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

By / January 9, 2019

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


Quinne Myers is a writer, illustrator, apparel designer, and lingerie industry pundit living in Brooklyn. Loves sweaty concert dancing, eating dessert, feeling feelings, and petting every dog.

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