It’s that time of year again! Galentine’s Day is right around the corner and we’re getting excited to spend time with our best friends. It can be tough to think of new ideas for Galentine’s Day so we’ve come up with a few great ideas below.
What Is Galentine’s Day?
Every year, on February 13th, women all over the world exchange Galentine’s Day cards and gifts to celebrate their friendships. The day was created by Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation. The best part of Galentine’s Day is that it’s completely free to celebrate. There are no rules, no obligations, and no pressure to send anything.
The gift exchanges are simple, easy, fun, and creative.
Galentine’s Day Ideas
The most powerful woman in your life may be your best friend, and you’ll want to spend some time together on Galentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for a new brunch recipe, a way to show off your organizational skills with a fun craft project or just need an excuse to indulge in some chocolate, we’ve got you covered. Here are 12 activities to make this year’s Galentine’s Day memorable!
Galentine’s Day Brunch
Celebrate Galentine’s Day with brunch! You and your girls can make a delicious Galentine’s Day brunch together or book a brunch at a local eatery.
Movie and Snacks
Plan a girls’ night out or in and watch a movie together. Add a dinner of snacks and popcorn to make the experience extra fun.
Galentine’s Day Slumber Party
Plan a slumber party with the girls for Galentine’s day. This is a great way to relax and get into the spirit of the holiday. You can make a fun project together, play a game or make a new recipe.
Have a “makeover” party for your girls where they get to dress up in a new outfit or they get a makeover. This is a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to celebrate Galentine’s Day.
If you are all into working out together, plan a group workout for Galentine’s Day. Yoga and Pilates are fun, but you might even consider pole dancing or a dance class dressed up in heels!
This is a fun way to celebrate the holiday and get healthy together.
Mix up a batch of your favorite adult beverage and share it with your gal pals. You can also book a mixology class with a professional bartender and learn to mix (and taste) new drinks.
High Tea Party
An English tea party with yummy scones, finger sandwiches, and of course tea makes a great Galentine’s day party idea! You can make it before the girls arrive or have fun baking and cooking together!
Karaoke is a Galentine’s Day tradition. Make it a fun party with great friends and have a few drinks to get you started.
A fondue night is a great Galentine’s Day party idea. Grab some dinner and a bottle of wine, and then sit around a table with a pot of melted cheese or chocolate and use dipping treats like bread and crudites for a cheese fondue or strawberries, marshmallows, and grapes for a chocolate fondue.
Valentine’s Themed Photo Booth
Photo booth props and a picture booth can make the perfect Galentine’s Day photo booth!
Get in touch with your inner diva! Dresses, jewelry, and accessories are all great props for a photo booth, and there are plenty of creative ways to use them.
A game night is always a hit at Galentine’s day! You can make up your own games or play the classics like Monopoly, Yahtzee, or Trivia.
Dress Up in V-day Colors
You can also dress in the pink and red colors of Valentine’s Day by picking up some accessories a few red accessories and some pink accessories.
Host a Mani/Pedi Night
A manicure and/or pedicure night with the girls can be a great way to relax and have fun on Valentine’s Day.
Host a Bake Off
Organize a baking competition with your favorite gals and have a tasting afterward.
Galentine’s Day Ideas Wrap Up
Galentine’s Day is a great day to spend with your female friends. There are many fun events you can do, like cooking for one another or going out on the town. Whatever you end up doing, it will be sure to be an amazing time with your best buddies!