Posted on Friday February 12, 2021 by Vanessa Lenz

Your East Troy Valentine's Day Guide

What to buy
Your Valentine

Pull out all the stops and support local businesses this Valentine's Day with these great options for all of your loved ones.


Something cupid-approved

There are so many cupid-approved Valentine's Day gifts to choose from at Home on the Square, 2888 Main St., that you may have to take something home for yourself too. Family owned and operated, Home on the Square aims to deliver a unique blend of high quality domestic and international products specifically geared towards a Midwestern client. Hours are Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shop will be open on Sunday.

Looking for an efficient shopping option? Dan, Home on the Square's shop manager, is great at gift giving suggestions based on who you are shopping for. Home on the Square's website now features a form for you to give information about your shopping needs and then come in and pick from a personally curated selection.

For more information, visit or call (262) 642-5400.


Something to toast
the special moments


Splurge on something special for your sweetheart at The Global Glass, 2884 Main St.
The full-service shop features beer, wine, spirits and expert picks on a great bottle of wine, the latest craft beer or something new for your bar.

For more information, call (262) 684-5420 or visit

Something to cozy up with

Show your love with a gift card to your favorite bookstore. InkLink Books, 2890 Main St., known for hosting bestselling authors at its Read & Feed book dinners & virtual events, captures the nostalgia of the best independent bookstores by filling its shelves with books from hyper-curated lists.

Click here to send a gift card digitally or pick one up in the shop.

InkLink is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information visit


Something pretty

Lovelight Flowers will be popping up at Home on the Square, 2888 Main St., this weekend with grab-and-go bouquets. Supply is limited- stop by today to pick up yours!
Owner Andrea Clemens offers seasonally inspired weekly bouquet shares and special event designs. Many of the flowers she uses are organically grown in our gardens in East Troy. For more information, click here.

Something sweet


 Nothing says "I love you" like house-made gelato with all organic ingredients from Sauced Pizzeria, 2886 Main St.

 The locally sourced, seasonally inspired, 100% wood fired Neapolitan style pizzeria is open from noon to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays for carryout.

Sauced now features a "scheduled" pickup feature to its online ordering. Order ahead to beat the rush and they'll have it ready at the time you choose!

Order online at

Something for spring

Spring forward at Square Side Resale & Consignment Boutique, 2874 Main St. The locally owned and operated consignment boutique specializing in women and children’s fashion has just updated its spring clothes inventory, including T-shirts, tank tops, dresses, rompers, skirts and more. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, click here or call (262) 215-3736.

Something for the
Wisconsin lover


Hill Valley Dairy features 100% locally made fun, flavorful cheese from its family farm and local producers to your table. The popular cheese is currently available for wholesale and retail purchase. Cheeses can be found locally at 2894 on Main on the square, 2894 Main St. and Frank's Piggly Wiggly3238 Main St.

To order online visit

Something classic

Chocolate is always a great way to show love on Valentine's Day and East Troy Pharmacy, 3284 Main St., has you covered with an assortment of options, along with a selection of puzzles, novelty items and other gifts. For more information, click here or call (262) 642-3510.

Something made with love


The Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St. Mukwonago, is featuring a Valentine’s Gift Bag filled with luscious Chocolate Fudge and Farm Bakery’s delectable Chocolate Almond Pumpkin Bread. Specially priced Feb 12-14 at $9.99 (reg, $15.98). Share with family, friends and your favorite neighbor, teacher or healthcare worker. 

The Elegant Farmer serves up homemade, fresh-picked and delicious offerings in its Farm Kitchen Bakery, Deli & Market. 

The business is noted by “Gourmet Magazine,” “The Wall Street Journal,” “Food Network” and “Milwaukee Magazine” as having “the best pie in America.” The award-winning Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag has been the Elegant Farmer’s signature item for decades, baking over a quarter of a million pies each year.

Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. every day. Online shopping is also available here:

Something to keep you warm


Zinn's Mercantile, 2087 Division St., East Troy, has lots of wonderful handmade goods to keep you warm this weekend, as well as Valentine gift ideas – romantic, pretty, practical or cute.

Hours are Thursdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (for all you late Valentine shoppers). For more information, click here.

How to celebrate
Your Valentine

Whether you are venturing out or staying home, East Troy still has options for everyone.

Book a table


East Troy Brewery, 2905 Main St., is opening up for Valentine's Day and chef Ashley Turner has created a special plated four hand-made course dinner experience.

Seating is from 5 to 8 p.m. To reserve your spot, email, or call (262) 642-2670.

Check out the brewery's Weekend Brunch Menu every Friday-Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., new merchandise, and a rotating warm winter cocktail menu. 

    East Troy Brewery will also feature carryout options, including its entire line of in-house Craft Beers to-go. 

Click here for its latest menu. 

    For more information, visit 

Best places for takeout
(all weekend):

2894 on Main

(Kitchen hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cafe hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat & Sun., 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon-Fri)

Food Menu

(Open Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 9 pm. and Friday and Saturday noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday (Valentine's Day) reservation only) 

 (Kitchen open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. & Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Sauced A Pizzeria

(Open from noon to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays for carryout)

Fall in love with
something new


This weekend, for Valentine's Day,  The Hive Taproom, W2463 County Rd ES, is introducing ... a brand new menu of specialty meads. Think, the delicious meads you love, with fun additions that take them to a new level.

Bee.there Friday for the release of five new specialty meads. Also, don't miss a live performance by the talented Kyle Young as he brings a fresh new sound to the stage this Saturday from 6-9 p.m. 
Whether you’re celebrating with a loved one, or just celebrating your love for mead - a love we can all get behind, you'll want to spend some of your weekend at The Hive!
For details, visit

Have Brunch
with a side of Broadway



Treat your family or special someone with a gourmet brunch this Valentine's Day.  East Troy High School's annual Brunch on Broadway fundraising show will go on in a new way this year thanks to the generous partnership of Hometown Sausage Kitchen, Yuppy Hill Poultry, Simple Bakery, along with the ETHS choirs.  

Enjoy amazing food, support the ETHS choirs on their mission to travel and perform out of state during the 2021-22 school year and enjoy a very special Broadway themed visual/audio 'thank you' from the ETHS choirs found in every boxed brunch.  

Help make this a memorable Valentine's Day for your family and  the choir students. All proceeds go directly toward the choir trip fund.

Order your brunch HERE

Cook at home



Impress your loved ones by making them Valentine's Day dinner at home. If you're looking for the best meats to anchor your show stopping main dish, take a trip to Hometown Sausage Kitchen, W1184 County Road L.

Hometown Sausage specializes in award-winning handcrafted sausages and artisan smoked meat products for wholesale and retail, made with locally sourced ingredients, USDA certified.

Hours are Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information: Click here

Head to Frank's Piggly Wiggly, 3238 W. Main St., East Troy, for all of the fresh items to complete your meal.

Frank's also has a super selection of Valentine's Day ideas to celebrate the loved ones in your life – from flowers and cakes, to chocolates & ready made dinners. For more information, visit or call (262) 642-5524.

Make it a ski date &
stay all night


Alpine Valley Resort, W2501 County Road D, is offering a  Valentine's Day package for those looking to make some memories this weekend. 

Alpine Valley, which was recently voted number one for snow making and number one for family resort, offers the ideal chance to get outdoors with plenty of open space for guests to spread out.

    Alpine features 90 skiable acres with 21 runs that range from beginner to expert with 388 feet of vertical skiing. The hill also includes three Terrain Parks, which offer snowboarders and freestyle skiers a variety of rails, boxes and snow features.
    Alpine Valley can be reached at (262) 642-7374 and (800) 227-9395. For more information, visit

Cozy up with a warm drink


Cozy up to your favorite 2894 On Main creation or enjoy one of their seasonal drinks.

East Troy's cafe, located on the northwest corner of the East Troy Village Square, features a farm-to-fork menu and uses locally roasted beans with local, organic milk. 

Kitchen hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cafe hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visit for details.

Grab your skates



Get your heart pumping outdoors at the Village of East Troy's outdoor ice skating rink. The rink is located immediately north of the East Troy Lions Public Library, 3094 Graydon Ave. Slip on some skates and glide across the rink, made with love. For details, visit

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