Kids and Parents’ Valentine’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Kids and Parents’ Valentine’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Love is in the air all month long in the Greater Cleveland/Akron area. Celebrate with your family by making plans to attend one of the following special Valentine’s events.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, events are subject to change. Please check with venues before attending events to ensure times and availability are valid and to understand health guidelines. 

February 4

Little Princess Valentine’s Dance. A special Valentine’s Day dance just for fathers and daughters. Make special memories as you dance the night away. 7-9 p.m. Mentor Senior Center, 8484 Munson Rd, Mentor, cityofmentor.com

February 7

Valentine Green Screen Photos. Enjoy a Valentine photo shoot using The HUB’s green screen. Wish someone a Happy Valentine’s Day from anywhere. 3:30-7:30 p.m. The HUB @ Mentor High School, 6477 Center St., Mentor, [email protected]

February 10

Botanical Valentines. Show your love for the environment by making a “mix tape.” With the help of a naturalist, create a seed mix tape to plant in your garden this spring. 5-6 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron, summitmetroparks.org

Kids Club. Engaging, fun Valentine’s Day activities geared toward younger children. 1-2 p.m. Great Northern Mall, 4954 Great Northern Mall, North Olmsted, greatnorthernohio.com 

February 11

Galentine’s Day Wine Pairing. “What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year.” Leave your husbands and boyfriends at home, and come kick it at Gervasi Vineyard. Ladies celebrating ladies. Gervasi Vineyard, The Villa Grande Ballroom, 1700 55th St. NE, Canton, gervasivineyard.com

Kids Crafting Nite/Parent Date Nite. Enjoy a relaxing evening out, while your kids have fun creating and socializing at BAYarts. 6-8 p.m. 28795 Lake Rd., Bay Village, BAYarts.net

February 12

Couples Splatter Together. Join this couples’ night with wine, art, and a mess. Create a splatter painting together using two canvases. Have a drink, get creative, and see what you can do. 7-9 p.m. Akron ArkWorks, 1684 Merriman Road, Akron, akronartworks.com

Owl Be Your Valentine. Visit animals who are enjoying guest-built Valentine’s Day enrichment, listen to keeper talks, and make your own valentine. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., Akron, 330-375-2550, akronzoo.org

Valentine’s Day Workshop at Young Chefs Academy. Whip up a “love-feast” of sweet, homemade treats and culinary fun, where you can find that perfect recipe to make for that special someone. Ages 4+. 1:30-3:30 p.m. 28500 Miles Rd., Solon, 440-853-5004, solonoh.youngchefsacademy.com

Parents’ Night Out. Dinner, crafts, games and movies for the kids while you spend five blissful hours kid-free. 5-10 p.m. On Pointe Arts, 1664 N. Main St., Unit 4, North Canton, 330-705-2347, onpointearts.com

Sweetheart Night Hike. Bundle up and bring your sweetheart to enjoy a stroll on the trails led by a naturalist. 7-8 p.m. Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina, medinacountyparks.com

Valentine’s Day Arctic Igloos at Georgetown & Vosh. You and your friends will enjoy famous signature cocktails, shareable appetizers or plated dinners in one of their heated igloos. 3-10 p.m. 18515 Detroit Road, Lakewood, georgetownvosh.com

Hearts A Glow. Stroll the paved trail around Schoepfle Garden in an evening lit by luminaries and fire pits. Enjoy sweet treats and warm beverages with someone snuggling by the fire or enjoy the quiet in the garden. All ages. 6-8:45 p.m. 11106 Market St., Birmingham, loraincountymetroparks.com

Chocolate Crawl Willoughby 2022. Visit all the bars and restaurants downtown and sample various chocolate-infused foods. Locations will also be offering a drink special, too. Noon-3 p.m. tastecle.com

February 12-13

Glamour & Grudges Valentine’s Tea. Enjoy a program about Hollywood’s original gossip girls by Women in History, and then be seated in the gorgeous rooms of The Hickories for a three-course tea of savory and sweet treats. 2/12: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., 2/13: 11 a.m.(drive-through) & 1:30 p.m. The Hickories Museum, 509 Washington Ave., Elyria, lchs.org

February 14

Hike With Your Honey. Join Cleveland Metroparks’ staff on a hike around the Woodpecker Way Trail and then enjoy some warm drinks and learn about staying safe and staying found when hiking at night. All ages welcome. 6:30-8 p.m. Acacia Reservation, 26899 Cedar Road, Beachwood, clevelandmetroparks.com

STEM – Valentine Edition. Make catapults using popsicle sticks to shoot candy hearts towards a target. Those who hit the target will leave with a sweet treat. 5:30-7 p.m. Sippo Lake Park, Exploration Gateway, 5710-5712 12th St., Canton, 330-409-8096, starkparks.com

“I Do” Weddings. Save the stress and expense of planning a wedding this season, and say “I Do” at Crocker Park’s Market Square on Valentine’s Day. Casual wedding ceremonies will be performed for couples looking to tie the knot and for married couples who want to renew their vows. 2-7 p.m. Market Square at Crocker Park, 239 Market St., Westlake, crockerpark.com

February 17

Cooking for Couples. Join this cooking demonstration on preparing a meal for two. 6:30-7:30 p.m. South Lorain Branch Library, 2121 Homewood Dr., Lorain, lorainpubliclibrary.org

February 19

Cupid’s Crush Craft & Vendor Show. Featuring handcrafted items, home decor, jewelry, baked goods and more. Rocky River Civic Center, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River, hometownvendors.org

February 24 Through March 6

She Loves Me. Directed by Eugene Sumlin, “She Loves Me” is an intimate and touching musical about mistaken identity, true love and friendship. Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays. The Helen at Playhouse Square, 1501 Dodge Court, Cleveland, playhousesquare.org

 

Would you like to add your Valentine’s event to this list? Please email [email protected] to be included. 

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