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Valentine's Day in Dupont Circle: Specials & Events

Category: Neighborhood Spotlight

Dupont businesses are gearing up for a COVID-19 friendly Valentine's Day!

We’ve rounded up a helpful list of the Valentine’s Day promotions, specials, and events happening throughout Dupont Circle. Whether you're planning for a romantic night out, Galentine's night in, or Single's Awareness Day (Monday, February 15th) our local businesses have got you covered. If you end up choosing a promotion below, be sure to use the hashtag #DupontInLove on social media so the BID can repost and share!

Restaurants and Dining

Pizzeria Paradiso

Pizzeria Paradiso: Send your Valentine a Heart Shaped Pizza!

Send your Valentine a Heart Shaped Pizza! Pizzas will be $18, with the option to add a kiss with a bottle of wine selected by Cork Wine Bar and Market for $30 (choice of Sparkling, Red or White). Dine in, carry out, and online ordering for pick up at all locations.⁠ Limited availability during peak hours. Dates Available: February 10th to 14th⁠.

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Firehook Bakery Valentine's Day

Firehook Bakery: Be our Valentine!?

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with seasonal strawberry chiffon, chocolate tarts, cookie grams & more! — Enjoy local delivery or pickup from our Dupont Circle location. Preorder available.

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Dolcezza Gelato

Dolcezza Gelato: An early Valentine’s from us to you!

Express love in the BEST way possible (gelato, of course!) Any combination of 4 pints of our My Bloody Valentine flavors (White Chocolate Raspberry Jam, Chocolate-Covered Strawberries, Passionfruit Mousse and Blood Orange Sherbert) are $24 (regularly $28) now through Valentine’s Day! Discount available at our shops or for local delivery via Caviar, UberEats, DoorDash + GrubHub.

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Across the Pond

"Wine Down" Together with Across the Pond's Specials!

Across the Pond has tons of specials for Valentine's Day and beyond! From "Wine Down" Wednesday (1/2 price wine bottles with a purchase of an entree or burger), to $1 wings Wednesdays, to Weekend Brunch ($4 Bloody Mary's and $4 Mimosas) there's literally something for everyone.

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Valentine's Day lattes and smoothie bowls at Zeleno!

Treat your Valentine (or yourself!) to our special Pink Cupid bowl with berries and cacao nibs or a hot Bibi’s Beet Latte on a cool morning.

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Bistro Du Coin

Love is in the air at Bistrot Du Coin!

PRE-ORDER your dessert for 2 for Valentine’s Day! Macaron biscuit garnished with chocolate crème brûlée, raspberry purée and a light vanilla cream. Call to place your order (202)234-6969 or email at

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McClellan's Retreat

Valentine's Day Kits at McClellan's Retreat!

Valentine's Day Kits! $45 includes:

- 2 Lover's Lane Cocktails [@michterswhiskey rye, @amarolucano1894, @aperolusa, & @angosturahouse cocoa bitters].

- 1 bottle of sparkling @meiomiwines.

- 1 little box of chocolates from @artisanconfections based in Arlington, VA!

Available for pickup now through Sat, Feb 13th. E-mail to pre-order!

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Board Room DC

Nothin’ like a lil’ love bundle to light up your Valentine’s Day plans! Board Room DC's got a little something for everybody

Our Valentine’s Love Bundle comes packed with goodies guaranteed to make your sweetheart swoon! .

  • 750 mL bottle of @veuveclicquot Brut Champagne (yellow label)
  • 2 @peakbrewing Sweet Tart Cape Cod Cranberry Sour Ale (12oz cans)
  • 2@bellsbrewery Two Hearted Ale (12 oz cans)
  • 2 @collectivebrew Stranger Than: Chocolate Coconut Porter (16 oz cans)
  • Assorted Chocolates
  • Assorted Homemade Goodies
  • Assorted Candies
  • Valentine’s Card

Our Love Bundles start at $99 (for pick up at the Lemonade Stand) & $105 (for delivery within 5 miles of BRDC) *EMAIL US AT FOR ORDERING INFO*

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Events and Things To-Do

Dupont Underground

Take your loved one to the Dupont Underground's newest exhibit!

Install celebrates Black history month with a dynamic exhibit featuring a variety of performances, installations, and projections by local Black creatives and collectives. Opening: Friday, Feb. 12th, 2021. Hours: 4-8:30PM

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The Ven at Embassy Row Hotel

"Love Is" at The Ven at Embassy Row (Formerly The Embassy Row Hotel)

"Love Is" at The Ven package includes two "Love Is Project" signature beaded heart bracelets, bottle of champagne and assorted chocolates, rose petal turn down service, complimentary valet parking and 3PM late check out. Available all weekends in February (Thursday-Sunday.

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Shop Made in DC Virtual Event 2

DIY Galentine's Day Brunch Board with Buttercream & Burrata x SMIDC!

Get Ready for what only is the best day of the year! This Galentine's Day, get together (at home) with your girls for a virtual workshop to make your own board. Taylor from Buttercream & Burrata, will provide an overview on how to select cheeses and how to slice them, the basic knowledge of crafting a graze board from the kit included with purchase.

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Shop Made in DC Virtual Event 3

DIY Valentine's Day Charcuterie Board with Buttercream & Burrata x SMIDC

This Valentine's Day, step up your charcuterie game with a virtual workshop to make your own board. Taylor from Buttercream & Burrata will provide an overview on how to select cheeses and how to slice them, the basic knowledge of crafting a graze board from the kit included with purchase.

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