The Singles Guide to Surviving Valentine’s in Philly!
So you have found yourself single for Valentine’s Day this year. Boohoo. Trust me it’s easy to turn this negative into a positive easily. It’s a big city and that means there are tons of other singles in the same boat and many are ready to mingle. So where will your possible matches be this Valentine’s Day week? We’ll we searched through Philly’s hottest events for the week and comprised a short list of the best places to be if you’re single this Valentine’s Day. These events are happening all week and carrying on into the weekend so there’s plenty of time to get struck by Cupid. Check out the list below and start practicing your cheesy pick-up lines now.
It may be freezing out but that doesn’t mean things can’t get hot and steamy. The Blue Cross RiverRink is hosting Latin Night at the Lodge. Enjoy classic Latin cuts mixed in with some new school and get ready to dance the night away. Oh you have two left feet? No worries because dance instructors will be on-hand to get you dancing dirty in no time. This is the perfect opportunity to sweep someone off their feet this Valentine’s Day week.
Hip, fun, energetic and into concerts. If this is something you’re looking for when dating, then why not hit up the Tyler The Creator and Vince Staples concert this week at the Liacouras Center? Concerts are a great way to meet new people. Obviously they enjoy going out and love music so that’s already two things you will have in common. So try your luck at love here and find your future concert mate.
If you love whiskey, bourbon, scotch, or rye then why not share your affinity with someone special? This week The Wine School of Philadelphia is hosting a Whisky & Cocktail class which will include food pairing and a bit of history. This is a win-win situation because even if you don’t find a connection you’ll still be able to make out with some fine tasting whiskey.
Hey if you’re a little down about being single for Valentine’s Day, they always say laughter is the best medicine. This would be a great opportunity to gather some of your single friends and enjoy some laughs at the comedy club. Usually a place with friends go in groups, Punchline Philly also features a cool bar where you and your crew can chop it up with some other singles and who knows some sparks may fly!
I thought I’d throw in another group activity for extra measure. North Bowl is serving up $2 and a live DJ for couples and crews of singles. If you are looking to assemble your squad and find a cool place this Valentine’s Day, then this is definitely a great option. Aside from the many lanes here, there’s also arcade games and a pool table.
Sometimes a dope party in a dive bar is all we need. This Saturday Kung Fu Necktie will be hosting Friends & Fam party with some great music and cheap drinks. So if you’re looking to wash away your single worries, you may want to check this party out. It’s super laid back with an eclectic crowd.