When is Fathers Day

Fathers day is a celebration of a special day for a father.

In the USA it is celebrated the third Sunday in June. . This holiday is celebrated in different days depending on the country.


Fathers day in all countries


In the US

In the United States, the initiative to celebrate a Father’s Day started with a woman, Sonora Smart, who in 1910 decided to pay homage to her father for having raised her and her five brothers alone. The festival was gaining followers over the years (it was institutionalized in 1966 by the hand of President Lyndon B. Johnson) and from the USA it spread throughout the world.

February 23: Russia
March 19: Spain, Morocco, Andorra, Bolivia, Croatia, Honduras, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mozambique, Portugal, Ticino (Canton of Switzerland)
May 8: South Korea
May 14: Romania
May 21: Tonga
May 25: Germany
June 4: Switzerland (except canton of Ticino), Lithuania
June 5: Denmark
June 11: Austria, Belgium
June 17: El Salvador, Guatemala
June 18: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, United States, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados , Belize, Bermuda, Burma, Brunei, Canada, Cambodia, China, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominica, Slovakia Ethiopia, Philippines, France, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Macao, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Namibia, Nigeria, Oman, Netherlands, Pakistan, Qatar, United Kingdom, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
June 21: Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Uganda
June 23: Nicaragua, Poland
June 25: Haiti
July 16: Uruguay
July 30: Dominican Republic
August 8: Taiwan
August 13: Brazil, Samoa
September 3: Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
September 10: Latvia
September 17: Ukraine
October 1: Luxembourg
November 12: Estonia, Finland, Indonesia, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
December 5: Thailand
December 26: Bulgaria


Next Fathers Day in USA

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