Loveland Chamber of Commerce

Sweetheart Festival

 

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

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.

2018 Photo Gallery

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lock your love on Loveland's 2nd edition Love Lock Sculpture, new to downtown Loveland
  • Special Effects Laser Light Show  
  • LIVE entertainment including Saturday Headliner Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas
  • Palace of Sweets featuring local candy and dessert makers
  • For the Love of Beer Tent featuring Loveland craft beer and the official Loveland Valentine beer
  • Kids Street with rides and activities
  • Tunnel of Love - 12, 8-foot-tall arches decorated with lights
  • Community Art Projects
  • Sweetheart Classic 4-miler
  • Little Miss Valentine and Little Mr. Cupid contest at the Rialto. 

SCHEDULE

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. 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Coming Soon!

5:00 PM: Festival Opens
6:00 - 8:00 PM
8:00 - 9:00 PM
9:00 - 10:00 PM
10:00 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Coming Soon!

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

BEER AND WINE GARDEN

On-site vendors in the beer and wine garden:

  • To be announced!

PALACE OF SWEETS

The Palace of Sweets will be inside the state's largest inflatable igloo and the following vendors will be present:

  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
  • B Sweet Cupcakes
  • Heaven's Popcorn
  • Starlight Dessert Bar
  • Colorado Candy Company

FOOD VENDORS

The following food vendors will be on-site for the duration of the festival:

  • To be announced

INTERACTIVE ART INSTALLATIONS

  • To be announced!

ART GALLERY WALK

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:

  • To be announced!

KID'S ZONE

On-site activities in the Children's Play Area include:

  • Princesses meet and greets/photos (free, photos additional cost)
    • Friday
      • Time to be announced
    • Saturday
      • 2:00 - 5:00 PM: Princess Beauty & Ice Princess

CHILDREN'S CONTEST

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 CLASSIC 4-MILER

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

SPONSORS

This event would not be possible without these amazing sponsors.

FESTIVAL MAP (Coming soon)