As Valentine’s Day approaches, Yosemite-area businesses offer enticing opportunities for everyone—locals, visitors, singles and couples.
The restaurants at Bass Lake feature options for celebrating (or not celebrating) Valentine's Day. At Ducey's on the Lake, Executive Chef Johnathan Frabotta presents a romantic Valentine's Day dinner on February 14 from 4 pm to 9pm. The Sweetheart Special for $129 combines Steak and Lobster for two, with steamed baby vegetables and choice of appetizer and dessert, with a Sunset Menu also available. Afterward, stay for the Sweethearts Ball from 8 pm to 11 pm with disk jockey, dessert bar, photo booth and champagne. For prices and more information call (800) 350-7463 or visit www.BassLake.com.
Don't feel much like Valentine's this year? Go for the S.A.D. (Singles Awareness Day) Party on Saturday, February 15. It's not really sad, especially when you celebrate it at Ducey's Bar & Grill! Come for the "Cupid is Stupid" Party with DJ, drink specials and a lot of anti-Valentine's Day décor. Enjoy FREE appetizers, and bring your camera for fun pictures in our photo booth! Party from 9 pm to 12 midnight, $5 cover charge.
Erna's Elderberry House, Oakhurst's only five-star restaurant, welcomes visitors and locals alike to a series of festive Valentine-themed celebrations. During Valentine’s Day Dinner on February 14, with exceptional food, fine wine and attentive service in the specially-decorated dining room. On Sunday, February 16, Erna’s offers a Valentine’s Epicurean Dinner with seating from 6 pm to 8 pm, for which Erna seeks out new products, dishes, recipes, presentations and flavors. Extend your holiday to a week with Erna’s Celebrate Valentine’s Week from February 9 to 15. Erna’s Kitchen Team prepares a Cupid-inspired five-course dinner. On Tuesday, Pastry Chef Kyle offers a half-day cooking class on decadent desserts. Wednesday, Sommelier Samuel holds a three-hour wine seminar which features sparkling, white and red wines. For information and reservations for Erna’s events, go to www.chateausureau.com/events.htm .
For a romantic forest retreat, Fish Camp’s Narrow Gauge Inn presents a two-night package, including accommodations for two in a queen room, champagne & chocolate-covered strawberries or a seasonal fruit basket, with rose petals on the bed. Wake up to a warm breakfast of fresh made-to-order Belgian waffles and an array of delectable treats. Sunday-Thursday prices are $199; weekends are $269, subject to availability and subject to change during holiday periods. Call 559-683-7720 or visit www.narrowgaugeinn.com .
At the Redwoods in Yosemite, stay during the month of February 2014 and receive 20 percent off a two-night stay OR get your third night free PLUS a bottle of champagne or sparkling cider, two commemorative Redwoods champagne glasses and a box of chocolates.
Call 888-224-0785 to ask about the Sweetheart Special at The Redwoods in Yosemite! The offer is not valid on existing reservations or with any other discount.
Share the splendors of winter with Your Special Someone at Tenaya Lodge with the Winter VIP Offer of a deluxe room for two with breakfast for $139 per night. The four-diamond comforts of Tenaya Lodge give rise to a host of romantic indoor possibilities, like a relaxing treatment at Ascent Spa, followed by a cozy dinner at one of the Tenaya restaurants beside a glowing fire. To book this special, contact Tenaya Lodge at www.tenayalodge.com or call them at 888-514-2167. Mention the promo code WINTERVIP.
The Yosemite South Gate Hotel & Crab Cakes Restaurant in Oakhurst team up for a special Valentine’s Day Dinner. Yosemite Southgate Hotel guests who book the "Valentines Special" enjoy a complimentary bottle of house wine OR two complimentary desserts with the purchase of two dinner entrees on Valentine's Day. Guests must bring in their voucher from Yosemite Southgate Hotel and reserve ahead with Crab Cakes at 559-641-7667 Special Conditions: Valid only on Valentine’s Day.
Year round specials can be found at www.yosemitethisyear.com/special-deals.