Fun, Wacky, Silly, Offbeat Theme Days and Holidays for August, Humor at Work

Here’s a list of some of the fun, wacky, offbeat, unusual, strange holidays and theme days for the month of August. Celebrating these, recognizing these theme days is a very simple way to bring a little fun and humor into your workplace and create some rituals and traditions to help strengthen your workplace culture. For some ideas on how to make use of some of these fun holidays go to:  Ways to Celebrate Fun Holidays in the Workplace

August  1

Psychic Day

World Wide Web Day

Spider Man Day

Respect for Parents Day

August 2

Coloring Book Day

Take a Penny/Leave a Penny Day

August 3

Watermelon Day

International Friendship Day

August 4

Chocolate Chip Day

Single Working Women’s day

Coast Guard Day

Indian Pale Ale Day

August 5

Underwear Day

Oyster Day

Homemade Pie Day

International Beer Day

August 6

Root Beer Float Day

Fresh Breath Day

International Hangover Day

Sandcastle Day

Mustard Day

Jamaican Party Day


August 7

Friendship Day

Lighthouse Day

Doll Day

Sisters Day

Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day

Professional Speakers Day

August 8

Assistance Dogs Day

Happiness Happens Day

Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Night

Odie Day (Garfield’s pal)

The Date to Create Day

International Cat Day

August 9

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People’s Day

Veep Day

August 10

S’mores Day

Duran Duran Appreciation Day

Skyscraper Appreciation Day

Smithsonian Day

Paul Bunyan Day

August  11

Presidential Joke Day

August  12

International Youth Day

Sewing Machine Day

Kool-Aid Day

Vinyl  Record Day

Shop Online for Groceries Day


World Elephant Day

Worldwide Art Day

Milkman Day

August  13

International Left Hander’s Day

Garage Sale Day

Middle Child Day

Bowling Day

August  14

Chef’s Appreciation Day

Navajo Code Talkers Day

V-J Day

August  15

Best Friends Day

Relaxation Day

Check the Chip Day

Cupcake Day

SpongeBob SquarePants Day

August  16

Joe Miller’s Joke Day

Airborne Day

Rollercoaster Day

Wave at Surveillance Day

August  17

Meaning of ‘is’ Day

Thrift Shop Day

Black Cat Appreciation Day

I Love My Feet Day

August  18

Bad Poetry Day

Mail Order Catalog Day

Serendipity Day

August 19

Aviation Day

Men’s Grooming Day

International Orangutan Day

‘Black Cow’ Root Beer Float Day

World Humanitarian Day

August 20

Honeybee Day

International Geocaching Day

International Homeless Animals Day

International Tongue Twisters Day

Radio Day

August 21

Poet’s Day

Senior Citizen’s Day

Spumoni Day

August 22

Be An Angel Day

Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day

Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

August 23

Valentino Day

Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

August 24

Waffle Iron Day

Pluto Demoted Day

Knife Day

August 25

Kiss and Make Up Day

Second-Hand Wardrobe Day

Whiskey Sour Day

August  26

Dog Day

Toilet Paper Day

Tug-of-War Day

Women’s Equality Day

World Daffodil Day

August 27

International Bat Night

The Duchess Who Wasn’t Day

Franchisee Appreciation Day

Just Because Day

August 28

Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day

Radio Commercials Day

Crackers Over The Keyboard Day

Go Topless Day

August 29

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

International Bat Night

Individual Rights Day

According to Hoyle Day

August 30

Holistic Pet Day

Toasted Marshmallow Day

Whale Shark Day

International Cabernet Sauvignon Day

August 31

Love Litigating Lawyers Day

Matchmaker Day

Prairie Day

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