Valentine’s Day is February 14. When purchasing gifts for your sweetheart or that special person, share the love by shopping & dining with your local businesses.
Downtown Alameda has everything you need to curate the perfect Valentine’s Day experience. While chocolates and flowers may be the norm for Valentine’s Day, there are also plenty of unique gift ideas to be found.
For a fun gift to go with that bouquet of flowers, check out the variety of gifts at places like Books Inc., Daisy’s, Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden, Sumbody, and To Herb With Love. Or what about some new red sneakers from Airloom Deluxe?
Special sweets are always appreciated on Valentines Day, from heart-shaped cookies to artisan cakes. Stop by our local cafes and bakeries for a divine desserts from Crispian Bakery, Feel Good Bakery, The Preacher’s Daughter Bistro, and Tucker’s Ice Cream.
For a romantic night out, make plans to share dinner and drinks with your sweetheart at one of the many fine restaurants in Downtown Alameda. Options include indoor dining, outdoor dining, and take-home meals from places such as Alameda Cinema Grill, Alley & Vine, Angela’s Kitchen, East End, Speisekammer, Spinning Bones, The Park Street Tavern, and The Star on Park.
Dinner at home? Complete the evening meal by picking up a bottle of wine or bubbles at Alameda Cellars, Bonne Vie, CRAFT Beer & Wine, Farmstead Cheeses & Wines, or Park Street Wine Cellars.
Lastly, tickets to the 4th Annual Whiskey Stroll can make for a wonderful surprise. You and your sweetheart can sip and stroll the downtown district tasting premium small-batch whiskeys paired with yummy bites. Tickets for the March 4 event are available at www.DowntownAlameda.com/whiskey.
Downtown Alameda business are open with care.For a list of our fabulous restaurants and shops, visit : www.DowntownAlameda.com/explore.