Promise Day

Divya Raghav
Dec 22, 2023 By Divya Raghav
Originally Published on Mar 19, 2022
Fact-checked by Niyati Parab
Promise Day celebrates the commitment and love of a couple. It is the fifth day of Valentine's Week.

Where is Promise Day celebrated?

Promise Day is observed in all regions of the globe, beginning with the United States, followed by European nations such as England and Germany, and then Asian countries such as India, China, and Japan, all of which observe the holiday during Valentine's Week.

Who is Promise Day celebrated by?

Couples commemorate Promise Day in February. They make commitments to each other that they intend to honor for the rest of their lives. It is eerily similar to their affection for one another. Promise Day isn't only for married couples. This day gives many people the chance to make commitments to other family members, friends, and loved ones.

When did Promise day first start?

The exact date on which Promise Day began is uncertain.

Who started Promise Day?

The founder and the origins of Promise Day are obscure.

Each year, on February 11, lovers celebrate Promise Day.

History And Timeline

By the end of the fifth century, Lupercalia became known as Valentine's Day. This was because Pope Gelasius is said to have forbidden the celebration of the Roman festival of Lupercalia and replaced Valentine's Day with it. Teddy Day comes first, followed by Promise Day.

Hug day comes after Promise Day. On Promise Day, all the lovers promise each other of which they swear that they will never break it. The promise can be related to anything.

Free Marriages Celebrated Promise

During the Roman Empire's reign, brides and grooms would come to a mutual verbal agreement or a promise on a warm note, and would be considered wed without any documentation.

27 BCE- Fifth Century CE

Origin Of Oath

The first origin of oath evolved from Anglo-Saxon judicial swearing, a solemn plea to deity in witness of promise or truth.

12th Century

Origin Of Pinky Promise

Pinky swearing is said to have originated in Japan where it is called 'yubikiri' meaning 'finger cut-off'.


Promise In Javascript

'Promise pipelining technique' in Javascript was developed by Liuba Shrira and Barbara Liskov.


Special Day For Couples

Promise Day has become a great day to lead up to Valentine's.

February, 11, The 2000s

Traditions And Customs

Promise Day is a day when couples express their love for their significant other by making promises and telling them that they love each other and that they are the most important people in their life. 

Promise Day is supposed to be kept, and every time you break a promise to someone who holds a significant place in your life, you are reminded of what you promised. A genuine promise is only one word, but it carries a lot of baggage with it.

Any guesses why? Well, these promises with each other promote trust, loyalty, and faith, among other things in the relationship.

Ways To Observe Or Celebrate Promise day?

Every relationship is based on promises because they demonstrate that both parties are willing to invest both time and effort into the relationship forever. So, go ahead, make a promise on this Promise Day. Tell your loved ones by sending messages and wishes that you will always adore them and be there for them in life.

Make a list of your vows on the Promise Day. Bracelets are a great gift. You can also do a ring exchange.

Facts And Stats

  • In February, the fifth day of Valentine's week is Promise Day, a day on which couples make loving promises to one another.
  • Promise Day is an opportunity to make new pledges and renew those that have been broken in the past.
  • People in love often make a vow to each other on Promise Day that they will be together forever.

What is the meaning of Promise Day?

Couples use this day to reaffirm their commitment and love for one another.

What are some advantages of celebrating Promise Day?

The magical bond of love is redefined, rebuilt, redeemed, and recreated on Promise Day.

How do families celebrate Promise Day?

Families celebrate this day by promising to stick together in times of sickness and health.

Who encouraged the celebration of Promise Day?

Couples and lovers encouraged the celebration of Promise Day.

When Is This Day Celebrated

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021
  • Sunday, February 11, 2024
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Friday, February 11, 2022

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Written by Divya Raghav

Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration

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Divya RaghavBachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting and Finance, Master of Business Administration

With a diverse range of experience in finance, administration, and operations, Divya is a diligent worker known for her attention to detail. Born and raised in Bangalore, she completed her Bachelor's in Commerce from Christ University and is now pursuing an MBA at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore. Along with her professional pursuits, Divya has a passion for baking, dancing, and writing content. She is also an avid animal lover who dedicates her time to volunteering for animal welfare causes.

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Bachelor of Commerce

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Niyati ParabBachelor of Commerce

With a background in digital marketing, Niyati brings her expertise to ensure accuracy and authenticity in every piece of content. She has previously written articles for MuseumFacts, a history web magazine, while also handling its digital marketing. In addition to her marketing skills, Niyati is fluent in six languages and has a Commerce degree from Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has also been recognized for her public speaking abilities, holding the position of Vice President of Education at the Toastmasters Club of Pune, where she won several awards and represented the club in writing and speech contests at the area level.

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