Valentine’s Day Daddy-Daughter Dances in Southeast Michigan

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a night of music, dancing and fun at one of these daddy-daughter dances in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

A daughter’s first love is usually her dad, and dads tend to be just as enamored with their little girls.

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity for dads and daughters to celebrate that unique bond — and this year, southeast Michigan is revving up for the big day with some massive celebrations.

Dads, dress in your best, and bring your princess, or princesses, out for a night of food, fun and frolic at one of these daddy-daughter dances in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

Missing a dad or a daughter in this scenario? In most cases, caring uncles, grandpas, cousins or brothers are invited to accompany their loved instead, and there are options for mother-and-son duos, as well as shindigs for the entire family, too. Search the list, and find a dance that fits your needs.

Note: many of these dances require advance registration, and spots can sell out fast. Be sure to get your tickets early. Some COVID-19 safety protocols may be enforced.

Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Cherry Creek Golf & Banquet Center in Shelby Township

Feb. 10, 2022

Enjoy dinner, dancing and a keepsake flower. There’s also a gift for the girls, photos for purchase and more. Advance registration required.

Red Carpet Daddy Daughter Dance at The Hawk Farmington Hills Community Center

Feb. 11-12, 2022

Fathers, grandpas, uncles and others are welcome to accompany their special girl. Snacks and refreshments will be provided and professional pics will be available for purchase. Registration required for both adult and child.

Daddy Daughter Dance at Cedar Glen Banquet Center in New Baltimore

Feb. 12, 2022

Choose between a luncheon or a dinner along with dancing, games, photo
booth and portrait photos. Registration required.

Daddy Daughter Dance Dinner

 Feb. 12, 2022

Unicorns, gnomes, fairies and elves will make an appearance at this special dance. The night will feature dinner, dancing, a photo booth, crafts, games and more. Registration required.

Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Saline Recreation Center

Feb. 12, 2022

This 26th annual offers tons of fun, like a balloon drop and prizes. Plus, dancing and music. Advance registration required.

Daddy-Daughter Princess Ball at the Richard A. Young Recreation Center in Dearborn Heights

Feb. 12, 2022

Father figures can bring their best girls, ages 3-17, out for a night of dancing, food and fun. Advance registration required.

Mother-Son Sweetheart Ball at the Richard A. Young Center in Dearborn Heights 

Feb. 12, 2022

Little men bring their moms out for a night of music, refreshments and fun. Aimed at ages 3-17. Advance registration required.

Cupid’s Family Shuffle at the Troy Community Center

Feb. 19, 2022

  • Address: Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois Road, Troy
  • Times: 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost: $37/residents for 1 adult and 1 child, $47/non-residents for 1 adult and 1 child, $12/residents for additional person, $15/non-residents for additional person

There will be a live DJ and a photo booth! Dinner, drinks and dessert will be provided. For children ages 4 and up.

Daddy-Daughter Dance at the William Ford Senior Activities Center in Taylor

Feb. 19, 2022

  • Address: William Ford Senior Activities Center, 6750 Troy, Taylor
  • Times: 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
  • Cost: $30/couple

Fathers and daughters will enjoy a DJ, dancing, snacks, drinks, a keepsake photo and more. Registration required.

Daddy Daughter Dance at the Blossom Heath Inn in St. Clair Shores

Feb. 20, 2022

Ticket includes a kid-friendly buffet luncheon, DJ, gifts and a keepsake photo. Advanced registration required.

Daddy-Daughter Dance at the Oak Park Community Center 

Feb. 20, 2022

Designed for children between the ages of 5-12. You and your little “princess” will enjoy dancing, dinner, a keepsake photo and a flower at this special evening. Registration required.

Looking for even more Valentine’s Day fun? Check out our roundup of top Valentine’s Day events.

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

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