July Holidays

One of the most popular July Holidays is Independence Day, or the Fourth of July! It is a day of Parades, having Barbeque's with friends and family, dressing like a flag by wearing the patriotic colors of red, white, and blue, and either watching fireworks, or shooting them off yourselves.  This Popular Holiday is about gaining our independence from England, and we celebrate actually being Americans and what that means!

Independence Day - 4th of July

Below you will find our listing of July Holidays and Observances, that fall in the month of July.  

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked below.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, we'll include the year as well as the date rule below. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year. 
  3. Individual Daily Holiday pages for July will hopefully be completed before July 2019.
  4. If we have made an error, have any incorrect dates, or have left off any Holidays, Observances, or Awareness Days etc, please let us know! Contact Us!

Annual Holidays and Observances
United Nations International Years

Each year, the United Nations chooses a few different topics, or themes that they want all the Countries around the World to focus on. 

In 2024, these are:

  • International Year of Camelids

In 2022, these are:

  • International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

In 2019, these are:

  • International Year of Indigenous Languages
  • International Year of Moderation
  • International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements 

In 2017, these are:

  • International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

In 2016, these are:

  • International Year of Pulses

In 2015, these are:

  • International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies
  • International Year of Soils

In 2014, these are:

  • International Year of Crystallography
  • International Year of Family Farming
  • International Year of Small Island Developing States
  • International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

In 2013, these are:

  • International Year of Quinoa
  • International Year of Water Cooperation

In 2012, these are:

  • International Year of Cooperatives
  • International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.


Monthly Holidays and Observances

  • Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month
  • Alopecia Month for Women 
  • Anti Boredom Month
  • Baked Bean Month
  • Bereaved Parents Awareness Month 
  • Bioterrorism / Disaster Education and Awareness Month
  • Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • Cord Blood Awareness Month
  • Dog Days - July 3 - August 11
  • Eggplant Month
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • Family Golf Month
  • Family Reunion Month
  • Fireworks Safety Month - June 1 - July 31
  • Fragile X Awareness Month
  • Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month
  • Garlic Month
  • Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
  • Herbal / Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
  • Independent Retailer Month
  • International Alopecia Month for Women
  • International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
  • International Group B Strep Awareness Month
  • International Women with Alopecia Month
  • International Zine Month
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
  • Lettuce Month
  • Light the Night for Sight Month
  • Melon Month
  • National Baked Bean Month
  • National Bison Month
  • National Black Family Month
  • National Blueberries Month
  • National Child-Centered Divorce Month
  • National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month
  • National Culinary Arts Month
  • National Dog House Repairs Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National HIV Awareness Month
  • National Horseradish Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National July Belongs to Berries Month
  • National Make a Difference to Children Month
  • National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
  • National Outdoor Month
  • National Park and Recreation Month
  • National Picnic Month
  • National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month
  • National Share a Sunset with Your Lover Month
  • National Vacation Rental Month
  • National Watermelon Month
  • National Wheelchair Beautification Month
  • Nectarine Month
  • Purposeful Parenting Month
  • Sandwich Generation Month
  • Self Care Month
  • Smart Irrigation Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • Tennis Month
  • Tour de France Month
  • UV Safety Month
  • Wheat Month
  • Wild About Wildlife Month
  • Women's Motorcycle Month
  • World Watercolor Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

Weekly Holidays and Observances

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15, 2019
  • Be Nice to New Jersey Week - July 7-13, 2019 (First Full Week in July)
  • Captive Nations Week - July 21-27, 2019 (Third Week in July)
  • Celebration of the Horse Day - July 19-21, 2019 (Third Weekend)
  • Comic Con International - July 18-21, 2019
  • Coral Reef Awareness Week - Third Week of July
  • Creative Maladjustment Week - July 7-14 
  • Dog Days of Summer - First Two Weeks of July
  • Every Body Deserves a Massage Week - July 21-27, 2019 (Dates vary every year)
  • Fast of Tammuz - Evening of July 20 to Evening of July 21, 2019
  • Freedom Week - July 4-10
  • International Lace Week - July 21-27, 2019
  • Hemingway Look Alike Days - July 18-21, 2019
  • Jim Thorpe Native American Games - July 15-20, 2018 (2019 TBA)
  • National Baby Food Week - July 17-20, 2019
  • National Canned Luncheon Meat Week - First Week of July
  • National Farriers Week - July 7-13, 2019
  • National Independent Retailers Week - July 21-27, 2019 (Third Week in July)
  • National Moth Week - July 20-28, 2019
  • National Parenting Gifted Children Week - July 21-27, 2019
  • National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness - June 27 - July 4 
  • National Scrabble Week - July 20-24, 2019
  • National Unassisted Homebirth Week - July 1-7
  • National Ventriloquism Week - July 17-20, 2019
  • National Zookeeper Week - July 21-27, 2019 (Third Week in July)
  • North American Organic Brewers Days - June 29 - July 1, 2018
  • Nude Recreation Weekend - July 8-14, 2019
  • Quilt Odyssey Week - July 25-28, 2019
  • Rabbit Week - July 15-21
  • RAGBRAI - July 21-27, 2019
  • Restless Leg Syndrome Education & Awareness Week - July 18-25
  • Robin Hood Festival - July 19-21, 2019 (Third Weekend of July)
  • Roswell UFO Days - July 5-7, 2019
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 7-13, 2019
  • Summer Olympics - July 24 - August 9, 2020 (Held in Tokyo, Japan)
  • Tammuz - July 3-4, 2019 (Jewish Holiday)
  • The World Series of Beer Pong - July 3-7, 2019
  • Therapeutic Recreation Week - Second Week of July
  • Tour de France - July 6 - July 28, 2019
  • Wimbleton - July 1-14, 2019
  • World Body Painting Day - July 11-13, 2019
  • World Lumberjack Championships - July 18-20, 2019


Fourth of July Parade in Truckee, CA

Crowds line the streets on both side of the 2012 Independence Day Parade held in Truckee, CA. (see my Truckee Travel Guide Website for more info. on this great Ski Town!)


Daily Holidays and Observances

  • American Zoo Day - July 1
  • Canada Day - July 1 
  • Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day - July 1
  • Estee Lauder Day - July 1
  • National Deep Fried Clams Day - July 1 (also November 1)
  • National Gingersnap Day - July 1
  • National GSA Employee Day - July 1 (GSA = U.S. General Services Administration)
  • National Postal Workers Day - July 1
  • Resolution Renewal Day - July 1
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 1
  • U.S. Postage Stamp Day - July 1
  • Zip Code Day - July 1
  • I Forgot Day - July 2
  • Made in the USA Day - July 2
  • National Anisette Day - July 2
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 2 (Non-Leap Years)
  • World UFO Day - July 2
  • Compliment Your Mirror Day - July 3
  • Eat Beans Day - July 3
  • International Plastic Bag Free Day - July 3
  • National Chocolate Wafer Day - July 3
  • Stay Out of the Sun Day - July 3
  • Boom Box Parade Day - July 4
  • Earth at Aphelion  (Farthest from the Sun) - July 4, 2019 
  • Independence Day (4th of July) - July 4
  • Independence From Meat Day - July 4
  • Indivisible Day - July 4
  • National Barbecued Spareribs Day - July 4
  • Ratha Vatra - July 4, 2019
  • Bikini Day - July 5
  • National Apple Turnover Day - July 5
  • Work Without Your Hands Day - July 5 (Sponge Bob)
  • Hop a Park Day - July 6, 2019 (First Saturday in July)
  • International Cherry Pit Spitting Day - July 6, 2019 (First Saturday in July)
  • International Day of Cooperatives - July 6, 2019 (First Saturday in July)
  • International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day - July 6
  • National Fried Chicken Day - July 6
  • Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day - July 6
  • Bonza Bottler Day - July 7
  • Build a Scarecrow Day - July 7
  • Chocolate Day - July 7
  • Father-Daughter Take a Walk Together Day - July 7
  • Global Forgiveness Day - July 7
  • National Macaroni Day - July 7
  • National Strawberry Sundae Day - July 7
  • Tell the Truth Day - July 7
  • Victims of the Dallas, Texas Attack Day - July 7
  • Coca Cola Day - July 8
  • International Town Criers Day - July 8, 2019 (Second Monday in July)
  • Math 2.0 Day - July 8
  • SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) - July 8
  • Chick-fil-A's Cow Appreciation Day - July 9, 2019 (Second Tuesday in July)
  • National No Bra Day - July 9 (also on October 13th)
  • National Sugar Cookie Day - July 9
  • Clerihew Day - July 10
  • Don't Step on a Bee Day - July 10
  • Global Energy Independence Day - July 10
  • Martyrdom of the Bab - July 10, 2019
  • National Pina Colada Day - July 10
  • Pick Blueberries Day - July 10
  • Teddy Bears' Picnic Day - July 10
  • U.S. Energy Independence Day - July 10
  • All American Pet Photo Day - July 11
  • Bowdler's Day - July 11
  • Cheer Up the Lonely Day - July 11
  • Day of the Five Billion - July 11
  • Make Your Own Sundae Day - July 11
  • National Blueberry Muffin Day - July 11
  • National Rainier Cherries Day - July 11
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday - July 11
  • World Population Day - July 11
  • Collector Car Appreciation Day - July 12, 2019 (Second Friday in July)
  • National Motorcycle Day - July 12, 2019 (Second Friday in July)
  • National Pecan Pie Day - July 12
  • Night of Nights - July 12
  • Simplicity Day - July 12
  • Bald is in - July 13, 2019 (Second Saturday in July)
  • Carver Day - July 13, 2019 (Second Saturday in July)
  • Embrace Your Geekness Day - July 13
  • Grange Day - July 13, 2019 (Second Saturday in July)
  • Gruntled Workers Day - July 13
  • National Beef Tallow Day - July 13
  • National French Fries Day - July 13
  • National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day - July 13
  • World Cup Soccer Day - July 13 (Anniversary Observance)
  • Bastille Day - July 14
  • International Nude Day - July 14
  • National Grand Marnier Day - July 14
  • National Macaroni and Cheese Day - July 14
  • Shark Awareness Day - July 14
  • Victims of the Nice, France Attack Day - July 14
  • Be a Dork Day - July 15
  • I Love Horses Day - July 15
  • National Get Out of the Doghouse Day - July 15, 2019 (Third Monday in July)
  • National Give Something Away Day - July 15
  • National Gummi Worm Day - July 15
  • National Pet Fire Safety Day - July 15
  • National Tapioca Pudding Day - July 15
  • Saint Swithin's Day - July 15
  • Hot Dog Night - July 16
  • National Corn Fritters Day - July 16
  • National Personal Chef's Day - July 16 and February 26
  • World Snake Day - July 16
  • Disneyland's Anniversary - July 17 (First Opened July 17, 1955)
  • National Hot Dog Day - July 17, 2019 
  • National Peach Ice Cream Day - July 17
  • Take Your Poet to Work Day - July 17, 2019 (Third Wednesday of July)
  • Victims of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Attack Day - July 17
  • World Day for International Criminal Justice - July 17
  • World Emoji Day - July 17
  • Wrong Way Corrigan Day - July 17
  • Yellow Pig Day - July 17
  • Get to Know Your Customer Day - July 18, 2019 (Third Thursday of the Start of Each Quarter, Jan/April/July/Oct)
  • National Caviar Day - July 18
  • National Sour Candy Day - July 18
  • Nelson Mandela International Day - July 18
  • Flitch Day - July 19
  • National Daiquiri Day - July 19
  • Body Painting Day - July 20, 2019
  • Fortune Cookie Day - July 20
  • International Cake Day - July 20
  • Moon Day - July 20
  • National Bridal Sale Day - July 20, 2019
  • National Ice Cream Soda Day - July 20
  • National Lollipop Day - July 20
  • National Woodie Wagon Day - July 20, 2019 (Third Saturday in July)
  • Space Exploration Day - July 20
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 20, 2019 (Third Saturday in July)
  • Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day - July 20, 2019 (Third Saturday in July)
  • Woodie Wagon Day - July 20, 2019 (Third Saturday in July)
  • World Jump Day - July 20
  • Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day - July 21, 2019 (On a Sunday, either before or after her birthday on 7/20)
  • Department of Veterans Administration Created - July 21
  • Lake Superior Day - July 21, 2019 (Third Sunday in July)
  • Legal Drinking Age Day - July 21
  • Lowest Recorded Temperature Day - July 21 (-128.6 F in Antarctica)
  • Monkey Day - July 21
  • National Be Someone Day - July 21
  • National Craft for Your Local Shelters Day - July 21
  • National Ice Cream Day - July 21, 2019 (Third Sunday in July)
  • National Junk Food Day - July 21
  • No Pet Store Puppies Day - July 21
  • Sundae Sunday - July 21, 2019 - (Third Sunday of July)
  • Casual Pi Day - July 22
  • Fragile X Awareness Day - July 22
  • Global Hug Your Kid Day - July 22, 2019 (Third Monday in July)
  • National Hammock Day - July 22
  • National Penuche Fudge Day - July 22
  • Rat Catcher's Day - July 22
  • Spooners (Spoonerism) Day - July 22
  • Gorgeous Grandma Day - July 23
  • Hot Enough For Ya Day - July 23
  • Mosquito Day - July 23
  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day - July 23
  • World Sjogren's Day - July 23
  • Church of Latter Day Saints Pioneer Day - July 24
  • Cousins Day - July 24
  • International Self Care Day - July 24
  • National Drive-Thru Day - July 24
  • National Tequila Day - July 24
  • National Thermal Engineers Day - July 24
  • Tell an Old Joke Day - July 24
  • Carousel Day or Merry-Go-round Day - July 25
  • Hire a Veteran Day - July 25
  • National Chili Dog Day - July 25, 2019 (Last Thursday in July)
  • National Hot Fudge Sundae Day - July 25
  • National Intern Day - July 25, 2019 (Fourth Thursday in July)
  • National Refreshment Day - July 25, 2019 (Fourth Thursday in July)
  • Red Shoe Day - July 25
  • Thread the Needle Day - July 25
  • Americans With Disabilities Day - July 26
  • Armed Forces Unification Day - July 26
  • Aunts and Uncles Day - July 26
  • Bagelfest Day - July 26
  • Lumberjack Day - July 26, 2019 (Last Friday of Last Full Weekend in July)
  • National Coffee Milkshake Day - July 26
  • National Get Narly Day - July 26, 2019 (Last Friday in July)
  • National Talk in an Elevator Day - July 26, 2019 (Last Friday in July)
  • One Voice - July 26
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 26, 2019 (Last Friday in July)
  • Barbie-In-A-Blender Day - July 27
  • National Creme Brulee Day - July 27
  • National Dance Day - July 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in July)
  • National Day of the Cowboy - July 27, 2019 (Fourth Saturday in July)
  • National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day - July 27
  • National Scotch Day - July 27
  • Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day - July 27, 2019 (Last Saturday in July)
  • Take Your Houseplant For a Walk Day - July 27
  • Walk on Stilts Day - July 27
  • Aunties Day - July 28, 2019 (Fourth Sunday in July)
  • Buffalo Soldiers Day - July 28
  • National Hamburger Day (May 28, July 28 and also December 21)
  • National Milk Chocolate Day - July 28
  • National Waterpark Day - July 28
  • Parents Day - July 28, 2019 (Fourth Sunday in July)
  • World Hepatitis Day - July 28
  • Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps - July 29
  • Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary - July 29
  • Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day - July 29
  • International Chicken Wing Day - July 29
  • International Tiger Day - July 29
  • National Chicken Wing Day - July 29
  • National Lasagna Day - July 29
  • National Lipstick Day - July 29
  • Rain Day - July 29
  • Father In Law Day - July 30
  • Health Care Now! Medicare's Birthday - July 30
  • International Day of Friendship - July 30
  • National Cheesecake Day - July 30
  • National Chicken and Waffles Day - July 30
  • National Support Public Education Day - July 30
  • National Whistleblowers Appreciation Day - July 30
  • Paperback Book Day - July 30
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons - July 30
  • Black Women's Equal Pay Day - July 31
  • Cotton Candy Day - July 31
  • Jump for Jelly Beans Day - July 31
  • Mutt's Day - July 31
  • National Avocado Day - July 31
  • Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day - July 31
  • World Ranger Day - July 31

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July Daily Holidays Detail

Below, you will find a Daily page for each day of July that will have lots of information pertaining to that specific day of the year! (Pages will be linked up as completed)

  • July 9
  • July 10
  • July 11
  • July 12
  • July 13
  • July 14
  • July 15
  • July 16
  • July 17
  • July 18
  • July 19
  • July 20
  • July 21
  • July 22
  • July 23
  • July 24
  • July 25
  • July 26
  • July 27
  • July 28
  • July 29
  • July 30
  • July 31

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