The Most Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Norfolk

Valentine’s Day is here and Downtown Norfolk is brimming with festive celebrations. Enjoy a Valentine’s weekend brunch aboard the Spirit of Norfolk or partake in a pasta making session at Varia’s Italian-themed dinner among many other special experiences being offered at Hilton Norfolk The Main. Read below for our full roundup of romantic date ideas.


Spirit of Norfolk

Spirit of Norfolk Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day dinner on Spirit of Norfolk
Photos courtesy of Entertainment Cruises

Valentine’s Weekend Cruise

Think outside the stereotypical dinner date and embark on a romantic Valentine’s cruise complete with panoramic views, live entertainment and delicious eats. Upscale dining options include hand-carved, slow-roasted prime rib, honey and sesame chicken and oven baked Atlantic flounder. Imbibe festive libations as well including a Lover’s Punch, Sweetie Martini and the Pama Margarita.

Spirit of Norfolk cruises

Choose from three dinner cruises running from Thursday, Feb. 14 to Saturday, Feb. 16 or a bottomless mimosa brunch on Sunday, Feb. 17. Buy your tickets here.


Hilton Norfolk The Main

Valentine's Day at Hilton Norfolk The Main

Cocktails on Valentine's Day at Hilton Norfolk The Main
Photos courtesy of Hilton Norfolk The Main

The World is Your Oyster

Glasses of bubbly, roses, strawberries and cream and more await in your deluxe riverview room at Hilton Norfolk The Main. Venture downstairs to Saltine for an oyster appetizer to tease Varia’s five-course prix fixe meal designed around aphrodisiacs. For an extra touch of romance, request a rose petal turndown before returning to your suite.


Valentine's Day at Hilton Norfolk The Main in Downtown Norfolk

Craft Your Love

Trade the bubbly for brews and enjoy an intimate Valentine’s evening in a deluxe suite with a locally curated six-pack, prix fixe dinner at Varia and a $20 in-room movie credit complete with popcorn.


Valentine's Day Date Ideas in Norfolk at Hilton Norfolk The Main

To Italy with Love

Travel to the Italian countryside with your significant other during this five-course prix fixe dinner at Varia. Enjoy exclusive wine pairings and a pre-dinner pasta making demonstration by Varia’s esteemed chefs.


Hilton Norfolk The Main Valentine's Day Experiences

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

Talk about the ultimate Valentine’s Day getaway. Surprise your significant other with a glinting diamond necklace from Fink’s Jewelers and a romantic evening in The Main’s presidential suite. Begin your evening with champagne and petit fours followed by an intimate five-course dinner at Varia and rose petal turndown. The romance continues in the morning with a champagne breakfast in bed.

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Grace Silipigni

Grace Silipigni is an elementary school Spanish immersion teacher based in Virginia Beach and a regular contributor to Coastal Virginia Magazine, covering a wide range of topics such as health and wellness, education and learning, food and drink, happenings and events, travel and getaways and more.

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