Jackson’s gift and date ideas for those struck by Cupid’s arrow
Some people consider Valentine’s Day to be one of the most romantic days of the year.
To show their love for each other, many couples buy each other gifts or spend time together.
If you’re still making plans, here are some local businesses selling Valentine’s Day gifts, gifts and ideas for Cupid lovers planning to celebrate in Jackson.
Gifts: Chocolates, flowers, baked goods
Nandi’s Candy: 1220 East Northside Drive, Suite 390, Maywood Mart Shopping Center
Interested in a classic chocolate box? The family-run store sells boxes of all sizes and a variety of treats. There are also foil-wrapped chocolates, hot cocoa bombs, candy apples, and chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Most items can be shipped except strawberries. These can be obtained by placing an order online or in-store and picking it up in-store.
The two-pound box of chocolates is one of Nandy’s Candy’s most popular Valentine’s Day gifts.
Campbell Bakery: 3013 North State Street
This iconic Fondren bakery sells Valentine’s Day tea cakes and petit fours, as well as heart and frosted cookies. Drop by for a box of snacks.
The bakery’s regular menu also includes cookies, cupcakes, bars, cakes and cheesecakes.
whitley flowers: 740 Lakeland Avenue
Complete your Valentine’s Day gift with roses from this family owned and operated store.
If roses aren’t your style, a florist can arrange other flowers such as lilies, orchids, and houseplants.
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Activities: dining out, massage, hiking
masculinity: 1200 North State Street
Check out the restaurant’s Valentine’s Day menu available February 11-15. Specialties include strawberry salad, oysters and fish fillets.
The regular menu includes seafood, meat, pizza and alcoholic beverages including cocktails, spirits and beer.
The restaurant is open for dine-in or pickup for those who want to celebrate at home.
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The interior of The Manship in Jackson.
Jax-Zen Therapeutic Arts Center: 155 Wesley Ave.
Want to relax and pamper yourself and your partner? Jax-Zen Healing Arts Centre offers couples massage and flotation therapy. The sale will end on February 14th.
A couples package includes a 90-minute flotation therapy for $115. Everyone has private space to float in a relaxing tank filled with Epsom salts. Afterwards, couples can meet each other in the Zen lounge.
Or pay $250 for a 60-minute massage and a 90-minute flotation therapy. Your significant other can float while you enjoy the massage, then switch.
Visit the link above to make an appointment or purchase.
Lovell Bluff State Park: 3315 Lakeland Terrance
This 305-acre park has plenty of activities for nature lovers: hiking, nine-hole golf course, driving range, camping, and more. A trail connects the golf course, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and Mays Lake.
Nearby is the 2.5-mile Museum Trail, from Laurel Street to the Mississippi Farmers Market on Jefferson Street.
Reporter Mina Corpuz can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.You can follow her on Twitter @mlcorpuz.
This article originally appeared on The Mississippi Bugle Ledger: Valentine’s Day Ideas, Desserts, Events for Jackson Date Night
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