For the Love of Carrboro
The Carrboro Business Alliance encourages everyone to show and share their #CarrboroLove on Valentine’s Day. The local love fest is part of @ForTheLoveofCarrboro, an annual Town tradition in February to celebrate all that makes Carrboro a great place to live, learn, work, play, and visit. Read the 2022 announcement to learn more and get engaged in 2023 (pun intended)!
#CarrboroLove Gift Guide [2021 Version]
The #CarrboroLove Gift Guide was coordinated by the Carrboro Business Alliance and featured 30 flirty gifts, meals, and experiences from local member enterprises to commemorate Valentine’s Day and "For the Love of Carrboro 2021." Show and share your #CarrboroLove with these sweet Eats, Treats, and Retreats, and celebrate all that makes Carrboro a great place to live, learn, work, and play. Scroll down and learn more!
Glasshalfull makes it possible to dine divinely from the comfort of home with their three-course Valentine's Day Meal. Pre-order online for curbside pick-up on Saturday, Feb. 13th. $48/person
Vecino Brewing Company is a restaurant and bar located in the heart of Carrboro - built by neighbors, for neighbors - focusing on locally-sourced ingredients and hand-crafted menus. Let their passion for good food and beer ignite some Valentine's Day magic! Dine-in, carryout, and delivery options available.
Neal's Deli is the perfect place to pick up your pre-ordered heart-shaped biscuits and a few sandwiches and hot soup to treat someone you love to a Valentine's lunch. Their full-flavored, scratch-made food is celebrated across the country - and it's right here in Carrboro! Order online for curbside pick-up. $6+
Gift Cards to Favorite Carrboro Restaurants
My Muses Card Shop & Gifts is a treasure trove of wonderfully unique, hand-designed greeting cards as well as artisan-made tiny gifts. View their curated collection on social media and shop in-store or call to order. $4+
Professional photography has the power to capture a moment and create lasting impressions. Schedule a photography session with these local pros for your loved ones this Valentine's Day.
New member Daniel Turbert Photography is offering 20% off a Boudoir session!
Help that car-lover get road-ready again with a gift from one of Carrboro's car care and automotive professionals offering new tire specials, car wash packages, and detailing services. Purchase online or call the shop to speak with a retail specialist.
Fleet Feet - Carrboro will get your sweetie road ready for spring. These pros are the custom shoe fit specialists offering their revolutionary Fleet Feet fit id® Outfitting Process with in-store and virtual fitting appointments available.
Steven Ray Miller may hide a heart in every single painting he creates but his love for Carrboro and North Carolina shines throughout his work. Support local artists and show your love with a piece from Miller's heart-filled collection including his special Valentine Easels, framed mini prints, and heart-shaped puzzles! Prices vary.
The Hampton Inn & Suites on Main Street is at the center of all you love about Carrboro. Book a stay-cation this Valentine's Day and enjoy a discounted $89/night rate and chocolates in the room for Valentine's day weekend. Call 919-969-6988 and mention "For the Love of Carrboro" to receive this special offer.
CommunityWorx is a nonprofit with a 70-year-mission centered on building a stronger, equitable local community. Safely browse through their thrift shop's collection of home décor, books, clothing, and more in-store and online, and use #CarrboroLove promo code to get 10% off your entire online purchase! (exp 2/28/21)
The Black Lives Matter Movement around Carrboro advocates for values that are important to Carrboro including acknowledgment of and opposition to systemic and institutional racism. As the community comes together for this important work, take time to view the CommunityWorx and Carrboro Century Center Black Lives Matter murals and see Carrboro Townhall adorned by Black Lives Matter flags along the building's front entrance.
Click here for more information on the Town of Carrboro's Black History Month Programming.
The ArtsCenter is offering a free virtual Valentine's TikTok Workshop for kids as well as other creative arts classes online and in-person throughout the month of February. Register online.
Chapel Hill Tennis & Swim Club is one of the premiere tennis and swim facilities in the South. Give the gift of fun and recreation with an annual membership. They are currently offering free initiation fees on all regular year-round memberships. Inquire today!
The Carrboro Farmers' Market is home to many beloved local farmers, artisans, and crafters. Purchase hearty soups made with locally raised heirloom vegetables and tear off a piece of freshly baked bread as you stroll through the market and pick-up produce, eggs, meats, and more!
Open Saturdays 9am-12pm
The Art Therapy Institute Friday ArtWalk has been re-imagined for a virtual world and they invite the Carrboro community to please join them for a special exhibit on Friday, February 12th to elevate individual artistic renditions of heart, hope, and resilience from members of the ATI community. Register online. Free
Arete Float Tank & Personal Optimization Studio is the only studio in the area to offer a premium float tank and infrared sauna experience. Soaks restore physical wellbeing and release the mind. Gift deep relaxation and rejuvenation with their introductory float package available online. $150