Valentine’s Day in Dublin
As February is slowly but surely around the corner, we could not avoid the fateful post on Valentine’s Day. Whether or not you are coupled up this February, we put together a list of the best activities to do in Dublin this Valentine’s Day to make you fall in love with the Irish capital.
Dublin is a multicultural city with an artistic touch everywhere you look. Famously known, the Irish capital’s street art is a wonder to look at and includes the colorful Love Lane. Brightened up by street art and located right in the heart of Temple Bar, the Love Lane is a perfect spot to explore with your significant other but as well with your best friends or simply by yourself.
Where: Links Dame Street and Temple Bar
Valentine’s Day Guided Walk
Walking is the new Valentine’s Day activity this February! Starting at 3 pm on Friday and Saturday, the tour will allow you to discover pagan roots of the day, Ancient Greek tales of metamorphoses, and the love lives of birds. Whether you are local or visiting Dublin for a few days the guided walking tour is an original and refreshing activity that will allow you to discover Dublin under a new perspective.
Where: National Botanic Gardens, Dublin 9
When: February 14th-15th
Book a Romantic Stay
Surprise your loved one with a romantic hotel stay in any of the O’Callaghan Collection hotels. With a stylish and comfortable design, you will feel like never leaving the sheets and staying in your romantic bubble forever. Make sure to check our ongoing special offers!
Valentine’s Day Special | Marbling Art Workshop
Offer your Valentine an escape to the typical restaurant date and surprise them with the creative and fun activity that is Marbling Art Workshop. Perfect to strengthen your bonds, this Valentine’s Day Special will take place on February 13th, 14th, and 15th for two hours each day. Prepared with love and ideally located in the city centre, the workshop will give you and your significant other the opportunity to reveal your creative sides!
Where: 23 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1
When: February 14th from 7 PM until 9 PM –15th from 2 PM until 4 PM–16th from 2 PM until 4 PM
Special Valentine’s Day screening
What’s a better date than a cinema date?! Casual and romantic the cinema is a guarantee for success, particularly when the cinema organises special screenings on Valentine’s Day. On February 14th, ODEON will be projecting multiple romance-themed movies from Fifty Shades of Grey to the classic Casablanca.
See a Concert
Dublin is a fun city with something always to do including live music and concerts. With more than ten artists performing on the 14th (including Supergrass!!) you are assured to find the perfect fit for your Valentine and yourself. If just like us, Valentine’s Day is just an excuse to attend a concert, then make sure to tune in and check out ongoing events all across Ireland.
Love should be in the air all year long but after all Valentine’s Day is a good excuse to enjoy the day with your lover or best mate. We hope this list will give you the perfect plan you were searching for, but most of all that you will love experiencing Dublin as much as we do.