Got an idea for a new holiday? Let us know!
Submit Holiday

National Wingman Day

Get ready to take flight on National Wingman Day - grab your friends and hit the town for a night of wing-eating, drinks, and unforgettable memories!
Weekly And Monthly Reports - Techcloud X Webflow Template
When it is?
February 13
Growth - Techcloud X Webflow Template
Category
Name Days
Location Icon
Country
United States
Creator
Email Icon
Founded
Introduction

Get ready to celebrate the unsung heroes of relationships on National Wingman Day on Feb. 13! This day is all about honoring those friends who have your back and help you find love and happiness. The term "wingman" originated in the military, where a pilot's wingman would fly alongside and support them in battle. Today, it has evolved to mean someone who supports and assists their friend in social situations, especially when it comes to meeting potential romantic partners. So let's give a shoutout to all the amazing wingmen out there who make our lives better – not just on this day, but every day!

History of National Wingman Day

National Wingman Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1940s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origin of "Wingman"</div><div class='timeline-text'>The term "wingman" originates in the military, referring to pilots who support a leading aircraft in a formation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1986</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Top Gun" Film Release</div><div class='timeline-text'>The film "Top Gun" popularizes the term "wingman" in popular culture, with the lines "I feel the need...the need for speed" and "You can be my wingman anytime."</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Wingman Term in Social Context</div><div class='timeline-text'>The term "wingman" is increasingly used in social contexts to describe a person who supports their friend in romantic pursuits.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"How I Met Your Mother"</div><div class='timeline-text'>"How I Met Your Mother", a popular TV show, further pushes the societal usage of "wingman" with the character Barney often playing this role.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Wingman Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The concept of National Wingman Day is introduced to honor those friends who provide support in social and dating situations.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Wingman 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'>Throw a Wingman party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your closest friends over for a Wingman-themed party! Decorate with airplane and pilot decorations, play games like "Pin the Wing on the Plane," and serve up some tasty chicken wings.</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'>Watch a movie about wingmen</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather some friends and watch a movie that celebrates the bond of wingmen, such as "Top Gun" or "Hot Shots!" Bonus points if you dress up as your favorite character.</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'>Give a shoutout to your wingman</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take to social media and give a special shoutout to your wingman! Share a funny memory or a heartfelt message to show your appreciation for their friendship and support.</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 on a wingman adventure</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Plan a fun day out with your wingman! Go on a hike, try a new activity, or just explore your city together. Make some new memories and strengthen your bond as wingmen.</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'>Write a thank you letter to your wingman</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take the time to write a heartfelt thank you letter to your wingman. Express your gratitude for their support and let them know how much they mean to you. It's a simple but meaningful way to celebrate National Wingman Day.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Wingman 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 to appreciate our friends</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Wingman Day celebrates the importance of friendship and having someone who always has your back. It's a great opportunity to show your appreciation for your wingman or group of friends that you can always count on.</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'>Wingmen are essential in achieving success</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Having a supportive and reliable friend by your side can make all the difference in reaching your goals. National Wingman Day reminds us of the importance of having a strong support system and how it can lead to success in both personal and professional endeavors.</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's an excuse to have fun with your friends</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>On National Wingman Day, take the time to have some fun and do something special with your wingman or group of friends. Whether it's trying a new activity or just spending quality time together, this holiday is all about celebrating the joy of friendship!</p></div></div>

5 Uncovered Truths About National Wingman Day

National Wingman Day FAQs

When is National Wingman Day?

National Wingman Day is celebrated on February 13 every year. In 2024 National Wingman Day will occur on a Tuesday.

National Wingman Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Feb 13

Monday

2024

Feb 13

Tuesday

2025

Feb 13

Thursday

2026

Feb 13

Friday

2027

Feb 13

Saturday

Name Days