Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held on or around Feb. 12, the birthday anniversary of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin.
On this website you can find all sorts of information about Charles Darwin and the International Darwin Day Fundation. If you are hosting a Darwin Day event, you can post information about it on our events listing. You can also locate Darwin Day programs near you by searching our events section.
We have also provided resources for hosting Darwin Day events, including promotional support and a list of potential Darwin Day presenters.
Click here to read more about the history of the International Darwin Day Foundation.
Dr. Robert Stephens came up with the idea for Darwin Day in 1993 and co-founded the Darwin Day Program with Amanda Chesworth. Read his interview with Humanist Network News editor Maggie Ardiente on the early days of Darwin Day and his thoughts on the future of teaching evolution in the United States.
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