The Barrie guide to your at-home Valentine's Day celebrations!

The key to a great Valentine's Day is spending quality time with your loved one(s), and your home is a great place to do just that! So, if you're looking to spend your Valentine's Day celebrations at home this year, at Tourism Barrie, we want to show some local love and help you with your plans.

Whether you're planning a romantic take-out dinner, a movie night in or a fun virtual activity, our local Barrie businesses have got you covered. Below, we've put together some of the great offerings (items, activities and gifts) from local businesses that you can include to make your at-home valentine's day celebrations extra special.

Enjoy and Happy Valentines Day from Tourism Barrie!

J'adore Fine Cheese & Chocolate

Raclette Package for 2 - J'adore 

Fine cheeses, chocolates and wine, do we need to say more? 

With their selection of 150 kinds of cheese from around the world, handcrafted chocolates and locally made products, J'adore Fine Cheese & Chocolate is your place to go ahead of your at-home valentines day date night. Pick a special wine from their extensive wine list, indulge in some of their chocolate treats, and select one of their ready-made tasting boxes to take home and enjoy!

To name only a few of our favourites tasting packages for a romantic evening, check out their A Romantic Evening pairing or others like their Raclette Package for 2Fondue Package or Scotch Tasting box now including a Speakcheasy Glencairn Glass for your own self-guided Scotch Tasting! Don't miss out! 

Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery

Love's Embrace Bouquet - Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery Barrie

Everyone loves receiving flowers from their special person on Valentine's Day!

At Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery, their Flower Shop has everything you might need. Select from valentine's day arrangements including rose petalsLove's Embrace (see picture above), a timeless dozen roses, a Valentine's Day Light Bulb Terrarium as well as their regular season fresh bouquets. Check out their specials or call their designers at 705-725-1370 to get your orders in early! 

As an added bonus to look into, the Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery also offers a fantastic selection of home goods, décor and women's fashion items to help make your gift giving extra easy. Browse online or in store!

Barrie Olive Oil Co.

$100 Valentines Gourmet Food Lantern Box - Olive Oil Co. 

Not only does Barrie Olive Oil Co. have a wide selection of olive oils and vinegar that will help elevate and enhance any at-home meal you might be preparing, but they also offer meal kits, perfect for an at-home date night activity.

Additionally, as a valentine's day special, you can choose from three different sized and tastefully delicious Valentines gourmet food lantern boxes for that special someone or your sweetheart. Each gift box includes a different selection of items providing a different experience depending on your price point and your loved ones preferences. Perfect when you can or even when you can’t be there!

Chelsea Chocolates

Truffle Chocolates - Chelsea Chocolates

Not sure what to get your significant other for Valentine's day this year? If you ask us, you can never go wrong with some delicious chocolates, especially if they've got a sweet tooth.

Hand-crafted with premium Belgian Callebaut chocolate, Chelsea Chocolates has a large selection of themed and novelty chocolate items for you to order from. Their Valentine's day specials make for the perfect themed gift, or choose from classic favourites like their Icewine chocolatesTruffle chocolates, Buttercreams, Gourmet Bars and more!

Order your selections today to enjoy them on Valentine's day.

The Artisan Boutique

Nuts for You Card - Artisan Boutique 

At the Artisan Boutique, you'll have no trouble finding a wide variety of beautiful locally handcrafted goods to make for great one-of-a-kind gifts!

They have a great selection of greeting valentines/love cards with fun & cute puns your loved one is sure to appreciate, as well as valentine's day themed locally made pieces of jewellery, chocolate treats and home decorations. Order online and get the items shipped directly to your home or visit in store!

Our House
Oh Hello Pillow - Our House 

Our House is a unique gift shop located in Downtown Barrie on Dunlop St E. There you'll be able to find the perfect gift for your loved one(s) featuring a beautiful selection of housewares, jewellery, kitchenware, pottery, gourmet foods, and so much more. Find various love and valentine's day themed items to gift or use as decoration for your night.

Browse their selection online to place an order for curbside pick up or delivery. And, if you're stuck on what to get your valentine, give them a call or shop in store, and they will happily help you find what you are looking for!

DIY At-Home Craft Breweries Tour


If you're a couple who enjoys craft brews together, this is the activity for you!

This Valentine's day if you're looking to enjoy the evening at home but still enjoy the local craft brewery scene, make your own craft brewery tour with a selection of local brews from Barrie's award-winning craft breweries: Redline Brewery, Barnstormers Brewing & Distilling Co., and Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery. Select from their tasting packs or individual brews to create your own mix of flavours to test out or enjoy once again. Shop online for delivery or pick up your brews directly in store or at your local LCBO.

Additionally, keep an eye out for Valentine's Day events and specials! This year Redline Brewery is offering their Beers and Boards for 2 Valentine's Day special including 4 specialty beers and a custom charcuterie board, perfect for a romantic evening night in! 

Please Drink Responsibly 

The Party Store
Heart Balloon bouquets next to bed

Hearts Bouquet 12 Hearts - The Party Store 

Show that special someone how much you care for them this Valentine's Day with decorations and balloons for you home!

At Barrie's only year-round costume and party shop, the Party Store, you can find all you need to decorate your home for a special Valentine's evening in. Browse their selections of themed love and valentine accessories, balloons bouquets, banners, garland, centerpieces, plates and more online or in store. 

Homestead Bakery

Eclairs - Homestead Bakery Valentine's Menu (2022)

Treat yourself and your sweetheart to some themed sweet treats from Homestead Bakery's Valentine's Menu this Valentine's Day!

Preorder by February 8th to pick up in store or receive a delivery of your order directly to your door by Valentine's Day. Select from beautifully handcrafted items like Candy Gram Sugar Cookies, Macarons, Pophearts, Eclairs and more (or choose a little bit of everything, we're not judging)! 

And, if you're planning a Galentine's Day for you and your main ladies, Homestead's menu also includes a Galentine's Box including 4 macarons and 2 darling mimosas!

If you would rather plan a special date night out, we've also got you covered with a guide to planning a fun date night out in Barrie.

It's never too early to start planning!

We can help, give us a call at 705.739.9444 or keep exploring our Tourism Barrie website and Barrie Blog to find fun date night ideas!

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