Weird Holidays in August you Didn’t Know Existed

If you’re looking for a reason to celebrate each day, then look no further! The DIY Lighthouse has a DIY category called “Holidays” where we give you holiday inspiration and ideas on decor, food, parties, etc. But sometimes it is nice to have a reason to celebrate every day. Therefore, we did some research and discovered some weird holidays in August that you didn’t even know existed. Happy holidays everyone!

weird august holidaysAugust 1 – National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

August 2 – Sisters’ Day & Friendship Day

August 3 – National Watermelon Day

August 4 – Assistance Dog Day & U.S. Coast Guard Day

August 5 – Work Like a Dog Day

August 6 – Wiggle Your Toes Day & Fresh Breath Day

August 7 – National Lighthouse Day

August 8 – International Cat Day

August 9 – Book Lover’s Day

August 10 – Lazy Day & National S’mores Day

August 11 – Son and Daughter Day

August 12 – Middle Child’s Day & World Elephant Day

August 13 – International Left Handers’ Day

August 14 – National Creamsicle Day

August 15 – Relaxation Day & International Homeless Animals Day

August 16 – National Tell a Joke Day & Roller Coaster Day

August 17 – National Thrift Shop Day

August 18 – Bad Poetry Day

August 19 – Aviation Day & World Humanitarian Day

August 20 – National Radio Day & Lemonade Day

August 21 – Senior Citizen’s Day & Men’s Grooming Day

August 22 – Be an Angel Day

August 23 – Ride the Wind Day

August 24 – International Strange Music Day

August 25 – Kiss and Make Up Day

August 26 – National Dog Day

August 27 – Burger Day & Just Because Day

August 28 – Bow Tie Day & Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day

August 29 – More Herbs, Less Salt Day & Franchise Appreciation Day

August 30 – Toasted Marshmallow Day & Slinky Day

August 31 – National Trail Mix Day

Special thanks to Days of the Year and Holiday Insights for providing us with most of this information.

We would love to hear if/how you celebrated any of these funky days! Please share in the comment section below!

If you want some tips on how to make a DIY party banner for one of these weird holidays then click here.

4 thoughts on “Weird Holidays in August you Didn’t Know Existed

    1. Thanks, Chelsea! Let us know which ones you celebrate and how! And hopefully you pick some fun ones and not “Work Like a Dog Day” 🙂

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