DATE NIGHT IN THE LEDUC REGION: VALENTINES DAY 2021

LOCAL ADVENTURES

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Valentines Day in the Leduc Region is better with you…

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Whether you’re spending it with a special someone, making it a ‘Galentines’, or are just looking to treat yourself, we have a suite of local, fun & COVID-friendly ideas for you and your date!

So, instead of just sitting at home and eating chocolate hearts, read on for ways to spice up your Valentine’s Day plans…

Date Night in the Leduc Region: Valentines Day 2021
Date Night in the Leduc Region: Valentines Day 2021
February Staycation Packages from Best Western Leduc

This year more than ever, any type of vacation is the best gift imaginable. The Best Western Leduc team has put together exclusive “getaway” offers that make this easy…

Spend any Friday or Saturday evening during the entire month of February at either the Best Western Premier Denham Inn & Suites or the Best Western Plus Edmonton Airport Hotel & enjoy one of two featured Staycation packages! ***See images below for details

February Valentine's Getaway Package - Best Western Leduc
Cocktails & Charcuterie Valentine's Getaway Package - Best Western Leduc

Enhance your stay by…
❤️ Booking an In-room Chef Inspired Dinner for 2
❤️ Adding on an exclusive Rig Hand Distillery Cocktail Package
❤️ Upgrading to a Cocktails & Charcuterie Getaway Package with Rig Hand Distillery
❤️ Gifting flower arrangements from Corinthia Flowers

Call the Best Western Leduc team at 780-986-2241 or email info@bestwesterndenham.com to reserve your package today!

February Staycation Packages - Best Western Leduc
February Staycation Packages from the Best Western Leduc Team
Savory Eats & Sweet Treats with Rural Routes & MoreFun! Sweets

Bring all the elements of a gourmet date night experience into the comfort of your own home! Rural Routes Brewing Co. and MoreFun! Gourmet Sweets have several special Valentine’s Day offers guaranteed to make your date extra special…

***Pre-order deadline = Feb 6 | Pick-up dates = Feb 13 + 14
This charcuterie board for 2 from Rural Routes is available for pre-order + pickup & includes: cow’s milk ricotta with rosemary olive oil & sea salt, dill cheddar from the Old School Cheesery, savory Lil Ryley Farms devilled eggs, micro greens from Lil Ryley Farms, grainy Dijon mustard, a cranberry pane di casa from COBS, house-made crackers + pickles + peach jam, salami from Meuwly’s, and more!
> ORDER A FARMERS BOARD GRAZING BOX NOW

Cupcake & Beer Pairing - Rural Routes Brewing Co. & MoreFun! Gourmet Sweets
Cupcake & Beer Pairing

$45 per order

***Pre-order deadline = Feb 6 | Pick-up dates = Feb 13 + 14
What’s the only thing better than beer from Rural Routes and cupcakes from MoreFun! Gourmet Sweets? Both of them together! This paired offer includes 4 tantalizing mystery cupcakes and 4 x 473mL cans of beer carefully chosen to complement. The package is for 2 people (or one, if devouring 4 cupcakes and 4 beers is your jam) and will include a tasting sheet to explain the pairings.
> ORDER A CUPCAKE & BEER PAIRING NOW

Homemade Pasta & Sauces - Rural Routes Brewing Co.
Homemade Pasta & Sauces

Various Prices

***Available for Pick-up Wednesday to Saturday from 12 – 7 PM
Bring a taste of Little Italy into your home with these handmade pastas and fresh sauces. Start with 300g of weekly fresh-made radiatori or tagliatelle, throw it into a pot of boiling water, and voila! Then, pair it with your favorite pasta sauce (choose from 300g packages of pre-made pomodoro, pork & beef bolognese, or roasted garlic cream sauce). These delicious products will have you screaming for “amore”
> ORDER HOMEMADE PASTA & SAUCES NOW

Valentine's Day Sweets - MoreFun! Gourmet Sweets
Valentine’s Day Sweets

Various Prices

***Pre-order deadline = minimum one week in advance
Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without all the candy, chocolate, and baked goods we know and love. If you’re looking for custom-made gourmet treats, our recommendation is to pre-order from MoreFun! Gourmet Sweets. Chocolate strawberries, cookie dough pops, cupcakes, sugar cookies, mixed boxes… MoreFun! has it all and then some. Customize to your heart’s content.
> PRE-ORDER FROM MOREFUN! GOURMET SWEETS NOW

Fire & Dine Date Night at Under the Sun & Habaneros

Bring a special someone, dine at Habaneros Mexican Grill, and play with fire at Under The Sun Stained Glass & Glass Art Studio! These two local businesses have partnered together to bring you a Fire & Dine Date Night you do NOT want to miss…

First – experience a decadent Mexican taco dinner for two including:
❤️ 3 custom-made tacos served with a side of rice and refried beans
❤️ Choice of beverage (red or white wine)
❤️ Dessert to share (choose between Mexican chocolate cheesecake or deep fried ice cream)

Then – try your hand at glass blowing!
❤️ Learn the basics of torch work & glass blowing techniques
❤️ Create glass beads & marbles with your Valentine

Registration Price is $250 + GST per couple (two people) – this includes the above-mentioned Mexican dinner for two along with all materials & instruction for a fire filled night! Choose a date and time slot from Feb 12, 13, or 14.

Fire & Dine Date Night at Under the Sun & Habaneros
Fire & Dine Date Night at Under the Sun & Habaneros
Romantic Walks in the Devon River Valley

It may be cold, but that’s no reason to shy away from taking your Valentine on an outdoor experience they won’t forget. The trails in and around Devon are well-maintained even during the winter months, and offer views of the North Saskatchewan River Valley guaranteed to stun. Imagine walking hand in hand with that special someone, staring out over the river valley together as soft snowflakes fall gently around you… The best part? This magical, romantic winter date idea is 100% free.

Some specific trails we recommend checking out include:
❤️ Devon’s Voyageur Park River Valley Trail
❤️ Devon Battery Creek Trail
❤️ Prospector’s Point Trail

What’s a guaranteed way to impress your date? Knowing the trails like the back of your hand. Do your homework ahead of time and plan out a great route by looking at this map of Devon’s river valley trails or checking out River Valley Alliance’s website.

Photo Credit: Lauren Harvey (IG - harveyl12)
Photo Credit: Lauren Harvey (IG – harveyl12)
Farm to Table Date Night Kit

Supporting local has never been more popular (or tastier), and we’re excited to bring you the Valentine’s Day version. Various local businesses have banded together with Leduc County to bring you the ultimate Farm to Table Date Night Kit

Kits are $35 each and will include the following:
❤️ Assorted meat and cheese from Local Meats LTD.
❤️ Focaccia bread from Versus Café
❤️ Vanilla-infused honey from Pictons Honey Farm
❤️ Raspberry heat jelly from Range Road Garden Farms
❤️ 10% off coupon* from Rig Hand Distillery

The Farm to Table Date Night Kit will be delivered to you on Feb 14 – please ensure you complete your order by Feb 10. Questions? Email chelsea@leduc-county.com.

Leduc County Farm to Table Date Night Kit
Leduc County Farm to Table Date Night Kit
BONUS: Giveaway Contest from Saradee Boutique & Corinthia Flowers

If you’re looking for “the whole package”, look no further… Saradee Boutique & Corinthia Flowers have partnered together to bring you an exclusive Valentine’s Day Giveaway Contest with everything you need to create the most romantic evening for two. ***Instagram contest ends Feb 13

The lucky winner will receive:
❤️ 12 long-stemmed red roses from Corinthia Flowers
❤️ Wine to start the evening (and the cutest flamingo wine opener)
❤️ Cheeseball dip + a charcuterie board
❤️ For later: hot chocolate and a candle

Giveaway Contest from Saradee Boutique & Corinthia Flowers

Even with current COVID-19 safety restrictions in place, there’s so many ways to make your Valentine’s Day extra special! We’ve just scratched the surface of date night ideas in the area – leave a comment below and let us know of others! Also, stay tuned for next week’s blog about Last-minute Valentine’s Day Gifts.

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