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!
Get ready to celebrate! August may be the month that Summer is winding down, but there’s plenty of reasons to celebrate!
Here’s a list of all the holidays in August. Which August celebrations will you add to your calendar?
August Monthly Observances
- Black Business Month
- Family Fun Month
- International Peace Month
- National Back to School Month
- National Crayon Collection Month
- National Eye Exam Month
- National Golf Month
- National Sandwich Month
- National Wellness Month
- Romance Awareness Month
Holidays In August
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: Sisters Day
August 4: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
August 5: National Oyster Day
August 6: National Root Beer Float Day
- Have a Root Beer Taste Test
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 9: Book Lover’s Day
- Read your favorite book
- Take a trip to the library
August 10: National Banana Split Day; National S’mores Day
- Go camping and make s’mores
- If you don’t have a campfire, try these incredible indoor s’mores
- Make mini s’mores
August 14: National Creamsicle Day
August 16: Bratwurst Day
- Eat a brat or hot dog with this amazing Special Sauce
August 17: National Thrift Shop 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
- Have a lemonade stand
August 21: National Pecan Torte Day
August 22: National Spumoni Day
August 22: 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)
- Make homemade waffles
August 26: National Cherry Popsicle Day
August 27: Banana Lovers Day
- Eat banana anything!
August 31: Eat Outside Day
- Have a picnic or eat on the patio
August 31: International Bacon Day
- Eat BLTs for dinner
What August Food Holidays will you be celebrating?
What are all the holidays? See the full list here.
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