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Top 10 Jackson Dates for Your Valentine


Top 10 Jackson Dates for Your Valentine

Katie Howerton


Some of you Jacksonians may be scrambling for some thoughtful date ideas for your Valentine this weekend. Fear not—We've got you covered. No, there's no need to head of to Nashville of Memphis to show your love how much you care. We've got the perfect variety for your unique personality right here in Jackson, Tennessee.



1. For the lover of all things local

Meal: Brunch at Rock'N Dough
Activity: Exploring the Jackson Walk
Treat: Coffee & a Brownie at Alba


2. For the classy chick

Meal: Dinner at Chandelier Café
Activity: An Evening with Anthony Kearns at the Jackson Symphony
Treat: Picking up a Bottle of Wine at The Forked Vine


3. For the kid at heart

Meal: Lunch at Burger Barn
Activity: Rollerskating at Magic Wheels
Treat: DIY Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Square


4. For the lover of the outdoors

Meal: Picnic Fixins from Grubb's Grocery
Activity: Exploring Cypress Grove
Treat: Cupcakes from Woodstock Bake Shop


5. For the historian

Meal: Dinner at Fleur de Lee
Activity: A Trip to the Carnegie or the Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame
Treat: Something Sweet from Shirley's Bakery


6. For the animal-lover

Meal: Tulum To-Go for Lunch
Activity: A Drive through the Tennessee Safari Park
Treat: A Cannoli from HaliHannigan's Cupcakery


7. For the All-American Girl

Meal: Brooks Shaw & Son Old Country Store Buffet
Activity: A Trip to Rusty's TV & Movie Car Museum
Treat: A Slice of Pie from Dumplin's


8. For the artist

Meal: Dinner at Asia Garden
Activity: A Stroll through The Ned
Treat: A Beer and Some Good Music at The Downtown Tavern


9. For the adventurous soul

Meal: Padharo Sa's Indian Cuisine for Dinner
Activity: Trying Out the Newest Jackson Escape Room
Treat: Something New from Al Huda International Food Market

10. And for the ones who can take a rain check...

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Originally from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Katie Howerton moved to Jackson in 2011 to study Graphic Design and Drawing at Union University. She discovered Our Jackson Home in January 2015 and used it as a guinea pig for her senior design project, creating the first issue of Our Jackson Home: The Magazine. After graduating she was given leadership over Our Jackson Home at theCO, where she now runs the blog, designs the magazine, and coordinates events. She and her husband Jordan live in Midtown and are active members of City Fellowship Baptist Church.