5 ideas for the perfect Valentine’s Day in Queanbeyan-Palerang

The day of Valentines is almost here and the Queanbeyan-Palerang region is feeling the love!

To help you plan a day to remember for your special someone, we’ve listed five ways to create the perfect Valentine’s Day in Queanbeyan-Palerang.

1. Shop the perfect gift

Set the right mood for the day with a heartfelt gift or a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers. Local florists, such as Blooms of Bungendore and Flowers with Love, have a fantastic collection of flowers and floral arrangements delivered locally.

For something special, check out Charleys Forest Silver’s newly launched online shop to browse one of a kind jewellery by a Braidwood-based family business. Their beautiful sterling silver pieces come in a uniquely engraved beautiful box, adding a great personal touch to gift to your loved one.


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2. Treat yourself with Sapling Yard & Provisions

Who said Valentine’s Day should only be celebrated in the evening? Get an early start and head out to Braidwood’s Provisions Deli in the afternoon to enjoy Sapling Yard’s in-store wine tastings, wines by the glass to have with a Provisions platter and wines by the bottle to buy.

Hosted by: Sapling Yard & Provisions Deli & Grocery

When: Friday 14 February 2020 from 12pm to 5.30pm

Where: Provisions Deli & Grocery, 56B Wallace St, Braidwood


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3. Dine in the Vines 

Some of the region’s best establishments are offering delectable food and beverage experiences that will spoil you and your other half this Valentine’s Day.

Hosted by: Norton Road Wines

When: Friday 14 February 2020 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Where: Norton Road Wines, 344 Norton Road, Wamboin

Wow your special someone this Valentine’s Day with a delicious three course dinner, highlighting the famous Biggies BBQ smoked meats, matched to Norton Road Wines’ cool climate wines and craft beers. Choose your entrée between a summer heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad with Biggies housemade dukkha and balsamic glaze or a trio of oysters. For main course, you’ll be treated to a shared platter with smoked duck breast, Cajun grilled prawns and smoked lamb cutlets. To top the night off, you’ll have a choice between coconut panna cotta with lime sorbet or rich black forest brownies with smoked chocolate sauce and cream – the ultimate Valentine’s Day dessert.

Book your table on Eventbrite.


Hosted by: Contentious Character 

When: Friday 14 February 2020 from 5pm to 10pm

Where: Contentious Character, 810 Norton Road, Wamboin

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the vineyard as you watch the romantic sunset with a glass of wine in hand and delicious food to match. As always, Contentious Character will have Valentine’s Day specials for you to choose from and live music to serenade you and your loved one.

Book your table online.

4. Spread the love at the Bushfire Relief Gala

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year by sending your love to the fire affected communities. The Royal Hotel Queanbeyan is organising a fundraiser gala to raise funds and awareness for those who have been deeply affected by the current crisis, as there is a long way to go for recovery.

100% proceeds from ticket and auction items will be donated to BlazeAid and Braidwood Life Centre.

Purchase your tickets online.

Hosted by: The Royal Hotel Queanbeyan

When: Friday 14 February 2020 from 6.30pm

Where: The Royal Hotel, 85 Monaro St, Queanbeyan


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5. Get a dose of country romance

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to end at the stroke of midnight. Book a unique stay at one of the region’s charming BnBs, such as The Old Stone House. Full of country charm, this luxury accommodation is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway.

Book your stay on their website.

When: Anytime.

Where: The Old Stone House, 41 Molonglo St, Bungendore


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If you surprised your Valentine with a day out in Queanbeyan-Palerang, do not forget to tag us at @visitqueanbeyanpalerang or #visitqueanbeyanpalerang to give us permission to share how you are showing your love in the region this Valentine’s Day.

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