A Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day

Looking for ideas to make this year’s Valentine’s day special for the whole family? No worries, we’ve got you covered with a few ideas on how to involve everyone!


Make Muskegon your destination this Valentine’s Day. They have a wide variety of events that everyone in the family can take part in, from dancing the night away at the Sweetheart Ball or the Valentine’s Fair. These and more can be found on Muskegon County’s calendar of events.

Get outdoors this Valentine’s Day at Crystal Mountain and enjoy a two-for-one day lift ticket and rental deal. This special offer is only valid on Thursday, February 14th.

Looking for a fun activity to help break cabin fever? The Oliver Art Center in Frankfort is hosting a Children’s Art Day on Saturday, February 2nd. Young artists under 6 will have fun making early Valentines to give to friends and family.

This Valentine’s Day, The Forever Curious Children’s Museum in Fennville will have a STEAM challenge for the kiddos! Kids will be able to build a zipline to send loved ones a candy gram, engineer a special box to hold your sweet treats, and help Cupid design a bow and arrow so that he can spread around love and cheer!

Come out to New Holland Brewing Company in Holland for Kid’s Night: Valentine’s Party. With a live DJ, dancing, and complimentary cookies. They’ll entertain the kids while you relax and enjoy a cold beer.

If you believe in puppy love and want to let your Valentine’s Day go to the dogs, spend it in Marquette at the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race. With a host of events taking place, the area comes alive with hoots and howls. You won’t want to miss when the crowd lines the downtown streets in the evening to cheer on the forty mushers and their 12-dog teams.

Like relationships between humans, relationships in nature require a delicate balance. Make this Valentine’s day an educational one and join fine arts photographer, Jane Kramer, at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute in Hastings for brunch. Listen as Kramer shares her passion for photographing the shadowed images of endangered plant species.