Valentines Day

May Hearts Reign: Valentine’s Day in Calhoun County 2024

Article By Abby Parks

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While we’re all inclined to agree that “love” in all its forms should be celebrated 24/7, that one special day to honor your significant other is a time-tested option to go over the top in expressing romantic feelings. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner in Calhoun County, and we want you to be aware of some things you can do to tickle your mate’s fancy and make hearts flutter. Want a special night out for two? We’ll let you in on some Valentine’s Day restaurants and venues that would love to have you. Is it hard to find a babysitter for your kids? We’ve even got a solution to that quandary. Read on for all that, plus gift-giving ideas this Valentine’s Day.


A Night on the Town


There are numerous options for you and your partner to dine out this Valentine’s Day in Calhoun County. Read on to discover the best options, and don’t forget to make your reservations early!


Valentine’s Day Buffet Dinner at The Classic on Noble


There’s nothing quite so romantic (or mouth-watering) than the idea of an upscale prime rib buffet! The Classic on Noble will be presenting just that on February 14, along with other delicious items like shrimp and grits, poultry, succulent Southern side dishes, and Valentine-themed desserts. As you partake, enjoy live music by Norm, while enjoying their themed decor. There will also be photo opportunities to make the night a memorable one for years to come.


Preceding Valentine’s Day, the Classic on Noble will also have a Valentine’s Brunch on Sunday, February 11 from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm, and lunch and dinner from their menu on Tuesday, February 13 for those that would rather skip the crowds. Whatever option you choose, be sure to make a reservation.


Event:  Valentine’s Day Buffet Dinner

Venue:  Classic on Noble

Location:  1024 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Time:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost:  $75/person

Reservations: (256) 237-5388


Coldwater Valentine’s Day


If a multi-course gourmet meal is on your list of high romance this Valentine’s Day, you’ll need to book yourself a table at the Coldwater Mountain Brewpub. There’s more than one night that you can enjoy their special 3-course menu–the special lasts nightly from February 14 to 17. The menu choices are as follows:


1st Course options:  Baby Gem Caesar Salad or Crab and Shrimp Bisque

2nd Course options:  Chateaubriand Beef with Sauce Bearnaise or Pan Seared Snapper with Chipotle Buerre Blanc

3rd Course options:  Key Lime Tartlet or Caramel Tartlet


Event:  Coldwater Valentine’s Day

Venue:  Coldwater Mountain Brewpub 

Location:  1208 Walnut Avenue Anniston, AL 36201

Date:  Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat, February 14 – 17

Time:  Reservation times 5:30, 6:30, and 8:00 pm

Cost:  $125/couple or $62.50/person

Reservations:  (256) 403-2334 or email skylar@drinkcoldwater.com


Valentine’s Day at Lulu’s Place


Noble Street’s newest option for elevated comfort food is Lulu’s Place. They’ll be accepting reservations for Valentine’s Day with an array of tasty cuisine that will leave you happy you came.


Event:  Valentine’s Day Dinner

Venue:  Lulu’s Place

Location:  1021 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36207

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Time:  4:00 – 9:00 pm

Reservations: (256) 624-6117 or Email or on Open Table App


Valentine’s Special at The Bank


If you haven’t been to The Bank, downtown Oxford’s latest nod to a Roaring 20s speakeasy, then you can do so on one of the best nights of the year–Valentine’s Day. Treat your lover to their “Chicago Combo” that night, which features one starter board, one main board, and 2 drinks (the Roxie Hart or Billy Flynn are strongly suggested) for $50. Or you can order from their chic menu. 


Event:  Valentine’s Special

Venue:  The Bank

Location:  430 Main St., Oxford, AL 36203

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Time:  5:00 – 10:00 pm


Reservations: $25 reservation fee (applied toward bill); DM or email thebankoxford@gmail.com to reserve a 5:00, 6:30, or 8:00 pm spot


The Newlywed Game at Shell’s Downtown


Right in the heart of downtown Piedmont, Shells Downtown is hosting a special Valentine’s Day event to test how “close” attending couples truly are. Back by popular demand, diners can take part in The Newlywed Game on Valentine’s Day, suitable for newlyweds as well as long-time lovers. Be sure to arrive early to compete while dining on a meal consisting of a choice of 1 starter, 2 entrees, and a dessert for a special rate. The choices on the menu designed for lovers include the following:


Starters:  Pizza Roses, Santa Fe Eggrolls, Shell’s Guacamole, Dave’s Shrooms, Smelco Fries

Entrees:  Bone-in Ribeye, Shrimp & Grits, Honey Garlic Salmon, Shrimp or Chicken Alfredo, Smothered Chicken, Stuffed Filet

Sides: Baked Potato, Sweet Potato, Pasta, Fries, Onion Rings, Mixed Vegetables, House or Caesar Salad


Event:  The Newlywed Game

Venue:  Shell’s Downtown

Location:  105 N Center Ave, Piedmont, AL 36272

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Time:  4:00 – 8:30 pm

Cost: $70/couple; $35/person

Reservations:  (256) 645-3073


Taco & Tequila Mexican Restaurant and Bar


Want to dine in a relaxed atmosphere with some tasty drink specials this Valentine’s Day? You can plan an outing to Taco & Tequila Mexican Restaurant and Bar for their great Mexican cuisine and V-day drink specials:


Love Bug ($5): Tito’s Lemonade, Strawberry Syrup, and Fresh Strawberries

Tipsy Valentines ($5): Tito’s Cranberry Juice, Grenadine, and Splash of Lime Soda


Venue:  Taco & Tequila Mexican Restaurant and Bar

Location:  6404 US Hwy 431, Alexandria

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Phone:  (256) 770-4635


A Valentine’s Experience at RedBird Willow Farm


RedBird Willow Farm has cooked up something very unique and romantic for the entire month of February! They have prepared a heated igloo on their grounds that can be booked for two. The Valentine’s Experience includes a candlelit dinner catered by Classic on Noble, flowers, chocolates, enchanting music, and something else very unique to the farm–llamas. Interact with friendly llamas while enjoying these other charming things. Call today to choose any date you desire (that’s not already booked) from now through the end of February. Dinner catered by Classic on Noble is as follows:


Option 1: Roasted Half Chicken, Fingerling Potatoes, and Asparagus in Herbed Pan Au Jus

Option 2: Shrimp and Grits with Collard Greens, Andouille Sausage, Tomatoes, and Bacon

Option 3: Bone-in Ribeye with Demi Glace, Fingerling Potatoes, and Asparagus


Event:  A Valentine’s Experience

Venue: RedBird Willow Farm

Location:  1103 Lenlock Lane Anniston, AL 36206

Date:  February 1-29 (by reservation)

Time:  5:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost: Call for packages

Reservations:  Call (256) 239-3067


Paint Parties and Other Activities


Pink Llama Day at Redbird Willow Farm


Interact with a pink llama or two and many more adorable animals at RedBird Willow Farm on Valentine’s Day. The park is open for tours with a special price of $30 for 2. Families are welcome to this fun event, with children 2 and under and Veterans receiving free admission. Valentine’s merch at their charming gift shop will also be discounted that day, so buy your special someone a gift they won’t forget.


Event:  Pink Llama Day

Venue: RedBird Willow Farm

Location:  1103 Lenlock Lane Anniston, AL 36206

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Time:  10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost: $30 for 2; Free to Veterans and Children 2 & under

Info (reservations not required):  (256) 239-3067


Cupid’s Hideout at Jax Pard


You’d love to go out on Valentine’s Day as a couple….but you have kids that need care. There’s a unique solution–take them to Jax Pard’s event Cupid’s Hideout. Children ages 5-12 can be dropped off from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, where they’ll get to play games, do crafts, and chow down on some tasty pizza! There’s a 30-child limit, so contact them today to reserve spots for your children now.


Event:  Cupid’s Hideout

Venue:  Jax Pard

Location:  501 A Alexandria Road SW Jacksonville, AL 36265

Date:  Wednesday, February 14

Time:  5:00 – 8:00 pm

Cost:  $10/child; $5/each additional child

Reservations:  (256) 435-8115


Suds & Strokes – Paint Your Partner Picasso Style at Mellow Mushroom


Suds & Strokes is a favorite event at the Mellow Mushroom in Oxford, Alabama hosted by local artist JC Morgan. For Valentine’s Day, she’s hosting a special paint party where couples can tap into their artistic abilities together over pizza and some beer while trying to paint each other, Picasso style.


Event:  Suds & Strokes Paint Your Partner Picasso Style

Venue:  Mellow Mushroom

Location:  33 Industrial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203

Date:  Monday, February 12

Time:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost:  $50/couple

Reservations: JC Morgan at (256) 223-7784


Couples Valentine’s Paint Party at Angel Cakes Paint and Party


Angel Cakes Paint and Party venue in Anniston will be hosting a couples paint party. Cost includes 2 14×14 canvases, paints, and other materials for you and your significant other to paint a love-themed masterpiece. You’ll also get to snack on your own personal charcuterie board along with sparkling grape juice and a romantic dessert.


Event:  Couples Valentine Paint Party

Venue:  Angel Cakes Paint and Party

Location:  4442 McClellan Blvd, Anniston, AL 36201

Date:  Saturday, February 10 

Time:  5:00 – 7:00 pm

Cost:  $80/couple

Reservations:  (256) 770-9498 or book online


Valentine’s Day Special at Big Time Entertainment 


The Big Time Entertainment complex is running the same Valentine’s Day special as last year. Their 2 FOR 1 price will allow you to buy a game of Laser Tag, Hologate Virtual Reality, Go-Karting, Adventure Golf, or Ninja Warrior Course and receive a second attraction FREE. They’ll also be offering half off the regular price on Arcade Games from 3 pm – 9 pm that same day.


Event: Valentine’s Day Special

Venue: Big Time Entertainment

Location: 42 Tower Rd., Oxford, AL

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 3:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost:  2 FOR 1

Phone: (256) 832-9200


Flower Shops


What Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a dozen freshly cut red roses? Check out these local flower shops in Calhoun County for their holiday deals and place your order so that your special someone will feel on top of the world this February 14th. 


Miller Florist


Miller Florist is still taking orders for Valentine’s Day floral deliveries, but their already reporting selling out on certain items–don’t delay getting your orders in. View their lovely arrangements on their main website and order now. They also offer a variety of gift options.


Location: 38 Hamric Dr., Oxford, AL

Phone: (256) 835-0911


Evan’s Flower Shop


If you live in the Anniston area, Evan’s Flower Shop is also taking orders for romantic floral arrangements. 


Location: 1014 Noble St. #B, Anniston, AL

Phone: (256) 236-2589


Accent Floral Designs


Accent Floral Designs is the perfect place to order Valentine’s Day floral arrangements if you are in the Jacksonville, Weaver, Alexandria, Piedmont, or Anniston areas. Visit them online and place your order now.


Location:  112 Clinton St., S. E., Jacksonville, AL 36265

Phone:  (256) 435-6933

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