With hundreds of small businesses specializing in gifts just perfect for the upcoming Valentine's Day celebration, there is no need to go anywhere else. And certainly no need to shop online.
Need flowers? Visit Ohana Creations (538 Grand Avenue) for spectacular roses (pictured above) or a wide variety of amazing floral bouquets and designs. Delivery is still available if you act fast, with in-store and curbside pickup available as well through the weekend. Looking for a piece of jewelry that will make that special someone swoon? Consider Famulare Jewelers (3001 Carlsbad Blvd. Ste. F) for everything from diamonds to baubles to custom designs. There's still time to create a wonderful memory. Would your someone special love a whimsical piece of beach artwork? Mermaids of Carlsbad (300 Carlsbad Village Dr. Ste. 105) has gifts in all price ranges that are sure to be treasured and keep the Carlsbad Village lifestyle alive every day.
Valentine's Day weekend calls for romantic dining. Need a location for dining al fresco? Outdoor dining is ample in Carlsbad Village with plenty of comfortable, heated, outdoor dining space. Several that come to mind are Vigilucci's Cucina Italiana (2943 State St.), 264 Fresco (264 Carlsbad Village Dr.), and Bluewater Grill (417 Carlsbad Village Dr.) Dessert options are endless in the Village with a guaranteed hit, GelatoLove (300 Carlsbad Village Dr. Ste. 104), ready to please. There are so many delightful eateries from which to choose.
The Carlsbad Village Association website lists retail businesses and dining establishments to help you make the best impression ever this holiday weekend. Why shop online when you can shop local instead? Thank you for supporting the many amazing small downtown Carlsbad businesses!
(The new outdoor patio at Bluewater Grill pictured above.)