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When: February 14 from 5 - 9 PM and February 15 from 2 - 9 PM
Where: Downtown Loveland/ The Foundry
Spend Valentine’s Day in the nation’s Sweetheart City at the free Loveland Sweetheart Festival Feb. 14-15, 2020. Held in the new Foundry Plaza, the festival is an extension of Loveland’s 74+ year history embracing sweethearts near and far and invites families and lovers across the world to gather in downtown Loveland to celebrate valentine season with free fun for the entire family.
Kids zone, beer/wine garden, Palace of Sweets, food court/food trucks, LOVE Locks sculpture, community art installation projects and more will be open when the festival opens both days unless otherwise noted.
5:00 PM: Festival Opens
6:00 - 8:00 PM
8:00 - 9:00 PM
9:00 - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM: Festival opens
2:00 PM: Little Miss Valentine and Mr. Cupid Contest (Registration opens at 1:00pm at Rialto Theatre)
2:30 PM: Sweetheart Classic 4 Miler race begins
3:30 PM: Sweetheart Classic 4 Miler awards ceremony
9:00 PM: Festival closes
On-site vendors in the beer and wine garden:
The Palace of Sweets will be inside the state's largest inflatable igloo and the following vendors will be present:
The following food vendors will be on-site for the duration of the festival:
Take in Loveland art scene with shows, tours and demos on this winter art gallery walk. At the heart of the festival, the 4th Street gallery will feature the “Love in a Steampunk World” art show coordinated by the Artists Collective. Other participating shows and galleries are:
On-site activities in the Children's Play Area include:
Children up to age 4 can participate in the Little Miss Valentine and Little Mr. Cupid contest. There are two age groups: 0-2 and 3-4. Parents: please ONLY dress up the child. No props allowed. There is no cost to participate, and the winner will recieve a grand prise. All participants will recieve a small gift.
Sweetheart City Racing’s 4-mile race starts and ends at the Loveland Sweetheart Festival stage. Singles and couple registrations are available. The first 200 registrants get a complimentary love lock. Register online at SweetheartCityRacing.com.
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