Happy Valentine's Day! February 14 Valentine's Day Greetings, Comments and Glitter Graphics Send valentines to your friends or that special someone for Saint Valentine's Day! Everybody likes to get a valentine, whether it's hearts, candy, flowers or just well wishes. The origins of Valentine's Day are not clear, and neither is the identity of "Saint Valentine" for whom the holiday is named. However the tradition of celebrating the day by giving gifts of love dates back to Medieval times. However, the association of mid-February with celebrations of love and fertility dates back to ancient times. Today Valentine's Day is celebrated by the exchange of cards, gifts and flowers. It is second only to Christmas as the most popular card-giving holiday.