Valentine’s Day Events for Kids in San Diego 2021

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Families looking for fun things to do for Valentine's Day will LOVE these San Diego events and experiences! Share the love with a friend by sending them this list of heartfelt happenings!

Valentine’s Teas. Four-course extravaganza with special set menu. Children’s Tea available for 12 & under. Teas will be served outside if permissible and also available To Go. Feb. 11–15, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm. Adults, $32.95; kids, $14.95. Reservations recommended. Julian Tea and Cottage Arts, 2124 Third St., Julian. www.visitjulian.com

FREE Valentine’s Crafts-2-Cars. Drive through and get a Valentine's Day goodie bag with a fun craft. Feb. 11, 3–5 pm. Terra Nova Plaza, 394 E H St., Chula Vista. www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-crafts-2-cars-tickets-138324649751

Valentine’s Day Drive-in Movie. Watch the hit film "Valentine's Day" all while being safe and socially distanced in your own vehicle. First-come, first-served. Feb. 13, 5:30 & 8:30 pm. $5. Terra Nova Plaza, 394 E H St., Chula Vista. www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-day-drive-in-movie-tickets-137493160745

Scavenger Hunt Adventure. Turn San Diego's Balboa Park or Old Town into a giant game board. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city adventure. Guided from any smartphone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Feb. 1– Mar. 31. $49 per team (2-5 people). Sign up online at www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com.

FREE Family Day Workshop: Valentine’s Day Pop-Up. Make your very own Pop-Up Valentine’s Day card. Stop by and pick up your card kit. Feb. 13, 10 am-12 noon. Seaport Village, Studio by the Bay, 809 W. Harbor Dr. www.seaportvillage.com

Garden of Love: Valentine’s Weekend Experience. Stroll through romantically-lit pathways, listen to live music, grab food from one of our food trucks and hold hands by a fire-pit. All ages welcome. Feb. 12–14, 5–8 pm. Adults, $18; Ages 3–17, $7. Tickets must be purchased in advance. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr., Encinitas. www.sdbgarden.org/valentine.htm

FREE Valentine’s Day at Seaport Village. Enjoy a sweet weekend with promenading stilt-walkers handing out flowers, live music serenading you through the Village and Seaport favorite @sidewalk_chalk_dad creating a lovely chalk mural. Feb. 13 & 14, 11 am–5 pm. 849 W. Harbor Dr. www.seaportvillage.com


Find more fun ways to celebrate in "14 Sweet Ideas for Valentine's Day."

Updated: February 2021

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