Dump Your Significant Jerk Day

Dump Your Significant Jerk Day

1st February (First Sunday in February)

I believe that often people even stay in bad relationships longer than they should because the fear of the pain of dating is scarier than the pain of a bad relationship!Karen Salmansohn Have you ever...

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Bubblegum Day

Bubblegum Day

6th February (First Friday in February)

”For some reason, chewing gum for me gets my brain going.- Brie Larson That’s been our experience too. Something about keeping the jaw closed and chewing makes the brain just focus in and start concentrating. That’s...

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Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

7th February (First Saturday in February)

Eating ice cream for breakfast is basically every little kid's dream. Well, that and being able to have pizza for dinner every single day. But even if you aren't 8 years old, you have to...

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World Marriage Day

World Marriage Day

8th February (Second Sunday of February)

Marriage is a hugely important institution in many parts of the world, and symbolises the formalisation of a relationship between a loving couple. Marriage Day celebrates everything about marriage, and is a great day to propose...

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Clean Out Your Computer Day

Clean Out Your Computer Day

9th February (Second Monday of February)

I am thankful for the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's...

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Extraterrestrial Culture Day

Extraterrestrial Culture Day

10th February (Second Tuesday of February)

An officially acknowledged day in New Mexico (Roswell), Extraterrestrial Culture Day celebrates extraterrestrial cultures, and our past, present and future relationships with extraterrestrial visitors. Get the kettle on and set the table for a guest, ET...

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Blame Someone Else Day

Blame Someone Else Day

13th February (First Friday the 13th of the year)

Blame Someone Else Day is the compulsive liar’s dream day; a whole 24-hours’ worth of constant finger pointing at unsuspecting victims, a day which would make your nagging mother-in-law think twice about badgering anyone ever...

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World Whale Day

World Whale Day

14th February

Giants of the ocean are celebrated on World Whale Day, which aims to raise awareness of these magnificent creatures. The annual holiday was founded in Maui, Hawaii, in 1980, to honour humpback whales, which swim...

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Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day

Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day

19th February (Third Thursday in February)

Engineering is typically a male-dominated arena - but beyond simply tinkering with and repairing equipment, engineering requires a flare for creativity and intelligence which the industry often misses out on due to so few women...

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World Pangolin Day

World Pangolin Day

21st February (Third Saturday in February)

World Pangolin Day is an opportunity for pangolin enthusiasts to join together in raising awareness about these unique mammals — and their plight. These amazing creature numbers are rapidly declining in Asia and Africa due...

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Play More Cards Day

Play More Cards Day

23rd February (Last Monday in February)

Cards get a bad rap sometimes—and true, there are cards games that can be very addictive if not kept under control. But cards can also be the source of great entertainment for friends just who...

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Pink Day

Pink Day

25th February (Last Wednesday in February)

Bullying is a growing problem in the world today, and every year we hear more and more incidents coming up of bullying in schools everywhere. Bullying doesn’t stop in school, though, it extends out into...

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Chilli Day

Chilli Day

26th February (Fourth Thursday of February)

Some like it hot, some like it mild, some like it on top of a baked potato and some prefer it without beans - but however you like it, Chilli Day is the perfect excuse...

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Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

28th February (Last day of February)

Rare Disease Day is an observance held on the last day of February to raise awareness about diseases that most people will not know of, as well as to improve access to treatment.  EURORDIS (The European...

Baked Alaska Day

Baked Alaska Day

Every February 1st

Thank you, American physicist Mr. Benjamin Thompson, for discovering how to make meringue back in the early 1800's! For meringue is a key component of Baked Alaska, the spotlighted dish being celebrated on Baked Alaska...

Hedgehog Day

Hedgehog Day

Every February 2nd

Ouch! Hedgehog Day highlights these loveable creatures but heed this word of warning, don’t get too close. As we all know hedgehogs are covered in spines but what you may not have known is that...

Carrot Cake Day

Carrot Cake Day

Every February 3rd

Who doesn’t love a nice warm piece of carrot cake with creamy frosting starting to melt! Oh my, it is my kind of sweet heaven! When I found out that Carrot Cake Day is an...

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Thank A Letter Carrier Day

Thank A Letter Carrier Day

Every February 4th

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed roundsMotto on James Farley Post Office We know these intrepid adventurers, and adventurers they are. They...

World Nutella Day

World Nutella Day

Every February 5th

Happiness is a warm taste of hazelnut spread on a warm flaky pastry! That hazelnut spread is known across the world as Nutella. It can be spread on toast or put into the center of...

Frozen Yogurt Day

Frozen Yogurt Day

Every February 6th

Frozen yogurt is tastier than ice creamRichelle E. Goodrich You know what makes every day better? A big old scoop of ice cream, you know what’s even better than that? If you said Frogurt, you’re absolutely...

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Ballet Day

Ballet Day

Every February 7th

When life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward. - Andrea Thompson There’s something magical about going to ballet. The music...

Kite Flying Day

Kite Flying Day

Every February 8th

When you hear about flying kites, do you automatically hear the Mary Poppins song in your head? If you don’t then you obviously haven’t had the pleasure of enjoying that lovely movie! Take the time...

Read In The Bathtub Day

Read In The Bathtub Day

Every February 9th

When you think about reading in the bathtub, does it bring back memories of childhood soaks with your favorite comic books? Perhaps you think about the scolding by the Librarian when you tried to return...

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Umbrella Day

Umbrella Day

Every February 10th

”I didn’t invent the rainy day. I just own the best umbrella.” Jimmy Fallon Everyone is familiar with the sight of an umbrella, they’re present whether you live in the hottest of climates or the coldest. They’re...

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Get Out Your Guitar Day

Get Out Your Guitar Day

Every February 11th

How many starry nights did you spend learning chords, listening to hit song repeatedly until you could finally play it with confidence? Did your fingers bleed like Bryan Adams claimed in the hit Summer of...

Darwin Day

Darwin Day

Every February 12th

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin. - Charles Darwin There was a pivotal moment...

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Radio Day

Radio Day

Every February 13th

The world used to be a much bigger place, at least when you consider the difficulty involved with transmitting information from place to place. In the beginning we simply had to walk and talk to...

Ferris Wheel Day

Ferris Wheel Day

Every February 14th

Ride high, high in the sky (within the constraints of a Perspex box attached to a giant wheel); what better way to celebrate Ferris Wheel Day?

Hippo Day

Hippo Day

Every February 15th

Bet you didn't know that Hippo loosely translates to River Horse in ancient Greek. Hippo Day, then, celebrates the third largest land mammal on Earth. Why not take some time to waddle in a mud bath...

Innovation Day

Innovation Day

Every February 16th

Spot a problem, think of a solution, and before you know it you're innovating! Innovation Day is all about imagining new, better ways of doing things. How will you be innovative?

Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Every February 17th

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a...

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Drink Wine Day

Drink Wine Day

Every February 18th

A glass of wine a day keeps the cardiologist away, or so they say. That may be the reason there is such a thing as Drink Wine Day, but who’s to say we needed a...

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Chocolate Mint Day

Chocolate Mint Day

Every February 19th

There's something special about the combination of smooth, rich, luxurious chocolate and cool, refreshing, sharp mint. Celebrate this incredible combination on Chocolate Mint Day by indulging in your favourite minty, chocolate treat!

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Love Your Pet Day

Love Your Pet Day

Every February 20th

How's your relationship with your favourite furry friend? Love Your Pet Day is a chance to show your cat, dog, tortoise or [insert other] how you really feel. Treats, pampering and all the the attention...

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Sticky Bun Day

Sticky Bun Day

Every February 21st

Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer a carbohydrate filled treat, the sticky bun is the ideal gastronomic delight to fill the brief. Fortunately for those who enjoy a good sticky bun, an entire...

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Single Tasking Day

Single Tasking Day

Every February 22nd

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. Vince Lombardi Today...

Curling Is Cool Day

Curling Is Cool Day

Every February 23rd

Curling is Cool Day is not dedicated to those of us naturally or otherwise endowed with glistening spiralling locks of hair. Oh, no, no! This is the day George Clooney and Bruce Springsteen get to...

Tortilla Chip Day

Tortilla Chip Day

Every February 24th

Tortilla Chip Day is best celebrated on a comfy sofa and a favourite film with a selection of tasty dips! Why not go all out and add some cheese into the mix, grilling or melting...

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Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day

Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day

Every February 25th

When it comes to the crunch, Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day is a great reason to celebrate a popular sweet treat. Dipping nuts and fruit into chocolate became popular from the 19th century onwards. However, the first...

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Tell A Fairy Tale Day

Tell A Fairy Tale Day

Every February 26th

Gather round the fire, and make yourselves comfortable... Tell A Fairy Tale Day is all about exploring myths and stories, old and new. From grim(m) tales to urban legends, tap the dark corners of your...

Pokémon Day

Pokémon Day

Every February 27th

Marking the anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon Red and Green. The Pokémon Company has a bunch of treats lined up for fans every year! From Snapchat filters to figurine. In 2018, the Pokemon Company...

Scouse Day

Scouse Day

Every February 28th

Everyone thinks that just because you have a Scouse accent, then you must be 'on the rob'. Jennifer Ellison If you’re wondering what the term “scouse” means, the one thing that you can possibly tell...

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Vegan Cuisine Month

Vegan Cuisine Month

Every February

“My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.” ~Peter...

North American Inclusion Month

North American Inclusion Month

Every February

North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) was created by the Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities. Now some five years old, the North American Inclusion Month was established as a way of recognising the need for more...

Cherry Month

Cherry Month

Every February

“In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.Issa Because cherries are so… very. Cherries are an amazing fruit, little jewels dangling from branches that not long ago painted the sky with a...

Bake For Family Fun Month

Bake For Family Fun Month

Every February

If baking is any labor at all, it's a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation. Regina Brett There’s something about the smell of baked goods cooking in the oven that...

Bird-Feeding Month

Bird-Feeding Month

Every February

"Come feed the little birds, show them you careAnd you'll be glad if you doTheir young ones are hungry, their nests are so bareAll it takes is tuppence from youTuppence – Mary Poppins It’s been a...

Hot Breakfast Month

Hot Breakfast Month

Every February

What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast?Anthony Bourdain Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, and that’s why so many of us make a point...

Library Lovers’ Month

Library Lovers’ Month

Every February

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.Marcus Tullius Cicero Stop hugging that library. No wait, my mistake, I forgot that it’s Library Lovers Month- and it seems to have come...