Find all the events and activities happening in Champaign-Urbana for your family to celebrate Valentine’s Day
Celebrate the ones you love with crafts, hearts, sweet treats and most important, quality time together with your kids
The holiday of love is a fun time for families, too! Here’s our annual guide to family-friendly Valentine’s Day events in and around Champaign-Urbana. (We have another list for family date night events such as parent-child dances, many of which require advance registration, so check it out as soon as possible.)
How about a grown-up night out with your partner? We have a post on Valentine’s Day for adults in Champaign-Urbana, too.
We’ll keep adding Valentine’s Day events as we get them, so if you know of one, please submit it to our calendar.
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Home Depot, Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
On the first Saturday of each month, visit Home Depot for a FREE project morning just for kids! Projects vary each month; visit the Home Depot website to find out what they're making each month. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the…read more…
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Farmer City Public Library, Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
April aka The LEGO Lady will be back at the Farmer City Public Library for a very special Valentine's themed LEGO Make & Take. Please contact the library via Messenger, email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (309) 928-9532 to reserve your child(ren)'s spot. Cost will be $5 per youth and payment is…read more…
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Lowe’s Home Improvement, Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Valentine’s Day is almost here! This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats! Sign them up and head to Lowe's on Saturday, February 8th! Space is limited, so register here today!
Michaels, Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Michaels to MAKE four different Valentine projects. Buy the t-shirt, and the rest of the supplies to decorate it and the other projects will be provided.
I-Power School of Gymnastics, Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 am
iPower's popular Valentine's Day Parents' Night out & Sleepover is back! Kids can choose to attend evening only (ages 4-13, $30 per child, 6-10pm) or sleepover in the gym (ages 6-13, $60 per child, 6pm - 9am next morning). Kids will enjoy play time in the gym from 6-7:30, then…read more…
Phillips Recreation Center, Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Calling all dads, moms, uncles, aunts, brothers, sisters, cousins, grandpas, and grandmas! Bring someone special to our Family Date night! You and your guest(s) will enjoy a tasty dessert bar that kids and adults will love, a fantastic DJ, and craft projects you can do together and keep as a…read more…
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Christie Clinic Presents Indoor Playdates: Crafts, Cookies, & Community: An Intergenerational Playdate
Clark-Lindsey Village, Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Make plans now to join us for our third playdate of the 2019-20 winter series. We can't wait to celebrate with an afternoon of crafts, cookies, and community at Clark-Lindsey in Urbana on February 9, 2020 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Children, families, and residents will have the opportunity to work together…read more…
Monday, February 10, 2020
Savoy Recreation Center, Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by the Savoy Recreation Center; for ages 12 and under with a caregiver. Cost: $35/couple (resident), $45/couple (non-resident). Here is Dad's chance to take his favorite girl(s) out for a night of dancing and fun! Music, treats, and punch will be provided. Receive a keepsake photo and all the girls will bring home a special gift. Daddies with two or more children will need to register in-person.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Douglas Library, Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come out to a weekly do-it-yourself activity for school-age kids. • Jan 8: Skeleton Hand • Jan 15: Sock Snowman • Jan 22: Paper Dragon Puppet • Jan 29: Slime Time • Feb 5: Black History Bingo • Feb 12: Valentine’s Suncatcher • Feb 19: Mancala Board • Feb 26:…read more…
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Corner of Mattis Avenue & William St – Suite Faces William St., Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Marcy McAnally, State Farm Agent, and her team to come create your own hand-made Valentine's Day Card and select flowers for a DIY bouquet. Enjoy this time with your Valentine, or make your card and bouquet to surprise that special someone. There will also be a photo backdrop for…read more…
Friday, February 14, 2020
Tolono Public Library, Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Valentine's Day Make-N-Take Drop by anytime between 10:00-11:00 AM to make a Valentine to give to your special someone. Be creative with paper, glue, stickers, and more! Recommended Ages: 5-13 (Under 5 with a Caregiver)
Huff Hall, Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come cheer on the University of Illinois women's gymnastics team as they welcome Western Michigan! Held at Huff Hall. This Fighting Illini event is FREE and appropriate for all ages! Western Michigan | Friday, Feb 14 at 7 p.m. | Daddy-Daughter Night DADDY-DAUGHTER NIGHT PINK NIGHT
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Donald Schleicher, music director and conductor Megan and Liz Freivogel The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher. Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola Debussy (arr. Constant): Pelleas et Melisande Symphonie Tickets $10 adults | $7…read more…