The nation’s capital is all about American history, politics, presidents, museums, architecture, and even romance. Yes, Washington DC has a romantic side, and you will want to make sure to spend a very romantic Valentine’s Day in the District of Columbia.

Washington DC has a lot going on, and it’s not surprising since it’s the US capital. There are also some tidbits you might not know. For instance, it was “only partly named for the first president,” according to Reader’s Digest. George Washington never even lived in the capital. While there are definitely some fun facts about DC, it’s home to people who love the city and is a destination for travelers from all over the world. When speaking of love, DC is a great place to spend Valentine’s Day, an occasion not to be missed in this great city.


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Valentine’s Brunch on the Water in Washington DC

If you are celebrating Valentine’s Day in DC and brunch is your thing, take it to the water on City Cruises’ Washington DC Valentine’s Premier Brunch Cruise. The most romantic day of the year deserves something special, and this local brunch cruise fits the bill.

You and your loved one will be able to toast to your love as you cruise on the Potomac River. Enjoy a fun-loving 2-hour cruise together featuring chef-designed menus, delectable cocktails, and dancing to live DJ entertainment. From Scottish Smoked Salmon Display, Scrambled Eggs, and French Toast to Caesar Salad and Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Salad, the menu has something for just about everyone. Come dressed in semi-formal attire while you enjoy unlimited mimosas, free-flowing champagne, and sparkling cider, and take in the stunning views of the nation’s greatest landmarks. Creative cocktails, wine, and beer are available from the cash bar.


Make a Valentine’s Day Lunch Date with City Cruises

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How about lunch on the water for Valentine’s Day? It is the most romantic day of the year, so bring your partner on City Cruises’ Washington DC Valentine’s Signature Lunch Cruise where a welcoming and hospitable staff will take care of all your needs.

If you have two hours and a semi-formal outfit, City Cruises has just the signature lunch for you on Valentine’s Day. You and your Valentine will enjoy a signature buffet featuring salads and a main course that includes Honey Sesame Chicken, Oven Roasted Whitefish, and Baked Ziti Pasta. A dessert station with cakes, brownies, and seasonal fruit is available for you to indulge. As you dine, you’ll take in the unparalleled views of Washington DC, while enjoying delicious cocktails, wine, and beer from the cash bar and dancing to a live DJ. You will also have a guaranteed table for your party.


Take a Romantic Dinner Cruise in Washington DC for Valentine’s 2024

If it’s a romantic dinner you are looking for, the Washington DC Valentine’s Signature Dinner Cruise is perfect for you and your partner. It’s 2.5 hours of romance, so come dressed in your best semi-formal attire and be ready for an evening you will never forget. You will be greeted by City Cruises’ warm staff for an adventurous outing on the Potomac River while you enjoy the breathtaking views.

A chef-prepared signature dinner buffet awaits and features Kale Quinoa Salad and Green Goddess Pasta Salad. Main entrées include Braised Beef Short Ribs and Baked Ziti Pasta with sides of Roasted Broccoli and Mashed Potatoes. Unlimited coffee, hot tea, and iced tea are available. You can enjoy creative cocktails, wine, and beer from the cash bar and dance to the music by a live DJ. This special Valentine’s cruise offers additional upgrades for a more customized experience: Silver Package, Gold Package, and Platinum Package depending on how romantic you want to get for Valentine’s Day.


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Enjoy a Premier Dinner Cruise on Valentine’s Day in DC

Step it up a notch and take the Washington DC Valentine’s Premier Dinner Cruise for an elegant night on the water as you set sail to celebrate Valentine’s Day. You and your loved one will have three hours to enjoy romance on the Potomac River with stunning views as the backdrop.

Make sure you are dressed in your best semi-formal attire for a night of delicious cocktails, chef-designed menus, and dancing to live DJ entertainment. Your menu will include Honeycrisp Apple Salad and Crab and Potato Chowder for starters. The main course features Pan-Seared Chicken Breast and Seasonal Potato Gnocchi. Delectable desserts include Chocolate Toffee Crunch Cake and Orange Olive Oil Cake.

Creative cocktails, wine, and beer are available from the cash bar. You can also make upgrades for an even more romantic dinner. Choose from the Silver Package, Gold Package, or Platinum Package.


More Fun in Washington DC for Valentine’s Day

Get creative with your partner and come out to Valentine’s Day Cardmaking – Date Night! Feb. 14, 2024, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. “Celebrate the ones you love by learning something new with them, or by surprising them with a homemade card!” according to VisArts. This cardmaking is for everyone to come out and create card designs with intaglio printmaking. It’s definitely a different way to spend Valentine’s Day, but it will be worth it.

pizzaGet romantic and make pizza for your partner. Take the Artisan Pizza + Craft Cocktail Class at The Commentary Arlington on Feb. 14, 2024, with four time slots from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Learn how to make pizza from the experts in an interactive class from Executive Chef Francecil Ponte and Sicilian kitchen supervisor, Rita Massa, who will talk about pizza and show you the tricks of the pizza-making trade.

Cozy up for romance with your partner in an Ornament Igloo at The Watergate Hotel. You can rent an igloo for 90 minutes per reservation. Each igloo seats up to six people and is heated but warm clothing is recommended for those especially cold nights, according to the website. Order food and drinks and snuggle up for a fun evening.

Book Your 2024 Valentine’s Day with City Cruises in Washington DC Today!

Washington, DC, has all the history and tourist attractions you can imagine. It’s even better for a little romance with your special someone on Valentine’s Day. Take your celebration to the water and book a City Cruises Valentine’s Day, brunch, lunch, or dinner. You and your partner will be happy you did.

FAQs – DC Valentine’s Day

What does City Cruises offer for Valentine’s Day in D.C. in 2024?
City Cruises provides a memorable Valentine’s Day experience with brunch and dinner cruises along the Potomac River.

How does a Valentine’s Day cruise with City Cruises enhance the celebration?
A cruise offers a unique setting with scenic views, fine dining, and live entertainment, making it a special way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

What are some romantic activities for Valentine’s Day in D.C.?
Washington D.C. offers various romantic activities like visiting iconic landmarks, enjoying gourmet dining, and exploring museums or galleries.

Can couples experience a unique Valentine’s Day dinner in D.C.?
Yes, D.C. has several fine dining restaurants offering special Valentine’s Day menus for a romantic dinner experience.