Planes aren’t the only thing in the air in Dayton on Valentine's Day weekend. There’s definitely love and the Dayton is filled with ways to celebrate!  Here’s your guide to great ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Dayton!

Where To Stay


Montgomery County has many different places to stay for your Valentine's Day getaway and several hotels are offering special packages for you to celebrate the Valentine's Day holiday! The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dayton South - I-675 is offering a special package that includes a complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolates with package all for $99. Crowne Plaza Dayton is a offering a Downtown Date Night Package that includes overnight accommodations, complimentary self-parking, a bottle of house champagne and two Laura cookies. The Marriott at the University of Dayton is offering a Valentine's Day Weekend Romance Package including a deluxe room (1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds), breakfast in bed for 2 through room service* choice of continental, healthy start or all American breakfast, bottle of champagne delivered to room at check in, box of deluxe chocolates, turndown service, and late checkout of 3 pm. Fairfield Inn Downtown Dayton's offer includes 2 nights and get a $25 gift card. Offer is valid for stay dates of February 1 through February 28, 2021. One $25 gift card will be given per 2 night stay.

What To Do

National Museum of the US Air Force Zoom

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Grab your sweetie and step inside for safe, socially distanced touring at the Free National Museum of U.S. Air Force! Explore all 4 hangers hand in hand and be amazed by the 19 acres of exhibits featuring over 350 aerospace vehicles, missiles and artifacts.



Valentine’s Day Chocolate + Beer 5k/10k
Take the one you love on a romantic run or walk during the “Chocolate and Beer Valentine’s Day 5K/10K” on Saturday, February 13 at 3:00 p.m.  The fun starts and ends at Brixx Ice Company, 500 E. First Street in Dayton.


Evening Under the Stars

February 11 - 14, Celebrate Valentine's Romance With An Evening Under the Stars
Share the stars with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery! Enjoy a romantic evening in the planetarium featuring romantic music and timeless constellation love stories in the stars.  While all six show times this year will be the same program, the program itself changes from year to year.   $50 tickets are priced PER COUPLE; each ticket purchase admits 2.  Tickets include the show, a box of chocolates, and Champagne or red wine for two!
4 Dates and 6 Shows available!
February 11 @ 8:00p
February 12 @ 8:00p
February 13 @ 6:00p AND 8:00p
February 14 @ 6:00p AND 8:00p
Seating for this annual event is limited. Advance tickets are recommended; all sales final.
Questions? Call 937.275.7431, ext. 152.


dance and romance

See An In-Person Or Streaming Show With Your Sweetie 
Dance and Romance is coming to Dayton this Valentine’s Day! Grab your sweetie or your closest friends and make your night one to remember with this amazing show-- both in-theatre and virtual streaming are available. Find out information about upcoming shows here


Where To Eat


Valentine's Day Weekend Dinner​ | 130 W. 2nd St. Dayton, OH 45402 | 937-999-3070
Celebrate Valentine's Day at Table 33! Dine with us on February 13th or February 14th as we offer a special 3-course prix fixe menu!

*Tickets/Reservations Required

view 162

View 162 Valentine's Prix Fixe | 33 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 224-0800
A love like yours calls for more than just one day of celebration. Join View 162, on top of the Crowne Plaza Dayton, for Valentine’s Weekend dinner. Enjoy great food, romantic ambiance, live music and phenomenal views with that special someone.

*Visit Open Table to make your reservations or call 937.224.0800. Warm, romantic ambiance and great service await you.

*Reservations Required

ele cake bistro

A Taste of India Food & Wine Valentine's Day Pairing at Ele Cake Co. Bistro & Wine Bar | 3680 Rigby Rd, Miamisburg, OH | (937) 384-2253
Spice up your night with five Indian inspired courses paired with complementing wines! 

*Tickets/Reservations Required


Valentine Wine Dinner at Salar | 400 E 5th St, Dayton, OH | (937) 203-3999
Enjoy a romantic evening with a 5 course meal and wine pairings prepared by Chef Margot Blondet. $89 per person--everything is included within the cost. 

*Reservations Required


Valentine Wine Dinner at Carvers Steaks & Chops | 1535 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH | (937) 433-7099
Carvers Steaks & Chops is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 14. Diners can add a single rose to the table for $5 or add an entire bouquet of roses in a glass vase to the table for $50. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 937-433-7099.

*Reservations Strongly Recommended 


Valentine's Day at Bonefish Grill | 2818 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH | (937) 428-0082
From Feb. 4-15, Bonefish Grill will be offering a romantic take on its menu with the addition of their Filet & Lobster Tail, which features a seven-ounce filet alongside a steamed cold-water lobster tail. Guests are encouraged to pair the Filet & Lobster Tail with Bonefish Grill’s exclusive 20th Anniversary Weedon Island Wine Blend. The special Valentine’s Day dish will also be available for carryout through online ordering by visiting The special menu is not available for delivery.

*Reservations Not Required

loose ends brewing

Valentine's Day at Loose Ends Brewing | 890 South Main Street, Centerville, OH | 937-723-6328 
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Looking for ideas? Give the gift of a night out together, with dinner and drinks for two from this special Valentine’s Day menu. The special menu includes: One appetizer (choose from Crab Rangoon, Jalapeño Bombs, or Guacamole), Two entrees (choose from Churrasco Skirt Steak, Crab Crusted Roasted Salmon, or Grilled Chicken Breast), One Raspberry Fudge Torte, our special Valentine’s dessert,  Two drinks (beer, wine, or cocktail). Loose Ends Brewing's Valentine’s Day dinner and drinks for two includes everything above for only $59.99. The special will be available on Sunday, February 14, all day, 11am-10pm. Make your reservations today!

*Reservations ​Required


Valentine's Day at Mudlick Taphouse | 135 East 2nd St. Dayton, OH | 937-895-4066
Whether a Valentine’s Date or a “Galentine” get together, Mudlick Taphouse has an awesome feature menu for the upcoming Holiday! Including items such as prime rib, lobster bisque, truffle fries, creme brulee, and more! These features will run February 11th thru Feb 14th. Make your reservations today!

*Reservations Required

spaghetti warehouse

Valentine's Day at Spaghetti Warehouse | 36 West 5th St. Dayton, OH | 937-461-3913
Friday, February 12th through Monday, February 15th VALENTINE’S DINNER FOR TWO! Featuring One Appetizer to share, Two Delicious Entrees, and lots of our popular warm Sourdough Bread. Choose any two glasses from our wine or beer selections. And top it off with any Cheesecake Factory Bakery Dessert to share. All for just $55! Carry out to enjoy at home, or dine in with us with confidence that all safety protocols are followed. Offer not available for online ordering or delivery.

*Reservations Highly Recommended

the florentine

Valentine's Day at The Florentine | 21 West Market St. Germantown, OH | 937-855-7759
Available Wed, Feb 10- Sun, Feb 14th  Open 11am-10pm. Entree specials include lasagna with salad and garlic bread, smoked french-cut pork chop with 2 sides, chicken parmesan with 2 sides, prime rib with 2 sides (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only, after 4 pm, and available until sold out each night. 

*Reservations not required