Find the perfect activity for your little loves! Here are our top picks for this year's best family and kids' Valentine's Day events and activities.
Through February 13
Victorian Valentine Craft Kit (Pickup)
DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley Street, Wheaton
Create 15 beautiful greeting cards using this kit. From Victorian and vintage ideas to modern creations, use provided instruction-idea sheet and your own creativity to celebrate your valentine. Pick-Up Hours are Tuesday-Friday from 10:30am - 4pm. $10 per kit. All ages.
Through February 15
Color a Vintage Valentine
Wilmette Historical Museum Online, 609 Ridge Road, Wilmette
Color a vintage Valentine to share with your family, neighbors and friends and spread some love during a socially distanced winter. You can choose among several vintage Valentines from the Wilmette Historical Museum’s collection,download free on the museum website. All ages. Any time. FREE.
Children’s Animal Valentine Card Craft Pick Up
Trailside Museum of Natural History, 738 Thatcher Ave., River Forest
Create a cute animal Valentine’s Day card to give to an animal at Trailside or to your Valentine! Pick up a bag at the Museum with all the materials you need except crayons, glue and scissors. All ages. 9 am - 4 pm. FREE.
Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating
Lake View Nature Center, 17W063 Hodges Rd., Oakbrook Terrace
Enjoy a sweet evening together making special treats for Valentine's Day. Each parent/child pair will decorate six sugar cookies with icing, sprinkles and other festive goodies. A box is included to take your treats home in. This class may be a little messy, so please bring your own apron. Registration is per child and includes one adult chaperone. Also offering a pick-up option. Ages 2-8. 6-7pm. Resident/Non-Resident: $20/$24.
Parent’s Night Out-Kids Valentines Party
Glow Salon & Spa, 3319 Vollmer Road, Flossmoor
Register your little Princess now for an evening of pampering & or your sons for a night of gaming while you enjoy your evening out. Four hours of fun including hair service, choice of spa services, refreshments, movie and more. Ages 6 and up. 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. $99.
Valentine's Day Workshop for Kids
OH Art Foundation, 1029 West 35th Street, Chicago
Come join us on Valentine's Day weekend for an afternoon of fun and painting! It's the perfect weekend activity for children of all ages. A canvas and all painting materials will be prepared and ready for you upon arrival. Our experienced instructors will provide step-by-step instructions and individualized attention. At the end of the workshop, your child will be able to take home a ready-to-hang painting of their very own. Grades K-8. 12pm - 1:30pm. $35.
ARTastic Valentines Drawing Party
Young Rembrandts online
Draw live with Young Rembrandts and celebrate this super sweet holiday. This one-time event is perfect for ages 6-12 or join as a Family on Sunday Morning. 11 AM CST – 12:30 PM CST. $13 for 90 Minutes of Drawing and Activities.
Valentine's Day Afternoon Kids High Tea
Park and Field, 509 W Fullerton Ave., Chicago
Bring the family and join us for Kids Valentines Afternoon High Tea. Celebrate with high tea, ample choice of other beverages, and snacks aplenty while you decorate cupcakes and make your valentines day cards as a family! Includes table-side cupcake decorating, polaroid pictures as keepsakes, and supplies to make V-Day cards. Plus tea, sandwiches, cookies, bars, and scones + ample kid-friendly snack selections. All ages. 3pm. $20.