When Is National Local Day?

The internet history of Local Day

26th of May is National Local Day

  First detected on the 14th of September 2016

  882 tweets


Is It Local Day Today?

It's Local day on the 26th of May.

The most recent detection of references to Local Day was 3 years ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 26th of May. In total we detected 84 total unique days being shared such as Wine Day which had 3,416 people talking about it, or Drink Wine Day having 2,126 tweets.


How Is The Date For Local Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Local Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 26, 2017 across social media making references to 'Local Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Sorry, Local or Gun Violence Awareness Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Local Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Local Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Local Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Local Day's visibility.

Can I Register Local Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Local day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.



Is it National Local Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.


We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Local day to show how people feel about Local. See if people like Local here.
We're detecting how Local affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Local affects company share prices.


Hang On, It Was National Local Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Local Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Local Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Local day, then the date shown for National Local Day, could come up twice :D

We have also detected mentions of Local day on;



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National Local Day

It's Local Day
On May 26th


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National Local Day, on the 26th of May

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