<img draggable=Love is in the air in Columbus, Ohio! There are tons of fantastic Central Ohio restaurants to take your date to if you’re doing the classic dinner and flowers evening for Valentine’s Day in Columbus Ohio. BUT, if you’re looking for something extra special and unique to do with your special someone, check out this list of best places in Columbus OH for Valentine’s Day.


Continue reading about these best places to find Valentine’s Day Events in Columbus and Columbus OH Valentine’s Day Packages. Below find event details and reservation or ticket information. The best Columbus Ohio Valentine’s Day events fill up quickly, so don’t wait to make your plans.

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Franklin Park Conservatory building and grounds
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Bouquets are great, but how about a walk through the flowers at the Franklin Park Conservatory!

You and your love can celebrate Valentine’s Day among the Conservatory’s beautiful plant collections.

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Get away with your sweetheart for Valentine’s without having to travel far! Columbus has many highly-rated B&Bs to choose from when you’re looking for the best places to stay for Valentine’s Day in Columbus. Take a weekend to immerse yourself in a favorite neighborhood, or explore a new part of the city together. Here are a couple of the highest-rated Columbus B&Bs to consider if you want an extra-special stay:

Bexley B&B Brick building with front porch
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Bexley Bed & Breakfast

519 S Drexel Ave Bexley OH 43209
The Bexley is a beautiful B&B “Where Modern Meets Comfort.” The rooms offer clean lines and a modern design to rest and focus.

Online reviewers rave about the rooms, the food, and the excellent location.
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DogHouse Hotel & Brewery

96 Gender Rd, Canal Winchester, OH 43110
If your special someone loves beer, they’ll love the DogHouse! It’s the world’s first craft beer hotel.
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50 Lincoln Short North B&B

50 E Lincoln St Columbus, OH 43215
This highly-rated B&B is in the perfect location to explore the Short North Arts District. It’s also close to the Italian Village and Victorian Village. What a great place to getaway!
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Ravenwood Castle at night with lights
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While this one isn’t in Columbus, a romantic weekend at a castle is sure to WOW your Valentine.

Ravenwood Castle is only about an hour and a half from Columbus in New Plymouth, Ohio. Since it’s in the Hocking Hills region and is surrounded by parkland, this is a great place for a peaceful Valentine’s getaway.

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Winter Fun Together❄

If you’re looking for winter fun with your Valentine, Columbus has you covered.

Ice Skating⛸

Hit the rink for a skate date at one of the Chiller Ice Rink locations across Central Ohio.

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There are a few slopes in and around Ohio that offer skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Mad River Mountain is Ohio’s largest ski resort and is less than an hour from Columbus!

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The Columbus area has an excellent selection of wineries to choose from to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Here are a few of the best Columbus wineries or vineyards:

Soine Vineyards

Soine Vineyard and garden
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3510 Clark Shaw Rd Powell, Ohio 43065
Soine Vineyards may not be open physically, but it is still an amazing local winery if you’re looking for something to drink on Valentine’s Day.

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Log building with porch
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Blend of Seven Winery

1400 Stratford Rd Delaware OH 43015
This highly recommended Delaware, Ohio winery often hosts a special Valentine’s dinner. They offer tasty food, great wine, and a lovely atmosphere.

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Powell Village Winery

50 S. Liberty St #174 Powell OH 43065
Order some delicious local wines to your home or rent out their private tasting room with catering for a romantic evening.

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🎨Visit the Columbus Museum of Art🖼️

Art and romance go together, and the Columbus Museum of Art has a great selection of exhibitions and artwork.

For those who want to avoid a date during the week, the museum offers free admission on Sunday.

Throughout the weekend, the museum will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with its #HeartsforArt campaign, in which visitors can place hearts around their favorite artwork.

Walk through the museum with your date and try to find your favorite piece.

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🐴Ride a Valentine Carriage

With horse-drawn carriage rides throughout Easton’s North District and Fenlon Square, you can experience the lights and beauty of the season around Easton Town Center.

Rides may be canceled due to weather conditions for the safety of both guests and horses. If you experience high winds, rain, freezing, or icy conditions, call Guest Services at (614) 337-2200 to ensure that rides are operational before leaving for the night.

Take note of the times at which rides are scheduled to end each evening. Due to high demand, the line may be closed prior to these times to avoid overworking the horses for the night.

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Nothing says “unforgettable” and “romantic” like a hot air balloon ride or a heli tour!

Hot Air Balloon🎈

Wow your Valentine with a balloon ride with Columbus Aeronauts. This Dublin, Ohio company is rated 5 stars on Google, and reviewers rave about their amazing experiences.

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Helicopter Tour🚁

Get a birds-eye view of Downtown Columbus on a romantic helicopter tour from Columbus Heli. They offer day, night, and sunset tours. They’ve even got a tour for those who want to fly the helicopter!

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