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Have a Party with your Bear Day

Party with your bear on Have a Party with Your Bear Day - make it extra special with decorations, treats, and plenty of cuddles!
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Introduction

November 16th is Have a Party with your Bear Day and it's time to throw a bash for your favorite teddy bear! The day was created by the National Teddy Bear Collectors Club in 1996 as an opportunity to celebrate the long-time friendship between children and their bears. It's also a great way for adults to relive fond childhood memories and have some fun with their stuffed animals. So get ready, grab your bear, and let the party begin!

History of Have a Party with your Bear Day

Have a Party with your Bear Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1902</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of the Teddy Bear</div><div class='timeline-text'>The teddy bear is created, named after U.S. President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, marking a significant development in children’s toys and companions.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1921</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Winnie-the-Pooh's Creation</div><div class='timeline-text'>A.A. Milne creates Winnie-the-Pooh, an anthropomorphic bear character that later becomes one of the most beloved bears in literature and media.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1967</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Paddington Bear Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>The British book series Paddington Bear by Michael Bond is adapted into a popular animated television series.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1985</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Garfield's Teddy Bear</div><div class='timeline-text'>Iconic comic strip character Garfield gets his own teddy bear, Pooky, highlighting the importance of bear toys even among fictional characters.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1991</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Teddy Bear Collector's Club</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Teddy Bear Collectors Club is founded, promoting the collection and appreciation of teddy bears.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1996</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Have a Party with Your Bear Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Teddy Bear Collectors Club initiates the first "Have a Party with Your Bear Day," on November 16th, providing a special day to recognize and celebrate the joy teddy bears bring into our lives.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Have a Party with your Bear Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a Bear Themed Party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a bear themed party. Decorate with bear decorations and serve bear themed food and drinks. Make sure to have plenty of games and activities to keep your guests entertained!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on a Bear Picnic</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Pack up some of your favorite snacks and drinks, grab your bear and head out for a picnic in the great outdoors! Be sure to bring some games and toys to play with your bear while you are there.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Dress Up Your Bear</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take your celebrations to the next level by dressing up your bear in some festive costumes. You can find lots of ideas online or get creative and make your own unique clothing for your bear.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go Bear Hunting</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Go on a bear hunt! Take your bear out into the wild and search for bears in their natural habitat. Have fun spotting bears in the trees, by rivers, or even in caves!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create Bear Art</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab some paper and crayons and let your imagination run wild! Create beautiful art with your bear as the focus of the piece. You can even make personalized cards with your bear as the star.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Have a Party with your Bear 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 sparks creativity</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Having a party with a bear can spark your creativity and imagination. Get creative with the decorations, games and food to make it even more special! Create homemade invitations, design unique costumes, plan fun activities - there are endless possibilities of ways to have an amazing time!</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's a great way to bond</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Having a party with your bear is a great opportunity for family members and friends to bond or just spend some quality time together. Share stories, enjoy each other's company and most importantly, don't take yourselves too seriously! Have some laughs and let loose - you'll all be in good spirits after spending time bonding with your bear.</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 makes memories</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Throw the ultimate bear party and create lasting memories that will stay with everyone forever. Gather around the television with bowls of popcorn for movie night. Or take silly photos that can be printed off and used as thank you cards for guests. Make sure to capture all the precious moments from this special day!</p></div></div>

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When is Have a Party with your Bear Day?

Have a Party with your Bear Day is celebrated on November 16th every year. In 2024 Have a Party with your Bear Day will occur on a Saturday.

Have a Party with your Bear Day Dates

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2023

Nov 16

Thursday

2024

Nov 16

Saturday

2025

Nov 16

Sunday

2026

Nov 16

Monday

2027

Nov 16

Tuesday

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