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Best Valentine locations in Harrisburg

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That time of year is rapidly approaching. Unfortunately, it’s not spring as Mother Nature has recently made apparent; it’s Valentine’s Day, a time to celebrate love with that special someone and to make some memories to go along with it. Harrisburg and its surrounding areas makes building those memories easier than ever.

For a Valentine’s date in the area, consider the following options, listed in alphabetical order.

Alfred’s Victorian

Just as it sounds, Alfred’s Victorian brings fine dining in an intimate, romantic setting to life. With a menu known for Tuscan, Italian cooking that expands into American and European cuisine, Alfred’s has something to offer everyone. For a special treat, bring your own bananas for banana’s foster made tableside.


Combining the best local foods that Pennsylvania has to offer with an Italian-Mediterranean flare, Bricco personifies world dining. For an upscale dining experience in downtown Harrisburg, Bricco should be at the top of every local’s list for a uniquely Harrisburg Valentine’s Day experience.

Midtown Cinema

What’s better than dinner followed by a movie? Dinner and a movie. Midtown Cinema provides a unique date-night option for Valentine’s Day to bring out the fun in everyone. The Platter Café offers drinks and food ranging from brunch options to dinners that can be enjoyed during the films. With affordable ticket prices, this throwback cinema is a can’t-miss.

The Hershey Story

What’s better than celebrating chocolate where it all began, in Hershey, right outside of Harrisburg? Nothing. The Hershey Story makes it easy. Their Chocolate Lab is offering a special “Truffles for Couples” class Valentine’s Day weekend. Check it out!

The Riverside

It may be cold, but that doesn’t mean a quick stroll along the river should be out of the question. After dinner, take the time to walk down Harrisburg’s Riverfront Park. The views of the Susquehanna are stunning regardless of the time of year. A break from the busyness of everyday life should be on the top of every Valentine’s Day participant’s agenda.

This Valentine’s Day take the time to enjoy what Harrisburg and the local area has to offer. With exquisite dining options and experiences that cannot be found elsewhere, Harrisburg has something to make every Valentine’s Day date a memorable, special experience.


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