Best Valentine's Day Parties for Singles

You’re single. It’s Valentine’s Day. It sucks. We get it. Quit the pity party and call up your crew of single friends. It’s time to party. You just might even meet that special someone on the dance floor. Party with Lil Kim at FLUXX or with Joanna Krupa at PCD Dollhouse, bid on a bachelor for a good cause at Ivy Nightclub or blow off the entire downtown scene to get wild with drag divas, prom-style, at Lips.

Discover the best 2013 Valentine’s Day parties for singles.

Lil Kim Live at FLUXX – Thursday, Feb. 14

How many licks does it take ‘til you get to the dance floor at FLUXX? The Queen B Lil Kim is celebrating Valentine’s Day in San Diego with a live mash-up performance of her greatest hits. From the old school days of “Big Momma Thang” to “The Jump Off” revival, and of course “Magic Stick” with 50 Cent and “How Many Licks?” with Sisqo, Lil Kim makes her local nightclub debut at FLUXX. 21+, $15+ cover.

Andaz Goes Red: Valentine’s Day Date Auction – Thursday, Feb. 14

If you’re single and looking for love this Valentine’s Day, cancel your Rom Com movie marathon plans and instead dress up and head downtown to the Andaz Hotel. Ivy Nightclub is teaming up with Energy 103.7 FM to host a live bachelor auction, with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. Cocktail hour kicks off with a bachelor meet & greet at 6:30pm, followed by the auction at 8pm. Hint: Start saving now for Christopher Lynch, named Cosmopolitan magazine’s Bachelor of the Year 2011. Preview all the guys online at 21+, free with RSVP.

Joanna Krupa Guest Hosts at PCD Dollhouse – Saturday, Feb. 16

San Diego’s own Pussycat Dolls nightclub is going big for Valentine’s Day weekend. The ‘real housewife’ of Miami Joanna Krupa is traveling west to take over the PCD Dollhouse on Saturday night. Known for her appearances on “Dancing with the Stars” and “Real Housewives of Miami,” the Polish-American model will dance with the dolls to beats by DJ Decon. 21+, free for guest list before 10:30pm.

Casual Encounters Partyat Quality Social – Thursday, Feb. 14

The home of the Pickleback shot is spicing things up for Valentine’s Day. Calling all local singles, Quality Social’s second annual Casual Encounters Party will feature a classic burlesque show by the ladies of Keyhole Cabaret, set to seductive beats by DJ Mike Delgado. Head in early for an aphrodisiac-inspired dinner menu for one, two or three, served ‘til 10pm. 21+, free.

5th Annual Valentine’s Day Prom at Lips – Thursday, Feb. 14

If club-hopping in search of that special someone sounds like a drag, switch up your Valentine’s Day routine with a little help from San Diego’s leading queens. Lips offers a drag dinner show experience, and during the prom redemption party, ‘Cher’ will host a themed drag show and costume contest for best and worst prom looks. $29.95. Must make reservations.

The Hottie Hook-Up at Miller’s Field – Thursday, Feb. 14

Take part in a live dating game, Pacific Beach-style, Thursday night at Miller’s Field. Here is how you play The Hottie Hook-Up: three eligible bachelors will blindly compete for one woman. The lady with the power will ask the contestants a series of questions. Identities will only be revealed after she chooses her man. During the game, drink up $2 Skyy, $3 wells and domestics, plus more specials. 21+, free.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party at The Shout House – Thursday, Feb. 14

This downtown dueling piano bar doesn’t sugar coat it. This Valentine’s Day they say: love stinks, so let’s drink. Request your favorite songs, and sip on drink specials all night, such as $1 suck for a buck shots, $3 pound town shooters, and $6 specialty ‘dirty’ cocktails. Yes, these are the real names. 21+, no cover before 8pm. No cover all night with college or military ID.

Anti-Valentine’s Night Partyat UNION – Thursday, Feb. 14

Need to let loose in North County? Take your single crew to UNION Kitchen & Tap in Encinitas for the Anti-Valentine’s Night Party. This coastal hot spot will be serving beer, shot and drink specials all night. 21+, no cover.

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