Valentine’s Day Happenings Near The Abby

February 10, 2023 | boston, Boston cuisine, Boston dining, Boston travel, holiday, Massachusetts, The Abby, valentine's day, valentine's specials
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Experiential gifts on V-Day are on the rise. Recent generations are ditching the tradition of just gifting cards and chocolates. Since 2017, 45% of consumers are moving towards in-person activities on the holiday. Our city hosts Valentine’s Day happenings like no other, offering a wide variety of lover’s themed attractions. 

Here are our favorites near The Abby:

Hotels Romantic Packages

A little fatigued eating fatigue at your The Abby living space? Check out the numerous luxury hotels offering romantic packages throughout our city. 

The XV Beacon in Boston will present the “Be Mine” package, including a bottle of Moet Rosé, chocolate-covered strawberries, and breakfast in bed. 

Revere Hotel Boston Common has a romance package with plenty of homemade macaroons and Prosecco. The hotel has a special Valetine’s Day menu. 

Sip wine and eat chocolate-covered strawberries during the Valentine’s Day Getaway at Pelham House Resort. The package includes a local cheese plate, a bottle of Josh Cellars chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, and Prosecco. 

Dinner Cruise 

The Boston Harbor is there for a reason. For a romantic gathering in a unique setting, book your reservation on the Boston Odyssey Dinner Cruise.

Sip champagne, enjoy live music, and watch the spectacular nighttime view of the city on the ship’s elegant dining room. 

The dinner cruise takes off from Castle Island and tours George’s Island, Boston Light, Little Brewster Island, and Charlestown Naval Yard. 

The Boston Wine Festival 

Underway now through April at the Bostons Harbor Hotel, the three decade old festival is the longest-running and most famous food and wine event in the United State. 

The 12-week period consists of unique pairings that changes with every dinner. The holiday also involves a special Valentine’s Dinner Dance with live music, dancing, and incredible food offerings. 

Museum’s For Muses

Each year, our city is the ideal destination for romance, especially when it comes to appreciating the arts. The MFA puts together a special program for Valentine’s Day, consisting of romantic paintings and sculptures. 

Such features includes Renoir’s Dance at Bougival and Adolphe Braun’s Cupid and Psyche

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Peabody Essex Museum will also have holiday-themed offerings. 

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