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Heartfelt Finds: Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts from Franklin’s Small Businesses

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Heartfelt Finds: Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifts from Franklin’s Small Businesses

By now, you’ve (hopefully!) got your Valentine’s Day reservations secured and are all set for the annual day of love and romance.  But have you thought about the perfect gift for that special someone?  

This Valentine’s Day, embrace the unique charm of Franklin, Tennessee and make your celebration truly special by shopping locally. Forget the chain stores; everything you need for a memorable day of love is right around the corner in your own community. To guide your gift-giving, we’ve curated a list of Franklin’s finest local businesses, where shopping small means you’re not only selecting a heartfelt gift for your loved one but also supporting the community in which you live.

Franklin’s local treasures offer a variety of traditional Valentine’s Day gifts, each with a unique twist. Delight your significant other with mouth-watering pastries, crafted with care by local bakers. Surprise your sweetheart with a vibrant bouquet from one of Franklin’s skilled florists, where each arrangement is a testament to quality and creativity. And what’s Valentine’s Day without a toast to love? Discover an exceptional collection of wines and spirits, handpicked from around the globe and brought to you by Franklin’s finest small businesses.

Celebrate love, celebrate local—make your Valentine’s Day in Franklin a day to remember!

Franklin’s Sweetest Spots: Bakery Treats for Your Valentine

On February 14th, let food be your love language. From fluffy breakfast biscuits drenched in sweet berry jams to melt-in-your-mouth cookies adorned with sprinkles of love, Franklin’s bakeries are overflowing with treats that say “I love you” in every bite. 

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Biscuit Love Franklin

Set the mood for a special Valentine’s Day morning with Biscuit Love’s Valentine’s Brunch Box for 2. Have this delightful box delivered straight to your sweetheart’s door for a cozy feast with all the breakfast classics. Begin with eight fluffy buttermilk biscuits and a mini jam sampler featuring harvest strawberry, summer peach, and blackberry lemon flavors. Warm up with two generous cinnamon rolls, each with cream cheese icing and sticky bun sauce. Complete this picture-perfect brunch by sipping hot cocoa with melting marshmallows in cute matching mugs. 132 3rd Ave S., Franklin, TN, 37064, (615) 905-0386

Merridee’s Breadbasket

Merridee’s Breadbasket isn’t just any bakery—it’s your hometown sweet spot for fresh-baked goodness. And with Valentine’s Day around the corner, Merridee’s is ready to bake some magic into the special day. Whether you’re looking for delicious breakfast breads, a sweet centerpiece for your romantic feast, or a thoughtful box of handcrafted cookies, you’ll find made-from-scratch gourmet goodness at this Franklin staple. 110 Fourth Ave S., Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 790-3755

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Sugar Drop

Sugar Drop is not just any bakery; it’s a complete sugar experience! This one-stop party and bakery supply shop offers an in-store bakery and event space that aims to “bake the world a better place.” As Valentine’s Day approaches, consider ordering a special treat from Sugar Drop’s online selection of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. Their offerings include the romantic Sprinkled with Love Valentine’s Cake and the adorable Smiley Heart Eyes Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake, perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your celebration. 

To ensure your sweet treats are ready for your special day, place your online order before 12 noon, two days before your desired pickup date. 574 Franklin Rd #110, Franklin, TN 37069, (629) 202-6949

Triple Crown Bakery

Franklin’s Triple Crown Bakery serves up gourmet cakes, cookies, and pastries, perfect for Valentine’s Day treats. Try one of their signature cakes, like the luscious Pink Velvet, a sweet strawberry cake filled with cream cheese frosting and fresh sliced strawberries. You can order online, but then you would miss the chance to enjoy a lovely traditional tea service, featuring Harney & Sons premium loose tea in a teapot, a butter spritz cookie, and milk of your choice. 118 4th Ave N., Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 721-8488

Let Love Bloom: Valentine’s Day Flowers in Franklin, TN

Let one of Franklin’s local florists help you paint your Valentine’s Day love story with a vibrant canvas of flowers. From playful bouquets to traditional red roses, Franklin florists are ready to arrange the perfect expression of your affection.

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Amelia’s Flowers

Known for their whimsical style, Amelia’s Flowers is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with deliveries on February 13th and 14th. Choose from a lively mix of reds and pinks with a special Valentine’s Bouquet, or go for a timeless touch with the Valentine’s Arrangement, which arrives in a beautiful vase. 

Love someone who isn’t local? Surprise them with a charming Flower Box, brimming with seasonal blooms. 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN, 37064, (615) 482-9005

Rebecca’s Floral Boutique

Franklin’s own Rebecca’s Floral Boutique puts a fresh spin on classic blooms with elegant arrangements and fragrant flower boxes. This family-run shop understands the language of flowers, so you can skip the awkward words and let the flowers do the talking. Want to really impress that special person? Rebecca’s offers an enormously romantic bouquet of 100 long-stem red roses!

Order online or visit their shop for personalized service and expert guidance. 1400 Liberty Pike #700, Franklin, TN 37067, (615) 794-7494

Garden Delights Fine Florist

Garden Delights prides itself on creating memorable arrangements with whimsical designs, a perfect fit for a unique Valentine’s Day surprise. This year, consider sending a little Puppy Love, a precious arrangement featuring a moss-covered puppy sporting a mound of pretty pink roses and a “diamond” collar and heart charm. 

Order online or visit their shop for more inspiration and let Garden Delights add a touch of magic to your love story. 2179 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37069, (615) 599-9950

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Ladd Park Floral Design

Forget cookie-cutter arrangements—at Ladd Park Floral Design, their passion lies in crafting unique creations that truly speak to the heart. Want to send something a little less predictable than red roses? Order the Designer’s Choice and let one of their talented floral designers create a one-of-a-kind arrangement that perfectly expresses your love. ⋅ 262 Molly Bright Ln, Franklin, TN 37064, (339) 293-7124

Rooted from Yarrow Acres

Skip the fleeting beauty of cut flowers this Valentine’s Day and offer a gift that thrives long after the last petal falls. At Rooted from Yarrow Acres, you’ll find a variety of vibrant ferns, air plants, and succulents, each brimming with personality and ready to add a touch of green to your Valentine’s Day. Surprise your special someone with a String of Pearls, a vining succulent with cascading tendrils adorned with pearl-like beads. Shop online and pick up in-store! 424 Main St A, Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 591-7090

Freeman’s Flowers & Gifts

Blooming in Franklin since 1969, Freeman’s Flowers & Gifts is your one-stop shop for unique gifts, exquisite plants, and expert floral design. Freeman’s offers a variety of romantic and unusual Valentine’s flower arrangements, like the Serene Spirit, a stylish bouquet in shades of pink. Featuring carnations, roses, ranunculus, and sophisticated accents, it’s perfect for the one who brings warmth and peace into your life. 188 Front St #112, Franklin, TN, 37064, (615) 794-6880

Wine and Spirits in Franklin, TN: Raise a Toast to Love

Bypass the grocery store wine aisle and celebrate Valentine’s Day with a splash of personality from one of our local wine and liquor stores. The shelves are stocked and the staff is ready to help you discover the perfect pairing for your celebration. 

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Arrington Vineyards

Nestled amidst 95 acres of rolling Tennessee hills, Arrington Vineyards isn’t just your average winery. It’s a destination for all things grape and good times. 

Stop by to pick up a bottle of one of their award-winning wines, like Celebration Rosé, a semi-dry sparkling wine that won Gold at the 2023 Great American International Wine Competition. Or, better yet, bring your Valentine with you on February 14th from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm and enjoy Live Jazz in the Pavillion Tent, featuring Reed Pittman. 6211 Patton Rd, Arrington, TN, 37014, (615) 395-0102

The Bottle Shop

For a memorable evening in, let the staff at The Bottle Shop help you choose a bottle of white, a bottle of red, or perhaps a bottle of rosé instead. Add a little something extra with a gift of a Centerpiece Tabletop Wine Decanter and you’ve got a recipe for romance.

Beyond the vine, find your perfect pour in their selection of craft beers, whiskeys, and artisanal spirits. 556 W McEwen Dr #102, Franklin, TN, 37067, (615) 807-1656

Saint Goose Wine + Whiskey

Stuck for a Valentine’s gift that speaks volumes without breaking the bank? Saint Goose, a cozy wine shop in the heart of Franklin, has you covered. Surprise your sweetheart with a unique bottle, hand-picked by their knowledgeable staff. From a sparkling rosé to a full-bodied cabernet, the experts at this community-focused wine shop will steer you toward the perfect love potion. 134 2nd Ave N., Franklin, TN, 37064, (615) 468-7935

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Franklin Wine & Spirits

Franklin Wine & Spirits is your one-stop shop for romance-fueling goodies. This local gem features not only an impressive selection of wines and spirits but also a treasure trove of gourmet treats and bar supplies. Wine novice? Try some at their weekly wine-tasting bar—every Friday, all day. 1400 Liberty Pike, Franklin, TN 37067, (615) 794-4242

Westside Wine & Spirits

Tucked away in Westhaven, Franklin’s Westside Wine & Spirits is your friendly neighborhood destination for vino and cheer. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or a curious beginner, the staff is always happy to guide you. Planning a romantic dinner? Paint your Valentine’s Day red with a bottle of Belle Glos Clark & Telephone, a California Pinot Noir with bold flavors of crushed ripe cherry, cranberry, and blueberry pie. 188 Front St #106, Franklin, TN, 37064, (615) 790-0408

Last-Minute Love: Valentine’s Day Treasures and Family Fun

Imagine it’s February 13th and you haven’t had a chance to pick up a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart. No problem! Five Points Franklin Market will save the day.   

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Valentine’s Sweetheart Market

On Tuesday, February 13th from 4 pm to 7 pm, you can shop for gifts and treats at Five Points Franklin Market’s annual Valentine’s Sweetheart Market. Featuring a select group of the Market’s regular vendors, you’ll find an eclectic assortment of flowers, sweets, jewelry, art, and other locally-made treasures.

Even if you aren’t scrambling for a last-minute gift, the Valentine’s Sweetheart Market is an event in and of itself. Bring your beloved, your gal pals, or the whole family and enjoy some made-to-order pasta from The Pasta Bar Company food truck while enjoying free family-friendly music and activities. 100 5th Ave N., Franklin, TN 37064, (615) 419-7177

Local Love in Franklin: Valentine’s Day Treats for Locals from Downtown Businesses

Through a commitment to shopping and dining locally, you’ve played a large role in making downtown Franklin the amazing place it is today. In return for all the love you’ve shown them, downtown Franklin’s small businesses and the Downtown Franklin Association, have a special gift for you!  

This Valentine’s Day, the Downtown Franklin Association will be hosting its inaugural Local Love event. On Wednesday, February 14th, Williamson County residents can show their ID and receive special discounts, freebies, and other exclusive deals at 30 downtown Franklin small businesses!  We are talking flowers, chocolates, apparel, food, and so much more. So, grab your sweetie and take a Valentine’s Day stroll through downtown, where you will be showered with the love and appreciation you deserve!

Choose local, choose love, choose Franklin!

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