National Grouch Day

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For all the grumps, grouches and crabby pants out there, this is the day you’ve been waiting for - it's National Grouch Day! Pillow your heart as you take a deep plunge into a day of grumbling fun, celebrated each year on October 15.

When is Grouch Day?

It's national grouch day on the 15th October.

A Day to Embrace the Inner Grouch

Did you know that there's a whole day dedicated to celebrate the complete sourpusses of the world? Amazing, isn't it? National Grouch Day is a day that marks the acknowledgment of our inner and outer grouches. It brings light to a fun and quirky facet of our personalities that often get discarded as 'bad behaviour'. Whether it's about complaining incessantly about the weather, or taking offense to the overbearing cheerfulness of certain individuals, this day gives you full right to do so!

History of National Grouch Day

The inception of National Grouch Day isn't exactly well-documented, but many believe it sprouted from the lovable Sesame Street character, Oscar the Grouch. And why not? Oscar is the epitome of a grouch, and his debut in 1969 made 'being grumpy' endearing.

Celebrating National Grouch Day

How do you celebrate National Grouch Day then? Simple - just let it all out! Complain, moan, whine and grumble to your heart's content. Got issues with the weather? Go on about it! The coffee unsatisfactorily lukewarm? Rant it out! But remember, it’s all meant to be in good fun.

Did you know?

National Grouch Day's popularity spiked online on 15th October 2019 with a whooping 5784 mentions! Talk about a grumble-jumble!


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First identified

15th October 2015

Most mentioned on

15th October 2019

Total mentions


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