14 Awesome Things to do if you’re Single on Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day can be a huge bummer, especially for those who are single. But who said Valentine’s Day is only for couples? It should still be a great excuse to showcase your love to others and more importantly, yourself. You can catch your favorite TV series, play games, or head to the spa, the choice is yours. So, all you single people out there, read on these 14 fun ways to spend your Valentine’s Day in 2018.
- Karaoke night party
Organize an anti-Valentine’s Day karaoke night party with all your single friends. You can lineup the following songs for the night – Me Too by Meghan Trainor, Single Ladies by Beyoncé, Firework by Katy Perry, Stitches by Shawn Mendes, and the likes.
- Pamper yourself
Unplug the whole day and just do what you like. Head to the spa may be or book a pedicure-manicure appointment at the nearest salon.
- Go on a vacation
Valentine’s Day is a good day spend time with your pets or go camping with your nieces and nephews or your friends’ kids. Spend the day doing something you all enjoy.
- It’s time to shop
Take the money you would spend on a dinner with someone and put it towards a new wardrobe.
It’s a great opportunity to do a good deed. Babysit for a stressed-out couple that never gets out. You can watch your favorite classic kids’ movies like The Lion King, Tangled, E.T., or Karate Kid with the little ones.
- Movie marathon
If you love movies, then break out the romantic comedies or scary horror flicks. Stay in bed, grab some snacks, and watch some movies.
- Play games online
You can even play online games throughout the day. There some games like rummy and poker that even offer cash rewards. You can play online rummy games via your PC or download free rummy apps on your phone.
- Make yourself a fancy dinner
Restaurants on Valentine’s Day can go really costly. So, instead of stepping out for a fancy dinner, try making a recipe you’ve always wanted to try or order your favorite takeout meal. Don’t forget to add wine to the dinner table.
- Do a Secret Valentine exchange
Just like Secret Santa, do a Secret Valentine exchange with your other single friends. Put everyone’s name into a bowl and have flowers delivered, chocolates or gifts bought, or a dinner planned for your pick.
- Laugh it up
Laughing gives you endorphins and makes you happy. So head to a comedy club or watch some stand up online.
- Throw an anti-Valentine’s day party
It’s a great opportunity to gather all the singles you know and enjoy an anti-Valentine’s day party. You can ban anything pink, red, or covered in hearts.
It’s a lovely day to try your hand at baking. Look for cupcake and cake recipes online or call your baker friend. And make it a goal to eat all yourself!
- Do something nice for a stranger
Spread the love on this day by visiting an orphanage or old-age home. You can even volunteer at a church, buy a rose and give it to a random stranger on the street, whatever you do, will make you feel full of love inside.
- Run Yourself A Bubble Bath
Who doesn’t love bubble baths? Buy a Valentine’s Day-themed bath bomb, pour yourself some wine, light up the scented candles, and read your favorite book.