5 COVID-safe Valentine’s date ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but so is COVID-19. Keep your valentine safe this year by opting for one of these COVID-19 conscious date options.

Desiree Gutierrez, Managing Editor


Le Rouge Cuisine is hosting “Couples Oasis Cooking Class” with owner-chef Amber Williams of Dallas. The cooking class will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 via Zoom. Participants will be instructed on how to make a specialty cocktail, penne ala vodka with andouille sausage and shrimp, and baked apple love letters. The cooking class is $75 and will include 90 minutes of instruction, ingredient and recipe cards, an opportunity for questions, and food and kitchen tips. Tickets can be bought on the Le Rouge Cuisine website


Painting with a Twist Lewisville is offering art kits for a painting class experience from the safety of home. Kits can be ordered on the Painting with a Twist Lewisville website. Kits are customizable to your choice of surface and size. Various options are available for the kit artwork, and many have instructional video access to guide participants through the process. Kits must be ordered by noon on Thursday on the website for pick up between 5-6 p.m. Friday at the studio. 

Virtual Dance Class

Diva Dance North Dallas will be showcasing step-by-step choreography for Beyonce’s song “Dance for You.” The virtual dance class will be held at 6 p.m. on Valentine’s Day. Diva Dance classes are for all levels of dancers. This heels-optional class will supply participants the opportunity to tap into their sultry side while staying safe at home. Access to the class is $20 and dancers can register on the Diva Dance North Dallas website

Drive-In Movie

For those who are tired of being cooped up in the house, a drive-in theater may be the remedy for Valentine’s Day. Coyote Drive-In Fort Worth is the perfect opportunity to get out, take a drive and tap into the nostalgia of theaters. The drive-in theater has added COVID-19 safety precautions by implementing a delivery option for concessions for an added fee. This ensures moviegoers can stay away from crowds, but still enjoy staple movie delicacies. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. rain or shine every day. Showing options and tickets are available on the Coyote Drive-In website

At-home Spa Night

Take advantage of curbside pick-up and create an at-home spa night. Scented lotions, candles, face masks and a plush robe will set the tone for a night of relaxation and rejuvenation. Options may include bubble baths, bath salts, massage oils, deep conditioner, lip mask and spa playlists on any music streaming app. Top off the night with an array of fruits and sweets to indulge in and voila, a COVID-19 safe spa experience.