National Hat Day: Date, History, and How to Celebrate

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National Hat Day is observed on January 15 of every year. The Day is celebrated for protection against the elements, for ceremonial or religious reasons, for safety, or as a fashion accessory. In the past, hats were an index of social status.

Why do we have Hat Day?

From protecting the head from the cold or heat of the day to just expressing who a person is to the world, National Hat Day is a great day to sport the very best in headgear. And it’s also the perfect time to learn about this history of hats as well as find creative ways to celebrate!

Benefits Of Wearing Hats

  • Protect your face and head from sunburn.
  • Gain the following, support your brand or organization.
  • Protect your eyes from the brightness of the sun, which can cause sun damage as you age.
  • Prevent skin cancers and skin damage.
  • Protect your head, face, and ears from the cold and weather conditions.
  • Regulate your body temperature and keep it relatively low – even against the rays of the sun.
  • Hide your bad hair day.

How to Celebrate National Hat Day?

Hats have been worn as uniforms, fashion accessories, and protective gear. Celebrating National Hat Day is relatively simple. You can be easily celebrated by just choosing one of your favorite hats and Wearing the hat to celebrate the Day. Also, you can encourage people around you to wear hats and even you can organize a party and ask your family and friends to come up with hats. Share on social media with #NationalHatDay to promote National Hat Day.

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