Make Valentine’s Day Extra Sweet with these Kalamazoo Events, Local Gifts + Meals

Valentines Day Activities for Families

Kalamazoo Events & Gifts You’ll be Crushing on this Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day.

From heart-shaped pizza to crafting hearts, these fun activities and traditions are the perfect way to make the season of love a family affair. Valentine’s day falls on Friday this year. A number of events take place in the days leading up to February 14.

Read on to find an event around greater Kalamazoo to celebrate the season of love.


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 Valentine’s Day Events

Celebrate with Events and Activities for All Ages

Local Events

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Hot Date Night | Glass Art Kalamazoo | 326 W Kalamazoo Ave #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

» February 12, 5PM – 6:30 PM, 7PM – 8:30 PM

Surprise your sweetie with a fun and unique night out: Hot Date Night at Glass Art Kalamazoo! In this 1.5-hour long couples-oriented event, you and your date will create your very own projects in our Kiln Fusing studios. Tickets are $110 per couple and include 2 Kiln Fused Glass Candle Holders, flameless candles, and sweet treats to take home. Open to ages 21 and up, no previous glass art experience necessary. Space is limited. Two sessions: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM or 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Sweetheart Snowshoe (or Hike with Your Honey) | Sarett Nature Center | 2300 Benton Center Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

» February 13, 7PM

Sarett is teaming up with 12 Corners Vineyard to bring you an evening to enjoy time snowshoeing with your sweetheart or hike if there is no snow. End your snowshoe hike at our new outdoor warming area and enjoy a glass of wine and fire in our new fire globe. Please call (260)-927-4832 to register. Cost: $5/member and $8/non-member (Price includes one glass of wine). Additional glasses may be purchased at the time of the program. For ages 21 and up.

Local Gifts & Valentine’s Meals

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Barretts SmokeHouse


Barrett's Valentine's Meal
Valentines Day Dinners For Sunday, Feb. 14. Pick Up Hot Between 4-5pm

(1) Smoked Prime Rib Dinner $29.99 Single Serving
Includes: 16oz Smoked Prime Rib Steak, a side of Roasted Redskin Potatoes with a Kale Pesto Sauce, Fresh Green Beans with a butter garlic seasoning, side Au Jus & Horsey Bistro Sauce, Your Choice of White Chocolate Raspberry, Red Velvet or Turtle Cheesecake Slice

(2) Smoked Chicken Dinner $16.99 Single Serving
Includes: Half Smoked Chicken, a side of Mashed Potatoes with Chicken Gravy, Sweet Butter Corn, side Roll & Sweet BBQ Sauce, your choice of White Chocolate Raspberry, Red Velvet or Turtle Cheesecake Slice
--All Dinners Must Be Ordered By Feb 10 & Pre Paid When Ordered

Valentine's Bouquet: $49.99
Smoked Summer Sausage & Smoked Cheese Flowers, Beef Snack Stick Steams, Smoked Bacon Roses Dipping In Chocolate, Pretzel Rods Dipped in Chocolate Sprinkled With Bacon, In A Base Of Flavored Pretzel Balls, Boxed Up For The Perfect Valentines Day Gift!
--For Store Pick Up Only on Feb12, Feb 13, or Feb 14

To order: Call 269-323-3700 or Order Online at

Bee Joyful Shop


Bee Joyful is Michigan's first Zero Waste Shop, featuring locally-made, zero waste products for your home, kitchen, bath, and beauty routine.

For Valentine's Day, pick up some (package free!) heart-shaped lotion bars

Cherri's Chocol'art


Not surprisingly, this chocolate shop has MANY offerings for Valentine's Day:

(1) Don’t Go Breaking My Heart: A smash-able chocolate heart filled with goodies!! $32
(2) Kiddo’s Valentine’s Day Goodie Box (Milk or Dark): Cotton candy, 2 caramel wrapped pretzels, 4 chocolate-dipped Oreos, 2 dipped gummy worms. $27
(3) Sweetheart Kit (Milk or Dark): Heart chocolate lollipop, Sea salt ‘Love’ bar, 9 piece heart peanut butter truffle box, 4 piece sweetheart lettering chocolate covered caramels, sea salt Cupid heart! $46
(4) Valentine's Chocolate Bark
(5) Valentine's Monster Shake $9.75
(6) Hot Chocolate Kit: Homemade Valentine’s Day marshmallows, 10 oz of Cherri’s homemade hot chocolate mix, a hot chocolate bomb, 2 hot chocolate stirrers. $37

Colors & Cocktails: The Mobile Art Party


Let us help you book a paint party for Valentine's Day - it’s easy and no experience necessary!! 🌈🎨🎉

We’re currently booking paint parties for families or those you live with: perfect for date night, getting the family out of the house, or just because!

Do you have a larger group you’d like to get together? We can create art kits and schedule a zoom paint party!

Colors and Cocktails' retail shop also features a vast collection of art supplies and locally made products for purchase.

Garden Griddle


*Heart cookie take and decorate kits including 12 cookies, frosting, and sprinkles $15
*Heart shaped cakes (red velvet or chocolate) topped with ganache and chocolate-covered strawberries OR in a take and decorate option with frosting and sprinkles $20
*Hot cocoa bombs strawberries and cream, chocolate cherry, and dark raspberry $6
*Chocolate covered bacon roses $2 each
*Chocolate covered strawberries $2 each
*Chocolate covered oreos $2 each
*Chocolate covered Rice Krispie treat hearts $2
*Chocolate covered marshmallows (strawberry, raspberry, or cherry) hearts two for $5
*Chocolate covered everything goodies bags or platters for $10, $15, or $25 loaded with goodies and you can add cocoa bombs too!

Glass Art Kalamazoo


Glass Art Kalamazoo's Valentine’s Day Special: Fused Glass Candle Holder Kit

Pre-order now! $110 per kit (10% members discount)

Love is in the air! This Valentine’s Day celebrate love with your loved one while getting creative from the comfort of your home! Get your package and enjoy the evening of crafty and special date night.

Island City Coffee House


Looking for an extra special treat for that special day? Look no further!
We have some amazing designs and flavors that we want to share with you!
Maybe some heart-shaped Macarons? What about a scrumptious cake? Or a Fluffy & flavorful cupcake?
Stop by today or give us a call before our calendar fills up!

Pop City Popcorn


Valentine's Popcorn Sampler Gift Box ($15.99):
- 1 4oz bag of Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Caramel Corn
- 1 4oz bag of White Chocolate Covered Strawberry with Dark Chocolate Drizzle
- 1 4oz bag of Cinnamon Red Hots Candy Corn
- 3 individually wrapped salted caramels from Cherri's Chocol'art LLC.
- 1 matching card with your personal message

Also: be sure to snap a photo in front of their Valentine's wall, decked out with balloons!

Rocket Fizz



Sweet Bees Gluten Free Bakery


Valentine's Day Specials
- 6 Dairy Free Strawberry Oatmeal Cream Cookies $12
- 6" Dairy Free Chocolate/Chocolate or Chocolate/Strawberry Cake $25
- 6 Dairy Free Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes $18 -->with chocolate-covered strawberries $30
- 6 Dairy Free Chocolate-Covered Strawberries $15
- Dairy Free Sugar Cookie Kit ($20)
- 8" Sugar Free Chocolate/Chocolate or Chocolate/Strawberry Cake $26
- 6 Sugar Free Chocolate-Covered Strawberries $16

Available to pre-order right now and will be up until 2/7 or if we hit capacity. All goodies are dairy free and the keto items can be made dairy free upon request (just note in your checkout instructions).

Pick-ups will be Saturday 2/13 from 11-2pm during normal bakery hours - regardless of when it asks you to pickup online. We appreciate every single extra order helping us get through (HOPEFULLY) the last few hard months of the year!
Order here 👉

The Ample Pantry


Valentine's Dinner: $35/person

Baked Salmon -OR- Filet of Beef
- Parmesan Roasted Baby Potatoes
- Fresh Vegetable
- Tossed Salad with Homemade Dressing
- Dinner Rolls with Herbed Butter
- Triple Chocolate Cake

Pickup or Delivery on Saturday, February 13 (1PM - 4PM)

The Cheese Lady


Valentine's Gift Box from The Cheese Lady! Includes special Valentine's treat. $30

Victorian Bakery


Victorian Bakery's Valentine's Breakfast $19.99
Croissant, chocolate croissant, organic blueberry scones, lemon brioche, cheesball brioche and a Parisienne macaron.

Pre-order now for pickup on Feb 14