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Unusual, Weird and Fun holidays celebrated around the world

Unusual, Weird and Fun holidays celebrated around the world for 2024-2025 year
There are many unusual, weird and funny holidays celebrated every single day all around the world. They are mostly holidays created by people who try to see everyday life from a different perspective, to bring more freshness and inspiration to their daily routine, or simply to have some fun. These holidays often focus on things that are normally considered trivial, silly and not worth celebrating. But sometimes these things are well worth it. Take Ice Cream Day, for instance. Would anyone really argue that this wonderful food plays an important role in the life of every human being? Some other odd holidays are dedicated to actually really weird things, like Male Watchers Day. As they say tastes differ, and there is a special day for almost everything. Choose a strange and obscure holiday for you to celebrate or enjoy them all with our list of the most bizarre holidays ever celebrated. Help us Help us 

List of Weird, Funny and Unusual Holidays for 2024-2025 year

July 2024

Monday 15 July - Social Media Giving Day; Get Out of the Doghouse Day (The original idea came from the symbolism in the 1911 Peter Pan novel written by J. M. Barrie in chapter16 when Mr. Darling goes out and sleeps in the dog kennel, remorseful of not paying enough attention to his family and allowing his children to be kidnapped)
Wednesday 17 July - World Emoji Day (International is an unofficial holiday. Celebrated annually since 2014, NBC reported that the day was Twitter's top trending item on July 17 in 2015); Yellow Pig Day (is a monthly collaborative art project celebrating the United States' wide array of bizarre national holidays); Tattoo Day
Monday 22 July - Hammock Day (Nothing sounds quite as relaxing); Ratcatcher's Day (or Rat Catcher's Day is celebrated on 26 June or 22 July, commemorating the myth of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.); Pi Approximation Day; One Piece Day; Schwörwoche and Fischerstechen in Ulm (A celebration of tradition and cohesion)
Wednesday 24 July - Drive-Thru Day (Restaurants, coffee shops, liquor stores, pharmacies and many more services utilize drive-thrus for quick service)
Friday 26 July - All or Nothing Day; One Voice Day (is a global initiative to unite all countries of the world in the reading of the Universal Peace Covenant at exactly 6 p.m); Talk In An Elevator Day; Uncle and Aunt's Day
Saturday 27 July - Take Your Pants for a Walk Day; Walk On Stilts Day (The process of employing stilts for mobility, however, has been around since as far back as the 6th Century BC); Take Your Houseplant for a Walk Day; Whistle and Whistleblower Day
Wednesday 31 July - Mutt's Day (By definition a mutt, sometimes called a "Half-breed", is a dog that is of mixed breed)

August 2024

Friday 2 August - International Beer Day (is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California by Jesse Avshalomov); US National Boob Day
Saturday 3 August - World Watermelon Day; National Clown Day in USA (Saturday of Clown Week); Clown Day in Netherlands (In Netherlands, they call it Internationale clown dag); Clown Day in Italy (In Italy, they call it Internazionale pagliaccio giorni); Clown Day in Norway (In Norway, they call it Internasjonal klovn dag)
Sunday 4 August - International Forgiveness Day; Sisters Day (Celebrated on the first Sunday of August); Bridge and Chopsticks Day in Japan (Hashi No Hi)
Wednesday 7 August - Lighthouse Day (day of workers of means of navigation equipment of the coast of large reservoirs in the form of a capital structure)
Thursday 8 August - Happiness Happens Day (International observance. The event has been celebrated since 1999 under the title 'Recognize that you have a happy day'); Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day
Monday 12 August - Vinyl Record Day (organized by a US non-profit organization dedicated to the collection of music, culture and sound preserved on these media); Middle Child's Day
Saturday 17 August - August Restaurant Day (is occurs once per season. The third Saturday of February, May, August, and November); Thrift Shop Day; Langeooger Drachenzauber
Sunday 18 August - Bad Poetry Day (Do not despair if you cannot write beautiful poems - this holiday is for those who at least tried)
Monday 19 August - World Photo Day (Founded in 2009 by Australian photographer Korske Ara. The date was chosen to honor the day the French government acquired a patent for the daguerreotype, an early photographic process)
Friday 23 August - Valentino Day (or Rudolfo Alfonzo Raffaelo Piero Filibert Guglielmi De Valentina D’Antonguolla); Ride the Wind Day; International Internaut Day or Internet User Day; Spiekeroog Paper Boat Regatta
Saturday 24 August - Vesuvius Day (The Mount of Vesuvius is most widely known for it’s eruption in 79 A.D); International Strange Music Day (The celebration was conceived by Patrick Grant, a musician from New York City. The goal of the festival is simple: to encourage people to play and listen to music that we may not yet appreciate enough); Pluto Demoted Day
Monday 26 August - Toilet Paper Day; US & UK National Dog Day (was founded by a woman - Colleen Paige - in 2004)
Saturday 31 August - Franchise Appreciation Day (Franchise - the object of a franchise agreement. Franchising is a type of business organization where a party of the company-owner "franchisor" is allowed to transfer the right to sell goods/products/services of the company, for a certain fee, to another party); Eat Outdoors Day; botanika goes space

September 2024

Sunday 1 September - Emma M Nutt Day (in September of 1878 Emma M Nutt became the first female phone operator, and from that point forward it’s been a woman’s work); World Letter Writing Day; World Fingerprint Day
Tuesday 3 September - Skyscraper Day (The very first skyscraper was built in 1885 in Chicago. It was The Home Insurance Building and had 10 floors. The author of the project is the American architect William Le Baron Jenney. It lasted until 1931); Another Look Unlimited Day (is celebrated the day after Labor Day); Bed Day in Japan
Sunday 8 September - National Pet Memorial Day in US (Second Sunday of September); Hug Your Hound Day (Second Sunday of September); Pardon Day
Thursday 12 September - Video Games Day (The Nimrod was a computer built and displayed at the Festival of Britain in 1951 and designed to play a game called Nim)
Sunday 15 September - International Dot Day; Confucius Day (Confucius' birthday falls on the 27th day of the eighth lunar month according to the Chinese calendar); Felt Hat Day
Tuesday 17 September - Batman Day (an annual observance begun by DC Comics on September 17, 2013. The purpose of Batman Day is to celebrate the anniversary of the character’s first ever appearance, which was in Detective Comics #27 way back in May 1939)
Sunday 22 September - Hobbit Day (the containing week is celebrated as Tolkien Week. American Tolkien Society); Dear Diary Day; International Mime Day
Tuesday 24 September - World Day Against Software Patents (Brussels, 2nd September 2008 — A global coalition of more than 80 software companies, associations and developers has declared the 24th of September to be the “World Day Against Software Patents”); National Microfilm Week in USA (Acknowledging the important contributions made by microfilm in the day-to-day life of America and the accomplishments of the microfilm, President to designate the week which begins on September 24, 1972, as National Microfilm Week. PROCLAMATION 4158)
Thursday 26 September - Johnny Appleseed Day (What many people don’t know is that Johnny Appleseed was no mere legend, but was, in fact, a missionary known by the name of John Chapman. Born in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1774)
Monday 30 September - Mud Pack Day (The use of mud for therapeutic and beauty purposes can be traced back to the 16th century during the Renaissance); International Podcast Day

October 2024

Thursday 3 October - Techie's Day; Virus Appreciation Day; Mushroom Day (unofficial mushroom picker holiday - silent hunt); Mean Girls Day; Fullmetal Alchemist Day (celebrated by manga and anime lovers)
Thursday 10 October - Hug a Drummer Day (is celebrated all around the world in order to pay tribute to and show appreciation for the drummers in bands); World Porridge Day
Saturday 12 October - Moment of Frustration Day (is the opportunity to let your frustrations out); Old Farmers Day in USA; Diver's Day
Sunday 13 October - International Suit Up Day; No Bra Day (On this day women are encouraged to forgo wearing no bra as a means to encourage breast cancer awareness); World Zombie Day; International Skeptics Day
Tuesday 15 October - Ada Lovelace Day (was created to celebrate one of the first computer programmers); White Cane Safety Day (White Cane Day)
Wednesday 16 October - Dictionary Day (is held in honor of Noah Webster, the man who is considered to have fathered the American Dictionary); Feral Cat Day (Global Cat Day, Alley Cat Allies); Steve Jobs Day (was established by the Governor of California in memorial to this great innovator, who passed from the world in October of 2011); Hagfish Day (Held on the third Wednesday of October); National Boss’s Day (or Bosses Day)
Thursday 17 October - Wear Something Gaudy Day; Spreadsheet Day; Get Smart About Credit Day (was established by the ABA - American Bankers Association)
Saturday 19 October - Bridge Day (is an annual one-day festival in Fayetteville, Fayette County, West Virginia, United States); Evaluate Your Life Day; Sweetest Day in Great Lakes region (is celebrated on the third Saturday in October)
Sunday 20 October - Information Overload Day; Shirou Day (the protagonist of Fate/stay night, Master Saber in the Fifth Holy Grail War); Fantasy Fest - Key West, Florida; Lachmesse in Leipzig (European Humor and Satire Festival)
Monday 21 October - Babbling Day; Count Your Buttons Day; Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day (Held on the third Monday in October); Lionfish Spearing in Belize (Marine conservation holidays, September to May)
Wednesday 23 October - Mole Day (is an holiday celebrated among chemists); iPod Day (The first iPod was sold on November 10th, 2001, and the world has never been the same); Earth Creation Day; Tv Talk Show Host Day; U.S. National Croc Day
Tuesday 29 October - Hermit Day; Cement Day (celebrated since 2018)

November 2024

Monday 4 November - Zero Tasking Day (First Sunday of November); Use Your Common Sense Day; King Tut Day (He became the ruler of Egypt at the age of 9 and died at the age of 19. On November 4, 1922, his tomb was opened, and what was found there was almost intact.); Job Action Day (Held on the first Monday in November)
Tuesday 5 November - World Clown Day; National Ginger Day (also called National Redhead Day, National Love Your Red Hair Day, or National Red Hair Day)
Thursday 7 November - Men Make Dinner Day (celebrated on the first Thursday of November)
Sunday 10 November - Area Code Day (Area Codes first came into existence in the 1940’s in the laboratories of AT&T and Bell); Forget-Me-Not Day; Tongue Twister Day (It is celebrated on the second Sunday of November); Unofficial Toilet Day in Japan
Saturday 16 November - November Restaurant Day (is occurs once per season. The third Saturday of February, May, August, and November); World Button Day; Have a Party with Your Bear Day; World Needlework Day
Friday 22 November - Go For a Ride Day; National Start Your Own Country Day in US (is observed next on Friday, November 22nd, 2019. It has been observed annually on November 22nd since 1939)
Thursday 28 November - Red Planet Day (is commemorates the launch of the Spacecraft Mariner 4 on November 28,1964); Make Your Own Head Day

December 2024

Sunday 1 December - Decembeaver begins (In 'Decembeaver', Women Will Stop Shaving Their Lady Parts For Charity)
Friday 6 December - Mitten Tree Day; International Sweater Vestival (Festival of Sweater Vests - fun unofficial Christmas fashion-related holiday featured); Put on Your Own Shoes Day
Sunday 8 December - Choral Day (Held on the second Sunday in December); Take it in the Ear Day
Monday 9 December - Christmas Card Day; World Techno Day (Juan Atkins was born on Dec 9, 1962, and was part of the Belleville Three, so named because of their time together in Belleville, Michigan)
Tuesday 10 December - Clown Day in Mexico; Clown Day in Brazil (In Brazil, they call it dia Internacional do palhaço)
Thursday 12 December - Poinsettia Day (Euporbia pulcherrima is discovered in 1828 by Joel Roberts Poinsett); National Ding-a-Ling Day in US
Saturday 14 December - International Monkey Day (The unofficial international holiday was created by artists Casey Gore and Eric Millikin to spread knowledge about animals and to show them care and love); Christmas Jumper Day
Sunday 15 December - Cat Herders Day (This is a day for everyone who has to face the frustration of trying to manage the unmanageable); World Otaku Day (a person who is passionate about something)
Saturday 21 December - Flashlight Day; Humbug Day (This day was created to allow us an opportunity to express our frustrations); Look on the Bright Side Day
Monday 23 December - Roots Day; HumanLight Day (is a secular holiday that focuses on the "positive, secular human values of reason, compassion, humanity and hope"); Festivus (a holiday made popular by the sitcom Seinfeld, as an alternative to the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season)
Saturday 28 December - Card Playing Day (Playing cards are thought to have first been introduced to the world in China)
Sunday 29 December - Tick Tock Day (urges us to make the most of this time to complete those tasks that can be done in that time)
Tuesday 31 December - Unlucky Day (You get the chance to get all the bad things out of the way, do next year will be happy, healthy and prosperous); No Interruptions Day; Make Up Your Mind Day; Cinderella Day in Japan (Shinderera De)

January 2025

Wednesday 1 January - Commitment Day (The first known Commitment Day was celebrated in 1960 as an extension of the tradition of New Year’s Resolutions—however); First Foot Day; Polar Bear Swim Day or Polar Plunge Day (Canada and United States); Z Day (People whose first or last name start with the letter Z must have it pretty rough. Most processes, systems and organizations use alphabetical sorting as standard, meaning they are always last no matter the place or occasion)
Thursday 2 January - National Creampuff Day and National Buffet Day in United States; Happy Mew Year for Cats Day (The founders, Tom and Ruth Roy, wanted cats to have a very special New Year's celebration all to themselves); Run it Up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day (It means to float an idea to see what people think, or if they notice); Science Fiction Day; National Pet Travel Safety Day in US
Friday 3 January - Festival of Sleep Day (the holiday encourages people to catch up on their sleep post-holiday and New Year celebrations); Humiliation Day (as a time to recognize the negativity of humiliating someone, or a group of people); The drinking straw day
Saturday 4 January - Pop Music Chart Day; Trivia Day (It is an opportunity for us to share those many little trinkets of knowledge)
Sunday 5 January - Fruitcake Toss Day (Manitou Springs has hosted the Fruitcake Toss tournament every year since 1995)
Tuesday 7 January - Distaff Day (medieval Europe); I'm Not Going To Take It Anymore Day; Old Rock Day (This day is completely dedicated to collect different rocks)
Wednesday 8 January - Argyle Day (The argyle pattern comes from the tartan of Clan Campbell, which originated in Argyll in western Scotland); Bubble Bath Day (Bubble Baths have been popular for as long as baths with surfactant-based soap have been a thing); Earth's Rotation Day (In 1851, the French physicist Léon Foucault demonstrated how the earth rotates by suspending a lead-filled brass ball from the top of the Panthéon in Paris); Joy Germ Day (Back in 1981, Joan White of Syracuse, New York thought of the idea of holding joy germ Day); Male Watchers Day; Show & Tell Day At Work Day
Thursday 9 January - Static Electricity Day; Play God Day (What we do know ,is that God is good. Therefore, we believe that Play God Day is a day to do something good and extra special)
Friday 10 January - Houseplant Appreciation Day (was established by The Gardener’s Network, establishing an official opportunity to remind people of the benefits of houseplants. Having plants in your home or office can do a great deal to lift your mood and improve your quality of life. For example, a 2009 study showed that the scent of lavender can effectively lower pulse rates in stressful situations); Peculiar People Day; Bittersweet Chocolate Day
Saturday 11 January - Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day; Secret Pal Day; Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day (Jumping in puddles and splashing their friends - some find a reason to have fun)
Tuesday 14 January - Poetry At Work Day (finding the beauty in your job and putting it into some form of artful prose); Clean Off Your Desk Day; Dress Up Your Pet Day; Feast of the Ass; Organize Your Home Day
Wednesday 15 January - Hat Day; Museum Selfie Day (Held on the third Wednesday of January)
Thursday 16 January - Appreciate A Dragon Day; Nothing Day (This day was first practiced way back in 1973 by newspaperman Harold Pullman Coffin. The goal of the day is "to provide Americans with one national day where they can just sit without celebrating, observing, or honoring anything.")
Friday 17 January - Cable Car Day (In early 1871 British-born, US resident Andrew Smith Hallidie received the first patent in relation to the cable car); Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day; Festival Internazionale del circo di Montecarlo (Usually held in December)
Saturday 18 January - Thesaurus Day (It is celebrated every year on January 18th, which is the birthday of the author of Roget's Thesaurus, Peter Roget. Peter Roget was born on January 18th in 1779); Winnie the Pooh Day (This day was created to celebrate the birth of A.A .Milne in 1882); World Snowman Day
Sunday 19 January - Tin Can Day (Peter Durand patented the tin can in 1810); World Snow Day
Monday 20 January - Camcorder Day (On this date in 1982, the camcorder was first introduced into the public marketplace by Sony Electronics); Blue Monday (Date for 2025. The third Monday is claimed to be the most depressing day of the year)
Thursday 23 January - Handwriting Day (The day was basically started by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association in 1977); Measure Your Feet Day
Friday 24 January - Beer Can Appreciation Day (This tradition was first started in 1935, and on the heels of it came a never ending parade of varieties of labelling); Global Belly Laugh Day; Compliment Day; Talk Like A Grizzled Prospector Day
Saturday 25 January - A Room Of One's Own Day; Burns Night (Scotland and Scottish community); Opposite Day (is particularly popular among children, who enjoy the kind of absurdity that can happen when everything you say is backwards); Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day; Seed Swap Day in USA (The first official celebration was held on January 26, 2006, in Washington, D.C.)
Sunday 26 January - Cockroach Racing In Australia (The event features 14 different types of races, which also includes a steeple chase race)
Monday 27 January - Punch the Clock Day (This holiday celebrates the system of calculating employee work hours through the Punch Clock system and its invention); Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day (Celebrated on the last Monday of January)
Tuesday 28 January - Kazoo Day (Alabama Vest of Macon Georgia made the first Kazoo in the 1840's. Actually, he conceived the Kazoo, and had Thaddeus Von Clegg, a German clockmaster make it to his specifications)
Friday 31 January - Backward Day (In almost every culture there came a time of year when all the societal rules got turned on their head); Hug an Economist Day; Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

February 2025

Saturday 1 February - Bubblegum Day; Decorating With Candy Day; Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (is officially celebrated on the first Saturday of February); No Politics Day; Aroma Day in Japan (Nioi No Hi)
Monday 3 February - Dump Your Significant Jerk Day; The Day the Music Died (On February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson); International Day Against Swearing
Thursday 6 February - Lame Duck Day (Lame Duck is a term used to describe an elected official who is no longer responsible to his constituency, usually due to the fact that he’s on his way out of office and reelection is no longer a possibility)
Friday 7 February - Working Naked Day (is founded by Lisa Kanarek); Ballet Day (Ballet found its origins during the Renaissance throughout Italy and France, though it had yet to evolve into the form we know it today); Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day; National Wear Red Day in United States (celebrated on the first Friday in February)
Sunday 9 February - Read In The Bathtub Day; Toothache Day (It is so important that we learn how to take care of our teeth and not only get rid of nasty aches but also stop them coming back or turning into something more serious)
Tuesday 11 February - White Shirt Day (is marks the end of a union strike by employees of General Motors in 1937); Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day; Get Out Your Guitar Day (Ever since the first version of a guitar was created, man has desired to escape the mundane and take some time to dream); Clean Out Your Computer Day; Satisfied Staying Single Day; Make a Friend Day
Saturday 15 February - February Restaurant Day (is occurs once per season. The third Saturday of February, May, August, and November); Hippo Day
Wednesday 19 February - International Tug-of-War Day (Dropped from the Olympic Games in 1920, Tug of War still remains a Worldwide sport and many nations have their own governing bodies)
Sunday 23 February - International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day (The first dog biscuits were developed in the mid-19th century by American manufacturer James Spratt); Play Tennis Day; Curling Is Cool Day
Tuesday 25 February - Pistol Patent Day (Samuel Colt invented the pistol. He received Patent # 138 for it on this day in 1836. The patent was for the Colt Revolver with a rotating chamber containing six bullets); World Spay Day (Last Tuesday in February)
Wednesday 26 February - Personal Chef Day; Carnival Day; For Pete's Sake Day (if there’s a Pete in your life, why not do something for his sake?); Tell a Fairy Tale Day; Inconvenience Yourself Day (is celebrated on the fourth Wednesday of February of every year)
Thursday 27 February - No Brainer Day (This day was created by Adrienne Sioux Koopersmith, 'America's Premier Eventologist' - per Insight Magazine - Washington, DC - August, 1995, and 'The Premier Eventologist in the History of the World - per The Chicago Tribune - Chicago, Il - January 2001); The Fools' Court in Stockach (political spectacle for 660 years)
Friday 28 February - Floral Design Day (Massachusetts Governonr William F. Weld proclaimed this day in 1995); Public Sleeping Day; Tooth Fairy Day

March 2025

Saturday 1 March - World Compliment Day (appeared after many successful editions of “National Compliment Day” in the Netherlands); Horse Protection Day (Horse Protection Day was first observed in 2005 when it was founded by pet lifestyle expert and animal behaviorist Colleen Page); Plan A Solo Vacation Day; Share a Smile Day; National Procrastination Week in the UK (the goal is to leave unnecessary tasks at a later time, provide mental and emotional relief, help reduce stress and anxiety); Theatre for Life Month in USA
Sunday 2 March - Old Stuff Day; Namesake Day (is celebrated every first Sunday of March); Dr. Seuss Day
Monday 3 March - World Butt Day (The idea for the holiday belongs to Kara Kitty Blair, Rae Woodbuns, Melissa Benzinger in 2012); Peach Blossom Day and Peach Blossom Festival in Japan; I Want You to be Happy Day; What If Cats and Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day; Ear Day in Japan (Mimi No Hi)
Tuesday 4 March - Holy Experiment Day (The Lord truely works in mysterious ways); International Scrapbooking Industry Day; Fun Facts About Names Day; Hug a GI Day; Mini-skirts Day (the creator of mini-skirts is considered to be Englishwoman Mary Coint - a British designer and fashion designer who introduced her in 1965. Even micro-skirts have appeared since the mid-1960s. The whole difference is how to wear them)
Friday 7 March - Doodle Day (Doodle Day became a worldwide event in 2004 to raise awareness and funds for epilepsy research and support); Be Heard Day
Sunday 9 March - Barbie Day (Barbie debuted on March 9, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair in New York); False Teeth Day; Get Over It Day
Thursday 13 March - Ken Day (is celebrates the occasion in 1961 when Barbie’s long-term on-off boyfriend, Ken Carson, first appeared on the scene, exhibited by his makers Mattel at a toy fair); Jewel Day or National Jewelry Day in US; Earmuffs Day; Open An Umbrella Indoors Day
Friday 14 March - International Napping Day; International Ask a Question Day (Today, on the 14th March, was Albert Einstein’s birthday in 1879); Moth-er Day (For those who love the insect world); Learn about Butterflies Day; Pi Day
Saturday 15 March - Buzzards Day (Buzzards are another word for turkey vultures, a species of vulture protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918); Brutus Day; Dumbstruck Day; Everything You Think is Wrong Day; True Confessions Day; Ides of March
Sunday 16 March - Quilting Day (this is a popular craft and art - embroidery, applique, patchwork, quilted fabric - two pieces of fabric stitched through through, between which there is a layer of batting or other non-woven material); Everything You Do is Right Day; Lips Appreciation Day; Saint Urho's Day (Finnish Americans and Finnish Canadians); National Curl Crush Day in USA (since 2021); No Selfies Day

April 2025

Saturday 5 April - Go For Broke Day; Read a Road Map Day; Tangible Karma Day (is a company founded by Amber Nicole Dilger in 2005 and her idea was to recycle and reuse); Walk to Work Day; Every Day is Tag Day (First Saturday in April); National Dandelion Day in U.S. (unofficial holiday)
Sunday 6 April - Pillow Fight Day; Sorry Charlie Day; International Asexuality Day (created by the Association pour la Visibilité Asexuelle. Asexuality is the definition or self-determination of people who are not sexually attracted); Teflon Day; Cartoon Day; Tartan Day in Ohio
Monday 7 April - International Beaver Day (The largest beaver-built dam is in Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, Canada and is 850m long); No Housework Day
Tuesday 8 April - All is Ours Day; Draw a Picture of a Bird Day (carried out as an action of pacifism); Zoo Lovers Day; Be Kind to Lawyers Day (Second Tuesday of April)
Friday 11 April - Barbershop Quartet Day (On April 11, 1938 the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America was founded in Tulsa, Oklahoma); Eight Track Tape Day (It's origin likely hails from the sixties and seventies); Submarine Day
Saturday 12 April - Big Wind Day (On April 12, 1934, the staff of the Mount Washington Observatory recorded the highest surface wind ever measured, anywhere on earth. This big wind was officially recorded at 231 miles per hour.); Walk On Your Wild Side Day (Thomas and Ruth Roy are credited with being the creators of this celebration)
Sunday 13 April - Scrabble Day (April 13th is the birthday of Alfred Butts, the inventor of the Scrabble game); International Kiss Day
Monday 14 April - International Moment of Laughter Day (is focuses on laughter as a way to de-stress); Look Up at the Sky Day; Reach as High as You Can Day; That Sucks Day (Throughout the history of the holiday and the organization that sponsored it, That Sucks LLC, they seek to exemplify all that is terrible and wrong in the world); N'Ko Alphabet Day (Mande speakers); Wine Journalist's Day in Argentina
Tuesday 15 April - Rubber Eraser Day (Joseph Priestley discovered the eraser in 1770, using pieces of rubber imported from Brazil. Then in 1858, Hyman Lipman of Philadelphia, Pa., patented the pencil with an eraser at the end); Take A Wild Guess Day; Stoker's Day (is celebrated in spring, at the end of the heating season. All shifts workers gether in the boiler room to extinguish the boilers and begin to celebrate. The date of this celebration is not fixed. The local authorities decide when to start and when to finish the heating season but usually it hapends not later than April 30 if the average air temperature is above +8 for 3 days in a raw)
Thursday 17 April - Bat Appreciation Day; Blah Blah Blah Day (is the opportunity to stop procrastinating and get to grips with all those stalled projects and broken promises right now); Ford Mustang Day (The Ford Mustang was first introduced to the world in April of 1964); Haiku Poetry Day; Kickball Day; International Pizza Cake Day
Friday 18 April - World Amateur Radio Day (Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on that day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris); Pet Owners Independence Day; High Five Day; National Velociraptor Awareness Day in USA
Saturday 19 April - Auctioneers Day (is one of the world’s most ancient professions, having begun more than 2,000 years ago. Third Saturday of April); World Bicycle Day (The events of the first LSD trip in April 19, 1943, now known as “Bicycle Day”, after the bicycle ride home, proved to Hofmann that he had indeed made a significant discovery: a psychoactive substance with extraordinary potency, capable of causing significant shifts of consciousness in incredibly low doses); Garlic Day; Hanging Out Day; Poetry And The Creative Mind Day
Sunday 20 April - Look Alike Day; Record Store Day; Dancing Cow Day in Denmark (On the third Sunday of April); International Milk Tea Dumpling Day (social media user initiative, 2019)
Monday 21 April - Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day (They are related to the Asiatic Mastiff, which, according to historical records, lived in Mesopotamia around 4,000 BC); Dyngus Day (It is very popular in Poland, as well as in Polish communities across America)
Friday 25 April - East Meets West Day (Many kinds of sports team hold annual East vs. West games)
Sunday 27 April - Babe Ruth Day (On April 27, 1947, Babe Ruth attended Yankee Stadium for Babe Ruth Day. It was to be the second last time he was at the stadium); Go Birding Day; Morse Code Day; Save The Frogs Day; Sense Of Smell Day; Tell a Story Day; World Tapir Day; National Pet Parent's Day in US (Last Sunday in April)
Monday 28 April - Kiss Your Mate Day; Biological Clock Day; Cubicle Day (Designed by Robert Propst and known for a complete absence of individuality, cubicles were first introduced in 1967 as a way to subdivide open office space and provide workers with a degree of privacy); Great Poetry Reading Day

May 2025

Thursday 1 May - School Principals' Day (if you don’t have a good principal, you won’t have a good school); Global Love Day; CSS Reboot Day; Lei Day (the event started in 1927 at the bank of Hawaii); Mother Goose Day (The term "Mother Goose" dates back to the 1650's); New Home Owners Day; Save the Rhino Day; World Password Day (first Thursday of May)
Friday 2 May - Ferret Day; Baby Day (is the first ever statewide celebration of the first three years, when early experiences shape livelong potential); No Pants Day (It is held on the first Friday in May); Harry Potter Day
Saturday 3 May - Garden Meditiation Day; International Grab a Boob Day; World Naked Gardening Day (celebrated on the first Saturday of May); Lumpy Rug Day; Two Different Colored Shoes Day; Free Comic Book Day (Held on the first Saturday in May); Poetry Festival in Toulouse, France (poetry contest of the Academy of Floraly, Toulouse organizer of poetry competitions for prizes of flowers held annually in the city, starting from the XIV century); Brunette Day; Free Comic Book Day
Sunday 4 May - World Laughter Day (was created in 1998 by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of th worldwide Laughter Yoga movemen); Join Hands Day; Petite And Proud Day; Renewal Day; Star Wars Day (International observance); Star Wars Day
Monday 5 May - Cartoonists Day (They were the favorite part of the morning paper for many of us growing up); Cinco de Meow Day; 5.25" Floppy Day (#525FloppyDay)
Tuesday 6 May - No Homework Day (this is the day where children can tell their teachers and parents in complete honesty that they will not be doing their homework, in order to mark this special day); Coloring Day; International No Diet Day
Sunday 11 May - Train Day; Root Canal Appreciation Day; Twilight Zone Day (The television show The Twilight Zone, was created, written and narrated by Rod Serling. It premiered on October 1, 1959); Cat Parade or Kattenstoet in Belgium (Held on the second Sunday in May)
Monday 12 May - Limerick Day (celebrates the birthday of Writer Edward Lear: 1812-1888. Limericks were popularized by Lear in 1846 in his Book of Nonsense); Odometer Day (The odometer was invented by William Clayton in 1847)
Wednesday 14 May - Chicken Dance Day (“Der Ententanz” was the name of the song that inspired all of this, and while the dance has come to be called “The Chicken Dance”, the song itself is called The Duck Dance)
Thursday 15 May - Nylon Stockings Day; Straw Hat Day; World Embroidery Day or International Vyshyvanka Day (Celebrated on the third Thursday of May. Festival of culture of the East Slavic traditional embroidered shirt. Usually, an embroidered shirt was made from a homemade cloth, which was woven on a loom)
Friday 16 May - Biographers Day; Love a Tree Day; Sea Monkey Day (They’re known as Artemia New York Ocean Science and go through anhydrobiosis, or hibernation when they are dried out. Then, with the right mixture of water and nutrients they can spring right back into life); Bike-to-Work Day in United States (is celebrated on the third Friday of May); Wear Purple for Peace Day; International Virtual Assistants Day (the third Friday in May); Scratch Day (date for 2022)
Saturday 17 May - May Restaurant Day (is occurs once per season. The third Saturday of February, May, August, and November); Walnut Day; Pack Rat Day
Tuesday 20 May - National Seal Day in Canada (In response to this, Bill S-208 was Royally Assented on May 16th, 2017, designating May 20th annually as National Seal Products Day, and to recognize the importance of the seal hunt for Canada’s Indigenous people, coastal communities and entire population); Be a Millionaire Day; International Drunkard's Day
Thursday 22 May - Buy a Musical Instrument Day; World Goth Day (The Official World Goth Day site defines it as "a day where the goth scene gets to celebrate its own being, and an opportunity to make its presence known to the rest of the world."); Sherlock Holmes Day (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the british writer, who gave the world one of the most famous fictional detectives, was born on this day in 1859)
Friday 23 May - Don't Fry Day (the Friday before Memorial Day); Lucky Penny Day; Title Track Day
Tuesday 27 May - Cellophane Tape Day (Cellophane tape was invented in the 1930’s with the purpose of putting a seal on an amazing new substance called, you guessed it, cellophane); Sun Screen Day or Sunscreen Protection Day; Hoarding Day; Dragon Quest Day
Saturday 31 May - Save Your Hearing Day; Game Festival in France (designed to promote cooperative and non-violent games)

June 2025

Friday 6 June - Gardening Exercise Day; Yo-Yo Day (The classic Yo-Yo was made wildly popular in America by businessman Donald F. Duncan Sr. He manufactured the "Duncan Yo-Yo" in the early 1900's); Drive-In Movie Day
Monday 9 June - Donald Duck Day (Donald first appeared to us in a 1934 film called The Wise Little Hen, a retelling of the original little red hen story)
Tuesday 10 June - Ball Point Pen Day (In June of 1943 the Bíró brothers, László and György, became owners of US Patent 2,390,636 – better known around the world as the ball point pen); World Ice Cream Day
Thursday 12 June - Red Rose Day; Loving Day (is the biggest multiracial celebration in the United States. This is anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states."); Superman Day (Superman was first created in 1933 by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, the writer and artist respectively)
Wednesday 18 June - International Panic Day (Don't worry. Don't fret. and, above all, don't panic); Go Fishing Day; International Picnic Day; Splurge Day
Thursday 19 June - Garfield The Cat Day (Garfield was famously created by cartoonist Jim Davis and appeared in a cartoon strip on 19th June 1978); World Sauntering Day (The holiday was created in 1979 by W.T. Rabe in response to the growing popularity of jogging. It is believed to have begun at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan, USA. The Grand Hotel has the world's longest porch at 660 feet. The idea behind the day was to encourage people to slow down and appreciate the world around them); Dump The Pump Day (Third Thursday of June); National Seersucker Day in US (date fer 2025)
Friday 20 June - Flip-Flop Day (annually in Third Friday Of June); American Eagle Day; Take Your Dog to Work Day (Friday after Father's Day)
Monday 23 June - Pink Day in US; Let It Go Day; Rehabilitation day of the swastika (arose from 2009 on the initiative of the followers of the realism movement who believed that life on Earth was created scientifically by representatives of a highly developed extraterrestrial civilization who transmitted their message to us. Representatives of this civilization are called reelites by Elohim)
Sunday 29 June - Log Cabin Day (was originated by the Log Cabin Society in corroboration with the Bad Axe Historical society); Waffle Iron Day

July 2025

Friday 4 July - Country Music Day; Comic Sans Day (Comic Sans MS is a sans-serif casual script typeface designed by Vincent Connare and released in 1994 by Microsoft Corporation); Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
Saturday 5 July - Bikini Day (is the anniversary of the invention of the bikini in 1946 by a Parisian fashion designer, Louis Reard); Work-a-Holic Day; Hop A Park Day (First Saturday of July)
Tuesday 8 July - International Town Criers Day (Second Monday of July); SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama); Body Painting Day

How to celebrate Fun Holidays

Well, we can eat, drink, dance. All that holiday wacky stuff. And maybe think some less and feel some more.
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