Valentine’s Day is coming up in Essex County. Even though it’s not on a weekend this year, you can still have some fun and make plans with your family, significant other, or Galentine’s. It’s good to spice up your week with a nice dinner or event – and with COVID-19 slowing down again there’s a lot more to do. So you can plan ahead, we’ve compiled everything that’s happening the week of this loving holiday. From dinners to events, we have your guide to Valentine’s Day 2022 in Montclair and the surrounding areas.
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February 11th – Cake Pop Making Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique | Virtual
Learn how to make delicious cake pops in your own kitchen. You can enjoy this with your significant other, family, or yourself. Learn more here.
February 11th – Galentine’s With Flora Moon at Seven South Studio Market | 7 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair
Participate in a dried floral arrangement workshop hosted by the two brands. Learn more here.
February 11th + 13th – Valentine’s Day Mini Photo Scenes by Lollipop Photo Op | 604 Valley Road, Montclair
Lollipop Photo Op invites parents to capture a photo of their little loved ones with a cute backdrop. Learn more here.
February 12th – Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique | Virtual
Learn how to melt chocolate, dip and decorate your strawberries. Learn more here.
February 13th – Candle Making and Bath Bomb Making Hosted by Alchemy Scent Bar and The Eclectic Chic Boutique | 30 Church Street, Montclair
Enjoy delicious local refreshments while making a custom scented candle set of bath bombs. This can be a gift for couples, friends, or family. Register for the event here.
February 13th – Shop, Love, + Sip at Heritage Hair + Boutique | 253 Irvington Avenue, South Orange
This wellness and beauty studio is inviting shoppers to enjoy complimentary wine and spirits while shopping for a variety of products. Learn more here.
February 13th – Galentine’s Sip + Paint Wine Glasses Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique | Virtual
Participants can source the materials with an instructor-created shopping list or receive a DIY kit. Enjoy this with your girlfriends. Learn more here.
February 13th – Galentine’s Day Shopping Event at Quincy Boutique | 51A N Fullerton Avenue, Montclair
Everything in the store will be 10% off, and there will be snacks and refreshments to enjoy. Learn more on their Instagram.
February 14th – Couples Chocolate Bonbons Making Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique | Virtual
Make professional-looking chocolates with your loved one. Learn more here.
February 14th – Couples Chocolate Class at The Cornerstone |198 Bellevue Avenue 2nd Floor, Montclair
Dip and decorate bonbons with high-quality European chocolate with your significant other. Learn more here.
February 14th – Couples Paint + Sip at Mind Your Beads and Seeds | 147 D Valley Road, Montclair
Paint and sip with your significant other while enjoying games and Shawarma platters from Zachys Platters + Grill. Get all the details on Instagram.
Bloom | 648 Bloomfield Ave, Verona
This French-Korean restaurant is usually closed on Mondays, but this Valentine’s Day is an exception. Although there will be no specials going on it will be open for business.
Blue Steel Pizza Company | 285 Glenwood Avenue, Bloomfield
Brick + Dough | 110 Walnut Street, Montclair
Brick + Dough is offering a special treat this Valentine’s Day. Make any pizza of your choice into a heart shape for a $2 upcharge.
Da Pepo | 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair
Halycon | 114 Walnut Street, Montclair
Halcyon has everything covered for Valentine’s Day this year. There will be a Galentine’s brunch on Sunday, February 13th from 11:30AM – 3PM in addition to normal dinner, and on Monday the Valentine’s dinner will be accompanied by a live Jazz trio. Make a reservation for all events here.
Palato Caffe + Cucina | 377 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
Palato is offering a four-course, pre-fixed meal for Valentine’s Day. All the details are on Instagram.
Popolari | 1047 Broad Street, Bloomfield
Popolari pizza and pasta bar offers its 2nd annual French Night for Valentine’s Day this year with a variety of Mediterranean dishes. The dinner will be accompanied by French classic Jazz music. Diners must make a reservation, and can do so here.
Scala Del Nonna | 32 Church Street, Montclair
Scala Del Nonna will not be offering special dishes on Valentine’s Day, but will have a five-course meal with a prix fixe menu for $95 per person. Stay updated on the restaurant’s Instagram.