Valentine’s Day is the lovely spot in the middle of a cold and dark winter. Celebrate it as a family creating traditions and spreading love, just be sure to sneak in time for a date night too. We have everything you need to make your Valentine’s Day in Lake County the Sweetest.

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Valentine’s Day in Lake County

Classroom Parties | Valentine’s Day Recipes | Valentine’s Day Events | D.I.Y. Valentines | Date Nights

Valentine’s Class Party Ideas

Receive the gold heart for your classroom fun when you use our simple and creative Valentine’s Party ideas for your classroom party.

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Valentine’s Recipes & Food

Any holiday that involves chocolate is a winner in my book! From sweet to savory we all sorts of ideas for making your food extra sweet this holiday.

If you’re more of a family-dinner savory type of family, be sure to pick up a Heart-Shaped pizza.

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Valentine’s Events in Lake County

Spend time as a family at these upcoming Valentine’s Events in Lake County:

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Valentines for Vets
Valentines for Vets @ Warren Newport Public Library
Feb 1 all-day
Children in grades K-5 and their families can drop by The Point to make valentines that will be distributed to military veterans.
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Valentines for Vets
Valentines for Vets @ Warren Newport Public Library
Feb 2 all-day
Children in grades K-5 and their families can drop by The Point to make valentines that will be distributed to military veterans.
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Valentines for Vets
Valentines for Vets @ Warren Newport Public Library
Feb 3 all-day
Children in grades K-5 and their families can drop by The Point to make valentines that will be distributed to military veterans.
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Valentines for Vets
Valentines for Vets @ Warren Newport Public Library
Feb 4 all-day
Children in grades K-5 and their families can drop by The Point to make valentines that will be distributed to military veterans.
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Valentines for Vets
Valentines for Vets @ Warren Newport Public Library
Feb 5 all-day
Children in grades K-5 and their families can drop by The Point to make valentines that will be distributed to military veterans.
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Sample Event
Sample Event @ Little Lake Countypreschoolers
Feb 8 all-day
Open playdate. Come and make friends and burn off energy. We will have snacks, crafts, and storytime with a costumed character. Best for ages 3-6
Sweets for Sweetie 10:00 am
Sweets for Sweetie @ Lambs Farm Magnolia Cafe & Bakery
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We invite you to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us here at Lambs Farm! The Magnolia Cafe & Bakery will be transformed into a boutique filled with several crafts. Guests can decorate a sweet treat, beautifully [...]
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Valentine Drop In Craft
Valentine Drop In Craft @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Feb 9 all-day
Drop in and express your creativity by making your own Valentine. We will have all the supplies you need to make beautiful Valentines for all your loved ones. Open to children through grade 8. Preschoolers [...]
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Valentine Drop In Craft
Valentine Drop In Craft @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Feb 10 all-day
Drop in and express your creativity by making your own Valentine. We will have all the supplies you need to make beautiful Valentines for all your loved ones. Open to children through grade 8. Preschoolers [...]
Kids Valentine’s Party 4:00 pm
Kids Valentine’s Party @ Timothy O'Toole's Gurnee
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kids Valentine’s Day Party with Mark the Magician. Kids Eat Free, Make and Take Valentine, Sweetheart Sundae Bar for Dessert. 4pm-7pm
Kids Valentine’s Party 4:00 pm
Kids Valentine’s Party @ O'Toole's of Libertyville
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Valentine’s Day Party with Holly the Balloon Artist. Kids eat free, make and take valentine and sweetheart sundae for dessert.
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Valentine Drop In Craft
Valentine Drop In Craft @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Feb 11 all-day
Drop in and express your creativity by making your own Valentine. We will have all the supplies you need to make beautiful Valentines for all your loved ones. Open to children through grade 8. Preschoolers [...]
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Valentine Drop In Craft
Valentine Drop In Craft @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Feb 12 all-day
Drop in and express your creativity by making your own Valentine. We will have all the supplies you need to make beautiful Valentines for all your loved ones. Open to children through grade 8. Preschoolers [...]
Kids Valentine’s Party 4:00 pm
Kids Valentine’s Party @ Timothy O'Toole's Lake Villa
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kids Valentine’s Day Party with Holly the Balloon Artist. Kids Eat Free, Make and Take Valentine, Sweetheart Sundae Bar for Dessert. 4pm-7pm
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Valentine Drop In Craft
Valentine Drop In Craft @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Feb 13 all-day
Drop in and express your creativity by making your own Valentine. We will have all the supplies you need to make beautiful Valentines for all your loved ones. Open to children through grade 8. Preschoolers [...]
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Valentine Drop In Craft
Valentine Drop In Craft @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Feb 14 all-day
Drop in and express your creativity by making your own Valentine. We will have all the supplies you need to make beautiful Valentines for all your loved ones. Open to children through grade 8. Preschoolers [...]
Valentine’s Skate 5:30 pm
Valentine’s Skate @ Centennial Ice Arena
Feb 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Families can enjoy Valentine’s Day together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults $7 Children $6 Skate rental $3
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Find all the fun events, storytimes, cooking classes and more in our Family Valentine’s Day Guide.

Family Balls are a great way to get dressed up and celebrate the love of a family. We also have all the Lake County Daddy Daughter Dances and Mother-Son Nights in Lake County.

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D.I.Y. Valentines

In the crafting mood? Or maybe you don’t want to buy a box of 24 Valentines when your child is in a class of 12. Either way here are some of our easy do it yourself ideas for crafty and non-crafty parents alike.

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Date Night Ideas in Lake County

It’s still Valentine’s Day… even if you celebrate on the 17th because that was the only day your sitter was available! Change up the routine with one of these date night ideas:

Or you could just get lucky without freaking out the kids.

Looking for other Holiday Ideas? Find everything at Holidays in Lake County.