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Top Five Ideas for Valetine's Day 2009


From dining to chocolates to weekend getaways, get some tips on how to spend Valentine's Day in Sacramento.

1. Valentine’s Day Events

Here is a list of Valentine's Day events in Sacramento that include the 6th Annual Valentine Run, sponsored by the Legal Services of Northern California, and a concert at Harlow's.

2. Getting Inked to Say You Care

Flowers can wilt. Candies are eaten. Tattoos are forever. So, what is a better way to say "I love you forever" than getting permanent ink drawn on your body? So a visit to a popular Sacramento Tattoo Parlor would be in order. However, if you are not keen on getting poked with a needle, then perhaps getting a temporary henna tattoo will do the trick.

3. Romantic Dates

Getting cozy with your honey and eating - or sharing - a romantic meal at one of Sacramento's Romantic Restaurants is a great way to have a date. Or perhaps, if you and your boo are just starting out, you can opt for a night out at one of Sacramento's top date spots.

4. Getting Sweets for Your Sweet

Naturally, after treating yourselves with a romantic meal, finish dinner with something sweet. You can either head on over to a popular dessert joint, like Rick's Dessert Diner where you can dive into a towering chocolate cake, or privately nosh on yummy chocolates from local chocolatiers, like Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates where you can tickle your taste buds with rich confections.

5. Romantic Getaway

A perfect way to end your Valentine's Day night it to spend a romantic night - or better yet, a weekend getaway - on the Sacramento River onboard The Delta King Hotel, the luxurious La Rivage Hotel, or at the elegant The Sterling Hotel.

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