August Calendar 2025 With Holidays

August Holidays and Observances to Celebrate Year After Year

While there may not be any major holidays in August, there are plenty of fun, lesser-known observances—daily, weekly and monthly—that you’ll want to celebrate. What are these August holidays, exactly?

August  Calendar Printable PDF Template with Holidays
August Calendar Printable PDF Template with Holidays

Well, August is home to National Friendship Day, so share a fun friendship quote or two. It’s also National Golf Month, perfect for any golfers looking for a reason to play even more. Kids and adults can enjoy National Coloring Day while also reading their favorite books in honor of National Book Lovers Day. And don’t forget National Beach Day. 

And that’s just the beginning. Check out our list below to discover what August offers each and every year!

August  Calendar  Templates for Word, Excel and PDF
August Calendar Templates for Word, Excel and PDF

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What are the popular August holidays?

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August with holidays calendar

Despite the lack of major federal holidays in August, there are a number of observances worth celebrating. Some of your favorites may be National Friendship Day on Aug. 4, Purple Heart Day on Aug. 7 and World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19 (this is also the day of the next full moon). Not to mention, August is National Black Business Month. 

Daily August holidays and observances in 2024 August 1 DOGust Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs Homemade Pie Day India Pale Ale (IPA) Day International Childfree Day National Girlfriends Day Lammas Day Lughnasa (Gaelic festival) National Minority Donor Awareness Day National Planner Day National Promise to Care Day National Raspberry Cream Pie Day Play Ball Day Respect for Parents Day Spider-Man Day Start-Up Day Across America Woman Astronomers Day World Lung Cancer Day World Scout Scarf Day World Wide Web Day August 2

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International Beer Day National Computer-Aided Design Day National Coloring Book Day National Ice Cream Sandwich Day National Water Balloon Day Tomboy Tools Day August 3 Big Forehead Day Clean Your Floors Day Grab Some Nuts Day Esther Day National Clown Day (the Saturday during Clown Week) National Disc Golf Day National Mustard Day National Twins Day National Watermelon Day Sandcastle Day August 4 American Family Day Assistance Dog Day Hooray for Kids Day International Clouded Leopard Day National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day National Friendship Day National Psychic Day National Sisters Day National White Wine Day Psychic Day Single Working Woman’s Day U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Birthday August 5

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Blogger Day Green Peppers Day International Traffic Light Day National Oyster Day National Underwear Day Work Like a Dog Day August 6 Balloons to Heaven Day Farmworker Appreciation Day Hiroshima Day National Fresh Breath Day International Hangover Day International Sailor Moon Day National Fresh Breath Day National Gossip Day National Root Beer Float Day Wiggle Your Toes Day August 7 National Lighthouse Day National Raspberries and Cream Day National Sea Serpent Day Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day Professional Speakers Day National Purple Heart Day August 8

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Digital Nomad Day Dying to Know Day Happiness Happens Day International Allyship Day International Cat Day National Braiders Day National Bullet Journal Day National CBD Day National Dollar Day National Frozen Custard Day National Mochi Day National Pickleball Day National Zucchini Day Take a Penny/Leave a Penny Day The Date to Create Universal & International Infinity Day Wear Your Mother’s Jewelry Day August 9 International Co-Working Day International Day of the World’s Indigenous People National Book Lovers Day National Hand-Holding Day National Rice Pudding Day August 10 Celebrate Your Lakes Day Garage Sale Day Herbert Hoover Day International Vlogging Day National Bowling Day National Duran Duran Appreciation Day National Lazy Day National Shapewear Day National S’mores Day Shop Online for Groceries Day Skyscraper Appreciation Day Spoil Your Dog Day Update Your Bio Day World Lion Day August 11

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Annual Medical Checkup Day Gay Uncles Day Hip-Hop Day Melon Day Mountain Day National Align Your Teeth Day National Face Mask Day National Raspberry Tart Day Play in the Sand Day Presidential Joke Day Son and Daughter Day August 12 Baseball Fans Day IBM PC Day International Youth Day Julienne Fries Day Middle Child Day Milkman Day National Middle Child Day Tisha B’Av Vinyl Record Day World Elephant Day August 13 International Lefthanders Day National Filet Mignon Day National Prosecco Day Women’s and Family Day August 14 Love Your Bookshop Day Military Marriage Day National Creamsicle Day National Financial Awareness Day National Navajo Code Talkers Day National Spirit of ’45 Day National Tattoo Removal Day National Wiffle Ball Day Social Security Day World Calligraphy Day World Lizard Day August 15

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chant at the Moon Day Check the Chip Day (for pet microchips) I Love Cowboys and Cowgirls Day Lemon Meringue Pie Day National Back-to-School Prep Day National Leathercraft Day National Relaxation Day No SpongeBob Day World Greatness Day August 16 Hawaiian Shirt Day Kool-Aid Day National Airborne Day National Authenticity Day National Bratwurst Day National Independent Worker Day National Roller Coaster Day National Rum Day National Tell a Joke Day National Work from Home for Wellness Day Surveillance Day True Love Forever Day August 17 Baby Boomers Recognition Day Banana Lovers Day Balloon Airmail Day Break the Monotony Day Clear the Shelters Day (the third Saturday in August) International Geocaching Day International Homeless Animals Day National Black Cat Appreciation Day National I Love My Feet Day National Nonprofit Day National Thrift Shop Day National Vanilla Custard Day World Honey Bee Day August 18 Bad Poetry Day Long Tan Day Mail Order Catalog Day National Badge Ribbon Day National Couples Day National Fajita Day National Ice Cream Pie Day Never Give Up Day Pinot Noir Day Serendipity Day Tu B’Av World Breast Cancer Research Day August 19

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International Bow Day International Orangutan Day National Aviation Day National Patient Advocacy Day National Sandcastle and Sculpture Day National Soft Ice Cream Day Potato Day World Humanitarian Day World Photography Day August 20 International Day of Medical Transporters Lemonade Day National Bacon Lovers Day National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day National Radio Day Virtual Worlds Day World Mosquito Day August 21 Brazilian Blowout Day International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism Internet Self-Care Day National Spumoni Day Senior Citizens Day August 22 Be an Angel Day Eat a Peach Day International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief National Burger Day National Pecan Torte Day National Surgical Oncologist Day National Rainbow Baby Day National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day National Tooth Fairy Day Never Bean Better Day World Plant Milk Day August 23

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Buttered Corn Day Cheap Flight Day Cuban Sandwich Day Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition Find Your Inner Nerd Day Hug Your Sweetheart Day International Blind Dog Day National Ride the Wind Day National Sponge Cake Day Slavery Remembrance Day August 24 Can Opener Day International Bat Night International Strange Music Day Kobe Bryant Day National Knife Day National Peach Pie Day National Waffle Day Pluto Demoted Day Vesuvius Day August 25 National Park Service Founders Day Kiss and Make Up Day National Banana Split Day National Secondhand Wardrobe Day National Whiskey Sour Day Sacrifice Our Wants for Others’ Needs Sunday (the last Sunday in August) Social Justice Sunday August 26

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Make Your Own Luck Day Musical Yoga Day National Cherry Popsicle Day National Dog Day National Toilet Paper Day Women’s Equality Day August 27 Crab Soup Day International Lottery Day Just Because Day Kiss Me Day National Pots de Creme Day Tarzan Day World Rock Paper Scissors Day August 28 Crackers Over the Keyboard Day International Read Comics in Public Day National Bow Tie Day National Cherry Turnover Day Power Rangers Day Radio Commercials Day Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Red Wine Day August 29 Chop Suey Day Individual Rights Day International Cabernet Day International Day Against Nuclear Tests Lemon Juice Day Marine Corps Reserve Birthday More Herbs, Less Salt Day National Sports Day August 30 College Colors Day Frankenstein Day International Cabernet Sauvignon Day International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances International Whale Shark Day National Beach Day National Grief Awareness Day National Holistic Pet Day National Toasted Marshmallow Day Slinky Day World Daffodil Day (last Friday in August) August 31

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Eat Outside Day International Cabernet Day International Day for People of African Descent International Overdose Awareness Day Love Litigating Lawyers Day National Matchmaker Day National Trail Mix Day National Zoo Awareness Day Speak Kind Words Saturday (last Saturday in August) We Love Memoirs Day World Distance Learning Day Weekly August holidays in 2024 Be Kind to Humankind Week (Aug. 25–31) Elvis Week (Aug. 9–17) International Assistance Dog Week (Aug. 4–10) International Clown Week (Aug. 1–7) National Aviation Week (Aug. 19–25) National Balayage Week (week of Aug. 16) National Bargain Hunting Week (Aug. 12–18) National Cleanse Your Skin Week (Aug. 1–7) National Composites Week (Aug. 26–30) National Exercise with Your Child Week (Aug. 4–10) National Farmers Market Week (Aug. 4–10) National Health Center Week (Aug. 4–10) National Management Training Week (third full week in August) National Resurrect Romance Week (Aug. 11–17) National Simplify Your Life Week (Aug. 5–11) Stop on Red Week (Aug. 4–10) World Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1–7) Monthly August holidays in 2024 American Adventures Month American Artist Appreciation Month ARRR-Gust: International Pirate Month Back to School Month Black Business Month Brownies at Brunch Month Boomers Making a Difference Month Child Support Awareness Month Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month Eat Dessert First Month Family Fun Month Get Ready for Kindergarten Month Happiness Happens Month Learn Japanese Month MedicAlert Awareness Month National Anti-Frizz Month National Breastfeeding Month National Crayon Collection Month National Catfish Month National Dog Month National Eye Exam Month National Goat Cheese Month National Golf Month National Hair Loss Awareness Month National Immunization Awareness Month National Minority Donor Awareness Month National Motorsports Awareness Month National Road Victim Month National Sandwich Month National Traffic Awareness Month National Water Quality Month National Wellness Month Neurosurgery Awareness Month Panini Month Peach Month Psoriasis Action Month Read-a-Romance Month Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month Why trust us

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