April is a busy month for those who like to celebrate the little things in life, as well as the socially important and the downright corny things in life. If you are looking for fun, important and totally silly daily holidays, you have come to the right place.
Topping the list of some of the most popular holidays we celebrate in April are April Fool’s day on April 1, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on April 2, No Housework Day and World Health Day April 7, Titanic Remembrance Day on April 15, National Jelly Belly Day on April 22, Administrative Assistant day on April 28, and Arbor Day on April 29.
April is the awareness month for several different topics that are recognized and celebrated in April; some are whimsical and others are quite socially important. Here’s the lineup of monthly awareness events in April: National Humor Month, National Volunteer Month, International Guitar Month, Jazz Appreciation month, Keep America Beautiful Month, Lawn and Garden Month, Financial Literacy, Cancer Control month, National Poetry Month, National Pet month, Confederate History month, National Pecan Month, National Welding Month, Records and Information Management Month, Stress Awareness Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. If I have left of a month of April recognition that is important to you, please post it in the comments to share it with our readers.
Let’s not leave out the weekly appreciation celebrations in April. In the first week of April, we recognize Library Week, Read a Road Map Week and International Dark Sky Week. Week two is for our green thumbs out there to celebrate Garden Week. The third week in April is a busy one in regards to appreciations; we celebrate Organize Your Files Week, Medical Labs Week and National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The fourth week of April rounds out the month with two fun and much appreciated recognitions. First, always remember to look out for your Admin staff during Administrative Assistant Week; and for the second, you could always take your admins out for a karaoke night as this week is also National Karaoke Week.
Now for the silly, corny, weird and important daily holidays for April. These daily holiday are listed on holiday insights and the links will take you to their pages for further descriptions.
April 1 April Fool’s Day, International Fun at Work Day, International Tatting Day, National Walk to Work Day – first Friday of month
April 2 Children’s Book Day, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, Reconciliation Day
April 3 Don’t Go to Work Unless it’s Fun Day – we know your decision, Tweed Day, World Party Day
April 4 Hug a Newsman Day, National Walk to Work Day – first Friday of month, Walk Around Things Day, School Librarian Day, Tell a Lie Day
April 5 Go for Broke Day
April 6 National Tartan Day, Plan Your Epitaph Day – a little morbid if you ask me, Sorry Charlie Day
April 7 Caramel Popcorn Day – Most likely created by a popcorn maker, or an Ecard company, National Beer Day, No Housework Day, World Health Day
April 8 All is Ours Day, Draw a Picture of a Bird Day
April 9 Name Yourself Day, Winston Churchill Day
April 10 Golfer’s Day, National Siblings Day
April 11 Eight Track Tape Day – do you remember those?, Barbershop Quartet Day, National Submarine Day
April 12 Big Wind Day, Russian Cosmonaut Day
April 13 Scrabble Day
April 14 Ex Spouse Day, International Moment of Laughter Day, Look up at the Sky Day, National Pecan Day, Reach as High as You Can Day
April 15 Rubber Eraser Day, Titanic Remembrance Day
April 16 National Eggs Benedict Day, National Librarian Day, National Stress Awareness Day
April 17 Bat Appreciation Day, Blah, Blah, Blah Day, National Cheeseball Day Pet Owners Independence Day
April 18 International Juggler’s Day, Newspaper Columnists Day, Patriot’s Day
April 19 National Garlic Day
April 20 Look Alike Day, Volunteer Recognition Day
April 21 Kindergarten Day, National High Five Day third Thursday
April 22 Girl Scout Leader Day, National Jelly Bean Day,
April 23 Lover’s Day, 23 National Zucchini Bread Day, Take a Chance Day, World Laboratory Day
April 24 Pig in a Blanket Day
April 25 East meets West Day, World Penguin Day
April 26 Hug an Australian Day, National Pretzel Day, Richter Scale Day
April 27 Administrative Professionals Day (Executive Admin’s Day, Secretary’s Day), Babe Ruth Day, National Prime Rib Day, Tell a Story Day
April 28 International Astronomy Day, Great Poetry Reading Day, Kiss Your Mate Day, Take Your Daughter to Work 4th Thursday
April 29 Arbor Day, Greenery Day, National Shrimp Scampi Day
April 30 Hairstyle Appreciation Day, National Honesty Day