VALENTINE’S DAY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER! Lucky for you, Downtown Ardmore has everything you need to plan the perfect celebration for your sweetheart. Read below for more details.

SHOW THE LOVE

Show the Love to Downtown Ardmore by writing a Valentine sharing why you adore Downtown Ardmore or your favorite store. DestinationArdmore will share the love notes on Facebook the days leading up to Valentine’s Day. You are also welcome to post your Valentine on social media using the hashtag #ShowTheLove2017.

The Valentines will be available at stores until February 15.

Fill out and view Valentines at:
Aqua Hut Dive & Travel (51 Rittenhouse Pl)
Ardmore Eye Care (11 W Lancaster Ave)
Bizzy Mamas (2 E Lancaster Ave, 2nd Fl)
Firinji (54 E Lancaster Ave)
Gerhard’s Appliances (204 E Lancaster Ave)
Giannini Jewelers (15 E Lancaster Ave)
Harry’s Treasures and Collectibles (22 E Lancaster Ave)
Hummus (18 Greenfield Ave)
Jason’s Toridasu (40 Rittenhouse Pl)
King’s Collar Shirtmakers (1 W Athens Ave, #C)
Lulu’s Casita (6 Cricket Ave)
Main Line United Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (52 Greenfield Ave)
Past*Present*Future (15 W Lancaster Ave)
Pinot’s Palette (Ardmore Plaza, 20 Greenfield Ave)
pucciManuli (35 Cricket Ave)
Rae & Co Salon (10 E Lancaster Ave)
RE/MAX Platinum (49 W Lancaster Ave)
Sabrina Ann Once Worn and Never Worn Bridal (24 Ardmore Ave)
The Mud Room (11 Station Rd)
The Tasting Room (8 E Lancaster Ave)
Trillium (41 Rittenhouse Pl)
Contact: Ardmore Initiative, 610-645-0540

DINING

Hummus (610-645-9500): 15% off your order on Valentine’s Day
Jason’s Toridasu (484-417-6350): Jason’s is dimming the lights and dressing up the tables for a romantic, candlelit dinner on Valentine’s Day that will include salad, appetizers, udon noodles, 10 pc combo sushi set, 1 roll of your choice, mochi ice cream, and complimentary warm sake. $25 per person. Reservation recommended.
John Henry’s Pub  (610-726-9193): Valentine’s Day menu all weekend
Local Wine & Kitchen (610-896-4740): Expanded food and cocktail menu on Valentine’s Day
The Tasting Room (610-642-2670): Enjoy a special prix fixe menu on Saturday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 14. Choose from a variety of delicious options, including Duck Confit Salad, Anise and Leek Salmon Filet, and Pears Poached in Spiced Red Wine. Reservation recommended. Learn more

GIFTS

SWEET TREATS @ VIKING PASTRIES

A full-service bakery that has been serving the Main Line for over forty years, Viking Pastries is the perfect place to go for sweet treats. From now until Valentine’s Day, Viking will be whipping up heart-shaped cakes and chocolate covered strawberries.

When: Through Valentine’s Day
Where: Viking Pastries, 39 Cricket Ave, Ardmore
Contact: Viking Pastries, 610-642-9227

FLOWERS @ TRILLIUM

Trillium is the go-to flower shop in Lower Merion for all occasions, especially Valentine’s Day! Trillium offers many romantic arrangements, including Heaven’s Scent (a divine mix of lavender roses, plus pink and blue blossoms) and Cupid’s Kiss (a gorgeous mix of lush red roses with pink and purple blooms).

When: Order Valentine’s Day flowers early to ensure on-time delivery!
Where: Trillium, 41 Rittenhouse Pl, Ardmore
Contact: Trillium, 610-642-8140

JEWELRY @ GIANNINI JEWELERS

Special for Valentine’s Day, Giannini Jewelers’ entire inventory of vintage and custom jewelry is 20-50% off. A family-owned business, Giannini Jewelers has been serving the Main Line for over 60 years. Visit them Wednesday through Saturday and other days by appointment.

When: Offer valid through Valentine’s Day
Where: Giannini Jewelers, 15 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore
Contact: Giannini Jewelers, 610-642-6388

CHOCOLATES @ SWEET STUFF

When it comes to chocolates and confections, Sweet Stuff means business. This year, Sweet Stuff is focusing on chocolates for Valentine’s Day. Surprise your sweetie with gourmet chocolates, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered popcorn, or truffles.

Where: Sweet Stuff, 120 Coulter Avenue, Suburban Square, Ardmore
Contact: Sweet Stuff, 610-896-8516

UNIQUE TREASURES @ HARRY’S TREASURES & COLLECTIBLES

Shop for unique Valentine’s Day gifts like antique dinnerware at Harry’s Treasures & Collectibles. Purchases between now and Valentine’s Day are 20% off. Come see what treasures you can find!

When: Offer valid through Valentine’s Day
Where: Harry’s Treasures & Collectibles, 22 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore
Contact: Harry’s Treasures & Collectibles, 610-642-4775

THE GIFT OF RELAXATION @ MASSAGE ENVY

Show your loved one how much you care with a gift card to Massage Envy. Maximize the value of your gift by taking advantage of Massage Envy’s current promotion: Receive a $25 promo code when you purchase a $100 gift card, and $50 promo code when you purchase a $150 gift card.

When: Offer valid through Valentine’s Day
Where: Massage Envy, 44 Greenfield Ave (Ardmore Plaza), Ardmore
Contact: Massage Envy, 484-572-2000

HANDMADE GIFTS @ PAST*PRESENT*FUTURE

Surprise your Valentine with something fun and funky from Past*Present*Future. Owner Sherry Tillman carries a wide inventory of whimsical crafts representing hundreds of artists. There is something special for everyone! Learn more

When: Fun and funky items available in store everyday
Where: Past*Present*Future, 15 W Lancaster Ave, Ardmore
Contact: Past*Present*Future, 610-642-4040

DANCE CLASSES @ DANCESPORT ACADEMY

Make your Valentine’s Day a memorable one by surprising your sweetheart with dance classes. Right now, DanceSport Academy is offering 20 group classes for only $300. This is a great opportunity to perfect your moves together in a fun and stress free environment. If you prefer to take private classes, take advantage of DanceSport’s first complimentary lesson! Learn more

When: Sale is for a limited time only. Call to confirm.
Where: DanceSport Academy, 1 W Lancaster Ave, Ardmore
Contact: DanceSport Academy, 610-642-2525

TWO-SHIRT SPECIAL @ KING’S COLLAR SHIRTMAKER

Owner Nancy Gold is offering a two-shirt special for Valentine’s Day that essentially waives the four-shirt minimum. This is a wonderful opportunity to give your loved one a truly custom made gift for Valentine’s Day.

When: Through Valentine’s Day
Where: King’s Collar Shirtmaker, 1 W Athens Ave, #C
Contact: King’s Collar Shirtmaker, 610-642-9910

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

VALENTINE’S MICRO MINIS @ LULU’S CASITA

Bring your little one to Lulu’s Casita on Friday, February 10, from 10am to 12pm for a mini photography session with Michelle Jordan Photography. For $60, receive two beautiful retouched digital images against a love inspired backdrop, in addition to open play for one child at Lulu’s Casita. Learn more

When: Fri 2/10, 10am-12pm
Where: Lulu’s Casita, 6 Cricket Ave
Contact: Lulu’s Casita, 610-642-3623

PAINT & SIP @ PINOT’S PALETTE

Pinot’s Palette is holding three Valentine’s Day paint and sip classes!
1. Join Pinot’s Palette Saturday evening for “Red and White Date Night,” a fun paint and sip class centered around a classy painting of red and white wine. Registration required.
2. Join Pinot’s Palette on Tuesday night for a special Valentine’s date class painting “Pinot in Paradise,” a gorgeous sunset painting. Registration required.
3. Join Pinot’s Palette on Friday night for a unique glass painting class called “For the Love of Vino.” Registration required.
Learn more

When: Fri 2/10, 7-9pm; Sat 2/11, 7:30-9:30pm; or Tues 2/14 7-9pm
Where: Pinot’s Palette, 20 Greenfield Ave (Ardmore Plaza), Ardmore
Contact: Pinot’s Palette, 610-642-3718

LATIN NIGHT SALSA 

Take your Valentine to Latin Night Salsa for a special night of salsa, bachata, and merengue dancing! Don’t know how to salsa? No problem! Come right at 8:30pm for a beginner’s lesson. For just $10 per person, you can dance the night away to live music! Learn more

When: Thurs 2/16, 8:30-11pm
Where: Xolo Tacos, 14 N Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr
Contact: Xolo Tacos, 610-527-7777