valentines gift and date ideas at gardner village



Celebrate the season of amore at Gardner Village! From horse-drawn carriages to handmade sweets for your sweetheart, you’re sure to find the perfect way to say “I love you” to anyone important in your life. We hope your Valentine’s Day and the month are filled with special moments with the people you adore. Thanks for warming our hearts during these cold winter months and celebrating the seasons with us at one of our fun activities.


DATE NIGHTS FOR THE MONTH OF AMORE AT GARDNER VILLAGE

chocolate covered wagon valentines sweets SWEET TREATS AT THE CHOCOLATE COVERED WAGON
Satisfy that sweet tooth with treats for everyone on your love list. Gardner Village is home to one of Utah’s most famous candy shops--Chocolate Covered Wagon. Here, you’ll find freshly-dipped raspberries and strawberries, covered in white, milk, and dark chocolate along with caramel apples and old-fashioned salt water taffy. All are simply divine.




archibalds valentines dinner for two special DINNER FOR TWO SPECIAL AT ARCHIBALD'S RESTAURANT
Win over the one you love with a dinner for two special at Archibald’s Restaurant. Start off your meal with a fried green tomato and breaded avocado sampler. Then choose from two of four select entrees. Finish off your meal by sharing a piece of Strawberry Creme Brulee or Chocolate Bombe dessert, all for just $46.99.




valentines horse drawn carriage rides VALENTINE'S HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES, DINNER & SWEETHEARTS PACKAGES AT THE FARM
Saddle up. Your carriage awaits at The Farm. Cuddle up and the fun begins with your loved one on an old-fashioned horse-drawn vintage carriage ride around historic Gardner Village. Enjoy chocolate-dipped strawberries from Chocolate Covered Wagon, a flower bouquet from Simply Flowers and make the magic complete with a Dinner for Two special from Archibald's Restaurant. Additional package upgrades with spa or paint party date nights are available. The entire experience for you and your sweetheart starts at only $85 per couple. Book now for February 7, 8 and 10 through the 15, 2020 with carriages leaving every 20 minutes. Call The Farm at 801.706.8189 to reserve your date night before they fill up!




valentines sweets and treats TREATS AT NABORHOOD BAKERY AND CAFE
How about a sweet treat for your sweetheart? Let the master bakers at Naborhood Bakery do the work for you! Stop in and pick up one (or a dozen) of their special Valentine’s macarons. Or, become the cupid in your office, home, classroom or church with one of their other delicious housemade cookies, cupcakes or other pastries.




mystique dining magical dinner shows A MAGICAL DINING EXPERIENCE AT MYSTIQUE DINING
Mystique Dining's Grand Dining Chamber is an elaborately-themed and opulently-decorated room that's designed to enhance your encounter with mystery, magic and flavor. The intimate chamber seats no more than 30 guests per performance which guarantees you'll be up close and personal. Witness the artistry and skill of the best magicians in the world along with a five-course dinner and dessert. Visit their website and book your reservations now.




FRESH FLOWERS AT SIMPLY FLOWERS
Don’t forget a Valentine’s Day classic--fresh flowers! The signature Valentine's Day flower arrangements at Simply Flowers are unique, gorgeous and full of flowers, not fillers. Get your order in now so they’re ready and waiting! Ordering online at Simply Flowers is easy, and delivery is available throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Grab-n-go flower arrangements are also available in the shop.




escape room valentines dates ESCAPE ROOM DATES AT A GREAT ESCAPE
Spice up your Valentine's plans with an escape room adventure. With four unique escape rooms to choose from, teens and adults alike will have a ball working together to solve riddles and beat the clock. Find the perfect combination for you and your sweetheart at A Great Escape Utah.




february wine dinner at gardner village CHOCOLATE LOVE AND WINE DINNER AT WHEEL ROOM AT ARCHIBALD'S RESTAURANT
What better way to celebrate the month of love than by joining us for the second of our three-part Winter Wine Series. In this pairing, you'll experience the most versatile wine on the planet: Rose. Rose is typically brighter and more refreshing than many reds, yet maintains some characteristics of whites. This pairing will reveal how Rose gets its lovely coloring from the regions famous for making it.

The Chocolate, Love & Wine Pairing will play Rose matchmaker to four chocolate-infused courses on Thursday, February 13; Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 6:30pm in the Wheel Room at Archibald's Restaurant. Buy tickets here.




candy heart run CANDY HEART 5K, 10K AND HALF MARATHON RUN AT GARDNER VILLAGE
Run for love. Run for Candy. Run for your friends. It's the Candy Heart 5K, 10K and Half Marathon presented by On Hill Events at Gardner Village. You'll enjoy the feeling of love in the air as you follow Cupid's arrow from the starting line at Gardner Village to the race's end point, also at Gardner Village. Race starts at 9am on Saturday, February 8, 2020. For additional race details and to register, visit On Hill Event's website here.




valentines massages SPA SPECIALS AT COTTAGE RETREAT SPA & SALON
Nothing says love like giving your beloved the gift of relaxation. Whether you purchase a gift card from Cottage Retreat Spa & Salon or choose to go together for the ultimate in couple’s paradise, Cottage Retreat is your destination! The (non-alcoholic) bubbly is chilled and waiting. If you or your sweetheart need a little R&R, your Bed of Roses Couple’s Massage and Couple’s Rosy Cottage Pedicures await! Visit Cottage Retreat’s website for a complete list of options.




camera shy valentines photos PHOTOS AT CAMERA SHY
Show cupid you know how to wow with photos at Camera Shy. Take $20 off any session booked this month at Camera Shy at Gardner Village. Use code: bounceback. Cannot be combined with any other offer.




gardner village kissing bridge THE KISSING BRIDGE AT GARDNER VILLAGE
Enjoy a romantic little backdrop for a smooch on Gardner Village's Kissing Bridge. Snap a selfie while you’re at it. Then, return next year for a repeat performance. It will quickly become a lip-smacking tradition you’ll look forward to.