Make a Hat Day - September 15
Fri, Sep 15, 2023

Make a Hat Day

Make a Hat Day is dedicated to the creation of hats and celebrated on September 15th. There are a huge number of varieties. Material, shape, size, and decorative elements – make your own unique hat!


It is not known when they decided to celebrate Make a Hat Day. The history of the headdress itself goes back to ancient times. Archaeologists working in the Alps have found the body of a man wearing a hat, which dates back to 3300 BC. The main material for the manufacture of hats has been felt.

For many centuries, hats have firmly been part of everyday life. Moreover, they were worn only by certain classes of society – politicians, wealthy citizens, and religious figures. In the modern world, everyone can afford a hat. It will add individuality to your style and successfully complement any look.

The goal of Make a Hat Day is to celebrate this headwear and show creative hats can be unique and stylish pieces of clothing.

Interesting facts

  • In the Middle Ages, bankrupt people were forced to wear yellow or green hats to let people know about their financial problems.
  • Previously, there was a belief that if a simple person puts on a royal hat, then they will certainly die.
  • During the Second World War, there was a shortage of hats in England: they were sold only to bald people.

How to take part

Create your own hat on Make a Hat Day. This day is a great occasion to learn how to sew things. If you don’t have the desire, you can just go shopping with friends and buy yourself a beautiful hat.

Share on social networks a post about the holiday. Tell people interesting facts about the history of this item of clothing.

When is Make a Hat Day celebrated in 2023?

Make a Hat Day is observed on September 15 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday September 15 2023
Sunday September 15 2024
Monday September 15 2025
Tuesday September 15 2026