April Fools' Day for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, April 1st.
April Fools' Day is celebrated every year on April 1. Playing practical jokes and hoaxes are common on this day. One can play a joke or trick someone and yell “April Fools” to have fun and enjoy the fun spirit of the day. The recipient of receiver of the joke is considered the “April Fool”
Prank Days around the World
Belgium has the Day of the Innocent children where parents or grandparents prank their children. Day of the Holy Innocents is celebrated in Hispanic America and the Philippines and in Spain they celebrate Dia d’enganyar “Fooling Day” on the island of Menorca.
Days to April Fools Day 2026
Wednesday, April 1st is day number 91 of the 2026 calendar year with 3 years, 6 months, 3 days until April Fools' Day 2026.
|April Fools' Day|
|Name(s):||April Fools' Day, All Fools' Day|
|When:||April 1 annually|
Dates for April Fools Day
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|April Fools Day 2021||Thursday, April 01, 2021||-546|
|April Fools Day 2022||Friday, April 01, 2022||-181|
|April Fools Day 2023||Saturday, April 01, 2023||184|
|April Fools Day 2024||Monday, April 01, 2024||550|
|April Fools Day 2025||Tuesday, April 01, 2025||915|
|April Fools Day 2026||Wednesday, April 01, 2026||1280|