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The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s + Galentine’s Day Events 2021

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It’s officially the season of love and while Valentine’s + Galentine’s Day may look just a bit different this year {understatement, of course} there is still plenty to do! We have created the ultimate guide to all of the love fests happening locally + virtually for you to enjoy. With plenty of brunch and dinner options, an aphrodisiac cooking class, and a self-love soiree, you’re going to want to celebrate no matter what your romantic status is. Whether you’re celebrating with a partner or with friends we’ve got you covered! Check out this ULTIMATE guide to the virtual/in-person Valentine’s + Galentine’s Day events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

Valentine’s Day Weekend

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Satis Bistro

Friday, February 12th-Sunday, February 14th | 5:00PM-8:30PM

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Spend your Valentine’s Day weekend at Satis Bistro with a delicious 3-course dinner. Pre-paid reservations are required for parties of 2 or more. You can also pick up your V-Day dinner and take it home with you. Satis Bistro is located at 212 Washington Avenue in Jersey City. Reserve here.

Sorellina’s Valentine’s Day Weekend

Friday, February 12th-Sunday, February 14th | Multiple Times Available

Reservations are now open {and filling up fast} for Valentine’s Day weekend at Sorellina Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar. The restaurant is offering its full menu plus some Valentine’s Day specials all weekend long. Make sure to reserve your table online before they all get booked. The restaurant is located at 1036 Washington Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Amanda’s Restaurant Valentine’s Day Weekend

Friday, February 12th-Sunday, February 14th | Multiple Times Available

Reservations are now open for Valentine’s Day weekend at Amanda’s Restaurant. Make sure to reserve your table online before they all get booked. The restaurant is located at 908 Washington Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Trattoria Napoli’s Valentine’s Day Weekend

Friday, February 12th-Sunday, February 14th | Multiple Times Available

Reservations are now open for Valentine’s Day weekend at Trattoria Napoli. The restaurant is located at 4525 Broadway in Union City. Reserve here.

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Liberty House Restaurant

Friday, February 12th-Sunday, February 14th | Multiple Times Available

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Reservations are now open for Valentine’s Day weekend at Liberty House Restaurant. The Prix Fixe menu will be available for dinner and is $85 per person. Make sure to reserve your table online before they all get booked. The restaurant is located at 76 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City. Reserve here.

Valentine’s Day Dinner To-Go at Otto Strada

Order by Friday, February 12th | Pick up: Sunday, February 14th | 1:00PM-3:00PM

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Order from Otto Strada and take your Valentine’s Day dinner to-go. The restaurant is offering a Pre Fixe menu starting at $75 per person. Otto Strada is located at 743 Park Avenue 8th Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

V-Day Brunch at House of ‘Que

Saturday, February 13th + Sunday, February 14th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

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Head over to House of ‘Que for V-Day Brunch all weekend long! Reserve your table here.

The Little Acorn Bakery Pop-Up at Cork

Saturday, February 13th + Sunday, February 14th | 12:00PM-6:00PM

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Cork is hosting a pop-up shop on February 13th and 14th from 12:00PM-6:00PM for Valentine’s Day. There will be hot cocoa bombs {chocolate, strawberry, buckeye on request}, cookie gift boxes, red wine brownies, sugar cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries, giant cookies {salted toffee caramel, pan-banged choc chip, chocolate raspberry} and buttercream sandwich cookies, {gf and pb}. Learn more here.

Monroe’s Valentine’s Day Weekend

Saturday, February 13th + Sunday, February 14th | 5:00PM-10:00PM

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Head over to Monroe’s for Valentine’s Day weekend! The restaurant is offering a five-course prix fixe dinner starting at $75 per person Saturday, February 13th. + Sunday, February 14th. Monroe’s is located at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Busy Bee Organics V-Day Pop-up Event

Saturday, February 13th + Sunday, February 14th

Head over to Busy Bee Organics, located at 451 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City, for a V-Day pop-up event. Learn more here.

The Kitchen Step’s Valentine’s Day Brunch + Dinner

Sunday, February 14th | Brunch: 11:00AM-2:00PM | Dinner: 5:00PM-10:00PM

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Head over to The Kitchen Step for a Valentine’s Day brunch or dinner starting at $85 per guest. Take your V-Day dinner to-go by ordering online or over the phone. The Kitchen Step is located at 500 Jersey Avenue in Jersey City. Reserve here.

Lovers & Friends Valentine’s Day Brunch at Dullboy

Sunday, February 14th | 12:00PM-3:00PM

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Head over to Dullboy Restaurant and Cocktail Bar with your Lovers & Friends for a Valentine’s Day brunch. Dullboy is located at 364 Grove Street in Jersey City. Reserve here.

Valentine’s Day Brunch at Luna

Sunday, February 14th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Luna. The restaurant is offering a 3 course meal from their menu including a free glass of prosecco or mimosa to start for $60 a person. Luna is located at 279 Grove Street in Jersey City. Reserve here.

Valentine’s Day at Corgi Spirits

Sunday, February 14th | 2:00PM-6:00PM

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Head over to Jersey City’s Corgi Spirits, located at 1 Distillery Drive, for some Valentine’s Day cocktails from 2:00PM-6:00PM. Learn more here.

Bin 14’s Valentine’s Day Dinner

Sunday, February 14th | 4:00PM-8:30PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Bin 14. The restaurant is offering a curated a la carte menu, signature cocktails, bubbles, and wine. Outdoor seating will be available. All reservations are 90 minute seating times. The restaurant also offers a four-course take-out dinner for 2 people starting at $150. The last day to order is Thursday, February 11th, and pickups start on Saturday, February 13th. Bin 14 is located at 1314 Washington Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Anthony David’s

Sunday, February 14th | 4:00PM-8:30PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Anthony David’s. The restaurant is offering a curated a la carte menu, signature cocktails, bubbles, and wine.  Outdoor and indoor seating will both be available. The restaurant also offers a four-course take-out dinner for 2 people starting at $150. Anthony David’s is located at 953 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Madame Claude Bis

Sunday, February 14th | 5:00PM + 7:30PM

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Madame Claude Bis with a Prix fix menu starting at $65 per person. There are two dinner options offered which include having dinner at the restaurant or in the theater with Manouche Bag. Reservations are highly recommended. Madame Claude Bis is located at 390 4th Street in Jersey City. Reserve here.

La Isla Restaurant’s Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner Menu

Sunday, February 14th | 5:00PM-9:00PM

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La Isla Restaurant is hosting a Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu on Sunday, February 14th with the first seating at 5:00PM and the last seating at 9:00PM. The Valentine’s Day menu features an amuse-bouche and three-course meal for $69 per person. They have an array of decadent options such as their Tartara Alcaparrada, Filete de Vaca Envuelto en Tocineta, Vieiras Salteadas, and chocolate lava cake. La Isla is located at 25 12th Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

House of ‘Que Valentine’s Day Special

Sunday, February 14th | 6:00PM + 8:00PM

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Head over to House of ‘Que on V-Day for a dinner special! Two seatings will be available at 6:00PM + 8:00PM. Reserve your table here.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Cellar 335

Sunday, February 14th | Contact restaurant

Celebrate Valentine’s Day dinner at Cellar 335. The restaurant is offering their full dinner and cocktail menus. Reservations are required. Cellar 335 is located at 335 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Reserve here.

Leo’s Grandevous Valentine’s Day Dinner

Sunday, February 14th | Multiple Times Available

Reservations are now open for Valentine’s Day dinner at Leo’s Grandevous. Make sure to reserve your table online before they all get booked. The restaurant is located at 200 Grand Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Kolo Klub’s P.S. I Love You Valentine’s Day Pop-Up

Sunday, February 14th | Multiple Times Available

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Spend your Valentine’s Day evening at Kolo Klub with a V-Day pop-up featuring a three-course prix fixe pairing of cocktails and food. Enjoy the choice of 3 cocktails to pair with an appetizer, entrée, and dessert option starting at $78 per person. Kolo Klub is located at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken. Reserve here.

Virtual Events

Valentine’s + Galentine’s Day Virtual Paint Classes + Kits

All month long

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Join a virtual Valentine’s or Galentine’s Day virtual paint class hosted by DT 234 Gallery and Art Studio. Party paint kits are also for sale. To get access to a virtual class, head over to the studio’s website. Sign up here.

Valentine’s Day-Themed Free Virtual Cooking Class

Friday, February 5th | 7:00PM

Join a Valentine’s Day-themed free virtual cooking class hosted by The Dining Nook on Friday, February 5th at 7:00PM. The virtual classes are designed to teach people how to cook recipes that seem hard but are actually simple. Beef Wellington is on the menu next. Register here.

Virtual Valentine Raffle Spin

Register by Tuesday, February 9th | Raffle: Friday, February 12th | 3:00PM-4:00PM

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Join a virtual Valentine Raffle Spin hosted by the Hoboken Public Library. Interested participants must enter by Tuesday, February 9th. Register here.

Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating Kits

Now-Wednesday, February 10th

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Purchase an easy-to-make Valentine’s Day cookie decorating kit. The kits are delivered to your doorstep. The kit will include 4 cookies, 2 colors of frosting, and 2 types of sprinkles. The price is $20 which includes delivery. Learn more here.

Galentine’s Day Virtual Cocktail Experience 

Thursday, February 11th | 6:30PM-8:00PM

Join a virtual Galentine’s Day cocktail experience hosted by Hoboken Happy Hours. The event starts at $65 and comes with 2 package options that can be delivered to your home or picked up. Register here.

Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Virtual Cooking Class

Friday, February 12th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

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Not sure how to plan a truly fun, unique, romantic experience from the safety of your home this Valentine’s Day? Join a Valentine’s Day-themed aphrodisiac free virtual cooking class. From setting the table to sautéing, to romancing your love, this class will guide you. If you would like to have the ingredients shipped to you for free {optional} make sure to choose that option by Friday, February 5th. The class is $50. Register here.

Self-love V-Day Virtual Bingo

Saturday, February 13th | 5:00PM

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Join a virtual V-Day bingo hosted by local designer duo Hermanitas Design focusing on self-love! There will be dancing, cocktail making, and a performance. Tickets start at $10. Join here.

Valentine’s Day Virtual Cooking Class

Sunday, February 14th | 6:00PM

Join a Valentine’s Day-themed virtual cooking class hosted by Chef David Kirschner. Tickets are $40 per person. Register here.

Busy Bee Organics Virtual Cooking Class

Sunday, February 14th | 6:30PM-8:00PM

Spend your V-Day with a virtual cooking class hosted by Busy Bee Organics. Your evening includes 2 ingredient kits, a live class and table settings for a perfect evening, hassle free. Class is 1 1/2 hours long and includes all ingredients, recipes, candle and flowers for a beautiful Valentine’s or Galentine’s night in. Sign up here.

SoulMates Five-Part Course  

Every Wednesday | Now-February 24th | 7:30PM-8:30PM

Join a five-part interactive, online course to learn the spiritual root of love and marriage through Jewish teachings. Register here.

In-Person Events

DIY Valentine’s Day Centerpiece Art Class

Thursday, February 4th-Saturday, February 6th | Multiple Times Available

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Join a DIY Valentine’s Day art class! Each participant will get 4 foam hearts, a wood base, and push pins. Perfect for a special gift, date night, or just for yourself. Adults and kids are welcome. Masks are required. This is a BYOB event. Feel free to bring your own beverages to enjoy while painting. All materials will be provided. The event will take place at Themendous Scenic Studios located at 142 32nd Street in Union City. Sign up here.

Self-Love Soiree Pop-Up Shop

Friday, February 5th | 5:00PM-7:00PM + Saturday, February 6th | 1:00PM-5:00PM

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Stop by at Xtina’s Variety and Vintage Shop located 77 at Cornelison Avenue in Jersey City, for a Self-Love Soiree. Features local sustainable and vintage fashion, home decor, vinyl records as well as lingerie. Register here.

Valentine’s Day Brunch + Gifts at The Cottage

Order brunch by Thursday, February 11th | Pick up: Sunday, February 14th | Gifts available now

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From delicious Valentine’s Day treats like cookies and chocolate boxes to heart ornaments and cards, The Cottage has got you covered for all your Valentine’s Day needs! The artisan market is offering a Valentine’s Day brunch for $65. Must order by the 12th. Shop online or head to their store to pick up brunch + V-Day gifts located at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Place orders here.

Milk Sugar Love’s Valentine’s Day Sweets Box

Now-Thursday, February 11th

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Order a sweets box from Milk Sugar Love to sweeten your loved one’s Valentine’s Day! Order cut-off date is Thursday, February 11th, so plan ahead! The boxes are for pick up only on the 13th or 14th at the Hamilton Park location at 19 McWilliams Place in Jersey City. Place order here.

The Law of Donutgineering V-Day Box

Now-Sunday, February 14th

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Order a grab-n-go donut box from The Law of Donutgineering to sweeten your loved one’s Valentine’s Day! The boxes come with 4 delicious donuts including the appropriately-named Rosey O’ Donut. The donut box can be ordered by calling The Lodg at 201-301-5465, or by sending a DM through Instagram. Place order here.

Napoli’s Heart-Shaped Pizza

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Order a delicious heart-shaped pizza from Napoli’s Pizza. Napoli’s Pizza is located at 1118 Washington Street + 133 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Floral Pop-Up at Napoli’s Pizza

Friday, February 12th-Sunday, February 14th 

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Head over to Napoli’s Pizza for a floral pop up hosted by Petal and Company, located at 1118 Washington Street in Hoboken. Shop online using code NAPOLIS21 for 15% off your pre-order. Learn more here.

Galentine’s Floral Arranging Workshop

Saturday, February 13th | 11:00AM-2:00PM

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Join a Galentine’s floral arranging workshop at The Cottage located at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. The event is $40 per person. Register here.

JC Women’s Collaborative Valentine’s Market

Saturday, February 13th | 12:00PM-6:00PM

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Head over to Jersey City Women’s Collaborative for a Valentine’s Market supporting local female vendors. JC Women’s Collaborative is located at 77 Cornelison Avenue in Jersey City. When you attend the Valentine’s Market, you’re instantly entered to win a raffle basket worth $175 in goodies. Learn more here.

Valentine’s Day Market at 902 Brewing

Saturday, February 13th | 12:00PM-9:00PM

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If you’ve forgotten to buy a V-Day gift for your significant other, don’t fret! Head over to 902 Brewing for The Procrastinator’s Valentine’s Day Market where you can enjoy some delicious eats + meet local vendors with unique finds. 902 Brewing is located at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Valentine’s Day Beer and Brushes at 902 Brewing

Sunday, February 14th | 12:00PM-2:00PM

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Head over to 902 Brewing on Valentine’s Day for a sip + paint. 902 Brewing is located at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Buy tickets here.

Galentine’s + Valentine’s Day Party

Sunday, February 14th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

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Celebrate Galentine’s + Valentine’s Day at The Co. & Clutter to celebrate YOU! Complimentary bubbly, while you fill your (basket) cup, with selected self-care goodies from the Co. & Clutter. Spend $50 and get 25% off your entire basket! Also $10 3 card Tarot Readings to celebrate love. Learn more here.

Galentine’s Jewelry Swap  

Every Saturday | Now-February 20th | 1:00PM-5:00PM

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Join a Galentine’s jewelry and accessories swap at Xtina’s Variety and Vintage Shop located 77 at Cornelison Avenue in Jersey City. Collect your accessories and then swap them out for “new” ones. The event is $12. Register here.

Did we miss any local Valentine’s Day + Galentine’s Day events? Let us know in the comments!


Remember to tag us on Instagram in your adventures @thehobokengirl or #HobokenGirl for a potential repost. xo


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Yarleen is a proud Jersey girl with Cuban roots. She’s an actor and freelance writer with an affinity for poetry, astrology, and fried plantains. Born in Jersey City and raised in West New York, where she currently resides, this Hudson county native can usually be found with an Americano in hand, or any caffeinated beverage really. A St. Peter’s University alum with a degree in Communication and Media Culture, Yarleen was News Editor of her college newspaper, while also reporting for the Hudson Reporter and The Jersey Journal. When she’s not on stage, enjoying a new hobby {currently rollerskating}, or typing away on her laptop, you can catch her running along the waterfront listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers or exploring NYC galleries.