Sun Screen Day 2017: When Is Sun Screen Day? 🗓

When is Sun Screen Day 2017? This year Sun Screen Day is celebrated on a Saturday, May 27, 2017. In 2018, Sun Screen Day is on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Get ready for the summer (if you live in the Northern Hemisphere) by learning more about sunscreen and its advantages on May 27, Sunscreen Day.

Sunscreen, also known as suntan lotion, sun screen, or sun block is usually a cream or spray that is applied to bare skin in order to protect it from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, and from sun burn.

Countdown to Sun Screen Day date is below, plus holiday history, celebration info, facts and holiday details.

When is Sun Screen Day 2017? This year Sun Screen Day is on Saturday, May 27, 2017.


Medical professionals recommend that people apply sunscreen to skin exposed to sunlight to prevent skin cancer.

Below you will find all the details for Sun Screen Day 2017 including, are banks open, is there mail delivery and related holiday information.

Is Sun Screen Day a federal holiday?

No, Sun Screen Day is not a federal holiday. There are ten annual US federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. The following federal holidays are established by law:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Third Monday in January).
  • Washington’s Birthday (Third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Columbus Day (Second Monday in October)
  • Veterans Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Is Sun Screen Day a national holiday?

Sun Screen Day is not a national holiday. Unlike many other countries, there are no ‘national holidays’ in the United States because Congress only has constitutional authority to create holidays for federal institutions. Most federal holidays are also observered as state holidays.

Is Sun Screen Day a paid holiday?

No, Sun Screen Day is not a paid holiday. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require payment for time not worked, such as vacations or holidays (federal or otherwise).

Does the mail run on Sun Screen Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on Sun Screen Day. All post offices and federal offices of any kind will be open for the holiday, which means businesses and homes will receive mail. This also counts USPS and Fedex packages. See holiday schedule on USPS and Fedex. The only time mail is not being delivered is on federal holidays, which are listed above.

Are banks open on Sun Screen Day?

Sun Screen Day is a Fun holiday, which means all federal offices, courts and most banks will be open. While most banks are open, some banks can operate on their own schedules, so it may be best to check with your local branches. U.S. stock and bond markets like the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ will be open. Grocery stores and malls are reportedly open.

If your bank is closed, it is still possible to conduct general banking transactions via ATM, online banking or your mobile phone. Apps and websites are running though not all normal functions may be accessed for the holiday.

Are stores open on Sun Screen Day?

On Sun Screen Day, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls are open. There are no holidays on which all businesses are closed by law. However, some stores may have shortened or extended holiday hours for the day. Stores may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation. Some businesses may be closed on in order to give their employees the day off. For restaurants, stores and other establishments specific to your area, you will have to check with the individual business.

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Sun Screen Day 2017

Holiday: Sun Screen Day
Date: May 27, 2017
Weekday: Saturday
Holiday Type: Fun
Sun Screen Day 2018: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Sun Screen Day 2019: Monday, May 27, 2019
Sun Screen Day 2020: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Fun Holiday Fact

Did you know …that even though long-term exposure to UV rays is harmful to our bodies, the human body needs UV rays to form Vitamin D?

How To Celebrate Sun Screen Day

Stock up on sunscreen for the summer.

Learn more about the different kinds of sunscreens and how they protect you.

Listen to the Sunscreen song. The song is a spoken word song by Baz Luhrmann that features an essay titled Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young, written by columnist Mary Schmich and published in the Chicago Tribune on June 1, 1997.

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