Valentine's Day Date Night in Lethbridge

February 14, 2024

Love is in the air, and Valentine's Day is here. Lethbridge is undoubtedly full of love birds, and luckily, there are lots of ways to spend time together this Valentine's Day! We have you covered if you need some last-minute date night idea inspiration; from delicious meals at local restaurants and where to find delicious local sweets for your sweetheart, we've got everything you need to have a picture-perfect date night with your Valentine! Just remember to get them some flowers before you pick them up! (If you still need guidance, Bloomdiggity or New Hope YQL are great options! Alternatively, try Sill & Soil, if they are more of a houseplant person.)

Delicious Dinners

Bourbon and Butter

If you want a classic wine-and-dine dinner date this Valentine's Day, look no further than Bourbon and Butter, located on Festival Square. This is one of Lethbridge's premier fine dining experiences, offering various delicious and locally sourced dishes. This is the perfect place to fall in love... with the food, of co

Italian Table

The Italian Table is another local restaurant that is the perfect place to take any date, whether you've known them for years or your love is just beginning to blossom. The Italian table isn't just about having fantastic food; it also honours Italian traditions, including sharing! With so many options to share, from the pasta chips to the table carbonara, this is the perfect place to spend Valentine's Day enjoying delicious food and great company.

Miro Bistro

Another fine dining experience is in Lethbridge, well known for having some of the finest wine selections you won't be able to find anywhere else in the city. They offer a delicious and well-curated menu to accompany the wide selection of fine wines. All of this is tied together by a beautiful and romantic atmosphere, sure to create a Valentine's Day experience to remember.

Taro Noodle House

If you want to go somewhere a little more casual while still getting a delicious meal from a local restaurant this Valentine's Day, a bowl of soup from Taro Noodle House is likely the answer you're looking for. With delicious and authentic ramen with a wide variety of broths and noodle options, there is sure to be a bowl of noodles you and your date will be falling head over heels for.

Delicious Desserts

Cookie Crimes

Once you've finished with dinner, the most challenging choice of all, what to have for dessert, is what you are faced with. Luckily, cookie Crimes is there to help. With a wide variety of homemade cookies and ice cream, there are endless combinations to choose from. From cone, cup, and cookie sandwich, these cookie crimes make the perfect end to your Valentine's date night!

How Sweet Inc.

If you want to go the extra mile and assemble a collection of sweet treats for you and your sweetheart to enjoy after dinner, then How Sweet will indeed have everything you'll need! Locally owned and stocked full of exciting and internationally imported sweets, there are sure to be more than a few flavours of your favourites that you won't find anywhere else in town!


Suppose you want a customizable soft-serve experience or a spectacular handmade sundae. In that case, you and your Valentine can satisfy your sweet tooth with the delicious options available at Swirls. Locally owned, operated, and loved, there is something for every taste at Swirls. From the different flavours of dips and the wide assortment of flavour swirls available for soft serve, you, your Valentine, and your ice cream will be a match made in heaven.

Show a Local Shop a Little Love, Too!

There are many great options to find a last-minute gift that seems like months in the making at local shops downtown and all around Lethbridge, from the incredible fine leather goods at Borderline and Populess, or maybe an aromatic candle or natural skincare from Herbal Apothecary. If those don't feel worthy of your beloved Valentine, something like a few cooking classes at Umami, or a hand-crafted gift made by a local artist from the SAAG Gift Shop might be a fitting gift for your special someone. Either way, there are many local shops to explore to find something for every Valentine.

No matter how you celebrate, share all the best memories from your unique Valentine's Day in Lethbridge with us on social media with #ExploreLethbridge. We love seeing how everyone explores Lethbridge, and we even repost some of our shots on our Instagram. Don't worry; we always ask permission first!

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