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National Rum Day

Yo ho ho! Channel your inner pirate and let loose with a bottle of rum and a Pirates of the Caribbean marathon…or just the rum. That’s the important part.

Kool Aid Day

Revitalize the taste buds with a vibrant burst of fruity and refreshing powdered beverage, a timeless thirst-quenching delight.

National Tell A Joke Day

Bringing smiles with witty punchlines and hilarious anecdotes, telling a good joke is a delightful art that turns ordinary moments into bursts of laughter and camaraderie.

National Airborne Day

On the anniversary of the first official US Army parachute jump in 1940, take a minute of silence to honor all the brave airborne men and women of the Air Force.

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How to celebrate Aug 16th

Wake up with a joke and a glass of Rum for breakfast. Find humor in the little things and start your day off on a light note. Spread the joy by sharing a joke with someone else. It’s the little moments of laughter that can brighten up your day.

As you step out, make sure to groom yourself – even if you’re not a man. Take some time to pamper yourself and boost your self-esteem. Looking good can make you feel good too. Remember that self-care is important, no matter what day it is.

Head out for some thrill at an amusement park or a fair. Celebrate the adrenaline rush on a roller coaster ride. Embrace the excitement and enjoy the twists and turns. It’s a great way to let loose and have some fun.

Stop by a food stand and savor a bratwurst. Indulge in the flavors while soaking in the festivities around you. Treat yourself to a tasty snack and appreciate the simple pleasures of good food.

Cap off the day with a refreshing glass of Kool-Aid. Cool down with this nostalgic drink and reminisce about carefree childhood days. Sometimes, a simple sweet sip can transport you back in time.

As the day winds down, take a moment to reflect while savoring a glass of Rum. Bask in the joy of the day’s experiences and appreciate the humor, thrills, flavors, and nostalgia that made it special. And who knows, maybe you’ll even catch a glimpse of a drone overhead for Surveillance Day. 🍹

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National Roller Coaster Day

See if any of the amusement parks or fairgrounds near you offer a special deal on Rollercoaster Day, and get your adrenaline pumping on that stomach-dropping dive.

World Bratwurst Day

Hit up your local grocery store or meat market and bring home some delicious bratwurst, a high-quality type of German sausage made of pork, beef, or veal.

Surveillance Day

Surveillance cameras are all around us, especially in cities. See this first-hand by spending the day looking for them, and giving a wave to any you see.

Men’s Grooming Day

Men of the world, end the scruffiness and disarray and focus on your grooming. Take some time to shave, trim, or even visit a professional salon or barber.


Elvis Week 

The enduring legacy of a legendary artist whose groundbreaking music and charisma transformed popular culture forever.


National Bargain Hunting Week

Exploring discounts and deals, seekers unearth treasures while navigating the maze of savings, discovering hidden gems.

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National Golf Month

Enjoy the precision, challenge, and tranquility of a game that blends skill, strategy, and outdoor beauty.

National Breastfeeding Month

Nurturing an intimate connection, this natural practice provides infants with essential nourishment, promoting health and bonding.

Family Fun Month

Create lasting memories with activities that bring laughter, strengthen bonds, and fill your home with joy.

National Crayon Collection Month

Brighten classrooms and ignite creativity by sharing vibrant colors, ensuring every child has the tools to learn.

National Panini Month

A warm, crispy delight with melted cheese, fresh ingredients, and endless flavor combinations to satisfy cravings.

National Minority Donor Awareness Month

Increasing access to life-saving transplants by promoting organ donation awareness and addressing disparities in minority communities.

Medic Alert Awareness Month

Wearable lifesavers, providing crucial medical information, ensuring prompt care and potentially saving lives during emergencies.

National Hair Loss Awareness Month

Strands thin, and the scalp reveals a journey of self-discovery amidst changes, embracing transformations with courage and grace.

National Road Victim Month

Implementing precautions and awareness can significantly reduce accidents, save lives, and ensure safer travel for everyone.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Join the movement to support research, spread knowledge, and uplift families affected by this challenging genetic condition.

National Wellness Month

Enhancing overall health through mindful practices, balanced nutrition, regular exercise, and fostering positive mental attitudes.

National Black Business Month

Empowering communities and fostering economic growth through vibrant enterprises — championing the spirit of diversity in commerce.

National Immunization Awareness Month

Guarding against preventable diseases, this medical shield protects lives, safeguards communities, and honors the value of health and well-being.

Child Support Awareness Month

Ensuring the well-being of our children, providing them with the care and resources they need, is a fundamental commitment in our society.

National Peach Month

Attend a peach festival, go peach picking, or bake some peach-based goodies to pay tribute to this fuzzy, juicy, oh-so-flavorful pitted fruit.

Romance Awareness Month

Read a romance novel, watch a romantic movie, or plan a romantic getaway, date, or small act of love to appreciate the important role of romance in life.

National Fishing Month

Relaxing, meditative, and practical, fishing is an ideal hobby for many. Get out on the water with some bait and a fishing line, and catch yourself dinner.

National Inventors Month

Take some time to appreciate the brilliant men and women who have invented ways to make our lives better and easier, from glasses to plumbing to spaceships.

National Water Quality Month

Read up on the small ways you can keep your community’s water clean, from picking up after your pets to avoiding pesticides, certain antibacterial chemicals, etc.

National Anti-Frizz Month

Alberto VO5 established Anti-Frizz Month to help those cursed with frizzy hair to find the right products and care routine to get smooth, silky hair.

National Catfish Month

Go fishing for catfish, order it at a restaurant, or try your hand at cooking up your own fish using any number of tasty but simple catfish recipes.

Happiness Happens Month

Take stock of your life and figure out which things make you truly happy. Focus on them, and find new ways to fill your life with as much joy as possible.

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month

Preparing your child for their exciting journey into kindergarten, fostering confidence, curiosity, and readiness for new experiences ahead.

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