Valentine Dances in Des Moines 2019

Valentine Dances + Events in Des Moines 2019

Note: These dates and times reflect 2019 events.

It is that time of year to grab your little one and celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Valentine Dance in Des Moines. Des Moines including Check them all out below. 

Valentine's Day, Des Moines, Valentine Dances

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Daddy Daughter Dance

Saturday, January 12

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Sapphire Gymnastics Academy, Urbandale 

This red carpet event will include dancing, refreshments, a photo booth, and tons of memory making. This event is open to members and non-members ages 2+.

6th Annual Father-Daughter Dance 

Saturday, January 19

6:30 p.m. 

Christ the King Parish, Des Moines

Come have fun and dance the night away in a magical “Enchantment” ball that she will never forget!

They will provide everything you need to make this a fun and memorable night including photos, pizza, desserts & refreshments.

There will be a special guest appearance by royal princesses so be sure to bring your camera! We encourage all guests to dress as they were going to a magical ball, even the adults. So Dads- dust off your suit or your Sunday best! Space is limited, so reservations are encouraged.

Proceeds from this event go to support programming for the young children in the parish.

Valentine’s Day Cookie Class

Saturday, January 26

9 to 11 a.m. 

Sweet To Eat Bakery and Cake Shop

Come join us and learn how to make valentines cookies for your sweetheart! The class is $45 and you take home a dozen cookies! Limited to 10 people, kids welcome! Deposit of $20 must be paid to reserve your spot.

Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance

Saturday, January 26 

3 to 6:30 p.m. 

FFA Enrichment Center Ankeny

Celebrate with your little sweethearts at the Mommy and Me Dance! This dance is for central Iowa moms and their kiddos and all proceeds benefit Variety and our mission to improve the lives of children who are at-risk, underprivileged, critically ill or living with special needs.

The event features dancing, snacks, desserts, a magician, Face painting, a fun photo booth, guest appearances from some well-known superheroes and princesses along with an arts and crafts station. The first 200 moms to check in the day of the event will receive a Fareway grocery bag.

Please note the new location, the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. Mom +1 child $35. $10 per additional child.

Sweetheart Dance

Sunday, January 27 

4 to 7 p.m. 

West Des Moines Sheraton Hotel 

Join us for this annual community event that provides a unique opportunity for “Sweethearts” to spend an evening together. This event, held at the West Des Moines Sheraton Hotel, provides an added touch of elegance. A child-friendly, light Italian meal will be served buffet style along with a variety of desserts during the festivities. A video DJ, Thunder, and Lightning will WOW the crowd with two huge video screens and family-friendly music. Photos will be available from University Photo for a small additional fee, and a box of conversation hearts will be handed out to each child at departure. Plan ahead and don’t miss out. $20 per person. Ages 4 to 11 years old.

Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance

Friday, February 1; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Saturday, February 2; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Friday, February 8; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Saturday, February 9; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Pinnacle Club at Otter Creek Golf Course

This event provides fathers, grandfathers and father figures an opportunity to take their daughters or granddaughters out for an evening of fun. There will be dancing, door prizes, refreshments, and a dessert buffet! Tori’s Eye Photography will be present for optional picture packages. $35 per couple and $20 for each additional daughter. Must register. For 1st – 5th graders.

Valentine’s Day School Box

Saturday, February 2

10 a.m. or 2 p.m. 

Don’t wait until midnight on Wednesday the 13th! Have your child glue and glitter to their heart’s content at our Valentine’s Day box workshop. $10 (if you bring your own box); $15 (if you need a box).

Daddy Daughter Dance 

Saturday, February 2

6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Senior Recreation Center, Urbandale 

**Registration deadline is January 28

Fathers and daughters or grandfathers and granddaughters of all ages are all invited to enjoy an evening together. While a D.J. entertains the crowd with great music and fun, a variety of finger foods and desserts will be served during the festivities. Photos will be available at the dance for a small fee. The event fills quickly. $16 per person.

Father Daughter Dance 

Saturday, February 2

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

** Tickets MUST be purchased in advance.

Science Center of Iowa 

Dads are invited to bring their daughter(s) to the annual Father-Daughter Dance being held at the Science Center of Iowa.  This event provides an evening of dancing, refreshments, photo opportunities and exhibits at the Science Center for fathers and their daughter(s).  A carnation flower will be given to all daughters and a chocolate fondue station with dipping options will be available for everyone to enjoy.  Dads don’t miss out on this memorable opportunity with your daughter(s) by attending the annual Father-Daughter Dance, sponsored by the Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Boesen The Florist.  Dads can be anyone who is a father figure to a girl: dad, brother, grandpa, uncle, cousin or male role model.  $10 per person.

Daddy Daughter Date Night

Saturday, February 16

6 to 8 p.m. 

Blake Fieldhouse in Indianola. Presented by Hy-Vee.

Calling all Dads and Daughters, Grandpas and Granddaughters, Uncles and Nieces, or family friends for the date night event of the year! Join our DJ for a night of dancing, refreshments, and FUN! This event is sure to be a special evening and memory that will last a lifetime.

6th Annual Mother-Son Dance

Friday, February 15

6:30 p.m. 

Faith Lutheran Church; 10395 University Avenue

Now moms, grandmas, aunts, special neighbors—you name it–get to take their sons, grandsons, nephews and favored ones–to have some fun on the dance floor at Faith Lutheran Church’s 6th Annual Mother Son Dance.

Kids Cooking Class

Friday, February 8 

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Hy-Vee West Des Moines

Kids, join dietetic intern, Taylor, for a fun night of cooking! We will be making treats and eats inspired by the festivities of February – The Super Bowl & Valentines Day! Cooking classes are for ages 7-13 years old, registration is required, e-mail Taylor at taylorlarosee@gmail.com if you are interested in signing up! Cost is $10/child. We will cap the event at 20 children, so sign up as soon as possible!

Daddy Daughter Dance

Friday, February 8

7 to 9 p.m. 

Lutheran Church of Hope – West Des Moines

An evening of dancing and fun for dads and daughters age 3 – grade 6! Tickets, priced at $5 per person or $20 family max, include crafts, dessert, and beverages. Professional photographers will be on hand for an additional cost.

Daddy Daughter Dance

Friday, February 8 

6 to 8 p.m. 

Lutheran Church of Hope – Grimes

An evening of dancing and fun for dads and daughters age 3 – grade 6! Tickets, priced at $5 per person or $20 family max, include a photo booth, snacks, and beverages.

Daddy Daughter Dance

Friday, February 8 

7 to 9 p.m. 

Lutheran Church of Hope – Ankeny 

An evening of dancing and fun for dads and daughters age 3 – grade 6! Tickets, priced at $5 per person or $20 family max, include crafts, dessert, and beverages.

Daddy Daughter Day

Saturday, February 9 

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Creme Cupcake

A special day for Dads and Daughters. Come grab a dessert and enjoy some special time with your sweetie. Creme Crew will be on hand to capture photos as requested. Each daughter receives a special gift while supplies last.

Kids Yoga Workshop – Valentine Theme

Saturday, February 9 

Noon to 2 p.m.

Clive Parks and Recreation

Are you looking for a way to help your child connect to their body in a positive way? Yoga for kids is a wonderful workshop that is fun, challenging and creative.

Leave your child in, registered yoga teacher, Mary McCarthy’s safe hands for a few hours to move their body, shake their sillies out and then relax and calm down through breathing and meditation. Your child will practice basic yoga poses, mindfulness techniques, relaxation and have lots of fun during the 2 hour workshop. $20.

Daddy Daughter Dance

Friday, February 15 

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Lutheran Church of Hope – Des Moines

An evening of dancing and fun for dads and daughters age 2 – grade 6! Tickets, priced at $5 per person or $20 family max, include crafts, dessert, and beverages.

Daddy Daughter Dance 

Friday, February 15

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Lutheran Church of Hope – Waukee

An evening of dancing and fun for dads and daughters age 3 – grade 6! Tickets, priced at $5 per person or $20 family max, include games, dessert, and beverages.

Mommy and Me Day 

Saturday, February 16

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Creme Cupcake

A special day for Moms and their children. Come grab a dessert and enjoy some special time with your sweetie. Creme Crew will be on hand to capture photos as requested. Each child receives a special gift while supplies last.

 

 

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