The month of August may be the hottest month of the year, but it’s also a time for celebration!

From BBQs to fireworks, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate in August.

August is Back to School Month, National Breastfeeding Month, and National Eye Exam Month. But there are also many daily holidays to celebrate during the month of August…

Read on for more information about all the fun and unique August holidays, ones that are best to enjoy with the family.

Fun Daily Holidays and Observances in August

August may be the month that Summer is winding down, but there are plenty of reasons to celebrate!

From s’mores day to dog appreciation day, there’s a great reason to celebrate this month and have a little fun.

AUG 1National Girlfriend Day
AUG 1National Mustard Day
AUG 1Spider-Man Day
AUG 2National Coloring Book Day
AUG 2National Friendship Day
AUG 2National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
AUG 2National Sisters Day
AUG 3National Watermelon Day
AUG 3National White Wine Day
AUG 3Tom Brady's Birthday
AUG 4Barack Obama’s Birthday
AUG 4National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
AUG 5National Underwear Day
AUG 5Regatta Day
AUG 5Work Like a Dog Day
AUG 6National Root Beer Float Day
AUG 7International Beer Day
AUG 7National Lighthouse Day
AUG 7Purple Heart Day
AUG 8International Cat Day
AUG 8National Bowling Day
AUG 9National Book Lovers Day
AUG 9National Women's Day
AUG 10National S'mores Day
AUG 10National Lazy Day
AUG 10National Spoil Your Dog Day
AUG 11National Son and Daughter Day
AUG 12National Middle Child Day
AUG 12National Vinyl Record Day
AUG 12Royal National Agricultural Show Day
AUG 13International Lefthanders Day
AUG 13National Blame Someone Else Day
AUG 15Chant at the Moon Day
AUG 15International Homeless Animals Day
AUG 15National Back To School Prep Day
AUG 15National Relaxation Day
AUG 16National Airborne Day
AUG 16National Roller Coaster Day
AUG 16National Rum Day
AUG 16National Tell A Joke Day
AUG 17National Black Cat Appreciation Day
AUG 17National Thrift Shop Day
AUG 18National Couple's Day
AUG 18National Fajita Day
AUG 19National Aviation Day
AUG 19National Potato Day
AUG 19World Photo Day
AUG 20National Lemonade Day
AUG 20National Radio Day
AUG 20World Mosquito Day
AUG 21National Senior Citizens Day
AUG 22National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
AUG 22National Tooth Fairy Day
AUG 23Cheap Flight Day
AUG 23National Cuban Sandwich Day
AUG 23National Sponge Cake Day
AUG 24National Waffle Day
AUG 25National Banana Split Day
AUG 26National Dog Day
AUG 27International Lottery Day
AUG 27National Just Because Day
AUG 28National Red Wine Day
AUG 29National Lemon Juice Day
AUG 30National Beach Day
AUG 30National Holistic Pet Day
AUG 31National Heroes' Day
AUG 31National Trail Mix Day
AUG 31World Distance Learning Day

Some Ideas to Celebrate:

August 4: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – Make some of The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies.

August 10: National S’mores Day – Go camping and make s’mores; or just make the s’mores anyway, give these recipes a try:

August 22: Eat a Peach Day – Try this Easy Cast Iron Skillet Peach Cobbler.

August 24: National Waffle Day – Make easy homemade gluten-free waffles.

August 27: Banana Lovers Day – Eat banana anything!

August 31: International Bacon Day – Try one of these delicious bacon-wrapped recipes.

August Weekly Observances

  • National Video Game Week (first week in August)
  • National Simplify Your Life Week (first week in August)
  • National Scrabble Week (first week in August)
  • National Smile Week (second week in August)
  • Exercise with Your Child Week (second week in August)
  • Friendship Week (third week in August)

Monthly Holidays and Observances in August

  • Back to School Month
  • Family Fun Month
  • National Panini Month
  • National Peach Month
  • National Sandwich Month
  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • International Pirate Month

So there you have it! You now have lots of unique and fun days to celebrate during the month of August. What August Holidays will you be celebrating??

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