101 Ideas for August Holidays

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Liz Huff Senior Director, Customer Success

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

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


Sandcastle Day

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


Sister’s Day

  • Awkward Sister Photo Contest
  • Sisters Day Spark Getaway Sweepstakes (turnkey available)
  • How Close Are You And Your Sister? Quiz

KTVI's Sister's Day


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

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)


Work Like a Dog Day

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


Fresh Breath Day

  • Best Local Dentist Ballot
  • Favorite Gum Flavor Poll
  • Electric Toothbrush Giveaway

Toothbrush Giveaway from Whole Health

International Beer Day

Beer Day quiz

International Cat Day

CAT DAY photo contest

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


Lazy Day

  • Favorite Lazy Day Activity Poll
  • What Book Should You Read Next? Quiz
  • Spa Package Getaway (turnkey available)

Vinyl Record Day

  • Best Record Shop Ballot
  • Vinyl Record Collection Sweepstakes
  • What’s Your Music Style? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Have You Ever Listened to Records? Poll

World Elephant Day

Elephant Day photo contest

Lefthanders Day

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

Left Hand Day poll

Relaxation Day


Rollercoaster Day

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



Tell a Joke Day

  • Best Knock Knock Joke Ballot
  • Funny Faces Photo Contest

JOKE DAY ballot

Photography Day

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

Men’s Grooming Day

  • Local Barber Shop Showdown Ballot
  • Favorite Men’s Grooming Tools Poll
  • Do You Cut Your Man’s Hair? Poll
  • Best Beard Photo Contest

KSEG Grooming Sweeps

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

Dog Day

DOG DAY photo contest


Women’s Equality Day

  • Inspirational Women Essay Contest
  • How Much Do You Know About Women’s History? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Powerful Women Ballot

The Journal News Quiz


More Herbs, Less Salt Day



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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