July 2022 Observances for Your
Senior Activity Calendar

Find interesting and unique observances and holidays for you to use as inspiration for your senior activity program.

Fun Observances and Holidays for July
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July 2022 Monthly Observances

  • Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month
  • Family Golf Month
  • Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
  • International Alopecia Month for Women
  • International Zine (small magazine) Month
  • National Blueberry Month
  • National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • National Deli Salad Month
  • National "Doghouse Repairs" Month
  • National Family Reunion Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National Horseradish Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National Make a Difference to Children Month
  • National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
  • National Park and Recreation Month
  • National Vacation Rental Month
  • National Watermelon Month
  • Sarcoma Awareness Month
  • Smart Irrigation Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • Women's Motorcycle Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

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July 2022 Weekly Observances

  • National Independent Living Week (July 1-7)
  • Be Nice to New Jersey Week (July 3-9)
  • National Marijuana Facts Week (July 4-10)
  • National Farriers Week, honoring the men and women who care for horse hooves (July 5-11)
  • Captive Nations Week (July 17-23)
  • National Moth Week (July 23-31)
  • Women in Baseball Week (July 24-30)
  • Cowes Week, a weeklong sailing regatta featuring daily sailing races in England (July 30 - August 5)

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July 2022 Daily Observances

July 1

  • Canada Day
  • National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day
  • National Gingersnap Day
  • Resolution Renewal Day
  • Second Half of the Year Day

July 2

  • International Day of Cooperatives
  • Made in the USA Day
  • World UFO Day, a day to encourage people to watch the skies for unidentified flying objects

July 3

  • Compliment-Your-Mirror Day
  • Eat Beans Day
  • Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 4

  • Independence Day
  • National Barbecued Spareribs Day

July 5

  • National Apple Turnover Day

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July 6

  • International Kissing Day
  • National Fried Chicken Day
  • Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

July 7

  • Father-Daughter Take a Walk Together Day
  • National Macaroni Day
  • National Strawberry Sundae Day
  • Tell the Truth Day
  • World Chocolate Day

July 8

  • National Chocolate With Almonds Day
  • National Motorcycle Day
  • SCUD (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) Day

July 9

  • Bald Is In! Day
  • National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10

  • Don't Step on a Bee Day
  • National Piña Colada Day

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July 11

  • All-American Pet Photo Day
  • International Town Criers Day
  • Make Your Own Sundae Day
  • National Blueberry Muffin Day
  • World Population Day
  • 7-Eleven Day, honoring the convenience store

July 12

  • Cow Appreciation Day
  • Different Colored Eyes Day
  • National Pecan Pie Day
  • Night of Nights, an on-the-air event honoring history of maritime radio in Point Reyes National Seashore, California

July 13

  • Bastille Eve, known as Night Watch
  • Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • Full Buck Moon, so called by Native Americans due to the new antlers of buck deer that appear at this time
  • Gruntled Workers Day
  • National Beef Tallow Day
  • National French Fries Day
  • National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day

July 14

  • Bastille Day (France)
  • National Mac and Cheese Day

July 15

  • National Gummi Worm Day
  • National Tapioca Pudding Day
  • World Youth Skills Day

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July 16

  • Fresh Spinach Day
  • National Bridal Sale Day
  • National Woodie Wagon Day
  • Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day
  • Women's Dive Day

July 17

  • National Ice Cream Day
  • National Peach Ice Cream Day
  • National Tattoo Day
  • World Emoji Day

July 18

  • National Caviar Day
  • National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
  • Nelson Mandela International Day

July 19

  • Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Los Angeles, California
  • National Daiquiri Day

July 20

  • International Balloon Dog Day
  • Fortune Cookie Day
  • International Chess Day
  • Moon Day
  • National Hot Dog Day
  • National Lollipop Day
  • Take Your Poet to Work Day

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July 21

  • National Junk Food Day
  • No Pet Store Puppies Day

July 22

  • Rat Catcher's Day, recognizing the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin (also celebrated by some on June 26)

July 23

  • Gorgeous Grandma Day
  • Hot Enough For Ya Day
  • National Day of the Cowboy
  • National Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day
  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

July 24

  • Auntie's Day
  • Cousins Day
  • International Self-Care Day
  • National Drive-Thru Day
  • National Tequila Day
  • Tell an Old Joke Day

July 25

  • National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
  • Parents' Day
  • Pioneer Day in Utah (observed)

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July 26

  • International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
  • National Coffee Milkshake Day

July 27

  • National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
  • Take Your Houseplant for a Walk Day
  • Walk on Stilts Day

July 28

  • National Chili Dog Day
  • National Intern Day
  • National Milk Chocolate Day
  • World Hepatitis Day

July 29

  • International Tiger Day
  • National Lasagna Day

July 30

  • International Day of Friendship
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 31

  • National Avocado Day
  • National Mutt Day (also celebrated on December 2)
  • National Raspberry Cake Day
  • World Ranger Day

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