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 rounds" - Motto on James Farley Post Office We know these intrepid adventurers, and adventurers 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 cream,” - Richelle 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...

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...

Clean Out Your Computer Day

Clean Out Your Computer Day

8th February

I am thankful 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 the...

Extraterrestrial Culture Day

Extraterrestrial Culture Day

9th 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Chocolate Soufflé Day

Chocolate Soufflé Day

Every February 28th

Though cheese soufflés may be better known, everyone with a sweet tooth will prefer a chocolate soufflé instead! The recipe for soufflé is thought to originate in La Cusinier Moderne, by Vincent La Chappell, published...

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

29th 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...

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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...

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...

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...