National Grandparents Day

National Grandparents Day

National Grandparent's Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the United States since 1978 and officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or sometimes as a separate Grandmothers Day and Grandfathers Day (see below for dates by country).

Read more about National Grandparents Day:  History, Official Song of U.S. Grandparents Day, Official Flower of U.S. Grandparents Day, Grandparents Day Around The World

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