SCENE + HEARD: Daily Post Where Did April Fools' Day Come From? By Staff Monday, March 27, 2023 11:36 AM April Fools' Day is this Saturday, April first. The silly holiday can be fun or frustrating, depending on your mood, but it's generally accepted that we'll all get pranked at least once this weekend. But why do we celebrate April Fools' Day, and where did it even come from? Head over to Today for a look.