What Is Galentine's Day?

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Galentine's Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the strong bonds of friendship between women. It's a heartwarming occasion that provides a wonderful opportunity for women to appreciate and cherish their female friendships. It's the perfect chance to show your best friends how much they mean to you by dedicating a special day to honor your friendship.

So, why not give your bestie a call and make plans to spend some quality time together? Whether you choose to have a cozy night in or a fun-filled day out, Galentine's Day is the ideal time to celebrate the beauty of friendship and the power of women supporting women.

What Day Does Galentine’s Day Fall On?

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Galentine’s Day takes place on February 13th each year.

What Can You Do On Galentine’s Day?

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Galentine's Day is all about spending time with your gal pals and enjoying the comfort that friendship brings.

If states and countries separate you, opt for a virtual hangout. Use a virtual platform to play trivia games, host a watch party, or catch up on conversations and moments you've missed. There are many different ways to hang out with your girlfriends, even if you can't get the group together for an evening celebration.

If you are lucky enough to meet in person, consider going out for brunch and waffles or doing something fun together, like seeing a movie or visiting a local vineyard. You can do plenty of activities together that will make your Galentine's Day memorable and special. So, gather your friends and have a great time celebrating your friendship! The possibilities are endless.

Other Galentine's Day Ideas

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After brunch, head to downtown Temple and take some photos next to the iconic murals of the city. Capture the moment and make the most of your Galentine's Day attire by snapping some pictures for social media. This way, you can remember the best Galentine's Day yet!

Host a wine and dessert night with your friends. Visit the local wineries in Bell County, like 3 Texans Winery, and buy your favorite wine or try something new. Grab some delicious desserts from the local bakery or sweet shop and get ready for a night filled with decadent drinks and tasty treats.

Have an ex you need to get off your chest? Pour your energy into smashing things at Downtown Temple's very own rage room. The Wreck Center in the downtown district is the perfect place to release all your pent-up anger over failed relationships. Or, you can simply go and release all your stress as you and the girls have fun breaking objects and creating messes.

Book a unique place to stay and throw a slumber party just like old times. Spend the entire day with your best friends, starting with brunch and ending with an epic slumber party. Gather around a cozy campfire, watch your favorite romantic comedies, make delicious snacks, and have fun.

For book-loving friends, start a Galentine's Day Book Club. Pick a romance novel to read together and discuss over lunch. The Temple Public Library has an incredible selection of books you and the gals can read. Want to meet up and chat about your latest read? Visit Blackbird Books & Spirits in Downtown Belton to sip on delicious drinks and shop for all the books.

Or, head to O'Brien's Irish Pub in downtown Temple on karaoke night. Belt out your favorite songs and enjoy the night, whether you're on pitch or not!

Where Are The Best Places To Get Brunch?

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Brunch should be an essential part of every Galentine's Day celebration. You never need an excuse to go out for waffles and mimosas with your favorite friends. Bell County has several excellent brunch locations that provide the heartiest and most delicious meals for your next gathering.

Bird Creek Brewing

Bird Creek Brewing now serves brunch on weekends. You can enjoy both old favorites from their previous location and new, unique items created specifically for Bird Creek Brewing. Not to mention, they serve mimosas and offer deals on them too! So, if you're looking for a place to have a delicious brunch with your friends, head over to Downtown Temple on Saturday or Sunday to enjoy the satisfyingly refreshing mimosas and scrumptious food at Bird Creek Brewing.

Megg's Cafe

Megg's Cafe is a popular breakfast spot in the heart of Temple, Texas, known for serving fresh favorites in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Suzy Q's 

This restaurant is situated in the heart of the city, making it a convenient choice for visitors. It is located on the south side of town, close to several attractions, accommodations, and major landmarks. You can relish classic breakfast dishes along with a hot cup of coffee or a delicious latte.

Water Street Waffle Co.

Water Street Waffle Co. is a beloved brunch spot among the residents of Bell County. Situated in downtown Belton, this local eatery is famous for its delicious liege waffles, both sweet and savory. Visitors can enjoy the charming atmosphere and good vibes while relishing their favorite waffles. The food is excellent, but the ambiance is what sets this place apart. It's advisable to make reservations in advance since this local favorite fills up quickly.

Toast & Tea

Toast & Tea is another location in Belton. They offer a wide range of breakfast items such as crepes, waffles, boba tea and much more. Any order you place at this local breakfast and treat restaurant is sure to be delicious. In time for Valentine's Day, the restaurant has special menu items like the Sweet Heart Latte, Rose Milk Tea, a refreshing strawberry fizzy drink, and Red Velvet Waffles.


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