July 2020 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 2020 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
  • Smart Irrigation Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • Women's Motorcycle Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

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July 2020 Weekly Observances

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days (July 3 - August 15)
  • Dog Days of Summer (July 3 - August 11)
  • Sports Cliché Week (July 12-18)
  • National Moth Week (July 18-26)
  • Captive Nations Week (July 19-25)
  • Women in Baseball Week (July 19-25)

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July 2020 Daily Observances

July 1

  • Canada Day
  • Halfway Point of 2020
  • National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day
  • National Gingersnap Day
  • Resolution Renewal Day
  • Second Half of the Year Day

July 2

  • Made in the USA Day
  • World U.F.O. 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
  • International Day of Cooperatives
  • National Barbecued Spareribs Day

July 5

  • Full Buck Moon, so called by Native Americans due to the new antlers of buck deer that appear at this time
  • Lunar Eclipse
  • National Apple Turnover Day

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July 6

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

July 7

  • National 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
  • SCUD (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) Day

July 9

  • National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10

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

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July 11

  • National Blueberry Muffin Day
  • Stone House Day
  • World Population Day

July 12

  • Different Colored Eyes Day
  • National Pecan Pie Day

July 13

  • Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • Gruntled Workers Day
  • International Town Criers Day
  • National Beef Tallow Day
  • National French Fries Day
  • National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day

July 14

  • Bastille Day (France)

July 15

  • National Gummi Worm Day
  • National Tapioca Pudding Day
  • Take Your Poet to Work Day
  • World Youth Skills Day

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July 16

  • Fresh Spinach Day

July 17

  • National Peach Ice Cream Day
  • World Emoji Day

July 18

  • National Bridal Sale Day
  • National Caviar Day
  • National Woodie Wagon Day
  • Nelson Mandela International Day
  • Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day
  • Women's Dive Day

July 19

  • National Daiquiri Day
  • National Ice Cream Day

July 20

  • Fortune Cookie Day
  • Moon Day
  • National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
  • National Lollipop Day

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July 21

  • National Junk Food Day
  • No Pet Store Puppies Day

July 22

  • National Hot Dog Day (some sources say July 23)
  • 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 Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day
  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

July 24

  • Cousins Day
  • National Drive-Thru Day
  • National Tequila Day
  • Pioneer Day in Utah
  • Tell an Old Joke Day

July 25

  • National Day of the Cowboy
  • National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

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July 26

  • Auntie's Day
  • 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 Milk Chocolate Day
  • World Hepatitis Day

July 29

  • International Tiger Day
  • National Lasagna Day

July 30

  • International Day of Friendship
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • National Chili Dog Day
  • Tisha B'Av, an annual Jewish holiday that is celebrated as a holiday of love, like Valentine's Day (begins at sundown on July 29)
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 31

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

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