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Valentines Day 2015


Bowl of candy hearts with sayings.Bowl of candy hearts with sayings.

Valentines Day for the year 2015 is celebrated/ observed on Saturday, February 14th.


Valentine’s Day also known as Saint Valentine’s Day or The Feast of Saint Valentine is celebrated on February 14th each year in the United States.


The day originated as a Christian feast honoring an early saint in the church called Valentinus and over the years has gradually changed to become a day to celebrate romantic love expressed with the giving of flowers, sweets, and cards. The day is not a public holiday so government and business offices will be open.

Top Purchases

The most popular things to spend money on are Candy 52%, Greeting Card 44%, Flowers 35%, Evening Out 34%, and Jewelry at 18%. The most total dollars spent are Jewelry $3.9 billion, Evening Out at $3.5 billion, Flowers $1.9 billion, Candy $1.8 billion and finally Greeting Cards 0.9 billion [1].

Churches celebrating Valentine’s Day

The Lutheran Church and Anglican Church today celebrate Valentine’s Day as a feast. Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate the day on July 6 to honor Saint Valentine and on July 30 to honor Hieromartyr (martyr) Valentine who was the Bishop of Interamna.

Days to Valentine’s Day

Saturday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2015 calendar year with -4 years, -4 months, -10 days until Valentines Day 2015.


More information on Valentines Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)


References
1."Top Spend Valentine’s Day" - The Balance, TheBalance.com.


Valentine's Day
Name(s):Valentine's Day, Saint Valentines's Day, Feast of Saint Valentine
Type:Observance
When:February 14th annually

February 2015 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - SunNational Freedom Day 2015Observance-1605
Feb 2 - Mon Groundhog Day 2015 Observance-1604
Feb 4Tu B'Shevat 2015Jewish-1299
Feb 6 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2015Observance-1600
Feb 12 - ThursLincoln's Birthday 2015Observance-1594
Feb 14 - Sat Valentine's Day 2015 Observance-1592
Feb 16 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2015Federal Holiday-1590
Feb 17Maha Shivaratri 2015Hindu-1286
Feb 17 - TuesMardi Gras 2015Christian-1589
Feb 18Lent 2015Christian-1285
Feb 18 - WedAsh Wednesday 2015Christian-1588
Feb 19 - Thurs Chinese New Year 2015 Observance-1587

Valentines Day by Year



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