The NBWD! Story


In 2016, Patty Sharkey founded National Big Wig Day™! after about of post-holiday blues. After going through her fabulous collection of wigs and selection a chocolate, raspberry curly wig and taking a selfie, she posted “Happy National Big Wig Day!”big wig start

Soon after the overwhelmingly positive post, Patty was struck with an inspiring cure for the blues and National Big Wig Day™! was born.

Friends in California, New Jersey, Texas and Massachusetts hostedinaugural National Big Wig Day™! parties where a portion of the proceeds raised were donated to the Look Good/Feel Better division of theAmerican Cancer Society in 2016.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar declared National Big WigDay™! in October of 2016.


January 29, 2016

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January 26, 2018

January 25, 2019

January 31, 2020