Valentine’s Day 2020

Some people think Valentine’s day is just a Hallmark Holiday, but to others, it’s very important. Valentine’s day is on February 14th. There are many different things you could do on Valentine’s day. You could spend some time alone with your loved one just relaxing at home; you could go out to dinner with someone new, go out as a group with friends or even host a Valentine’s Day party at your place. With so many options available, it can be so hard to decide. Valentine’s day is good fun, but why do we celebrate it? What is the origin of Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is named after St. Valentine. However, the Catholic Church recognizes three different St. Valentine’s, all of which were martyrs. Although the real story of why we named Valentine’s day after St. Valentine remains a bit of a mystery, there is some theory behind it.

One story claims that Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome. Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers than those with wives and families. Because of this, he created a law making marriage illegal for young men. St. Valentine saw the injustice of this decision. He went against Claudius II and continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. When Valentine’s actions were discovered, Claudius ordered Valentine’s execution. This narrative is just one story that is commonly associated with Valentine’s Day.

If you are looking to go out for Valentine’s day with a lover or friends, many events are taking place in the Salem Area. Here is a shortlist of Valentine’s day events!

Valentine’s Day at Epilogue

Valentine’s Day at Epilogue
Friday, February 14, 2020 – 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Epilogue Kitchen for a 6-course tasting menu and wine pairing! Dishes from Epilogue, wines from Domaine 524 and Bethel Heights Vineyard. Reservations and deposit required.

Epilogue Kitchen & Cocktails

130 High St. SE

Salem, OR 97301


Valentine’s Day Sign Making at Chateau Bianca Winery

Friday, February 14, 2020 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us as we get together and celebrate the seasons! Enjoy a glass of wine as you stain and decorate a wooden sign. We teach step by step instructions to make it so so easy and fun! Charcuterie platters are also available for purchase. Click the link to reserve your spots now!! Minors are allowed 12+. In lieu of wine, a $5 voucher goes toward food or gift shop items — $ 39.

Chateau Bianca Winery

17485 Hwy 22

Dallas, OR 97338


Valentine’s Day Dinner

Friday, February 14, 2020 – 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! Executive Chef, Norma Bucholz, has prepared a decadent four-course menu paired with rare and limited Brooks wines. Buy your tickets now; this dinner is limited to 40 seats — $ 125.

Brooks Winery

21101 SE Cherry Blossom Ln

Amity, OR 97101


Rock Candi Valentine’s Day

Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9:00pm
Bring your partner, friends, best friend, or whoever you want, and let’s rock this Valentine’s Day! Classic rock just for you from us – Susie, Sky, Darcy, and Brenda.

Westside Station

610 Edgewater St. NW

Salem, OR 97304


Valentines Day Boat Party Portland 2020 by Portland Boat Parties 

Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 10:00 PM –Sat, Feb 15, 2020, 1:00 AM PST
Celebrate Valentine’ day on a boat. Spectacular views, Top Dj’s, Luxury Yacht, 400 people party, Free cover to The Whiskey Club. Join the biggest Valentine’s Day boat party in the Pacific Northwest region as we turn the beautiful yacht into a floating night club. Party on a boat and see your city like never before. Rock the boat all night long to two dance floors from the best DJ’s in town! $20-300

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Portland Spirit Cruises and Events

1020 Southwest Naito Parkway

Portland, OR 97204

Love! Lies! And a Bit of Bleeding! A Valentine’s Day Singalong Tribute to Elton John

Fri Feb 14, 7:30 pm
Beloved local pop-up choir, the Low Bar Chorale, sets up shop at Mississippi Studios with a special Valentine’s Day Singalong Tribute to Elton John featuring an array of guest musicians, including Ashleigh Flynn, Don Henson (Sneakin’ Out) and many more to come. $25-27

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi, Portland, OR 97227 


Valentines Doesn’t Have to Be A Drag @ the Hi-Lo Hotel!

Fri Feb 14 2020 at 04:45 pm
Join us at the Hi-Lo Hotel for a unique, exciting, and flirty, happy hour event with Poison Waters & her cherubs. Your admission includes a glass of bubbles and a fantastic evening of entertainment featuring: Portland’s Poison Waters! Each guest will also be entered into a raffle for complimentary tickets to Darcelle XV. A no-host bar and food options from Craft PDX will be available during the entire event. Dinner reservations following the show in the main dining room highly recommended.

Hi-Lo Hotel, Autograph Collection

 320 SW Harvey Milk Street, Portland, Oregon 97204, Lake Oswego, United States

Maybe you have chosen to have a party or stay at home with a loved one. If so, this month, Odd Moe’s Pizza has a ton of great coupons. One great deal we have right now is called the “3 Point Play”. With this deal, you get to choose from 3 different categories; started, three-topping pizza, and dessert or soda. The Starters include salad, cheese bread, meatballs, moe joes, boneless wings, chicken strips, or poppers — large or Xl 3 topping pizza. And desserts include dough Dunkers or ice cream. Or you can choose soda.

We hope that you have a great time, no matter how you choose to spend it! We hope you choose Odd Moe’s Pizza for your Valentine’s Day meal!

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