*The event Movies and a Meal Singles Gathering has been removed from this list because the event was removed from Eventbrite.
If you’re single on Valentine’s Day, it’s not that surprising, statistically speaking.
Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2019 showed a downward trend among married men and women, but rates of lifelong singledom had increased.
Still, those living the single life may want to enjoy some time out on the holiday meant to celebrate love. From a movie and conversation to archery, there are lots of unique singles activities in and around Atlanta this Valentine’s Day.
Take a look below for some ways to spend Friday, Feb. 14 as a single.
Valentine’s Day Speed Dating. 6:30 p.m. $11.91-$17.63. Terrapin Room. 755 Battery Avenue SE, Atlanta. freshtix.com.
There’s freedom in being single, but not everyone enjoys it. If you’re hoping to change your relationship status, what better way than to go speed dating on Valentine’s Day? Visit Terrapin Taproom at The Battery to mingle with other 21-and-up singles in a casual atmosphere. Check-in starts at 6:30 p.m. and speed dating commences at 7:15 p.m.
Valentine's Day Singles Archery in Stockbridge. 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Admission is $25, parking is $5. Panola Mountain State Park. 2620 Highway 155 SW Stockbridge. www. explore.gastateparks.org.
Spend the holiday taking up a new hobby at Panola Mountain State Park with an indoor introduction to archery. Advance registration is required for the 18-and-up event and all equipment will be provided.
Love Thyself First Valentine’s Day Spa Get Away (Single or Lonely Women). 6 p.m.-11 p.m. $30 spa entry fee. JeJu Sauna. 3555 Gwinnett Pl Dr NW, Duluth. www.eventbrite.com.
Before you love anyone, you have to love yourself. This self-love spa getaway with behavior strategist Donna Jean asserts this Valentine’s Day “will be marked as the day and year you walked away feeling loved, confident, and at peace with yourself.”
Biggest Singles Valentine's Day Mixer 2020. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $65-$90. Atlanta; specific locations to be announced the first week of February. www.eventbrite.com.
Singles 25-55 are invited to dress to impress and rub elbows with eligible singles at a cocktail hour before enjoying a mix of DJ-spun tunes all with a photographer to capture the night’s memories. “Mix and mingle with people who have the same desires as you! No need to question if they are single and serious, you know they are if they have paid for an event!” the description reads.
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