Featured in USA Today's "Strange but useful iPhone apps."

This app has been and will continue to be updated every year (since 2009). Each update is free, so you will have endless bizarre holidays. You can also quickly read and access this from the Today Notifications as a widget in iOS 8 or later.

"Bizarre Holidays presents you with wacky holidays each day. You'll find silly holidays like Blame Someone Else Day and Dance Like a Chicken Day. Use it to have a little fun or plan fun parties for friends and family. It is updated yearly." - USA Today

Have a party every day of the year! This list of random holidays gives you a reason to celebrate 365 days in a row. Celebrate food, famous folks, or your own bad attitude with fun favorites like Fried Chicken Day, Amelia Earnhart Day, and Blame Someone Else Day. Or get really bizarre with Dance Like a Chicken Day or Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night! See just one zany holiday per day or look ahead with the calendar feature to plan your upcoming celebrations. Many days of the year even have more than one random holiday for you to enjoy! You also get to enjoy one unique background image for each day of the week, so check daily to see the new background image.

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What’s New

Version 12.2

2019 Calendar

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
307 Ratings

307 Ratings

CPA 4301 ,

National holidays give me cheer.

I only wish I could see it as my screen saver and I would see it automatically when I turn on my device.

Storying Worldwide ,

👍 Great app [please make widget font large again!]

The widget is a great way to see something different every day. Unfortunately the last update often compresses the font to sizes unreadable without a magnifying glass! 🔍
[August 18, 2017 UPDATE: My original review was January 14. so my first observed the widget text became smaller around the beginning of this year. I'm using an iPhone 6S and have been keeping the OS current by installing every iOS update. Perhaps the widget text shrank because of an iOS update?]

Developer Response ,

Please let us know the device and date you observed this on and we will fix it in our next release. You can contact us at

Mar-y ,

Fun app with a few improvements

I’d love to be able to add the individual holidays to my calendar. I’d also like to click on the holiday to get more information. And finally, I’d like to be able to share just a particular holiday, not the whole page. But it’s great fun and I check this app every morning.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback. We will consider these improvements in future releases.


Matthew King
60.5 MB

Requires iOS 10.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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