7 things to do on Valentine’s Day (even if you’re single)

No Date? No problem! Have a date? Still, not a problem! Whether you have a significant other this Valentine’s Day or are flying solo, there are tons of BARTable events going on around the Bay Area that everyone can enjoy.
Art work for Be Yours event.
Be Yours: Art and Food Valentine’s Day Event
Hang out with the cool kids and treat yourself to locally-made goodies, a live DJ, gourmet munchies, and drinks. This event is perfect for everyone – from the happily single to couples who want to do something a bit different for Valentine’s Day. Take BART to 19th Street/Oakland Station and walk 2 minutes.
Participants in last years Jericho Valentine's Day event.
Jericho: The Urban Spy Game: Valentines Night Game (Secret Location)
It’s Valentine’s Day and you get to play cupid. Not to make people fall in love, but to surprise them with a toy blaster. Jericho is an urban spy game with Nerf toys are placed sneakily in public settings all over San Francisco. Everyone assumes the role of a spy – kind of like a giant secret game of Capture the Flag. RSVP here to find out the secret location and more information.
San Francisco City Hall, Ferry Building and Japanese Botanical Garden.
Valentine’s Day City Walks: 8 Different Tours
A date that won’t put a dent in your wallet, take your special someone on Valentine’s Day walking tour around San Francisco. Explore a new neighborhood from 10:30 am to 1pm. Though tours are free, tips are always appreciated (and will surely impress your date). See the Walking Tour Schedule here.
Meal at Aster restaurant.
Dinner at a Michelin Restaurant
The Bay Area is a foodie’s paradise, with a plethora of different cuisines and restaurants to try. Give the perfect gift by treating your significant other or yourself to a fabulous meal at a Michelin star restaurant. We rounded up the must-try, BARTable Michelin restaurants here. Make your reservation before tables fill up!
The Roxie Theater in the Mission District.
Love Bites: ’80s Power-Ballad Sing-a-long
For those that think that Valentine’s Day sucks, we have just the event for you: ’80s Power-Ballad Sing-a-long is the perfect event for any Anti-Valentine’s Day supporter. Hold lighters in the air and sway, pound your fists at the sky in defiance of those who would dare not love us, and do it all with teased hair and animal print tights at the 108-year-old Roxie Theater in the Mission District. Who knows, you might find next year’s Valentine there. Take BART to 16th Street Mission Station and walk 3 minutes to the Roxie Theater.
Festive pug puppy.
Coffee Cuddles. Drink Free Coffee & Hang with Puppies & Kittens
Your Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be cuddle-free. Enjoy free coffee and cuteness at Coffee Cuddle from 2 to 3 pm. An ASPCA pop-up with adoptable puppies, kittens, and even bunnies, Coffee Cuddle is the perfect way to get some TLC and meet a new buddy. Take BART to Embarcadero Station and walk 4 minutes.
Beer cheers.
SF Beer Week
Enjoy a brew with your boo at these participating breweries for SF Beer Week. Nothing says “I love you” like a tall glass of some bubbly, good food and even better company. For a full schedule of breweries, click here or check out our picks here.

1. Be Yours: Art and Food Valentine’s Day Event

1714 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612
Nearest BART Station: 
19th St. Oakland
Walking time: 
2 Minutes

2. Love Bites: ’80s Power-Ballad Sing-a-long

3117 16th St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Nearest BART Station: 
16th St. Mission (SF)
Walking time: 
3 Minutes

3. Coffee Cuddles. Drink Free Coffee & Hang with Puppies & Kittens

2 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
Nearest BART Station: 
Embarcadero (SF)
Walking time: 
4 Minutes
Nearest BART Station: 
19th St. Oakland
Nearest BART Station: 
16th St. Mission (SF)
Nearest BART Station: 
Embarcadero (SF)

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Author: Sophia Scherr
Sophia is an East Bay native who enjoys exploring all of the best places to eat, drink and play across the Bay Area. Since she doesn’t own a car, Sophia rides BART religiously and can be caught Instagramming all of her #BARTable adventures.

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