This is a great city for singles – even during this couple-y Valentine’s Day week. There are several fun singles parties going on, giving everyone a chance to find a last-minute valentine, or just celebrate that independence with others who are the same. If you know of other fun anti-Valentine’s Day parties going on, tell us about them in the comments!
Wednesday, February 12
Anti-Valentine’s Day Party [5:30 – 7:30 p.m.]: Who needs a date when you can fall in love with i Ricchi’s new food and wine? Tickets are priced at $29 per person, and include hors d’oeuvres and two special anti-valentine cocktails: the bitter pill, it’s not me, it’s you, love on the rocks, seduction and single minded.
Struck by Cupid Reload Event [6 – 8:30 p.m.]: There’s no cover for this mixer at Lima, which will be hosted by DC Web Women and the Association for Women in Communications DC Chapter. Wear pinks and reds, and sip on $5 cocktails, $5 wines, $7 mojitos and $4 beers.
Thursday, February 13
OnTap’s Worst Date Happy Hour [6 – 8 p.m.]: Get drunk with other singles for free at On Tap Magazine’s Worst Date Happy Hour at Madhatter in Dupont Circle.
Woodrow Wilson House Speakeasy Bash [7 – 9 p.m.]: No date needed for this theme party! Hang out at President Woodrow Wilson’s house for an old fashioned speakeasy bash. Enjoy vintage cocktails, light bites, and the company of others in 1920s costumes.
Friday, February 14
Washingtonian Magazine Singles Soiree [7 – 11 p.m.]: Don’t have a Valentine’s Day dinner date? Party with other singles at Penn Social at the Washingtonian Magazine Singles Soiree! Enjoy sweet treats, cocktails, live music, and play skeeball, shuffleboard, pool, foosball, and a game show-style dating game.
2nd Annual Condoms and Candy Necklaces Party [8 p.m. – 2 a.m.]: Wilson Tavern is hosting a party with “one night stand” shots, candy necklaces, and free condoms. This is the place to go to find a very last minute valentine.
KABIN’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Party [9 – 11 p.m.]: Single ladies will be treated to two hours of an open champagne bar and chocolates at KABIN’s party, which starts at 9 p.m. DJ Heat will be on deck.
Stupid Cupid Stop Light Party at Catch 15 [10 p.m. – 3 a.m.]: Gilt City and The Nightlife Agency are teaming up for a huge stoplight party! Singles and couples are welcome to get a ticket for this party, which includes one hour of open bar and glowy wristbands that let everyone know who’s single (green), taken (red), and, well, whatever yellow means.
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