Makes Valentine’s Day Special in Downtown Libertyville

The season of love is upon us, and time is of the essence. Whether you are planning a traditional Valentine’s Day celebration or a quirky and fun Valentine’s Day, head to Libertyville for great restaurants and gift ideas and celebrate in style. Downtown Libertyville has gifts for all the special people—and even the animal companions—in your life.

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Gifts from the Heart

While it’s easy to find chocolates, flowers, and jewelry for Valentine’s Day in downtown Libertyville, there is a wealth of other “hearty” treasures here, too.

Valentine’s Day display at the Kitch’n & Spice Shop, 528 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

If you or your loved one is not head-over-heels in love with chocolate, don’t despair, there are plenty of other sweets things to choose from. The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory specializes in sweets of all kinds, not just the chocolate kind.

Valentine’s Day candy available from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, 541 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

Charm your special someone with a shoelace trinket or a motivating wrist wrap from The Runner’s Edge. And five percent of Momentum’s profits are donated to organizations that work with youth, such as Girls on the Run.

Motivating shoe charms and wrist wraps at The Runner’s Edge, 524 N. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville

If your sweetheart is into fashion, look no further than Forest Bootery for accessories or a new wardrobe addition. And don’t miss out on the selection of {made} community jewelry, as a portion of each purchase supports non-profit organizations that focus on growing, giving and educating people about the importance of fresh food.

Merchandise available at Forest Bootery, 525 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

Love Your Pets
And don’t forget to treat your loyal animal friends on Valentine’s Day with a special snack or a new toy. A portion of the proceeds from the purchases of High Hopes baked dog treats are donated to the High Hopes for Pets Foundation, an organization that supports shelters and rescue groups for homeless dogs.

Cat and dog items from Bentley’s Pet Stuff, 529 N. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville

Show your love for one another, and your love for downtown Libertyville this Valentine’s Day. Make your restaurant reservations now. There’s no better place to dine, shop or play!

Jennifer Johnson is a Libertyville resident who also writes for Little Lake County.