Make Valentines at the library. Photo courtesy of San Jose Public Library/Flickr
Make Valentines at the library. Photo courtesy of San Jose Public Library/Flickr

10 Free Valentine's Day Events with Boston Kids

Let's face it, when it comes to holidays and kids, things tend to get expensive pretty quickly. With a special occasion like Valentine's Day, which is supposed to be all about love, why spend more than you have to? Here are 10 super-sweet events around Boston that allow families to countdown to Valentine's together without breaking the bank. Whether you want to make beautiful cards or gifts, explore love in the animal kingdom, or rock out to sweet tunes with the Paw Patrol, there's something to make every one of your loved ones smile over the next two weeks.


Robbins Library
700 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA 02476

Newton Free Library
330 Homer Street
Newton, MA 02459

Artbeat Creativity Store and Studio
212A Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02169

Jam Time Natick
251 West Central Street
Natick, MA 01760

Kidville Wellesley
34 Central Street
Wellesley, MA

250 Fresh Pond Parkway Meets at the Ranger Station
Cambridge, MA

Jamaica Plain Library
30 South St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Faneuil Library
419 Faneuil Street
Brighton, MA 02135

Wellesley Free Library
210 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
16th Annual KidsFilmFest
Online - various times Pick
Save with Stories
Facebook & Instagram - various times Pick
National Doughnut Week: Free Krispy Kreme!
Krispy Kreme - Participating Locations - various times Pick
Reserve Tickets for the Free Day at Free Day at the Arboretum
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden - 9:00 AM
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