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How to Slay Galentine’s Day

Girls just wanna have fun, and you’re about to have the time of your life! And yes, we mean moms too. Who says Valentine’s Day is only for couples? Moms, besties, and all the amazing women in your life deserve a night to remember. Forget about the traditional date night or post-Valentine’s candy sales– this year, it’s all about girl power and fun with your friends. Check out these local spots to build a fun-filled itinerary for a fabulously unforgettable Galentine’s Day experience. Tap the names for more information.

Coconut Beach Volleyball

Since April 1988, Coconut Beach has served as the home of sand volleyball in the Greater New Orleans area. Let off some steam with your besties during this unique experience. It’s not just a game; it’s a chance to bond, laugh, and leave it all on the court. 

100 Coconut Beach Ct., Kenner

Diva Dance New Orleans

Let loose with Diva Dance, an adult dance studio designed to fuel your confidence, let you slay your cardio, and ensure you have a fantastic time. As you groove to the rhythm, you’ll soak in the warm, inviting ambiance that New Orleans is renowned for. 

3705 St. Claude Ave. (New Orleans), 2116 Magazine St. (New Orleans), and 1800 Franklin St. (Gretna)

Frenchmen Street

Take a break from sightseeing and shopping to enjoy real blues and jazz music on one of Nola’s most cherished streets. Once a hidden gem among locals, Frenchmen Street is now recognized as one of New Orleans’ best spots for finding live music. If you’re looking for a French Quarter feel, without the crowds of tourists and over-priced music joints, then this is the place for you.


The Garden District and Magazine Street

No girls-day-out is complete without a shopping spree! Rather than taking on the bustling malls or department stores, support local businesses by exploring stores in the Garden District or the shops on Magazine Street. Don’t forget your wallet (or your husband’s credit card!)

iNails Spa

What is a treat-yourself-day with getting a mani-pedi? This nail salon is one of the top-rated salons in the area because of its boutique yet classy aesthetic and its top-notch services. 

701 Metairie Rd., Metairie

New Orleans City Park

The possibilities are endless when you spend a day at New Orleans City Park. Explore the 12-acre sculpture garden, challenge your girls to a round of mini golf, or sit under the oaks enjoying a New Orleans classic: Café du Monde’s coffee and beignets. Not an outdoorsy group? No problem! Check out the New Orleans Museum of Art or be a kid for the day at the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

1 Palm Dr., New Orleans

New Orleans Pedal Barge

See the beautiful landscapes and creatures of the Louisiana swamps in a new way– on a party barge! With six different boats to choose from, you can gather every gal you know or just your closest besties for a day of dancing, karaoke, and “mommy juice,” all on the bayou. 

6301 Paris Rd., Chalmette

Painting with a Twist

Sip, socialize, and create at this unique art experience. You and your girls can pop into a class or special event to see who’s the best artist. Or, book time for free painting and bring home a creation that will bring joy for a lifetime.

4931 W Esplanade Ave. STE D, Metairie

POSE Gallery

With over 20 different, interactive exhibits, POSE is the perfect place for capturing Instagram-worthy selfies. By providing an array of interactive and photo-worthy exhibits, POSE Gallery Selfie Museum allows visitors to create lasting memories, resulting in a fun-filled experience that goes beyond your average museum visit.

336 Camp St., New Orleans

Rock ‘n’ Bowl

Rock ‘n’ Bowl is a New Orleans classic and is well-known for its various forms of entertainment and vintage vibes. Check it out for a chill game of bowling or face off against others while you dance and listen to live music or enjoy the endless food and beverage combinations.

3016 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans

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