Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated as a day of love and falls on February 14 every year in UK and many other countries.
The celebration of the day arose in England and France during the Middle Ages, in conjunction with the celebration of Saint Valentine. Valentine's Day became a celebration for youth and people in love, with couples games as a common feature and in connection to this the day began to be associated with love.
Common ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in the UK are by buying gifts, such as flowers, chocolate, or personal gifts and by having dinner with your partner, either by cooking a special dinner at home or by going out to eat at a restaurant.
Most common is to buy a Valentine's Day gift for your spouse, girlfriend or boyfriend. However, especially among women, it is nowadays also quite common to buy Valentine's Day gift for other people you care about.