Fun Days to Celebrate this Summer

We could all use a little more celebration in our lives. If you do a quick Google search, you can find a National or International holiday for every day of the week. Here are some of our favorites for the summer months.


June–National Pride Month

June–First Friday in June is National Donut Day

June–Second Friday in June is National Movie Night

June 1st–National Say Something Nice Day

June 4th–National Hug Your Cat Day

June 6th–National yo-yo Day

June 8th–Best Friend’s Day

June 11th–National Corn on the Cob Day

June 14th–Flag Day

June 15th–National SMILE Day

June 17th–Global Garbage Collector Day and National Eat Your Veggies Day

June 18th–National Go Fishing Day

June 19th–Juneteenth

June 21st–Summer Solstice

June 23rd–National Pink Day

June 27th–National Ice Cream Cake Day

June 30th–National Meteor Watch Day


July–National Ice Cream MONTH

July 1st-7th–Clean Beaches Week

Last week in July–National Moth Week

Third Sunday in July–National Ice Cream Day

Third Wednesday in July–National Hot Dog Day

July 4th–National Independence Day

July 15th–National Give Something Away Month

July 18th–International Nelson Mandela Day

July 24th–National Amelia Earhart Day

July 25th–Christmas in July! Surprise your kids with Christmas music and a few holiday decorations when they wake up!

July 26th–National Aunt and Uncle’s Day

July 30th–International Day of Friendship


August–Family Fun Month

Elvis Week-Week of August 16th

Third Saturday in August–World Honey Bee Day

August 3rd–National Watermelon Day

August 4th–National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 5th–National Water Balloon Day

August 6th–National Play Outside Day

August 7th–American Family Day

August 9th–National Book Lovers Day

August 10th–National S’mores Day

August 12th–National Middle Child Day

August 13th–National Left Handers Day

August 16th–National Tell a Joke Day

August 21st–National Senior Day

August 24th–National Waffle Day

August 28th–National Thoughtful Day


September–Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th-October 15th)

First Friday in September–National Food Bank Day

Sunday after Labor Day–National Grandparents Day

Third Sunday of September–International Coastal Cleanup

Last Saturday in September–National Family Health and Fitness Day

September 5th–National Cheese Pizza Day

September 11th–Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 12th–National Hug and High Five Day

September 13th–Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

September 19th–Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 21st–International Day of Peace

September 22nd–First day of Autumn in Northeast

September 24th–National Punctuation Day

September 25th–National Lobster Day

September 27th–National Day of Forgiveness

September 30th–National Orange Shirt Day

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