This Week In Ridiculous Holidays: May 28th – June 2nd

The last week of May and start of June brings us some interesting holidays. We celebrate office supplies, awareness of some serious issues, and usher in both gay pride month and candy month. Big doings.

Tuesday, May 28th

National Brisket Day

Not a fan.

National Hamburger Day

Not a fan here either.

Wednesday, May 29th

National Paperclip Day

I do love me some office supplies!

National Coq Au Vin Day

I’m allergic to mushrooms, so nope.

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

It’s important for seniors to stay in shape!

Thursday, May 30th

National Creativity Day

I really wish I was more creative.

National Water a Flower Day

Probably the only day I’ll remember to water my plants.

National Hole In My Bucket Day

There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Eliza, dear Eliza…you’re welcome.

National Mint Julep Day

Not my favorite, but ok.

Loomis Day

“Loomis Day is observed annually across the nation on May 30. Washington, DC dentist, Mahlon Loomis, received US patent number 129,971 titled “An Improvement in Telegraphing” on wireless telegraphy in July of 1872.” There’s the thing you learned today.

World Multiple Sclerosis Day

Visit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to learn more.

Friday, May 31st

Autonomous Vehicle Day

Honestly, the thought of self-driving cars freaks me out.

National Save Your Hearing Day

Sometimes I wonder what wearing headphones all the time at work will do to my hearing. Then I remember I don’t care because nothing is as bad as speaking to my co-workers.

National Speak in Sentences Day


National Macaroon Day


National Utah Day

I’ve only ever been to the Salt Lake City airport, so my knowledge here is limited.

National Smile Day

I’ve been doing this thing where I smile at people more. Verdict is out on whether they think I’m nuts or pleasant.

Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day

Flesh eating disease? I’m aware.

National Heat Awareness Day 

What kind of heat? Outside temperature? The heating in my house? What?

Saturday, June 1st

World Reef Awareness Day

Coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate all around the globe. Visit SECORE to learn more.

National Olive Day

OMG, I love olives.

National Heimlich Maneuver Day

This really is something we should all know how to do.

National Go Barefoot Day

I’m not really a big fan. Slippers for life.

National Nail Polish Day

As someone whose nails are always done, yesssssssssssss.

National Say Something Nice Day

Seriously, try this every day. It’s not hard.

National Penpal Day

Do kids still have penpals? That used to be fun.

National Hazelnut Cake Day

Can’t say I’ve ever had it. Yes, I would like it.

National Black Bear Day 

Keep them away from me, but they are cute.

National Bubbly Day 

Mimosas for everyone!

National Prairie Day 

Where are there prairies exactly?

National Trails Day 

I’ll be celebrating with some trail mix. I don’t do the outdoors.

Sunday, June 2nd

National Rotisserie Chicken Day

Sometimes I buy these at the supermarket and then act like I cooked it myself.

National Rocky Road Day

I’m not a big marshmallow fan.

National Bubba Day

“Often used as an affectionate nickname for a brother, Bubba is also used by close family friends as a term of endearment. National Bubba Day celebrates all those loved ones who we have affectionately called Bubba over the years.” No. Just no.

National Cancer Survivor’s Day 

Among the bravest people out there.

National Leave The Office Early Day – unless June 2nd falls on a weekend, at which time it would be acknowledged on the closest working day

Peace out tomorrow at noon. It’s a holiday.

Additionally, June is:

Aquarium Month

Candy Month

Dairy Month

Fight the Filthy Fly Month

Gay Pride Month

National Accordion Awareness Month

National Adopt a Cat Month

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

Rose Month Turkey Love

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