Things to do on Valentine’s or Galentine’s DAY 101
Named after the Christian martyr ( St. Valentine), Valentine’s day has always been celebrated every February 14th. Numerous events, roses, romantic atmospheres, poems, and cheesy words are always exchanged during this day. Unfortunately, this mainly applies to couples or anyone who has a significant other to spend the day with. It’s kind of a sad day for all the single ladies (and men), but we’re going to help change that. For those of you who are lucky to have roommates who happen to be single as well, we have the perfect activities that you can do to celebrate Valentine’s- wait no, Galentine’s in the best way possible.
Dim the lights, prepare some snacks, and scroll on Netflix to find a romantic chick-flick to watch. Many have said that watching romantic movies on Valentine’s day is the perfect way to celebrate the special day without needing to have a significant other to spend it with. Some of our all-time favorites that you need to check out are: The Notebook, Titanic, Valentine’s Day, Me Before You, Love Rosie, Definitely Maybe, and many more. You can also binge-watch a romantic K-drama if you’d like. Don’t forget to order some pizza or your favorite bubble tea to accompany throughout your movie/series marathon.
Drink the Night Away
If you and your roommate are up for a party, go visit some bars or nightclubs. Usually, they hold special events on Valentine’s day and lots of discounts. As a member of Flokq, you are also invited to any community events that are hosted by us. So come join our Valentine’s day events to have a lot of fun and also meet many people. Not feeling like going out? You can always drink your night away in the comfort of your apartment. Buy a couple of beers or any type of alcohol that you and your roommate enjoy. You guys can do drunk commentary while watching a movie or catch up on each other’s lives while drunk-sobbing about how you both are still single.
Gala Dinner at Home
Googling some recipes and cooking together with your fellow roommates or even your friends in your apartment is a great Galentines activity. Instead of simple dishes, go follow Gordon Ramsay’s video on how to make a beef wellington or grill up some steaks. Decorate your apartment with pink hearts, light up some sweet candles, and dress up a bit. Don’t feel like cooking? Order some pasta from a nearby Italian restaurant. Make it as fancy as you’d like. Don’t forget to pair your food with some wine or a creative cocktail.
Take a Day Off
Want to chill a bit after a hard week? Arrange a day for a mini-vacation together with your roommate(s). You can take a weekend trip to Bandung, go to a spa and get their most expensive treatment, or visit an amusement park. Chill and have a light drink at the nearest bar, go visit some local attractions, or you may just simply stay in your apartment and do your favorite things together. As much as you enjoy spending some time with your roommate, it is always better to still set some healthy boundaries. If you both just simply want to have some me time, let it be.
Play at an Arcade
If you’re on a budget but you still want to have fun, going to an arcade is probably the best thing. with just an Rp100,000.00 you could play many games with your couple or friend! From racing to getting stuffed animals from the claw machine. You’re inner child and competitive soul could make you and your partner bond much more closer! You get to see another side that you haven’t seen in ages!
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Go to a Museum or Theatre or Music Concerts
If you’re the type that adores art and history you should definitely consider going to a historical museum or even art museum! Have a calm and peaceful day with your partner discussing the magnificent art and history in Jakarta! You could also consider watching an art show like watching theatres, dance plays, operas, and more! Or if you’re the type that loves music, you should definitely go to music concerts. Jakarta has lots of music concerts from local to international singers and bands for you to watch!
Of course, for Galentines this is the perfect activity! Spending time shopping with your friends or even a couple could be fun! Or just go windows shopping would be enough. People do say that going to malls, looking at furniture, and clothes are a fun thing to do even though you’re not there to buy anything. But if you do decide to buy something be sure its something that you and your partner could both hold a memory to it!
Tired of Being Single? Go on A Blind Date!
Single on Valentine’s Day and ready to mingle? Do not worry! Go on some dating apps and have a double-blind date with your roommate. Who knows after today, you won’t be single? By having a double date you will minimize the awkwardness since you will have your roommate beside you to keep the conversations going. So go book a romantic restaurant and enjoy your night. But remember, relax and don’t take things too seriously. You don’t wanna mess up on your first attempt.
So there you have some ideas to do on Valentine day or Galentines day! We hope you all have fun and you become much closer with your couple or friend! Try to do more activities that you both like other than the recommended ones! Don’t forget to check out other recommendations in our blog too!