25 Fun Things To Do With Your Single Girl Squad This Valentine's Day

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Celebrate your girls on a day meant for true love.

Just a week before Valentine's Day, I found myself sadly single. Rather than curl up and cry over my loneliness, I realized that there were quite a few of my female friends in the same situation.

I decided to celebrate the day and invited my girlfriends over for a chocolate kisses party with martinis and finger foods. All my female friends dressed up, came over and had the best time.

Too often we neglect our girlfriends whenever a guy gets into the picture. But our girlfriends are the ones who are always there when things don't work out. Instead of forgetting who has really loved you through the good times and the bad, make the most of these Valentine's Day ideas as a single woman, and spend it with your girl squad.

Don't miss making the most of the opportunity. You've only got one life to live, so why not celebrate our lady friendships and enjoy your own company? Ditch the vision of being home sad and lonely on Valentine's Day. Hang out with your best friends for life and make memories that will last a lifetime.

It's good to be single. There are lots of adventurous, creative and fun things that a girl squad can do that will make all your coupled friends a little jealous and wishing they could be footloose and fancy-free too. 

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Here's a list of Valentine's Day ideas to do with your girl squad that prove love isn't just for lovers. 

1. Fondue night

A fondue night with your girl squad is a unique way to celebrate the day. While waiting for your bite-sized pieces to be ready to eat, you can dig on the drama that you've not had a chance to share. It's so much easier than texting.

2. Gift exchange

Nothing says "I love my girl squad" like a "Bestie Valentine's Day" gift exchange. Treat your girls to something they would never buy for themselves like bold nail polish, or something simple like a cool pair of comfy socks.

3. Dress-up night

Have a superhero dress-up night, a late night Netflix binge with popcorn and lots of butter!

4. Group manicures

If only one of your girlfriends are single, just the two of you will hang out. Why not take advantage of couple massage package deals? Go all out and enjoy a mani-pedi to make it a treat you both love.

5. Booze cruise

If Valentine's Day falls on a weekend, enjoy a day cruise with your girls. You can enjoy guilt-free drinks and gambling while dancing the night away with plenty of time to sleep in and recovery.

6. Parachute jumping

Girls squad fun can be found in adventure. Why not be daring? Try parachute jumping and humblebrag on Monday to your coworkers with pics.

7. Makeover party

If your girl squad likes to chill and chat, have a martini and makeover party and learn how to get that cat's eye nailed once and for all.

8. Paint Night

If you and your girl squad need some creativity in your life. Nothing says Valentine's Day fun like a Paint Night party with wine. 

9. Clothing swap

Don't like what you have in your closet? Convince your girls to do a Valentine's Day outfit exchange and invite all your girlfriends to bring the outfits they no longer wear.

10. Murder Mystery dinner

Go all out, host a murder mystery dinner night, and give each one of your best friends a part that involves dress-up. Take lots of pictures and Instagram with #GirlSquadValentinesNight.

11. Girls weekend

Plan a weekend getaway and hang out at the indoor pool, then close the night out with appetizers and a night on the town.

12. Celeb crush night

Who needs a boyfriend when you can have a Celebrity Crush night and bring all your celebrity goodness to lurk and drool over?

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13. Makeup tutorials

Has your best friend hinted that you need to try something new with your hair and makeup? Now is a great time for a full facial and makeup tutorial night. 

14. Concert

If love to dance and support local indie musicians, enjoy a night out and hit a concert in your city or town. Then, play groupie and ask for an autograph. 

15. Beach walk

Soulful girlfriends will love the idea to just grab food from wherever and head out to the beach to walk and talk. Romance doesn't have to be just for lovers!

16. Chocolate tasting

Every woman loves chocolate. Why wait for someone to treat you to truffles and chocolate covered cherries? Pull out your bartender's recipe book and host a chocolate tasting night with a variety of samples to try.

17. Shooting range

Nothing shows your girl power like a night out at the shooting range for target practice. If you've never gotten your concealed weapons license, why not do it as a group? You can also try laser tag or a paintball night.

18. Bunco

Need I say more?

19. Princess piñata party

If you and your girls love all things pink, why not have a Princess Piñata party? Stuff a tiara piñata full of candy, makeup and love notes for your gal pals.

20. Pajama party

Your friends are the shine in your life. Why not have fun with an all-you-can-eat pancake and pajama party?

21. Game night

Tired of playing games with the boys? Get in touch with your inner player and learn some dance moves with Just Dance. And when you're tired, play some Guitar Hero or sing karaoke.

22. Wine tasting

Show your support for local wine and have a get-together at a local winery with a tasting party. See if the shop will give you and your girls a tour.

23. Groupon outings

When was the last time you and your girlfriends tried something totally new? Gift you and your besties a cool activity from Groupon. 

24. Selfie night

If your squad is low on group selfies, schedule a vanity night then take new profile pics for future use.

25. Dream board-making

There's no reason not to have a humblebrag night and make a dream board for the future with a promise to hold each other accountable. Then, in a year, if you're still single on Valentine's Day, have a celebration party for those of you whose dreams came true.  

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Aria Gmitter earned her degree in comparative religious studies from the University of Miami and has been studying astrology for over 25 years. When she isn't exploring the meaning of life with help from the universe, she can be found stargazing. Follow her on Facebook.