Still not sure where to take your #Valentine or #Galentine? With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Loudoun is in no short supply of festive events to celebrate with your special someone. Or, if you haven’t found the one yet, plan a fun girl’s or guy’s weekend to celebrate your friends!

This weekend offers plenty of opportunities to indulge your sweet tooth while trying out local wines and brews. Experience your favorite craft beer and wine varietals in a whole new way with sweet surprises like chocolate or cupcake pairings that are sure to be the perfect match for your taste buds!

Bacon lover alert! What’s not to love about a salty sweet cooking class featuring unique bacon cupcake design tutorials and chocolate martinis with a twist? The Salamander Resort’s Bourbon & Bacon Romance class is from 2-4pm on February 10th.

Looking for other flavors to savor? Try out delicious dinner and tasting menus featuring Valentine curated specials at Copperwood Tavern, Otium Cellars or Tarara Winery. After dining, don’t miss the unique experience to enjoy a classic horse-drawn carriage ride through the Village at Leesburg.

When out and about this weekend, don’t forget to share how you celebrated the holiday in Loudoun with #LoveLoudoun on social.

Other events to check out include:

Fly Me to the Moon Valentine’s Cabaret at StageCoach Theatre – February 9th & 10th

Shocktober Presents: My Bloody Valentine at Paxton Manor – February 9th & 10th

Samedi Gras at Breaux Vineyards – February 10th

Friday Night Wine Tastings at Magnolias at the Mill – recurring weekly on Fridays

Penny Tastings at Tarara Winery – recurring weekly on Saturdays and Sundays

Leesburg Brew Crawl - recurring weekly Thursday-Sunday

Celebrate with your Sweetie at North Gate Vineyard – February 11th