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“A brother shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.” –Unknown

On what day is National Brothers Day celebrated? May 24

What is National Brothers Day? This day was created to celebrate and honor brothers. Whether you have one or ten brothers, chances are they each have a special place in your heart. If you don’t have a biological brother, use this day to celebrate someone who is like a brother to you, such as a best friend.

Brothers share memories and challenges with you. They are the ones that will pick on you one moment, but defend you the next. They may have been too cool for you once. Brothers come in all shapes and sizes and so do relationships with them.

Who founded this day? C. Daniel Rhodes of Alabama founded Brothers Day.

What is the hashtag? Use #NationalBrothersDay when posting to social media.

“A friend is a brother who was once a bother.” – Unknown

How to celebrate: Here are just a few ideas-

  • Send your brother a card or gift
  • Take your brother out to dinner
  • Buy him a bag of his favorite candy
  • Plan a sibling-only hike
  • Cook a nice meal for him
  • Buy him a beer
  • Go see a movie together
  • Post a photo of the two of you together on social media

What other national days are there for family?

There are many other national days relating to family. In fact, National Day Archives has a separate category just for these days!

“Brothers don’t necessarily have to say anything to each other – they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other.” – Leonardo DiCaprio