This is a holiday that celebrates snakes of all kinds. Though the reptile is generally feared, there are plenty of those who adore snakes and their surprising load of benefits by having them around the house for taking care of unwanted pests and this day is a great way to show your appreciation for the slippery reptile!
Background of Serpent Day
Across various religions and cultures, the serpent or snake has usually been represented as a symbolic animal of evil, medicine, even fertility and of course many other symbols throughout the years. Recognizing serpents and snakes alike on February 1st observes National Serpent Day.
Fun Ways To Celebrate Serpent Day
To celebrate this holiday you can simply visit some snakes at your local zoo or pet shop that may have them, or if you've always wanted to have a snake of your own, February 1st would be the day to get one!
This holiday can bring people together by sharing in an interest for snakes or educate them on why snakes may not be so bad despite their ‘evil’ stigma they’ve had for years. There are many ways for people to come together and share the love for an animal, including snakes for course.
Ways to share Serpent Day on social media
Using #NationalSerpentDay on social media, post on why you like and/or appreciate snakes and encourage followers to do the same
Share a pic of your favorite specific type of snake/serpent and ask what kind of snakes your followers think are the coolest
Post about spreading awareness of the potential benefits of snakes to help end the bad stigma around them
Give your followers a prompt and ask why or why they do not like snakes
Share your favorite fictional snake character from any movie or tv show and have your followers join in on the fun
“Every great story seems to begin with a snake.” - Nicolas Cage