Lumberjack Day is celebrated on September 26 of every year. The commemoration of the day is to honor the lumberjack profession in the logging industry. It is also mentioned that the day was celebrated to go out and eat pancakes and waffles with friends.
“Neither sleet nor rain nor a half inch of snow will compel me to dress like a lumberjack.” – Gayle Forman
History of Lumberjack Day
The origin and the history of this day date back to 2005. Marianne Ways and Colleen AF Venable established it. It is also commemorated as a day to eat lots of pancakes and waffles with friends. Venable herself had worked as a lumberjack and mentioned that this idea of celebrating this day had come as an excuse to move out and eat some pancakes. The Lumberjack celebrations include pirate-themed parties and are worth the note that this day comes after a week of Talk Like a Pirate Day. The celebration of this day gained overall popularity and is celebrated by people who dress up in plain and beards. They even carry fake axes and throwing huge lumberjack themed parties.
Other Celebrations on September 26
September 26 is also celebrated as
- Johnny Appleseed Day
- International Rabbit Day
- Batman Day
- National Love Note Day
- World Contraception Day
- Save Your Photos Day
How to Celebrate the Day
You can organize a pirate-themed party for the friends, family and ask them to come with lumberjack style. You can wear plaid shirts, suspenders, boots, beards, and fake Axe. Serve them pancakes to make the day more enjoyable. Post and share your celebrations on social media using the hashtag #LumberjackDay.
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