Love is in the air in the Puget Sound area! Even donning N95s and standing six feet apart, Seattleites are feeling the love this Valentine’s Day.

We asked for your best Valentine’s Day messages, and you all responded with a wealth of romance and wit (and a couple of haikus)! Our illustrators put pen to paper and created illustrations for eight of the valentines that inspired them the most.

Welcome to one of the most love-filled days of the year! Whether you’re riding solo or spending the day with loved one(s), here’s our guide to Valentine’s Day in the Seattle area: romantic and sweet-filled walks, date ideas, reader memories and more.


We hope they’ll inspire you to spread the love and share them with someone special this Valentine’s Day. Download them, print them out, email them or even tweet them.