Hate the holiday or single and looking? Either way, let your inhibitions go and get out to enjoy the evening. There are lots of fun events for singles – whether you want to celebrate the day…. or not.

Love ’em or Leave ’em Dash
Saturday, February 9
Green Lake Park
7201 E Greenlake Dr N
Seattle, WA 98115

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It’s a festive Valentine’s themed 5K that runs on the city streets surrounding Green Lake. Run as an individual or as part of a two-person team, then celebrate in the finish line festival area that will have free food and drink, exhibitors and more. Plus, a finish line beer garden where you can mingle. Your bib numbers will state if you are “single” or “taken”! Wear a costume and receive a free bon bon from Wow Chocolates, too. Register online.

Valentine’s Party for Singles
Saturday, February 9
Fadó Irish Pub
801 1st Avenue

Fado is hosting a “Nuts n’ Bolts” singles party! Depending on gender, guests receive a nut or bolt and spend the evening finding their match. This is a great way to meet new people. Once the guests find their “match” they’ll receive a special prize! Live music from the Kennedy Brothers starting at 10:00pm will keep the party going all night, along with drink specials of “pink panty dropper punch.” This is sure to be the best Valentine’s singles party in downtown Seattle.

STG Presents Savage Love Live: Savage’s Valentine’s Day!
Thursday, February 14
1303 Northeast 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98105

Bored, rebuffed, or broken hearted? Rejoice! The Stranger’s Dan Savage is here to ruin and rescue Valentine’s Day! Join Dan at a very special recording of his podcast: Savage Love Live, co-starring other revered freaks and “sexperts.” Show is 21+ and contains adult content. Purchase tickets online or by phone.

Anti Valentine’s Day Party
Thursday, February 14
Rock the Dock Pub & Grill
535 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

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Unhappy in love? Hate the holiday? Join in the party at Rock the Dock with games, sweet treat and lots of laughs.

Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar
Thursday, February 14
92 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Not so sweet on Valentine’s Day? Head to the Bookstore Bar for their Anti-Valentine’s Day dinner. With small plates like Revenge, and drink specials like Love on the Rocks and Cupid’s Got a Broken Arrow, you are sure to leave feeling more satisfied!

Afrodisiac’s Valentine’s Day Erotic Poetry Show
Thursday, February 14
88 Keys Dueling Piano and Sports Bar
315 2nd Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98104

Join the ladies and gentlemen of Afrodisiac for an illustrious evening filled with music, poetry, and dance. This is a perfect evening for a girls or guys night out and singles too! Tickets available HERE.

Valentine’s Day Speed Dating
Thursday, February 14
1001 Fairview Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

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DateandDash kicks off this Valentine’s Day in a matchmaking frenzy. A DJ will get you out on the dance floor, and there will be themed Valentine’s Day drink specials. Speed date your way through the evening, and skip the excruciating hit-or-miss first date experience. With DateandDash you can chat with a large pool of people, choose your favorites, and see if they choose you! Register online HERE.