There are many reasons to celebrate in January! The new year has begun, it’s cold outside, and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.
January is the first month of the year and one of seven months with 31 days. January is usually the coldest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the warmest month of the year in the Southern Hemisphere.
The first day of the month (New Year’s Day) is the biggest day for a celebration, but January is jam-packed full of days to celebrate!
So grab your friends and family and get ready as there are lots of fun things to do this month. Check out some of the highlights below.
Unique Holidays in January
The holidays may be over, but there are still plenty of fun things to do this month. January is a great time to get out and enjoy all that life has to offer.
From bubble bath day to puzzle day, there’s a great reason to celebrate this month and also have a little fun.
|Jan 1||New Year's Day|
|Jan 1||National Bloody Mary Day|
|Jan 1||National Hangover Day|
|Jan 2||Random Acts of Kindness Day|
|Jan 2||National Science Fiction Day|
|Jan 2||National Personal Trainer Awareness Day|
|Jan 2||National Cream Puff Day|
|Jan 3||National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day|
|Jan 3||National Fruitcake Toss Day|
|Jan 3||JRR Tolkien Day|
|Jan 4||World Braille Day|
|Jan 4||National Spaghetti Day|
|Jan 4||National Trivia Day|
|Jan 5||National Keto Day|
|Jan 5||National Bird Day|
|Jan 5||National Whipped Cream Day|
|Jan 5||National Screenwriters Day|
|Jan 6||National Shortbread Day|
|Jan 6||Cuddle Up Day|
|Jan 6||National Technology Day|
|Jan 8||National Bubble Bath Day|
|Jan 11||Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day|
|Jan 11||National Milk Day|
|Jan 12||National Curried Chicken Day|
|Jan 12||National Marzipan Day|
|Jan 13||Make Your Dreams Come True Day|
|Jan 13||National Sticker Day|
|Jan 14||National Rubber Duckie Day|
|Jan 14||National Dress Up Your Pet Day|
|Jan 15||National Bagel Day|
|Jan 15||Strawberry Ice Cream Day|
|Jan 16||Nothing Day|
|Jan 17||Kid Inventors’ Day|
|Jan 18||Winnie the Pooh Day|
|Jan 18||National Peking Duck Day|
|Jan 19||Popcorn Day|
|Jan 20||National Cheese Lovers Day|
|Jan 20||National Buttercrunch Day|
|Jan 21||Squirrel Appreciation Day|
|Jan 21||National Hugging Day|
|Jan 24||Compliment Day|
|Jan 25||Opposite Day|
|Jan 26||National Spouses Day|
|Jan 26||Peanut Brittle Day|
|Jan 27||Chocolate Cake Day|
|Jan 28||National Kazoo Day|
|Jan 28||National Blueberry Pancake Day|
|Jan 29||National Puzzle Day|
|Jan 30||National Croissant Day|
|Jan 31||Backward Day|
|Jan 31||National Hot Chocolate Day|
Some Ideas to Celebrate in January:
- January 1: New Year’s Day – Set some family goals
- January 4: National Spaghetti Day – Eat spaghetti for dinner.
- January 8: Bubble Bath Day – You’ve earned it… take a bubble bath!
- January 13: National Sticker Day – Pull out those stickers and create something!
- January 19: National Popcorn Day – Make popcorn.
- January 21: National Hugging Day – Give lots of hugs today!
- Book Blitz Month
- Prune Breakfast Month
- National Soup Month
- Candy Month
- National Oatmeal Month
- Jump Out of Bed Month
- National Hot Tea Month
- Bread Machine Baking Month
- National Get Organized Month
- National Clean Up Your Computer Month
- Birthstone: Garnet – Meaning: Constancy
- January Flower of the month: Carnation, Snowdrop
- Signs of the Zodiac: Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19) & Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb 20)
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So there you have it! You now have lots of unique and fun days to celebrate during the month of January. What January Holidays will you be celebrating??
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.