Soon enough, the holiday of love will be here again. That’s right, Valentine’s day! And though celebrating is usually reserved for dinner dates and gift-giving, there are other ways you can celebrate too.
At A Subtle Revelry, we think Valentine’s is a great excuse to have fun with your significant other, or round up your single and partnered friends for a Valentine-themed party! After all, love isn’t only for that one special person.
Some Valentine Games to Play in 2021
We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorite Valentine’s and love-themed games so you can get the most out of this February 14th. Whether you’re celebrating at home with you and your beau, or throwing/attending Valentine’s party with all your single friends, these games are sure to fit the mood.
Valentine’s Day Games For Couples
These games are specifically for one-on-one date nights, and a good excuse to cuddle up and have fun. Maybe you’re celebrating with your partner of 10 years or someone you’ve only started dating recently. Either way, these Valentine’s day games for couples will encourage you to bond more deeply and revel in each other’s company.
1. Who Knows Best?
This super cute question-based game gives you and your partner a matching set of questions. Each question is specific to your relationship, and once you’re finished you can see how many of your answers match!
It’s also the perfect game to play while you enjoy some Valentine’s beef jerky & donut bouquets with your beau.
2. YouTube Date Night Scavenger Hunt
Not everyone wants to be out and about on Valentine’s Day – for couples looking for a more chilled-out night, a fun scavenger hunt using nothing but YouTube is a perfect way to spend time together without having to leave the couch. Grab some snacks and blankets, and start typing!
3. DIY Yard Games
Though they aren’t necessarily Valentine-themed, building and setting up these games are sure to bring you and your hubby together. Setting up some of these games might get you sweating, so be sure to prepare some summer drinks to help cool you down while you play.
4. Date Night Scattergories/Would You Rather3>
These Scattergories/Would You Rather printables are super fun and easy to play, and will help you get to know your date a little better if you’re still in the early stages of your relationship!
5. Love Pictionary
Play your favorite drawing game with your love, with this Date Night Pictionary game. Instead of items, each card will have a prompt related to your partner or relationship. Not only is it fun, but it’s an excellent way to prove how well you know your significant other!
6. Valentine Candy Trivia
Spend an hour quizzing your S.O with this cute mini trivia game. Don’t forget to turn it up a notch by buying a box of Valentine’s treats – one of each type of candy mentioned in the quiz.
7. Couple’s Jenga
Not only is Couple’s Jenga easy to make (all you need is your old Jenga set, scissors, glue, and these printed labels), but it’s an exciting and fun way to wind down with your beau after a long work week. The game can be “sweet” or “saucy,” depending on the mood you want to set for the night.
8. 25 Questions
Kickstart your marriage or long-term relationship with 25 of these fun (and meaningful) questions. Not only will it get you to both sit down and talk deeply for a few hours, but it could also help to inspire your relationship.
9. Couple’s Cranium
This game is a romantic twist on the board-game Cranium, where you and your partner will complete Valentine-themed challenges to see who can complete the game first! This is a great choice for couples who get a kick out of playing board games together.
10. Sexy Card Games
What better way to set the evening mood with your valentine than a sexy card game? Reignite the passion in your relationship with this steamy couples game.
11. Convo and Chill
Though it’s also played with friends and at parties, we think this conversation-starting game is the perfect way to get to know your Valentine with some random and hilarious questions. It’s a great choice for couples who have been dating for less than a year, and still want to uncover some funny or interesting tidbits about one another.
12. Date Night Spin the Bottle
Reminisce on your teenage years with this blast from the past! Romantic Q&As and sexy truth or dare options with Spin The Bottle are a wonderful excuse to connect and enjoy your loved one’s company.
Games To Play on Valentine’s Day (For singles, groups, and parties)
If you’re thinking of throwing a Valentine-themed party for your friends, you’ll want some entertaining games to get people together. After all, Valentine’s day should be all about enjoying other people’s company! These Valentine’s day party games are perfect for a mix of people, both single and taken.
1. Password – Valentine’s Version
If your guests are fans of the game show Password, this next valentine’s game is sure to go down a treat! Don’t forget to arrange a cute Valentine’s gift for the winning couple.
2. Drunk Dice Valentine’s Game
Get a crew together, open up the liquor cabinet, and get ready to take a chance with this Valentine-themed drinking game!
3. Dance Party Games
What better way to bond and meet new people than through the power of dance? Set up some awesome dance party games at your next Valentine’s party. They’re sure to get your couple friends feeling the romance, and hopefully, they’ll give the single pringles an opportunity to meet someone new!
4. The Cupid Game
Valentine’s Day shouldn’t just be for people in relationships! This super cute game ensures that everyone at your party gets a turn to feel the Valentine’s day spirit and get their own V-day gift. It’s a wholesome and fun way to make your friends feel loved, and make sure no one is celebrating February 14th alone.
5. Valentine’s Party Feud
If you and your guests are familiar with the game show Family Feud, this game will be a breeze! Pit your guests against each other in this competitive but super fun trivia game that is entirely Valentine’s Day themed.
6. Valentine’s Bingo
Who doesn’t like a good old-fashioned round of Bingo? This super cute Valentine-inspired Bingo game is a fun, easy way to get the party started with your fellow Valentine’s singles and couples.
7. What’s On Your Phone?
Give out one of these checklists to each of your friends, and see which one is the biggest lovebug of the group! All they need to do is take out their phone, and see which of these Valentine-related features they have on their phone – whether it’s Valentine’s eCard or a recent text with a heart emoji.
8. Cupid’s Shot At Love
This gorgeous DIY game is sure to be a hit at your Valentine’s party – after all, it’s basically just love heart-themed darts! And what’s more, you can have plenty of Valentine’s bonding time by constructing this wall game with your S.O.
9. Famous Couples Trivia
This super-easy printable game will be a hit with everyone – the aim is to pair up famous couples from books, movies, or tv, and whoever matches up the most pairs correctly wins!
10. Valentine’s Trivia
Print out as many copies as you need, and you have a Valentine’s themed trivia night for your party. Make it extra fun by teaming people up into groups, and turn your trivia game into a pub quiz. Don’t forget some Valentine’s prizes for the winning group!
11. Valentine’s Day Giant Tic-Tac-Toe
This awesome wall feature is not only a sure-fire way to get your guests into party mode, but it also makes a great decoration. Everyone loves tic-tac-toe, and there’s no better symbol of Valentine’s Day than a ‘xox’.
12. Valentine’s DIY Balloon Pop
If you’re not a fan of tic-tac-toe, never fear, this awesome heart-shaped balloon game looks just as good! Although, once you have a few people throwing darts, we can’t promise it will look amazing for long. Maybe leave this one for the end of the night!
13. Valentine’s Day Charades
Whether your party is large or small, this Valentine’s-themed charades game is sure to keep everyone entertained. Just split your party into two teams, pass around the charades cards, and watch everyone’s inner thespian shine through!
Your Valentine’s day can be so much more than the usual box of chocolates and restaurant bookings. There’s always a way to make it more fun, and we believe a few love-themed games with your loved one, or with a group of friends, is the best way to celebrate the people that you love.
And our pick of the best games to play on Valentine’s day will make it all too easy to do. Be sure to check out A Subtle Revelry for more holiday-themed games and DIY party ideas!