When Is Grandparents Day

When is Grandparent’s Day Celebrated?

Annually on the first Sunday after Labor Day, Grandparent’s Day is celebrated. The particular date changes every year because it is connected to the Labor Day, however Grandparent’s Day is never before September 7 or after September 13.

How Did Grandparent’s Day Begin?

National Grandparent’s Day is made by a federal proclamation, passed by Congress in 1978 and after President Jimmy Carter signed it. On Sunday September 9, 1979, first Grandparent’s Day was celebrated.

Purpose of Grandparent’s Day:

  • To respect grandparents
  • To contribute grandparents a chance to express their love for their grand kids.
  • To assist children become cognizant of the strength and guidance elderly people offer.

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