Valentine or Galentine’s Day?! Either Way Celebrate with Us!

February 11, 2022

Whether you are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special someone the traditional way, or if you are planning a Galentine’s Day celebration with friends, Amtrak San Joaquins has your back! Get out and spread the love at local events happening along the corridor and near Amtrak Stations.

Take someone you love somewhere they’ll love with Amtrak’s Buy One Bring One for Free Sale. Book your trip from March 1st through August 31st with the code V214 at!



Yoshi's Oakland Valentine Special

510 Embarcadero West | February 14 | 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Legendary R&B artist Eric Benet will be performing at Yoshi’s in Oakland on Valentine’s Day and the weekend before! Plan a unique Valentine’s Day and enjoy live performances at this classic venue. Don’t forget to buy your tickets beforehand! 

Jack London Square Love-Themed Valentine's Day Collaborative Art Project

472 Water Street | February 12 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Oakland’s Jack London Square will be hosting a community public art project dedicated to the theme of love in honor of Valentine’s Day. The event is free and open to the public, and community members are encouraged to participate in painting their messages of love and art on a huge canvas in the plaza near Plank. Free art materials will be provided for guests to use.  After the event, stay to enjoy Jack London Square’s many charming shops, bars, and restaurants! 

Couples and Singles Masquerade Valentine's Cruise Party San Francisco

Pier 3, San Francisco| February 12 | 8:30 PM - 1:00 AM

This Valentine’s weekend, celebrate San Francisco’s Couples and Singles Masquerade Cruise featuring live music, refreshments and cocktails. The cruise will have seven bars on board. Sip, mingle, and dance with magical views of the city and bay! 

The boat will depart from San Francisco’s Pier 3, a 9 minute walk from the Amtrak Emeryville thruway shuttle stop at California and Drumm Street.


Fresno Valentine Run

Woodward Park |  February 13 | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A family tradition since 2002! Join the annual two-mile and 5K runs for all ages at Fresno’s gorgeous Woodward Park. As part of your registration, you will get the chance to tour what is possibly the most romantic place in Fresno—the Shinzen Friendship Garden. Run participants may tour the garden after the run. Admission is free, donations to the garden are accepted. Come tour the peace and beauty of Shinzen and the Clark Bonsai Collection. With landscape views at every turn of the path, your stroll along the walkways is a pleasant and rewarding experience. Register for the run and be sure to order an Uber or Lyft in advance to get to the run on time. Ready, set, go!



Children’s Valentine Tea at Children’s Storybook Garden and Museum

175 E. Tenth Street | February 12 | 9:30 AM

Join the Children's Storybook Garden & Museum for a sweet Valentine's Day Tea! Perfect for children 3 and up. Kids will enjoy crafts, storytime, and a tea party with other visiting children! Get your tickets for the whole family!


Old Sacramento Date 

Old Sacramento Waterfront, 1000 Front Street | February 1-28 

Head over to the Old Sacramento Waterfront and take a photo with your loved one at the heart arch. The heart installation was created by a local artist and is located on the embarcadero. Enjoy the ferris wheel, carousel, and restaurants with a Sacramento River view. Shop the unique small businesses that are in the district and stop at one of the candy stores to get your sweetheart a bag full of their favorites!



Old Sugar Mill Wine Tasting 

35265 Willow Ave | February 12-13 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Spoil your sweetheart or plan a fun friends weekend activity at the Old Sugar Mill and taste wine from over 14 wineries. While sipping on tasty local wine, enjoy live music and food from food trucks that will be on-site. The Old Sugar Mill is a short 15 minute uber/lyft ride from the Sacramento Valley Amtrak Station. Reservations are recommended and can be made at



Sip Tea at the Hidden Team Room

310 N California Street| February 12-13 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lodi’s Hidden Tea Room is hosting a Valentine’s celebration for all those that want to celebrate love with some tasty tea. The team room will be decorated for the holiday and will be offering special themed goodies -- you will have to visit to find out what those special goodies are! Reservations are required and can be made online or over the phone. 

Wine & Roses

2505 W. Turner Rd, Lodi, CA 

Wine and dine your love at Wine & Roses in Lodi—a locally owned and operated business featuring 66 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with amenities including botanical gardens, a modern fitness center, beautiful pool, relaxing jacuzzi, and unparalleled gracious hospitality. Book a couples spa day on the grounds, or relax and enjoy live music, extraordinary cuisine, specialty cocktails, and fine wine at The Towne House and The Lounge. Keep in mind Wine & Roses is just an 8 minute Uber/Lyft from the station!


Valentine’s Day With A Royal Flush 

6111 West Lane Suite 103| February 1-28 | 6:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Can you score a royal flush or get a pair of queen of hearts this Valentine’s Day? Have some fun at the Kings Card Club and enjoy card games,food, cocktails, and mingling. February food specials include lobster risotto, baked lobster mac, and New York filet with lobster. Celebrate all month long with a special someone or with a group of friends!


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