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2021 Windsor Essex Valentine’s Day Guide

All event dates and times are updated to the best of our ability.

In person events are not permitted indoors, and outdoor services are restricted to five persons. Any events are encouraged to be virtual moving forward.

Please contact the event organizer directly for accurate hours and event status.

Tuesday, February 2 to Sunday, February 14

Looking for something special to do this Valentine’s Day? Check out this Valentine’s Day Guide and learn all about the at-home dining and entertainment options to celebrate love on this special day in Windsor-Essex.

Activities

Cookies and Craft DIY

Preorder until February 10. We are buzzing with excitement to share one of our February Cookie & Craft DIY Kits. The theme for our Valentine’s Day kit is Love Bugs. Kits are are crawling with lots of fun activities to keep the kids busy.

$40, 10 am – 2 pm pick up, February 13
226-348-0771, Facebook: The Crafty Nest Studio
The Crafty Nest Studio: 5 King St, Kingsville

Valentine Origami Card Take & Make Kit

February 2 – 6, 8 – 13, 2021. Create your own easy origami Valentine’s Day card for someone you love. For all ages. Kit comes with paper, folding guide and stickers. Valentine’s Day reading list for adults, teens and children included.

Contact Jennifer  519-255-6770 x5000
www.windsorpubliclibrary.com
Fontainebleau Library: 3030 Rivard Ave, Windsor

Woven Paper Hearts Craft

February 10, 2021. Grab one of these fun Take and Make kits and design a pretty woven paper heart just in time for Valentine’s Day. Available beginning Wednesday February 10 at the Forest Glade branch only. Call 519-255-6770 x 5400 for information

519-255-6770 x 5400
www.windsorpubliclibrary.com
Forest Glade Library – 3211 Forest Glade Dr, Windsor

Take & Bake Kit: Caramel Heart Brownies!

February 11 Registration. This special Valentine’s Day inspired Take & Bake kit includes all the necessary dry ingredients you’ll need to make your very own caramel heart brownies at home! All you need to provide are the wet ingredients. Recipe and instructions included.

Parental guidance is advised. The ingredients included in this kit may have come into contact with allergens.
Limited number of kits available.

10 am,  Feb 11
Call 519-255-6770 ext. 3300  to reserve!
www.windsorpubliclibrary.com
Pick up only at Budimir Library – 1310 Grand Marais Rd W, Windsor

DIY Heart Wreath

February 11, 2021. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, let’s make a heart shaped wreath out of book pages. It’s gorgeous, simple to make and costs just pennies. Video posted on Facebook and YouTube

6 pm, Free
Facebook: Essex County Library Events
Essex County Library

Love Yourself: An Evening of Self-Care

February 12, 2021. We’re all cooped up at home with very few opportunities to be social, and yet we’re pretty sure you’re still finding ways to get stressed or down on yourself.  Whiskeyjack Boutique wants to rectify that!  They have planned an evening where we can come together over Zoom to chat while creating something with our own hands.  You’ll learn a little bit about gemstones and how to make a simple stretch bracelet.  Tinoye from Passionate.ly Yours will tell us about how she blends her essential oils and about her special edition oils made specifically for this collaboration.  After the bracelet is made, enjoy relaxing yin yoga with some positive affirmations focused on self-love.  Take some time for you!

7 – 10pm
Starts at $55 | 519-252-1818
Whiskeyjack Boutique

Virtual Valentines Celebration with the Glass Slipper Princess and the Charming Prince

February 13, 2021. We absolutely love these more rare occasions when we get to have a Royal Couple together for an event, so don’t miss out! There will be stories, crafts, and more!
Admission includes Digital Colouring Pages, a Digital Valentine, a Document with instructions as well as a private link for the event, a digital autographed picture and a digital autographed certificate!
2 – 3pm
$20/household
Facebook: Evermore Princess Parties

Valentine’s Day Virtual Tour & Card Making

February 14, 2021. Join us for an Art Gallery of Windsor Guide led virtual tour and art-making activity. Let the floral bouquets and still lives from the AGW permanent collection inspire your projects! Use what you have at home and join us for some Valentine’s Day fun!

Suggested materials: Watercolour paper or sketchbook, watercolour paint or palette, paintbrushes, clay, sculpting tools

2 – 3 pm
agw.ca

Meals & Treats

Anchor Coffee House

A perfect little Valentine’s sampler box for two (or one, no shame in eating it all on your own!!). Includes two Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies, two Raspberry Scones with Chocolate Drizzle, two heart-shaped Sugar Cookies and two Oreo Cheesecake Truffles. Or chose from our menu.

Treat Box $24
519-915-0626, anchorcoffeehouse.com
543 Lincoln Rd, Windsor

Bistro 42

Treat your sweetheart to a romantic dinner for two in the comfort of your own home with Bistro 42’s Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Take Out Menu.  Call by February 10th to order for pick up all weekend.

$149/Couple
519-738-6111, Bistro 42
130 County Road 50 E, Colchester

Carrots N’ Dates

This Valentine’s Day we are celebrating with mini three tier heart cakes! Spoil your valentine with sweetness! Call to order. Flavours include: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing (vegan or non-vegan), Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Icing (vegan or non-vegan)
Available in the following colours – Blue, green, pink, purple with  messages – XOXO, I Love You, Be Mine, Hugs or Kiss Me.
Pre order until Feb 12 for pick up by Feb 13.

$20
519-735-0447, Carrots N’ Dates
1125 Lesperance Road, Tecumseh

The Cheese Bar

Enjoy some special Valentine’s Day treats, including fondue, cheese packages, macarons, chocolates, and donuts! See website for details.

226-348-5277, thecheesebar.ca/shop/valentines-day
25 Amy Croft Dr Unit 29-30B, Lakeshore

Ciociaro Club

Order By February 13 for February 14 only. The Sweethearts’ Special includes cannelloni & Manicotti, filet mignon, Portobello mushroom, duchess potato and vegetable, salad and tiramisu. Other options include jumbo shrimp, charcuterie board, arancini, wine, and champagne. See menu for details.

Curbside pickup
www.ciociaroclub.com
3745 N Talbot Rd, Oldcastle

Colchester Ridge Estate Winery

Show your Chief Mate some love this Valentine’s Day with specially made CREW Kits! Hand-picked local items packaged with our unique and quality wines!
“Will You Accept this Rose?” includes 2 Bottles of our 2019 Red Sky at Night Rosé, a Sweetness handmade chocolate bar, cranberry Havarti goat cheese, a Take n Bake baguette and a locally made, handcrafted long lasting paper rose. ($75)
“Love of a Lifetime” includes 1 bottle of our Isle of View Sparkling Wine, an 18″ live edge charcuterie board, a Sweetness handmade chocolate bar, Mountain Oak back truffle cheese and a locally made, handcrafted long lasting paper rose. ($150)
Both are available now on our website and will be delivered for free anywhere in Windsor-Essex on Saturday February 13th!
108 Essex County Rd 50, Harrow

Dancing Swallows Vineyard

This Valentine’s Day, surprise your someone special with a touch of elegance! We are pleased to announce we’ve partnered with Occasions of Elegance to bring you wine and cake (or cupcakes)!
Order your bottle of wine and a 6” cake or half a dozen cupcakes online by February 7th, and we’ll deliver (in Windsor Essex) on the 12th! Chocolate, Vanilla or Cherry Chip… what’s your preference?
PS nothing beats C2 and chocolate!
 8704 Essex Road 9, Amherstburg

Dutch Boys Chocolate

We’ve partnered with Flower Fashions on King to bring you 4 flower and chocolate arrangements.⠀Prices vary, gift baskets contain: Various flower arrangements, Valentines Day Truffle 6 Pack- Orange, Caramel (heart), Lavender, Hazelnut, Latte Macchiato & Mint. Add a card with a personalized message of your choice.
Packages vary $30 – $65+tax⠀
Deadline for all orders is Saturday, February 13 at 2pm
Delivery or Pick Up Feb 12 – 14
www.dutchboyschocolate.com

Factory House

Valentines special includes a choice of 1 appetizer, 2 entrees and 1 dessert. Some choices include spinach dip, garlic shrimp, sirloin steak, mushroom and spinach gnocchi, carrot cake cheesecake and chocolate ganache cake.
$65
519-915-8224, Facebook: Factory House
5240 Tecumseh Rd E, Windsor

Garfield’s Restaurant

Order your Valentines Brunch or one of our dinner specials. You can place an order by sending a message to our Facebook page or calling the restaurant during regular business hours.
226-207-0418, Facebook: Garfield’s Colchester
1 County 50 Rd W, Harrow

Grand Cantina

Check out our Sweetheart Deal, it will make you swoon! Comes with heart shaped churros, choice of 2 side item and choice of 4 tacos! Starting at $25. Available now through Valentine’s Day exclusively on our ordering site.
519-874-0650, www.exploretock.com/thegrandcantina
1000 Drouillard Rd, Windsor

Green Heart Lunch Club

Looking for a special meal to add to your Valentine’s Day weekend? We have designed a menu with a little something for everyone! Menu includes charcuterie for 2, maple balsamic trout, spaghetti squash love boats, lobster mac and cheese, chocolate covered strawberries, and more.
Order before Feb 8. Pick up Feb 13.
519-712-9329, greenheartkitchen.ca
28 Main St W, Kingsville

Healthy Mama

Healthy Mama’s at home menu is now live!  Enjoy a five course meal kit for one or two people.  Available for pickup on either Saturday February 13th or Sunday February 14th between 2pm-4pm.  These dishes come fully prepared – you just have to heat and plate.

$65 – $125
519-956-9467, Healthy Mama
152 Lesperance Road, Tecumseh

Kingsville Brewing Co.

Valentine’s Day special includes bakes brie with cranberry and caramelized onion, New Zeland rack of lamb with parsnip , garlic potatoes and asparagus, and molten chocolate lava cake.

$70
519-712-8884,  kingsvillebrewery.ca
15 Main St W, Kingsville

La Contessa Ristorante

Celebrate with your special someone with a five course decadent dinner including antipasti, roasted red pepper soup, porcini risotto, Surf and Turf steak, strawberry pana cota and a bottle of red wine.
Curb side pickup is available for Friday 12, Saturday 13 & Sunday 14,  4pm – 8pm
519-252-2167, lacontessaristorante.com
780 Erie St E, Windsor
Lee and Marias
Our latest meal in a box is here! Valentine’s At Home features most of what you need to make an amazing Surf & Turf meal.
A bottle of local wine with arancini to start, followed by a NY strip steak, lobster tail, baked potato, and fresh bread. It finishes with fresh local strawberries and chocolate for dipping.
Need a little more, add a dozen oysters and shucker for $20. You can also add a $10 frozen pizza for the kids.  Order online, or by calling the market at  or come in and place your order. The pickup will be on Feb. 12, 2021.
$119.99
519-733-9328 ext. 1,  Leeandmarias.com

Little House of Cupcakes and More

Chocolate Heart Piñata’s, smashable jumbo heart shell filled with different wrapped heart Chocolates and choc covered pretzels includes wooden mallet, available in chocolate or white chocolate. Perfect size 6 inch heart choc chip cookie for two, pre order yours today, or pick up some Valentine’s hot chocolate bombs.

519-776-7721, Facebook: The Little House of Cupcakes and More
108 Talbot Street North, Essex

Marcuterie (sold out)

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Movie Box of candy and treats! For that special sweetie in your life! Made with What’s Poppin’s Double Sugar Kettle corn, this box includes Valentine’s day themed gummies, white chocolate M&’Ms, yogurt covered pretzels, and plenty of Hershey’s chocolates

$35, marcuterie.com

Mettawas Station Mediterranean Restaurant

Feb 12-14. Celebrate with your special someone at home this year! Mettawas Dinner for Two will be available all Valentine’s weekend. Dinner includes Caprese salad, 2 filet mignons with garlic broiled shrmp, and mini chocolate rocotta cheesecakes. A bottle of local wine is also included.
Call to order. Pre-Order your Dinner For Two for a chance to win a dozen long stem red roses courtesy of New Designs.
$120
519-733-2459, Facebook: Mettawas Station Mediterranean Restaurant
169 Lansdowne Ave, Kingsville

Mezzo Restaurant

The Lovers Gourmet Dinner for 2 is a five-course feast including two appetizers, mixed green salad, homemade ravioli, two main courses and two desserts. You can also add a bottle of wine. Available for pickup Thursday to Sunday from 3 pm -7 pm.
$130
519-252-4055, mezzo.ca
804 Erie St E, Windsor

Mi Casita

Feb 14 only, hand cut warm tortilla chips with fresh salsa for 2, 2 Salvadoran Pupusas served with pupusa salsa and curtido (coleslaw), 2x Mar Y Tierra (Surf and Turf) 8 oz Grilled flank steak w butterflied garlic and herb shrimp, served with seasoned rice, chared jalepeno and refried beans or organic spring mix salad. Sopapillas for 2 Deep fried flour (heart shaped) tortilla dusted with cinnamon sugar whip crema and organic honey
$90+ tax
519-253-2274 to pre-order, Facebook: Mi Casita
429 Wyandotte St E, Windsor

Muscedere Vineyards

Feb 12 – 14, 2021. For Valentine’s Day we’ve paired with Serafina Sweets to offer you a gift box including a smash heart filled with sweet and salty favourites, as well as your choice of white or red wine. Available for delivery or pickup the weekend of Valentine’s Day! Delivery available Feb 13.

$50
519- 738-1145, shopmuscederevineyards.com

7457 County Rd 18, Harrow

Oxley Estate Winery

Oh love birds, we have something for you! Oxley at Home brings you our Valentine’s Date Night Dinner Box. Treat yourself and your plus one to a romantic 3-course dinner from Oxley. Meals come with full instructions for completing the meal preparation at home. See webside for menu. Please enjoy our Valentines playlist on Spotify as you prepare and eat your delicious dinner and sip wine in the comfort of your home. Call us to place your order, visit us in-store 11-5 daily or order online!

Pick up Feb 13 – 14 from 2 pm – 6 pm, free delivery in Windsor Essex from 2 pm – 5 pm
519-738-3264, Facebook: Oxley Estate Winery
533 County 50 Rd E, Harrow

Paglione Winery

Paglione Winery has partnered with Dutch Boys Chocolate and Thiessens with this Valentines package. Surprise someone special with our locally curated Valentine’s Day package! Package includes one bottle of VQA wine from Paglione Winery, Hugs & Kisses Chocolate Medallion from Dutch Boys Chocolate, an arrangement of five red roses from The Flower Shop at Thiessen’s, a handwritten card, Free delivery to anywhere in Windsor Essex County or Curbside Pickup.

$98, Order by Feb 6, pick up or delivery Feb 14, 11 am – 3 pm
519.738.0597, paglioneestatewinery.com
Paglione Winery724 County Road 50 E, Harrow

Pelee Island Winery Valentine’s Wine Tasting Kit

The perfect Valentine’s or Galentine’s gift! This Valentine’s wine kit includes everything you need to have a fun and unique Valentine’s/ Galentine’s night in the comfort of your own home.
Package includes: 4 x 375mL wine bottles, Individually packaged portions of locally produced meat, cheese, bread and chocolate, 2 Pelee Island Winery branded wine glasses, 2 Special Valentine’s tasting mats.
See website for all of our Valentine’s Day specials.

$50
www.peleeisland.com

Perfetto Bistro Bottega

Choose from our two Valentine’s Day specials. Both dinners include tiramisu and a Valentine’s kit.

$50-$65/person
226-221-9944, Facebook: Perfetto Bistro Bottega
3856 Dougall Ave, Windsor

Plant Joy

Valentine’s specials include our chocolate raspberry heart and Valentine’s boxes containing: Chocolate raspberry (chocolate dough base), triple chocolate brownie, cherry chocolate chip fritter, pink coconut.

519-246-7196, www.plantjoy.ca
5622 Wyandotte St E, Windsor

River’s Edge Tap and Table

Feb 12 – 14 from 4 pm – 8 pm. Valentine’s Two Can Dine for $69. Dinner includes appetizer of roasted red pepper hummus or Mac N Cheese bites or pickle spears, Salad, Entree choice of Shrimp, Lemon pickerel, Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan, Meatloaf or New York strip steak, Shared dessert of fudge brownie, and a bottle of wine.

$69
519-915-0200, Facebook: Rivers Edge Windsor
494 Riverdale Ave, Windsor

St Clair Centre for the Arts

Valentine’s Dinner for Two. Includes roasted red pepper soup, grilled tenderloin steak with potatoes and rainbow carrots, and white chocolate mousse on a brownie. Bottles of wine can be added for an extra cost. Pick up only.

$75
519.252.8311 x4651, Facebook: St Clair Centre for the Arts
201 Riverside Dr W, Windsor

Spagos

Valentine’s Dinner includes focaccia, candy salmon, stuffed pasta shells, insalata mista, surf and turf, Creme Brûlée, and espresso martini. Or order one of our New Delicious Creme Brûlée Dessert Boxes. taking Valentine’s Day pre-orders until Friday, Feb 12

$110/couple
519-915-6469, Facebook Spagos South Windsor
South Windsor – 3850 Dougall Ave
Little Italy – 690 Erie St E

Sprucewood Winery

We are excited to offer a beautiful Valentines Gift Box for your loved one, delivered to their door on February 14!!!(Windsor Essex region only)
Included in the box is a bouquet of flowers from @countryflowershoppe, 4 chocolate covered  Strawberries from @sweetrevengebakeshopofficial
$60 gets you the flowers and chocolate covered strawberries, then purchase the type of wine you would like added into the box (cost of wine not included in $60.
Pre Order now for pickup on Feb 14 or get delivery.
519-738-9253, Facebook: Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery
7258 Essex County Rd 50, Harrow

Steimar Bakery

We have macaroons, cakes, cookies, and more to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day.
519-966-1625, www.stiemar.com
2640 Ouellette Ave, Windsor

Sweet Revenge Bake Shop

Preorder by Feb 6 for Valentine’s Day weekend! Our 4” Vintage Love Mini-Cake is the perfect size for your Valentine’s Day Date-Night! Other Valentine’s Day treats are also available including chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate mousse, crème brulee and gift packages.

519-946-0559, sweetrevengebakeshop.com
400 Erie Street East Suite 9, Windsor

Tabouli by Eddy’s

Valentine’s Day is coming up and we’re excited to announce a new one day special! Get a BBQ Platter for 2 with a bottle of wine and Nutella pockets.

$100
Facebook: Tabouli by Eddy’s
 1614 Lesperance Rd Unit #5, Windsor

Thyme To Go

Heat and Serve Brunch and Date Night Dinner options for delivery or pick up Feb 13.
Enjoy many choices for a Valentine’s Brunch including omelets, poached eggs, strawberry and cream baguette and much more.
Order dinner for two that includes roasted beet soup, strawberry heart & feta spinach salad, braised short rib, asparagus & brie bacon wrapped chicken supreme, potato pave, and a mini dessert platter. $100
Order by calling, email or buy right from our website.
519- 254-3434, thymetogo.ca

Vito’s Pizzeria

Valentine’s Day Feature is a delicious Dinner for 2, which includes: Shrimp Cocktail, Insalata di Tradtional, Penne con Pomodoro, Margherita Pizza, choice of 2 entrees, and Tiramisu for dessert.
Valentine’s Feature is pre-order only- available Saturday & Sunday.
$89
519-915-6145, Facebook: Vitos Pizzeria
1731 Wyandotte St E, Windsor

Walkerville Brewery

Want to show your V(ale)ntine just how “beery” much you love them? We can help with that! Pre-order your Walkerville Brewery Valentine’s Day Gift Pack today!
Gift pack includes, 6 x 473ml cans of a variety of popular Walkerville Brewery beers, 1 x Branded pint glass, 1 x Branded galvanized bucket, 1 x Branded bottle opener, 1 x Conversation Heart Cookie from
Roslyn’s Sweet Treats, Beer swag
Limited quantities available, so don’t wait to place your order!
$55
519-254-6067, Facebook: Walkerville Brewery
525 Argyle Rd, Windsor

Wolfhead Distillery

We’ve partnered once again with Kristy’s Custom Cakes, to bring you smashing gift fun for your special someone. This giant hollow chocolate is not only adorable but comes filled with custom designed cookies, Wolfhead boozy chocolates and a selection of Wolfhead flavoured mini’s with cocktail recipes. Choose between white chocolate or milk chocolate.
$39.96  Available Feb 8 – 14 while quantities last.
Valentines Heat and Serve dinner. Choose from stuffed chicken breast with scalloped potatoes, stuffed pork chops with chutney,
$25 Pick up Feb 13  from 2 pm – 7 pm
drinkwolfhead.com
7781 Howard Ave, Amherstburg

The information provided in this Guide is for informational purposes only and is based upon sources believed to be accurate and reliable, and we have exercised reasonable care to assure the accuracy of the information. You are responsible for confirming the date, time, price, venue, and details of a listing by contacting the appropriate organizers directly.

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