Need date ideas for Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry we have you covered. Check out these 10 ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day right here in York County.

1. Wine Tasting: 

On February 12th Grapevine wine bar has a wine tasting event called Bubbles for Valentine’s Day. The event costs $25 dollars a person, and reservations are required. At the event, you can taste six different wines including Taittinger Brut, Prestige Rose, and many more. To sign up for the event, click here.

2. Couples Yoga:

Need to get in a little exercise and relaxation this Valentine’s Day? Head out to Synergy Yoga’s yoga basics class. The class is 60 minutes and starts at 7:15pm. Everyone is welcomed to join the class. Click here for info on how to sign up for the class.

3. Get Artsy:

Take an art class What’s better than making art on Valentine’s Day?

The Arts Council of York County is hosting Marge Moody for a Ink Drawing class on Tuesday, February 12. In the class, you and your spouse will learn how to draw with various elements. The price of the class is $60 and is from 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.  To sign up for the class, check out the website here.

Olive’s Mud Puddle is hosting a Paint and Sip night on February 14th from 6:30 to 8:30. For $50 you can also get a bottle of wine or two beers included! The Mud Puddle’s classes are fun and interactive right off Main Street in Fort Mill!. Click here for details. 

The Rock Hill Pottery Center also offers monthly pottery classes inside the Gettys Art Center in Rock Hill. These small classes walk you through each step of the pottery process, with a piece to cherish forever! Click here for their website and schedule.

4. Catch a Show:

With so many big names coming to York County right around Valentine’s Day it will be hard to choose which show to head to!

Dennis Miller will be performing at the Winthrop Coliseum on February 20th. This is the perfect comedy show to catch close to home. Miller is a former “Weekend Update” host on Saturday Night Live and now hosts hilarious political talk shows. You don’t want to miss his only performance in this area. Click here for tickets.

Darryl Worley the country crooner will be making a stop at The Sylvia Theater on the 15th. This small and intimate venue is the perfect place for date night right on Main Street. Relax with the Worley’s big hits like “Awful Beautiful Life” and “Have you Forgotten”. 

The Gibson Brothers are making a stop on the 15th as well at the McCelvey Center in York! This bluegrass band favorite is part of the Southern Sound Series put on by the Culture and Heritage Museum. They’ve held titles like “Entertainers of the Year,” you definitely don’t want to miss their stop in York County. Here’s the link for tickets. 

Fort Mill Playhouse is putting on several performances of their “Snapshots A Musical Scrapbook” throughout Valentine’s Day Weekend. Click here for tickets.

Rock Hill Community Theatre is also putting on the play “Love Letters” that you can’t miss!

5. Dinner For 2 Please:

There’s no shortage of good food across York County, here’s some ideas to help narrow it down.

Looking for something casual? Head out for some Heart-Shaped Pizza at Millstone Pizza and Taphouse in Rock Hill or try The Coal Yard‘s new menu in York!

Want something a little fancier? Try The Pump House on the Catawba River, Flipside Cafe or Restaurant in Fort Mill and Rock Hill, The Fish Market in Baxter, Lily’s Bistroin Lake Wylie, or The Shore Club in Tega Cay.

You can even try an Anti-Valentine’s Day Dinner at Carolina Ale House in Kinsley in Fort Mill, try double chocolate stouts and other special beers from Triple C Brewing.

Want to cook at home? Get speciality seafood from “The Saltwater Market” in Clover or some beautiful steaks from The Peach Stand’s butcher shop in Fort Mill!

6. Tour a Gallery:

Celebrate love with a little bit of art! Check out The Center for the Art’s newest exhibition “Southern Gentleman” or take a walk through the Getty’s Center. Gallery 120 in Clover just debuted their new exhibition for February that you can’t miss!

7. Brush Up on Your Dancing Skills:

Looking to learn how to swing dance with a little bubbly on the side? Now is your chance! Dance Center USA in Fort Mill is offering just that on Saturday the 16th! Check out this link for all the details!

8. YoCo Brew Trail:

Are you a brewery loving couple? Then do something you both love, the YoCo Brew Trail! Just download the “Visit York County” and get started with your digital passport stopping at 5 of our 7 stops! Once you’ve completed you can get a free T-shirt to remember the fun times on the trail! If you go on Saturday, Legal Remedy offers behind the scenes tours at 2pm! Make sure you have safe transportation lined up. To get all the details, click here.

9. Take a History Lesson:

Do you have a loved one that is Hamilton obsessed? Go back in time with them to the American Revolution. Head out to Kings Mountain National Military Park where you can trace the steps of the Patriots. Or head out to Historic Brattonsville, a living history farm, where you can see blacksmiths and farmers at work, keeping a 800 acre farm afloat.

10. Try Something New: 

We have so many activities to keep you busy across York County, why not try something new? Jump around at Adventure Air in Rock Hill. You can challenge each other on courses or just jump to your heart’s content. Go to an escape room, Rock Hill has two! Escape Eight and Mind Games, either one is a guaranteed good time. Looking for a little competition? Head out to Revolutions for a game of bowling or Laser Tag. You’re never too old to have fun!