Tired of all the Valentine’s Day hoopla? Not feelin’ the love this year? Try celebrating Anti Valentine’s instead with a bunch of your best girlfriends. After all we don’t need the guys to have a really good time, right? Here are a few spots to hang out with the girl’s and get your Anti-Valentine’s groove on!
Anti-Love Package at Seattle’s Hotel Max
Embrace the holiday with your girlfriends and take back the night! In honor of revolting against Valentine’s Day and all things lovely, Hotel Max offers a blow-up doll named John, a copy of Chicken Soup for the Single Soul, Pussycat Dolls CD (Yay for female independence!), Max vibrator, VIP gift certificate to Seattle’s single club Pink, in-room movie, cocktails ($20 Food &Beverage voucher for Red Fin), valet parking and a Solo room for the night!
The package is available from February 11 thru February 14 with rates starting at $389.
To book this package, call 206.728.6299 or visit http://www.hotelmaxseattle.com.
“Be My Anti-Valentine” at The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
Valentine’s schmalentine’s! For those of you ladies who are just not feelin’ the love on this ‘Hallmark Holiday’, why not treat yourselves to an overnight getaway at the Sutton Place Hotel? The hotel promises there will be no ‘stupid cupid’, no heart-shaped chocolates, no rose petals, and no Kenny G playing in the background – just a fun-filled girl’s night!
So if you want an excuse to celebrate but don’t need the romance – and who better to do so with than your best gal pal! So this Valentine’s Day, let’s put friend’s first and men last!
Starting from $219 per night
• Overnight accommodation
• Complimentary Porterage for your ‘excess baggage’
• Two specialty drinks in the Gerard Lounge
• ‘Build Your Own Sundae’
• Voodoo Doll
• One black rose
• Unlimited in-room movies
• Breakfast for two in-room or in the Fleuri Restaurant
• 2pm Late Check Outthe Fleuri Restaurant
• 2pm Late Check Out
“I Love You but I’ve Chosen Cocktails: An Anti-Valentine’s Tasting”
Hotel Congress, in Tuscon Arizona, is featuring an “I Love You but I’ve Chosen Cocktails: An Anti-Valentine’s Tasting”.
Enjoy a flight of 3 cocktails for only $15 during Second Saturday, Feb. 12. Expert mixologist Aaron DeFeo and friends will be serving up the perfect antidote to pre-Valentine’s anxiety: 3 amazing original cocktails guaranteed to make you forget about any amorous misadventures. Attendees will also receive discounts for future tastings. The tasting will be held in the foyer of the Copper hall from 6-7:30, $15, 21+.
“Kill Cupid Anti-Valentine’s Day” Bash at McFadden’s in Las Vegas
Forget the pink hearts and the red roses. McFadden’s knows how much love stinks and this Valentine’s Day they aren’t afraid to show it. Saturday, February 12 the restaurant and saloon at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is calling all love haters for a “Kill Cupid Anti-Valentine’s Day” bash.
As all the happy couples sit down to romantic dinners across the country, McFadden’s party-goers will be sitting down to chug beers, throw back shots and cheers to being single. The bluesy pop duo, Red Abbey, will perform from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. and the featured cocktail of the evening, the Love Stinks, is a smooth combination of grape vodka, black raspberry liqueur and cranberry juice and will be offered all night for only $3. Guests can start off the anti-Valentine’s Day celebration with a $15 open bar from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. and continue the unlimited drinking from 10 p.m. until midnight for only $15 for ladies and $25 for guys. And who needs a boyfriend when you’re friends with Jameson? Guests can buy two shots of Jameson and get the third free.
Anti Valentine’s Day Menu Paramount Hotel’s Library Bar
New York City’s Paramount Hotel’s (235 W. 46th St., 212-764-5500) Library Bar and its executive chef Mark Spagenthal are offering an anti-Valentine’s Day menu. Grab your breath mints because the bar will serve up off-limit date food like roasted garlic and spinach ravioli, gooey BBQ spare ribs, and molten chocolate cake with black pepper vanilla ice cream. Drink a toast to the single life with a glass of champagne included at the prix fixe price of $50.
For reservations call: 212-764-5500 or visit www.nycparamount.com.