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

And don’t forget to check the Main Line Parent Events Calendar for more Valentine’s Day events.

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!

For Families & Kids

HomeCooked Prepared Valentine’s Day Dinner

Available now through February 14, 2023
HomeCooked, 1 Paoli Plaza, Paoli

Let 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—available with creamy cheese filling or lobster filling! Also on hand for the holiday are heart-shaped mac & cheese and ready-to-bake sugar cookies with valentine sprinkles. Lobster ravioli are available in limited quantities.

Kids & Family Valentine’s Day Mini Wood Workshop

February 4, 2023, 10 am – 12:30 pm
AR Workshop Malvern, 233 E. King Street, Malvern

AR Workshop is a DIY boutique studio, designed to inspire creativity through hands-on crafts. On Feb. 4, bring the family to AR Workshop for a Valentine’s “crafternoon” to make one of three mini projects: a Valentine Village, a mini blocks sets, or a set of 10 x 10 signs. Visit the website for cost and registration for each crafter.

Stamped & Sewn Valentine’s Pouches

February 6, 2023, 3:30–4:30
Henrietta Hankin Library, 215 Windgate Drive, Chester Springs

Come in and try this Valentine’s Day project from our new database, Creativebug! The library will provide all of the supplies to create stamped and sewn Valentine’s Day pouches following expert instructor, Courtney Ceruti’s step-by-step video instructions. Just bring your creativity and an open mind. Perhaps you will leave inspired to explore more of the thousands of beginner- to advanced-skill-level video classes on crafts that include fiber, fabric, paper, food, and jewelry art. Creativebug is an award-winning video arts and crafts online learning resource now available to all Chester County Library System library card holders! Registration is required.

Grab & Go Valentines Kit

February 8–15, 2023, 10 am-7 pm (Mon–Thurs), 10 am–5 pm (Fri & Sat), Sun 1–5 pm
Tredyffrin Library, 582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford

Register your child for a Valentine-making kit! Each kit includes a glue stick, red, pink, purple and white paper, stickers, pompoms, and buttons to make your own custom Valentine’s Day cards — each kit is unique! Registration starts Feb. 1 and kits must be picked up by 7 pm on February 15.

Valentine Crafternoon

February 9, 2023, 4–6 pm
Gladwyne Library, 362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne

Come to the library community room, upstairs between 4 – 6 pm to create Valentine cards! There will be colorful paper, stickers, and markers to decorate your card. Registration is not required.

Sensory Fun With Chocolate

February 10, 2023, 11 am–12 pm
Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore

The Ardmore Library hosts Sensory Fun programs designed for toddlers — the age where the finished product isn’t the point; it’s about play and exploration, and maybe getting a little messy along the way! On February 10, the theme will be Valentine’s Day. Kids will paint on paper with melted chocolate (yum!) and cut out a heart to make a Valentine for a loved one. For children 18 months–5 years. Registration is required for each Sensory Fun program.

Valentine’s Cookie Workshop

February 11, 2023, 9:45 am–11:45 am
Lolo Leo’s Kids, 4 E Lancaster Ave, Paoli

Lolo Leo is a new craft and play room for little ones, and their parents in Paoli. Make three sweet treats in this Valentine’s Day-themed class, followed by open play. The one-hour class session includes instruction, drying time, and games. Afterwards, enjoy an hour of open play and the Make & Take craft table. For ages 3–7 years old, (3-year old children will need parent/guardian support). Event registration is $30 per child with a discount for each additional sibling.

Valentine’s Day Craft

February 11, 2023, 10 am–4 pm
Ludington Library, 5 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr

Come into the Junior Room anytime between 10 am–4 pm and create a special Valentine’s Day Craft on your own. All ages welcome. 

Love & Chocolate at the Willows

February 12, 2023, 11 am–2 pm
Willows Mansion, 490 Darby Paoli Road, Villanova

Visit the Willows mansion for sweet treats, valentine-making, kids crafts, and more. Explore the mansion while sipping hot chocolate or coffee, and be sure to stop in to the balloon room for photo opportunities! This is a free event and fun for the whole family.

Valentines Storytime

February 14, 2023, 10:30–11 am
Malvern Library, 1 E. 1st Avenue # 2, Malvern

Join Ms. Megan for a very special Valentine’s Day-themed story time! You can sing, play, and read as usual, then make your own valentines. 

Love & Hugs: A Valentine’s Day Storytime

February 14, 2023, 10:30–11:30 am
West Chester Library, 415 N Church Street, West Chester

Join Miss Suzanne to enjoy stories and songs straight from the HEART. This fun-filled celebration of LOVE also includes the opportunity for children to make a special VALENTINE CRAFT to take home. For ages 2–5. Required Registration; begins 2/7/23!

Chocolate BINGO at Kennett Library

February 14, 2023, 3 pm–5 pm
Kennett Library, 216 State Street, Kennett Square

Bring the family for a yummy game of chocolate BINGO on Valentine’s Day. No registration is required to play this sweet game, happening in the downstairs meeting room of the library.

Valentine’s Day With Minnie

February 14, 2023, 4 pm–5:30 pm
Lolo Leo’s Kids, 4 E Lancaster Ave, Paoli

Lolo Leo is a new craft and play room for little ones, and their parents in Paoli. Join the fun on Valentine’s Day for a story, songs, and a special meet and greet with Minnie Mouse! While you’re there, enjoy open play and the Make & Take craft table. Bring your siblings and friends! For ages 0–7 years old. Event registration is $25 per child with a discount for each additional sibling.

Whitemarsh Township Valenteenie’s Day

February 17, 2023, 9 am and 10:30 am
Cedar Grove Barn, 100 Cedar Grove Road, Conshohocken

This Valentine’s Day gathering is for your littlest loves with crafts, games, story time, treats, and fun! Valenteenie’s Day will take place outdoors at Cedar Grove Barn, in Conshohocken. Come dressed warmly in your favorite Valentine’s Day colors! There are two times slots for Valenteenie’s Day; please only register for one of them.

For Couples & Galentines

Wine & Chocolate at Chaddsford Winery

Saturdays and Sundays, February 2023, Tastings at Noon, 2 pm and 4 pm
Chaddsford Winery, 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford

Treat your palate to the decadent flavor profiles of wine and chocolate, as show stopping pairings await you and your valentine! Explore a variety of nuanced flavor profiles — from spicy, earthy, and rich to sweet, fruity, and floral — while learning how to taste and pair like a pro. Trained winery staff will guide you through a pre-selected tasting of five, diverse wines from across their portfolio, alongside locally crafted artisan chocolates from Éclat Chocolate. During this intimate and educational 60-minute experience, you and your companion will also learn about grape growing conditions at the winery’s partner vineyards and the onsite winemaking process, from production to aging and bottling.

Valentine Flower Arranging Class

February 7, 2023, 1:30–2:30 pm
Chester Springs Library, 1709 Art School Rd, Chester Springs

Who doesn’t love flowers for Valentine’s Day? Make a flower arrangement for yourself or someone you love just in time for the holiday. The Uwchlan Garden Club will be at the library to teach and supply everything you need to make a beautiful arrangement to take home.

Galentines Day at Autograph Brasserie

February 8, 2023, 7–10 pm
Autograph Brasserie, 503 W Lancaster Avenue, Wayne

Autograph Brasserie is hosting a Galentine’s Day evening to celebrate friendship, girl power, and all things fem-fantastic! Great vendors will be on hand including Body + Beauty Lab, Embellish Beauty Concepts, Main Line Fashionista, Ilyan Jewelry, Nathalie’s Great Gifts, Nina’s Network Crafts, Mindful Presents, Rachelle Boutique and Designer Consignment, and more and each guest will receive a complimentary cocktail by St. Germaine, a ticket for the raffle that includes great prizes, and a fabulous swag bag. Tickets are $25.

Creatively Cupid: Couples Valentine Workshops

February 10, 2023, 6 pm–8 pm
Main Line Art Center, 746 Panmure Road, Haverford

Love is in the air at Main Line Art Center where you can celebrate love or friendship with a one-of-a-kind, creative experience. You and your companion will choose one of three workshop options: wheel throwing pottery-making, hand-building pottery, or jewelry making. A memorable and unique gift for the special someone in your life. Each person will leave with a memento they can be proud of! Individual workshops are listed on their website and registration is required. Beginners are welcome and this is a BYOB event, so feel free to bring your favorite adult beverage! Cost is $60/pair for members and $65/pair for non-members.

Woof and Wine

February 10, 2023, 7 pm
35 Grove Avenue, 1st Floor, Devon

Although this isn’t a Valentine’s Day event, you and a special someone can share your love of animals by supporting this great cause! Plus you will enjoy wine and sweet treats, which fit perfectly with the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Join therapy dogs Calvin and Uno for Pals for Life’s first “Woof and Wine,” featuring the delicious wines from One Hope Winery. Your $20 Tasting Ticket includes the wine tasting, plus a dessert from our celebrity baker, Kristen Abbott, fresh off her appearance on Good Morning America and the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The event will be held at the PFL office, 35 Grove Ave. in Devon.  

Beary Loved: A Valentine’s Stroll Through Boyertown

February 11, 2023, 1–5 pm
Downtown Boyertown

Bring your significant other and take a stroll through historic Boyertown for a bear-y loving Valentine’s Day afternoon. Enjoy performances stationed throughout the streets, a pop-up bar called Love Potion No. 9 in the rail yard and other fun, pop-up experiences, shops to browse for that special gift, and lunch or dinner at one of their downtown restaurants. And to top it off, catch a movie at The State, Boyertown’s hometown theatre. It’s sure to make for a romantic and fun date.

Galantine’s Craft Extravaganza

February 13, 2023, 7–9 pm
Candy Lab, 22 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore

February 13th is Galentine’s Day, an unofficial holiday (originating from the TV show Parks & Recreation) when women celebrate their female friendships — not coincidentally on the day before Valentine’s Day. On this day, it’s all about declaring love and affection to the girls who are there for us. In honor of the occasion, the Candy Lab will be hosting treat-making sessions for your group of ladies from 7–9 pm. For adults only! You provide the alcoholic beverages; they provide the treats! Cost is $45 per guest.

Valentine’s Day at the Vineyard

February 14, 2023, 12–8pm
Penn Woods Winery, 124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford

Enjoy Valentine’s Day with loved ones in Penn Woods’ warm and cozy Tasting Room, which will is open for reservations from noon until 8:00 pm on this special day! The offerings include red wine hot chocolate, the opportunity to enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing, pre-ordered charcuterie boards, baked brie, and more! This is the perfect spot to enjoy wine, cheese, and chocolate before a dinner reservation or as your main romantic event for the evening. For groups of 1–4 people.

Make a Mosaic for Your Valentine

February 14, 2023, 3–4 pm
Easttown Library, 720 First Ave, Berwyn

Enjoy a presentation about the history of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens and its’ creator, Isaiah Zagar. You will have a chance to make a mosaic for yourself or for your special Valentine. This is an adult program and registration is required.

Valentine’s Day Special | Wine, Chocolate, & Cheese For Two

February 14, 2023, 5–9 pm
Evansburg Vineyards, 3857 Germantown Pike, Collegeville

Here’s something special to do on Valentine’s Day! Evansburg Vineyards is hosting its first-ever Wine, Chocolate, & Cheese night featuring your favorite local delicacies: EV wines, cheese from the Grand Fromage, and chocolate from Sweet Ashley’s. Each ticket will include one bottle of wine or 4 glasses of your choice, a large, sharing cheese platter with bread, and two chocolate truffle flights. Come any time between the hours of 5–9 pm on this special evening. Cost is $85 per couple. This is a ticketed event, no walk-ins will be permitted.

Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Skate

February 14, 2023, 7–10:30 pm
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia

Enjoy an enchanting Valentine’s Day at Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest, with ice skating, flowers, slow jams by DJ NA$H, cozy cabins, fire pits and more, amid twinkling lights and dazzling views of the Ben Franklin Bridge. Early bird tickets are $23 each until Jan. 31.

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