09/27/2021 | News release | Archived content
All throughout the year, there are important days that, while they may not be a major holiday, should still be celebrated nonetheless. One of those days is National Boyfriend Day, which is held every year on October 3rd. This special day is on the calendar to ensure that you are properly celebrating that special man in your life. So, how should you go about celebrating him? With flowers, of course! Though flowers have been more commonly gifted to women throughout the years, more men than ever before are also appreciating these beautiful and thoughtful gifts. That's why we at FTD have made sure that we have a vast variety ofbest-selling flowers, gifts, and plantsthat are suitable for that lovely man you call your boyfriend.
National Boyfriend Day is on October 3rd, and in 2021 that falls on a Sunday. That means you can celebrate your beau all weekend long, rounding out your celebration on the actual holiday! Since that special day is approaching, it is time to start planning how you are going to celebrate him. Just do your best not to wait until the last moment to plan, as we are sure your boyfriend deserves the extra thought and preparation.
What is the history of National Boyfriend Day?
There is actually quite the mystery surrounding how National Boyfriend Day got its start. It seems to be a complete Internet-generated phenomenon that only gained traction around the year 2014! That's right, there is no trace on who it is that created the holiday, or why, but it can be safely assumed that it was started to celebrate those lucky men that are in our lives. The men that aren't quite husbands, but definitely more than just a friend.
Why do we celebrate National BF Day?
We celebrate National BF Day because we want to make sure that the man in our life knows just how much he is cared for. Of course, you already celebrate his birthday and your anniversary, and you are already the master of finding the perfectValentine's Day gift for your boyfriend, but sometimes that isn't enough time to celebrate him! Having National Boyfriend Day ensures that he feels your overwhelming love on one more day of the year.
Is there a National Girlfriend Day?
Just as there is a National Boyfriend Day, there is also a National Girlfriend Day. National Girlfriend Day falls on August 1st, and was originally created to celebrate women spending time with their other lady friends. It has now evolved into celebrating the special women in your life that you love romantically, and platonically, too.
How to observe National Boyfriend Day
There are plenty of ways to be able to celebrate National Boyfriend Day. So, if you are drawing a blank, or just want some inspiration while you brainstorm, we have a few ideas to get your planning started in the right direction.
Whatever it is you choose to do, we know you will have a good time doing it together! We here at FTD hope that you have fun celebrating your special someone on National Boyfriend Day. Remember, we have flowers, gift baskets, andsweet treatsto take your man's day from pleasant to exquisite! Enjoy the day, and may you and your boyfriend make memories that last a lifetime!