September is a great time to celebrate some fun and unique holidays. It’s starting to cool down, school is back in session and you are finally getting back into a routine. Summer is fun, but I love the fall months. How about you? Let’s see what fun and unique September holidays there are to celebrate. July is H-O-T am I right? Summer is in full swing and that means the kids are looking for boredom busters. One way to combat Summer boredom is by celebrating the unique and silly July holidays. Yes, July is the month we celebrate America, but let’s see what else there is to celebrate this month.
September 1 – No Rhyme or Reason Day
Start hunting for words without rhyming words (i.e. orange, month). See if you can find close rhymes to words that don’t rhyme with anything (nothing rhymes with purple but hurtful comes pretty close. Now you try.
September 2 – Blueberry Popsicle Day
Whether you decide to purchase a box of blueberry-flavored Popsicles or make your own, it’s sure to be a tasty treat.
September 3 – Skyscraper Day
Buildings with over 40 stories can be called skyscrapers. Climb to the top of the tallest building in your town. Get out the kids’ building blocks and design your own skyscraper, and then knock it down.
September 4 – Eat an Extra Dessert Day
No explanation needed. Just enjoy!
September 5 – Be Late for Something Day
Be late to something on purpose. But be considerate of the people who are waiting for you – call them ahead and let them know you are running late.
September 6 – Fight Procrastination Day
Make a decision. Take action. Do it now. Do it today. It may be hard to do, but you will be glad you did. “Never put off until tomorrow, what you can do today!” …Mark Twain.
September 7 – National Salami Day
Salami Day honors the delicious and spice cured Italian sausage that is a perfect wine and cheese accompaniment.
September 8 – Pardon Day
On Pardon Day put aside all your grudges, be kind to everyone and forgive those who have hurt you.
September 9 – Wonderful Weirdos Day
Nothing’s quite as dull as being normal, boring and average. Celebrate being weird and celebrate the weirdos in your life.
September 10 – Swap Ideas Day
Host a favorite things party. Ask everyone to bring their favorite thing for all the other guests. The favorite thing could be a tube of toothpaste, a beverage, or a pen. Set a maximum budget. During the party, swap everyone’s favorite thing with each other.
September 11 – Make Your Bed Day
When you wake up the first thing to do is make your bed. You won’t be tempted to slip back under the covers.
September 12 – Banana Day
Start your day and end your day with a banana which will give you the potassium you need to see through your day. Since this is a day of celebration, have a banana split!
September 13 – Fortune Cookie Day
What a great cookie! A little slip of paper inside of it brings you good luck, a whimsical saying, or a philosophical thought.
September 14 – Hug Your Hound Day
Take your dog for a long walk or to the dog park to say hello to their friends. Treat them to their favorite treats. And of course, give them a big hug.
September 15 – Make a Hat Day
Don your creative hat, gather your craft supplies, channel the secret milliner in your soul and make yourself a hat. Host a hat contest where everyone makes their own hat and whoever has the best and the most creative hat wins...
September 16 – Play-Doh Day
Play-Doh originally sold as wallpaper cleaner but the world had another use for the product. Play-Doh was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame in 1998. Grab a couple of cans and let your imagination go wild.
September 17 – Country Music Day
Celebrate by listening to all your favorite country music songs. Have a line dancing party.
September 18 – Rice Krispie Treat Day
Make Rice Krispies pops – mold the treat into a shape of your choice, insert a stick in the treat and when it hardens serve as is or decorate with melted sugar, icing or sprinkles
September 19 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
Aargh! Talk like a pirate the whole day long. Use grunts and growls in your speech and slur your words.
September 20 – Pepperoni Pizza Day
September 21 – Miniature Golf Day
Take the kids to the local mini golf course and show them your inner Tiger.
September 22 – White Chocolate Day
The first white chocolate bar was launched in Europe by Nestle. Enjoy your favorite white chocolate delight.
September 23 – Hobbit Day
Eat! Sing! Go Barefoot. Watch the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
September 24 – Cherries Jubilee Day
Easy to make your own – black cherries flambéed with brandy or kirsch (not for the little ones) and served over vanilla ice cream.
September 25 – National Comic Book Day
Celebrate the day by reading your comic books, or going out and buying comic books!
September 26 – Love Note Day
Leave love notes around your home for your loved one to fine. Hide them in their lunch bag or stick a note on the bathroom mirror so it’s the first thing they see
September 27 – Crush A Can Day
Line up those cans and go crazy on them. Hold a can crushing contest – whoever crushes the most cans gets to take all of them to the recycling center.
September 28 – Ask a Stupid Question Day
Get together with a bunch of friends and write your questions down on a slip of paper and put them into a hat, then pull them out randomly and see what kind of answers you get.
September 29 – Crazy Hair Day
Pinterest has numerous ideas for you to try on this day.
September 30 – National Chewing Gum Day
Celebrate by buying your favorite brand of gum and chewing it all day (or try a flavor you have never had before). Buy gum from a gumball machine and blow bubbles.