During 2020 we celebrate the 11th Anniversary of National Fossil Day! Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across the country in parks, classrooms, and online during National Fossil Day. National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. Learn more, Dig 20 Ideas Inspired by National Fossil Day.
Next 2020 National Fossil Day is was
Wednesday October 14, 2020
[NOTE: Thank you to all who participated in National Fossil Day in 2020! Updates for NFD 2021 are pending, please check back again. Also, be sure to keep an eye out for the new Official NFD Artwork for 2021—What prehistoric animal would you like to see? The new artwork and the theme for the 2021 NFD Art Contest will be announced on this site early in the New Year.]