March Forth And Do Something Day

A lot of holidays use a play on words and a particular date to play up a certain holiday theme, but in our opinion, few holidays do this as well as March Forth and Do Something Day. This holiday is observed on March 4th (hence, the March Forth part of the holiday’s name) and it encourages people to go out there and do something.

What should a person do? Well, it depends on the person, of course, but we can offer a few recommendations. On this day, people can march out and volunteer, start a project they’ve always wanted to do, or simply work in the garden.

The History Of March Forth And Do Something Day

At this time, we were unable to locate the origins of this holiday. All that we can say for certain is that it was created by someone who liked homonyms—you know, words or expressions that are pronounced alike.

When we discover who invented this holiday, we’ll be sure to update the history of this holiday, but until then, we’re all just going to have to stay in the dark about its origins.

Observing March Forth And Do Something Day

Well, we pretty much summed up how to celebrate this holiday in our intro, but we’ll go ahead and recap some of the ways in which a person can celebrate this holiday.

This holiday can be observed by volunteering, starting that much-needed lawn care project, or doing some other activity that requires forward motion. In other words, this holiday is not a day to sit on your back end all day at the computer.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 4 Monday
Next year (2025)
March 4 Tuesday
Last year (2023)
March 4 Saturday
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