Use these pictures and informational text from the Encyclopedia Britannica to learn about Valentine's Day. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14 February. It is also called Saint Valentine’s Day. On Valentine’s Day people greet loved ones, close friends, family members and school classmates by sending them cards called valentines. People also give chocolates, flowers and other gifts to loved ones. Valentine’s Day gifts often come packed in a red, heart-shaped box. People have celebrated Valentine’s Day with thoughts of love since at least the 1300s.
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