Bizarre and Unique Holidays to Celebrate in August 2021


Month:

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

Weekly Events:

  • 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, 2021 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

August 1 

Friendship Day - First Sunday in August

International Forgiveness Day - First Sunday in August

National Girlfriends Day

National Mahjong Day

National Mountain Climbing Day

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

Sisters Day - First Sunday in August

August 2

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

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

Campfire Day - First Saturday in August

International Beer Day - First Friday in August

National Clown Day - Saturday during International Clown Week

International Hangover Day - First Saturday in August

National Lighthouse Day

National Mustard Day first Saturday

Professional Speakers Day

August 8

International Cat Day

Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony

Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day 

Middle Child's Day - second Saturday in August

August 9

Book Lover's Day

August 10

Lazy Day

National S'mores Day

August 11

Presidential Joke Day

Son and Daughter Day

August 12

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

World Elephant Day

August 13

Blame Someone Else Day - first Friday the 13th of the year.

Friday the 13th

Left Hander's Day

National Kool-Aid Day - second Friday in August

August 14

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

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 

August 16

National Tell a Joke Day

August 17

National Thriftshop Day

August 18

Bad Poetry Day

August 19

Aviation Day

National Potato Day

August 20

National Radio Day

World Mosquito Day

August 21

National Honey Bee Awareness Day - Third Saturday

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

Iconic American Restaurants Day

Vesuvius Day

August 25

Kiss and Make Up Day

National Banana Split Day

August 26

National Dog Day

Women's Equality Day

August 27

Just Because Day

August 28

Race Your Mouse Day 

Stuffed Green Bell Peppers Day

World Daffodil Day - date varies

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

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