World Beard Day 2017

Origin of the Day

World Beard Day is celebrated on the first Saturday of the month September every year on an international level. People from different nations and continents come and take part in the special events. Participants come with their special beards. It is being characterized by the happiness and prosperity among people. It started somewhere in 800 AD. So this day is known for the beard appreciation and honoring the beard members of our friends and family. We pay homage to them for the efforts they have made to grow such a nice beard and they also spend their quality time with their own beard. At many locations various competition are also organized to run the show. Many customized games have also been developed by various agencies. The World Beard Day gets the bearing of extreme length, style, shape, color etc. People go to the market and buy their most desired artificial beard to wear for participating in the numerous events. Kids also take part and showcase their talent of innovations and creativity.

How to Celebrate the Day

The World Beard Day is celebrated with all happiness and open hearts. Men and women across the globe arrange several events in bars, hotels, backyards, lounges, beaches, parks and other public places. Beard lovers are encouraged to organize their unique World Beard Day event. They invite their bearded friends, relatives, neighbors to the house and celebrate the day with all the fun and foods. At many places people do campfire and sit around it to share their experiences and enjoy the special day. They talk about the memorable days of beardedness and play games and activities to make it a grand success. So it becomes a group celebration at many places.


On World Beard day various activities and game are being played in several countries. There are various games that have been developed in the recent years like All Bearded Human Pyramid, Clean Chin Darts, World Beard Day Pinata, Effigy Burning, Pin-the-Beard-on the Guy, Dungeons and Dragons, Disguised Personality and many others. People play their most desired sports on this special day and give it an innovative touch like Bearded vs. Non Bearded or Bearded with Kids etc. People participate in various competitions and show case their talent of having nice and unique beard. At many places government and private agencies also promote the events and invite different participants. The World Beard Day is also getting popularity on internet with face book and other websites.

Importance of the Day

The World Beard Day has so much importance in promoting the beardedness and its benefits in many ways. With the help of this special day different agencies, government organizations and individuals are coming forward to bring awareness about several styles, methods, designs of beard. Due to this day only various kinds of beard have been developed across the globe. People come to participate in the events and know different cultures. Hence they adopt many new styles of living and enjoy with their beardedness.

World Beard Day Dates

2013 - 7th September

2014 - 6th September

2015 - 5th September

2016 - 3rd September

2017 - 2nd September

2018 - 1st September

2019 - 7th September

2020 - 5th September

Beard Quotes

"I grew my beard out a little bit just to show that, indeed, I am a man."
- Johnny Weir

"When I was a kid, I had this idea that I would have a beard when I got older. I thought it'd be nice to rub my chin."
- Rosario Dawson

"Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young."
- John Greenleaf Whittier

"A decent beard has long been the number one must-have fashion item for any fugitive from justice."
- Craig Brown

"Sure I believe in God and the Devil, but they don't have to have pitchforks and a long white beard."
- Keanu Reeves

"I myself had to grow a longer beard and Afghan clothes. I was in danger of being kidnapped by smugglers, though I didn't know it at the time."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

"First of all, I wish I could grow a beard."
- John Hodgman

"Maybe! Maybe! Maybe if your aunt had a beard, she'd be your uncle."
- Alvah Bessie

"Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman, have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies."
- Federico Garcia Lorca

"I don't think I'll ever be able to grow a beard."
- Tom Odell

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