County officials offer Valentine’s Day options


ORANGE COUNTY – Orange County Tourism has several opportunities to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Hudson Valley county.

The tourism organization says that Orange County offers a variety of Valentine’s Day and week-inspired events for couples, singles, and friends. Across the county, events that highlight the best of the region’s sights, sounds, and tastes to celebrate a night to remember, are available.

“Create a beautiful flower bouquet for your sweetie (or yourself!) before enjoying a Broadway-caliber performance while feasting on a delicious meal overlooking Greenwood Lake,” said Orange County Tourism Director Amanda Dana. “No matter what your love language may be, there’s something fun waiting for you this Valentine’s Day season in Orange County, N.Y.”

Below are some Valentine’s Day events scheduled in Orange County, N.Y. Before visiting any of the locations, please contact the venue directly to confirm that they are open and practice safe social-distancing at all times.

Floral Bouquet Workshop, Astoria Hudson, 3 Union St, Montgomery; Friday, February 12, 6:30-9:00 p.m.: Shop, create, and hang out with friends! Head to Astoria Hudson for an amazing floral class hosted by Vicki Weed of Deja Vu Floral Designs. Join Vicki and create your very own beautiful floral bouquet. Enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks, but feel free to bring your own, too. Enjoy 15 percent off purchases made at Astoria Hudson the night of the

Galentine’s Day Wine & Cookie Decorating, City Winery Hudson Valley, 23 Factory St, Montgomery; Saturday, February 13, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Grab your girlfriends and join City Winery Hudson Valley for a fabulous, fun-filled evening. Sit down at your personal cookie decorating station filled with different Galentine’s Day-themed cookies provided by local baker, Kirstie Cakes™. Custom wine flight included to pair perfectly with your cookies.

Valentine’s Day Weekend at Emporium Square, 128 Dolson Ave, Middletown; Saturday, February 13-14, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Need unique gift ideas for your loved one? Visit Emporium Square Artisan Market to discover handcrafted gifts from local merchants. You can also get inspired by the pop-up vendors at this event. Don’t miss out on a weekend celebrating all things love.

Broadway on the Lake Brunch & Matinee, Castle Cove, 13 Castle Court, Greenwood Lake; Sunday, February 14, 1:00-4:00 p.m.: Enjoy Cove Castle’s pre-fixe brunch menu while enjoying a live performance of a Broadway show. Cozy up with your sweetheart as you enjoy great food and an unforgettable performance.

As the world reopens, Orange County, N.Y., invites residents and visitors to escape, enjoy and explore its wide-open spaces. For a full list of attractions, lodging and dining options available at this time, please visit Additionally, a fun, free, 56-page travel guide is available for digital download at