A Galentine’s Day Guide: 7 Ways to Celebrate in Fort Worth

Aside from Salgar, Galentine Day is possibly one of Leslie Knope’s greatest inventions. What began as a day of recognition for a lady’s platonic girlfriends on an episode of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” has been adopted nationwide as a pseudo-holiday celebrated on February 13, the eve of Valentine’s Day.

Here are seven ways to celebrate Galentine Day in and around Fort Worth, from brunch to painting boards and everything in between.

Beer, boutiques and beauty: a Galentines extravaganza

Start Galentines early with an evening of beer, boutiques, and beauty at Panther Island Brewing this Saturday. In addition to the craft beer, wine, and kombucha always on offer at Panther Island Brewing, there are freebies from Crave Medical Spa and great food from Firefly Grilling Co.

When: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., February 6

Where: Panther Island Brewing, 501 N. Main St.

Free

Galentine’s drink and store

The Styled Statement is hosting a sip and shop event with live music, local vendors, wine and a giveaway basket. You can expect to find handmade signs, hot cocoa bombs, essential oil blends, cheese boards, batter cup candles, and other homemade goods.

When: February 6, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: N2 Vino Handcrafted Winery, 3980 Boat Club Road, Ste. 106, Lake Worth

Free

The grande dames of champagne tasting or Valentine’s Day brunch

CRU welcomes you and your friends to a champagne tasting and a pair of small plates on February 11th or to a special brunch on February 13th. CRU recommends making reservations in advance as seats are limited. Make a reservation by calling 817-737-9463.

When: February 11, 5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. or February 13, 11.30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: The stores at Clearfork, 5188 Marathon Ave.

Price: $ 40 per person or $ 10 per glass

Virtual Galentines Day Party with the Fort Worth Zoo

Head to the Fort Worth Zoo for a Galentine Day virtual dinner of pre-prepared meals and cocktails from Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine, an exclusive virtual experience with animals from the zoo’s outreach program, an adoption pack, and a calligraphy kit to make your own Valentine’s day design day decor. And your purchase is a direct donation to the Fort Worth Zoo.

When: February 12th, 7pm

Where: virtually

Price: USD 65 per person

Board and brush Galentine’s Day BOGO 1/2 Off

If you’re feeling extra smart this coming weekend, Board and Brush has a Galentine’s Day workshop on painting boards. Project materials are provided, but BYOB is welcome to contact BYOB. Registration is required in advance and you must reserve at least two seats for the discount to apply.

When: February 11, 6.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.

Where: Board and Brush, 500 E. Front St., Ste. 150, Arlington

Price: $ 68 per person

Valentine’s Day Ladies Full Auto Brunch

Texas Gun Experience is hosting a machine gun and mimosa-themed Valentine’s Day brunch. After it’s your turn at the shooting range, enjoy a brunch of mimosas. Whether you’re a regular Annie Oakley or have never fired a gun before, all gun skill levels are welcome.

When: February 14, 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: Texas Gun Experience, 1901 S. Main St., Grapevine

Price: USD 100 per person

Virtual Live & Kit Galentines Cookie Decorating Class Bundle

Sweet Frosted Cookies invites you to a virtual cookie decorating class with Chef Alexis Ruddock. Once you register, you will receive a kit with all the tools and ingredients you need to have fun. At least five participants are required to host the event. Registration ends on Thursday.

When: February 13, 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m., February 14

Where: Zoom and private Facebook group

Price: $ 85 per bundle

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