“Every February 13, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.” - Leslie Knope
Your gal-pals are with you every step of the way, and it’s important to spend time together in this season of love. It's also the perfect excuse to hang with your best gals (like you even need an excuse) and spoil yourselves by doing something special to celebrate your friendship. Let us guide you through the perfect Galentine’s Day for every budget!
And if you’re looking for ideas to do with your love we got you covered here.
Need last-minute gift ideas? We got you covered here too.
Candy Hearts Mural
Grab some pictures with the new Candy Hearts mural in the Gulch.
Where? Finnleys: 601 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Photos: @poindexternashville and @finnleysboutique
Grab your gal pal and head over to Poindexter in the Graduate Nashville Hotel for some coffee. The atmosphere is 100% fabulous and makes for a viral social photo.
Share a sweet treat
Nashville definitely doesn’t lack delicious sweet options. Here are some of our favorite places to grab a dessert: Five Daughters Bakery, Brightside Bakeshop, Dozen, Gracie’s Milkshake Bar, Poppy & Peep, Donut Distillery (Beer and Donuts - YES, PLEASE!), NoBaked, Baked on 8th, Tempered Cafe & Chocolate...we could go on and on!
Photos: @brightsidebakeshop and @poppyandpeepchocolate
Love Sucks: The Anti-Valentine’s Day Pop Up Bar
Now - Feb. 16 (Free to get in)
The Hidden Bar at Noelle has it all right with this event. What better way to celebrate every single person's least favorite holiday. Grab your pals and head over to the Hidden Bar to celebrate the single life.
Grab a bottle of wine and watch a chick flick
Pick up a new bottle of wine (or a few) from Woodland Wine Merchant that you've never tried before and binge-watch chick flicks with the gals.
Cocktails & Crafts
Create your own pot and hanging planter. Cocktails, charcuterie, and project supplies. Local shop, Denizen will be there with plants ready for you to take home and become a plant mom.
L.A. Jackson Galentine's Day Party
Feb. 13 @ 7:00pm
In honor of Galentine’s Day, L.A. Jackson will be throwing a spectacular Galentine’s Day Party complete with photo booths and live entertainment provided by DJ Sister Sprouse. The gal-themed soiree will feature festive Cocktails in the City (Sex in the City-themed cocktails). Kendra Scott will sweeten the night bringing Gift with Heart surprises. This event is open to the public as long as you’re 21+.
Palentine’s Workshop at Amelia’s Flowers
Feb. 15 @ 6:30pm
Learn how to create a beautiful Centerpiece that will give you all the heart eyes.
Pamper yourselves with some fresh nails at one of our favorite local nail studios: CURED Nail Salon or Poppy & Monroe
Photos: @curednails and @poppyandmonroe
Galentine’s Day at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Feb. 10 - 16
Why celebrate love and friendship on one day when you can celebrate all week long? Grab your best gals and head to Mason Bar at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel for the ultimate Galentine’s Day celebration. You and your friends can book your own mini-celebration to toast your friendship which includes a shareable one-gallon punch bowl along with assorted appetizers for just $25 per person.
Take a yoga class
Check out the new yoga studio on the east side, Hola Yoga.
Thank You for Being a Friend Galentine's Bash
Feb. 13 @ 6:30 - 8:30pm
Join The Perfect Little Life Market for their Golden Girls themed night. A $49 ticket will include:
- 20% off The Perfect Little Life Market
- Complimentary Champagne bar + bruschetta Bar by NashvilleMade
- Mini Bouquet Bar by Petals & Pop
- DIY Pin Station
- Essential Oils Bath Scrub Station
- + more!!
Galentine's Clay Workshop
Feb. 15 @ 6 - 9pm
Spend the night with Handmade Studio TN making something great with your friends. Indulge in festive treats, cheese boards, wine, and a night of ceramics. This workshop will allow you to work alongside your friends while making memories, a ceramic vase, and a jewelry holder. Tickets start at $129/person.
What are your Valentine's Day plans? Let us know below!
Who said couple massages have to be with your partner? NO ONE EVER. Couple's massages are just as fun with your friends and we highly recommend Escape Day Spa for the most relaxing Valentine's massage ever.