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Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year–perfect excuse for a weekend (or week-long) getaway! Celebrate the holiday for lovers in Colonial Beach, Virginia with special events, lodging and Valentine’s Day dining deals. Check back often as this list is continually updated! 


Food & Fun 

Valentines dayRiverboat on the Potomac has a special menu:
Oysters Rockefeller – 14.00
Shrimp Tempura over mixed greens with a Hoison Drizzle – 15.00
Bowl of Cajun Crab Chowder – 10.00
Steak Marsala with Asparagus and Baked Potato – 26.00
Pork Chops Creole with Baby Bakers and Roasted Brussel Sprouts – 20.00
Blackened Rockfish with a Mango Chili Sauce Server over Rice Pilaf and Vegetable – 25.00
Shrimp Picatta Over Fettuccine with Garlic Bread – 22.00

Love will be the theme during The Tides Inn Market‘s weekly Thursday Trivia. Friday will feature live music.

salon specials


Look your best with deals from Southern Bella Salon: Half Off Partial Highlight with a Haircut or Half Off All Over Color with a Haircut.


The 4th Annual Chocolate & Wine Tasting event to benefit Colonial Beach Community Foundation will be held February 14. Eric Nelson, chocolatier and former owner of Artfully Chocolate salons in D.C., MD and VA, demonstrates how chocolate and wine are paired to maximize deliciousness and health benefits.

Make it a Wine Weekend! Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail hosts its annual Wine and Cherries Weekend at Trail wineries, including nearby Ingleside Plantation Winery.

wine and cherries


Valentine's Day


Colonial Beach Plaza Bed and Breakfast is offering a Valentine’s special from February 12-17. Stays include roses, wine, chocolate, and breakfast with mimosas.


Dennison Street Inn Romance Package features chilled champagne withValentines day Strawberries, a beautiful bouquet of roses, heart shaped chocolate chip cookies and a special gift waiting for you. Your stay also includes a full order breakfast delivered each morning to your room. There is a two-night minimum for this offer and must be booked directly by calling (800) 210-0769 or online at

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