Things To Do Near Olympia for Valentine’s Day 2024

Valentine’s Day is Wednesday, February 14, 2024

a slice of cheesecake with whipped cream and raspberry drizzle on a white plate
Learn to make two delicious gluten free and vegan desserts just in time for Valentine's Day at the February 4 dessert class. Photo courtesy: Elaine Hacker

No matter how you celebrate – with a loved one, a child or Galentine’s Day with your closest buds – Valentine’s Day is a day set aside to let those we care about know we are thinking about them. (The chocolate is nice too!) There are plenty of fun things to do in Olympia for Valentine’s Day 2024. Here’s a list to spark your ideas and remember, if reservations are required, do so quickly as places fill up!

February 4, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
2016 Elliott Avenue Northwest Olympia

Elaine Hacker is ready to teach you how to make some amazing vegan and gluten free desserts in time for Valentine’s Day! This class is just $7 and you will leave knowing how to make a white chocolate rose cheesecake and an avocado lime pie. Register on Eventbrite.

February 10, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Tumwater School District
621 Linwood Avenue SW, Tumwater

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington are putting on a fun Valentine’s Day brunch! There will be donuts, juice and Valentine-themed crafts. The whole family is welcome at this event! Learn about the Girl Scouts and why joining can help your child reach their full potential while learning valuable life skills, making friends and having fun. The event is free but spots need to be reserved through Eventbrite.

a woman with bare legs holding up a huge green feathered fan cover her body
Have a fun night out at The Washington Center for Valentine’s Day with PNW Burlesque’s ‘Bottom’s Up: A Cheeky Valentine’s Day Spectacular.’ Photo courtesy: PNW Burlesque

February 10, 6:30 p.m.
Washington Center for the Performing Arts
512 Washington St SE, Olympia

Those looking for a fun date night or night out with friends should check out the PNW Burlesque ‘s “Bottom’s Up: A Cheeky Valentine’s Day Spectacular” at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts. The evening promises sensational performances for those 18 and older. Get your tickets on the Washington Center website or by visiting the box office.

February 11: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Nicole’s Bar
109 Legion Way SE, Olympia

Looking for a night out that does some good? The 4 the Love Gala is a fundraiser for SafePlace this year, which helps those dealing with sexual and domestic violence along with advocating personal and societal change. The event will include a dinner, live entertainment, auction and more. For more information, visit the 4 the Love Foundation Facebook page. Tickets are on Eventbrite.

February 10, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WET Science Center
500 Adams Street NE, Olympia

Take the kids to the WET Science Center and learn all about chocolate through tasting, experiments and crafts. It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day outing for the whole family.

February 14, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Top Rung Brewing Company
8343 Hogum Bay Lane NE, Lacey

Love and Cookies is hosting a cookie decorating class on Valentine’s Day for couples who love to bake! The theme of the cookies will be football, so it’s perfect for sports lovers too! Whether you are bringing your spouse or best friend, it’s a fun, beginner-friendly class. They have add-on kits you can take home with you if you like. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

Indulge in chocolate and adult drinks at the Annual Valentine’s Chocolate & Wine Festival at Medicine Creek Winery. Photo courtesy: Medicine Creek Winery

February 17-18, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Medicine Creek Winery
947 Old Pacific Highway SE, Olympia

Medicine Creek Winery is having their annual Valentine’s Chocolate & Wine Festival again in 2024. Enjoy a fun afternoon of live music paired with scrumptious chocolate and fine wine and beer, plus other treats. Tickets are $20 for this 21 and over event and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

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