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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Northern Colorado

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Ah, Valentine’s Day. Whether you adore it or tend to despise it, the holiday is right around the corner and this month we have you covered with five sweet things to do in Northern Colorado. Maybe you and your family wish to celebrate in the Sweetheart City — Loveland — or perhaps you’re just trying to hang out with your lady friends for a “Bae Day”. No matter your vibe this Valentine’s Day, we have you covered with the following events.

Loveland Valentine’s Sweetheart Festival: February 10-11, 2023

Celebrate all things that have to do with “LOVE” in the Sweetheart City. The Sweetheart Festival is a free event and an annual staple to Loveland. Bring the family or your sweetheart and join them in downtown Loveland where you can enjoy live music, art installations, local beers, interactive activities and more. In between the four indoor event venues, stroll through the Valentine Flea local art market or the tunnel of love. Enjoy the Foundry community plaza with local performances, food trucks, and kids’ activities. Go through the “Arts Alive” block with interactive art demos including live ice sculpting, bronze demos, or paint your own tile for the Loveland community mural. If you’re into fitness, Join the Sweetheart Classic four-mile race on Saturday, or participate in the Little Miss Valentine and Little Mr. Cupid contest. To end your sweet experience, hang out to watch the projection mapping light show on the historic Feed and Grain Building or enjoy a concert at the Rialto Theater. The festival is an extension of Loveland’s 77+ year history as the nation’s Sweetheart City and features something for everyone.

Loveland Valentine’s Day Group Wedding & Vow Renewal Ceremony 2023: Tuesday, February 14, 2023

In one of Loveland’s most unique event offerings, and located at The Budweiser Events Center, you and your loved one can join in on a romantic ceremony with music you vote on, a customized ceremony, keepsake photos, a lock that couples can use to “lock their love” on the famous LOVE or HEART sculptures in Loveland, gift bags, signature wedding cupcakes, and a chance to win a huge gift basket! As the website states: “what an original way to celebrate your love ON Valentine’s Day!” Tickets are just $140 per couple and include tickets to the hockey game! The ceremony starts at 4:00 p.m.

Windsor’s Bae Day: A Galentine’s event: Monday, February 13, 2023

Bae Day is back this year in Windsor, starting at 6:00 p.m.! Marketed as one of the best days of the year, this event is all about celebrating your BFFs & making more! They are bringing back everything

attendees loved about past years and even adding more this year! Some of the things included in a ticket are food, N/A drinks, Hair Tinsel & Braid Bar, B-12 Shots, and an optional speed meet. For food, charcuterie will of course be offered because how can one have a party without it? Cakable NoCo will be making decadent cookies and other treats including Chai, Vanilla, Chocolate & Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies! Swag bags filled with yummy goodies from local businesses will also be distributed to every guest. Be sure to join their Facebook group and follow them on Instagram @coloradogirlgang_ for more updates.

Fort Collins’ Valentine-Themed Candlelight Tours of the Avery House: Saturday, February 11, 2023

As we know, cards, chocolate, and flowers are synonymous with Valentine’s Day. This year, you can find out why at the Historic Avery House on Saturday, February 11 for special Valentine-themed tours illuminated by candlelight! Space is limited, so we recommend going ahead and getting your ticket ASAP. Tours are $10 per person and start at 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.

Boulder’s Be Mine! Clay Valentine Family Class: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Located at Studio Arts Boulder, Instructor Jana Smith will lead students in a unique Valentine’s Day-themed clay project! As an attendee, you can learn new clay skills and decorate together with your family. The studio will fire all work and let you know when it is ready for pickup, about two weeks later. The cost is $30 per person.

*Updated as of January 4, 2023