Thanks to Parks & Recreation, "Galentine's Day" is now a thing. A celebration for the single ladies, there are a number of Kalamazoo area events to celebrate.

Workshops and wine, crafting and snacking...Galentine's Day is getting bigger and there are a lot of things to do around Kalamazoo with your girlfriends.

Galentine's Crafting Night

Wed Feb 5 | 6-8:30 pm


  • Three make-and-take crafts to choose from
  • Sips and snacks
  • Crafts $10-20 each while supplies last

Galentine's Photo Session

Sat Feb 8 | 11 am- 6 pm

Stefani Irene Photography

  • Five 90 minute min-boudoir photo sessions available
  • Includes hair & makeup, mimosa bar and snacks
  • Digital downloads to share with that special someone
  • $250

Galentine's Day Relaxation Event

Wed Feb 12 | 5:30-8 pm

Innovative Eye Care

  • Wine
  • Cheese
  • Glass painting
  • Yoga

Galentine's Day String Art Workshop

Wed Feb 12 | 6-8 pm

Green Door Distilling Co

  • Create a rustic, Michigan-themed piece of string art

Bridesmaids Screening at Paw Paw Playhouse

Thurs Feb 13 | 7-10 pm

Paw Paw Playhouse

  • See the movie Bridesmaids on the big screen
  • Create your own Bloody Mary bar
  • Chocolate fountain
  • A take-home box of chocolate included
  • Tickets $10-15

Galentine's Day at Old Burdick's

Thurs Feb 13 | 11 am- 11:59 pm

Old Burdick's, downtown Kalamazoo

  • Half-off wine
  • Sangria featured for this Galentine's ladies night

Scrunchie Workshop

Thurs Feb 13 | 6-9 pm

Kalamazoo Craft Corps

  • Learn to make scrunchies to keep for yourself or share with your gal pals
  • Snacks, treats and non-alcoholic beverages provided
  • Tickets: $25

Valentine's Music: Sounds of Love

Fri Feb 14 | 8-10 pm

Chenery Auditorium

  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra will be playing some of the greatest romantic standards of all time
  • Songs form Broadway, opera and film
  • Tickets: $24-60

Adults Only Pottery Painting Party

Fri Feb 14 | 6-9 pm

Art Bayou

  • Choose from 400+ pieces of pottery and get creative with stamps, stencils and design tools to customize your piece
  • BYOB but no food, please
  • $12 deposit goes toward your project

Galentine's Day Crafting Party

Sat Feb 15 | 2-4 pm

Presidential Brewing Company

  • An evening of laughter, drinks, and creativity
  • $35 includes step by step instruction and all necessary materials

Wine Not? Winter Wine Festival

Sat Feb 15 | 4-8 pm

Delta Hotels by Marriott Kalamazoo

  • 100+ wineries
  • 250+ wines
  • Local, national and international wines available for sampling
  • Vintners on site to talk winemaking
  • Live music
  • Shop local vendors
  • Tickets: $45
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