Valentine’s Day Event & Gift Guide

February 14 - the day of romance we call Valentine's Day - is just around the corner! SocialMiami has put together Valentine-inspired happenings that you can share with your special someone. Check back as the list will grow daily.


Romance at Remède Spa

Through the month of February from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

Indulge your loved one to a romantic spa day at Remède Spa. Choose one of the luxurious spa experiences - each includes champagne and strawberries: Sweet Hearts Forever - 90 minute pedicure, a relaxing reflexology massage ($470/couple); Heart to Heart - 90 minute full body exfoliation and aromatherapy massage in the Couples Suite ($620/couple); or the Soul to Soul - two-hour facial and relaxing full body aromatherapy massage in the Couples Suite ($940/couple).

Remède Spa at St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
305-993-3600
www.stregisbalharbour.com/valentines-day


The Fairy's Kiss - World Premiere!

Friday - Sunday, February 10 - 12

Miami City Ballet's Program III features the world premiere of a major story ballet, The Fairy’s Kiss, by Alexei Ratmansky, now universally regarded as the world’s leading choreographer. The story is by Hans Christian Andersen, the music – an homage to Tchaikovsky – is the most melodious ever composed by Stravinsky. Also on the bill is a new Balanchine acquisition, Walpurgisnacht Ballet, set to Gounod’s passionate Faust music, and containing a bravura ballerina role with two dozen alluring young women in support. Tony-award winner (for An American in Paris) Christopher Wheeldon’s striking Polyphonia, so enthusiastically received in its 2013 company premiere, returns for an encore. Orchestra seats available for as low as $85 - special Valentine's Weekend offer! Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2.

Adrienne Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House
1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-929-7010
www.miamicityballet.org


Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

Valentine's Day Gift Idea

Treat your special somebody to tickets for a night of laughs about the ups and downs of relationships at "Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus." This Off-Broadway hit comedy is a one-man fusion of theater and stand-up, a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. See it Thursday through Sunday, March 9 - 12, at the Cultural Arts Center's intimate Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $35 p/p in advance.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 S.W. 211th Street, Cutler Bay
786-573-5300 Box Office
www.SMDCAC.org


Andrea Bocelli in Concert

Sunday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The Adrienne Arsht Center will present one of the most renowned tenors and beloved voices of our time, Andrea Bocelli, who is equally at home on operatic, theatrical or pop music stages around the world. His annual Valentine’s performance for 2017 will be held at the American Airlines Arena. Tickets range from $129 to $379.

American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown Miami
305-949-6722
www.arshtcenter.org


Valentine's Favorites at The Standard's Sleep-In Cinema

February 10 - 12 Screenings at 6 or 9:30 p.m.

The Standard and Casper have joined forces to bring the Sleep-In Cinema to The Standard Spa, Miami Beach for Valentine’s Day weekend. This unique experience allows you to reserve a Casper mattress and relax while enjoying a cinematic classic (and a cocktail!). Valentine’s Day-themed favorites include "10 Things I Hate About You," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Pretty in Pink," "Purple Rain," "500 Days of Summer," and "Top Gun." And you can reserve a Casper dog mattress for your four-legged friend! Costs range from $50 to $90 per mattress accommodating 2 to 4 people, depending on the size of the mattress. Enjoy a cocktail half hour before the screening time.

The Standard Spa, Miami Beach
40 Island Avenue, Miami Beach
https://sleepinstandard.splashthat.com/


Bon Jovi - This House Is Not For Sale Tour

Sunday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Bon Jovi comes to South Florida as part of the "This House Is Not for Sale" tour.

BB&T Center
1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise
800-745-3000 Ticketmaster
http://www.thebbtcenter.com/events/detail/bon-jovi-1


The Barnacle Under Moonlight Concert: J Street Revival

Sunday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Though they come from different musical genres, these two “girls with guitars” joined forces to create their own unique sound. JD’s musical background is based in Country/Rock/Americana while Joni’s musical roots are in Blues/Rock and heavily influenced by Jerry Garcia. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for members of The Barnacle Society; $3 for ages 6 to 9; and under 6 free.

The Barnacle Historic State Park
3485 Main Highway, Coconut Grove
305-442-6866
https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/The-Barnacle


Valentine's Day Carnival

Sunday, February 12 from 1 to 9 p.m.

#AtTheAnderson will host a Valentine’s Day Carnival, a day of fun that includes an obstacle course, dunk tank, third-wheeled race, kissing booth, pie-in-the-face, beer pong, adult snow cone station, cotton candy machine, popcorn machine, Anderson BBQ, carnival games, photo booth, raffles, henna tattoos, giant jenga and ping pong. Could you want any more?

The Anderson
709 N.E. 79th Street, Miami

Five-Course Dinner for Two

Valentine's Day from 5:30 to 11 p.m.

Intended for you and your sweetheart, this five-course shared plate-styled dinner includes a glass of Cava Rose for both of you. The special Valentine's Day dinner begins with a Chilled Seafood Plate featuring Shrimp, Snow Crab and Oysters. The second course is Baked New Zealand Mussels and Beef Anticucho. For your entree, you will be served Miso Black Cod and Rosemary Garlic Prime Rib au Jus, followed by Roasted Mushrooms with Ponzu Butter and Crispy Potatoes Bravas. And last but far from least - dessert will be a luscious Suspiro Limeňo, a concoction of Peruvian caramel, meringue and fresh berries. Couples will share the complete menu, but singles - or those who are anti-Valentine's Day - can have a “choice of” for each course. Cost is $36 per person, plus tax and service.

Blue Matisse Restaurant at rhe InterContinental Doral
2505 N.W. 87th Avenue, Doral
305-468-1392
www.opentable.com/blue-matisse-intercontinental-at-doral-miami


Broken Hearts Club

Valentine's Day

Mend your broken heart at Faena's beautifully appointed Living Room where you'll enjoy bespoke cocktails and the beguiling live DJ performances of Richie Hell and Funky Therapy. Minimum consumption for table reservations.

Faena Hotel Miami Beach - Living Room
3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
livingroom@faena.com

Valentine's Day Screening of "It Happened One Night"

Valentine's Day at 7 p.m.

Reporter Clark Gable chases spoiled heiress Claudette Colbert across most of the eastern seaboard, pausing long enough between wisecracks to set the definitive tone of the 30s screwball comedy. This Valentine's Day treat comes to you days before this year's Oscars, a reminder that It Happened One Night was the first film to sweep the five major categories - a feat only equaled twice in eight decades. Sexy and hilarious as ever, the time is now to savor this wonderful gem in its sparkling 4K restoration.

Coral Gables Cinema
260 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
786-472-2249
info@gablescinema.com
www.gablescinema.com


Love Birds Tea for Two at La Gourmandise

Valentine's Day from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Spoil your sweetheart this Valentine's Day with a romantic Tea-for-Two by Antonio Bachour. Start the high tea experience with a glass of Champagne or a tea-infused mocktail, followed by a delightful assortment of sweet and savory delicacies paired with a tea selection from the extensive tea list at La Gourmandise. Cost is $60 p/p.

La Gourmandise at St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
305-993-0614
www.stregisbalharbour.com/valentines-day


Valentine's Day at Miami Children's Museum

Valentine's Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Love is in the air! Take the kids to Miami Children's Museum for a day filled with lovely story times. They can create a card for a special someone while learning about the symbols of Valentine's Day. Also offered will be designing a tissue paper flower and tasting MCM's sweet candy sensations! The kids will love the museum's exciting exhibitions, including Jim Henson's "Sid, the Science Kid!" Admission is free for members, $15 for Florida residents; and $20 general admission.

Miami Children's Museum
980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island, Miami
305-373-5437
www.miamichildrensmuseum.org


Exceptional Flavors at Atlantikós

Valentine's Day from 6 to 10 p.m.

Savor the sensory pleasures of Santorini with a romantic four-course dinner at Atlantikós. Executive Chef Anastasios 'Tasos' Chasekioglou's curated menu includes Butter Poached Lobster, Braised Short Ribs, Grilled Mediterranean Sea Bass, and decadent desserts by world-renowned Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour. $90 p/p with an optional wine pairing priced at $50.


Atlantikós at St. Regis, St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
305-993-0614
http://www.stregisbalharbour.com/valentines-day


An Exquisite Menu at Il Mulino New York

Valentine's Day from noon to 2:30 and 5:30 to 11 p.m.

Il Mulino New York at Acqualina Resort & Spa, the renowned classic Italian eatery, presents an indulgent four-course dinner on Valentine’s Day for $200 p/p. Begin with your choice of Burrata, tomato with balsamic glaze; Caesar Salad; or Zuppa Ortolana. For the second course, choose from four pastas including Penne all’Arrabiata; Il Mulino New York’s signature Ravioli ai Porcini bathed in a champagne truffle cream sauce; Gnocchi Truffle with a butter sage sauce; and Risotti Funghi, assorted wild mushrooms with a touch of black truffle. The selection of entrees include Grilled Salmon served with porcini mushrooms over broccoli rabe; Langostino served with sautéed spinach; Piccatta di Pollo al Limone; and Costoletta alla Salvia, single cut veal chop grilled with sage and garlic accompanied by roasted potatoes. For a luscious sweet ending to an unforgettable evening, sample a delicious selection of desserts featuring Tiramisu, Italian Cheesecake, Flourless Chocolate Cake with chocolate covered strawberries, and a glass of bubbly to celebrate the special evening.

Il Mulino New York at Acqualina Resort & Spa
17875 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach
305-466-9191
www.ilmulino.com/miami


Valentine with a Kink

Valentine's Day from 5 p.m. til late

Treat your Valentine to an evening of burlesque and a prix fixe menu at River Yacht Club.

River Yacht Club
401 S.W. Third Avenue, Miami
305-200-5716
www.riveryachtclub.com


Little Bag - Massive Message of Love

Valentine's Day Gift Item

Felio Siby, the pioneering designer of ethnic luxury, is making an open declaration of love this Valentine’s Day with the launch of the Mini Danya, the latest edition to the avante garde line of women’s bags by the designer and founder of Felio Siby, Dominique Siby. Named after her own daughter, the classic Danya bag io Siby is currently the best selling and most popular women’s bag in the collection. Featuring a three-tier flare on both sides that provide miniature side pockets, the Mini Danya is designed for carrying in the hand or perching on the wrist. The Mini Danya is available in Italian leather in multiple colors for $3,150 with a Python/Leather ($4,350) and Crocodile/Leather ($14,500) variations available.

Felio Siby
1072 Kane Concourse, Bay Harbor Islands
www.feliosiby.com


Romantic Omakase Dinner at The St. Regis Bar & Sushi Lounge

Valentine's Day from 6 to 11 p.m.

The St. Regis Bar and Sushi Lounge presents a Valentine's Day Omakase tasting dinner. Omakase is a Japanese term that means "I'll leave it to you," or in other words, let our sushi chefs take you on a culinary journey of extraordinary tastes. $90 p/p.


St. Regis Bar & Sushi Lounge
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
305-993-0614
www.stregisbalharbour.com/valentines-day


Valentine's Spa Treatments

All week - February 11 - 18 from 9 a.m to 7 p.m.

Enjoy an array of spa treatments at The Aquanox Spa, featuring a Dark Chocolate Facial, Hot Chocolate Massage or a Hot Chocolate Couples Massage. The spa service includes access to Aquanox Spa’s facilities, including the eucalyptus steam room, a Finnish sauna, a relaxation lounge and a fitness center. Prices range from $109 to $290.

Aquanox Spa at the Trump International Beach Resort
18001 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach
305-692-5730
http://www.trumpmiami.com/


Heart Strings, A Chamber Music Concert

Valentine's Day at 7 p.m.

The Alhambra Quartet, the Alhambra Orchestra's string quartet with pianist Mia Vassilev, will present a concert especially for Valentine's Day, titled "Heart Strings." Enjoy a performance of hand-picked classical and romantic favorites by Haydn, Schubert, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Grieg, plus a waltz, a tango and an opera selection. Along with the wonderful music, there will be an open wine bar, chocolates and museum exhibits to view. Tickets are $35 general admission and $25 for museum members.


Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
305-603- 8067 
www.eventbrite.com/e/heart-strings-valentines-day-concert-tickets-31419132471


Love Is Love Concert

Tuesday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a great concert performed by American Idol alum and national recording artist Kimberley Locke, who headlines the event. A benefit presented by the National LGBTQ Task Forces Winter Party Festival, general admission tickets are $30 and VIP tickets, including champagne for the table and a meet and greet with Kimberley, are $100 per person. Take advantage of the National Hotel's Valentine’s dinner (optional) at 6:30 or 9:30 p.m.

The National Hotel
1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
305-532-2311
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2798115


Rock 'N' Baga at Bagatelle Miami Beach

Valentine's Day from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Rock ‘N’ Love at Bagatelle Miami Beach and groove to the beat with Vincent Daubas for a night of Love, food and rock n' roll.

Bagatelle Miami Beach
220 21st Street, Miami Beach
305-704-3900

Private Five-Course Candlelit Dinner under the Stars

Valentine's Day beginning at 7 p.m.

Go beyond expectations and celebrate Valentine's Day with a private butler-served romantic dinner overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The experience begins with a bottle of vintage Champagne, followed by an exquisite five-course dinner led by Executive Chef Franck Steigerwald. The romance continues with a custom heart-shaped dessert cake. The luxurious Oceanfront Day Villa is yours to enjoy throughout the evening and includes a private indoor lounge and outdoor dining terrace. $1,500 per couple; limited availability.


St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
305-993-0614
www.stregisbalharbour.com/valentines-day


Dinner at John Martin's Irish Pub

Valentine's Day from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Love is in the air - and in your bellies - this upcoming Valentine's Day at John Martin's Irish Pub & Restaurant. Bring the person who has your heart to the heart of Coral Gables for an evening of fine fare and romance on this lovely holiday. The specialty dinner menu will feature a myriad of choices including our Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon and delicate Meringue Nest dessert. The cost is $35 per person, and you can give your meal a bubbly touch with Moet and Chandon champagne splits for an additional charge.

John Martin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables
305-445-3777 Reservations
ww.johnmartins.com


Dinner at Fooq's

Valentine's Day from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Named one of Miami’s most romantic restaurants in 2016 by ZAGAT, Fooq’s will offer a menu of exclusive dishes and culinary favorites for Valentine's Day dining. Meals can be paired with bubbles from Fooq’s extensive Champagne list featuring several top notch champagnes.

Fooq's
1035 N. Miami Avenue, Downtown Miami
786-536-2749
reservations@fooqsmiami.com

Dinner at Neomi's


Order from a three-course prix fixe dinner menu at Neomi’s, infusing fine chocolate and cocoa for a romantic twist. Highlights include a Crème de Cocoa ‘Bubble’ Love Poem cocktail, Creamy Burrata & Caramelized White Chocolate, Cocoa Pepper Crusted Black Angus Fillet and scrumptious desserts. Complimentary valet parking.

Neomi's at Trump International Beach Resort
18001 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach
305-692-5687
www.opentable.com


Opera at The Betsy

Valentine's Day from 8 to 9 p.m.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with music at The Betsy. Talented performers from the Miami Music Festival Opera Institute will be performing operatic selections along with some of the most famous musical love themes. Your first glass of bubbly is on the house! Call for a dinner reservation at LT Steak and Seafood and make it an evening you'll not soon forget!

The Betsy
1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
305-673-0044 (Dinner Reservations)
https://the-betsy-south-beach.ticketleap.com


DOA Presents Three Valentine's Day Pre-Fixe Menus

Tuesday, February 14

Treat your sweetheart to a great food and dining experience at DOA, a LatAsian restaurant that offers pre-fixed sharing menus including a wonderful vegetarian option. Menu items include Chicken Skewers, Half Dozen Oysters, Sashimi Platter, Mushroom Hot Pot, Lamb Siu Mai, Robata Asparagus, Australian Score 7 Wagyu, Miso Black Cod, Spicy Beef Tenderloin and a surprise dessert created by Executive Chef Carlos Estarita. Dinner options are $95 and $125 per person for a three-course dinner.



DOA
2000 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
305.587.2000
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lzxyusnrpixmi5l/AACuRaalPlmnLgiSg_m_RCCga?dl=0


Romance at Pinecrest Gardens - Alan Paul

Saturday, February 18 at 8 p.m.

South Motors Jazz Series presents “My Funny Valentine: The Rogers and Hart Songbook" featuring 8-time Grammy Award winner and Manhattan Transfer’s Alan Paul and the Jim Gaisor Trio. Paul began his career at the age of 12 in Broadway’s original cast of Oliver and worked extensively in stage, film and TV. He was cast in the original Broadway production of Grease, creating the roles of Teen Angel and Johnny Casino and, while performing in Grease, formed one of the most iconic and award winning jazz ensembles, Manhattan Transfer. This special concert will showcase the songbook of Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart who are among the most prolific and renowned composers of music and lyrics for motion pictures and The Great White Way. You'll hear “My Funny Valentine,” “Where or When,” “Falling in Love With Love,” and “Bewitched,” - just a few of their great jazz standards. Tickets are $25 and $30. A romantic pre-concert dinner is an option - call 305-669-6990 to reserve.

Pinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road, Village of Pinecrest
1-877-496-8499 for tickets
www.pinecrestgardens.org


Valentine's Milonga

Saturday, February 18 at 8 p.m.

Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center, su casa de cultura, will host a Valentine's Milonga featuring the Argot Tango Quintet as part of its starlit social dance series, the Little Havana Social Club. The mansion and gardens provide a perfect backdrop for romance, and the band, a perfect soundtrack. Composed of renowned musicians from Argentina and Uruguay, the Argot Tango Quintet boasts a repertoire that spans traditional to modern, Gardel to Piazzolla, classics to original arrangements. The group is led by the legendary bandoneon player, Miguel Arrabal, who worked on Broadway under the direction of Astor Piazzola. The Little Havana Social Club is a series dedicated to celebrating Latin American heritage through music and dance. The events promote community and engagement—from the dance floor to the domino tables—each evening featuring vibrant live bands, pre-concert dance lessons, and local vendors. Situated in the lush gardens of the historic Koubek Center mansion, the performances are preceded by a complimentary dance lessons and followed by a DJ set. Specialty food and cocktails are available for purchase.

Koubek Center
2705 S.W. Third Street, Miami
305-237-7733
aburneik@mdc.edu
www.koubekcenter.org