International Pillow Fight Day falls on first Saturday of every April. This year it is celebrated on April 4. It involves hundreds of people having pillow fights in the streets of their city. This day is celebrated in 25 cities around the globe. International pillow fight is considered to be the world’s largest flash mob to date with more than 5,000 participants in New York City. Pillow fighters of every age attended the free event with many wearing fancy dress according to the theme of the year. The pillow fights can last from few minutes to several hours and are played by rules. You can get in the streets with your fluffy pillow and your friends and let the kid inside you play rejoicing childhood.
There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness.” – Michael Jackson
History of International Pillow Fight Day
The ordinary pillow fight has existed for a long time, these events are massive in scale, occur in public and are promoted primarily through the internet. These pillow fights are believed to be inspired by the film fight club. The creator and the history behind the creations are not known. It was initially started small and continued to grow, with Pillow Fight Clubs starting up in London and Vancouver, San Francisco and New Manhattan. The first World Pillow Fight Day took place in March of 2008. Then the day became famous in every corner of the globe.
Other Celebrations on April 4
April 4 is also celebrated as
- International Carrot Day
- National Walk Around Things Day
- National Cordon Bleu Day
- World Rat Day
- Vitamin C Day
- National Tell A Lie Day
- Tangible Karma Day
How to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day
International Pillow Fight Day is celebrated in many cities all around the world. You can celebrate by joining the fight happening in your city. On this day, take your friends to the street and show your strength with the pillow. International Pillow Fight Day is the best way to get rid of your old pillow. Make sure you have fun and cherish your childhood memories. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about International Pillow Fight Day by using the hashtag #PillowFightDay.