Celebrate Valentine’s Day with our Waukesha Pewaukee guide of 25 gift and date night ideas, including a few ideas for the whole family.
If you are looking for candy and sweet treats, Allô! Chocolat has you covered. Choose from truffles, molded chocolate, chocolate-covered treats; just about any type of candy you can think of even the ones you remember from your childhood. Allô! will have special chocolate dipped strawberries and raspberry cups Wed. Feb. 12-Fri. Feb. 14. Call ahead at (262) 544-8030 to ensure availability.
A Stroke of Genius
Pick your own art project to work on during open paint sessions Fri. Feb. 14 and Sat. Feb. 15 from 6-10pm or create a couples canvas on Feb. 14 or 15 from 6:30-9:30pm at A Stroke of Genius.
Battlehouse Tactical Laser Tag
Double date or bring your squad together for buy 2 get 2 free at Battle House Laser Tag Feb. 14 from 4:45-11:300pm.
Burlap & Lace Marketplace
Burlap & Lace Marketplace in Downtown Waukesha specializes in repurposed, upcycled and handcrafted items from over 90 vendors all in one place. Find unique Valentine’s Day gift items like soaps, candles, jewelry and much more.
Butler Inn of Pewaukee
Butler Inn of Pewaukee will be having a special Valentine’s dinner complete with music and dancing from the Motown Experience on Feb. 15 starting at 7pm. Reservations recommended at 262-691-0840.
Chef Pam's Kitchen
A local favorite couple and group activity is to take a class at Chef Pam’s Kitchen. If you love seafood, then Chef Pam’s Valentine’s couple seafood extravaganza celebration on Feb. 14 is a must. The class runs from 6-9pm and is $160 per couple. Hurry and sign up before the class sells out. If you cannot make it on Valentine’s night, a gift certificate to take your special someone on a different day would also be fun (hint, hint).
Creative License Pewaukee
Create your own clay heart Valentine’s wreath at Creative License Pewaukee on Feb. 8 from 6-8pm, or choose your own ceramics, clay, canvas, glass or wood project to make with your favorite Valentine during open studio hours. Be sure to stop by Craft Beer Cellar to taste some craft beers afterwards
Crush Wine Bar
Lovers of chocolate and wine, be sure to stop by Crush Wine Bar in Waukesha Feb. 13-15 for a bottle of red or sparkling wine and chocolates, for just $25. As a bonus, you’ll enjoy live jazz music on Fri. from 7-10pm
Designxchange Porch & Pantry
Designxchange Porch & Pantry offers consignment home decor and tabletop accessories, as well as a full line of Lake Country Gourmet Staples (salsa, soups, and more). Take advantage of 20% off all Lake Country Staples, dishtowels and anything that holds wine and water until Feb. 14.
Lake Effect Co.
Receive 15% off your Valentine’s purchase at Lake Effect Co., with the code CVB15 online or mention it when you visit the store. A few ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts from Lake Effect Co., include a “shore thing” greeting card for your sweetie or other responsibly sourced paper products, Madison-made candles, vegan leather journals, cozy recycled poly / organic cotton sweatshirts, and SO COLD winter hats.
Lynndale Farm Shoppes
Stop by the Lynndale Farm Shoppes in Pewaukee (right off of Hwy 16) and find five places for Valentine’s gifts: Molly’s Gluten-Free Bakery, Roost Mercantile, The Coop, The Homestead, and Vintage Barn Chicks.
Ladies, if you don’t have plans Feb. 6, stop by the Shoppes for Ladies Night with specials throughout many of the stores.
Lasertag Adventure Date Night Special
Bring your Valentine to Lasertag Adventure for a special date night special that includes two hours all you can play lasertag or trampoline dodgeball for two people, pizza and soda for just $29.99.
Laugh at the lighter side of love with the cabaret My Funny Valentine at Waukesha Civic Theater Feb. 13 at 7:30pm. Tickets are available for $13 for adults, $11 for students and seniors (60+).
If you enjoy live theatre, also consider dinner and a show Valentine’s weekend and see Come Back at Waukesha Civic Theatre.
Nona Live - Music on Valentine's Day
Nona Nutrition in Pewaukee will be hosting NONA Live a free live music event featuring Marc Ballini and free food on Feb. 14 from 12-2pm.
Bring your sweetie to enjoy a special menu at People’s Park for steak dinner and sweet drink menu on Feb. 14 or 15.
The Neighbors Bar & Grille
Enjoy a special Valentine’s dinner menu Feb. 14 & 15 featuring an 8oz bacon wrapped steer tenderloin filet, twice baked potato, fresh veggies and side salad for $25 per person at The Neighbors Bar & Grille in Waukesha. Limited reservations available. Call (262) 408-5872.
Paw Print Mug Event
Petlicious Dog Bakery & Pet Spa has teamed up with Stone Pony Pottery to help you create a one-of-a-kind mug with your favorite fur baby’s paw print on Feb. 14 from 5:30-7:30pm. The cost is $75, RSVP to (262) 548-0923.
Romance Under the Stars
On Valentine’s Day, treat your special someone to a romantic tour of the universe at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium feature presentation “Romance Under the Stars”. There are two showtimes, 7-8pm and 8-9pm. Recommended for adult couples. Cost is $25 for the two of you.
Springs Water Park
Your little ones can enjoy a Flick N’ Float at the Springs Water Park at the Ingleside Hotel featuring the movie Abominable. Admission to the Water Park/movie cost is $15 after 5pm and the movie starts at 8pm.
Stickman Painting Studio
Stickman Studio will be offering a Valentine’s couple class from 7-9:30pm at All Writers’ Workplace & Workshop in Waukesha. You and your sweetheart each paint on one canvas and when you put the two together, they form one picture. The cost is $35.
SkyZone Milwaukee - Kid's Night Out
Parents, enjoy a child-free date night! Drop kids ages 6+ off from 5:30-8:30pm on Valentine’s Day. Parents get some time for romance, while kids get dinner and three hours of jump time. Reserve your spot here.
Sunset Grill Pewaukee Live Music with Keith Pulvermacher
Bring your friends or sweetie to listen to Keith Pulvermacher on Feb. 14 at Sunset Grill in Pewaukee from 7-11pm.
Thunder Bay Grille & Holiday Inn Overnight Package
Feb. 13-16 stay overnight at the Holiday Inn Pewaukee for $160 and also receive a special four-course meal at Thunder Bay Grille.