February is the month of love! And in celebration of love, we are having an epic 28 Days of Love Asheville giveaway! Take a look at this line up and enter to win at the bottom! For all 28 days in February, a different winner will score one of the spectacular prizes below.
Beginning Thursday, February 1, we’ll announce one winner daily on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We will also be contacting each winner via email.
We have a variety of prizes totaling over $1500!!!
So, enter below and be sure your sweetie enters too… double your chances! The entry window won’t close until 7am on February 28.
Rules & Fine Print
All entries are automatically added to Asheville Date Night Guide’s newsletter subscriber list. All winners are chosen completely by random using the random number generator at Random.org. No exchanges, cash alternatives or substitutions for prizes. You get what you get, and you don’t get upset! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open only to individuals who are, as of entry date, legal residents of, and physically located within, the U.S. and Puerto Rico and who are not minors. Sweepstakes drawing starts 12:01 AM (ET) on 2/1/18 and ends 9:01 AM (ET) on 2/28/18. The Sweepstakes is made up of 28 daily sweepstakes each beginning at 12:01 AM (ET) and ending at 11:59 PM (ET) each day. Click here for full Official Rules.
**LIST OF PRIZES**
Thursday, February 1
Enjoy an intriguing date at Conundrum with two tickets for their special Valentine’s series: “What Happens in the Dark, Stays in the Dark.” It’s a fun couple’s version of their Le Vine Noir (wine tasting in the dark), “dating game” style. We chronicled our experience with Le Vine Noir at Conundrum on the blog. It was so fun! This one-of-a-kind sensory experience features a clever storyline, madcap comedy, and a fun-loving game that we all remember from days past. This series runs February 9 – 11th, 14th, and 16th – 18th.
****Winner is Sarah Archer!*****
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Enjoy tickets for 2 to Ivory Road Cafe’s Candlelight Valentine’s Tea Service & Tasting from 6-8pm on Feb 14th! This event will include full afternoon tea service, plus a tea tasting flight of seasonal blends by Asheville Tea Company, and live classical guitar music. Enjoy warm, homemade scones and shortbread cookies with seasonal jam, honey butter and Devonshire cream, plus traditional finger sandwiches and petit-four style desserts. Learn about the local WNC tea including its sourcing, brewing, and beneficial uses.
***** Winner is Tricia Andrews!****
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3
What’s more romantic than a cocktail and stunning views? This new addition to Asheville’s skyline is Capella on 9, located on the 9th floor of the new AC Hotel in the heart of Asheville on Broadway Street. Featuring a balcony with mountain views, this rooftop bar promises “small plates, with big views.” Capella on 9 offers farm-to-table, curated tapas-style dishes and handcrafted drinks. With fire pits to keep you warm and toasty, this is an ideal spot to cozy up and enjoy the view. We love them so much we included them in our 10 Bars With A View! Capella on 9 is offering our readers a rooftop experience with cocktails on them! ($60 gift card)
***Winner is Sarah Scott!****
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Get your creative juices flowing and enjoy painting pottery or canvas at Claying Around! The studio is bright and spacious with experienced staff on hand to guide you as much as you need. With over 60 different colors of underglaze, fun specialty glazes, various stamps, stencils, silk screens, sample pottery and books to get you in the mood. Go in anytime during regular business hours or join in on any of their events and classes! Either way, just sit back, relax and create!
****Winner is Amanda Smathers!***
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Spice it up! Get inspired for a date night in the bedroom! VaVaVoom offers a boutique atmosphere for you to get imaginative with love, sex & desire. Enjoy a $75 gift card to VaVaVoom and buy yourself something nice (or to play with!).
****Winner is Hannah Porter!****
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Jen Aly Designs can guide you in choosing the gemstones that support what you are creating in your life and the style that expresses your authenticity. You can wear your intention like a daily affirmation. Enjoy a stunning, one of a kind, piece from Jen Aly Designs. ($40 value)
****Winner is Kristin Jorgensen***
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Hit the River Arts District for a coffee date at Summit Coffee. Summit joins the ranks of 12 Bones Smokehouse and Wedge Brewing on Foundy Street, also home to various art studios, local businesses and RAD skate park. We think Summit Coffee Asheville has all the perks of a great spot for any occasion. After coffee, wander around the many art studios or take some cool photos of the graffiti art! ($15 gift card)
***Winner is Jennifer Reagin******
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8
If West Asheville has been looking a little happier and healthier these days, it may have something to do with BimBeriBon! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, BimBeriBon has created an intentional menu with inspirations from around the globe. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or just a plain ol’ omnivore, the food is deceitfully tasty for being so damn healthy! Real, feel-good food has never been so tasty! Enjoy lunch, courtesy of BimBeriBon. ($30 gift card)
****Winner is Henri VanSlee*******
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Enjoy a $100 shopping spree at Bon Vivant Co in Biltmore Village! If you haven’t found this gem in Asheville, you’re missing out. Bon Vivant Co. is a collective gallery featuring dealers as well as home consignments. With an eclectic mix of old and new, they offer a selection of artists’ pieces, select finds, and tastefully redone furniture which are masterfully combined with an eye for the discerning customer. It’s the kind of place you can walk in and stay for hours just looking around.
****Winner is Sarah Knowles****
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Asheville Food Tours offer three distinct tours, curated to enhance your dining experience. With a maximum number of guests for each tour, they focus on giving you an intimate experience while you sample the finest artisan foods. With the opportunity to interact with chefs and storeowners, you explore handpicked restaurants and food shops along the way. Enjoy 2 tickets and book the tour you want!
****Winner Hannah Matthews*****
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11
Enjoy a donut date at Hole Doughnuts. Each doughnut is made-to-order and served to you piping hot. Pull up a front row seat while hand rolled, yeast doughnuts are made before your eyes in their open kitchen. They serve local coffee, Penny Cup Coffee Co, as the perfect accompaniment to their delicious doughnuts. The cafe also features a local potter, Candice Hensley’s mugs. Hole evokes a deep satisfaction for the simple things, a perfectly made doughnut with a perfect cup of coffee.
***Winner is Kelly Drejfald******
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Enjoy a box of truffles and chocolate hearts, along with a $35 gift card to The Chocolate Fetish! A homegrown business that started in 1986, The Chocolate Fetish makes their chocolates in small batches to assure you’re getting the finest artisan chocolates. Let those truffles melt in your mouth!
****Winner Erin Cork****
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Play around at the Asheville Pinball Museum! With a large collection of antique pinball machines and arcade games, you’ll find yourself nostalgically entertained by old classics like Pac Man and Donkey Kong! We’re offering 2 entry tickets for you and your love to get your pinball on!
****Winner Stephanie Lauritzen*****
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Connect to the salt of the earth! Asheville’s Therapeutic Salt Cave and Spa offers a womb-like experience with the soothing and healing benefits of salt. Sustaining it’s own salt enriched microclimate, the cave allows the body and mind to gain relaxation, rehabilitation and balance. The cave is made of floor to ceiling polish salt that glows pink, inviting you to relax and sink in. Enjoy 2 passes for a 45 minute community salt cave session!
**** Winner Jessica Right*****
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Local folk artist, Deona Fish, has a wide selection of paintings, drawings, prints, and more at Woolworth Walk. See Deona’s portfolio here or order her art through her Etsy shop! Enjoy a complimentary print and greeting card!
***Winner is Daniel Haigler****
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16
Asheville date nights get sweeter with Baked Pie Company’s Pie Flights! Delivering southern charm with a slice of pie, they now have 2 Asheville locations! Born from a craving for pie and coffee, Kristen Fuchs and her daughter baked up a delicious idea. Taking over an old Subway and turning it into an unrecognizable thing of beauty, Baked Pie Company is as visually satisfying as it is sweet. The vintage, farm-style cafe shows off distressed furniture, fresh flowers, and dimly lit chandeliers, all adding to the rustic charm. Enjoy a pie flight, plus a Baked Pie glass and sticker!
*****Winner is Jen Christian****
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17
Tupelo Honey has her roots right here in Asheville. With unique and carefully crafted brunches, lunches and suppers, there is so much to savor at Tupelo! Come hungry and enjoy some delicious Southern fare before a walk around downtown Asheville! ($50 gift card)
****Winner is Missy Hileman****
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Every couple should play together. As North Carolina’s first board game cafe, Well Played on Wall Street makes that fun and easy! Well Played is a special gathering space to come together and connect through friendly competition. With hundreds of board games, a delicious menu of drinks and snacks, and expert Gamemasters on hand, get ready for some friendly competition to fuel your passion and fun! ($30 gift card)
***Winner is Julie Hayward****
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Located in the historic Grove Arcade, Wake Foot Sanctuary has brought a sense of relaxation and relief to the beaten path of Asheville’s downtown shopping district. With handmade foot soaks, massages and herbal teas, you’ll be whisked into bliss together! A spa date at Wake Foot Sanctuary is the ultimate way to soak up (and in!) each other’s company for a unique, romantic experience you’ll never want to end. Will you be the lucky couple to enjoy two complimentary foot soaks, paired with 20 minute massages and tea.
***Winner Buffy Skolnick****
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Located on the 8th floor of The Hyatt Place Asheville, The Montford Rooftop Bar delivers a stunning, westward facing view of the mountains and sunset. The rustic bar space seats around 50 people, with rotating seasonal brews on tap, as well as curated cocktails and wines. The patio is where you want to be, naturally. We included Montford Rooftop Bar in our 10 Bars with a View.
**Winner is Deborah Firman***
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
It’s a new year and a new beginning! They say couples who work out together have a better chance of reaching their health goals and generating a greater connection with one another along the way. That’s why we’re thrilled that Summit Crossfit is giving one lucky couple a one month couple’s membership, including 3-4 one on one sessions.
***WInner is Veronica Beltran****
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22
When it’s cold outside, you want to warm up with indoor play and hot chicken! Enjoy a paired up date night of escape room fun with Fox N Otter and dinner at Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack! Combining brain-twisting puzzles with inventive rooms, Fox N Otter is a great way to change it up and have fun. Then, walk down and around the corner for some hot chicken at Rocky’s Chicken Shack!
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Have an Ice Cream Date at The Hop Ice Cream Cafe! With an array of unique, hand-crafted ice cream, sorbet and specialty desserts, The Hop offers a fun and delicious spot to have a playful date. Change it up and order a flavor you’ve never tried! Have kids? Make it a family date and make it to one of the Kid’s Dance Parties, happening Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm. Steal some moments together while the kids play and burn off energy! Either way, these scoops are courtesy of The Hop!
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Have you seen the nun riding a too tall bicycle through the streets of downtown Asheville, right? Then you’ve witnessed a small slice of big comedy brought to by LaZoom Comedy Tours. These tours will have you in stitches and keep you entertained the whole ride. Enjoy 2 tickets to their Haunted Comedy Tour where you’ll explore Asheville’s strange, sometimes sordid past. You’ll laugh…and you’ll scream!
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Appalachian Naturals Soap is a deeply rooted Appalachian Family that focuses on producing a pure, high quality, 100% Natural Soap and Skin Care Line using traditional mountain techniques that have been passed down through family generations. Putting sincere effort into choosing only sustainable, quality, and reliable recourses for their ingredients. Their philosophy is simple: “Don’t Get Naked With Anything You Can’t Trust!” Enjoy an Appalachian Naturals Soap gift basket which will include one soy lotion candle, a fire bath bomb from their elements bath bomb line (24k gold, an aphrodisiac blend of pure essential oils, Brazilian Clays, cocoa butter, coconut oil and jojoba oil) a jar of extra virgin organic coconut oil (for massages and all other good coconut-oily things) and a bar of natural soap!
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Home to events and weddings, Franny’s Farm is located in Leicester, not far from Asheville. This glamping community has all the farm charm you could want for cozy night away. The property is spacious with rolling pastures and a ridge line view that is breathtaking. The vibe at Franny’s Farm is one of love, farming and community. Hike the trail to Moonshine Mary and enjoy the company and sounds of the extended farm family and community fire pit. Another perk of Franny’s Farm is yoga with goats! An interactive yoga class brings out the zen with new goat friends! Enjoy one weekday overnight stay, plus 2 tickets for goat yoga!
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
If you haven’t been to this West Asheville gem, then you’re missing out! King Daddy’s serves up fried chicken and waffles all day with a loyal following for this Southern fare. With fresh, local ingredients, their creative menu will have to you wanting to try it all. And it’s a good thing, because you get to enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner for two! ($40 giftcard)
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Shoji Spa & Lodge is a unique destination spa nestled on a mountainside minutes from downtown Asheville. Along with traditional Japanese bathing and soaking, guests enjoy elegant slate showers, luxurious spa products, and don a Japanese yukata (cotton robe) and sandals before retiring to their private hot tub in a natural wooded setting. Enjoy two 45 min spa passes, allowing you to enjoy a private hot tub session. In addition, we’re including a soy lotions candle by Element Tree Essentials and a bottle of Biltmore Wine to bring along!