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Posted by Rose Hill Flowers on January 27, 2021 | Last Updated: January 27, 2023 Flowers Gifts Roses Valentine's Day

8 Stay-at-Home Ideas for a Great Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day will be different for people this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Their typical romantic night out in a crowded fancy restaurant is being replaced by a night at home instead. Don’t get down about it, though! This is the perfect excuse to get creative and have a special at-home date with your favorite guy or gal, or with friends and family, too. Here at Rose Hill Flowers, Nashville’s best florist,  we’re here to help you plan a romantic at-home Valentine’s Day to remember! First, always start with beautiful flowers, then, second, choose one, or more, of the below home date ideas for a fun and romantic way to celebrate the holiday.

At-Home Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day


Elegant cylinder arrangement featuring red roses, hydrangea, veronica, peony, hyacinth, and more! The blush tones speak "romance"!

Rose’ Bouquet

Send Beautiful Blooms

The first order of business when it comes to Valentine’s Day is to order a beautiful, fresh, and quality arrangement of flowers for your love such as our Rose’ Bouquet. Flowers are the universal symbol of love and what everyone experts to receive on this holiday dedicated to love. Don’t forget other special people in your life as well, like your sister, a close friend, or a coworker who would love nothing more than to receive flowers on Valentine’s Day.

Host a Romantic Movie Marathon

Plan a movie marathon to watch all those multi-part movies like the Marvel series, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, or others you never had the time to watch all the way through. Or, choose a night of romantic movies perfect for Valentine’s Day. Snuggle close with your favorite person and enjoy romance, snacks, and just being with someone you love.

Cook Yourself a Special Dinner

Find a gourmet recipe you’ve never had before and get cooking! Trying something new together with your partner is a fun and exciting way to spend Valentine’s Day. Activities that are done as a couple help keep the bond between you strong. Plus, the best part is you’ll end up with a delicious meal you both made together and get to enjoy together.

Young Couple Dancing in their living room ballroom style

Take an Online Class

If you want to learn a new hobby or skill, like painting, hip-hop dancing, or ballroom dancing, then push the furniture out of the way, grab your partner’s hand, and get dancing! There are plenty of quality online courses available that can teach you nearly anything. YouTube and sites like, experts in their field teaching on a variety of subjects, such as Gordon Ramsey teaching cooking, Penn & Teller, teaching magic, Natalie Portman teach acting, and more.

Game Night Letter Board

Bring Out Your Board Games

Involve the family in a fun night of wholesome games like Scrabble or Uno, or invite friends over for not so wholesome games like Exploding Kittens or Cards Against Humanity. Decorate with some Valentine’s décor, and add a few drinks and heart-shaped snacks to make it special. If it’s just the two of you, have fun getting competitive by playing video games or chess. Just be sure to make it romantic by having plenty of beautiful flowers around.

Romantic Night Sky

Sit Under The Stars

Enjoy a romantic night outside and gaze at the stars as you enjoy the company of loved ones. Stay warm by bundling up and sitting near a fire pit. Being around a cozy fire promotes a sense of peace and well-being. Plus, it is a great excuse to get snuggly with your loved one. Drink wine, make smores, and talk the night away under the stars like you used when you were dating.

Plan Your Dream Vacation

Choose a destination and start planning. Research points of interest you want to see, hotels to say in, restaurants to try, and fun activities to do while there. Planning something fun that takes place in the future is romantic and reignites the love between you and your loved one.

Handmade Valentine's Day card with two pink birdds

Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Cards

Include the whole family in this fun activity! Instead of spending money on a mass-produced V-day card, make them yourself. Doing crafts is always fun, no matter your age. All you need are colored pencils, a few markers, scissors, glue, glitter, and paper – then, let the creativity happen. The end products are personalized, one-of-kind cards you’ll want to keep forever.

Spread the Love

Woman smiling at her bouquet of red roses

Send or Give Flowers

Valentine’s Day is a day about celebrating love. This holiday is no longer associated with just romantic love anymore, but all love towards everyone. Use this day to let people you love know how much you care about them and use it to spread the love to others, like your neighbor, a long-distance friend or relative, or even a stranger.

Someone giving someone else a pink rose

Pay It Forward

If you know someone who might be feeling down or lonely on Valentine’s Day, then send them flowers! Leave a bouquet of flowers on your neighbor’s porch, or pass out flowers to random people who cross your path. Small gestures like these can have a big impact on someone’s mood and even make their day. Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!