Alternative Valentine’s Events

Valentine’s day. It’s not for everyone. So whether you’re riding solo, out celebrating “Gal-entine’s day” (or “Pal-entine’s day”, whichever floats your boat) or a couple that just isn’t into over the top public displays of affection, check out this Bristol City Centre BID guide to alternative Valentine’s events…

Anti Valentine’s Pity Party at Noche Negra

If you can’t spend valentine’s day with the man or woman of your dreams, then drag queens have got to be the next best thing right?! Noche Negra is throwing the ultimate ANTI-Valentine’s party as they team up with Bristol’s infamous Drag Queen Bingo for a raucous night of music, entertainment and yes…bingo!

Love: What’s The Point? At Bristol Old Vic

Blah’s annual Valentine’s slam returns with two teams of spoken word favourites, banding together to argue for and against romantic love. Expect moving and beautiful love poems vs hilarious and scathing cynicism before we cast the ultimate vote: Does love suck? You decide!

Pressure Pizza Party at Thekla

Bristol’s biggest and best indie and alternative club night, Pressure are doing what they do best this valentine’s day, but with pizza. Free entry before 10pm and a free shot for the first 100 through the door so get down early to avoid disappointment!

After Hours: LOVE at We The Curious

For friends, sisters, new loves or old flames, this is an evening celebrating that curious thing called love. Be challenged, engaged and entertained with some intriguing activities around this most human of emotions. Plus DJs, bars and food, all for just £8.95.

Valentine’s Date at Bristol Aquarium

Enjoy the Aquarium after hours until 8pm, with no children in sight! Admire over 40 naturally themed displays and thousands of marine creatures that call Bristol Aquarium their home with friends or that special someone. Standard entry prices apply.

Tiny Rebel 7th Birthday Collab at King Street Brew House

Celebrate Tiny Rebel’s 7th Birthday this Valentine’s day at King Street Brew House. There’ll be seven Tiny Rebel collaborations available from top breweries such as Yeastie Boys, Siren Craft Brew, Magic Rock Brewing and Four Pure Brewing Co.