Let’s celebrate, y’all! July 2024 Holidays and Celebrations

Howdy July!

Get ready for friends, family and fireworks—and break out the red, white and blue for Independence Day. It’s time to flip the calendar page, check out July holidays and observances, and start thinking about who we’re connecting with this month. We’ve shared some ideas to help you celebrate.

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Your Special Days in July  

Grab your calendar and a notepad. We’ve listed holidays below for you to add (and make lists of people you want to send cards, letters and gifts to). For your personal list, think about:


Time to stock up?

Do you need:

July is National Ice Cream Month.

July is National Ice Cream Month.

Happy 4th of July

July 4 is Independence Day.

July Holidays and Observances  

All July:
Christmas in July


National Ice Cream Month


July 1:

National Postal Worker Day

Leave a little “thank-you” by your mailbox, like:


July 4:

Independence Day


July 7:

World Chocolate Day

July 7 is World Chocolate Day.

July 17 is World Emoji Day.

July 17 is World Emoji Day.

July 11:

Cheer Up the Lonely Day


July 17:

World Emoji Day


July 24:

National Cousins Day

International Self-Care Day


July 26:

National Disability Independence Day

National Aunt and Uncle’s Day


July 28:

Parents’ Day

July 11 is Cheer Up the Lonely Day.

July 11 is Cheer Up the Lonely Day.

July 25 is Parents Day.

July 28 is Parents’ Day.

More Ideas for July  

birthday card

Write the Right Thing

Ever get stumped on what to write in a birthday card? Let us help make that easier—get tips from the Hallmark writers.

birthday care package

Send a Birthday Box

Make a care package as fun and unique as the birthday person—the possibilities are endless.

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Christmas in July

Celebrate Christmas in July

Whether you’ve just heard of it or you celebrate it every year, we wanted to share the ideas behind this unseasonal holiday.

July Celebration Planner  

A printed July 2024 celebration planner page sitting on a home office desktop, surrounded by desk accessories.

Download this July Celebration Planner page to help you keep track of special moments this month. IT’S FREE!

Digital Wallpapers  

A laptop screen displaying the free July downloadable desktop wallpaper, with a mobile phone displaying the free downloadable mobile wallpaper lying nearby.

Freshen up your digital devices with these free, flowery wallpapers.


July Birthday Cake Toppers  

A July birthday cake topper that says,

Celebrate the July babies in your life with this free downloadable cake topper!