Valentine's Day Fun For Your Little Loves in San Diego (Feb 2022)
Valentine's Day events are generally geared for a parents' date night out, but there are lots of things you can do with your little loves all month long.
WHAT TO DO WITH KIDS ON VALENTINE'S DAY IN SAN DIEGO (and all month long!)
Whether your kids love fishing, sports, baking, painting, trains, horses or even the circus, you'll find something that speaks to their heart from this list. Here are the special places in San Diego to take your kids and show them some extra love this month.
📆 SPECIFIC DATES
🐟 POWAY YOUTH FISHING DERBY
Feb. 4 at 5pm (seminar only). LEARN TO FISH from the pros and watch demonstrations on how to properly rig a line the night before the Annual Youth Fishing Derby. The FISHING SEMINAR will begin at 5:00 PM on Feb. 4. Fishing Seminar is FREE! Must register online. More info here
Participants and their families are invited to spend the night for only $16 a car. Don't forget your camping and grilling supplies. Absolutely no fishing is permitted prior to the Derby.
Feb. 5 from 6am-12pm (fishing derby day). Join the City of Poway, February 5, for an exciting day of fun and prizes at the FREE 27th ANNUAL YOUTH FISHING DERBY! Freshly stocked with rainbow trout, the lake will be open only to youth ages 15 and younger from 6:00 AM-12:00 PM. Winners must be present to claim prizes at the awards ceremony. *Participants must check-in at the registration tables to receive their wristbands before fishing that morning. Fishing Derby is FREE! Must register online. Lake Poway, 14644 Lake Poway Rd., Poway. 858-668-4772 More info here
📍 Lake Poway: 14644 Lake Poway Rd., Poway 92064 📞 858-668-4772 💻 website
🌿 GARDEN CRAFTS AT THE WATER CONSERVATION GARDEN
Feb. 6 from 11-12. Make playful Dinosaur Planters with Amber’s Artistry! Wild snacks and story provided. Makes 1 planter. Good for an adult/child pair. Cost: $15/members, $18/non-members
Feb. 11 from 1-3. Create a heart-shaped succulent wreath to express your love! In this fun, hands-on workshop, Instructor & Master Gardener, Muriel King of Muriel’s Succulents, assists you to make a wreath you’ll adore — the perfect accent for a front door, gate, as wall décor, or as a stunning tabletop centerpiece. Cost: $42/members, $50/nonmembers
📍 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West, El Cajon 92019 📞 619-660-0614 💻 website
🎪 CIRCUS VARGAS
Feb. 4 - Mar. 28. Join the Circus! Or at least go watch them perform acrobats, daredevil tricks and the flying trapeze. 2 hrs of nonstop fun! (No animals are involved.) Click here for all the info, dates, locations and Tips & Tricks For Seeing Circus Vargas with Kids.
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🧁 SUR LA TABLE BAKING CLASS
Feb. 6, 12 & 13 at 1pm. Sign up for this Family Valentine's Day Sweets baking class at Sur La Table and you'll be whipping up shortbread heart cut-outs and chocolate raspberry filled cupcakes. It's not just about the recipes, but you'll learn techniques to perfect your baking skills from these hands-on classes. This two-hour family class is for ages 7+. Cost: $59/pp.
📍 Fashion Valley Mall: 7007 Friars Rd., Mission Valley 📞 619-757-2982
📍 The Forum Carlsbad: 1915 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad 📞 760-635-1316
💌 LIBRARY 3D HEART CARDS
Feb. 10 from 2:30-3:30pm. FREE. Join us for a fun craft for preschoolers and toddlers as we celebrate Valentine's Day! Make a Valentine’s Day 3D-card craft for your loved one. Class size is limited, however extra kits are available while supplies last to take and make at home. Registration for this event will close on February 10, 2022 @ 3:00pm; there are currently 20 seats remaining at time of publishing.
📍 University Community Library: 4155 Governor Dr., San Diego/UTC 📞 858-552-1655 💻 website
🍓🍫 MAKE CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES
Feb. 11 from 4-6pm. $5/pp. Join us in making chocolate covered strawberries. Each kit will include a half-dozen strawberries, melted chocolate for dipping, toppings, and a gift box.
Session #1: from 4-5pm for ages 6-12yo. register
Session #2: from 5-6pm for ages 13-17yo. register
📍 Silver Wing Rec Center (Otay Mesa West): 3737 Arey Dr., San Diego 92154 📞 619-424-0465 💻 website