Valentine’s Events and Date Night Ideas in Northwest Arkansas 2023

It’s the month of love, mamas! And that has us thinking about fun date nights with our valentines. Below you’ll find oodles of ideas for a fun day/night out in Northwest Arkansas. These are great options all year ’round!

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical will be at Walton Arts Center Feb. 9-19. Broadway’s most romantic night out!

Pinpoint on Block St. offers craft beer, cocktails, pinball, skee-ball, darts. 

Arkadia Retrocade on College Avenue charges a $5 admission fee to play 175 classic arcade games all day.

Gulf Coast Axe House is open every Thursday-Sunday. BYOB- wine and beer, Bad-AXE music, AXE-pert coaching. (Fiesta Square)

Community Creative Center  near Walton Arts Center is offering pottery classes for Valentine’s on Thursday, Feb. 9 & Sunday, Feb. 12.

Big Box KaraokeRent a private box to sing all the karaoke songs you want, with the people you want. Enjoy options from a full bar and food menu, served directly to your box. You can also enjoy the restaurant if you don’t want to sing. Block Street.

Starlight Skatium is Fayetteville’s best (and only) roller skating rink. Roll back the years.

Sassafras Springs Vineyard is nestled in a peaceful valley in Northwest Arkansas, just outside Fayetteville. It’s celebrated for its award-winning wines, weddings and unique events. 

Public Display of Art. Take a tour of the pretty public art in Fayetteville. Snap some fun photos together while you travel around town.

The Fayetteville Ale TrailStart your adventure by dropping by the Fayetteville Visitors Center to purchase your Ale Trail merch and pick up a passport. Then, collect your passport stamps with any purchase at each brewery location. Passports are also available at any of the 20 stops on the Ale Trail, or you can click request a copy be sent to you in the mail.


Fred Astaire Dance Studios Springdale is offering two gift voucher options and hosting a Valentine’s Social Dance on Thursday, February 9, from 7-7.45 p.m. Admission is $20 per person. The vouchers: Option 1 $79: 2 dance lessons (1-on-1 with an instructor) + 1 social dance event. Option 2 $129: 2 dance lessons (1-on-1 with an instructor) + 1 social dance event + gift basket

FlyARH offers helicopter tours of Northwest Arkansas, and they’re offering Valentine’s packages February 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14. See the Ozarks from a new perspective.

The Jones Center has ice skating opportunities all year long in their indoor facility.

Cozy up to a mural. Take some fun couple photos at one of the many beautiful murals in Springdale. They’ll be frame-worthy!


Take your main squeeze to try out the pottery wheel at Imagine Studios on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Each participant will get 30-45 minutes on the wheel and will make one pot to keep. $95 per couple. Register for one of the following times: 6-7 PM, 7-8 PM, 8-9 PM.

Paint Your Power NWA is a creative space for people to enjoy unique immersive and interactive experiences using various forms of art. Examples: sculpt blindfolded or experiment with glowing fluid art. They’re offering a “Paint your Mate” immersive art event on Valentine’s Day for $39.

We smell fun: Take your date to the Stupid Cupid Candle Party at Ozark Beer Company. Sunday, Feb. 12, 5-8 p.m.

Dance With Me Studio by Aura is offering a Dance With Me Valentine’s event on February 10 at 7 p.m. $30. A great night for couples and friends. Enjoy a dance class, photo booth, dance floor, games, raffles, wine and more.

Honeycomb Kitchen Shop in downtown Rogers specializes in kitchen supplies and regularly collaborate with local chefs and restaurant owners to offer cooking classes and workshops.

Top Golf’s climate-controlled hitting bays offer year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay and throughout their sports bar and restaurant. Using their clubs or your own, take aim at the giant outfield targets and the high-tech balls will score themselves.

Ozark Axe House Axe throwing is like throwing large darts down a bowling alley. You’ll be throwing an axe at a target in your reserved lane. 

Art & Soul Studios is an abstract art studio specializing in various forms of fluid art such as acrylic pour painting and resin art.


The Quiver is offering a Lovestruck Valentine’s Date (couples archery) on Saturday, Feb. 11.

Bentonville Provisions offers cooking classes, retail kitchen goods, private events, and grab-and-go fare.

Skylight Cinema offers a dine-in movie theater experience. The theater exhibits first-run movies from major and independent studios and special screenings throughout the year.

Painting with a TwistRekindle the spontaneity with a paint date.

The romance of artAll over Bentonville, you’ll find gorgeous murals, whimsical sculptures, and electrifying neons. Take a romantic art tour and snap some fun photos together.

While we’re on the topic of art, you can always make it a date at Crystal Bridges Museum . We love eating at Eleven restaurant.

Smiley Bike Rentals specializes in late model, full suspension electric mountain bike rentals. They provide free delivery and pick up to various trailheads, Airbnbs, hotels, your favorite coffee shop, etc. They’ll show you all the features of the bike and make sure you’re 100% comfortable before they send you out on the trails.

The Crafty Shambles is a great place to flex your creative muscles together. They offer personalized gifts, but also host crafting events.


The Grove Comedy Club is a locally-owned restaurant & bar that offers live professional comedy in Northwest Arkansas.


Tontitown Winery, Lounge and Bistro offers local wines, food, bocce ball, and live events on the patio.

Siloam Springs

Arch & Axe. Throw some axes with your sweetheart on Feb. 14. The Valentine’s Special is 5-9 p.m. $20. Arch & Axe also has archery and a “Rage Cage” where you can get out frustration without breaking your own dishes.