6 Ways to Show Your Love This Valentine's Day

Are you scratching your head and need some help devising date and gift ideas for Valentine's Day? You're not alone in your last-minute rush to make it a memorable day for your person.

We put together a list of activities and gifts to do around Broward County that is sure to have you in their good graces!


Make them Burst with Awe and Admiration with a Meaningful Gift!

Love%20United%20Card.jpg1) Send a Love United Card
Ditch the chocolates and flowers and make a gift in honor of a special person in your life to support a local neighbor in need.

When you donate $25 (at a minimum) to our United Way, we will send a personalized Love United card to a loved one, letting them know what your labor of LOVE will do for the community.

Click here to order your Love United card before Valentine's Day!

2) Get a Personalized Gift From Etsy
It's said that the best gifts are those that come from the heart! If that's the case, consider shopping on Etsy for tailored gift ideas.
Etsy has an entire page dedicated to Valentine's Day gifts that'll have your other half crazy for you! From customized mugs to warm blankets, there are a variety of gift ideas.

Click here for inspiration!


Take Your Bookworm Out on a Date

3) Collectors' Duet: The Lifelong Librarianship of Vivian D. Hewitt and Dorothy Porter Wesley Exhibition
Not only is February Black History Month, but February 14th is both Valentine's Day and National Library Lovers Day!

For all the bookworms, art lovers and history fanatics, the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) is the perfect place for you to take your date out on Valentine's Day and Library Lovers Day!

AARLCC is kicking off their Vicennial celebration of showcasing Black history and culture with their Rededication Ceremony and Grand Opening of the Dorothy Porter Wesley and Vivian Hewitt Exhibition! The new exhibit features the works and the impact these two women had in Broward County.

For more details, click here.

4) Plan a Book Date
Make it a great Library Lovers Day and Valentine's Day with these cute and fun book-themed ideas!

  • Read a book with your date, and then watch the movie adaptation and critique which one was better.
  • Take your date out on a picnic to the beach or under the stars to read a book.
  • Have a blind date – with a book! Choose a book for your date. Just make sure it's a genre they like!


Airbnb Your Way into Their Heart!

Valentine's%20Day%20Blog_1.pngYou may not know this, but Airbnb is not only for renting vacation homes. Airbnb offers a variety of activities you can do in the surrounding area or wherever you find yourself.

Tons of date ideas are advertised with all types of price ranges to fit your budget. Below are a few of the listings shown on Airbnb in the Fort Lauderdale vicinity. The prices listed may not include additional fees.

5) Glow Night Kayak at Fort Lauderdale
If you and your date are into water theme activities and like working out, consider taking your person out on a kayak – but at night! The unique glow-in-the-dark Kayaks are a perfect date idea if you're looking to do something creative near the downtown area.

6) Private Fort Lauderdale to Key Biscayne Helicopter Tour
Do you want your date to feel like your love has them living in the clouds? Consider taking them there on a date! Take your date on a helicopter tour of Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding area. This date idea is sure to leave them in complete awe!

Valentine's%20Day%20Blog_3.pngFrom yoga group exercises to epic parties on boats and candle-making workshops to Caribbean cooking classes, there is something for everyone on Airbnb. Visit the app or website for a complete list of local experiences waiting for you and your special person!

We hope this list helps make this a memorable and exceptional Valentine's Day for you and your love!