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Unusual National Holidays

Updated on December 30, 2010

National Holidays - Strange, Funny, Weird, and Unique Holidays We Celebrate

So you know about Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, and Easter but did you know that there is a National Thank You Day? A National Pickle Week? A Panic Day, Bubble Week, and Flower Day? Check out these strange, funny, weird and unique national holidays that people celebrate.

Which one of the January holidays listed is your favorite?

January Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for School Nurses Day and Hug Day

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School Nurse Gifts

Hug Day Gifts

February Holidays

February is:

Black History Month

Wedding Month.

More February Holidays:

Brighid's Day

Candlemas

Imbolc

Sapporo Snow Festival

School Counselor Week

Ballet Day

Greet Your Neighbors Day

Losar, Tibetan New Year

Flirting Week

Freedom to Marry Day

Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

Ferris Wheel Day

Read to Your Kid Day

Canada Flag Day

Friendship Week, Int'l.

Engineer Week

Hoodie-Hoo Day (Northern)

Love Your Pet Day

Girl Scout's Thinking Day

Eid-Al-Adha

Tennis Day

Auguste Renoir

Lantern Festival

Which one of the February holidays listed is your favorite?

February Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Ballet Day, Friendship Week, and Tennis Day

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Ballet Gifts

Friendship Gifts

Tennis Gifts

Which one of the March holidays listed is your favorite?

March Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Procrastination Week and Employee Appreciation

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Procrastination Gifts

Employee Appreciation Gifts

Which one of the April holidays listed is your favorite?

April Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for No Housework Day, Karaoke Week , and Hair Stylist Day

No Housework Gifts

Karaoke Gifts

Hair Stylist Gifts

Which one of the May holidays listed is your favorite?

May Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for BBQ Month, No Diet Day, and Pickle Week

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BBQ Gifts

No Diet Gifts

Pickle Gifts

2010 Calendar

2010 Calendar
2010 Calendar

Which one of the June holidays listed is your favorite?

June Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Stepparents' Week, Fishing Week and Little League Week

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Stepparents Gifts

Fishing Gifts

Baseball Gifts

July Holidays

July Holidays:

International Joke Day

I Forgot Day

Cow Appreciation Day

Respect Canada Day

Wrong Way Corrigan Day

Ugly Truck Contest Day

Ice Cream Cone Day, Nat.

Aunt and Uncle Day

Take Plants for a Walk

Father-In-Law Day

Which one of the July holidays listed is your favorite?

July Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Cow Appreciation Day, Ice Cream Cone Day, and Aunt and Uncle Day

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Cow Gifts

Ice Cream Cone Gifts

Aunt and Uncle Gifts

Which one of the August holidays listed is your favorite?

August Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Sisters' Day, Lefts Handers' Day, and Tooth Fairy Day

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Sister Gifts

Left Hander Gifts

Tooth Fairy Gifts

September Holidays

September is:

Kids Good Manners Month

Piano Month

More September Holidays:

Be Late for Something Day

Grandparents Day

Brainstorming Week

Five-a-Day Week

Substitute Teacher's Week

Video Game Day

Blame Someone Else Day

Triumph of the Holy Cross

Hispanic Heritage Mo. Begins

Our Lady of Sorrows

POW / MIA Recognition Day

Quarterly Tax Day

Women's Friendship Day

Single's Week

Stay Away from Seattle Day

Citizenship Day

Day of Peace

Thank You Day

Biosphere Day

Full Moon Day

Business Women's Day

Elephant Appreciation Day

Angel Week

Autumnal Equinox

Good Neighbor Day

Dog Week

One Hit Wonder Day

Family Fitness Weekend

Rabbit Day

Which one of the September holidays listed is your favorite?

September Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Grandparents Day, Elephant Appreciation Day, and Dog Week

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Grandparents Day Gifts

Elephant Gifts

Dog Gifts

Which one of the October holidays listed is your favorite?

October Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Oktoberfest, Boss Day, and Halloween.

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Oktoberfest Gifts

Boss Gifts

Halloween Gifts

Which one of the November holidays listed is your favorite?

November Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

Gifts for Saxophone Day and Game and Puzzle Week

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Saxophone Gifts

Game and Puzzle Gifts

Which one of the December holidays listed is your favorite?

December Holiday Gifts From Zazzle

World Aids Day, Texas Day and Christmas Gifts

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Aids Gifts

Texas Gifts

Christmas Gifts

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Wow so many special days

    • JoyfulReviewer profile image

      JoyfulReviewer 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for putting together such a big list ... there sure are some really wacky things we celebrate!

    • TonyPayne profile image

      Tony Payne 

      8 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Great lens, I really like this idea to showcase each month with Zazzle items.

    • Cute to Boot profile image

      Cute to Boot 

      8 years ago

      Thanks for adding my cow tote bag!! This is a fun lens, thumbs up :)

    • emmaklarkins profile image

      emmaklarkins 

      8 years ago

      Great lens! Super thorough!

    • Sylvestermouse profile image

      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      8 years ago from United States

      That was fun! I had no idea some of those holidays existed.

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      aishu19 

      8 years ago

      there is a day for everything isn't there? Nice list :)

    • Bus Stop Toy Shop profile image

      Bus Stop Toy Shop 

      8 years ago

      Ooh, aar, this be a great lens, but ye' be missin' International Talk Like a Pirate day, which be today ;)

    • Sami4u LM profile image

      Sami4u LM 

      8 years ago

      Hi,Flirting Week LOL must be going along with St. Valentine's Day in Feb. A ton of fun holidays that I did not know existed. Nice lens work here.

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