Valentine’s Day Family Fun

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Feel the love this Valentine’s Day and take your little loved ones to one of the many events happening in and around Austin. From Valentine’s parties to card-making drives, we’ve found where you’ll want to be!

Valentine’s Art for Parent & Child

February 8, various times

Bring your son or daughter to Cordovan Art School for a Valentine’s Day to remember! Professional artists will guide you and your child through a step-by-step painting. They’ll provide treats and snacks as well as a free photo booth to capture the moment. No artistic experience necessary. $50 per couple. Register to attend the North Austin or Round Rock sessions here.

Northwest Austin
8108 Mesa Dr., Suite B-102
Round Rock
3810 Gattis School Rd. #108

Love Letters: DIY Card Making Drive

February 9; 12-3 p.m.

The Austin Film Society is calling on Austinites to help create homemade Valentine’s cards for Meals on Wheels. Spread the love this Sunday, February 9, from 12-3 p.m. at Motion Media Arts Center. Help adults feel connected to and cared for by their community. Cards will be delivered by Meals on Wheels on February 14. MMAC will be providing tunes, sips, treats and a ton of art supplies! Participants are encouraged to bring any card making supplies they are open to sharing. This event is free, open to the public and family friendly.

Motion Media Arts Center
2200 Tillery Street, Austin

Valentine’s Puppet Show and Card Making at Terra Toys

February 9; 2-4 pm

Craft a valentine! Watch live puppet shows of love poetry! Famous and obscure love poems from all over the world! Enjoy free cookies and drink specials. Free to attend. Parents must accompany children at all times. Parties of 4 or more please RSVP by calling Terra Toys at 512-445-4489. More information here.

Terra Toys
2438 West Anderson Lane, Austin

Valentine Playtime at Round Rock Public Library

February 10-14, various dates and times

Bring your little sweeties to a playtime featuring Valentine-themed activities. This free, drop-in activity is best enjoyed by ages 18 months and older. Children can participate in a valentine exchange. Simply provide 10 valentines and/or individually shareable gifts for your child to distribute to other children. As participants leave, they can take home a fun bag of valentines from other Library friends. More information here.

Four playtimes will be held: 

  • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 10
  • 10 – 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 12vale
  • 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, February 13
  • 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14

Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St., Round Rock

Valentine’s Cards & Crafts at Austin Public Library – University Hills Branch

February 11; 4 p.m.

Drop in and craft it up at the University Hills Branch. They’ll have paper crafts, easy sewing and more fun projects for the whole family. They provide the supplies; you provide the creativity. Recommended ages 9-12. More information here.

University Hills Branch
4721 Loyola Ln., Austin

Sensory-Friendly Valentine’s Party

February 13; 5-7 p.m.

Join the staff from Centria Autism for a fun evening of sensory-friendly play at We Rock The Spectrum Gym. This event will feature caring and specially-trained staff to maximize fun for sensory sensitive customers. Party-goers will receive a pizza dinner (gluten-free option available) and a Valentine’s dessert, open gym play, and a special Valentine craft.

This event is free. Register here.

We Rock The Spectrum Gym
7010 West Highway #71, Austin

Epic Fun

February 14; 4-8 p.m.

Epic Fun is planning an epic party for Valentine’s Day! Play structures, $5 game card, face painting, make & take slime, and a family scavenger hunt. Stay for dinner and enjoy a heart-shaped pizza. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  More information here.

7101 W. TX-71, Austin

Crafty Cupid Valentine Party

February 14; 10 a.m. – noon

Craft Valentines for our special someones! SinceValentine’s Day falls on a Dress Up Day, everyone is invited to dress head to toe in RED! Craft is included with general admission. More information here.

Almost Grown Play Cafe
605 S. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park

Valentine’s Day Kid’s Tea Party at East Social House

February 14; 6-8 p.m.

Spend valentines with all your loves. FREE Cookie decorating station, FREE flowers from Hutto Flower Market and a selfie booth! $5 admission per person. $1 off wine and beer on tap for the adults. Tickets available here.

East Social House
109 East Street, Hutto