10 Perfect Valentines Gift Ideas For Your Date Or Your Mates

Written by Jay-Dee Pitcaithly on 10th February, 2021
10 Perfect Valentines Gift Ideas For Your Date Or Your Mates

The big loved-up day is quickly approaching and whether you're spending this Valentines with your significant other or your best mates, there's something out there for everyone. Check out our top 10 gift ideas to help you celebrate February 14 in your own special way.

1. Book tickets to Bluesfest in Byron Bay

Byron Bay's iconic music festival, Bluesfest are offering a special Valentine's Day discount from now until Mon 15 Feb. Gift your Val Pal a 5-day pass and you'll score 10% off both your tickets. Don't forget to enter the promo code VALPAL10 to unlock the 10% discount!

Book your tickets HERE. You can also check out the full lineup for the 2021 edition of Bluesfest HERE.

2. Check out a gig at a local music venue

With local venues still facing the real effects of the ongoing health crisis, what better way to enjoy yourself at the same time as supporting your local through this tough time. Check out some of the gigs happening this lovers day weekend HERE.

The Triffid Venue in Brisbane

3. Enjoy a movie at Cape Mentelle's Outdoor Cinema

Soak up the gorgeous Margaret River sunset with your loved one/s this weekend and get stuck into a cult-favourite film on the big screen at Cape Mentelle. It's the ideal recipe for the perfect summer date night. Truly seize the night with great food matched with your favourite bottle of Cape Mentelle wine.

More info and tickets HERE.

Cape Mentelle outdoor cinema

4. Drink bottomless cocktails at Ivory Tusk

Brisbane's Ivory Tusk are hosting a bunch of bottomless drink sessions across the weekend. You'll score bottomless drinks for two whole hours and a round of mouthwatering tacos or tostada's, how good is that!

They're also running a cute singles party this Friday for all those Tindered out singles. 

Get more info or book a table HERE.

Ivory Tusk bottomless drinks

5. Enjoy a gourmet platter as you cheer on your favourite horse at Doomben Racecourse

Settle in for a day of sunshine, horse racing and delicious trackside nibbles at Brisbane's Doomben Racecourse this Valentine's Day eve. Book your tickets HERE.

Doomben racecourse Brisbane

6. Watch a tennis match courtside at the Australian Open

One incredible Open. Three ways to experience it.

Although the Australian Open looks a little different in 2021, there are still so many things for fans to see and do, both on and off the tennis court.

From mouthwatering food options to exciting live entertainment, the Melbourne Park precinct is buzzing with atmosphere to soak in and tastes to explore - all you've got to do is pick your zone. More info and tickets HERE.

Australian Open date idea

7. Organise a festival road trip

Want a gift that keeps on giving? Why not plan a road trip with your lover or your mates to check out one of the many festivals coming up across the country. 

Check out the amazing festivals coming up in 2021 HERE.

Festival road trip this valentines day

8. Get your trivia on with Merrick Watts

The team behind the very successful Grapes of Mirth comedy and wine events are throwing an unconventional trivia night this Friday at Raidis Estate in South Australia. Hosted by funnyman Merric Watts, Feast of Fundum welcomes all friends and lovers for a night of food, wine and entertainment. A match made in heaven, we say!

More info and tickets HERE.

grapes of mirth feast of fundum

9. Catch a jazz show at Wellington's MEOW

Enjoy the sensual and soothing jazz sounds of Nicole and the High Society Swingers as they perform live at MEOW's Jazz Lovers Valentines event this Sunday night. More info and tickets HERE.

Nicole and the high society swingers at MEOW this Sunday

10. Sip on natty wines and watch Dirty Dancing at Petersham Bowling Club

Drown your sorrows or celebrate love at Petersham Bowling Club this Sunday. They'll be showing a special screening of Dirty Dancing on the big projector with plenty of natural wines and cocktails on hand to keep you hydrated.

P.S. Tickets are absolutely FREE, just make sure to reserve your spot HERE.

Petersham Bowls Club