4 Lovable Last-Minute Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Kids

The day of love is quickly creeping up on us, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve spent the long weekend enjoying time with family, and have completely forgotten to prepare for the mid-week February fete! Don’t fret though, there are still plenty of ways that you and your family can celebrate this special day in Vancouver. Here are just 4 of the lovable Valentine’s Day festivities happening in and around the city to check out with your kids this week.

Rocky Mountain Flatbread

1) Head to Rocky Mountain Flatbread for a family-friendly 3-course dinner.

In honour of Valentine’s Day, Rocky Mountain Flatbread has partnered up with Koko Monk to create a delicious and affordable 3-course dinner menu fit for pizza lovers and chocoholics. Pairing a unique blend of raw chocolate selections with flatbread favourites, Rocky Mountain Flatbread creates a special dinner menu that will satisfy the taste buds of both food lovers and picky eaters. The special Valentine’s Day dinner and drinks specials are available at both Main Street and Kitsilano locations. Book in advance to save your spot.

DONUT MISU! by Cartems Donuts

DONUT MISU! by Cartems Donuts

2) Celebrate with chocolate!

Celebrate your love for chocolate with a visit to Vancouver’s annual Hot Chocolate Festival! Featuring 35 participating restaurants, and 75 unique and sweet-tooth-satisfying flavours, this event will have you swooning for sweet sips while buzzing from a sugar rush. Hurry, because February 14th is the last day to enjoy the festivities. Partial funds from the proceeds of the Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival will be shared with the following three charitable organizations – all of which seek to improve the lives of women and families in Vancouver: The Downtown Eastside Women’s Job Training Program of the PHS Community Services Society, Fresh to Families, and The Growing Chefs Society. Learn more and pick your sweet spots to visit here.

Robson Square Ice Rink

3) Go skating with your sweetheart.

Lace up your skates and bring your little ones to the ice rink at Robson Square for some outdoor play – Canadian style! Nestled in the heart of downtown Vancouver, this magical spot is the perfect way to have some old-fashioned fun with the family while connecting with your sweetheart. Be sure to check their site before you go as conditions may change depending on the weather.

Boston Pizza

4) Stay in and share a heart-shaped pizza!

Would you rather stay in for a quiet night with the family on February 14th? Order a delicious heart-shaped pizza from Boston Pizza and support an important cause! $1 from every pizza sold supports the Boston Pizza Foundation, giving kids time with positive role models in their communities. To learn more or to see which pizza options are available visit the Boston Pizza website.