Here is your reminder: Valentine’s Day is less than a week away!
February 14 is a day of chocolates, flowers, dinner reservations, and love. Oh, and don’t forget the valentines!
Though the grocery store shelves have been stocked with goodies since the beginning of January, and red and pink decorations fill shop windows, the holiday can easily sneak up on the best of us.
Fear not, Quad Cities locals! If you’re doing some last-minute shopping or planning for this romantic day, we’ve put together a list of the most-loved places to check off everything you’ll need:
First up: Flowers. What’s Valentine’s Day without a surprise delivery of a gorgeous, sweet-smelling bouquet of your love’s favorite blooms?
K’nees Florists and Hy-Vee are the Top 2 florists ready to make your floral dreams come true! Visit K’nees Florists’ winner page to see what they offer and to place your orders for delivery or pick-up.
To see more options, check out our complete list of locally-loved florists!
Next up, Chocolates. Grocery stores offer a wide selection of chocolatey treats, along with options for your kiddo’s school valentines!
In the Quad Cities, locals count on Hy-Vee and ALDI for these special treats!
Don’t forget the Dinner Reservations. Are you looking to profess your love with an elegant meal?
Steventon’s is a popular choice for fine dining. Other great options include Texas Roadhouse and Ruthie’s Steak & Seafood! Don’t forget to make that reservation ASAP!!
Need more options? We have more loved restaurants to check out!
Lastly, Clothing. Who doesn’t like an excuse to get dressed up?
Whether you’re looking for a new outfit or accessory, Katsch Boutique is locally-loved for their style and options for women, and Necker’s Jewelers is the perfect place to find a special piece of jewelry.
Wanting to go on a shopping spree? Browse our complete list of the best women’s clothing boutiques and jewelers!
We hope you have a lovely Valentine’s Day! Let us know which local businesses you share the love with, and don’t forget to vote for them, too!