Hey there, Internet wanderer, have you ever stopped to consider the magnitude of the Great Outdoors? Well, it seems like a good chunk of the world wide web makes a point out of it each year on National Picnic Day! And boy, did they make a fuss on April 23rd, 2018. Our internet detectives picked up a staggering 5498 mentions - that’s definitely a lot of sandwiches, wouldn't you say?
It's national picnic day on the 23rd April.
So what happens when the virtual world decides to unplug and enjoy a hard-earned sandwich in the park? TL;DR - The internet loves National Picnic Day. Ever tried deciphering what thousands of picnic lovers were saying online about this day? It's not exactly a walk in the park, until now!
If you're interested in Internet etymology (which is absolutely a real thing), you'll note that National Picnic Day reached its peak popularity on April 23, 2018. This day saw a digital picnic basket brimming with almost 5500 mentions of National Picnic Day. We suspect this was due to an unseasonably high pigeon population, however, our researchers are still tracking this anomaly.
Well, it's simple. Picnicking combines some of humanity's favorite things: food, friends, and the freedom to lounge on a rather comfortable blanket in the sun. Isn’t it surprising that the inventors of the internet remembered they could go outside?
Want to join the fun next time? It’s simple: Grab your favorite snacks, find a beautiful spot outdoors (backyards totally count), and enjoy! While you're at it, don't forget to join the digital conversation using '#NationalPicnicDay' because, after all, if it didn't happen on social media, did it even really happen?
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