Family-friendly Valentine’s shin-digs abound this holiday weekend. Side note: we are dying to try Loblolly’s current custom flavor Maple Leaf Ragtime. More below on that sweet flavor for a good cause.  


Whole Foods KIDS CLUB Hosted by Fancyful Parties 

10-10:45 A.M.

Start Valentine’s weekend on a dreamy note with a Cinderella storytime and singalong. A craft and snack sweeten this fun, free event. 

All Ages

Price: Free

Location: 501 S. Bowman, Little Rock

Valentine’s Party at The Wonder Place


Prepare to get crafty at The Wonder Place. Party perks include a special valentine's craft, a cookie decoration station and a special valentine from The Wonder Place!

Best ages: 8 and under 

Price: Party is included in regular admission

  • Adults (ages 1 and up): $8.75.
  • Babies (under 1): FREE. 

Location: 10301 N. Rodney Parham Rd. Suite E2, Little Rock

Fit4Mom Our Village Playgroup at Allsop Park

10:15 A.M.

Bring valentines to exchange and snacks to share to this free Fit4Mom playgroup. New-to-the-group moms can attend their first Stroller Strides class for free right before this event. Click here to sign up.

Best ages: 5 and under 

Price: Free

Location: 3700 Cedar Hill Road, Little Rock

Valentine's Community KID PARTY Hosted by FEED First USA

5:30-7:30 P.M.

All kids in the community are invited to this V-day par-tay. Entry and food costs are minimal to maximize the fun! Enjoy free treats and candy as part of this lovely night. 

All ages

Price: $2/entry; $2/food

Location: 6124 Baseline Road, Little Rock 


Tootapolooza at The Museum of Discovery 

10 A.M.-2 P.M.

Visit the Museum of Discovery for FREE during Toothapalooza, a children’s oral health event sponsored by Delta Dental of Arkansas!

Museum admission is free for guests who participate in free dental screenings and fluoride varnish applications. Tell the admissions desk you're there for Toothapalooza!

All ages

Price: Free for first 600 guests, four guests per family, please.

Location: 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 150, Little Rock

Story Time Saturday at Loblolly 

11 A.M.-NOON

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is hosting this fun family-friendly event! Instruments and a themed ice cream flavor will enhance listeners’ experience of “This Jazz Man” by Karen Ehrhardt.

Maple Leaf Ragtime, a maple pecan ice cream flavor developed in honor of Arkansas African American composer Scott Joplin, will be available for purchase. Loblolly will donate a portion of the proceeds of all sales of this flavor to the museum, available until March 31. 

All ages

Price: Free

Location: 1423 Main St., Little Rock

Little Rock Trojans $2 Saturday at Jack Stephens Center 

2 P.M. 

Cheer on the Trojans as they face UT-Arlington in their final home game of February. There’s plenty for little ballers to love. Call 501-565-8257 for full details on the Family 4-Pack deal to treat everyone to admission, drinks and hot dogs for one low price. 

All ages

Price: $2/ticket 

Location: 2801 S University Ave, Little Rock


Galentines Day Event at Full Out Barre 

3:35 P.M. 

A partnership between Full Out Barre and Arkansas Self Defense offers a super fun and meaningful way to spend time with your kids! Sign up for the 30 minute kids’ self defense class for a beginner course on Krav Maga techniques. Register here.

Best ages: 5 and up 

Price: $7/participate 

Location: Merrill Dr, Little Rock

Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 

Love Your Zoo Weekend 

The Little Rock Zoo will have themed keeper chats, a penguin open house, farm parades and other engaging activities for your family to enjoy. Check out the event page for full details

All ages

Cost: Free for members; non-members included in admission 

  • Adults (ages 13 and over): $12.95.

  • Children ages 3 to 12: $9.95.

  • Children under age 3: FREE.

Location: 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock