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National Bugs Bunny Day

Celebrate National Bugs Bunny Day with your favorite cartoons and movies - it's time to hop along with the iconic rabbit!
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April 30
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Introduction

It's time to show some love for the world's favorite rabbit- Bugs Bunny on National Bugs Bunny Day, April 30th! This day celebrates the beloved cartoon character from Warner Bros. who first appeared in 1940 and has been entertaining kids and adults alike ever since. From his signature catchphrase "What's up Doc?" to his ability to outsmart any opponent, Bugs Bunny is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.

History of National Bugs Bunny Day

National Bugs Bunny Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1940</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bugs Bunny's Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>The legendary cartoon character Bugs Bunny made his first appearance in a short film "A Wild Hare."</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1949</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Academy Award Win</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bugs Bunny received his first Oscar for the short "Knighty Knight Bugs," making him one of the few cartoon characters to receive such recognition.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"What's Opera, Doc?" Release</div><div class='timeline-text'>One of the most acclaimed Bugs Bunny cartoons "What's Opera, Doc?" was released, featuring a send-up of classic opera.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1988</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bugs Bunny on the Big Screen</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bugs Bunny appears in the live-action/animated film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," bringing him to new audiences.</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'>"Space Jam" Release</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bugs Bunny starred alongside Michael Jordan in the popular film "Space Jam," merging sports and animation for a unique movie experience.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bugs Bunny received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, cementing his status as an iconic figure in entertainment.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Bugs Bunny 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'>Watch a Bugs Bunny cartoon</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab your friends and family and watch one of the classic Bugs Bunny cartoons. It’s sure to bring laughter and joy.</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'>Show off your Bugs Bunny knowledge</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Host a trivia night dedicated to Bugs Bunny! Challenge your friends and family with questions about the lovable rabbit.</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 as Bugs Bunny</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put on your most creative costume in honor of Bugs Bunny! Whether it’s a full suit or just some bunny ears, you’re sure to get some attention.</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'>Create a Bugs Bunny masterpiece</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Draw, paint, or sculpt your favorite Bugs Bunny character! Show off your artistic side with this fun activity.</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'>Cook up some bunny food</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Cook up some carrots, cupcakes, or cookies for your National Bugs Bunny Day celebration! Enjoy the delicious treats you made in honor of the classic cartoon character.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Bugs Bunny 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'>Bugs Bunny is a timeless classic</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Bugs Bunny first appeared in 1940 and has been delighting audiences ever since. Not only did parents love him when they were kids, but their children grow up loving him now too! His timeless antics transcends generations and will continue to do so for many years to come.</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'>Bugs always puts a smile on people's faces</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether it's his witty one-liners or silly pranks, Bugs Bunny is sure to put a smile on anyone's face. He never fails to make us laugh with his hilarious antics and endearing personality. Plus, he's always full of surprises and keeps us guessing - what will he do next?</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'>Bugs is a symbol of resilience</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>No matter how difficult the situation may seem, Bugs is always able to turn the tables and emerge as the hero. His relentless optimism and positivity are inspiring reminders that no matter what adversities we may face, we can still come out victorious if we keep our spirits high.</p></div></div>

5 Fascinating Facts for National Bugs Bunny Day

National Bugs Bunny Day FAQs

When is National Bugs Bunny Day?

National Bugs Bunny Day is celebrated on April 30 every year. In 2024, National Bugs Bunny Day falls on a Tuesday.

National Bugs Bunny Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Apr 30

Sunday

2024

Apr 30

Tuesday

2025

Apr 30

Wednesday

2026

Apr 30

Thursday

2027

Apr 30

Friday

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