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Family-Friendly Charcuterie Board Valentine’s Day Party

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The whole family will love these fun and festive charcuterie board Valentine’s Day party ideas, including yummy food, games, and favors.

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I threw a fun family charcuterie board party over the weekend and wanted to share all of the details so you can share the love with your family this Valentine’s Day!

I love doing charcuterie board parties because it’s easy to give everyone an assignment and everyone finds something they want to eat!

You can use these ideas to munch on delicious snacks and finger foods with the ones you love the most while enjoying fun games and activities.

And don’t forget to exchange cute Valentine’s Day-themed party favors.

If you’re looking for a simple yet special Valentine’s Day activity for your family, give these ideas a try!

Valentine’s Day Party Decor

I love being a little extra when it comes to decorating for parties, but I also love to decorate on a budget. So I put together this party with a few things I already had and grabbed a few new items to create the look I was going for.

Here are several additional ideas for the perfect Valentine’s Day atmosphere for your charcuterie party that are easy to DIY.

Charcuterie Board Ideas

For food I decided to assign different charcuterie boards. We had:

  • Meat and cheeses
  • Fruits
  • Breads and dips
  • Dessert

For the meat and cheese board we had:

  • Deli turkey
  • Sliced cheese
  • Goat cheese
  • Salami roses
  • Mozzarella balls
  • Little smokies
  • Shrimp with garlic butter
  • Chicken nuggets with sauce

The fruit tray had:

  • Strawberries
  • Apples
  • Raspberries
  • Dried cranberries
  • Grapes
  • Fig cookies
  • Strawberry yogurt sauce

Our bread and cracker tray had:

  • Tortilla chips
  • Sausage dip
  • Potato chips
  • Sour cream and onion dip
  • Sliced bread
  • Strawberry butter

You can impress your family and party guests with these additional yummy and theme-appropriate Valentine’s Day charcuterie board ideas, featuring the best appetizers, finger foods, and treats.

You can fill in your charcuterie board with sweet items like your favorite candies and fruit and savory items like nuts and crackers.

And for an extra festive touch, use heart-shaped ramekins, boards, and cookie cutters to make your foods Valentine’s Day-perfect.

More fun party foods:

You can see a full list of our party food favorites in this post for Valentine’s Party Food Ideas For Kids.

And don’t miss these Festive Valentine’s Breakfast Ideas For Kids!

Games and Activities

After you’ve enjoyed your Valentine’s Day charcuterie board, liven up your party with some exciting games and activities.

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  • Valentine’s Day musical chairs (enjoy the classic kid’s game while playing your favorite Valentine’s Day songs)
  • Or, use those tunes for a dance party
  • You can also set up a karaoke machine to belt out your favorite love ballads
  • Create DIY Valentine’s Day cards for each other or other family members and friends
  • Decorate Valentine’s day cookies
  • “Cupid’s arrow” darts
  • Valentine’s Day Mad Libs
  • Love Trivia (with questions related to love or Valentine’s Day)
  • Movie night featuring kid-friendly movies about love or friendship


Collage of Valentine's Day party favors, including lollipops, a puzzle, stickers, and Legos.

Here are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day party favors to complete your charcuterie board festivities.

Want More?

Looking for more fun Valentine’s Day ideas? Try these!

Your Turn

What did you think of these charcuterie board Valentine’s Day party ideas? Are there any ideas you think we should add? Let us know in the comments!