August Monthly Themes

August 2022 Monthly Theme: NPS Birthday: A Year Older, An Inch Taller

As the National Park Service turns 106 on August 25, take a look back on how we’ve grown over the years. More than 400 national parks, dozens of community-based programs, and countless partners and friends. With so much to experience, we’ll highlight ways we’re modernizing to serve audiences that are growing with us.

More information and resources coming soon.

More August Themes & Activities

Every month, the National Park Service celebrates different national holidays and initiatives that provide opportunities to share our mission through websites, social media, and other platforms. Find information on a related topic on, hashtags that national parks are using, and other messaging tools to use on these special days.

August 7: National Lighthouse Day

August 12: International Youth Day

August 11–12: Perseid Meteor Shower Peak

  • Social media hashtags: #NightSkies, #DarkSkies

August 19: National Aviation Day

  • Aviation

  • Social media hashtag: #AviationDay

August 25: NPS Birthday/Founders Day

  • NPS Birthday

  • Social media hashtags: #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque, #FoundersDay

August 26: Women's Equality Day

  • Women's History

  • Social media hashtags: #WomensEquality, #WomensHistoryEveryDay

Last updated: November 22, 2021