Galentine’s Day is a celebration of female friendship and is traditionally observed on February 13th which is the day before Valentine’s Day. First popularized in the TV show “Parks and Recreation”, Galentines has become a popular celebration of female friendship around the world.
Here are 14 exciting and unique ideas for celebrating Galentine’s Day:
Host a brunch or dinner
Invite your closest female friends over for a delicious brunch or dinner. You can ask your friends to chip in and then you buy everything or you can go out to a place that offers a great brunch or dinner. This is a great way to catch up, bond and celebrate your friendship. 5 Easy Wine Cocktail Recipes To Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day
Have a movie marathon
Choose some of your favourite movies that make you laugh and spend the evening watching them together. You can make some snacks or order in and just spend the time having a good time with your friends.
Have a spa day
You could book yourselves in for pampering at the spa, get some massages done and also do your nails or decide to create a spa night at one of your houses. Here are some tips on a home spa night Lifestyle: 6 Tips On How To Create A Home Spa Night. This is a great way to de-stress and has fun together.
Organize a secret valentines
This is the same concept as secret Santa. You and your single friends can do secret valentines where you all draw names from a hat. Whoever you pick becomes your secret Valentine. You can have a lower and higher limit of what a gift/or gifts can be. This will be fun because then you have a gift for valentines and you get cheered up because your friends know you and know what to get you.
You can go out dancing or to the movies. Go out and do an activity together. It could be bowling, clubbing or even an activity like paintballing or paint and sip. The point is to do something together that you will enjoy.
If some of you love to cook (and others love to eat) cooking together is a great way to spend time together as all of you cut up the ingredients and work together. This is a great way to bond, catch up and create something you all enjoy.
Have a karaoke night
Sing your favourite songs together and have fun. Go all out and even ask people to come in costume. Enjoy your night together as you create some good (but cringeworthy) moments together.
Have a game night
If you are all into games why not play your favourite board games or card games together? You can also do a puzzle together as you enjoy some food and drinks and bring out your competitive spirit. Things To Do On A Girls’ Night In
Go for a wine tasting
Visit a local winery or vineyard and sample different wines together. This is a great way to learn about new wines and enjoy each other’s company.
Have a craft day or art day
Spend the evening working on a craft project together. It can be paints, plasticine or other crafts. You can buy adult colouring books or sheets and have everyone paint or colour theirs as you chat and catch up.
Go on a hiking adventure
If your friends are the type to hike why not take a hike in a beautiful natural setting and enjoy the company of your friends? This is a great way to get some exercise, enjoy nature and spend quality time together.
Go on a road trip
Sometimes a change is as good as a rest. You can plan a road trip together and explore a new place. You can even sleep over and come back the next day. This is especially great if you and your friends are getting over heartbreak and would not want to see other people’s expressions of love because it might be too painful.
Have a picnic
Pack a basket with your favourite foods and enjoy a meal in a scenic location or even on the balcony of one of your houses. This is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and just catch up. Lifestyle: 6 Tips To Set Up A Power Picnic
Host a pajama party
Have a pyjama party at one of your houses. You can put together activities you want to do together like watching movies, doing each other’s nails and or hair, dancing and cocktail making. Generally have a blast together doing activities that you all love and that will create memories to be remembered for years to come.
Enjoy your Galentine’s Day and create some beautiful memories for the future.
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