Here it is: The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Weekend in RVA!  We have everything from wedding venue discounts to out-of-this-world dinner menus.  Make sure you check them all out and take advantage of at least one . . . or two!

And don’t forget our Instagram contest!  We’re giving away TWO tickets to the 8th Annual Virginia Wine Expo that takes place on Sunday, Feb. 22 from noon until 5:30 here in Richmond.  All you have to do is:

1) Take a photo of yourself enjoying one of the specials below.  It can be a photo of you having dinner at one of great restaurants or marking your calendar for a tour of a venue!

2) Post that photo on Instagram tagging @RVAWeddings (you must be following us to tag us!) and use #RWValentine so we can see your post.

We’ll announce the winner on Monday, Feb. 16th!  Happy Valentine’s, everyone!

Cary Hill 1741 will offer any Richmond Weddings Bride 10% off of their Bronze 8 hour day Package their Crystal Wedding Weekend Package if you take a tour and book before April 1, 2015!  Call  (804) 257-9559 to schedule your tour.

Affordable Faces Photography is offering  14% off any wedding package,  portrait session or gift certificate!  The shoot must be completed (redeemed)  by May 31, 2015.   This special will run the ENTIRE  month of February! Email to set up a meeting.


Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Omni Richmond Hotel!  Get the royal treatment with a  pre-arrival call from their concierge to help plan your romantic evening. Toast your special someone with a chilled bottle of champagne in the privacy of your luxurious guest room. Savor a delectable prix-fixe dinner for two, consisting of a four-course culinary experience, served in Trevi’s Restaurant before a night on the town or a cozy night in. Complete your stay with Omni’s Art of Breakfast buffet the next morning in Trevi’s Restaurant, offering a wide array of healthy and delicious options that will be sure to please your palate.


Historic Mankin Mansion is currently offering  Valentine’s Day Specials for their remaining dates in April through July of 2015. Please call  804-737-7773  or send an email to  for more information.

One of the many beautiful rooms in the Historic Mankin Mansion
One of the many beautiful rooms in the Historic Mankin Mansion

The Westin Richmond is offering a lovely sparkling wine and breakfast Valentine’s package. Enjoy effortless style plus touches of romance including sparkling wine and strawberries for two, breakfast in your Heavenly Bed ® or at their restaurant, and a 4PM late checkout (subject to availability).  Call 866-716-8108 or book online!


Torero Tapas Bar & Grill will be serving a very special Valentine’s Day menu!  Red Velvet Strawberry Cake?  Yes, please!  Call  (804) 643-0922 for more information.


Butler Photo Art is offering Free Sitting February! All month long, couples are entitled to a free one-hour portrait session at one of Butler’s many studios all in one location at Sunday Park. They are also offering 50% off gift portraits purchased with a display piece. It will be an unforgettable time with Dan’s 40 years of fine portraiture experience, and you’ll walk away with family-heirloom-quality portraits!


No need for reservations this year!  The John Marshall Ballrooms/Homemades by Suzanne will deliver or allow you to pick up an amazing gourmet meal so you can have an intimate private dinner!

Valentines 2015

DJ mFace  is offering half off a rehearsal dinner package to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  The offer, of course, applies to  Fridays that  he has available, and appointment must be made by February 15, 2015.  Just mention VDAY for the discount!


The Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Innsbrook  has a very special romance package for you!  Receive in-room sparkling wine or cider upon arrival and full breakfast for two in our restaurant. And as always, you can take advantage of their state of the art fitness centers, pool and whirlpool, on-site restaurant, award-winning service, inviting new social spaces, and even choose from the room service menu while watching your favorite movie in the comfort of your room.  Click here  to learn more and book your extra special Valentine’s stay!

The Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center has multiple packages to choose from so you can plan a romantic weekend for two!  Check out these great options AND the delicious menu they have planned!

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Shula’s (inside the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa at Short Pump) has a great Valentine’s menu ready for you!  The cost is $150 per couple excluding taxes and gratuity.  Shula’s is ALWAYS a wonderful choice for a great meal!

Shula's Vday

Classic Party Rentals of Virginia is offering  10% off a Sweetheart Table Package.  This package includes 2 chairs, 1 linen to the floor, 2 napkins, 2 champagne flutes, 2
water goblets, 2 sets of flatware, 2 dinner plates and 2 charger plates.
Client must pick up and return from one of our locations.  Coupon code:  SWEETHEART2015.  Offer expires February 13, 2015.


The Bull & Bear Club has an offer you can’t refuse!  Check out their flyer below for all the details!


Consider a romantic stay at The Embassy Suites and take advantage of one of their special suite packages listed here.


Looking to have some FUN on Valentine’s Day?  Three Sheets to the Wind will be performing at The Broadberry for their Love Boat themed celebration!  Click here for ticket information.


Reverend Phyllis Min is  offering a special for those who wish  to elope or want to have a vow renewal ceremony  for just $90.  The package will include a special celebratory gift from Rev. Min.  The private, intimate ceremony will  take place  at a lovely Museum District home.  Please call 804-353-9127  for a consultation and directions.

The  Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center has two fabulous offers to make your Valentine’s weekend one to remember.  Check out their flyers below for all the details!


WVC V day 2Heather Higgins Wedding & Event Planning is offering $100 off event planning for Valentine’s!  This offer is good for the month of February, so act now!

Get ready, brides!  If you book your  2015 wedding with Sassy Snapdragon Florals by the end of February, you will receive half off of your bridal bouquet!
*One bouquet*

Sam Miller’s  has a fantastic menu planned for just $39 per person!  SUCH a great deal for Valentine’s!  Check out their menu below.

Sam Miller's Valentine's 2015 Dinner Menu copy

If you’re looking to have some fun the night BEFORE Valentine’s Day, go see  JTucker and Simplee Annette on Friday the 13th at Sam Miller’s!   If you can’t make it to that show,  JTucker Trio will be playing Saturday the 14th.  The shows are from 7:30pm until 11pm both nights. **Reservations are HIGHLY recommended!  Call (804) 644-5465 to reserve your spot.**

Great offer from the Kim Moody Design team!  They would like to offer $150 off a Day of Package and $600 off full planning packages from weddings that are on dates between February 15 and April 25 of this year only.  *One Time Discount.  The KMD team is also happy to offer 15% off any bridal party gifts and free gift-wrapping when you mention you saw this offer on the Richmond Wedding blog!

It doesn’t stop there!  Kim Moody Design  also wants to give a free vase rental with any wedding floral order over $800 for the  dates listed above!  WOAH!

Kim Moody Design has also been planning an event to benefit a wonderful cause.  They are planning  a “Taste of Chocolate” event in Blackstone on Valentine’s Day.   It is to benefit a non-profit organization that supports women experiencing domestic abuse and sexual assault.  Check out their flyer for more information.

Taste of Chocolate

I.K. Catering is  doing a Valentine’s Day Special at their restaurant with a featured menu AND  couples who make their reservations prior to Feb 10th, 2015 will receive 10% off! Check out the menu below!

Valentines Day Specials Menu 2014

Taylor’s Classic Travels is  offering a Valentine’s Day Trolley Tour of the Heart of Virginia Wine Trail. It’s $125 per couple for Richmond Wedding Expo attendees. Details  are available  by calling us at 804.767.6800 & on their  Facebook page.


Special videography offer from Starring You Productions!  Check it out!

200 off Valentines Day

Captain Rob’s Pigalicious BBQ Catering has a sweet Valentine’s offer! Receive  $50.00 off your catered event if you book by June 1st  2015. The event can  happen during 2015 or 2016. You’ve GOT to try their  world famous candied bacon!!  Call Capt. Rob’s Pigalicious BBQ  Catering for more details at 804-399-3587.


A steal of a deal!  Winterham Plantation is waiving all  table and chair rental fees (for  up to 200 guests) if you book  your upcoming 2015/2016  wedding at Winterham by the end of February.  Amazing deal!

Diamonds Direct Short Pump is happy to host Simon G for an exclusive Valentine’s Day weekend show on Friday, February 13th and Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14th! Come out and see the stunning fashion and bridal collections that Simon G has to offer! Special pricing will be offered as well as giveaways and freebies for all Simon G customers. Stop in for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift that is sure to wow. Visit  for more details.


Ashton Creek Vineyard & Event Center is  offering 10% off for all Saturday rentals booked before February 28th.  Take advantage of this fabulous deal now!


Fun offer from our favorite boudoir photographer, Pink Photography!  Book a 1 look couple’s boudoir shoot for Friday 2/13 or Saturday 2/14 for $99. Includes 1 look (30 minutes) and 4 digital files.

Perception Organic Day Spa has some fabulous Valentine specials for your relaxation and beauty needs!  And how cute is their flyer?!


Wendell Powell Studio has a special Valentine’s offer on wedding photography that you can check out here!

Flowerama Richmond and On Pointe Designs have teamed up to offer 20% off your total purchase when you add any jewelry to your floral purchase at Flowerama Richmond.  Flowers  AND  jewelry – sure to make any Valentine’s Day a hit!

On Sunday, February 15, The Renaissance will host a Pieces of a Dream, a wonderful jazz band!!  There will be two shows at 4:00 and 8:00 — doors open an hour before each show.  Advance ticket sales only.  Tickets are available at BK Music, Barkays Records and Plan 9 Records.  Limited seating!

Ren V day

The very talented Annette, owner of FloraWorx, is offering  BOGO bridesmaids bouquets. Limit 3 free, must book by 2/28/15!

Maggiano’s Little Italy has  both Dine-in and Carryout options for your Valentine’s Day and beyond! Prices are $75 for dine-in and $65 for carryout. Specials run from Feb 12th-18th.

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Scents of Serenity Organic Spa has special discounts on some of their massages & facials!  Their 90 minute signature massage, for instance, is just $149!  Click here to book your relaxation now.

Dellwood Plantation still has openings available for their Valentine’s dinner on Saturday! They have spaces open for both the 6:00PM & 8:00PM dinners. Please call Jamie at (804) 590-0995 to reserve your spot!

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