Hop A Park Day

Hop A Park Day

5th 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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    Build A Scarecrow Day

    Build A Scarecrow Day

    6th July (First Sunday of July)

    Build a Scarecrow Day is a unique and fun festival that is celebrated each year in the USA on the first Saturday in July. Scarecrows are special human shaped figures that are created by farmers...

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      Cow Appreciation Day

      Cow Appreciation Day

      11th 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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        International Town Criers Day

        International Town Criers Day

        14th July (Second Monday of July)

        In olden times, when few people were literate, and there was little access to printed media, town criers were a central part of urban living. Town criers were responsible for keeping the populace up to...

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          Get Out of the Doghouse Day

          Get Out of the Doghouse Day

          21st 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

              25th 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...

              Parents’ Day

              Parents’ Day

              27th July (Fourth Sunday of July)

              Let's face it, the most important people in many people's lives tend to be their parents. Parents' Day, then, is far from the horror of Parents' Evening, and is actually a chance to say 'thank...

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                Chili Dog Day

                Chili Dog Day

                31st 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...