Did you know that there was a holiday to celebrate sisters? Well, there is!

It’s called National Sisters Day.

If you have a sister, it’s almost time to celebrate! Get out the balloons, get ready to pop the champagne, and grab the candles – you won’t want to miss sister’s day.

And, of course, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about National Sisters Day!

What Is National Sisters Day?

National Sisters Day is a day to celebrate the bond between sisters. Sisters may have a bond unlike any other sibling relationship – they laugh together, cry together, and make memories together. They may also argue, but that’s a part of being siblings!

This day is to celebrate everything about the bond between sisters. You can show appreciation, love, and gratitude for one another.

Sisters rely on each other day in and day out, whether they blatantly talk about that or not.

When Is National Sisters Day?

If you have a sister and are ready to celebrate this special day, mark your calendars! National Sisters Day happens on the first Sunday of August.

For 2022, that’s August 7th. For 2023, the day will fall on August 6th.

We hope you’ve marked your calendars! 

History of National Sisters Day

So how did this day start? Who invented it? Why is it even a thing?

Because the spirit of sisterhood is so strong, Tricia Eleogram of Tennessee founded National Sisters Day. It’s been around since 1996, over 25 years ago.

That means sisters have been celebrating each other (officially) for over 25 years! 

Brands That Have Participated in National Sisters Day

Since National Sisters Day has been around for quite some time now, there are many brands that have begun to participate in this day.

For starters, the Los Angeles Sparks are fully on board with the day. 

Redbubble also has a lot of merchandise that celebrates National Sisters Day. Shirts, posters, stickers, and more are there for you to buy yourself or your sister (or both of you!) to celebrate the day.

Shutterfly is another brand on board. They want to make sure you are prepared to celebrate the day to its fullest. Whether you put together a phonebook or just get a frame, your sister will know how much she means to you.

F.A.Q.s About National Sisters Day

We’re sure you have a few more questions about this national day! Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers that hopefully provide a bit of insight!

What Are Some Cute Captions I Can Use for My Brand to Promote This Day?

There are a lot of cute sayings centered around sisters and their bond. As a brand, it’s important to use this to your advantage when the day comes around! Here are a few captions to try out on social media:

  • The greatest gift our parents ever gave us was each other
  • I smile because you’re my sister; I laugh because you can’t do anything about it
  • “Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other” — Carol Saline

These will put everyone in their feels, while also promoting your brand!

What Are Some Instagram Photo Ideas to Use?

If you want to use the right photo to capture your audience’s attention, there are a few options. Try out some of the following:

  • Sisters hugging one another
  • Sisters holding hands with nice scenery in the background
  • Two sisters laughing together
  • Two sisters clinking glasses in celebration 
  • Sisters with their hands around each other’s waists

Any of these photos will stand out to your customer, you just need to make sure it flows with your brand’s mission statement and who you are as a company.

How Can You Celebrate National Sisters Day?

If you are looking for some fun ways to celebrate, look no further! There are so many awesome things you can do on this special day.

  • Go on a picnic with your sister
  • Write her a letter if you are states apart
  • Buy her a gift
  • Spend a girl’s night in together or a spa day together
  • Go shopping
  • Surprise her at her door
  • Check out local events and attend one

There are so many other things you can do on this special day as well! Anything that makes you and her happy is the best gift you could give each other.

What Are Some Great Gift Ideas to Give My Sister?

You can pretty much give any gift to your sister on this day, and we’re sure she’d appreciate the gesture. 

However, if you want some ideas that will make her love you even more (and forget the havoc you wreaked on her as a kid), here are a few ideas:

  • Make a scrapbook of your memories together from childhood
  • Give her a picture frame of your favorite picture
  • Create a phonebook of memories
  • Go on a vacation together (consider buying her part of the flight, too!)
  • A personalized bottle of wine

You really can’t go wrong with the gift you choose to get your sister! There are so many gift options out there, and she’ll appreciate anything you get her!

Celebrate Your Sister

National Sister’s Day will be here before you know it! If you want to make sure your sister knows you love her and appreciate her, you’ll want to have this day marked on your calendar!

That way, you can make sure to wish her a happy sister’s day and maybe get her a gift that shows your appreciation for her!

If you are a brand that also wants to show support for this amazing day, check out our blog for some ways to stand out on social media.