What do a box of chocolates, flowers, and heart-shaped décor have in common? They all symbolize one of the loveliest holidays, Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day Party Activities
We don’t typically think of family on Valentine’s Day, most Valentine’s Days throughout the world are spent on couples, parents, and close friends enjoying a kid-free night out at a romantic restaurant or venue. This Valentine’s Day celebrate your family, friends, and everyone close to you with these fun ideas.
Send a Virtual Valentine’s E-card
One of the simplest ways to say “I Love You” is by sending an E-card to family and friends through sites such as Adobe or Smile Box. There are many sites with virtual valentines’ cards to choose from. Choose one of your favorite graphic designs, personalize it with words, and send it, all through the magic of email. All of the Valentine’s Day cards are free, so you and your family can send lots of love to those special people.
Valentine’s Game Night
An engaging activity that can get everyone involved is a traditional game night party. First, send an Invite to guests through the Zoom or Houseparty app, there are also other apps that can be used such as Google Hangout, Skype, and Facetime. Next, choose a Valentine’s day themed game such as jeopardy from JeopardyLabs.com, Valentine’s Pictionary, Valentine’s Day Charades, Heart Tic-Tac-Toe, or a Valentine’s Day Cards against humanity: Family Edition. Once you’ve selected your game, make sure to set up a time and of course, some yummy snacks to enjoy during the game.
Host a Valentine’s TV or Movie Watching Party
Pick out that romantic comedy or adorable cartoon that everyone loves. Did you know you can even include relatives and friends from afar? Teleparty will synchronize videos and can add group chat to Netflix, Disney, Hulu, and HBO. You can customize your Teleparty by choosing user icons, nicknames, uploading screenshots, emojis, and GIFs. Send the invite link to family and friends, bring out the popcorn and heart candy, and kid-friendly bubbly for an exciting Teleparty.
Valentine’s Party in a Box
Send your loved one a Valentine’s Day party in a box. Decorate the outside of a box and place festive Valentine’s Day decorations such as a balloon garland kit, a banner, confetti, or any Valentine’s Day-related item inside the box.
Valentine’s Day Painting Party
Who said a canvas party can only be done at a studio? Pick a Valentine’s Day-inspired picture, gather up supplies such as various sizes of canvas, different colored paints, brushes, and an apron, and get started on your lovely masterpiece.
Everyone loves a box of delicious chocolates on Valentine’s Day. This year, make your own! Organize a chocolate-making party and be the master chocolatier. End your party with a chocolate tasting of all those delicious masterpieces. Use a mix of milk chocolate, white chocolate, and dark chocolate, and incorporate things like dried fruit, brownie bits, Oreo cookies, caramel, sea salt, and more. Chocolate making is a great way to learn something new and fun with family and friends from the comfort of your kitchen. Or snag some great ideas from our friends at the SoChatti Chocolate Tasting Room.
Host a Zoom Valentine’s Day Party
Remember back when we did everything on Zoom for a year or two? Well, bring back the charm of connecting with friends and family from around the world. Set up your home for a Zoom party with family or friends. Decorate your home with all things hearts and flowers. Have a delicious dessert table or dining table set up for Valentine’s dinner. Incorporate fun Valentine’s Day games in a large space in your home and get the party started. Families can send in their Valentine’s Day cards for kids to open and enjoy. It’s a great way for everyone to stay connected all while having fun.
Valentine’s Day LEGO Party
This may sound out of the ordinary for Valentine’s Day, but rest assured the kids will absolutely love this idea. Kids can invite friends or classmates to this fun event while using LEGO bricks from home. Little Bins, Little Hands has some great Valentine’s Day LEGO building ideas using basic bricks. LEGO bricks make any kid’s party and unique building experience!
V-Day Craft Party
Get crafty this Valentine’s Day. Bring out the craft box and create a one-of-a-kind craft to send or give to a special person. Have all of the supplies ready for your guests and then gift them to your neighbors.
Cookie Decorating Party
We have seen many great cookie decorating kits through local bakeries, and no doubt this special holiday will have a great selection of cookie decorating kits to choose from. Bake up some sugar cookies of your own, set out some frosting and let the kids go nuts with sprinkles.
Valentine’s Dance Party
There’s a love song for everyone’s vibe this Valentine’s Day, whether it’s romantic, family-friendly, friendship or simply wanting to set a laid-back holiday mood. Create a great playlist with everyone’s favorite LOVE songs, decorate your living room or kitchen, and have the ultimate dance party with family and friends. Afterward, play a game of “Name that Love song” from your playlist for even more family fun.
Pizza & Bubbly party
Everyone loves a slice of cheesy pizza, what makes a pizza party great is that you can send loved one’s a box of their favorite hot pizza right to their door on Valentine’s Day. Pizza Chains across the nation such as; Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, Papa Murphy’s, Buca De Beppo, and Giordano’s pizza offer heart-shaped pizza on Valentine’s Day. You can also get everyone hands-on and choose to make homemade pizza virtually with loved ones. Kids can choose their favorite sauce, toppings, and cheese to make it a custom heart-shaped pizza. Add kid-Friendly bubbly juice to complete the meal.
Spa Night Party
Another great idea for your child and their classmates and friends is a Valentine’s spa night party. Kids can get their favorite heart pj’s on, enjoy a pink facial, manicure, and pedicures with red and pink nail polish, and soak feet in a Valentine’s bath bomb full of roses. Set a small table of Valentine’s treats such as a Valentine’s Sundae, cupcakes or cookies, and pink milk for an easygoing and relaxing party.
Host a Romantic Kid-Friendly Dinner
Arrange a special night for dinner with the family. Set the table up in its most festive and elegant setting, using candles or lanterns, or sparkle lights. Make a “fancy” meal and bring out the kid-friendly bubbly juice.
Valentine’s Day Baking Party
Everyone loves those sweet treats during holidays, and this is especially true on Valentine’s Day. Hosting a baking party will lift everyone’s spirits and taste buds to a new level. Set up baking stations with different recipes and then have a tasting at the end to try each other’s concoctions.