As Leslie Knope once said, it’s only the best day of the year…after all, she is the one who created it! Galentine’s Day in Jacksonville is hands down our favorite “unofficial” holiday on the calendar. It’s the perfect time to get dressed up, grab a drink and show your favorite ladies that you love them! We’ve rounded up all of the best ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Jacksonville.
And if you want to come up with your own way to celebrate, we’ve listed out some ideas to get you started!
The Galentine’s Day festivities don’t have to stop at brunch. Jacksonville is filled with cute experiences and fun times that will fill you and your friends with so much joy. We added some of our fav suggestions below, check them out!
Le Dream nail & beauty lounge located on Beach Blvd is recognizing strong and independent women this Galentine’s Day. Treat yourself and bring a Galentine this Valentine’s Day by booking two for a pedicure to relax and recharge. Book today and inquire about Le Dream’s Valentine’s Day specials that are always an extra treat!
Galentine’s Day is the perfect time to treat yourself and your sisters to a little bit of self-love and self-care. Plus, look at how FAB those chairs are!
Grab the girls and make a cute DIY soy candle! While crafting at Pinspiration, you and your BFF’s are welcomed to enjoy chocolates and a beverage of your choice from the bar! Before you pop in to Pinspiration, ask them about a Valentine’s Day special that is sure to be a great time and great deal for you and your gal-pals. Grab your bestie and run don’t walk to take advantage of this deal!
Schedule a visit to the spa for some well-earned R&R. Experience the ultimate spa day with manicures and pedicures, aromatherapy massages, facials, and more. Nothing says “Galentine’s Day” more than a relaxing day at the spa!
Brunch with the gals is a timeless way of spending Galentine’s Day. Sipping mimosas, telling stories, and making memories are all you need! Thankfully, Jacksonville has a cute brunch spot around just about every single corner.
We’ve selected a few that we think will be FAB for you and your BFFs. Plus, we attached a list of brunch spots in case you don’t see one you like!
If you’re looking for an outdoor brunch, look no further than Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant. Picturesquely located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, their rooftop bar makes for a chic day with friends.
It’s also the perfect spot to grab that IG picture!
Hoptinger has 2 locations so you have 2 opportunities to devour their amazing breakfast items including a “build you own Bloody” menu! Tip: Hoptinger also has a mimosa flight! Try your champagne with peach, pear, or mango mixes, and never tire of your bubbly!
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📍1037 Park Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
📍333 1st Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Known for their blend of fashionable and comfortable Rue Saint Marc is a popular spot in Jacksonville for dinner. Each item on their menu is hand-made to exquisite detail and artfully presented to patrons. Their dedication to using high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients creates a flavor profile that your tastebuds will love. Plus, they prepare a special five-course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day (perf for Galentine’s too).
Combine that with a cocktail (or two), and we guarantee you’ll have the time of your life! Make your reservation today!
Biscottis is a local favorite in the Avondale/Riverside neighborhood. Specializing in American cuisine with a twist, Biscottis is known for their Southern charm, drink menu, and delightful desserts.
The restaurant itself embodies a cozy environment, fit for Galentine’s Day in Jacksonville!
Bringing modern chic to historic 5 Points, Black Sheep Restaurant is sure to deliver a good time. Their food and drink menu have each won numerous awards, and they even feature a rooftop bar overlooking Downtown and the St Johns River.
You couldn’t ask for a better time with the girls than sipping on wine while enjoying the relaxing JAX breeze.
Who says you have to be in a relationship to get flowers? Flowers are the perfect way to brighten up any room or get together. Whether it’s ordering a few bouquets for yourself and your friends or ordering a fab centerpiece for your Galentine’s Day dinner, fresh flowers are the best way to take your celebration up a level!
With their close attention to detail, Kuhn Flowers creates gorgeous arrangements perf for your gal pals. With two locations and the ability to ship nationwide, you can even send a cute Galentine’s Day gift to your BFF that lives in a different state!
Want to build a bouquet with your bestie? Jacksonville Flower Market is your place! Located just north of the St. John’s Town Center, they offer flowers, greenery, supplies and even classes for creating bouquets and more. This is the only wholesale florist in Jacksonville that is open to the public.
📍9731 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32246
Cocoa bombs became the craze of 2020. From viral TikToks to IG stories and more…it seems like everyone was getting in on the trend. This year is no different HOWEVER the trend has expanded to also include breakable chocolate hearts! Plus, these make for the PERFECT touch to your Galentine’s Day get together.
Check out the newest local business, Bite Me 904 for all your gifting needs! Not only does Chelsea offer breakable hearts but also chocolate dipped treats and charcuterie boards and boxes. Make sure you DM her on her Instagram to book!
If you take part in any of our Galentine’s Day suggestions, let us know! Tag us in your Instagram and Facebook photos and use the hashtag #stufftodoinjacksonville. For more fun things to do in Jacksonville, download our app.
As you begin to plan your Galentine’s Day party, we want to leave your with some inspiration from a true icon…as Shania Twain once said, “Let’s Go Girls!”
South Georgia native > Jacksonville local since 2011 | Mom of 2 kids 3 dogs | Beach bum | Outdoors / Fun / Family...