World Smile Day Ambassadors spread smiles and do acts of kindness and anyone can be one!

Visit our Facebook page and "Like" and follow us in order to get updates on World Smile Day. Learn more about how to help WSD on Facebook..

World Smile Day® is celebrated around the world with events and celebrations large and small, and seen and unseen.  This section describes a few held in Smiley's hometown.

World Smile Day® can be celebrated quietly and unnoticed individually or celebrated in large, visible, organized public events.  All it takes to start something is you and an idea.

Download and print your own personal World Smile Day posters and help spread the word.

Smiley is now on Twitter!  You can follow WSD and Smiley@worldsmileday.  Learn more about #worldsmileday and how you can use it to help spread the word on twitter.

Need a few ideas for your World Smile Day Ambassadors? These may help unleash your creativity.

The first WSD celebration was held in Worcester, MA in 1999 and has continued each year since. But now we are joined with particpants and events around the world.

Download and print your own World Smile Day® Ambassador stickers then share with your friends on World Smile Day®.

Learn how you can help spread the word on social media in the weeks leading up to WSD and what to do on WSD with selfies, tags, and #worldsmileday .

Download and print your own World Smile Day Ambassador stickers and share with your friends or award them to doers of good deeds on Oct. 2nd.

Who knew this humble, soft-spoken family man and graphic artist would create a symbol of goodwill and happiness recognized around the world. Not Harvey Ball.

Smiley was created by Harvey Ball in 1963 in Worcester, MA for a local company but since then Smiley has become a celebrity of sorts and traveled the world.

Download and print these World Smile Day® poster and sticker coloring pages.

A few ideas on ways to celebrate World Smile Day - for individuals, classes, and businesses.

World Smile Day® related videos are now available on the World Smile Day® Youtube channel.  A portion of those videos are available on this website under Video Archives.

The Harvey Ball World Smile Foundation was established in 2001 to honor the name and memory of Harvey Ball, the artist who in 1963 created that international symbol of goodwill, the smiley face.

Anyone from anywhere, from any walk of life can be a World Smile Day Ambassador.  But you may be surprised to see some of the celebs on our list..

Harvey Ball declared that the first Friday in October each year would henceforth be World Smile Day®. Ever since that first World Smile Day® held in 1999, it has continued every year in Smiley's hometown of Worcester, MA and around the world.

Welcome to the online home of World Smile Day® and Smiley.  Explore this section to learn more about WSD, our goal, and recent news.

This year our goal is rather simple - to make as many people as possible aware of World Smile Day® and encourage smiles and acts of kindness around the world on that day.

Learn more about how you can celebrate World Smile Day, the day when when spreading smiles and acts of kindness is the theme.