It’s that time of the year again; love is in the air as we all get ready to celebrate our one true love on Valentine’s Day! February 14th is a huge deal in Kansas City and for good reason. There are many great restaurants, spas, dessert bars, and other fun activities to do to celebrate your love in our great, beautiful city. If you’re still planning your special night out with your sweetheart, take a look at the list below of Valentine’s Day hot spots for some inspiration, including our top pick of romantic spas, restaurants, dessert bars, and family-friendly activities!


If you’re looking for a daytime activity to treat both you and your sweetheart, plan a spa day! Nothing screams romance and relaxation quite like a spa day filled with a massage, facial or manicure. Your significant other will feel like a king or queen getting spoiled with a relaxing day, only made better by you joining them. There are many great spas in the Kansas City area – here are our top five day spas:

  • Par Exsalonce
  • Salon Oasis & Day Spa
  • Spa at The Elms
  • Spa on Penn
  • Sunlight Day Spa

Most of the spas above offer packages to include a variety of spa services, perfect for treating your loved one to not one but two or more relaxing spa sessions. What’s even better is that most spas also offer Valentine’s Day specials, so be sure to take advantage of them!


If you’ve been living in the Greater Kansas City area for a while, then you’re already familiar with how stellar our restaurant scene is. No matter what occasion you’re celebrating, there’s the perfect restaurant in downtown Kansas City. With that said, there are many romantic restaurants to spend Valentine’s Day with your loved one, and many offer specials for the evening. Here are our top romantic restaurants:

  • The Capital Grille
    Located at The Country Club Plaza, one of Kansas City’s most popular steakhouses is the perfect choice for an upscale dinner for two. Bonus? You can enjoy a romantic stroll around The Country Club Plaza after dinner!
  • Gram & Dun
    A modern American restaurant that serves unique, gourmet dishes, perfect for wining and dining your sweetheart.
  • Grünauer
    Serving Austrian-German cuisine, Grünauer offers delicious food and a great atmosphere for a romantic date.
  • Bristol Seafood Grill
    Perfect for steak or seafood lovers, Bristol Seafood Grill serves wonderful meals in an upscale atmosphere.

  • Seasons 52
    With many international wines to choose from and delicious American cuisine, your date will certainly be impressed.

Be sure to make reservations in advance for your Valentine’s Day dinner – these restaurants fill up quickly!

Dessert Bars

Did you know that over $448 million is spent on candy for Valentine’s Day each year? That’s a lot of candy! You’ve probably given your sweetheart a box of chocolates or candy hearts for past Valentine’s Day gifts, so why not switch things up by taking them to a dessert bar instead? There are many delicious dessert bars in the Kansas City area – here are our top picks!

  • Andre’s Confiserie Suisse
    A Swiss confiserie with a selection of chocolate candies, cookies and tortes to please any chocolate lover. Their desserts are divine!
  • Cupcake A La Mode
    Opened in 2009, Cupcake A La Mode serves delicious cupcakes, teas and coffees, the perfect spot for a dessert date.
  • Decadent
    From speciality waffles to freshly baked cookies and cakes, Decadent is a great dessert bar to enjoy a sweet treat and some coffee with your loved one.
  • The Waffle Bar
    If you’ve never tried a waffle pop or bubble waffle dessert, you’re missing out. The Waffle Bar at The Country Club Plaza serves delicious waffles with ice cream – a must try!

Family-friendly Activities

Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating love, meaning you can celebrate each love in your life, whether that’s your significant other, child, mother, grandparent – there’s no limit to who can be celebrated on Valentine’s Day! The Greater Kansas City area offers several activities the whole family can enjoy. Take a look at our top picks:

  • Valentine’s Day Ball
  • LSP Valentine’s Day Party
  • Valentine’s Week at Paradise Park

Kansas City really is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day with so many spas, restaurants and dessert bars to choose from, all offering a romantic atmosphere and good time. Our great city also offers family-friendly activities the whole family can appreciate, making it easy for everyone to enjoy the holiday. If you choose any of the above hot spots or activities, your Valentine is sure to be impressed!

What’s another way you can impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Hiring a chauffeur service to be your ride for the evening! Your date will be impressed when you pick them up in a luxurious Mercedes S550, Lincoln Continental or MKT Town Car, driven by a chauffeur dressed in traditional black suit uniform. Plus, hiring a chauffeur service allows you to give all of your focus and attention to your sweetheart rather than dealing with traffic.

Taking the whole family out for a night on the town? We also have comfortable and spacious SUVs and Transit Vans to fit the entire family! Our special event transportation service will take the stress out of downtown traffic so you can focus on the fun that Valentine’s Day has to offer. Reserve your special event transportation today by calling (913) 381-3504 or book online!