Galentine’s Day is right around the corner and there is no better way to celebrate the friendships in your life than by hosting a party and inviting all of your girlfriends! From choosing the perfect decorations to finding a theme, we have a ton of great ideas for you to show your best friends how much they mean to you and to remind them of how special their friendship is.
What Is Galentine’s Day
Galentine’s Day is held on February 13th and is a day to celebrate your other loved ones, your friends! No matter your age, your friends are an important part of your life; they are the ones you go to for relationship advice, outfit feedback, and to drink a bottle of wine with on your patio while you both vent about the tough work week.
At A Styled Soiree, we think relationships should be honored! In fact, our entire blog is based on our friendship so of course, it’s a holiday we love to celebrate! We have plenty of tips to share so you can have not only a beautiful Galentine’s Day party but a fun one! Because let’s face it, at the end of the day the main thing you want people to remember about your party is how fun it is and how wonderful it made them feel!
Give your friends a party to talk about with these tips and tricks to help you plan an EPIC bash!
“A good friend knows all your best stories. A best friend has lived them with you.”
Galentines Day Party Ideas
Get the Galentine’s Day party started with an epic theme! Luckily there are PLENTY of amazing themes to choose from! From dancing to brunch, no matter what your friends are into, there is something you can put together to their interests!
Hotel Pajama Party
Who didn’t love sleepovers as a kid? Why not carry on the tradition as adults with a Hotel Pajama Party, you can get a joint room at a nice hotel, invite your closest friends, and hang out while using the hotel amenities and even incorporating face masks and other spa activities.
I Love You More Than Brunch
Invite your besties over for a brunch that is sure to impress! From a champagne tower to the best desserts you can find, there are so many reasons to love this festive theme. Check out our version here!
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Dance Fest
Booze, besties, and dancing make an amazing combination! Get the girls together and have an epic dance fest at your home. This is a great way to hang out and have a blast while listening to your favorite tunes.
Always remember to exercise caution when drinking.
My Favorite Things Party
A My Favorite Things Party is when guests show up with their favorite items from the last year for each guest attending the party. It can be a book you love to read or a beauty item you just discovered. My Favorite Things Party is great for Galentines because everyone gets to share something they love and everyone gets to take something new home!
How To Decorate For Galentine’s Day
When it comes to decorating for Galentines I always love to go with pink! Red reminds me too much of the traditional Valentine’s day vibe so I like to add in a lot of fun pinks to make for a light-hearted atmosphere that any girl will love. Make sure to check out some of our favorite products throughout this to add a little oomph to your party! Get creative with hearts, flowers, and other festive decorations. Don’t forget to put up a few signs letting everyone know it’s Galentine’s Day!
Galentine’s Centerpiece Ideas
Galentine’s Day Pillows To Decorate Your Home
The Best Galentine’s Day Recipes
No party is complete without food and drink, so make sure to have plenty on hand. From festive stirrers to fun plates. There are many ways to add some festive flair to the food you serve at your Galentine’s Day event. You can even whip up some Galentine’s Day-themed treats like heart-shaped cookies or cupcakes iced with pink frosting.
Galentine’s Day Cocktails
An elegant and festive French 75 is the perfect drink for your Galentine’s Day celebration! This sparkling rosè version is light, bubbly, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. And, with its pretty pink hue, it’s sure to add a touch of glamour to your gathering. Get the recipe here.
Raspberry Mojitos are a delicious and refreshing treat that are perfect for any occasion! Start by adding a scoop of raspberry sorbet to a glass and muddling some fresh raspberries. Then, add your favorite bubbly and garnish with a few extra raspberries and a sprig of mint. Check out the recipe here.
This Raspberry Hibiscus Cocktail sounds like it would be the perfect drink to sip on while hanging out with your friends. The combination of floral and fruity flavors, plus the garnishes of fresh fruit and thyme, make it seem like an amazing recipe. I’m sure this would be the perfect addition to any Galentine’s Day celebration! Find the recipe here.
Have An Epic Galentine’s Day Party Playlist
An amazing playlist can set the mood so we recommend filling your playlist with empowering songs about friendship, we have some of our favorites below.
- Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper
- Flowers by Miley Cyrus
- Any Time You Need A Friend by Mariah Carey
- Good As Hell by Lizzo