Want to make February even more special? Try celebrating some of the weird holidays in February!
February’s weird holidays
February is jammed packed with weird, wacky, and bizarre holidays. Check out this list for some of the most unusual reasons to celebrate in February.
unusual and weird holidays in February
February 1 – Hula in the Coola Day
Grab your grass skirts and start dancing! No matter what the temperature is today, get outside and hula. Get friends and family involved by hosting a luau to celebrate the history and art of this legendary Hawaiian dance.
February 2 – Tater Tot Day
February 3 – Doggie Date Night
February 4 – National Thank a Mailman (or Mailwoman) Day
February 5 – National Weatherperson’s Day
February 6 – Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
If a simple bowl of ice cream deliciousness won’t suffice, try one of these super easy ice cream sandwiches! They’re fun to make and perfect for kicking off an ice cream day!
February 7 – Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day
February 8 – National Kite Flying Day
Try making this fun kite craft to celebrate the day!
February 9 – Extraterrestrial Culture Day
On this day, all past, present and future extraterrestrial visitors are recognized. Check out the famous UFO crash site in Roswell, New Mexico or watch a movie about aliens to observe Extraterrestrial Culture Day.
February 10 – National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
February 11 – National Make a Friend Day
February 12 – National Lost Penny Day
February 13 – Get a Different Name Day
This unique holiday is made for all of those people who have a name they just don’t like. Rename yourself on this day, and ask everyone to address you as such. What new name would you like to go by today?
February 14 – International Quirkyalone Day
February 15 – National Gumdrop Day
February 16 – Do a Grouch a Favor Day
February 17 – National Champion Crab Races Day
February 18 – Thumb Appreciation Day
Show some love to your thumbs today! Either try not to use them so you can appreciate them more; or try and do everything with just your thumbs. Whatever you decide, you get a thumbs up!
February 19 – International Tug-of-War Day
February 20 – Northern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day
February 21 – National Sticky Bun Day
February 22 – World Thinking Day
February 23 – Curling is Cool Day
Celebrate one of the world’s oldest team sports today – curling! Pushing heavy stones across ice, this classic game has stood the test of time. Observe Curling is Cool Day by doing a little curling of your own or watching a game on television.
February 24 – National Tortilla Chip Day
February 25 – Quiet Day
February 26 – Tell A Fairy Tale Day
February 27 – International Tongue Twister Contest Day
This is the day to get your tongue twisted by having a tongue twister contest. Gather your friends and challenge each of them to a tongue twister. Here’s one to get you started:
I thought a thought,
But the thought I thought wasn’t the thought I thought I thought.
If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought,
I wouldn’t have thought so much.
February 28 – National Tooth Fairy Day
Fun, Unusual, and Weird Holidays in February
From dancing the hula and eating tater tots to honoring your favorite tooth fairy, February has a fun and unique reason to celebrate everyday!