National Hammock Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: July 22, 2017 is National Hammock Day.

Hammock Day

Nothing sounds as relaxing as kicking back and using a hammock – and there isn’t any better method to celebrate Hammock Day! Find two sturdy, easily situated trees (or improvise – and don't sell yourself short towards the outdoors), string up a cozy bed… and relax!

National Hammock Day celebrates century of stress relief
National Hammock Day celebrates century of stress relief

“Simply march out into your backyard, settle into your hammock and relax. Participation is that easy,” said John Powell, marketing manager for The Hammock Source, the world's largest producer and seller of hammocks. “A hammock is a net for your body ...

Hammocking is becoming a trend, thanks to more lightweight slings, a desire ...
Hammocking is becoming a trend, thanks to more lightweight slings, a desire ...

July 22 is National Hammock Day. It's been around for a few years, although its origins are murky and therefore possibly retail-based. But why quibble? The Minneapolis gathering will be from 4 to 7 pm. Wednesday at Lake Nokomis, where Minnehaha Creek ...

AD Celebrates National Hammock Day
AD Celebrates National Hammock Day

Today may be National Hammock Day, but as far as I'm concerned, that should be celebrated every 24-hour summer cycle. Suspended in a gentle breeze, weightless, with one's eyes half closed and a glass of prosecco in hand—what could be better than that ...

Kick back, relax, hang out. It's National Hammock Day
Kick back, relax, hang out. It's National Hammock Day

Today is known to wacky holiday aficionados as National Hammock Day, created to celebrate that brilliant suspended piece of fabric and give a nod of respect to those who capitalize on its myriad uses. Donald Schmit's hammock rarely stays in one place.

Have you 'mocked' this summer? Growing hammock craze sweeps Minneapolis
Have you 'mocked' this summer? Growing hammock craze sweeps Minneapolis

If you hear the phrase “wanna mock” in Minneapolis this summer, you're not about to be on the receiving end of a pithy putdown. No, “mocking” is apparently what the kids are calling “hammocking” (itself a neologism of the noun “hammock”), a trend which ...

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From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., the waterfront park will not only enforce a 30-minute time limit on the lounge item, but will install new hammocks for a chill holiday, National Hammock Day. Thursday, July 23. Philly's own bluesy and soulful The Lawsuits perform ...

A celebration of Hammock Day
A celebration of Hammock Day

You're encouraged—if you don't have to work—to spend the day in complete relaxation, suspended between two trees with a book in your hand and not a care in the world. In this article, we'll briefly explore the history of the hammock and learn why ...

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