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135 Profitable Print On Demand Holidays You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

Devin Zander 4 years and 7 months ago
135 Profitable Print On Demand Holidays You Probably Haven’t Heard Of
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Are you tired of promoting the same holidays as everyone else?

I get it.

The market gets so saturated with the same overused design variations, how are you possibly expected to stand apart from the competition?

I’ll tell ya how…

Start promoting those non-traditional, goofy as h e c k holidays.

In the following paragraphs, I’ve compiled a list of 135 holidays you can start taking advantage of for your print on demand store.

And as a bonus, I worked closely with our designer here at Skup to give you guys 30 custom designs to gain inspiration from!

December Holidays

December 1, 2019

World Aids Awareness Day

World Aids Awareness Day is an opportunity for people to unite and fight against HIV, support the 36.7 million people living with HIV, and commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

December 10, 2019

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day falls on the same day that the United Nations General Assembly was adopted in 1948. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which is the most translated document in the world. It’s available in more than 500 languages.

December 16, 2019

National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

This holiday brought in over 11,983 hashtags on Instagram last year, which is almost 4,000 more than National Bagel Day O_o

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December 20, 2019

Go Caroling Day

People have gone caroling longer than Christmas has been around, and each year thousands of people across the country celebrate the holidays by caroling.

January Holidays

January 1, 2020

National Hangover Day

Did you know that 360 million glasses of champagne are consumed on New Year’s Eve in the U.S. alone? And that’s just the traditional beverage to ring in the new year, that doesn’t account for the other millions of spirits consumed that evening.

January 4, 2020

National Spaghetti Day

Did you know that the world record for the biggest bowl of spaghetti was set in March of 2010 when a Buca di Beppo in California successfully filled a swimming pool with more than 13,780 pounds of pasta? Not to mention, this holiday raked in over 12,000 hashtags on Instagram last year, so people are still celebrating those delicious slippery noodles.

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January 6, 2020

National Cuddle Up Day

What better way to celebrate the coldest month of the year than to warm up by cuddling up with someone close… or a stranger. That’s right, and some people pay up to $95 an hour to cuddle with a stranger.

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January 10, 2020

National Houseplant Appreciation Day

The green industry has generated nearly $200 billion annually in the U.S., and with companies like Bloomscape and Horti, there are millions of Americans who’d love to celebrate their beloved houseplants.

January 12, 2020

National Pharmacist Day

There are over 314,000 Pharmacists in the U.S. who are excited to celebrate the one holiday dedicated to them!

January 15, 2020

National Bagel Day

Last year Thomas’ Bagels, the largest producer of grocery store bagels in the U.S., changed the official holiday to January 15 as thousands of bagel lovers across the country demanded that it not share the spotlight with National Pizza Day any longer. That’s a movement worth standing behind.

January 17, 2020

National Ditch New Years Resolutions Day

67% of Americans make new years resolutions, and only 8% of them are successful at sticking to them.

January 20, 2020

National Cheese Lover Day

Cheese lovers rejoice! There’s finally a day shamelessly show your love for this beloved snack. Gone are the nights of sneaking to the fridge to snack on some shredded cheese.

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January 26, 2020

Australia Day

An important date in Australia’s history that celebrates the diversity of their nation. More than half of all Australians participate in Australia Day, which is about 12.3 million people.

February Holidays

February 1, 2020

Spunky Old Broads Day

The official slogan for this holiday is: “Women are like fine wine, they get better with age.”

These S.O.B (spunky, old, and brave) women celebrate the day by commemorating all of their accomplishments and self-reliance.

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February 3, 2020

The Day the Music Died

In 1959 the ground seemed to crumble under the music industry. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP Richardson were killed in a plane crash. Fans still take the day to listen to, and appreciate, the revolutionary rock and roll styles of these beloved artists.

February 8, 2020

National Boy Scout Day

February 8th is a special day for the 2.3 million boy scouts in the U.S. It commemorates the day that their organization was formed in 1910.

February 9, 2020

National Pizza Day

Some would consider this day to be a religious observance, to celebrate, pizza lovers across the country enjoy discounted pies from their favorite pizza joint. Here’s a fun fact about pizza: Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza a day or about 350 slices per second.

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February 15, 2020

Singles Awareness Day

Singles Awareness Day shines a light on all of those who want to celebrate being i-n-d-e-p-e-n-d-e-n-t, and it’s no coincidence that it falls on the day after Valentines.

February 18, 2020

National Drink Wine Day

According to the official website, the purpose of this holiday is to spread the love and health benefits of wine. And it’s not a holiday that is overlooked, last year there were 83,774 hashtags dedicated to vino!

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February 20, 2020

Love Your Pet Day

Did you know that in 2018, the pet care industry was worth $225 billion just in the U.S.? Thanks to Millenials, who are opting to adopt a furbaby instead of having a human one.

February 22, 2020

National Margarita Day

Although no one knows the true origins of the beloved beach cocktail, it’s a widely celebrated holiday in the U.S., bringing in almost 230,000 hashtags. Did you know that on Valentine’s Day, 2015, the Iron Cactus in Austin, Texas offered a $30,000 margarita that came along with a pair of diamond earrings?!

February 25, 2020

Mardi Gras/ Fat Tuesday

A Christian holiday and widespread cultural phenomenon that dates back thousands of years to pagan spring and fertility rites. Today it’s commonly celebrated by excess and debauchery preluding Lent.

February 29, 2020

Leap Day

That’s right, guys, 2020 is a leap year! Take advantage of this holiday that only comes once every 4 years! Did you know that there are 4,000,000 people world-wide that were born on a leap day?

March Holidays

March 1, 2020

Peace Corps Day

President John F. Kennedy established the agency on March 1, 1961. This day allows us to celebrate the 235,000 Americans who have banded with nations worldwide to tackle and remedy some of the world’s most significant issues.

March 3, 2020

If Pets Had Thumbs Day

Could you imagine the havoc that would reign? I’d be tied up while all 3 of my animals would be neck-deep in the fridge.

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March 6, 2020

Dentist’s Day

There are currently 200,000 practicing dentists in the U.S., and March 6th is their day to celebrate!

March 8, 2020

International Women’s Day

This is a global holiday that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

March 12, 2020

Girl Scouts Day

The Girl Scout Organization began on this day in 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop meeting. Today, the Girl Scouts has grown to over 3.7 million members.

Plant a Flower Day

Did you know that the number of garden plots in city parks has increased by 44% since 2012?

Today, there are almost 30,000 garden plots in the 100 largest U.S. cities. The daffodil is the March birth flower, and a lovely flower to use for any designs!

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March 13, 2020

Blame Someone Else Day

This holiday was invented in 1982 by Anne Moeller of Michigan. One day, her alarm clock didn’t go off, which catalyzed a whole day filled with bad luck. Oh, and it just happened to fall on Friday the 13th.

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March 14, 2020

National Potato Chip Day

Did you know that the potato chip was invented in 1853 by George Crum, a chef at Moon Lake Lodge? A customer had been complaining that the fries were too thick, so Mr. Crum created the crispiest fry he could… the potato chip!

National Pi Day

This day allows mathematicians worldwide! Did you know that Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point? And it will continue infinitely without repetition!

March 20, 2020

Extraterrestrial Abductions Day

The origins of this holiday are unknown, however, in 2008, Toronto hosted an Alien Abduction Festival on March 20, and it’s been tradition since. Did you know that 80 million Americans believe that UFO’s exist?

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March 21, 2020

National Quilting Day

In 1989, the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society organized a “Quilters’ Day Out” on the third Saturday of March to celebrate the rich tradition of quiltmaking in Kentucky. In 1991, National Quilting Association officers were so enthused with the concept and success of “Quilters’ Day Out” that they voted to take it to a national level.

March 30, 2020

National Doctor’s Day

Dating back to 1933, this holiday was created by the wife of a physician, Eudora Brown Almond.  She wanted to create a day just for honoring doctors, all 1 million of them.

March 31, 2020

World Backup Day

Not just for the techies! World Backup Day is a great reminder to take the time to back up all of your files, so they’re never lost!

April Holidays

April 1, 2020

April Fool’s Day

The origin of this holiday is unknown, but historians have dated it back to ancient Rome when people would dress up in disguises. My favorite prank occurred in 1957 when the BBC reported that Swiss farmers were experiencing a record spaghetti crop and showed footage of people harvesting noodles from trees.

April 2, 2020

National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day

This holiday celebrates America’s favorite snack, the peanut butter, and jelly sandwich! The first noted peanut butter and jelly recipe dates back to 1901!

April 4, 2020

World Rat Day

This year will mark the 18th celebration of World Rat Day, a holiday that was designed to recognize the fancy rat as a wonderful pet and companion.

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April 7, 2020

National Beaver Day

Did you know that these little furry water-weasels can solve major environmental problems by building dams that restore our wetlands, which impact water cleansing and climate regulation?

National Beer Day

April 7 marks the day that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act, which allowed the legalization of beer sales in the U.S., ending prohibition.

World Health Day

April 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization.”

April 10, 2020

Golfer’s Day

This day marks the day that the Professional Golfers’ Association of America was formed in NYC in 1916.

National Siblings Day

Siblings day is celebrated worldwide and has accumulated 5,259,035 hashtags on Instagram!

April 13, 2020

Scrabble Day

Scrabble has been bringing families across the world together since 1938. Did you know that it’s available in 121 different countries with 29 different language versions and over 150 million sets have been sold since its inception? Neither did I!

April 14, 2020

National Dolphin Day

This holiday is celebrated worldwide and focuses on reducing Japanese dolphin hunts. National Dolphin Day is listed as part of the American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Health Awareness Events.

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April 15, 2020

World Art Day

The International Association of Art didn’t choose World Art Day to fall on any random date. April 15th was chosen to honor Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday. Da Vinci is a symbol of world peace, freedom of expression, tolerance, and brotherhood, all of which sums up the values of this holiday.

April 16, 2020

National Eggs Benedict Day

April 16 marks the day we celebrate the one item that may have invented brunch: the eggs benedict. Did you know that the eggs benedict was created in 1894? A Wall Street broker named Lemuel Benedict was in search of something to cure his hangover, so he went to the Waldorf Hotel and ordered buttered toast, poached eggs, crisp bacon, and Hollandaise. The chef loved it so much that he added it to the menu.

National High Five Day

The holiday was created at the University of Virginia in 2002 when a group of students decided to set up a stand in the main quad to give out lemonades and high-fives.

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National Librarian Day

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are approximately 138,200 librarians employed in the United States, all of which would love to show off their very own librarian merch.

Save The Elephants Day

The Elephant Reintroduction Foundation founded this holiday. The main goal of this holiday is to help raise awareness of the dangers that elephants face in the world.

April 18, 2020

Husband Appreciation Day

This day celebrates all the special husbands out there that aren’t fathers just yet. Last year, the holiday raked in almost 42,000 hashtags on Instagram!

April 19, 2020

National Garlic Day

Let’s say it together: there’s no such thing as too much garlic. This day allows garlic lovers to celebrate the pungent veggie by cooking their favorite garlic inspired meal or even attending a garlic festival around the world! Did you know that the Egyptians are said to have fed the herb to workers building the Great Pyramid of Giza because they believed it boosted their stamina?

April 20, 2020

Patriots Day

Patriots Day was initially celebrated on April 19, but since 1969 the celebrations have been observed on the third Monday in April, which creates a 3-day long weekend for the states that celebrate it the most: Massachusetts and Maine.

April 21, 2020

Kindergarten Day

April 21 honors the man who started the very first Kindergarten in Germany in 1837: Friedrich Wilhelm August Frobel. Frobel laid the foundation for education that recognizes children learn best through play and experience. Additionally, there are about 158,000 Kindergarten classes that observe this holiday nationally.

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April 22, 2020

Earth Day

The theme for this upcoming Earth Day is climate action. According to earthday.org, “ At the end of 2020, nations will be expected to increase their national commitments to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, so the time is now for citizens to call for greater global ambition to tackle our climate crisis.”

April 23, 2020

World Laboratory Day

This holiday is celebrated annually to honor the workspaces that provide controlled conditions and allow for specific scientific research, experiments, and measurement. There are 6.9 million scientists in the U.S. that celebrate this holiday annually.

April 26, 2020

National Pretzel Day

Last year, 26,275 Instagram posters paid tribute to National Pretzel Day. Did you know that soft-pretzels were invented in 610 A.D.? An Italian monk wanted to create a snack that would motivate his students, so he rolled out ropes of dough and twisted them to resemble hands crossed on the chest in prayer.

May Holidays

May 1, 2020

International Save The Rhino Day

Did you know there are only 5 species of rhinos on Earth? And they’re all under threat of extinction. International Save the Rhino Day raises awareness on the number one threat to these species: poaching.

National Space Day

National Space Day is observed annually on the first Friday of May. This holiday honors the outstanding achievements, benefits, and opportunities in the exploration of space.

May 2, 2020

Kentucky Derby Day

Grab yer hats, grab yer juleps! The Kentucky Derby dates back to 1875 at the famous Churchill Downs. In 2018, 157,000 people attended the derby, and 15 million viewed it live.

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May 4, 2020

Star Wars Day

“May the 4th be with you” was first referenced on May 4, 1979 – the day that Margaret Thatcher took office as the UK Prime Minister. Since then, it’s blown up – there were 1,558,236 Instagram hashtags paying respects to the date last year.

May 5, 2020

National Hoagie Day

The hoagie was invented in 1953 Philadelphia at a shipyard known as Hog Island. Italians working at the shipyard decorated their sandwiches with various meats, cheeses, and lettuce between two slices of bread. They called it the Hog Island sandwich, which later came to be the hoagie.

May 6, 2020

No-Diet Day

Don’t get too excited. This holiday wasn’t created to give us an excuse to ditch our healthy food options. Instead, it was created to establish a positive body image and learn how to develop a healthy relationship with food.

May 8, 2020

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day honors the contributions and sacrifices made by military spouses throughout the nation.

May 9, 2020

Lost Sock Memorial Day

Yes, it’s true, there’s a day to commemorate all of the socks we’ve lost in our lives. A frustrating burden we all have to deal with.

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May 11, 2020

Eat What You Want Day

This holiday was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy to disconnect from absurd diet trends, enjoy life, and food for one day.

May 12, 2020

International Nurses Day

Falling on the last day of Nurses Week, International Nurses Day also falls on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This day celebrates the 29 million nurses working world-wide.

May 15, 2020

Police Officers Memorial Day

This memorial service began in 1982 as a small remembrance, today it’s grown to 25,000-40,000 attendees to the Nation’s Capital each year.

May 16, 2020

Armed Forces Day

Designated a national holiday by President Harry S. Truman, Armed Forces Day recognizes the men and women of the armed forces and their dedication and sacrifice to their job.

Love a Tree Day

This holiday celebrates and recognizes the beneficial impact trees have on our world.

National Sea Monkey Day

This holiday was created to celebrate these little dust creatures. Did you know that sea monkey hatching kits were invented in 1957 by Harold von Braunhut after seeing the popularity of ant farms sky-rocket?

Wear Purple for Peace Day

Wear Purple for Peace Day was created to promote peace between us and any space aliens that may be lurking around us.

May 18, 2020

National Museum Day

This is an annual celebration hosted by the Smithsonian Magazine. There are participating museums and institutions that celebrate by providing free admission to patrons.

May 23, 2020

International Jazz Day

This holiday was created by UNESCO to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people across the globe. International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots.

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May 28, 2020

Amnesty International Day

Amnesty International is a global organization that millions take part in to demand universal human rights for all. Amnesty International Day was created to raise awareness of their movement and celebrate the dedication of the individuals who help make positive impacts around the globe.

National Hamburger Day

Did you know that hamburgers didn’t catch on in the United States until the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair? Which is hard to believe since Americans alone consume approximately 50-billion burgers a year.

June Holidays

June 1, 2020

National Trails Day

This holiday aims to advocate public events and trail services. Thousands of hikers, bikers, climbers, clubs, governmental agencies, and businesses come together to support for, maintain, and clean up public lands and trails.

June 4, 2020

Hug Your Cat Day

This holiday is the perfect opportunity for cat owners to snuggle up to their clawed fur-babies. There are approximately 95.6 million cats who will be getting some extra love on this day.

June 5, 2020

National Donut Day

National Donut Day is celebrated on the first Friday of June Each year. The event was created by The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 to honor members who served donuts to soldiers during World War 1.

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World Environment Day

This holiday was created by the United Nations to encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since its beginnings in 1974, the holiday has grown to a global platform, celebrated in over 100 countries.

June 6, 2020

National Gardening Exercise Day

This holiday is exactly as it seems – a day to get out and exercise with your plants! Stretching, squatting, potting…  It may seem silly to some, but not to the girl who’s muscles fatigue just by staring at a 10 lb weight – yeah, it’s me.

National Yo-Yo Day

Did you know that the first historical mention of the yo-yo dates back to 500 B.C. in Greece? The toy has its holiday on the birthdate of the man who made the toy so popular across the country, Donald F. Duncan.

June 8, 2020

World Ocean Day

Organized by The Ocean Project, World Ocean Day raises awareness on taking action to keep our oceans clean.

June 11, 2020

National Corn on the Cob Day

One of America’s tastiest treats, the corn on the cob, has a whole day dedicated to it! The town of Plainview, Minnesota, throws a parade and festival to celebrate.

June 14, 2020

Nursing Assistants Day

June 14 pays respects to the 1.5 million nursing assistants in the U.S. Nursing assistants work in hospitals and nursing homes to provide specific tasks for the ill and elderly who cannot care for themselves.

June 18, 2020

International Panic Day

June 18 is the one day to let loose and let yourself succumb to the panic and stress that comes along with being human.

International Sushi Day

International Sushi Day was created back in 2009 to celebrate the delicious Japanese meal. Did you know that the burn of pure wasabi comes from antimicrobial chemicals that occur naturally in the plant to kill microbes and parasites found in raw seafood?

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June 19, 2020

International Yoga Day

The United Nations created international Yoga Day after recognizing its universal appeal. This day aims to raise awareness worldwide of the benefits of practicing yoga.

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June 22, 2020

National Onion Ring Day

The first appearance of the onion ring was in an 1802 cookbook, but it didn’t make its debut until becoming popularized by Kirby’s Pig Stand and the fast-food restaurant A&W.

World Rainforest Day

Did you know that every minute we lost about 40 football fields of rainforests? World Rainforest Day celebrates these natural resources and encourages action to preserve it.

June 26, 2020

Take Your Dog to Work Day

This holiday was first celebrated in 1999 to encourage pet adoptions. Today, over 300 businesses participate.

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July Holidays

July 1, 2020

Canada Day

The national day of Canada is celebrated on the anniversary of the Constitution Act of 1867, which united the 3 colonies of the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.

July 2, 2020

World UFO Day

UFO and alien enthusiasts gather to celebrate life on other planets. It’s celebrated on July 2nd  because of the connection to the Roswell UFO conspiracy. Fun Fact: Devin, Skup’s CEO, was born on July 2nd and hates the thought of aliens. Finding out this holiday fell on his birthday was an unwelcomed surprise.

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July 5, 2020

National Bikini Day

The bikini was invented on July 5, 1946, and this day pays tribute to the two-piece bathing suit. Did you know that the Bikini was named after the Bikini Atoll, where the U.S. conducted its atomic tests? The designer Louis Reard wanted to call the two-piece ‘atom.’

July 6, 2020

International Kissing Day

This holiday originated in the U.K., and its goal is to remind people to recognize the value of a kiss between friends, lovers, family, and pets. Additionally, research has found that people from the U.K. would rather kiss Boris Johnson than a smoker.

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National Fried Chicken Day

Fried chicken originated from a combination of Scottish chicken-frying methods and African seasoning traditions to create one of the most delicious meals known to man. 16% of Americans say they would marry fried chicken.

July 13, 2020

National French Fries Day

There’s not much to report on this holiday, but I did manage to find some fun facts about french fries!

  1. Americans eat over 30 pounds of french fries per person per year.
  2. French fries are a good source of potassium.
  3. There are over 100 different varieties of french fries

July 14, 2020

National Nude Day

This holiday originated in the ’70s in New Zealand. Today, it’s an international holiday to celebrate ‘running free in all your original, raw beauty.’

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July 15, 2020

National Hot Dog Day

Did you know that, on average, about 7 billion hot dogs are consumed between Memorial Day and Labor Day? These little tubes of meat are clearly everyone’s favorite comfort food.

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July 16, 2020

World Snake Day

This holiday was created to help people learn more about these reptiles and how much they contribute to our environment. Here’s some nightmare juice for ya, some snakes can partially breathe through their skin, allowing them to dive deep underwater.

July 24, 2020

National Tequila Day

Did you know that tequila was created in the 17th century when the first license was granted to the Cuervo family? Today, over 12 million cases of tequila are sold just in the U.S.

July 29, 2020

International Tiger Day

This holiday was created to raise awareness for the world’s largest cat, who is now unfortunately vulnerable to poaching and inbreeding.

National Chicken Wing Day

The chicken wing was discovered at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York. The owner’s son came in with some college friends and wanted a quick and easy meal, so the owner, Teressa Bellissimo, created what we now know and worship, the chicken wing. And if you don’t worship chicken wings, you’re lying to yourself and the world.

National Lasagna Day

Did you know that the first recipe book to feature lasagna was published in 1330 Italy? This hearty and heart-felt dish goes back centuries!

August Holidays

August 7, 2020

International Beer Day

This holiday dedicates itself to the worldwide celebration of beer. According to its website, “International Beer Day is a global celebration of beer, taking place in pubs, breweries, and backyards all over the world. It’s a day for beer lovers everywhere to raise a toast to our brewers and bartenders and rejoice in the greatness of beer!”

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August 12, 2020

National Middle Child Day

Middle child syndrome may not be a fabricated complaint, after all. Middle Childs Day dates back to the ’80s when Elizabeth Walker wanted to honor those children born in the middle of families who were left out.

August 13, 2020

Left-Handers Day

For 30 years, August 13 has been reserved for all the lefties the world seems to overlook. There’s even an official club of left-handed individuals that has amassed 140,000 members!

August 15, 2020

National Honey Bee Awareness Day

Did you know the honey bee is responsible for ⅓ of the food we eat? August 15 recognizes the tiny powerhouse that is the honey bee. Bee enthusiasts, beekeepers, clubs, and associations all over the world celebrate by raising awareness of the vital contributions made by bees.

August 29, 2020

International Bacon Day

You can thank 3 graduate students from the University of Colorado for the inception of International Bacon Day in 2004. Today, millions of people celebrate worldwide by throwing bacon-themed parties!

September Holidays

September 3, 2020

World Beard Day

World Beard Day is celebrated around the world on the first Saturday of September. In a small city in southern Spain, people gather to watch a boxing match between a bearded man and beardless boy – the bearded man is usually armed with a sharp pike and typically becomes the victor.

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September 7, 2020

National Salami Day

The Salami Appreciation Society in Virginia created this tubed meats special holiday in 2006. Did you know that salami is typically cased in animal intestines? Usually, the same animal from which the meat comes from.

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September 13, 2020

National Grandparents Day

National Grandparents Day falls on the first Sunday after Labor Day and was invented by Marian McQuade to help children become aware of the strength, information, and guidance older people can offer.

September 18, 2020

National Cheeseburger Day

We have Lionel Sternberger to thank for this American delicacy. There are a few stories behind the creation of the cheeseburger, one being that a homeless man had collaborated with Sternberger to add cheese to a burger.

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September 19, 2020

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

This holiday dates back to 1995 when 2 friends were playing a friendly game of racquetball when one of them happened to get injured and yell, “Aaarrrr!”. The rest is history.

September 20, 2020

Wife Appreciation Day

Starting back in 2006, Wife Appreciation Day allows all the husbands out there to take a day to show how much they appreciate their wives. It’s usually celebrated with gifting jewelry, spa days, perfume, or a fun night out.

September 21, 2020

International Peace Day

Created in 1981 by the United Nations, Peace Day allows for a globally shared date for everyone to commit peaceful acts above all differences and to build a culture of peace.

September 25, 2020

Native American Day

This holiday is celebrated in the U.S. in place of Columbus Day. This holiday honors the cultural contributions of Native American communities to the history of their respective states.

October Holidays

October 1, 2020

International Coffee Day

This day isn’t set aside just for idolizing that little ‘perk me up’ coffee bean, it’s also a day to celebrate the farmers, roasters, and baristas that make that cup of coffee possible for you.

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World Vegetarian Day

This holiday was founded in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society to raise awareness of the multiple health and environmental benefits that a meat-free diet provides.

October 2, 2020

National Kale Day

National Kale Day celebrates this green leafy veggie’s health benefits and culinary versatility. Did you know that kale contains over 45 compounds that have been proven to prevent cancer? It also has anti-inflammatory nutrients that have suppressed cancer in animal trials.

October 4, 2020

World Smile Day

World Smile Day was created by the inventor of the smiley face, Harvey Ball. Ball wanted a day devoted to smiles and kind acts throughout the world.

October 5, 2020

World Teachers Day

This holiday honors some of the most influential figures in society, teachers! It’s been held annually since 1994 to celebrate all 3.2 million teachers in the U.S.

October 7, 2020

Bald and Free Day

There are many reasons to celebrate throughout the year, such as not having to spend money on ridiculously priced hair products or cuts, but October 7 is the one day to embrace it and let the world see truly!

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October 11, 2020

National Fossil Day

Paleontologists, educators, and students celebrate each year by participating in fossil-related events and activities across the country in parks and classrooms.

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October 20, 2020

International Chef’s Day

The creator, Dr. Bill Gallagher, wanted a day to celebrate this cherished profession, reminding chefs that they must pass on their knowledge and culinary skills throughout generations.

October 23, 2020

Tv Talk Show Host Day

This national holiday is celebrated annually on Johnny Carson’s Birthday, one of the most iconic figures of TV Talk Show History.

October 24, 2020

United Nations Day

This holiday celebrates the creation of the United Nations in 1945. The celebratory theme for 2020 is global conservation, a way to discuss the role of global cooperation in building the future we want.

November Holidays

November 1, 2020

World Vegan Day

The vegan society formed in November of 1944, so each year, vegans worldwide take the day to celebrate the health, animal, and environmental impact this small change in diet can make!

November 5, 2020

Men Make Dinner Day

This holiday is for all those men out there who are lost in the kitchen. Although it can be scary to conceptualize the disasters that are bound to ensue, this holiday is all about having fun and making some barely-edible food in the process.

November 9, 2020

Chaos Never Dies Day

This holiday is all about accepting the fact that life is filled with chaos, and there’s nothing we can do about it.

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November 13, 2020

Friday the 13th

There’s no single story that contributes to the origin of Friday the 13th, but, according to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute, there are approximately 20 million people in the U.S. who fear this day.


November 15, 2020

America Recycles Day

Thousands of communities come together on this holiday to promote environmental citizenship and take action to improve recycling.

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Clean Your Refrigerator Day

This holiday serves as a friendly reminder for everyone to clean out their fridge. Did you know that in Pennsylvania, it’s illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors?

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November 21, 2020

World Hello Day

The purpose of this holiday demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace. The origin of this holiday began to ease the tension between Egypt and Israel in the fall of 1973. Today, over 180 countries observe this holiday.

November 23, 2020

National Espresso Day

Everyone’s afternoon pick me up has a whole holiday dedicated to itself! Did you know that espresso made its debut in Italy pretty recently? Just in the 20th century!

Print On Demand Suppliers We Recommend

Custom Cat is our go-to for all of our apparel print on demand supplies. 

They handle fulfillment, inventory, production, and shipping all within 2-3 business days.

They even have a creative department that helps with design ideas.

So, Are You Ready?

You have 135 new holidays to choose from, which will you be promoting?

By the way, there are about 500 holidays throughout the calendar year…

So if I didn’t list one that you promote on your store, list it below in the comments!