Show Your Love for Local with These Special Offers

Love is in the air, Portland! Neighborhood businesses show love for their communities all year long. They provide more local jobs for our neighbors and donate to local causes at more than twice the rate of national chains. Now it’s your turn. Portland was recently ranked one of the Top 10 Best Cities for Valentine’s Day so it is the perfect time to show some love to local businesses while you shop and dine with your special someone. Here are just a few specials being offered around the City.

  • Alberta: Send a Valentine card to your special someone! Crafty Wonderland has a wide selection of cards from local artists.
  • Beaumont: Jewelry is the classic way to show your love. The Arrangement is offering 20% off jewelry all month long. Artistic Portland Gallery will feature Valentines-inspired artwork from all of their members in their K. Friedstrom Annex through 2/28. Stop by to explore and find a unique gift for a loved one. 
  • Foster: Sure, flowers are great and all, but how about something that lasts a little longer? Both Larkspur and Glasshaus Gardens are chock full of rare and unique houseplants along with all of the supplies you’ll need to keep them healthy and vibrant for the long haul.
  • Gateway: Food Fight Grocery is spreading lots of love with a beautifully decorated Valentine’s vegan isle, filled with heart-shaped edibles and even local chocolates from Chomp! Chocolate in Salem. Jet Black Coffee Company is serving ‘Conversation Heart’ sugar cookies from Shoofly Vegan Bakery for a limited time. Go in and get some animal-friendly deliciousness.
  • Lents: Frame that perfect picture of you and your loved one. The pros at Portland Creative Framing can help get the job done. Or, for something sweet, Bella’s Italian Bakery has a bit of everything to satisfy your craving. 
  • Midway: VIP Florist is still taking orders for Valentine’s Day bouquets. They are a full-service florist who would be delighted to put together an arrangement that will make your sweetheart swoon. 
  • Mississippi Ave: For dinner, Stem Wine Bar will host special dinner pop-ups from Five-Oh-Five (southwest style) and Bluefin Tuna & Sushi, paired with champagne and specialty curated wine flights.
  • Montavilla: Wine and dine your loved one! Reserve a table at Vino Veritas and receive two desserts plus enjoy live music and specials on wine and champagne. 
  • Multnomah Village: For gifts, Peach Tree Gifts is stocked up for Valentine’s Day with bath bombs, puzzles, stuffies, socks, candy and classroom Valentine cards.
  • St. Johns: French Kiss Patisserie is now accepting pre-orders from their Valentine’s menu, including Basque “Burnt” Cheesecake, Lemon Tarts and White Chocolate Olive Oil Cake. The Valentine’s Collection at Moonstruck Chocolate is sure to please any choco-holic, plus get free shipping on orders over $100.
  • Williams District: Linus on Williams is a great spot to pick up a fresh flower bouquet, plus they offer curbside pickup and delivery. For sweets everyone will enjoy, visit Jinju Patisserie and get amazing treats from an award winning chocolatier and pastry chef duo.

This list is non-exhaustive. Be sure to check your favorite small business’ social media for their Valentine’s weekend specials. And don’t forget to spread the love! Show us how you are celebrating on Instagram and Facebook.