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Ride the Wind Day

Sailboat Sailing in Breeze

About Ride the Wind Day

When is Ride the Wind Day? This holiday is always celebrated on August 23

This late summer holiday is a gust of fresh air. Ride the Wind Day is a carefree day to soar above the earth or sail the day away. On this August 23 holiday, you can catch a ride on a late summer breeze. Or, you can float along slowly like a gentle, late summer cloud. It is near the end of summer. relax with the wind at your back.

Catching the drift of this day is easy. Just relax, and let the wind carry you away in whatever direction it is blowing. Leave your troubles and worries behind for a spell, as you waft in the air, or sail along a lake.

How to Celebrate Ride the Wind Day

Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate this holiday:

  • Hop in a sailboat and go for a ride.
  • Try parasailing.
  • Fly in an airplane.
  • Fly a kite.
  • Parachute
  • Hang glide
  • Take a motorcycle ride.
  • Just kick back and enjoy one of the last days of summer.

Today's Quote

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – – William Arthur Ward, an American motivational writer.

History and Origin of Ride the Wind Day

Our research has not yet discovered the creator of this special holiday. Apparently, the author of this lazy summer day has drifted along with the breeze out of reach of a pen, pencil, or computer keyboard. We get it. Enjoying the last days of summer is too pleasant to pass up. It appears to have been created before 2000.

We found no documentation in congressional records to confirm that this is truly a national day. Nor, did we find a presidential proclamation.

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