Galentine's/Palentine's Day 2023: Ten ways to celebrate with your BFF's

Want to show your appreciation for your best mates? Here are ten brilliant ways to celebrate your platonic soulmates this Galentine’s or Palentine’s Day.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 13th Feb 2023

Do you know what’s better than Valentine’s Day? Today. Today is Galentine’s or Palentine’s Day, the day when we celebrate our best mates by having some fun together. 

Even if you’re in a relationship, today is worth celebrating. Our friends stand by us during the most difficult times, and we’d be nothing without them. Platonic soulmates are something else. 

So if you’re thinking about showing your best mates just how much you appreciate them, here are ten ways to do just that.

 

Hit the town!

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Get on the bevs! Head to your favourite bar or club, or go on a proper bar crawl together. Between the drinks, the chatting, the dancing, and the tunes, you’re in for a killer night out. It’s simple but super effective! 

 


 

Wine and dine 

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Got a favourite spot for a bite to eat? Or maybe you want to try something new? Either way, it’ll be brill. Get booked in for some unreal scran, have a few drinks, and get ready for a proper catch-up. Whether it’s burgers with loaded fries or a fancy 7-course meal, you’ll have a ball. 

 


 

Hit up a boozy brunch

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Combine the thrills of boozing with the joy of munching on a delicious meal at a boozy brunch event. Many have unlimited alcohol for a set amount of time and DJs to set the mood. Sink a few, eat your meal, and then get up for a dance! Many boozy brunch events also have games, competitions, and giveaways to make it that bit more special. 

 

Tickets for Pancakes & Prosecco Bottomless Brunch | Revolucion De Cuba in Milton Keynes | Tuesday 14th February

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Laugh your socks off at a comedy night 

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Laughter is the best thing to share with the people you love. So round up your mates, head to a comedy show, and prepare to flap your arms around like a giddy seal as you struggle for air as the giggle fits overcome you. Many comedy clubs also serve food and drink so you can have a full evening out. 

 

Tickets for Soho Comedy Factory - £5 For London's Best Comedians | Soho Comedy Factory in London | Monday 13th February

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Unleash your competitive side  

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No matter where you are, you’re only a stone's throw away from a bowling alley, laser quest, gaming bar, go-karting, or something a bit more unusual like axe throwing or a virtual shooting range. Get over there and see who’s the best! Even if you’re all rubbish, it’ll be a laugh. 

 


 

Go to a gig 

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If you both love music, it only makes sense to head out and enjoy some tunes together, doesn’t it? Take your pick from sweaty, rowdy gigs or relaxed seated gigs with table service. There’s always something on!

 

Tickets for Funk and Soul Night | The Green Door Store in Brighton | Monday 13th February

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Unwind at a spa 

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Now, visiting a spa obviously sounds a bit deer. But it doesn’t have to be. You can splash out on a full day if you want to, or you can simply head somewhere and get a massage, scrub, manicure, or another treatment. You deserve it! 

 


 

Tear it up at a rave

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Nothing says “I love you” like a big old rave! Chuck all your troubles out the window, hit the dancefloor, chat pure rubbish in the smoking area, profess your love for the millionth time, and sink into the music. Heaven. 

 

Tickets for Motion's Valentine's FREE Drum & Bass Rave! | Motion in Bristol | Tuesday 14th February

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Go to a boozy bingo event 

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Everyone knows how to play bingo. Even when you’ve got double vision from sinking drinks, you can still stamp the right number with your Mecca dauber. So boozy bingo events revive the old game with drinks, competitions, games, banging tunes and other fun. You’ll definitely have a cracking time, and you might even win some mad prizes! Result.

 

Tickets for Galentines Day Bottomless Prosecco Drag Bingo | Wine And Design in Epsom | Tuesday 14th February

 


 

Visit somewhere new 

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If you’re looking for a proper adventure, book travel to a city you’ve never been to before, book a hotel, and have a fab night out somewhere new. Explore what’s on offer - pubs, bars, clubs, raves, restaurants, sights, natural beauty, and so much more. If you want to book something incredible in a new city, search Skiddle to find the best events in the area.  

 

Tickets for Mob's Palentine's Day Supper Club | Benk And Bo in London | Tuesday 14th February

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No matter what you do this Galentine’s or Palentine’s Day, you’ll have a cracking time. It’s not about what you do, but who you’re with. And with your best mates by your side, even the worst of times are a laugh. And that’s exactly why we should celebrate our friends!  

 



 

Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.

 

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