If you haven’t logged onto Facebook or checked your calendar today, perhaps you missed the memo – it’s Valentine’s Day! You know, the Hallmark holiday that we hate to support, but love to celebrate.

For those of you who dropped the ball on planning a romantic evening out with your special someone, or those looking for a casual, laid back experience that doesn’t break the bank, there are several LGBTQ-supportive venues along Florida’s Gulf Coast hosting Valentine’s Day themed music, dinners, and activities. Here are a list of our favorites:

Punky’s Bar & Grill: Valentine’s Day Dinner 2 for $25 (St Petersburg)

Come spend Valentine’s Day with you sweetheart or single friend at Punky’s and enjoy 2 dinners and a dessert for $25. You have a choice the following:

  • Rib-eye Steak or Chicken w/Brie, Baked Potato & Veggie
  • Veggie Lasagna, Salad & Garlic Bread

Then enjoy a shared dessert (included in price) and a bottle of wine. All premium bottled wines are 1/2 priced with dinner.

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The Queens Head: Valentine’s Dinner and Jennifer Real (St Petersburg)

Enjoy a laid-back evening of food and music at The Queens Head on Central Avenue in St Petersburg. The restaurant will offer their regular menu along with holiday-themed dishes. Jennifer Real arrives at 7:30PM and will entertain guests with her soul-filled voice until 9:30PM.

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Manatees on the Bay: Drink specials and music (Gulfport)

Attention ladies!! Relax by the water and enjoy 1/2 price drinks while listening to the tunes of Kent Mayhem at 6:30PM.

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Honu Restaurant: Strawberry Champagne and Special Menu (Dunedin)

Aloha! ¬†Today, the Honu is serving all champagne with a beautiful local Strawberry. If you are still in Mardi Gras Mode, come check out their Paniolo Burger – perfect cure for all the FAT Tuesday Fun. If you are in Valentine’s Day Mode, they are serving up a beautiful 6oz portion of seared sushi-grade ahi with purple mashed potatoes and a fresh tomato cucumber salad. And of course, their grouper tacos are available all day long!

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Iberian Rooster: St. Petersburg Opera Presents Valentine’s Day Serenade (St Petersburg)

Join the Iberian Rooster to enjoy a truely unique Valentine’s Day Dinner Experence. Talented opera singers from St Petersburg Opera will delight your ears while you enjoy a beautifully prepared 3 course dinner.

  • General Admission Couples seating includes a three course dinner, including a shareable desert and a glass of wine each.
  • VIP Couples seating includes a three course dinner, including a shareable desert and a bottle of champagne with optimal seating.
  • Bar top couples and singles tickets also include a three course dinner, including a shareable desert and a glass of wine with bar top seating.

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Rapp Brewing Company: Chocolate Beer Tasting (Seminole)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day differently this year and shower your loved one with Rapp beer! 10+ chocolate beer variations on tap! The Pinellas Chocolate Company will be on site from 5-9pm for the perfect pairing to create the ultimate decadent experience. This event runs from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Rocky’s Woodfired Pizza will be forming some heart shaped pies to satisfy your hunger. This is a special event you won’t want to miss!

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Bambusa’s Bar & Grill Valentine’s Day Specials (Naples)

Bambusa’s Bar & Grill will have their complete menu available tonight, plus the below specials. You can also order a bottle of Coastal Vines Wine for $10 when you purchase two entrees. What a deal!

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Valentine's Day

Did we miss any? Feel free to email info@outcoast.com with suggestions!