What Is Galentine's Day?

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Galentine’s Day is an unofficial holiday in which women celebrate their female friendships. The term originated from a popular TV show in 2010. Now, with Galentine's Day having been around for over ten years, it ought to be considered a true holiday with how important our gals are to our happiness and inner strength.  What better way to show your best friends just how much they mean to you than with a holiday dedicated to your friendship?

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 the friendship brings.

If you’re separated by states and countries, opt for a virtual hang out. There’s plenty to do on virtual meetings like play trivia games, have a virtual watch party, or simply catch up with conversations and lots of laughter.

If you’ve got the chance to visit with your friends in person go out for brunch! A delicious waffle and mimosa combination will forever be a hit. Want to do something interactive? Visit a business where you can create arts and crafts, see the latest romantic comedy in theaters, take a tour of a local vineyard, or shop until you drop at all the local boutiques. The possibilities are endless.

Other Galentine's Day Ideas

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After brunch, stop by downtown Temple and take photos next to some of Temple's iconic murals.  Make the most of your Galentine's attire and snap some photos for socials. By doing so you will remember Galentine's Day 2022 for the rest of your life.

Host a wine and dessert night.  Visit the local wineries in Bell County and grab a bottle of your favorite wine or one you'd like to try.  Buy some delicious desserts at a local bakery or sweets shop and get ready for a night filled with decadent drinks and tasty treats.

Book a place to stay and throw a slumber party just like old times.  Who says you can't spend all of Galentine's Day with your best friends? Start with brunch and end with the best, most epic slumber party to rival all others. Gather around a cozy campfire, watch your favorite romantic comedies, make delicious snacks, and have fun.

For the book lover besties, start a Galentine's Day Book Club.  Pick a romance novel to read with your girls and get together for discussions and lunch.

Or head to Corkys in downtown Temple for a round of karaoke.  Belt out your favorite songs- whether you're on pitch or not- and enjoy the night.

Where Are The Best Places To Get Brunch?

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Megg’s Café serves fresh produce and delicious brunch foods. Enjoy avocado toast, pancakes, omelets, waffles, and so much more.  This local favorite is the perfect place to bring the gals for a delightful brunch experience. Additionally, visitors can also try Suzy Q’s and Bird Creek Burger Co. for more breakfast items.