Romance Yourself with These Self-Care Valentine’s Day Events in NYC

Romance Yourself with These Self-Care Valentine’s Day Events in NYC

Romantic partners come and go, but you’ll always be there for yourself. This Valentine’s Day, give a little love to the most important person in your life (hint: it’s you) with our 10 favorite self-care-focused events in NYC.


Valentine’s Day Nail Art Class


Turn your nails into love letters for yourself at this DIY class, where you'll go home with heart-decorated gradient fingertips and an at-home nail art kit for future manicures.

$50 / RSVP

Cheese 101 Class

Murray's Cheese Shop

The wine pours are as unlimited as your self-love at this guided tasting of seven cheeses, perfectly paired with mini history lessons and pours of Murray's house wines.

$75 / RSVP

Self-Love Hand Lettering Class

Parachute Home

Discover the Instagram-ready art of hand lettering while creating art pieces designed to inspire you to be your best self at NYC's most inspirational craft night.

$50 - $55 / RSVP

Tension Relief Workshop

The Green Spa & Wellness Center

Learn stretches, practice exercises, and explore specialized tools for use in relieving tension in the head and neck, with the cost of your ticket redeemable towards a new foam roller of your own.

$25 / RSVP

Chocolate Baking Class

Le Pain Quotidien's Bleecker St Bakery

Make yourself some divine chocolate baked goods, chocolate-dipped fruit, and chocolate-y ice cream sundaes at this celebration of all things cacao.

$125 / RSVP

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines

Queens Botanical Garden

No matter who your valentine is, indulge yourself with a botanical cocktail while creating a collage of pressed flowers and making your own plant-able seed paper the night before the big day.

$20 - $25 / RSVP

Valentine’s Day Embroidery Workshop

Center for Book Arts

Get crafty with a needle and thread at this beginner's embroidery class, where you'll fill your brain with new stitch knowledge and leave with a homemade valentine in paper or fabric.

$75 / RSVP

Dinner in the Dark


Who needs a date when no one can see you anyway? Indulge your senses (and feel 100 times less awkward) with a fine blindfolded dinner at Camaje on Valentine's Day.

$125 / RSVP

Three Cheese Ravioli Class

The Bryant Park Lounge @ The Residence Inn Marriott Times Square

When you learn how to make the perfect ravioli dough, cheese filling, and a brown butter sage sauce, you'll leave full, happy, and able to make your own varieties for yourself at home.

$48 / RSVP

Intro to Energetic Cleansing


Take care of your energy and, in turn, yourself, with ritual cleaning practices using herbs, resins, and more at this spiritual herbalism workshop.

$20 / RSVP

Spiritual Self-Love Workshop

Zen Trading Post

At this spiritual self love workshop, you'll focus on surrendering what no longer serves you and releasing beliefs holding you back, assisted by an angel card reading, restorative yoga, and more.

$40 - $100 / RSVP

Painting Flowers Watercolor Workshop

Private Picassos

Paint a Valentine's Day bouquet for yourself at this BYOB painting class, where you'll earn basic watercolor techniques, and then experiment on illustrating your own blossoms.

$45 / RSVP

Galentine’s Cookie Workshop

Loulette Bride

Sip some wine and decorate some cookies at this celebration of friendship and sweetness, with 50 percent of ticket sales going to the LES Girls Club.

$50 / RSVP

Valentine’s Calligraphy Workshop


Explore the art of modern calligraphy at this DIY workshop, which includes tea, snacks, & everything you need to illustrate, decorate, & mail yourself a love letter (including usable vintage stamps).

$65 / RSVP

Vinyasa, Reiki, and Restorative Yoga

BigToe Yoga

Recharge your energetic body with soulful music, restorative yoga poses, and energy-shifting reiki, followed by a calming relaxation.

$33 / RSVP
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Le Frosie’s Galentine’s Day: A Self-Love Celebration

39th Avenue Arts N Events

Join influencer Kilsi Rodriguez of Le Frosie fame at a celebration of self love and BFFs. Enjoy appetizers and desserts, a mimosa and wine bar, goodie bags, networking, a self-love workshop, and more.

$20 / RSVP

Self-Love Beauty Workshop

Savor Beauty + Spa

Your free ticket lets you indulge in a red velvet chocolate face mask, sip beauty cocktails, and learn all about Korean beauty products, just in time for some Valentine's Day self love.

$0 - $75 / RSVP
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Valentine’s Day Loving Kindness Meditation

Modrn Sanctuary: Modrn Salt

Surround yourself with healing Himalayan salt and enjoy a taste of dark chocolate at this guided 30-minute loving kindness meditation, followed by a mindful mixer.

$10 - $15 / RSVP

Valentine’s Self-Love Celebration for Moms

191 7th Ave

Give yourself a break and make new friends at this free event celebrating moms all over NYC. You'll get snacks, sips, some self-care education, and a gift bag worth $200.