National Pop Goes The Weasel Day

Pop goes the weasel is a nursery rhyme that goes back to the 18th century and is believed to have begun as dance music to which words were added at a later date. Nowadays, most people know it as a popular children’s song and one that’s usually used in Jack-in-the-box toys. It’s such a popular melody and iconic addition to pop culture, it has earned its own holiday. This holiday is known as National Pop Goes The Weasel Day-a holiday that’s observed annually on June 14th. This is a great day to have some fun with this song with your friends and family.

The History Of Pop Goes The Weasel

We were unable to uncover the history of National Pop the Weasel Day, so we set our sights on uncovering the history of the song that this holiday celebrates. However, that proved to be a bit difficult as well, as this song’s history hasn’t been well documented. What we do know is that this song most likely began sometime during the 18th century. At some point in time, this dance changed from a fashionable dance song to a nursery rhyme.

Observing National Pop Goes The Weasel Day

National Pop Goes The Weasel Day is a great day for parents to teach their children this nursery rhyme. It’s also a great day to introduce other people to this song using the hashtag #NationalPopGoesTheWeaselDay on social media. Let’s all enjoy this holiday together every June 14th. This nursery rhyme has been with us for over 300-years, and it’s so catchy, it will probably be with use for another 300-years.

When is it?
This year (2023)
June 14 Wednesday
Next year (2024)
June 14 Friday
Last year (2022)
June 14 Tuesday
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