Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events In Metro DetroitDo something fun with the littles you love this Valentine's Day! From art and music events to daddy-daughter and mother-son parties, there are plenty of things happening around the holiday. Valentine's... Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events In Metro Detroit skip to Main Content

Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events In Metro Detroit

Do something fun with the littles you love this Valentine’s Day! From art and music events to daddy-daughter and mother-son parties, there are plenty of things happening around the holiday.


Valentine’s Day Craft Event @ Macomb Mall 

Friday, February 8 

The first 200 kids will create a free and fun valentine-themed craft and be entered into a drawing to win prizes from Macomb Mall! This event will take place in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Court from 5pm-6:30pm.


Kindermusik Playdate – Be My Valentine @ West Bloomfield Recreation Activities Center

Saturday, February 9

A Kindermusik experience for ages 2-5 with a caregiver, including all the fun of a regular Kindermusik class as well as a craft and a snack. Each child/caregiver pair will also receive a CD or music download card and a small rhythm instrument to take home.


Valentine’s Brunch Bash @ Boll Family YMCA, Detroit

Saturday, February 9

This is an open-to-the-public opportunity for kids and families to spend time together with free craft and recreational activities. We will have a Valentine’s Day card-making station, music, balloons, and our tumbling mats and balance beams out for kids to play. Brunch provided while supplies last.


Valentine’s Family Fun Day @ Beacon Park, Detroit

Saturday, February 9

Themed activities include a film screening of Princess and the Frog, a tutorial on making tissue paper roses and face painting. Plus, families will be able to make their own “hand cards,” featuring colorful heart-shaped hand-prints to share with their loved ones or classrooms this season.


Family Night Out – Valentine’s Party @ Goldfish Swim School – Macomb 

Sunday, February 10

Goldfish Swim School is hosting a Family Night Out for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a couple hours in the pool, make some crafts and have lots of fun in 90 degree water.


The Story of Valentine’s Day @ Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, Rochester Hills

Sunday, February 10

Love is in the air and we can smell it in the woods! Join our puppet pals as they attempt to swoon over the loves of their lives with gifts, chocolates and flowers while learning how to show someone you care about them. We’ll even put together a Dinosaur Hill valentine’s card.


Valentine’s Day Painting Extravaganza @ Troy Community Center

Monday, February 11

Join us for an evening of painting to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The evening will include creating a Valentine’s Day themed canvas painting, singing songs, and a short story. For ages 3–8, parent must stay with child during class.


Mouse & Friends Valentine’s Toddler Time @ Sky Zone – Canton

Friday, February 15

Join us for a very special Valentine’s toddler time for children 5 and under for 90 minutes and pictures with Mickey & Minnie!


Artists Demonstration: Hearts of Donald Calloway @ Detroit Institute of Arts

February 16 & 17

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, join Detroit multimedia artist Donald Calloway as he displays some of his varied work and helps visitors create art of their own using found objects and a heart motif. Calloway’s colorful works are filled with emotion, expression and mystery.


Take your littles on a night to remember with mom or dad.


Daddy Daughter Dance @ Northville Community Center

Friday, February 8

Answer the Call of the Ocean at our annual Daddy Daughter Dance! Join your favorite island Princess and dance the night away with Northville Parks and Recreation.


Mother Son Dance @ Livonia Elk’s Lodge

Friday, February 8

Moms in your favorite dress, sons looking to impress, boogie down to our awesome DJ at our Mother Son Dance! Souvenir photos, snacks, refreshments and contests are all part of the fun.


Butterfly Ball @ Summit Canton

Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 9

This Valentine’s tradition returns to the Summit Gym in 2019. Enjoy a night of dancing to age-appropriate music, refreshments, a special butterfly souvenir & the always exciting balloon-drop at the end of the party. Keepsake photos are available for an additional cost. Semi-formal/dressy-casual attire is recommended.


Magical Celebration Daddy Daughter Dance @ Costick Activities Center, Farmington Hills

Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 9

Enjoy a magical night with your daughter and make memories she will never forget. Watch as we transform the Costick Center into your daughter’s magical dreams with unicorns, rainbows, and fairies. This magical celebration provides snacks, refreshments, and dancing for you and your little girl.


Mother Daughter Valentine’s Day Party @ My Girl Party, Farmington Hills

Saturday, February 9

Enjoy an Afternoon of sweet treats, pampering, fun craft and games at My Girly Party.


Mother & Son Bowling Party @ Wonderland Lanes, Walled Lake

Saturday, February 9

Don’t strike out…come join the fun! Spend the afternoon with your child creating great memories, with smiles, laughter, and bowling! Fee includes two games, shoes, pizza, pop and a cool gift for each child!


Daddy Daughter Date Night @ Sky Zone, Canton

Saturday, February 9

Treat your little sweetheart(s) to a Daddy Daughter Date Night on Sunday, February 10! Enjoy crafts, one hour of jump time, dinner (slice of pizza and a drink), and dessert in one of our party rooms – PLUS, a special appearance by Mouse & Friends!


Daddy Daughter Dance @ Ferndale High School

Saturday, February 9

Ferndale Parks and Recreation is hosting a night filled with fun times and great memories. All couples will receive a goody bag and will have the opportunity to participate in special dances


Barn Dance @ Kensington Farm Center, Milford

Saturday, February 9

Join us for foot-stomping family fun in our barn. A square dance caller will walk you and your partner through the basics, providing a visit filled with fun whether you’re a beginner or seasoned pro. Great for mom and sons as well as dads and daughters.


Cubs’ Choice Dance @ Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak

Saturday, February 9

On behalf of the animals and their offspring at the Detroit Zoo, you and your “cub” are cordially invited to a fun night of dancing and memory making! Wear your dancing shoes because our DJ will keep everyone hopping, jumping and leaping on the dance floor! The event takes place in the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery.


Dads and Dolls Valentine Dance @ Boll Family YMCA, Detroit

Sunday, February  10

Girls invite your dad, uncle, grandfather or another special adult for an afternoon of music, dancing, craft, and refreshments. Includes one raffle ticket for your chance to win the 2018 featured American Girl Doll.


Daddy Daughter Dance @ Cherry Creek Golf Club

Thursday, February 14

Treasure the occasion and share a memoriable evening with your special lady in a beautiful setting worthy of a princess. A gorgeous bouquet and small gift are given to each young lady and you’ll both enjoy a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. Keep the magic going by dancing away on the floor with a live DJ and buy keepsake photos of the event.


An Enchanged Evening Family Dinner/Dance @ Club Venetian, Madison Heights

February, February 15

Calling all prince and princesses, put on your best dress or suit and join us for an unforgettable family night with the ones you love. Pasta dinner with be provided. Show off your best dance moves with a live DJ and a special royal guest.


Under the Sea: Daddy/Daughter & Mommy/Son Dance @ Redford VFW Hall

Saturday, February 16

Enjoy dancing, light refreshments & a keepsake photo!

Need a night for Mom and Dad? Don’t worry about finding a baby-sitter, check out a Parents’ Night Out Events


Parents’ Survival Night @ The Little Gym, Plymouth

Friday, February 8

Parents call it a break from the kids. Kids call it a break from their parents. That sounds like a win-win situation to us. Our Parents’ Survival Nights out let you enjoy some adult time to see a movie, catch up with friends or enjoy a meal without—ahem—your pint-sized food critics in tow. Meanwhile, your children get some quality “kid time” in a safe, fun, familiar place with trained instructors who lead them through music, games, and fun LEGO® DUPLO® and LEGO® Juniors building activities.


Kids’ Night Out @ The Robot Garage, Birmingham

Friday, February 15

Drop your child off and enjoy a night on the town. Register to bring your kids to The Robot Garage for a Kid’s Night Out and they will LOVE that you’re leaving them behind for a night to yourself.  Our amazing staff will lead LEGO and robotic activities for ages K-8.


Parents’ Night Out @ Heritage Park, Farmington

Friday, February 15

Who says parents get to have all the fun? Take a well-deserved break and know your kids are safe and having a blast at the art studio. Themed art activities will keep them entertained for the evening. Bring a snack and dress for a mess! Drop off is promptly at 6, but kiddos may be picked up at any point within the class’s time frame.


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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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