Party Calendar 2013

Reasons to Celebrate

 Add these holiday, seasonal, and special event dates to your party calendar. It’s time to liven up life with reasons to celebrate!  Gather the

and banners you’ll need to make each party memorable!

2013

January
National Hobby Month
National Soup Month
1- New Year’s Day
2- Salute to the Flagpole Day
3- Festival of Sleep Day
3- Tolkein / Lord of the Rings Day
4 – Trivia Day
5- National Bird Day
6- Bean Day
6- Cuddle Up Day
7- Old Rock Day (perfect for a 50s theme party)
8- Women’s Day
8 – Bubble Bath Day
10 – Peculiar People Day
12 – National Pharmacist Day
13 – Make Your Dream Come True Day
14- National Dress Up your Pet Day
15 – National Hat Day
16- Hot and Spicy Food International Day
16- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
17- Customer Service Day
17 – Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Day
18- Winnie the Pooh Day
19 – National Popcorn Day
20- Islamic New Year
21 – Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
22- Celebration of Life Day
23-Chinese New Year
24 – Compliment Day
25- Opposite Day
26 – Spouse’s Day
26- Australia Day
27- Thomas Crapper Day
28 – Fun at Work Day
28- Bald Eagle Day
31- National Popcorn Day
31- Inspire your Heart with Art Day
 
February
Black History Month
1 – Langston Hughes’ Birthday
1 – National Freedom Day
2- Groundhog Day
2- Wear Red Day
3- Elmo’s Birthday
4 – Rosa Park’s Birthday
4- Charles Lindbergh’s Birthday
5 – Disaster Day
6 – Monopoly Board Game Day
7 – Send a Card to Friend Day
7- Women (Girls) in Sports Day
8 – Boy Scouts Day
9 – Hershey’s Chocolate Day
10 – Chinese New Year
11- National Inventor’s Day (Thomas Edison)
11- World Marriage Day
12- The Grammys
12- Lincoln’s Birthday
12- Mardi Gras
12- Man Day
14- Valentine’s Day
15- National Gumdrop Day
16- Do a Grouch a Favor Day
17- Random Acts of Kindness Day
18- President’s Day
18- Family Day
21- Love Your Pet Day
22- Washington’s Birthday
24- Chinese Lantern Festival
24- National Tortilla Chip Day
25- Quiet Day
26- Carnival Day
27- International Polar Bear Day
 
March
Women’s History Month
National Craft Month
1- World Book Day
1- Share a Smile Day
2 – Read Across America Day
2- World Day of Prayer
2- Dr. Suess’s Birthday
3 – National Anthem Day
6- Dentist’s Day
8- International Working Women’s Day
9- Barbie’s Birthday
9 – No Smoking Day
10 – Daylight Savings Begins
10 – Genealogy Day
11 – Girl Scout Day
12- First Library Opened
13- Good Samaritan Day
14- National Potato Chip Day
14- Pi Day
14- Albert Einstein’s Birthday
15- Ides of March (Great day for a Toga Party!)
16 – National Quilting Day
17- St. Patrick’s Day
18 – Johnny Appleseed Day
18 – First Walk in Space Day
20- Proposal Day
20 – First Day of Spring
20- Big Bird’s Birthday
21- Children’s Poetry Day
21- World Down Syndrome Day
22- National Goof-off Day
22- World Day for Water
24- Yo-Yo Day
25 – Passover begins at Sundown
25- Greek and American Democracy Day
26- Make up Your Own Holiday Day
27- Diabetes Association Awareness Day
30- Doctors’ Day
31 – Easter
31- Eiffel Tower Opened (1889) (Host an Eiffel Tower Party!)
 
April
Autism Awareness Month
National Poetry Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
1- April Fool’s Day
1- Palm Sunday
1- U.S. Air Force Day
1- School Principal’s Day
1- Mother Goose Day
1- Academy of Country Music Awards
2 – International Children’s Book Day
3 – Find a Rainbow Day
4- Professional Appreciation Day
5- National Fun at Work Day
7 – World  Health Day
8 – Zoo Lovers Day
10- Golfer’s Day
10- Siblings Day
10 – Encourage a Young Writer Day
11- Eight-track Tape Day (Host a Retro Party!)
12- Look Up at the Sky Day
13 – Scrabble Day
15- Income Tax Day
15- Husband Appreciation Day
19- High Five Day
10- Oklahoma City Bombing Remembrance Day
17 – Sherlock Holmes Birthday (Host a Murder Mystery Night Party)
18 – Paul Revere Day
18 – Pet Owners Day
22- National Jelly Bean Day
22- Earth Day
23- National Picnic Day
24- Administrative Professional’s Day
25 – Take Your Daughter to Work Day
25- Red Hat Society Day
26 – Arbor Day
27- Tell a Story Day
28- Costume Day
28 – Poetry Reading Day
29- National Dance Day
30- National Honesty Day
30- Hairstylists Appreciation Day
 
May
Kentucky Derby*
Indianapolis 500*
1- May Day
1- Stepmother’s Day
1- Lei Day (Great for a Luau Party)
2 – Holocaust Remembrance Day
3- Space Day
3- National Anxiety Disorder Screening Day
3- World Press Freedom Day
4 – National Scrapbook Day
4- Star Wars Day
5 – Children’s Day
5- Cinco de Mayo
5- Pilates Day
5- Kentucky Derby
7 – National Teacher’s Day
7- Unity in Diversity Day
7- Melanoma Monday (Awareness Day)
8- World Red Cross Day
8  – National Train Day
9- National School Nurse Day
9- Lost Sock Memorial Day
9 – Peter Pan Day
11- Child Care Provider Day
12 – Mother’s Day
12 – Nurses Day
12- Native American Rights Day
13- Leprechaun Day
14- Receptionist’s Day
16- Wear Purple for Peace Day
16-27 Cannes Film Festival
18- National Pizza Party Day
18 – International Museum Day
19- Armed Forces Day
19 – Circus Day
19- Preakness Stakes
21- National Waitress/Waitor Day
21- Victoria Day (Canada)
24- Brother’s Day
24- Tiara Day
28- National Hamburger Day
29- International Jazz Music Day
30 – Memorial Day
31- World No Tobacco Day
 
June
Shavout*
1 – Oscar the Grouch’s Birthday
1 – Stand For Children Day
3 – First U.S. Spacewalk
3- Cheer Coach Day
3- Cancer Survivors Day
3- MTV Movie Awards
5- National Family Day
5- Hunger Awareness Day
5- World Environment Day
6- Teacher’s Day
6- D-Day
7 – National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
8 – World Oceans Day
8- Banana Split Day
9 – Donald Ducks Birthday
10- Tony Awards
11- Abused Women and Children Awareness Day
12 – Magic Day
14- Flag Day
14- Family History Day
15 – Fly a Kite Day
15- Dollars Against Diabetes Day
16- Father’s Day
18 – International Picnic Day
21 – First Day of Summer
21- Baby Boomers Recognition Day
23- National Pink Day
23- Great American Backyard Campout Day
23- Public Service Day
24- Celebration of the Senses
26- International Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking
 
July
National Barbeque Month
Tour de France Month
1- Zoo Day
1- Canada Day
1 – International Joke Day
1 – National Postal Worker Day
3 – Dog Days Begins
4- Independence Day
4 – National Country Music Day
5- Workaholics’ Day
7- Cherry Pit Spitting Day
8- Birthday of the Ice Cream Sundae
9 – Ramadan Begins at Sundown
11- World Population Day
12- Hot Dog Day
13 – Go West Day (good time to host a Western themed party)
14- Be a Geek Day
18- National Ice Cream Day
20- Robin Hood Day
22 – Summer Leisure Day
23- Gorgeous Grandmas Day
26 – Aunt and Uncles Day
26 – Bert’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
26- Anniversary of the FBI
27 – Bugs Bunny’s Birthday
28- National Cowboy Day
28- System Administrator Appreciation Day
31- National Parent’s Day
 
August
Little League World Series
1- Friendship Day
1- Girlfriend’s Day
1 – Sports Day
3- Watermelon Day
4 – Friendship Day
4- Twins Day Festival
5- Sister’s Day
8- Family Day
9 – Book Lovers Day
10- Lazy Day
10- Kool Aid Day
10- S’mores Day
11- National Garage Sale Day
11- Presidential Joke Day
12- Middle Child’s Day
12- Vinyl Records Day
12- Elvis Presley Day
13- International Lefthanders Day
14- VJ Day
15- Best Friends Day
17 – Archeology Day
19 – National Aviation Day
22- Be an Angel Day
26- Women’s Suffrage Day
29- According to Hoyle Game Day
30- Frankenstein Day
 
September
Hispanic Heritage Month
Southern Gospel Music Month
2- Labor Day
3- Bath Tub Race Day
5 – National Cheese Pizza Day
5 – Read a Book Day
6- Fight Procrastination Day
8- Grandparent’s Day
9 – Teddy Bear Day
9- MTV Video Music Awards
10- Eid al Fitr (end of Ramadan)
10 – Swap Ideas Day
11- Patriot Day
11- No News is Good News Day
12 – National Chocolate Milkshake Day
13 – Positive Thinking Day
15- Wife Appreciation Day
15- America’s Day for Kids
16- National Student Day
16- Trail of Tears Commemoration Day
17 – Citizenship Day
19- National Talk Like a Pirate Day (Host a Pirate Party!)
19- Wool Day (Great for a knitter’s circle party!)
20 – Railroad Day (Host a train conductor party)
21- POW/MIA Remembrance Day
21- World Gratitude Day
22 – First Day of Autumn
23- Checkers Day
25- World Maritime Day
25- National One-Hit Wonder Day
25 – National Comic Book Day
26- Yom Kippur
26- Good Neighbor Day
26- National Pancake Day
28- Love Note Day
28 – Good Neighbor Day
 
October
National Chili Month
National Roller Skating Month
1- World Vegetarian Day
2- Ghandi’s Birthday
4- National Golf Day
4- National Taco Day
5 – World Teacher Day
6- German-American Day (Oktoberfest!)
6- Mad Hatter Day
7 – Child Health Day
8- Columbus Day Observed
8- Native Americans’ Day
8- Great Chicago Fire Day
11- It’s My Party Day
12 – Farmer’s Day
13- Take your Teddy Bear to Work Day
14 – Columbus Day
14- National Dessert Day
16- National Boss’s Day
16- Sweetest Day
17 – Black Poetry Day
20 – Monster Mash Day
21- Sunday School Appreciation Day
22- National Nut Day
24 – United Nations Day
29- Bring your Jack-o-Lantern to Work Day
30- National Candy Corn Day
31- Halloween
 
November
Aviation History Month
1- All Saint’s Day
3- National Housewife’s Day
3- National Sandwich Day
5- National Doughnut Day
9- Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Day
10- Sesame Street Anniversary
11- Veteran’s Day
12- National Pizza with the Works Day (Host a Pizza Party!)
14- OR Nurse Day
16- International Day for Tolerance
16- Eid al Adha (Feast of sacrifice)
17- Homemade Bread Day
19- Square Dance Day (Great for a Western Themed Party!)
20- Absurdity Day
22- Thanksgiving
30- Mark Twain’s Birthday
 
December
1- World AIDS Day
2- Special Education Day
4- National Dice Day
6- St. Nicholas Day
7- Pearl Harbor Day
9-Hanukkah Begins
9- National Pastry Day
12- Gingerbread House Day
15- National Firefighter’s Day
16- Boston Tea Party
16- National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
18- Anniversary of the 13th Amendment Abolishing Slavery
22- World Peace Day
24- Christmas Eve
25- Christmas
26- Kwanzaa Begins
28- Card Playing Day
31- New Year’s Eve
 

Anytime Reasons to Celebrate!

Birthdays
Graduations
Anniversaries
Bridal Shower
Weddings
Baby Shower

One Comment

  • Lori
    Posted January 20, 2014 at 2:09 PM | Permalink

    Wow! Who knew there were so many holidays?!

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