Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Upcoming August Holidays!

As we near the month of August, I like to know what holiday's are approaching. This way I can gear my tags, treasuries and listing to fit the monthly themes people will be searching! Here is a list of August holidays some might seem wacky but just might get the attention of Etsy and Etsy shoppers!!!

National Golf Month and S'mores Day are my two favs!! how about you??

August, 2013 Bizarre and Unique Holidays

  • Admit You're Happy Month
  • Family Fun Month
  • National Catfish Month
  • National Eye Exam Month
  • National Golf Month
  • Peach Month
  • Romance Awareness Month
  • Water Quality Month
  • National Picnic Month
Weekly Events:
  • Week 1 National Simplify your Life Week
  • Week 2 National Smile Week
  • Week 3 Friendship Week
  • Week 4 Be Kind to Humankind Week
August, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

1 National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
2 National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
3 National Mustard Day first Saturday
3 National Watermelon Day
4 Friendship Day - First Sunday in August
4 International Forgiveness Day - First Sunday in August
4 Sisters Day - First Sunday in August
4 U.S. Coast Guard Day
5 Work Like a Dog Day
6 Wiggle Your Toes Day
7 National Lighthouse Day
8 Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day - now that's nasty!
9 Book Lover's Day
10 Lazy Day
10 National S'mores Day
11 Presidential Joke Day
11 Son and Daughter Day
12 Middle Child's Day
13 Chinese Valentine's Day/Daughter's Day - 7th day of 7th Lunar Month
13 Left Hander's Day
14 National Creamsicle Day
14/15 V-J Day - which date do you mark the end of WWII?
15 Relaxation Day - now this one's for me!
16 National Tell a Joke Day
17 National Thriftshop Day
18 Bad Poetry Day
19 Aviation Day
20 National Radio Day
21 Senior Citizen's Day
22 Be an Angel Day
22 National Tooth Fairy Day - and/or February 28
23 Ride the Wind Day
24 Vesuvius Day
25 Kiss and Make Up Day
26 National Dog Day
26 Women's Equality Day
27 Global Forgiveness Day
27 Just Because Day
28 Race Your Mouse Day -but we are not sure what kind of "mouse"
29 More Herbs, Less Salt Day
30 Frankenstein Day
30 Toasted Marshmallow Day
31 National Trail Mix Day


  1. @Turtle -
    Did you see this ... UR not left-handed, are you?
    13. Left Hander's Day

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  3. I love this...what great information! I will have to gear some treasuries with those themes in the coming month.

  4. This is my fave site for looking up treasury ideas.

  5. A lot of fun days to look forward to this month!

  6. I always wondered how Jess knew all this stuff :D

    So much fun!!

    Thanks Bill!

  7. glad you guys liked it!! book mark that site its very helpful!!

  8. I like number 6... Wiggle your toes day and of course got to love National Dog Day with my two fur babies. Will have to encourage others in the UK to adopt some of these days. Sue (SunnyCrystals)

  9. I never knew there were so many special days.

  10. This is awesome. Great information. Thanks for sharing.

  11. Love it! Love it! Love it!
    I'm using some of these this month.
    Thanks for sharing.

  12. Love this!! Will definitely be using it lots!! Thanks for sharing it!

  13. Wow!I wonder how many people actually know there are so many days to celebrate? Thanks for sharing :)

  14. Aug. 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

    I'm so going to celebrate this!!!

  15. Wow this is awesome information!it can be used to make lots and lots of treasuries
    Thanks for sharing

  16. Thanks for the list of holiday's... :-)

  17. OH I am left handed so I like that!

    My b-day is the 15th which is relaxation day LOVE THAT


  18. How much fun! I LOVE "Admit You're Happy Month". I think that will be my slogan for the month. Thanks Bill for sharing!

  19. I will take a just because day day please!

    Thanks for doing the research!