Valentine’s Day is coming up in just under 2 weeks. While it is widely regarded as a day for couples to appreciate their relationships, I think everyone should be able to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether you are single or in a relationship, why not have fun on such a special holiday? If you’re single, try either going out with a group of friends or treating yourself to something special. (You deserve it!) If you don’t have a sweetie on the 14th, don’t let it get you down. You can still have an awesome day by loving on yourself!

Here are some Valentine’s Day activity ideas for singles, couples, and groups of friends:

Couple Date Ideas:

  1. Go to dinner.
  2. Go to a movie.
  3. Travel somewhere and stay in a hotel for the night.
  4. If you love the outdoors, go on a romantic hike.
  5. Go for a bike ride together.
  6. Try an obstacle course.
  7. Visit a museum.
  8. If you live in the city, hang out downtown.
  9. If you live in the country, go for a scenic walk.
  10. If you live on the coast, take a romantic walk down the beach.
  11. Go to the zoo.
  12. Go to the farmer’s market.
  13. Stay in and cook a nice dinner together.
  14. Stargaze.
  15. Go for a scenic drive.
  16. Catch a standup act at a local theater.
  17. Have a picnic in the park.
  18. If you both like sports, attend a sporting event!
  19. Go ice skating.
  20. Volunteer together.
  21. Go to a concert you would both enjoy.
  22. Relax in a hot tub.
  23. Take a dance class together.
  24. Take a painting class.
  25. Visit the aquarium.
  26. Write a relationship bucket list together.
  27. Go window shopping.
  28. Go to a drive-in theater.
  29. Watch the sunrise or sunset together.
  30. Stay home all day and enjoy each other’s company.

Friend Date Ideas:

  1. Go to a nice dinner with friends.
  2. Either go out to a movie or stay in with friends and watch your favorite comedy.
  3. Have a stay-in wine night!
  4. If you like going out, hit the club with your besties.
  5. Bring a group to play laser tag.
  6. Have a slumber party.
  7. Go out for ice cream.
  8. …or get giant tubs of Ben & Jerry’s and bring them home to enjoy.
  9. Take on a photo scavenger hunt (or create your own), split into pairs or teams, and have prizes for the winners!
  10. Host a game night. (Play cards, board games, etc.)
  11. Go bowling.
  12. Bring a group to play mini golf.
  13. Go see *insert musician here* in concert. (Miley, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, or whomever you would enjoy seeing in concert with your friends)
  14. If it’s warm enough, host a pool party.
  15. If it’s warm enough, host a beach party.
  16. Go to trivia night. (Or host one!)
  17. Bake some holiday treats.
  18. Have a coffee or tea date to catch up with your girls.
  19. Go to a dessert cafe.
  20. Go to an amusement park.
  21. Have a Bachelor marathon (or marathon your favorite TV show!)
  22. Craft something together!
  23. Bake cupcakes.
  24. Go to the pet store and play with the animals.
  25. Make homemade ice cream.
  26. Have a scary movie marathon.
  27. Have an at-home spa night.
  28. Take a trip together.
  29. Get smoothies (or make them yourself)
  30. Make homemade pizzas.

By Yourself Date Ideas:

  1. Have a bubble bath.
  2. Treat yourself to a mani/pedi.
  3. Have a spa day.
  4. Get your hair done.
  5. Order your favorite takeout and watch your favorite movie.
  6. Get your favorite dessert.
  7. Go shopping! Get yourself an adorable new outfit or that Pandora charm you’ve had your eye on for a while.
  8. Attend a speed dating session.
  9. Get some exercise.
  10. Do some yoga.
  11. Go to a poetry reading.
  12. Spend a quiet night reading a great book.
  13. Go for a walk in nature.
  14. Spend time decorating your home.
  15. Write in your journal.
  16. Travel somewhere new by yourself.
  17. Go on a photography adventure.
  18. Take a class for something you’re interested in.
  19. Create a mood board to put in your room.
  20. Find a recipe or DIY on Pinterest and make it!
  21. Write, draw, paint, sew, or do something creative.
  22. Hang out at a bookstore or library and catch up on your reading.
  23. Have a Netflix marathon with lots of snacks, pillows, and blankets.
  24. Explore your neighborhood or town.
  25. Check out the local live music scene.
  26. If it’s warm enough, tan by the pool.
  27. Learn how to make a new recipe.
  28. Take on a new hobby.
  29. Visit your family.
  30. Volunteer for a cause you are passionate about.

Thanks for reading! I hope everyone has a Happy Valentine’s Day.


What are your plans for the 14th? Let me know in the comments below!


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