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The Perfect Valentine’s Day in Downtown Chandler

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Red hearts, chocolates, teddy bears – it can only mean one thing. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you have a special someone or are just looking for a fun night out, we have something for everyone!

Don’t have time to plan? We’re lending a helping hand by sharing the best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Downtown Chandler. 

Date Night

Make reservations ahead of time so you can get into your favorite romantic spots like The Hidden HouseMingle + Graze (RSVP for their 5 course dinner), DC SteakhouseSerrano’s Mexican Restaurant (check out their Valentine’s Day special), or Sasha’s Kitchen

Next, catch an unfiltered comedy show at improvMANIA for just $14 each. Tickets for the 9 p.m. show also get you into the 10 p.m. standup comedy show. When the show ends, head to one of the following bars/restaurants for live music and dancing:

  • Bourbon Jacks American Tavern – live music each night of the week, usually starting around 8 p.m.
  • West Alley BBQ Chandler – live music almost every night of the week starting at 6 p.m.
  • The Perch Pub & Brewery – live music on the rooftop patio Thursday – Saturday
  • The Local Chandler – live music Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9 p.m.
  • Murphy’s Law Irish Pub – live music each night of the week, including Fridays at 9 p.m. and the weekend
  • MORE

End your evening with a night cap at our resident speakeasy, The Ostrich, which is open until 2 a.m., or the Spirit House which is open until 1 a.m. on Friday nights. 

Galentine’s Day

Grab your girlfriends and get ready for a night of fun! Come early to catch a movie at FLIX Brewhouse. Choose a comedy like Jumanji: The Next Level, or an action film like The Gentleman. Happy hour is from 3-6 p.m. so you can start the party early.

When the show ends, it’s time do a little shopping at Sibley’s West: the Chandler & Arizona gift shopShoe Thrill and Blue Planet Outdoors

Next, head to dinner at The Perch Pub & BrewerySanTan BrewingThe Brickyard DowntownEast Wind Sushi or Charm Thai. No matter the group, we have something for every taste palate here in Downtown Chandler.  

What would a girl’s night be without some dancing? See our list above in the “Date Night” section for all the places you’ll want to check out. End your evening with a drink at QuartHausThe Sleepy Whale, or a cigar at PURO


If you’re spending Valentine’s Day with the whole family, then Downtown Chandler is the place to be. 

Burst of Butterflies offers canvas painting, mug painting, pottery and more, and you don’t need to register ahead of time. Simply drop in whenever you like and let the good times roll. When you’re done, enjoy a nice walk around town while shopping at Saba’s Western Wear and Cutting Edge Quilts.   

Hungry? Choose from a quick bite or formal sit down at Ghett ‘Yo’ TacoCrust RestaurantEl Zocalo Mexican GrillCraft 64Truland Burgers & GreensCheba HutPirate’s Fish & Chips (cash only), or Gadzooks Enchilada shop.

Don’t let the night end there though! Grab a coffee or tea at Peixoto Coffee or Civic Market, or sweet treat at Paletas Betty

Take an Elevator Home

Whatever you Valentine’s Day plans, consider booking a room at the San Marcos Hotel to avoid a long drive home. Check out a special room rate here. In the morning, you can enjoy breakfast at AJ’s Restaurant.

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