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The Best of Valentine’s Day in Downtown Harrisonburg: This Year’s Sweets, Treats, Deals, and Special Events!

January 26, 2022 by Christi Criqui

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! There are so many fun ways to celebrate this year in the Friendly City, including promotions, sales, sweets, gift sets, local restaurant specials, and events. Don’t miss the chance to plan the perfect downtown date or to celebrate with your galentines and loved ones.

Events & Activities

Build A Bouquet Galentine’s Flower Tour

Celebrate your gal pals this Valentine’s weekend with Build A Bouquet: Galentine’s Flower Tour! Walk around downtown Harrisonburg to build your unique bouquet by picking up flowers, one local business at a time.

Tickets are $25 per bouquet and are now available on Eventbrite. Pick up your decorated jar from Sparrow’s Floral Design and then follow the map to 12 businesses on Saturday, February 12, between 12 – 6 p.m. Once you’re finished, grab lunch at one of our tasty downtown restaurants and finish the day with a treat from your favorite downtown bakery (see below for ideas)! Tickets are limited, so register soon!

Thank you Friendly City Merchants and Sparrow’s Floral Design for making this event possible!

Sage Bird Ciderworks

Sage Bird Ciderworks is hosting a Lovebirds Makers Market on Saturday, February 12, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.! Stop by and check out the local art and goods this Valentine’s!

Vendors Include:

– @chelsearowedesign – Handcrafted jewelry
– @amberleejoyart – Watercolor paintings and hand lettering, originals and prints
– @katiescanvas – Custom home & family paintings
– @bohodecorbyarushi – Macramé wall accents and decorations
– @virginiajean.made – Knitted, embroidered, and mixed media items
– @chocolate_apalache – Artisan made, bean-to-bar dark chocolate bars 
– @swjlceramics – Handcrafted traditional Korean ceramics
– Black Dog Plants by Michael Steele
– @yomamacrockett Cider Donuts

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


Heritage Bakery & Cafe

This Valentine’s, Heritage Bakery & Cafe will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Tea on Sunday, February 13 at 4 PM! Bring yourself, a friend, or lover, and enjoy a cozy day in at Heritage. Tickets range from child to adult. Email to make your reservation!

Heritage is also collaborating with Sparrow’s Floral Design by offering Heritage Treat Boxes as add-ons for Sparrow’s Floral Arrangements! Learn more by visiting in-store or online.

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


Rocktown Yarn

Rocktown Yarn is hosting a Valentine/Galentine’s Pre-Dinner Craft on Saturday, February 12, at 5 PM! Enjoy a mini, pre-dinner activity to help you celebrate the best/worst holiday of the year! No knitting or crochet skills required. They will also provide sparkling cider to make you feel extra fancy this holiday!

Choose between the following crafts:

– Loom potholder

– Macrame keychain

– Finger-knit pet scarf

All supplies are included in the price of the class.

(540) 658-3955 | 165 S Main St Suite 101, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | Located in the Agora Downtown Market.

Court Square Theater

Check out Court Square Theater from February 2-16 to see their romantic movie line-up! With movies ranging from Romeo and Juliet, to The Notebook, to even Walt Disney’s Cinderella, there’s a movie for you this Valentine’s!

(540) 433-9189 | 41-F Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


The Perch at Magpie

The Perch at Magpie will be hosting a Hygge Art Market featuring artists, makers and curated collections that reflect hygge vibes. Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is the Danish concept of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. Enjoy a Nordic-themed brunch at Magpie and shop the curated market while you wait for your tables.

(540) 383-4813 | 85 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802



withSimplicity will be hosting a Galentine’s Day Girls Night Out on Friday, February 11, from 6:30 – 8 PM! From DIY Facials, to Chocolate Face Masks, to amazing Charcuterie Boards, this is a full night of fun with fellow clean beauty lovers! All ages welcome!


Shop online for all natural gifts for your favorite skincare lover! Give a monthly Mask Club subscription or gift set.

(540) 435-4744 | 108 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Shenandoah Yoga

Sign up for a yoga class at Shenandoah Yoga on Monday, February 14, and bring your Valentine for FREE! We’re flexible on the definition of Valentine. Bring your significant other, friend, family member, colleague or acquaintance!

This offer applies online and in-person for 5:30 PM Hatha & 7:15 pm Vinyasa Yoga. Due to COVID-related class size limitations, please contact Shenandoah Yoga at or 540.746.8468 to register.

Note: This is NOT a partner yoga class, individuals are still welcome to attend as usual.

(540) 746-8468 | 135 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

The Golden Pony

The band, Kendall Street Company, is performing every Wednesday night during the month of February at The Golden Pony for their Kendall Street is for Lover’s Tour!

Tickets range from $10 – $12 per person, and can be found on The Golden Pony website! Grab a friend or lover, and make your way to The Golden Pony this Wednesday for a fun night of music and love!

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

Gift Guide

Sparrow’s Floral Design

Sparrow’s Floral Design is offering Rose Arrangements, as well as Florist Choice Arrangements this Valentine’s season!  Shop online or visit in-store to see their unique selection of flowers! 

Sparrow’s Floral Design is also collaborating with Heritage Bakery & Cafe by offering Heritage Treat Boxes as add-ons for Sparrow’s Floral Arrangements! Learn more by visiting in-store or online.

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


Bluetique is having a Valentine’s/Galentine’s BOGO 25% off regularly-priced merchandise on February 13 and 14! Shop online or in-store, and make Bluetique a part of your Valentine’s festivities!

(540) 432-5552 | 187 N Main St, 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!

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


Great.Full Goods

Great.Full Goods is offering a self care package with Humble Home this Valentine’s season! Stay tuned for more information by checking out the Great.Full Goods social media pages or by visiting in-store, in the Agora Downtown Market!

(540) 987-0668 | 165 S Main St Suite 101, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

OASIS Fine Art & Craft

Shop in-store at Oasis Fine Art & Craft for stunning handmade pieces created by local artists. Check out their heart-day themed holiday pieces and window displays all throughout February!

(540) 442-8188 | 103 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Green Hummingbird Fair Trade Clothing

Visit Green Hummingbird this Valentine’s season to receive an extra 20% off all jewelry, scarves, bags, and knit winter accessories! Discount lasts from February 4 – 12!

(540) 421-1441 | 320 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801


Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages is having a Buy One Get One 50% off sale this Valentine’s! Offer lasts February 7 – 14! Includes everything storewide except consumables and rugs.

On February 5, they will be celebrating 11 years of being in downtown Harrisonburg! Be sure to stop as they will be offering special snacks in-store for those which visit that day!

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


Friendly City Food Co-op

This Valentine’s, Friendly City Food Co-op will be carrying Fair Trade Roses!

Single Stems a (various colors): $3

12 Stem Bouquet (Red and Various Colors): $35

 Check out their website or visit in-store to find out what else they have planned this Valentine’s

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


Lineage has put together a collection of their favorite gifts and cards for Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day – including many gifts under $25! Suggestions include their house-made candles, bath and body products, men’s grooming goods, small batch candy, handmade ceramics, and more. In addition, they are offering gift boxes for customers to build their own gift box at no additional cost, both in-store and online.

(540) 744-2961 | 165 S Main St Suite 101, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Shenandoah Hemp Supply

Give the gift of CBD this Valentine’s Day at Shenandoah Hemp Supply! These 100 mg. CBD bath soaks are the PERFECT gift for someone special in your life, or even just yourself this season. Relaxation and self-care are a pivotal key to staying healthy and well, especially this time of the year.

Detoxify and reduce inflammation with this powerful combination of potent CBD, Epsom salts, and Rose Clay! (it will turn your bath water pink!)

Orders can be made available online or in-store, and guaranteed delivery with USPS priority!

(540) 421-1860 | 165 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Restaurants & Reservations


Mashita is accepting reservations for Valentine’s Day, Monday, February 14, for a specially curated three-course menu which incorporates new techniques, new flavors, and new ingredients!

They will also keep a small section of the restaurant open for regular menu walk-in services to those who would like to eat without the pretense of a prix fixed meal this Valentine’s Day! 


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


Pale Fire Brewing Company 

Kick-off your Valentine’s Day weekend with oysters on the half shell at Pale Fire!

Salty Bottom Blue oysters are farmed mid-bay where the cleaner, cooler water has what it takes to grow fresh tasting, high-salinity Chesapeake oysters.

Order raw or grilled oysters by the dozen from 3-8pm, or until they’re gone!

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

Joshua Wilton House

Searching for the perfect romantic farm-to-table dining experience? Make a reservation at the beautiful and historic Joshua Wilton House. Seating hours will be from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m on Monday, February 14.

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

The Little Grill Collective

This year, The Little Grill Collective is very excited to bring back their Valentine’s Day prix fixe dinner on Monday, February 14! They will be posting menu details soon. Reservations are required and will be available starting on Wednesday, January 26! Contact or visit them for more information.

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


Sweet Treats

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 ($19), chocolate covered strawberries ($14/half-dozen, $26/dozen), heart shaped sugar cookies ($3.50/each), macarons ($12/half-dozen, $24/dozen), and so much more.


Order online today!

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


Bella Gelato & Pastries

Bella Gelato & Pastries is offering custom-made Bella Valentine’s Boxes this Valentine’s week! Whether you’re gift giving to your bestie, family member, romantic partner, neighbor, or just someone you want to make feel special, Bella Gelato & Pastries is here for you!

Here is what is offered in the Bella Valentine’s Box:

Box for 2 (pick 3)…$28
Family Size Box (pick 5)…$45

– White Chocolate Drizzled Fudgy Brownies (2pcs)
– Berry Cheesecake French Macarons (2pcs)
– Heart-Shaped Éclairs- Strawberry Pastry Cream and Chocolate Glaze (2pcs)
– Linzers Sandwich Cookies- Raspberry Jam and Dipped in Dark Chocolate (2pcs)
– Red Velvet Cupcakes, with Cream cheese Frosting (2pcs)
– Cupids Arrow Cake Pops- Pink Champagne & White Chocolate (2pcs)
– Rolled Truffles- Chocolate Orange OR Hazelnut (Mix n Match, 4pcs)
– Small Chocolate Rum Chatta Crème Brûlée (1pc)

*SPECIAL* – With every Bella V-day Box purchase, you can get a pint of gelato for only $5! (your choice of flavor)

– February 11, from 3 PM – 10 PM
– February 13, from 3 PM – 9 PM

Call, email, or visit in-store to purchase your Bella Valentine’s Box today!

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

El Paisano Bakery

El Paisano Bakery is offering Valentine’s cakes, goodies, chocolate strawberries, and more this holiday season! Contact or visit them for more information.

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

Village Juice & Kitchen

Village Juice & Kitchen is introducing their new Heart Shaped Strawberry Dragonfruit Cheesecakes, just in time for Valentine’s Day! These delicious cheesecakes are available in-store from now until the end of the month! Come try one!

(540) 534-1002 | 126 W Bruce St, Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company is having a Valentine’s Day special this year! This $25 deal includes Red Velvet Cake and Oreo white chocolate popcorn flavors! This offer is only offered online, so be sure to visit their website for more information!

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