Friendship Day Dates

Friendship Day is the occasion to honor the beautiful relation that friendship is. The bond of friendship is that wonderful and noble that it is fit to have an entire day dedicated to celebrating it. This day gives an opportunity to express love and care to your friends. It makes for a perfect occasion to go down the memory lane and recollect sweet memories you have shared with your friends.

Many people look forward to this day. In some parts of the world, it's quite offensive if you don't send greetings on this day to your friends.

Every year it falls on the first Sunday of August. This year, the friendship day falls on August 5. However, in some parts of the US such as Oberlin, Ohio, and others, it is celebrated on April 8 each year.

The Friendship Day, however, began as a small celebration but over the time it has evolved into a day which is celebrated no less than a grand festival. The festivities related to this day have grown very colorful and vivid. Exchange of flowers, gifts, greeting cards and friendship bands are a common thing now.Youngsters take it one notch further by partying all night with friends. There are also many cultural and social organizations that host programs and get-togethers to mark this day.

True friends are hard to come by, so if you are lucky enough to have one, show them how much they mean to you this friendship day.

Friendship Day Calendar

YEAR Friendship Day Best Friends Day
2017 August 6 June 8
2018 August 5 June 8
2019 August 4 June 8
2020 August 2 June 8
2021 August 1 June 8
2022 August 7 June 8
2023 August 6 June 8
2024 August 4 June 8
2025 August 3 June 8
2026 August 2 June 8
2027 August 1 June 8
2028 August 6 June 8
2029 August 5 June 8
2030 August 4 June 8


Last Updated: 18th May, 2018