Tuesday June 25, 2019

Valentines Day 2020


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

Valentines Day for the year 2020 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, 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

Friday, February 14th is day number 45 of the 2020 calendar year with 7 months, 20 days until Valentines Day 2020.


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 2020 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
Feb 1 - SatNational Freedom Day 2020Observance221
Feb 2 - Sun Groundhog Day 2020 Observance222
Feb 7 - FriNational Wear Red Day 2020Observance227
Feb 10 - MonTu B'Shevat 2020Jewish230
Feb 12 - WedLincoln's Birthday 2020Observance232
Feb 14 - Fri Valentine's Day 2020 Observance234
Feb 17 - Mon Presidents' Day - Washington's Birthday 2020Federal Holiday237
Feb 22 - SatMaha Shivaratri 2020Hindu242
Feb 25 - TuesMardi Gras 2020Christian245
Feb 26 - WedLent 2020Christian246
Feb 26 - WedAsh Wednesday 2020Christian246

Valentines Day by Year



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