Hamilton is home to many romantic ideas that will have you swooning on Valentine’s Day. With unique ideas and handmade gifts in neighborhoods across the city, you might just want to tell the person you love everything you’ve been meaning to say with original cards from Mixed Media on James Street North. Stay on James North and wow your own one-of-a-kind a with unique and handmade gifts from White Elephant.
Head east and tell someone you love them with a glass creation from All Sorts Gallery on Ottawa Street North. They are displaying unique keepsakes that you and your sweetheart can enjoy for many Valentine’s Days to come.
Locke Street’s the place to go for sweet smelling gifts from Pure Home Couture, featuring perfumes, scented soaps and jewelry and tons more Parisian-inspired gifts. Ooh la la.
Enjoy a luscious red velvet cake for couples and Valentine’s Day themed cupcakes, cookies and woopie pies that are meant to be shared, available at Hamilton’s great bakeries.
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton Place and the Molson Canadian Studio will be busy before, during and after Valentine’s Day with Eric Church bringing in his brand of country music with the Blood Sweat & Beers Tour on February 13. Dean Brody‘s Dirt Tour hits the Molson Canadian Studio on February 14, while one of Canada’s most romantic bands, Blue Rodeo, visits Hamilton Place for two shows on February 15-16. Be sure not to miss the amazingly talented Harry Manx on February 16 with his blend of blues and music from many cultural backgrounds.
A hilarious and heartwarming love story that proves it’s never too late to lose your heart,and that a happy life is more important than a happy ending. Don’t miss ‘The Last Romance‘ starring TV’s Jamie Farr, on stage at Theatre Aquarius.
The French invented romance and at Quatrefoil in Dundas you can smell it in the air. On February 14, Chef Fraser Macfarlane presents a five-course tasting menu of French delicacies for lovers to share. Join Ridge Road Winery on February 9,10, 16 and 17 from 12pm to 5pm for a Valentine’s sampler flight of 4 wines paired with small food portions specifically chosen to accompany the wines, including the just released 2012 Riesling. Be sure to let them know you are coming.
What would Valentine’s Day be without a soft place to lay your head at night? Be sure to check into Hamilton’s aptly named Serenity Ranch B&B, which has recently been ranked as Canada’s #5 Bed and Breakfast on Trip Advisor’s 2013 Traveler’s Choice Hotel Awards.