August 2017 Holidays and Celebrations

August Holiday Marketing Calendar

AUGUST MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Family Fun Month
National Catfish Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Golf Month
National Peach Month
National Water Quality Month
Romance Awareness Month

AUGUST WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Bargain Hunting Week, August 7-13 (First Mon-Sun Week)
National Psychic Week, August 7-11 (First Week)
Assistance Dog Week, August 6-12 (Starts on the First Sunday)
Knights of Columbus Family Week, August 6-12 (First Full Week)
National Farmers’ Market Week, August 6-12 (First Full Week)
National Fraud Awareness Week, August 6-12 (First Full Week)
Weird Contest Week, August 13-19 (Second Week)
National Motorcycle Week, August 13-19 (Second Week)
Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week, August 13-19 (Second Week)
National Resurrect Romance Week, August 13-19 (Second Week)
National Aviation Week, August August 13-19 (Always week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on August 19)
National Safe at Home Week, August 21-25 (Last Monday to Friday Week)

AUGUST NATIONAL DAYS

AUGUST 1
National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
National Girlfriends Day
National Minority Donor Awareness Day
Respect for Parents Day
National Night Out Day – First Tuesday in August

AUGUST 2
National Coloring Book Day
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

AUGUST 3
National Watermelon Day
National Grab Some Nuts Day

AUGUST 4
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
National Coast Guard Day
International Beer Day – First Friday in August

AUGUST 5
National Underwear Day
National Oyster Day
National Jamaican Patty Day – First Saturday in August
National Mustard Day – First Saturday in August
Mead Day – First Saturday in August

AUGUST 6
National Root Beer Float Day
National Fresh Breath Day #NationalFreshBreathDay
National Wiggle Your Toes Day
National Kids Day – First Sunday in August
American Family Day – First Sunday in August
National Friendship Day – First Sunday in August
National Sisters Day – First Sunday in August

AUGUST 7
Purple Heart Day #PurpleHeartDay
National Lighthouse Day
National Raspberries n’ Cream Day

AUGUST 8
National Happiness Happens Day
National Frozen Custard Day
National Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day
National Dollar Day
International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay

AUGUST 9
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
National Rice Pudding Day
National Veep Day
National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay

AUGUST 10
National Lazy Day
National S’mores Day

AUGUST 11
National Sons and Daughters Day
National Presidential Joke Day
National Raspberry Bombe Day

AUGUST 12
International Youth Day
World Elephant Day #WorldElephantDay
National Julienne Fries Day
National Vinyl Record Day
National Middle Child Day
National Bowling Day – Second Saturday in August
National Garage Sale Day – Second Saturday in August

AUGUST 13
International Lefthanders Day
National Filet Mignon Day
Left-Handers Day

AUGUST 14
National Creamsicle Day

AUGUST 15
National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay
National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

AUGUST 16
National Tell a Joke Day
National Roller Coaster Day
National Airborne Day
National Rum Day

AUGUST 17
National I LOVE My Feet Day!
National Thrift Shop Day

AUGUST 18
National Mail Order Catalog Day
National Ice Cream Pie Day

AUGUST 19
World Photo Day #WorldPhotoDay
World Humanitarian Day #WorldHumanitarianDay
National Aviation Day #NationalAviationDay
National Soft Ice Cream Day

AUGUST 20
National Radio Day
National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

AUGUST 21
Brazilian Blowout Day #BrazilianBlowoutDay
National Spumoni Day
National Senior Citizens Day

AUGUST 22
National Tooth Fairy Day
National Pecan Torte Day

AUGUST 23
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
National Ride With The Wind Day
National Spongecake Day
National Hug Your Boss Day #HugYourBossDay – Changes Annually

AUGUST 24
National Peach Pie Day
National Waffle Day

AUGUST 25
National Whiskey Sour Day
National Kiss and Make Up Day
National Secondhand Wardrobe Day
National Banana Split Day

AUGUST 26
National Dog Day #NationalDogDay
National Women’s Equality Day
National Cherry Popsicle Day

AUGUST 27
National Pots De Creme Day
National Just Because Day

AUGUST 28
National Cherry Turnovers Day

AUGUST 29
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
National Chop Suey Day

AUGUST 30
International Day of the Disappeared
National Trail Mix Day

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