7 Valentine’s Day Events to Enjoy With Friends in Delaware

No Valentine? No problem! These events around Delaware are all about celebrating Valentine's Day with friends—no romance necessary.

February is the season for love! For many people, it’s a time to celebrate with romantic getaways, extravagant date nights and thoughtful gift exchanges with a significant other. For others, the love in the air can be a bit too much. If you want to celebrate the season—sans romance—these Valentine’s events for friends around the First State offer unique ways to enjoy all the fun of Valentine’s Day.

Wednesday, February 7: Wine Wednesday at Painting With a Twist

Create a Valentine’s Day-themed masterpiece with your friends at this paint-and-sip workshop. Tickets are $40 to paint a 16×20 canvas and $48 for a 16×20 wood plank board. Complimentary drinks are available at the studio, and you’re welcome to bring your own snacks along. Bring an ID to grab a drink, then sip, snack and paint with your friends! What better way to kick off the Valentine’s Day season?

400 Suburban Drive, Newark

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Thursday, February 8: Love Stinks, Let’s Drink! Drag Bingo at Liquid Alchemy

Love got you down? Enjoy a drag show with a few friends! A fabulous drag show and bingo extravaganza in an intimate setting is just the thing to make you forget your cares and enjoy good company and locally brewed craft beverages. Tickets are $15 per person and are selling out quick!

28 Brookside Drive, Wilmington

Saturday, February 10: The Love Brunch at Cabernet Candles

Cabernet Candles is a great place to spend time with the girls all year round, and the season of love is no different. Start by choosing fresh florals from the floral bar to complete a mini bouquet to adorn the table. Then, enjoy assorted muffins and pastries, fruit and yogurt parfaits, shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles and more while you create your own candles and perfumes.

410 Delaware Street, New Castle

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Saturday, February 10: Valentine’s Pop-Up Shop at Rail Haus

Dover’s Rail Haus is Delaware’s newest beer garden. With year-round indoor/outdoor seating, a selection of local brews and great food, it’s sure to become a go-to meeting place for those in the Dover area.

92 North West Street, Dover

Monday, February 12: Galentine’s Day Cocktail Class at Rail Haus

Grab your friends and enjoy the art of mixology at Rail Haus. Make and enjoy four specialty cocktails, learn new skills and indulge in tasty treats. Food, drinks and instruction are included, and tickets are $75 per person.

92 North West Street, Dover


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Wednesday, February 14: Cupcake Decorating at Midnight Oil Brewing Company

Looking for sweet events on Valentine’s Day? Grab some friends and head to Newark for a cupcake decorating night at Midnight Oil Brewing Company. Tickets are $40 per person and includes six cupcakes, decorating materials and one complimentary drink.

674 Pencader Drive, Newark

Saturday, February 17: Galentine’s Pot-et-Fleur Workshop at Terrain

You and your gal-pals are sure to love this Pot-et-Fleur workshop at Terrain in Glen Mills. The art of combining house plants and fresh-cut flowers is the perfect way to express your creative side this February. Reservations are required, and the cost is $95 per person, which includes instruction, a six-inch fern, fresh-cut stems, dried plant materials and soil.

914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA

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