January Holidays 2013: A Month Of Celebration

January Holidays ~

Day 001/366 - January 1st

 Not only is New Year’s Day a reason to celebrate, but so is every other day! Need proof? Here is a compilation of all of the January holidays in 2013. If you have any more January holidays that you would like to add, please do so in the comments. 🙂

January 1
New Year’s Day
National Bloody Mary Day
National First Foot Day

January 2
Science Fiction Day
National Buffet Day
National Run Up The Flagpole and See If Anyone Salutes It Day

January 3
Alaska Statehood Day
Fruitcakes Toss Day
Humiliation Day
Memento Mori {Remember You Die} Day
National Drinking Straw Day

January 4
Apple Inc’s 37th Incorporation Day Anniversary
National Spaghetti Day
National Trivia Day

January 5
National Bird Day
National Whipped Cream Day

January 6
National Bean Day
Apple Tree Day
National Shortbread Day

January 7
Orthodox Christmas Day
National Old Rock Day
National Tempura Day

January 8
Show and Tell Day
Show and Tell At Work Day
National Man Watcher’s Day

January 9
National Static Electricity Day
Play God Day

January 10
National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
Peculiar People Day {um, isn’t that everyday}

January 11
Cigarettes Are Hazardous To Your Health Day
National Step In A Puddle and Splash Your Friend Day
Milk Day

January 12
National Pharmacist Day
Stick To Your New Year’s Resolution Day

January 13
Rubber Ducky Day

January 14
National Dress Up Your Pet Day
National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

January 15
Anniversary Of The First Super Bowl
National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

January 16
National Nothing Day
International Hot and Spicy Food Day

January 17
Forget Your New Year’s Resolution Day
Kid Inventors’ Day

January 18
Thesaurus Day
National Winnie The Pooh Day

January 19
National Popcorn Day {my husband’s reason for living}

January 20
National Cheese Lover’s Day
Penguin Awareness Day

January 21
National Hugging Day
National New England Clam Chowder Day
Squirrel Appreciation Day

January 22
National Blonde Brownie Day
National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day

January 23
National Handwriting Day
Measure Your Feet Day

January 24
Belly Laugh Day
Beer Can Appreciation Day
National Compliment Day
National Eskimo Pie Patent Day

January 25
National Opposite Day
National Irish Coffee Day

January 26
Spouses Day
Bald Eagle Appreciation Day
National Peanut Brittle Day

January 27
National Chocolate Cake Day
Thomas Crapper Day

January 28
National Kazoo Day
National Blueberry Pancake Day

January 29
National Jigsaw Puzzle Day
National Puzzle Day
National Corn Chip Day

January 30
National Voicemail Message Day
National Inane Answering Message Day
National Escape Day

January 31
Inspire Your Heart With Art Day
Backwards Day
Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

What January Holidays Are You Most Looking Forward To?

All of these January holidays were compiled from a calendar that I bought called Everyday’s a Holiday, from The Ultimate Holiday Site and random findings on the internet.

About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time travel and lifestyle blogger. Besides Cheap Is The New Classy, she also owns and writes for EatPlayRock.com, an entertainment site. Her interests include traveling, home decor, DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her dog, Daisy.


  1. NYCSingleMom says

    Love this list!!

  2. WOOHOO!! National Chocolate Cake Day!! I am so celebrating that!!!

  3. WOW! I never realized there was so much. Thanks for the update!haha. I am tickled by rubber ducky day

  4. LOL, some of these are really funny and one’s I’ll have to add to my list to celebrate!

  5. Rubber ducky day! 😀 Love your list…gives me some great ideas to write about in January! 😀

  6. Wow! I didn’t know there were this many “holidays” in January. Thanks for sharing!

  7. My son is a Phamacist, so I’ll participate in that one. I think I will join in on Squirrel Appreciation day too!

  8. Jenna M Wood says

    I like National Strawbery Ice Cream Day, as I come from the hometown of the National Strawberry Festival 🙂

  9. Some of those made me giggle, while others just made me wonder how easy it is to make your own national holiday lol

  10. Rubber Ducky Day…that is the one for me. National Old Rock Day is pretty neat also. Love the list!

  11. LOL @ Peculiar People Day. That’s a good one. Anything involving food (like spaghetti and peanut brittle) is good for me.

  12. I love this list of holiday’s. I really like National escape day…

  13. National Winnie The Pooh Day sounds good!

  14. Jo-Ann Brightman says

    Oh my gosh. I didn’t realize there were so many different holidays in January. it’s fun that some of them are geared for kids.

  15. That would be such a fun thing to do with kids……try to celebrate one each day. Thanks for the extensive list!

  16. Love your list! Had no idea how many holidays there are in Jan!

  17. I think our family favorite will be National Static Electricity Day, we have plenty of that! 😀


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