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Valentine's Day

Spring isn't in the air quite yet, but love is. This February, find new ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with movies, activities, and crafts in some of New York City's loveliest settings.

For those more inclined to stroll hand in hand, visit our Romantic Park Spots page. 

 

Valentine's Day Events

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Feb 5

Movies at the Mansion: Brief Encounter

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.
Set before World War II, "Brief Encounter" (1945) stars Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson as married Brits who fall in love after a chance encounter.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Feb 7

Victorian Valentine Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Show that you care—not with a boring, store-bought card, but with a handmade, full-of-charm, sure-to-woo original creation.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Feb 8

Sweet and Spicy Truffles Cooking Demonstration

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A chef from Great Performances demonstrates the process of truffle-making using surprisingly spicy ingredients such as cinnamon, chili, and ginger.
Free!

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Feb 14

Family Art Project: I Heart Pollinators

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using a variety of charming style, and adding a pollinator helper, make your own lovely, lacy, feathery, and flowerful Valentine’s Day cards.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 14

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Great Backyard Bird Count Saturday, February 14, 11am to 1pm Join QBG for the 18th annual bird counting event. Our results will be added to those submitted from around the world. Meet…
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 14

Valentine's Day Cookie-Decorating Workshop

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Use sanding sugars, cookie icing, and a variety of sprinkles to design your own cookies. Fill a box with your creations to show that certain someone how much you love them.

Feb 14

Hands-on History: 19th Century Valentines

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate with your loved ones at King Manor! Decorate a picture frame and create 19th century-inspired Valentines to give to your sweetheart. Families with children of all ages are…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 14

Fourth Annual Ice Festival

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Witness ice-carving artists from Okamoto Studio transform more than 3,000 pounds of ice into glistening sculptures of the Park’s most romantic features.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 14

Winter Chamber Music Valentine’s Day Concert

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.
The Musicians of the Crimson Menagerie, an ensemble specializing in nineteenth-century salon music, present an evening of romantic pieces by Mozart, Haydn, Boccherini, and Beethoven.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Feb 15

Family Art Project: I Heart Pollinators

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using a variety of charming styles. and adding a pollinator helper, make your own lovely, lacy, feathery, and flowerful Valentine’s Day cards.
Free!

Best For
Kids

 

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Watch relationship expert Dr. Ruth Westheimer share her thoughts about the most romantic place in New York City Parks in this It's My Park Minute.

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