Seven Anti-Valentine's Day Parties in Metro Phoenix
Infidelity. Impossible social skills. Offensive body odor. There are any number of reasons why one may find themselves single on Valentine's Day. But for whatever reason And if you happen to be unattached, this time of year is likely to be quite maddening thanks to the overwhelming amount of heart-shaped reminders of your loneliness decorating everything from your co-workers cubicle to the corner Walgreens.
Benjamin Leatherman They love you...they love you not.
Bachelors, spinsters, or even those with an "It's Complicated" status needn't lurk about at home this weekend humming "All By Myself" and hiding out from all the crimson-colored pomp and circumstance, as several bars, clubs and other nightlife-oriented establishments around the Metro Phoenix area are throwing anti- Valentine's Day affairs for the lovelorn and heartbroken from Thursday, February 14, until Sunday, February 17. Consider attending one in order to drown your sorrows in drinking or dancing instead of throwing a pity party for one.
The advertisement for this particular Anti-Valentine's Day event on Thursday, February 14, at the Hotel Palomar's third-floor outdoor bar urge those who might attend to "Forget Love, Celebrate Lust." In order to facilitate said feelings of lust at the Lustre Bar, its mixologists will serve $6 themed cocktails like Sailing Solo and Berry Sexy. Local selector Al Page will also set the mood by spinning some sexy soul sounds starting at 8 p.m. Admission is free.
If you happen to have a photo or two of your ex (ripped up or otherwise) that need to be set aflame in order to make things right in the world, the proprietors of this CenPho tiki establishment will gladly burn 'em in effigy via the joint's fire pit during Hula's "Anti-Valentines Day Celebration" on Thursday, February 14. Even better, you'll get a $5 Hula Buck voucher for a future purchase. In the meantime, happy hour prices will be available (as well as Heartbreak Baja Fish Tacos for only $10) if you're in the mood to celebrate while you romantic past turns to ash. Starts at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
4700 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ