Valentine’s Day Guide: Seven Surprises For Your Sweetie

The day of love is just around the corner and if you’re walking around with hearts for eyes we have seven sweet surprises that you can gift your Valentine this year.


Does your sweetie have a sweet tooth? Our local bakeries and sweet shops are whipping up tasty treats in the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day. Heart shaped cakes, confetti cupcakes and more pink that you know what to do with! Perfect for your special someone, besties or even for co-workers who need a little pick me up! Many locations require pre-order so be sure to check ahead and order early!


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Little House of Cupcakes (@thelittlehouseofcupcakes)


What better time to re-enact THAT scene from the movie Ghost than Valentine’s Day? Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze will have nothing on the two of your when you make it a date night at SKETCH Clay & Pottery. Book ahead for workshops or stop in for pottery painting.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by SKETCH / Danielle Chevalier (@asketchyartworkshop)

Mid-Week Getaway

Romance is always in the air at Caesars Windsor! Nothing says love more than whisking your Valentine away for a mid-week rendezvous. Book your stay before February 28th and take advantage of the Bed and Breakfast Package. (Rose petals not included, but definitely encouraged!)


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Caesars Windsor (@caesarswindsor)


Looking for the most perfect, unique and from the heart gift? Our local boutique shops have you covered. Urban Art Market, Whiskeyjack Boutique and The Local Maker all have an abundance of gift ideas that will make shopping a breeze. Just don’t leave it until the last minute, inventory is limited!


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Urban Art Market (@urbanartmarket)


Looking to spice things up a bit for Valentine’s Day? Enjoy a cinnamon whisky cocktail from Wolfhead Distillery, bonus points if you throw in a bag of cinnamon heart candies! Enjoy the Barrels, Bottles & Brews Trail all year and with The Flight Log – a perfect gift that will last all year! One day, 7 day and 1 year digital passports are available.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Visit Windsor Essex (@twepi)


The beauty of living in EPIC Wine County is that you amazing rosé wines to indulge in. We’re sticking rosé’s to keep with the pink theme and here are a few of our favourites: the Bella Sparkling Pinot Noir Rosé from Pelee Island Winery, the Sparkling Rosé from Muscedere Vineyards, Rose Frizzante from Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, the Dry Rosé from Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards and the Pinot Rosé from Oxley Estate Winery.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Visit Windsor Essex (@twepi)


Windsor Essex is know for its culinary diversity. Head to for options in every corner of Windsor Essex! Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to try something new or hit up your favourite local spot. With many locations offering special Valentine’s menus and reserved seating be sure to book early and treat your Valentine to a night out or a cozy night in.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Antonino’s Original Pizza (@antoninosoriginalpizza)

For even more loved-up happenings taking place for Valentine’s Day in Windsor Essex check out our Valentine’s Day Event Guide featuring restaurant specials, Valentine’s shows and concerts, delicious treats and even Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your 4-legged Valentine! Order ahead and make your reservations early so you don’t miss out!


Make some time and get the family together to enjoy a nice meal at one of the great restaurants across Windsor Essex, including @frankbrewingco (and grab a pint while you`re there!) 🍽️ #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest #foodie #barreltrail #craftbeer #dineyqg ...

23 1

Happy St. Patrick`s Day from Nova and the entire team @twepi! ☘️ Visit our website to see our St. Patrick`s Day Guide to find out what to do today to celebrate. #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest

📸 @_chonkynova

108 3

One of the most magical trails in #YQG can be found in Maidstone Conservation Area in Lakeshore. 🚶 Learn about all the wonderful parks & trails in the region on our website. #WindsorEssex #DiscoverOn #DiscoverCanada #DiscoverYQG #OntSouthwest ...

83 1