Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means heart-shaped candy and romantic date ideas are about to take over our news feeds. We know for some people, the idea of finding something fun and romantic to do for Valentine’s Day is stressful. To help out, we’ve put together a list of places to visit and things to do in Texarkana, Arkansas with your valentine this year.
From romantic dinners to fun, unique date ideas, there are plenty of things to do for Valentine’s Day in Texarkana, Arkansas. And if you find yourself without a valentine this year, grab a friend and enjoy some of these ideas with a pal-entine instead!
Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or just a quick weekend getaway, Texarkana, Arkansas should definitely be on your list of places to visit this year. To learn more about Texarkana and why people come from all over to visit our city, check out our Visitors Guide. It’ll be your go-to resource for planning a trip to Texarkana.
Valentine's Day 1894 City Market
Join 1894 Gallery and a variety of other local vendors and small businesses the Saturday before Valentine’s Day (Feb 9) for a special Valentine’s Day themed 1894 City Market. Local vendors and artists will gather in one place, giving you and your valentine something fun to do and a special place to find each other gifts.
Cookies and Canvases Valentine's Date Night
If you and your valentine love being creative, this will make the perfect date night. Texarkana Art Parties and Graham Slam Bakery (at their new 112 Pine St location) are teaming up on Saturday, February 9th for this fun, interactive event where guests will paint “Dancing on the Pier” and enjoy special valentine treats from Graham Slam Bakery. It promises to be a fun evening and a date night idea you probably haven’t tried before!
Three Chicks Valentine's Day Dinner
If you’re looking for a romantic meal to enjoy with that special someone, we’ve found it for you! Three Chicks Feed, Seed, and Cafe is hosting an evening of romance at their 7th annual Valentine’s Day Dinner. There are three delicious entrees to choose from: the hand-carved ribeye steak, pecan encrusted chicken breast with a creamy basil sauce, and jumbo butterfly shrimp. Did we mention dessert? Three great dessert options will also be offered: triple layer chocolate delight, cheesecake, and peach cobbler with ice cream. Hungry yet? We thought so.
Bowling at Holiday Entertainment Center
This indoor entertainment center (known as Holiday Bowl) promises much more than just bowling, including laser tag, an arcade, and party rooms. It’s the perfect place to get competitive and have fun this Valentine’s Day.
Dinner Reservations at Pop's Place
Valentine’s Day group date, anyone? If you’re looking for somewhere to have dinner with a large group on Valentine’s Day, Pop’s Place is open and accepting group reservations, both big and small. Only in Your State featured Pop’s Place and said the popular restaurant is “undoubtedly Texarkana’s best-kept secret.”
Whether you and your valentine want to bowl, paint or share a romantic meal, you can do it all in Texarkana. If we missed a Valentine’s Day event or any favorite date night spots in Texarkana, contact us and let us know. We hope our city makes the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway for you and your special someone.