Love is in the air, sweet chocolate and soft teddy bears line the shelves, red roses glisten in floral shops, cupid is shooting off his arrows, and there’s an abundance of heart-shaped everything. You know what this means: Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Whether you’re celebrating with bae or alone (nothing wrong with that, treat yo’self), we’ve compiled a list of sweet downtown gifts and treats you can pick up for your valentine!
Classic, Gorgeous Bouquets from Alex Floral Design
Keep it classic and classy this year with a fragrant bouquet of red roses for your Valentine from Alex Floral Design! Or, you can spice up your arrangement and add some different colors to the mix (pink roses, white lilacs, yellow sunflowers – the possibilities are endless!) Visit the Alex Floral Website to view their dazzling selection of fresh flower arrangements. Don’t forget to add a box of chocolates for a truly classic pairing.
Strawberry Ice Cream Cake Jars from D’lilah’s Cakery
A cake jar for Valentine’s Day? Yes, please! And let’s be honest – cake jars are great any time of year. D’lilah’s Cakery is offering special Strawberry Ice Cream Cake Jars only this Valentine’s Day Weekend, so don’t miss out on your chance to score on a scrumptious jar of fluffy strawberry cake and refreshing strawberry ice cream topped with fresh whipped cream and wafers. Get one to share with your Valentine, or skip sharing and grab one for each of you! Warning: once you step into the cakery, the temptation to buy one of every treat will be hard to resist!
Beautiful (and delicious!) Fruit Arrangements from Edible Arrangements
If your Valentine is a fruit lover, opt for a bouquet of fresh, chocolate dipped strawberries, bananas, pineapples, and more from Edible Arrangements in Downtown Stockton. Other delectable options also include cookie bundles, a Chocolate Strawberry Sweetheart Box, and Chocolate and Truffle boxes. Don’t forget to add on extra special treats like a cute card or balloon!
New Drinks from Empresso’s To Match the Valentine Vibe
Valentine’s Day means pink and red everything! Match the vibe perfectly by picking up one of Empresso Coffee House’s new pink or red-hued drinks: Dragonfruit Smoothie or Lemonade, or the Passion Dragon, which is an organic mango black tea with lemonade, passionfruit and dragonfruit. Pick up two of your faves with your Valentine and enjoy them on Empresso’s patio, or during a walk around downtown, or take ‘em home to enjoy!
Stationary Station and More to Show Your Love from The Freckled Moon
The Freckled Moon is known for its unique gifts and baubles, which already make it the perfect shop to visit when in search of cute valentine gifts! Their Stationary Station is full of amazing treasures that are perfect for Valentines who love to write, keep planners, scrapbook, and more! The Freckled Moon also has an array of items such as adorable potted succulents, fun jewelry, and lovely decorative pieces.
Think Flowers Are Overrated? Get Your Love a Succulent from FarOut Foliage
If your Valentine has a green thumb (or is interested in becoming a plant parent), drop by FarOut Foliage for a fantastic selection of unique plants! Not sure which one to choose or how to take care of them? Don’t worry- Nessie, the friendly owner of FarOut Foliage, LOVES talking plants! She’ll be more than happy to help you select the perfect new plant baby, and will share all the tips and tricks you need to keep it beautiful.
Spread the Love By Getting Dutch Bros
What if I told you you could get Dutch Bros and help our community at the same time? This Sunday, February 14th, is Dutch Luv Day, where $1 from every drink sold in Stockton Dutch Bros goes to the Emergency Food Bank of Stockton to help fight hunger. On average, $1 donated can pay for three meals. Now there’s even more of a reason to pick up Dutch Bros Cold Brews, Freezes, Frosts, Rebels, Teas, Smoothies, Sodas, Lemonades – you get the point, there’s so much to choose from! Now, not only will your Valentine love you for grabbing her/him Dutch Bros, but because you’re also helping a good cause!
Whatever you decide to do, we hope you have a safe and lovely Valentine’s Day Weekend Downtown!