Options include a dating cruise and even a man auction

Whether you’re single or attached, don’t waste your Friday night going on yet another regular date night, only to shell out tons of dollars for mediocre food and uninteresting company. Instead, check out this list of unique, offbeat events to attend, where the fun will be guaranteed. There’s a man auction, a dating cruise and even a sexy, sexy Valentine’s reading session at The Projector hosted by Preetipls. Things are definitely heating up around here.

Gai Gai at Sea on The WKND: Valentine Edition

Apparently back by popular demand, and this time bigger, better and twice the (former) size, head onboard the Genting Dream cruise for a romantic, fun-filled weekend with other singles. Meet and mingle with like-minded individuals, and participate in various challenges and interest-based activities such as glow bowling and karaoke. Then dress to impress at a romantic gala night plus a Love 101 talk, led by a certified dating coach. And not only will there be a foam party, stay in gorgeous staterooms and enjoy free breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner at selected restaurants too, all included in your fare.

Please Text Me Back: A Filthy Valentine’s Reading

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like sexting a famous poet, The Projector and some local poets have got just the thing for you. Hosted by Singapore’s top love guru, Preetipls, join Pooja Nansi, Marylyn Tan and Alfian Sa’at as they offer a night of naughty readings, including some of their personally-penned, super sexy prose. Prepare to blush.

Valentine’s Day Man Auction

The infamous Coyote Ugly Saloon has opened up an outlet at none other than Singapore’s hottest nightlife district, and for their inaugural local Valentine’s Day shindig, they will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Man Auction. So if you'd like to meet someone completely new, head down to the Saloon as they auction males off to bar patrons for an immediate date, inspired by a scene from Coyote Ugly, where the protagonist Violet auctions off her friend to make money instantaneously. Let’s just say we expect no less from the Coyotes.

Valentine’s Day Walk Walk

Organised for introverts by introverts looking to connect and engage in a safe and comfortable environment, Valentine’s Day Walk Walk will take a small group around Singapore’s first satellite town, aka Queenstown. A hawker-style dinner will follow too, so it’ll be a truly quaint and local experience.

Valentines Sing-Off 2020

A V-Day sing-off is happening on Friday at Downtown East, where participants who registered for the competition will get to say “I love you” with a heartfelt song. Attractive prizes will be dished out to the top singers, though if you’re not one to belt tunes, we’re sure you can still head down to check out the awesome entertainment.