Send a Card to a Friend Day - February 7
Wed, Feb 7, 2024

Send a Card to a Friend Day

Send a Card to a Friend Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to a simple way to convey your feelings to a friend through a postcard. Now this tradition is practically not used, but nothing prevents it from returning to its former glory! The holiday is celebrated on February 7th.


A few centuries ago, congratulations could only be conveyed with the help of postcards. There were a huge variety of them. At that time, these were unusual messages without soulless pixels (as they are now in social networks and instant messengers). Many of the cards showed the owner’s creativity, and the calligraphy of the letters in the text showed sincerity and seriousness in creating a card that another person would receive.

Today postcards have lost much of their popularity. E-mail, social networks, instant messengers – all this is a product of the digitalization of society. Sending a message here by attaching an e-card is certainly quick and practical, but apart from a sign of attention, it contains nothing. Classic paper postcards should remain timeless classics. Send such a card to Send a Card to a Friend Day. Friends will be pleased to receive such an original congratulation.

Interesting facts

  • Christmas cards are very popular among greeting cards. It is believed that they began to be popularized during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century.
  • The first mention of greeting cards dates back to 1777. Then in the “Paris Postal Almanac” there was information about sending engraved cards to congratulate people on some event. It is believed that such postcards were created by the engraver Demaison.

How to celebrate

Send Send a Card to a Friend Day postcards to your friends and acquaintances. Get creative with your card design. You can supplement it with your drawings, beautifully write the text. Find more information about the origin of postcards online.

Tell about the holiday on social networks. Ask other users how often they send paper cards to their friends and family.

When is Send a Card to a Friend Day celebrated in 2024?

Send a Card to a Friend Day is observed on February 7 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday February 7 2024
Friday February 7 2025
Saturday February 7 2026
Sunday February 7 2027

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