Valentine’s Day Gifts From Small Businesses

We have rounded up some great local gift ideas to help you support local this Valentine’s Day! Whether you're looking to treat your significant other, yourself, or your galentine, we've got you covered. Many of these businesses are women- and minority-owned, and your purchase of any of these gifts supports a small business.


Keep scrolling to find local stores & restaurants you can support across Ohio:



Southern Ohio



Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge

Don’t miss out on this Over-the-Rhine wine bar featuring minority- and women-owned wines and spirits. They are hosting the perfect early Valentine’s date (or Galentine’s celebration for the girls!). Visit their Cincinnati storefront, get carryout or dine-in.






Flour Girls Baking Company

Sprinkle some sweetness on Valentine's Day! This family run bakery in Gallipolis, Ohio offers a wide array of fresh baked goods, including cookies, pies, breakfast pastries, and special occasion cakes. Fill out a cake or cookie inquiry online.






Eleven/22 Vegan

This Valentine's Day, Eleven/22 Vegan is offering 25% off your entire purchase. They are dedicated to supplying toxic free, plant based, and nutrient rich hair care, skin care, supplements and more.



Central Ohio



The Pastry Factory

Does your loved one have a sweet tooth? This North Market bakery specializes in gourmet desserts made from scratch and offers gluten free and vegan options! Pick up from their store to get baked goods delivered to your home for a small fee of $8.95 (within 20 miles)





Fruits & Roots

We all know someone who is obsessed with coffee or tea. Spoil them with small batch freshly roasted whole bean specialty craft coffee and loose leaf tea. Fruits & Roots is a small batch, specialty coffee roaster, located in the heart of Ohio. Order local delivery, shipping, or find them at a local farmers market!





Good Energy by Seven

Pop by this Easton Town Center store (Columbus, Ohio) with your galentines to get creative and make custom candles, sugar scrubs and lotions! Or you can order online for the perfect custom self-care gift.





MMELO Boutique Confections

Your nearest and dearest will adore these treats. MMELO offers hand crafted, beautifully decadent artisanal confections and fine chocolate gifts. All orders can be picked up at Polaris Fashion Place (Columbus, Ohio).




Northern Ohio




CouCou Sentiment

Your one stop shop for greetings and gift in Lakewood, Ohio! Pop into this minority-owned retail store or get free domestic shipping leading up to Valentine’s day on the following dates: Feb. 6th & 7th.






SK's Creations of Love

Looking for a romantic experience that you'll never forget? This small business is a romance concierge service located in Cleveland, Ohio. Their services include Romantic Suite Experiences, Date Night Planning and Last Minute Romantic errands. There are only 5 spots left for their Be Mine Valentine's Day Suite Experience for $299 per couple.