1. International Joke Day: July 1st
Finally, a day when you don’t have to take anything seriously and can tell really awful jokes that on most days would get you in trouble. Today it’s a requirement.
2. Different Colored Eyes Day: July 12th
People with different colored eyes: you are the envy of everyone. You deserve this day. We are all jealous.
3. Juggler’s Day: July 16th
Warning: Only attempt the celebration of this day if you’re actually good at juggling. No one wants you dropping their fruit and breaking their stuff.
4. Tug O’ War Day: July 21st
Get out all that frustation and and show off your big muscles with some tug o’war, preferably on the beach. You’ll get tan and strong, and can collapse on the sand afterward.
5. Friendship Day: The first Sunday in August
Friendship Day is basically just a party. It’s an opportunity to reconnect with your childhood best friend, OR make new friendships!
6. National Watermelon Day: August 3rd
Eat it, toss it, run with it tucked into your shirt—Watermelon Day exists to celebrate the many sides of watermelon. All of which are super fun.
7. Wiggle Your Toes Day: August 6th
When’s the last time you really paid attention to your toes? On August 6th, move those toes around, let them see the light of day. Give your toes the love they crave all year long.
8. National Lighthouse Day: August 7th
This day is a beacon for beacons. Let’s not take these guys for granted; lighthouses are historically pretty awesome. They keep sailors safe and they look really cool. Climb to the top of one on August 7th and feel important.
9. Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day: August 8th
So apparently zucchini season always results in an abundance of zucchini, which means you have all this extra zucchini you can use to prank your neighbors!
10. Ride The Wind Day: August 23rd
A.K.A., chill out. Let go of your anxieties and “fly” by the seat of your pants! This day also commemorates the beginning of the end of summer (which has “flown” by).
11. National Marshmallow Toasting Day: August 30th
Nothing beats a nice toasty marshmallow, best paired with a cool glass of iced tea.