76 Ideas for August Holidays

by Liz Crider Huff Second Street

Monthly Holidays in August

Fishing Month

  • What Type of Fish Are You? Quiz
  • Fishing Trip Giveaway
  • Best Local Fish Fry Ballot
  • Biggest Catch Photo Contest (turnkey available)

FISH FACE photo contest

Romance Awareness Month

Romance Month Sweepstakes

Happiness Happens Month

  • What Makes You Happy? Poll
  • Biggest Smile Photo Contest
  • Cutest Kid/Pet Photo Contest (turnkey available)
  • [Local Restaurant/Bar] Happy Hour Giveaway

HAPPY MONTH photo contest

Daily Holidays in August

August 1

Girl Friends Day

  • Gal-friends Photo Contest
  • Can Men & Women Be Friends? Poll
  • [Artist/Celebrity] Meet & Greet for You and a Friend Giveaway
  • Can We Guess Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookie? Quiz

GIRL FRIENDS DAY poll

August 2

Coloring Book Day

  • Coloring Photo Contest
  • Which Bedroom Wall Color Matches Your Personality? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • What Color is a Tennis Ball? Poll

COLORING DAY photo contest

August 3

International Beer Day

Beer Day quiz

White Wine Day

  • Wine Wednesday Photo Contest
  • Pair the Wine with the Region Quiz (turnkey available)
  • [Local Winery] Giveaway
  • A Weekend in Wine Country Giveaway
  • Test Your Wine Knowledge Quiz (turnkey available)

WHITE WINE DAY sweep

August 4

Sandcastle Day

  • Favorite Beaches Poll
  • Best of the Beach Ballot
  • Beach Vacation Giveaway

SANDCASTLE DAY sweep

August 5

Work Like a Dog Day

  • Favorite Song to Get You Motivated Poll
  • Best Places to Work [City] Ballot
  • Workday Bonus Pay Giveaway

WORK LIKE A DOG DAY Ballot

August 8

International Cat Day

CAT DAY photo contest

August 9

Book Lovers Day

  • How Many Books Do You Read in a Year? Poll
  • Name that Famous Female Author Quiz (turnkey available)
  • What Book Should You Read Next? Quiz
  • Win Your Book Club a trip to [Destination] Giveaway

BOOK LOVERS DAY sweep

August 12

World Elephant Day

Elephant Day photo contest

August 13

Lefthanders Day

  • Do You Write with Your Left Hand? Poll
  • Lefty Trivia Quiz

Left Hand Day poll

August 15

Relaxation Day

RELAX DAY quiz

August 16

Rollercoaster Day

  • Trip to [Amusement Park] Giveaway
  • Best Picture at [Local Amusement Park] Photo Contest
  • Which Type of Coaster Are You? Quiz

ROLLERCOASTER DAY quiz

Tell a Joke Day

  • Best Knock Knock Joke Ballot
  • Funny Faces Photo Contest

JOKE DAY ballot

August 19

Photography Day

  • Camera Ready Photo Contest
  • Caption This Photo Ballot
  • Cutest Kid/Pet Photo Contest (turnkey available)

Summer Travel Photo Contest

August 23

Burger Day

  • What Kind of Burger Are You? Quiz
  • Best Burger in [City] Ballot
  • Which Stadium Food Are You? Quiz (turnkey available)

Burger Day poll

August 26

Dog Day

DOG DAY photo contest

August 29

More Herbs, Less Salt Day

MORE HERBS, LESS SALT DAY ballot

It’s time to make August one of the best months for growing your annual engagement and revenue goals. Discover even more ideas for June, July, and August in our Summer Revenue Guide now.

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