Valentine's Day is this Sunday and there are plenty of ways to spoil that certain someone in the Gympie region
Valentine's Day is this Sunday and there are plenty of ways to spoil that certain someone in the Gympie region

10 romantic, exciting things to do on Valentine’s Day

Generally, we consider Valentine's Day as lover's day or a day only meant for those who are in love. But, this is not true, anyone and everyone can celebrate this beautiful day in their own ways. ... Appreciate those who care for you: It is a good day to appreciate the love and care of all those for whom you matter a lot.

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1. If you want to start the day out right book yourself and your special someone in for the Rotary Club of Gympie Valentine's Day Breakfast at "The Shed" at Cedar Pocket.

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One of the more sophisticated options for Valentine's Day in the Gympie region
One of the more sophisticated options for Valentine's Day in the Gympie region

The special treatment includes a mimosa on arrival, full hot breakfast and you can camp for free on Saturday night.

2. Get in early on Saturday night and take your love for a romantic journey on the Mary Valley Rattler.

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In the perfect lead-up to Valentine's Day, the Rattler Love Train will depart historic Gympie Station at 5pm on Saturday, taking a leisurely scenic sunset ride through the spectacular Mary Valley to Amamoor, with on-board bubbles and antipasto.

The Mary Valley Rattler is offering romantics a ticket to ride on the Valentine's Love Train Photo: Supplied, Leeroy Todd
The Mary Valley Rattler is offering romantics a ticket to ride on the Valentine's Love Train Photo: Supplied, Leeroy Todd

3. Geordie's Restaurant is having an All You Can Eat Fiesta Latina on Valentine's Day for those looking for a spicier, more action-packed Valentine's Day date.

Geordies is hosting a Fiesta Latina All You Can Eat event on Valentine's Day.
Geordies is hosting a Fiesta Latina All You Can Eat event on Valentine's Day.

The licensed Gympie restaurant will be giving lovers a piece of Latin American culture, "with great food, drinks, music and plenty of space for dancing. All you can eat plus a drink. The menu has a mix of Venezuelan, Colombian and Mexican Culture, full of flavour! Dancing is a must!"

4. Curra lovers can get their groove on on Valentine's Day at an Open Mic Jam Session at the Curra Country Club. Bring your instrument and voices or just come enjoy an awesome Sunday, kitchen open, courtesy bus running...fabulous day for all.

Curra lovers can have some fun with an open mic jam session on Valentine's Day.
Curra lovers can have some fun with an open mic jam session on Valentine's Day.

5. Dinner for two at the Gympie RSL with full table service. The chef has crafted a menu especially for the occasion, featuring indulgent dishes such as Camembert Stuffed Chicken and Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. The exclusive two-course dinner will be hosted in our Atrium Bistro with full table service from 6pm.

6. If you're passionate about a better future and so is your loved one you might want to make Valentine's Day really count and be a part of the One Million Rising V Day Performance at the Showgrounds where you can also stroll around and enjoy the Gympie Showground Farmers Markets on Sunday morning.

"On Valentines Day every year we dance to bring awareness to violence against all.One Billion Rising Gympie likes to bring attention to domestic violence and come together at this time and dance. We will meet at our OBR Gympie marquee and share our message. Please join us by learning the Dance at rehearsals leading up to V Day (details in comments). Please join us by either Dancing with us on the day or supporting us in the crowd as our audience. We are performing at the Gympie Showgrounds Farmers Markets. Our marquee will be situated between the Big Shed with Birds for Sale and the Toilet block."

7. It's hard to go past Gunabul Homestead for romantic locations and Zesty Edibles is putting on a special Valentine's Day Spit Road luncheon on Sunday for all the lovers out there. This will be a ticketed event and strictly limited to 100 people to comply with Covid restrictions. $35 per adult, $15 12yrs and under. Payment must be made before event date and is non-refundable. 54823107 for enquiries and reservations.

Valentine's Day is this Sunday and there are plenty of ways to spoil that certain someone in the Gympie region
Valentine's Day is this Sunday and there are plenty of ways to spoil that certain someone in the Gympie region

8. For those lovers who are still single and looking for Mr or Mrs Right, Krushology is hosting a special Valentine's Eve Dating Event just south of Gympie, at Noosa, on Saturday from 5.30pm. OPen to singles aged from 35-55, the structured Valentine's Eve Dating Event includes:

  • free welcome drink
  • Noosa Gin - G&T!
  • Free snacks and finger food incl. vegetarian options
  • Stunning venue with a seductive ambiance
  • Great Music!
  • Cool amazing group of people... who are ALL SINGLE!!!
  • Facilitated structured dating meaning you will have around 8-10 dates each plus mingling.
  • Fun 'get to know each other' activities that Krushology has carefully designed and will implement in an engaging and light-hearted way
  • Cue cards to help with conversation starters
  • Structured dating that is safe fun and supported - you will have hosts available
  • Second free drink at the end of the night to celebrate with Prosecco or Noosa Beer
  • Goody Bags filled with awesome products and offers - worth $150 each!
  • PLUS your chance to win your share of lucky-door and other prizes on the night from a prize pool worth over $500! All included in your ticket for $65. Tickets and info at www.krushology.com.au
Head deep into the Mary Valley for this romantic Valentine's Day option.
Head deep into the Mary Valley for this romantic Valentine's Day option.
  • 9. The Yabba Creek Deli Cafe in Imbil is just a short drive down the Mary Valley Highway and open for a Valentine's Day dinner with a difference. Bookings are essential by phoning 54845185.
  • 10. Head deep into the Mary Valley - all the way to Flaxton - and there is a special and fancy option for lovers on Saturday night, at the Valentine's Dinner Event at Flaxton Gardens.

It's just a shortish but scenic drive down the stunning Mary Valley. "Let our staff pamper you and your loved one as you sit back and relax whilst listening to live music in our famous Winery. Dinner tickets are $80 per head and include a 5-course meal and a glass of Sparkling FG Brut to accompany your romance experience.
Click on the link to view the delicious Valentine's Day Menu - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/valentines-dinner-tickets-136383100525

 

Happy Valentine's Day lovers. We hope this helps give you some options and ideas.

Gympie Times


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