Pig Day

Pig Day

Every March 1st

Everywhere you go, the pig is a part of our daily life. Whether it’s the little porcelain coin-receptacles we use to save up our money, these adorable little porcine lovelies make our lives greater at...

Old Stuff Day

Old Stuff Day

Every March 2nd

Old Stuff Day is all about...well, old stuff. Bits and bobs that have been gathering dust for ages in your home, trinkets, and toys up in the attic, antiques and old electronics - you're bound...

World Book Day

World Book Day

3rd March (First Thursday in March)

Some people like to read the biographies of the most influential people in history, like Martin Luther King or Mahatma Ghandi. Some people like novels that send chills down their spines, from goth horror novels...

Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day

4th March (First Friday of March)

There’s a lot of talk about what the most important part of your business is. There’s an argument to be made that, when you’re first starting out, the most important part of your business is...

Cheese Doodle Day

Cheese Doodle Day

Every March 5th

You might think you don't know what a cheese doodle is, but you have almost certainly seen them around. A cheese doodle is a rather colloquial way of calling those baked cheesy snacks that are...

Dentist’s Day

Dentist’s Day

Every March 6th

Not a fan of the dentist? You're not alone, but if this often disliked profession didn't exist, our penchant for sugars and sweet treats would have destroyed our pearly gnashers a long time ago. Love...

Fun Facts About Names Day

Fun Facts About Names Day

7th March (First Monday of March)

What's in a name? Fun Facts About Names Day encourages you to learn about the historical meanings and influences behind your name and the names of your friends and families. Uncover historical and religious influences...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Every March 8th

Mother, sisters, wives, girlfriends and fiancees…what would we ever do without them? Nobody can honestly say we don’t owe an enormous amount to the women in our lives, from the mothers who made us chicken...

Meatball Day

Meatball Day

Every March 9th

Just the word meatball is enough to bring to mind great family meals for most people. These little balls of various meats can be found throughout the world in almost every culture. Most people may...

Pack Your Lunch Day

Pack Your Lunch Day

Every March 10th

Lunchtime is something that we can all get excited about. It’s that lovely moment in the middle of the day when we get to recharge and have a few moments to stop what we’re doing...

World Plumbing Day

World Plumbing Day

Every March 11th

World Plumbing Day is an international event, initiated by the World Plumbing Council, held on 11 March each year to recognise the important role plumbing plays in societal health and amenity. The WPC, through its member...

Girl Scout Day

Girl Scout Day

Every March 12th

Their smiles, their adorable little outfits, their delicious cookies, their pledge to “be ready to help out wherever they are needed”—what’s not to love about Girl Scouts? For the 200 million boxes of cookies they...

Ken Day

Ken Day

Every March 13th

”Oh, I'm having so much fun! Well Barbie, we are just getting started Oh, I love you, Ken” - Aqua - Barbie Girl If you’re a Barbie Girl, you know that one of the most enchanting men...

Napping Day

Napping Day

14th March (Monday after (March) Daylight Savings)

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. - Barbara...

World Speech Day

World Speech Day

Every March 15th

World Speech Day is a day to celebrate speeches and speech making through live events across the world. On March 15th 2016 there were some 200 WSD events in 30 nations across the globe: for...

Lips Appreciation Day

Lips Appreciation Day

Every March 16th

Who doesn't love lips, right? Take a moment to appreciate the tactile and speech facilities given to you through the use of your lips for Lips Appreciation Day!

Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day

Every March 17th

Saint Patrick's Day, colloquially St. Paddy's Day or simply Paddy's Day, is an annual feast day which celebrates Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated worldwide...

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    World Sleep Day

    World Sleep Day

    18th March (Friday before Spring Vernal Equinox)

    World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized...

    Corn Dog Day

    Corn Dog Day

    19th March (Third Saturday of March)

    "Life isn't fair. A fair's a place where you eat corn dogs and ride the ferris wheel." - Jennifer Brown And that’s all the excuse we need to head off to the fair, or anywhere else! The...

    Snowman Burning Day

    Snowman Burning Day

    Every March 20th

    Snowman Burning Day marks a change in seasons, and the transition from winter into spring. This is a traditional celebration by American and Swiss citizens to mark an end to winter. Why not celebrate by designing...

    World Poetry Day

    World Poetry Day

    Every March 21st

    Poetry Day is a celebration of poetry for everyone, everywhere: from assemblies, bus queues to hospitals and zoos. It’s a day when poetry takes to the streets. It’s a chance for you to use poetry to...

    Goof Off Day

    Goof Off Day

    Every March 22nd

    A chance to step back from the rigours and pressures of every-day life, Goof Off Day encourages you to take some time to be silly, waste an hour or two, and to do something a...

    Near Miss Day

    Near Miss Day

    Every March 23rd

    Near Miss Day commemorates March 23rd, 1989, when a large asteroid missed the Earth by a mere 500,000 miles - a very near miss indeed! What would you do if an asteroid was about to hit...

    Chocolate Covered Raisins Day

    Chocolate Covered Raisins Day

    Every March 24th

    There’s a delicious sweet treat that doesn’t get the love it deserves, it lives in the hearts of theater goers the world over, and masquerades as a healthy addition to trail mix. Outside it is...

    Tolkien Reading Day

    Tolkien Reading Day

    Every March 25th

    Although founded in 2002, the First Tolkien Reading Day wasn't until March 25th 2003. This is because a journalist from New York enquired as to whether or not there was such an event for Tolkien...

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    Falafel Appreciation Day

    Falafel Appreciation Day

    Every March 26th

    This is a day when Arabs and Jews celebrate peace between Egypt and Israel, and falafel is a favorite in most Middle East countries and by vegans and vegetarians around the world. It has been "celebrated"...

    Neighbor Day

    Neighbor Day

    27th March

    Even though the exact origins of Neighbor Day cannot be accurately traced, as the holiday seems to have popped up almost randomly in various places at various times, one thing is universally valid : Neighbor...

    Weed Appreciation Day

    Weed Appreciation Day

    Every March 28th

    Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. - A. A. Milne Is there anything more aggravating then working in your garden and finding yet another sprouting of weeds after you thought you got...

    Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day

    Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day

    Every March 29th

    On March 29th, 1848, ice blockages caused rivers to run dry, and reduced the flow of water to such an extent that Niagara Falls' 3,160 tons of water per second flow came to a halt...

    Doctors’ Day

    Doctors’ Day

    Every March 30th

    It's easy to forget just how important, valuable and necessary good doctors are - that is, until you get ill or sustain am injury. Doctors Day puts hard-working doctors in the spotlight, and encourages us...

    Crayola Crayon Day

    Crayola Crayon Day

    Every March 31st

    Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet...no, we're not talking about a rainbow, but rather just some of the 400 different shades of crayon colours Crayola has produced since 1903! What a perfect opportunity to...

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    Cheerleading Safety Month

    Cheerleading Safety Month

    Every March

    From High School through to our major league sports, there is one aspect of sports that everyone can agree on. The pom-pom bouncing, back-flipping, pyramid building men and women who cheer our teams on from...

    Caffeine Awareness Month

    Caffeine Awareness Month

    Every March

    Do you start your day with a cup of coffee? Need that candy bar in the middle of the day? It could be that you are using caffeine as an energy boost. Caffeine Awareness Month...

    Credit Education Month

    Credit Education Month

    Every March

    What do you know about credit? Do you know how to wisely use credit cards to improve your credit rating? Do you know what a credit rating is? Do you even know what credit is? This...

    International Ideas Month

    International Ideas Month

    Every March

    Some of the biggest, most impressive things in our modern world - be that huge, lumbering buildings or complex, shiny smartphones - started as an idea. Without ideas, we wouldn't have any of the cool...

    Craft Month

    Craft Month

    Every March

    Ever since you were a kid, you've known that making things is fun. Paper mache monsters, fluffy pompoms made from wool, knitted jumpers, making your own decoupage boxes and decorations - and who said that...

    Women’s History Month

    Women’s History Month

    Every March

    The large majority of ancient cultures were patriarchal, and they practiced customs that held women in low esteem and limited their freedom. Through the centuries, many courageous women have stepped forward to fight inequality and...

    Nutrition Month

    Nutrition Month

    Every March

    Nutrition Month is celebrated every March, and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition Month focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating and exercising...

    Multiple Sclerosis Month

    Multiple Sclerosis Month

    Every March

    Most of us never think twice about how lucky we are to be able to take a walk to the store, dance it up at a party or just have a conversation with a friend...

    Peanut month

    Peanut month

    Every March

    What nut isn’t a nut, but is an essential part of diets everywhere? What not a nut is used in cooking oil, America’s most popular sandwich, goes amazing with chocolate, is great for the soil...

    Kidney Month

    Kidney Month

    Every March

    Deep within our torso lay two little bean shaped (or are the beans them shaped?) organs that do a big job, and are in fact vital to our continued health. Introducing, the Kidney! It...

    Hemophilia Awareness Month

    Hemophilia Awareness Month

    Every March

    Sadly, there are many life-threatening medical conditions that many of us know little to nothing about, unless we happen to have a family member who suffers from such a condition. Thankfully, nowadays most people realize...