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2024 Valentine’s Day Roundup

February 8, 2024 by Annette Williams

With Valentine’s Day sneaking up on us, it is important to place your plans in your calendars! From restaurants to flower shops, there is something for everyone this season and with this guide to the holiday’s hottest, you will not be missing out on all that downtown has to offer. So grab your loved one, friend, or furry family member and head on out to take a seasonal taste of all things downtown!

Events & Activities

The Love that Downtown Built Promotion

Do you have a love story where Downtown Harrisonburg played a role? We invite you to share your stories of love (platonic, family, romantic, etc.) with us in honor of Valentine’s Day!

We will be sharing our favorites on Wednesday, February 14 on our blog and social media. Each entry will get a Valentine and enter to win Downtown Dollars for their next trip downtown!

Sage Bird Ciderworks

Sage Bird Ciderworks is hosting a Love Yourself event on Saturday, February 10, from 2 PM to 10 PM! Stop by and check out the Self Care Market, Fundraiser, Wellness Resources, and Live Music!

The Self Care Maker’s Market is from 2 PM to 7 PM featuring, Clean Candles: hand-poured soy candles in upcycled jars, Arbitrary Art: Handmade crochet stuffed animals, décor, accessories, and hats, Hill and Creek Crochet: scrunchies, headbands, bandanas, hair scarves, scarves, neckties, and jewelry, The Berry Batter Bar: chocolate covered strawberries and other desserts, and the Flower Tour Photobooth Stop.

Donate to The Arrow project and enter to win giveaways from local businesses!

Wellness Resources include: Meeting members of the Arrow Project non-profit where you can learn about their vision for health and wellness in our community and how donations help directly impact our community.

The Live Music starts at 7:30 PM and features N UR DREAMS tour with Rebecca Porter and the Rhinestone Roses (duo set), Griefcat, and one more surprise artist!

(540) 607-8084 | 325 N Liberty St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802


Sage Bird is opening up Tuesday, February 13, for a Galentine’s social & paint night!

Enjoy a glass of cider and paint an abstract painting with all instruction and supplies provided by local artist Cameryn Norris. Learn some brush techniques, practice painting shapes, and then paint one piece that you can completely customize to fit your favorite color palette! Registration also includes with one glass of cider and a charcuterie spread and nonalcoholic options are available!

Sage Bird Ciderworks and The Ridge Room present a Valentine’s cider-paired, seated dinner in the taproom. A cider reception of cheese and charcuterie opens at 5:30 PM and dinner will be served at 6:30 PM, beginning with an appetizer course, followed by a main entrée, and closes with a dessert, all carefully paired with Sage Bird ciders. Tickets are $80, including your meal, cider, and gratuity!

The entire dinner is Gluten-Free and has a vegetarian option in each course. After selecting your reservation seat, you will be prompted to select your menu. Tickets are reserved per seat, so groups must select seats at the same table to be seated together.

Here is the schedule for the evening:

An Opening Reception at 5:30 PM, Welcome Aperitif included in all tickets, Artisanal Cheese, Local and Imported Charcuterie, Seasonal accouterments, Gluten free crackers.

Dinner will be served at 6:30 PM, Beginning with an appetizer course, Followed by a main entrée, Closes with a dessert, All carefully paired with Sage Bird ciders.

When registering, sign up for seats at a table only with your group, and you must cancel by Saturday, February 10, at 8 PM to receive a refund.

Massanutten Regional Library

The Central Library is hosting a Make your own Heart Pillows event for all the creative, crafty kids out there! This event will take place on Saturday, February 10, from 1 PM to 2 PM. They will be using safe, no-sew methods to make cute, cozy creations and there is no need to register in advance as it is free!

(540) 434 4475| 174 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


On Saturday, February 17, the Central Library location is hosting Love Buttons for Teens from 1 PM to 2 PM. Come by to make your own buttons during this month of love and get to show off your love of reading and all things library!

(540) 434 4475| 174 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Drifter’s Cafe

Drifter’s Cafe is hosting a Cookie Decorating Class on Friday, February 9th, from 3 PM to 5 PM! Grab a Friend, Co-Worker, Partner, or Sister and spend some time with Cove Mountain Bakery creating the cutest cookies!

(304) 490-0243 | 217 S Liberty Street Harrisonburg VA 22801


The Friendly City Food Co-Op

The Friendly City Food Co-op is hosting a Heartfelt Healing: Herbal Medicine to Open your Heart class on Saturday, February 10! It’s Valentines season. But what if your heart is not opened? What if it’s broken? Join Trisha for herbs, and practices from the Wise Women Tradition on how to bring healing and love back to your heart. The cost is $10, but it is $5 for owners will class size limitations so register soon!

(540) 801-8882 | 150 E. Wolfe Street Harrisonburg, VA 22802



The Golden Pony

The Golden Pony has your Valentine’s Day plans covered with their Valentine’s Ultra-Spectacular Mega-Shindig featuring Wineteeth, Babe Lewis, and Not A Saint! This event is 18+ with standing room only, the doors open at 7 PM with the show starting at 8 PM. Tickets are $7 in advance, and $12 at the door and you must have your ID for entry.

(540) 901-2628 | 181 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802



Blakemore's Flowers

Blakemore’s Flowers has a variety of bouquets and more for Valentine’s Day, including the option for a Valentine’s Day Designer Choice Vase that arranges a bunch of Valentine’s Day Blooms in a Glass Vase.

(540) 434-4461 | 76 W Gay St Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Rocktown Kitchen

Rocktown Kitchen is now taking reservations for Wednesday, February 14, for 5 PM, 6:30 PM, and 8:30 PM! Be sure to schedule today as seating is limited. Rocktown Kitchen is a great place for your loved one to feel cherished and there is such a wide variety of tasty food, beverages, dessert and more!

(540) 217-2425 | 217 S. Liberty Street #101 Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

Sales and Shopping

The Little Grill Collective

This year, The Little Grill Collective is very excited to bring back their Valentine’s Day prix fixe dinner on Wednesday, February 14 for $30 per person! Reserved seating is required and will be available from 5 PM to 8 PM, contact or visit the Little Grill for more information! The menu is available on their website and includes entrees, starters, beverages, and desserts!

(540) 434-3594 | 621 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802



Sparrow’s Floral Design

Check out these amazing Love Bombs from withSimplicity! Each set contains three heart-shaped steamers infused with the romantic scents of vanilla extract and rose essential oil. Each heart features a unique gold mica design or cheeky Valentine’s saying, adding a playful touch to your self care routine. These trios are only $24 so head on over and grab them now!

Patterns, sayings, and mica colors will vary from set to set. Also these bombs are cruelty free, gluten free, sulfate, paraben and phthalate free, they are vegan, dye and artificial color free, made in USA, and fragrance free.

(540) 435-4744 | 66 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Sparrow’s Floral Design is offering Rose Arrangements, as well as a variety of Valentine’s Day Floral Arrangements, cards, and chocolate this holiday season! Shop online or visit in-store to see their unique selection of flowers! Learn more by visiting in-store or online.

(540) 209-8074 | 91 N Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802


Asdelia Mae Boutique

Asdelia Mae Boutique is offering bags of fourteen hearts for free so you can write out fourteen days of affirmations to your kiddos. Tag them as they would love to see your sweethearts! In addition, they are running their Sweetheart Sale with the discount being applied at check out, complimentary gift wrap free as always!

Additionally, Asdelia Mae is hosting a Taylor Swift event so it’s time to break out your best eras tour outfit and join them for a morning to fulfill your wildest dreams! Tickets include making friendship bracelets, decorating Swiftie donuts, dancing and be the first to shop their exclusive Taylor collection. All ages are welcome, children three and under are free. All guests will take home a Taylor Swift themed goodie bag. This event will take place on Saturday, February 10, from 10 AM to 12 PM!

Did you know that a gift can be delivered with your flower order from Blakemore’s Flowers? Come pick out something special for your littlest Valentine, they gift wrap and add it to your flower delivery. A simple way to make a loved one feel extra sweet this Valentine’s Day!

(571) 594-6272 | 76 West Gay Street Harrisonburg, VA 22802


Charlee Rose Boutique

Create custom Valentine’s Day gift boxes for friends and lovers in-store at Charlee Rose Boutique inside Agora Downtown Market on S Main Street! This offer is available for in-store pickup, hand delivery, or mail delivery up until Wednesday, February 14, Valentine’s Day!

(540) 466-3455 | 165 S Main St #101, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Friendly City Inn

The Friendly City Inn is offering some packages and deals for this lovely holiday season! So be sure to do something extra special for you and your loved one(s) by booking their Romantic Getaway that includes roses, champagne, dinner, and more! This package is $145 for two dozen red roses, a bottle of Champagne or Prosecco, Chocolate covered strawberries (Can be substituted with truffles), Artisan cheese board, and breakfast in bed! More packages and deals are available online so be sure to visit their website for more information!

(540) 433-8233 | 547 E Market St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Artisocat Cafe

Aristocat Cafe is hosting a Neuter your Ex promo including both male and female cats, because some things should not breed! For just $50, the Humane Society of Shenandoah County will name a feral cat after your ex and the cat will be neutered as part of their Trap-Neuter-Return program.

(540) 584-0020 | 111 N Liberty St Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802



Hugo Kohl

Shop Hugo Kohl this Valentine’s Season for the perfect gift for your loved one! Hugo Kohl is currently offering 20% off all gold items and 30% off sterling silver pieces ending on Wednesday, February 14. In addition, they are introducing their Valentine’s Day Jewelry Collection, where every piece is designed to capture the essence of romance and celebrate the timeless beauty of love. Each handcrafted item is a masterpiece that reflects the passion and commitment shared between two hearts.

(540) 574-4306 | 217 S. Liberty Str. #103 Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages is having a 20% off all jewelry valued at $50 or more off sale this Valentine’s! Offer lasts February 9 – 14!

(540) 442-1010 | 181 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Friendly City Food Co-op

This Valentine’s, Friendly City Food Co-op has a give away event that can be entered in-store or on their Instagram so be sure to check it out! Win the delicious things featured in this photo, or shop in store for this tasty treats if you just cannot wait!

(540) 801-8882 | 150 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Restaurants & Reservations

Magnolia’s Taco and Tequila Bar

Come help Magnolia’s celebrate YOU this coming week for their anniversary and Valentine’s Day! Their ‘Week of Love’ includes new drinks, deals, and specials. Magnolia’s is also introducing their new Valentine’s Day Love Potions. They are rolling out seven new drinks available for all of February! These delicious drinks include the Passionate Paloma, Cherry Bliss Elixir, You’re My Honey Margarita, PAMA Mimosa, Love Bite, Cupid’s Strawberry Spritz, and the PAMA Sangria.

(540) 217-5816 | 14 E Water Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Monty’s Restaurant

Celebrate this special day with Monty’s Restaurant, formerly known as Montpelier Restaurant located in Hotel Madison! On Friday, February 9, Saturday, February 10, and Wednesday, February 14, from 5 PM to 10 PM on these days come enjoy delicious food and fabulous company! Reservations are required so book your table today at

(540) 564-0200 | 710 S. Main Street, HarrisonburgVA 22801




Here is a lovely sneak peak at Mashita’s Valentine’s themed menu. The first item is their heart shaped mousse cake! Almond cake with a vanilla ban and mascarpone mousse, raspberry mousse insert, topped with a white chocolate mirror glaze and a gold leaf garnish! 

Be on the lookout for new Valentine’s Day specials coming out soon!


(540) 810-1875 | 105 N Liberty St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802


Brother’s Craft Brewing

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and Brother’s Craft Brewing has the perfect night planned for you and your loved ones! Join them for the 2nd annual St. Linda Valentine’s Brothers Beer Dinner. Each ticket covers one social half hour draft pour of your choice and 4 courses perfectly paired with our beers. Tickets are on sale at the taproom, on their website, and are limited so be sure to register today! There is a variety of Starters, Salads, Entrees, and Desserts available so you are to leave satisfied!

(540) 217-5452 | S Liberty St Suite 105, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Joshua Wilton House

Making a reservation at the beautiful and historic Joshua Wilton House will surely not disappoint for this Valentine’s Day season! The Valentine’s Day Menu offers an experience worthy of $70 per person with Introductions such as a Strawberry Spinach Salad, Candied Pecans, She Crab Soup, and more with fantastic Entrees and Desserts to form the most delicious night!

(540) 434-4464 |412 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801



Sweet Treats

Heritage Bakery & Cafe

This Valentine’s, Heritage Bakery & Cafe is offering these lovely Valentine’s Day Sugar Cubes, great for tea and other yummy dreams!

In addition, Heritage is taking pre orders for Valentine’s Day Cakes in the flavors Red Velvet or Strawberry Cream Cheese, they are $15 each. Head to their website for more information on how you can order!


(540) 564-1200 | 212 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Bittersweet Bakery

Bittersweet Bakery is accepting orders for pick-up all Valentine’s weekend! Don’t wait to purchase you and your Valentine’s favorite treats, including sweetheart cakes ($24) choose between Red Velvet and Chocolate Strawberry, Raspberry Cream Puffs ($5/Each), heart shaped sugar cookies ($5/each), macarons ($14/half-dozen, $26/dozen), and so much more.


Order online today!

(301) 616-5609 | 120 W Wolfe St #103, Harrisonburg, VA 22802


BMC Bakes

BMC Bakes is offering Valentine’s Day Specials available for preorder! Pick up is on Wednesday, Friday 14, with ordering between now and Monday, February 12. For pick up between February 15 through February 17, order now through Tuesday, February 13. The treats included in this seasonal sweets list include donuts, macarons, and more! So be sure to head over to their website to learn more. | 157 N Main St., Unit 100, Harrisonburg VA


Bella Gelato & Pastries

Bella Gelato & Pastries will be filling their cases with delicious holiday goodies so be on the lookout for more information on their socials! Do not wait to pick up your goodies until the day of, grab them while you can and be sure to enjoy with loved ones!

(540) 217-5657 | | 49 W Water St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

El Paisano Bakery

El Paisano Bakery is offering a whole variety of Valentine’s goodies including conchas bouquets, cakes, and more this holiday season! Contact or visit them for more information.

(540) 209-8892 | 56 E Wolfe Street, Harrisonburg, VA, 22802

Drifter’s Cafe

Drifter’s Café is introducing their February specials for their drink menu including the Raspberry White Mocha Macchiato, Dulce De Leche Latte, and the “Box of Chocolates” Frappe, stop by today to enjoy one of these seasonal drinks. And while you are at it, be sure to pre order your hand dipped chocolate strawberries (1/2 dozen $12, whole dozen $20), you can submit orders at and pick up will be between Tuesday, February 13 and Wednesday, February 14. Be sure to specify if you would like White, Milk, or a mixture of both chocolates, otherwise the default with be Milk chocolate.

(304) 490 0243 | 217 S Liberty St Suit 104, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company has a Valentine’s Day Box with free shipping this year! This fantastic gift features four large bags of popcorn that are sure to impress the one you love! The bag includes one large bag of Oreo White Chocolate, Red Velvet Cake, Red Hot Cinnamon, and Dark Salted Caramel. This feature is seasonal so be sure to get it while you can! These bags are $75.

(540) 208-7601 | 102 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801