By Karen Demeter

7 Valentine's Day Events for Kids in Connecticut

January 22, 2013   |  News & Tips  

These 7 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events in Fairfield County, CT, include valentine crafts, baking workshops, and more in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, South Norwalk, Westport, and Wilton.


vintage valentineValentine’s Day isn’t a national holiday (technically), but Feb. 14 is all about love, so that makes it worth celebrating on a grand scale. Here are a few activities in the Fairfield area to help you celebrate with your loved ones, big and small.


Fiesta! Celebrate Hispanic Holidays and Cultures: El Dia De Amor y Amistad

South Norwalk Library, South Norwalk, CT

Feb. 3

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with love songs and dances like the tango and salsa. Children will learn Spanish phrases of love and friendship and use them to make valentines for their loved ones. The program is in Spanish with some English translation. Registration required. FREE!


Valentine’s Day Crafts

Wilton Library, Wilton, CT

Feb. 9

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and make a valentine craft to take home. FREE!


Valentine’s Cookies for Kids

CakeSuite, Westport, CT

Feb. 10

In this workshop, children ages 5 and older can learn to make shortbread cookies and decorate a dozen to take home.


Vintage Valentines

Bush-Holley House and Vanderbilt Education Center, Greenwich, CT

Feb. 10

Take a tour of the Bush-Holley House, view vintage valentines, and make a Valentine’s Day card based on vintage designs.


Valentine Cake Pops

Wilton Library, Wilton, CT

Feb. 11

Teens in grades 6-12 can make Valentine’s Day-themed cake pops for their loved ones. Registration required. FREE!


Afternoon Adventures: Lovebirds

Connecticut Audubon Society, Fairfield, CT

Feb. 14

Drop in for Afternoon Adventures: Lovebirds for a special story, check the birdfeeders for cardinals and other feathered friends, and make heart-shaped treats to feed winter animals friends.


Valentine’s Day at Beardsley Zoo

Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, CT

Feb. 14

Wear read for Valentine’s Day at Beardsley Zoo and get 15 percent off your admission.


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