National Public Sleeping Day - February 28
Wed, Feb 28, 2024

National Public Sleeping Day

National Public Sleeping Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to sleeping in public places. If you’re really tired, why not take a 20-minute nap while you’re riding the bus or sitting on a bench in the park? Apparently such thoughts also visited the creator of this funny holiday, celebrated on February 28.


According to studies by scientists, about 75% of Americans are chronically sleep-deprived because they sleep less than six hours almost every day. Personal worries and work schedules can take you out of your normal life. A regimen with an increased load over a long period of time will not be appreciated by the body. First of all, the nervous system will suffer, then it will pull up medium-vascular disease, will weaken the immune system. Seasonal colds will be a frequent companion.

Celebrating National Public Sleeping Day is a great way to give back the time lost to work to spend on sleep. Despite the positive nature of the holiday, you should be careful with it, because pickpocket thieves do not sleep and there may be immoral individuals who will take your purse while you are sleeping on the bench.

Interesting facts

  • Memorable dreams usually occur exclusively during the phase of long sleep.
  • Experts have proven that sleeping for an hour during the day will bring back the strength and energy that was lost.
  • When dividing your sleep into periods throughout the day, you need to consider your chronotype. Are you a lark or an owl? Because of this, you may be most active in the morning hours or in the evening, which should be considered when creating your schedule.

How to celebrate

Happy National Public Sleeping Day to your friends and acquaintances who have a habit of falling asleep in public places. Remember when you yourself have fallen asleep in class, on public transportation, and so on. Optimize your schedule to get as much sleep as possible and feel energized throughout the day.

Spread the word on social media. Ask other users how often they fall asleep in public places.

When is National Public Sleeping Day celebrated in 2024?

National Public Sleeping Day is observed on February 28 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday February 28 2024
Friday February 28 2025
Saturday February 28 2026
Sunday February 28 2027