Grab your gal pals for Galentine’s Day in DeSoto County

31 Jan / 2023

Every year, women observe a very special occasion known as Galentine’s Day to celebrate womanhood and friendship. Oftentimes, gals head to a local spa for a day of pampering, grab dinner and drinks, or catch a movie. If you’re looking to gather your crew and explore DeSoto County Mississippi on Galentine’s day, we’ve got the scoop on the best places to go!

2023 Events

Love you a latte!

DCT_coffee heart.pngValentine’s or Galentine’s? All day long on Feb. 14 you can enjoy your favorite coffees, flights and special desserts at Coffee Central’s Hernando and Southaven locations. Beginning at 5 p.m. the spaces will transform into the perfect spot for a fun night out. Live music, charcuterie boards, specialty coffee and delicious desserts await. Both locations will be open until 9 p.m. and tickets to the event include many food and drink options to choose from.

Grab your tickets to Coffee Central's event in Hernando here or in Southaven here.

Spa day, anyone?

DeSoto County has several great places to SalonHaven.jpgrelax and unwind for those looking to do a little self care. Take Spa Around the Corner in Hernando, for example, where you can enjoy a seaweed body wrap for up to one hour! The rose petal body polish will leave you feeling refreshed. Next, head to Salon Haven at Silo Square for a glow up. Whether it’s highlights, a trim or a just a blowout you’re after, the skilled staff always provides an excellent experience.

Studio139.jpgTime to check those nails. Studio 139 aligns well with what Galentine’s Day is all about, as its staff strives to help customers be the best version of themselves. Get a classic manicure or go bold with a full acrylic set. This Hernando-based small business offers a full range of salon and spa services, too. 


Let’s eat!

parish-oysters.jpgFor those looking for a sit-down meal, stop by a local DeSoto County restaurant to refuel. In the mood for sushi or hibachi? Akita Sushi & Steakhouse in Southaven has been around since 2015, and offers some delicious dishes. Start off with a shared appetizer like Gyoza or Fried Calamari. Then, move to bento boxes, tempura rolls and more. Yum! The Parish Oyster Bar in Hernando is a great option for seafood lovers, too. Daily specials are always in-season, and the restaurant also has happy hour deals. 

DCT_city hall cheesecake1b.jpgNow, it’s time for something sweet. Mr. Donut in Horn Lake has light-as-air donuts with many flavors to choose from. City Hall Cheesecake has two locations in DeSoto County – one in Hernando and another in Southaven. The crew believes baking cheesecakes every day with the freshest ingredients is the only way to do it, and we couldn’t agree more!

Retail therapy is always a good idea. 

DeSoto County is homebuff city soap2b.jpg to top-notch shopping, and Galentine’s Day is a perfect time to take advantage of just that. Buff City Soap in Southaven and Olive Branch has a wide array of natural shower goods, detergents, moisturizers and more that are free of harmful chemicals and full of amazing aromas. At Buff City Soap, you can get everything you need for future at-home pampering session!

SiloSquareforBlog.pngFor those interested in finding one-of-a-kind items, Southaven Antiques & Gifts is the spot. The 8,000-square-foot facility houses hundreds of antiques and collectibles. Silo Square is another great destination. It boasts several local boutiques and shops that are a must when exploring DeSoto County. Find the perfect outfit at Stella Ivy Boutique, pick up some home decor and gifts at Magnolia House Lifestyle Store or grab a pastry at Beans & Leaves.

There are so many ways to have a wonderful Galentine’s (or Valentine’s!) Day with your besties in DeSoto County. Whether your group is full of foodies, creatives, shoppers or a mix of all three, you can discover hidden gems all across the area. We’ll see you soon at the top of ‘Sip – just minutes from Memphis!