7 Contactless Orlando Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Looking for ways to celebrate amore and support local? Here are some great ways to say "I love you."
This year it’s more important than ever to show the ones you love you care! Here are seven contactless Valentine’s Day options for your valentine, all from local Central Florida businesses.
118 S Park Ave, Winter Park
Barnie’s Coffee is an Orlando institution. To celebrate the truest of all love—the love of coffee!— pick up a bag their Sweetheart Blend. The special blend offers flavors of ripe cherries dipped in dark chocolate, with just a hint of brandy flavor. You’ll fall for this coffee’s depth and complexity in no time, and it’s only $10.24 for a 12 oz bag, available ground or whole bean!
2154 Central Florida Pkwy Suite B-8, Orlando
426 West Plant Street, Winter Garden
With two area locations, David Ramirez Chocolates is a convenient destination for chocolate lovers wanting to try local, handmade confections.
Indulge in boxed chocolates that come in an exciting assortment of flavors, with everything from blackberry tea and lemon blueberry to Florida orange and Key lime. A delightful array of hot chocolate “bon bombs” are a new addition to the lineup guaranteed to surprise and delight your valentine.
2322 Edgewater Drive, Orlando | Down the street from Orange Cycle
This small bakery in College Park specializes in yummy and perfectly-decorated sugar cookies made by owner and baker Catherine Cramer. Southern Home Bakery offers a lovely Valentine’s Day Cookie Box (there is even a gluten-free option), a Cookie Decorating Kit and a smaller Cookie Craft Box for those who want to get crafty.
Schedule a pick-up at the store or have your order delivered locally for $10.00 more.
1219 N Orange Ave, Orlando
Paper Goat Post is a boutique shop on Ivanhoe Row. In addition to a variety of adorable items, they offer some adorable Valentine’s Day options, including Balloon Bundles in four different Valentine’s Day themes: Boho Rainbow Valentine, You’re Dino-mite, Bee Mine, or a 1/2 dozen hearts.
Bundles can be delivered directly to the recipient’s doorstep or can be picked-up locally at Paper Goat Post.
300 Park Avenue South, Winter Park
Does your Valentine love chocolate? If the answer is yes, any treat from Peterbrooke is sure to please them! It’s hard to resist the sublime scent of chocolate that wafts through the doors of Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Winter Park. Then again, why resist? There’s something for every sweet tooth within this candy mecca known for its milk chocolate-coated popcorn, dark chocolate-dipped strawberries, and European-style truffles created with sustainably-farmed cacao.
Truffles come in all flavors, some seasonally. Looking for something to satisfy a sweet-salty craving? Definitely dig into the chocolate heart stuffed with popcorn.
8441 International Drive #260, Orlando | At ICON Park
Tapa Toro’s Valentine’s Day grazing boards are the perfect gift for a loved one, or snack for a festive Galentine’s Day happy hour at home! Choose from a Sweet Treats Board featuring a heart-shaped brownie, chocolate covered pretzels, mini cupcakes, chocolate covered strawberries, assorted candy, and Chubby Cheek Cookie Co. chocolate dipped cookies. Or opt for a Savory Snacks Board with Crackers, assorted fruits and veggies, assorted meats and cheeses, pickles, and nuts.
But the star of the show is the Smashing Heart Box: A heart-shaped chocolate dome filled with assorted candies and macarons.
These boards are available for pickup February 12, 13 or 14 from 1pm to 10pm. Also, all items labeled as “boards” include a wooden platter to keep!
Locals Ultimate Valentine’s Day Bundle – Pick-up at Paper Goat Post
1219 N Orange Ave, Orlando
For the ultimate Valentine’s experience for two, Paper Goat Post is partnering with Tessa’s Table, Morgan Hunter Desserts, and Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream to bring Orlando residents the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Bundle.
The bundle includes Tessa’s Table Brie Board for two, Paper Goat Post’s Billy Balloon & Partyware, Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream Pint of Dark Chocolate Chip Ice Cream & Pint Koozie, and a Morgan Hunter Desserts’ Mini White Velvet Cake. At this time, this tasty collaboration is available for pick-up only on February 12 and 13 for $145.