Valentine’s Date Night Ideas

So what’s the plan when Valentine’s Day lands squarely on a Monday?  How do you tell your special person how much you care when it’s the first day in a long work week and the day after the Super Bowl?  We’re here for you with #WesternMass options!

You can still dine out on a Monday!  Yes, that’s right.  Many Western Mass restaurants will be open just for you and your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.  Check here to link-up to your favorite dining spots and their special Valentine’s Day menus and hours.

Here are some traditional and not-so-traditional picks for your special someone:

the federal

Order take-out:  Many of your favorite local restaurants are offering Valentine’s Day to-go menus.  You can order your favorites including desserts and even cocktails!  Plate-it up in your own cozy kitchen and you are sure to impress your Valentine.  Check out The Federal’s special take out menu.


Send them to the spa:  Give the gift of ‘calm’ at Renew.calm spa in West Springfield.  Your special someone can choose from a variety of treatments including hot stone massage, microdermabrasion, LED facial and so much more.  They also have great products from Jane Iredale, Methode Physiodermie, Farmhouse Fresh and more.

mgms hotel lobby

Try your luck:  MGM Springfield is open literally all the time so take your sweetie out for a night of great food, craft cocktails and gaming!  Snag a beautiful room at their onsite hotel and make it a night to remember!


No Valentine? No problem:  The Delaney House is here for you.  Their Galentine’s Dinner is happening on February 11th with yummy food stations, a Chocolate Temptations Sweet Table and cocktails to make the night extra special.  They are also one of those spots offering Valentine’s to-go!


When in doubt, chocolate:  Richardson’s Candy Kitchen has been making Valentine’s Day (and every day) sweet for a very long time.  Choose from a variety of decadent options including the traditional heart shaped boxes or stop in on February 14th for their famous chocolate-covered strawberries!

However you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Western Mass, you can’t go wrong when you go local!