Celebrating Love: Valentine’s Day Festivities in East Central Indiana

February 8, 2024

Love is in the air across East Central Indiana as we embrace the season of Valentine’s Day! The holiday offers several experiences throughout the region to make this day unforgettable, whether you’re planning a romantic escapade with your sweetheart, celebrating cherished friendships, or simply embracing the warmth of self-love.

Fat Tuesday/Valentine’s Day Celebration

Join the members of Zion Lutheran Church and First Presbyterian Church for a Fat Tuesday and early Valentine’s Day celebration on Tuesday, February 13th! Games and crafts for the kids with a pancake supper for all.

Brunch at Minnetrista

The return of Brunch at Minnetrista will take place on Sunday, February 11th from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Indulge in an exquisite buffet menu prepared by Minnetrista’s Hospitality team. Your ticket grants unlimited access to the buffet, with coffee, tea, and juices included. Upgrade your meal with mimosas for an extra treat. Pre-registration recommended; walk-ins accommodated when possible. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable brunch affair!

Valentine’s Dance at Harmony Move Studio

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a partner, your group of girls, or flying solo, come join Harmony for an evening of dancing and fun! They’ll be playing music from 7 to 10, and our group of instructors will be on site to help if you want to pick up some dance moves. This is the perfect date night, girls night out, or self-love adventure, join for this FREE night of fun!

Tales & Sweet Treats Storytime

Sweet treats and stories await! Bring your little sweethearts to the Gas City-Mill Township Public Library’s Valentine’s Day Storytime on Wednesday, February 14th at 11am. Don’t miss out on the fun and delicious treats!

Craft Event at Village Creations

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style! Join Village Creations boutique in Downtown New Castle on February 10th from 10am-3pm. Enjoy card-making with Crafty Fox, curated gift baskets, cotton candy champagne & snacks! $10 card-making fee. Don’t miss out!

Three of Hearts Paint & Sip

Looking to expand your heart painting techniques? Join Three of Hearts is hosting a FREE Paint & Sip on February 13th from 6pm to 7:30pm. Enjoy some Valentine-themed treats and Prosecco while you paint; alcohol-free sparkling beverages also provided. All ages welcome – kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free to attend but donations are welcome

Teen Anti- Valentine’s Day

Calling all Teens! Escape the Hype: Anti-Valentine’s Day Program at Rushville Public Library Not feeling the love fest this year? Celebrate YOU at our Anti-Valentine’s Day program specially designed for teens (Grades 7-12) at the Rushville Public Library! Join February 16th, 5-7 PM, for an evening of fun activities, laughter, and connection with your peers.

Galentine’s Day Flower Workshop

Ditch the boring bouquet and “wine” down to a fun Galentine’s workshop hosted by The Barn at Helm for a unique Valentine’s Day workshop on Feb 10th at 1pm. Bring your unopened wine bottle into a unique flower arrangement with expert guidance. Pick your blooms, learn floral magic, and indulge in light refreshments – all for $79 per person. Reserve your spot before they’re gone!

Valentine’s Renaissance Madrigal Dinner

The Reid Center will be hosting a fundraiser Valentine’s Day tribute on Saturday, February 10, at 6 pm. It will include Elizabethan feasting, madrigal singing, and a fun time for all, especially for Renaissance festival lovers! Come in costume, from Queen to Jester! Tickets will be limited and available for purchase online for $75 per person. Included in your ticket price is a 3-course Elizabethan meal catered by Smiley’s.