Equally as important as celebrating romantic love in our lives is taking a day to celebrate all of our great friendships. Introducing – Galentine’s Day, the perfect excuse to get together with your best gals and celebrate each other.
Whether your crew loves to go out on the town, or stay in for a cozy night at home, there’s no wrong way to celebrate. Here’s your guide on how to make this year’s festivities the best one yet.
With all of the great bar and restaurant options in Philly, it couldn’t be easier to plan a perfect night out with your girlfriends.
Dinner – Harper’s Garden
With its charming and cozy atmosphere, it’s easy to see why Harper’s Garden is one of Philly’s favorites. Tucked away in Rittenhouse Square, Harper’s Garden is serving up simple yet delicious dishes using local ingredients. They are so focused on freshness that their menu is ever-rotating to ensure the highest quality of ingredients is being used.
Drinks – Vintage Wine Bar
Activity – Mash-Up Happy Hour Cycling Class at Northeast Cycle
What better way to set the tone for the weekend than with a workout class designed to get you moving and feeling good? Two-time Philly Happening winner Northeast Cycle offers this popular Happy Hour cycling class for those looking to break a sweat to some of today’s best music. Grab your girls for a 45-minute sweat session and then reward yourselves with a big night out!
Sometimes there’s no place better to be than at home with all of your best friends. Here are some ideas for a cozy, comfortable Galentine’s Day experience at home that will be anything but ordinary.
Food – Di Bruno Bros
Known throughout the city for their gourmet food, Di Bruno Bros is the perfect place to cater your big night in with your girls. Their casual catering menu offers everything from salads, to build-your-own grain bowls, cheese boards, and entrees. Plus, if your crew is more of a breakfast bunch you can’t go wrong with their smoked salmon platter or make your own avocado toast.
Drinks – Jet Wine Bar
This 2022 Philly Happening winner is the perfect destination to stock up on all your wine needs before Galentine’s Day. They have wine from all over the world that will please any pallet. Their online ordering system makes planning ahead easy. Place your order online ahead of time and you can swing by and grab your goods right before the party gets started.
Activity – At Home Kits, Painting with a Twist
Getting artsy in your home has never been easier thanks to these at-home kits from Painting with a Twist. You and your friends can pre-select which project you’d like to work on, purchase ahead of time, and even schedule a pick-up day that works for your schedule. The kits come with everything you need to bring your masterpiece to life including a canvas, paint brushes, pre-poured paint, and a step-by-step video to follow along with written instructions. By the end of the night, you’ll all be your own favorite artist!
Need some more inspiration? Check out the full list of 2022 Philly Happening List winners and make sure to vote for the 2023 Philly Happening list.