Ah, love. Albuquerque has some valentine gift ideas that will set you up for some sizzle and spark. Kick up your shoes and get rolling with these gift ideas, many of which are free. Enter to win a prize or get your hair done. Indulge your senses.
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Routes Rentals & Tours
has a romantic Velo-tine bike tour designed for couples and singles. Try chocolates, taste wine and see four of Albuquerque's top venues: The New Mexico Tea Company, Los Poblanos Inn and Farm, Casa Rondena Winery and Joliesse Chocolates.
The Isotopes mascot Orbit will hand deliver a Valentine's gift package to your sweetheart. The package includes a 1/2 pound box of chocolates from Buffett's Candies
, a voucher for two reserved level seats to a non-restricted Isotopes home game, a personalized Valentine's card, one Chile Pepper doll and a keepsake photo. The service is available February 13 or 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Delivery must be within 25 miles of the Isotopes stadium.
Give your loved one the gift of music. The package includes two love songs sung to your loved one by a barbershop quartet, a long stemmed rose, a box of chocolates and a personalized valentine. Best of all, everything will be delivered.
On Valentine's day, have dinner out, then get dessert and some salsa dancing in at the special Salsa Love Fest. Live salsa will be provided by Team Havana. Get a free sensual dips dance lesson and try your hand at the salsa and bachata dance competitions for prizes. Register online
for this special dance night.
Dazzle with Jewelry
The beautiful and unique jewelry by local artist Lilly Barrack will make it difficult to choose one item. Three locations make the choosing easy.
Or try finding something special at Gertrude Zachary. The Native American contemporary styles are collaboratively made by Gertrude and the Native American silversmiths who craft the pieces.
Mati Jewelers has been a local favorite for decades, and no wonder. They design and craft each piece right in Albuquerque.
Cook with Cupid
Take a sweetheart cooking class, where you'll learn to make a multi-course meal for your special someone. Classes at JanCan, and take place February 13 or 14.
The Dessert Divas will also help you cook up something sweet for Valentine's day. The class is available for couples or singles.
Self Serve has a whole month of special events for the February Valentine month. Enjoy a Valentine's wine and chocolate tasting February 3, or spend the Valentine's Day evening at a chocolate and body treat tasting. Or learn massage techniques that you can share at home with your sweetie in a massage class for couples. Taught by certified massage therapist at Self Serve Resource Center on Friday, February 17.
Photo Courtesy Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau
Did you know you can get married in a hot air balloon and then lift off, both in marriage and in the balloon? Valentine’s Day is no exception, weather permitting, of course. Contact Sky Span Adventures for their exclusive flight, which provides a unique aerial view of the Rio Grande Valley and the chance to have the balloon to yourself. At the end of your flight, celebrate with a champagne toast, light continental breakfast and more.