NATIONAL TWILIGHT ZONE DAY
Always observed on May 11th, National Twilight Zone Day features mysterious twists and turns highlighted with eerie background music and unexplainable occurrences.
The television show The Twilight Zone was created, written, and narrated by Rod Serling. It premiered on October 1, 1959. The episodes were wildly popular, stretched the imagination, and captivated viewers. The show aired from 1959-1964. Rod Serling also created the show’s spin-off called Night Gallery.
Each episode presented unique stories that led the viewer on a journey into an unknown situation. The characters often revealed their backstories through intense exchanges. Settings ranged from the wild west to penthouse suites. And yet each story took place in the 5th dimension, in The Twilight Zone.
HOW TO OBSERVE NATIONAL TWILIGHT ZONE DAY
Are you a fan of the show? Watch old episodes of the show. What’s your favorite episode of The Twilight Zone? Enter The Twilight Zone and host a party to celebrate the day. We offer these great party ideas to get you started.
- Make 5th dimension pinwheels.
- Offer fortune cookies.
- Cook a valentine steak.
- Stir up a nutty mix of fear and superstition.
- Mix up some beverages – use light and shadow, love potions.
- While snacking, play some trivia.
- Invite guests to dress up as characters from their favorite episodes.
Take some photos of your experience in The Twilight Zone! Don’t forget to use #NationalTwilightZoneDay to post on social media.
NATIONAL TWILIGHT ZONE DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar continues to research the founder of this day. However, they seem to have slipped into The Twilight Zone.