Hot Dog Day

Hot Dog Day

19th 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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    Wine and Cheese Day

    Wine and Cheese Day

    25th July

    ”Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and the moon, or good people and noble ventures.” ~ M.F.K. Fisher There are some things in the world that were just meant to...

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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 remember 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...

      Cow Appreciation Day

      Cow Appreciation Day

      10th 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...

      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...

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      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...

      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...

      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...