The pressure to make the holiday special is increasing as Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. As googly-eyed stuffed animals and heart-shaped candies fill the stores corridors once again, you may be wondering how this valentine will differ from the previous year. But even if you are a single person, you can make Feb. 14 in the Valley one to recall. Whether you are sulking or celebrating on the Day of love, many events across the downtown Phoenix area are offering unforgettable experiences for both singles and couples alike. Countless nightlife events and parties are happening around the Valley on Valentine’s Day, each offering their specific vibe and verve. Below are 12 places you can go on Valentine’s Day 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona, when you are single.
1. Love Still Rocks at Trunk Space
According to its Facebook event page, the idea behind this indie-rock occasion at the D.I.Y. space is both twee and optimistic as hell: “This Valentine’s Day, do not feel lonely or bored since you don’t have a partner. Know that love isn’t always about you, so why don’t you celebrate that?” The self-described “’70s psychedelic love show” will feature performances by The Groucho Marxists, Metanoia, John Chanteuse, Derek, The Gay Boys, Desert Rituals, and Pro Teens. The music begins at 7 pm, and entry will be $7.
2. Fang at Rips Ales and Cocktails
Feeling somewhat disappointed over your love life? Workout a few of your problems (or at least take your mind from your play) while still thrashing on the dance floor in Rips as The Freeze and punk act Fang perform. Local bands Galoshes, Man Hands, and Dephinger will open the party, which starts at 8 pm. Drink specials will be plenty. Admission is $8.
3. Hula’s Modern Tiki Anti-Valentine’s Day Celebrations
Perhaps not feeling the entire Valentine’s Day energy? No issue. You will not be the only ones, so since we are guessing there’ll be more than just a few people of the identical mindset on the market. And several of them will probably be hanging out in Hula’s in Phoenix or Scottsdale throughout its Anti-Valentine’s Day festivities tonight. Specialty cocktails will be encouraged, and patrons may dispose of photographs of their individual exes in an imaginative manner at both places: either attaching into a voodoo doll in the Scottsdale place or throw it in the flame pit in the Hula on Central Avenue. The celebration runs all afternoon, beginning at 11 am. No pay.
4. El Hefe Scottsdale Valentine’s Day Singles Massacre Party
Anticipate High-energy sounds, a fun vibe, and a good deal of eye candy in this particular Valentine’s Day version of El Hefe’s per week Tuesday’s A.F. celebration. The celebration genius of Scottsdale Night will sponsor the occasion, D.J. Convince will offer the beats along with the pub provides drink specials. The event kicks off at 8 pm. For V.I.P. service, Text 480-772-7613.
5. Riot! at Palo Verde Lounge Women’s Valentine’s Dance Night
Anticipate lots of fun times and fantastic songs at the Palo Verde at Tempe through that Valentine’ s-themed variant of this comprehensive and LGBTQ-friendly yearly dance party. Things get moving from 9 pm, and there is no pay.
6. Cobra Arcade Bar Valentine’s Prom
Bust out your tux or taffeta and begin practicing some awkward dance moves if you intend to attend the Feb. 14th, S.A.D. (Single Awareness Day) Valentine’s from 9:00PM – 2:00AM on Friday. DJ Matt villa will offer the soundtrack as couples and singles hit on the dance floor and also recreate the holiday as we try to celebrate. The single’s day celebration begins at 9 pm. Admission is absolutely free. The event is hosted at Cobra Arcade bar in downtown Phoenix.
7. Bonus Round Valentine’s Day Party
Love will be in the air at Bonus Round in the downtown Phoenix area through this fashionable shindig, as the movie game-inspired couch and jazz songs of Dratini around the Rocks perform. Valentine’s Day-themed drinks such as the Cupid’s Arrow and Sweet-Tart will be served, and a session of “Chill Speed Dating and Netflix” will take place with registration starting at 6:30 pm. The remaining portion of the celebration kicks off at 7 pm, and admission is absolutely free.
8. The Rogue Bar V-Day Prom and Drag
Are you a fan of punk rock girl? Consider attending this punk-themed prom at The Rogue Bar that will feature music from Ass Wipe Junkies, Andy Warpigs, T.O.S.O., and Songs Lacking Talent. The event will begin at 8 pm.
9. Blue Martini Lounge Valentine’s Day Celebration
Love dinner, drinks, and dance throughout a fashionable affair, including live entertainment by hot spins from DJ Groovetech, NEON, and assorted specials in the Phoenix nightspot. Happy hour will start from 4 pm to 7 pm, and sponsors may enjoy a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rose paired together with berries and a little dessert for about $75. Reservations encouraged (for more info, call 480-638-2583).
10. Crush Arizona 2017
The yearly valentine’s themed digital dance music festival is really large, and we are eager to include it with this record regardless of the fact it’s happening that weekend. Gates open at 5 pm and also the 18-and-over occasion goes till 2:30 am. V.I.P. admission for the 21-and-over crowd is $108, and general admission is $63.
11. Scottsdale Rose Ball
If you’re searching for an elegant night out surrounded by a symbol of Valentine’s Day, then your Scottsdale Rose Ball will offer the romantic encounter you’re searching for. The dancing, introduced by the federal event-hosting bureau Blockparty, starts at 7 pm in the Clayton House downtown. It’ll be adorned with budding improved trees, blossom colors, and holographic floral exhibits. The night will include a live D.J., an open bar, and also a “special surprise” shown in the beginning.
12. Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairing
Even if you don’t have a partner this Valentine’s Day, you can still experience an ideal coupling. Feb. 14 drops throughout Arizona Beer Week, along with the 10th annual Craft beer festival is perceiving by incorporating snacks to the mixture. Agents from Peaks’ kitchen and brewing teams will direct you. Additionally, there will be live music and appetizers.
If you don’t have a significant other, Valentine’s day can be a pretty brutal day on the calendar. However, all is not lost. There’s plenty going on in Scottsdale, north Phoenix, and downtown Phoenix to keep yourself occupied so you don’t spend the whole night on the couch eating ice cream and watching RomComs.