Valentine’s Day is all about love, and we love the North Fork, so what better way to celebrate the most romantic day of the year than at a local event?
Here are some lovely places to spend Valentine’s Day on the North Fork.
Sweets for my sweet at Sparkling Pointe
Sparkling Pointe’s popular cupcake and wine pairing is back on Saturday, Feb. 12 and Sunday, Feb. 13. For $30, you’ll get three miniature cupcakes paired with three bubbly wines.
Sparkling Pointe, 39750 County Road 48, Southold, 631-765-0200
Oysters and more at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.
For something a little more casual, head to Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Peconic for beer, oysters and live music by New Life Crisis on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 3 to 6 p.m.
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., 42155 NY-25, Peconic, 631-477-1100
Enjoy a delectable four-course meal at Preston House
Poached oysters, champagne chicken and white chocolate pavlova are among the options for this prix fixe by Chef Drew Hiatt on Monday, Feb. 14. It’s $98 per person, with an optional $30 wine pairing.
Preston House & Hotel, 428 E. Main Street, Riverhead, 631-775-1500
A weekend of Valentine’s fun at Windamere
On Saturday, Feb. 12, head over to Windamere for a $70 three-course prix fixe meal with live music. Then, on Sunday Feb. 13, they’re hosting a “Galentine’s Day” brunch (yes, like Parks & Recreation) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Windamere, 2255 Wickham Avenue, Mattituck, 631-315-5252
Dance is the language of love at Insatiable Eats
On Saturday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m., head to Insatiable Eats for a night of food and dancing. For $89, Louis Del Prete will lead a ballroom dance lesson and Chef Marco Barrila will serve hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert, with a complimentary glass of wine. There’s also a five-course prix fixe available on Sunday, Feb. 13 and Monday, Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. from $55–$95 depending on your choice of entree. All options include appetizer, salad, cheese and pear plate, dessert with chocolate covered strawberries and a complimentary glass of wine.
Insatiable Eats Creative Kitchen and Pastaria, 300 E. Main Street, Riverhead, 631-377-3353
Love is more fun under the sea at Long Island Aquarium’s ChocoVino Dinner
Does your loved one love the life aquatic? For $150 per person on Friday, Feb. 11, enjoy a five-course dinner with wine pairings from Raphael Vineyards. Each course has a chocolate twist.
Long Island Aquarium, 431 E. Main Street, Riverhead, 631-208-9200
Dinner and a getaway at East Wind Long Island
From Friday, Feb. 11 to Monday, Feb. 14, savor a three-course meal at Desmond’s Restaurant at East Wind Long Island. For $59.95, options include strawberry salad, lobster ravioli, red velvet trifle and more. After dinner, consider a stay at The Inn at East Wind.
East Wind Long Island, 5720 NY-25A, Wading River, 631-929-3500
Songs of love and more at Suffolk Theater
Suffolk Theater’s “A Broadway Valentine” will feature Broadway performers Teal Wicks, Charl Brown, Nasia Thomas and Rick Faugno in an evening of selections from hit Broadway shows like Wicked, Waitress, Jersey Boys, Sister Act, Memphis and more. Suffolk Theater is also partnering with The Preston House for 10% off your meal or a 20% discount on your stay. Tickets start at $65.
Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead, 631-727-4343
A four-course meal paired with Macari wines at Anker
“Love is the Anker” on Monday, Feb. 14 with a $65 per person prix fixe that includes four courses. Enjoy raw Littlenecks, lobster bouillabaisse and chocolate pot de creme for dessert. Add on a Macari wine paired with each course for $35.
Anker, 47 Front Street, Greenport, 631-477-1300
A prix fixe capped with boozy hot chocolate at Alpina
On Monday, Feb. 14, enjoy a prix fixe featuring Crescent Farms duck breast with blackberry mostarda and a boozy hot chocolate with mini baked Alaska topping for dessert for $65 per person.
Alpina, 45 Front Street, Greenport, 631-477-2600