At Page-A-Day, we don't just want to bring you beautiful, amazing calendars—we also want to help you fill them too! Check out all the exciting holidays and observances coming up in July.
Monthly observances in July:
Tour de France Month. While America is celebrating its indepencence, France is hosting the largest annual bike race in the world. Join the fun by dusting off your two-wheeler, and for some inspiration and bike savvy tips, take a look at Just Ride.
National Grilling Month. Neighborhoods all over the nation are filled with the mouthwatering armoa of barbecue this month! Barbecue Bible expert Steven Raichlen's How to Grill and Beer Can Chicken will add some fun and variety to any master griller's menu.
National Ice Cream Month. Keep cool with tasty homemade ice cream—get inspired by Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts.
And, of course, the daily observances to fill your Page-A-Day calendars with some extra excitement!
July 4th is Independence Day (USA). Fly the flag high, enjoy some fireworks, and celebrate America!
July 6th is World Kiss Day. Celebrate with Sandra Boynton's Snuggle Puppy: "It starts with an 'oooo,' and ends with a KISS," and it's the perfect board book to bond with your little one this month.
July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day. We've posted tips on our blog to help make sure your pet is safe from household fires. Keep your furry friends fire free!
July 16th is the first day of National Zoo Keeper Week. Give a zoo keeper a high-five this week, and say thanks! If there's a special zoo keeper in your life, pick up a copy of You Are Doing a Freaking Great Job to show your apreciation.
July 23rd is National Parent's Day. If you didn't get it right on Father's Day or Mother's Day, you have another chance on July 26th. Get it right this time! Shop for personal gifts filled with fun, entertainment, and love.
July 24th is National Cousins Day. Cousins have a special bond. Find the gift that's just right for your cousin's unique interests, whether it's cats, puzzles, gardening, or travel.
July 30th is National Dance Day. No one celebrates dance like Jordan Matter, who finds the extraodinary in the ordinary with his book Dancers Among Us.
July 29th is International Day of Friendship. We're talking furry friends! July 31st is the last day of our huge pet lover's sale, so pick up a copy of 97 Ways to Make a Dog Smile, or 97 Ways to Make a Cat Like You to try some new tricks with your best friends.
July 30th is (also) Paperback Book Day. So get reading! .
If we missed any holidays and observances that matter to you, please leave them in a comment below! We'd love to celebrate whatever you're celebrating this month.