January 2017 – Calendar of Fun Events, Holidays and National Days

Finding the best days to do some fun activities and have event celebrations by looking at the calendar!

For the whole month of January 2017:

  • National Bath Safety Month
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • Hot Tea Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Soup Month

Weekly events:

  • The second week of January is Letter Writing Week

Daily events:

  • 1 New Year’s Day
  • 1 National Hangover Day
  • 1 National Bloody Mary Day
  • 2 Run up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day
  • 2 National Buffet Day
  • 2 National Cream Puff Day
  • 2 National Personal Trainer Awareness Day
  • 2 National Science Fiction Day
  • 2 National Thank God It’s Monday Day (first Monday of the month of January)
  • 3 Festival of Sleep Day
  • 3 Fruitcake Toss Day
  • 3 Humiliation Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  • National Drinking Straw Day
  • 4 National Spaghetti Day
  • 4 Trivia Day
  • 5 National Bird Day
  • 5 National Screenwriters Day
  • 5 National Whipped Cream Day
  • 6 Bean Day
  • 6 Cuddle Up Day
  • 6 National Technology Day
  • 6 National Shortbread Day
  • 7 Old Rock Day
  • 7 National Bobblehead Day
  • 7 National Tempura Day
  • 8 Bubble Bath Day
  • 8 Male Watcher’s Day
  • 8 National Winter Skin Relief Day
  • 8 National Argyle Day
  • 8 National English Toffee Day
  • 8 National JoyGerm Day
  • 8 National Sunday Supper Day – Second Sunday in January
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  • 9 Play God Day
  • 10 Bittersweet Chocolate Day
  • 10 Houseplant Appreciation Day
  • 10 Peculiar People Day
  • 11 National Take the Stairs Day – second Wednesday of month.
  • 11 Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend’s Day
  • 12 Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day
  • 12 National Pharmacist Day
  • 13 Friday the 13th
  • 13 International Skeptics Day
  • 13 Make Your Dream Come True Day
  • 14 Dress Up Your Pet Day
  • 15 National Hat Day
  • 16 Appreciate a Dragon Day
  • 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday , celebrated on the third Monday
  • 16 National Nothing Day
  • 17 Ditch New Years Resolutions Day
  • 18 Thesaurus Day
  • 18 Winnie the Pooh Day -The Birthday of Winnie’s author A.A. Milne
  • 19 National Popcorn Day
  • 19 National Tin Can Day
  • 20 National Buttercrunch Day
  • 20 National Cheese Lover Day
  • 20 Penguin Awareness Day
  • 21 National Hugging Day
  • 21 Squirrel Appreciation Day
  • 22 National Blonde Brownie Day
  • 23 National Pie Day
  • 23 National Handwriting Day
  • 23 Measure Your Feet Day- we only ask….”Why!?!”
  • 24 Beer Can Appreciation Day
  • 24 Compliment Day
  • 25 Opposite Day
  • 26 Spouse’s Day
  • 27 Chocolate Cake Day
  • 27 Punch the Clock Day
  • 28 Chinese New Years – date varies
  • 28 Data Privacy Day
  • 28 Fun at Work Day
  • 28 National Kazoo Day
  • 29 National Puzzle Day
  • 29 National Cornchip Day
  • 30 Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day – last Monday of month
  • 30 National Inane Answering Message Day
  • 31 Backward Day
  • 31 Inspire Your Heart with Art Day