National Straw Hat Day is celebrated on May 15th of every year. It is one of the most important days for the earlier generations because on the earlier days no men and women will never leave their home without a hat. On those days from the September 15 to May 14, men and women will wear some nice hats, but on May 15th everyone in the city will automatically switch to straw hats because of summer. The straw hats are the perfect way to protect you from summer, then your hat should be at least 2-3 inch brim all around, which is used here for protecting the area exposed to intense of the sun.
“I don’t care a straw for your newspaper articles, my constituents don’t know how to read, but they can’t help seeing them damned pictures.” Boss Tweed
History of National Straw Hat Day
The creator and the founder of National Straw Hat Day are still unknown. The Straw hats used in the time of Middle Ages, and it is used in Western part of America and into the Orient. Nowadays numerous styles of hats have appeared, but some of them will show the importance of the culture or the place. These hats have been shown the appearance of every region of the world, which has a vast range of techniques and styles and those hats created for some specific needs.
Other Celebrations on May 15
May 15 is also celebrated as
- International Day of Families
- National Chocolate Chip Day
- National Nylon Stocking Day
- National Bike to Work Day
How to Celebrate National Straw Hat Day
National Straw Hat Day can be celebrated by going out and buying a new straw hat; it will be found in almost all size, shape and all material. The traditional Straw Hat made with the help of the wheat straw. Otherwise, they will use something more exotic such as Baku Straw hat which made of Talipot Palm. You can also share your ideas and thoughts on social media by using the hashtag #NationalStrawHatDay.