Best ways to spend Valentine's Day in Sacramento, California

If you click on the links in this post, we may earn money from the companies mentioned in this post, at no extra cost to you. You can read the full disclaimer here.

Sharing is caring!

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching.  And luckily if you live in or are traveling to Sacramento, California, you are in luck.  Because it just so happens there are a lot of great Valentine’s Day-themed events on or around Valentine’s Day this year.  We’ll go over some of the best.  And please note that not all of these events are something you’d have to even or want to do with a partner!

1. Sacramento Valentine’s Alive After Five Cruise

But if you are looking for something to do with your partner, then how about an evening cruise where you can watch the sunset together?  You can do just that on the Sacramento Valentine’s Alive After Five Cruise.  It’s a cocktail attire, one-and-a-half cruise along the Sacramento River. with a live DJ, dancing, and cocktails.  You can book the cruise here.

2. Sacramento Valentine’s Sights & Sips Cruise

Another great way to spend Valentine’s Day with your partner in Sacramento in a romantic way is on the romantic Sacramento Valentine’s Sights & Sips Cruise.  This is a one-and-a-half hour afternoon cruise on the Sacramento River so you’ll get great scenic views that are great for romance.  The yacht will be decorated for Valentine’s Day.  There will be a DJ so you can enjoy dancing, too.  Plus, there’s a full bar and you can get drinks like their signature Valentine’s Day drink “Sweetheart’s Peach”, as well as other cocktails available for purchase.  The dress code for this cruise is casual attire.  You can book this Valentine’s Day cruise here.

3. V101 Valentine’s Love Fest ’24: Keith Sweat, After 7, Montell Jordan

On the Saturday before Valentine’s Day, you can start getting in that romantic mood by attending V101 Valentine’s Love Fest ’24.  It takes place at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in nearby Lincoln, California.  You’ll hear hit artists like Keith Sweat, Montell Jordan, All-4-One, After 7 & Samuelle.  You can book a ticket to the show here.

4. From Ella to Amy With Love!

Here’s another concert of great songs to put you in the mood for love, just from a different genre.  This concert features music from popular female jazz singers like Ella Fitzgerald, Amy Winehouse, Etta James, and Nina Simone.

Songs include:

  • Misty – Sarah Vaughan
  • At Last – Etta James
  • Night & Day – Billie Holiday
  • Unforgettable – Dinah Washington
  • Almost Like Being in Love – Natalie Cole
  • Fever – Peggy Lee
  • East of the Sun – Diana Krall
  • The Nearness of You – Norah Jones
  • If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
  • (There is) No Greater Love – Amy Winehouse
  • Birds do it, Bees do it – Ella Fitzgerald

This takes place at the Metropolitan Terrace Ballroom at the Citizen Hotel in Downtown Sacramento.  You can purchase a ticket for the event here.

5. Cupid’s Comedy Allstars

You may be single and wishing to change that relationship status.  Or you may be in a relationship and wishing to change that relationship status.  Or maybe you are not looking to change your relationship status.

Doesn’t matter.  We can all use a laugh this time of year.  You can get just that at the Cupid’s Comedy Allstars event on Valentine’s Day at Punch Line Comedy Club.  Comedy Allstar events at Punch Line Comedy Club always feature popular local comedians, some of whom have even appeared on Comedy Central and late-night talk shows like The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Conan.  The tentative lineup this year features Johnny Taylor, Liz Grant, Josef Anolin, and Mike Betancourt.

You can book this event here.

6. Galentine’s Comedy Showcase – in the Callback Bar

As I said, we all need comedy this year.  Cupid’s Comedy Allstars takes place on Valentine’s Day at Punch Line Comedy Club, but the night before you can enjoy Galentine’s Comedy Showcase – in the Callback Bar.  So grab your gal pals and get ready to laugh!