When is this holiday celebrated?
This holiday is celebrated annually in December 14 every year.
Note: There seems to be 2 different holidays titled "Monkey Day".
The one celebrated on December 14 is about animal rights and research etc.
The one celebrated on July 21 is about monkey-in around playing pranks.
What type of holiday is monkey day?
Monkey Day is an unoffical holiday celebrated internationally on December 14.
How is this holiday celebrated?
The holiday is primarily celebrated with costume parties intended to help draw attention to issues related to simians, including medical research, animal rights, and evolution. The holiday also cuts across religious boundaries and provides opportunities to share monkey stories.
Origin of this Holiday
The holiday was created in 2000 by art students at Michigan State University, including Casey Sorrow, then artist of the popular comic Fetus-X. There has been an annual Monkey Day Web Comic Marathon since 2004 with comics including Rob Balder's PartiallyClips, David Malki's Wondermark, Eric Millikin's Fetus-X, and Sorrow's own Feral Calf.
Other December Holidays around the world
How can I Celebrate this holiday?
- Have a Monkey Party! - It's traditional to have monkey parties on this holiday to support the reason for this day. All you have to do is get out the monkey food (like banana dishes) and dress like monkeys.
- Send Free E-Greeting! - If your ready to get together with your friends don't forget to invite them with these fun Internet Invitations.