21 Non-Religious “Holidays”

Holidays are a wonderful way to celebrate different cultures from around the world. However, not all holidays are based off of religious traditions and practices. While not everyone might celebrate these non-religious holidays, some of them are still funny and/or important to celebrate. Interested in learning some new, non-religious holidays that are celebrated around the world? Look no further! Here are 21 interesting ones:

  1. National Best Friend(s) Day (June 8, U.S.A.)
  2. International Women’s (March 8)
  3. World Nutella Day (February 5)
  4. National Pizza Day (February 9, U.S.A.)
  5. International Coffee Day (September 29)
  6. National Puppy Day (March 23, U.S.A.)
  7. International Cat Day (August 8)
  8. International Mother Language Day (February 21)
  9. World Chocolate Day (July 7)
  10. International Earth Day (April 22)
  11. International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27)
  12. International Day of Happiness (March 20)
  13. International Nurses Day (May 12)
  14. International Overdose Awareness Day (August 31)
  15. World Teacher’s Day (October 5)
  16. World Science Day (November 10)
  17. International Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19)
  18. National Unicorn Day (April 9, U.S.A.)
  19. International Volunteer Day (December 5)
  20. International Yoga Day (June 21)
  21. Zombie Awareness Month (May)

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As an recent college graduate who studied media studies and anthropology in college, Briana Maddox enjoys learning about different cultures, traditions, holidays, historical figures, experiences, and opinions. With a vested interest in sharing such learning experiences, Briana created Life & Anthropology in the hopes of helping other people gain a better understanding and working knowledge of such topics.

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