Weird June Holidays

These days nobody needs an excuse to celebrate. But if you’re looking for a little inspiration, be sure to include these crazy national days to your local calendar for some offbeat fun. From Star Wars Day on May 4th to National Donut Day on June 5th, there’s a day to honor everything you love (including National Ball Point Pen Day on June 10th).  Who knew?)

June 21st  National GO Skateboarding Day

Don’t flip, just grab your board and know that Go Skateboarding Day is an annual holiday created by the International Association of Skateboard Companies to promote skateboarding. Gwinnett Parks has ramps, rails, bowls, street elements, banks, and corners! Go shred with the best and get some serious air at these local skate parks: Pinckneyville Park in Norcross, Ronald Reagan Park in Lilburn, Duncan Creek Park in Dacula, Mountain Park Park in Lilburn, Bay Creek Skate Park in Loganville, Brook Run Skate Park in Dunwoody, and DeShong Park in Stone Mountain.

June 24th National Praline Day 

Just when you thought you knew them all, here comes National Praline Day!  And in honor of this holiday we thought you’d like to know about Nawlins Praline Candy and More just around our corner in Grayson.  With rave reviews, this gem certainly can’t be missed on its very own designated day! New Orleans–style praline candies adhere to a 20-year-old family recipe that make the mouth water.  So many other delicious treats  also tantalize sweet teeth are available also. Not to neglect the savory side, Nawlins also serves up red beans and rice, jambalaya, hot sausage po boys, gumbo, muffuletta, chopped salads and more. What a great way to celebrate June 24th!   Check them out on FB: