Fun, activities to try on Valentine’s Day

FEBRUARY is often synonymous with love and romance due to Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on February 14.

Valentine’s Day, or Val’s Day, is celebrated globally to express love and appreciation to one’s significant other, friends, and family.

According to it  Wikipedia entry, Valentine’s Day originated as a Christian feast honouring a matry named Valentine. Through later folk traditions, it has also become a significant cultural, religious and commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world.

Regardless of people’s opinions about the day or how they celebrate it, one thing stands out every February 14 – red. The colour is ubiquitous on that day, notably in people’s dressings, gifts, adornments and other objects associated with the celebration.

Valentine’s Day is a beacon of love and unity in romance. It is also a day when couples can reignite their passion and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Couples can embark on a voyage of fun and romance, from thrilling adventures to cosy indoor activities. Whether you want to indulge in culinary delights or spend quality time together, The ICIR compiles a list of suggestions to make your Valentine’s Day memorable.

• Write love letters: Take some time to write each other heartfelt love letters expressing your feelings, hopes and dreams for the future. It is a beautiful and meaningful way to express your feelings. Exchange the letters and cherish them as keepsakes.

• Indoor Picnic: Create a cosy indoor picnic by spreading a blanket in your living room or bedroom. Enjoy a meal or snacks and each other’s company in a romantic setting.

• Have a themed movie marathon: Select a theme, such as romantic, comedy, or action films, and have a movie marathon at home. Cuddle on the couch, share popcorn and snacks and enjoy each other’s company.

• Recreate Your First Date: Relive the joy of your first date by returning to where it occurred. Recreate the activities you did together and reflect on the memories.

• Love-themed Game Night: Plan a pleasant game night with games emphasising love, communication, and interaction.  Play games such as Love Letter, Couples Trivia, or Scrabble.

Singles are not left out, although February 14 may appear to be a romantic celebration, there are numerous reasons why spending Valentine’s Day alone is beneficial.

It could be an excellent time to engage in enjoyable activities, such as self-care solo dates, among many other fun activities.

Ahead, we have curated unique activities to try out when you’re single on Valentine’s Day.

• Treat Yourself: Take this day as an opportunity to pamper yourself. Get a massage, buy something nice or indulge in your favourite treat.



    • Hang Out with Friends: Plan a fun get-together with your single friends. You can have a movie night, go out for dinner, or even have a game night.

    • Self-Love Day: Spend the day doing things that make you happy. Whether reading a book, going for a walk or practising a hobby, focus on self-care and self-love.

    • Volunteer: Spread love by volunteering at a local charity. Helping others can be incredibly rewarding and fulfilling.

    • Plan a Solo Adventure: Take a day trip, visit a new place or try something new. Exploring on your own can be empowering and exciting.

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