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Bubblegum Day

Pop into fun on Bubblegum Day! Celebrate by blowing bubbles, trying out new flavors, and having sticky, sweet fun with your friends and family!
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Get ready to blow some bubbles and have a blast on Bubblegum Day! This vibrant celebration takes place on the first Friday in February. Bubblegum Day was first initiated as a fun fundraising event in schools, where students were allowed to chew gum in class in exchange for a small donation. Since then, it has rolled out across the globe and become a sugary sweet day to savor. So, pop in your favorite flavor, have a bubble blowing competition, and let's make the most of Bubblegum Day!

History of Bubblegum Day

Bubblegum Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1928</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of Bubblegum</div><div class='timeline-text'>Walter E. Diemer invents the first successful type of bubblegum, called Dubble Bubble, whilst working for Fleer Chewing Gum Company.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bubblegum Pop Culture</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bubblegum becomes a pop culture phenomenon, influencing fashion, music and even inspiring a genre known as "bubblegum pop".</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1970s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bubblegum in Baseball Cards</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bubblegum is regularly included in packs of baseball cards, further cementing its cultural significance and popularity.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Bubblegum Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Children's book author Ruth Spiro launches Bubblegum Day as a fun fundraiser where kids can chew gum at school for a small donation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2007</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Bubblegum Day in Schools</div><div class='timeline-text'>Schools across America celebrate the first Bubblegum Day, raising funds for educational projects and equipment.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bubblegum Day Goes Global</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bubblegum Day becomes internationally recognized, with celebrations taking place around the globe and contributions made to various charities.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Bubblegum Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Organize a bubble blowing contest</h3><p class='facts-text'>Challenge friends, family, or coworkers to a bubble blowing contest. See who can blow the largest, smallest, or most bubbles in a certain amount of time. </p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Try making your own bubblegum</h3><p class='facts-text'>There are tons of recipes online for homemade bubblegum. You can even experiment with unconventional flavors to make it even more fun and personalized.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Share bubblegum facts</h3><p class='facts-text'>There is an interesting history and lots of fun facts about bubblegum that many don't know. Share these facts on social media or in a fun trivia quiz with friends. </p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Put on a bubble blowing show</h3><p class='facts-text'>Aside from just blowing bubbles, there are other tricks to do with gum like snapping, cracking or even bubble inside a bubble. Why not put on a little show demonstrating these tricks?</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Donate to the original cause</h3><p class='facts-text'>Celebrate Bubblegum Day in its original spirit, by making a small donation to a school or educational cause, just as students did when the day was founded. It's a sweet way to give back while enjoying the day. </p></div></div>

Why We Love Bubblegum Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a day of fun and nostalgia</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Bubblegum Day is not just for kids! It allows adults to indulge in some innocent, childish fun and revisit memories of childhood. It's a simple yet effective way to add a touch of joy to the day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It encourages creativity</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether it's joining a bubble blowing competition or trying out different bubblegum recipes, Bubblegum Day invokes a spirit of creativity and discovery. And for added fun, you can learn interesting bubble gum facts or tricks to impress those around you!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes charity and giving</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Bubblegum Day originated as a means of raising funds for schools, so it has a charitable bent to its fun facade. This serves as an opportunity to make a positive difference in the community by donating to educational causes, merging joy and charity in a unique way.</p></div></div>

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2023

Feb 3

Friday

2024

Feb 2

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2025

Feb 7

Friday

2026

Feb 6

Friday

2027

Feb 5

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