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Valentine’s Day Isn’t Just for Lovers: 3 Ideas for Sharing the Sentiment with Friends and Family

Love makes the world go ’round—or so they say. And at this time of year, when the cloud cover never seems to lift and we’re mostly trapped indoors, we need love more than ever. 

At Catering St. Louis Events, we don’t think Valentine’s Day is only for lovers; it’s for everyone in our lives that brings us joy. We think the holiday should be celebrated with friends and family as well as sweethearts and spouses. 

3 Ways Show More Love to the People that Matter  

As a company in the celebration business, we have lots of ideas for commemorating Valentine’s Day in a unique way. Here are just a few! 

Go to a Wine Tasting! 

A glass of wine is welcome whether you’re on a date or joining a group of friends at a cool new spot. If you’ve never been to one of our Wine Down Wednesdays at Oliva on the Hill, this month might be a great time to start! 

From 5 to 10 pm every Wednesday, we offer wine, small bites and low-key vibes. If you enjoy antiquing, you’re in luck! Antique Market on the Hill is open late that night, so you can sip and browse with your favorite people. 

Celebrate with a Family Reunion or a Friends Reunion

We’re hopeful that as a vaccine is rolled out and some COVID restrictions ease, we’ll all be able to get together with family and friends we haven’t seen in months. Valentine’s Day (or our upcoming spring holidays) may be the perfect opportunity to plan a family or friends reunion. As you gather for food, drinks and fellowship, you can plan fun Valentine’s Day games, swap Valentine’s Day goodies or even do a “Cupid” gift exchange! 

Take in the Beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden or Forest Park 

In our opinion, Forest Park is even more romantic in the wintertime, when it’s blanketed with snow. And, even if it’s cold out, you can find plenty of nature to marvel at when you visit Missouri Botanical Garden. We host events at both places, so you can enjoy a dinner or a more casual gathering when you book a private event! Check out the magnificent Visitors Center in Forest Park or Spink Pavilion at Missouri Botanical Garden, two of the most beautiful and sought-after venues in St. Louis. 

Die-Hard Romantics, Have You Taken our New Quiz? 

If you’re a romantic through and through, or if you’re one of the lucky individuals who got engaged over the holidays, you’ve got to take our new quiz! We’ll help you discover your unique style and your ideal wedding venue! 

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When it’s Time to Celebrate, Count on Catering St. Louis Events to Provide the Perfect Setting

We know you’re thinking about all the different ways you can bring joy to the people you love and celebrate your next big get-together. At Catering St. Louis Events, it’s what we live for! We have experience with several types of social events, including: 

  • Birthday parties
  • Family reunions and class reunions
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
  • Quinceañeras 
  • Personal milestones, like retirement parties or anniversary parties
  • Bridal showers, baby showers and gender reveal parties
  • Holiday events 

Each type of celebration deserves its own special place, along with the perfect food, music, and company. Check out all of our venues and contact us to get started!