Status: I’m single, but I wouldn’t hate having someone to get a card from this year
Going STAG at The Broken Spoke – The pre-Valentine’s Day mixer includes small plate and drink specials along with games and conversation starters to make mingling a little less painful. Free, but a reservation is required. Sunday, February 12. 4 to 8 p.m. Details.
Meet Your Valentine Traffic Light Party at Vida Vida – Partygoers wear red, yellow green depending on their relationship status. Enjoy $3 tequila shots and Tijuana Taxis, $4 Vida Margaritas and $6 Coronaritas. Friday, February 10. 7 to 11 p.m. Details.
Pre-Valentine’s Lock and Key Singles Mix and Mingle at Fitzgerald’s – Receive a lock or a key at the door and search for your other half throughout the night. Enjoy drink specials and free appetizers until 9 p.m. $21-$32. Friday, February 10. 8 to 10 p.m. Details.
Status: I’m single and don’t want to talk about it, thankyouverymuch
I USED to Love H.E.R.: “Anti-Valentine’s Day Party” at Vault – Expect music, drink specials and live music. Free if you get there before 11 p.m. Friday, February 10. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details.
Stupid Cupid Bar Crawl in South End – Hit bars like Helles and Dunkel, All American Pub and Slate in a pair of free Cupid’s wings while you enjoy food, drinks and prizes. Look for the afterparty at Oak Room. $10-$15. February 11. 5 to 10 p.m. Details.
Love Stinks, Let’s Drink at Blackfinn Ameripub – Expect themed cocktails, stoplight wristbands, games and a DJ. $2-$125. February 10. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details.
Status: I’m single and know exactly how I want my night to end
International Valentine’s Day at Label – Label’s monthly International Night is taking on Valentine’s Day. Expect live music, dancing and drink specials. $10-$20. Saturday, February 11. 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Details.
Charlotte’s Largest Singles Party at Coyote Joe’s – Expect dancing, drink specials, prizes and giveaways. $6 at the door for men, free for women. Wednesday, February 15. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Details.
Status: I’m single and just trying to get drunk or I’m single but couldn’t care less about the holiday, I’m just trying to get drunk during the day
Drunk in Love Bar Crawl in Uptown – Crawlers will don red, yellow or green outfits depending on their current relationship status (taken, complicated and single, respectively) and hit bars like Fitzgeralds, Tilt on Trade and Whiskey River for drink specials and dancing. $10. February 11. 2 to 10 p.m. Details.
I Would Cuddle You So Hard Bar Crawl – Decide who’s going to be little spoon and who’s stuck being the big spoon at spots like Sip, Prohibition, Roxbury and Lucky’s. Specials include 2 free game tokens for every drink purchased at Lucky’s and 15% off of food at Flight and Fitzgerald’s. $10. February 11. 3 p.m. – 2 a.m. Details.
Status: I’m single, hungry and thirsty or I’m single, and I’d like to eat until I feel better and then drink to forget
Valentine’s Food Truck Friday at Sycamore Brewing – Along with food trucks, expect a special Valentine’s Day menu, prosecco, wine and a special release of Peanut Butter Cookie Porter. Free. Friday, February 10. 5 to 9 p.m. Details.
Valentine’s Day Limited Release of Love Note Brew at Thirsty Nomad Brewing – The brewery has partnered with 100 Love Notes to create a one-time beer that will be released on Valentine’s Day. Expect hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats and live music. $14. Tuesday, February 14. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Details.
ValenWINES Day! at Blackfinn Ameripub Ballantyne – Enjoy a free wine tasting for Valentine’s Day-themed wines paired with varieties of cheeses. Free. Wednesday, February 15. 7 to 9 p.m. Details.