Happy Valentine’s Day 2014 everyone! This is our round-up of Valentine’s Day deals and freebies for 2014. These include everything from cards and flowers to theater events, craft eBooks, dinner and dessert.
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Valentine’s Day Freebies 2014 – Food
Print a coupon for a free individual dessert with individual meal purchase at Boston Market. This coupon is good 2/14 only.
Print a buy 1, get 1 free coupon for smoothies and juice at Jamba Juice through 2/17.
Purchase a dozen doughnuts at Krispy Kreme and you’ll get a dozen Valentine Cards, each good for a free doughnut of any variety. Offer ends 2/14. Limit 2 per customer at participating locations.
Visit your Lindt Chocolate Shop through 2/14 to receive a free Lindt HELLO Strawberry Cheesecake chocolate stick.
Punch Pizza (MN)
Print out this coupon or show it on your phone to buy 1 pizza, get 1 free at Punch Pizza on 2/11 and 2/12.
Pucker up with your loved one at Qdoba on Valentine’s Day to get a buy 1, get 1 free entree offer at Qdoba. Note that this year, one entrée must be a Queso entrée.
Buy one handcrafted espresso or tea latte at Starbucks from 2-5pm on Valentine’s Day and you’ll get a second free, no coupon necessary.
Valentine’s Day Deals 2014 – Restaurants
Restaurant.com is one of my favorite websites for saving on eating out as you can purchase dining coupons (they call them “gift certificates”) at a discounted price. Through 2/13 use the coupon code LOVE to take 50% off the sale price (so you’ll pay just $5 for a $25 dining coupon).
This weekend (through 2/16) you can get $14 off the purchase of a 2014 Entertainment Book along with free shipping and a $25 Restaurant.com gift card. While you won’t receive the actual book in time for your Valentine’s Day dinner, you can get immediate access to all of their digital coupons.
Don’t forget to check Groupon or LivingSocial for Valentine’s Day restaurant deals in your area – you should be able to save 50% or more by choosing one of these deals, many of which are available to use right away.
Get a free $10 digital bonus card when you buy $50 in Applebee’s digital gift cards. Bonus card expires 3/9.
Get 2 Just Right Portion entrees and 2 slices of pie for $19.99 at Bakers Square with the coupon from the 2/9 Red Plum insert (valid 2/14-2/16).
Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar
Boston’s has heart-shaped pizzas available from 2/13-2/15, and $1 from the sale of each pizza helps the Boston’s Pizza Foundation in support of No Kid Hungry.
Buca di Beppo
Purchase $50 or more in Buca gift cards and you’ll receive a $10 coupon from 1-800 Flowers.com.
California Pizza Kitchen
California Pizza Kitchen has a special Valentine’s Day menu for $30 which includes 1 appetizer, 2 entrees and 1 dessert from a special menu. This offer is available from 2/12-2/16.
Select Champps locations are serving a 3-course dinner for two for $39.99 from 2/13-2/15. Meal includes 1 shareable appetizer, 2 entrees and 1 shareable dessert.
Cold Stone Creamery
Between now and Valentine’s Day, receive an additional 143 My Cold Stone Club points when you purchase any size Creation, Shake or Smoothie at a participating Cold Stone Creamery location in Minnesota or Wisconsin.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Pick up a Valentine’s Bagel Box at Einstein Bros Bagels – 13 heart bagels (chocolate chip or cranberry) and 2 tubs of shmear. Offer is available 2/12-2/14 while supplies last.
Godfather’s Pizza has a heart-shaped one-topping pizza available as well as a heart-shaped Strawberry Dessert Streusel. (“Broken-heart” shapes are also available.)
Make a reservation at Green Mill by 2/13, then bring in your printable Bonus Points certificate to get an extra 100 Bonus Rewards points. Certificate is only valid 2/14. You can also get a special heart-shaped 2-topping large pizza and an appetizer to share for $19.99 on Valentine’s Day.
Stop by Maui Wowi on Valentine’s Day to get any small smoothie for $2.14.
Olive Garden has a 2 for $25 menu where you can choose two entrees and two small appetizers or a dessert to share from a select menu.
Outback has a special steak menu for 2 for Valentine’s Day including an appetizer (Bloomin’ Onion), two entrees and a dessert (Classic Cheesecake). This special menu is available all week from 2/10-2/16. Plus, celebrate Valentine’s Day early (2/10-2/13) and you can get $5 off with this printable coupon.
Papa Murphy’s restaurants are offering their HeartBaker heart-shaped pizza for Valentine’s Day for $7 now through 2/14.
Pizza Luce (MN)
Pizza Luce has free delivery to select areas of the Twin Cities metro, plus 100% of dessert sales on Valentine’s Day (dine-in, delivery or carry out) will be donated to the Animal Humane Society of Minnesota.
Be sure to check out the regular restaurant deals post for other restaurant coupons and offers (not just for Valentine’s Day).
Valentine’s Day Deals – Flowers, Delivered
Up to 50% off
Through Wednesday 2/12, save up to 50% on Valentine’s flower arrangements and gifts (like the arrangement shown above) at 1800Flowers.com. No coupon code needed. Shipping starts at $4.99. Delivery starts at $12.99.
20% off $50+
Through Thursday 2/13, save 20% on orders $50+ with the code FFTYVDAY on select Valentine’s flower arrangements and gifts with the code VDAY2014 at 1800Flowers.com. Shipping starts at $4.99. Delivery starts at $12.99.
15% off no minimum purchase
Through Thursday 2/13, save 15% with the code VDAY2014 on select Valentine’s flower arrangements and gifts, no minimum purchase required. Shipping starts at $4.99. Delivery starts at $12.99.
Take 25% off the Heartfelt Bouquet of Roses, Lilies and Mini Carnations (shown above) with the code AFHEARTFELT. Shipping starts at $14.99. (Plus, when you buy this bouquet you’re entered to win tickets to the NBA finals.)
If you want something other than that Heartfelt Bouquet, use code AFVDAY15 to get $15 off any Valentine’s Day flowers or gifts from Teleflora.
Valentine’s Day Deals – Flowers, Picked Up In-Store
Roses – Without a Vase (1 dozen)
- Aldi $12.99
- Walmart $15.88
- Target $17.99
- Cub Foods $18.77 (with baby’s breath and greenery)
- Rainbow Foods $18.77 (with filler and greens – available 2/12-2/14)
- Sam’s Club $18.98
- Walgreens $19.99 (with filler)
Roses – Arranged in a Vase (1 dozen)
- Bachman’s $39.99 (when delivered 2/10-2/13)
- Cub Foods $39.99
Order online and get $10 off with coupon code flowerbunch6 at checkout.
- Rainbow Foods $40.00
Other Flower Types
- Rainbow Foods: 10 Stem Fresh Cut Tulips for $7
- Cub Foods: Mini Carnation Bouquet for $8.99
- Rainbow Foods: Triple Rose Bouquet for $9
- Rainbow Foods: Be Mine Bouquet for $10
- Cub Foods: Heart Throb Bouquet or XOXO Bouquet for $10.99
- Trader Joe’s: lots of great options with prices under $10 (Thanks, Barb!)
Valentine’s Day Freebies – Greeting Cards
Check out a wide selection of free printable valentines:
- free printable Valentine’s Day cards from Educents
- free foldable heart Valentine from Educents
- free Valentine’s Day coloring book from Educents
- free printable Valentine’s Day cards from HalloweenCostumes.com
- free Valentine’s Day e-cards from Smart Balance (send 3, get a printable coupon for $3/3 Smart Balance Products)
- free printable Valentine’s Day cards from Frecklebox
- free Valentine trading cards from Smilebox
- free coffee-themed printable gift tags from Cross Country Cafe
- free printable Disney Valentine cards from Spoonful
- free printable Game of Thrones Valentines
Valentine’s Day Deals – Greeting Cards
Hallmark – $2 Off 2 Cards + Other Offers
Hallmark special offers for Valentine’s Day include $2/2 Hallmark Cards printable, $5 off your next purchase when you buy 5 or more Valentine’s Day cards, a heart-shaped lollipop for 99¢ with any Hallmark card purchase, and more.
Cards at Target – 5% Off with Cartwheel
Get 5% off Valentine’s Day greeting cards at Target with this Cartwheel offer (exp 2/14).
Photo Card at Walgreens – Photo Card for $1.49
Get a personalized photo card from Walgreens for just $1.49 with coupon code FOLDED149 (exp 2/15). Free in-store pickup is available.
Cards at Cub Foods – $2 Off 3 Cards
Use the coupon from the Cub Foods’ weekly ad to get $2 off your purchase of 3 American Greetings cards priced at $1.99 or more.
Valentine’s Day Deals – Candy
In the mood for chocolate? Try one of these printable manufacturer’s coupons to save a little extra:
- $1/1 DeMet’s Turtles Valentine’s Day or Regular Box 2.9 oz.+ printable
- $1/2 Hershey’s Bliss Chocolates Bags 8 oz.+ printable
- $2/3 Snickers, Twix, M&M’s, 3 Musketeers, Dove, Milky Way or Bites Bags 7-11.5 oz. printable
Candy Discounts at Target – up to 15% off with Cartwheel
Target Cartwheel has a number of Valentine’s Day offers, including 15% off M&M’s Chocolate Candies 9.34 oz.+, 15% off Lindt Lindor Truffles, and lots more. (This last offer can be stacked with $1/1 Lindor Valentine’s Day Bag or Heart Target printable.)
Valentine’s Day Deals – Fun & Recreation (National)
51¢ Cash Back from Checkout 51
Snap a pic of your Valentine’s Day celebration and upload it to Checkout 51 (instead of uploading a receipt) to get 51¢ cash back in your account today only (2/14).
Cinemark BOGO Coupon to Labor Day
Print a buy 1, get 1 free coupon for Labor Day at Cinemark Theatres. Coupon is valid 2/14-2/17.
Disney’s Blank Movie Download
Download Disney’s Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story free from Google Play. This looks like a sweet little stop motion-animated film. You can also dedicate a frame from the movie to someone special.
Fandango Discount Movie Tickets
Get a free pair of love songs from Amazon MP3 with any Fandango ticket purchase. You can also save $1 off two tickets purchased from Fandango on 2/14 only with coupon code VALENTINESDATENIGHT.
Free Nationwide Calling from textPlus
textPlus is giving away free calling and free texting from 12:01am-11:59pm PST on Valentine’s Day. Using this free app, all calls to landlines and cell numbers within the U.S. and Canada will be free of charge to iOS and Android users.
Free Valentine’s Day Android Apps
Smart Apps for Android has put together a list of the top 14 best Valentine’s Day Android apps.
Free Valentine’s Day Songs
Download a number of Valentine’s Day classics for free from Google Play. Tracks include “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye, “My Funny Valentine” by Miles Davis, “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney, and more.
Switchfoot’s Love Alone Is Worth the Fight is also available free from Google Play.
Prefer classical music? The Little Big Box of Romance collection of classical romantic songs can be download for just $0.99 from Amazon. It contains 58 tracks!
Redbox Free Game Rental w/Movie Rental
Not in a lovey-dovey mood? Rent one select “Cupid-crushing” movie and add a select anti-Valentine game free for the first day.
ScoreBig Discount Concert & Sports Tickets
Use the coupon code VALENTINE20 to get $20 off your first order of $100 or more of sports, concert or theater tickets from ScoreBig.
Michaels Family Craft Time
Michaels is hosting three free family craft time events:
- Wednesday, February 12 from 10am-12pm: Valentine’s Day Frame
- Wednesday, February 12 from 5-7pm: Tissue Paper Heart
Free eBook: Real Men Don’t Text
Download Real Men Don’t Text: A New Approach to Dating by Ruthie Dean and Michael Dean for free on Amazon for Kindle.
Free eBook: Valentine’s Day Crafts
Download a free eBook from AllFreePaperCrafts with tutorials on various Valentine’s Day crafts, including handmade cards and free printable Valentines.
Free eBook: Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids
This free eBook features 18 pages of homemade cards, DIY decorations, special handmade gifts and more for kid-friendly crafts. Each tutorial comes with detailed instructions and pictures.
Free Recipes & Gift Tags
Cross Country Cafe has a couple of fun recipes posted, including Easy Jam Sweethearts and Sweet Chocolate-Covered Spoons. You can also print some fun coffee-themed printable gift tags.
Valentine’s Day Deals – Recreation (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Bloomington Theatre and Art Center
Enjoy a 2-for-1 Valentine’s Day discount for the Friday, 2/14 performance of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Call the Box Office at 952.563.8575 or visit in person. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the night of the performance. (Thanks, Lori!)
Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre in Minneapolis
A Twin Cities institution, Brave New Workshop skewers modern romance in their latest show, A Snowplow Named Desire: Love in Minnesota. This mix of all-new sketches and classics from the BNW archives exposes the hilarious, and often ridiculous, side of love and relationships. Check out a performance on Saturday, 2/15 at 5pm. Tickets are $14 through Goldstar with a $4 service fee.
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in St. Paul
This weekend (2/14-2/17) is Woo at the Zoo from 10am-4pm each day. Celebrate love and romance amongst the flowers and animals. Learn about the origins of chocolate, how flowers became a symbol of love and how the animals “woo” one another.
Franconia Sculpture Park
Visit Franconia Sculpture Park on Saturday, 2/15 from 12-5pm for the Valentine’s Hot Hot Iron Pour where you can witness artists working a furnace that heats up to 2,700° F. Bring a thermos and warm up near the bonfire.
James J. Hill House in St. Paul
This year, celebrate Valentine’s Day with a good, old-fashioned poetry slam, featuring classic works by Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and others on the subjects of love, temperance, sports and war. The one-hour reading will be followed by light refreshments and tours of the Hill House. This event is on Friday, 2/14 at 7pm. Tickets are $6 through Goldstar with a $3 service fee.
Metropolitan Ballet at Hopkins High School
Get discount tickets to Metropolitan Ballet’s performance of “Romeo and Juliet” this weekend at Hopkins High School. Pay $19 for 1 standard ticket (a $39 value) or $39 for 1 premium ticket (a $59 value) through LivingSocial. Advance seating reservations are highly recommended. (This same offer is also available through Amazon Local.)
Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis
Midtown Global Market will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Family Friday from 5:30-7:30pm with entertainment by New Distractions, kids crafts and a scavenger hunt worth $10 in Market Money.
Minnesota History Center in St. Paul
Treat your sweetheart to a romantic 1920s-style Valentine’s celebration with a cabaret show, Bootleg Valentine, featuring songs and stories about the Prohibition era in the Twin Cities. The evening gets off to an elegant start with a reception that includes a glass of wine and chocolate pairing for each guest. Tickets are $25 through Goldstar with a $6 service fee. Performance starts at 8pm on Thursday, 2/13 with a reception at 7pm.
Old Arizona Theater in Minneapolis
It’s the hilarious and heartfelt story of two people who were made for each other — if only they could ever meet! From award-winning writer Jenelle Riley comes the delightful play, A Kind of Love Story, that both skewers and pays homage to the romantic comedy genre. Tickets are free-$7.50 through Goldstar with a $3-$4.75 service fee. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm.
Paint the Town Red in Stillwater
Enjoy free carriage rides on Friday and Saturday in historic downtown Stillwater as part of their Paint the Town Red event. Check the event webpage for other deals going on that weekend.
Valentine’s Day Deals – Gift Cards (Minneapolis/St. Paul)
Buy $50 in participating gift cards (Applebee’s, Fandango, iTunes, and Sephora), save $5 on your next grocery purchase.
Buy $50+ in participating gift cards (Applebee’s, Cold Stone Creamery, iTunes or Marcus Theaters) with Roundy’s Rewards Card, get $10 off your next shopping visit.
What other Valentine’s Day deals and freebies are you aware of?