Days to Celebrate

Posted by Judy on Jan 29th 2017

With so many days to celebrate throughout the year, there's no need to wait for an official holiday. Here's a list of noteworthy occasions. 

  • Jan 10: Poetry at Work Day
  • Jan 12: National Hot Tea Day
  • Jan 16: Appreciate a Dragon Day
  • Jan 21: National Hugging Day
  • Jan 23: National Handwriting Day
  • Feb 1: National Candy-Making Day
  • Feb 2: Groundhog Day
  • Feb 3: National Wear Red Day
  • Feb 5: Weatherperson’s Day
  • Feb 13: National Wingman’s Day
  • Feb 14: National Donor Day
  • Feb 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • Feb 18: National Whale Day
  • Feb 23: National Chili Day
  • Feb 24: Gregorian Calendar Day
  • Feb 25: World Sword Swallowers Day
  • Feb 28: Mardi Gras
  • Mar 1: World Compliment Day
  • Mar 2: Read Across America Day
  • Mar 3: World Wildlife Day
  • Mar 4: National Grammar Day
  • Mar 8: National Proofreading Day
  • Mar 10: International Bagpipe Day
  • Mar 13: National Open an Umbrella Inside Day
  • Mar 16: No Selfies Day
  • Mar 18: National Quilting Day
  • Mar 21: Memory Day
  • Mar 22: National Goof-Off Day
  • Mar 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
  • Mar 30: Doctors’ Day
  • Apr 4: Paraprofessional Appreciation Day
  • Apr 6: National Fun at Work Day
  • Apr 11: National Be Kind to Lawyers Day
  • Apr 14: International Moment of Laughter Day
  • Apr 17: Ellis Island Family History Day
  • Apr 18: National Stress Awareness Day
  • Apr 20: National High Five Day
  • Apr 22: Earth Day
  • Apr 22: National Jelly Bean Day
  • Apr 26: Administrative Professionals Day
  • Apr 26: National Pretzel Day
  • Apr 27: Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day
  • Apr 28: Arbor Day
  • Apr 30: International Jazz Day
  • May 1: May Day
  • May 2: Robert’s Rules Day
  • May 3: National Two Different Colored Day
  • May 4: National Day of Reason
  • May 5: Cartoonists Day
  • May 5: Cinco de Mayo
  • May 8: No Socks Day
  • May 10: National Receptionist Day
  • May 12: Limerick Day
  • May 15: National Slider Day
  • May 18: International Museum Day
  • May 19: National Bike to Work Day
  • May 22: National Maritime Day
  • May 25: National Tap Dance Day
  • Jun 1: Say Something Nice Day
  • Jun 2: National Donut Day
  • Jun 6: National Yo-Yo Day
  • Jun 19: World Sauntering Day
  • Jun 23: Take Your Dog to Work Day
  • Jun 27: Happy Birthday to the Birthday Song Day
  • Jun 29: National Handshake Day
  • Jun 30: Leap Second Adjustment
  • Jul 11: Bowdler’s Day
  • Jul 13: Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • Jul 14: National Motorcycle Day
  • Jul 17: National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
  • Jul 20: Auntie’s Day
  • Jul 22: Rat-Catchers Day
  • Jul 22: Spooner’s Day
  • Jul 27: Walk on Stilts Day
  • Jul 30: National Chicken and Waffles Day
  • Jul 30: U.N. International Day of Friendship
  • Aug 6: Sisters Day
  • Aug 7: National Lighthouse Day
  • Aug 13: International Lef-Handers Day
  • Aug 16: National Roller Coaster Day
  • Aug 18: Bad Poetry Day
  • Aug 18: Serendipity Day
  • Aug 22: Be an Angel Day
  • Aug 26: National Dog Day
  • Sep 5: Be Late for Something Day
  • Sep 5: U.N. International Day of Charity
  • Sep 10: National Grandparents Day
  • Sep 16: Locate an Old Friend Day
  • Sep 19: IT Professionals Day
  • Sep 22: American Business Women’s Day
  • Sep 23: National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • Sep 23: R.E.A.D. in America Day
  • Sep 24: National Punctuation Day
  • Sep 25: Family Day
  • Sep 29: National Coffee Day
  • Oct 1: World Vegetarian Day
  • Oct 4: National Ships-in-Bottles Day
  • Oct 5: United Nations World Teachers’ Day
  • Oct 6: World Smile Day
  • Oct 11: International Top Spinning Day
  • Oct 13: Silly Sayings Day
  • Oct 14: Universal Music day
  • Oct 15: National Cake Decorating day
  • Oct 15: National Grouch Day
  • Oct 16: Dictionary Day
  • Oct 16: National Boss Day
  • Oct 17: Mulligan Day
  • Oct 21: Sweetest Day
  • Oct 22: Mother-in-Law Day
  • Oct 28: Make a Difference Day
  • Oct 29: National Cat Day
  • Oct 30: National Candy Corn Day
  • Oct 31: National Knock-Knock Day
  • Nov 2: National Men Make Dinner Day
  • Nov 3: Cliché Day
  • Nov 4: Sadie Hawkins Day
  • Nov 5: Zero Tasking Day
  • Nov 6: Fill Our Staplers Day
  • Nov 14: International Girls Day
  • Nov 15: National Educational Support Professionals Day
  • Nov 16: World Philosophy Day
  • Nov 17: Substitute Educators Day
  • Nov 18: International Games Day
  • Nov 20: U.N. International Children’s Day
  • Nov 21: World Hello Day
  • Nov 25: Small Business Saturday
  • Dec 1: Antarctica Day
  • Dec 1: National Salesperson’s Day
  • Dec 2: Special Education Day
  • Dec 8: Official Lost and Found Day
  • Dec 9: Gingerbread Decorating Day
  • Dec 9: National Day of the Horse
  • Dec 15: Cat Herders Day
  • Dec 15: Underdog Day
  • Dec 17: Wright Brothers Day
  • Dec 21: Celebrate Short Fiction Day
  • Dec 26: Boxing Day
  • Dec 31: New Year’s Eve Banished Words List

Source: Chase's Calendar of Events