August Holidays


With every day comes another opportunity to celebrate something. To that end, as Americans we have 43 days of August holidays. That comes out to 1.3870967741935 holidays for every day. But as you browse through these various holidays, I’m sure you will agree it would be really hard to know which ones to cut out. Some are more important than others, of course, such as “Race Your Mouse Day” and “Tooth Fairy Day.” So here’s your monthly installment of national holidays, this time for the month of August.

1 – National Mustard Day

1 – National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

2 – Friendship Day

2 – International Forgiveness Day

2 – National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

2 – Sisters Day

3 – National Watermelon Day

4 – U.S. Coast Guard Day

5 – Work Like a Dog Day

6 – Wiggle Your Toes Day

7 – National Lighthouse Day

8 – Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day

9 – Book Lover’s Day

10 – Lazy Day

10 – National S’mores Day

11 – Presidential Joke Day

11 – Son and Daughter Day

12 – Middle Child’s Day

13 – Left Hander’s Day

14 – National Creamsicle Day

14 – V-J Day

15 – Relaxation Day

16 – National Tell a Joke Day

17 – National Thriftshop Day

18 – Bad Poetry Day

19 – Aviation Day

20 – Chinese Valentine’s Day/Daughter’s Day

20 – National Radio Day

21 – Senior Citizen’s Day

22 – Be an Angel Day

22 – National Tooth Fairy Day

23 – Ride the Wind Day

24 – Vesuvius Day

25 – Kiss and Make Up Day

26 – National Dog Day

26 – Women’s Equality Day

27 – Global Forgiveness Day

27 – Just Because Day

28 – Race Your Mouse Day

29 – Make Herbs, Less Salt Day

30 – Frankenstein Day

30 – Toasted Marshmallow Day

31 – National Trail Mix Day


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