We've Answered All Your Burning Questions About Valentine's Day

It's February! Woohoo! February is one of our very favorite months of the year because of Valentine's Day! We like to consider it the month of LOVE! 😍


If you have a million different questions about Valentine's Day, you've come to the right place because we have a million answers for you! We've answered your most burning questions about Valentine's Day below.



When is Valentine's Day 2022?


Valentine's Day is Monday, February 14, 2022. Valentine's Day always falls on the 14th of February so it falls on a different day of the week every year. ❤️ How is Valentine's Day celebrated?


Valentine's Day is traditionally celebrated with a romantic partner. Couples buy each other chocolates, candy, a romantic card, jewelry, and/or other romantic gifts. Many couples also celebrate with a date night so restaurants get pretty booked up for Valentine's Day. For couples with children, they often choose to celebrate with the whole family and have a fancy dinner at home together.


Can friends celebrate Valentine's Day?


Valentine's Day has no rules - it is really just about love! And of course, love can be platonic love! Friends often celebrate Valentine's Day together. They may decide to exchange gifts, go out to dinner, or host a dinner party together. Parks and Recreation debuted Galentine's Day which is a blend of gal and Valentine's Day. Galentine's Day is a great way to celebrate the special friendships you have in your life!


Can you celebrate Valentine's Day with family?


Many families celebrate Valentine's Day together. They may exchange Valentines or other gifts such as chocolates, candy, or stuffed animals. Often, families will choose to celebrate Valentine's Day with a fancy dinner together. It gives families something fun to look forward to and to celebrate together!


Why do some people think Valentine's Day is a holiday that should not be celebrated?


There are some people who dislike Valentine's Day for a variety of reasons. As Valentine's Day is a romantic holiday, single gals and lads often feel left out of all the fun. It can be a day that draws attention to the fact that one is single and often times, that is no fun at all. In addition to that, some people believe that Valentine's Day is a holiday that was created so consumers would buy more products including chocolate, gifts, cards, etc. Others hate the pressure of having to plan a romantic evening and buy a romantic gift for Valentine's Day so they choose not to celebrate it.


What do I do on Valentine's Day if I'm single?


There are so many ways to celebrate Valentine's Day if you are single. Invite your friends out for a fun dinner or a drink after work on Valentine's Day. If you don't want to go out with friends, plan a date for yourself. Self love is always something to celebrate. Pour yourself a glass of wine or some sparkling water, brush on a face mask, put on some relaxing music, and run an aromatherapy bath. Other self-care ideas include cooking your favorite meal, buying a special dessert for yourself, watching a movie with popcorn or a fun snack, and/or trying a new fitness class! Why not make Valentine's Day about you?


What if I'm broke on Valentine's Day?


Check out our blog post on having a fun Valentine's Day on a budget. Don't give up because you feel like Valentine's Day is too expensive or you don't believe in buying chocolate or teddy bears!


Why is Valentine's Day the best holiday?


There are so many reasons why Valentine's Day is the very best holiday! It is the only holiday that is widely celebrated for romantic love. Sure, couples usually celebrate their anniversary but the date is different for every couple. On Valentine's Day, millions of people are all celebrating love at the same time. That's pretty special. We also love that Valentine's Day is such a flexible holiday. Some people celebrate with a romantic partner, some with their whole family, and some with a group of friends. Love is love and it is different for everyone.


What are some Valentine's Day Gift Ideas?


Occasional.ly has created Valentine's Day Gift Guides so you can buy fantastic gifts for that special someone on your list without spending a ton of time. Check out our Valentine's Day Gift Guides below.


❤️ Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Men

❤ Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Women

Let us know if you have anymore Valentine's Day questions in the comments below! Happy Valentine's Day to all and to all a romantic night! 💌

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