February 08, 2021
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a significant other or looking to treat a friend (or yourself!) for Galentine’s Day, the Short North Arts District has you covered. Local businesses in the District are ready to help you feel the love, with many of them offering exclusive specials, promotions, or product collections.
A thoughtful gift can go a long way, which is why Happy Go Lucky has curated their Valentine’s Night In collection. Browse a plethora of gifts and goodies, including a sweet Puravida Enamel Daisy Ring ($14), a Chan Luu Floral Bandana ($31), a pair of Midnight Garden Embroidered Denim Pants ($122), and so much more.
The Candle Lab’s popular Valentine’s Day package is back and will be available all day on February 13 and 14. The package, which is just $45 per couple, includes two pour-your-own candles, a polaroid photo to capture the moment, and more. Reservations are required and can be made via Yelp on The Candle Lab website.
The Gifts of Love collection from Global Gifts has so many unique gifts to choose from that would be perfect for that special someone in your life, including some adorable cards, beautiful pieces of jewelry, or even a Chocolate Lover’s Mystery Box ($19).
Valentine’s Day treats at Short North Piece of Cake are now available for online ordering. Show your love with an assortment of festively decorated cupcakes starting at $3, or a cake starting at $35.
What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than by spooning some delicious Jeni’s ice cream? This special Valentine’s Day Collection ($68) features six swoon-worthy flavors: Boston Cream Pie, Blackout Chocolate Cake, Gooey Butter Cake, Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks, Sweet Cream Biscuits & Peach Jam, and Wildberry Lavender.
If you’re looking for something festive and fashionable to wear this year, then look no further than Jolie Occasions. The Valentine Collection has plenty of Valentine-inspired pieces to choose from, including sweaters, dresses, jewelry, and other lovely accessories.
Additionally, Jolie’s annual Galentine’s Day celebration is back on Saturday, February 13! Enjoy 20% off everything online and in store, plus treats by The Cheesecake Girl, giveaways, games, and more. Tune into their Instagram on Saturday for ways to participate virtually.
Pair Del Mar’s featured cocktail, the Scarlet Kiss ($11), with the featured entree of the weekend: Short Rib with Butternut Squash Puree, Swiss Chard, Cherry Tomatoes, Pickled Mushroom, and Jonah Crab ($29.99).
Enjoy a delicious three course meal ($55) from The Guild House during Valentine’s Weekend, which includes a Starter: two Oysters on the Half Shell; an entree: Roasted Grouper and Butter Poached Lobster Tail; and dessert: Black Forest Cake. This featured menu is available for carry-out if you order 48 hours in advance.
Want to take it a step further? Book the Do Not Disturb package with Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph hotel, a collaboration with The Guild House that includes a six course dinner, an overnight stay, and complimentary valet parking. The $129-per-guest meal includes caviar with a salt and vinegar chip, crème fraîche, and chive; soft cooked egg with pomme purée and black truffle; striped Bass à la meunière, citrus supremes, brown butter, and vermouth foam; chef’s selection of sorbet; juniper-scented bison steak with glazed carrot, shallot soubise, and sauce veneur; and a dessert platter of torte, fig, and s’mores. Wine pairings for each course are available for $55 (per person per meal). Offer valid February 11-14. Room rates vary; call (614) 227.0100 to inquire and book.
Lincoln Social will offer a Valentine’s Day prixe fixe menu, cocktail and champagne features, along with their full bar menu. Carry-out options will also be available so that you can celebrate from the comfort of your home.
Pair one of Marcella’s featured cocktails, “Dark Love” ($11) or “Light Love” ($11), with the featured entree of the weekend: Goat Cheese Mezzaluna with Tiger Shrimp, Limoncello Cream, and Preserved Lemon Gremolata ($23). Curbside carry-out will be available.
Pair Martini’s featured cocktail, the Pineapple Fizz ($12), with the featured entree of the weekend: Piedmontese Strip Steak with Olive Oil Potatoes, Cherry Peppers, and Black Truffle ($55). Martini is also offering a Valentine’s Day Cocktail Kit that will be available from February 10-15 for carry-out only.
Pair the Pearl’s featured cocktail, the Nightshade ($12), with the featured entree of the weekend: Filet Oscar ($49). Carry-out options will also be available, which include the Oyster & Bubbles Kit ($50), the Cure Punch Cocktail Kit ($22), or the Cupid’s Toast Kit ($28). Make sure to place your order for carry-out 48 hours in advance.
As if Valentine’s Day couldn’t get any cheesier, Local Cantina is offering free queso with any $20 online order on February 14. Just use promo code LOVEISCHEESY when you order online.
From February 12-14, you can celebrate with some limited-time features from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, including the Celebration Surf & Turf ($54.95) or the Tomahawk Ribeye. Don’t forget to top it off with one of their three featured wines.
Share an ice cream treat from Dulce Vida with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day; when you buy two scoops of ice cream, you’ll receive two scoops free.
Show your appreciation and love with the gift of art from Sherrie Gallerie’s current exhibition, Show of Love, featuring Valentine’s Day-themed jewelry and art from Marilyn Parker, Karen Gilbert, Wesley Harvey, Molly Burke, and Michael Kaiser.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Native Cold Pressed is back with their seasonal pink menu. The pink menu includes items like Strawberry Pitaya Milk ($12), Pink Velvet Bites ($3), Beet Bliss Latte ($7), Pinkberry Bowl ($10), and more.
Just in time for the weekend, Macaron Bar has released two themed flavors: champagne and rose. Order yours online!
Treat yourself to a four course gourmet meal from Gallerie Bar & Bistro in Hilton Columbus Downtown, for carry-out or dine-in. Make it an extra special occasion by booking the Valentine’s Package, complete with champagne, breakfast for two, and complimentary parking.
Let your style express how you feel with the BE MINE Collection from Sole Classics, available online and in-store.
Win up to 6 pairs of matching earrings for the big day from Luxe Redux Bridal during their Galentine’s Day giveaway! Head to their Instagram page for entry details.
Enjoy delicious vegan pastries and treats from Happy Little Treats during their grand opening in their new location at 1203 N. High St, happening February 12-14.
Enjoy a wine tasting at Wine on High during Valentine’s weekend, plus shop special wine pairings or single bottles in store or online, also available for delivery.
Look your best with custom shades and formulas from Mukha! When you spend $100 with them through February 14, you’ll receive a complimentary $20 gift card to THREAD.
Join The Fig Room from 10:00am – 1:00pm for brunch bites, a mimosa bar, and a floral arrangement class by Fiori Florals (all supplies included), and leave with a swag bag full of fun items and discounts to use around Columbus. In-person tickets will be limited to allow for safe celebrations. Want to join virtually? The floral arrangement class will be offered, with supplies delivered to you in advance, in addition to swag. Click here for tickets.
Join PENZONE for an early, virtual Galentine’s Self-Care Event on February 11 at 6pm. Goodies include a mini manifestation, DIY facial, hair mask and massage, mini meditation, bubbles and bites, and a self-care kit. Click here for tickets.
rowe’s Lover sweatshirts are back! 10% of sales are donated to the American Heart Association, so you can share the love and pay it forward this Valentine’s.
Shop Red Giraffe Designs’ Valentine’s Day collection now, available online exclusively. Shipping is free, or you can pick it up in store.
Feel the love at the North Market with $10 off a purchase of $50 or more through Mercato through February 14 with code LOVEFOOD.
Have a totally relaxing Valentine’s Day with the help of High Street CBD’s Valentine’s bundle.
Enjoy a three-course prix fixe carry-out meal for two for $75 from Hubbard Grille this weekend, including a shared appetizer, two entrees, and a shared dessert. Gluten free and vegetarian options available. Click here to see the menu.
Enter to win one of two private sipping experiences in Brothers Drake’s barrel room on either Saturday or Sunday, complete with house-made empanadas by Mayhem Empanadas, take-home Brothers Drake logo glasses, locally sourced artisan handmade soaps, bath soak, and calendula balm, an exclusive Brothers Drake love candle, raw rose quartz crystals to promote unconditional love and happiness, and a dozen roses in a souvenir vase. Head to their Instagram page for entry details.
Whether shopping online or in person, or carrying out your meal or dining in, have a Short North Safe visit everytime you’re in the District by following our safety guidelines.