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.

Canoga Park

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

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!

Lake Balboa

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.

Mission Hills

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)

North Hills

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.

Crafts by Meli, North Hills

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.

North Hollywood

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.

Panorama City

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!

San Fernando

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.

Sherman Oaks

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.

Valley Village

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.

Van Nuys

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.

Woodland Hills

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)!

As a writer and first-generation Mexican American born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, I'm passionate about celebrating the communities in the 818. That passion fueled the founding of Viva the Valley in November 2020 and it continues to fuel its upkeeping. Full time, I'm a writer and editor at California State University, Northridge. I also am a freelancer and work with editors at websites and magazines as well as small business owners who want to share more on their business blogs.

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