2016 Sweetheart City Valentine Program
Announced October 7, 2015:
The Loveland Chamber of Commerce Seeks Valentine Card and Cachet Designs and Verse for 2016 Valentine Program
It is time for local artists and authors to begin embracing the love and joy of the 2016 valentine season in Loveland, the ‘Sweetheart City.’ The Loveland Chamber of Commerce, the driving force for business for Loveland and home of Loveland’s Valentine Re-mailing Program, is now accepting design and verse entries for the 2016 official Loveland Valentine card and cachet. (Submissions for the 2016 contest are no longer being accepted.)
Purchase your 2016 official Loveland Valentine card here in January 2016 to send your valentines through the nation's Sweetheart City to be stamped with the official Loveland Valentine cachet and cancellation.
Coming in January 2016:
Purchase 2016 Official Loveland Valentine Cards here!
SEND YOUR VALENTINE'S THROUGH THE SWEETHEART CITY
Join more than 130,000 people across the world and send your valentine's through the city of Loveland, Colo. otherwise known as the Sweetheart City. Simply follow these instructions:
- Pre-address, pre-stamp all valentine’s and enclose them in a larger 1st Class envelope.
All envelopes should be sent to:
Postmaster - Attention Valentines
446 E. 29th St
Loveland, CO 80538-9998
All valentines will be removed from the larger envelope at the post office.
2016 mailing deadlines to ensure delivery by Valentine’s Day 2016 coming here soon!
- Foreign mail must be received in Loveland by Feb. (tbd)
- U.S. destined mail must be received in Loveland by Feb. (tbd)
- Colorado destined mail must be received in Loveland by Feb. (tbd)
- Proper postage must be affixed, especially for foreign mail.
- Colorado residents have the option to drop off their pre-addressed, pre-stamped valentines to local King Soopers or City Market food stores. Date to be determined for the final day to drop off Valentines at these locations.
2016 Sweetheart City Valentine Program
Since 1947, the chamber, the Loveland post office and 60 volunteer stampers have been bringing love, hope and sentiments to people in all 50 states and more than 110 countries with a special cachet stamp and message through the program. More than 160,000 valentines get mailed each year from mothers to sons, grandfathers to granddaughters and everyone in between. Famous athletes, celebrities and even the president often get valentines stamped with Loveland’s special message. Some of the most heartfelt valentines that have come through Loveland are the ones sending messages of hope and love to our troops overseas, to children battling life-threatening illnesses and to those who are overcoming tragedy and need an extra note of encouragement.
The Valentine Re-Mailing Program begins Feb. 4 with the first stamping at 9 a.m. at the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, 5400 Stone Creek Circle, Loveland, Colo. 80538.
The Chamber's Loveland Valentine Program
Known as 'The Sweetheart City,’ Loveland, Colo. has been re-mailing valentines with a special cachet and postal cancellation since 1947. Since then, Loveland, Colo. has become world renown for its dedication to romance. Not only does the The Sweetheart City capture the essence of romance via its world-renowned Valentine Re-mailing program, but also via the many weddings and anniversaries celebrated here each year!
The Loveland Chamber of Commerce is happy to lead The Sweetheart City in helping others celebrate their romantic relationships by establishing and managing the world-renowned Loveland Valentine Program. This program includes the selection process of Miss Loveland Valentine, producing the annual “Official Loveland Valentine Card" and partnering with U.S. Postal Service in re-mailing more than 160,000 valentines each year. Each card is lovingly hand-stamped by volunteers during the first two weeks in February.