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World Jump Day

It won’t actually change the Earth’s orbit, but that was the idea behind getting 60 million people in the Western hemisphere to all jump at the same time.

ZIP Code Day

Visit a new ZIP (AKA Zone Improvement Plan) code, check out a map, draw your own, or gather together with your community in the same ZIP code as you.

International Plastic Bag Free Day

Help the fight against plastic pollution by eliminating those thin, filmy plastic bags. Try bringing reusable bags to the store, and forego bags for small purchases.

Global Beatles Day

Put on your favorite Beatles record and honor the British global phenomenon that changed the face of music forever, and continues to influence musicians everywhere.

Swim a Lap Day

Swimming is great for your physical health, giving you cardio and strength training in one. Take a Lap around the pool to boost your both your health and mood.

Space Exploration Day

Organize a star gazing party, set off bottle rockets, watch a classic science fiction movie or just look up at the night sky on Space Exploration Day.

National All or Nothing Day

If it was your last day on Earth, what would you do? Dive into your goals and dreams and be willing to take some risks in order to reap the potential rewards.

National Tell An Old Joke Day

Dig out and dust off your favorite old jokes, from Knock-Knocks to the age-old question of why the chicken crossed the road. Be prepared for groans.

Take Your Houseplant For A Walk Day

Take your houseplant out on a walk around the neighborhood for a change of pace and some slightly different fresh air, and a chance to introduce it to neighbors.

World Music Day

From Beethoven to Taylor Swift, there’s music for everyone. Revisit your old favorites or discover new artists from different cultures on World Music Day.

National Let It Go Day

Stop wasting energy on negativity and grudges, and start letting things go to make more room for the positive sides of life. Practice mindfulness and be forgiving.

World Humanist Day

Consider your own agency and actions as a human, and how you might benefit yourself and others by striving to do good, be kind, and participate in society.

National Splurge Day

Just for one day, forget about your careful budgeting and responsibility, and go out and indulge in those cute shoes, that nice restaurant, whatever you like.

National Repeat Day

Take the opportunity to do the things you enjoy twice over on Repeat Day. Have the same meal for lunch and dinner, or revisit memory-filled locations from your past.

National Old Maids Day

Spinsters around the world revel in your freedom. Though originally a day to try and find a husband, Old Maid’s Day is now an opportunity to appreciate the lack of one.

National Yo-Yo Day

Reconnect with your inner child or have fun with your own kids by playing around with different yo-yos. Host a yo-yo party or the Yo-Yo Olympics for extra fun.

National Ballpoint Pen Day

Whether you’re writing a letter, jotting down a grocery list, or crafting a Shakespearian sonnet, make sure you use a ballpoint pen on National Ballpoint Pen Day.

National Gardening Exercise Day

You might not think of gardening as an alternative to the gym, but it can be a great physical exercise. Get outside, get your blood flowing, and improve your fitness.

National Smile Power Day

Show off your dimples and pearly whites and harness the true power of a smile. It releases chemicals that make you feel happier, more confident, and more relaxed.

Worldwide Knit in Public Day

Show the world you’re proud of your hard-earned knitting skills by taking your needles and yarn out into public and crafting something lovely in front of everyone.

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National Porridge Day

Wake up to a warm, hearty breakfast that will keep you fueled for hours with a classic dish that's been enjoyed for centuries.

International Asteroid Day

Explore the mysteries of space rocks hurtling through the galaxy, with the potential to unlock secrets of our universe!

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