August Holidays & Ways to Celebrate Them

by Melissa
August holidays

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A complete list of all the August holidays, including all the random, bizarre, food holidays. Grab this printable calendar plus get inspiration for how to celebrate them! 

Check out all our monthly holiday lists here. 

August Holidays-Random, Food August Holidays to Celebrate

Get ready to celebrate! August may be the month that Summer is winding down, but there’s plenty of reasons to celebrate!

August 1: Swiss Day

  • eat some Swiss chocolate or Zopf with yummy gruyere cheese!

August 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3: National Watermelon Day


August 4: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 5: National Oyster Day

August 6: National Root Beer Float Day

August 7: National Raspberries in Cream Day

August 8: National Zucchini Day

August 8: National Frozen Custard Day

August 9: National Rice Pudding Day

August 10: National Banana Split Day; National S’mores Day


August 14: National Creamsicle Day


August 16: Bratwurst Day


August 18: National Soft Ice Cream Day

August 19: Hot & Spicy Food Day, Potato Day

August 20: Lemonade Day; National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day

August 21: National Pecan Torte Day

August 22: National Spumoni Day; Be an Angel Day

August 22: Eat a Peach Day


August 23: National Sponge Cake Day

August 24: National Peach Pie Day

August 24: National Waffle Day (Waffle Day in Sweden is March 25th)

August 26: National Cherry Popsicle Day

August 27: Banana Lovers Day

  • Eat banana anything!


August 31: Eat Outside Day; International Bacon Day

  • Have a picnic or eat on the patio

What August Food Holidays will you  be celebrating?

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August Holidays-Random, Food August Holidays to Celebrate

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