February 14 is quickly approaching, and for some people, it is a reminder of how they are still single. But just because the holiday feels like it's just for couples, that doesn't mean that singles can't join in the fun, too. To help you have the best time ever, we've gathered up a list of things to do if you are single on Valentine's Day in Vancouver.
There is no reason Single Awareness Day can't be empowering. So make sure to take some time to practice self-care around the holiday to boost your spirits if you're feeling left out.
One of the perks of being single means you can pick exactly how you want to spend your time off. Why not take some time to spoil yourself on a romantic date for one?
While getting a dinner reservation for one on Friday, February 14 might not be your pace, there are a ton of other fun options that'll give all the couples out there total FOMO.
It is the perfect time to boost your spirits at a spa day or by taking an adorable bunny yoga class. Or you could always get yourself treat yourself to flowers or unicorn hot chocolate.
Go Wine Tasting
Address: Salt Tasting Room, 45 Blood Alley Square, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can find a new favourite wine by enjoying a flight of three glasses of wine from this hidden wine bar in Gastown.
Go for Brunch with Your Friends
Address: 1038 Canada Pl., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can ease into the day by enjoying a delicious stack of cinnamon pancakes or avocado toast with your friends.
Sip a Decedent Hot Chocolate
When: Saturday, January 18 to Friday, February 14, 2020
Address: Multiple locations, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: At the Hot Chocolate Festival, there will 114 unique flavours to try including this adorable unicorn hot chocolate.
Try Bunny Yoga
When: Sunday, February 9, 2020
Address: Sunberry Fitness, #1040-9111 Beckwith Rd.,Richmond, BC
Why You Need To Go: This adorable yoga session with fluffy bunnies is sure to make you smile.
Learn how to Decorate a Cake
When: February 8, 16, and 22, 2020
Address: 4010 Main St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to learn how to decorate a cake — and eat it too! Sugar Studio has Valentine's Day themed cake classes where you can make a unicorn, fox, cactus and more.
Relax at the Spa
When: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Address: 7818 6th St., Burnaby, BC
Why You Need To Go: Together with your friends, you can enjoy relaxing in the eight different sauna rooms.
Treat Yourself to some Roses
Address: Fleurs D'Epargne, 650 W 41st Ave. Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: They sell stunning boxes of roses that last for an entire year. You can order a box of flowers in your favourite colour to decorate your home.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea
Address: Neverland Tea, 3066 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy the most eye-catching afternoon tea with your friends. While sipping on a cup of tea, you can fill up on delicious sweet and savoury treats.
Have Fun Taking Selfies
Address: Chaos Space, 140-6851 Elmbridge Way, Richmond, BC
Why You Need To Go: There is nothing like posting a new eye-catching selfie to make you feel fantastic. Within Chaos Space, you'll be able to have the best time taking portraits within their 24+ Instagrammable settings.
Play with Fluffy Cats
Address: Catoro Cafe, 666 East Broadway St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: There is nothing like sipping some bubble tea and snuggling some fluffy, purring cats to make you feel joyful.
Party at the Vancouver Aquarium
When: Friday, February 14, 2020
Address: Vancouver Aquarium 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You won't want to miss going to the adults-only Valentine's Day party at the aquarium. Together with your friends, you can have fun exploring the galleries after hours.
Devour a Bouquet of Fried Chicken
When: Friday, February 14, 2020
Address: 182 Keefer St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: For Valentine's Day, you can pick up eight pieces of crispy fried chicken wrapped in paper that looks like a bouquet. It will be a quick but tasty dinner you can split with your friends.