Hop A Park Day

Hop A Park Day

9th July (First Saturday of July)

Hop A Park Day encourages you to visit the local parks in your area, and to enjoy public space put aside tor rest and relaxation. Larger or managed parks often host events on this day...

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Cow Appreciation Day

Cow Appreciation Day

13th July

1995 marked the beginning of the cow revolution, when herds of beef cattle everywhere decided to take a stand for the future of the bovine race. Far more intelligent than the others, Heff R. Jones...

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    Get Out of the Doghouse Day

    Get Out of the Doghouse Day

    16th July (Third Monday of July)

    Usually when we think of someone being in the dog house, we think of a spouse or significant other who has done something bad, but sometimes it’s just as likely to have happened with a...

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      Hot Dog Day

      Hot Dog Day

      23rd July

      The sun is out, you’re at the amusement park, and the rollercoaster is filling the air with the clack-clack-clack of wheels on rails. The scent of a thousand different fair foods fill the air, but...

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      Talk In An Elevator Day

      Talk In An Elevator Day

      27th July (Last Friday of July)

      We all know about that awkward silence, the one that ensues when you’re suddenly in a small room with 5-10 other people you don’t know. Politeness seems to indicate that the people around you are...

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        Chili Dog Day

        Chili Dog Day

        28th July (Last Thursday of July)

        Chili dogs, funnel cakes, fried bread, majorly greasy pizza, candy apples, ye gods. Evil food smells amazing. - Jim Butcher There’s something about the smell of a chili dog that is just amazing, the rich mixture...

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          International Joke Day

          International Joke Day

          Every July 1st

          Do you think you’re funny? The best way to get a feel for a country is to try to understand the humor. Laughter is a universally recognized expression of amusement, and joke telling can become...

          I Forgot Day

          I Forgot Day

          Every July 2nd

          If you’re anything like us, you’re absolutely rubbish at remembering holidays, anniversaries, doctors’ appointments, and… well… let’s be frank. We’re just rubbish at remembering anything, there’s just so much going on in today’s busy world...

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          Stay Out Of The Sun Day

          Stay Out Of The Sun Day

          Every July 3rd

          Everybody loves a sunny day, but in the height of summer it's easy to get dehydrated, sunburnt and worse. Stay Out Of The Sun Day is about looking after yourself by taking a day away...

          Independence From Meat Day

          Independence From Meat Day

          Every July 4th

          Every year more and more people are embracing the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle, both for the increased health benefits that come from eliminating or limiting meat from their diet, and for the moral and environmental...

          Bikini Day

          Bikini Day

          Every July 5th

          Bikini Day is the anniversary of the invention of the bikini in 1946 by a Parisian fashion designer, Louis Reard. The goal of this holiday is to get to the closest beach, or find some cheap...

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          Fried Chicken Day

          Fried Chicken Day

          Every July 6th

          The bird gets the spotlight on Fried Chicken Day, and stomachs are rumbling already. Move over vegetarians, there's a deep-fried chicken leg and breast coming this way! To add more pizzazz to the day, coat the...

          Chocolate Day

          Chocolate Day

          Every July 7th

          There are a number of dates throughout the year promoting variations of local, national or international Chocolate Day - our research leads us to believe that this is the true, definitive, purist 'Chocolate Day', so...

          Scud Day

          Scud Day

          Every July 8th

          SCUD Day stands for Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day, and encourages those of us whose lives might have a touch too much drama to step back, relax, and enjoy the funnier side of...

          Sugar Cookie Day

          Sugar Cookie Day

          Every July 9th

          ”As Harold took a bite of Bavarian Sugar cookie, he finally felt as if everything was going to be okay. Sometimes, when we lose ourselves in fear and despair, in routine and constancy, in hopelessness...

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          Don’t Step On A Bee Day

          Don’t Step On A Bee Day

          Every July 10th

          Don't Step On A Bee Day is an important reminder that the fate of the common bee lies in the balance - with bee numbers in some countries having halved in the last decade with...

          World Population Day

          World Population Day

          Every July 11th

          Every year the world continues to get more and more crowded. While we’ve a tendency to pack ourselves into massive cities, and there are presently still long open stretches of countryside, every year that gets...

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          Different Colored Eyes Day

          Different Colored Eyes Day

          Every July 12th

          “Picture yourself in a boat on a riverWith tangerine trees and marmalade skiesSomebody calls you, you answer quite slowlyA girl with kaleidoscope eyes” ~ The Beatles, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Do you see them? Walking...

          French Fries Day

          French Fries Day

          Every July 13th

          Whether you call them ‘French Fries’, ‘Chips’, Finger Chips, or French-Fried Potatoes, this delicious treat is loved around the world, and French Fries day celebrates them.Not to be confused with the American ‘Chips’, which are...

          Shark Awareness Day

          Shark Awareness Day

          Every July 14th

          Contrary to expectations, the purpose of Shark Awareness Day is not to stand on the beach and shout out warnings to terrified swimmers and surfers, despite the hours of innocent fun that can provide. It's true...

          Gummi Worm Day

          Gummi Worm Day

          Every July 15th

          You know what the best bait for fishing for people with a sweet tooth is? If you guessed the gummy worm, you’re in the right place with the right sense of humor. Gummy candies...

          Corn Fritters Day

          Corn Fritters Day

          Every July 16th

          Where would we be without corn fritters? This simple, unassuming dish is comfort food heaven. Add your favorite condiment to a corn fritter and that's some good eating right there. So, some bright spark had the...

          Peach Ice Cream Day

          Peach Ice Cream Day

          Every July 17th

          Peaches are a summer fruit, and Peach Ice Cream Day is a way to celebrate their goodness while enjoying a cooling delicious dessert. Peaches are native to China and were taken to America by Spanish explorers...

          Caviar Day

          Caviar Day

          Every July 18th

          There’s a delicacy that is the very definition of elegance in the minds of most people, it’s a mysterious word that brings together a longing for the better things in life, with a strange revulsion...

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          Daiquiri Day

          Daiquiri Day

          Every July 19th

          Need a way to cool off? Why not celebrate Daiquiri Day. This refreshing drink was invented in the early 1900's in a small mining town of Daiquiri near Santiago, Cuba, an engineer named Jennings Stockton...

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          Moon Day

          Moon Day

          Every July 20th

          Every once in a while, the human race achieves something truly remarkable, and Moon Day celebrates the occasion when we first left footsteps upon our nearest neighbour. It's probably best to gloss quietly over how long...

          Junk Food Day

          Junk Food Day

          Every July 21st

          Junk foods are usually, by definition, high in fats, sugars, salt, and calories. But more often than not, they are delicious! Junk food day is the perfect day to treat yourself. On Junk Food Day...

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          Hammock Day

          Hammock Day

          Every July 22nd

          Nothing sounds quite as relaxing as kicking back and relaxing in a hammock - and there's no better way to celebrate Hammock Day! Find two sturdy, conveniently located trees (or improvise - and don't limit...

          Gorgeous Grandma Day

          Gorgeous Grandma Day

          Every July 23rd

          Many people around the world say that we do not do enough to honour our elderly. Just as well, then, that days such as Gorgeous Grandma Day exist. Gorgeous Grandma Day is a time of the...

          Drive-Thru Day

          Drive-Thru Day

          Every July 24th

          For one day, Drive-Thru Day encourages you to live on the wild side. Forget about buying locally sourced produce, organic vegetables, and getting your five a day; sometimes you don't have the time or energy...

          Thread The Needle Day

          Thread The Needle Day

          Every July 25th

          Sometimes you find yourself in that most difficult of positions, having to navigate your way through two positions of equal delicacy. Maybe you have to find a way to navigate the desires of two family...

          Aunt and Uncle Day

          Aunt and Uncle Day

          Every July 26th

          Aunt and Uncle Day is, as the name suggests, a day to celebrate a special set of relatives - your Aunts and Uncles. The amount of aunts and uncles you have will vary from family to...

          Walk On Stilts Day

          Walk On Stilts Day

          Every July 27th

          If you've ever been to the circus or a parade, you have without a doubt seen someone walking along high above the crowd on a pair of stilts. To the common man, stilts are the...

          Milk Chocolate Day

          Milk Chocolate Day

          Every July 28th

          How is milk chocolate different from other chocolates? It's a mix of cocoa solids and either dry or condensed milk. While dark chocolate is traditionally used as a baking ingredient, this lighter version is used...

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          Rain Day

          Rain Day

          Every July 29th

          Throughout human history, people and cultures all over the world have celebrated rain and it's life-giving power. All life is dependent on rain, and rain is what keeps our world green and fresh and beautiful...

          Cheesecake Day

          Cheesecake Day

          Every July 30th

          Cheesecake Day is one of the creamiest days of the year. It’s a day to indulge in the decadence of this dessert, and sample some of the tastiest flavors. From the humble plain baked to the...

          Raspberry Cake Day

          Raspberry Cake Day

          Every July 31st

          With summer in full swing, it's hard to imagine anything more seasonal and enjoyable than fresh, juicy raspberries; that is, except for Raspberry Cake Day - a whole day dedicated to enjoying raspberries in cake format!

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          Ice Cream Month

          Ice Cream Month

          Every July

          I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream! Butternut Crunch and Rocky Road, Napoleon and Caramel Swirl, there are hundreds of flavors of Ice Cream to sample and flavor, and the hot...

          Horseradish Month

          Horseradish Month

          Every July

          Here's an event to celebrate with relish! Horseradish Month offers a chance to add zing to your menu, finding out how this tasty herb can beef up all kinds of meals. Horseradish has been grown for...

          Independent Retailer Month

          Independent Retailer Month

          Every July

          Big Box stores like Walmart and Target are certainly convenient, offering so much of the things we need in one place, and the prices they offer can’t be beat. However, there is a section of...

          Cell Phone Courtesy Month

          Cell Phone Courtesy Month

          Every July

          We all know the situation: being subjected to someone else's conversation while in a public space. Speaking on a cell phone makes some of us forget our manners! Celebrate Cell Phone Courtesy Month by following...

          Picnic Month

          Picnic Month

          Every July

          A book of verse beneath the bough,A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thouBeside me singing in the Wilderness –Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! ~ Omar Khayyam When the weather gets warmer and the...

          Sarcoma Awareness Month

          Sarcoma Awareness Month

          Every July

          ”Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, ‘cause it’s gonna have a long day doing it.” ~ Jim Beaver Every...

          World Watercolor Month

          World Watercolor Month

          Every July

          ”Perhaps watercolor is more art than acrylics or oil because the opportunity to correct errors is very limited as the colors are transparent… The sun, wind and temperature influences water-pigment-paper! Everything flows, painting with watercolors!” ~...

          Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

          Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

          Every July

          “Have you ever spent days and days and days making up flavors of ice cream that no one's ever eaten before? Like chicken and telephone ice cream? Green mouse ice cream was the worst. I...