Victorian-era Valentine’s Day was shared between lovers with romantic paper sentiments adorned with frills, lace, cupids, gloves, bluebirds and hearts. It is during this time that food, expressly chocolates sold in elaborately decorated boxes, became popularly associated with this holiday. Today, February 14 is celebrated by family members with cookie baking, crafts and special meals. Friends see it as a non-romantic occasion for celebration during the doldrums of winter. Begin a family tradition, gather the friends or enjoy a lovers’ night out at one of these five Charlotte-area locations.
Check out these Charlotte destinations for an adventure with your lover that’s sure to perk up any droopy couple.