Celebrate Galentine’s Day on the South Shore


February 1, 2024

Galentine’s Day, which is the fictional holiday celebrated in the hit TV series Parks & Recreation, has become an observed global holiday in the real world. It’s a day that celebrates women’s friendship. While it’s typically marked as February 13th, it can be observed any day between February 1st and Valentine’s Day.

Really, there’s no date that isn’t great for celebrating your girlfriends, but if you’re looking for a fantastic Galentine’s Day outing with your besties, look no further than the South Shore.

Shelly’s Tea Room

The classic English tradition of afternoon tea has been gaining popularity in the states. Shelly’s Tea Room in Plymouth has come all the way from across the pond to bring you an elegant, classy setting to meet. They serve only the best-quality food and offer in excess of 100 premium loose-leaf teas for you to choose from.

Book an afternoon tea for you and the ladies to indulge in and chat over. There’s the Cream Tea, which features two fresh-baked scones per person served with real clotted cream and strawberry preserve along with a pot of loose-leaf tea of your choosing. For something a little more upscale book The Windsor afternoon tea. You’ll start with a hot mulled wine tea while awaiting your three tiers of decadent finger foods like delicate finger sandwiches, sweet scones, and sumptuous petite cakes. You and the girls will feel like proper ladies sipping tea on Galentine’s Day.

Scituate Salt Cave

The boys can keep their man cave. You and the ladies can luxuriate in the Scituate Salt Cave. The south shore’s first and only Himalayan salt cave shipped over 30,000 lbs of glowing pink salt from the Himalayas to Scituate to bring you an unbeatable salt therapy experience. You and up to 11 guests can enjoy a 45-minute detoxing relaxation session in one of the luxurious salt caves. You can experience the health benefits of salt therapy while also getting some critical girl time with the ladies who mean the most to you.

Scituate Salt Cave

3 Daughters Jewelry, Apparel & Gifts

A great way to celebrate female friendship and empowerment is to support women-owned businesses on Galentine’s Day. 3 Daughters Jewelry, Apparel & Gifts in Plymouth features extraordinary jewelry, apparel, and gift items that’ll surely reflect the individual styles of every member of your squad. In addition, you can all get matching jewelry to commemorate the day from the beautiful Dovera Designs Collection, Cape Cod Jewelry line by LeStage, or from the area’s largest selection of LOLA Pendants.

Uva Wine Bar

When evening comes, stay in Plymouth and head over to Uva Wine Bar to toast to female friendship. The south shore’s first and only self-serve wine bar allows customers to choose from 48 different wines, so everyone will find something that appeals to their palate. The menu also features customized cheese board options, locally-made chocolate truffles, and homemade desserts. It’s a great way to end Galentine’s Day or any other day spent with the most important women in your life.

Galentine’s Day might have started off as fictional, but it’s become a cultural phenomenon that gives you an excuse to celebrate the ladies in your life. This year, plan a day out on the South Shore that will bring your girlfriends together and give them the incredible outing they deserve.