Feel the Love – Valentine’s Day in Reno Tahoe

How do you like to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Do you prefer to spend the day with your sweetheart, your best pals or maybe enjoying a day to yourself? Is the ideal celebration a spa day or would you rather hike to a secluded mountaintop where the only sounds are birds chirping and the breeze blowing through the pines? Pair this day of love with a long weekend, and you’ll have plenty of options when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s Day in Reno Tahoe.


Food is what the heart really wants, and Reno Tahoe is home to some of the best restaurants. Make reservations at Roxy’s or La Strada inside Eldorado Resort Casino or Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse inside Silver Legacy Resort Casino for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. Indulge at the Atlantis Steakhouse, Bistro Napa or the Sky Terrace Sushi and Oyster Bar, or eat your heart out at Toucan Charlie’s or Red Bloom inside Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Love is in the air at Peppermill Resort Spa Casino! Choose between Bimini Steakhouse, CHI, Romanza, Biscotti’s, Oceano for your perfect Valentine’s Day dinner. Enjoy a refined steakhouse experience at Anthony’s Chophouse at Nugget Casino Resort. Savor fine dining to casual fare from any one of Grand Sierra Resort‘s six restaurants, Charlie Palmer Steak, Rim Asian Bistro, The Grand Buffet, Grand Cafe, Uno Mas and Chickie’s & Pete’s. Make reservations for Mediterranean fare at The Shore Room inside Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel & Spa. Show appreciation for your loved ones with a dining experience at Cafe Whitney at Whitney Peak Hotel. Enjoy a special Valentine’s Day dinner at Sparks Water Bar, topped with a view of the Sparks Marina.

Date Ideas

Spend the perfect date night with your special someone in Reno Tahoe. Find craft beer and spirits at a local brewery or distillery, or lounge in a MidTown bar to sip on craft cocktails. Don’t believe the magic, see it come to life during Magique’s shows on select dates at The Theatre. Celebrate love at the Heart Beat of Reno Festival, a two-day Valentine’s block party extravaganza in Reno’s Brewery District, featuring live music, interactive art and activities, local vendors and more. There is just something about love, romance and Valentine’s Day that has us craving something sugary and sweet – besides our sweetheart. Indulge your sweet tooth and start the day or top off the night with a sweet treat to share with your honey. Our food and drink page will satisfy your cravings.

Creative Gifts

There’s nothing sweeter than choosing a unique gift for you and your special someone to experience together. Let your love climb to new heights at BaseCamp at Whitney Peak Hotel to brave their outdoor climbing wall that overlooks the Reno Arch and the city. Make your heart race on a thrilling run at one of the area’s ski resorts or step into a fairytale romance snowshoeing at Chickadee Ridge. Team up to play black light mini golf or laser tag at Wild Island Coconut Bowl. Stroll hand-in-hand around Nevada Museum of Art and fall in love with their latest art exhibits. Get hands-on and create a piece of artwork at The Wedge Ceramics Studio or take a stroll through MidTown District to experience abstract public art and landscapes. Take the stress out of planning a night out and let Travel Pineapple handle the romantic details with their pedicab tours. Relax and unwind with a spa treatment at one of our area’s spa resorts and natural hot springs.

Need more inspiration? See how local love-birds Laura and Nick Visconti spent their Valentine’s Day in Reno Tahoe.

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