July marks the halfway point of the year, and there are plenty of fun ways to celebrate during this hot summer month! Important holidays include the United States of America’s birthday and a major religious holiday for the Muslim community, but there are also some super fun smaller holidays as well. Scroll down to see what we’ll be celebrating this month!
7/04 – Independence Day
Fireworks, BBQs, and parades – what’s not to love about the 4th of July?! Commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in the Unites States in 1776, this is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the country. Check out all of the new red, white, and blue content in the app to create the perfect card or social media post!
7/07 – Tanabata
Tanabata (七夕), also known as the “star festival”, takes place on the 7th day of the 7th month each year in Japan. The festival celebrates the meeting of two lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi, who were tragically separated by the Milky Way (as the legend goes!) During the celebration, people write their wishes on small, colorful paper (tanzaku) and hang them on the branches of bamboo trees. Try writing your wish on our Tanzaku template by simply tapping on the text and customizing it!
7/09 – Eid Al Adha Begins
Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” starts this year on July 9th. One of Islam’s most important holidays, it signifies the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, as ordered by Allah. To create a card or greeting for this celebration, head to the app to see all the new templates we’ve designed just for the occasion!
7/10 – National Kitten Day
What’s cuter than kittens? Absolutely nothing. Celebrate this fun holiday by making a collage of your precious feline friend! Head to the Store in PicCollage and search “cat” for all the adorable stickers and backgrounds!
7/24- Parents’ Day
Parents’ Day celebrates and recognizes the teamwork that goes into raising children, and acknowledges the role of parental guidance in building a strong, stable society. Make your parents a card to let them know how grateful you are for their hard work and support! See our “Family” template category for all the options!
7/25 – Christmas in July
Who says you can’t have Christmas cheer in the middle of summer? Christmas in July started almost 90 years ago on July 24th and 25th in 1933 at a girls’ camp in North Carolina. If you’ll be having a celebration of your own this year. Simply tap on the template below to start to using this “Christmas in July” template!
7/30 – International Friendship Day
International Friendship Day is the perfect time to let your friends know how special they are and how much they mean to you! Surprise them with a sweet card or greeting that celebrates your friendship. Just head to the “Friendship” template category in the app to see all the options!
Whatever you’re celebrating in July, be sure to commemorate it with PicCollage! And don’t forget to share your creations on social media and tag us at @piccollage – we love seeing what you come up with!