February Celebrations

1st, Thursday

  • National Freedom Day
  • No Politics Day

2nd, Friday

  • Bubble Gum Day – first Friday of the month
  • Candlemas
  • Ground Hog Day

3rd, Saturday

  • Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – first Saturday of month
  • Feed the Birds Day
  • The Day the Music Died – Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper died in a plane crash in 1959.

4th, Sunday

  • Create a Vacuum Day
  • Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • Superbowl Sunday – Superbowl 52, date varies
  • Thank a Mailman Day

5th, Monday

  • National Weatherman’s Day

6th, Tuesday

  • Lame Duck Day
  • National Chopsticks Day

7th, Wednesday

  • Wave All you Fingers at Your Neighbour Day
  • Send a Card to a Friend Day – obviously created by a card company

8th, Thursday

  • Boy Scout Day – celebrates the birthday of scouting
  • Kite Flying Day – in the middle of winter!?!

9th, Friday

  • National Pizza Day
  • Toothache Day
  • Winter Olympics begin, Opening Ceremony

10th, Saturday

  • Umbrella Day

11th, Sunday

  • Don’t Cry over Spilled Milk Day
  • Make a Friend Day
  • National Inventors Day
  • White T-Shirt Day

12th, Monday

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
  • Clean out Your Computer Day – second Monday of Month
  • National Lost Penny Day
  • Plum Pudding Day

13th, Tuesday

  • Get a Different Name Day
  • Mardi Gras  / Fat Tuesday

14th, Wednesday

  • Ash Wednesday – date varies
  • Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Organ Donor Day
  • Valentine’s Day

15th, Thursday

  • Candlemas – on the Julian Calendar
  • National Gum Drop Day
  • Singles Awareness Day
  • Susan B Anthony Day

16th, Friday

  • Chinese New Years – date varies
  • Do a Grouch a Favor Day

17th, Saturday

  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

18th, Sunday

  • National Battery Day
  • National Drink Wine Day

19th, Monday

  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • President’s Day – third Monday of month

20th, Tuesday

  • Cherry Pie Day
  • Hoodie Hoo Day
  • Love Your Pet Day

21st, Wednesday

  • Card Reading Day

22nd, Thursday

  • George Washington’s Birthday
  • Be Humble Day
  • International World Thinking Day
  • National Margarita Day
  • Walking the Dog Day

23rd, Friday

  • International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
  • Tennis Day

24th, Saturday

  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • Open That Bottle Night – last Saturday of month

25th, Sunday

  • Pistol Patent Day
  • Winter Olympics end, Closing Ceremony

26th, Monday

  • Carnival Day
  • National Pistachio Day – it’s a nutty day!
  • Tell a Fairy Tale Day

27th, Tuesday

  • Polar Bear Day
  • No Brainer Day – this day is for me!

28th, Wednesday

  • Floral Design Day
  • Public Sleeping Day
  • National Tooth Fairy Day – and/or August 22


  • Leap Day – not this year, not until 2020, once every four years