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Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Sweetheart City this Valentine Season

Love is in the Air and its the perfect time to head to the nation’s Sweetheart City. What should you check out this February? Bring the family, your sweetheart, girlfriends or more for a valentine season you won’t soon forget.


1) The new love lock sculpture

This new heart-shaped sculpture has a grid on the back for people to lock their love for eternity. It will remain in the Downtown Foundry through mid-February and move to Lake Loveland afterward.


2) Hearts all over the city

Only in Loveland can you find hearts with messages of love adorning street poles. Find them throughout the month of February.


3) The Sweetheart Festival

Taking place Feb. 14-15 in downtown, this festival incorporates live music, light shows, pyrotechnics, a kids zone and kids contest, beer garden, Palace of Sweets, art installations and much more.


4) The Annual Group Wedding

As the kick-off to the Sweetheart Festival, the annual group wedding will take place Feb. 14 and is the perfect opportunity for couples to get married or renews their vows in the nation’s Sweetheart City.


5) Valentine beer and wine

Loveland has its own official beer for the season. The Bleeding Heart by Grimm Brothers Brewhouse is a Baltic Porter with tart cherry and blackberry. Sweet Heart Winery produces the official valentine of the season: a 2017 Malbec.


6) Sweetheart blend coffee

Beer and wine are not the only specially-brewed drinks for the season. The Sweetheart Blend from Top of the Lake Coffee Roasters is mint mocha, available for purchase at the Loveland.


7) Meet Loveland’s heart mascot

Valentina, our adorable heart mascot, will be making appearances around Loveland this valentine season. Be sure to follow her on Instagram @lovelandvalentina.


8) Sweetheart Classic 4-Miler

Race as a couple or solo on Feb. 15 – rain, shine or snow! The race kicks off during the Sweetheart Festival in downtown Loveland.


9) Original Love Lock Sculpture

Can’t make it to the festival to lock your love? Stop by the Loveland Visitors Center to buy a lock, step outside and lock your love on our original sculpture. Be sure to tag #lovelandlovelocks!


10) Step back in time for valentine history

Loveland Valentines Stamped

Learn more about Loveland’s 74-year valentine history at the Loveland Museum. Find the cachet from your birth year, see a history of Miss Valentine’s and celebrate the season. Free.


Stay the Night with Great Hotel Packages

Leave the Key to Your Heart in Loveland: TownePlace Suites Downtown Hotel Package

Rates from 119-320 USD/night. TheTownePlace Suites is excited for offer the “Love” land packageTreat your Love to a Romantic night in Downtown Loveland. In addition to a one night’s stay in a luxurious suite and complimentary breakfast buffet, you will receive a bottle of Champagne, a sweet treat, discounted movie tickets, and a love lock to place on the largest “Love” lock sculpture in the country. Click here to book.

Romance Package – Courtyard By Marriott Package

Enjoy chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of champagne when you book a Romance package during Valentine’s Day weekend. Click here to book.

Romance Package – Holiday Inn and Candlewood Suites Hotel Packages

The Candlewood Suites and Holiday Inn Express in Loveland will offer chocolates and a choice of either a white or red bottle of wine from Loveland’s own local vineyard, Sweetheart Winery, and will also have a non-alcoholic beverage option available upon request. Take our complimentary shuttle anywhere within an 8 mile radius of our hotel properties (ask for hours of operation). Call us today to book your Romance Package this February! Must book at least 48 hours in advance to book this package.

Candlewood Suites: (970)667-5444 or click here to book
Holiday Inn Express: (970)663-0057 or click here to book

Sylvan Dale Sweetheart Cozy Cabin Package

Stay in a cozy fireplace cabin at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch. Enjoy a dinner for two, and a hearty ranch-style breakfast the next morning! Package options for 1 or 2-night stays! Trail rides will also be available by reservation, at cost and weather depending. Click here for more information.

One night B&B stay with Sweetheart Dinner – $261 per couple (Fireside Cabin) or $231 per couple (Side by Side Cabin) – includes ranch breakfast on Saturday 20% off for your second night!

Two night B&B stay with Sweetheart Dinner & Saturday Ranch Choice Dinner – $415 per couple (Fireside Cabin) or $380 per couple (Side by Side Cabin) – includes ranch breakfast on Saturday and Sunday

Call 970-667-3915 to book.

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