Valentine’s Day is coming up! If you’re still searching for the perfect gift for that special someone this weekend, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re celebrating a significant other, a friend, or a family member, we’ve collected a list of thoughtful gift ideas from shops in the GTA that will help you show your loved ones you care. Show the people in your life who matter the most your love and appreciation with these romantic gifts and meaningful experiences. As a bonus, you’ll also be showing your love and support for local businesses! Check out these 10 spots in the GTA where you can find the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day!
The Old Firehall Confectionery is a female owned store specializing in sweet treats and chocolate. Their historic flagship shop can be found on Main Street in Unionville selling made in-store confections using premium Belgian chocolate and fresh, locally sourced ingredients. To really wow the person you love, pick up one of their mouth-watering macarons or award-winning, hand-painted truffles made by Master Chocolatiers. The Old Firehall Confectionery also has vegan, kosher, dairy-free, and gluten-free options.
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like one of a kind, custom jewelry. Anice Jewelry is a boutique jewelry shop that aims to celebrate love. Their dedicated team can work one on one with you to create custom, elevated jewelry. Anice Jewelry offers a variety of services, including custom on the spot, custom fine jewelry with wedding and engagement, and jewelry-making workshops. They can also reimagine your old treasures or heirlooms to help you create new and unique designs. Anice Jewelry has two locations: Ossington Avenue in Toronto and Wellington Main Street in Prince Edward County.
KANDL Artistique, located in the heart of Yorkville, is known for selling candles made with attention and care to the intricate details. KANDL Artistique also has the first fully customizable candle Lab experience in North America that allows you to choose, combine and create custom fragrances to create your own personalized scented candle, from start to finish. Surprise your partner with your creation or book a session for you both to do together! KANDL Artistique also has a virtual lab that allows you to learn about candle making and create from the comfort of your own home.
For a beautiful bouquet your loved one will never forget, head to FIORI Oakville. Voted best florist in Yorkville, this contemporary flower store sells luxury flowers and handcrafted floral designs. FIORI Oakville delivers to the Toronto, Burlington, Milton, Mississauga and Hamilton areas. Looking for a little gift to complement the flowers? You can also buy scented candles from their apothecary.
Isabella’s Chocolate Café is a cafe in Oshawa selling baked goods, sugar cookies, chocolate, personalized cakes, coffee and tea. You can never go wrong with giving the gift of sweet goodies on Valentine’s Day!
Treat your loved one to a luxury spa experience for Valentine’s Day at the Old Mill Spa and Inn in Etobicoke. The Old Mill Spa and Inn offers world-class spa services, including RMT massage, facials, manicures and pedicures, body treatments like mud wraps, and alternative therapies like aromatherapy and reiki. When you book a spa day for your loved one this Valentine’s Day, you’ll be gifting them serenity and relaxation.
Sips, a full service wine events company in Toronto, is a great business to check out if that special someone in your life loves wine! Sips will help you discover a selection of classic, benchmark and off the beaten path wines for you to buy to compliment your romantic dinner at home. Your loved one may also enjoy Sips’ wine classes to learn more about wine production, pairing, opening, pouring and more. Sips can also custom design your gifts with premium items, non LCBO wines, custom branding and packaging, luxury stemware, fancy snacks, and more.
For the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift basket, check out Toronto Baskets, an online gift basket company that makes getting and sending gifts to your loved ones easy. Here you’ll find a variety of gift basket options that feature a collection of gourmet goods, wines, and classic Valentine’s Day gifts like chocolate covered strawberries.
Present Day Gifts is another business that makes gift boxes and baskets. Present Day Gifts creates customizable gift baskets curated with fine local ingredients. Discover unique and beautiful gifts from highly skilled craftspeople and artisans in the city. Present Day Gifts offers a little something for everyone. For example, their coffee lovers box features whole coffee beans, chocolate, a mug, and a coffee scoop. Looking for something with a little more romance? Their box of love features love poems, soap, a candle, a dish, bubbly, and flowers.
If the special person in your life is a foodie, then they’ll definitely love receiving a cooking class or attending an event at Eataly in Toronto. Eataly offers a variety of classes and events, from pasta making classes to blind wine tastings. You and your loved one are sure to have a great experience spending quality time together while learning something new.