Who decides on random #holidays that are so popular on Instagram? While we may not known the rhyme or reason, we are on board with an excuse to enjoy our favorite things. According to www.nationaltoday.com, here's a short list of what's on the docket. They could be fake, but we won't tell if you don't.
AUGUST 2 NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY
Head to Honeysuckle Gelato inside Ponce City Market for one of their delicious renditions of the nostalgic summer staple. Whether you choose between varieties like the chocolate chip cookie with vanilla bean gelato and seasalted caramel sauce, brownie with bourbon gelato and apple cinnamon caramel or create your own combo, you can't go wrong.
AUGUST 13 NATIONAL BOWLING DAY
Claim your lane at Midtown Bowl, the go-to bowling spot for Atlantans since 1960. A full service bar is also available for patrons. Or, for a modern spin on the classic game, head to Punch Bowl Social at The Battery Atlanta, The Painted Duck on the Westside or The Painted Pin in Miami Circle.
AUGUST 16 NATIONAL RUM DAY
Tiki drinks, anyone? Escape to S.O.S. Tiki Bar in Decatur or Trader Vic's in the basement of the Hilton Atlanta Downtown for your fix.
AUGUST 16 NATIONAL TELL A JOKE DAY
Need some practice? Amateur and professionals alike are invited to the take the stage at the Laughing Skull Comedy Lounge's Open Mic night Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 pm. On Aug. 16, Big Jay Oakerson headlines.
NATIONAL WAFFLE DAY
Atlanta is home to Waffle House, where all are welcome to chow down on breakfast foods at almost any hour of the day.
AUGUST 27 NATIONAL JUST BECAUSE DAY
This one is up to you.
AUGUST 31 NATIONAL TRAIL MIX DAY
Grab a pack (we love Xocolatl's varieties) and get lost in local greenspaces like Sweetwater
Creek Park or the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area for the day.