Make Valentine’s Day Extra Sweet with these Kalamazoo Treats, Meals + Events

Valentine's Day Girl with Heart

Local Gifts & Activities You’ll be Crushing on this Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day.

Whether you are looking to fill your stomach with tasty treats (chocolate-covered bacon, anyone?) or grab a meal to go, these fun activities and food are the perfect way to make the season of love a family affair. Valentine’s Day falls on Sunday this year. A number of events take place in the days leading up to February 14.

Read on for local gifts, meals, treats and events in Kalamazoo to celebrate the season of love. Know of an event or special we missed? Email [email protected]

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 Valentine’s Day Events

Local Events

FEBRUARY 8 – 14

Seven Nights of Valentine’s Serenades | Farmers Alley Theatre (Virtual)

» This Spotlight Session will deliver a romantic performance to your inbox for seven straight nights leading up to Valentine’s Day. Featuring a cavalcade of Farmers Alley favorites, this is the perfect gift for your special someone that’s really seven gifts in one! Digital tickets are on sale now at www.farmersalleytheatre.com.

FEBRUARY 12

Hot Date Night! | Glass Art Kalamazoo
326 W Kalamazoo Ave #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

» 5-9pm. 1.5-hour long couples-oriented event, you and your date will create your very own projects in our Kiln Fusing studios. Tickets $110/couple. Space is limited.

FEBRUARY 13

Cookies & Canvas: Tree of Hearts | Wine and Canvas
7055 South Westnedge Avenue Portage, MI 49002

» 11am-1pm. Kid and teen inspired classes recommended for ages 5 and up! $20

Sweetheart Snowshoe (or Hike with Your Honey) | Sarett Nature Center
2300 N Benton Center Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

» 7pm. Enjoy time snowshoeing with your sweetheart or hike if there is no snow. End at our new outdoor warming area and enjoy a glass of wine and fire in our new fire globe. Call (260)-927-4832 to register. $8/non-member

Local Gifts & Valentine’s Meals

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600 Kitchen & Bar

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

3 Course Meal, $45/person
Pre-orders must be places by Feb 9, 2021
Choice of Starter, Main & Dessert

STARTERS
- LOBSTER BISQUE
- BIRD IN A NEST POACHED EGG, FRISSE, CANDIED BACON, RED WINE VINAIGRETTE
- MUSHROOM TOAST (VE) SPROUT IT MUSHROOMS, AVOCADO

MAINS
- CHICKEN BALLOTINE
- GRILLED FILET
- PAELLA (VE)

DESSERTS
- CHOCOLATE POT DU CREME (VE)
- 2020 MOLTEN LAVA CAKE
- BLACKBERRY & RASPBERRY MOUSSE

Complete menu is also available for indoor & outdoor dining, pickup or delivery

Barretts SmokeHouse

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Barrett's Valentine's Meal
--All Dinners Must Be Ordered By Feb 10 & Pre Paid When Ordered

(1) Smoked Prime Rib Dinner $29.99/person
Includes: 16oz Smoked Prime Rib Steak, a side of Roasted Redskin Potatoes with a Kale Pesto Sauce, Fresh Green Beans with a butter garlic seasoning, side Au Jus & Horsey Bistro Sauce, Your Choice of White Chocolate Raspberry, Red Velvet or Turtle Cheesecake Slice

(2) Smoked Chicken Dinner $16.99/person
Includes: Half Smoked Chicken, a side of Mashed Potatoes with Chicken Gravy, Sweet Butter Corn, side Roll & Sweet BBQ Sauce, your choice of White Chocolate Raspberry, Red Velvet or Turtle Cheesecake Slice

(3) Sweetheart Steak Take & Make Dinner Package $59.99
30-34oz Sweetheart Ribeye Steak, 2# Take & Bake Cheesy Potato Casserole, 16oz Bowl Green Beans w/ Garlic & Bacon, & 2 - Slices Gourmet Cheese (Turtle, Red Velvet, or White Chocolate Raspberry)

Other Offerings:
(1) Man's Bouquet: $49.99
Smoked Summer Sausage & Smoked Cheese Flowers, Beef Snack Stick Steams, Smoked Bacon Roses Dipping In Chocolate, Pretzel Rods Dipped in Chocolate Sprinkled With Bacon, In A Base Of Flavored Pretzel Balls, Boxed Up For The Perfect Valentines Day Gift!
--For Store Pick Up Only on Feb12, Feb 13, or Feb 14

(2) Take & Bake 16" Frozen Heart-Shaped Pizza: $15.99

(3) Valentine Sweetheart Steaks $14.99 lb

To order: Call 269-323-3700 or Order Online at www.barrettssmokehouse.com

Bee Joyful Shop

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Bee Joyful is Michigan's first Zero Waste Shop, featuring locally-made, zero waste products for your home, kitchen, bath, and beauty routine.

For Valentine's Day, pick up some (package free!) heart-shaped lotion bars

Cherri's Chocol'art

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Not surprisingly, this chocolate shop has MANY offerings for Valentine's Day:

(1) Don’t Go Breaking My Heart: A smash-able chocolate heart filled with goodies!! $32
(2) Kiddo’s Valentine’s Day Goodie Box (Milk or Dark): Cotton candy, 2 caramel wrapped pretzels, 4 chocolate-dipped Oreos, 2 dipped gummy worms. $27
(3) Sweetheart Kit (Milk or Dark): Heart chocolate lollipop, Sea salt ‘Love’ bar, 9 piece heart peanut butter truffle box, 4 piece sweetheart lettering chocolate covered caramels, sea salt Cupid heart! $46
(4) Valentine's Chocolate Bark
(5) Valentine's Monster Shake $9.75
(6) Hot Chocolate Kit: Homemade Valentine’s Day marshmallows, 10 oz of Cherri’s homemade hot chocolate mix, a hot chocolate bomb, 2 hot chocolate stirrers. $37

Chocolatea

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Valentine Cake Bites: Set of 13 cake bites for $19.95, including deep dark truffle, red velvet, strawberry, raspberry cheesecake, new york cheesecake, and dark chocolate raspberry.
- Place orders by 2/10 for 2/13 pickup or by 2/11 for 2/14 pickup.

February Drink Specials at Chocolatea
- Apple of my Eye: Candy green apple tea with steamed milk and maple syrup
- White Cherry Cordial Frappe: Blended cherry syrup in a cold vanilla frappe topped with a cherry (can add rose poppers)
- One in a Melon Boba: Watermelon boba made with fruit paradise herbal tea (choose any boba bottom)
- Red Velvet Hot Chocolate: Topped with whipped cream and chocolate drizzle
- Honey Bear Steamer: Honey and cinnamon steamed in milk. (can add espresso)

Colors & Cocktails: The Mobile Art Party

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Let us help you book a paint party for Valentine's Day - it’s easy and no experience necessary!! 🌈🎨🎉

We’re currently booking paint parties for families or those you live with: perfect for date night, getting the family out of the house, or just because!

Do you have a larger group you’d like to get together? We can create art kits and schedule a zoom paint party!

Colors and Cocktails' retail shop also features a vast collection of art supplies and locally made products for purchase.

Fieldstone Grill

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Now taking reservations for Valentine's Day - indoor and outdoor dining with capacities, and Fieldstone at Home (to-go orders). Call to place your order or make your reservation....269-321-8480.

Valentine's Meal from Fieldstone Grill:
APPETIZER
Prosciutto & Parmesan Pinwheels
New England Crab Cakes
SALAD
Iceberg Wedge
Spinach & Feta Salad
ENTREE
Steak Oscar
Duck al'Orange
Chicken & Gnocchi Florentine
Butternut Squash Ravioli
DESSERT
Chocolate-covered Cheesecake Bites
Red Velvet Banana Bread
DRINKS
Raspberry Lemon Cake Martini
Strawberry Wine Spritzer

Full City Cafe

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Lover's Lobster Dinner at Full City Cafe
- Two 8-10oz North Atlantic lobster tails with our own crabmeat stuffing prepared and ready for you to bake. Roasted asparagus and citrus herb butter complete your meal.
- Salad with dressing and cake of your choice.
- Pre-Order Only/Limited Quantity Available
- Can be Gluten Free, just ask.
- Pick up: Feb 12 or Feb 13
- Order by Feb 7

Flourless Chocolate Hearts (gluten free)

Garden Griddle

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

*Heart cookie take and decorate kits including 12 cookies, frosting, and sprinkles $15
*Heart shaped cakes (red velvet or chocolate) topped with ganache and chocolate-covered strawberries OR in a take and decorate option with frosting and sprinkles $20
*Hot cocoa bombs strawberries and cream, chocolate cherry, and dark raspberry $6
*Chocolate covered bacon roses $2 each
*Chocolate covered strawberries $2 each
*Chocolate covered oreos $2 each
*Chocolate covered Rice Krispie treat hearts $2
*Chocolate covered marshmallows (strawberry, raspberry, or cherry) hearts two for $5
*Chocolate covered everything goodies bags or platters for $10, $15, or $25 loaded with goodies and you can add cocoa bombs too!

Glass Art Kalamazoo

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Glass Art Kalamazoo's Valentine’s Day Special: Fused Glass Candle Holder Kit

Pre-order now! $110 per kit (10% members discount)

Love is in the air! This Valentine’s Day celebrate love with your loved one while getting creative from the comfort of your home! Get your package and enjoy the evening of crafty and special date night.

Island City Coffee House

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Looking for an extra special treat for that special day? Look no further!
We have some amazing designs and flavors that we want to share with you!
Maybe some heart-shaped Macarons? What about a scrumptious cake? Or a Fluffy & flavorful cupcake?
Stop by today or give us a call before our calendar fills up!

Layla's Cool Pops

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Are you drooling yet? 😜This is the treat that started it all and is the reason behind the part of my name "Cool Pops".

Give your family and friends a taste of Kalamazoo and ship them some of these sweet treats for Valentine's Day.

www.shoplaylascoolpops.com

Mattawan Candy Company

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Whether you're a kid or you just want to feel like a kid again, there is nothing better than the nostalgia of an old fashioned candy shop!

Valentine’s treats are here! There’s still plenty of time for them to ship and arrive by Valentine’s Day.
Plus, I’ve added over 30 new items to our website!
https://mattawancandy.com/collections/valentines-day
We have a few additional items only available at our storefront 💕

Pop City Popcorn

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Valentine's Popcorn Sampler Gift Box ($15.99):
- 1 4oz bag of Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Caramel Corn
- 1 4oz bag of White Chocolate Covered Strawberry with Dark Chocolate Drizzle
- 1 4oz bag of Cinnamon Red Hots Candy Corn
- 3 individually wrapped salted caramels from Cherri's Chocol'art LLC.
- 1 matching card with your personal message

Also: be sure to snap a photo in front of their Valentine's wall, decked out with balloons!

Schultz's Treat Street

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

- Chocolate covered cherries: $1.25/ounce
- Hand-rolled truffles in boxes of 12 ($20) or 6 ($10). Flavors: Dark chocolate, dark chocolate bacon, dark chocolate orange, white chocolate, red velvet, white chocolate raspberry.
- Chocolate covered raspberry gelee hearts $1.25/ounce
- Chocolate-Dipped Bacon $1.25/ounce
- Double chocolate heart cocoa bombs $6 each
- Fudge dipped sparkling juice bottles $25 each
- Cookie decorating kit (1 dozen cookies + icing and sprinkles) $30- must preorder
- Flourless chocolate heart cake $5

Sweet Bees Gluten Free Bakery

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Valentine's Day Specials
- 6 Dairy Free Strawberry Oatmeal Cream Cookies $12
- 6" Dairy Free Chocolate/Chocolate or Chocolate/Strawberry Cake $25
- 6 Dairy Free Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes $18 -->with chocolate-covered strawberries $30
- 6 Dairy Free Chocolate-Covered Strawberries $15
- Dairy Free Sugar Cookie Kit ($20)
- 8" Sugar Free Chocolate/Chocolate or Chocolate/Strawberry Cake $26
- 6 Sugar Free Chocolate-Covered Strawberries $16

Available to pre-order right now and will be up until 2/7 or if we hit capacity. All goodies are dairy free and the keto items can be made dairy free upon request (just note in your checkout instructions).

Pick-ups will be Saturday 2/13 from 11-2pm during normal bakery hours - regardless of when it asks you to pickup online. We appreciate every single extra order helping us get through (HOPEFULLY) the last few hard months of the year!
Order here 👉https://orders.cake.net

Taste of Heaven

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Cherry Cheesecake Drizzled Popcorn, Cinnamon White Chocolate Drizzled Caramel Corn with Red Hots, Cherry Vanilla Crunch Popcorn, and Heart shaped caramel crispy rice treats!

Pop in to our Portage location and pick of some deliciousness!

The Ample Pantry

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Valentine's Dinner: $35/person

Baked Salmon -OR- Filet of Beef
- Parmesan Roasted Baby Potatoes
- Fresh Vegetable
- Tossed Salad with Homemade Dressing
- Dinner Rolls with Herbed Butter
- Triple Chocolate Cake

Pickup or Delivery on Saturday, February 13 (1PM - 4PM)

VerHage Fruit Farms & Cider Mill

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Donut Bouquets (includes 14 donuts; $45)
You can pre-order these beautiful and very tasty sweet treats from our website!

Pick up Days & Times
Friday 2/12/21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 2/13/21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday 2/14/21 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Victorian Bakery

VALENTINE'S SPECIAL

Victorian Bakery's Valentine's Breakfast $19.99
Croissant, chocolate croissant, organic blueberry scones, lemon brioche, cheesball brioche and a Parisienne macaron.

Pre-order now for pickup on Feb 14