There are several national holidays to be celebrated during the week of March 9th. Although most national holidays have a significant meaning and purpose, some exist purely for the fun of it. The color pink, tacos or Star Wars– you name it and there’s probably a national day for it. Anything can be a National Holiday, all you have to do is have an idea.
Let’s take a look at the national holidays happening this week:
National Barbie Day: Celebrate an iconic toy that premiered on this day in 1959.
National Nap Day: This is the day after Daylight Savings to account for the change in waking and sleeping hours as clocks “spring forward.”
National Meatball Day: Restaurants across the country are celebrating by offering deals and discounts on meatball dishes.
National Mario Kart Day: An annual celebration of the entire Mario franchise
National Pack Your Lunch Day: Encourages everyone across the country to take their lunch to work and/or school.
National Johnny Appleseed Day: Celebrates American urban legend, Johnny Appleseed.
National Promposal Day: The day for high school students across America to craft their unique invitation and ask their dates out to prom.
National Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day: Take this day as an opportunity to try something new!
National Girl Scout Day: Commemorates the anniversary of the first Girl Scout meeting.
National Plant a Flower Day: Each year this day is dedicated to the planting of flowers when most people are looking forward to the spring season.
National K-9 Day: The day when all military dogs should be commemorated.
National Open An Umbrella Indoors Day: There is an old superstition that says that if you open an umbrella indoors you’ll get seven years of bad luck. This day is the day to break the superstition.