National Sunglasses Day

National Sunglasses Day

National Sunglasses Day is a commemorative day celebrating the importance of wearing ultraviolet (UV)-protective sunwear and eyewear and brought to life each year by The Vision Council on June 27.

The Vision Council encourages members and the industry at large to participate in National Sunglasses Day by posting on social media channels using the official hashtags, #SunglassesSelfie and #NationalSunglassesDay, and tagging @TheVisionCouncil on Facebook and Instagram and @OpticalIndustry on Twitter.

The Vision Council has created downloadable marketing assets, including sample social media graphics and posts, web banners, posters, logos and more. For access to the materials, visit

Click the link below to watch The Vision Council’s medical advisor, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee, speak to the importance of wearing sunglasses year-round on The Weather Channel.

Watch the Video on YouTube!