Happy Valentine’s Day! There are a bunch of fun Valentine’s Day events for kids happening in February in the greater Rockford area. Most of these activities are free or low-cost!
January 22 – February 14, 2020
Valentine Card Making at Bath and Body Fusion
324 E State St., Rockford, IL
When: Mondays – Thursdays from 11 am – 6 pm
Saturdays from 10 am – 4 pm
Sundays from 12 pm – 4 pm
Stop by and create a free Valentine’s Day card for the ones you love.
February 7, 2020
Block Print Valentines at GEM
406 E. State St., Rockford, IL
When: 3 pm – 8 pm
Cost: $10 per family
Families can block print fabrics and paper in honor of Valentine’s Day. Bring your own tees, totes, fabric and stationery to make prints. Tea towels can be purchased for $5 while supplies last.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2565937513638461/
February 8, 2020
Valentine’s Day Desk Box at JCPenney Kids Zone in CherryVale Mall
7200 Harrison Dr., Rockford, IL
When: 11 am – 12 pm
Bring your kids to do a fun, free craft at the mall. Kids will be able to design a Valentine’s Day box and will receive a lanyard and collectible pin for every craft they finish. Parents will receive a 10% off coupon for use that day.
Valentine’s Day Maker Fest at Michael’s
6301 E. State St., Rockford and 1017 W. Lane Rd., Machesney Park, IL
When: 11 am – 2 pm
Cost: Depends on the craft you choose
Michaels is offering a whole bunch of fun Valentine’s Day crafts for your kids this year. Kids can make free Valentine’s Day cards, sweetheart cookies, and BFF bracelets. They can also buy a shirt and create a vinyl design for it.
Valentine Photo Frame Make and Take at Classy Rascals Children’s Boutique
219 W. Milwaukee St., Janesville, WI
When: 12 pm – 1 pm
Cost: $6 per kid
Kids will have their Polaroid taken and make a frame to go around it.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/817005968745120
February 11, 2020
Anti-Valentine’s Party at Ida Public Library
320 N. State St., Belvidere, IL
When: 6 pm – 7 pm
If you’re over the whole Valentine’s Day thing, kids ages 11-18 can skip the lovey-dovey stuff and go straight to the library to do crafts and activities that are not about Valentine’s Day.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2413873935529962/
February 13, 2020
Arts & Crafts: Fizzing Heart Eruptions
605 Eclipse Blvd., Beloit, WI
When: 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Kids ages 6-12 can make a craft that involves science!
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/588014108627798/
Valentine’s Day Party with Elmo at My Play Village
1347 N. Galena Ave., Dixon, IL
When: 5 pm – 7 pm
Cost: $18 per kid
Kids can spend Valentine’s Day with the Sweetest Monster. The party includes a printed 4×6 photo, playtime and dance party, games, crafts, and a cookie and juice. Get tickets here.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/599191634228167/
February 14, 2020
Valentine’s Day Parent’s Night Out at Coral Cove Family Fun Center
586 Progressive Ln., South Beloit, IL
When: 5 – 8 pm
Cost: $15/child before the event or $25 the day of the event
Have a great Valentine’s Day evening while your kids have fun too. Kids will get to go in the bounce house, 15 tokens, games/fun, craft room with special Valentine’s Day craft, popcorn and movie, pizza and a slushie. Limited to 40 kids. Call to reserve your spot 815-543-4690. For 5-13 year olds.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/514838189139726/
February 15, 2020
Valentine’s with Cinderella and Belle at The Royal Tea Room
415 N. Church St., Rockford, IL
When: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cost: $7 per child, adults and kids under 1 are free
Families can come during this open-house style event to celebrate Valentine’s Day with two princesses. This includes live singing performances at 10:30 am and 11:30 am. Get tickets here.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/181411072968577/