Ready for a weekend break from the crowded city scene? Good news, there’s still time to make plans for a romantic getaway with someone special to the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula. Wide-open spaces, sandy beaches, and relaxing little waterfront towns are all just a short scenic WA State Ferry ride or bridge away from downtown Seattle and the greater Puget Sound area. Below are some just a few Valentine Day activities, there is also plenty of other places to eat and drink and make your own romantic getaway magic on the Kitsap Peninsula. VisitKitsap.com for details.
Special Valentine Day Dining Spots
Kingston – Mossback – The ever-changing menu of this lovely farm-to-fork dining spot is located in a cozy farmhouse. The bar is equally charming…and romantic..plus the cocktails stirred up by the master are pure magic. A great place to celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long. More details. Another Kingston dining spot celebrating romance is D’Vine Wines located on Main street. Click here for dining details. Both spots and other Kingston shops are located within walking distance of the Kingston-Edmonds ferry. Click here for a schedule.
Silverdale – Maynards – This popular new hot spot located in the heart of Silverdale offers waterfront views and a special Valentine’s Day menu that will be available all weekend long plus wine tastings. More details.
Manette – Hound and Bottle – Calling all love hounds! Make dinner reservations for Valentine’s Day or anytime. Featuring our regular menu with some very special specials! More details
Feb. 14 – Floor to Ceiling Concert in the Loft – Olalla Vineyard & Winery
Enjoy a mix of original and popular jazz/rock classics. More details.
Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Pub Crawl – Hale’s BarrelHouse is hosting this fun event. Includes dinner, dessert, and complimentary drinks to/from Hale’s Barrelhouse while on the bus! More details here.
Feb. 14 – Sabrina – Valentine Dinner & A Movie – Admiral Theatre – Bremerton – Enjoy an evening of flowers, chocolate, and romance while enjoying the 1954 classic romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, and William Holden. More details and ticket info.
Feb. 14 – A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters – Bainbridge Island Museum of Art – This Pulitzer Prize finalist is a two-person staged reading of letters of the touching 50-year correspondence between Melissa Gardner and her childhood-friend-turned-love-interest, Andrew Makepeace Ladd III. More details.
Feb. 15 – Valisblot – Poulsbo Sons of Norway/Historic Downtown Poulsbo
The Norse Valentine Celebration with much feasting and a magnificent bonfire with the Poulsbo Vikings in their colorful attire. More details.
Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 – Wine on the Rocks – Enjoy island made wines, paired with local chocolates from Amelia Wynn Winery, Eagle Harbor Wine Co, Eleven Winery, Fletcher Bay Winery and Rolling Bay Winery. For places to stay or more info about Wine on the Rocks
Romantic Beach & Trail Walks – Anytime!
Hansville Beach is one of our favorite places for a romantic stroll and view of the Salish Sea all the way to Canada. You’ll also view (or tour) the historic Point No Point Lighthouse and Keepers Cottage built in 1879 and available as a vacation rental. Another romantic favorite is Bloedel Reserve with grand displays that pay tribute to the love between Prentice and Virginia Bloedel. You will find more romantic beaches and trails to stroll on our website at Kitsap Parks & Trails.
Romantic Places to Stay & Specials
Oxford Suites in Silverdale and Best Western Plus Silverdale Beach Hotel both offer impressive waterfront rooms and full-service bars. You’ll find waterfront rooms at Bay Street Comfort Inn & Suites in Port Orchard. Poulsbo Inn & Suites and Guest House International Inn & Suites are close to Historic Downtown Poulsbo waterfront district also known as “Little Norway” is lined with shops, galleries, breweries, lots of places to dine and play. Destination Bainbridge lists a variety of accommodations for those staying on Bainbridge Island or for Gig Harbor, check into Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites. Find more lodging options at Visitkitsap.com/lodging
From mountains views to Puget Sound Inlets, the Kitsap Peninsula offers plenty of things to do, whether you’re looking for a big adventure or a quiet stroll on a sandy beach we’re just a relaxing ferry ride away. Find more places to stay and things to do on the Kitsap Peninsula by visiting our website, VisitKitsap.com