Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat or something completely unique, Albuquerque has the perfect local gift to wow your Valentine. We’ve put together a guide to finding a gift for your special someone in Albuquerque.

Something Sweet

Let your valentine indulge. Find decadent chocolate, fresh cookies and sweet cakes.

Eldora Chocolate

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Eldora Chocolate

Eldora Chocolate specializes in making real, quality, craft chocolate right here in Albuquerque. Chocolate truffles and specialty flavored chocolate bars are just a few of the unique, sweet treats you’ll find here.

Rude Boy

For fresh, chewy, delicious and seasonal cookies, look no further than Rude Boy Cookies. You’ll find holiday themed cookies for every occasion at Rude Boy, as they work to sweeten Albuquerque one cookie at a time.

Cake Fetish

Make your valentine feel special this year with a custom cake or valentine’s day themed cupcakes! Your love will love anything that comes from Cake Fetish.

Something Fragrant

Now that you’ve checked chocolate off your list, find something beautiful and fragrant for your special someone. Flowers and chocolate might sound cliche to some, but we’re sure that lavender scent or a specialty bouquet will put a smile on your valentine’s face.

Los Poblanos Farm Store

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Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm

Impress your loved one this year with luxurious lavender products, rustic farmhouse decor, and homemade candied nuts and spiced honey from the Los Poblanos Farm Shop. Better yet, book a night at the award-winning inn and treat your valentine to a fabulous brunch made with ingredients true to the Rio Grande Valley.

Albuquerque Florists

There is no valentine in the world who’s day would not be brightened by fresh flowers. Treat your special someone to a bouquet or arrangement from Albuquerque Florists

Something that Sparkles

At the end of the day, you can’t go wrong with a nice, shiny bauble for your sweetheart. Luckily, Albuquerque is home to some of the most unique jewelry stores and artists you’ll ever find. Whether your valentine would love a showy necklace, a delicate bracelet, or new set of cufflinks, we’ve got a store for you.

Gertrude Zachary Jewelry

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Gertrude Zachary and Lilly Barrack

For handmade, artisan jewelry to fit every style and budget, Gertrude Zachary and Lilly Barrack are two local shops to add to your list. Each shop has their own unique jewelry design style, meaning you’ll always find something special for your someone special.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

For something authentic, original and handcrafted, stop by the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's gift shop. Featuring both contemporary and traditional pieces and artists, you’ll leave with a piece of Native American jewelry or art sure to impress that lover in your life.

Or, check out one of these local jewelers or jewelry shops, only in ABQ:

Something Different

What do you get the person who has everything? Stop by one of these places to find something they are sure to adore.

Graphic for the Rail Yards Valentine Market on Feb. 10 and 11, 2024

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Rail Yards Valentine Market

To find something truly memorable for your valentine, look no further than the Rail Yards Valentine Market. Find locally-made artisan goods from a variety of vendors. You’ll find something here for anyone and everyone on Feb. 10-11.

Squidly Designs

Offering a selection of locally handmade art and gifts, Squidly is a fun, colorful and unexpected East Downtown shop is sure to fulfill your gifting needs. Find something playful, local and special for your valentine this year.

Albuquerque Museum's Museum Store

This isn’t your average museum gift shop. A gift from the Albuquerque Museum’s Museum Store is sure to impress even the pickiest of tastes. From books to art, to locally-made home goods, and so much more in between, the Museum Store should be high on your list for finding the perfect present this year.

Bonus: Treat your valentine to a special, only-in-Albuquerque date. Find some unique ideas here