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Things to do for Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day, with or without a date

Cute puppy sleeping with his Valentine blanket and stuffed bear

Consider it or not, there are many free and low cost issues to do for Valentine’s Day round Atlanta. So skip the strain to drop a bundle of money to show your love. The truth is, skip the strain to be in love. You don’t want a romantic companion to take pleasure in your self, simply because the calendar says it’s February 14th.

The next listing features a few conventional Valentine-related occasions, and plenty of others which might be extra outdoors the field. A handful of them are even family-friendly. There’s even a speed-dating occasion for singles.

And don’t overlook about Galentine’s Day, a non-official vacation on February 13 that’s all about “women celebrating women.”

Whether or not you enterprise out alone, seize your BFF, or plan to hold with a bigger group of buddies, the purpose is to have FUN — on a budget, in fact!

Since Valentine’s Day is on a Thursday this yr, there are loads of themed occasions happening on the weekends earlier than and after the precise date. So this listing consists of just about something that’s occurring from Friday, February eighth by way of Sunday, February 17th.

Examine again typically, as a result of we’ll replace every day, as we discover occasions, offers, and enjoyable stuff.

And keep in mind — some free occasions require registration, an RSVP, or a complimentary ticket. So learn all the small print and don’t wait until the final minute to make your plans.

Into the Woods at Marietta’s New Playhouse on the Sq.

Friday by way of Sunday, February Eight – 10

Love is only a fairy story, proper? In case you’re in search of theater on a budget, we’ve received you coated. Benefit from this theater ticket low cost to see Stephen Sondheim’s fairy-tale musical Into the Woods, enjoying for simply three days at Marietta’s New Theatre within the Sq..

Into the Woods is an imaginative retelling of the basic Snow White story. It has gained quite a few Tony awards and has been was a movie with the identical identify.

You should purchase low cost theater tickets on-line for this present, by means of a Goldstar deal. Costs vary from $13 to $18, plus a small service charge. (These tickets retail for as much as $25 on the field workplace.)  See our article concerning the present and the venue for extra particulars.


FREE: Castleberry Hill Second Friday Artwork Stroll

Friday, February Eight

Set your personal tempo as you browse the artwork galleries and outlets on this fashionable neighborhood (which can also be a federally acknowledged historic district and widespread filming location!) Meals, cocktails, and reside music spherical out the expertise — whether or not you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or making this a Galentine’s occasion.

For more information, see our article on the Artwork Stroll.

The Castleberry Hill Artwork Stroll takes place on the second Friday of every month.


Love Tales of Oakland Cemetery

Saturday & Sunday, February 9 & 10

This guided stroll by means of historic Oakland has been a well-liked occasion in previous years. As you stroll alongside, a information will introduce you to a few of the cemetery’s residents, recount a couple of tales of eternal love, and level out the frequent symbols of timeless devotion discovered on most of the stone markers.

For extra particulars, see our article concerning the Love Tales of Oakland tour.

Photograph courtesy of Oakland Cemetery


Second Sundays FREE admission day on the Excessive Museum and MODA

Sunday, February 10

On the second Sunday of every month, the Excessive Museum provides free admission for all guests from midday to five p.m. and particular programming from 1 to four p.m. This can be a family-friendly venue and occasion. Go to the Excessive Museum web site for all the small print and museum hours.

The second Sunday can also be Household Free Day at MODA, the museum of design. Households of all sizes and shapes are invited to go to the museum freed from cost and to take part in design and STEAM actions which might be enjoyable and academic. Particulars and museum hours on the MODA web site.


FREE: Lovescapes Live performance

Sunday, February 10

At four p.m. at Peachtree Church, a trio of classically educated singers will current a live performance of affection songs from opera and artwork track. The occasion is free and open to the general public, and the small print are on-line.


Galentine’s Day clothes swap at Java Cats Cafe

Monday, February 11

Commerce within the gently used clothes, footwear, purses, and jewellery that you simply’re uninterested in, and discover one thing new-to-you! This occasion has very particular tips and guidelines, so if you wish to take part, PLEASE go to the web site and skim by way of the small print rigorously. There’s a $15 cowl cost that features a beverage and lightweight snacks.


Dancing Canine Beer Yoga at New Realm Brewery

Monday, February 11 and Monday, February 18
(recurring occasion on Monday nights)

Head to New Realm Brewing Firm at 6:30 p.m. on Monday nights together with your vital different, an in depth pal, or a gaggle of buddies. Simply $15 buys you a 60-minute class and a beer, so you’ll be able to “detox, then re-tox.” All the small print are on New Realm’s occasions web page.

Yoga and beer are a well-liked pairing


The Wolves, now enjoying at Horizon Theatre

Wednesday by way of Sunday, February 13 – 17

With it’s all-female forged, this present makes an amazingly enjoyable Galentine’s Day night time out! 

When you select to go on Wednesday, February 13 or Thursday, February 14, you’ll be able to reap the benefits of a half-price low cost via Goldstar. That brings the worth down to only $15 (plus a small service charge) for a weeknight efficiency.

In case you go on the weekend, tickets are $35 — no service payment, and there’s a $three low cost for seniors. To purchase weekend tickets on-line, go to the Horizon web site. To purchase by way of telephone, name the field workplace at 404-584-7450 between the hours of midday and 5 p.m.

The Horizon Theatre has FREE parking of their spacious again lot — making this venue an incredible worth.

For more information, together with a video clip of the efficiency, see our publish about The Wolves or go to Horizon’s web site.

“The Wolves” is enjoying on the Horizon Theatre via March 2


“The Princess Bride” screening at SCADshow

Wednesday, February 13

View this basic love story on the large display for simply $5. Advance tickets can be found on-line.

The movie begins at 6 p.m. at SCADshow, which suggests you’ll have to seek out parking in Midtown (or use a rideshare or MARTA). A $9.00 flat-rate parking validation is offered for the Campanile Parking Storage, situated at 1155 Juniper St. Atlanta, GA 30309, behind the theater.

For those who’re not acquainted with the movie, right here’s a synopsis from the occasion web page:

A fairy story journey about a fantastic younger lady and her one real love. He should discover her after an extended separation and save her. They need to battle the evils of the legendary kingdom of Florin to be reunited with one another. Based mostly on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its personal loyal viewers.


“When Harry Met Sally” on the Plaza Theatre

Thursday, February 14

The Plaza Theatre within the Poncey-Highland neighborhood is bringing again the basic rom-com When Harry Met Sally for one night time solely. It’s one other a type of occasions that’s good for both Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day. Particulars right here.

The Plaza is Atlanta’s oldest working cinema.


FREE: Atlanta Balloon Glow

Thursday by way of Sunday, February 14 -17

This can be a new occasion that we hope turns into an annual favourite. Scorching air balloons will glow every night at nightfall, within the meadow at Piedmont Park (southeast space of park, near Park Tavern). There may also be meals distributors, retail distributors, and kid-friendly actions. Basic admission is FREE. Sadly, tethered balloon rides and VIP tickets are bought out — so put this occasion in your watchlist for subsequent yr if you’d like the improved expertise, and simply benefit from the freebies this yr. All the small print are on-line.


The Lover’s Nook: Wine, Reside Music, and Dessert

Thursday, February 14

Have fun Valentine’s Day on a budget by consuming dinner at residence after which going out for wine, dessert, and stay music. This stylish occasion takes place from Eight to 10 p.m. and could be very reasonably priced at simply $36 per couple (there’s a $three.82 service payment for the ticket, and in case you drive there’s a $10 valet parking payment). The couples ticket consists of 4 wine vouchers. There might be a dessert bar and a reside rhythm-and-blues band. Cocktail apparel is inspired, however not required. That is an inclusive occasion, open to all couples in addition to singles (the singles ticket is $20 and comes with two wine vouchers). Particulars and ticketing information right here.


FREE: Love poems at Callanwolde

Thursday, February 14

Native poets will learn well-known and lesser-known love poems. This open poetry studying begins at  7:30 p.m. at Callanwolde Effective Arts Middle. Admission is free, and there’s an on-site cafe for drinks and snacks. Particulars on-line.


Deal with Yo Self Yoga, Valentines Day Version

Thursday, February 14

Take pleasure in a yoga class by candelight, adopted by a chocolate and tea tasting. Common admission is $25, however you should purchase tickets prematurely for simply $20 with the early-bird low cost. The occasion takes place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Cheshire Bridge Rd. Particulars on-line.

Sips Beneath the Sea: Eat, Drink, and Be Mine

Friday, February 15

This cocktail get together provides you entry to the Georgia Aquarium after hours — with out the crowds, the youngsters, or the strollers. There are money bars and catered small plates out there. Basic admission to the cocktail social gathering is $28.95 per individual, though members pay simply $9.95, so when you have been contemplating an aquarium membership anyway, now’s a great time to make the leap. Extra particulars right here.

“Sips Underneath the Sea” on the Georgia Aquarium


Maggiano’s Homicide Thriller Dinner

Friday, February 15

The Cumberland location of Maggiano’s is internet hosting a night of thriller, homicide & pasta. The occasion takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and tickets are $65 per individual, all inclusive for a three-course dinner and leisure. Doorways open at 6:15 for seating, and the present begins at 7:00 together with the first course. For particulars, an entire menu, and tickets, see the Eventbrite web page.


“An Night of Foolish Love Songs” at Park Tavern

Friday, February 15

Take pleasure in a night of foolish love songs, carried out by Yacht Rock Schooner at Park Tavern’s upstairs Piedmont Room. Yacht Rock Schooner is a ’70s and ’80s tribute band that covers the likes of Corridor & Oates, Steely Dan, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, and extra. Their annual “foolish love songs” live performance is a well-liked occasion that sells out yearly. Doorways open at 7 p.m. and the music begins at Eight p.m. This can be a 21-and-over occasion. Extra particulars right here.


2019 Greatest Image Movie Pageant

Begins Friday February 15 and continues via February 24

Calling all movie lovers! Regal Cinemas is internet hosting its 2019 Greatest Image Movie Pageant from February 15 – 24 at choose Regal Cinema places. For simply $35, you’ll be able to watch each movie nominated for this prime Oscar honor in the course of the ten days main as much as Oscar Sunday. For more information, see our itemizing of all collaborating Atlanta-area theaters.

Regal Cinemas hosts the Greatest Image Movie Pageant this month


Peach State Velocity Courting at Purple Hare Brewing

Saturday, February 16

That is an occasion for the singletons — an opportunity to combine and mingle with different singles who love Atlanta’s craft beer scene! Every spherical of velocity courting features a beer tasting, and the primary beer you buy is simply $four. The occasion begins at three p.m. and admission is $10. Purchase tickets on-line by way of Freshtix.

Combine & mingle at Purple Hare Brewing’s speed-dating occasion


FREE admission to the Nationwide Middle for Civil and Human Rights

February 1 – 28 — all month lengthy!

Grownup admission is often $20, so when you’ve been wanting to go to this hometown landmark, now’s your probability. The civil rights middle is downtown, close to Centennial Olympic Park. Get the small print from our occasions web page.

Free admission to National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Because of a beneficiant grant from the Coca-Cola Basis, admission to the Nationwide Middle for Civil and Human Rights is FREE from January 28 by means of February 28, 2019. (Photograph courtesy of Marco Correa, underneath a Artistic Commons license)


Take a look at our occasions calendar for extra free & low cost enjoyable!

Issues to do for Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day, with or and not using a date


Weekly on Monday @ 6:30 pm-Eight:00 pm (beginning February four, 2019)

The place

New Realm Brewing

550 Somerset Terrace NE


February 10, 2019 @ four:00 pm


February 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The place


173 14th St. NE


Weekly on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday (February 14, 2019 – February 18, 2019)

The place

Piedmont Park

400 Park Dr NE


February 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

The place

Callanwolde High quality Arts Middle

980 Briarcliff Street NE


February 16, 2019 @ three:00 pm

The place

Pink Hare Brewing Firm

1998 Delk Industrial Blvd