With local love in mind, the team of specialists at Durham Tourism have compiled a list of the best confections, flowers and dinner spots to help make your Valentine’s Day in Durham Region the sweetest ever! Offering curbside pick-up, takeout and delivery, there are several spots in your neighbourhood that can’t wait to make your Valentine’s Day a special one.

Flowers and chocolates are often a go-to gift for a loved one on Valentine’s Day. Durham has a variety of florists and chocolatiers offering delicately curated bouquets and locally-made chocolates that are perfect for your valentine. If you’re looking for something sweet and decadent but less chocolaty, there are cafés and bakeries offering an assortment of delicious goodies!

Some say that dinner is the most important part of a successfully planned Valentine’s Day. This is the part where we turn it over to the expert chefs in Durham Region! You’ll want to get on this early and make a reservation or pre-order for the special weekend. Call ahead or check online to make sure that you don’t miss out!

Want to know where to #ShopInDurham for your Valentine’s Day goodies but not sure where to start?  With more than 100 local businesses featured in this blog, it’s a breeze to #LoveLocal with the one you love! The list is broken down by municipality to make it easier to navigate.

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Bryen writes about local Durham community news, including regional events, municipality updates, entertainment, lifestyle, and the great outdoors. Email him directly if you want your business profiled or know a community member that deserves recognition - bryen@thelocalbizmagazine.com