August 2018 – Monthly, Weekly and Food Celebrations

August 2018

Monthly Celebrations

Admit You’re Happy Month

American Adventures Month

American Artists Appreciation Month

American Indian Heritage Month  (See also November)

American History Essay Contest (8/1 – 12/15) 

Arrr-gust: International Pirate Month 

Boomers Making A Difference Month

Bystander Awareness Month

Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month

Child Support Awareness Month

Children’s Vision & Learning Month

Family Fun Month

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month

Happiness Happens Month

Motor Sports Awareness Month

National Breastfeeding Month

National Crayon Collection Month 

National Eye Exam Month

National Golf Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

National Minority Donor Awareness Month

National Read A Romance Novel Month

National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

National Traffic Awareness Month

National Truancy Prevention Month

National Water Quality Month

National Win With Civility Month

Neurosurgery Outreach Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Romance Awareness Month

Shop Online for Groceries Month

Tomboy Tools Month

Water Quality Month –

What Will Be Your Legacy Month

World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month


Weekly Celebrations

International Clown Week: 1-7

International Mathematicians Week: 1-9

Simplify Your Life Week: 1-7

World Breastfeeding Week: 1-7

Gallop International Tribal Indian Powwow: 3-12

Lollapalooza: 2-5  (Moved from July)

Satchmo Days: 3-5 

International Tree Climbing Days: 3-5   (Moved from July)

Sturgis Rally: 3-12

Rock for Life Week: 4-7

Assistance Dog Week: 5-11   (Starts on the First Sunday)

Exercise With Your Child Week: 5-11

Knights of Columbus Family Week: 5-11  (First Full Week)

National Farmers’ Market Week: 5-11   (First Full Week)

National Fraud Awareness Week: 5-11 (First Full Week)
(This is sponsored by the FCC and has to do with phone & mail fraud.)

National Health Center Week: 5-11  (First Full Week)

Stop on Red Week: 5-11

Exhibitor Appreciation Week: 6-10

National Bargain Hunting Week: 6-12 (First Mon.-Sun Week)

National Psychic Week: 6-10  (First Week)

Old Fiddlers’ Week: 6-11

Elvis Week: 9-18

National Hobo Week: 9-12

National Scrabble Week: 9-13   (Moved from July)

National Motorcycle Week: 12-18 (2nd Week)

Feeding Pets of the Homeless Week: 12-18  (Always 2nd Week)

National Resurrect Romance Week:12-18 (2nd  Full Week)

Weird Contest Week: 12-18 (Second Week)

National Aviation Week: 15-21  (Always week of Orville Wright’s Birthday on  19th)

Little League World Series: 16-26

Minority Enterprise Development Week: 18-24

National Chef’s Appreciation Week: 19-25  (3rd Week)

National Safe at Home Week: 20-24 (Last M-F Week)

North American Organic Brewers Week: 23-26  Link

Be Kind To Humankind Week: 25-31

World Water Week: 26-31 

Minimally Invasive Surgery Week: 29-9/1 

Chuckwagon Races: 30-9/2 ( Thursday – Sunday of Labor Day Wkd.)



Food Celebrations


National Brownies at Brunch Month

National Catfish Month

National Panini Month

National Peach Month

National Sandwich Month


National Apple Week – 2nd week


August 1


National Raspberry Pie Day

August 2

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3

National Watermelon Day

Grab Some Nuts Day

August 4

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 5

National Oyster Day

August 6

National Root Beer Float Day

August 7

National Raspberries in Cream Day

August 8

International Beer Day

National Frozen Custard Day

National Zucchini Day

August 9

National Rice Pudding Day

August 10

National Banana Split Day

National S’mores Day

August 11

National Raspberry Tart Day

August 12

Julienne Fries Day

August 13

National Filet Mignon Day

National Prosecco Day

August 14

National Creamsicle Day

August 15

Julia Child’s Birthday

Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 16

Bratwurst Day

National Rum Day

August 17

National Vanilla Custard Day

August 18

National Pinot Noir Day

National Ice Cream Pie Day

August 19

Hot and Spicy Food Day

National Potato Day

National Soft Ice Cream Day

August 20

Lemonade Day

National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

National Bacon Lovers Day

August 21

National Sweet Tea Day

August 22

National Bao Day

National Pecan Torte

National Spumoni Day

Eat a Peach Day

August 23

National Cuban Sandwich

National Sponge Cake Day

August 24

National Peach Pie Day

National Waffle Day (Waffle Day in Sweden is March 25th)

August 25

Whiskey Sour Day

August 26

National Cherry Popsicle Day

August 27

National Banana Lover’s Day

National Burger Day

National Pots de Crème Day

August 28

National Cherry Turnover Day

August 29

Chop Suey Day

Lemon Juice Day

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

August 30

National Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 31

Eat Outside Day

National Trail Mix Day

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