January 19, 2022.

the ways to their hearts are here in the Leduc Region

Valentine’s Day weekend is just a few weeks away! Whether you’re spending it with your “forever date”, with someone new, or with friends – we have unique, local, fun ideas to enjoy!

Read on for unique ideas to enjoy your Valentine date in the Leduc Region …

Couple in café
Chartier’s Valentine’s Weekend Game Dinner

Chartier’s Chef, Tamara Solon, has curated an incredible game dinner with beautiful local products from their partners. Her inspiration for this menu? Wild, unbridled love – which naturally is best celebrated with some classic dishes elevated using beautiful “game” themed proteins (like venison, yak, beef heart, pheasant, and more).

Reservations are available Friday, February 11 + Saturday, February 12 and the cost is $85/person, and includes four delicious courses and a glass of sparkling wine. Not in the mood to go out and about? They have also set this menu up for takeout for a price of $75/person.

Valentine’s Day Game Dinner
Fire & Dine Date Night at Under the Sun & Habaneros

You can 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 AGAIN to bring you a Fire & Dine Date Night you do NOT want to miss…

First – experience a decadent Mexican taco dinner for two including: Tacos served with rice and beans (Carne Asada, Pollo, Cachete, Camarón Paceño, or veggie; choice of red or white wine; and choice of Choco Chango (semi-frozen chocolate cheesecake in a crispy fried pastry shell) or signature Deep Fried Ice Cream for dessert! Then – create glass beads & marbles & try glass blowing techniques with your Valentine! They have time slots on Feb 12 and 13 and whether you choose to eat, then create OR create, then eat, the ticket price includes everything for a fire-filled night at $250 + GST per couple.

Fire & Dine Date Night at Under the Sun & Habaneros
Shopping on Mainstreet

A stroll down Mainstreet Leduc with your Valentine means you can shop for gifts together! Plus, you can pop in-and-out of shops and restaurants and never get chilly! Whether you go during the day and stop for coffees or treats at Leduc Coffee Shop, or if you go at night to enjoy the lights, and grab a beer + bite at Rural Routes, this idea won’t disappoint. Check out shops like Saradee Boutique, Corinthia Flowers, Jar’d Mercantile, Leduc Goldsmiths, It’s a Crock Country Store, and many more. Follow Mainstreet Leduc on Facebook for ideas and specials before you head downtown!

Mainstreet Leduc shopping
Movie Date at Leduc Cinemas

Few things can compete with the classic movie date! Leduc Cinemas has been in the movie business for 20+ years and they love providing you with the very best customer service, movie fare (THE BEST POPCORN) and visual experience possible. Whether you and yours prefer a comedy, drama or action flick, the quality and comfort of this 4 Plex can’t be beat! Find showtimes HERE

Theatre goers
Devon for Dinner at Homeroom Diner

Feeling adventurous? Go for a walk in the river valley – plan out a great route by looking at this map of Devon’s river valley trails or checking out River Valley Alliance’s website – then end up at Homeroom Diner for some comfort food! This modern diner in the heart of Devon is serving up delicious delights and supporting local producers. HomeRoom offers a selection of Alberta craft beer and spirits, Canadian wine and their coffee is roasted in-house. Follow their socials for unique daily specials.

Beef tenderloin from Homeroom Diner
Country Music at the Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts

Recognized as a five-time North America Country Music Association International Youth winner, Hailey Benedict continues to make her mark as a rising talent in the Canadian music industry. Hailey is a dynamic, guitar-wielding singer-songwriter who has performed on numerous large stages, such as the Canadian Finals Rodeo and the Big Valley Jamboree main stage and her impromptu performance for superstar Keith Urban captured international attention … AND NOW, she is coming to the Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts on February 16, 2022. Make this dinner and a show, and you have a sweet evening out! Individual tickets go on sale 2 weeks before show date or get a subscription to the Wednesday Mosaic Series.

Hailey Benedict

There are so many ways to make your Valentine’s Day in the Leduc Region extra special! We’ve just scratched the surface of date night ideas to discover – leave a comment below and let us know what you’re doing!