Viva the Valley is all about supporting people and small businesses in the San Fernando Valley, year-round. Read on for 30 small businesses* that you can support this Valentine’s Day.
*With the Valley community growing stronger, there are some businesses that are no longer taking Valentine’s Day orders. Next year, order from these places early: Knead 4 Dough, Honey Plate Co., Bossin Bakery
This list is alphabetized by city. In it, you’ll find local vendors for balloons, charcuterie boards, chocolate covered strawberries, flowers, picnics, and more. Shop local this Valentine’s Day, ya heard?
Beeny Bakes, Arleta
It almost feels disrespectful to write about Beeny Bakes creations. Words truly cannot do them justice. Place your Beeny Bakes orders by sending them a DM.
LV Sweets, Arleta
Do you want chocolate covered strawberries or a bouquet? Order from LV Sweets so you don’t have to choose! If you want to order or have any questions, send LV Sweets a DM on Instagram.
Drizzled Treats, Canoga Park
Okay, seriously, Drizzled Treats is probably the closest thing to perfection we’ve ever seen. The attention to detail is impeccable. You can order via DM or on the Drizzled Treats website.
A and G Berries, Chatsworth
Don’t let A and G Berries’ name fool you: They do more than dip berries in chocolate. This Valentine’s Day, they’ve partnered up with Amour Balloons to make the amazing flower, chocolate covered strawberries, and balloon arrangement below. DM to order and for pricing.
The Flower Boutique, Chatsworth and Sylmar
The Flower Boutique’s name says it all: They have flowers, and they’ll deliver them boutique style. Ordering from The Flower Boutique is a sure way to earn your Valentine’s heart.
Granada Hills Flowers, Granada Hills
Granada Hills Flowers’ storefront is on Balboa Blvd. and San Fernando Mission Blvd. and they’re taking orders right up until Valentine’s Day. Ask for Mina when you place the order!
All Things Roses LA, Lake Balboa
The mastermind behind All Things Roses LA is born and raised in Lake Balboa, though she currently lives in South Bay. If you need a flower arrangement, she’ll happily deliver! DM if you want to order or have any questions.
Charboardies, Mission Hills
Sage Hayashi knows how to put together a charcuterie board that’ll impress your Valentine. Charboardies labels your cheeses for you so you don’t have to pretend to know what you’re talking about. (#Winning)
Cakes and More by Nora, North Hills
If you order from Cakes and More by Nora you don’t have to choose between chocolate covered strawberries and cupcakes. Slide in their Instagram DMs to place your order.
Did someone say boozy hot chocolate bombs? Sounds like a sure way to get in some tipsy Valentine’s Day cuddling. Hit up Crafts by Meli via Instagram DM to order.
Fake Chef Pastries, North Hollywood
When the cookies are as cool as they are at Fake Chef Pastries, it makes sense that you need to order a week ahead of time. Say happy second birthday to Fake Chef Pastries by purchasing their cookies for their second annual Valentine’s Day sale.
Melody’s Graze, North Hollywood
Melody’s Graze said, “Salami roses, anyone?” And, naturally, we said “Yes, please!” To order your very own Melody’s Graze charcuterie board, visit the link in their Instagram bio.
Oh Yello, North Hollywood
Oh Yello is your one-stop gift and party shop, where you can order handmade party goods, custom signage, balloons, event decor, and more. You can shop on their Etsy page or by sending them a DM on Instagram.
Sweets by Hazel, North Hollywood
Sweets by Hazel’s Valentine’s Day menu is poppin’! Seriously, they have eight options for you to choose from. According to their Instagram bio, you should “DM if interested.”
Ever After Bakery, Northridge
Wendy Ramirez bakes perhaps the cutest cookies ever. If you want to give an artsy gift to your Valentine, DM Ramirez on Instagram to place your order.
Sweets by Kat, Northridge
It was hard writing a description for Sweets by Kat because, well, the work speaks for itself. To order, send Sweets by Kat an Instagram DM (their handle is @veryberrydelights). Keep in mind that orders should be placed two days in advance.
Charcuterie by Mel, Pacoima
Recommended to us by Suz the Foodie, the boards at Charcuterie by Mel do not disappoint. They’re as aesthetic as they are delicious. You can order via Instagram DM.
HDG Treats, Panorama City
Last week, HDG Treats put out their menu on Instagram and there are almost 10 options on it! Take a look at it and order through DM if something looks appealing.
The Valley Balloons, Reseda
If the business name has “Valley” in it, it’s going in the guide. Order balloons for your Valentine from The Valley Balloons — they deliver anywhere in the Valley for just $5!
Chelly Berries, San Fernando
Whether you want a gorgeous flower arrangement or beautifully decorated chocolate covered strawberries, hit up Chelly Berries on Instagram to make your Valentine smile (and maybe cry a lil bit).
My Double Sweet Treats, San Fernando
Valley girl Erika Gonzalez brings you baked goods, chocolate strawberries, churro cheesecakes, cheesecake bites, and flan. Send My Double Sweet Treats a DM for prices and to order.
Lady Flores LA, Sherman Oaks
Due to the high demand for Lady Flores LA, she’s not taking custom orders this Valentine’s Day. Instead, she put together five gorgeous Valentine’s Day arrangements. Check them out and place your order via Instagram DM — we recommend sooner rather than later.
For the Love of Dough, Sunland
You can peep the For the Love of Dough Valentine’s Day menu on Instagram. If we were you, we’d order asap because For the Love of Dough sells out every Valentine’s Day.
Charcuterie Boxes SFV, Sylmar
Full transparency, options No. 1 and No. 2 at Charcuterie Boxes SFV are sold out, but you can still get option No. 3, which includes a wine bottle! DM Charcuterie Boxes SFV to order.
Cookie Designer, Sylmar
If you want to get crafty on Valentine’s Day, consider Cookie Designer your go-to. They offer boxes of cookies that you can decorate with pink and white frosting! Place orders via Instagram DM.
The Flower Boutique, Chatsworth and Sylmar
The Flower Boutique’s name says it all: They have flowers and they’ll deliver them boutique style. Ordering from The Flower Boutique is a sure way to earn your Valentine’s heart.
Lethy’s Flower Creations, Sylmar
One of our favorite things about Lethy’s Flower Creations is that they try to make floral arrangements accessible. Check their Instagram Valentine’s Day highlight for options and pricing.
Sweet Bites, Sylmar
Sweet Bites has a lot to offer this Valentine’s Day. Swipe through their Instagram post below to see the goodness-filled menu and order through DM before Feb. 6.
The Outdoor Collectif, Valley Village
Owned and styled by Emily Andrade, The Outdoor Collectif is your go-to for boutique dinners and events. Andrade is a fashionista, so she naturally creates adorable spaces indoors and outdoors. Send all inquiries via Instagram DM.
Typa Way Poetry, Valley Village
Let’s be real — we’re not all good at expressing our emotions, much less writing them down. Luckily, Valley (Village) girl Monica Salazar can craft beautiful words for your person so they know how you feel. Her services start at $15.
Amour Balloons, Van Nuys
If you want to add a bit of flair to your Valentine’s Day date, Amour Balloons is the way to go. They’re taking orders, so DM for pricing and inquiries.
Dee’s Dips, Van Nuys
Dee’s Dips boxes are always ~aesthetic~. They have a Valentine’s Day “Naught Box,” in which she includes, well, a naughty message. You can check out an example below and peep their Valentine’s Day menu on Instagram. DM to have her answer your questions.
Wendy Lou Sugar and Spice, Woodland Hills
Miss Wendy Guerrero brings the heat when she creates her delicious desserts. Guerrero is only taking orders until Jan. 31, so act fast (via Instagram DM)!