- National Picnic Month – Take a picnic to one of Central Iowa’s awesome parks!
- Peach Month
- August 2nd – Friendship Day (First Sunday of the month)
- August 3rd – National Watermelon Day
- August 10th – National S’mores Day
- August 14th – National Creamsicle Day
- August 20th – Chinese Valentine’s Day/Daughter’s Day
- August 31st – National Trail Mix Day – Try this tasty recipe!