Georgetown is celebrating all kinds of love this February!
Whether you’re observing Single’s Awareness Day, or looking for a romantic night out with your significant other, we’ve rounded up all of the Valentine’s Day shopping and dining promotions, specials, and events happening throughout Georgetown. Check out the full list below, from 10% off at some of your favorite stores, to Galentine’s Day parties, holiday menus, card-making workshops, snuggle time with cute cats, and so much more.
Holiday Parking Special
Valentine’s Day should be romantic, not stressful. Save 10% on Colonial Parking’s evening and weekend parking garage reservations. Make unlimited reservations through 2020 with promo code VALENTINE10%. Promo code expires 2/16/2020.
#BookHillLove EVENTS & RAFFLE
Head to the charming neighborhood of Book Hill (Wisconsin Avenue from O St to Reservoir Rd) during Valentine’s Day week and visit one of the participating #BookHillLove businesses below, from commercial fine art galleries to locally-owned boutiques, cafes, and antique shops. Share your experience on Instagram using that hashtag and be entered into a raffle for the chance to win: Matt Langley’s Book, A Painting A Day, from Calloway Fine Art, a coral and silver necklace from The Opportunity Shop, and a box of chocolates from Patisserie Poupon! *Posts between Feb. 8 – 15 will be eligible and the winner will be announced on Feb. 16 by @officialgeorgetowndc.
FOOD & DRINK
#BookHillLove $14 French Breakfast for Two at Patisserie Poupon / Feb. 7 – 15 – If you can’t make it to Paris for a romantic getaway, this may be the next best thing. The deal includes a croissant or danish of your choice, a medium latte or coffee, and french bread with jam and butter. With three purchases of French breakfasts, you’ll receive two house-made chocolates.
Galentine’s Day Tea at Dumbarton House / Feb. 8, 1 pm – 3 pm – Celebrate the joys of female friendship with a fun and festive tea for you and your gal pals! There will be an elegant tea for you to enjoy along with craft time. Celebrate the joys of female friendship with a fun and festive tea for you and your gal pals! There will be an elegant tea for you to enjoy along with craft time. Decorate your own sassy, sweet or classic mug to take home. Are your gal pals busy? Don’t worry—games and ice breakers ensure everyone has a great time! So gather up your best gals, or come ready to make some new ones, and join us for a celebration of sisterhood.
St. Valentines Day Weekend Prix Fixe Dinner at The Alex Speakeasy / Feb. 14 & 15 – Executive Chef Jose Molina has prepared a mouthwatering three course prix fixe dinner menu which will be available on both Friday and Saturday night for the most romantic weekend of the year. Dishes include tuna crudo served with cucumber and crispy quinoa, duck confit with wild mushroom risotto, and pickled beets; and chocolate strawberries. Festive cocktails include 7 minutes in Heaven, or Spin the Bottle – available on The Graham Rooftop.
Valentine’s Day with Your Lobsters at Luke’s Lobster / Feb. 13 – 16 – Start with your choice of lobster mac and cheese, bisque, or chowder, followed by their lobster roll and choice of side, plus a drink for $28. Discounted options are also available if you’d like to upgrade to beer or wine. For those celebrating at home, pick up their DIY kit to prep at home and pass off as your own culinary genius. Click here for details.
‘I Believe in Love’ at Church Hall / All Month – Feel the love with Allagash’s ‘I Believe in Love’ sour foundre-aged ale with raspberries and cranberries.
Holiday Treats at Farmers Fishers Bakers / Valentine’s Week – Celebrate Valentine’s Day all week with specialty cocktails and donuts.
Valentine’s Cupcakes at Georgetown Cupcake / All Month – Pick up one of Georgetown Cupcake’s beautiful and whimsical Valentine’s assortments, from a collection of Valentine’s-inspired flavors (think raspberry chocolate chip and strawberry lava fudge) to the Darcy Miller Sweet Talk Dozen featuring fondant illustrations by Darcy Miller. Click here for the full list of collection options.
#BookHillLove Rose Bubbly Tasting at Bacchus Wine Cellar / Feb. 13 – 14, 5 pm – 8 pm – Taste some delicious bubbly and get 20% off purchases of still rose wine.
Candlelit Dinner at Ristorante Piccolo / Feb. 14 – OpenTable diners have consistently voted Ristorante Piccolo as one of the most romantic restaurants in Washington! Celebrate the holiday with romantic candlelit dining, 3 cozy fireplaces, a 4-Course Italian dinner, a Champagne Toast, and a strolling violinist for $85pp. Reserve at 202-342-7414.
Singles Mixer at Mr Smith’s / Feb. 14, 4 pm – 7 pm – Enjoy Happy Hour food and drink specials during a Singles Mixer. The sing-along piano bar begins at 9 pm, with no cover!
Palentine’s Day Tap Takeover at The Berliner / Feb. 14, 4 pm – What happens when you pair five delicious Vasen Brewing Company beers with mouth-watering sausage platters from The Berliner? A tap takeover that you won’t want to miss. They’ll even have ping pong going, so grab your friends and celebrate Palentine’s Day with the crew.
Dream Desserts at District Doughnut / Feb. 12 – 14 – For $25, get a chocolate lover’s dream assortment of doughnuts, featuring Hot Cocoa, Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Creme Brûlée, and Chocolate Covered Strawberry flavors. Each box comes with a ribbon, rose, and personalized note. Or, try the Conversation Minis – a delectable dozen of their miniature doughy delights featuring Vanilla Bean, Milk Chocolate, and Dark Chocolate glazes. Each mini is topped with a colorful conversation heart topper. District Doughnut is also partnering with Ash To Oak Bouquets to offer an upgrade to your Valentine’s Day doughnuts. Flower bouquet options include the Penelope ($35) and Eleanor ($65). All boxes are available for pickup and delivery on February 12 – 14. All pre-orders placed by February 1 will receive $5 off any Ash To Oak bouquet.
Free Balsamic at Georgetown Olive Oil Co. / Feb. 13 – 14 – Receive a free mini bottle of aged balsamic with your purchase of any regular size olive oil and vinegar pairing. Choose from their strawberry, chocolate or espresso aged balsamic!
Gift Card Specials & Valentine’s Boxes at Dog Tag Bakery / Feb. 3 – 16 – Spend $25 or more on a gift card and get a free cupcake through Feb. 16. You can also try one of several themed Valentine’s Day gift boxes! The Date Night Box ($50) includes two Share the Love brownies, three sprinkle cookies, two conversation heart cookies, and white-chocolate-covered popcorn. Also tucked inside is a recipe jar filled with the fixings to make red velvet cookies together. The Cozy Up Box ($35) includes mugs of cocoa made with rich and decadent hot cocoa mix, plus two sprinkle cookies, two chocolate chip cookies, and two heart-shaped, chocolate-dipped rice krispie treats. With the Baker’s Dozen Box ($35), you’ll get seven sprinkle sugar cookies and six conversation heart cookies. There will be a limited amount of boxes in stock beginning Feb. 3. For larger orders, place an order on their website, which will be ready for pickup or shipment Feb. 10 – 16. The bakery will also sell pink hot chocolate, conversation heart cookies, rose-decorated cupcakes, dark chocolate raspberry tarts, chocolate-dipped rice krispie treats, and their classic devil’s food and red velvet cakes.
Valentine’s Brunch at Martin’s Tavern / Feb. 14, 11 am – 4 pm – Parties of four or more can enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne with your brunch or lunch entrée.
Three-Course Thai Dinner at Bangkok Joe’s / Feb. 14, 4 pm – 10:30 pm – Treat the one you love to an unforgettable night with Owner/Chef Aulie Bunyarataphan’s exotic cuisine. The three-course prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner menu includes a complimentary glass of sparkling Rosé, and includes entrees like ‘You Are My Lobster’ and ‘Lovely Lady Ducky.’ A la carte menu items will also be available.
A Drink of Love at Café Georgetown / Feb. 10 -14, 2 pm – 7 pm – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with 2 Rosé Wines for $14 and 2 Rose Lattes for $14.
Champagne and Pizza Specials at Pinstripes / Feb. 14 – Couples can enjoy a sharing complimentary champagne toast and Frangelico chocolate cake. Guests ordering pizza will receive heart-shaped pizzas to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Wine Specials at Cafe Milano / Feb. 14 – 16, 5 pm – 11 pm – Enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu for $200 per couple, which includes one glass of Champagne. For $245 and $295 per couple, respectively, you will also receive your choice of several bottles of wine.
For the Love of Lambic at The Sovereign / Feb. 14, 5 pm – Join The Sovereign as they once again showcase some truly seductive spontaneous ales. For the third year, The Sovereign will pour 12 fruited Lambics from legendary Belgian and American producers! Headlining the list are incredibly rare kegs of Cantillon Kriek 100% Lambic, a blend of two-year-old Lambic aged on Turkish sour cherries; and Tilquin Mûre 2019, a combination of Meerts and Lambic conditioned on blackberries. Other notables include Jester King 2019 SPON: Muscat, Tilquin Myrtille 2018/2019 and Allagash Coolship Peche 2019. There is no admission fee for this event. All featured Lambics will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.
Conversation Macarons at Olivia Macaron / All Month – Gift your sweetheart with the cute, cookie version of your favorite Valentine’s Day candy.
Rose Latte at Cafe Georgetown / All Month – Celebrate everyone’s greatest love affair: coffee! This Insta-worthy latte is a true work of art.
Chocolate and Wine Tasting at Dumbarton House / Feb. 13, 7 pm – 8:30 pm – Spend an evening at Dumbarton House with artisan chocolatier Jenny White of Swoon Chocolates. Learn about the origin of chocolate in American food culture with Dumbarton House’s new exhibition, Pick Your Poison. Then enjoy a curated tasting of small batch, exclusive chocolates with globally inspired flavors complimented by federal period style wines. Each ticket includes a sweet gift to take home!
Happy Hour at Chaia / Feb. 13-15, 5 pm – 7 pm – Enjoy beer and wine for only $4.
Champagne Special at Brasserie Liberté / Feb. 13-15 – All weekend long, specials include $35 Bottles of Domaine Chandon Brut, $40 buckets of mini bottles (4) of Le Grand Courtâge Rosé, and $75 bottles of Veuve “Yellow Label.”
10% Off at Kendra Scott / Feb. 13, 6 pm – 8 pm – Enjoy sips, sweets, and celebrate Galentine’s Day with 10% off at Kendra Scott. Additionally, 10% of sales will benefit the United Women in Business Foundation.
#BookHillLove 10% Off Jewelry at Christ Child Opportunity Shop / Feb. 10-16 – Choose from costume, designer and precious jewelry. Whether you gift yourself or a significant other, your purchase gives the gift of support to DC children and families in need.
#BookHillLove Candle Special at Pillar & Post / Feb. 13 – 15 – Enjoy 15% off all Stoneglow candles!
#BookHillLove Free Pair of Stockings at Jaryam / Feb. 14 – Receive this gift with a $100 purchase.
Make-Up Tutorial & Bubbles at Tuckernuck / Feb. 12 & Feb. 14 – Grab your girlfriends for Galentine’s Day with BeautyCounter on Feb. 12 from 5 pm – 7 pm with Champagne, light bites, and make-up tutorials. On Feb. 14, enjoy Valentine’s Day treats, bubbles, and giveaways all day at the store! Bouquets by Darling & Daughters will be available for purchase.
Galentine’s Day at Lilly Pulitzer / Feb. 13 – 15 – Celebrate with the girls shop the latest collection while enjoying bubbly & sweets, plus Valentine’s for you to send to your friends and loved ones.
50% Off at Contemporaria / Feb. 14 – 29 – After over 15 years in Georgetown, Contemporaria is moving its office to Potomac at the end of February. From Valentine’s Day through the end of the month, most items in the showroom will be up to 50% off.
Valentine’s Day Specials at Amina Rubinacci / Through Feb. 14 – Get 15% off Amina Rubinacci gift certificates, and shop their Fall/Winter collection at 50% off. Find pink and red items from the Collection and receive an additional 10% off. On Thursday and Friday evenings from 6 pm – 8 pm, you can also enjoy a glass of Prosecco while you shop. February only, the store is open on Sundays.
#BookHillLove Card-Making Workshop at Calloway Fine Art & Consulting / Feb. 8, 1 pm – 4 pm – Take advantage of this free card-making workshop as part of the #bookhilllove neighborhood events. Participants will be entered in a large raffle if they visit the Book Hill neighborhood and Instagram their Valentine’s Day experiences with #bookhilllove.
#BookHillLove Embroidered Handkerchief Class at Scilla and Luna / Feb. 8, 2 pm – 5 pm – This class is for beginners or intermediate embroiders and will allow you to start and finish your project within the three hours. Keep all supplies provided, and enjoy light snacks and drinks. Purchase tickets here.
Galentine’s Day Party at Crumbs & Whiskers / Feb. 13, 7 pm – 10 pm – This special night is for all friends of all genders, we just call it “galentines” because it’s catchy. But we firmly believe everyone deserves to celebrate their love for friendship! So bring your best friends for a night dedicated to friendship (and cats!!). Nothing says “I love you,” like a Thursday night with 20+ snuggly cats, delicious sweet treats, and a free cafe beverage for everyone!
Screen-Printing Workshop at Outdoor Voices / Feb. 9, 10 am – 1 pm – You can’t spell love without OV! Join this special screen-printing workshop and you’ll get a Valentine’s Day design printed on an OV DC tote with purchase.
Free Yoga at Uprising Yoga Center / Feb. 15, 8 am – Join in on this free community class. You can also sign up for a $33 tantric living workshop from 2 pm – 4 pm, featuring breath work, asana, meditation, and partner exercise.
Adventure & Prosecco Date Night at Escape Room Live / Feb. 14 – 17 / Romance starts with adventure. Use code Valentine20 to book an Escape Room experience for two, plus a bottle of Prosecco, for $70.
Valentine’s Date Night at Crumbs & Whiskers / Feb. 14, 7 pm – 10 pm – Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your boo? Bring them to for an intimate, cat-filled date night at Crumbs & Whiskers! For one night only, we’re taking you and your loved ones to a romantic, cat-filled getaway. Nothing says “I love you!” more than a pile of 20 snuggly cats, delicious sweet treats, and a complimentary cafe beverage for you both.
#BookHillLove Pop-Up Exhibition at Klagsbrun Studios / Feb. 8, 1 pm – 5 pm – Join Klagsbrun at a pop-up exhibition of paintings by local artist Christina Girardi Blake and local Neuroscientist Dr. Jaya Viswanathan. The paintings depict snapshots of our world and how our brains perceive them.
Make Your Own Bouquet at Shop Made in DC / Feb. 14 – Design and take home your own arrangement with District Blooms and Whim & Vigor.
Customer Love Festivities at Capital One Cafe / Feb. 13 – 14, 11 am – 3 pm – Celebrate with Peet’s Coffee, money workshops and DIY crafts.
#BookHillLove Champagne Makeover at Own Your Wonder / Feb. 10 – 15 – Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with your friends and enjoy a free face mask with a Champagne Makeover.
Valentine’s Day Facial at Take Care / Feb. 10-16 – This 70-minute facial was thoughtfully crafted to help you reconnect with yourself, and features Para Botanica, a sensual, reiki-infused skincare collection that uses raw honey, hibiscus, rose, vanilla, ylang ylang, sandalwood, and more. Extended facial gua sha massage and jade combo scalp and neck treatment are also included for deep relaxation. Each facial includes a gift of a rose quartz gua sha tool and a flower-infused chocolate. Book now!
Bath Bomb Making and Beauty Demos at Lush Cosmetics / Feb. 13, 8 pm – 10 pm – Celebrate love in the sweetest self-care way with bath bomb making, personal facial demos, art of massage, games & more ! $15 for one, $20 for two (admission in the form of a LUSH Gift card).