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, Cedar Rapids 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?
Hy-Vee and Pierson’s Flower Shop & Greenhouse are the Top 2 florists ready to make your floral dreams come true!
Next: Chocolates. Grocery stores offer a wide selection of chocolatey treats, along with options for your kiddo’s school valentines!
In Cedar Rapids, locals count on Hy-Vee and Fareway for these special treats!
Don’t forget the Dinner Reservations. Are you looking to profess your love with an elegant meal?
Black Sheep Social Club is a popular choice for fine dining. Other great options include Olive Garden and Mandarin Spice Asian Grill! Don’t forget to make that reservation ASAP!!
Lastly, Clothing. Who doesn’t like an excuse to get dressed up?
Whether you’re looking for a new outfit or accessory, Von Maur is locally-loved for their style and options for women, and Ginsberg Jewelers is the perfect place to find a special piece of jewelry.
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!