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Spread the Valentine's Love with Crafts, Games, and Treats in East Tennessee

Valentine's Day isn't just for adults! East Tennessee has plenty of fun and festive events for kids to celebrate the day of love.

From crafts and games to sweet treats and more, there are plenty of ways to show your little ones how special they are.

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So, whether you're looking for a fun activity to do with the kids or want to plan a special day out, check out these Valentine's Day events for kids in East Tennessee.

Valentine's Day

February 1, 2024 - February 19, 2024

Santa's Claus-et

1350 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Santa's Claus-et has changed its Winterfest light show to a more seasonal Valentines light show.

It plays every day from 2-1 until 2-19. It starts at dark and plays until midnight.

Stop by 1350 East Parkway and tune your radio to FM 100.9 and "hear " the lights.

Valentine's Day

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024

11 AM- 3 PM

Chattanooga Zoo

301 North Holtzclaw Avenue

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Hearts and Hisses is a free-with-admission Valentine's Day celebration!

Bring that special someone, or the whole family, to the Chattanooga Zoo for an early Valentine's Day celebration.

While our animals enjoy special Valentine's-themed enrichment activities, you can participate in fun crafts, a scavenger hunt and a create-your-own valentine station for your loved ones or your favorite zoo animal.

Additionally, special keeper chats throughout the day will highlight the zoo's breeding pairs and explore how each match fits with the Association of Zoo's and Aquariums' (AZA) Species Survival Plans.

Valentine's Day

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2024

4-6 PM

Kodak Branch Library

319 West Dumplin Valley Rd.

Kodak, TN 37764

Love Valentine's Day? Then, you and your kids will love creating a Lego Box of Chocolates!

Valentine's Day

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024

5-6:30 PM

Johnson City Public Library

Jones Meeting Center

100 West Millard Street

Johnson City, TN 37604

Ages 12-18 can join us to definitely not celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Snacks, crafts, and music will round out the evening discussing our favorite not-romance novels.

Costumes and/or clothing that is not pink or red is encouraged.

Registration is required.

Valentine's Day

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2024

Ancient Lore Village

7107 Sevierville Pike

Knoxville, TN 37920

Immerse yourself in a magical evening of enchantment at Ancient Lore Village’s Daddy-Daughter Dinner!

Join us for an unforgettable experience where fairy tales come to life, accompanied by the presence of the beloved Disney princess, Belle.

Reservations to this event are required to secure your spot.

Suggested attire: Princess + Semi formal



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