Local Valentine’s Day Gifts for Last-Minute Lovers


What’s faster than Amazon Prime? Walking into a brick-and-mortar store and buying something. And if you forgot about Valentine’s Day (we’ve all been there) and need a gift in a pinch, buying from a local shop is your best bet. Here are a few Valentine’s Day gifts for both women and men in Park City for last-minute shoppers.

Ritual chocolate

A bar of Ritual Chocolate in its element (Photo Credit: Ritual Chocolate)

A Ritual Chocolate bar

Skip the sub-par stuff in the grocery store aisles and pick up a bar or two of Park City’s own incredible chocolate for your S.O. Find this must-try chocolate at the Ritual HQ and café on Iron Horse Drive or at the new satellite location inside Whole Foods. You can’t go wrong with the Mid Mountain Blend. Or keep it exciting with the new Bourbon Barrel Aged bar, made with High West whiskey.

High West whiskey

A bottle of High West Rendezvous Rye

Speaking of High West, a bottle of this local liquid gold is sure to delight the loved one in your life. Since the word “rendezvous” has a certain je ne sais quoi to it, we recommend you spring for the award-winning Rendezvous Rye. It’s the distillery’s flagship bottle and it shines in a Sazerac.

A bag of beans from STOKED

Are you hep to our thematic jive here? The Valentine’s Day gift game isn’t usually about the big items. It’s about taking the opportunity to remind your loved one just how much you care about them. And usually, all that takes is a little something. If you can imbibe or enjoy it together, it’s a double win. That’s why some high-quality coffee beans from STOKED, Park City’s newest roaster and coffee shop, fits the bill perfectly. Show your beau how stoked you are on them with a bag of Bluebird beans or a pack of STOKED sticks that you can both enjoy on your next camping trip.

A succulent from Park City Nursery

Flowers are great, but what’s even better is a precious plant that lasts. Bestow your S.O. with flora of the succulent kind from our favorite local plant shop. Park City Nursery is open throughout the winter, Monday-Saturday. You can also find cacti and tropical plants as well as other potential gifts like lotions and local honey.

Splendor Beauty Emporium

Photo Credit: Splendor

A gift card to Splendor Beauty Emporium

Boyfriends, husbands, partners: unless you are a beauty product buff or know your wife exceptionally well, go for the gift card at the locally owned Splendor Beauty Emporium. That way, the lady in your life can choose the specific product or service that she wants. If you’re feeling ambitious, talk to the savvy salespeople to find something special and make sure to save the receipt.

A massage at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Spa

Before you work out the kinks in your relationship, you need to work out the kinks in your backs. And a great place to do that is at Utah’s only Forbes Five-Star spa in Deer Valley. So either book your partner a massage, get them a gift card, or go all out and schedule a couples’ massage. Doped up on all that relaxation, you may just decide to spend the night and turn it into a staycation.

Whatever last-minute local gift you get, may your Valentine’s Day in Park City be a good one.