Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to pop the big question. And the location of the life-changing inquiry is almost as important as the answer. If your February 14th plans include a “Will you marry me?,” here are some romantic spots in Chandler to help set the tone for a favorable offer of marriage.

Group Of People Horseback Riding At Koli Equestrian Center In Chandler, AZ

KOLI Equestrian Center

Since you’re about ready to blaze new trails with a wedding proposal, why not saddle up at KOLI Equestrian Center? Located in the Gila River Indian Reservation Community, with scenic views of the Sierra Estrella Mountains as a backdrop, the equine facility offers horseback riding for all levels and ages amid surroundings rich in native flora and fauna.

For the big ask, schedule a private ride on one of the many desert trails where you can wrangle a “yes” and perhaps get a glimpse of wild horses as a proposal bonus.

6940 W. Broken Ear Road, Chandler AZ 85226

Couple by Veterans Oasis Lake

Veterans Oasis Park

Take your intentions outdoors at Veterans Oasis Park, which offers an abundance of recreational choices covering 113 acres. The park has a community fishing lake, scenic hiking and horseback riding trails, tranquil pavilions, monthly bird walks and an outdoor amphitheater, plus unique wildlife and plants.

Let nature do most of the talking with a peaceful declaration of love by popping the question waterside or tuck away on one of the park’s many trails to declare your commitment.

4050 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler AZ 85249

Chandler Museum - Exterior at Night

Chandler Museum

Combine your love of history and art at the Chandler Museum to ask for your intended’s hand in marriage. The museum offers world-class rotating art exhibitions, public forums and events, and is a learning destination to explore the community’s cultural heritage.

Wait for dark and illuminate your heart under the Infinite Wave, the museum’s outdoor courtyard techno installation with a metal wave-shaped canopy and a multi-colored light show.

300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler AZ 85226

Couple dining on outside patio at the Hidden House

An upscale dinner

Don’t underestimate a well-developed palate—and a reservation—to spark a romantic marriage request. Chandler offers plenty of fine dining options to mark the occasion, from regional and American fare to global culinary experiences.

Set the mood by checking out Chandler’s upscale restaurant choices to create a first-class moment for your proposal over incredible food, ambience and impeccable service.

Sunset over Paseo Vista Recreation Area

Paseo Vista Recreation Area

The 80-acre regional recreation facility sits on top of a hill and is a playground for all ages—and a whimsical proposal venue. It includes a tournament archery range with covered shooting areas, an 18-hole disc golf course, dog park, interpretive play areas and art features, multipurpose pathways, parking, native landscaping and significant erosion protection.

Put an exclamation on your proposal play date with a picture-perfect setting by watching one of Arizona’s famous sunsets while you enjoy the beautiful views of the East Valley.

3850 S. McQueen Road, Chandler AZ 85286

Commonwealth Mural - Downtown Chandler

Commonwealth Canal Mural

Get to the heart of the matter in Downtown Chandler by staging your request alongside the Commonwealth Canal mural, located by the Crown Plaza Hotel at 1 N. San Marcos Place, Chandler AZ 85225. The mural is one of several public art murals scattered throughout Chandler that depict local pride and iconic imagery.

If you need help spelling it out, take your pick of letters to stand (or kneel) next to on the expansive canal mural that reads Chandler as you make your heartfelt, hometown case.

Couple kissing in a grove.

Forest-inspired “I do”

Set a lifetime of roots as you propose to your forever love in an enchanting grove of pistachio trees. Away from the hustle and bustle, this secluded haven offers a serene and dreamy setting filled with dappled sunlight and a lush canopy of leaves.

Give your marriage proposal a higher, earthy power of connection at this small, wooded grove located behind Grove Coffee at 2777 S. Gilbert Road, Chandler AZ 85286. Your proposal will become a chapter in your love story, woven into the tapestry of Chandler’s natural beauty.