Last updated: January 16, 2023
Valentine's Day 2023 is on Tuesday, February 14
Valentine's Day 2023 Guide
Valentine’s Day can be anything you wish it to be, but it is an especially nice way to cheer up someone’s winter. If you have a spouse or partner, taking the time to make them feel special can enhance your love relationship. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to show your love—you can do thoughtful gestures on whatever budget you have. You may wish to cook your mate dinner rather than splurge on an expensive restaurant. A handwritten note on a card, a thoughtful piece of jewelry, a tiny but beautiful piece of chocolate, or a song or poem—anything that helps you express your love can be a perfect physical token. For a mate, plan to spend time with them to celebrate, even if you have a busy schedule.
If you are not in a relationship, or if you want to bring some smiles to more people’s faces, you can make special gestures to your co-workers, kids, siblings, parents, or even the person who serves you coffee at your local coffee shop. Spreading a little love in the world is always welcome, and on a day when some people may feel lonely or just tired of the winter weather, a heart-shaped cookie, a cute valentine card, or a candy, given out with good cheer can bring warmth to many hearts in your life. You could have a little St. Valentine’s Day get-together for friends and neighbors—include as many people as possible in your circle of love.
Shopping and planning for Valentine’s Day can be half the fun, so enjoy your time exploring what you want to do. When the day arrives, you will be happy you have a few lovely tricks up your sleeve to make your loved ones feel special!