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Two crochet avocados cuddled on a picninc blanket in Avenham Park's Japanese Gardens.

Fall head over heels for these Valentine's Day ideas...

Let Preston get your heart racing this Valentine's Day with a tempting choice of events and things to do.

Day or night, the city's entertainment complexes and top attractions are here to make sure your Valentine's Day 2020 goes smoothly.

Valentine's Day events

For some one-of-a-kind entertainment look no further than these events, all taking place over the Valentine's Day weekend.

Valentine Afternoon Tea - The Harris

  • Date: Friday 14 February
  • Time: 12pm - 2pm
  • Price: £22.15

Celebrate with your loved one in the perfectly romantic setting of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Sit back, relax together and enjoy some delicious food, accompanied with a glass of Prosecco.

Valentine's Day Afternoon Tea - The Pavilion

  • Date: Friday 14 February
  • Time: 12pm - 4pm
  • Price: £16.76

Tuck into a classic afternoon tea together this Valentine's Day, against the beautiful backdrop of Avenham & Miller Parks.

Ivan Campo - The Harris

  • Date: Friday 14 February
  • Time: 7pm - 9.30pm
  • Price: £10

Role up to the Harris for a complimentary glass of Prosecco, followed by the indie/folk-pop music of Ivan Campo. The band will perform their captivating music in the relaxed and beautiful surroundings of this iconic building.

Valentine's Dinner Dance - Garstang Country Hotel

  • Date: Friday 14 February
  • Time: 7pm - 1am
  • Price: £30 per person

Fill your romantic evening with dining and dancing as well as a delicious 3-course meal made using locally sourced ingredients.

Ghost 30th Anniversary Screening - The Palace Cinema

  • Date: Friday 14 February
  • Time: 8pm
  • Price: £6 - £7

Snuggle up with some popcorn and catch this classic romantic thriller back on the big screen for its 30th anniversary.

Eclipse: The Pink Floyd Experience - The Continental

  • Date: Friday 14 February
  • Time: 8pm - 11pm
  • Price: £16 advance, £18 on the door

Treat the Pink Floyd fan in your life to a fantastic performance by this talented tribute band. Expect all the hits and even a laser show.

Kate S Solo Acoustic Artist - The Otter's Pocket

  • Date: February 14 February
  • Time: 8.30pm
  • Price: Free entry

Kate S will perform unique acoustic versions of an eclectic mix of pop and rock covers. With nearly two hours of live music to get lost in, this is the perfect place to sit back and relax together with a drink and some food.

Green Valentine's Ball feat. Lisa Millet - 53 Degrees

  • Date: Saturday 15 February
  • Time: 9pm - 4am
  • Price: £11.25

Green proudly welcome the legendary voice of House music Lisa Millet. Lisa will perform live, including some of her greatest House hits.

Valentine's Afternoon Tea and Chocolate Making Masterclass - Bartle Hall Hotel

  • Date: Saturday 15 February
  • Time: 2pm - 5.30pm
  • Price: £46 per person

Indulge in a romantic afternoon tea together, followed by a chocolate making masterclass where you can take home your own finished truffles and Valentine's lollipop.

Things to do togetherInside the Palace Cinema, Longridge.

Whether you're after a romantic evening or a fun day out, there are plenty things to do in Preston this Valentine's Day. Check out our suggestions or take a look at our activities directory for even more options to choose from.


Opt for the classic date night experience of bowling at one of Preston's three fantastic venues. Choose from a fun and vintage bowling experience at Preston Rock N' Bowl, a modern experience at Odin's Bowl, or a night of luxury at the Flower Bowl Entertainment Centre.


A classic date night option, you're spoilt for choice for places to catch the latest blockbusters or independent flicks. The Palace Cinema provides a cosy and vintage backdrop as well as gourmet snacks and drinks. For those looking for a more modern experience, choose from Vue cinema at the Capitol Centre Retail Park or Odeon cinema by the picturesque docks.

Escape rooms

Team up together and test your skills at breaking out of one of many themed escape rooms. Choose from five interactive games at Escape Reality or three thrilling challenges at Timed Trap.

Gin workshops

Create some special memories together by distilling your very own gin, alongside a full distillery tour, cocktails, and nibbles.

To book a tour visit Brindle Distillery - Bookings.

Something different

There are many unique ways to spend Valentine's Day together in Preston, whether as a couple, with family, or with friends. You can get the heart pumping at Clip 'N Climb or challenge each other at Wacky World's inflatable theme park.

On top of an array of activities to choose from, there's also the option to explore the beauty of Samlesbury Hall or Preston's great outdoors.

Eat & DrinkWine and nibbles inside Paluca's cafe in Preston.

Whatever you do this Valentine's Day, our Eat & Drink directory is full of bars and restaurants to fall in love with.