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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and Onslow County has several ways for you to celebrate with your loved one. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway or a charming night out, find your coastal Valentine’s adventure #OnlyinOnslow.


Romantic Weekend Getaway Packages

Courtyard by Marriott’s Romance Package – Jacksonville, NC

  • One night stay with roses, Decorative Towel Swans, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, a Bottle of Champagne, and plus a Dinner for Two at our Bistro.
  • Call  (910) 937-3300 or book online by selecting your date, view rates and then select packages/deals to see Romance Package. 

Mainstay Suites Valentine’s Package 

Holiday Inn Express Romance Package

Weekend Getaway to the Beach

  • Escape to the coast for a romantic and quiet weekend at either North Topsail Beach, Surf City or Swansboro.
  • Find your beach rental here

Have a Picturesque Luxury Picnic by the Beach


Photo From Carolina Picnic Co.

Carolina Picnic Co. will create a dreamy space for you and your loved one to enjoy a romantic picnic wherever you choose!

The Coop Luxury Picnic At the Coop, fall in love with your luxurious, well-appointed & personalized picnic. When it comes to details, no stone is left unturned as they carefully select the perfect setup for you and your guests.


Enjoy a Romantic Meal from one of our Local Restaurants

Swansboro Food & Beverage, Swansboro, NC

Il Cigno Italiano, Swansboro, NC

Southern Harvest . Jacksonville, NC – Valentine’s Day menu

Captain Bob Beck’s Marine Café, Jacksonville, NC – Valentine’s Day River Cruise and meal

The Kettle Diner, Jacksonville, NC – Valentine’s menu

Pizza Bonez, Jacksonville, NC – Lover’s Market Event

Boro Restaurant and Bar, Swansboro, NC

Riverside Steak & Seafood, Swansboro, NC

Saltwater Grill, Swansboro, NC

Splash by the Sea, North Topsail Beach, NC- Valentine’s Day menu

Duck’s Grille & Bar, Jacksonville, NC

Ocean’s Edge Oceanfront Restaurant, North Topsail Beach, NC


Order mouth-watering treats and desserts at one of our local bakeries/dessert shops & bar

Dini’s Martinis and Desserts, Swansboro, NC. Serving sweets and specialty drinks. Limited Seating Available. Call (910) 325-8140.

American Dream Cakes, Jacksonville, NC – offering cakes, cupcakes, hot cocoa bombs, Strawberries 🍓 and more.

Darel’s BakeryJacksonville, NC

The Milk Road, Jacksonville, NC

Sheryl’s Candy Apple Creations, Jacksonville, NC – offering a variety of Valentine treats and sweets.

Essential Sweets, Jacksonville, NC- Variety of sweets including cupcakes, macarons, cheesecake and more.

Sweeter Things Bakery Cafe, Swansboro, NC

Salty Sistas Food & Bakery, Sneads Ferry, NC

The Coffee Co, Richlands, NC – Galentine’s Day event


Valentine’s Day Additional Ideas in Onslow

  • Help solve a Valentine’s Day murder at Zing Zumm Children’s Museum’s Pirates Death for Me: Murder Mystery Dinner!  Enjoy an evening of fun, mischief, laughter, good food, and drinks.
  • Bundle up and take a romantic stroll with your sweetheart at North Topsail Beach. Nothing beats the beautiful beach sunrises or sunsets in Onslow County.
  • Love a challenge. Then try and crack the code at Cracked It Escape Games. See if you and your loved one can escape before the time runs out.
  • Celebrate Valentine’s early at Mike’s Farm on Friday or Saturday with delicious baked good, family style meal, or shop till you drop at their NC Product Barn. Plus, come out for their Valentine’s Dinner Show on February 10th.
  • Enjoy sweet taste of local wines from Huffman Vineyards or distilled spirits from Walton’s Distillery. These make for perfect gifts for your sweetheart.