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What are the July National Days? – Find Out With Our Free List

There are over 200 national days in July. Make sure to celebrate them all with the list of July national days below.

The national days of July cover a wide range of topics. In addition to the national food days of July, there are also monthly observances, days dedicated to animals, people, concepts, objects, drinks and more!

The links provided on these days will take you to either a page about the national day, a recipe, craft project or list of fun facts about the topic of the day.

If you want to keep track of your favorite national days in July, download our free national day printable here or print it from the project card at the bottom of this post. That way you’ll never miss celebrating your favorite July national day!

For an interactive way to learn about the July national days, check out this July word search puzzle. It has 22 of the national days this month hidden within, and would be a fun activity to share with the whole family.

National Days of July text on picture of a vanilla ice cream cone against the blue sky, with a chocolate wafer placed in the ice cream.

List of July national days (1st week)

The national July days below are for the first week in the month.

July 1

July 2

  • National Anisette Day
  • I Forgot Day
  • Made in the USA Day
  • World’s Sports Journalist’s Day
  • World UFO Day (also June 24)

July 3

  • National Fried Clam Day
  • National Eat Your Beans Day
  • National Chocolate Wafer Day
  • National Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • American Redneck Day
  • Disobedience Day
  • Stay out of the Sun Day

July 4

July days: Waterlily, 4th of July, ruby and cancer in a collage.

July 5

  • National Apple Turnover Day
  • National Graham Cracker Day
  • National Hawaii Day
  • National Bikini Day
  • National Workaholics Day

July 6

  • National Hand Roll Day
  • International Kissing Day
  • National Fried Chicken Day
  • National Air Traffic Control Day
  • Take your Webmaster to Lunch Day
  • Umbrella Cover Day

July 7

Variable July national days – 1st week

July 1 on a calendar with clock, plant and red and blue pens.

List of national days in July (2nd week)

Below is the second week of national days for July.

July 8

  • National Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day
  • National Ice Cream Sundae Day
  • Be a Kid Again Day

July 9

July 10

  • National Pina Colada Day
  • National Clerihew Day
  • National Kitten Day
  • Pick Blueberries Day
  • Teddy Bear Picnic Day
  • Don’t Step on a Bee Day

July 11

Swimming pool and mojito with words National Days to Celebrate in July.

July 12

July 13

  • National Delaware Day
  • National French Fry Day
  • National Beans ‘N’ Franks Day
  • Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • Fool’s Paradise Day
  • Go West Day
  • Gruntled Worker’s Day

July 14

  • National Grand Marnier Day
  • National Nude Day
  • National Tape Measure Day
  • National Mac & Cheese Day
  • Non-Binary People’s Day
  • Pandemonium Day
  • Shark Awareness Day

Variable July national days – 2nd week

  • Barn Day – (2nd Sunday)
  • Cow Appreciation Day – (2nd Tuesday)
  • Collector Car Appreciation Day – (2nd Friday)
  • World Rum Day – (2nd Saturday)

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National days July list (3rd week)

This next section has the July days to celebrate for the third week in the month.

July 15

  • National Tapioca Pudding Day
  • National Give Something Away Day
  • National I Love Horses Day
  • National Pet Fire Safety Day
  • National Be a Dork Day
  • National Respect Canada Day
  • Saint Swithin’s Day

July 16

  • National Corn Fritters Day
  • National Personal Chef’s Day (also February 26)
  • National Fresh Spinach Day
  • Guinea Pig Appreciation Day
  • World Snake Day
  • Rural Transit Day
  • Drag Day

July 17

  • National Peach Ice Cream Day
  • National Yellow Pigs Day
  • National Tattoo Day
  • Wrong Way Corrigan Day
  • World Emoji Day
  • World Day for International Justice

July 18

  • National Sour Candy Day
  • National Caviar Day
  • Nelson Mandela International Day
  • Perfect Family Day
  • World Listening Day

Cocktail, swimming pool and kitten with words celebrating the national days in July.

July 19

  • National Daiquiri Day
  • National Flitch Day
  • Stick out Your Tongue Day
  • New Friends Day (also January 19 and October 19)

July 20

  • National Moon Day
  • National Pennsylvania Day
  • National Lollipop Day
  • National Fortune Cookie Day
  • National Ugly Truck Day
  • International Chess Day
  • Nap Day
  • World Jump Day

July 21

  • National Junk Food Day
  • National Be Someone Day
  • National Tug of War Tournament Day
  • Legal Age Drinking Day

Variable July national days – 3rd week

  • National Get Out of the Dog House Day – (3rd Monday)
  • Global Hug Your Kids Day – (3rd Monday)
  • National Hot Dog Day – (3rd Wednesday)
  • Get to Know Your Customers Day – (3rd Thursday) (Also 3rd Thursday in January, April, and October)
  • National Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day – (3rd Saturday)
  • Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day – (3rd Saturday)
  • National Woodie Wagon Day – (3rd Saturday)
  • National Ice Cream Day – (3rd Sunday)

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National days of July list (4th week)

If you’ve ever wondered what national days are in July, you won’t have to anymore. The fun days in July below are for the last week of the month! 

July 22

  • National Hammock Day
  • National Rat Catcher’s Day
  • National Penuche Fudge Day
  • Lion’s Share Day
  • Spoonerism Day
  • Summer Leisure Day

July 23

  • Gorgeous Grandma Day
  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
  • Hot Enough for Ya Day

July 24

  • National Thermal Engineer Day
  • National Cousins Day
  • National Tequila Day
  • National Drive-Thru Day
  • National Amelia Earhart Day
  • Pioneer Day

July 25

  • National Merry-Go-Round Day
  • National Hire a Veteran Day
  • National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
  • National Threading the Needle Day
  • National Wine and Cheese Day
  • Culinarians Day
  • Health and Happiness with Hypnosis Day
  • International Red Shoe Day

July 26

  • National Aunt and Uncle’s Day
  • National Bagelfest Day
  • National Coffee Milkshake Day
  • National All or Nothing Day
  • One Voice Day

July 27

  • National New Jersey Day
  • National Love is Kind Day 
  • National Scotch Day
  • National Crème Brûlée Day
  • Bagpipe Appreciation Day
  • Take your Pants for a Walk Day
  • Walk on Stilts Day

Man on stilts, tubes of lipstick and threading a needle with words unusual national days in July

July 28

July 29

July 30

  • National Father-in-Law Day
  • National Whistle Blower Day
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • National Support Public Education Day
  • International Day of Friendship
  • Paperback Book Day
  • World Snorkeling Day

July 31

  • National Raspberry Cake Day
  • National Avocado Day
  • National Mutt Day
  • National Jump for Jellybeans Day
  • Shredded Wheat Day
  • World Ranger Day
  • Black Tot Day
  • National Cotton Candy Day (also December 7)

Variable July national days – 4th week

  • National Refreshment Day – (4th Thursday)
  • Shiraz Day – (4th Thursday)
  • National Day of the Cowboy – (4th Saturday)
  • National Drowning Prevention Day – (4th Saturday)
  • National Parent’s Day – (4th Sunday)
  • National Intern Day – (Last Thursday)
  • National Chili Dog Day – (Last Thursday)
  • National Talk in an Elevator Day – (Last Friday)
  • National Get Gnarly Day – (Last Friday)
  • National System Administrator Appreciation Day – (Last Friday)
  • National Dance Day – (Last Saturday)

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Monthly national day lists

If you enjoyed learning all the July national days, make sure to get the lists of national days for the other months of the year too. They each have over 150 fun days to celebrate!

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Yield: 1 July printable list

National Days in July Printable List

July 1 on a calendar with clock, plant and red and blue pens.

Get this free July printable and use it to remember your favorite national days in July.

Just find the national day July observances you'd like to celebrate, and write them in this printable list.

This national days July printable is a great way to stay organized while keeping track of all the days and planning for the whole month!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $1


  • Heavy card stock or regular printer paper
  • A pen or pencil


  • Computer
  • Printer


    1. Load blank paper or your heavy cardstock into your printer.
    2. Using the print function on this card will give you a July printable national days list that fills about 3/4 of an 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of paper.
    3. Choose portrait layout and if possible "fit to page" in your settings. Doing this will fill the entire page.
    4. Alternatively, you can use this link to print the national days of July list, using the print feature in your browser window.
    5. After you print this July national days list, fill it in with the national days you'd like to observe this year.
    6. This July printable will help plan how to celebrate the national days in July, and keep you organized so you never forget your favorite national days.


Admin note: this post for the national days of July first appeared on the blog in April of 2018. I have updated the post to add all new photos, a printable to-do list for national days and a video for you to enjoy.

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Tuesday 20th of June 2023

Carol, I hate to keep badgering you about the monthly calendars but was wondering if you kept images of all the past ones in an archive folder? I only had the pleasure of seeing them for one year before you discontinued them and like many, miss them.


Wednesday 21st of June 2023

Hi Dana. No, unfortunately I don't have them on file.


Saturday 23rd of July 2022

Useful guide, i have found it helpful to find the national days of july.


Friday 15th of July 2022

Why did you make doing the monthly Calendars, We really looked forward to those. we actually made our Menus around them for the workplace


Sunday 17th of July 2022

Thank you for your question! We have discontinued our calendars due to time issues, and will not be making them in the future. However, we do have a full list of the national days which you can find here. This page contains even more national days than our calendars previously had!

We have also started making free printable word searches featuring the national days of each month. You can find all the word search printables under the puzzles tab on the main menu bar.

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