Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas in Chapel Hill and Durham

Valentine’s Day is Saturday and if you still haven’t figured out what to do, don’t worry; we’ve got you covered!

Last minute + Inexpensive: Picnic in the Park

Bundle up and head to Pullen Park at North Carolina State University. What’s more romantic than a picnic and a ride on historic Victorian-era carousel? End the evening with a kiss under the Bell Tower which gives off a beautiful red light.

Last minute + Creative: Valentine’s
Celebration at Wine & Design in Raleigh

Think outside the box and head to Art Bar. For $50 a couple you enjoy a drink while you and your valentine paint a masterpiece. Bonus: you’ll have a souvenir of the evening. Sign up at

Last minute + Food: Decedent Dinner at Home

Skip the crowds and order your dinner from your restaurant, but get it to go. Head home, break out the fancy dinnerware and a great bottle of your beverage of choice, and you have the recipe for a pretty great Valentine’s Day.

Last Minute + Girlfriends: Dessert Potluck

Treat yourself to a buffet of desserts. Don’t even bother with a main course. Dessert is the main course. You’re welcome.