Activity Holidays

Discover fun and interesting holidays that are related to your favorite activities, hobbies, and personal skills!

New Year's Day
10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3...2...1... Happy New Year! For many of us waking up on Jan. 1, New Year's Day, it's a time of ...
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National Trivia Day
Here's a little-known fact: Jan. 4 is National Trivia Day! The trivia craze has been a part of popular culture ...
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National Hugging Day
Open up your heart … and your arms, this January 21. It’s National Hugging Day! As you might guess, this ...
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Celebration Of Life Day
Celebration of Life Day is January 22! Although you should be appreciating your children and grandchildren every day, this holiday ...
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national opposite day
Is it National Opposite Day? Is it not Opposite Day? Or is it not not Opposite Day? Now even I ...
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National puzzle day
Jan. 29 is National Puzzle Day, the perfect day to do a little brain exercise. Whether it’s a crossword, jigsaw, ...
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Groundhog Day
Are we in for 6 more weeks of winter? Only a groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil knows for sure. Each year ...
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send a card to a friend say
Have you ever gotten excited when you open the mailbox and you find a hand written card or letter? We ...
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National Boy Scout Day
On February 8 we celebrate National Boy Scout Day to honor those who are trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, ...
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Random Act of Kindness Day
If you’re anything like us then you are constantly mumbling things to yourself like, “People these days are just rude ...
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National Tug of War Day
If your only introduction to the game of tug of war was at summer camp or in elementary school, you ...
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National Read Across America Day
March 2 is National Read Across America Day, a day to celebrate our favorite activity! The day was established by ...
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National Proofreading Day, celebrated each year on March 8, is a day to promote error-free writing. We all make typos, ...
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National Grammar Day
On March 4, we let our inner nerd out for National Grammar Day! The day was established in 2008 by ...
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National Promposal Day
Get out your hot glue gun, because it’s National Promposal Day on March 11! The promposal, the act of asking ...
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national girl scout day
Steel your resolve. Dieters, beware! There are Girl Scouts everywhere, and they’re all trying to sell you kryptonite … aka, ...
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National Napping Day
We’re yawning as we write this. That’s not a joke; we’re tired. We think a nap would probably help us ...
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national-pi-day
3.14159265359.... need we go on? Celebrated on March 14 each (yes, that's 3-14), Pi Day not only commemorates a very ...
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National Awkward Moments Day
Remember that time you enthusiastically waved at your friend, but soon realized that they were a complete stranger? What about ...
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Spring Equinox
The Spring Equinox, also known as the vernal equinox, is one of the four solar festivals of the year. The ...
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If you’re looking for a sign, this is it. Get ready to get engaged this March 20, because it’s National ...
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national goof off day
Bueller … Bueller? What does everyone’s favorite All-American movie hero and your little sister have in common? They both like ...
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We're fortunate enough to have access to the most powerful computers to date, but what would you do if you ...
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april-fools-day
When that first day of April rolls around, have you ever found yourself reaching for the sugar for your morning ...
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World Party Day
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to get your party on, we have the perfect day for you! World ...
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Between breakfast, widely branded as the day's "most important" meal, and dinner, the meal we spend all day waiting for, ...
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National Tax Day
Federal income taxes were first introduced in the U.S. in the early 1860's to help fund the Civil War—and over ...
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National Picnic Day
Okay, we have a confession—we love picnics. Whether we're going outside with a four-course meal or spreading a blanket on ...
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National Telephone Day
Can you imagine a world without telephones? How would you get in touch with someone? Send a messenger or possibly ...
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International Dance Day
International Dance Day was created in 1982 by the international dance council to highlight the amazing diversity and talent of ...
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We know the different types of lies. We’ve spared someone’s feelings or fudged the truth just a little or maybe ...
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May Day is universally celebrated, but in different ways for different reasons. With roots going all the way back to ...
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Paranormal Day May 3rd
Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you’re a skeptic or psychic, National Paranormal Day might just be the holiday for ...
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National Password Day
World Password Day—which falls on the first Thursday of May—was created to raise awareness about the critical need for good ...
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British consultant Mary Evans Young battled anorexia nervosa, body image issues, and bullying for years. After seeing other women suffer ...
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Tourists get a bad rap, which is a little funny, considering that anyone who's done any traveling is likely guilty ...
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National Tourism Day takes place on May 07, 2017. This day is observed during National Travel and Tourism Week in ...
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National Limerick Day
National Limerick Day, held every year on May 12, pays homage to the man who made the short poems widespread ...
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National Scavenger Hunt Day
Did you know there’s a day made for that inner adventurer in you? Look no more, because National Scavenger Hunt ...
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national paper airplane day
Let your inner child fly. National Paper Airplane Day is celebrated every year on May 26 to commemorate the aeronautical ...
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National Civic Day of Hacking
Each year, we celebrate National Day of Civic Hacking on June 4, a nationwide day of action created by the ...
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It seems like yo-yos have been around forever and that's because they have; we're talking over 2,000 years! Some belive ...
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National Sewing Machine Day
Do the names Elias Howe or Isaac Singer mean anything to you? If you’ve ever taken a Home Ec course ...
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Summer Solstice - Postmates
As the sun creeps up over the hills and into your town on June 20 (or the 21st, depending on ...
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International Yoga Day
Roll out your mats, find your om, and break a sweat because it's International Yoga Day on June 21! You ...
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National Selfie Day
June 21 is National Selfie Day, a day to celebrate your selfie and yourself! Whether you take selfies for your ...
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National Kissing Day
Humans love kissing. Whether it’s watching the two love interests in a movie finally share a kiss as the credits ...
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International Day of the Sea Farer
Get ready to set sail, because June 25 is the Day of the Seafarer. This is day for seafarers of ...
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National Hug Holiday
Hugging is a simple way to express many different types of affection, from friendly, to intimate, to familial. It's an ...
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Social Media Day
First there was the telephone, then the fax machine, then social media — a revolutionary way of communicating. Since its ...
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International Joke Day
I tell ya, muggers are jerks, but you still gotta hand it to them. (Laugh track!) And thus begins another ...
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World UFO Day
"I want to believe." These are the words of notorious X-Files hero Fox Mulder, who convinced an entire generation that ...
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Independence Day
We're all familiar with the famous phrase "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." But did you know those words ...
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National Bikini Day
Grab your sunscreen—it’s National Bikini Day this July 5, and it’s the perfect opportunity to head to the beach. National ...
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International Kissing Day
We all remember our first kiss—it was completely exhilarating, probably awkward, and may have involved braces. But kissing is an ...
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National Video Game Day
There’s no better time than now to dust off that old Nintendo and haul your prized collection of video games ...
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National Simplicity Day
It’s time to get back to basics and celebrate National Simplicity Day! The holiday falls every year on July 12 ...
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National Pandemonium Day
Ready to dive into all things unpredictable on Pandemonium Day this July 14? The word “pandemonium” first appeared in the ...
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National Give Something Away Day
Imagine a day when you could clean house and get rid of clutter, show someone that you care, gift small ...
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World Listening Day
Shhh… do you hear that? It’s the sound of World Listening Day approaching on July 18. World Listening Day is ...
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Moon Day
Why is the moon important? Could it be the tides? Could it be that it lights up our skies at ...
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Hammock Day
Rest easy because National Hammock Day is on July 22. We have the best restorative gifts, celebration ideas, and more ...
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National Dance Day
Launched in 2010 by “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator Nigel Lythgoe, National Dance Day is now a nation-wide, ...
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National Coloring Book Day
Coloring is no longer just for kids these days. In fact, adult coloring books seem to be the latest wellness ...
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National Book Lovers Day
From clay tablets in the third millennium B.C. to e-books in the second millennium A.D., books have played a crucial ...
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National Relaxation Day
While you won't make it far in life without putting your best foot forward, it's hard to avoid burnout without ...
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National Tell A Joke Day
In our opinion, this day should be celebrated all year long. After all, who doesn't enjoy a good laugh? Granted, ...
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National Today
Who doesn’t remember the excitement of losing a tooth and waking up in the morning to a little something from ...
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Everyone loves a good day at the beach, right? Celebrate your affinity for the coast on August 30 on National ...
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College Colors Day
GO BLACK AND GOLD! GO GREEN! GO CARDINAL! Across the United States today students, parents, family, faculty, fans, and alumni ...
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National Cooking Day
It can be easy to get in a rut of constantly ordering takeout, heating-up frozen meals, or settling for a ...
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International Podcast Day
Radio is so twentieth-century. It's practically 2020 already, and the world has long moved on from the world of radio, ...
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World Smile Day
Let's see those pearly whites—it's World Smile Day! World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday of October every ...
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Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
There are exactly 365 days in a year, yet most of us neglect the condition of our computers. Technology is ...
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National Internet Day
The world wide web. The information highway. Cyberspace. The interwebz. We've all got a name for it, but no matter ...
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National Checklist Day
The more complex our lives get, the easier it is to make mistakes. Even the simple things can be forgotten ...
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Halloween
Ask any group of people which holiday is their favorite, and you're bound to find a handful that scream "Halloween!" ...
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Remembrance Day
Every country has a special day commemorating those who fought and died in the line of duty. Remembrance Day in ...
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National Crossword Puzzle Day
Did you know that the first crossword puzzle was created by Arthur Wynne and published on December 21, 1913 in ...
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Festivus
Festivus: it might have been made "for the rest of us," but this pop-culture holiday has become such a mainstay ...
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National Thank You Note Day
Think thank you notes don't exist these days? Think again... December 26 is National Thank You Note Day. Put your ...
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New Year's Eve
Did you know that the first places in the world to ring in the New Year are Samoa, Tonga, and ...
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New Year's Day
New Year’s Day – January 1
National Spaghetti Day
National Spaghetti Day – January 4
National Trivia Day
National Trivia Day – January 4