Valentine’s Day Messages for Friends

Last updated: December 15, 2022

Valentine’s Day messages for friends are a sweet way of celebrating the important, non-romantic relationships in your life. After all, whoever said that Valentine’s Day greetings are just for romance? Many of us have incredible friendships that help to get us through each and every day.

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Whether they’re old friends or new, in a committed relationship or single, or the best friends you can’t live without, every friend could use some love on Valentine’s Day. Even a simple message is often enough to warm their heart.

Maybe you’re looking for a quick line to send in a text message, something to post on social media, or a cute phrase to write in a Valentine’s Day greeting card. This page has everything, from funny messages to Valentine’s Day quotes, to help you reach out to friends near and far.

You can use the navigation below to jump to messages for your specific relationship or scroll down the page to read them all.

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Short and Sweet Valentine’s Day Messages for Friends

These wishes are full of friendship and platonic love. They’re great for a social media status, a quick text message, or to write inside a Valentine’s Day greeting card.

Happy Valentine’s Day to the family I chose. Love you guys!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I wish you all the love, hugs, and kisses that you deserve today.

Cheers for a Valentine’s Day celebrated with delicious food, wine, and wonderful company most of all.

You’re the roses to my chocolate. Have a beautiful Valentine’s Day!

To all my friends on Valentine’s Day, I’m glad to have you in my life, and I treasure all the memories we’ve made together.

Happy Valentine’s Day to my friend who deserves all the love. I can’t get over how easy it is to spend time with you.

This Valentine’s Day, I’m celebrating all the wonderful friends in my life. You’re so interesting and generous, and I’m lucky to know you!

I can’t think of anyone I’d rather give a Valentine’s Day card to than you. Hope your day is full of fun and love!

Happy Valentine’s Day to my funny, smart, and oh so very cool friend!

Valentine’s Day Messages for Best Friends

Romantic love can be fleeting, but a best friend can last forever. Celebrate your bestie with a message tied to a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates to share.

To my indispensable partner in crime: Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s conspire to have the night of our lives.

This Valentine’s Day, let’s toast our friendship, which is better than any romance anyway!

To the person who’s always there for every celebratory champagne and every late-night ice cream session. Happy Valentine’s Day!

You’ve been there to support me through thick and thin. I can’t imagine my life without you. Love you, bestie.

“Friendship is the wine of life.”
~ Edward Young
Not to mention it goes great with chocolate and flowers! Happy Valentine’s Day, friend!

Good friends know all your stories and can help you recite them, but best friends co-star in them with you! Happy Valentine’s Day to the star of all my favorite memories.

I survive just fine without a boyfriend, but I could never survive without you. Happy Valentine’s Day!

True friendship is just as powerful as true love. I adore all the time I get to spend with you.

Happy Valentine’s to the best friend who’s constantly bickering with me, just as much or more than any lover.

I never feel alone when I have you at my side. Happy Valentine’s, Bestie!

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Valentine’s Day Wishes for Your Friend Who’s Single

Singles have some of the best and worst times on Valentine’s Day, as they navigate a holiday that seems to be built for couples. These messages affirm self-love, which is a big part of personal growth, and let them know that they’re not alone.

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
~ Oscar Wilde
You’re your own Valentine today, friend. Treat yourself right.

I’m so glad that you’re single, so that we can spend Valentine’s Day together. Let’s make some memories of our own.

“Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility.”
~ Michael Douglas
I envy you today. You get to take it easy and do anything you want. Hope you have a fun Valentine’s Day!

Today is the best day to be single. Zero pressure and plenty of people looking for love. Cheers friend!

Your inspiration for today:
“Discover why you’re important, then refuse to settle for anyone who doesn’t completely agree.”
~ Fisher Amelie
You do you, friend, and the rest will follow. Happy Valentine’s Day!

May cupid shoot you with his arrow today, so that you meet someone who makes you happy. Until then, Happy Valentine’s!

I hope you never feel alone, even if you haven’t met your perfect Valentine yet. Just know you have my ear whenever you need it.

Being single is all about taking care of you. You’re your own date today, so cheers to enjoying some of your favorite things!

“Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says ‘Do Not Disturb’ on your heart.”
~ Wiz Khalifa
I hope you take some time to pamper yourself and enjoy time alone this Valentine’s Day.

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Funny Valentine’s Day Wishes for Friends

There are few things more satisfying than making your friends laugh. These funny valentine’s day messages for friends are a good way to put a smile on their faces.

Thanks for always listening to me when I need it, (even if you’re sometimes just pretending and nodding along).

Sorry this card is late, I was trying to catch the February 15th chocolate sales prices.

As the legend goes, someday your true love will find you. Until then let’s open a bottle of wine.

I made a list of everyone we know and decided you’re the least annoying. Happy Valentine’s Day, you know I love you.

Happy Valentine’s Day to the person everyone else seems to have a crush on. I don’t know what they see in you, but I hope you find some love today.

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”
~ Linda Grayson
This gift better make me your best friend. Happy Valentine’s Day!

This day of Cupid’s mischief, I’m counting on you to be the ‘she’ in my ‘nanigans’. Let’s get up to something!

Cheers to my OG Valentine!

“True friendship is hating on everything together.”
~ Violet Benson
This year, let’s ditch all the parties and keep all the candy just for us.

Valentine’s Day Quotes for Friends

These Valentine’s Day quotes capture the humor and joy of friendship, as well as the love between friends. You can add them in a Valentine’s Day card or as a photo caption on your favorite social media.

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”
~ Charles Schultz

“In the cookie of life, friends are chocolate chips.”
~ Salman Rushdie

“Silence makes the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”
~ Margaret Lee Runbeck

“Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.”
~ Bill Watterson

“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”
~ Bernard Meltzer

“Some people go to priests. Others to poetry. I to my friends.”
~ Virginia Woolf

“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”
~ C.S. Lewis

More Valentine’s Day Messages

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