Getting ready for your dad’s special day?
But when is Father’s Day 2023?
This year, Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Plenty of time to get your gifts ready!
But why that specific date?
Where does this date come from?
Does the date of Father’s Day change each year?
What’s the history of Father’s Day?
Let’s find out.
In this article: 📝
- What day is Mother’s Day and Father’s Day 2023?
- Does Father’s Day change date every year?
- Why is Father’s Day celebrated on different dates?
- How to celebrate Father’s Day 2023
What day is Mother’s Day and Father’s Day 2023?
The Father’s Day date 2023 will be on Sunday, June 18, 2023 in the US and UK.
Father’s Day 2023 will be on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Mother’s Day in the US was on Sunday, 14 May, 2023.
In the UK, Mother’s Day 2023 was on Sunday, 19 March, 2023.
What is the date for fathers in 2023?
Well, the main day for fathers is Father’s Day 2023, which takes place on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
But there are a few other national holidays that also honor dads for different reasons:
- Forgive Mom & Dad Day ‒ March 18
- National Single Parent Day ‒ March 21
- National Superhero Day ‒ April 28
- National Father-in-Law Day ‒ July 30
- National Working Parents Day ‒ September 16
- National Stepfamily Day ‒ September 16
- National Family Day ‒ September 26
- Family History Month ‒ October
- International Men’s Day ‒ November 19
- National Roots Day ‒ December 23
Which came first, Mother’s or Father’s day?
It was actually Mother’s Day that came first.
The first Mother’s Day took place in May 1907, held by Anna Jarvis, to honor her late mother.
Father’s Day first started on June 19, 1910, started by Sonora Smart Dodd in Washington, to thank her father, a Civil War veteran who raised her and her five brothers and sisters.
June 19 was actually Dodd’s father’s birthday, and in 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson made it official.
Does Father’s Day change date every year?
Yes, Father’s Day changes each year ‒ Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June.
Father’s Day 2023 will take place on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Which Sunday is Father’s Day?
This year, Father’s Day 2023 will be on the third Sunday in June ‒ Sunday, June 18, 2023.
Why is Father’s Day in June?
Father’s Day 2023 will take place in June to honor the father of the founder of Father’s Day, as it was held on his birthday.
Why is Father’s Day celebrated on different dates?
In most countries around the world, Father’s Day 2023 will be on Sunday, June 18 ‒ the third Sunday of June.
But there are a lot of countries that celebrate Father’s Day 2023 on different days, for different reasons:
- Bolivia, Croatia, Honduras, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mozambique, Portugal, Spain: March 19, 2023
- Moldova: May 14, 2023
- South Korea, Romania: May 8, 2023
- Germany: May 18, 2023
- Denmark, Lithuania, Switzerland: June 4, 2023
- Austria: June 11, 2023
- El Salvador, Guatemala: June 17, 2023
- Egypt, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Syria, Haiti: June 25, 2023
- Nicaragua, Poland: June 23, 2023
- Uruguay: July 9, 2023
- Dominican Republic: July 30, 2023
- Brazil, Mongolia, Samoa, Taiwan: August 13, 2023
- Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea: September 3, 2023
- Latvia, North Macedonia: September 10, 2023
- Luxembourg: October 1, 2023
- Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Indonesia, Norway, Sweden: November 12, 2023
- Thailand: December 5, 2023
- Bulgaria: December 26, 2023
Are there two Father’s Day?
There are actually more than two Father’s Days dates around the world ‒ more than 20, in fact.
How to celebrate Father’s Day 2023
So how can you make Father’s Day 2023 the best day for your dad?
If you want to go one extra, you could dress up in matching daddy-and-me outfits!
But the best way to celebrate Father’s Day 2023 is to simply spend time with your dad and tell him what he means to you.
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!