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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 1||National Girlfriend Day|
|AUG 1||National Mustard Day|
|AUG 1||Spider-Man Day|
|AUG 2||National Coloring Book Day|
|AUG 2||National Friendship Day|
|AUG 2||National Ice Cream Sandwich Day|
|AUG 2||National Sisters Day|
|AUG 3||National Watermelon Day|
|AUG 3||National White Wine Day|
|AUG 3||Tom Brady's Birthday|
|AUG 4||Barack Obama’s Birthday|
|AUG 4||National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day|
|AUG 5||National Underwear Day|
|AUG 5||Regatta Day|
|AUG 5||Work Like a Dog Day|
|AUG 6||National Root Beer Float Day|
|AUG 7||International Beer Day|
|AUG 7||National Lighthouse Day|
|AUG 7||Purple Heart Day|
|AUG 8||International Cat Day|
|AUG 8||National Bowling Day|
|AUG 9||National Book Lovers Day|
|AUG 9||National Women's Day|
|AUG 10||National S'mores Day|
|AUG 10||National Lazy Day|
|AUG 10||National Spoil Your Dog Day|
|AUG 11||National Son and Daughter Day|
|AUG 12||National Middle Child Day|
|AUG 12||National Vinyl Record Day|
|AUG 12||Royal National Agricultural Show Day|
|AUG 13||International Lefthanders Day|
|AUG 13||National Blame Someone Else Day|
|AUG 15||Chant at the Moon Day|
|AUG 15||International Homeless Animals Day|
|AUG 15||National Back To School Prep Day|
|AUG 15||National Relaxation Day|
|AUG 16||National Airborne Day|
|AUG 16||National Roller Coaster Day|
|AUG 16||National Rum Day|
|AUG 16||National Tell A Joke Day|
|AUG 17||National Black Cat Appreciation Day|
|AUG 17||National Thrift Shop Day|
|AUG 18||National Couple's Day|
|AUG 18||National Fajita Day|
|AUG 19||National Aviation Day|
|AUG 19||National Potato Day|
|AUG 19||World Photo Day|
|AUG 20||National Lemonade Day|
|AUG 20||National Radio Day|
|AUG 20||World Mosquito Day|
|AUG 21||National Senior Citizens Day|
|AUG 22||National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day|
|AUG 22||National Tooth Fairy Day|
|AUG 23||Cheap Flight Day|
|AUG 23||National Cuban Sandwich Day|
|AUG 23||National Sponge Cake Day|
|AUG 24||National Waffle Day|
|AUG 25||National Banana Split Day|
|AUG 26||National Dog Day|
|AUG 27||International Lottery Day|
|AUG 27||National Just Because Day|
|AUG 28||National Red Wine Day|
|AUG 29||National Lemon Juice Day|
|AUG 30||National Beach Day|
|AUG 30||National Holistic Pet Day|
|AUG 31||National Heroes' Day|
|AUG 31||National Trail Mix Day|
|AUG 31||World 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??
Created by Vickie aka The Crazy Family Mom
Vickie is the creator of A Crazy Family. She is a stay-at-home mom of a little boy with a big personality. She loves to share real food recipes, parenting tips & encouragement, fun kids activities, and so much more! Plus she is thrilled to provide you with a space to celebrate all that is awesome (and a little crazy) in the world.