NATIONAL CARD PLAYING DAY 2017

During research of the National Card Playing Day, a query had been discovered:  Why is this game holiday celebrated on the said date?  But when you really sit down and ponder on it, the date of its celebration is just perfect and in line with its purpose.  It is the date between two big events, Christmas and New Year.  It is but right that little respite be taken in between those two holidays.

When is National Card Playing Day in 2017?

The National Card Playing Day is on December 28, 2017, a Thursday.

The National Card Playing Day is always observed, in the United States of America, on the 28th day of December each year.

Origin and Purpose of the National Card Playing Day:

No official record had been found as to the creator and purpose of this day.  Playing card companies and, probably casinos, may have been behind this game holiday though.  Considering its date of observance and object of the event, it can safely be concluded that this day is dedicated to relaxation and fun away from the computer.

Observance of the National Card Playing Day:

After the Christmas Day celebration, it is but proper that people take time to do a bit or rest and relaxation.  So, in observance of the National Card Playing Day, you may:

  • Spend the day playing cards alone or with friends and family;
  • Watch your family and friends play cards.  And while at it, serve them with beer or peanuts;
  • Send Card Playing E-cards to your virtual friends;
  • Join a card playing tournament in your neighborhood.  If there is none, you may consider organizing one;
  • Organize a fund raiser for your local charity by hosting a card playing tournament;
  • Visit your local casino for a card game or two, or simply to watch the professional play cards;
  • Remind your friends of the event through social media sites;
  • Research on the play card games, their respective rules, origin and trivia; or,
  • As a last resort, play card games online.

When is National Card Playing Day in 2018?

The National Card Playing Day is on December 28, 2018, a Friday.