Awareness Holidays

There are nearly 80 holidays that bring awareness to different topics and causes that affect people in different ways and for different reasons. At National Today, we aim to designate a particular day, week, or month to these topics or help promote existing days of awareness and commemoration for a range of causes.

DateHolidayCategoryTagsRegion
International Holocaust Remembrance Day, , ,
International Women's Day, ,
International Day of Forests,
World Down Syndrome Day, ,
World Autism Awareness Day,
World Health Day,
RAINN Day, ,
Earth Day,
International Guide Dog Day, ,
National Hydration Day, , , ,
World Population Day, , , , ,
National Nude Day, , , , , ,
World Hepatitis Day, , , ,
DOGust 1st: Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs, ,
National Women's Day,
International Youth Day, ,
International Homeless Animals Day, , , ,
World Humanitarian Day
International Day of Charity,
International Literacy Day, , ,
International Day of Democracy,
International Day of Peace,
Falls Prevention Awareness Day, ,
National Mesothelioma Awareness Day, ,
International Day of Non-Violence, ,
National No Bra Day, , ,
Global Handwashing Day, ,
World Food Day,
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day,
World Osteoporosis Day,
International Stuttering Awareness Day, ,
World Psoriasis Day, ,
World Kindness Day, ,
World Diabetes Day, ,
National Philanthropy Day,
National Recycling Day, ,
International Day For Tolerance,
Transgender Day of Remembrance, ,
Great American Smokeout,
World Lewis Day,
National Computer Security Day, , ,
World AIDS Day, ,
National Disability Day,
National Miners Day, ,
Monkey Day,
National Caffeine Awareness Month, , ,
National Kidney Month, ,
Poison Prevention Awareness Month, ,
Poison Prevention Week, ,
Distracted Driving Awareness Month,
National Internship Awareness Month, ,
Stress Awareness Month, ,
Pride Month, , , , ,
Be Nice to Jersey Week, ,
National Cholesterol Education Month, ,
National Learning and Development Month,
National Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month,
National Suicide Prevention Month, , ,
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month, , ,
World Alzheimer's Month, , ,
Balance Awareness Week, ,
National Assisted Living Week, , , ,
National Eczema Week, ,
​National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, ,
Fungal Disease Awareness Week, ,
National Retirement Security Week, ,
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month, , ,
Diabetic Eye Disease Month, , ,
National Diabetes Month, , ,
National Epilepsy Awareness Month, ,
National Healthy Skin Month, ,
World Antibiotic Awareness Week, ,
GERD Awareness Week, , ,
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month,
National Handwashing Awareness Week,
Universal Human Rights Month,