July Holidays

Get out your calendars because there are some incredible national days in July! At National Today, we love celebrating 69 July holidays.

Date

Holiday

Category

Region

Jul. 1

Canada DayFederalCanada

Jul. 1

International Joke DayFun, InternationalU.S.

Jul. 1

Mexican General Election DayMexico

Jul. 2

World UFO DayFun, InternationalWorld

Jul. 3

National Stay Out of the Sun DayHealthU.S.

Jul. 4

Independence DayFederal, FunU.S.

Jul. 5

National Bikini DayFunU.S.

Jul. 6

International Kissing DayFun, InternationalWorld

Jul. 6

National Fried Chicken DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 7

National Strawberry Sundae DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 8

First Day of NAIDOC WeekAustralia

Jul. 8

National Video Game DayTechnologyU.S.

Jul. 9

National Sugar Cookie DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 9

Nunavut DayCanada

Jul. 10

National Kitten DayAnimalsU.S.

Jul. 10

National Piña Colada DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 11

National Free Slurpee DayBrandU.S.

Jul. 11

World Population DayCauseWorld

Jul. 12

National Eat Your Jello DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 12

National Simplicity DayFunU.S.

Jul. 12

Orangemen's DayCauseU.K., U.S.

Jul. 13

National French Fry DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 14

Bastille DayFrance

Jul. 14

National Mac and Cheese DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 14

Pandemonium DayFunU.S.

Jul. 15

National Give Something Away DayFunU.S.

Jul. 15

National Ice Cream DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 15

National Pet Fire Safety DayAnimalsU.S.

Jul. 16

Amazon Prime DayBrandU.S.

Jul. 16

National Corn Fritter DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 17

World Emoji DayFunWorld

Jul. 18

National Caviar DayFood & BeverageWorld

Jul. 18

National Hot Dog DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 18

Nelson Mandela International DayCause, InternationalWorld

Jul. 18

World Listening DayFunWorld

Jul. 19

National Daiquiri DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 20

National Lollipop DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 20

National Moon DayFunU.S.

Jul. 21

National Junk Food DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 22

National Hammock DayFunU.S.

Jul. 22

National Parents’ DayFamilyU.S.

Jul. 23

National Gorgeous Grandma DayFamilyU.S.

Jul. 24

National Cousins DayFamilyU.S.

Jul. 24

National Drive-Thru DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 24

National Tequila DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 25

National Hot Fudge Sundae DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 25

National Wine and Cheese DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 26

National Aunt and Uncle DayFamilyU.S.

Jul. 26

National Chili Dog DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 26

National Coffee Milkshake DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 27

Asalha PujaReligiousWorld

Jul. 27

Guru PurnimaReligiousOther

Jul. 27

National Creme Brûlée DayFood & BeverageFrance, U.S.

Jul. 27

National Scotch DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 28

National Milk Chocolate DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 28

World Hepatitis DayHealthWorld

Jul. 29

National Chicken Wing DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 29

National Lasagna DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 29

National Lipstick DayFashionU.S.

Jul. 30

International Day of FriendshipRelationshipsWorld

Jul. 30

National Cheesecake DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 30

National Dance DayFunU.S.

Jul. 30

National Father-in-Law DayFamilyU.S.

Jul. 31

National Avocado DayFood & BeverageU.S.

Jul. 31

National Mutt DayAnimalsU.S.

July

Clean Beaches WeekEnvironmentalU.S.

July

National Ice Cream MonthFood & BeverageU.S.

July

Be Nice to Jersey WeekCauseU.S.

July

National Moth WeekEnvironmentalU.S.

What is the significance of July holidays?

July is named after Julius Caesar — a Roman general and influential senator who was (literally) stabbed in the back by his best friend, Brutus, when Caesar got too powerful. Our July calendar contains lots of ways to celebrate this summer-kissed month—and most importantly, none of them involve any backstabbing.

What are some memorable July holiday moments?

Did you know the average American has 8 cousins? That's as good a reason to celebrate National Cousins Day (July 24) as any! The rest of the extended family gets their July holidays too—July 26 is National Aunt and Uncle Day. Even friends get to join the fun on International Day of Friendship (July 30).

We wait all year at National Today to celebrate World Emoji Day (July 17)—the date that matches up with the calendar emoji on our iPhones. We're also pumped to celebrate our favorite glammed-up national day in July: National Lipstick Day (July 29). And who could forget about July 4?

Our July calendar includes an ode to the best food in America: get ready for National Ice Cream Day on July 16! For more sweets, check out Free Slurpee Day (July 11) and National Junk Food Day (July 21). Looking for July holidays with some savory goodness? National French Fry Day (July 13) is just what the doctor ordered.

Scotch accounts for an entire quarter's of the UK exports—celebrate on National Scotch Day (July 27)! And, if you like pina coladas (and getting caught in the rain), enjoy National Pina Colada Day on July 10.

Are we missing your favorite July holiday?

If you don't see a holiday you love to celebrate here, head to our holiday submission page and let us know! Make sure you've compiled a bit of information about your holiday before you submit. Is it celebrated widely? Does it have a track record of media coverage? Let us know about any July holidays we should add!

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