82 Valentine’s Day Jokes to Share with Your Sweetheart

Updated: May 31, 2024

These Valentine's Day jokes will make your crush crack up with laughter

Love is in the air, and because humor is the way to everyone’s heart, we’ve collected the best jokes into a sweet assortment of witty treats. Whether you are looking to make your special someone crack up or need some comedic ammunition to fend off Cupid’s arrows, this collection of Valentine’s Day jokes is sure to hit the bull’s-eye. Forget roses and candy. Laughter is the real aphrodisiac!

So pucker up, buttercup, and get ready to share some love jokes with your sweetheart—or not. After all, for some people, Valentine’s Day is the real joke.

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Funniest Valentine’s Day jokes

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  • Did Adam and Eve ever have a date?
    No, they had an apple.
  • What did the flame say to his buddies after he fell in love?
    “I found the perfect match!”
  • Did you hear about the bedbugs who fell in love?
    They’re getting married in the spring.
  • Why do skunks love Valentine’s Day?
    Because they’re scent-imental creatures.
  • What did one criminal say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “You stole my heart.”
  • Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef?
    He’ll dessert you.
  • What do you call a very small valentine?
    A valentiny.
  • How did the phone propose to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day?
    He gave her a ring.
  • What did the cat say to her crush on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re purrfect for me.”
  • Where do all the hamburgers take their dates on Valentine’s Day?
    To a meatball.
  • What’s the difference between a $20 steak and a $55 steak?
    February 14.
  • What happened when the two angels got married?
    They lived harpily ever after.
  • What happened when the man fell in love with his garden?
    It made him wed his plants!
  • Why does Cupid always make so much money at the casino?
    Because he’s a Valentine’s card shark.
  • What did one pig say to the other?
    “Don’t go bacon my heart.”
  • What did one plate say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “Tonight, dinner’s on me.”
  • Did you hear about the two radios that got married?
    The reception was amazing.
  • What’s a loaf of bread’s favorite song?
    “All You Knead Is Love.”
  • Did you hear about the spider wedding?
    They’re newlywebs.

Loving these Valentine’s Day jokes? Then you’re sure to chuckle at these flirty knock-knock jokes.

Valentine’s Day jokes for kids

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  • Did you hear about the vampire wedding?
    It was love at first bite.
  • What did the grizzly say to the panda?
    “You are beary special to me.”
  • What did one tomato say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “I love you from my head tomatoes.”
  • What did one triangle say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re acute.”
  • Why is lettuce the most loving vegetable?
    Because it’s all heart.
  • What did the toast say to the butter on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re my butter half!”
  • What did one muffin say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re a stud, muffin.”
  • What did the magnet say to the fridge?
    “I find you so attractive.”
  • What did one watermelon say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re one in a melon!”
  • What happens when you fall in love with a French chef?
    You get buttered up.
  • What did one beet say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “You make my heart beet faster!”
  • Why did the boy put candy under his pillow?
    Because he wanted sweet dreams.
  • What did one mushroom say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “There’s so mushroom in my heart for you!”
  • Why did the banana go out with the prune?
    Because it couldn’t get a date.
  • What did the rabbit say to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day?
    “Somebunny loves you!”
  • What did one volcano say to the other?
    “I lava you.”

Looking for some more love-ly jokes for little ones? Check out even more Valentine’s Day jokes for kids.

Cute Valentine’s Day jokes about love

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  • What did the whale say to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day?
    “Whale you be mine?”
  • What did one bee say to another on Valentine’s Day?
    “You are bee-utiful!”
  • What did the sheep say to his crush on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re not so baaaad.”
  • What did Frankenstein say to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day?
    “Be my Valenstein.”
  • What did the bat say to his girlfriend?
    “You’re fun to hang around with.”
  • What did the owl say to his Valentine?
    “Owl be yours!”
  • What did the ghost ask his girlfriend?
    “Will you be my Valenslime?”
  • What did the pencil say to the paper?
    “I dot my i’s on you.”
  • What did the elephant say to his girlfriend?
    “I love you a ton.”
  • What kind of dinner does Cupid eat?
    A hearty one.
  • What do astronauts say to their sweethearts?
    “I love you to the moon and back.”
  • What did one bird say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “Let me call you tweetheart!”
  • What did the light bulb say to the switch?
    “You turn me on.”
  • What’s the perfect thing to say to a coffee lover on Valentine’s Day?
    “Words cannot espresso what you mean to me.”
  • What did the man say to his banker on February 14?
    “You’ve caught my interest.”

Stumped by what you should put in your Valentine’s Day card? Add some space puns for an out-of-this-world Valentine.

Valentine’s Day knock-knock jokes

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  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Frank who?
    Frank you for being my sweetheart!
  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Emma who?
    Emma hoping I get lots of cards on Valentine’s Day.
  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Atlas who?
    Atlas, it’s Valentine’s Day!
  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Pooch who?
    Pooch your arms around me, Valentine.
  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Olive who?
    Olive you!
  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Luke who?
    Luke who got a Valentine!
  • Knock, knock.
    Who’s there?
    Sherwood who?
    Sherwood like to be your Valentine.

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Oh, just some funny relationship tweets that are spot on.

Valentine’s Day dad jokes

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  • What’s Cupid’s favorite superhero TV show?
  • What’s the most romantic part of a fork?
    Its Valentines.
  • Did you hear about the nearsighted porcupine?
    He fell in love with a pin cushion.
  • What kind of flowers do you never give on Valentine’s Day?
  • What did the chocolate syrup say to the ice cream?
    “I’m sweet on you.”
  • What would you call it if your aunt ran off to get married?
  • What is a ram’s favorite song on February 14?
    “I Only Have Eyes for Ewe.”
  • What did one snake say to the other snake on Valentine’s Day?
    “Give me a little hug and a hiss, honey.”
  • What did one octopus say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “Can I hold your hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand?”
  • What did the Italian chef say to her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day?
    “I cannoli be happy when I’m with you.”
  • Did you hear the joke about Valentine’s Day candy?
    I snickered.
  • What did one tangerine say to the other on Valentine’s Day?
    “Orange you sweet!”
  • What did Han Solo say to Princess Leia on Valentine’s Day?
    “Yoda one for me.”
  • What did the omelet say to the toast on Valentine’s Day?
    “You’re eggs-actly my type.”
  • Are you the internet?
    Because I’m feeling a connection.
  • Why are my feet cold on Valentine’s Day?
    Because you knocked my socks off.
  • Did you hear about the wedding between the sugar and cream?
    It was icing on the cake.

Roses are red, violets are blue; these Valentine’s Day jokes will make a comedian out of you.

Valentine’s jokes for single people

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  • Do you have a date for Valentine’s Day?
    Yes, February 14.
  • What’s the difference between a girl who’s sick of her boyfriend and a sailor who falls into the ocean?
    One is bored over a man, and the other is overboard.
  • What’s the best part about Valentine’s Day?
    The sale on chocolate the next day.
  • Why did the skeleton break up with his girlfriend before Valentine’s Day?
    Her heart wasn’t in it.
  • What did the girl do when her ex said he wanted a fairy-tale relationship?
    She left him in the forest with a loaf of bread.
  • What’s the best way to get a date for Valentine’s Day?
    Look at a calendar.
  • What do single people call Valentine’s Day?
    Independence Day.
  • Why was the ghost sad on Valentine’s Day?
    He didn’t have a boo.

Don’t feel like celebrating Valentine’s Day? Maybe these dark jokes are more your speed.

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