How to Throw a Super Cute Galentine’s Day Party

Move over Valentine’s Day, there’s a new celebration in town!

That’s right, thanks to Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation fame, 13th February has unofficially become Galentine’s Day – a day to celebrate and show your appreciation for your BFFs!

So in honour of this fine occasion, we’ve gathered our finest Valentine’s Day decorations and DIYs to show you how to throw the ultimate Galentine’s Day party for your favourite female friends. Read on for inspiration!

Pick the theme/venue

The date for your Galentine’s Day party is already set (13th February!) so all you need to decide is the general theme for your celebration! Here are a couple ideas:

  • Galentine’s Day brunch
  • Galentine’s Day dinner
  • Galentine’s Day movie night


Next, pick a couple of cute Galentine’s Day decorations! Here are a couple of favourites from our range of Valentine’s Day decorations!

Honeycomb hearts

How cute are these honeycomb hearts? They’d look lovely hung from the ceiling at your Galentine’s Day party!

Honeycomb hanging heart decoration with tassels

LOVE balloon

Foil balloons can be so stylish and we love this gold LOVE balloon for Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day celebrations! Why not blow it up and put it on the mantelpiece as a focal point for your decorations?

Emoji balloons

What would a Galentine’s Day party be without a photo opportunity or two? These emoji balloons make cute decorations and even cuter photos!

Heart Eyes Emoji Balloon

XOXO bunting

Or how about some adorable love and kisses bunting? It’ll look so cute hung along the wall! A little rose petal confetti goes without saying!

Love Sign

Sort the snacks

Next, decide what you’re going to serve at your Galentine’s Day party. Our advice is keep it cute – here are a couple of ideas!

Chocolate fondue

Chocolate fondue is a really sociable party food – and the perfect treat for a Galentine’s Day party. Serve a selection of sweet treats like strawberries, marshmallows and banana and get stuck in!

Valentine’s sweets

Crack out all the sweets your teenage heart could have handled! We’re thinking love hearts, squidgy Haribo hearts and our gorgeous pink heart-shaped marshmallows.

Hugs and kisses cookies

Whip up some cookies using circle and cross cookie cutters to make an adorable xoxoxo cookie display!

Mini donuts

If you can find party snacks that match your decorations – perfect! Pink-iced donuts (preferably bite-sized ones) would make an adorable party snack but don’t stress about having everything matching.

Give a Galentine’s Day gift

Last but not least, how about a cute Galentine’s Day gift to give to your favourite gals?

Our free printable Valentine’s Day gift tags go perfectly with a bag of donuts and there’s a couple of different designs to choose from.

Free Printable Valentine's Day Gift Tags - Copy