April Fools' Day

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April Fools' Day
April Fools' Day
An "April Fools' Day" hoax marking the construction of the Copenhagen Metro in 2001
Also called All Fools' Day
Type Cultural, Western
Significance Practical pranks
Date April 1
Observances Humour

April Fool's Day is celebrated in many countries on April 1st every year. On this day, practical jokes (or April Fools) are played on friends and family. The jokes are done to embarrass them. In some countries, April Fool's only last until noon, and if someone plays a joke after, they are an April Fool.

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