5 Valentine’s recommendations for those who hate Valentine’s Day

February the 14th: Valentine’s Day. Some of us love it, some of us hate it. For those of us who hate it – we’d like to bring you over to the light side and give you some recommendations on how you can spend it. Whether you’re celebrating yourself or your relationship this Valentine’s Day, here are a few things you can do in Melbourne on February the 14th.

Celebrate with Indian at MASTI Fitzroy

Treat yourself to an Indian banquet at MASTI, where you’ll experience an authentic menu, innovative cocktails and an overall celebration.

Catch a flick at Lido, Cameo and Classic Cinemas

Lido, Cameo and Classic Cinemas are celebrating both Galentine’s and Valentine’s Day this year, with a showcase of retrospective flicks. The available movies? All our favourites: ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, ‘It Happened One Night’, ‘Moonstruck’, ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’, ’10 Things I Hate About You’ and the well-loved ‘Call Me By Your Name’. You can even catch some of them under the stars, with the Cameo Outdoor Cinema on offer!

Shake your booty at a Brazilian Carnival Party

Get ‘boujie bogan’ with friends, partners, or beer lovers this February 14 at Stingrays Upstairs. Situated above Bodriggy Brewing, the new disco-rific space is kicking off its opening weekend with a free Brazilian Carnival party taking over both venues. Shake your bootie to a line-up of bands or sink into one of the velvet couches with a creative cocktail or a beer brewed onsite.

Drink Beer and Meet Beer Lovers at Brewery Speed Dating

Molly Rose is hosting a laid-back Speed Beer Dating event on Valentine’s Day for ‘serious and not so serious daters.’ The ticket includes six beers plus a beer cocktail for those in need of a little liquid courage.

Celebrate Those Awkward Coming-of-Age Moments

71 diverse Australian story tellers share their coming of age stories at the Becoming You exhibition at Immigration Museum. Visitors are invited smile at those embarrassing coming-of-ages stories that unite us all —from the hilarious to the heart-wrenching.

– Daniela, Jenny and the Plus Ones Team

Daniela Koulikov is a freelance writer who loves movies, brunch and DIY kits. You can follow her at @danikoul.

The Plus Ones were invited guests of all the above experiences.
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