Valentine’s Day Weekend Celebration

Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, why not make it a weekend celebration.  It’s a great time to get away from home for a night or two and enjoy this historic old seaport.  Our local merchants have sweetened the deal with some special lodging and dining offers for you and your valentine.



Renaissance Valentines Day flyerThe Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

Love & Live Like a Local! Experience a local vibe and modern style in the heart of Portsmouth’s historic district. Our Navigator team will guide you and your loved one to discover the city’s finest chefs, engaging history, and iconic landmarks. This year, love less ordinary with an arrival experience providing more than champagne! This package includes:

  • 1 Bottle of Champagne and a special amenity upon arrival
  • Valentine-themed appetizer for two in Foggy Point Bar and Grill
  • Breakfast for two
  • 2pm late checkout the next day
  • Stunning views of the Elizabeth River from each guest room

Rates starting at $159 per couple.  Ask for our special Valentine’s Day “Love Less Ordinary” package.  Call (757) 673-3000 to reserve your stay.  425 Water Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.


Side view of Mermaid's Porch B&BLodging

The Mermaid’s Porch Bed & Breakfast Inn

The Mermaid’s Porch is a lovely Queen Anne Victorian home built in 1898 and situated within the historic neighborhood of Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.  It’s walking distance to the waterfront and the High Street entertainment and arts district.  There’s a quiet outdoor patio with a hot tub spa for soaking away the stress of everyday life and spending quality time with your valentine.  In addition to your room, the package includes:

  • a bottle of bubbly for your room
  • fresh fruit
  • full breakfast
  • dark chocolates

The rate is $149 per night.  Ask for the Romance package.  Call (757) 673-3790 to reserve your Valentine’s Day Romance Package.  497 North Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.



Valentine's Day Special Menu $60 per coupleThe Bier Garden

The Bier Garden has been a Portsmouth institution for over twenty years, serving fresh, home-made German recipes that never fail to delight.  While you may order from the main menu, you might want to consider the special Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe menu for $60 per couple.  It includes:

  • One 750ml bottle of beer or wine.
  • a shared appetizer
  • two entrées
  • dessert

The Bier Garden is located at 438 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.  For reservations, call (757) 393-6022 or book online at


Valentine's Day poster artDining

Roger Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Bar

Roger Brown’s has been a part of the High Street community for nearly twenty years.  It is a casual sports bar serving southern leaning food.  Known for their big screen televisions and live music, Roger Brown’s has your whole evening planned.  The Monster Band performs starting at 8 and you may choose from the main menu or a special Prix Fixe menu for $39.99 per couple.  It includes:


  • a three course meal (appetizer, entree, and dessert)
  • a glass of champagne for each of you

Roger Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Bar is located at 316 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.  Call (757) 399-5377 for reservations.


Stellar Wine Valentine's Day Menu SpecialDining

Stellar Wine Co.

Stellar Wine Co. is known for its specially curated selection of fine wines and a variety of delicious small plates.  For this Valentine’s Day, they are working with the Black Pot Company (Pop UP) and offering a Stellar Valentine’s Day Dinner Special at $100 per couple.  It includes:

  • A Bottle of wine for two
  • 3-course dinner (appetizer, entrée, dessert)

Stellar Wine Co. is located at 425 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.  This is a small capacity restaurant, so be sure to reserve early.  Call (757) 773-2672 to reserve your table.


Legends Brewing Depot Valentine's Day MenuDining

Brewing Depot

Legend Brewing Company is well known for producing delicious beers and serving quality fresh food.  Since not everyone has a Valentine and may want to spend the evening with friends, Legend is offering a special prix fixe for singles too!  Selection includes:

  • 3 course meal (appetizer, entree, and dessert)
  • Selected beers or house wine

Be sure to try their new release (2/13/2020) Raspberry Stout!  The special menu is available from Thursday-Saturday.  Come here the Fiddler’s on Sunday afternoon.  Legend’s Brewing Depot is located at 1 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia.  Call (757) 998-6733 for reservations.


Port Rover Boarding and Grooming flyerFor the Pooches

Port Rover

Puppies need love to on Valentine’s Day!  Port Rover, a local kennel and grooming business is offering special deals on boarding (maybe while you stay at one of Portsmouth’s hotels) or while you travel.  If your furry valentine needs a clip and a style, now is the time to show some love.  The offer includes:

  • 3 nights boarding for $80 ( a $22 savings)
  • 10% off all grooming services

Port Rover is located in the midtown section of Portsmouth at 2880B Airline Boulevard.  Call to reserve your spot at (757) 657-8060