Who says Valentine’s Day is limited to just couples celebrating their love? There are many other important relationships in your life to be celebrated, your girlfriends being one of them. Celebrating your girls and the wonderful friendship you have is more than enough reason to enjoy a holiday centered around love!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – whether you’re celebrating lifelong friendships or new friendships, we have some great Galentine’s Day ideas for you! Keep reading to learn how you can celebrate Galentine’s Day as well as some of our favorite restaurants, bars and more in the Greater Kansas City Area!

Dinner Date

When celebrating Galentine’s Day, opt for a dinner date with your girlfriends. Grab your girls and make dinner reservations at one of your favorite restaurants to enjoy a wonderful meal and dessert (and of course a handcrafted cocktail). Nothing goes better together than delicious eats, cocktails and great friends! Below are a few of our favorite local restaurants perfect for Galentine’s Day celebrations:

Gram & Dun
Westport Cafe and Bar
The Westside Local

Be sure to book reservations as soon as possible – restaurants fill up fast for Valentine’s Day!

Meet for Happy Hour

Oh how we all love happy hour – a time when we can socialize and enjoy discounted beers and cocktails. Happy hour with girlfriends is even better; the laughs and the stories you share coupled with drink specials is the perfect recipe for a great time.

Celebrate your friends by meeting for happy hour on Valentine’s Day. Many bars will offer discounts on certain drinks for the special holiday and some will even offer discounted appetizers. Here are a few of our favorite local bars with excellent drinks and great atmospheres:

Green Lady Lounge
Mosaic Ultra Lounge
The Manifesto


Movie Date

Whether your group of gals is interested in a romcom, action, documentary, or horror film, planning a movie date on Valentine’s Day is a great activity that can pique everyone’s interests while still enjoying girl time. With local movie theatres that offer reclined seating, serve freshly prepared meals, delicious desserts and cocktails, seeing a movie has never been more fun! Here are a few of our favorite local theatres:

AMC Dine-In Studio 28
AMC Ward Parkway 14
Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet

Go ahead, reserve your seat for your gal pals on Valentine’s Day and enjoy yourselves (yes, some theatres allow you to make reservations ahead of time)!

Spa Day

Hot stone, deep tissue, aromatherapy, pedicure – treat yourself on Valentine’s Day with a little pampering like a massage or nail treatment! What’s even better than getting a massage or freshly manicured nails? Enjoying these services with your best girlfriends!

Some spas offer special Valentine’s Day offers like discounted couples massages or mani-pedis. You don’t have to have your significant other with you to enjoy the discounts – grab your squad and take advantage of discounted spa services! Below are a few local spas offering discounts:

Chateau Avalon Hotel Spa
Salon Oasis & Day Spa
Sunlight Day Spa


If you’re ditching the traditional ways of celebrating Valentine’s Day and opting for a Galentine’s celebration, any of the above ideas are sure to make February 14th one to remember! Whether you celebrate Galentine’s Day by doing one or all of the above, each gal pal in your squad is sure to have a wonderful time.

Each activity above is made even better by booking a chauffeured transportation service. Just imagine having a professionally attired chauffeur pick up you and your girlfriends and transport you for the evening, driving you to wherever you want to go, while you listen to your favorite music and enjoy drinks on the way. No one gets stuck being the designated driver for the evening and everyone arrives home safely when the celebrations are over.

Overland would love to be your ride for all of your Galentine’s Day adventures! Our special event transportation will have you feeling like VIP and luxurious for your entire excursion. Our fleet includes the perfect vehicle whether you’re celebrating with one or twenty friends! Whether you prefer a lower profile but a spacious and comfortable vehicle like a luxurious SUV, MKT limousine with halo, dome and console lighting, or a limousine coach for larger groups with ease of exit and entry, we have the perfect safe and reliable ride for your evening of fun with your gal pals!

If you’d like to make a chauffeured transportation reservation for your Galentine’s Day celebration, book our special event transportation online or call (913) 381-3504 to reserve your ride today. Hurry – our fleet fills up fast for Valentine’s Day!