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


MY FURRY VALENTINE PET ADOPTION

  • When: Saturday, February 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Woodland Hills Mall, 7021 S. Memorial Dr.

Meet pets available for adoption from the Humane Society of Tulsa. Plus, receive a Valentine’s Day treat with any adoption. Located lower level, Macy’s Court.


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


PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT

  • When: Friday, Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: Discovery Lab, 560 N. Maybelle Ave.

Enjoy a night out while your kids have a private evening exploring the museum! In addition to play time, the kids will be served a pizza dinner and cookie dessert.

Ages 5-12 years old

$25 per child + only $15 for each additional child within the same household

Members receive 10% discount


WHEELS AND THRILLS VALENTINE’S PARTY

  • When: Friday, Feb. 14, 6-11 p.m.
  • Where: Wheels and Thrills, 10637 N. Garnett Rd., Owasso

Make plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Wheels and Thrills.
Special Valentine admission includes: All you can eat pizza, free drink refills all night, a $20 arcade card and an Unlimited wristband which includes unlimited laser tag, skating, skate rental, (and playzone if 56” and under )
The first 100 that pre-purchase at WheelsandThrills.com will also receive a Sweetheart Swag Bag full of candy and prizes and a special Valentine mug good for free refills. Purchase your tickets today at http://wheelsandthrills.pfestore.com/retail/giftcards/Default.aspx


CURATOR TOUR: LOVE IS IN THE AIR

  • When: Friday, Feb. 14, 7-8 p.m.
  • Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Join Philbrook curators for a special Valentine’s Day tour exploring images of love throughout the Museum.

FREE for Member Adults & Member Youth
$19 for Not-Yet-Member Adults & FREE for Youth
Tickets required, space limited. All tickets include general museum admission.


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


DOROTHY AND THE PRINCE OF OZ

  • When: Feb. 14-15, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

The Land of Oz is in danger, and only Dorothy can return and help restore peace to this magical world. With help from her friend Scarecrow, she braves a dangerous journey to save the Prince and reunite the kingdom, finding love along the way. Edwaard Liang’s ballet is “visually stunning” (Tulsa World), featuring vibrant costumes, epic battle scenes, and animated puppets from visionary Basil Twist.

Don’t Miss our “Dorothy and the Prince of Oz” ticket giveaway! Enter to win 6 tickets to “Dorothy and the Prince of Oz” through Feb. 6, courtesy of Tulsa Ballet!


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 STITCH NIGHT

  • When: February 12, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Retro Den, 1216 S. Harvard Ave.

Sit back, relax, and craft with Owl & Drum and Retro Den for an early Galentine’s gathering!

This is a free event and is open to teens and adults. Please note that this is not a class. However, lots of stitchy inspiration will be flowing and if you get stuck and need help we are sure someone will be able to offer assistance.

Bring along your current project or purchase one from Owl & Drum’s fun array of embroidery kits, patterns, and supplies.

We will have some festive snacks and you are welcome to bring along your favorite drink. Looking forward to crafting with you!


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


VALENTINE’S CELEBRATION AT CHICKASAW CULTURAL CENTER

  • When: Feb. 10-15
  • Where: Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Dr., Sulphur

The Chickasaw Cultural Center presents this special weeklong event inviting patrons to celebrate Cupid’s holiday through participation in Chickasaw culture, language, food and make and take activities. Bring the whole family to enjoy some fun activities, valentine themed photo-ops, chocolate tasting and enjoy 20% off 2020 jewelry in the retail shops. Find the daily schedule here.


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