How to Surprise Your Boyfriend on Valentine’s Day: 7 Great Ways
Valentine’s Day has been around ever since the 5th century when Pope Gelasius made it official.
Despite this holiday being such an old one, people today still struggle with gifts, especially women. You can buy female giftees the usual of chocolates, flowers, and champagne, but what about men?
Whether you’ve been with him for a year or 10, you may be stumped on what to get your boyfriend this upcoming Valentine’s Day.
Wondering how to surprise your boyfriend on Valentine’s Day? Then read on. We’ll give you 7 great ways.
1. Go on a Small Getaway
If you’re both busy people, then it may be difficult to find some time to focus on one another. But no more excuses.
This Valentine’s Day, plan a small getaway for the two of you. No one else, no distractions.
It doesn’t even have to be an expensive trip. Even venturing to a neighboring city for a night or two can suffice.
This small getaway can give you two the much-needed time to rediscover your love for one another and to try new things in a new place.
2. Plan a Small Picnic
For those of you who enjoy the great outdoors, a picnic can be a wonderful surprise. Perhaps one of your first dates was at a nearby park; having a picnic there can bring back all the fond memories of the butterflies you felt when you went on that date.
Pack a picnic basket of sandwiches, fruits, cheese, and chocolates. Don’t forget to bring a bottle of chilled champagne and flutes!
Depending on where you go, you can get some light physical activity before you partake. You can bike to the park, or there’s a small trail to hike. Either way, you can incorporate some fun activities into your outdoor picnic.
3. Have a Candlelit Dinner at Home
You’d think going to a nice restaurant would be ideal, but is it? On Valentine’s Day, all the best restaurants will be crammed with other couples, which doesn’t set the tone for romance.
Instead, you should treat your man to a homemade meal in a more intimate and romantic setting. Prepare everything while he’s at work, then surprise him with the delicious meal when he comes home.
If you have time, you can even dim the lights and scatter some rose petals in the hallway and/or your bed.
4. Go out for an Expensive Dinner
Alright, so maybe you’re not so great in the kitchen and don’t want to ruin Valentine’s Day with your lack of culinary skills. In that case, treat your boyfriend out to a fancy dinner.
You can always pick his favorite restaurant, or you can book a table at a place he’s always said he wants to try. Make sure that in addition to some delicious entrees, order a nice bottle of wine, some tasty appetizers, and decadent desserts. Go all out!
If you have the time and budget, you may also want to consider hitting up your favorite bars before or after dinner. Spending some time sipping on drinks is a great way to have some great conversations.
5. Get Nerdy With Him
Is your boyfriend a huge video game nerd? Whether or not you’re a gamer as well, he’ll definitely appreciate it if this Valentine’s Day, you spend some time on the console or PC with him.
While he’s at work, set up a cute little gaming station, complete with cushy pillows, blanket, snacks, and drinks (they can be alcoholic or non-alcoholic). If he’s expressed interest in a new game, consider purchasing it as a surprise. Bonus points if it’s co-op and you can play along.
When he gets home, you can snuggle up on the couch and have an amazing gaming experience. Who knows—you may even find a new favorite game!
6. Send Him on a Scavenger Hunt
Write up some clues on notecards and scatter them around your apartment and nearby locations. These clues should have to do with your relationship, such as “this is where we had our first kiss.”
Once the clue cards lead your boyfriend out of the apartment, start getting the place ready. Tidy it up, and make it romantic with some candles and rose petals. Slip into your lingerie and wait for him to make it back into the apartment (the last clue he receives should take him into your room).
7. Create a Video Book
Gifts that have to do with memories are always great to give. Normally, you’d print out pictures, paste them into a scrapbook, put stickers on the pages, and handwrite some notes.
But what if we told you there’s a much easier and more modern way to do this?
Today, you can put together a video book for your boyfriend. Choose all the photos you want to put in the video book, a soundtrack, and personalized messages.
Then, you can organize the video book how you like, and it’s delivered to your door. Your boyfriend will have a physical book to enjoy all your treasured memories.
The best thing is the video book comes with a charger. This means you can keep it topped up with power so your boyfriend can view your video book at any time he wishes.
Know How to Surprise Your Boyfriend This Valentine’s Day
By knowing how to surprise your boyfriend this Valentine’s Day, you’ll make it one to remember and treasure forever. So keep the romance alive and use one (or a few!) of these ideas on our list. Your loved one will definitely appreciate it and hopefully, he’ll have some great surprises for you too!
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