We’re feeling the love this February and want to show you how you can celebrate love in the Heights. Whether you are celebrating a long-time love, or embracing your family and friends at this time, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day in the Heights.
Valentine’s Live Music night at Oui Coffee
Oui Coffee (4092 Hastings Street) hosts Valentine’s Day from 6 to 9 p.m. on February 14 with live music, a special 12oz latte, and chocolate and strawberry cannoli for $7. Enter to win their Valentine’s Day draw simply by making a purchase. Enjoy a relaxing and intimate dessert with your loved ones at Oui Coffee.
Hot Chocolate Fest at Chez Christophe and Glenburn Soda Fountain
Chez Christophe (4717 Hastings Street) and Glenburn Soda Fountain (4090 Hastings St) are two Burnaby Heights spots out of the 23 participating shops featuring special Vancouver Hot Chocolate Fest menus. Check out the drool worthy creations they have planned for February. Chez Christophe’s “Tropical Storm” is from Haiti Single Origin 65% dark hot chocolate with spiced pineapple gel. Served with a marshmallow meringue treat. Available from January 19 to February 13. Chez Christophe’s “Breakfast in Burnaby” was inspired by French Toast! This 34% Zephyr hot white chocolate features a maple drizzle and pecan crunch. Served with a mini brioche bun and available from January 19 to February 13.Apparently today is the #NationalHotChocolateDay ☕️ This place is truly a hidden gem in North Burnaby & I would never have been here if they don't participate in @hotchocolatefest! ?? #sweet #dessert #dhvanfood #gastropostvan #hotchocolate #hotchocolatefest #chezchristophe A photo posted by ?? ✖️ ?? (@jewillyanto) on
Glenburn’s “Freeze Tag” is peanut butter-infused Callebaut milk chocolate that has been first frozen and then blended. Served with a house-made peanut butter and chocolate cookie and available from February 2 to February 8. (Except Monday, February 6.)
Glenburn’s “Hot Tamale” is a spicy cinnamon hot chocolate made with Callebaut chocolate infused with cinnamon “red hots” and topped with a house-made spicy, cinnamon marshmallow. Served with a house-made, flame-shaped sugar cookie and available from February 9 to February 14. (Except Monday, February 13.)
Spread the love with Plush Floral’s Project Purse
Plush Floral (3978 Hastings Street) wants you to gather your old and gently-used purses and fill them with personal essentials for Project Purse. Plush will distribute these purses to spread the love to women in need for Valentine’s Day. Donate a full purse by February 10 at 4 p.m. for 10% off your next purchase at Plush (except holidays). More info can be found on their website.
Soap Making & Aromatherapy Class with Muckabout Gift Gallery on February 12
Join Muckabout Gift Gallery (4759 Hastings Street) to make soap from scratch in this hands-on class for $56. Take home soaps made with a variety of essential oils or give as a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift. You’ll also get recipes for pet soap and laundry soap provided. See all their classes and register at www.muckabout.ca.
Get flexible at Moksha Yoga’s Partner Yin Yoga Workshop on February 12
The passionate instructors at Moksha Yoga (4701 Hastings Street) are offering a special Partner Yin Yoga Workshop on February 12 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This will be a lovely afternoon where couples can learn ways to support each other in gentle yoga poses. Register on Moksha Yoga Burnaby's website.
Moksha will also offer a Friends and Partner Share Pass (26 shareable classes for the price of 20) from February 10 to 14.
Wine and dine your loved one at the Peartree Restaurant
Celebrate your loved one with world-class cuisine in the Heights. The Peartree Restaurant (4120 Hastings Street) is offering their special Valentine’s Day menu, featuring Chef Jaeger’s seasonal, local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Book your reservation for Saturday, February 11 while space is available by calling 604-299-2772.
Say it with roses from Adele-Rae Florist
Show your love with a beautiful bouquet of roses from Adele-Rae Florist (4714 Hastings Street). Available for delivery. Pre-order with Adele-Rae online.
Make homemade cookies with Posh Pantry’s heart cookie set
Share your love with some homemade heart-shaped treats on Valentine’s Day. Swing by Posh Pantry (4548 Hastings Street) for all your culinary essentials.
Dinner concert at Romana Restaurant on February 11
World music comes to Romana Restaurant (4660 Hastings Street) on February 11 for a romantic dining experience. For information, call 604-506-4104 or 778-891-1841.
Make it a breakfast date at Chez Meme's Baguette Bistro
Start your Valentine's Day morning off by eating french toast brioche with fresh fruit and maple syrup at Chez Meme's Baguette Bistro (4016 Hastings Street). You'll feel the love at this warm and traditional French bistro.
Puppy love at Big Dog Little Dog Bakery
Treat your furry friends to a Valentine's Day treat made with natural ingredients and love at Big Dog Little Dog Bakery (4631 Hastings Street). You can even test it out before you spoil your pooch since they're made with healthy and fresh ingredients!