Valentine’s Day Party Food Ideas You’ll Love

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many people are looking to trade a candle-lit date night for a fun and festive party. If this sounds like you, you may be looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day party food ideas to serve at your big get-together.

Thankfully, The New York Food Truck Association has years of experience providing mobile catering options and experiences, so we can give you five food ideas and five corresponding food trucks that’ll make the best Valentine’s Day party eats for you and your friends! 

Let’s get started with a few Valentine’s Day sweet treats and desserts you’ll absolutely love.


Name a dessert more fitting to the Valentine’s Day spirit than red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting?

Aside from the matching aesthetic of red velvet cupcakes, this treat is an amazing option for your Valentine’s Day party because cupcakes can be served quickly and at a high-volume, which makes it perfect for an event with many guests.

House of Cupcakes

If cupcakes are starting to sound appetizing, you should consider booking the House of Cupcakes food truck! House of Cupcakes are baked with love daily, helping you celebrate the Valentine’s Day occasion to the fullest. 

These cupcake beauties come in all sorts of delicious flavors like Red Velvet Coco, Peanut Butter Cup, and cream-filled cupcakes like Strawberry Shortcake and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.

Book this colorful cupcake food truck for the icing on top of your perfect event.


House of Cupcakes food truck
House of Cupcakes
House of Cupcakes food truck

Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream

Tell your guests ‘I love you’ by serving up a fro-yo or ice cream delight! Although ice cream trucks all over New York City, none are quite as adored as YoGo.


In addition to being one of the most delicious ice cream trucks in New York City, YoGo’s ice cream truck is the perfect pink accessory to your Valentine’s Day party!

From their vanilla and chocolate fro-yo to their lemon sorbet and green pistachio ice cream, you can bet that YoGo will be the sprinkle on top to your event. 

YoGo frozen yogurt
YoGo frozen yogurt


Donuts are another great Valentine’s- or Galentine’s- Day treat. Whether you’re celebrating with family, friends, or even coworkers, your guests will definitely appreciate you catering a party food that can come in so many shapes and flavors.

While one guest might want to indulge in a heart-shaped, Boston cream filled donut, the next might want to opt into an Oreo or cheesecake flavor!

Glazed & Confused

Lucky for you, Glazed & Confused specializes in delicious glazes and toppings that will meet your sweetest cravings. Glazed & Confused always delivers on the best combination of lightly crisped and airy donuts, with a soft and fluffy inside, made with exotic spices. Offering over ten mouth-watering flavors and unique seasonal creations, Glazed & Confused mini donuts makes for the perfect indulgent snack and addition to any party.

For the 21+ crowd, check out the boozy options that will leave your guests with something to talk about!

Glazed & Confused donuts NYC
Glazed & Confused food truck NYC
Glazed & Confused donuts


Cookies are a classic.

For Valentine’s Day, they make the perfect snack option because you can use something as simple as a heart-shaped cookie cutter to add more festive details to your party.

Small touches like this end up leaving a lasting impact on your loved ones. 

Baked in Color

On this same note, Baked in Color has the perfect drop of color to add to your celebration. Since 2016, their Rainbow Cookie Car has been serving New York with the most delicious, freshly baked rainbow-colored desserts on the go.

You can even customize your order so that your cookies are Valentine’s Day colors, making them the perfect party food! 

Baked in Color cookies
Baked in Color stand and truck
Baked in Color cookies in New York City


Last but not least, Waffles are an excellent dessert to serve at your Valentine’s Day party. 

Waffle De Lys

Waffle de Lys dessert food cart offers delicious Belgian waffles with a French touch. Caramelized and crunchy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, these traditional Liege waffles are a surefire crowd-pleaser! 

The sheer deliciousness and endless topping combinations make Waffle de Lys the perfect dessert catering food truck for any event. 

Waffle De Lys waffles
Waffle De Lys cart
Waffle De Lys

Wrap Up

When love is in the air, good food should be in your stomach. We hope that these Valentine’s Day party food ideas have been helpful for you as you look to please your guests on this special day.