National Wear Red Day

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When Celebrated

Always the first Friday of February


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About the Holiday

National Wear Red Day® origin traces back to 2002 when The Heart Truth, a national campaign dedicated to raising awareness about the risks of heart disease in women, launched it's red dress logo. Show your support and help remind women to have their heart health checked regularly by wearing red and reminding people that heart disease is the number one killer of women[1], killing more women than all forms of cancer combined[2].

Gift Guidelines

  • Red dress
  • Red dress pin
  • Red tie
  • Heart healthy food
  • Exercise membership or equipment

Related Holidays


  1. U.S. Department of Heath & Human Services: National Wear Red Day Toolkit
  2. American Heart Association: National Wear Red Day

February Info & More Holidays

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Jan 20 - Feb 18


Feb 19 - Mar 20