Valentine’s Day weekend is the perfect time to consider a well-deserved staycation celebration with your loved one. When you shop, dine, and play in Cumberland Valley, you are guaranteed to have a good time and support local businesses. Here are some suggestions for a fun and local Valentine's Day celebration.


First things first. Before we provide stay, dine, and play suggestions, the most important aspect of Valentine's Day is chocolate, and Cumberland Valley has some of the best chocolates around. Visit the highlighted stores below or enjoy a cozy & caffeinated adventure along our Cumberland Valley Coffee & Chocolate Trail, with more than 15 locations offering chocolate and/or coffee (runs from February 1 through May 31, 2023).

Exquisite ChocolatesExquisite Chocolates, Carlisle

This boutique chocolate shop features mouthwatering selections of some of the finest gourmet chocolates in the world. Try the exquisite Neuhaus limited edition Love Letter Boxes filled with Belgian chocolate pralines in 3 mysterious flavor combinations.

Georgie LouGeorgie Lou's Retro Candy

In addition to its large selection of retro, modern, gourmet, and handmade candy, Georgie Lou's offers chocolate-covered strawberries each February. Order 4, 6, or 12 strawberries dipped in milk, dark, or white chocolate coating.  You can choose from plain chocolate strawberries or upgrade to larger decorated gourmet strawberries with various seasonal decorations, such as hearts, chocolate chips, sprinkles, etc.  Each berry is hand-dipped and made to order.  The sizes of strawberries can vary depending on what the strawberry crop looks like each year.  NOTE: They must be pre-ordered at the store or online These are for pick-up only at the store on February 11 and February 14. When placing your order, you must indicate what day and time you will pick up your strawberries, as the store will dip them as close to your pick-up as possible to ensure freshness. 

Macris ChocolatesMacris Chocolates, Lemoyne

Macris offers over 100 varieties of homemade chocolates from their bulk showcase, plus boxed chocolates and special seasonal and holiday gift boxes.

Mummert ChocolatesMummert Chocolates, Carlisle

A display case featuring 36 varieties of assorted homemade milk and dark Swiss chocolates will satisfy any sweet tooth cravings.


Check out our Dinner & A Show suggestions or find a Valentine-themed meal.

See & Do

Here are some suggestions for things to do from the beginning of February through Valentine's Day.

Craft Beer & Clay: A Creative Night Out

Friday, October 20, 2023 - Friday, December 15, 2023

Girls Night - Guys Night - Date Night - Fun Night! A fun night out at CALC. Class & materials fee includes all materials and instructions as well as beverages and snacks. All skill levels are welcome. CALC's experienced potter will ensure that you create a successful piece. Choose hand building... Read More 

More Suggestions

Find more Valentine's Day suggestions, including gift ideas and suggestions for a romantic evening at home.