Bake, sample treats, and find more activities for V-Day in NJ. Photo via Bigstock
Bake, sample treats, and find more activities for V-Day in NJ. Photo via Bigstock

20 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in NJ with the Family

Move over romantic Valentine's celebrations—Valentine's Day becomes a family affair once you have kids. Treat your crew to love-themed, kid-friendly fun at celebrations leading up to the big day. Have a Family Date Night at Jenkinson's, sample sweets at the Annual Valentine's Day Chocolate Walk, or enjoy a Chocolate Family Day at the museum.

Ready for a cheap date? Check out Valentine's freebies that include a storytime, craft, and cookie-decorating

Read on for more ways to celebrate with the ones you love. And for even more mid-winter fun, check out our Event Calendar and February GoList. Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!


Downtown Bordentown
223 Farnsworth Ave.
Bordentown, NJ 08505

Jenkinsons Boardwalk and Aquarium
300 Ocean Ave.
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ 07960

Freehold Barnes & Noble
3981 US Hwy 9
Freehold, NJ 07728

New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608

Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ 07083

Morven Museum
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Great Swamp OEC
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham Township, NJ 07928

Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Marlboro Free Public Library
1 Library Court
Marlboro, NJ 07746

The Messy Artist
356 ROUTE 10 WEST
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Kid Fit
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

The Messy Artist
356 ROUTE 10 WEST
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 NJ-31
Lebanon, NJ 08833

Monroe Township Library
4 Municipal Plaza Monroe Twp
, NJ 08831

Morven Museum
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Kidville Hoboken
1202 Shipyard Ln
Hoboken, NJ 07030

iPlay America Event Center
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Sunflower Picking at Happy Day Farm
Happy Day Farm - 8:00 AM Pick
Sea Isle City Classic Movies Under the Stars
Excursion Park - various times Pick
Turtle Back Zoo Reopening
Turtle Back Zoo - various times Pick
A Hamilton Read-Along
- various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
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