When Is National Tailgating Day?

The internet history of Tailgating Day

7th of September is National Tailgating Day

  First detected on the 13th of May 2016

  1,787 tweets


Is It Tailgating Day Today?

It's Tailgating day on the 7th of September.

The most recent detection of references to Tailgating Day was 1 week, 4 days ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 7th of September. In total we detected 37 total unique days being shared such as Read A Book Day which had 1,041 people talking about it, or Beer Lovers Day having 395 tweets.


How Is The Date For Tailgating Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Tailgating Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Sept. 7, 2019 across social media making references to 'Tailgating 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: Tailgating, Services or Campaign Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Tailgating 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 Tailgating Day

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

Can I Register Tailgating Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Tailgating 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 Tailgating 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 Tailgating day to show how people feel about Tailgating. See if people like Tailgating here.
We're detecting how Tailgating affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Tailgating affects company share prices.


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

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

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National Tailgating Day, on the 7th of September

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