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6 Ideas to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Friends


Valentine’s Day is a holiday that brings up strong emotions for a lot of people. For some, it’s a fun excuse to go on a fancy date, exchange extravagant gifts, and eat LOTS of chocolate. For others, it’s a dreaded commercial holiday that highlights their single status.

Every year, a group of friends hosts what they call “Palentine’s Day.” Being someone who falls on the “ugh, I HATE Valentine’s Day” side of things, I love this event! Because it doesn’t matter if you’re single or in a relationship, it’s just a time to celebrate the amazing friends God has given you.


Whether you choose to celebrate with a mixed group of guys & gals (Palentine’s Day) or just your best gals (Galentine’s Day), here are some fun ideas!


1. Fondue: The Chocolate Café has all-you-can-can-eat fondue for $8.99 on Fridays… can you say yum?! They also have other fondue specials for groups of 2 and 4 people.

2. Spa Day: If you really want to splurge, set-up an appointment for a manicure and pedicure at your favorite spa with your favorite gals. Now, if you want to celebrate but also don’t want to break the bank, try an at-home spa day! A friend and I regularly host these, and they are so fun! You can do hair & face masks, paint nails, or try a foot soak. And of course, you’ll need to make some yummy (and fancy!) treats for the complete spa experience.

3. Game Night: Does this one need an explanation? Friends. Games. DONE. :)

4. Potluck: You can never go wrong with a potluck. Show off your cooking and baking skills by hosting a potluck at one of your friend’s houses. It could be for brunch, dinner, or maybe just desserts. No matter what you choose, it’ll be DELICIOUS.

5. Slumber Party: Invite your gals over for an old-fashioned slumber party. Stay up too late, eat too many snacks, & share so many laughs. You will probably be exhausted the next day, but your heart will be full, so it’s a win.

6. Craft Night: Plan a craft for everyone to complete together, or just have your friends bring the crafts they are currently working on. Put some fun music on in the background & just catch up.


Are you planning to celebrate this Valentine’s Day with your friends? Leave your celebration idea below, if so!

Meet Brittany

Brittany is a lover of all things Jesus, Ohio State Buckeyes, and the color pink. She is a bubbly, little ball of passion and energy, always excited to make a new friend. When she isn’t spending time with family and friends, you can find her aimlessly wandering around Hobby Lobby, or curled up on the couch binge watching Gilmore Girls… for the 97th time.

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