Let's not mince words here: Valentine's Day has a lot of people feeling like they're going to be #foreveralone. The romance in the air is so oppressively over-the-top that sometimes you just want to run away into la campagne rurale just to escape everyone.\nInstead of taking such drastic measures, consider instead keeping yourself busy with some fun activities. Whether you want to dance the night away, meet other people who are just as fed up with this commercial holiday as you are, or eat your heart out, I've got the perfect event for you.\nREAD ALSO: Best Places To Break Up With Someone Before Valentine's Day In Montreal\nTL;DR Below you can find the best that Montreal has to offer singles on Valentine's Day, away from all that romance BS.\nLaugh At A Comedy Show\nWho: Valentine's Day Shitshow\nWhen: Thursday, February 14, 7:00-8:30\nWhat: A comedy show celebrating the mess that is singledom. Bring your friends and laugh/cry along with the comedians. As a bonus, the event is BYOB, so you can get real drunk for real cheap on your favourite drink.\nEvent Details\nIndulge in Some Guilt-Free Treats\nWho: Sophie Sucrée\nWhen: Thursday, February 14, 11am-6pm.\nWhere: 167 ave des Pins Est, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1N9\nWhat: Vegan bakery Sophie Sucrée is preparing a host of sweet treats for you to enjoy on Valentine's Day. V-Day might not be everyone's cup of tea, but chocolate certainly is. Buy a dozen cupcakes and share them with your friends, or keep them to yourself. I won't judge.\nView this post on Instagram notre menu valentin 💕 disponible uniquement entre le 1er et le 17 février💕 Nos gâteaux BFF 5" (4 portions): un gâteau pistache et rose, ou chocolat et framboise (version sensible au gluten dispo), ces parfums sont aussi offerts en format cupcakes et en truffes au chocolat A post shared by Sophie Sucrée Vegan Bakery 🍰 (@sophiesucree) on Jan 31, 2019 at 9:00pm PST\nEvent Link\nSpeed Date Your Way Into Someone's Heart\nWho: Speed Dating Montreal\nWhen: February 14, 7:00pm.\nWhere: 4483 Saint-Laurent Boulevard, Montreal.\nWhat: So, maybe you're feeling a little lonely, and you want to meet new people. Alternatively, maybe you're just bored at home and looking for something to do. Speeddatingmontreal.com describes the event like so: "a series of 5 minutes encounters during which an equal number of participants, grouped according to their age, exchange in a pleasant and secure environment." Sounds fun!\nEvent Link\nImmerse Yourself In Art\nWho: SAT\nWhen: February 14, 7:00 pm.\nWhere: 1201, Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal\nWhat: For the sixth year, the SAT will be showcasing the work of young, international artists. Go with friends and forget about everything while you travel through the landscape of these new, creative films.\nView this post on Instagram Les projections du SAT Fest 2019 reprennent ce soir pour deux jours avant une pause de 6 jours. Venez (re)vivre un voyage immersif qui vous transportera à travers les couches de la conscience, dans des paysages époustouflants de l’Inde et du pays de Galle, dans un monde fabuleux des motifs numériques ou encore aux débuts de l'infographie 3D ! --- Extrait de "Motifs numériques" de Studio Otaika. SAT Fest 2019 - du 8 janvier au 8 février dans la Satosphère. Infos et billets 👉 sat.qc.ca/satfest ________________________ #immersion #immersive #satfest #fulldome #satosphere #montreal #courtsmetrages #digitalart #artnumerique #mtlmoments A post shared by Society for Arts & Technology (@sat_montreal) on Jan 22, 2019 at 8:58am PST\nEvent Link\nChannel Your Emotions Through Karaoke\nWho: Taverne Cobra\nWhen: February 14, 11pm\nWhere: 6584 St-Laurent, Montreal\nWhat: Taverne Cobra is hosting a "Karaoke des Coeurs Brisées" for those of you who like to belt out your feelings. This is definitely a great Galentine's idea. Can I suggest "Dancing on My Own," or anything by ABBA?\nEvent Link\nEat Your Heart Out at The Ritz Carlton\nWho: The Ritz-Carlton\nWhen: February 14, 6 p.m.\nWhere: 1228 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal.\nWhat: According to the Ritz, Valentine's Day should not be spent alone. This is why they're offering to you a lavish evening of "culinary activities" in the company of a renown chef and other Montreal singles. What's better than good food and great company?\nView this post on Instagram Join us on February 15th at 9 pm for #RomanceAtTheRitz, a special event that will transform our Oval Room, pictured here, into an elegant and sexy jazz club from a bygone era. The evening will feature @PaulMerkelo solo trumpet and the John Roney Trio with special guest performances by rising stars, the young and beautiful Gwenyth Torriani and Pascale Bourbeau. Information and tickets: https://www.universe.com/RomanceattheRitz . . . #RitzCarlton #RitzCarltonMontreal #RitzMontreal #RCMemories #Ritz #Montreal #Mtlmoments #hotel #hotellife #hotels #hoteldesign #besthotel #hoteldecor #jazz #jazzevening #jazznight #jazzmusic #event #ForbesTravelGuide A post shared by The Ritz-Carlton Montréal (@ritzcarltonmontreal) on Feb 5, 2019 at 8:00am PST\nEvent Link\nDance The Night Away\nWho: Graphite Publications\nWhen: February 14, 10 pm.\nWhere: 3455 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal.\nWhat: Get ready for a night of amazing music and meeting cool new people. This party is for those of us who just want to forget about Valentine's Day, romance, and flowers and just dance.\nEvent Link\nGo On a Date With Your Tinder Match\nWho: La Petite Grenouille\nWhen: February 14, 9 pm.\nWhere: 3435 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal.\nWhat: Everyone's favourite cheap bar is back for another great event: the anti-Valentine's Day evening. They're inviting you to bring your newest dating app match to drink at their bar: their deals on rhum, vodka, gin, and beer should make things a little easier. Plus, La Petite Grenouille is offering a surprise to any two people who match on a dating app in the bar.\nView this post on Instagram Voici une photo sans aucun lien avec le Super Bowl... you’re welcome 🤣🤪 . . #nomoreboringsuperbowlplease #ptitegrenouille #ptitegre #mtlblog #narcitymontreal A post shared by La P'tite Grenouille MTL (@laptitegrenouillemtl) on Feb 4, 2019 at 9:45am PST\nEvent Link\nGet Cultured\nWhat: Don Juan Symphonique\nWhen: February 14, 8 p.m.\nWhere: 1600 Saint Urbain Street, Montreal.\nWhat: Get cultured by enjoying a classic musical, this time as a symphony. Sit back and enjoy the tale of Don Juan by yourself or with friends.\nEvent Link\nSay Thank U, Next\nWho: Mayfair\nWhen: February 14, 9 p.m.\nWhere: 451 Rue Rachel E, Montreal\nWhat: Mayfair is hosting an Anti-Valentine's Day party. Grab all of your friends and head over for an evening of dancing and great tunes. You have to buy your tickets in advance, but this means that drinks are FREE from 9 until 11.\n@mayfaircocktailbarembedded via\nEvent Link\nHappy Valentine's!