The month of July is a good one for wacky holidays. Check below to find the weird holidays in July to post about on social media – usually, a hashtag with the day’s title will start trending on the day of.
Stay ahead of the curve and hop on the trend by adding these holidays in July to your content calendar!
20 Weird Holidays in July to Post About on Social Media
21 National Junk Food Day – Burgers, fries, milkshakes, potato chips, ice cream, snack cakes…wait, what were we talking about? Oh yeah, National Junk Food Day. It falls on July 21, so eat to your heart’s content and encourage your followers to do the same with the #NationalJunkFoodDay hashtag.
22 Hammock Day – This is one we can get behind (or in). Hammock Day is July 22, and it’s the perfect excuse to find two trees that are reasonably close together, then tie a makeshift bed between them. Hammock day is a great excuse to kick back and relax. #HammockDay
22 Ratcatcher’s Day – This is a weird one for sure. Ratcatcher’s Day commemorates the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, who played his flute to lure the rats of Hamelin into the river to be drowned. When he wasn’t paid by the town’s mayor as promised, he lured the children of the town into a cave, using the same flute, as ransom until he received payment. This is the darkest holiday on this list.
23 National Hot Dog Day – Who doesn’t love an all-American, juicy hot dog (other than our vegetarian and vegan friends)? You can eat as many hot dogs as you want without feeling guilty on July 23 for National Hot Dog Day (although you still may feel a little guilty). #NationalHotDogDay
23 Vanilla Ice Cream Day – Sure, some people use the word “vanilla” as an insult or dig, but we don’t take any offense because what’s better than vanilla ice cream? Well there is one thing, and that’s Vanilla Ice Cream Day. In a cone, cup, made in a Ziploc bag – doesn’t matter, as long as you partake. #VanillaIceCreamDay
24 Amelia Earhart Day – Famous for her fearless flights, Amelia Earhart Day is July 24th to commemorate her birth on July 24, 1897. Amelia’s plane went down over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937 when she attempted to fly around the world. #AmeliaEarhartDay
24 Cousins Day – This day is meant for the celebration of cousins everywhere. Cousins are often our first friends in life, and they make every family gathering brighter and more fun. #CousinsDay
24 Parent’s Day – This holiday falls on the 4th Sunday in July, which happens to be the 24th this year. Parent’s Day is a time for us to honor our parents together, unlike Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. #ParentsDay
25 Culinarians Day – Don’t let the title mislead you – there’s no need to be a chef or culinary connoisseur to enjoy this day! It’s a time to get in the kitchen and make something tasty. It doesn’t have to be complex or fancy. Make a PB & J if you don’t have ingredients on hand for something great – it’s about making something! #CulinariansDay
26 Aunt and Uncle Day – Cousins had their day, and now their parents can have one, too. Reach out to your aunts and uncles on July 26th to say thanks for being a positive influence or role model in your life. Remind them that they made a difference in your life and vow to keep in touch more often! #AuntandUncleDay
28 National Milk Chocolate Day – Like you needed a day for this. National Milk Chocolate Day comes everyday, as far as we’re concerned, but you can really go all out on July 28th. Challenge yourself to include some milk chocolate in each meal of the day – simple enough for breakfast (chocolate chip pancakes!), but you’ll have to get creative for lunch and dinner! #NationalMilkChocolateDay
29 National Lasagna Day – Get Garfield on the phone, STAT. July 29th is National Lasagna Day and we have a feeling he’d like to know about this. Whether you get your fix at a great Italian eatery or in your very own kitchen, it’s essential that you taste some lasagna on this day. #NationalLasagnaDay
30 National Cheesecake Day – There’s a day dedicated to cheesecake and it’s July 30. Amazing things like this don’t happen very often, so don’t let it pass by without grabbing a hunk of New York style cheesecake topped with delicious strawberries. Maybe chocolate chip cheesecake drizzled with caramel. It’s really up to you. #NationalCheesecakeDay
30 Father-in-Law Day – Father-in-laws may not have the greatest of reputations in movies and books, but we know that in real life, they’re usually pretty stand-up guys. This day is for celebrating how lucky you are to have your father in law, so reach out and say you love them! #FatherInLawDay
31 System Administrator Appreciation Day – System Administrators, or IT guys, work hard to ensure your technological infrastructure is functioning properly. They make sure you can get your job done. Send your guys a small gift or card to let them know you appreciate their hard work. #SysAdminAppreciationDay