Whether looking for classic romance or the opportunity to try something new, Calaveras has you covered. Read on to plan your Valentine’s weekend with our top Valentine’s events occurring throughout the month of February. From wine tasting, to award winning cupcakes, beer tasting, gorgeous sunset views, Gold Rush era charm, to strolling among giant sequoias or snow play in the High Sierra, Calaveras has a lot to offer. Looking to plan a whole Valentine’s Weekend adventure? Check out our Romantic Adventures article here.
1. Valentine’s Events: All-You-Can-Eat Chocolate Festival
7th ANNUAL HEAVENLY CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL
Sat. Feb. 9th | 1:00pm-4:00pm | First Congregational Church in Murphys, CA
2. Valentine’s Events: Chocolate and Wine Pairing
COPPERMINE WINERY – Chocolate and Wine Tasting
Open Fri-Sun | 11:00am-5:00pm | Coppermine Winery in Vallecito, CA
Enjoy wine flights complimented by artisan chocolate pairing in a leisurely atmosphere. Specializing in Bordeaux varietal wines and beautiful copper wares, Coppermine Winery is one of the many Calaveras tasting rooms that gives you a chance to meet the winemakers themselves. Ask anything you’d like about the process, or simply trade notes, nibbles, and giggles with your loved one this Valentine’s weekend.
Looking for more Calaveras wine pairings? Check out Calaveras wineries and tasting rooms here.
3. Valentine’s Events: Sweethearts Dinner
SWEET HEARTS DINNER
Thurs. Feb 14th | 5:00pm-9:00pm | Copper Grille at Saddle Creek Golf Resort in Copperopolis, CA
Overlooking the beautiful Saddle Creek Golf Resort, Copper Grille will be serving a sumptuous dinner on Valentine’s Day. Dinner will be served every half-hour starting at 5pm. Last seating will be 8pm.View the special Valentine’s Day menu here. Entrees range from $24-$49. This popular annual event books up early, so we recommend that you call 209-785-7400 to book your reservation soon.
4. Valentine’s Events: Sweetheart Dinner – A four course affair
SWEETHEART DINNER – A FOUR COURSE AFFAIR
Wed. Feb 14th | 5:00pm-9:00pm | Historic Hotel Leger in Mokelumne Hill, CA
Sweep your sweetheart off their feet with Valentine’s dinner at the Hotel Léger! Serving a special 4-course menu that will delight your Valentine. Dinner includes a complimentary glass of champagne and a special surprise for your special someone.This popular annual event books up early, so we recommend that you call (209) 286-1401 to book your reservation soon.
5. Valentine’s Events: Valentine’s Day Dinner at Ironstone Vineyards
Nothing spells romance like dining with your loved one in Ironstone Vineyard’s magnificent Alhambra Music Room, adorned with art and antiques from the Kautz family’s extensive collection, breathtaking chandeliers and the splendor of the vineyard views from the fifth-story picture windows. Live music provided by Jill Warren.
6. Valentine’s Events: Valentine’s Weekend Farm-to-Table Dinner at Outer Aisle Venue in Murphys, CA
It’s not everyday you get to be fed by foodie farmers within walking distance of their sustainable farm. Enter, Outer Aisle venue’s “A Taste From the Heart” dinner experience. Enjoy a romantic “down to earth” dinner with live music by Nate Nathan, celebrating Valentine’s at Outer Aisle’s “high vibe” venue. Reservation slots are still available at 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Contact Outer Aisle via email at [email protected] or over the phone at 209-728-9112 to make reservations or for more information.
Bonus Events for Lovers throughout February
Sunday February 17th – Calling all Music Lovers
OVATIONS CONCERT SERIES – THE T SISTERS – Angels Camp, CA Sat. Feb. 17th I 3:00-5:00PM I FIND TICKETS HERE.
Join the Calaveras Arts Council Ovation Concert SEries Valentine’s Weekend performance by the T Sisters at Bret Harte Performing Arts Center in Angels Camp, CA. . Distinguished by close harmonies, catchy melodies and potent lyricism, the T Sisters’ sound represents a continuum of music: from roots to pop influences, moments of stunning a cappella to swells of groovy indie folk. The sisters’ contemporary yet classic sound invites a range of likenesses, with classic harmonies akin to the Pointer Sisters and the Everly Brothers and modern kinship with family bands like the Avett Brothers and First Aid Kit.
Sundays in February – Calling all Mimosa Lovers
MILLIAIRE WINERY’S MIMOSA SUNDAY FUNDAY – Creekside Patio
Sundays including Feb. 10th and 17th I 11am – 5pm I Millaire Tasting Room – Murphys, CA
Start your Sunday off right with mimosas on Milliare’s creekside patio or in their tasting room. Call ahead for details. Contact Millaire Winery here.
Saturdays and Sundays in February – Calling all Nature Lovers
Don’t miss our Romantic Getaway article here. Hiking among giant sequoias at Calaveras Big Trees State Park? After your hike, check out their Warming Hut. The Calaveras Big Trees Warming Hut is a great place to warm up by a roaring fire on a cold day, and enjoy a complimentary hot beverage (tea, coffee, cider, or cocoa) served by friendly Docents. Donations are always welcome. The Warming Hut is also the place to borrow snowshoes for a North Grove Guided Hike, if there is sufficient snow on the ground. (Our snowshoes are available only for guided tours; we do not rent them.) Looking for more ways to enjoy the snow in the Calaveras area? Checkout our Snow Play 7 Different Ways article.
Weekends in February – Calling all History Lovers
Looking for something unique to surprise your history loving sweetie with this Valentine’s weekend? We have beautiful historic downtowns in Angels Camp, Murphys and Mokelumne Hill, as well as numerous Calaveras museums hidden throughout the county.
Featured Image at top of page: Featured image courtesy of Instagrammer @bkleinschnitz in Bear Valley, CA.
Check out all of the fun and romantic Valentine’s events happening in Calaveras on our Calendar of Events.