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  • Admit You're Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
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  • International Pirate Month
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
  • National Picnic Month
  • Peach Month
  • Romance Awareness Month
  • Water Quality Month

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  • International Clown Week - always August 1-7
  • Week 1 National Simplify your Life Week
  • Week 2 National Smile Week
  • Week 3 Friendship Week
  • Week 4 Be Kind to Humankind Week

August, 2022 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

August 1   

National Girlfriends Day

National Mahjong Day

National Mountain Climbing Day

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

August 2

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3

Grab Some Nuts Day

 National Watermelon Day

August 4

Chinese Valentine's Day/Daughter's Day - 7th day of 7th Lunar Month

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

U.S. Coast Guard Day

August 5

International Beer Day - First Friday in August

National Underwear Day

National Oyster Day

Work Like a Dog Day

August 6

Campfire Day - First Saturday in August

International Hangover Day - First Saturday in August

National Clown Day - Saturday during International Clown Week

National Fresh Breath Day

National Mustard Day first Saturday

Wiggle Your Toes Day

August 7

Friendship Day - First Sunday in August

International Forgiveness Day - First Sunday in August

National Lighthouse Day 

Professional Speakers Day

Sisters Day - First Sunday in August

August 8

International Cat Day

Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony

Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day - now that's nasty!

August 9

Book Lover's Day

August 10

Lazy Day

National S'mores Day

World Lion Day

August 11

Presidential Joke Day

Son and Daughter Day

August 12

Annual Perseid Meteor Shower - Peak Night - peak date varies slightly

National Kool-Aid Day - second Friday in August

National Vinyl Record Day

World Elephant Day

August 13

Left Hander's Day

Middle Child's Day - second Saturday in August

National Garage Sale Day - second Saturday in August

August 14

National Creamsicle Day

14/15 V-J Day - which date do you celebrate as the end of WWII?

August 15

Feast of the Assumption  

Relaxation Day - now this one's for me!

August 16

National Roller Coaster Day

National Tell a Joke Day

August 17

National Thriftshop Day

Neighbor Night

August 18

Bad Poetry Day

Serendipity Day

August 19

Aviation Day

National Potato Day

August 20

National Honey Bee Awareness Day - Third Saturday

National Radio Day

World Mosquito Day

August 21

National Spumoni Day

Senior Citizen's Day

August 22

Be an Angel Day

National Tooth Fairy Day - and/or February 28

August 23

Ride the Wind Day

World Daffodil Day - date varies

August 24

Iconic American Restaurants Day

Vesuvius Day

August 25

Kiss and Make Up Day

National Banana Split Day

August 26

National Dog Day

National Toilet Paper Day

Women's Equality Day

August 27

Just Because Day

August 28

Race Your Mouse Day - but we are not sure what kind of "mouse"

Stuffed Green Bell Peppers Day

August 29

International Bat Night

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

August 30

Frankenstein Day

Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 31

National Eat Outside Day

National Trail Mix Day


1. 2023 dates are available later in 2022.

2. Holiday Insights is one of the original holiday calendar sites. We are proudly one of very few who actually researches each holiday and special day prior to publishing them.

3. How to Create Special Days

4. Definition of "National" Days

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