From classic red roses to fair trade jewelry to heart-shaped pizzas and beyond — you can find everything you need for a unforgettable Valentine’s Day downtown. Order ahead and use curbside pickup or delivery for a safely distanced celebration! Check out some thought-starters below and explore our shop online guide and downtown business directory for even more inspiration.
Bella Gelato & Pastries
Bittersweet Bakery has a selection of Valentine’s (and anti-Valentine’s!) treats available to make this the sweetest February 14th yet. Place your preorders online for pickup on 2/12 or 2/13! They will also be open for walk-ups for any last-minute Valentine’s Day needs. See the menu and place preorders here.
Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters and Three Notch’d Valley Collab House
Stop by Three Notch’d on Valentine’s Day Sunday from 12-4 for a beer release event featuring Chestnut Ridge roasted coffee! The beer is called Chestnut Ridge Irish Coffee Stout and uses their very popular El Salvador Roast. Chestnut Ridge will also be set up with a booth where they will be doing coffee tastings and selling their whole bean and cold brew coffee. Coffee and beer — no better way to kick off your Valentine’s Day!
Dart Resale & Trade
El Paisano Bakery
Enjoy one their seafood or ribeye steak specials for dinner and end your meal with a Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shooter for dessert! Specials run from Friday the 12th through Sunday the 14th. Visit Finnigan’s Cove online at https://www.finniganscove.com/ .
Friendly City Inn
“I’m all a-flutter when you’re around; you make my heart Humm!”
Shop Green Hummingbird for fun and fabulous fair-trade finds! Treat your boo to this winter’s hottest accessories — cozy scarves and hand-made masks. They’re beautiful, practical, and ethically produced! Visit Green Hummingbird online at https://greenhummingbird.net/.
“Have you ever worked in a hotel? Then why are you checking me out?”
Set aside time for a romantic Valentine’s Weekend package at Hotel Madison that includes a chocolate-themed fruit and snack board, a bottle of Mulderbosch Rosé, 2 Reidel wine glasses, complimentary parking, late checkout, and use of the fitness center and saltwater pool. Add the night before and/or after for an even better deal! The Valentine’s Package starts at $125 — book now at https://www.hotelmadison.com/specials/valentines-weekend-package
“Rubies are red, Sapphires are blue, Diamonds are brilliant, and so are you.”
Hugo Kohl will be running a sale for Valentine’s day starting February 11-13th. The sale features 30% off of everything in their boutique as well as 30% off everything on their website and Facebook store with code “2021valentine” (this sale excludes chains, repairs, and special orders and cannot be combined with any other offer). Visit Hugo Kohl online at https://hugokohl.com/
Since you can’t jet off to Paris for a romantic Valentine’s Day this year, join Magpie instead for a deliciously-fun, Parisian-inspired brunch weekend on the 13th and 14th! Menu and details coming soon! Visit Magpie online at https://www.magpiediner.com/.
Montpelier Restaurant and Chef Beau Floyd are here to make your Valentine’s Day delicious! Pick up a ready-to-serve heart-shaped pizza or enjoy a special Valentine’s weekend menu for dine-in or curbside pickup from Friday 2/12 – Sunday 2/14. For reservations, please call 540-214-2280 and leave a voicemail with your name, number of guests, preferred time for the reservation, and the best call back number.
Plus, show that special Duke in your life that you’re thinking of them on Valentine’s Day with a Duke Doggo’Gram! This special gift includes a large plush bulldog, purple and gold gourmet chocolates, and a Duke Dog Valentine card. See all the Valentine’s weekend at Montpelier menus and details here.
OASIS Fine Art & Craft
“I must be at OASIS, because you are truly a work of art.”
Bring home a gift as beautiful and unique as your beloved with the help of OASIS Fine Art & Craft! From paintings to photography to pottery to jewelry to baskets to wood pieces and beyond — OASIS truly has something for everyone. Visit them online at https://www.oasisfineartandcraft.org/
Pale Fire Brewing
“Roses are Red
Molly is, too.
A Pale Fire beer
Says “I Love You!””
It’s true — the fastest way to your beloved’s heart is through their stomach, and nothing hits the spot like a delicious Harrisonburg-made beer. Bring home a six-pack or crowler to make Valentine’s Day dinner even more special. Visit Pale Fire online at https://www.palefirebrewing.com/
Sage Bird Ciderworks
Sage Bird Ciderworks will be releasing a new apple brandy-barrel aged cherry cider called Brandied Cherry on Valentines day. This cider is part of a collaboration with Restless Moons Brewing for their anniversary, and also the perfect Valentine’s Day treat!
Sage Bird will also be running a special of 10% off To-Go orders on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday February 14 and a special of 20% off To-Go orders with the purchase of a glass of cider on Sunday February 14.
Additionally, they will be selling a Lovebirds package that includes a bottle or Traveler of cider to-go, two Sage Bird branded glasses, and a chocolate bar. These will be for sale Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 12. 13. and 14.
Visit Sage Bird online at https://www.sagebirdciderworks.com/
Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn
Ten Thousand Villages
Stop by Walkabout Outfitter for a sweet chance to win! Guess the number of candies in the water bottle between 2/10 and 2/14 and you could score a $25 gift certificate. Visit Walkabout Outfitter online at https://www.walkaboutoutfitter.com/