Every month has some unusual holidays to be celebrated.
Appreciate a Dragon Day & Other Zany Holidays
What kind of dragon will you give life to on Appreciate a Dragon Day? Will you write a story while taking a bubble bath on Bubble Bath Day? How many times will you shock yourself on National Static Electricity Day?
Eskimo Pie Patent Day & Other Odd Holidays
How many beer cans will you collect on Beer Can Appreciation Day? Will you laugh out loud on Belly Laugh Day? Will you try an Eskimo Pie for the very first time on Eskimo Pie Patent Day? And will you talk like grizzled prospector on Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day?
Groundhog Day and Other Unusual Holidays
Will Punxsutawney Phil see predict that winter will continue for six more weeks? Or will the marmot in Alaska predict an end to winter is near? Or will the hedgehog see his shadow underneath a clear moon?
Holidays Associated with Halloween
These holidays all have to do with food or other things that one would associate with Halloween, or they just happen to occur on the same day as the spookiest day of the year.
Humbug Day & Other Xmas-Related Holidays
Will your character dance around his Xmas tree on Falling Needles Family Fest Day? Could your character's uncle make Scrooge look like a great guy to work for? Could he be the real reason for Humbug Day? Does the character you created plan on celebrating A'phabet Day when he learns his alphabet?
I Love to Write Day & Other Offbeat Holidays
How much writing will you do on I Love to Write Day? Will you write a tongue twister in celebration of National Tongue Twister Day? For how long will you study the Fibonacci sequence on Fibonacci Day? Are you going to eat a cookie on Cookie Monster's Birthday?
Mad Hatter Day and Other Unusual Holidays
How silly will you act at the tea party you throw on Mad Hatter Day? Do you need to go outside and scream on International Moment of Frustration Scream Day? How many fears do you need to face on National Face Your Fears Day? Are you going to overindulge in chocolate on National Chocolates Day?
Monkey Day & Other Unique Holidays
Will you save a mutt on National Mutt Day? On Monkey Day, are you going to wear a monkey costume? How many cats will you herd on Cat Herders Day? Are you going to wear a mask on Day of the Ninja? On National Salesperson Day, are you going to thank your salesperson?
National Hat Day & Other Loony Holidays
How many things will you doubt on International Skeptics Day? Will any of your dreams come true on Make Your Dreams Come True Day? Will you buy a new rubber ducky on Rubber Ducky Day? Does your pet have a new outfit for Dress Up Your Pet Day? What kind of hat will you wear on National Hat Day?
No Interruptions Day & Other Unusual Holidays
On December 31, will your character celebrate New Year’s Eve? Or will he celebrate one of the other holidays that are also on this day? Maybe she will choose Make Up Your Mind Day. How about No Interruptions Day or Unlucky Day? Which holiday appeals to your character?
Play God Day & Other Peculiar Holidays
What will you cause to happen on Play God Day? On Houseplant Appreciation Day, will you baby your plants? How many people will you splash on Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day?
Pumpkin Chunkin Days & Other Peculiar Holidays
How long will it take you to clean out your refrigerator on National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day? How many people will you tell to have a bad day on Have a Bad Day Day? Will you take advantage of Stay Home Because You're Well Day and stay home from work?
Punctuation Day and Other Unusual Holidays
Maybe you want to add something just a bit different to your story. Have one of your characters celebrate one of these holidays. Even better, have your character become maniacal about the holiday or holidays your character chooses to celebrate.
Santa’s Letter Day & Other Unique Holidays
Will you write a letter to Santa on Santa’s Letter Writing Day? On Dewey Decimal System Day, will you learn about why this neat way of organizing books was created? How many wagers will you win on Phileas Fogg Win a Wager Day?
Squirrel Appreciation Day & Other Unusual Holidays
What will you feed the squirrels on Squirrel Appreciation Day? Will you sit down and have a serious discussion with your cat on Answer Your Cat's Questions Day? Is it possible for you to keep a serious face while saying the opposite of what you mean on Opposite Day?
What new words will you learn on Thesaurus Day? Will you discover all of the different ways to say ‘hat’? Or maybe you are more interested in words that have to do with computers. If you are a writer, what new words will you be learning to put in the book you are writing?
Tick Tock Day & Other Zany Holidays
What will you use your flashlight for on National Flashlight Day? How deep into your family's roots will you dig on Roots Day? What origins you will create for Take it in the Ear Day? How frantic will you become as the time slowly ticks away on Tick Tock Day?
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How many sandwiches will you eat on National Sandwich Day? Will you make a pizza on National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day? Will you have an x-ray taken on X-Ray Day? What will you make for dinner on Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day?
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