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Want to shop local? Top 10 Valentine’s Day gift ideas in Bradford

From baked goods and spa days, to jewellery, wine and something personalized, there are many options for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift in Bradford West Gwillimbury

Valentine’s Day is only a few days away. Are you stumped for gift ideas?

If you are looking to shop local this year, here are some gift ideas for your loved ones from the many options in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

Baked goods

Who doesn’t love something sweet on Valentine’s Day? Bradford West Gwillimbury has plenty of options when it comes to tasty treats.

Sweet B’s Catering and Confectionery, located at 4 Holland St. W., is offering Sweetheart Boxes, which includes sugar cookies, brownies, truffles, chocolate cake, and a few other surprises!

And bonus — it will also deliver it for you!

Smoochies Cakery at 17 Holland St. W. is another hot spot for desserts.

It offers a variety of cakes, cupcakes, cookies and cake pops.

For Valentine’s Day it is offering a cupcake and chocolate strawberry gift box, with a long stem rose courtesy of Linda’s Floral Design.

There will also be a date night deal of two cheesecakes and two hot beverages happening all day Valentine’s Day.

Handmade soaps and candles

There are plenty of beautiful handcrafted soaps and candles at Mother Mary Soap Co. at 41 Simcoe Rd.

The owner and creator, Toni Mossman, uses all-natural ingredients to create one of a kind, luscious bath and body products.

Spa day

Why not spoil your loved one with a day at the spa?

Bradford’s Exhale Spa is located in the outskirts of downtown Bradford on Barrie Street, providing a calm and relaxing atmosphere for clients.

It offers a variety of services, from facials, to massages. There are spa day packages you can choose from. To book online, visit

Bling bling!

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend! And Bradford has lots of options for jewellery lovers.

Bradford Jewllery by Peter Dykie is located at the four corners downtown.

Peter Dykie Jr. makes custom jewellery and also carries brands such as Thomas Sabo, Chamilia, Swarovski and Persona.

Diamond Dreams Jewellers is located in the West Park Plaza and also does custom jewellery work. Some of its featured brands are Pandora, Thomas Sabo, and A.R.Z. Steel.

Wine and dine

Enjoy a delicious meal at Bradford’s Brick N’ Fire Restaurant and Bar, located at 300 Holland St. W.

This hidden gem has a cozy, warm feeling inside with its dim lighting and Tuscan style decor.

It offers a variety of Italian-inspired dishes with an extensive wine list.

Bonus – Valentine’s Day falls on a Thursday this year, so you can get bottles of wine for half price!


Make someone’s day with some beautiful flowers!

Linda’s Floral Designs and The Flower Merchant both have beautiful fresh cut flowers and a variety of bouquets and gift baskets surely to make anyone smile.

Both are located in the downtown core.

Trinkets and accessories

U at Home gift shop in the downtown core has plenty of gift options for that special someone.

From fashion accessories, to home décor, this store has something for everyone. For Valentine’s Day, all ladies clothing will be 20 per cent off.

Dress up

Looking for some funky threads to spice up her wardrobe? Check out The Pink Closet Boutique in the West Park Plaza.

This unique ladies apparel store offers clothing for all sizes and even does gift wrapping!

Not sure what she wants? Just get her a gift card!


Make your own wine? Wine not?

Vin Bon Bradford is a local wine retailer that allows you to make your own wine. This makes for a unique and fun experience, and you can even create your own wine labels.

February’s special is for an Australian Shiraz and Verdicchio.

Check out the website at for a list of services and packages.

Personalized presents

Looking for something a little bit more personal? Check out Cute.Tees, your personalized vinyl shop.

From T-shirts, to keychains, there are so many unique gifts to make your loved ones smile.

Don’t forget to check out the selection of gag gift boxers for men! Visit to shop the entire catalogue.


Natasha Philpott

About the Author: Natasha Philpott

Natasha is BradfordToday's Community Editor. She graduated from the Media Studies program at The University of Guelph-Humber. She lives in Bradford with her husband, two boys and two cats
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