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Top Five Ideas for Valetine's Day 2009

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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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