Wednesday 22 February 2017
(Week 8)

Parents' Day 2017, 2018 and further

View below the dates for (among others) Parents' Day 2017 and Parents' Day 2018.
You can also see on which day the holiday falls and how many days it is until this holiday.
DateHolidayDay
July 23, 2017 Parents' Day 2017 Sunday
July 22, 2018 Parents' Day 2018 Sunday
July 28, 2019 Parents' Day 2019 Sunday
July 26, 2020 Parents' Day 2020 Sunday
July 25, 2021 Parents' Day 2021 Sunday
July 24, 2022 Parents' Day 2022 Sunday
July 23, 2023 Parents' Day 2023 Sunday
July 28, 2024 Parents' Day 2024 Sunday
July 27, 2025 Parents' Day 2025 Sunday
July 26, 2026 Parents' Day 2026 Sunday
July 25, 2027 Parents' Day 2027 Sunday

Significance of Parents' Day 2017

Parents' Day 2017 is a holiday celebrated, annually, on the fourth Sunday of July that combines the concepts of a Fathers' Day and Mothers' Day. It is a day that commemorates parenthood and appreciates all parents (including mothers, fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, great-grandmothers and great-grandfathers, stepmothers and stepfathers, and foster mothers and fathers) as well as their contribution to society.

History of Parents' Day

The History of Parents' Day 2017 dates to 1994 when President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into law. The bill was introduced by Republican Senator Trent Lott. According to the Congressional Resolution, Parents' Day 2017 is established for “recognizing, uplifting, and supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children”.

Traditions of Parents' Day 2017

As a part of Parents' Day 2017 traditions, children send cards or gifts to their parents or parent figures or make a special effort to them, some people to send gifts, including flowers, cakes and food hampers. It is also a time for families to come together for lunches or dinners. Special tributes to parental figures are made through local announcements at church services or at local community events.

When is Parents' Day 2017

Parents' Day is not a federal holiday and falls on the fourth Sunday of July. The date of the Holiday changes each year but always remains on a Sunday; consult the above table for exact dates.
See besides 'Parents' Day' even more holidays, click on one of the links below.

View or download the 2017 calendar.

See also the 2017 Calendar.