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FEBRUARY 10, 2024 – 10am to 8pm

Celebrate Valentines Season at the 6th Annual Loveland Sweetheart Festival in downtown Loveland!

Bring the family or your sweetheart for FREE fun in the Sweetheart City, including a day full of LIVE ice sculpting, fire and art demonstrations, musical and dance performances on our community stage and our romantic headliners Spinphony at the Historic Rialto Theater. The Sweetheart Festival is an extension of Loveland’s 77+ year history as the nation’s Sweetheart City. There is something for everyone – families, couples and chocolate, running, art, and MUCH MORE!

The 2024 Sweetheart Festival Map & Schedule are now available!

2024 Sweetheart Festival Schedule
2024 Sweetheart Festival Map
SHF Parking Map

For more information on parking, visit https://www.lovgov.org/services/parking-in-loveland.

SPINPHONY Live at the Rialto Theater

Classical Strings that Rock!

The dazzling female electric string quartet Spinphony is breaking down barriers between classical, rock, and pop music, mixing and mashing catchy melodies into their own unique arrangements. Whether you’re a fan of Bach, ACDC, Journey, or Mozart, the virtuosic ladies will have you rocking out to the greatest melodies of all time.

Rialto Theater
February 10 @ 7pm

Little Miss Valentine & Mr. Cupid Contest

Little Miss Valentine Mr. Cupid Contest Sweetheart Festival

Does your child have what it takes to be Loveland’s Little Miss Valentine or Little Mr. Cupid?

If so, enter your little one into the annual Little Miss Valentine and Little Mr. Cupid Contest at the Loveland Sweetheart Festival. Dress your little Miss Valentine in all things LOVE or your Little Mr. Cupid like the winged god of love and have fun competing for the title and even more FUN spreading LOVE all over LOVELAND! The event is FREE to watch!

Rialto Theater
February 10 @ 11am

Sweetheart Classic 4-Mile Race

Celebrate your love of running at the Sweetheart Festival!

Sweetheart City Racing presents the annual Sweetheart Classic 4-mile at the Loveland Sweetheart Festival. With a race start and awards in Downtown Loveland, it will be right in the center of the action of the Loveland Sweetheart Festival. You will love our new 4-mile race course along the Recreational path as you leave Downtown Loveland!

4th & Railroad Streets
February 10 @ 2:30pm


Sweetheart Classic Race Sweetheart Festival
Ice Sculpting
See multiple ice sculptures as they are created along 4th Street!
Kids Zone
Bring the little ones for free Penguin Ice Ring Toss, Little Miss Valentine & Mr. Cupid Contest, giant blocks and more!
Live Fire Demonstrations
Marvel at flame dancers and fire sculptures!
Palace of Sweets
Satisfy your sweet tooth with tasty treats - from candies to cupcakes!
Multiple Selfie Stations
Enjoy the numerous photo-ops throughout the 2024 Sweetheart Festival!
Take in a Show
Enjoy Spinphony at the Rialto Theater or take in a show on the community stage on 4th Street!
A Variety of Vendors
Enjoy artisan goods and tasty foods from some of the best makers in the area!
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Loveland Lights at Chapungu Sculpture Park

Loveland Hearts in lights at Loveland Lights

February 1-18

Visitors can walk through this free beautiful love-themed light display set to some of your favorite love-songs with a backdrop set against illuminated African stone sculptures. 

Loveland Lights Live – February 17
Don’t miss special programming including dueling pianos, beer, wine, and MORE!