Here is a list of links to strange, fun and unofficial holidays celebrated in February. Links in boldface are profiled on Worldwide Weird Holidays.

 

February 1

G.I. Joe Day
Car Insurance Day
Hula in the Coola Day
National Baked Alaska Day
National Freedom Day
National Serpent Day
Robinson Crusoe Day
Spunky Old Broads Day

February 2

Sled Dog Day
Candlemas
Crepe Day
Groundhog Day
Groundhog Job Shadow Day
Heavenly Hash Day
Hedgehog Day
Marmot Day
World Wetlands Day

February 3

The Day the Music Died
Elmo’s Birthday
National Carrot Cake Day
National Cordova Ice Worm Day
National Girls and Women in Sports Day
National Wedding Ring Day

February 4

Liberace Day
Ice Cream For Breakfast Day – 2017
National Create a Vacuum Day
National Homemade Soup Day
National Stuffed Mushroom Day
National Thank a Mailman Day
Quacker Day
USO Day
World Cancer Day

February 5

World Nutella Day
Bubble Gum Day
Give Kids a Smile Day
National Chocolate Fondue Day
National Weatherman’s Day
Wear Red Day
Western Monarch Day

February 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
International Pisco Sour Day
Lame Duck Day
National Frozen Yogurt Day
Take Your Child to the Library Day

February 7

Super Bowl 50 – 2016
Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
Send a Card to a Friend Day

February 8

Love May Make the World Go ‘Round, but Laughter Keeps Us from Getting Dizzy Day
Boy Scouts Day
Clean Out Your Computer Day
Laugh and Get Rich Day
National Kite Flying Day
National Molasses Bar Day
Shrove Monday

February 9

International Pancake Day – 2016
Extraterrestrial Culture Day
Mardi Gras
National Bagel Day
National Bagels and Lox Day
National Develop Alternative Vices Day
National Toothache Day
Pizza Pie Day
Read in the Bathtub Day
Safer Internet Day

February 10

Plimsoll Day
National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
Umbrella Day

February 11

Pro Sports Wives Day
Be Electrific Day
National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
National Make a Friend Day
National Peppermint Patty Day
National Shut-in Visitation Day
Satisfied Staying Single Day
White Shirt Day

February 12

National Lost Penny Day
International Darwin Day
International Winter Bike to Work Day
Lincoln’s Birthday
NAACP Day
National Plum Pudding Day
Oglethorpe Day
Paul Bunyan Day
Safety Pup Day

February 13

Get a Different Name Day
Employee Legal Awareness Day
Madly in Love With Me Day
National Tortellini Day
World Radio Day

February 14

National Ferris Wheel Day
Autism Sunday
Frederick Douglass Day
International Quirkyalone Day
League of Women Voters Day
Library Lovers’ Day
National Call in Single Day
National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
National Have a Heart Day
National Organ Donor Day
Pet Theft Awareness Day
Read to Your Child Day
Valentine’s Day

February 15

Susan B. Anthony Day
Lupercalia
National Gumdrop Day
Presidents’ Day
Remember The Maine Day
Singles Awareness Day

February 16

Do a Grouch a Favor Day
Kyoto Protocol Day
National Almond Day

February 17

National Champion Crab Races Day
National Cafe Au Lait Day
My Way Day
National PTA Founders Day
Random Acts of Kindness Day
World Human Spirit Day

February 18

Cow Milked While Flying In An Airplane Day
Drink Wine Day
National Battery Day

February 19

Prevent Plagiarism Day
Iwo Jima Day
National Chocolate Mint Day

February 20

National Handcuff Day
Clean Out Your Bookcase Day
Love Your Pet Day
National Cherry Pie Day
National Hoodie Hoo Day
World Day for Social Justice
World Whale Day

February 21

Single Tasking Day
Card Reading Day
International Mother Language Day
National Sticky Bun Day

February 22

World Thinking Day
Be Humble Day
George Washington’s Birthday
National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
National Margarita Day
Walking the Dog Day

February 23

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
Curling is Cool Day
National Banana Bread Day
Play Tennis Day
World Spay Day

February 24

Inconvenience Yourself Day – 2016
National Tortilla Chip Day

February 25

International Hair Freezing Day – 2016
National Chili Day
National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day
National Clam Chowder Day
Pistol Patent Day
The Great American Spit Out

February 26

Levi Strauss Day
International STAND UP to Bullying Day
National For Pete’s Sake Day
National Pistachio Day

February 27

World Sword Swallower’s Day – 2016
International Polar Bear Day
International Tongue Twister Contest Day
National Kahlua Day
National Strawberry Day
Open That Bottle Night

February 28

National Public Sleeping Day
Floral Design Day
National Chocolate Souffle Day
National Tooth Fairy Day
Rare Disease Day

February 29 – in Leap Years

International Underlings Day
Bachelor’s Day
Leap Day