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Romance in the City: A Valentine’s Day Guide  

February 12, 2024

Do you feel the romance in the air? The day of love is around the corner and no matter if you are celebrating with your Valentine, Galentine, or making it a day for celebrating you, Burlington has what you need to make your day sparkle! 

Ladies looking into windows on Brant St. downtown in winter

Finding the Needle in the Hay Stack:  

Diamonds may sparkle, but it truly makes a gift shimmer when it screams “I saw this and thought of you”. Finding that perfect something is easier said than done, but there is a treasure trove of unique finds ready to impress your loved one at Burlington Downtown and Aldershot Village. Explore the local shops and boutiques to find that gift that brings a smile to your partner’s face.  

When Food is their love language:  

Is your loved one a food lover? Burlington has a range of restaurants with delicious dishes from all over the world. Make your evening special with prix-fixe tasting menus at places like District Kitchen and Bar and Loondocks, or enjoy a cozy candlelit dinner at Mythos Cuisine. For a super romantic experience, try DiMario’s Trattoria, voted as one of Canada’s most romantic restaurants.

Whisk me away:  

king bed in hotel room with flat screen tv and lounge chair at Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Regardless of your partner’s love language, a weekend getaway is the perfect way to indulge and give your relationship the dedicated time it deserves.  The Courtyard by Marriot is offering a unique romantic package to turn your evening celebration into a weekend to cherish each other company. Their romantic getaway package offers sparkling wine, chocolate-covered strawberries, breakfast for two and late checkout. If you’re looking for a romantic stay with waterfront views, the Pearle Hotel’s Bubbles and Bliss package may be your perfect match. This package includes sparkling rosé, a chocolate amenity, valet parking and late checkout.  

No matter where you are in Burlington, there is a local hotel ready to welcome you for the evening and offer a place to rest before the next adventure. You can book your stay here:  

Happy Valentine’s Day, we hope your day sparkles across Burlington and that you show off your love by tagging us in your adventure on Instagram (@tourismburlington)