Hearts Afire Weekend

Sparks will fly in the "Sweetheart of Ohio" in honor of Valentine's Day.

Ice sculptures during Hearts Afire Weekend in Loveland, Ohio

Sparks Will Fly!
February 9-11, 2024

Let’s celebrate the “Sweetheart of Ohio” during Hearts Afire Weekend (February 9-11, 2024) in LOVEland! The weekend will feature elements of fire and ice with live entertainment, outdoor decorations, and photo opportunities. Local businesses participate with valentine specials and love-inspired activities. Share the fun on social media with the official event hashtag #LovelandHeartsAfire.

Most activities are free. Some activities require pre-registration due to space capacity.
Please read the full event descriptions.

Hearts Afire Weekend

Businesses, are you interested in participating?

Please contact (513) 683-0150 or krose@lovelandoh.gov

Quick Links

Activities – All Weekend

Activities – Friday

Activities – Saturday

Activities – Sunday

Activity Map

Ice Sculpture Tour – Map & Location List

Parking Information

Download Event Brochure

Hearts Afire Weekend Activity Map

View activities taking place across the city. Select the square icon in the top left-hand corner of the map to filter by day.

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All Weekend

Beginning Friday, February 9, these local businesses will participate in Hearts Afire fun all weekend!

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Friday, Feb. 9

Starting Friday, sparks will fly!

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Saturday, Feb. 10

Saturday is the main day of Hearts Afire Weekend. Feel the love as you stroll through the city!

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Hearts Afire Weekend Ice Sculpture Tour

A hot element of Hearts Afire is the ice sculpture walking tour. This is one of the only ice sculpture events happening in Greater Cincinnati this winter!

Enjoy a self-guided walking tour through Historic Downtown Loveland, discovering more than unique ice designs. Take “sculpture selfies” as you explore, and share your photos on social media using #LovelandHeartsAfire. 

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Sunday, Feb. 11

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For GPS driving directions, use 120 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland, OH 45140. This is location of City Hall (center of downtown).


There are several free public parking lots in Historic Downtown Loveland. View the public parking map. Some downtown businesses also operate private, paid lots.



Date: Feb 9, 2024 - Feb 11, 2024


Hearts Afire Weekend

Loveland, Ohio

Loveland, Ohio


Email: mclark@lovelandoh.gov
Phone: (513) 707-1437

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will replace the Little Miami Scenic Trail’s pedestrian bridge near Downtown Loveland. This is the bridge just north of Nisbet Park. Construction will begin Oct. 1, 2023 and last through May 2024. Click for the latest project updates: READ MORE

Loveland remains open for business during the bridge replacement! Take advantage of Loveland’s free public parking lots, restrooms, and picnic areas. Head south when you bike or paddle along the trail, and then return to Loveland for coffee, ice cream, drinks, dining, shopping, entertainment and FUN!