Valentine’s Day Events for Kids in Boulder

by Rachel Daly
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Kids love Valentine’s Day! This year, there are a ton of exciting activities to spend some quality time together: arts & crafts, roller derby, archery, a tea party and so much more. Celebrate love with your little sweethearts at one of these fun events in and around Boulder.

The Longmont Heart Throb 5K

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Sandstone Ranch Community Park, 2525 E Ken Pratt Blvd, Longmont, Colorado 80504

Time: 10AM – 11:30AM

Cost: $35, Tickets available here.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Longmont Heart Throb 5K! This is the perfect event to do with friends, family or your special someone. Celebrate by running in your favorite red, pink or Valentine’s Day themed outfit. All racers get a long-sleeved race tee, timed 5K, free photos and some unforgettable memories! The charity partner at this event is OUR Center and all racers are encouraged to bring 5 non-perishable items for their mission.

Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: North Boulder Rec Center, 3170 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Cost: $35, Tickets available here.

Take your little sweetheart (ages 1 to 9) for a fun, fancy night of dancing at the Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance at the North Boulder Recreation Center. Register early – this event usually sells out.

Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine – Can You Feel the Love Tonight

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: North Boulder Rec Center, 3170 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Cost: $35, Register here.

Ahhhh mi amore… Kids will love this Valentine’s Day celebration at Color Me Mine! Drop your schoolager off to create a lovely Valentine’s masterpiece. Games! Fun! Pizza! New Friends! Reservations required.  Ages 5-12. Call Color Me Mine at 303- 443-3469 with questions.

Love Hurts! Boulder County Bombers Roller Derby Doubleheader

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

Time: 5PM – 9PM

Cost: $15, Tickets here.

Sometimes LOVE HURTS! The Boulder County Bombers will go head to head with FoCo Roller Derby in a doubleheader. At 6PM, see BCB’s Bombshells vs Foco’s MicroBruisers, then at 7:30PM see BCB’s Screamin’ Mimis vs Foco’s Punchy Brewsters. The event will feature great roller derby action, some fun Valentine’s themed events, and all the derby love you can handle! On hand will be a food truck, pizza, beer, and fine cocktails made from the spirits of local distilleries. Family friendly fun!

Valentine’s Parent’s Night Out 2017

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Live Love Dance and Arts Center, 290 Nickel St, Ste 300, Broomfield, Colorado 80020

Time: 6PM – 10PM

Cost: $25/One child, $40/Two children. Register here.

Live Love Dance and Arts Center‘s annual parent’s night out features: dance, crafts, games, a movie, dinner and snacks so parents can enjoy a fun night out!

Valentine’s Tea Party with Author Natasha Wing

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Ave, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Cost: FREE, Registration required, register here.

Meet award-winning and best-selling children’s author Natasha Wing and celebrate our annual “Authors We Love” event with a tea party for young readers at the Longmont Public Library. Wing is the author of Bagel in Love and The Night Before Valentine’s Day. A book signing, tea party etiquette games, and a craft will all be part of the fun. Refreshments will be served, and elegant attire is encouraged (for fun!). Best for children ages 9 and younger. Registration is required, register here or call 303-651-8477 to register.

Family Day at PoshSplat “Colorful Love”

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When: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Where: PoshSplat, 2035 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 2PM

Cost: $25/painter. Register here.

Family Day at PoshSplat is a great way to spend time and do something creative with your whole family for Valentine’s Day! Step by step instruction is provided by a local artist and everyone paints a picture that is uniquely theirs. No experience, set up, or clean up necessary. Just come and enjoy an afternoon of fun, and create beautiful works of art for your home!

February Kids Club at Village at the Peaks

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When: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Where: Village at the Peaks, 1250 S Hover St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 1PM – 4PM

Cost: FREE

Join Village at the Peaks its monthly Kids Club! For February, Village at the Peaks is celebrating Valentine’s Day and the opening of its new restaurant, Marco’s Pizza! FREE activities for the whole family include: Face Painter, Balloon Twister, Kids Craft, Free Pizza from Marco’s, DJ, Bounce House. Everything will take place near Marco’s pizza/Regal Cinemas.

Valentine’s Day Public Fun Shoot

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When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Where: High Altitude Archery, 455 Weaver Park Rd, Ste 500, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Cost: $7 Range Fee, $10 Equipment Rental

Come by High Altitude Archery for a fun evening of shooting at the Valentine’s Day Public Fun Shoot. Bring a your child to shoot with fun Valentine’s Day-themed targets. It’ll be a great time for you and your sweetie.

Valentine’s Day Kids Night Out

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When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Where: Tinker Art Studio, 693B S Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305

Time: 5:30-7:30PM, Optional extension to 8PM

Cost: $38, includes two pieces of cheese pizza from Cosmos, $6, extended half hour (8:00PM pick up), 10% discount for siblings.

Come to a fun Kids Night Out at Tinker Art Studio this Valentine’s Day! Kids will enjoy a pizza dinner together, paint a 12×16″ canvas, and have an awesome evening while the parents head out to dinner! Our extended half hour matches up with Tinker’s adult Valentine’s Day Mug Making Workshop in the Ceramics Studio so that you can drop your kids off at 5:30, grab Happy Hour, then come back for your workshop from 6:30-8:00PM. This would be a pretty awesome Valentine’s Day treat for the whole family!

Love Bugs Craft at WOW! Children’s Museum

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When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Where: WOW Children’s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Avenue, Lafayette

Time: 12PM – 2PM

Cost: Children (ages 1-11): $9, Adults: $5, Infants (under 1): Free, Members Always Play for Free!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by creating cute and lovable bugs in the Art Room. Craft activity is included with Museum admission. Just a short drive out of Boulder, the World of Wonder Children’s Museum in downtown Lafayette is a favorite for young children. Designed for interactive learning and play, WOW features a light & music room, an art room, a little clinic, a sandbox, a theatre area complete with costumes and stage and so much more! Kids can spend hours exploring this fun museum. There is a snack area with vending machines available.

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