Image adapted from: Lucha Loco
It can be difficult watching people get all lovey-dovey on Valentine’s Day if you’re single – especially if you own relationship has recently ended. But heading out to have fun instead of dwelling on your singlehood alone at home might just be what you need to take your mind off the heartache.
To get you in the mood for love, here are 8 singles’ parties on Valentine’s Day for you to meet new people, let loose, and just have fun – and perhaps find a potential partner in the process.
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Running for its 7th year, Valentine Vendetta is the premier singles party to be at, known for its provocative masquerades and wild games to get everyone hot under the collar.
Highlights include blindfolded ladies applying lipstick to randomly assigned male partners, and the infamous “best kiss” and “best proposal” contests – where winning couples can win prizes, including diamonds. If you’re bold enough to participate, purchase tickets here, with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne included with each entry.
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Fun, Fab and Free! is a laidback event for those looking to just chill out and have fun in Cafe Gavroche’s vintage French town setting, where they’ll get to interact with singles from different tables through lighthearted games coordinated by a roving games master.
As you channel cool vibes with a classic Gin and Tonic ($16) cocktail, indulge in special food platters for the night like Tartine sandwiches ($12-18) and Baked Salmon Wellington with Spinach, Black Trumpet Mushrooms and Champagne Beurre Blanc Sauce ($78).
Sailor Jerry Sixty Nine cocktail. Image credit: Cafe Gavroche
When you’ve gotten your fill, dance along to music spun by a DJ. To make it an even more memorable night, free Polaroids are available for you to bring home as keepsakes.
Bonus: Fun, Fab and Free falls on ladies’ night, so lasses get one complimentary glass of Sailor Jerry Sixty Nine ($15/$68 glass/jug) passionfruit and rum cocktail.
Cover charge: None
Address: 69 Tras Street, Singapore 079008
Time: 6PM – 12AM
Telephone: 6225 4869
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Ladies control KPO Cafe Bar on Valentine’s, where they’ll receive 1-for-1 bottles – of Macallan, Chivas and Belvedere, to name a few – and men will only be allowed to share with permission given by those who take a fancy to them. Additionally, ladies will be provided with roses for purchases of Hendrick’s Gin ($18/$280 glass/bottle) to gift to whoever catches their eye.
To reinforce the theme of female domination, music from artists such as Beyonce, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears and the Spice Girls will be played throughout the night.
Cover charge: None
Address: 1 Killiney Road, Singapore 239518
Time: 6PM – 1AM
Telephone: 8339 5368
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Valentine’s this year falls on Femme Noir, Empire’s weekly Wednesday ladies night so for its No Strings Attached party, ladies receive perks such as free-flow Lovestruck cocktails between 5PM – 8PM when they RSVP for a guestlist. They may also receive a surprise cocktail with a note through Empire’s Wingman Me game, where interested men can team up with a bartender to impress the apple of their eye.
To entice partygoers to pluck up some liquid courage, Empire is offering a complimentary heart-shaped pizza for every bubbly bottle purchase at $48. Happy hour promos are available between 5PM-9PM too, with 1-for-1 house pour spirits and $10 beer pints.
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Acid and Alley Bar bring variety to the party experience with their many ways for you to live-swipe-right. Join the live band in Acid Bar at Music Time Machine where you spin a wheel and sing a song from the respective category, or make use of the song request slips to send a not-so-subtle message to an eyecandy that you’re interested in.
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At Alley Bar, there’s a DJ set for those more into electronic music, or engage in “Kiss & Tell” at the Kissing Booth, where uploading a photo onto Instagram with the bar’s geotag earns you a free pint of Tiger Beer. For those feeling lucky, join a game of Anti-Social Social Bingo – completed bingo cards automatically enter a draw for $100 vouchers.
As a bonus, Acid and Alley Bar are giving you a free pint of Tiger Beer when you RSVP here and purchase your first pint of drinks.
Cover charge: None, with minimum one drink per person at Acid Bar
Address: 180 Orchard Road, Peranakan Place, Singapore 238846
Time: 7PM – 11:30PM
Telephone: 6738 8818 (Alley Bar) / 6738 8828 (Acid Bar)
Image credit: Lucha Loco
It always gets crazy at Lucha Loco, so it’s guaranteed that their 4th annual anti-Valentine’s party, Hearts Go Loco, will be wild. To start the night off, thirsty singles can snag free tequila shots by smacking lips at the kissing booth.
Wheel of love. Image credit: Lucha Loco
If you’re particularly adventurous, spin the Wheel of Love and win yet more free shots, or end up removing a piece of clothing – like a shoe – for some PG-rated fun. Feeling vengeful towards your horrid ex? Feel free to bring a photo of him or her along, stick it onto the heart piñata, and have a bashing good time.
Pinata bashing. Image credit: Lucha Loco
While there’s no cover charge for the night, priority entry will be given to those who’ve signed up for the guest list.
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Lone clubbers at Attica’s Heartbreaker party can now seek a companion to soothe their cardiac contraptions with. All attendees will be presented with a printed half-heart with specific cut lines upon entry, so when they do find someone with an opposite matching half, each can claim a free drink at the bar to use as a conversation starter.
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Females receive a free bottle of bubbly when they RSVP before 6PM on 14 February and come in groups or 5 or more. Additionally, ladies get complimentary entry with free drinks till 1AM, so gather your homegalz and hit Attica for the night.
$20/$24 before/after 12AM (includes 2 drinks)
*Men: Free entry before 11:30PM
**Ladies: Free entry + 5 drinks (before 11:30PM) | Free entry + 3 drinks (11:30PM – 1AM)
Address: 3A River Valley Road, #02-05 Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
Time: 10PM – 3AM
Telephone: 6333 9973
RSVP (ladies only)
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Overcome the odds at f.Club, where the first 300 entrants will receive a numbered coupon printed with a matching number to seek out during the night. Combining the festive season of Valentine’s and Chinese New Year, they’ll then give out angpows to those who present their tallying tickets at the door.
Tip: Ladies enter for free, as Valentine’s falls on f.Club’s ladies’ night.
Cover charge: Men only – $30 (includes 2 drinks) or $50 (includes 6 drinks and 2 shots)
*Minimum age limit of 21 for males
Address: 3B River Valley Road, #01-08 Clarke Quay, Singapore 179021
Time: 10PM – 5AM
Telephone: 6338 3158
Instead of staying home and swiping on Tinder just like on any other day, head out to have a good time and meet potential partners this Valentine’s. Even if you don’t manage to find bae, you’ll still get to interact with other fun-loving people and make new friends. Besides, love’s gotta start with friendship, so it might just work out in the long run!
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