that they're much easier when they include chocolate. :)

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  1. I HOPE I GET PICKED… Please me me me!!! 🙂

  2. …so my boyfriends birthday is a day before valentines day and i have been struggling to come up with a plan. thank you for sharing these and i’d love to celebrate his birthday with a movie (hes a movie person, i am not)…also, for the dinner giveaway, i tried to sign up for your newsletter said – the page doesnt exist 🙁

    1. Oh wow! Good luck!! I’m sure the movie would be perfect.

      I would try signing up for the newsletter again with the form at the top of the page. I just tried it out and it seems to be working now. 😀

  3. These are awesome ideas! The Friend Zone party at the W sounds like so much fun.


  4. The FriendZone Dance Party sounds fun!! I am glad my single lonley self got invited to your Queens of Heart event or else I would have to decide on one of these above lol These are great last minute ideas Ginger.

  5. Yay! Fun round up of events for Vday!!

  6. Thanks for sharing these ideas!! There are so many fun choices 🙂

  7. Awe!!! Thank you so much for including our event in your post! That is so sweet!! I hope we connect in person soon!!

    1. Ditto! It looked like a fun event so I just had to mention it 🙂

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