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5 Valentine’s Day Events in Nairobi for an Enchanting Evening

Valentine's Day events in Nairobi
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Written by Abraham Odhiambo

The big day is finally here, but do you have any plans? If your answer is no then no need to worry because we got you covered with Valentine’s Day events in Nairobi to commemorate the day with.

Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrate love and it seems only right to impress your special someone with a treat on this day. If you are in Kenya’s capital then there are plenty of choices to make the evening memorable. Whether you are a fun-loving couple or just two people who are in mood for a romantic evening, here are five Valentine’s Day events in Nairobi to look out for:

1. The Voice 

Wine and Bottle Bar and Grill presents a special Valentine’s Day event dubbed The Voice which starts at 5 pm and goes up to midnight. This event is aimed at creating an intimate space where couples can have a memorable evening eating and drinking. If you are a music lover, then The Voice is one of the Valentine’s Day events in Nairobi you can’t miss.

Valentine's Day events in Nairobi

The Voice is a special event where lovers will enjoy a romantic dinner. Photo/ Nairobi News.

Wine and Bottle Bar and Grill is usually full on special occasions like this so you might actually wait a bit before a waiter comes your way. Don’t be surprised to see prominent figures in this bar as it is one of the those loved by the big boys. Wine and Bottle Bar and Grill is located along Ambience Mall, Ring Road, Parklands.

2. Elegance in Love 

Next on our list of Valentine’s Day events in Nairobi is Elegance in Love, which is set to unfold at Sarit – Park C from 6 pm to 11 pm. The event, which is curated for couples who want to enjoy an evening of good ambience and a refined dining experience, is hosted by The Standard Group Plc.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased at Regular single ticket goes for Ksh. 3,000 while the Regular Couple ticket goes for Ksh. 5,500. The VIP Couple ticket costs Ksh. 10,000. The theme of the night is Burgundy and Gold. Expect electric performance from Kenya’s celebrity couple Nameless and Wahu.

Nameless and Wahu

Nameless and Wahu will be performing at the Elegance in Love event. Photo/ Citizen Digital.

3. Cupid’s Cue 

Another big Valentine’s Day event that you should look out for is Cupid’s Cue at Chemi Chemi Bar and Restaurant. Described as an exclusive event where love meets fun, Cupid’s Cue is a celebration of love, music and culinary delights.

The evening will be hosted by the dynamic duo of George Waweru and Stan Sales and will feature performances from celebrated musicians Vijana Barubaru and Andy Saharan. You won’t have to pay anything at the gate as entry is free of charge. But if you are looking to make the night even more memorable, take advantage of their special date reservation for a Ksh 6,000 a couple for a 3 course meal.

Vijana Barubaru

Vijana Barubaru will be attending Cupid’s Cue. Photo/ Kelxfy.

4. Jazz Valentines 

Jazz Valentines event offers you the opportunity to step into a world of timeless romance as you create memories with your special someone. Apart from the delectable bites and specially curated menu, expect to also enjoy a fashion show and photography services.

The event will be hosted at Signature Mall, Food Court 2nd Floor and will take place from 6 pm to 10 pm. Tickets go for Ksh. 2,500 per person.

5. Love Sucks, Let’s Drink 

Still not impressed by the Valentine’s Day events in Nairobi we have mentioned above? Well, Love Sucks, Let’s Drink might be what you are looking for. This event is designed for couples who just want laughter and good company instead of the traditional romantic evenings.

Feel free to tag along with your friends and enjoy the night out. Love Sucks, Let’s Drink will be happening at Kengele’s Lavington Green. Singles will be here too so if you don’t have someone tonight might be your lucky day. Calabash Band will be performing.

What Do Couples Do During Valentine’s Day?

There are plenty of things couples can do on Valentine’s Day. You can go to a local park and enjoy a picnic with sandwiches, fruits chocolates, or anything else you’d like! If the weather is too cold, you can just stay at home and set the mood by watching a movie.

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without a Girlfriend

No girlfriend to celebrate Valentine’s Day with? No problem as you can spend time with different kind of love – your friends and your family. Enjoy a movie with some friends then eat dinner at the local diner with a handful of family before calling it a day. You don’t need to be in a romantic relationship to enjoy Valentine’s Day.

How Can I Get a Valentine’s Day Date?

If you want someone to celebrate the big day with, post on one of the social networking sites that you are lonely, and looking for a date on Valentine’s Day. You can also try apps such as Tinder and Grindr which can be used to find a potential match.

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Abraham Odhiambo

Abraham Odhiambo is a writer with interests in nature, travel, African safari and sports. I'm pursuing a bachelor's degree in Media and Communication at Egerton University.

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