Galentine's Day, is a day to celebrate your best friends. Made famous by Amy Poehler's character, Leslie Knope, on the TV series, Parks and Recreation. When the Galentine's Day episode aired in 2010. Did you know Galentine's Day is actually Feb 13th? That's right its the day before the Big Day of celebrating with your significant other, with chocolates and flowers. Get the besties together, its time to celebrate your friendships!
Here in the DMV area, especially NOVA, we are lucky to have locally owned Wineries and Breweries. With so many to choose from you can make your tour for the day. We suggest adding a few of our favorites into your tour: 2 Silos, along with The Black Sheep Restaurant in Manassas, Making your way to Cana Vineyards of Middleburg. No pressure on what to wear when your out with your besties, but since you'll be taste testing opt for a gloss that is easy to reapply or a worry free stay put lip stick,
What better way to try that new yoga class you've been thinking about, then signing up with your gal pals. Keeping Galentine's Day theme in mind pull your hair back in a loose low bun and add in a simple pink scarf for a fun sweet touch. If yoga isn't the class you are looking for, try a cooking or painting class. Muse paint bar in Mosaic is always a fun option!
Shopping is another great way to spend Galentine's Day. Add a twist to the day and try to support female owned businesses, Get on social media and support your female friends by tagging their side hustles, or main hustles, as some of your favorite vendors.
Since Galentine's Day is about celebrating the women in your life, plan a cruise with Vycki at Dream Vacations and celebrate your friendships, birthdays, or just a fun girls get a way. Prefer to stay on land, attend a ladies retreat; they are fun, positive, and recharging getaways. Spread the Galentine's love and volunteer together. Choose an organization together, and reach out for ways you can help that community.
If staying in is more your style, have the girls over for a movie and margaritas night. You can relive your youth with a Karaoke night theme with songs from your high school years, what better way to laugh and relive those carefree years. Thinking of pampering yourselves? Bring a fun spa day to you with a Sincerely, Me Beauty Inc. Sip + Glow party. The beauty therapists come to you, teaching you skincare and makeup techniques.
However you decide to celebrate Galentine's Day in person or zoom enjoy the ladies you have met along the way. One of the greatest gifts of life is friendship, and with those friends anything is possible!