National Call a Friend Day - December 28
Thu, Dec 28, 2023

National Call a Friend Day

National Call a Friend Day is the perfect opportunity to show your loved ones how much you care, appreciate, and love them. Instead of relying on text messages, make the effort to pick up the phone and hear their voice.


National Call a Friend Day falls between Christmas and New Year, making it the ideal time to reach out to those you haven’t seen in a while, especially if they live in a different city or country. The festive season can be draining, so staying connected is especially important. On National Call a Friend Day, you have the chance to make peace with anyone you’ve had a quarrel with and catch up with old friends. Americans agree that it’s easier to let go of any resentment on this day.

Interesting facts

  • In 7 years, a person loses 50% of their friends.
  • Animals can make friends too, even between different species.
  • Smart people have fewer friends, as they tend to be more selective.
  • Friendship is the foundation of a strong and long-lasting marriage.
  • Men are less likely to change their circle of friends than women.
  • After the age of 25, the number of acquaintances typically decreases due to marriage, having children, and working hard.

How to take part

On National Call a Friend Day, you can get in touch with someone you haven’t talked to in a while, whether it’s just one person or a whole phonebook! For a fun twist, try dialing a random number and having a conversation with a stranger about the holiday. You could even organize a party and invite all your friends!

When is National Call a Friend Day celebrated in 2023?

National Call a Friend Day is observed on December 28 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday December 28 2023
Saturday December 28 2024
Sunday December 28 2025
Monday December 28 2026

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