Celebrating 31 National Days in July

Are you looking for ways to celebrate the month of July? With all sorts of unique National Days in July taking place every day, there is no shortage of fun activities you can do to commemorate special days from a variety of causes. From supporting your favorite sports teams on National Hot Dog Day to voting in support of Diversity & Inclusion During Social Media Pride Month, our list of national days in July offers something for everyone. Keep reading to find out all the wonderful details about just some of the many national days that take place during this summer month!

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National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day
The first of July is National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day! A day when we celebrate the fact that there are over 1,000 different flavors of ice cream out there. And with new flavors being created every day, the possibilities are endless. We created an article with 22 Ice Cream Flavors, yes, there are not 100 , ...
American Zoo Day
Celebrate the beauty of American wildlife on July 1st – American Zoo Day! Show your appreciation to the zookeepers across the country who take care of animals day in and day out. From pandas to tigers and bears, these hardworking individuals are dedicated to conservation efforts that have made a great difference for m , ...
International Chicken Wing Day
It’s time to break out the napkins and sauces! International Chicken Wing Day is here, and that means it’s time for wings to reign supreme. Whether you prefer your wings saucy, spicy, or dry-rubbed, there’s no doubt that this day will be all about celebrating the classic pub snack. From boneless bites to t , ...
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National Anisette Day
Celebrate the summer with a bottle of anisette and recognize National Anisette Day on July 2nd! Derived from aniseed, anisette is a licorice-flavored liqueur that has been enjoyed for centuries. From hummus to pastries, this flavorful ingredient can be found in many traditional Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. , ...
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Air Conditioning Appreciation Day
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The Ultimate Bro-Approved Gift Guide for Your HVAC Technician Bestie Listen up, folks! Air Conditioning Appreciation Days are celebrated annually from July 3rd to August 15th to honor one of the most game-changing inventions of the modern era – air conditioning! During these glorious Air Conditioning Apprecia , ...
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National Barbecued Spareribs Day
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National Barbecued Spareribs Day is a special day set aside to enjoy one of America’s favorite food items: barbecued spareribs. This delicious holiday falls on the 4th of July, which is America’s Independence Day, making it the perfect time to fire up the grill and enjoy some mouthwatering ribs. While there a , ...
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International Kissing Day
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Celebrating Love and Affection Around the World On July 6th each year, the world celebrates International Kissing Day, also known as World Kiss Day. This day is dedicated to appreciating the simple yet powerful act of kissing, which serves as a universal language of love and affection. Originating in the United Kin , ...
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Bonza Bottler Day
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Time to celebrate National Bonza Bottler Day! This fun holiday is all about honoring those who go above and beyond, those who are always there for us, and those who make life a little sweeter. So today, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the bonza bottlers in our lives! What is Bonza Bottler Day? Bonza Bot , ...
Global Forgiveness Day
In today’s increasingly interconnected world, the power of understanding and forgiveness can often be forgotten. On July 7th, we have a special reminder to take the time to practice both these powerful tools in our own lives- Global Forgiveness Day! Established with the aim of creating goodwill among people, , ...
Build A Scarecrow Day
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Honoring the Timeless Guardian Build A Scarecrow Day, observed on the first Sunday of July, celebrates the storied agricultural guardian—the scarecrow. Rooted in ancient civilizations as a defense mechanism for crops, this tradition has evolved into a celebration of creativity and community spirit. Origins Th , ...
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National Chocolate with Almonds Day
Ahhh, chocolate with almonds – the classic combination that leaves us all wanting more! July 8th is National Chocolate with Almonds Day – a day to indulge in this delicious dessert and celebrate one of our favorite flavor combinations. With so many different types of chocolate and roasted or caramelized almond f , ...
National Freezer Pop Day
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It’s time to get ready for a cool treat! On July 8th, National Freezer Pop Day is here, and it’s a great opportunity to enjoy your favorite frozen treats. From the classic Otter Pops, you loved as a kid to newer options like Fudgsicles and Dream Bars, national freezer pops are always certain to bring back happy , ...
National Video Game Day
Are you an avid video game fan? If so, National Video Game Day is the perfect time to celebrate your favorite pastime and explore digital gaming culture. On July 8th, join millions of people around the world in recognizing and appreciating all that video games have brought us – from exciting adventures to a sense of c , ...
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National Sugar Cookie Day
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Nothing is more beloved than the humble sugar cookie. Soft, sweet, and utterly delicious, these delightful treats bring smiles to everyone’s faces! Every July 9th marks National Sugar Cookie Day – it’s a day of joy and celebration in honor of this most wonderful dessert. Get ready to celebrate with friends and f , ...
National Dimples Day
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Are you one of the lucky ones with dimples? If so, we have exciting news for you! July 9th is a special day dedicated to celebrating this unique and endearing natural feature—it’s National Dimples Day. This holiday brings awareness and admiration for these little Smile Indicators that add an extra sparkle of delight t , ...
Fashion Day
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Celebrating the Art of Fashion Fashion Day, an integral part of the vibrant tapestry of the fashion industry, can be traced back to the early days of haute couture in the heart of Paris in the 19th century. Initially a platform for eminent fashion houses to present their latest creations to a selective audience of , ...
Call of the Horizon Day
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In the annals of human history, the allure of the horizon has always been a compelling force. The spark of this spirit of adventure can be traced back to the ancient seafarers, those intrepid explorers who dared to venture beyond the confines of their known world, driven by a burning desire to discover what lay beyond , ...
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Don’t Step On A Bee Day
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Understanding and Celebrating the Importance of Bees From ancient civilizations to modern societies, bees have always been an integral part of our ecosystem. Early evidence of beekeeping dates back to our ancestors who recognized the value of bees not just for their honey, but also for their role in pollination. Do , ...
National Kitten Day
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National Kitten Day, also known as “National Kitty Day,” is a day dedicated to celebrating our fluffy feline friends. But have you ever wondered about the origins of this special day? Well, let’s pounce right into it. National Kitten Day was initially observed to raise awareness about the countles , ...
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National Simplicity Day
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Do you feel like life is too complex? Overwhelmed with commitments, deadlines, and responsibilities? Take a break on National Simplicity Day and get back to basics! July 12th marks the unofficial holiday of National Simplicity Day which was founded in honor of Henry David Thoreau’s work advocating for leading an , ...
National Different Colored Eyes Day
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Do you ever feel like people look at you differently? Do they sometimes shy away or give a second glance because of your unique beauty and features? 12th of July, on National Different Colored Eyes Day, we celebrate the uniqueness of those special individuals with heterochromia – two eyes that are each a different col , ...
National Pecan Pie Day
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July 12th is National Pecan Pie Day, a time to honor this tasty and decadent dessert. Everyone loves a good slice of pecan pie – its sweet, nutty flavor is the perfect way to end any celebration or meal. Pecans are not only one of the tastiest ingredients in baking but they also have many health benefits too! This pos , ...
Paper Bag Day
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It’s almost time to get your paper bags ready – it’s Paper Bag Day! Every year, on July 12th, we celebrate this special occasion by switching out our regular plastic shopping bags for paper ones – a phenomenon that has become even more important in recent years due to the growing awareness of the dam , ...
Eat Your Jello Day
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Every July 12th you have a special reason to indulge in your favorite jello treat. Eat Your Jello Day is the perfect way to give yourself permission to enjoy this delicious snack and make it even more fun when shared with family or friends. Not only are there endless possibilities for creative decorations and flavors, , ...
National Hair Creator’s Day
National Hair Creator’s Day, celebrated every year on July 12th, honors the artistry and creativity of hairstylists worldwide. This day pays tribute to their talent in transforming haircuts into stunning works of art, bringing our wildest hair fantasies to life. From high-fashion magazine styles to captivatin , ...
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National Daiquiri Day
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Every year on July 19, people celebrate National Daiquiri Day by pouring themselves one of these rum-based drinks. Did you know that it’s likely that Cuban miners invented the daiquiri? In 1898,  at the height of the Spanish-American War, an American engineer by the name of Jennings Stockton Cox. Cox dev , ...
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International Chess Day
Chess is often called the “game of kings.” But on International Chess Day, it’s the game for everyone. On this day, the 20th of July, chess players around the world come together to celebrate this ancient and complex board game. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just picking up the pieces for , ...
Colombia’s Independence Day
A Fusion of Fireworks, Flavor, and Fervor Alright, amigos, let’s dive into the heart of July 20th, a day that’s as explosive as Colombian fireworks and as rich as a well-brewed cup of coffee from the Zona Cafetera. Colombia’s Independence Day isn’t just another date on the calendar; it’s a full-blown ce , ...
National Lollipop Day
The Ultimate Sweet Tooth Spartan Celebration Ladies and gentlemen, make sure to mark your calendars for July 20th – National Lollipop Day! This delightful occasion is a celebration of the iconic sweet treat that has delighted taste buds for generations. From the timeless cherry lollipops to the luxurious gour , ...
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National Ice Cream Day
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Every third Sunday in July is National Ice Cream Day! It’s a day that everyone can enjoy and celebrate with their favorite cold treat. This special day was inaugurated by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 as a way to honor the creamy dessert we all know and love. You might even say that it’s become an American tradition , ...
Take a Monkey to Lunch Day
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In an unofficial holiday setting, with quirky rules, “Take a Monkey to Lunch Day” could be the king, and this has been revered on the 21st of July. Though amusingly glanced at, the day has a deep historical value because this commemorates the Scopes Monkey Trial. John Thomas Scopes was a science teacher, a , ...
Racial Harmony Day
Racial Harmony Day is an annual event celebrated in Singapore to spread a message of unity and understanding. This significant day falls on July 21st, commemorating the communal riots that occurred in 1964 as a reminder of how important it is for us all to respect one another’s beliefs and cultures. Beyond ju , ...
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National Hammock Day
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Welcome to National Hammock Day, a celebration of the timeless symbol for relaxation, comfort, and luxury! This special holiday is celebrated every year on July 22nd and represents an opportunity to pause and appreciate the universality that hammocks offer. Dating back over two thousand years ago during the Mayan r , ...
Casual Pi Day
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Casual Pi Day is a day dedicated to honoring and celebrating the magical number we know as Pi. Even though it’s an irrational number, this mathematical constant has captivated many people from all walks of life throughout the millennia. But why just limit ourselves to one day? Why not honor pi with more than , ...
Lion’s Share Day
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Welcome to Lion’s Share Day! Today is a special day dedicated to honoring the age-old concept of “the largest part of something divided amongst other people”. This idiom, derived from one of Aesop’s beloved classic fables, serves as an important lesson in understanding fairness and equality whe , ...
Mango Day
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Are you ready to celebrate one of nature’s sweetest gifts? Join us as we honor the annual tradition of Mango Day on July 22nd! On this day, people from all over the world take time out of their busy days to savor and enjoy one of the planet’s most popular fruits: The magnificent mango. With its distinct , ...
National Fragile X Awareness Day
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July 22nd marks National Fragile X Awareness Day – a day set aside to honor those affected by Fragile X Syndrome and raise awareness around the condition. It’s an opportunity to show support for the individuals, families, and friends of those who have been impacted by this genetic disorder that causes intellectu , ...
National Penuche Fudge Day
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Are you looking for an indulgent and delicious treat to celebrate National Penuche Fudge Day? Then look no further! Penuche is a classic creamy and nut-filled fudge with origins in Italy that has been making its way around the United States since the late 1800s. This National Penuche Fudge Day, kick back, relax, and e , ...
National Rat Catcher’s Day
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Have you ever heard of National Rat Catcher’s Day? If not, you’re in for a real treat! This special holiday is celebrated every year on July 22nd and it commemorates the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. In this charming German folktale, the town of Hamelin was plagued with an overwhelming rat infestatio , ...
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National Dog Photography Day
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National Dog Photography Day is to honour of our furry friends. Whether your dog is a part of your family or just your BFF, this day is great to make the necessary images that will make you fall in love with them all over again. Every year on July 26, dog lovers, pet owners, photographers, and everyone else who lov , ...
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National Day of the Cowboy
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It’s an iconic celebration of American culture – and it all takes place on the fourth Saturday in July! National Day of the Cowboy is a holiday that honors and celebrates America’s cowboys; their hard work, spirit, skills, heritage, and contributions they have made to our country. Cowboys have been deeply , ...
National Love is Kind Day
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Celebrating Compassion and Kindness In a world that often seems divided, National Love is Kind Day, celebrated on the 27th of July, stands as a beacon of hope, reminding us of the power of compassion and kindness. This special observance encourages people across the nation to embrace and spread kindness in their da , ...
National New Jersey Day
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A Celebration of the Garden State’s Quirks and Charms Well, hello there! Fancy a jaunt through the delightful oddities of New Jersey? Let’s dive into National New Jersey Day, shall we? It’s a day when we tip our hats to the Garden State, celebrating its rich tapestry of history, culture, and pecul , ...
Take Your Pants for a Walk Day
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A Delightful Stroll into an Unusual Holiday Pull up a chair, dear reader, and let me spin you a yarn about one of the quirkiest holidays you’ll ever encounter: Take Your Pants for a Walk Day. Mark your calendars for July 27th because this day, started by Thomas and Ruth Roy of Wellcat Holidays in the early 20 , ...
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National Chicken Wing Day
Ready for some finger-lickin’ good fun? July 29th is National Chicken Wing Day, and we’re here to make sure you don’t miss out! Since 1977, the world has celebrated this beloved game-day food. Whether you prefer them Buffalo style or sweet and sticky Asian BBQ wings, there are myriad varieties for everyone to enjoy. F , ...
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International Day of Friendship
The 30th of July is a special date for the calendar: International Day of Friendship. Since 2011, the date has been celebrated after the United Nations General Assembly established it to raise world peace and friendship between all populations and countries. It is a day that provides an opportunity for people to come , ...
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July 1st – National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

July 1st brings with it a unique way to celebrate National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day! With the endless possibilities of ingredients at your disposal, let your imagination run wild and mix up something special for you and your friends. Whether blueberry ice cream with chocolate chips or avocado ice cream with lime zest, why not experiment and relish in this special day that recognizes the sweet taste of innovation we all enjoy? Have fun and be creative as you create something delicious on National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day.

July 3rd – National Eat Your Beans Day

On July 3rd, National Eat Your Beans Day is the day to embrace one of history’s oldest and most widely-consumed crops: beans. Beans are a delicious and affordable way to get all that protein and energy you need, without compromising on taste. Different kinds of beans have been a staple in many diets for centuries all over the world. From butter beans to fava beans, you can get creative with how you use them in meal prepping or kitchen experimentation. With just one pot of your favorite mix, you can enjoy everything from cheesy dips to hearty stews – so gather some friends and celebrate National Eat Your Beans Day!

July 4th – National Country Music Day

July 4th is more than just fireworks and barbecues, thanks to the Country Music Association’s decision to designate it as National Country Music Day in 2019. This day of celebration honors the rich musical tradition that has become a beloved part of American culture and history. From classic, outlaw, and arena country music to contemporary, bluegrass, and western swing – from Hank Williams Jr., Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Garth Brooks to Shania Twain, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, and many others – we can all appreciate how country music has become part of our shared national identity through the ages. So join us in celebrating National Country Music Day this July 4th!

July 5th – National Bikini Day

On July 5th, National Bikini Day is celebrated all over the world! This occasion can be seen as a celebration of freedom and self-expression, and it is an opportunity to show off your favorite two-piece! First made popular in 1946 when French designer Louis Reard debuted his bikini design, this holiday is a chance to recognize the fashion trend that changed the game forever. Whether you decide to take part in National Bikini Day by donning your favorite swimsuit or simply admiring from afar – make sure you get involved on July 5th!

July 10th – National Teddy Bear Picnic Day

July 10th is National Teddy Bear Picnic Day, a fun-filled day for children of all ages to join their favorite stuffed animals for a picnic like no other! Enjoy the summer sunshine and delicious snacks with your favorite teddy bear, or perhaps you have a few stuffed friends to invite along. No matter how many bears are joining in the picnic fun, this day is sure to bring laughter and fond memories that will last throughout the year. Create special memories celebrating love and friendship while enjoying an old-fashioned teddy bear picnic today!

July 12th – National Simplicity Day

July 12th is National Simplicity Day, a day to value simplicity in our lives. This year, it’s a chance to reflect on the simple things that make life worthwhile. Whether we take a moment to appreciate the beauty of nature, spend quality time with friends and family, or unwind with a good book, the day encourages us to prize simplicity over complexity. Taking some time away from our busy lives can help us find contentment and clarity so that we can be more mindful of our choices. Let’s remember this July 12th as an opportunity to create moments of meaningful connection when we come together to celebrate life’s small pleasures.

31 National Days in July
31 National Days in July

And many more National Days in July

And we can go on and on and on but clearly with so many national and international days, pretty sure that there is something for you to celebrate.

It’s now time to wrap up our journey through the wonderful and vibrant 31 National Days in July. Together, we’ve explored creative ice cream flavors, eaten beans, enjoyed country music, worn bikinis, hosted teddy bear picnics, and celebrated simplicity. It has been an exciting exploration and presented us with excellent opportunities to spread positivity in the world. With all the July national days behind us now, it’s time to look forward to exploring what August has to offer! Until next month, have a lovely time filled with laughter and love!

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