Valentine's Day Activities & Events

Valentine's Day is typically observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, and while it's a working day for most, it's actually the second most celebrated holiday in the world (after New Year's Day)!! Here's a great roundup of activities on and around Valentine's Day.

Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture FestivalSalem, Free
Fri, February 9, 2018  -  Sun, February 11, 2018   
The annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival features decadent chocolate, sparkling ice sculptures and Valentine’s Day shopping.
Little Hands, Big Hearts Valentine’s Crafting EventConcord, Free
Tue, February 6, 2018  -  Tue, February 6, 2018   
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites families to participate in a free crafting event. Children will make special cards that will be given to patients at the hospital on Valentine’s Day.
Daddy and DonutsNeedham, $$
Sun, February 4, 2018  -  Sat, February 4, 2017   
Join us for a morning of fun creating while enjoying coffee, juice and Donuts! Just 10 Days before Valentines Day make Mom, grandma, Aunts or anyone special something personal.
“Puppy (and Kitty) Love” Valentine’s Day Flower & ChocolateJamaica Plain, $
Tue, February 13, 2018  -  Wed, February 14, 2018   
Join us for our annual Valentine's Day Sale Feb 13th-14th 9am-5pm! Proceeds benefit the MSPCA Boston Adoption Center and our Emergency Care fund for sick or injured animals.
Vanessa and the Jumping Monkeys – Valentines Day ShowBeverly, $$
Sat, February 10, 2018   
Vanessa packs concert halls, preschool fundraisers and outdoor venues with dancing kids and families. She is known for her highly interactive shows, featuring plenty of group singing and movement.
Valentine's Day Party w/ Marshall from Paw Patrol @ Jam TimeNatick, Free
Sun, February 11, 2018  -  Sun, February 11, 2018   
Jam Time in Natick is hosting the SWEETEST party in town! Kids can make their own Valentine crafts in the party room and enjoy a visit from Marshall from Paw Patrol!
M is for Museum: Preschool Fun at Wenham MuseumWenham, $$
Fri, January 12, 2018  -  Fri, April 13, 2018   
Celebrate Valentine's Day at Wenham Museum this year! Using the museum’s antique valentines for inspiration, create some valentine cards to bring to the special people in your life.