Teddy Day, celebrated on February 10th every year, is the perfect day for showcasing affection to your loved ones with adorable teddy bears!

Teddy Day 2025

Every year couples celebrate their undying love for each other during Valentine’s week. It comes in a swing and brings with itself endless cuteness and joy. Amidst kiss day, chocolate day, hug day, etc., is the day when teddy bears are exchanged between couples to express gratitude and affection. The fluffy companion constantly reminds them of their partner's presence and love - they are the embodiment of comfort, security, and warmth. It is a physical representation of the bond and connection that they share with each other.

However, the day is not just limited to couples. It is a day to show love and appreciation to anyone who holds a special place in our hearts. Friends, family members, and even pets can receive a teddy bear as a symbol of our love and affection. The teddy also helps bring forth our childhood memories of cuddling with the toy and basking in its comfort. From dressing them up to taking them on adventures, teddy bears were always there to share our joys and comfort us during tough times. They have been a part of our childhoods and continue to hold a special place in our hearts even as adults.

In a world that can often feel chaotic and overwhelming, the simple act of hugging a teddy bear can bring a sense of peace and calmness. Teddy bears are more than just a toy; they are a source of reminder that we are never alone.

When is Teddy Day in 2025?

The 10th of February is commemorated as Teddy Day annually and will remain unchanged in 2025 as well. So, you can start scouring the market for the fluffiest companion for your partner or loved ones! Did you know that ‘teddy’ gets its name from the 26th President of the United States - Theodore ‘Teddy' Roosevelt? His refusal to shoot a bear garnered attention amongst the country’s masses, and a couple, Morris Mitchom and his wife Rose decided to create a toy and named it Teddy's Bear. That is how the stuffed toy came into existence and continues to be used as a symbol of love, forgiveness, and care to date.

Teddy Day

Just as the teddy embodies connotations of affection and other emotions, its color also holds endless meanings. The red teddy bear conveys the message of passion and love. Its purpose is to ignite warm and fuzzy feelings in a relationship. A pink teddy bear is given during a marriage proposal. When you’re special someone accepts the proposal, your feelings have been reciprocated. If you receive an orange teddy bear, it symbolizes the possibility of a marriage proposal. The color orange represents joy, positivity, and good vibes. Blue stuffed animals are a way to express deep and intense feelings of love for a partner. It demonstrates how fortunate one is to have the opportunity to share love with their significant other. Green teddy bears indicate a strong emotional bond and a sense of commitment to each other. It signifies that no matter what happens, both parties will wait for each other.

Teddy Day Celebrations

The celebration of Teddy Day is quite popular across the world, especially in countries like the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and India. While the celebrations vary, the symbol of love remains constant. On Teddy Day, people express and celebrate their affection towards their loved ones by presenting them with teddy bears. These adorable and cozy toys serve as a tangible representation of the warmth and tenderness shared between the two. Teddy bears are available in various sizes, colors, and designs, making them a perfect gift for all ages. In some countries, people organize teddy bear picnics on Teddy Day. These picnics are a fun way to celebrate the day and spend time with friends and family. Children also bring their teddy bears along to the picnic.

Some countries even organize teddy bear parades on Teddy Day. These parades feature people dressed in teddy bear costumes and balloons decorated with teddy bears. Teddy bear exhibitions are also held on Teddy Day in some parts of the world. These exhibitions feature various designs and sizes of teddy bears, and people can purchase them as souvenirs. In addition to celebrating with loved ones, many people take the opportunity on this day to spread joy to strangers and those who are less fortunate. They donate money and toys to charities like Toys for Tots, Salvation Army, or Goodwill and even go a step ahead to build a bear in Build-A-Bear themselves and donate it.

Happy Teddy Day