Celebrate the Day of Love + Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids

Looking for something sweet to do around Grand Rapids with the kids?

Celebrate with all the little loves of your life with these Valentine’s Day-themed activities. Some may call it a “Hallmark holiday,” but cupid’s designated day on the calendar gives us the perfect excuse to do something special with our kids!

From cooking classes and story times to outdoor events, there is sure to be a Valentine’s Day activity or two in the Grand Rapids area that’s just perfect to celebrate the love in your family!

Valentine’s Day Activities for Families

Saturday February 1, 2020

Kid's Valentine's Baking Party

Location: Cookie Chicks – 3979 West River Dr, Suite A2, Box 404 Comstock Park

You've indicated that you want more Kid's Baking parties....here you go! Our Kid's Valentine's Baking Party will be on Saturday 2/1 - get your tickets now before they sell out! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-valentines-baking-party-tickets-88559709475

Time:10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday February 4, 2020

Drop In Valentine Creation Station!

Location: Howard Miller Public Library – 14 S. Church St. Zeeland

Children of all ages! Drop in any time between 6:30 and 7:30 to make fun Valentine crafts with Miss Jess!

Time:6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Friday February 7, 2020

Story Time @ THE MUD ROOM

Location: The Mud Room – 1971 E Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids

A fun outing for the little ones! We’ll read a story then paint a themed project. Monthly featured stories and art projects will be posted on our Facebook events. Limited quantities; pre-registration recommended. Ages: 3-6 years, limit one adult per child

Time:10:15 am - 11:15 am

Saturday February 8, 2020

Grandville Lowes Kids Workshop: Love Note Holder

Location: Lowes Grandville – 4705 Canal Ave Grandville

Valentine’s Day is almost here!  This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats!  Sign them up and join us on Saturday, February 8th!  Space is limited, so register today!

Time:9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Holland Lowes Kids Workshop: Love Note Holder

Location: Lowes Holland – 12635 Felch St Suite 10 Holland

Valentine’s Day is almost here!  This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats!  Sign them up and join us on Saturday, February 8th!  Space is limited, so register today!

Time:9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kentwood Lowes Kids Workshop: Love Note Holder

Location: Lowes Kentwood – 3330 28th St SE Kentwood

Valentine’s Day is almost here!  This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats!  Sign them up and join us on Saturday, February 8th!  Space is limited, so register today!

Time:9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create in the Collaboratory! Binary Love

Location: Gary Byker Memorial Library – 3338 Van Buren St. Hudsonville

Stop by the library and see what creative things are going on the Collaboratory this Saturday. All ages can drop in for some self-directed creative time. The library will have the supplies, you bring the imagination! Binary Love. Create all kinds of things using the supplies on our Maker Cart. [...]

Time:10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Alto Branch

Location: KDL Alto Branch Library – 6071 Linfield Ave. Alto

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Royal Valentine's Day Event

Location: 

Come and Celebrate all things pink and pretty and fun that Valentine's Day includes with some Royal Friends. Come get professional photos taken with Ariel, Elena, Rupunzel & Aurora! Then our Royal Friends will do a fun Valentine day craft with the kids plus special treats and more!! Tickets are [...]

Time:10:00 am - 11:00 am

Valentine's Dash 5k

Location: KDL Kentwood Library Branch – 4950 Breton SE Grand Rapids

This race will get you outside to enjoy a combination of trails and roads in Kentwood. This course is great for first-time runners but will also provide a challenge to more experienced runners. This race is perfect for running with your sweetie, soul mate, BFF or to meet someone new! [...]

Time:10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday Storytime - Lots of Love

Location: Loutit District Library – 407 Columbus Ave Grand Haven

There is so much to love this time of year! Join us for an interactive storytime for all ages celebrating hearts and love. Stay after to make Valentines for friends and family!

Time:10:30 am - 11:15 am

Always More Love Storytime at Barnes & Noble- Holland

Location: Barnes & Noble Felch St. Plaza – 3050 Beeline Rd. Holland

Discover a heartwarming story in this interactive book that shows us how love grows for our dearest friends and family. This special Storytime features fun activities following our reading!

Time:11:00 am

Always More Love Storytime at Barnes & Noble- Muskegon

Location: Barnes & Noble Muskegon – 5275 Harvey Street Muskegon

Discover a heartwarming story in this interactive book that shows us how love grows for our dearest friends and family. This special Storytime features fun activities following our reading!

Time:11:00 am

Always More Love Storytime at Barnes & Noble- Rivertown

Location: Barnes & Noble Rivertown Crossings – 3700 Rivertown Parkway Ste. 2058 Grandville

Discover a heartwarming story in this interactive book that shows us how love grows for our dearest friends and family. This special Storytime features fun activities following our reading!

Time:11:00 am

Always More Love Storytime at Barnes & Noble- Woodland

Location: Barnes & Noble Woodland Mall – 3195 28th Street SE Grand Rapids

Discover a heartwarming story in this interactive book that shows us how love grows for our dearest friends and family. This special Storytime features fun activities following our reading!

Time:11:00 am

Art, Love, and Chocolate Tour

Location: Grand Rapids Art Museum – 101 Monroe Center St. Grand Rapids

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special guided tour at GRAM!  Guests will explore love, companionship, passion, and dedication depicted in artwork throughout the galleries.  At the conclusion, receive a special chocolate treat to complete your visit with your sweetheart. Registration is required by February 5th. $7 Adult $6 Senior (62 [...]

Time:11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cookies & Canvas: Family Roots You & Me

Location: Wine & Canvas Studio – 2675 E. Paris Ave. Ste. E Grand Rapids

Join us for a Valentine's Class!  Two paintings can match up as one large painting!  This is perfect for Mommy & Me or best friends.  Match your painting up to your "dates" painting or paint it all on one canvas. Cookies and Canvas are kid and teen inspired classes recommended [...]

Time:1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Grand Valentine Tea Party

Location: Allendale Township Library – 6175 Library Ln Allendale

Grab your grandkids or grandparents and join us for a special Valentine's Tea Party. We'll do a craft and snacks will be served. Registration required. Please register each individual attendee! Sign up here: http://allendalelibrary2.evanced.info/signup/calendar

Time:1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Valentine make-n-take

Location: Red Barn Market – 3550 Alden Nash NE Lowell

Welcome to our 2020 Valentine Make and Take! Join us from 1p-4p! We will be making chocolate dipped marshmallow pops rolled in Valentine sprinkles - bags and tags included for each pop. $5 for every 10 pops Build your own Valentine sundae! $3 per person Pre-Registration requested to plan for [...]

Time:1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Byron Branch

Location: KDL Byron Center Branch Library – 8191 Byron Center Ave. SW Byron Center

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Rockford Branch

Location: KDL Rockford Krause Library – 140 E. Bridge St. Rockford

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Art, Love, and Chocolate Tour

Location: Grand Rapids Art Museum – 101 Monroe Center St. Grand Rapids

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special guided tour at GRAM!  Guests will explore love, companionship, passion, and dedication depicted in artwork throughout the galleries.  At the conclusion, receive a special chocolate treat to complete your visit with your sweetheart. Registration is required by February 5th. $7 Adult $6 Senior (62 [...]

Time:2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Dance

Location: Michigan Ballet Academy – 1595 Galbraith Ave. SE Grand Rapids

Dad, treat your special little Valentine to a night of dancing, refreshments, finger foods, raffles, and pictures at our special Valentine's Day photo booth. This event is open to all area dads and daughters! Also learn amazing dance moves from local ballroom dance star David Armbrecht!

Time:6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday February 10, 2020

Valentine's Art for Toddlers

Location: West Side Christian School – 955 Westend NW Grand Rapids

Kids love Valentine’s Day, and it's the perfect opportunity to be reminded of God’s love and ways we can share His love with others! This BUDS event will provide some engaging, fun and even calming valentine-themed sensory activities. Through play and exploration, the sensory activities will give what their growing [...]

Time:9:00 am - 9:30 am

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Comstock Park Branch

Location: KDL Comstock Park Library – 3943 W. River Dr. NE Comstock Park

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am

FIT4MOM Holland's Valentine's Day Craft

Location: Butternut Event Centre – 977 Butternut Dr #8 Holland

You are invited to FIT4MOM Holland's February playgroups! These playgroups are open to all moms and kiddos in the community! Come hang out with us as we play and learn this month! Friday, February 7 - Pediatric PT Discussion & Block Play Monday February 10 - Valentine’s Day Craft Tuesday [...]

Time:10:30 am - 11:30 am

Valentiney Family Night at GRCM

Location: Grand Rapids Children’s Museum – 11 Sheldon Ave NE Grand Rapids

Celebrate with the Grand Rapids Children's Museum! Make valentines Create BFF Shrinky Dink friendship bracelets Valentines snacks $3.00 admission

Time:5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Cascade Branch

Location: KDL Cascade Branch Library – 2870 Jack Smith Ave. SE Grand Rapids

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Cascade Branch

Location: KDL Cascade Branch Library – 2870 Jack Smith Ave. SE Grand Rapids

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Walker Branch

Location: KDL Walker Branch Library – 4293 Remembrance Rd. NW Walker

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:30 am

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Alpine Branch

Location: KDL Alpine Branch Library – 5255 Alpine Ave. NW Comstock Park

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:6:30 pm

Thursday February 13, 2020

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Lowell Branch

Location: KDL Lowell Englehardt Library – 200 N. Monroe St. Lowell

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am

Date Night: Pizza and Puzzles

Location: Muskegon Museum of Art – 296 W. Webster Avenue Muskegon

Celebrate your Valentine and friendship with a date night here at the MMA! Bring your sweetheart or a friend for relaxed night of pizza and puzzles here in our galleries. Tickets include a table for puzzle building with your partner, pizza, and 1 free drink ticket. Puzzles provided. Cash bar. [...]

Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Snowshoe with your Sweetie

Location: Blandford Nature Center – 1715 Hillburn Ave. N.W. Grand Rapids

Take a romantic, candlelit hike through the snowy woods with your loved one. Listen to the crunch of snow, maybe the hoot of owls, and sweet whispers of wind in your ear while you experience the magic of winter in Michigan. This easy paced hike is for all experience levels. [...]

Time:6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Valentine’s Day Cookie Class!

Location: The Oven Mitt – 217 E. 24 St Holland

Grab your significant other or bestie and join us for a fun night of cookie decorating! Class includes a dozen sugar cookies and all supplies needed. Step by step instructions and assistance provided! In this class you will learn the basics for working with royal icing as well as the [...]

Time:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fused Glass Date Night @ THE MUD ROOM

Location: The Mud Room – 1971 E Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids

Grab a friend or your sweetie and join us to create beautiful Fused Glass votive holders or ring dishes! Limited seating; please register in advance! Ages: 16 and up Note: Glass bases for these projects are 4x4”

Time:6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Anti-Valentine's Day Party (for teens)

Location: Allendale Township Library – 6175 Library Ln Allendale

Tired of making a fuss over Valentine's Day? Seek refuge from the mushiness at this Anti-Valentine's Day Party. For ages 11-18. Registration required. Sign up here: http://allendalelibrary2.evanced.info/signup/calendar

Time:7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday February 14, 2020

FIT4MOM Valentine's Day Workout & Party!

Location: Butternut Event Centre – 977 Butternut Dr #8 Holland

Join us for a fun filled Valentines Day themed Stroller Strides class at 9:30am and our party following at 10:30am! Dress your little ones in their Valentine's Day Best for a Valentine's exchange and take a photo in our "kissing booth" after class! If you would like to participate in [...]

Time:9:30 am - 11:30 am

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Caledonia Branch

Location: KDL Caledonia Township Branch Library – 6260 92nd St. Caledonia

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Comstock Park Branch

Location: KDL Comstock Park Library – 3943 W. River Dr. NE Comstock Park

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:10:00 am

Forever Curious Children's Museum Valentine's Party

Location: Forever Curious Children’s Museum – 202 East Main Street Fennville

Join us for a fun Valentine's Day celebration! Kids can create a valentine, make a magical puppet to use in our new theater, dance and enjoy a sweet snack. Free with admission.

Time:11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Heart to Heart Craft Party at the KDL Caledonia Branch

Location: KDL Caledonia Township Branch Library – 6260 92nd St. Caledonia

Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.

Time:11:00 am

Open Studio Glass Fusing @ THE MUD ROOM

Location: The Mud Room – 1971 E Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids

We’ll have all the supplies available to help you create beautiful Fused Glass projects on the first Friday of the month! Supplies and seating are First-Come-First-Served. Ages: 7 and up (adults welcome, too!)

Time:11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fellinlove Farm From The Heart Weekend

Location: Fellinlove Farm – 6364 144th Ave Holland

February 14, 15, 16; 4:30-6:00 p.m. 4:30 Visit Heart (one of our 4 gorgeous Gypsy Vanners), our other horses, piggies, goats, mini llamas & much more! 5:00 Walk on our 3/4 mile nature trail led by our Great Pyrenees dogs. 5:15 Watch the "parade" as we bring all of the [...]

Time:4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday Family Fun Night: Valentine’s Day

Location: Lakeshore Museum Center – 430 W. Clay Ave., Muskegon

This Valentine’s Day take the whole family on a date night at the museum! Enjoy collecting Valentine’s from various museum creatures, create your own Valentine’s Day craft, and learn some love science. Then get a Valentine’s Day treat to take home! Free for Muskegon County residents, $5 for non-residents. No [...]

Time:5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Mother & Son Valentine's Day Party

Location: Kids Jungle Gym Clubhouse – 821 Oakdale St SE Grand Rapids

Happy Valentine's Day Mother's!! Come bond and celebrate Valentine's Day with your son's over Arts and Crafts activities provided by KJGClubhouse. Enjoy time with your son(s) by creating: Valentine day cards Cutting out & decorating Decorating goodie bags and most of all filling bags with treats! Ages 2-8 invited (Family [...]

Time:5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Mother & Son Valentine's Day Party

Location: Kids Jungle Gym Clubhouse – 821 Oakdale St SE Grand Rapids

Happy Valentine's Day Mother's!! Come bond and celebrate Valentine's Day with your son's over Arts and Crafts activities provided by KJGClubhouse. Enjoy time with your son(s) by creating: Valentine day cards Cutting out & decorating Decorating goodie bags and most of all filling bags with treats! Ages 2-8 invited (Family [...]

Time:5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Parents Night Out

Location: Grand Rapids Gymnastics – 1601 Galbraith Ave, STE 301 Grand Rapids

Your kids (4+ years) will have a BLAST at GRG. Jumping on trampolines, playing games and practicing their gymnastics skills. All under the supervision of our fantastic GRG coaching staff! Ninja’s on the Move! All PNO participates will spend time in our new ninja course with the cannonball alley, warped [...]

Time:6:00 pm

Snowshoe with your Sweetie

Location: Blandford Nature Center – 1715 Hillburn Ave. N.W. Grand Rapids

Take a romantic, candlelit hike through the snowy woods with your loved one. Listen to the crunch of snow, maybe the hoot of owls, and sweet whispers of wind in your ear while you experience the magic of winter in Michigan. This easy paced hike is for all experience levels. [...]

Time:6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Valentines Skate

Location: The Rink – 12521 James St Holland

$15 per person includes pizza and a drink. Door prize if your wearing red.

Time:6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

World of Winter: Love on Ice

Location: Rosa Parks Circle – 135 Monroe Center St NW Grand Rapids

Why spend Valentine's Day inside when you can enjoy a unique Downtown experience with 2 for 1 ice skating and FREE professional photographs in front of our interactive ice installation? Don't miss out on a V-Day to remember! This event is dog-friendly. Love on Ice is sponsored by Camp Bow [...]

Time:6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Grand Rapids Griffins Home Game

Location: Van Andel Arena – 130 Fulton St W Grand Rapids

Griffins at home vs. Monster's Valentine's Day presented by Spectrum Health Heart and Vascular $2 beers and $2 hot dogs D-Zone 4-Pack presented by Coppercraft Distillery College Night presented by Michigan First Credit Union

Time:7:00 pm

Saturday February 15, 2020

Mountain Minnies: Be Mine, Valentine

Location: Cannonsburg Ski Area – 6800 Cannonsburg Road Northeast Belmont

The Mountain Minnies is a winter adventure team for girls ages 3-5. The program is designed to get girls outside and having fun in the snow! The Mountain Minnies will spend the winter sledding, practicing balance on spooner boards, going on adventure hikes, playing games, drinking hot chocolate and more! [...]

Time:10:00 am - 12:45 pm

Cookies & Canvas: Trees of Hearts

Location: Wine & Canvas Studio – 2675 E. Paris Ave. Ste. E Grand Rapids

Cookies and Canvas are kid and teen inspired classes recommended for ages 5 and up!  Parents are welcome to register themselves to paint with their children or just come along to hang out! Wine and Canvas is an entertainment event much like a concert, dinner theater or movie theater. We [...]

Time:2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

DIY Stained Glass

Location: Hackley Public Library – 316 W Webster Muskegon

DIY Stained Glass Brighten up your home with this colorful project! Celebrate Valentine’s Day and make a stained glass window in a heart design. Ages 8+. Registration is required and open to the first 25 registrants.

Time:2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Valentine Kids' Night Out at Gymco

Location: Gymco – 2306 Camelot Ridge Court SE Grand Rapids

Your child will LOVE Gymco's kid-friendly Valentine Party with Valentine-themed games, active playtime in the gym, a Valentine craft and pizza for dinner. It's 4 hours of fun just for kids, from 4 - 8pm. $34 per child, or $28 for Gymco members, age 3 - 12. Plan your date [...]

Time:4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fellinlove Farm From The Heart Weekend

Location: Fellinlove Farm – 6364 144th Ave Holland

February 14, 15, 16; 4:30-6:00 p.m. 4:30 Visit Heart (one of our 4 gorgeous Gypsy Vanners), our other horses, piggies, goats, mini llamas & much more! 5:00 Walk on our 3/4 mile nature trail led by our Great Pyrenees dogs. 5:15 Watch the "parade" as we bring all of the [...]

Time:4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Snowshoe with your Sweetie

Location: Blandford Nature Center – 1715 Hillburn Ave. N.W. Grand Rapids

Take a romantic, candlelit hike through the snowy woods with your loved one. Listen to the crunch of snow, maybe the hoot of owls, and sweet whispers of wind in your ear while you experience the magic of winter in Michigan. This easy paced hike is for all experience levels. [...]

Time:6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Valentine's Snowshoeing

Location: Howard Christensen Nature Center – 16190 Red Pine Drive Northwest Kent City

Bundle up for a candle lit snow shoe walk. Enjoy a guided walk to our bonfire where hot beverages and s'mores await you. If the snow decides not to show, this will be a trail walk. All ages welcome Snow shoes provided.

Time:6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday February 16, 2020

Fellinlove Farm From The Heart Weekend

Location: Fellinlove Farm – 6364 144th Ave Holland

February 14, 15, 16; 4:30-6:00 p.m. 4:30 Visit Heart (one of our 4 gorgeous Gypsy Vanners), our other horses, piggies, goats, mini llamas & much more! 5:00 Walk on our 3/4 mile nature trail led by our Great Pyrenees dogs. 5:15 Watch the "parade" as we bring all of the [...]

Time:4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids Near Grand Rapids

Celebrate the Day of Love + Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids

Looking for something sweet to do around Grand Rapids with the kids?

Celebrate with all the little loves of your life with these Valentine’s Day-themed activities. Some may call it a “Hallmark holiday,” but cupid’s designated day on the calendar gives us the perfect excuse to do something special with our kids!

From cooking classes and story times to outdoor events, there is sure to be a Valentine’s Day activity or two in the Grand Rapids area that’s just perfect to celebrate the love in your family!

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