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Valentine’s Day Fun for Families, Couples, and Friends

A sweet assortment of Valentine's Day activities just for you. Plus heart-shaped pizza suggestions!

How do you want to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? Do you want to plan a fun activity for your family? A romantic date night with your sweetheart? Or maybe a girl’s night out with your bestie? Whichever way you prefer to celebrate Valentine’s this year, take inspiration from our list of activities, crafts, and events, so you can mark the day with a heart!

Looking to surprise your family with a HEART-SHAPED PIZZA? To find out where to get one, check out these Main Line Parent Community’s suggestions. One member suggested calling your favorite pizza place, because many pizzerias will make a heart-shaped pizza, if you ask!

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For Families & Kids

Kilwin’s Valentine’s Day Children’s Chocolate Workshop 

February 5, 2022, Noon – 4 pm, (multiple 30-minute sessions)
Kilwins, 85 Coulter Avenue, Ardmore

Back by popular demand for Valentine’s Day is the Children’s Chocolate Workshop at Kilwins Ardmore! Each session is 15-20 minutes long, in which children will create personalized, chocolate treats to take home. Register via the event link. Limited to six children per session.

Gladwyne Library Valentine Craft

February 8, 2022, 4 pm – 4:45 pm
Gladwyne Library, 362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne

Register your child for Gladwyne Library’s Valentine’s Day card-making session! Space is limited to 10 children. For ages 6 – 11. Masks and registration are required. Click the event link to register.

Draw & Paint: Valentine’s Treat (Online)

February 9, 2022, 6 pm – 6:45 pm
I Heart Art Workshop Online

Get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day by creating this sweet cupcake! Ms. Katie will walk students through the drawing, and then they’ll paint and decorate their treat! This class will be hosted on Zoom video conferencing platform. You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions.

Penn Wynne Library Valentine Take and Make

February 9, 2022, 10 am – 9 pm
Penn Wynne Library, 130 Overbrook Parkway, Wynnewood

Stop into the Penn Wynne Library and pick up materials to make your own emoji Valentine card for your teachers, friends, parents, or anyone that needs a smile. While supplies last.  

Make Valentine Hot Chocolate Bombs!

February 9, 2022, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Gladwyne Library, 362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne

Make your hot chocolate extra fun and delicious with pretty homemade hot cocoa bombs. This Valentine’s Day activity is for ages 12 and up only. Masks and registration are required. Space is limited to 15. Click the event link to register.

Valentine Card Making at Penn Wynne Library

February 10, 11, 12, & 14, 2022, 10 am – 9 pm (M – Th), 10 am – 5 pm (F – Sa)
Penn Wynne Library, 130 Overbrook Parkway, Wynnewood

Want to make a Valentine card for someone special? Come to the library and use their materials to make your own! Supplies will be available on the tables in the Children’s Room. No registration needed.  

Paper Heart Sculpture (Online)

February 11, 2022, 4:30 pm – 5 pm
Paoli Library, 18 Darby Rd, Paoli

Paoli Library’s Miss Stephanie is going to show you how to make a heart sculpture with paper. Yours can look however you want it to! Recommended for ages 6 and up. See event listing for Zoom link. 

Radnor Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance

February 11, 2022, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Inn at Villanova University, 601 County Line Road, Radnor

Families and couples can celebrate Valentine’s Day at the 11th Annual Radnor Sweetheart Dance! It will be an exciting night with music and dancing, refreshments, caricatures, and fun crafts! New this year will be a photo booth for families to enjoy! At the end of the night there will be a special rose ceremony. This is an all inclusive event, recommended for parents, and children ages 3 – 14. Formal attire is encouraged for participants. Registration required; click event link for tickets and information. 

Valentine’s Day Cards & Crafts

February 12, 2022, 10 am – 5 pm
108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore

Stop into the Ardmore Library where materials will be available all day to make cards and other Valentine’s Day crafts, like woven hearts! 

HomeCooked Prepared Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 12 & 14, 2022
HomeCooked, 1 Paoli Plaza, Paoli

Let the chefs at HomeCooked make your special Valentine’s Day dinner that you can enjoy at home! The February menu at HomeCooked includes their “wait all year for them” heart shaped ravioli—with both cheese filling and lobster filling! They also have some ready to bake Valentine’s Day cookies, and hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries! Feel the love for longer and place an order for some extra meals to fill your freezer and enjoy all month long. Lobster ravioli Valentine’s Day dinner orders close February 9th at noon.

Valentine’s Day Kids Krafts

February 12, 2022, 10 am – 12:30 pm
AR Workshop, 233 E. King Street, Malvern

Embark on a fun, family friendly Valentine’s themed craft day! Each crafter will make three Valentine’s themed mini signs and leave with their works of art, plus a Valentine’s goody bag! Visit website for cost and registration for each crafter.

Valentine’s Day Brunch

February 12, 2022, 10 am – 1:30 pm
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown

Share a yummy Valentine’s Brunch with your family or significant other in the Elmwood Zoo Canopy Gardens Hall, complete with an animal meet and greet! Parents can spend some quality time together at brunch and send their children (ages 4+) to a fun and educational animal workshop. There are three brunch sessions each day: 10 am, 11:15 am,  and 12:30 pm. 

A Taste of Britain 2022 Valentine’s Tea

February 12 & 13, 2022, 10 am – 5 pm
A Taste of Britain, Eagle Village Shops, 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne

This year, A Taste of Britain tea shop will be holding their special Valentine’s Tea on Saturday and Sunday, February 12 & 13. Perfect for sweethearts, galentine’s gatherings, mommy-and-me dates, and more! What a sweet way to share the love this year! Valentine’s Tea is $45 per adult and $35 per child. Visit their website to view the scrumptious menu. Children’s menu will also be available. 

Plant A Valentine (Ages 6 – 9)

February 12, 2022, 1 pm – 2:30 pm
Jenkins Arboretum, 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon

Do you love plants? Join Helen Standen, Greenhouse & Nursery Manager, to create some botanical Valentine gifts and learn about making new plants from existing plants. Methods for stem and leaf cuttings, as well as seed sowing, will be explored. Suitable for children, ages 6 – 9. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required for children only. Members: $15; non-members: $20.

Valentine’s Day Party at Kennett Library

February 14, 2022, 10 am – 11 am
216 State St, Kennett Square

School age kids are invited to enjoy crafts, treats, cards, and fun activities and celebrate Valentine’s Day at the library!

Valenteenie’s Day

February 14, 2022, 9:00 am & 10:30 am
Cedar Grove Park, Whitemarsh Township

This Valentine’s Day gathering is for your littlest loves, with crafts, snacks, music, story time and more! This event is held outdoors (weather permitting), so bundle up! If moved indoors, masks are required for everyone. Deadline to register is Thursday, February 10th.

For Couples & Galentines

Wine & Chocolate at Chaddsford Winery

Saturdays & Sundays in February, Tastings at Noon, 2 pm & 4 pm
Chaddsford Winery, 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford

Treat yourself and someone special to an intimate and educational 60-minute experience in the newly renovated Barrel Room, at Chaddsford Winery, tasting some of their latest wine releases, plus chocolate! Their trained staff will guide you through a pre-selected tasting of five, widely diverse wines from across their portfolio. The selections will be paired alongside locally-crafted artisan chocolates from Éclat Chocolate to enhance your tasting experience. Yum!

Valentine Paint & Desserts

February 6, 2022, 6 pm – 8 pm
Chocolate Therapy, 16 Marchwood Road, Exton 

Spend an evening creating a beautiful Valentine’s Day painting while indulging in decadent desserts hosted by Chocolate Therapy and Ritu’s Art Class. You do not need to have any painting experience. Cost is $50 per person and includes a canvas, paints, brushes, and artistic guidance every step of the way. Chocolate Therapy is famous for its amazing flavors, so be prepared to indulge in the amazing flight of desserts.

Valentine’s Day Date Night

February 10, 2022, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne

This Valentine’s Day, cook up something delicious with your sweetheart! Wayne Art Center is presenting a special evening of sharing seasonal flavors with your sweetheart! This event includes a hands-on cooking class followed by a delicious, four-course dinner.

Creatively Cupid: Couples Valentine Clay Workshop

February 11, 2022, 6 pm – 8 pm
Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Enjoy a night out with your partner handbuilding with clay, an alternative to using the potter’s wheel. You and your special someone will create a hand-built wine chiller using clay, textures, and underglaze. The ceramic vessel, when chilled, will keep your wine cool. Beginners are welcome and this is a BYOB event, so feel free to bring your favorite adult beverage!

Creatively Cupid: Couples Valentine Painting Workshop

February 11, 2022, 6 pm – 8 pm
Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Have fun painting a masterpiece with your sweetheart! Create a beautiful painting together and a lovely memory you can treasure forever. Artist Henry Martin will guide you through the painting process, but the artwork will be all your own. Beginners are welcome and this is a BYOB event, so feel free to bring your favorite adult beverage!

Creatively Cupid: Wheel Throwing Workshop

February 11, 2022, 6 pm – 8 pm
Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Love is in the air at Main Line Art Center! Live out your “Ghost” (movie reference) dreams with your significant other in this two-hour pottery workshop. Learn the steps to throwing on the potter’s wheel and come away with a bowl or two. Beginners are welcome and this is a BYOB event, so feel free to bring your favorite adult beverage!

Beary Loved: A Valentine’s Stroll Through Boyertown

February 12, 2022, 1 pm – 5 pm
Downtown Boyertown

Come enjoy a beary-loving afternoon in downtown Boyertown—there’s plenty of time to enjoy brunch beforehand or dinner afterwards on this romantic and fun date! There will be musical performers and dancers stationed throughout the streets as well as DIY bouquets, streetside poetry, couple caricatures and silhouettes, Lover’s Lane and Tunnel of Love photo opportunities and experiences, a pop-up bar called Love Potion No. 9 in the rail yard, gifts for that special someone in our shops, and restaurants to sit across from the person you love before seeing a movie at The State. Take a stroll through Boyertown for Valentine’s Day and show your significant other everything a card can’t say.

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Skate

February 14, 2022, 7 pm – 10 pm
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest with dazzling views of the Ben Franklin Bridge. Enjoy this romantic setting in Philly, with ice skating, flowers, slow jams, and more. 

Share Your Love With Farm Animal Friends on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 6:30 pm
Rose Bridge Farm, 1314 North Limekiln Pike, Maple Glen

Spend the evening at the farm, giving love to the rescued baby goats, bunnies, and piglets in the heated barn at Rose Bridge Farm! After you feel the love, head up to the heated studio for some make-and-take fun creating organic soy candles, bath salts, bath scrubs—all with dried flowers and essential oils—as well as planting succulents to take home. The event is for adults only and is BYOB.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Terrain Cafe

February 14, 2022, 4 pm – 8 pm
Terrain Cafe, 138 W. Lancaster Avenue, Devon & 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills

Treat your sweetheart to a Valentine’s Day at Terrain Cafe and indulge in a 4-course prix-fixe menu and special cocktails. For an extra-special touch, include a Design-by-Terrain potted orchid for the table, available at time of reservation (while supplies last). The $65 prix fixe menu features hand-selected local produce, meats, seafood, and dairy products. Reservations are required.

Main Line Parent Writer & Calendar Editor. Email beth@familyfocus.org.

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