Beyond widely celebrated days like Easter, Mother’s Day, and Halloween, there are thousands of fun and sometimes quirky national days just waiting to be recognized.

Every single day, there are anywhere from 5 to dozens of fun and diverse observances that could be celebrated. It’s a lot to keep up with, which is why we’ve done the work for you. We’ve sifted through hundreds of celebrations and handpicked one exciting observance for each day of the year to compile our 366-day National Days Calendar.

365 Days to Celebrate 2024
Version 1 (aesthetic): 365 Days to Celebrate 2024
2024 National Days Calendar Printable
Version 2 (festive): 2024 National Days Calendar

No need to search the internet for what to celebrate every single day, our National Holidays Calendar 2024 has it all in one place. You can browse the list of holidays on this page for a sneak peek. Or better yet, for a handy and aesthetically pleasing printed calendar, check out the two versions of the National Days Calendar 2024 I designed.

It’s a printable PDF, available in my Etsy shop (version 1, version 2) for less than 2 dollars. I designed two versions, This fun, colorful calendar makes everyday celebrations accessible anytime, anywhere!

What is a National Day?

A national day, in terms of fun and unofficial holidays, is a special date set aside to celebrate or appreciate a unique theme, item, or activity. These could be anything from pizza to puppies, allowing people to have a bit of fun and perhaps even learn something new! These holidays aren’t official, so you won’t get a day off work, but they can make regular days a bit more exciting.

366 National Days to Celebrate in 2024

So, are you ready to fill 2024 with celebrations? Let’s make it the most joyful and entertaining year yet with our 366 National Day Calendar.

Don’t forget, you can get this National Days calendar as a convenient one-page printable in my Etsy shop. It’s a high quality PDF available in A4 and Letter size and can be easily printed at home.

National Days Calendar 2024
You can get this cute National Days Calendar 2024 in my Etsy shop.


Embrace the chill of January, the month of fresh starts and cozy comforts! Kickstart the year with New Year’s Day, making resolutions and dreaming of what’s to come. As the days unfold, find solace in the little things – snuggle up on Cuddle Up Day, tantalize your taste buds on Chocolate Cake Day, or take a break from your usual routine on Opposite Day. From cheese connoisseurs celebrating Cheese Lover’s Day to sleep enthusiasts embracing Festival of Sleep Day, there’s no shortage of whimsy and joy to be found. This month, we invite you to revel in each day and find delight in the simple pleasures that January offers.

  1. New Year’s Day
  2. World Introvert Day
  3. Festival of Sleep Day
  4. Spaghetti Day
  5. Bird Day
  6. Cuddle Up Day
  7. Tempura Day
  8. Bubble Bath Day
  9. Shop For Travel Day
  10. Houseplant Appreciation Day
  11. International Thank-You Day
  12. Hot Tea Day
  13. Sticker Day
  14. Dress Up Your Pet Day
  15. Hat Day
  16. Nothing Day
  17. Museum Selfie Day
  18. Winnie-the-Pooh Day
  19. Popcorn Day
  20. Cheese Lover’s Day
  21. Hugging Day
  22. Polka Dot Day
  23. Pie Day
  24. Peanut Butter Day
  25. Opposite Day
  26. Green Juice Day
  27. Chocolate Cake Day
  28. Lego Day
  29. Puzzle Day
  30. Croissant Day
  31. Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in January as well as popular January hashtags.


February is the month of romance and the sweetness of surprising acts of kindness! This time of year is characterized by the flurry of excitement surrounding Valentine’s Day, where lovebirds worldwide celebrate their affection with chocolates, romantic dinners, and heartfelt gifts. But the sweetness doesn’t stop there: indulge your taste buds with World Nutella Day and Carrot Cake Day to keep those winter blues at bay. And don’t forget to extend the love to your furry friends on Love Your Pet Day. Whether you’re caught up in a whirlwind romance or simply treating yourself, February is the perfect time to embrace the warmth of love and kindness.

  1. Change Your Password Day
  2. Ukulele Day
  3. Carrot Cake Day
  4. Sweater Day
  5. World Nutella Day
  6. Pay a Compliment Day
  7. Send a Card to a Friend Day
  8. Boy Scouts Day
  9. Pizza Day
  10. Teddy Day
  11. Guitar Day
  12. Plum Pudding Day
  13. Galentine’s Day
  14. Valentine’s Day
  15. Gumdrop Day
  16. Almond Day
  17. Random Acts of Kindness Day
  18. Drink Wine Day
  19. Lash Day
  20. Love Your Pet Day
  21. International Mother Language Day
  22. Margarita Day
  23. Banana Bread Day
  24. World Bartender Day
  25. Chocolate Covered Nuts Day
  26. Tell a Fairy Tale Day
  27. International Polar Bear Day
  28. Floral Design Day
  29. National Toast Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in February.


Step into the charm of March, the month where we bid farewell to winter and welcome the first hints of spring! March is an exciting time of year where we embrace the celebration of our beautiful planet and its inhabitants, starting with World Wildlife Day. Don’t forget to put on your emerald green attire and participate in the joyous festivities of St. Patrick’s Day, a tribute to Ireland’s patron saint that’s celebrated worldwide with parades, feasting, and a whole lot of merriment. As the days grow longer, we continue the month’s fun by planting a seed or two on Plant a Flower Day, fostering life and beauty in our own backyards. So, this March, go green, cherish our planet, and don’t forget to stop and smell the flowers!

  1. World Compliment Day
  2. Old Stuff Day
  3. World Wildlife Day
  4. Sons Day
  5. Unique Names Day
  6. Dress Day
  7. Cereal Day
  8. International Women’s Day
  9. Meatball Day
  10. Skirt Day
  11. Napping Day
  12. Plant a Flower Day
  13. Jewel Day
  14. Potato Chip Day
  15. Peanut Lovers Day
  16. Panda Day
  17. Saint Patrick’s Day
  18. Awkward Moments Day
  19. Let’s Laugh Day
  20. Astrology Day
  21. Fragrance Day
  22. World Water Day
  23. Puppy Day
  24. Cocktail Day
  25. International Waffle Day
  26. Good Hair Day
  27. Scribble Day
  28. Something On a Stick Day
  29. Mermaid Day
  30. Doctors’ Day
  31. Easter

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in March.


April is a month bursting with rejuvenation and excitement! This is the time when we embrace the simple pleasures of life – from savoring the nostalgic combination of peanut butter and jelly on Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, to rolling up our sleeves and cultivating new blooms on Gardening Day. April is also a celebration of our Earth, with Earth Day reminding us to appreciate and protect our beautiful planet. And let’s not forget the World Book Day, where we lose ourselves in the pages of a good book. So, enjoy this month to its fullest – indulge in comfort foods, nurture your green thumb, and dive into your favorite novels. It’s all about savoring the joy of life’s simple pleasures this April!

  1. April Fools’ Day
  2. Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
  3. Walking Day
  4. Burrito Day
  5. Body Care Day
  6. Handmade Day
  7. No Housework Day
  8. Empanada Day
  9. Unicorn Day
  10. Sibling Day
  11. Pet Day
  12. Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  13. Scrabble Day
  14. Gardening Day
  15. World Art Day
  16. Librarian Day
  17. Banana Day
  18. High Five Day
  19. Humorous Day
  20. Husband Appreciation Day
  21. Tea Day
  22. Earth Day
  23. World Book Day
  24. Denim Day
  25. Lingerie Day
  26. No Makeup Day
  27. Independent Bookstore Day
  28. Pet Parents Day
  29. International Dance Day
  30. National Bubble Tea Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in April.


Ah, May! The month where spring truly blossoms and the world is bursting with color. As we celebrate Mother’s Day and Teacher’s Day, we’re reminded of the warmth and nurturing that fills our lives. From enjoying a simple pleasure of biting into an apple pie on Apple Pie Day to hosting a backyard cookout on Barbecue Day, May is all about celebrating love, life, and the joy of good company. Don’t forget to take a moment to soak in the sun (with sunscreen, of course) and let your creativity flourish, as May also celebrates Creativity Day.

  1. Global Love Day
  2. Brothers and Sisters Day
  3. Space Day
  4. Star Wars Day
  5. Cinco de Mayo
  6. Nurses Day
  7. Teachers’ Day
  8. Have a Coke Day
  9. Alphabet Magnet Day
  10. Small Business Day
  11. Eat What You Want Day
  12. Mother’s Day
  13. Apple Pie Day
  14. Dance Like a Chicken Day
  15. Chocolate Chip Day
  16. Barbecue Day
  17. Pizza Party Day
  18. No Dirty Dishes Day
  19. Plant Something Day
  20. Be a Millionaire Day
  21. Memo Day
  22. Solitaire Day
  23. Lucky Penny Day
  24. Brother’s Day
  25. Wine Day
  26. Blueberry Cheesecake Day
  27. Sunscreen Day
  28. Hamburger Day
  29. Flip Flop Day
  30. Creativity Day
  31. Smile Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in May.


June, the month that heralds the arrival of summer and a burst of outdoor fun. As Father’s Day celebrations abound, we’re hopping on our bikes for World Bicycle Day, then cooling down with a refreshing Iced Tea. It’s a month to embrace joyful connections and the simple pleasures of life – whether it’s savoring a donut with your best friend, capturing the beauty of nature through your lens on Nature Photography Day, or letting the melodies of Global Beatles Day guide you towards a perfect summer’s day.

  1. The Big Lunch
  2. Rocky Road Day
  3. World Bicycle Day
  4. Cheese Day
  5. Global Running Day
  6. Eyewear Day
  7. Donut Day
  8. Best Friends Day
  9. Meal Prep Day
  10. Iced Tea Day
  11. Making Life Beautiful Day
  12. Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  13. Sewing Machine Day
  14. International Bath Day
  15. Nature Photography Day
  16. Father’s Day
  17. Mascot Day
  18. International Sushi Day
  19. Martini Day
  20. World Productivity Day
  21. Smoothie Day
  22. Onion Ring Day
  23. Hydration Day
  24. International Fairy Day
  25. Global Beatles Day
  26. Day of Joy
  27. Sunglasses Day
  28. Food Truck Day
  29. Camera Day
  30. Social Media Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in June.


July, a month synonymous with sunshine, freedom, and unforgettable moments. As fireworks explode in celebration of Independence Day, we feast on everything from crispy French fries to creamy Mac & Cheese, not forgetting the irresistible ice cream to beat the summer heat. It’s a time to savor joyous connections – marked by the International Day of Friendship – and indulge in the simple pleasures that make the height of summer so delectably sweet. July is a symphony of laughter, love, and all the flavors that make life worth savoring.

  1. International Joke Day
  2. Made In The USA Day
  3. Compliment Your Mirror Day
  4. Independence Day
  5. Bikini Day
  6. International Kissing Day
  7. World Chocolate Day
  8. Video Game Day
  9. Sugar Cookie Day
  10. Kitten Day
  11. Blueberry Muffin Day
  12. French Fry Day
  13. Gruntled Workers Day
  14. Mac & Cheese Day
  15. Give Something Away Day
  16. Corn Fritters Day
  17. World Emoji Day
  18. World Listening Day
  19. Words with Friends Day
  20. Lollipop Day
  21. Ice Cream Day
  22. Mango Day
  23. Sprinkle Day
  24. Cousins Day
  25. Refreshment Day
  26. Aunt and Uncle Day
  27. Crème Brûlée Day
  28. Milk Chocolate Day
  29. Lipstick Day
  30. International Day of Friendship
  31. Mutt Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in July.


August is the time to squeeze the last drops out of summer, to embrace the sun-dappled days, and indulge in late-season relaxation before autumn whispers at our door. On Beach Day, pack your beach bag with a juicy read for Book Lovers Day and don’t forget to tuck in a sweet, ripe watermelon for Watermelon Day. Then take a deep breath, embrace Lazy Day, and surrender to the golden light and balmy breezes – because August is about soaking up the sun, dipping our toes in the ocean, and savoring the simple pleasures of summer. Let the lazy, hazy, crazy days of August wash over you like a warm summer tide.

  1. Girlfriend Day
  2. Coloring Book Day
  3. Watermelon Day
  4. Sisters Day
  5. Blogger Day
  6. Wiggle Your Toes Day
  7. Lighthouse Day
  8. International Cat Day
  9. Book Lovers Day
  10. Lazy Day
  11. Son and Daughter Day
  12. Vinyl Record Day
  13. International Lefthanders Day
  14. Creamsicle Day
  15. Relaxation Day
  16. Tell A Joke Day
  17. Thrift Shop Day
  18. Fajita Day
  19. World Photo Day
  20. Radio Day
  21. Senior Citizen Day
  22. World Plant Milk Day
  23. Ride the Wind Day
  24. Strange Music Day
  25. Banana Split Day
  26. Dog Day
  27. International Lottery Day
  28. Crackers Over The Keyboard Day
  29. Lemon Juice Day
  30. Beach Day
  31. We Love Memoirs Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in August.


As summer fades into the cozy embrace of autumn, September becomes the month of transitioning and nesting. It’s the time to dive into a good book on Read a Book Day, enjoying the company of words and worlds as the temperatures start to dip. On the First Day of Autumn, wrap yourself in the warmth of a new season, perhaps indulging in an extra dessert on Eat an Extra Dessert Day as a sweet farewell to summer. Whether you’re curling up with a good book, enjoying a delicious treat, or welcoming the fall, September is all about embracing change and finding comfort in the little things.

  1. Acne Positivity Day
  2. Blueberry Popsicle Day
  3. Skyscraper Day
  4. Eat an Extra Dessert Day
  5. Be Late for Something Day
  6. Read a Book Day
  7. Tailgating Day
  8. Literacy Day
  9. International Sudoku Day
  10. Swap Ideas Day
  11. Make Your Bed Day
  12. Day of Encouragement
  13. Hug Your Boss Day
  14. Live Creative Day
  15. Cheese Toast Day
  16. Working Parents Day
  17. International Country Music Day
  18. First Love Day
  19. Talk Like a Pirate Day
  20. Pepperoni Pizza Day
  21. International Eat An Apple Day
  22. Legwear Day
  23. First Day of Autumn
  24. Punctuation Day
  25. Daughters Day
  26. Better Breakfast Day
  27. Crush a Can Day
  28. Good Neighbor Day
  29. Coffee Day
  30. International Podcast Day

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in September.


October is a canvas painted with vibrant fall colors, the chill of Halloween spookiness, and the cozy warmth of homes readying for winter. It’s time to get a little funky on Get Funky Day, embrace the golden hues of autumn on Color Day, and don’t forget to savor the sweetness of fall’s harvest on Pumpkin Day. As the world outside puts on a show of fall colors, indulge yourself in the enchanting flavors of the season – be it a cinnamon roll or trick-or-treat Halloween candy. October is a sensory feast, and it’s time to dig in!

  1. International Coffee Day
  2. Name Your Car Day
  3. Boyfriend Day
  4. Cinnamon Roll Day
  5. Get Funky Day
  6. Plus Size Appreciation Day
  7. Frappé Day
  8. Salmon Day
  9. World Post Day
  10. Handbag Day
  11. Sausage Pizza Day
  12. Savings Day
  13. M&M Day
  14. Dessert Day
  15. Global Handwashing Day
  16. Dictionary Day
  17. Pasta Day
  18. Chocolate Cupcake Day
  19. Sweetest Day
  20. World Statistics Day
  21. Count Your Buttons Day
  22. Color Day
  23. iPod Day
  24. Bologna Day
  25. Fine Art Appreciation Day
  26. Pumpkin Day
  27. Cranky Co-Workers Day
  28. International Animation Day
  29. Oatmeal Day
  30. Checklist Day
  31. Halloween

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in October.


As the year starts to wind down, November is a month of introspection, family, and heart-warming traditions. On Thanksgiving, gather around the table to share a bountiful feast, express gratitude, and make memories that will last a lifetime. And don’t forget the sweet traditions – from baking gingerbread cookies on Gingerbread Cookie Day to indulging in a creamy parfait on Parfait Day, this month is all about warmth, family, and food. November, with its cool, crisp days and cozy, indulgent nights, offers a little piece of home that you can carry in your heart all year long.

  1. Authors’ Day
  2. Deviled Egg Day
  3. Sandwich Day
  4. Candy Day
  5. American Football Day
  6. Nachos Day
  7. International Hug A Bear Day
  8. Tongue Twister Day
  9. Go to an Art Museum Day
  10. Sesame Street Day
  11. Singles’ Day
  12. Happy Hour Day
  13. World Kindness Day
  14. Spicy Guacamole Day
  15. I Love to Write Day
  16. National Fast Food Day
  17. International Students’ Day
  18. Princess Day
  19. Women Entrepreneurs Day
  20. Peanut Butter Fudge Day
  21. Gingerbread Cookie Day
  22. Go For a Ride Day
  23. Fibonacci Day
  24. Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
  25. Parfait Day
  26. Cake Day
  27. Pins And Needles Day
  28. Thanksgiving
  29. Black Friday
  30. Small Business Saturday

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in November.


December, the grand finale of the year, bursts with joy, festivities, and a touch of magic. As the twinkling Christmas lights illuminate the chilly winter nights, there’s nothing like coming together to bake and exchange cookies on Cookie Day and Cookie Exchange Day, filling homes with warmth and the scent of delicious treats. Whether you’re donning your favorite ugly sweater or cozying up with loved ones on Christmas Eve, the holiday spirit that sparkles in December is truly one of a kind. From gifting to celebrating, this month is a true testament to love, unity, and the simple pleasures of life.

  1. Christmas Lights Day
  2. Cyber Monday
  3. Make a Gift Day
  4. Cookie Day
  5. Bathtub Party Day
  6. Microwave Oven Day
  7. Cotton Candy Day
  8. Brownie Day
  9. Christmas Card Day
  10. Human Rights Day
  11. App Day
  12. Gingerbread House Day
  13. Christmas Jumper Day
  14. Roast Chestnuts Day
  15. Lemon Cupcake Day
  16. Stupid Toy Day
  17. Maple Syrup Day
  18. 18. Twin Day
  19. Hard Candy Day
  20. Ugly Sweater Day
  21. Crossword Puzzle Day
  22. Cookie Exchange Day
  23. Festivus Day
  24. Christmas Eve
  25. Christmas Day
  26. Thank You Note Day
  27. Fruitcake Day
  28. Card Playing Day
  29. Still Need To Do Day
  30. Bacon Day
  31. New Year’s Eve

You might also want to check out our complete list of holidays in December.

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Last Update: February 17, 2024