Here at Oelo, we love celebrating every holiday, awareness day and event with our fun lighting.We believe the idea of celebrating a holiday, supporting a cause or rooting for your favorite teams helps bring people together in communities all over North America.
Now, with Oelo’s LED color-changing lights, it’s easier than ever to celebrate on any day of the year! Using our intuitive Oelo LED light app, you can easily program your Oelo celebration lights to celebrate your favorite holidays, raise awareness for your favorite causes or support your favorite teams. Below is a list of August national holidays and awareness days that we’ve compiled to get you started.
U.S. National Holidays and Awareness Days and How to Use Your Oelo’s Fun Lights to Get Involved
AUG. 1, 2018 – COLORADO DAY
Aug. 1 is Colorado’s birthday and, if you’re from the state, a great day to celebrate. Fly your Colorado flag and celebrate the day this beloved area became admitted as a state.
How to use your Oelo lighting: Program your Oelo lighting to show a red, white, blue and yellow color combination.
AUG. 4, 2018 – NATIONAL COAST GUARD DAY
Aug. 4 celebrates the founding of the United States Coast Guard. Today is a great day to honor the Coast Guards and recognize their contributions and duties in the Armed Forces.
How to use your Oelo lighting: Display red, white and blue color combination in support of our Coast Guard.
AUG. 7, 2018 – PURPLE HEART DAY
Aug. 7 marks Purple Heart Day. Today, communities come together to honor those who have earned this badge of honor being wounded and killed in combat in the United States Armed Forces.
How to use your Oelo lighting: Display purple lighting to support those who have received this medal.
AUG. 8, 2018 – NATIONAL HAPPINESS HAPPENS DAY
Happiness Happens Day aims to spread happiness. Whether you smile more or laugh a lot on this day, put on that happy face!
How to use your Oelo lighting:Do you have a favorite color or color combination that makes you happy? Brighten up your neighborhood with fun colors.
AUG. 12, 2018 – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY
International Youth Day presents an opportunity for your community to assess its investment and commitment to the growth and success of youths around the world. This year’s theme is Safe Spaces for Youths. You can read more about this topic here.
How to use your Oelo lighting:Program light blue in support of this great cause.
AUG. 15, 2018 – RELAXATION DAY
Too much work can make us tired and run down. Sit back and relax today knowing that you’re never going to have to worry about putting up or taking down your holiday lighting ever again.
How to use your Oelo lighting: Program your favorite relaxing colors and enjoy a relaxing evening outside with a good book or dinner with friends.
AUG. 17, 2018 – NATIONAL NON-PROFIT DAY
National Non-Profit Day celebrates the primary goals of awareness, research and aid that non-profit organizations offer our communities. Today also celebrates the added positive impacts these organizations have around the world.
How to use your Oelo lighting:Display the colors of your favorite non-profit organization to help raise awareness for their cause.
AUG. 19, 2018 – WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY
On Aug. 9, we acknowledge the millions of civilians around the world whose lives have been affected by disaster and conflict. We also shine a light on humanitarians around the world and honor those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.
How to use your Oelo lighting:Display light blue to honor humanitarians around the world.
AUG. 27, 2018 – NATIONAL JUST BECAUSE DAY
Aug. 27 gives us an excuse to do something…just because. Every day we do things that are expected and required of us, so feel free to celebrate this day however you want to.
How to use your Oelo lighting:Program your favorite lighting combinations…just because!
AUG. 31, 2018 – NATIONAL COLLEGE COLORS DAY
Welcome to the start of another school year. Students, parents, fans and alumni come together all over the country on Aug. 31 to display their team spirit for College Colors Day!
How to use your Oelo lighting: Display the colors of your alma mater or your favorite college team.