Are you someone who loathes Valentine’s Day? Or maybe you are single this year and feeling particularly bitter about the national holiday of love. If you want to hide from all the flower deliveries, chocolates, and hand holding couples, check out some these anti-Valentine’s Day events.
Pre-Valentine Bitter Bash and Black Heart Affair
At the Coyote Ugly Saloon in San Antonio you can blow off some relationship frustration. Share your most embarrassing couples moment, funniest pickup line, or worst breakup story. You can also bring a photo of your ex for a little dartboard action.
Lose Weight While You Reject Valentine’s Day
Exercise some of those demons in your life by going to a kickboxing class. i Love Kickboxing has studios around the U.S., and they are offering an Anti-Valentine’s day class. Bring a picture of your ex or a picture of anything else that represents the negative in your life from illness to excuses, and you can tape it to a punching bag while you work out. The class will help rid you of the stressors in life. There will also be DJs, raffles, and other surprises.
Go to Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco and have some good ol’ fashioned childhood fun on Valentine’s Day, and don’t forget your pillow. This epic pillow fight will help you find some lighthearted fun this Valentine’s Day.
Bachelor Watch Party
If you are single and looking for some eye candy, head to Viewhouse in Denver, CO where ladies can attend the Bachelor Watch Party. The Firefighters from the Colorado Calendar will be attending!
Cupid’s Undie Run
Channel your energy into doing something good and a little naughty. Go for a run in your undies at the Cupid’s Undies Run to help raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation and neurofibromatosis research. Last year they raised $3.5 million!
Cupid Rhymes with Stupid
Resist Valentine’s Day with a trip to the historic Owl Bar in Baltimore MD. The party has no cover charge, and you can enjoy an ice luge, giveaways, anti-love potions, and a free shot when you bring a picture of your ex!
Mortified’s Doomed Valentine’s Show
Listen to people as they share on stage their most embarrassing moments from love letters to poems and teen diaries. It has been called “equal parts comedy, theater, and therapy”. Praised by Newsweek with features on This American Life, NBC’s Today Show, Entertainment Weekly, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, and Talk of the Nation, this hilarious project has chapters from DC to LA and even in Sweden.
Show Your Love for Drake
Do you love Drake? So much so that you want to go to a Valentine’s Day Drake themed party? Well, it does exist. You can listen to Drake jams while sipping Drake inspired cocktails at the Fake Love party.
Toronto’s Largest Singles Anti-Valentine’s Day
Dance the night away in one of Toronto’s Stirling Room where there are complimentary drinks from 7 to 8 p.m., icebreaker games, and a dj.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Don’t sit at home on Valentine’s, head over to The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley, CA for an evening of burlesque and magic. There will also be a lingerie contest, prizes, and plenty more to enjoy.
Anti-Valentine’s Day Party
If the bar scene isn’t your idea of a good time, the Akron-Summit County Public Library in OH has an Anti-Valentine’s Day Party on February 14th for anyone looking for a night away from adoring couples and sappy proclamations of love. Wear black and come ready to have fun.
2 thoughts on “11 Anti-Valentine’s Day Events in the US and Canada”
Great suggestions here. I love when the events benefit kids too, great job on the amount from last year’s undies run.
haha this anti-vvalentines day events will surely the one that my brother needs! lol. alone for 7 years after heartbreak. lol nice tips!