2023 August Holiday Calendar

Can you believe it’s already August?! The summer is flying by, and we’re loving every minute of it. As we head into the new month, we wanted to make sure you’ve got a few important dates on your calendar. Scroll down to see what we’ll be celebrating this August and how we’re using PicCollage to make you’re treasured memories even more special!

Note: All the in-app content links in this blog are optimized for mobile.

Back to School 

Back to school is right around the corner. Luckily we’ve got tons of new content to help you celebrate. From fun templates to colorful backgrounds to sweet stickers, we have everything you need to jazz up first-day-of-school photos, make a cute class photo collage, and so much more!

Collage on Left: Template from “School” Category
Collage on Right: Stickers – Back to School Craft, First Day of School | Background: Colorful Graph Paper

8/8- International Cat Day 

Cat lovers, rejoice! You’ll say “Me-WOW” when you see all the fun feline content we’ve created to celebrate International cat day on August 8th. Use one of our templates to declare your Proud Cat Mom status, or start from scratch and choose from our wide selection of stickers and backgrounds to highlight your fur baby’s best photos. 

Collage on Left: Stickers – Best Fur Friends | Background: Cozy Cats
Collage on Right: Template from “Pets” Category

8/9- International Day of World Indigenous Peoples 

Did you know that Indigenous peoples and communities make up just 5% of the world’s population but protect 81% of the world’s biodiversity? Each year on August 9th, International Day of World Indigenous Peoples recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve the world, and raises awareness to protect their rights. This year, make a card or collage to help bring attention to this important day! 

Free Template: Category – World’s Indigenous People’s Day

8/19- World Photography Day  

What better time is there to make a PicCollage than on World Photography Day? This August 19th, say “Cheese!” or scroll through your camera roll to highlight a few of your favorite photos! Use one of our film-inspired templates or use a neutral background a subtle stickers. Let the photos take center stage today!

Both collages: Templates from “Film” category

8/22- Qixi Festival  

Qixi Festival – also known as the Double Seventh Festival, or Chinese Valentine’s Day – falls each year on the seventh day of the seventh month on the lunar calendar. It commemorates the mythological love story of the weaver girl and the cowherd, symbolizing the annual reunion of the star-crossed lovers represented by the stars Vega and Altair. Make a card for your love this year by searching “Qixi Festival” in the app. 

Free Template – “Qixi Festival” Category

8/26 – International Dog Day

August is an animal lover’s dream. In addition to Cat Day, we also get to celebrate International Dog Day! Show some puppy love to your four-legged friend by making a collage (or 10) highlighting their cutest photos.

Collage on Left: Template from “Pets” Category
Collage on Right: “Puppy Love” Backgrounds

What are you most excited to celebrate this August? Whether it’s love, pets, or the power of photography, we can’t wait to see what you come up with! Follow along on social media at @piccollage for more inspiration and a first look at new content!

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