National Best Friend Day

Two friends exchanging heartfelt notes, surrounded by colorful balloons and confetti. One friend is wearing a cozy sweater, while the other is wearing a trendy denim jacket. The scene is set in a park, filled with blooming flowers and a picnic blanket..
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Who needs superheroes when you have a best friend? That's right, on National Best Friend Day, you're encouraged to celebrate that main sidekick in your life. Remember that an apple a day might keep the doctor away, but a best friend can help you get through pretty much anything.

When is Best Friend Day?

It's national best friend day on the 9th June.

It's National Best Friend Day!

Celebrated around the globe, National Best Friend Day first gained traction on social platforms. Did people need another reason to appreciate their partners-in-crime? Surely, not! But they still took it wholeheartedly. Our data detected 512,230 mentions online with the most chatter happening on June 9th, 2015. Proving that, yes, there are THAT many best friends out there!

The Birth of a National Day

The origin of National Best Friend Day is a bit shrouded in mystery - just like most friendships! Some believe it was created by greeting card companies (no surprises there), while others suggest it evolved organically from the friends appreciating friends. It's grown incredibly popular over past few years, suggesting we're thankful for the excuse to have a day dedicated to celebrating our close companions.

How to Celebrate?

From video calls to sending thoughtful gifts, people across the world celebrate National Best friend Day in numerous heartfelt ways. Some upload nostalgic pictures on social media, others surprise their besties with a thoughtful note. After all, celebrating a best friend isn’t about grand gestures - it’s the thought and sentiment that counts.

So, Here's to Best Friends Everywhere!

In conclusion, National Best Friends Day encourages us to take a moment from our busy lives to cherish people who offer us unconditional sanity. Though we might celebrate our besties every day, it's quite special to have a day dedicated to the awesomeness that is our best friend. So, shout out to the laugh inducers, secret keepers, and constant supporters. Have a friend-tastic National Best Friend Day!

Did you know?

Did you know? The record for the longest friendship ever is 79 years! Beat that!


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First identified

12th March 2015

Most mentioned on

9th June 2015

Total mentions


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