Atlanta’s Solutions for Being Single in the City on Valentine's Day

Atlanta’s Solutions for Being Single in the City on Valentine's Day

Updated for Valentine’s Day 2024

Don’t have a Valentine’s Day date? No problem! Atlanta hosts numerous events for couples on Valentine’s Day. However, this diverse city provides plenty of options for those leading independent lifestyles. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a good laugh, pamper yourself, celebrate with friends or even meet someone new, kick off a fantastic long week of love!

Have the Last Laugh

comedy group on Dad's Garage stage
Photo Courtesy of Dad's Garage

Is your luck with dating a joke? Everyone has a few horrible dating stories and some really good ones to share. Beginning February 14, Dad’s Garage will host a five-night improv show lineup to add a few good laughs to your love day plans. With other comedy venues like Laughing Skull and Whole World Theatre, Atlanta’s comedy scene is one of the best in the country and the perfect place to face February 14. If you’re recently single, these venues allow you to have the last laugh while hanging out with your friends.

Blow Off Some Steam

spa day in Atlanta

There are thousands of luxurious, indulgent spas in Atlanta and the metro area. Thousands! Couples’ massages hit their peak around Valentine’s Day, but there’s nothing wrong with giving yourself some TLC. The Hallmark holiday is stressful in all aspects. Book a rightfully earned spa day for the only one who needs care and attention right now—you! Plus, many spas offer a great discount for being a first-timer. Some of Atlanta’s most glorious spas include The Spa at Mandarin Oriental AtlantaBliss SpaExhale SpaThe Spa at Chateau ElanNatural Body Spa and Shop and The Spa at Barnsley Resort.

Wine, Dine, Drink &  Dance

Cinema Tavern in Atlanta
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Are you searching for a departure from the usual Valentine’s Day celebrations? Rally your friends and revel like rockstars at Atlanta’s top singles bars! Explore popular nightlife venues like The Cinema Tavern in Villa Rica, Buckhead Saloon and Moondogs. While you might not come across many Valentine’s Day specials, these spots offer the perfect opportunity to connect with other singles.

Meet Someone New

Terrapin Taproom at The Battery Atlanta
Photo Courtesy of The Infatuation

Perhaps you’ve reached a stage in life where you’re eager to socialize and meet new people. In that case, Atlanta hosts various single mixers throughout the city. Kickstart your search for a potential Valentine by attending events like the Valentine’s Day Party at Hudson Grille on February 14. For a local twist, consider mingling at Terrapin Taproom at Battery Atlanta, where you might find your next love connection.

Singles Events Around Town

Oakland Cemetery Love Stories of Oakland
Photo Courtesy of Oakland Cemetery

Whether you’re gathering your friends or venturing out solo, how you choose to spend the holiday is entirely up to you. Check out these must-try events happening on or around Valentine’s Day!

On Friday, February 14, Oakland Cemetery presents a hauntingly sweet experience with the annual Love Stories of Oakland, narrating the romantic tales, lives and losses of Atlantans from days gone by. Not a fan of the Hallmark holiday? The Bar Tapp has you covered with the 10th annual Cupid is Stupid Anti-Valentine’s Day Singles Party on February 17.

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