ABC’s of Valentine’s Day in #SaintAwesome (2017 edition)



February 8

Leading into the weekend before Valentine’s Day are you still unsure of how to romance your sweetheart?  We have some #SaintAwesome ideas for you!

 

Letter A ARCHIVES TALK
Join the New Brunswick Museum for their Archives Talk “Sweets for My Sweet” – a taste of the history of confectionery in New Brunswick, exploring almost two hundred years of Valentine’s Days gone by!
LETTER B BOARD GAMES
Offline Board Game Café on Rothesay Avenue has over 800 unique, playable games! A great way to disconnect from screens and reconnect with your sweetie!
LETTER C CANVAS & COCKTAILS
Enjoy a fun-filled night out creating art over cocktails at a local hotspot! Upcoming themes include “Let Love Grow“, “Swan Lake” and “How Deep is Your Love“.
LETTER D
DESSERT
Don’t forget to swing by Piece O’Cake on Prince William Street to bring home a sweet for your sweetie! Special Valentine’s Day flavours include Secret Kiss, Mint to Be and I Love You Peanut Buttercup.
letter e EGYPTIAN
Taste of Egypt is offering a special, three-course Valentine’s menu between February 10-14.
LETTER F FRO-YO
Who doesn’t love frozen yogurt?! Goji’s has a variety of flavours and toppings – something to please every palate!
LETTER G GET YOUR GEEK ON!
Check out Heroes’ Beacon on Charlotte Street or Freak Lunchbox on King Street for a perfect gift for the geek in your life.
Letter H HEAD OUT for a #SaintDelicious dinner.
The culinary scene in Saint John has something for everyone – check out our Dining Directory and make your reservation today!
LETTER I IRISH MUSIC
On Valentine’s Day, and on every Tuesday evening, O’Leary’s Irish Pub hosts traditional Irish music by the Comhaltas Saint John.
LETTER J JEWELRY
What more needs to be said? Check out The Butcher’s Daughter in the City Market, Handworks Gallery on King Street or the Buckland Merrifield Gallery on Canterbury.
LETTER K KARAOKE
Serenade your sweetheart with a song or two at the Fish and Brew Pub, featuring Kathy & Joe’s Ultimate Karaoke Show on Friday night starting at 10pm.
LETTER L LOBSTER
Enjoy a lazy lobster dinner at Grannan’s Seafood or buy them live from North Market Seafood or Billy’s Seafood for a romantic candlelight dinner at home.
LETTER M MAKE YOUR ESCAPE
Work together to solve puzzles in order to escape from a creepy hotel room, a prison cell, a mad scientist’s lab or a haunted nursery before time runs out! See if you have what it takes to beat Breakout Saint John!
LETTER N NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM
Maybe celebrate Valentine’s Day as a family and visit the New Brunswick Museum in Market Square! Free admission on Thursdays and Sundays throughout February.
LETTER O OPEN A BOTTLE
An intimate wine bar on Princess Street, Happinez has a wide variety of quality wines.  Prefer whisky over wine?  Check out Hopscotch on Canterbury Street, catering to connouseurs and the curious alike.
LETTER P PORT CITY ROYAL
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Port City Royal is offering an 8 course blind tasting. This is sure to be a popular event, so book now!
LETTER Q QMJHL
The Saint John Sea Dogs face off against the Drummondville Voltigeurs Friday night at 7pm at Harbour Station and then they take on the Shawinigan Cataractes on Saturday night at 7pm.
LETTER R Riptide
Head to Harbour Station and cheer on our own NBL Canada team – the Saint John Riptide – as they take on the Moncton Miracles on February 16 at 7pm!
LETTER S SUSHI
Whether you’re well initiated or just curious to try it, Saint John has a few sushi hot spots. Make a reservation at Sense of Tokyo, Ta-Ke, EN Sushi Bar or, if you’re in KV, Boaz.
LETTER T TAKE A WALK
Stroll hand in hand through Uptown Saint John and take a self guided walking tour to discover some interesting historic sites or art in public places.
LETTER U UNWIND AT THE SPA
Book a couples massage at Element5 Spa and experience true relaxation while laying side by side with your loved one.
LETTER V VAGINA MONOLOGUES
Perhaps get a group of your girlfriends together to check out The Vagina Monologues at the BMO Studio Theatre! (Feb 9-11)
LETTER W WINTERFEST
Fundy Winterfest has lots of fun activities planned for this weekend including hosting Elsa, Anna and Kristoff for a skate on the Rothesay Common ice surface, family activities at the Bill McGuire Centre and a family skate at the River Valley Community Centre.
LETTER X XC SKIING
Take advantage of the snow and dig out your cross country skis! Don’t have your own? No problem. Check out Elmhurst Outdoors in Erbs Cove.
Letter Y YUK YUK’s
Spend an evening with your true love at Yuk Yuk’s for Valentine’s Day as Garrett Clark brings his amazingly hilarious stand-up comedy performance to Saint John!
Letter Z ZOO
Want to do something fun with the kids for Valentine’s Day? Take them to the Cherry Brook Zoo, the first accredited zoo in Atlantic Canada.

 



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