Best Valentine's Day Events for Kids

Posted: February 10, 2022

The Best Family Friendly Valentine's Events for Kids in Chicago

It's Valentine's Day weekend, and we've rounded up some of the best Valentine's Day events and activities for kids and families. 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 14 or while supplies last
Grab and Go: Valentine's Day Flower (Pickup)
Little Village Public Library, 2311 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago
Stop by and pick up a kit that will show you how to make a paper rose in its own box. Be prepared for Valentine's Day with all the materials included in the kit. This grab and go kit is available during library hours until Monday, February 14 or while supplies last. Best for ages -12. FREE.
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February 11
Valentine's Day Festival at Anderson
Anderson Park, 3748 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago
The Chicago Park District is offering Valentine's Day events at several park locations throughout the city, over the Valentine's weekend. On Friday, stop by Anderson park to celebrate Valentines Day with this festival that offers music, candy & cards. For ages 6 and up. 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. FREE.
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February 12
Mickey & Minnie Valentine Skate Party
Just For Fun Roller Rink, 139 North Seymour Avenue, Mundelein
Meet, Skate & Play with Mickey & Minnie Mouse with two fun-filled hours of fun, games, skating & more. Celebrate Valentine's Day with all the family in a warm, clean & fun environment. All ages. 1-4pm. $10 admission, skate rental $3. You may buy tickets in advance.
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February 12
Victorian Valentines
DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley Street, Wheaton
Valentines of the Victorian era were treasured keepsakes, incorporating feathers, beads, and bits of fabric. Make our own! For ages 3 and up. 1-3:30pm drop in. Suggested donation of $3/participant.
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February 13
Valentine's Day ART Workshop
The Paintbrush, 2646 N. Halsted, Chicago
We have all sorts of SWEET Valentine's Day ART activities planned for your ART-loving kids. In this in-person workshop, we will be creating beautiful holiday decorations perfect for dazzling your home or giving as special handmade gifts. All Covid19 safety precautions remain in place. Register online. Ages 5-10. 1:00pm - 2:30pm. $40.
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February 14
Snuggle Hike
Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd., Willow Springs
Love is in the air! Grab your loved one and join us as we discuss animals in love while hiking our trails. Registration required. All ages. 1pm. FREE.
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February 14
Valentine's Day Story and Craft
Brighton Park Public Library, 4314 S. Archer Ave., Chicago
Love is in the air! Grab your loved one and join us as we discuss animals in love while hiking our trails. Registration required. All ages. 1pm. FREE. Join us at the library for a Valentine's Day story, followed by a craft activity. For kids 3 to 8. This event takes place in person. Register by 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 13. Due to space limitations, please include the total number of children and adults as attendees when you register. 4-5pm. FREE.
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Find more activities to do with your little loves this weekend in our Calendar of Events!