Gal Pals Unite: Galentine’s Day Party Ideas & Activities That Promise Fun and Frivolity

Boycotting Valentine's Day this year or just wanna celebrate with your gal pals? Here's a bunch of fun activities you can do this Galentine's Day!

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Galentine's Party Ideas & Activities 2024

It’s officially Galentine’s Day on February 13th – the day before Valentine’s Day.  Galentine’s Day, made famous by the television show “Parks and Recreation,” is the perfect occasion to shower your besties with love, laughter, and a drink or two.

This day is all about celebrating the incredible bond of female friendships. Forget the traditional heart-shaped chocolates and romantic dinners; Galentine’s Day is your chance to revel in the joy of sisterhood.



Brewery Tour at Home: Craft Beer & Cheers!

Bring the brewery experience to your living room with a Brewery Tour at Home. Curate a selection of craft beers or brews from different regions. Pair them with delicious snacks, and embark on a taste journey together.


Chocolate Tasting Party

Indulge your taste buds in a Chocolate Tasting Party that’s nothing short of a cocoa connoisseur’s dream. Sample an array of chocolates, from the classic to the exotic. Rate each delectable piece and embark on a taste adventure with unique flavors like chili-infused, lavender-kissed, or sea salt sensations. Sweetness overload, guaranteed!


Crafting Extravaganza: Creativity Unleashed!

Dive into a world of DIY wonders with a Crafting Extravaganza! Transform your space into a craft haven where personalized friendship bracelets, custom tote bags, and photo collages take center stage. Gather the squad, raid the craft store, and let your artistic spirits soar. It’s not just crafting; it’s crafting magic!


Wine and Paint Night: Sip, Stroke, Slay!

Get ready for a night of elegance and expression with a Wine and Paint extravaganza. Set up your personal painting station with canvases, brushes, and vibrant paints. Sip on your favorite wines, let the creativity flow, and watch as your masterpieces come to life. It’s not just art; it’s an artful celebration!


Self-Love Workshop: Nourish Your Soul!

Create a Self-Love Workshop that’s all about inner radiance. Immerse yourself in activities like meditation, positive affirmations, and goal-setting. It’s a journey of self-discovery, sprinkled with love and positive vibes. Get ready to glow from the inside out!


Cooking Class at Home: Culinary Adventures Await

Calling all foodies! It’s time for a Cooking Class at Home where you and your pals become kitchen maestros. Choose a cuisine, gather around, and experiment with mouthwatering recipes. From prep to plate, relish the joy of cooking and savor the fruits of your culinary labor together.


Outdoor Adventure Day: Nature's Playground

Escape the ordinary with an Outdoor Adventure Day. Plan a day hike, a cozy picnic, or a nature walk with your gal pals. Breathe in the fresh air, bask in the beauty of nature, and revel in each other’s company. Adventure awaits!


Binge-Watch Marathon: Cozy Comfort & Entertainment Galore

Snuggle up for a Binge-Watch Marathon that promises cozy blankets, delightful snacks, and a lineup of your favorite TV series or movie franchise. Whether it’s laughter, tears, or a mix of both, get ready for an unforgettable cinematic journey with your favorite gal pals.


Trivia Night: Brainy Banter & Friendly Competition!

Flex those brain muscles at our Trivia Night! Organize a Galentine’s Day trivia competition with categories that celebrate friendship, pop culture, and shared memories. Expect brainy banter, friendly competition, and a whole lot of laughter.


Board Games Bonanza: Game On, Gal Pals!

Prepare for a night of Board Games Bonanza! Set up a gaming area with a mix of classic and new board games. From strategy to laughter-inducing games, it’s a bonanza of entertainment and friendly competition.


DIY Flower Arranging: Blooms, Buds, and Beautiful Bouquets!

Channel your inner florist with a DIY Flower Arranging session. Purchase a variety of flowers and spend quality time arranging stunning bouquets. It’s not just flowers; it’s a masterpiece in bloom, created with love and laughter.


Tarot Card Reading: Mystic Vibes & Fortune Sharing!

Explore the mystical side of life with a Tarot Card Reading session. Dive into the world of mystic vibes, share interpretations, and uncover the whimsical fortunes that await. It’s not just tarot cards; it’s a playful exploration of destiny.


Cocktail Crafting Soirée: Mix, Mingle, and Sip!

Transform your space into a mixologist’s haven for a Cocktail Crafting Soirée. Provide a variety of spirits, mixers, and garnishes. Experiment with creating unique cocktails, share your masterpieces, and toast to friendship.


Champagne and Chocolate Pairing: Bubbles and Sweet Delights!

Elevate your taste buds with a Champagne and Chocolate Pairing. Explore different champagne varieties paired with a selection of decadent chocolates. Share tasting notes, savor the exquisite pairings, and toast to the sweet life.


Taylor Swift Trivia Night: Swiftie Showdown!

Host a Taylor Swift Trivia Night for your Swiftie squad. Create a quiz with questions about Taylor’s albums, lyrics, and iconic moments. Encourage participants to dress up as their favorite Taylor era, and have a themed playlist featuring her greatest hits. The winner could receive a Taylor Swift-inspired prize, making it a night of music, memories, and friendly competition.


Anti-Valentine's Day Game Night: Love Stinks, Let's Play!

Celebrate the defiance of love with an Anti-Valentine’s Day Game Night. Gather your friends who share a distaste for romance and indulge in games that mock the mushy stuff. Play card games like “Heartless Uno,” try a “Breakup Bingo” where you mark off anti-love clichés, or engage in board games with a sarcastic twist. It’s a night of laughter, camaraderie, and a collective eye-roll at all things lovey-dovey. Embrace the anti-romance sentiment and let the good times roll!


Letter-Writing Party: Penning Affection & Uplifting Spirits!

Spread the love with a Letter-Writing Party. Write heartfelt letters of appreciation to each other or send uplifting messages to friends who couldn’t make it. It’s a heartfelt exchange that brings joy and connection.


Candle Making: Aromas, Ambiance, and Artistry!

Ignite your creativity with a Candle Making session. Create custom scented candles with various fragrances and designs. It’s not just candles; it’s a symphony of aromas, ambiance, and artistic expression.


Murder Mystery Party: Dramatic Revelations & Whodunit Thrills!

Prepare for a night of dramatic revelations with a Murder Mystery Party. Don costumes, engage in role-playing, and unravel the mysteries together. It’s not just a party; it’s a whodunit extravaganza with a dash of flair.


Ok, we get it.  Galentine’s Day isn’t really about being “anti-love” but some of us actually are (not pointing to ourselves).  Check out our official Anti-Love/Self-Love/Galentine playlist you can program for your party…or just to rockout to.

  • “Irreplaceable” – Beyoncé
  • “Before He Cheats” – Carrie Underwood
  • “You’re So Vain” – Carly Simon
  • “Hit the Road Jack” – Ray Charles
  • “Tears Dry on Their Own” – Amy Winehouse
  • “Love Stinks” – The J. Geils Band
  • “Since U Been Gone” – Kelly Clarkson
  • “I Don’t Need a Man” – The Pussycat Dolls
  • “Go Your Own Way” – Fleetwood Mac
  • “Forget You” – CeeLo Green
  • “Blank Space” – Taylor Swift
  • “Don’t Speak” – No Doubt
  • “What’s Love Got to Do with It” – Tina Turner
  • “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift
  • “I Hate Myself for Loving You” – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
  • “It’s Oh So Quiet” – Björk
  • “Ex’s & Oh’s” – Elle King
  • “Break Up in a Small Town” – Sam Hunt
  • “Love Bites” – Def Leppard
  • “Somebody That I Used to Know” – Gotye ft. Kimbra
  • “Goodbye Earl” – Dixie Chicks
  • “Love Yourself” – Justin Bieber
  • “Un-break My Heart” – Toni Braxton
  • “You Give Love a Bad Name” – Bon Jovi
  • “No Scrubs” – TLC
  • “Cold Heart” – Elton John & Dua Lipa
  • “It’s Over” – Roy Orbison
  • “Back to Black” – Amy Winehouse
  • “Ex-Factor” – Lauryn Hill
  • “I Will Not Break” – A Fine Frenzy
  • “Love is a Losing Game” – Amy Winehouse
  • “Unfaithful” – Rihanna
  • “Fk It (I Don’t Want You Back)” – Eamon**
  • “Not Fair” – Lily Allen
  • “Heartbreaker” – Pat Benatar
  • “Hate (I Really Don’t Like You)” – Plain White T’s 


There you have it – a myriad of delightful, entertaining, and unforgettable activities for your Galentine’s Day extravaganza! May your celebration be filled with laughter, love, and cherished memories. And maybe even some adult beverages too. 🌟💖