Posted on: July 10, 2017Marketing

August 2017 Monthly Holidays

American Adventures Month
American Artists Appreciation Month Link
American Indian Heritage Month Link  (See also November)
American History Essay Contest (8/1 – 12/15)
Arrr-gust: International Pirate Month  Link
Black Business Month
Boomers Making A Difference Month
Bystander Awareness Month
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Child Support Awareness Month Link
Children’s Vision & Learning Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Happiness Happens Month Link
Motor Sports Awareness Month
National Breastfeeding Month Link
National Catfish Month Link
National Goat Cheese Month Link
National Immunization Awareness Month Link
National Panini Month  Link
National Minority Donor Awareness Month
National Read A Romance Month
National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month
National Traffic Awareness Month
National Truancy Prevention Month Link
National Water Quality Month Link
National Win With Civility Month
Neurosurgery Outreach Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month Link
Read A Romance Novel Month
Rye Month Link
Shop Online For Groceries Month Link
Tomboy Tools Month Link
What Will Be Your Legacy Month
World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month  Link
XXXI Summer Olympics: 5-21


August 2017 Weekly Holidays

*International Clown Week: 1-7 Link
*National Minority Donor Awareness Week: 1-7
*Simplify Your Life Week: 1-7 Link
*World Breastfeeding Week: 1-7 Link
International Tree Climbing Days: 3-5  Link  (Moved from April)
*Rock for Life Week: 4-7 Link
Satchmo Days: 4-6  Link
Assistance Dog Week: 6-12  Link  Link  (Starts on the First Sunday) 
Exercise With Your Child Week: 6-12
Knights of Columbus Family Week: 6-12  (First Full Week)
National Farmers’ Market Week: 6-12  Link (First Full Week)
National Fraud Awareness Week: 6-12 Link   (First Full Week)
(This is sponsored by the FCC and has to do with phone & mail fraud.)
National Health Center Week: 6-12  Link
Stop on Red Week: 6-12 Link
Exhibitor Appreciation Week: 7-11
National Bargain Hunting Week: 7-13  (First Mon.-Sun Week)
National Psychic Week: 7-11 Link  (First Week)
Old Fiddlers’ Week: 7-12
Sturgis Rally: 7-13 Link
Weird Contest Week: 7-11 (Second Week)
Gallop International Tribal Indian Powwow: 10-14 Link
National Hobo Week: 10-13 Link
Elvis Week: 11-19  Link
National Motorcycle Week: 13-19  Link (2nd Week)
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week: 13-19  Link  Link  (Always 2nd Week)
National Resurrect Romance Week:13-19 (2nd  Full Week)
*National Aviation Week: 15-21  (Always week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on  19th)
*Minority Enterprise Development Week: 18-24
National Chef’s Appreciation Week: 20-26  Link  Link  (3rd Week)
National Safe at Home Week: 21-25 (Last M-F Week)
North American Organic Brewers Week: 24-27
*Be Kind To Humankind Week: 25-31
Chuckwagon Races: 26-9/3
World Water Week: 27-9/1  Link
Happily Married Husband and Wife Week: 27-9/2  Link
Minimally Invasive Surgery Week: 30-9/2   Link


August 2017 Daily Holidays

*Girlfriend’s Day: 1
*Lughnasa – 1 Link
*Mead Day: 1 Link
*National Minority Donor Awareness Day: 1
National Night Out: 1 Link  (First Tuesday)
*Respect For Parents: 1
*Rounds Resounding Day: 1
*Spider-Man Day: 1 (See also Oct. 14)
Tisha B’Av: 1
*US Air Force Day: 1 Link
*World Lung Cancer Day: 1
*World Wide Web Day: 1
*World Scout Scarf Day: 1
International Albarino Day: 2 (First Wednesday) Link
*National Coloring Book Day: 2 Link
*Take A Penny/Leave A Penny Day: 2  Link
*Friendship Day: 3 Link (Also July 30)
* Watermelon Day: 3  Link
India Pale Ale Beer Day: 3 Link  (First Thursday)
Braham Pie Day or Homemade Pie Day: 4 (First Friday)
*Coast Guard Day: 4
International Beer Day: 4 Link   Link   (First Friday)
Tomboy Tools Day: 4 Link  (First Friday)
Twins Day: 4-6 Link   (First Full Weekend)
*National Chocolate Chip Day: 4 Link
*Single Working Women’s Day: 4
*Social Security Day: 4
International Hangover Day: 5 Link (Always the day  after International Beer Day)
Mead Day: 5 Link (First Saturday)
National Disc Golf Day: 5 (First Saturday)  Link
National Jamaican Patty Day: 5 (First Saturday)  Link
*National Oyster Day: 5  Link
*National Underwear Day: 5 Link
Sandcastle Day: 5 (First Saturday)
American Family Day: 6  Link  (First Sunday)
Friendship Day: 6 Link (First Sunday)   (Different than “International Friendship Day” in July. )
*Hiroshima Day: 6
National Doll Day: 6   Link  (First Sunday)
National Kids’ Day: 6  (First Sunday) Link
Sister’s Day: 6  (First Sunday)
*National Fresh Breath (Halitosis)  Day: 6
National Mustard Day: 6 (First Saturday) Link
*National Root Beer Float Day: 6 Link  (See also August 19.)
Assistance Dog Day: 7 Link Link  (Monday of Assistance Dog Week)
*Lighthouse Day: 7  Link
National Psychic Day: 7 (Monday of Psychic Week)  Link
*Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day: 7
*Professional Speakers Day: 7
*Purple Heart Day: 7
Earth Over Shoot Day or Ecological Debt Day: 8? Link
*Dalek Day: 8 Link (See also Dec. 21)
*International Cat Day: 8  Link   Link
*The Date to Create: 8
*Happiness Happens Day: 8
*Odie Day: 8 (Garfield’s pal)
*Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Night: 8
*International Day of The World’s Indigenous People: 9
Perseid Meteor Showers: 9-13
*Veep Day: 9
*National Duran Duran Appreciation Day: 10
*Paul Bunyan Day: 10 Link Link  (Also Feb. 12)
*Skyscraper Appreciation Day: 10  Link
*Smithsonian Day: 10
*S’mores Day: 10 Link
*Ingersoll Day: 11
*Presidential Joke Day: 11
Kool-Aid Day: 11-12 Link  (Always 2nd weekend)
Shop Online For Groceries Day: 11  Link (2nd Friday)
*IBM PC Day: 12
*International Youth Day: 12
Middle Child Day: 12  (2nd Saturday)
*Milkman Day: 12 Link
(This is for Murray. former mascot for Milkman Day to help bring back his holiday as mentioned in the animation. There is another one also on June 26 with a dairy company as sponsor.)
National Bowling Day: 12 Link (Second Saturday)
National Garage Sale Day: 12 (Second Saturday)
*Sewing Machine Day: 12
*Vinyl Record Day: 12
*World Elephant Day: 12 Link
Worldwide Art Day: 12 Link  (2nd Friday)
*International Lefthander’s Day: 13  Link
*International Rose’ Day: 14 Link
*National Navajo Code Talkers Day: 14
*Spirit of ’45 Day: 14  Link
*V-J Day: 14
*Best Friends Day: 15
*Chauvin Day: 15
*Check The Chip Day: 15 (Those Implanted in Pets)  Link
*National Relaxation Day: 15
*National No SpongeBob Day: 15   Link  (SpongeBob Squarepants)
*Joe Miller’s Joke Day: 16
*National Airborne Day: 16
National Medical Dosimetrist Day: 16 (Third Wednesday)
*National Rollercoaster Day Day: 16
*Wave at Surveilance Day: 16 Link
*Black Cat Appreciation Day: 17 Link   Link
*I Love My Feet Day: 17 Link
*Meaning of “Is” Day: 17
*National Nonprofit Day: 17  Link
*National Thrift Shop Day: 17 Link
*Bad Poetry Day: 18
*Birth Control Pills Day: 18
*Mail Order Catalog Day: 18
Men’s Grooming Day: 18 Link  (3rd Friday)
*National Badge Ribbon Day: 18
*National Fajita Day: 18  Link
*Serendipity Day: 18
*Aviation Day: 19
* “Black Cow” Root Beer Float Day: 19
(8/19/1893 by Frank J. Wisner, Cripple Creek Brewing Co., CO.  Link  Also Aug. 6 by A&W Root Beer).
*Coco Chanel Day: 19
*International Orangutan Day: 19   Link
National Honey Bee Day: 19 Link  (Third Saturday)
*World Humanitarian Day: 19 Link  (Different than Humanitarian Day on 1/15)
*World Photo Day: 19  Link
International Geocaching Day: 19 (3rd Saturday)
International Homeless Animals Day: 19  (3rd Saturday)
World Honey Bee Day: 19 Link   Link (3rd Saturday)
Chef Appreciation Day: 20 Link  (Sunday of Chef’s Appreciation Week)
*National Radio Day: 20  Link
Sand Castle Day: 20  Link
*Brazilian Blow-out Day: 21 Link
Cupcake Day: 21 Link  (Third Monday)
*National Spumoni Day: 21 Link
*Poet’s Day: 21
*Senior Citizen’s Day: 21 Link
*Be An Angel Day: 22
*National Bao Day: 22 Link
*Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day: 22
*Take Your Cat To The Vet Day: 22
*Day For The Remembrance of The Slave Trade & Its Abolition: 23
*Valentino Day: 23
*Knife Day: 24 Link
*Pluto Demoted Day: 24
*Vesuvius Day: 24
*Wayzgoose Day: 24 Link
*William Wilberforce Day: 24
*National Waffle Iron Day: 24 Link
International Bat Night: 25-26  (Last Full Weekend)
Brother’s Day: 25  Link (First Friday after the Full Moon) Note: Not  observed in May!
*Kiss and Make Up Day: 25
*National Park Service Day: 25
*National Second-hand Wardrobe Day: 25
*National Whiskey Sour Day: 25  (Also observed on 29th)
World Daffodil Day: 25 Link  (Last Friday)
*National Dog Day: 26 Link   Link
*National Toilet Paper Day: 26 Link
*National WebMistress Day: 26   Link
International Tongue Twister Day: 26 Link  (Last Saturday)
*Women’s Equality Day: 26
Franchise Appreciation Day: 26 (Last Saturday)
Go Topless Day: 27 Link  (The Sunday closest to August 26 – Women’s Equality Day)
*Just Because Day: 27
*The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day: 27
*National Bow Tie Day: 28  Link
Pony Express Day: 28 (Last Sunday)
*Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day: 28
*Radio Commercials Day: 28
*Crackers Over The Keyboard Day: 28
*According to Hoyle Day: 29
*Individual Rights Day: 29 Link
*International Day Against Nuclear Tests: 29
*More Herbs, Less Salt Day: 29
*National Sarcoidosis Day: Link 29
*National Whiskey Sour Day: 29  (Also observed on 25th)
*International Cabernet Sauvignon Day: 30  Link
*International Day of The Victims of Enforced Disappearances: 30 Link
*International Whale Shark Day: 30  Link
*National Grief Awareness Day: 30
*National Holistic Pet Day: 30
*National Toasted Marshmallow Day: 30  Link
*International Overdose Awareness Day: 31 Link
*Love Litigating Lawyers Day: 31
*National Diatomaceous Earth Day: 31  Link
*National Matchmaker Day: 31  Link
Tug-of-War Day: 30 Link (Last Wednesday)


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