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15 Ways to Celebrate Groundhog Day

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Every year on February 2nd, people gather in Punxsutawney, PA to watch Punxsutawney Phil emerge from his burrow. If Phil sees his shadow, we can expect 6 more weeks of winter. If Phil doesnโ€™t see his shadow, we can start expecting spring! In the doldrums of winter, this day can be an easy reason to celebrate the upcoming spring.

Ways to Celebrate Groundhog Day

Decorate Cupcakes

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Make a batch of your favorite cupcakes for work or school and top them with these festive groundhog toppers.

Listen to Groundhog Day The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

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This new cast recording is clever and lively. Score by musician Tim Minchin.

Make Groundhog Cookies

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Nothing is more celebratory of Groundhog Day than a groundhog cookie!

Watch the movie Groundhog Day

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This romantic comedy, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, will keep you laughing on a winterโ€™s day! FYI, the musical listed above was based on this film!

Drink Your Coffee from a Groundhog Mug

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Youโ€™ll most likely be up early if youโ€™re watching Phil come out of the burrow, so get your caffeine from a groundhog mug!

Color with the Kids

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Grab the crayons and get the kids in on the Groundhog Day festivities.

Get in Costume with a Mask

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Get in the groundhog spirit with a mask like this! Great to wear or display as a decoration.

Dress Up the Littles

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Get the little ones dressed up to celebrate Phil on February 2nd!

Do a Puzzle

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Stay warm inside and complete a puzzle with your loved ones!

Decorate the House & Lawn for the Day!

-Whimsical Groundhog Print

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This print on the wall is a funny way to look at groundhogs!

-Put Up a Garden Flag

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A little flag in the front yard can spread some cheer on this chilly February day.

-Hang a Sign on the Front Door

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A rustic wood sign on the front door

-Groundhog Pillow Cover

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Get some groundhogs on your throw pillows with one of these colorful covers

-Display these Groundhogs

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Great for a shelf or mantel, these little guys are made from recycled books!

Read a Book about Groundhog Day

Grumpy Groundhog

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Punxsutawney Phyllis

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Groundhog Weather School: Fun Facts About Weather and Groundhogs

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Take your pick of these activities and have a great Groundhog Day!