What is Galentine’s Day? Bring “the gals”/female friends along for local events happening in the month of love to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Detroit and metro Detroit. This day is typically celebrated on the day before Valentine’s Day, which this year will be Tuesday, February 13th.
Each year, there are fun activities and other loving ways to celebrate the glorious Galentine’s Day in Detroit and Metro Detroit. Sisterhood brings the community together in a beautiful way that spreads extra love as well as support. Several female & women-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs are putting together creative ways to show you they want you to “be mine” this Valentine’s Day 2024/Galentine’s Day in Detroit.
Whether you have a lover or not, it’s always a great time to express the various kinds of love to those closest to you! Find fun workshops, pop-ups, love-laced clothing drops, sensual experiences, gorgeous local gifts, and more.
Detroitisit rounded up some amazing ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Detroit for all of the gals and pals.
GALENTINE’S DAY WORKSHOP
Date & Time: Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 1 PM-4 PM
First up on this lovely list of ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Detroit and nearby this February is a fun workshop opportunity with Haus of Raya. Make a consciously-designed bag with the handmade Detroit clothing brand, Haus of Raya and a workshop hosted by Fashion Model, Moe Black.
Monique Black (Moe Black-@moeblackx on Instagram) is a VOGUE-featured influencer from Detroit, best known for her self-made, plus-size modeling and advocacy for size inclusivity. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to sew a large tote bag. Did we mention there’ll be champagne and sweets? Support Detroit’s slow fashion scene this Galentine’s Day 2024 on 2/10. Click HERE to register and click HERE to view the online shop for the eco-friendly, HAUS of Raya. Tickets are $95.
GALENTINE’S SIP AND SCENTS SESSION
Date & Time: Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 3:00 P.M to 6:00 P.M
This list of ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Detroit wouldn’t be complete without heavenly scents. Join Toni’s Collection LLC for an indulging sensory experience with lovely friends. Sip delicious drinks while exploring unique eco-friendly scents & fragrances. This interactive event is intended to be relaxing and help others find their signature scent. Celebrate Valentine’s Day or simply treat yourself. Complimentary drinks & light bites will be offered as well as the opportunity to BYOB. Tickets are $65 per person. Click HERE to purchase tickets and learn more.
GALENTINE’S DAY SMALL BUSINESS CRAWL
Date & Time: Saturday, February 10, 2024 from 9:00 A.M-12 P.M
There are ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Detroit and Metro Detroit that still benefit Michigan as a whole, especially local businesses making a name for themselves in neighboring cities. Gals and pals are welcome to celebrate their tight-knit friendship during the 4th annual free Galentine’s Day Small Business Crawl in downtown Ann Arbor. There’s also a dine-and-sip local giveaway! Get excited about the activities and special offerings from more than 30 retail shops and restaurants in Tree Town. Ann Arbor Art Center will have a Valentine’s Day pop-up shop. Look forward to deals from Shinola Cafe, Jolly Pumpkin, IVEY Salon, Cinnaholic, and more. Click HERE for more information.
Location: Main Street Area Association-Ann Arbor, MI
This unique local Detroit clothing brand is owned by sisters, Cassidy and Kelsey Tucker. The pair rebranded DEVIATE last summer with an encouraging sustainability commitment. From now on, they pledge to give new purpose to existing clothing & on-hand materials that may otherwise be disregarded as waste. Not to mention, give new life to vintage pieces. They’re committed to closed-loop design at affordable prices.
Ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Detroit include shopping local. DEVIATE’s 1-of-1 “Heart On Sleeve Antique Doilies Patchwork Long Sleeve” is already sold out, but you can find other antique doily patchwork, hand-embroidered hearts, lace, silk, lingerie, Victorian ruffles, and more while the “Lovely Things” drop is still live HERE.
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