Strange, Quirky & Weird Holidays Calendar You Never Knew Existed!

Celebrate these strange, quirky & weird holidays you’ve never heard of – there’s one for every day of the year! Comes with a free printable too.

Have you ever wondered what weird and strange holidays there are?

One of the best things about homeschooling is that we get to choose what we do! And that means making each special day exciting and fun. Knowing what the strange holidays are certainly helps with that!

So we did some research and found some crazy, quirky and fun holidays for every single day of the year!

Some of them are food-based, while others are perfect for doing activities and crafts. And let’s not forget about the animal days like the cat day too!

Read to the end of this guide to download your free weird and strange holidays PDF so you can put it on your fridge, use it for school or anything else!

You can even use this printable calendar for kids and add your favorite weird holidays to it so your children can have their own unique calendar.


  1. Apple Gifting Day
  2. National Buffet Day
  3. Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  4. National Spaghetti Day
  5. National Whipped Cream Day
  6. National Shortbread Day
  7. National Bobblehead Day
  8. Bubble Bath Day
  9. National Apricot Day
  10. Houseplant Appreciation Day
  11. National Hot Toddy Day
  12. International Kiss a Ginger Day
  13. National Rubber Ducky Day
  14. National Dress Up Your Pet Day
  15. National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
  16. International Hot/Spicy Food Day
  17. Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day
  18. National Gourmet Coffee Day
  19. National Popcorn Day
  20. National Cheese Lovers Day
  21. National Hugging Day
  22. National Polka Dot Day
  23. National Pie Day
  24. National Peanut Butter Day
  25. National Opposite Day
  26. National Peanut Brittle Day
  27. National Chocolate Cake Day
  28. National Blueberry Pancake Day
  29. National Puzzle Day
  30. Bubblewrap Appreciation Day
  31. National Hot Chocolate Day
weird holidays January


  1. Freedom Day
  2. Hedgehog Day
  3. Carrot Cake Day
  4. Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
  5. World Nutella Day
  6. Frozen Yogurt Day
  7. Rose Day
  8. National Kite Flying Day
  9. National Bagel Day
  10. National Flannel Day
  11. Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
  12. National Lost Penny Day
  13. National Tortellini Day
  14. National Have a Heart Day
  15. National Gumdrop Day
  16. National Almond Day
  17. Random Acts of Kindness Day
  18. National Battery Day
  19. International Tug-of-War Day
  20. National Love Your Pet Day
  21. National Sticky Bun Day
  22. Be Humble Day
  23. International Dog Biscuit Day
  24. World Bartender Day
  25. National Clam Chowder Day
  26. National Personal Chef Day
  27. International Polar Bear Day
  28. International Pancake Day
  29. Floral Arrangement Day
weird holidays February


  1. World Compliment Day
  2. National Banana Cream Pie Day
  3. National Doodle Day
  4. Hug a GI Day
  5. Sock Monkey Day
  6. National Oreo Cookie Day
  7. National Cereal Day
  8. National No Socks Day
  9. Popcorn Lovers Day
  10. International Day of Awesomeness
  11. National Fanny Pack Day
  12. National Plant a Flower Day
  13. National Jewel Day
  14. National Potato Chip Day
  15. Ides of March
  16. Lips Appreciation Day
  17. World Sleep Day
  18. National Corndog Day
  19. National Poultry Day
  20. Alien Abduction Day
  21. National Teenager Day
  22. National Goof Off Day
  23. National Puppy Day
  24. National Cheesesteak Day
  25. International Waffle Day
  26. Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
  27. National Joe Day
  28. National Hot Tub Day
  29. National Lemon Chiffon Day
  30. Pencil Day
  31. Dance Marathon Day
weird holidays March


  1. International Pillow Fight Day
  2. National PB&J Day
  3. International Carrot Day
  4. National Deep Dish Pizza Day
  5. National Twinkie Day
  6. National No Housework Day
  7. Step Into the Spotlight Day
  8. National Name Yourself Day
  9. International Safety Pin Day
  10. National Pet Day
  11. National Grilled Cheese Day
  12. Scrabble Day
  13. World Party Day
  14. Moment of Laughter Day
  15. World Circus Day
  16. Go Fly a Kite Day
  17. Haiku Poetry Day
  18. Velociraptor Awareness Day
  19. National Garlic Day
  20. National Cheese Fries Day
  21. Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
  22. National Jelly Bean Day
  23. National Picnic Day
  24. National Pigs in a Blanket Day
  25. National Mani-Pedi Day
  26. Hug a Friend Day
  27. Morse Code Day
  28. National Blueberry Pie Day
  29. International Dance Day
  30. International Jazz Day
weird holidays April


  1. Global Love Day
  2. Take a Baby to Lunch Day
  3. Great American Grump Out
  4. National Orange Juice Day
  5. International Space Day
  6. International No Diet Day
  7. Lemonade Day
  8. National Have a Coke Day
  9. Lost Sock Remembrance Day
  10. National Shrimp Day
  11. Eat What You Want Day
  12. International Nurses Day
  13. Brunch for Lunch Day
  14. Dance Like a Chicken Day
  15. International Day of Families
  16. National Love a Tree Day
  17. National Walnut Day
  18. I Love Reese’s Day
  19. National Pizza Party Day
  20. Be a Millionaire Day
  21. World Baking Day
  22. Sherlock Holmes Day
  23. Lucky Penny Day
  24. International Tiara Day
  25. National Wine Day
  26. National Cherry Dessert Day
  27. International Jazz Day
  28. International Hamburger Day
  29. National Biscuit Day
  30. National Mint Julep Day
  31. National Macaroon Day
weird holidays May


  1. Say Something Nice Day
  2. National Donut Day
  3. Love Conquers All Day
  4. National Cheese Day
  5. Hot Air Balloon Day
  6. Drive-In Movie Day
  7. Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  8. Best Friends Day
  9. Donald Duck Day
  10. World Gin Day
  11. Corn on the Cob Day
  12. Magic Day
  13. World Pet Memorial Day
  14. International Bath Day
  15. National Lobster Day
  16. Wish Fulfillment Day
  17. National Apple Strudel Day
  18. International Picnic Day
  19. National Pets in Film Day
  20. Daylight Appreciation Day
  21. National Selfie Day
  22. National Onion Rings
  23. Take Your Dog to Work Day
  24. World UFO Day
  25. America’s Kids Day
  26. National Chocolate Pudding Day
  27. National Onion Day
  29. National Handshake Day
  30. Social Media Day


  1. Early Bird Day
  2. I Forgot Day
  3. National Eat Beans Day
  4. National BBQ Day
  5. National Bikini Day
  6. International Kissing Day
  7. Chocolate Day
  8. National Ice Cream Sundae Day
  9. National Sugar Cookie Day
  10. National Pina Colada Day
  11. Cheer Up the Lonely Day
  12. Simplicity Day
  13. National French Fries Day
  14. Pandemonium Day
  15. Gummy Worm Day
  16. World Snake Day
  17. World Emoji Day
  18. Women’s Dive Day
  19. National Hot Dog Day
  20. Nap Day
  21. National Junk Food Day
  22. Summer Leisure Day
  23. National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
  24. Amelia Earheart Day
  25. National Chili Dog Day
  26. All or Nothing Day
  27. National Chili Dog Day
  28. Walk on Stilts Day
  29. National Dance Day
  30. International Day of Friendship (also National Cheesecake Day)
  31. National Cotton Candy Day


  1. National Night Out
  2. National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
  3. National Watermelon Sale
  4. National Chocolate Chip Day
  5. National Mustard Day
  6. International Forgiveness Day
  7. Beach Party Day
  8. International Cat Day
  9. National Hand Holding Day
  10. National Lazy Day
  11. Play in the Sand Day
  12. World Elephant Day
  13. National Filet Mignon Day
  14. National Creamsicle Day
  15. National Relaxation Day
  16. National Tell a Joke Day
  17. Baby Boomers Recognition Day
  18. Bad Poetry Day
  19. National Potato Day
  20. National Bacon Lovers Day
  21. Cupcake Day
  22. National Be An Angel Day
  23. National Spongecake Day
  24. Iconic American Restuarants Day
  25. National Banana Split Day
  26. Women’s Equality Day
  27. Kiss Me Day
  28. Race Your Mouse Day
  29. Lemon Juice Day
  30. National Toasted Marshmallows Day
  31. Eat Outside Day


  1. Wear Teal Day
  2. International Bacon Day
  3. National Skyscraper Day
  4. Eat an Extra Dessert Day
  5. National Be Late for Something Day
  6. Read a Book Day
  7. National Salami Day
  8. National Pledge of Allegiance Day
  9. National Teddy Bear Day
  10. Sewing Machine Day
  11. National Hot Cross Buns Day
  12. National Chocolate Milkshake Day
  13. Fortune Cookie Day
  14. National Coloring Day
  15. National Linguine Day
  16. National Guacamole Day
  17. National Women’s Friendship Day
  18. National Cheeseburger Day
  19. Talk Like a Pirate Day
  20. National Gibberish Day
  21. World Gratitude Day
  22. Love Note Day
  23. Great American Pot Pie Day
  24. Bluebird of Happiness Day
  25. National Cooking Day
  26. National Pancake Day
  27. Crush a Can Day
  28. National Good Neighbor Day
  29. Confucius Day
  30. International Lace Day


  1. World Vegetarian Day
  2. Name Your Car Day
  3. Look at the Leaves Day
  4. National Taco Day
  5. Do Something Nice Day
  6. National Noodle Day
  7. National Flower Day
  8. World Octopus Day
  9. Moldy Cheese Day
  10. National Tuxedo Day
  11. It’s My Party Day
  12. World Sight Day
  13. International Suit Up Day
  14. National Dessert Day
  15. I Love Lucy Day
  16. World Food Day
  17. National Pasta Day
  18. National Chocolate Cupcake Day
  19. National Seafood Bisque Day
  20. International Chef’s Day
  21. International Day of the Nacho
  22. National Nut Day
  23. National iPod Day
  24. National Bologna Day
  25. World Opera Day
  26. Worldwide Howl at the Moon Day
  27. National Breadstick Day
  28. Plush Animal Day
  29. International Internet Day
  30. National Candy Corn Day
  31. Carve a Pumpkin Day


  1. National Deep Fried Clams Day
  2. Plan Your Epitaph Day
  3. National Sandwich Day
  4. Nationa Candy Day
  5. Guy Fawkes Day
  6. Hug a Bear Day
  7. Cook Something Bold Day
  8. World Freedom Day
  9. National Vanilla Cupcake Day
  10. National French Dip Day
  11. World Origami Day
  12. World Kindness Day
  13. Marooned Without a Compass Day
  14. National Pickle Day
  15. National Bundt Day
  16. National Fast Food Day
  17. Homemade Bread Day
  18. International Games Day
  19. Mother Goose Parade Day
  20. Absurdity Day
  21. World Television Day
  22. Go For a Ride Day
  23. Eat a Cranberry Day
  24. National Day of Listening
  25. National Parfait Day
  26. National Cake Day
  27. Turtle Adoption Day
  28. National French Toast Day
  29. Square Dance Day
  30. National Mason Jar Day


  1. Eat a Red Apple Day
  2. National Fritters Day
  3. National Roof Over Your Head Day
  4. National Kitten Day
  5. Bathtub Party Day
  6. Mitten Tree Day
  7. National Cotton Candy Day
  8. National Brownie Day
  9. National Pastry Day
  10. Worldwide Candle Lighting Day
  11. National Noodle Ring Day
  12. Gingerbread House Day
  13. National Cocoa Day
  14. Roast Chestnuts Day
  15. Bill of Rights Day
  16. Chocolate Covered Everything Day
  17. National Maple Syrup Day
  18. Wear a Plunger on Your Head Day
  19. Look for an Evergreen Day
  20. Go Caroling Day
  21. Don’t Make Your Bed Day
  22. National Cookie Exchange Day
  23. Festivus
  24. National Egg Nog Day
  25. National Pumpkin Pie Day
  26. National Candy Cane Day
  27. National Fruitcake Day
  28. Call a Friend Day
  29. Tick Tock Day
  30. No Interruptions Day
  31. Make Up Your Mind Day

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  1. Stumbled across this while looking for strange holidays. I write a movie review blog, The Midnite Drive-In, and was totally unaware there was an actual “Drive-In Movie Day”. (And me writing that blog since 2015… Thanks. I will thank you also in the blog when I post an entry on June 6…

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