Valentine’s Day in the Catskills

February is here and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s the coldest part of winter yet you can find vibrant events to warm you up all around the Great Western Catskills. From ice skating with your sweetheart to dining with your best friends, there is a Valentine’s Day event guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. 

Photo by Joe Damone


Valentine’s Day Candies for your Sweetheart Cooking Class
Strickland Hollow Tasting Room & Bottle Shop
70 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Thursday, February 9th at 6pm
Saturday, February 11 at 12pm

Strickland Hollow is offering a cooking class to learn how to create beautiful confections for your sweetheart. Learn how to cook in a fun environment while sipping off of your choice of wine from the bottle shop.

Aphrodisiac’s Dinner Cooking Class
Strickland Hollow Tasting Room & Bottle Shop
70 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753
Friday, February 10th at 6pm
Saturday February 11th at 6pm

Whether real or just suggestive, certain foods have been described as having the ability to enhance the libido and improve intimate encounters. In this fun cooking class, you’ll learn how to prepare caviar on saffron blini, lobster risotto and much more. Sip on a beverage from the bottle shop while you cook!

The Andes Hotel
Saturday, February 11th – Tuesday, February 14th
110 Main Street
Andes, NY 13731

From Caviar Blinis to savory Lobster Pomodoro, this pre-fixe menu is available Saturday through Tuesday. Feed your lover lobster tail and take your photo by the gigantic heart on the front porch.


Photo courtesy of The Andes Hotel


Glockabelle’s Love Fest
Saturday, February 11th at 6pm
106 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753

Glockabelle’s Love Fest is a night of live music by Yuka C. Honda, Glockabelle, and Dan Derks at Bushel Collective. Space is limited. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended.

Sweetheart’s Skate
Tuesday, February 14th
20 East Main Street
Hancock, NY 13783

Bring your own ice skates to Hancock, NY for an evening skate with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day.

Stamford Village Valentine’s Market
Saturday, February 11
Various Locations
Stamford, NY 12167

On Saturday, February 11th, artisans and vendors will set up shop in  some of the best venues of Stamford.
Visit Catskill Outpost, Stamford Coffee, T.P.’s Cafe, Marilyn’s Mountain Dog Grooming, Tandem Antiques, Catskills Junction and Half Acre Catskills and find the ideal gift for the loved in your life. If you visit them all, you have a chance to win a gift basket with prizes from participating businesses. Join in the fun at the after party at The Belvedere Inn.

Valentine’s Day at Awestruck!
Tuesday, February 14 beginning at 5pm
8 Winkler Road
Sidney, NY 13838

Awestruck Cider and Gavin’s of Sidney, NY are teaming up to bring you a pre-fix menu beginning with shrimp cocktail and ending with a queen size prime rib. Reservations encouraged.

Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: A Bohemian Valentine’s Ball
Saturday, February 11 at 5pm
50 Fleischmanns Heights Road
Fleischmanns, NY 12430
There will be drinks, dining and dancing at this Valentine’s Day Ball at Spillian.

Valentine’s Day Chef’s Dinner at Art’s Inn
Tuesday, February 14th at 7pm
923 Main Street
Fleischmanns, NY 12430

The Village East and chef Mario Madera bring you a seven-course feast with a dazzling array of flavors including amuse bouche, sumptuous entrée choices, dessert, free flowing champagne and live music. Hosted in the elegant setting of the Arts Inn.

Awestruck Mill
Tuesday, February 15
34 Howell Street
Walton, NY 13856

Spend Valentine’s Day at The Mill! Get two flatbreads, two pints of cider and one bottle of Lovestruck to take home. No reservations needed!

Valentine’s Tasting Menu at EightyMain
Saturday, February 18 at 5pm and 8pm
80 Main Street
Delhi NY 13753

A tasting menu ranging from caviar to ribe-eye, make a reservation ahead of time to enjoy this eight course meal.

Photo courtesy of EightyMain