SHOW YOUR LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY!
Show Your Love…
For your valentine. For local, small businesses. For downtown.
This Valentine’s Day, show your loved ones how much you love them with unique gifts and date ideas…
And show your local, independent businesses some love by shopping small and spending downtown!
Downtown’s collection of independent, small businesses still need your support. When making your Valentine’s Day plans, be sure to shop small and make downtown’s local businesses your choice for gift buying, meals and date planning, and other love-filled fun.
Here are some resources to help you plan a fantastic Valentine’s Day while helping our community and showing your love:
Check out our Valentine’s Day gift guide!
We’ve made the planning easy by assembling some fantastic gift suggestions, dining and date ideas, promotions and specials, and more from downtown businesses.
Do or give something truly unique this Valentine’s Day by shopping at downtown’s independent, locally-owned retailers. Shopping small and shopping local not only is the best way to find great gifts – it’s also a great way to help small businesses when they need your support more than ever.
You can also use our Find It Downtown tool to see a list of all businesses by category.
In addition to finding special offers in the gift guide above, be sure to use our dining and nightlife directories to find great places for valentine dinners, drinks, and other date ideas. Many spots are offering special menus or promotions for Valentine’s Day.
Not feeling comfortable with indoor dining? Many of downtown’s restaurants and bars have adapted to increase their carryout and curbside pickup options to provide your favorite food and drink to-go!
Give Downtown Dollars!
Need a great, one-size-fits-all gift? Introducing Downtown Dollars – the convenient, cashless currency you keep on your phone! Downtown Dollars is an e-gift card program of the Downtown Dayton Partnership designed to keep local dollars with our downtown businesses.
When you purchase Downtown Dollars for your valentine, you’re giving them the means to experience the best shopping, dining and entertainment in Downtown Dayton. Downtown Dollars are accepted at more than 80 participating merchants in Downtown Dayton. Get all the details here.
Make Downtown Your Valentine Date Destination!
Downtown’s a great place for your fun and romantic valentine plans. Make a day of it and enjoy a date on the town while supporting local businesses for shopping, eating, and celebrating. Find downtown events in our online events calendar.
Send a Valentine
Do you miss the old, elementary school days of giving valentines to friends and crushes? We’ve got you covered.
Scroll through our collection of digital valentines below – Click on one to see it larger and download it to send to someone via social media, email, or however you like.
There are even some designed to show your favorite downtown business some love!