Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine
  • Observed by:  People in many countries, Catholic Church, Anglican Communion (see calendar), Lutheran Church (see calendar)
  • Type:  Christian, romantic, cultural, commercial observance
  • Significance:  Feast day of Saint Valentine, the celebration of love and affection
  • Observances:  Sending greeting cards and gifts, dating, church services
  • Date:  February 14, (fixed by the Catholic Church), July 6, (fixed by the Eastern Orthodox Church), July 30, (fixed by the Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • date:  February 14, (fixed by the Catholic Church), July 6, (fixed by the Eastern Orthodox Church), July 30, (fixed by the Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • Frequency:  annual
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo