Visitors from all over the world fall in love with San Francisco and oftentimes leave their hearts there, as Tony Bennett sang in the famous song. It’s no surprise to see why the city is easy to love.

San Francisco beckons you with cable cars, Victorian homes, the Golden Gate Bridge, fine cuisine, the theater, must-see views, a variety of eclectic neighborhoods, a fantastic waterfront, and the list goes on. So many people fall in love with this great city, making it a perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2024 with the one you love.


Enjoy Valentine’s Day on a Dinner Cruise on the Water

Couple with woman pointing towards Golden Gate Bridge.For something very romantic, take your Valentine’s dinner plans in San Francisco to the water. The San Francisco Valentine’s Premier Dinner Cruise is an amazing way to have a romantic and exciting evening. You can kick back and relax while City Cruises makes sure everything is taken care of, allowing you to focus on an adventurous evening on the water with spectacular San Francisco views as your backdrop, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, and Alcatraz Island.

Dress up in your best semi-formal attire for a very special 3-hour Valentine’s cruise featuring a chef-designed menu, including Beet and Baby Arugula Salad for starters. The second course features Clementine Poached Prawns and Signature Seafood Chowder. The main entrée includes Oven-Roasted Chicken Breast with Rosemary and Thyme, and Root Vegetable Fricassee. There’s also a mouthwatering selection of desserts.

An evening with your special someone also includes dancing with live DJ entertainment, creative cocktails, wine, and beer available from the full stocked bar. There are additional upgrades to customize your experience. Packages include:

  • Silver Package:

Glass of Champagne/Sparking Wine

Single Rose, Per Couple

  • Gold Package:

Glass of Champagne/Sparking Wine

Single Rose, Per Couple

Guaranteed Window Seat

  • Platinum Package:

Romance Package (Bottle of Mumm [or equivalent], 1/2 Dozen Roses

Guaranteed Window Seat

You and your partner will be in romantic heaven while on this special Valentine’s Day cruise, and will be talking about it for years to come!


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A Valentine’s Brunch Cruise in San Francisco

If you want to celebrate Valentine’s on a cruise but would rather have brunch, City Cruises can make that happen for you. The San Francisco Premier Brunch Cruise is a 2-hour adventure on the Bay featuring a premier chef-prepared buffet brunch menu, delicious cocktails, and live entertainment. From Scrambled Eggs and French Toast to Birria Style Chicken and Oven Roasted Salmon, this is the perfect brunch menu to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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Dress in your favorite business casual attire while you and your loved one enjoy the views of San Francisco from a climate-controlled interior and open-air rooftop decks. Our welcoming and helpful staff will be there to ensure you have an exciting and romantic celebration. Love will be in the air as you enjoy unlimited mimosas, free-flowing champagne, and sparkling cider along with a guaranteed table for your party.


Romantic Spots on Valentine’s Day in San Francisco

Grab your significant other and head over to the Top of the Mark for “a quintessential San Francisco experience,” according to the website. For 80 years, this iconic lounge features some of the best views of San Francisco and sits on the 19th floor of the InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco hotel. It’s a perfect spot to indulge in cocktails with your Valentine while sneaking in some romance.

How about a Valentine’s Day spent at Corona Heights Park? With some of San Francisco’s best views, this is a perfect spot for romance. “A one-mile trail network winds around the hill and leads up to the summit for a 360° degree view of San Francisco Bay Area,” according to San Francisco Recreation & Parks. You can also take your dog along and head to the Corona Heights Dog Play Area.

Enjoy a romantic time out at Foreign Cinema, a wildly different experience and well worth it. “A San Francisco Chronicle ‘Top 100 Restaurant’ for twenty consecutive years, Chefs Gayle Pirie and John Clark’s collective visions weave food, wine, cocktails, film, and art gallery into one harmonious ambiance,” according to the Foreign Cinema website. Menu items feature Oysters, Caviar, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Madras Curry Sesame Fried Chicken, and Grilled 14-oz. Dry-Aged Akaushi New York.

What’s Valentine’s Day without chocolate? Head on over to Ghirardelli Square! The Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience is perfect for the chocolate lover in us all, and combining chocolate with romance is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Here you’ll visit “the world’s largest Pick & Mix, with the widest selection of Ghirardelli Squares available to customize in a variety of gifts, which can now also be personalized!” the website said. From sundaes, shakes, and hot cocoas to chocolate bars and gifts, if you love chocolate, this is a wonderful place for you and your Valentine.

Pack some wine, bread, and cheese in a picnic basket and head over to The Presidio. This national park site is right next to the Golden Gate Bridge. There are miles of nature trails, scenic overlooks, beaches, and picnic areas where you can kick back and relax. Make sure to check out Baker Beach, a top beach in the city. You’ll enjoy not just the beach but great views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Battery Bluff is one of the best spots for a picnic while learning about Presidio’s history. Immigrant Point Overlook has a stone plaza and benches, making it a perfect spot to catch spectacular views during the day or to watch the sunset.


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

San Francisco is not only a wonderful city, but also the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Romance is just about everywhere you go, so why not take it on the water? Book a City Cruises Valentine’s excursion for either brunch or dinner for you and your loved one. You will make Valentine’s memories that stand out from the rest and that will last forever.