As the festival of love approaches, the Ventspils Tourism Information Centre (TIC) offers a round-up of events, activities and special offers to give you ideas on where to spend this beautiful and cosy day with your other half in Ventspils.
Activities around Valentine’s Day
From 10 to 15 February, the Ventspils cinema Kino Rio (Pils iela 28) will offer a special screening of Titanik 3D. Tickets can be purchased at the Kino Rio box office or www.bezrinads.lv. Find out more
On Saturday, 11 February, at T/C Tobago (Lielais prospekts 3/5), from 12.00, students from comprehensive schools are invited to a Valentine’s Day market. This school year, the young entrepreneurs will be selling their own products, including beauty products, jewellery, bags, candles, home furnishings, stationery, wooden products, clothes and more. You might just find a lovingly crafted gift for your other half right here! The event is part of Junior Achievement Latvia’s entrepreneurship education programme. Find out more.
For a particularly romantic mood, we definitely recommend a visit to Pārventa Library (Tārgales iela 4) to see the charming exhibition of illustrations Dzīves prieks (Joy of Life) by Dace Krēsliņa | Dotta. The exhibition will be on display until 5 March according to the opening hours determined by the Pārventa Library. Find out more.
Valentine’s Day offers on 14 February:
Ventspils Science Centre Vizium (Rūpniecības iela 2), 14.00 – 19.00 invites everyone to celebrate love and enjoy a particularly romantic atmosphere by taking part in free creative Valentine’s Day workshops. Visitors will have the opportunity to create an animated film, heart-shaped structures, put themselves in Cupid’s shoes and make a beautiful holiday card for their loved one! The event does not include a visit to the exhibition hall. Find out more.
The Ventspils Creativity House Planetarium will welcome couples with a special offer! Throughout the day you will be able to watch any film with a 50% discount. A couple can be not only a girl and a boy, but also a grandmother and a grandson, any visitor who has invited someone else with them. Find out more.
At 19.00 Ventspils Theatre House Jūras vārti invites you to spend an evening in a special atmosphere with Latvian rock veterans Pērkons and the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, where the band’s compositions will be dressed in a symphonic sound. The song arrangements for this programme are by composer Andris Sējāns. Find out more and buy a ticket.
Café Ventiņkrogs-Karpati (Talsu iela 33) welcomes you for romantic surprises from 17.00 to 21.00. There will also be a live music evening with jazz rhythms (for reservations, call +371 28100898).
At 18.00 and 20.00 on Valentine’s Day, the restaurant Pasiekstes Vējdzirnavas invites you to a three-course dinner lasting two hours (for reservations, call +371 20005846).
At 19.00, the Tex-Mex restaurant offers a Valentine’s Day evening of live music with Noriss & CO (for reservations, call +371 25728167).
At 20.00 Silrak Restaurant & Cocktail Bar will offer a Valentine’s Dinner. The romantic atmosphere will be provided by the Silrak staff, accompanied by live music by Monta Cine. Guests will also receive a compliment from the bartender (for reservations, call +371 27997660, limited number of places).
In cooperation with Ventspils businesses and municipal institutions, we are offering a joint Valentine’s Day competition where four couples will have the chance to win two-pack gift sets:
- A pizza of your choice from @dzintarjura.cafe and a gift voucher for a visit to the salt therapy room @SaltCave worth 25 EUR;
- A gift voucher worth 20 EUR for @texmexventspils restaurant and an invitation for two to the Ice Rink from @ocventspils;
- A 25 EUR gift voucher for @silrakrestaurant and two gift vouchers for a cinema screening at @kinorioventspils;
- Two tickets to the concert of the band Pērkons and Liepāja Symphony Orchestra at @jurasvarti and a gift voucher for a sauna visit from @Piejūras Kempings.
To enter the competition, follow the Facebook pages of @Visitventspils and the competition participants and tag your significant other in the post about the Valentine’s Day competition, whom you want to make happy on this beautiful holiday. The winners will be announced on 13.02.2022.
May love be in the air and this celebration filled with beautiful moments!