Don’t let the pressures of Valentine’s Day get you down! Think outside the candy box and share an experience with your love that they’ll cherish forever. Our local businesses have crafted the perfect fun things to do for Valentine’s Day, so you can focus on turning up the romance and showing your partner just how much you care.
Show your sweetheart they’re the only one for you with these romantic things to do for Valentine’s Day in Cochrane.
Upgrade your love shack
Nothing says romance like a dreamy getaway for two at a secluded and charming bed and breakfast. The Crossing at Ghost River tops the list of romantic things to do for Valentine’s Day and provides the most picturesque setting for you to relax and reconnect with your partner.
The Crossing’s Valentine’s Day package includes a private, in-room dinner created by their talented executive chef, complete with chocolate mousse for dessert. Stay the night in luxurious comfort, and in the morning discover the substantial breakfast buffet with treats to please every palate. Don’t forget to explore the property’s extensive network of pathways that wind through the wilderness.
Wine and dine in style
Titillate the senses with an extraordinary meal for two. From February 12 to14, Fence & Post in the heart of downtown Cochrane will be serving a menu you won’t want to miss. Indulge in delights like fresh oysters, prawn escabèche, beef tenderloin, and more.
Save room for dessert—you’ll love the creamy New York style cheesecake topped with rhubarb and strawberry. After your meal, take a stroll through Cochrane’s charming downtown streets.
Give a gift from the heart
Don’t leave the love up to Cupid—plan ahead and pick up your flowers, gifts, chocolates, and more at the Valentine’s Day One-Stop-Shop Market by the Social Spot. Local vendors will have everything you need to woo your special someone with all the thoughtful treats they could want. The market starts on Saturday, February 12, and continues once per month until June.
Is your sweetie always on the run? Give them an at-home, relaxing spa day with all-natural creations from Holly Berry Soaps. Peruse the Valentine’s Day Collection for scented bath bombs, soaps, bubble bath, body butter, and other surprises they’ll want to sink into the tub with. Complete the ambiance with amazing balloon art from Balloons and Butterflies.
If you’re looking for unique and fun things to do for Valentine’s Day, give your darling the experience of a lifetime. Join the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary for Valentine-themed activities on their Sanctuary Walk, Intro Tour, or Interactive Tour. Meet their beautiful wolfdogs and win them over with some treats. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about their individual personalities and pack behaviour. You won’t want to miss the pack howl to finish the day!
After a day of connecting, embrace a practice of deep healing and restoration through yoga and a sound bath with your loved one. Amaryllis Crystal Garden welcomes you on February 12 for an evening of partner practices, gentle yin yoga, and crystal singing bowls paired with beautiful harp arrangements. Or, get hands-on with your partner and pamper each other with a couples’ reflexology workshop. On February 14 at Amaryllis, you can learn reflexology trigger points and principles before diving into a one-hour treatment.
Make self-care a priority
Shift the day’s focus to self-love and treat yourself and your friends to a makeup night at Pure Anada. Spend the evening enjoying refreshments, shopping, and being pampered by a professional makeup artist. Learn new techniques to keep you looking your best. Attendees will receive exciting bonus gifts and discounts with their purchases.
You can also curl up with a great romance novel next to the fire or soak in the tub filling the air with Valentine-inspired candles and Heart Botanicals from FOUND Books & Shop.
“Of course, there is nothing wrong with roses, but how about a beautiful Bouquet of Rosés instead? They last longer, and taste better! Vinestones will package up (wrapped, saved you another step) three delicious rosés. All dry, super tasty, and geared to pair with this time of year or a huge range of foods.’ $80 all in.
‘Will you Beer my Valentine‘ craft beer boxes. “A range of craft beers in different styles curated by our ‘experts.’ Prices range from $60-$100 depending on the number of beers requested and styles preferred.”
February 14 is more romantic in Cochrane
Although we said to think outside the candy box, special inhouse made chocolates from Horse Creek Heritage Candy will win over any heart!
Don’t forget the kids! They love to celebrate and Four Cubs has everything to dress them in Valentine attire!
Valentine’s doesn’t have to be just another day of the year. Plan an experience that’s full of meaning for you and your partner, and have fun making memories together. The clock is ticking—make your list of things to do for Valentine’s Day with us today.