25 things to do for Valentine's Day in Pierce County

Friday, February 10, 2017 9:00 AM by Calista Klein

Happy Friday, Pierce County!
 
It's the weekend before Valentine's Day, and if you want to celebrate but don't have any plans yet, maybe these local happenings can inspire you. You'll find 25 weekend events listed below, and dare we say that some of these might even make great date opportunities? You can find even more to do on our online events calendar, including recurring exhibits at local museums and ongoing events. We've also scouted out the 5 most romantic places in Tacoma and the South Puget Sound for your convenience. Pierce County is a beautiful place to spend time with all the loves in your life, whether that's your fur child, best friend, family, or chocolate (hey, we don't judge). Have a great weekend!
 
Weekend Events
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
The Blue Octopus, Tacoma
Time: 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
Pierce County Parks + Recreation Department, Lakewood
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cost: $18 per couple, $7 each additional son
 
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
Tacoma Little Theatre
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Cost: $10
 
Wine and Chocolate in the Conservatory
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, Tacoma
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Cost: $40 general admission, $30 for Foundation Members
 
Friday, Feb. 10 – Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
Museum of Glass, Tacoma
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
         
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Harbor History Museum, Gig Harbor
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cost: Price provided upon request
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Point Defiance Park, Tacoma
Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Cost: $4 per person, $12 for a family of four
 
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
Point Defiance Park, Tacoma
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cost: $30 per person
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
The Geek Boutique, Tacoma
Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Merlene’s Market and Deli, Tacoma
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Tacoma Dome
Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Saturday, Feb. 11 – Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
Point Defiance Zoo + Aquarium, Tacoma
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $17.95 Adults (ages 13-64), $16.95 Seniors (ages 65+), $13.95 Youths (ages 5-12), $9.95 Tots (3 & 4), Children ages 2 and under FREE
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Downtown Orting
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Cost: $15
 
Saturday, Feb. 11 – Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Time: Saturday, 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM; Sunday, 7:00 PM
Cost: $10 - $15
 
Saturday, Feb. 11 – Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
King’s Books, Tacoma
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Compass Rose, Tacoma
Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Mud Bay, Sumner
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Point Ruston, Tacoma
Time: 8:00 AM
Cost: $30
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Historic Fort Steilacoom, Lakewood
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: $15
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Downtown Gig Harbor
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $30 advanced purchase, $35 day of purchase
 
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
Pantages Theater, Tacoma
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: $19, $40, $55, $69  
 
Valentine’s Day Events
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
Peaks and Pints, Tacoma
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
 
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
Stink, Tacoma
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cost: $5 per person for wine tasting, $10 per person for wine and cheese tasting
 
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
Slavonian Hall, Tacoma
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Free, donations appreciated
 
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
Tacoma Comedy Club
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $16 general admission, $22 premium
 
 
Author: Calista Klein

As the Visitor Experience Coordinator for Travel Tacoma + Pierce County, Calista loves being on the front lines of visitor service. When not at the office, she's outdoors hiking, running, camping, or climbing, tasting dishes at new Pierce County restaurants, sampling local craft beer, or curling up with a cup of tea and a good Netflix show.