Twin Cities Family Valentine’s Day Events

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Spend a lovely weekend with your favorite sweethearts taking advantage of all the Valentine's Day activities in the Twin Cities - many of them FREE. Here are 10 ideas to get you started

Spend some time with your favorite sweethearts taking advantage of all the Valentine’s Day activities in the Twin Cities – many of them FREE or low-cost. Here are 10 ideas to get you started, including (if you stick with us til the end) a super simple cookie recipe and inspiration for crafty gifts:

2/4: Kids Workshop: Valentine’s Mailboxes | TC Home Depot locations, 9am-12pm • Build a wooden Valentine photo box, then personalize the project with paint. FREE.

2/11: Crafts For Kids: Circle of Love Wreath | TC Lakeshore Learning locations, 11am-3pm • Craft a homemade valentine; ages 3+. FREE.

2/11: Valentine’s Family Fun | The Landing, Shakopee, 12-3pm • $8/pp, 2 & under free • Create Victorian-era Valentines, ride a kicksled, or try snowshoeing. Tour Eagle Creek Village and build kid-sized log cabins. Reservations required by Feb 6.

Spend a lovely weekend with your favorite sweethearts taking advantage of all the Valentine's Day activities in the Twin Cities - many of them FREE. Here are 10 ideas to get you started.2/11: Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour | Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, 12-5pm • See the website for details on pouring your own iron sculpture. Free admission, fee if creating and purchasing a sculpture.

2/14: Valentine’s Day Soiree | Wishing Tree Play Cafe, White Bear Lake, 10am-12pm, $5-$7 per child • A performance by the Teddy Bear Band is included with open play admission.

2/14: Kids Valentine’s Fun Art Night | Rumriver Art Center, Anoka • 6-8pm • $5/child • Drop them off and sneak in a date night!

2/14: Valentine’s Day Skate Party | Palace Community Center, St Paul, 6:30-8:30pm • $3/pp

2/14: Institute of Hearts | Minneapolis Institute of Art • 10am-5pm

2/17-18: Kids at the Castle: Hearts and Hugs | American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, 9-10am • $8/family • Before the museum opens, join ASI for visual play, storytelling, music, and movement inspired by ASI’s exhibits that will encourage creative young minds. Recommended for ages 2-5.

2/26: WOW! Family Sundays: Valentines Then, Valentines Now | Minnesota History Center, 12-3pm • $6-$12/pp, under 5 & members free • Connect old times to new through games, activities, and hands-on art projects. Aimed at ages 4+.

2/28: Valentine’s Day Kids Kraft | Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee • 10:30-11:15am • Better late than never! Stories and a valentine yarn craft. Free; registration required.

Minneapolis Parks Valentine’s Day events – type “valentine” into the search box


Or, if you’d prefer cuddling up with your little valentines at home, we love these family fun ideas:



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Anne Kingston

If we left it up to Anne to write her own bio, it would never get posted. She doesn't enjoy talking about herself, but Anne does love exploring the Twin Cities with her family and sharing her finds here. She, her husband and their four kids are lifelong residents of St. Paul.

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