Unique Holidays to Celebrate in August 2020

Every day is some kid of "National holiday" and I like to celebrate all of them :). The weirder the better.

Here's a list of all the bizarre and unique holidays to celebrate in August from holidayinsights.com


  • Admit You're Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
  • Dog Days of Summer - July 3 - August 11
  • International Clown Week - always August 1-7
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
  • Peach Month
  • Romance Awareness Month
  • Water Quality Month
  • National Picnic Month

Weekly Events:

  • Week 1 National Simplify your Life Week
  • Week 2 National Smile Week
  • Week 3 Friendship Week
  • Week 4 Be Kind to Humankind Week

August, 2020 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

August 1

Campfire Day - First Saturday in August

International Hangover Day - First Saturday in August

National Girlfriends Day

National Mahjong Day

National Mountain Climbing Day

National Mustard Day first Saturday

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

August 2

Friendship Day - First Sunday in August

International Forgiveness Day - First Sunday in August

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Sisters Day - First Sunday in August

August 3

Grab Some Nuts Day

National Watermelon Day

August 4

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

U.S. Coast Guard Day

August 5

National Underwear Day

National Oyster Day

Work Like a Dog Day

August 6

National Fresh Breath Day

Wiggle Your Toes Day

August 7

International Beer Day - First Friday in August

National Lighthouse Day

Professional Speakers Day

August 8

National Clown Day - Satuday during International Clown Week

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

August 11 - 13

Annual Perseid Meteor Shower - peak date varies slightly

August 11

Presidential Joke Day

Son and Daughter Day

August 12

Middle Child's Day

August 13

Left Hander's Day

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

National Honey Bee Awareness Day - Third Saturday

Relaxation Day - now this one's for me!

August 16

National Tell a Joke Day

August 17

National Thriftshop Day

August 18

Bad Poetry Day

World Daffodil Day

August 19

Aviation Day

National Potato Day

August 20

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

August 24

Vesuvius Day

August 25

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

Kiss and Make Up Day

National Banana Split Day

August 26

National Dog Day

Women's Equality Day

August 27

Global Forgiveness Day

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 Bacon Day - Saturday before Labor Day

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

August 30

Frankenstein Day

Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 31

National Eat Outside Day

National Trail Mix Day