Valentine’s Day is here, and the time to find the perfect gift for your special someone is just about up. If you have yet to get your loved one something and are beginning to panic, calm your nerves with the knowing that Philadelphia has a multitude of places to pick up last minute presents. Any of these five options will have your partner thanking you all year round.
Hours: Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
When it comes to expertly designed flower arrangements, Ten Pennies in South Philadelphia has long been a favorite of both locals and celebrities. With a huge variety of flowers and plants to choose from, pleasant and knowledgeable staff, and same day delivery services, this is the go-to place for breathtaking, last minute gifts this Valentine’s Day. Take a look at the amazing photo gallery of center pieces and bouquets to get an idea of what you’re looking for beforehand–and hopefully save some time in the store.
Hours: Mon – Tues, Thurs – Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wed 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
If you’re in need of an impressive piece of jewelry for your special someone, stop into Lagos in Rittenhouse for a statement item that will last a lifetime. Based in Philadelphia, this luxury line of artisan designed pieces is internationally known and celebrated for its superior quality and bold, show-stopping baubles.
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Hours: Sun – Mon 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Tues – Thurs 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.; Fri – Sat 11 a.m. to 1 a.m
For a gift that will keep on giving, purchase a membership at Iron Hill Brewery’s “Mug Club” and get rewarded for drinking their specialty craft beers. The loyalty program offers a slew of perks, including a points program in which members receive a $25 credit for every 300 points accrued, 24 ounce signature handmade beer mugs to drink out of on each visit, and 24 ounce refills for the price of 16 ounce pints. The cost of membership is $35 per year, and members walk away with a collectible mug when they sign up–a perfect gift to give along with the membership.
For the golfer in your life, stop into Springfield Country Club and purchase a season pass to this lush public golf course. For $810 for residents and $1,110 for non-residents, this is the ultimate gift for someone special. Your Valentine will be treated to all the amenities of a private course including unlimited play Mondays through Thursdays, after mornings sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from March 1 to November 30. The season pass also allows for the opportunity to play at Paxon Hollow Country Club once per week (Monday to Thursday) for a reduced rate of $20 to walk or ride.
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Independently owned and operated, Town Home is a destination for memorable gifts, jewelry, and home items in Center City Philadelphia. Known for its upscale selection and personal touches, this boutique aims to please and makes customers feel right at home. This is a great spot to grab your love a last minute gift that’s both thoughtful and unique…and looks like you spent months prepping!
Now… get out and get shopping!
Michelle Conron is a freelance writer and a style and fashion enthusiast residing in Philadelphia, Pa. Her work can be found on on Examiner.com.