Wednesday June 26, 2019

Valentines Day 2019


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

Valentines Day for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, 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

Thursday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2019 calendar year with -4 months, -12 days until Valentines Day 2019.


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 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - FriNational Freedom Day 2019Observance-145
Feb 1 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2019Observance-145
Feb 2 - Sat Groundhog Day 2019 Observance-144
Feb 5 - Tues Chinese New Year 2019 Observance-141
Feb 12 - TuesLincoln's Birthday 2019Observance-134
Feb 14 - Thurs Valentine's Day 2019 Observance-132
Feb 18 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2019Federal Holiday-128

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