Take your little valentines out on the town this February! Boston is brimming with fun activities your kids will love this Valentine’s Day season. Here are a few Boston family favorites!
February 1-29 :: Boston
The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are once again decorating the waterfront trellis with a Valentine’s Day theme to be beautifully lit up every night. Visitors are welcome to dance to the music as they stroll through the iconic tunnel and check out the gigantic “candy” conversation hearts!
February 4 :: Acton
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Make a pop-up card or two! Use some simple paper engineering and your creativity to make one-of-a-kind valentines to share with family and friends.
February 7 :: Milton
Make art treasures and homemade valentines for your family and friends for Valentine’s Day!
February 10 :: Needham
Get ready for an up-close experience with some amazing reptiles in a sensory-safe environment at this special Valentine’s Day event at Bierman Autism Centers! Children are invited to discover the wonderful world of reptiles with expert handlers.
February 10 :: Weston
Create your own valentine and learn to make your own envelopes at this fun event!
February 10 :: Cambridge
Break out of the winter doldrums and let your inner scientist loose. This popular annual event has something for everyone and is appropriate for children and adults of all ages!
February 10 :: Northborough
If you’re looking for less-traditional Valentine’s Day activities near Boston for your kids, this is the one — experience a delightful, love-filled adventure on a goat hike! Explore scenic landscapes as you leisurely walk with friendly, docile goats, amidst nature’s stunning canvas.
February 13 :: Acton
Create unique Valentine’s Day artwork by plopping and pressing paint to make a one-of-a-kind heart to keep or gift to someone special!
Daily in February :: Easton
Create a variety of Valentine’s Day themed crafts using many different crafting materials. Free with admission.
February 14 :: Canton
Love is in the air! Kids get a chance to enjoy a fun-filled night with the Let’s Paint Club team while their parents get to take the night off. This night will include a guided painting class along with some delicious pizza, pasta, and refreshments!
February 14 :: South Boston
Drop in to the South Boston branch of the Boston Public Library anytime between 3-5 p.m. on Valentine’s Day to make your own valentines. All materials will be provided. This program is open to adults and children of all ages.