Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events in Tulsa

Celebrate Valentine’s by making cherished memories with your family! Below, you’ll find a list of Valentine’s-themed events happening in the Tulsa area. Looking for more? Click here for our list of 8 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Kids.

FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE

  • When: Saturday, Feb. 1, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: SoCo Rec Center, 13800 S. Peoria Ave., Bixby

It’s time for Tulsa County Parks’ Boots & Bling Father Daughter Dance! Tickets are $5.00 per person and are expected to sell out. Tickets will not be sold at the door. There will be a DJ, refreshments and lots of memories made. For more information call 918.746.3780! parks.tulsacounty.org


SWEETHEART SHOW

  • When: February 1 and 2
  • Where: Mother Road Market, 1124 S. Lewis Ave.

Shop for your sweetheart at our special Valentine’s Day show featuring 13 local artists and snap a selfie with your galentine or valentine in the photo booth. motherroadmarket.com


VALENTINE’S DAY KIDS CHOCOLATE COOKING CLASS

  • When: Sunday, Feb. 2, 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Mother Road Market, 1124 S. Lewis Ave.

Valentine’s Day is for everyone, even kids. Prepare for the sweet mania and step into the world of chocolate. Kids’ Chef Bill Harris turns into Billy Wonka. Chocolate candies in molds, chocolate mousse, chocolate soda, Oaxacan Chicken and decorated brownie hearts will be featured with recipes! Parents drop off, go have a coffee or shopping at Mother Road Market and then return for a snack with your own budding chef. $32 for both kid/parent. Ages 8 and up only.

Purchase your tickets at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-only-valentines-day-chocolate-class-tickets-85883950207.


DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE

  • When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Nienhuis Park Community Center, 485 N. Poplar Ave., Broken Arrow

The annual Daddy Daughter Dance is back! Dance times are 6-7:30 p.m. or 8-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 a person and are on sale now at Nienhuis Park Community Center, Central Park Community Center and Ray Harral Nature Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door on the day of the event. Don’t wait! Daddy Daughter Dance sells out every year. brokenarrowok.gov


LAFORTUNE DADDY DAUGHTER TEA TIME

When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 1:30-3 p.m.

Where: LaFortune Park, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.

Spend the afternoon drinking tea or lemonade, and eat light hors d’oeuvres with your little princess(es). Enjoy making memories and a craft during this special time. All ages. $10/couple. Additional guests are $2.50 each. Sign up at location by February 5. parks.tulsacounty.org


VALENTINE’S DAY FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE

  • When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: Bixby Community Center, 211 N. Cabaniss Ave., Bixby

The Bixby Community Center will be having their annual Father Daughter Valentine’s Day Dance on Saturday, February 8, for fathers and daughters of all ages. Admission is $5/person. There will be plenty of food and punch for everyone. Tickets are not pre-sold. Purchase them at the door using cash or checks. No debit or credit cards will be accepted. parks.tulsacounty.org


TOSS FANCY PANTS VALENTINE’S SWING DANCE

  • When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 7:30-10 p.m.
  • Where: Southminster Presbyterian Community Center, 3500 S. Peoria Ave.

The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate is hosting a Valentine’s dance for all, complete with drinks, snacks and a photo area. Kids who want to come but not dance can enjoy a coloring area next to the dance floor. There is an intermediate lesson at 6:30 and a beginner lesson at 7, followed by the dance. Don’t forget to dress fancy! facebook.com/theoklahomaswingsyndicate


ANTI-VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY

  • When: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Where: Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

Sick of cupid? Hating all the excess hearts and flowers? If you’re not a fan of the overrated Hallmark holiday, you’re in luck! Join us for an afternoon of anti-romance where we’ll partake in “un-festive” snacks, create your own anti-romance book cover, make some anti-Valentine’s Day cards, take out some frustration on our broken-heart piñata and watch a classic, modern retelling of the “Taming of the Shrew” with “10 Things I Hate About You” (rated PG-13). For sixth-12th graders. tulsalibrary.org


BE MY VALENTINE

  • When: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Where: Jenks Library, 523 W. B St.

Stop by and make a valentine to keep or give away. Supplies are provided. For all ages. tulsalibrary.org


VALENTINE’S DAY COOKIE DECORATING

  • When: Friday, Feb. 14, 3-4 p.m.
  • Where: Collinsville Library, 1223 Main, Collinsville

Show someone (like yourself) you care with a decorated Valentine’s Day cookie. We will provide the cookies, frosting and toppings. You provide the creativity. For ages 10-18. tulsalibrary.org


WAVY ‘80s VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE

  • When: Friday, Feb. 14, 7-11 p.m.
  • Where: Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks

Break out the leg warmers and hairspray—the ‘80s are back at the Oklahoma Aquarium’s Wavy 80s Valentine’s Day Dance! Dress up in your most neon spandex for a radical night under the sea. This magical evening will include a live DJ playing the best hits from Generation X, a photo booth to capture the fun, and delectable hors d’oeuvres, all while surrounded by our totally tubular aquatic life. okaquarium.org

Galentine’s Events

Thanks to Leslie Knope and her passion for friendship and waffles, there are more ways than ever to celebrate February 14! Grab your best friend and celebrate Galentine’s together at one of these events hosted by Sarah Bowen of Tiny Things by Bowen.

DROP-IN GALENTINE’S DAY WORKSHOP AT THE TULSAN BAR

  • When: February 11, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: The Tulsan Bar, 412 E. 2nd St.

Come make your own set of best friends charms! You know…mac and cheese, PB and J, bacon and eggs…turn them into necklaces, keychains, or magnets for you and your bestie! $12 per set. This is a 21 and up event, so grab your gal pals and come for crafts and cocktails! tinythingsbyyou.com/events


GALENTINE’S DAY EARRING CLASS!

  • When: February 13, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Whitty Books, 2407 E. Admiral Blvd.

Grab your bestie for a guided polymer clay class with Tiny Things by YOU at Whitty Books! Much like earrings, tickets are sold in pairs—so bring your bestie to craft unique and colorful earrings. Choose to turn them into posts, danglies, or clip-ons. Tickets include one glass of wine and you’re welcome to BYOB to make a ladies’ night out of it! tinythingsbyyou.com/events

Events Outside of Tulsa

FAMILY SUNDAY: I HEART ART

  • When: Sunday, Feb. 9, 12-5 p.m.
  • Where: Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR

Bring your loved ones to Crystal Bridges to enjoy performances, artmaking, valentines, creative play, gallery activities, and more for a Valentine’s-themed day. Don’t forget to pick up a paper heart in the lobby and show your love to your favorite artwork with #HeartsforArt! crystalbridges.org


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