Valentine’s Day Events for Families in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

There are loads of in-person and virtual Valentine's Day events for families in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for Valentine's Day 2021. Enjoy!

Valentine’s Day isn’t all about couples. The whole family can get in on some love-themed activities in southeast Michigan with stories at local spots, Valentine arts and crafts and so much more!

In fact, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties are packed full of in-person and virtual Valentine’s Day events for families in February 2021.Take a peek at this list and head out to the perfect activity to celebrate your 2021 Valentine’s Day.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some events may be virtual or may have a limited capacity. Families who choose to participate in in-person activities should wear face masks and practice social distancing.

Valentine’s Gnome Tree and Valentine’s Painting Class

Feb. 10-12, 2021

Get in the Valentine’s Day spirit by painting a light-up Valentine’s Day gnome. Advance registration required as class size is limited. They offer take-home art kits, too.

Cookies and Cocoa: Valentine’s Day Edition at Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea in Canton

Feb. 13, 2021

Get a hot chocolate, a sugar cookie to decorate and the opportunity to make a valentine.

Kids Can Cook! Salty-n-Sweet Valentine Snack Mix

  • Address: Virtual
  • Time: 10:30-10:50 a.m.
  • Cost: Free

Learn how to make a bright and colorful Valentine’s Day-inspired snack mix at this virtual event.

Valentine’s Day Sachet at Greenmead Historical Park

Feb. 13, 2021

Meet at the Alexander Blue House and learn how to sew your own Valentine’s-inspired sachet. Face masks and social distancing are required.

Cookie Pop-Up Shop

Feb. 13, 2021

  • Address: Downtown Chelsea area
  • Times: Noon-5 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/admission; fees/items on sale

The “Sweethearts Addition” of Chelsea’s Sweet Savor Saturdays offers great deals at local shops and specialty treats including coconut macarons from Enzo’s Catering, chocolate martinis from Ugly Dog Distillery and more.

Annual Mother Daughter Valentine’s Day Party

Feb. 13, 2021

Enjoy a private, one-hour play date with your daughter. Each date includes chocolate treats, a popcorn station, lemonade mocktails, games and more. $100 covers mom and 2 daughters. Additional guests are $25 each.

Looking for more romantic V-day events for just mom and dad? Check our our roundup of virtual date night ideas for more.

This post was originally published in 2017 and is updated regularly.


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