Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Family-Friendly 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.

(Looking for special ways to show the ones you love that you care? Click here for 29 ideas.)


February 7-9

Whoa, be my Valentine Respite Weekend. Campers from ages 7 to adult with disabilities can enjoy two-night weekend sessions of fun activities including campfires, dances, arts and crafts, nature and sensory walks, and more. Camp Cheerful, 15000 Cheerful Lane, Strongsville,


February 8

Chocolate Walk. Break the winter doldrums and indulge your sweet tooth with Destination Hudson’s third annual Chocolate Walk. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Visitor’s Center, First Street, Hudson,

Valentine’s Storytime. Wear your heart on your sleeve and read books, make a craft, make a special Valentine’s Day card and sing and dance the afternoon away. 11 a.m.-noon. South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch Library, 1876 S. Green Road, South Euclid, 216-382-4880,


February 8-14

Valentine Make-n-Take Craft. Drop in to make a valentine. Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd., 440-933-8128, 


February 9

‘HOO Loves You’ (Family Canvas). Celebrate with the one “HOO Loves You” the most in this sweet canvas workshop. Bring your loved one and paint a loving owl. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio, 7850 Mentor Ave., Mentor,

Vintage Valentines.

Make homemade cards using some natural elements while learning some of the holiday’s history. 2-3 p.m. CanalWay Center, 4524 E. 49th St., Cuyahoga Hts.,


February 10

Make a Heart Craft. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, 


February 12

Share the Love Couples Yoga. Bring your sweetie, friend or family member to this partner yoga event featuring fun for all levels. 6:30 p.m. LifeCenter Plus, 5133 Darrow Road, Hudson,


February 13

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with BLAST. 6-8 p.m. 91 Springside Drive, Akron, 330-634-8676,

Share the Love. Share the love at a charity dinner to benefit Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center. 6-9 p.m. Great Lakes Brewing Company Tasting Room, 2701 Carroll Ave., Cleveland,

Love Mugs. Decorate a mug for your valentine. 3-4 p.m. Nordonia Hills Branch Library, 9458 Olde Eight Road, Northfield, 330-467-8595, 

Valentine’s Day Party. Wear red and enjoy activities and games. 4-4:30 p.m. Fleet Branch, 7224 Broadway Ave., Cleveland,

Tween Scene: Cupcakes and Trivia. Decorate a cupcake inspired by your favorite book. 4-5 p.m. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., 330-334-5761,


February 14 

Seeds of Love. Design and decorate a packet filled with native flower seeds and give it to a loved one to plant in spring. 10:30 a.m.-noon. F. A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron, 330-865-8065,

Valentine’s Day at Pinstripes. The bistro, bowling and bocce concept is transforming its wood-fired pizzas into the shape of a heart to celebrate the holiday of love. If you’re planning a dinner reservation, you’ll receive a complimentary champagne toast for two and complete your meal with a slice of Frangelico Chocolate Cake, on the house. Whether you’re celebrating with a significant other or group of friends, end the night with a little fun and enjoy a friendly competition on the bocce courts or bowling lanes after dinner. Pinstripes Cleveland, 111 Park Ave., Orange Village,


February 14-15

Dip Your Own Chocolate Gift. Create your own hand-dipped chocolate-covered gift for your valentine. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.  All City Candy, 746 Richmond Road, Richmond Hts.,

February 14-17

We Heart Tech. Four days of sweet programs, workshops you’ll definitely fall for, and special Big Science Shows that will get your heart racing. Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 

February 15

Sweetheart Hike. Bundle up and bring your sweetheart to enjoy a romantic stroll along the snow covered trails at Brunswick Lake, then enjoy hot beverages, delicious treats and a cozy fire. 7-9:30 p.m. Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd., Brunswick, 330-722-9364,

Day with your Hunny. Take a break in the Cast Iron Cafe and enjoy live music by Ted Yoder. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lehman’s, 4779 Kidron Road, Kidron,

Owl Be Your Valentine. Build special Valentine’s Day enrichment items, which will be placed in the animal habitats throughout the day. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., 330-375-2550, 


February 16

Cleveland Dessert Festival. This curated Dessert Festival will feature the very best sweets in the city. Guests will sample desserts from over 20 of Cleveland’s best treat makers. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Madison, 4601 Payne Ave., Cleveland,

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