August is known for many things, including the dog days of summer. It was originally called Sextilis but later renamed Augustus in honor of the first emperor of Rome, Caesar Augustus.
We all need a little inspiration, so check out what unusual but fun days are celebrated in August.
These and more national days are found at National Day Calendar.
- National Coloring Book Day
- National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
- National Night Out Day– First Tuesday in August (However, date may differ based on location due to extreme weather conditions in August. Check with local organizations for dates near you.)
- National Oyster Day
- International Beer Day– First Friday in August
- National Water Balloon Day– First Friday in August
- National Root Beer Float Day
- National Wiggle Your Toes Day
- National Disc Golf Day – First Saturday in August
- American Family Day– First Sunday in August
- National Friendship Day– First Sunday in August
- National Sisters Day– First Sunday in August
- International Left Handers Day
- National Bowling Day– Second Saturday in August
- National Garage Sale Day– Second Saturday in August
Day* – Proclaimed in 2022
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I hope that you enjoyed this August Fun Days post!