Haven’t finalized your plans or you’re still looking for a special gift or experience for your Valentine? Check out some of some of what our local restaurants and shops have to offer:


Rowe Boutique’s Lover Sweatshirt for Go Red for Women


Treat yourself or someone you love to Rowe’s highly anticipated “Lover” sweatshirt The sweatshirt benefits the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women initiative. The third generation has arrived and features a front pocket and drawstring hood. Learn more at RoweBoutique.com


New Sweets from Happy Little Treats

02/12/2022 –2/13

Pick up some vegan Valentine’s Day treats to enjoy including sugar cookies with natural dye icing, chocolate truffles in a variety of flavors, and special drinks (like Blackberry Beet Latte, Banana Foster Milkshake, and Strawberry Matcha!). Happy Little Treats will be open from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Check out their new website at happylittletreatsbakery.com

Marty Husted, Studios on High Gallery

Gallery Exhibitions


Art lovers are invited to the Art and Soul of Columbus to check out new solo and group shows at Short North Arts District galleries, many with a festive flare for the Valentine’s season. For full exhibition details, click here.


Valentine’s Menu at Rooh Columbus

02/12/2022 –2/14

Kick off your five course experience with a paneer chili roll topped with katafi, szechuan chili chutney and lemon achar. Available February 12 through 14 to enjoy with one of your favorite people. See the full Valentine’s Menu here at RoohColumbus.com/Valentines-Day and reserve your table today.


Galentine’s Day Party at Jolie


Celebrate Galentine’s Day with Jolie! Take 20% off of everything at Jolie, receive a free flower bouquet from Orchard Lane Flowers with a $100 purchase, enjoy sips with Spritz Tea and treats from The Cheesecake Girl. There will be games and giveaways and so much more. Stop in from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 13.


Omega Bakery Valentine’s Breads, Breakfast, and Desserts


Omega Bakery in North Market will have (select) breads, breakfast items, and desserts available on Valentine’s Day: Heart Shaped Omega Cakes (chocolate chiffon cakes filled with Swiss buttercream and covered in Belgian chocolate!), Raspberry and Chocolate Cakeballs, Raspberry Cheesecake, Lemon Cake and Lemon Bars while they last. If you want something in particular, please call ahead to (614) 224-9910. Omega Bakery is open on Sunday and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Valentine’s Day at Hubbard Grille


Special Valentine’s features include Creamy Tomato Bisque, Bacon Wrapped Dates, Saffron and Truffle Arancini, Filet Mignon, Alaskan Halibut, and charcuterie boards. Learn more and reserve your table at HubbardGrille.com.


Local Cantina Short North Valentine’s Weekend Special

02/11/2022 – 02/14/2022

Make plans with Local Cantina and enjoy a Simple Times Margarita Pitcher and Shareable Nacho Combo all for just $45. Available in store only. LocalCantina.com


Luxe Wine & Cheese Tasting at Wine on High

02/23/2022 | 5:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Wine on High’s Valentine’s tasting has sold out, but you can give your valentine some special sips with tickets to the Luxe Wine & Cheese Tasting. This month’s theme is Italian Wines. You’ll experience four exclusive tastes of Italian wine with cheese from Hubbard Grille. Tasting wines will be available for full pours and bottles will be available for purchase. Get your tickets today.


Columbus Food Adventure’s All Desserts Tour

02/26/2022 | 2:30 p.m.

Give the gift of sweet adventure with Columbus Food Adventure’s All Dessert Tour. Stops include treats from Quinci Emporium, Del Mar, Macaron Bar, and more! Short North’s newest and most exciting public art will also be explored, including the virtual reality-enabled 10 story murals adorning the sides of the Graduate Hotel. You can join the next All Dessert Tour on Saturday, February 26 at 2:30 p.m. Learn more and register here.

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