Love is in the Air: A Family-Friendly Valentine’s Roundup in the East Valley


Today we’re sharing a special Valentine’s roundup for you and your family to enjoy celebrating the Hallmark holiday. 😉 

If you aren’t a big Valentines fan with your S.O., give Valentines with kids a try–it’s a sweet way to celebrate family time and celebrations, and there’s so many sweet local events happening while love is in the air this month!

From heartwarming activities to festive festivals, there’s something for everyone to revel in this season of love. So, buckle up as we explore the vibrant and family-friendly Valentine’s celebrations across Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Queen Creek and Tempe!

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or a caregiver, this roundup is tailored to ensure that every member of your family experiences the joy and magic of Valentine’s Day. 


East Valley Moms 

Kids Valentine Exchange (free)

Join Fit4Mom Queen Creek at Mansel Carter Oasis Park on February 9th at 9:45 a.m. for a valentines exchange; pre-registration required for this free event. (Get a FREE month of Fit4Mom with promo code EVM). More info.

Hey Mama Valentines Picnic 

Join the East Valley’s stroller walking club, Hey Mama, for a Valentines picnic and heart craft at Four Silos Gilbert. Happening on Feb 16, 8:30-9:30 a.m.. Details here. 

Daddy Daughter Dance 

The Village Parent Happiness Center is hosting an afternoon of dinner and dancing for dads and daughters (ages 0-12) on February 10 from 4-7 p.m. Included in the $30 family ticket price is a pizza dinner and an evening of dancing in a magical setting. Details here.

Love is in the Air: A Family-Friendly Valentine's Roundup in the East ValleyValentines Love Flow (free)

A parent/child yoga flow class (donation based/free) is happening on February 15 at 10 a.m. in Gilbert, presented by Chrysalis Kid. More info here. 

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Ice Cream Float 

AJ’s Fine Foods presents Little Chefs club, where kids and parents can make a special treat in-store from 10-10:30 a.m. on February 10. Pre-registration required. Details here.

2-for-1 at Museum of Illusions

Ditch the ordinary for an extraordinary experience! On February 14 ONLY enjoy 2-for-1 tickets at Museum of Illusions Scottsdale! Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with a one-of-a-kind date night. Don’t miss out on the perfect blend of fun, laughter, and romance. Head to the website to snag the deal:

Love Bug Dance 

The Town of Queen Creek hosts an annual love bug dance for families on Friday, February 2 for kids 3-12 years old. Come dressed in your best and dance the night away with your family at this fun community event filled with music, games, crafts, and lots of dancing! Pre-registration required; The cost for Love Bug is $15 per adult and $10 per child. Details here.

Valentine’s Festival (free)

Head to the Arizona Boardwalk on February 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to enjoy Valentine’s Day shopping, bounce houses and slides, face painting, live entertainment and games, make-and-take crafts, a Valentine’s coloring contest with HUGE PRIZES, and much more! Details here.

Chocolate Affaire Festival (free)

The Chocolate Affaire is a premiere event for chocolate lovers everywhere. The event brings unique chocolate experiences to the City of Glendale for a two day exhibition of chocolatiers, food demonstrations, live music and family-friendly interactive experiences! February 17-18, details here.


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