Hug A Monster Day: A History in Photos

Intergalactic Hug a Monster Day has a rich and storied history. The holiday takes place on July 27 every year as a celebration for all the great monsters in our lives. Because monsters are people, too!

We encourage you to take your favorite monster (toy) with you to work, school, or play. Show it off. Amaze your friends. Baffle your boss. Frighten your psychiatrist. Hugging your favorite mutant may be the best feeling you have all day.

Help us continue this meaningful tradition by participating in this year’s Hug A Monster Day celebrations! Stay tuned for more information about this year’s photo contest and more.

In the meantime, enjoy this factual slideshow of history’s most enthusiastic Hug A Monster Day participants.

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Hug A Monster Day 2014 is sponsored by the Monster Island Tourism Board. Looking for the perfect accessory to give on Hug a Monster Day? Visit our gift shop for great deals and big squeals.

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