We all love to celebrate traditional holidays, but did you know that each month has unique holidays pretty much every day of the year?  So, if you are a celebratory kind of person {{like I am}} you should be able to find a something or two to celebrate every day of the year, like these holidays in August.  Here are are few {{evil laugh}} fun things to celebrate in August, interesting themes that August has been assigned, and ways you can amplify your weeks to get the most out of your celebrations!  {{whew!}}

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THEMES for the MONTH

Admit You’re Happy Month
Family Fun Month
National Catfish Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Golf Month
Peach Month
Romance Awareness Month
Water Quality Month
National Picnic Month

Special Days to CELEBRATE!

Week 1

  • National Simplify your Life Week
  • Exercise with Your Child Week
  • National Video Game Week

Week 2

  • National Smile Week
  • National Scrabble Week

Week 3

  • Friendship Week

Week 4

  • Be Kind to Humankind Week

AUGUST HOLIDAYS!

AUG 1 ~ National Mustard Day {first Saturday in August}

AUG 1 ~ National Girlfriends Day

AUG 1 ~  National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

AUG 1 ~  Respect For Parent’s Day

AUG 1 ~   US Air Force Day

AUG 2 ~   Dinosaurs Day

AUG 2 ~  American Family Day

AUG 2 ~  Friendship Day  {First Sunday in August}

AUG 2 ~  International Forgiveness Day {First Sunday in August}

AUG 2 ~  National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

AUG 2 ~  Sisters Day {First Sunday in August}

AUG 3  ~ National Watermelon Day

AUG 4 ~  U.S. Coast Guard Day

AUG 4 ~  National Friendship Day

AUG 4 ~  American Family Day

AUG 4 ~ National Backgammon Day

AUG 5 ~  Work Like a Dog Day

AUG 6  ~ Wiggle Your Toes Day

AUG 7  ~ National Lighthouse Day

AUG 7  ~ Sea Serpent Day

AUG 8  ~ Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day – Yes, please!

AUG 9 ~  Book Lover’s Day

AUG  9 ~  International Art Appreciation Day

AUG 10 ~ 10 Smithsonian Day

AUG 10  ~ Lazy Day – YES!

AUG 10  ~ National S’mores Day – I knew there had to be a s’mores day!

AUG 11 ~  Play in the Sand Day

AUG 11 ~  Presidential Joke Day

AUG 11 ~  Sons and Daughter Day

AUG 12  ~ Middle Child’s Day

AUG 13  ~ Left Hander’s Day

AUG 14  ~ National Creamsicle Day

AUG 14  ~ 14 National Financial Awareness Day

AUG 14-15 ~  V-J Day – end of WWII

AUG 15  ~ National Failures Day

AUG 15  ~ Relaxation Day – a whole day set aside to relax.  WORD.

AUG 16  ~ National Tell a Joke Day

AUG 17  ~ National Thriftshop Day – gotta love this one!

AUG 18  ~ Bad Poetry Day – snicker

AUG 19 ~ World Photography Day

AUG 19 ~  Aviation Day

AUG 20 ~ Virtual Worlds Day

AUG 20 ~  Chinese Valentine’s Day/Daughter’s Day {7th day of 7th Lunar Month}

AUG 20  ~ National Radio Day

AUG 21 ~  Poets Day

AUG 21 ~ National Senior Citizen’s Day

AUG 22  ~ Be an Angel Day

AUG 22  ~ National Tooth Fairy Day – and/or February 28

AUG 23 ~  Ride the Wind Day

AUG 24 ~ Shooting Star Day

AUG 24  ~ Strange Music Day

AUG 24 ~  Vesuvius Day

AUG 25 ~  Kiss and Make Up Day – me likey

AUG 26 ~  National Dog Day

AUG 26 ~  Women’s Equality Day

AUG 27  ~ Global Forgiveness Day

AUG 27  ~ Just Because Day – LOVE!

AUG 28 ~  Dream Day

AUG 28 ~  Crackers Over the Keyboard Day

AUG 28 ~ Race Your Mouse Day -but we are not sure what kind of “mouse”

AUG 29 ~ More Herbs, Less Salt Day

AUG 30 ~ Frankenstein Day

AUG 30 ~ Toasted Marshmallow Day

AUG 31 ~ National Trail Mix Day

AUG 31 ~ Love Litigating Lawyers Day

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