This is the month of love in Toronto’s Riverside neighbourhood – located just across the bridge from the downtown core, on Queen Street East. Now that you know where to bring your loved one to celebrate the Month of Love, there is only one more thing you need to make quality time with your loved one even more memorable – gifts!
Luckily, our local Riverside businesses offer one of a kind gifts that will allow you to further show your love and affection!
Quince Flowers, 660 Queen St. East
Missing days when the sun was out and the flowers were in full bloom? Well, reminisce no longer! From its curated selection of flowers and plants, Quince Flowers knows the best way to brighten up you and your partner’s day. Besides, what better way to say “I love you” than with a bouquet of flowers?
Oreya Studio, 724 Queen St. East
Show your partner how much you love them by treating them (and you) with a relaxing time at Oreya Studio. Whether its to change up your hair color, apply a new set of lashes or feel pampered with relaxing facials, a day at Oreya will never fail to disappoint! Plus, their complimentary bubbly, good tunes and hospitable hair experts are acts of love that will soothe just about anyone.
Dimensions, 732 Queen St. East
Fuel you and your significant other’s creative side with the help of local artists and designers. With Dimensions’ wide array of custom framings and visually appealing art, you will definitely find an original statement piece that you and your partner will resonate with – or bring in your own special piece to custom frame!
Blackbird Baking Co., 635 Queen St. East
Staying in for a warm date? Make sure to visit Riverside’s newly opened Blackbird Bakery and indulge in their delicious freshly baked bread and pastries made with local ingredients!
Token Gift Shop, 777 Queen St. East
From cute notebooks and tote bags, all the stationery supplies you can dream of, bundles of dried flowers wrapped with joy and many more. You will surely find a special gift unique to your loved one. Visit Token Gift Shop for sustainable goodies handpicked with love!
Arts Market, 790 Queen St East
Arts Market is your go-to place for local artisan gifts – with 50 vendors you can find everything from amazing hand-made soaps to custom cards, jewellery and vintage pieces. Something specials awaits for your love there, guaranteed 🙂
Barefoot Beauty, 643 Queen St. East
Delve into complete bliss at this all-natural beauty salon and treat your partner to a papering day at the spa. Barefoot Beauty offers a health and eco-concious experience with waterless manicures and 5-free polish. Gift your loved one with a manicure, pedicure and massage with a custom natural lotion.
The Opera House, 735 Queen St. East
The Opera House is a historical Toronto event venue with a unique architectural interior. Hundreds of musical acts from Metallic and Maroon 5 to Eminem have performed at this iconic Riverside venue. This month gift your loved one a unique night out!