Fun and Wacky Holidays to Celebrate in August! [printable]


What is your favorite holiday? I’m pretty sure we all love to celebrate traditional holidays, but did you know that each month has unique and wacky holidays and national days that you can celebrate?  So, if you are a celebratory kind of person {{like I am}} you should be able to find a something or even two, three, or four to celebrate every day of the year, like these holidays in August.  Just look through the provided list to see what is today? This way you can totally stay on top of your game! {wink}

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Here are are few {{evil laugh}} fun and wacky things to celebrate in August, interesting themes that August has been assigned, and ways you can amplify your days and weeks to get the most out of your celebrations!  {{whew!}} Plus, I’ve totally got your back with a calendar with all of the holidays in one place! Simply download the free calendar, print it out in color or black and white and display it where you can quickly access it! {{squealing in delight}}

August National Holiday Calendar_Square

EHprint Free Printable File:
August 2017 Printable Calendar with Holidays (1623 downloads) ,
August 2017 Blank Calendar (1404 downloads) ,
August Maintenance and Home Repair Checklist (2264 downloads)


  • Admit You’re Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
  • Dog Days of Summer – July 3 – August 11
  • International Clown Week – always August 1-7
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
  • Peach Month
  • Romance Awareness Month
  • Water Quality Month
  • National Picnic Month


  • Week 1 National Simplify your Life Week
  • Week 2 National Smile Week
  • Week 3 Friendship Week
  • Week 4 Be Kind to Humankind Week

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1 National Girlfriends Day

1 National Mountain Climbing Day

1 National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

2 National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

3 National Watermelon Day

4 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

4 U.S. Coast Guard Day

5 National Clown Day – Saturday during International Clown Week

5 National Mustard Day first Saturday

5 National Underwear Day

5 Work Like a Dog Day

6 Friendship Day – First Sunday in August

6 Sisters Day – First Sunday in August

6 Wiggle Your Toes Day

7 International Forgiveness Day – First Sunday in August

7 National Lighthouse Day

8 Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day – now that’s nasty!

9 Book Lover’s Day

10 Lazy Day

10 National S’mores Day

11 Presidential Joke Day

11 Son and Daughter Day

12 Middle Child’s Day

13 Left Hander’s Day

14 National Creamsicle Day

14/15 V-J Day – which date do you celerate as the end of WWII?

15 Relaxation Day – now this one’s for me!

16 National Tell a Joke Day

17 National Thriftshop Day

18 Bad Poetry Day

19 Aviation Day

19 National Honey Bee Awareness Day – Third Saturday

19 National Potato Day

20 National Radio Day

21 National Spumoni Day

21 Senior Citizen’s Day

22 Be an Angel Day

22 National Tooth Fairy Day – and/or February 28

23 Ride the Wind Day

24 Vesuvius Day

25 Kiss and Make Up Day

26 National Dog Day

26 Women’s Equality Day

27 Global Forgiveness Day

27 Just Because Day

28 Chinese Valentine’s Day/Daughter’s Day – 7th day of 7th Lunar Month

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

29 More Herbs, Less Salt Day

30 Frankenstein Day

30 Toasted Marshmallow Day

31 National Eat Outside Day

31 National Trail Mix Day

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