Valentine’s Day Events for Families

| February 9, 2012 | 126 Comments


Love is in the air! If you want to get your kids into the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are some activities going on in the next few days that are lots of fun for the whole family!

Sweetheart Week

When: Friday, February 11th, Saturday, February 12th, Tuesday, February 14th
Where: Sacramento Children’s Museum
What: Explore the museum’s hands-on exhibits and create a Valentine’s card for the one you love.
Cost: $7.00 per person
Info: 916-638-7225 or click here

Funtastic Friday

When: Friday, February 10th; 4pm-8pm
Where: Funtastic Playcenter – Elk Grove location
What: Play on the indoor playground, enjoy family activities, and make a Valentine craft.
Cost: $2 off regular admission ($8.00 per child), $1 Lamppost Pizza Slices
Info: 916-685-4335

Vintage Valentine Party

When: Saturday, February 11th; 1pm-3pm
Where: Crocker Art Museum
What: Families will craft Victorian-style Valentine greeting cards, inspired by the historic Crocker architecture, using embossed paper, metallic trim, lace, and embroidered flowers. Everyone decorates and frosts a yummy cupcake to eat or to give away as a valentine.
Cost: $15.00 for one child and one adult; additional family members $7.00 per person
Info: 916-808-7000

I Heart Sacramento Zoo

When: Sunday, February 12th; 9am-4pm
Where: Sacramento Zoo
Join the beloved animals for a fun day organized by the Sacramento Zoo teen volunteers.  The event features valentine-themed animal enrichments, informative talks and activity tables.
Cost: General admission Adults $11.25 Kids $7.25
Info: Click here

Valentine’s Kids’ Night Out

When: Tuesday, February 14th; 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Bounce U – Rancho Cordova and Roseville locations
What: Drop your kids (ages 4-11) off at BounceU and enjoy a romantic night out with your loved one.  Your kids will get to bounce, play games, eat, and make a special Valentine’s gift for you.  Includes pizza, drink, and ice cream.
Cost: $20 first child, $15 sibling
Info: Roseville: Call 916-783-4386, Rancho Cordova: Call 916-859-0559

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Written by Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard is the founder of, a mom of three and a Realtor® with Lyon Real Estate. She has a passion for finding adventures with her family! She has been exploring Sacramento and sharing a firsthand perspective with fellow parents since 2009.

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