Valentine’s Day Guide 2018

Tulips are for mom…bring roses to a date…this Valentine’s Day, don’t procrastinate! 

Ahh…amore. Ya feel that? That warm feeling in your chest? Cupid has struck his bow in Turlock, people! 

February 14th is just right around the corner and you know reservations will get booked fast, lovebirds. Plan your date night ASAP with your S.O., gather your girls for a good ol’ fashioned Galentine’s Day, & don’t forget about getting a lil’ somethin’ for your momma! 

Turlock is offering so much this year to be smitten about- from special V-Day dinner menus, to fun activities to bring you closer than ever, right down to the perfect gifts that will make your lover swoon. We’ve gathered everything you need to know to prep for the day of love and our top places to find gifts! 


FEB. 13 7:30-9:00pm 

At the Carnegie Arts Center you can enjoy a romantic Jazz concert performed by Stan State Jazz with special guest Greg Savage who attends and photographs jazz events in the Central Valley and throughout Northern California. Admission $10 Students $5 

FEB. 14 

The Udder Place “Shred Your X V-Day Party: Not feeling the whole lovey dovey thing? Destroy a photo of your EX in the shredder and take 20% off your tab! Bring your appetite because nothing soothes a broken heart quite like a burger and a beer. Order any burger and get a PBR for a penny. 

FEB. 16 

Barre Defined’s 2nd annual Valentine’s Date Night at the Barre on Feb 16th will be from 7-9 pm. Bring your beau to the barre for a sweet (and sweaty) workout! You’ll enjoy watching your date shake-burn-sculpt in this one-hour total body class that targets every muscle group, then follow up with some tasty treats and beverages after class! $15 per person (Make sure EACH attendee has an account when signing up.)  

Get things shakin’ in your relationship with some rumbaaa! Alegria Ballroom Dancing will have a Sips & Rumba Party on Feb. 16 from 6-8pm. Download the MindBody Connect App to reserve your spots!



FEB. 8-10  

Toscana’s Ristorante is serving a special Prix Fixe 4 Course Dinner that includes a glass of champagne, wine, or domestic beer for $65 per person. You have choices like seared scallops, a fresh crab and shrimp tower, spring greens, roasted beet salad, filet mignon, seabass, halibut, Ricotta Ravioli, and finally you can choose from a ricotta cheesecake or a red wine chocolate ganache for dessert! This menu is also offered on Valentine’s Day! 

Red Brick Bar & Grill is offering a three course meal for 2 for only $50 from 5-9:30pm. The meal features a Pull Pork Crustini app, two entrees that consist of a baseball cut Certified Angus Beef top sirloin along with sautéed prawns served with skin-on mashed potatoes and veggies. For dessert- Banana Foster! Call for reservations at (209) 667-1561 

FEB. 14 

The Grand Cru will be offering a three course meal from 6-8pm along with a bottle of Rombauer Chardonnay or Merlot for $75 per couple; reservations are suggested 

Angelini’s Italian Restaurant will be serving lunch and dinner featuring shrimp filled ravioli in a roasted red pepper cream, as well as a roasted eggplant and zucchini lasagna amongst other delicious specials. They will also be presenting their new lemon drop cheesecake. Reservations available; please call ahead. 

Oak Barrel‘s special Valentine’s Day flavors include Red Hot Love and Cherry Cheesecake.  Enjoy them even after Valentine’s Day! 


DIGS is stocked up on cutesy V-Day cards and they also have hand blown glass hearts and heart pendants. Great for the women in your life who like to decorate! 

Order your flower arrangements ASAP from The Flowery! Their boutique is stocked with VDAY adorned arrangements that will make your heart melt. 

At Farm House you’ll find Swarovski crystal bracelets and earrings in gold, silver, and rose gold settings and while you’re at it, pick up a dozen of their Real Touch Tulip Stems that last forever like your love (available in various colors!) 

Glitz Fine Clothing is a great place to shop if your S.O. is a fashionista. The girls there are sweet like candy and will help you find the perfect gift! Hint: Kendra Scott jewelry will easily win anyone’s heart

The Greenery has unique gift ideas for Valentine’s Day: themed candy from $6.99-$10.99, roses, custom planted containers with gorgeous seasonal colors in a great range of prices – all less than a dozen roses and will last longer!  

Pageo Lavender Farm offers so many sweet smelling products; from lavender beard oil to bar soap to bath salts. Who doesn’t love lavender?! Find the array of products at the farm or at DIGS.

Village Fresh Market can create beautiful flower arrangements. Pair them with some balloons and your honey’s favorite See’s Candy and voila- you’re the best Valentine ever! 


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