21 Weird “Holidays” in August

AUGUST 7: INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY

Cheers! Or salud! Or prost! Or gan bei!

AUGUST 7: NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY

Drink some beer and watch The Lighthouse.

AUGUST 8: NATIONAL DOLLAR DAY

On this day all the way back in 1786, the Continental Congress established a monetary system for the United States of America

AUGUST 9: NATIONAL BOOK LOVERS DAY

Go read a book, you nerd.

AUGUST 9: VEEP DAY


Veep Day commemorates the date in 1974 when Gerald Ford became President without ever having been elected as either vice president or president. Here’s to all those that fall into their success!

AUGUST 10: NATIONAL LAZY DAY

Do nothing on this day. NOTHING.

AUGUST 10: NATIONAL S’MORES DAY

The perfect summer treat.

AUGUST 12: NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD DAY

Shout out to all those fellow mid-kids out there. You are not alone.

AUGUST 12: VINYL RECORD DAY


The anniversary of Thomas Edison’s 1877 invention of the phonograph, and just another great opportunity to play a record. Hipsters, I’m talking to you.

AUGUST 13: INTERNATIONAL LEFT HANDERS DAY

I can type left handed, does that count?

AUGUST 15: INTERNATIONAL GEOCACHING DAY

For dorks that like coordinates!

AUGUST 15: NATIONAL RELAXATION DAY

Get that hammock tuned up.

AUGUST 16: NATIONAL ROLLER COASTER DAY

There will be fun again someday, I promise.

AUGUST 18: BAD POETRY DAY

Or as I like to call it, “Most Poetry Day”. Boom, roasted.

AUGUST 19: NATIONAL AVIATION DAY

FDR marked Orville Wright’s birthday as the day to celebrate his and brother Wilbur’s contributions to aviation.

AUGUST 21: NATIONAL POET’S DAY

Wash the bad taste from 3 days before out of your mouth with some of the good stuff. That’s right: Dr. Seuss.

AUGUST 21: NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

Call your grandparents. Or your parents. Or yourself?

AUGUST 26: NATIONAL DOG DAY

Find the closest dog and pet them. They are good boys are girls, so make sure you let them know.

AUGUST 26: WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY

Celebrates the anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which prohibits discrimination in voting rights on the basis of sex.

AUGUST 28: NATIONAL BOW TIE DAY

This is perfect for anyone that was in a fraternity, or just named Brandt.




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