Valentine’s Day Events for Metro Detroit Families

You’ll love these Valentine's Day events for families in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for Valentine's Day.

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

In fact, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties are packed full of fun Valentine’s Day events for families in February 2024. Take a peek at this list and head out to the perfect activity to celebrate love!

Macomb

Teen Heart Wreaths

Feb. 6, 2024

Teens come can out to the library to create paper heat wreaths, using pomp oms and card stock. All materials will be provided. Registration required.

Valentine Crafts

Feb. 7, 2024

Families can drop in at the library to make Valentine’s crafts. This event is for all ages. No registration required.

Kids Take & Make Craft: Valentine’s Snail

Feb. 9, 2024

Drop by the library to grab a paper snail craft to take home with you. Available while supplies last.

Valentine Cards & Crafts (All Ages)

Feb. 10, 2024

All ages are welcome to come decorate a card for residents of a local assisted living facility. 

Valentine Wreaths

Feb. 10, 2024

Ages 4-12 can come by the library to create a Valentine Wreath for a gift to someone or to keep for yourself for Valentine’s Day. Registration required.

Take & Make Craft – DIY Valentine’s Card

Feb. 12, 2024

Kids of all ages can drop into the library all day long to pick up a DIY Valentine’s Card, while supplies last. Only one card per child.

Teen Valentine Suncatchers

Feb. 13, 2024

Teens come can out to the library to create sun catchers using different colored glass gems and glue. All materials will be provided. Registration required.

Oakland

Drop-In Craft: Heart Edition

Feb. 1, 2024

All ages are welcome to come out to do a heart craft for Valentine’s Day. This is a drop-in activity.

Mystery Valentine’s Day Rom-Com at Royal Oak Public Library

Feb. 14, 2024

Teens can stop by the Royal Oak Public Library to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a rom-com movie.

Washtenaw

Valentine’s Day Sensory Bottles

Feb. 3, 2024

Kids in grades preschool-third grade can come out to Traverwood Branch to create a glittering sensory bottle for Valentine’s Day.

Be My Valentine Mosaic Ornament Workshop

Feb. 4, 2024

Come out to River Raisin Distilleries Broken China Mosaic Workshop to create heart-shaped mosaics using your own creativity. Each participant will go home with three hearts. All materials are included.

Chocolate Extravaganza in Downtown Chelsea

Feb. 10, 2024

Shop Chelsea’s annual Chocolate Extravaganza and get treats and goodies, just in time for Valentine’s Day. There will be events for kids, too.

Ladybug Valentine’s Cards

Feb. 10, 2024

Grades K-5 can come out to Westgate Branch to create a Valentine’s card in the shape of a ladybug with a special Valentine’s message written inside.

Make Valentine’s Day Cards

Feb. 11, 2024

All ages can enjoy making Valentine’s Day card at Kerrytown Market & Shops using materials provided. Meet in the common area by the elevator.

Family Maker Night: Resist Art

Feb. 14, 2024

Families can come out to the library to create a patchwork heart resist art for Valentine’s Day using oil pastels and watercolors to create patterns. All supplies will be provided.

Wayne

LEGO Printed Valentine’s Cards

Feb. 6, 2024

Families can use LEGOs at the library to build a printing press and print original Valentine’s Day card designs! This event is first come, first serve.

Hearts & Crafts

Feb. 10, 2024

Join Parkman Branch for fun Valentine’s Day activities and crafts. For all ages.

Winter LoveFest

Feb. 10, 2024

Families can enjoy a pre-Valentine’s Day even that celebrates love and Black History in and around the historic Palmer Log Cabin. There will be live music, African dancing and drumming, art-making, hot cocoa, treats, games and prizes.

Valentine’s Day Stamping Art

Feb. 14, 2024

Families can stop by Detroit Public Library – Jefferson Branch to use rubber stamps to create cards and a room ornament.

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


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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.

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