With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s not too early to start planning for the perfect gift or experience for your loved one. To alleviate the stress in your decision making and create an unforgettable day, we’ve created the “Fall in Love in Fairfax City” Valentine’s Day Gift Guide and social photo contest.
The “Fall in Love in Fairfax City” Valentine’s Day Gift Guide highlights Fairfax City businesses that are offering promotions from Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14, 2021, on gifts, dining options, and experiences. No matter what you choose, we’re confident the below list will create a memorable day! For just the listing of businesses and promotions, please click here.
In Fairfax City, you’re sure to find numerous gifts that will delight the heart. From jewelry to boutique clothing, gourmet chocolates to a range of tools, and more. With so many things to choose from, we’re confident you’ll find the right gift that will make your valentine feel loved.
If your valentine prefers something sweet, Cameron’s Coffee & Chocolates uses the finest ingredients to create handcrafted chocolate and sweet treats. For Valentine’s, you can enjoy 10% off your purchase all weekend. At Cupcakes & Beyond, you will find custom cupcakes and cupcakes that are adult friendly. When you buy one, you’ll get half off the other so you can indulge together.
For the most stylish Valentine’s Day jewelry, visit Mara Hair and Mode Studio. Here you will find baubles that show off one’s personality, and with 20% off jewelry, why stop at just one? At Eminence Jewelers, you’ll find diamonds and precious stones that are both sophisticated and unique. Their in-stock items will be up to 20% off for the holiday weekend.
Not sure what to pick or choose for the valentine that likes to work with their hands. Twins Ace Hardware is offering $7 off any regular priced purchase of $35, or more so you can mix and match to create the perfect Valentine’s Day basket.
Does your valentine have frequent dry cleaning needs? Then, give the gift of clean with 10% off dry cleaning or alterations on wedding gowns and tuxedos with a $100 gift card purchase at Young’s Cleaners.
A Valentine’s Day is not complete without a great read. Joy Unlimited is a Christian bookstore that has been in the city for more than 40 years. Receive 20% off all regular priced merchandise and 10% off sale items throughout Valentine’s Day weekend.
If ensuring your four legged friend is pampered is high on your valentine’s list, head over to Weber’s Pet Supermarket for a free dog treat or goat milk. Just be sure to visit before Sunday as that is the only day they are closed.
Give an unconventional gift of personal care with treatments from Whole Health Center that includes a buy 1 get 1 free lipo fat reduction treatment, 50% off anti-aging/hyperpigmentation facials, or 50% off microblading. Or help reduce anxiety and improve thinking with 50% off an interactive metronome assessment from Timing 4 Life, LLC.
Dining options abound…
Whether it’s your first date or if you’ve been married for years, Fairfax City’s diverse culinary scene is sure to please your palette!
For classic American fare, P.J. Skidoos is offering a package for two at $59.99 that includes prosecco, a choice of crab cakes or a 12oz prime rib, and homemade chocolate mousse. At Patriots Pub & Grill, you’ll find 10% off lunch or dinner for couples.
Enjoy a bistro-style dining experience with a carefully curated wine selection by sommelier and restauranteur Michael Pearce at the Wine House. There will be dinner specials on Friday and Saturday and a prix fixe menu for brunch and dinner on Sunday.
21 Great American Bistro will offer a special fine dining Valentine’s Day menu on Friday, February 12, and Saturday, February 13, utilizing fresh ingredients from local sources.
For old historic charm with fresh ingredients and dishes made to order, visit Hamrock’s Restaurant in Old Town Fairfax. Hamrock’s Restaurant will feature a special Valentine’s Day menu, lobster, and more.
Does your valentine crave acai bowls with a variety of base and topping combinations? If so, UBAR Coffee & Acai Bowls is the perfect spot! Here you can indulge in something healthy and delicious while receiving 10% off Valentine’s Day weekend.
Indulge in a fine Italian dinner at Dolce Vita Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar with a 3-course pairing menu or Bellissimo Restaurant for a free dessert when you order two entrees.
For the bright flavors of a Mediterranean meal, visit King Kabob for 20% off or Koobala for a free fountain drink with the purchase of a meal.
Distinctively delicious Mexican food can be found at Coyote Grill and with 15% off all menu items, you’re guaranteed to have a great date night.
If ensuring your valentine has an ample selection of beers to choose from with dinner, head over to Capital Ale House, where craft beers are paired with upscale pub food made with fresh local ingredients. For Valentine’s Day weekend, don’t miss the three-course dinner at $40 per person.
Things to do…
If a memorable experience with your loved one is your idea of a perfect date, we’ve got that too! Relax with a “Sweet Retreat Salon & Spa Package” at Dante Salon & Wellness Spa. At Massage Associates, you can save 30% off regular services or purchase available specials on the day.
Plan a photoshoot to celebrate your love with BACINI Photography. At BACINI Photography you will receive a complimentary fine art’s couple’s portrait session with a free image. Sessions must be booked Valentine’s Day weekend and redeemed before April 30, 2021.
Enjoy getting in shape together? Take a free class at OSA Martial Arts between 2/8 – 2/20 and receive a free uniform if you sign up for a program. Please note that classes are not available 2/13-2/15.
If you say, “Yes to the Dress” from Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14, 2021, at Brooke’s Bridal & Ball, you’ll receive one free bottle of champagne and have your name entered into a drawing for a complimentary Private Champagne Appointment ($100 value) for you and your bridal party (up to 10 guests).
Make your valentine’s heart beat faster with classes from Fairfax Pilates. Five reformer classes are just $99 and can be purchased via email or phone so you can work out with the one you love.
Engage your senses with a smell and taste experience at DIY Scent Studio. During a 2-hour session, you’ll explore used in perfumery. Participants will make 2 different bottles of perfume or cologne to take home using a selection of scents from over 350+ ingredients.
The photo contest…
To help celebrate, we’re also giving away 10 (ten) $100 gift cards to “Fall in Love in Fairfax City” Valentine’s Day Guide participating Fairfax City business in a social photo contest. To enter, share a photo of you and your loved one (friends, family, significant other, etc.) using the hashtag #FallinLoveinFairfaxCity and by tagging the Fairfax City Economic Development Authority, @FairfaxCityEDA for a chance to win one of ten (10) $100 gift cards to the businesses listed above. Pictures should be taken to include memorable Fairfax City sites for consideration. The fine print:
- Photos must be posted utilizing the hashtag #FallinLoveinFairfaxCity and by tagging @FairfaxCityEDA on Facebook or Instagram between Monday, February 8 at 12:00 pm through Sunday, February 14 at 10:00 pm.
- Participants must be 18 years old to enter.
- You must have the permission of all pictured in the photo for submission.
- By entering your photo, you permit the Fairfax City Economic Development Authority to repost, share, edit, and make use of your photo.
- Winners will be chosen on Monday, February 15, 2021, by a random number drawing and announced on our social channels.