Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Still don't know what to do? Check out these 10 places in Connecticut with deals to create a holiday to remember.
Romantic Willimantic Chocolate Festival - Join the town of Willimantic for their 14th annual Chocolate Festival. Kicking off February 10, local businesses open their doors for everyone to enjoy free chocolate samples. Participate in their "Cupid Made Me Do It 2 Mile Urban Challenge." Registration for this event starts at 8:30 a.m. Do you have a cake recipe you think is the best of the best? Test it out in their cake baking contest. For more events and times, check out their website here.
Millwright's Valentine's Day Menu - Millwrights, located in Simsbury, Connecticut, is offering a four course prix fixe. Between the days of February 14 and February 17, for only $79 you'll receive your first and second course, main meal, and a dessert to top it off.
Valentine's Week Dinner at Cafemantic - Is one day not enough to show how much you love someone? How about a whole week of Valentine's Day deals? Cafemantic in Willimantic will be adding five additional specials to their full menu just for Valentine's Day. Some of these meals include East Coast oysters, roasted organic chicken, or even hand-rolled potato gnocchi. Reservations can be made by calling (860) 423-4243.
NoRA Cupcakes Company - Located in Middletown NoRA Cupcake Company has a full list of special edition cupcakes all with a Valentine's Day twist. These 12 cupcakes have creative names to put you in the spirit. They're available in stores or to pre-order between February 9 and February 14. Make sure to pre-order them by 5 p.m. on February 11 in order to get them before that special day.
Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill - Right on the water in New Haven, a Valentine's Day menu has been created by Executive Chef Frenco Camacho. Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill has special dishes, in addition to their regular menu, from February 10 to February 17. Start with an appetizer before moving on to the entree, but don't forget to leave room for dessert from this menu.
Manor House Inn - Do you need a weekend to get away? Manor House Inn in Norfolk is offering a Romantic Escape. With many excursions and restaurants nearby, you're sure to stay close. These Romantic Escape packages include 6 chocolate covered strawberries and a fresh flower bouquet in your room upon arrival. A full breakfast is delivered to your room on the first morning of your stay. Theses rooms, starting at $304/night, can be reserved here, or you can call (860)542-5690.
Foxwoods Resort Casino - Foxwoods is celebrating Valentine's Day all week with a variety of deals and shows. It's all starting February 9, and their first show is "An Evening of Love." Enjoy dinner specials at Alta Strada, Cedars Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, or David Burke Prime. Want to impress your special someone? Show off your bowling skills with High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Sports Lounge. Check out the full list of deals and events here.
Mohegan Sun Arena - Want a good laugh? Mohegan Sun Arena is holding a special comedy show with Laurie Kilmartin. A date night package is available. Receive 25 percent off front row and VIP tickets using promo code DATENIGHT. Select restaurants will also have dining specials and themed dishes. Need a place to take the kids? Check your child into Kids Quest while you enjoy your night. Activities are planned for your little one to have a great time too.
Mystic Aquarium Valentine's Day Family Weekend - Spending this Valentine's Day with the family? On February 10, 11, and 14, Mystic Aquarium is offering the deal of one free admission with the purchase of a full priced ticket. On February 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mystic Aquarium will be holding events throughout the day, like a Sweetheart Social or writing a note to your favorite aquarium animal.
Scruples Boutique & Day Spa - If it's been a stressful week and you need a place to relax, Scruples Boutique & Day Spa in Enfield has Valentine's Day promotions for just yourself, or you and a loved one. Whether you want the "Sweet Retreat" of a chocolate message, or a hydrating facial, there's plenty of options for both him and her.