South Orange County Real Estate

by Nick Bublik & Irina Bond

10 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in South Orange County

I know a lot of my friends are scrambling to find something to do on Valentine’s Day this year, so I decided to compile a list for both adults (in a relationship AND single) and children alike. So whether you love it or hate it, Happy Valentine’s Day!

1. Valentine’s Day Hike
Sunday, Feb 14 9:00a to 11:30a
at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park: Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area, Laguna Beach, CA

Enjoy the canyon views, look for early wildflowers and learn about love in the wild on this moderate, 2-mile hike over steep and rocky terrain (400-ft. elevation gain) with Orange County Interpretive Specialist Laura Cohen and Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers. Reservations required.

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2. Valentine’s Day at Simply Fondue
Sunday, Feb 14 11:00a to 11:00p
at Simply Fondue, Mission Viejo, CA

Romantics, wine lovers and music lovers can celebrate “Wine, Roses and Musical Strings” on Valentine’s Day at Simply Fondue. Their special Valentine’s Day prix-fixe menu includes a champagne toast, a satchel filled with chocolate, a Simply Fondue Gift Card (a $25 value) and long-stem roses for the ladies upon departure.

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3. Valentine’s Day Brunch at Las Brisas
Sunday, Feb 14 9:00a to 3:00p
at Las Brisas, Laguna Beach, CA

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year at Las Brisas in Laguna Beach with a special four course champagne brunch from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Items to be determined, but being as Las Brisas is known for both seafood and Mexican fare, it’s very likely that you can woo your sweetheart with such.

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4. Salsa Valentine Party at Dance Palace
Sunday, Feb 14 5:00p to 8:30p
at Dance Palace, Aliso Viejo, CA

DJ Mario from JC Fandangos, Habana Cabana & the Conga Room will play the hottest Salsa, Merengue, Bachata music and more! Salsa lessons at 5:00, Open Dancing, Appetizers, Desserts, Wine & Soft Drinks all included for $15.00 p/per.

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5. Valentine’s Dinner at the Chart House Restaurant
Sunday, Feb 14 2:00p to 11:00p
at Chart House Restaurant, Dana Point, CA

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year at the Chart House in Dana Point during extended hours, from 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., with their regular menu featuring fresh seafood, succulent steaks, and mouthwatering deserts.

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6. Valentine’s Day Brunch and Dinner at Salt Creek Grille
Sunday, Feb 14 10:00a to 2:00p
at Salt Creek Grille, Dana Point, CA

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year at the Salt Creek Grille, with either a delicious brunch or special Valentine’s dinner. The restaurant is serving their traditional Sunday brunch from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with live jazz music from the Tom Morey Quartet. For dinner, choose from an a la carte menu featuring such holiday specials as steak, chops, and seafood.

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7. Valentine’s Day Night Out
Sunday, Feb 14 5:00p to 11:00p
at Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA
Price: $30
Phone: (949) 494-2535
Age Suitability: Kids and up

The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach Breakers Keystone Club will host a fun-filled Valentine’s Day night for children on Sunday, Feb. 14. The event is from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Laguna Beach branch at 1085 Laguna Canyon Rd. Enjoy crafts, group games, gym time, Wii tournaments, table games and more. Particpants will have access to the Teen Center for an evening movie and popcorn. Dinner is included.

8. Calling All Singles! This Valentine’s Day
Sunday, Feb 14 6:00p
at The Ranch Sports Grill, Ladera Ranch, CA

Join us at “The Ranch” this Valentine’s Day. Who says its only for couples? We are using this opportunity for singles to have a chance to find love. This event will be Hosted by comedian Chris Kanik, and will consist of a fun a stress free evening of playing the dating game, speed dating, and even auctioning off dates with our employees or guests!

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9. Valentine’s Day Brunch at the Reserve Wine Bar and Shop!
Sunday, Feb 14 10:00a to 2:00p
at Reserve Wine Bar and Shop, Ladera Ranch, CA

Enjoy a decadent 3 course, expertly prepared, romantic Valentine’s Day Brunch presented by Chef Brandon Erdo.

Your 3 course brunch includes a fresh starter such as vanilla yogurt and fruit puree, a rich entree such as crab hash, stuffed french toast or smoked salmon omelet, finishing with a sweet coffee cake or beignet.

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10. Valentine’s Day Sunset Whale Watching & Champagne Cruise
Sunday, Feb 14 4:00p to 6:00p
at Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, Dana Point, CA
Price: $29 per person
Age Suitability: 21 and up

Join us for a unique and romantic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day! You’ll cruise aboard the 95′ Dana Pride at sunset as we search for whales, dolphin and other marine along the beautiful Orange County coastline. Chocolates and Valentine’s Day treats are included! Be sure to make reservations at one of Dana Point Harbor’s many romantic restaurants for after the cruise and you’ll have an unforgettable evening! This trip includes one glass of complimentary champagne for each guest 21 and over!


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As a Russian-speaking South Orange County team and residents of 20 years, Nick Bublik, REALTOR®, & his assistant, Irina Bond, are qualified and committed to guiding their clients through the real estate buying and selling processes with utmost loyalty and a wide range of experience.

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Nick Bublik, REALTOR®
(949) 233-9304
Irina Bublik, Assistant
(949) 939-7831
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