Single on Valentine’s Day: 10 Best Places to Celebrate in California

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be celebrated with a significant other. If you happen to find yourself blissfully single on Valentine’s Day, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate the heart-filled holiday. Grab a group of friends or head out to make new ones on your own by checking out some of the best places to celebrate if you’re single on Valentine’s Day in California! 

1. Kitsch Bar, Costa Mesa, CA

Kitsch Bar has live music and great drinks and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Whether you’re celebrating solo or with a group of friends, the DJs and bands are always known to be top notch.

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2. Valentine’s Day Pillow Fight, San Francisco, CA

Each year there’s an unofficial Valentine’s Day pillow fight in the park in San Francisco. Show up to the flash-mob style with a pillow and be prepared to get hit and give back. Stick around for the clean-up and you just might make a few friends to hang out with.

3. COOK LA, Studio City, CA

Singles, couples, and other groups are welcome to learn the art of French cooking in the footsteps of Julia Child. The cooking studio offers a variety of different kinds of cooking classes and events and will be celebrating the romance of Valentine’s Day with classic dishes.

4. Birds, Hollywood, CA

Birds of Hollywood takes pride in being the originator of the anti-Valentine’s Day party. Whether you’re single by circumstance or choice, head to Birds to meet new people in similar circumstances and celebrate the holiday in a way that you never have before.

5. Big Air Trampoline Park, Multiple locations

Trampolines aren’t just for kids. Big Air Trampoline Park has a few locations in Southern California where you can bounce and play on Valentine’s Day. Check out not only trampolines but the climbing wall, dodgeball, basketball, and other attractions that you probably don’t expect, like the Lazer Maze.

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6. NerdMelt Showroom, Los Angeles, CA

Head to the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics for Women Crush Wednesdays, a weekly event including Valentine’s Day. The stand-up comedy showcase features a variety of different women and get your tickets in advance.

7. Neck of the Woods, San Francisco, CA

The Neck of the Woods is offering several different Valentine’s Day events at the historic venue. Check out an early or late comedy show or dance the night away at the 90s-themed dance party later in the evening.

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8. Union Street Has a Crush on You Valentine Wine Walk, San Francisco, CA

Sample some wines before Valentine’s Day and check out some of the shops and stores along the way as you take part in a wine walk. Soak up the tastes by enjoying dinner and small bites at one of the local eateries you pass along the way.

9. Annual Coronado Valentine’s Day Run, Coronado, CA

For runners or athletes looking to blow off some extra energy, check out the annual Coronado Valentine’s Day Run. There’s a 10K, 5K, and Mile Fun Run followed by fun touches like carved tiki prizes, t-shirts, a matchmaking event and more, making it a fun event for singles and other categories.

10. Woodhouse Day Spa, Walnut Creek, CA

Show yourself some TLC on Valentine’s Day. Head to the Woodhouse Day Spa in Walnut Creek for a day of relaxation and pampering. This day spa has services ranging from skin care treatments to massage therapy to entire day packages. Rejuvenate your mind and body this Valentine’s Day. 

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