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Valentine's Day Family Events in Southeast Michigan

Spread the love in February 2014 with loads of dances, activities and more fun for parents and kids in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties

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Ah, Valentine's Day. It's the day to celebrate love on Feb. 14 – and all month long. Metro Parent rounded up the top events in southeast Michigan for families to enjoy during the season of love, including daddy-daughter dances, mom-son shindigs, cool library events and much more. Take a peek at the festivities happening near your neighborhood. Don't forget: Some require advance registration, so be sure to call ahead to reserve your spot!

Daddy Daughter Dance at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2014

  • Address: 28600 W. 11 Mile Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-473-1800
  • Times: 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $9/residents, $14/non residents

The annual shebang returns and features dancing, refreshments and more for girls ages 3-12 and their favorite guy!

Daddy Daughter Dance at the Richard A. Young Recreation Center in Dearborn Heights

Feb. 1, 2014

  • Address: 5400 McKinley St., Dearborn Heights
  • Phone: 313-277-7080
  • Times: 7-8 p.m.
  • Cost: $15/couple (residents), $17/couple (nonresidents), $6/additional daughter

Whether you're a dad, grandpa or uncle – you can bring that special girl in your life to this dance, which also includes a gift to commemorate the evening. For ages 3-17. Register.

Valentine's Dance and Pizza Party and Milford Cooperative Preschool

Feb. 7, 2014

  • Address: 525 Hickory St., Milford
  • Phone: 248-245-4479
  • Times: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $8/person, $35/family

Milford Cooperative Preschool hosts this pre-Valentine's Day shindig, which features dancing, pizza and a sundae bar. Bring the entire family to celebrate.

Music of the Heart at the Dexter District Library

Feb. 7, 2014

  • Address: 3255 Alpine St., Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-4477
  • Times: 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Harpist, singer and storyteller Carol Kappus presents a special Valentine-time program for families at this Washtenaw County spot.

Sweetheart Date Night at the Oak Park Community Center

Feb. 7, 2014

  • Address: 14300 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park
  • Phone: 248-544-6767
  • Times: 7-9 p.m.
  • Cost: $10/person

The recreation departments in Ferndale and Oak Park team up for this dance, which is fun for dads and daughters. The evening starts out with a pre-dance dinner at The Emory in Ferndale, followed by dancing, music and more. Register by Feb. 4 to attend this event.

Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Dance at the Troy Community Center

Feb. 7, 2014

  • Address: 3179 Livernois Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-524-3483
  • Times: 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost: Residents: $30/couple, $12/additional daughter; nonresidents: $40/couple, $14/additional daughter

Dads and their gals will enjoy an evening of music and dancing, photo ops and pizza at this Oakland County spot. Register ASAP in advance.

Butterfly Ball at Summit on the Park in Canton

Feb. 7-8, 2014

  • Address: 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton
  • Phone: 734-394-5460
  • Times: 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $10/residents, $13/nonresidents

It's Canton's annual daddy-daughter dance and it returns once again this year – and features dancing, a butterfly souvenir, a balloon drop and more. Semi-formal or dressy/casual attire is required. Tickets for this event must be purchased by Feb. 3.

Jan 29, 2014 12:52 pm
 Posted by  TomChandler

These look like fun events! As parents we have to remember that children not only love Valentine's day gifts but they also love Valentine's Day activities with the family, which give them memories to cherish forever!

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