Discover Davis – February 2021 Events

by ngraf

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and President’s Day is a three-day weekend for many. Celebrate your special someone (the kids, too!) all month long with these February 2021 events and things to do in Davis.

Events

South Davis Sweethearts 5K and 1K

Dress up and get ready to run with your sweetheart, followed by a 1K with the kids. February is Heart Month in more ways than one! Presented by South Davis Races at South Davis Recreation Center in Bountiful. 

When: February 13, 2021 | Sweetheart 5K  at 9 a.m. | Cupid 1K at 9:45 a.m. 

Register: www.southdavisraces.com/sweethearts/

Legacy Winds Virtual Concert presented by Davis Arts Council 

Legacy Winds Davis Arts Council

Legacy Winds will perform as part of Davis Arts Council’s Virtual 2021 Chamber Music Mini-Series on YouTube. Join online to watch the performance. The musicians of Legacy Winds will also interact with the audience. This event is free. 

When: February 5 at 7 p.m. 

Where: Virtual | Visit the DAC website for the program and additional details. 

BDAC Wildfires in Utah Art, Homes and Land Exhibit

BDAC Wildfires Exhibit by Alexandra Karl

Featuring 18 Utah artists, the works display a variety of perspectives and sensibilities that explore the wildfires in our region: their growing prevalence, the destruction they cause and their connection to climate change. Curated by Alexandra Karl, words by Terry Tempest Williams. Visit website for details

When: Through February 20, 2021

Where: Bountiful Davis Arts Center

The Great Gatsby Drive-In Show

Great Gatsby Drive in Show

This super fancy romance set in the Roaring 20’s (the other Roaring 20’s…) is presented by Salty Dinner Theatre. Each night, the audience will choose how they would prefer the story to end. The perfect Valentine’s gift or unique family outing! As per currant Covid restrictions, this will be staged as a drive-in. Expect a full, regular Salty show, but you will watch and eat from the comfort of your car. Dinner sold separately.

When: February 16-27

Where: Visit website for locations and tickets.

OPPA Presents Broadway Love Songs

OPPA Valentine's Day concert

Can’t find the words to express your love? Let OPPA do it for you! Enjoy Broadway’s greatest love songs with your sweetheart at On Pitch Performing Arts Valentine’s Day concert. Purchase tickets online through OPPA’s website.

When: February 13 | 7:30 p.m.

Where:  587 N. Main St., Layton

Valentine Date Ideas

Antelope Island Stargazing

Is there anything more romantic than a night under the stars with loved ones? As a designated International Dark Sky Park, the west side of Antelope Island (the darkest spot in Davis County!) is the place for stargazing with your sweetheart. 

Romantic Staycation

Hyatt Place Station Park

There’s nothing like a Valentine getaway, whether it’s a romantic weekend for two full of great food, shopping and the arts or an adventure-filled getaway of skiing and exploring. Check out these weekend getaway itineraries and hotel deals. 

Twig’s Valentine’s Dinner

Twigs Valentine's Day Menu

Enjoy a special Valentine’s menu with your sweetheart. The special runs all week from February 11 through 17, so you can squeeze in that special date night at your convenience! Check out the Fresh Sheet/Chef’s Specials here

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

Family Christmas Shows at Centerpoint

Give the gift of season tickets and celebrate your love all year long. What better way to have a standing date night with the one you love? Take a peek at the season lineup

Harmons Online Cooking Classes

Let food be your love language this year for Valentines Day, with a romantic cooking class for two. Each online cooking class includes a chef-prepared kit with all the ingredients you need to create two servings of your recipe. Menu includes Sea Scallops with Citrus Beurre Blanc, Filet Mignon with Crispy Shallots, Chocolate-covered Strawberries and more.  

When: February 12* | 6 p.m.

Where: Virtual | Register online

*Kits available for pick up from Harmon’s Station Park on February 11 from noon to 5 p.m.

 

Outdoors

Davis County is an ideal outdoor destination with 500+ miles of hiking and biking trails, plus access to snowmobiling, snowshoeing, wildlife and of course nine world-class ski resorts located within an hour. 

Take a Hike  

Couple Hiking Davis County on a Beautiful Day
Jay Dash Photography

The diversity of trails in Davis is unmatched, from Antelope Island to the Wasatch Mountains. Whether you’re seeking rugged hikes with unparalleled views of the Great Salt Lake or paved hikes along the Legacy Parkway Trail, you’ll find it here in Davis. Request a free trail map here.   

Volunteer Open House at Antelope Island

Fielding Garr Ranch, Antelope Island State Park

Give back to the landscape you love by volunteering at Antelope Island State Park. Volunteers are needed at Fielding Garr Ranch, the Visitor Center, Gift Shop and Maintenance Department. If you’re interested in joining the Antelope Island Volunteer team, please attend the upcoming open house or contact tackley@utah.gov. 

When: February 20, 2021 | 1 p.m.

Where: Antelope Island State Park Visitor Center Amphitheater

Bald Eagle Sightings

Bald Eagles Farmington Bay by Tom Mathewson
Photo by Tom Mathewson

Bald eagles fly to Utah in the winter to find food and escape colder conditions farther north. By the time February arrives, hundreds of eagles are in the state. Look for these majestic creatures along birdwatching hotspots like Antelope Island Causeway, Farmington Bay and at the Eccles Wildlife Center. 

Fun With the kids

Seaquest VIP Interaction Bundle

seaquest aquarium in Utah

A visit to Seaquest is always fun but a wildlife interaction makes it that much more unforgettable. Guests may choose three enhanced interactions, from snorkeling with stingrays to hanging with a sloth, a fish pedicure, or interaction with an Asian otter, kinkajou or crested porcupine! Learn more here