After ten years Dora the Explorer has become one the most recognizable characters across the globe. As a part of celebrating the decade of having Dora the Explorer, August 14, 2010, has been named Dora the Explorer Day.

The cities and states across the country that will acknowledge the positive impact of the spirited character include: Austin, TX; Albany, NY; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Columbia, SC; Corpus Christi, TX; Connecticut; Downey, CA; El Paso, TX; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Galveston, TX; Hialeah, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Jackson, MI; La Redo, TX; Lansing, MI; Miami, FL; Milwaukee, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Montgomery, AL; New York, NY; Orlando, FL; Sacramento, CA; Salinas, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; San Diego, CA; Santa Ana, CA; Tampa, FL; Delaware; Louisiana; Maryland; Missouri; and New Mexico.