Montclair, NJ – Valentine’s Day is almost here, so it’s time to pick out something special for your special someone! With so many wonderful stores to choose from, it’s easy to shop local and find the perfect gift. Still not sure what to get? Gift certificates are always a hit – and a great way to show your love to our local businesses and restaurants, too!
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Spend a romantic weekend at The George, Montclair’s charming boutique hotel! Valentine’s package includes breakfast in bed with a collection of Le French Dad’s most popular pastries along with Harney & Son’s Tea and fresh brewed coffee delivered to your room; chocolate covered strawberries and a dozen roses and a special Turtle & The Wolf at The George dinner. Inquire at 973-783-7878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clear Light Workshop has a Valentine’s Day collection of handmade jewelry adorned with hearts. If that’s not your sweetheart’s style, there are many other options to choose from. Each piece is made from vintage findings, one piece at a time, right here in Montclair.
Vesta Chocolate (598 Valley Road, Suite 2, Upper Montclair) is a bean-to-bonbon craft chocolate factory and café offering unique artisanal chocolate. They’re local but they ship nationwide if you need to send some love to someone far away. Their Valentine’s Day collection has many treats available, including chocolate covered strawberries with edible gold leaf.
Hammer & Stain Upper Montclair (255 Bellevue Avenue, Upper Montclair) offers personalized projects and DIY décor. Surprise your sweetie with a date night, pick up a gift card, or select a project and have it made for you.
Dolce Federica is an online store based in Montclair that offers handmade gourmet chocolate. They have a Valentine’s Day collection with many delicious options to choose from. Or take a Valentine’s Day Chocolate Class for Couples on Sunday, February 14th. Tickets are $125 and include a virtual chocolate tasting class and supply kit sent to you before the class.
Le French Dad Boulangerie & Café (10 Church Street, Montclair) has a number of sweet treats available for pre-order as well as heart-shaped baguettes, red croissant, and Nutella pain au chocolat. Pre-orders are recommended.
Sweet Home Montclair (219 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair) will have their Mixed Sea Salt Caramels & Truffles back this year for Valentine’s Day. In the same location, at White Rabbit Black Heart, you’ll find an eclectic collection of gifts including Montclair-themed items.
The Eclectic Chic Boutique (547 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) specializes in handmade, locally sourced, and small batch goods. You can find a variety of Valentine’s Day-themed items including masks, cards, hot chocolate bombs, soap and more.
Montclair Flowers and Gifts (324 Orange Road, Montclair) has Valentine’s Day specials available for order. Select classic red roses in arrangements with 6 to 24 roses, wrapped long-stemmed red roses, or a Florist’s Choice for Romance arrangement. Other flower options, plants, and gifts baskets are also available.
Creative Candies & Things (312 Orange Road, Montclair) has everything for your chocolate-loving Valentine. There’s a range of goodies including bark, hot cocoa bombs, cookies, and treats in mason jars. You’ll also find plenty of chocolate-themed things, too! Candles, jewelry, t-shirts, signs, and bath and body products make terrific gifts.
Holsten’s (1063 Broad Street, Bloomfield) lets you customize a heart-shaped box of chocolates with your sweetie’s favorite flavors. Holsten’s offers curbside pickup and will also ship chocolates anywhere in the U.S. Don’t forget to pick up some ice cream, too!
The General Store at Cornerstone Montclair (198 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair) has a holiday collection with something to suit every taste. Candles, essential oils, mugs, jewelry, pens, pencils, and so much more – you’re sure to find the perfect fun gift right here.
Moss & More (246 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair) offers a number of items perfect for Valentine’s Day. Check out their collection of flowers, plants, terrariums, candles, oils, and other gifts for your special person and the home.
Parcel (608 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) offers a collection of items ideal for Valentine’s Day. From heart-shaped concrete trinket dishes to chocolates to velvet heart amulets, you’re sure to find gifts of love. If you’re looking for something special, create your own Parcel of candles, sage bundles, décor, stationery, and more.
Pazzazed Montclair (11 Midland Avenue, Montclair) has a collection of gifts for her including wall art, wine glasses, jewelry, fragrances, and items for the home. When it comes to gifts for him, you can find items for the bar, sports-related gifts, wallets, watches, and glassware.
Culture Couture (53 Church Street, Montclair) offers a diverse assortment of gifts like recycled hearts from Haiti, copper heart ornaments, and others. You’ll also find gemstones, meditation tools, jewelry, accessories, and other spiritual items as well.
DollyMoo (217 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair) has everything you need for pampering or for a romantic evening. We love their handmade bath and body products, including soaps, bath bombs, oils, candles, and other items. The Garden of Love Ritual Bath includes a bath bomb, incantation card, and votive candle.
Ladyslipper Posy, located nearby in Essex Fells, offers luxe floral couture. Order romantic bouquets and arrangements beautifully designed from a range of flowers and colors. You can also visit the Valentine’s Day Floral Pop-Up on Saturday, February 13th at Walter Bauman Jewelers in West Orange.
And of course, Brookdale ShopRite (1409 Broad Street, Bloomfield) has everything you need to make Valentine’s Day festive at home — flowers, balloons, cakes, cookies, chocolate covered strawberries and more!
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