Celebrate These Awesome Holidays In August

For us, the month of August serves as a reminder that Summer is almost over and Autumn is almost here. If you ask us, with the absurdly high heat we’ve been feeling down here in the south, we can’t wait for some Autumn temperatures!

But don’t get us wrong - we aren’t wishing away this month too quickly - after all, there is so much to celebrate in August!  From the great outdoors to some of our favorite past times, and all the way down to our furry friends. August brings with it a slew of quirky holidays to help give us many reasons to celebrate the little things in life.

Keep reading for a look at what’s coming up in August, and keep an eye out for some letter board inspiration to come!

  • August 1 - National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
  • August 1 - National Girlfriends Day
  • First Saturday in August - National Mustard Day
  • First Saturday in August - Campfire Day
  • August 2 - National Coloring Book Day
  • August 2 - National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
  • First Sunday in August - National Friendship Day
  • August 3 - National Watermelon Day
  • August 4 - National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
  • August 6 - National Root Beer Float Day
  • First Friday in August - International Beer Day
  • First Friday in August - National Water Balloon Day
  • August 8 - National Frozen Custard Day
  • Second Saturday in August - National Bowling Day
  • August 9 - National Book Lovers Day
  • August 10 - National Lazy Day
  • August 10 - National S’mores Day
  • August 11 - National Son and Daughter Day
  • August 12 - National Vinyl Record Day
  • August 12 - National Middle Child Day
  • August 13 - National Prosecco Day
  • August 13 - International Left-Handers Day
  • August 15 - National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
  • August 15 - National Relaxation Day
  • Third Saturday in August - World Honey Bee Day
  • August 16 - National Tell a Joke Day
  • August 17 - National Thrift Shop Day
  • August 18 - National Bad Poetry Day
  • August 24 - National Waffle Day
  • August 25 - National Kiss and Make Up Day
  • August 26 - National Dog Day
  • August 26 - National Women’s Equality Day
  • August 28 - National Red Wine Day