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Celebrate Valentine's Day with Raleigh Parks

Are ready to celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved ones? Join Raleigh Parks for fun and family-friendly programs!

Register online via RecLink using the barcodes below.

Classes and programs may be held if they are low-intensity and able to be modified to meet state and local guidelines. All programs are subject to modification or cancellation. 

View the Raleigh Parks Know Before You Go Guide for Programs

Take Home Craft Kits - Owl-entine the Owl at Optimist Park

Pick up will be available at Optimist Park Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Owl-entine the Owl is filled with love and holiday crafts for you, and all you have to do is have the scissors, tape, and glue! An instructional video will be provided after pick-up. Supplies are limited, so registration is required. Register online via RecLink using the barcode 273923. The fee to register is $5. Pick up will be available at Optimist Park Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Curbside pick-up is available: call (919-996-2880) and someone will bring your craft kit to you.

Valentine Craft Time at Lake Lynn Community Center

Feb. 10 & 11, 10 to 11 a.m.

Love is in the air!  Join us at Lake Lynn Community Center for fun crafts to get us ready for Valentine’s Day. Participants will have the opportunity to work on a variety of themed crafts to take home.  Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are asking that only one guardian accompany each child. Pre-registration is required and will be accepted up to three days prior to the start date. For those not wishing to attend in person, we will have a Take Home Kit option available for pick up at Lake Lynn.  
Barcodes: 273074 (Feb.10) or 273075 (Feb. 11)
Cost: $7 per person
Take-Home Craft Kit: Register using barcode 273076. Pickups will occur at Lake Lynn Community Center. More details will be emailed to registrants.  

Valentine Card Making at Kiwanis Park

Friday, February 12, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.

What says 'I Love You' more than a handmade card to your Valentine? Join us at Kiwanis Park for drop-in Valentine Card Making! We will provide the supplies you need to make a special card for your special someone. All ages are welcome. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.
Barcodes: 266504 (10-12 Session) and 266505 (3-5 Session).

Cupid's Bash at Pullen Park

Saturday, February, 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*Due to the inclement weather, the Newlywed Game will not be available for Cupid's Bash at Pullen Park. The Valentine's Day Bingo Hunt and take home crafts will still be available on the 13th and 14th for guests.*

Enjoy a day full of Valentine's Day activities at Pullen Park! Complete a self-guided Valentine's Day bingo card for a chance to win a prize. See how well you know your significant other in "The Newlywed Game" on the event lawn and stage at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Play "Cupid's Carnival Games" for $3 to play 5 games. An Instagram-worthy photo opportunity and take-home crafts will also be available throughout the day. Learn more here.

Valentine's Drive N Dine at Carolina Pines Park

Sunday, February 14, 1-4 p.m.

Join us at Carolina Pines Park for a special drive-in event to enjoy a special treat with your loved ones! Enjoy tasty treats from local food trucks while grooving to the beat in your seats. No registration required! When you arrive, park in the lower parking lot at Carolina Pines. Stay in your car! Instructions will be provided for safely delivering food to you in your car. Learn more here.