National Best Friends Day

Supriya Jain
Jun 09, 2024 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Mar 04, 2022
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National Best Friends Day is celebrated annually to connect with close friends who either live close or in other countries.

Where is National Best Friends Day celebrated?

It's celebrated in the United States.

Who is National Best Friends Day celebrated by?

National Best Friends Day is celebrated among friends to appreciate them for their company, how much they mean and how they are a part of the family.

When did National Best Friends Day first start?

National Best Friends’ Day was first started in the year 1935 to appreciate friends and how they can help during tough times.

Who started National Best Friends Day?

National Best Friends’ Day was first started in the year 1935 by the US Congress to appreciate friends and their lives.

This national day is to extend support to your close friends.

History And Timeline

 June 8 was chosen because it was probably the best for doing outdoor activities. Though this holiday has lost its importance over the past few years, it has also taken a rise in social media as people are always excited to be active on social media and post their wonderful photographs.

Establishment Of The Day

This day was established in 1935 by US Congress.

1935

Chicago Sun Times

This holiday found a new life as Mary Wisniewski wrote about this holiday in The Chicago Sun-Times.

2007

Times Square Celebration

National Best Friends Day is celebrated in Times Square, which is hosted by BFF.tv in collaboration with DoSomething.org.

2009

Work Best Friends

Starbucks is considered to be one of the most popular coffee shops in America, and it encourages celebrating 'Work Best Friends' with its employees.

2015

Support During Tough Times

Friends helped each other during the tough times during the lockdowns by sharing inspiring posts and photos.

2021

Traditions And Customs

Traditions and customs that are followed during this day are to appreciate them for their company, how much they mean to us and how important they are for us.

Though this holiday has lost its importance over the past few years, it has also taken a rise in social media as people are always excited to be active on social media and post their wonderful photographs.

Ways To Observe Or Celebrate National Best Friends Day

National Best Friends Day is celebrated to appreciate our friends, whether they are old or new. It is the best time to show them love.

A friend is always there whenever you are sad, lonely, or angry. They are always by your side, even during the worst times of your life.

A lot of people celebrate this day with their lovely friends as they make a huge part of life and without friends life is boring! Celebrations during this day can be small and low key, like drinking a cup of coffee with your friend or going for a walk on this balmy day.

Facts And Stats

  • Many people celebrate this day with their lovely friends as they make a huge part of life.
  • National Best Friends Day and Friendship Day are not the same.
  • National Best Friends Day events are organized across the country.

What day is National Best Friends Day?

June 8 is National Best Friends Day.

What day is National Girl Best Friends Day?

August 11 is National Girl Best Friends Day.

When is National Best Friends Day?

June 8 is National Best Friends Day.

When is National Friend Day?

International Friends Day is celebrated on July 30.

What is the importance of celebrating National Best Friends Day?

The importance of celebrating this day is to appreciate our best friend and show them how much you care about them.

What are some similarities between National Best Friends Day and Friendship Day?

Both the days are related to friendship and spending time or reconnecting with friends no matter how far away they are.

How is National Best Friends Day different from Friendship Day?

The names of the events are different, but the aim is the same.

Who encourages the celebration of National Best Friends Day?

The day is encouraged by friends.

When Is This Day Celebrated

  • Monday, June 08, 2020
  • Tuesday, June 08, 2021
  • Tuesday, June 07, 2022
  • Thursday, June 08, 2023
  • Saturday, June 08, 2024

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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Shruti ThapaBachelor of Arts specializing in English

With a passion for American, British, and children's literature, Shruti is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree at Garden City University, Bengaluru. Her fluency in Nepali, Hindi, and Mandarin demonstrates her linguistic abilities and global perspective. In addition to her literary pursuits, she has a keen interest in non-fiction literature, aesthetics, early childhood education, and Egyptian history. Shruti's research paper 'Bringing Art Illustrations In Education And Pop Culture' showcases her proficiency in these areas and her dedication to academic excellence.

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