Here’s a little extra info you can use to answer “What’s the date?” We’ve curated some recognizable, interesting, and out-of-the-box observation days/holidays as a social media planning resource for ICBA Members (There are many, many more!). Below are some of the days ; with this short list being far from exhaustive, you can find these and other observations on sites such as and Have fun with your calendar! And watch this growing list for additional intriguing days of observation!

NOTE! This post is continually updated; you can find the most recent observation day listings (for the current/next month) towards the bottom of the post.

Curating Social Media Content

Aug 21
Natl. Senior Citizens Day

Aug 24
Natl. Waffle Day
Pluto Demoted Day

Aug 26
Women’s Equality Day
Natl. Dog Day

Aug 27
Natl. Just Because Day

Aug 30
Natl. Beach Day
Natl. Holistic Pet Day

Aug 31
Eat Outside Day
World Distance Learning Day

Sep 1
American Chess Day

Sep 3
Natl. College Colors Day

Sep 4
Natl. Wildlife Day

Sep 5
International Day of Charity

Sep 6
Natl. Read a Book Day

Sep 7
International Day of Clean Air
Natl. Beer Lover’s Day

Sep 8
International Literacy Day

Sep 9
Natl. Weiner Schnitzel Day

Sep 10
World Suicide Prevention Day

Sep 11
Patriot Day

Sep 12
Grandparents Day
Natl. Video Games Day

Sep 14
Natl. Coloring Day

Sep 15
Natl. Online Learning Day

Sep 16
Natl. Guacamole Day

Sep 17
International Country Music Day

Sep 18
Batman Day
Natl. Gymnastics Day
Natl. Dance Day
Natl. Cheeseburger Day

Sep 19
Natl. Cleanup Day
Talk Like a Pirate Day
Wife Appreciation Day

Sep 20
Natl. Punch Day
Natl. Queso Day

Sep 21
International Day of Peace
Miniature Golf Day
Natl. IT Professionals Day

Sep 22
Fall Equinox
Hobbit Day
Natl. Ice Cream Cone Day
Natl. Singles Day
Natl. White Chocolate Day

Sep 24
Natl. Punctuation Day
World Bollywood Day

Sep 25
Natl. Comic Book Day
Natl. Cooking Day
Natl. Daughters Day
Natl. Public Lands Day

Sep 26
Family Health & Fitness Day USA
Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day
Natl. Pancake Day
Natl. Family Day
Natl. Dumpling Day
World Heart Day

Sep 27
Natl. Chocolate Milk Day
Natl. Crush (A Can) Day

Sep 28
Natl. Ask a Stupid Question Day
Natl. Neighbor Day
Natl. Voter Registration Day

Sep 29
Natl. Coffee Day

Sep 30
International Podcast Day
Natl. Love People Day

Oct 1
World Smile Day

Oct 3
Natl. Techies Day
Natl. Boyfriend Day

Oct 4
Natl. Golf Lover’s Day

Oct 5
Natl. Get Funky Day

Oct 6
Natl. Coaches Day
Natl. Plus Size Appreciation Day

Oct 7
Natl. LED Light Day

Nov 26
Native American Heritage Day

Nov 27
Small Business Saturday

Nov 29
Cyber Monday

Nov 30
Giving Tuesday

Dec 1
World AIDS Day

Dec 2
Natl. Mutt Day

Dec 3
Intl. Day of Persons with Disabilities
Bartender Appreciation Day
Intl. Sweater Vestival Day

Dec 4
Natl. Cookie Day
Natl. Sock Day

Dec 5
Bathtub Party Day
World Soil Day

Dec 6
Natl. Microwave Oven Day
Walt Disney Day

Dec 7
Natl. Letter Writing Day
World Trick Shot Day

Dec 8
Natl. Brownie Day
Natl. Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day

Dec 9
Intl. Day of Veterinary Medicine
Techno Day
Natl. Llama Day

Dec 10
Natl. Lager Day
Dewey Decimal System Day
Human Rights Day
Nobel Prize Day

Dec 11
Intl. Mountain Day

Dec 12
Gingerbread House Day

Dec 13
US Natl. Guard Birthday
Natl. Cocoa Day
Natl. Horse Day
Natl. Salesperson Day

Dec 15
Natl. Cat Herders Day
Intl. Tea Day

Dec 16
Natl. Chocolate Covered Anything Day

Dec 17
Natl. Maple Syrup Day
Natl. Ugly Sweater Day

Jan 10
Natl. Houseplant Appreciation Day
Natl. Clean Your Desk Day

Jan 11
World Sketchnote Day
Poetry at Work Day, Natl. Milk Day

Jan 12
Natl. Hot Tea Day, Natl. Youth Day

Jan 13
Natl. Sticker Day, Natl. Gluten-free DayJan 14
Natl. Dress Up Your Pet Day

Jan 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (MLK Day Jan 17)
Natl. Hat Day

Jan 18
Natl. Thesaurus Day

Jan 19
Natl. Popcorn Day,

Jan 20
Natl. DJ Day
Get to Know Your Customer Day

Jan 21
Natl. Hugging Day

Jan 22
Natl. Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

Jan 23
Natl. Handwriting Day

Jan 24
Natl. Beer Can Appreciation Day
Macintosh Computer Day

Jan 25
Opposite Day

Jan 26
Natl. Spouses Day

Jan 28
Natl. Fun at Work Day

Jan 29
Natl. Puzzle Day

Jan 31
Natl. Backward Day
Natl. Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

April 26
Natl. Dissertation Day

April 27
Intl. Guide Dog Day, Administrative Professionals Day

April 28
Take Our Kids to Work Day, Great Poetry Reading Day

April 29
Natl. Zipper Day

April 30
Natl. Bubble Tea Day

May 1
Drinking Water Week, Natl. Pet Week,
Small Business Week

May 2
Intl. Harry Potter Day

May 3
Natl. Garden Meditation Day, Natl. Teacher Day

May 4
Star Wars Day, Natl. Skilled Trades Day

May 5
Natl. Cartoonists Day

May 6
Natl. Beverage Day, Natl. Nurses Day

May 16
Natl. Drawing Day, Natl. Barbecue Day
Natl. Piercing Day

May 17
Natl. Graduation Tassel Day

May 18
Natl. Visit Your Relatives Day

May 19
Natl. May Ray Day

May 20
Natl. Bike to School/Work Day, Natl. Rescue Dog Day

May 24
Natl. Brother’s Day, Natl. Scavenger Hunt Day

May 25
Natl. Wine Day, Natl. Sing Out Day

May 26
World Lindy Hop Day

May 27
Natl. Sunscreen Day, Natl. Road Trip Day

May 28
Natl. Hamburger Day

May 31
Natl. Smile Day

June 1
Global Running Day, Wear a Dress Day,
Global Day of Parents