Valentines Day for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, 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.
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 .
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 2016
Sunday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2016 calendar year with -7 years, -7 months, -16 days until Valentines Day 2016.
1."Top Spend Valentine’s Day" - The Balance, TheBalance.com.
|Name(s):||Valentine's Day, Saint Valentines's Day, Feast of Saint Valentine|
|When:||February 14th annually|
Dates for Valentines Day
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|Valentines Day 2022||Monday, February 14, 2022||-594|
|Valentines Day 2023||Tuesday, February 14, 2023||-229|
|Valentines Day 2024||Wednesday, February 14, 2024||136|
|Valentines Day 2025||Friday, February 14, 2025||502|
|Valentines Day 2026||Saturday, February 14, 2026||867|
|Valentines Day 2027||Sunday, February 14, 2027||1232|