August Holidays

In So You’re New to Sales there’s a brief bit about contacting people over obscure holidays. I think this is a great idea, especially if the holidays might mean something to the client. For instance, this month is considered National Golf Month, so why not send some golf balls to the enthusiasts among your clients?  Here’s the whole list for August according to There’s plenty of time to prepare and be unique! Why do Christmas and Thanksgiving cards when you can celebrate “Family Fun Month”?



Admit You’re Happy Month
Family Fun Month
National Catfish Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Golf Month
Peach Month
Romance Awareness Month
Water Quality Month
National Picnic Month


Weekly Events:

Week 1 National Simplify your Life Week
Week 2 National Smile Week
Week 3 Friendship Week
Week 4 Be Kind to Humankind Week



1 National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
2 National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
3 National Watermelon Day
4 National Mustard Day first Saturday
4 U.S. Coast Guard Day
5 Friendship Day – First Sunday in August
5 International Forgiveness Day – First Sunday in August
5 Sisters Day – First Sunday in August
5 Work Like a Dog Day
6 Wiggle Your Toes Day
7 National Lighthouse Day
8 Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day
9 Book Lover’s Day
10 Lazy Day
10 National S’mores Day
11 Presidential Joke Day
11 Son and Daughter Day
12 Middle Child’s Day
13 Left Hander’s Day
14 National Creamsicle Day
14/15 V-J Day
15 Relaxation Day
16 National Tell a Joke Day
17 National Thriftshop Day
18 Bad Poetry Day
19 Aviation Day
20 National Radio Day
21 Senior Citizen’s Day
22 Be an Angel Day
22 National Tooth Fairy Day – and/or February 28
23 Chinese Valentine’s Day/Daughter’s Day – 7th day of 7th Lunar Month
23 Ride the Wind Day
24 Vesuvius Day
25 Kiss and Make Up Day
26 National Dog Day
26 Women’s Equality Day
27 Global Forgiveness Day
27 Just Because Day
28 Race Your Mouse Day
29 More Herbs, Less Salt Day
30 Frankenstein Day
30 Toasted Marshmallow Day
31 National Trail Mix Day

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