Shop, Dine and Get Gifty in Downtown Highland Park
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with trunk shows, a 5K marathon, mini-classes, and heart-shaped pizzas. In this V-Day roundup, we’ve compiled a list of gift ideas + things to do with her, him, or the little one!
- Beelow’s NorthShore – Enjoy prime-cut steaks, wine, and local produce from area farmers markets. Get your Valentine’s Day reservation in now–spots are going fast.
- Lou Malnati’s – What’s better than a box of chocolates? The famous heart-shaped pizza at Lou’s! Heart shaped pizzas will be available in all pizzerias starting Tuesday, February 7th through Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14th. Not local to Highland Park or the Chicagoland area? Order their heart-shaped pizzas (and cookies) straight to your door with 2-Day shipping in time for the big day at http://www.tastesofchicago.com/category/Valentines_Day.
- Cafe Central – Can’t take your sweetheart to France for Valentine’s Day? Dine like a Parisian at Cafe Central and choose from an extensive array of selections: smoked salmon, burgundy escargots, grilled chilean sea bass, braised lamb shank, salad nicoise, and so much more! Reservations are taken from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday thru Sunday.
- Love’s Yogurt – Treat your sweetie to delicious froyo (frozen yogurt), a classic milkshake, or a banana split after your romantic dinner in Downtown HP! Open until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14th.
- Confection Connection – Serving the North Shore for 25 years, the Confection Connection provides its customers with the finest gifts and candies. Take home a gift box of special occasion chocolate truffles, turtles, toffee or a variety of bulk candies (available from ½ lb – 2 lb sizes).
- Goodies Etc. – Celebrate with goodies! Make it special with a Valentine’s Gift Basket ($100) filled with candies and chocolate. Your sweetie will be thrilled when he/she receives the heart-shaped “Life is a Bowl of Cherries” keepsake ($30). Heart krispie treats are also available!
- Chipotle – Nothing says “I love you” like a burrito bowl (yes we know guac is extra). Take your relationship to the next level this Valentine’s Day with a Chipotle gift card. Choose an e-card or have a gift card mailed!
- Walker Bros. – Take the family out for a Valentine’s weekend brunch! Get 25% off the Dutch Baby Pancake – Only $7.10 (Regular Price $9.50). Add strawberries & bananas for $3.50 additional. Available for dine-in only.
- Florals by Mary Celeste – Top Quality Roses! Orders placed between 2/1 – 2/9 for pick-up or delivery will receive a 10% discount on 2/13 and 2/14. Vases of 1 doz. Roses, baby’s breath and greens = $110. Bouquet Wrap = 1 doz. Roses, baby’s breath & greens = $100. Custom work usually starts at $45 and goes up in $5.00 increments. The sky’s the limit! Delivery Areas: Highland Park, Glencoe, Highwood, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Deerfield, Northfield, Winnetka.
- Floral Gardens – Send Valentine’s Day love from the heart with a hand-arranged bouquet! Order an incredible arrangement now: (847) 432-3420.
- Garfinkle’s Fine Jewelry – All in-stock gifts over $1,000 are 25% off the week of Valentines: 2/6 – 2/14. Find jewelry from around the globe at Garfinkle’s – located in Downtown Highland Park for 40 years.
- Riche Organics – Stop by the shop and load up on gifts for him or her! Pick up a limited edition goat milk and manuka honey heart soap in almond peach, goat milk or lanolin oil in chocolate amber. All skin and body care products are cruelty-free and are handcrafted with organic based ingredients.
- Cos Bar – Find an amazing assortment of high-end makeup, skin and hair products from brands like Sisley Bobbi Brown, and Clinique this V-Day. Cos Bar is the destination for gifts for the special gal in your life, or to even treat yourself!
- Posh Essentials – Owned by women for women, Posh Essentials is the ultimate Valentine’s Day destination with the largest selection of lingerie, sleepwear, and loungewear. Their new Poshabilities Boutique offers unique gifts like chic eyewear, jewelry, home accents and hostess gifts, as well as a special service to customize to any gift with monograms, logos or fun personal messages.
- Citywoods Gallery – Let your love glow with new candles (only $28 each). Citywoods is a fine crafts shop and gallery with products like handmade jewelry, blown glass, woodwork, home accessories and more.
- Stationery Station – Find a unique card for your loved ones – not a generic one! For a limited time, Stationery Station is offering 20% off ALL items such as correspondence cards, folded notes, frames, coasters, memo squares and much more! 20% savings also applies to optional upgrades and additional set pricing. Offer ends Feb. 27th.
- Razny Jewelers – Map your moment with a personalized map necklace or pair of cufflinks by A. Jaffe – a sophisticated, novel way to mark the moment your lives changed forever. Razny is also an official jeweler for Breitling, Cartier, David Yurman, Patek Philippe and Rolex. Find the perfect gift for her UNDER $500! http://ow.ly/1JBZ308LQbz
- Blue Orchid Salon & Spa – It’s the month of LOVE & we LOVE our guests! ❤️ Come to Blue Orchid Salon and Spa to treat yourself or your Valentine to a day of beauty and relaxation. Book your appointment today at 847-748.8492
- In the salon, book a blowout and get a free conditioning treatment. Purchase a full price color service and get free shine glaze.
- In the spa, receive a free paraffin treatment with a full-price pedi. Book a no-chip mani and receive a free travel-sized cuticle oil. Get $10 off custom facials. 70 minute therapeutic massages – $105 ($130 original value).
- Over the Top – Scarf magnets are beautiful additions to enhance your scarves! Custom clutch handbag your design, your idea. Handbags make great gifts for Valentine’s day.
- CryoPure Spa – Valentine’s Day Special: 4 sessions for $160, split with your valentine (Only available until 2/14/17).
- Modern Opulence – Visit for Valentine’s Day! 40% Off Chan Luu Jewelry, 40% Off All Dresses – Including Milly and 30% Off select jewelry
- Therapeutic Kneads – February is the perfect time to think of massage and your heart. Come grab a gift certificate or something else for that special someone! Ocean Mineral spa salts, Stress Less Inhalation Beads, or Bath & Body massage oils make perfect gifts.
- Yossi Jewelers – European style and handcrafted jewelry for Valentine’s Day. All of the custom work done on premises.
- BloOuts & Posh Nails – New clients can enjoy a free eyebrow or lip wax with the purchase of a manicure and pedicure (2/13 – 2-16) ???????? $29 Blowouts (2/13-2/16)
- Enaz – Jewelry Trunk Shows:
- Feb. 9 – Be Loved
- Feb. 10 – Designed by Denise
- Feb. 11 – Shoshanna Lee
- Feb. 12 – Be Loved
- Sprout Kids – Valentine’s Day Photo Shoot + Crafts & Snacks! Feb. 11 (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Sprout Kids and Lollipop Up Photography are getting together to a host a morning full of photo booth shoots, art projects, music and snacks! Bring your kids in their cutest Valentine’s Day outfits for a free photo shoot, where you can get a free image from the shoot! Plus lots of fun art projects, music, and snacks will all be offered for FREE! Facebook us, Call us at 847-780-4827 or Email us at [email protected] to reserve your spot today!
- Ivy Ford Band LIVE at Norton’s – Feb. 11 (9:30 p.m. til…)
- Glamour Girlz – Special VIP Mom/Daughter SweetHeart Day – Feb. 11 (11 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
As a special thank you for your patronage this workshop is complimentary! Enjoy a complimentary facial for mom/daughter. Light refreshments will be served.
- Highland Park Players Presents ‘A Fairy Tale Adventure’ – Feb. 11, 12, 18 and 19 (11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.)
- 7th Annual North Shore Cupid’s Love Dash 5K – Feb. 12 (8:15 a.m.)
Valentine’s themed 5K in Highland Park. Medals for everyone. Charity is with the HPHS Charity Challenge, Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center.
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- Kids Mini-Classes: DIY Valentines – Feb. 8 (3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.)
Join us for this two-week mini class where we’re making the cutest cards in town. Kids will cut, color, stamp & fold their way to a whole armful of adorable and original Valentines cards. Ages 7+. $50. Sign up here
- Adult AM: Felt Fortune Cookies – Tuesday, Feb. 14 (10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Cut, fold, & fill with messages for a surprise treat your loved ones will adore! $25. Sign up here
- Valentine’s Day Give Back at Uncle Dan’s – This Valentine’s Day, we’re showing our love to the Chicago River. Now through February 14th, shop at any Uncle Dan’s store and a portion of each purchase will support Friends of the Chicago River, a volunteer organization committed the revitalization of the Chicago River.
Uncle Dan’s Highland Park (621 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL)
- Classic Kids Photography – Capture your little loves with mini photo sessions to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Get 25 custom photo cards for your kids. Gift certificates also make the perfect present.