Don’t Step On A Bee Day

Don’t Step On A Bee Day is a holiday that’s observed annually on July 10th. As the name of this holiday so eloquently states, it’s a day during which people should be more mindful of the bees around them. That’s because bees are important not only to the local environment but to the continued survival of humankind.

They pollinate flowers and food crops, they allow plants to reproduce and which provides food for other species, and they provide humans with honey. They are also an important indicator species for scientists that let them know the health of the environment. And it’s for these reasons that we think everyone reading today should take the time to observe this holiday.

The History Of Don’t Step On A Bee Day

This is a holiday that was created by the good people at This is a website that is known for its wacky and unusual holidays such as Bathtub Party Day, Memento Mori, and True Confessions Day.

They created Don’t Step on a Bee Day to remind people that stepping on a bee barefoot can result in a person getting stung. However, this holiday ended up representing a lot more than its original purpose. It has now become a holiday that encourages people to protect bees.

Some Amazing Facts About Bees

We could continue to stand on our pedestal and lecture people on the importance of bees, but we thought it would be better if we took a few moments to talk about some of the things that make bees very special to humanity. So we did a ton of research, came up with some amazing bee facts, and then listed those facts in an easy-to-digest list. A list can be found below.

  • Bees can fly approximately 20 MPH.
  • 9 out of 10 wild plants and 8 out of 10 global crops depend on animal pollination.
  • Approximately a third of the food that we eat depends on pollinators such as bees.
  • People can plant a wide range of flowers in their gardens so that bees have access to the nectar they need.

Observing Don’t Step On A Bee Day

Don’t Step On A Bee Day is an important holiday. At least, we feel that it’s an important holiday. Bees do so much for us that it’s simply not possible to not do everything in our power to protect them. Bees are extremely important to our world and we have to protect them. Everyone who feels the same way should also spread the word about this holiday using the hashtag #Don’tStepOnABeeDay on social media.

When is it?
This year (2023)
July 10 Monday
Next year (2024)
July 10 Wednesday
Last year (2022)
July 10 Sunday
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