July Holidays, Observances & Awareness Dates

July is finally here and with it comes a whole new list of reasons to celebrate, raise awareness, give back and just enjoy the warm summer ahead of us. Here is your monthly list of holidays, observances and awareness dates for July to help you make the most of the month, as well as your promotional efforts.



July 1: American Zoo Day

July 1: Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

July 1: National GSA (General Services Administration) Employee Day Second Half of the Year Day

July 2: World UFO Day

July 3: Compliment Your Mirror Day

July 3: Eat Beans Day

July 4: Independence Day (4th of July)

July 6: International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day

July 6: National Fried Chicken Day

July 7: Chocolate Day

July 7: Father-Daughter Take a Walk Together Day

July 7: Global Forgiveness Day

July 9: National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10: Pick Blueberries Day

July 10: National Pina Colada Day

July 11: All American Pet Photo Day

July 11: National Blueberry Muffin Day (Goof thing you picked all those blueberries yesterday!)

July 12: National Pecan Pie Day

July 13: Embrace Your Geekiness Day

July 14: Bastille Day

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15: Shark Awareness Day

July 18: National Hot Dog Day (Third Saturday in July)

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day

July 19: National Daiquiri Day

July 19: Sundae Sunday (Third Sunday of July)

July 20: Global Hug Your Kid Day (Third Monday in July)

July 20: National Lollipop Day

July 21: National Junk Food Day

July 25: Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day (Last Saturday in July)

July 26: Parents Day (Fourth Sunday in July)

July 27: National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

July 28: World Hepatitis Day

July 30: Father-In-Law Day

July 30: International Day of Friendship

July 30: National Support Public Education Day

July 31: Mutt’s Day



June 14 – July 17: Ramadan

June 26 – July 4: World Police and Fire Games

First Two Weeks of July: Dog Days of Summer

Second Week of July: Therapeutic Recreation Week

Third Week of July: Coral Reef Awareness Week



Couple Eating An Al Fresco Meal At The Beach

Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month

Air Conditioning Appreciation Month

Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

Bioterroism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Family Reunion Month

Fireworks Safety Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Light the Night for Sight Month

Melon Month

National Baked Bean Month

National Blueberries Month

National Culinary Arts Month

National Hot Dog Month

National Ice Cream Month

National Make a Difference to Children Month

National Picnic Month

National Recreation and Parks Month

Social Wellness Month

Tennis Month

Tour de France Month

UV Safety Month

Wild About Wildlife Month


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