October
Holidays

Find a complete list of October holidays below, and happy celebrating! At National Today, we love celebrating 211 October holidays.

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DateHolidayCategoryTags
Oct 1 Thursday
International Coffee Day, ,
Mid-Autumn Festival
National Homemade Cookies Day, ,
World Vegetarian Day,
​International Day of Older Persons, ,
National Black Dog Day, ,
National Fire Pup Day, , ,
National Hair Day,
Oct 2 Friday
International Day of Non-Violence, ,
Sukkot,
World Smile Day,
National Custodian Day,
National Name Your Car Day,
National Walk and Bike to School Day,
Oct 3 Saturday
Mean Girls Day
National Boyfriend Day,
National Kevin Day
National Poetry Day,
Oct 4 Sunday
National Crunchy Taco Day, , ,
National Taco Day, , ,
National Vodka Day
World Animal Day, ,
​National Cinnamon Roll Day
National Golf Lovers Day ,
Oct 5 Monday
Amazon Prime Day, ,
National Do Something Nice Day,
World Teachers' Day ,
National Be Nice Day,
National Child Health Day, ,
National Get Funky Day,
National Kiss a Wrestler Day ,
Oct 6 Tuesday
NATIONAL GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY
National Noodle Day,
National Coaches Day, , ,
National Mad Hatter Day, ,
National Plus Size Appreciation Day,
​National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day, , , ,
World Cerebral Palsy Day,
Oct 7 Wednesday
​National Frappe Day,
Oct 8 Thursday
National Pierogi Day,
National Depression Screening Day,
National Fluffernutter Day,
Oct 9 Friday
CURIOUS EVENTS DAY
Leif Erikson Day
Shemini Atzeret
World Post Day,
Oct 10 Saturday
National Cake Decorating Day, ,
Simchat Torah
World Mental Health Day,
National Hug a Drummer Day, ,
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day,
Oct 11 Sunday
Cardi B's Birthday,
It's My Party Day,
National Coming Out Day, ,
National Sausage Pizza Day,
National Kimberly Day
Oct 12 Monday
Columbus Day
Columbus Day,
Farmers Day,
National Gumbo Day ,
National Kick Butt Day,
National Pulled Pork Day ,
National Savings Day,
Oct 13 Tuesday
ADA Lovelace Day
British Yorkshire Pudding Day
National Herpes Awareness Day
National No Bra Day, ,
National Stop Bullying Day
National Transfer Money to Your Son Day,
Navy Birthday,
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, ,
National M&M Day, , , ,
Oct 14 Wednesday
National Dessert Day,
National Pet Obesity Day,
​National Fossil Day,
Oct 15 Thursday
Global Handwashing Day, ,
International ShakeOut Day
Maths Day
National Cheese Curd Day,
National Grouch Day
​National I Love Lucy Day,
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
National Mushroom Day
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, , ,
Oct 16 Friday
National Boss's Day
National Feral Cat Day
World Food Day,
Global Cat Day,
Mysore Dasara
National Mammography Day
​National Liqueur Day,
Oct 17 Saturday
Eminem's Birthday, ,
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
National Fetch Day,
National Pasta Day, ,
Navratri,
Sweetest Day, ,
National Edge Day, , ,
National Mulligan Day , ,
National Pay Back a Friend Day
Oct 18 Sunday
National Chocolate Cupcake Day,
National No Beard Day
Oct 19 Monday
National New Friends Day, ,
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day,
Oct 20 Tuesday
World Osteoporosis Day,
International Sloth Day
National Day on Writing,
National Pharmacy Technician Day, ,
Oct 21 Wednesday
International Day of the Nacho, , ,
National Pets for Veterans Day, ,
National Reptile Awareness Day
​Back to the Future Day ,
National Apple Day
National Check Your Meds Day,
National Medical Assistants Day, ,
National Reptile Day
Oct 22 Thursday
International Caps Lock Day,
National Nut Day
International Stuttering Awareness Day, ,
Oct 23 Friday
National Boston Cream Pie Day
National Mole Day,
National Croc Day, , ,
National Paralegal Day,
Slap Your Annoying Coworker Day , ,
Oct 24 Saturday
Drake's Birthday,
National Bologna Day
United Nations Day
Oct 25 Sunday
British Summertime Ends
Katy Perry's Birthday,
National Greasy Foods Day
National Mother-in-Law Day
World Pasta Day,
National Art Day
​National I Care About You Day, ,
Vijayadashami,
Oct 26 Monday
National Day of the Deployed, ,
National Pit Bull Awareness Day,
National Pumpkin Day
National Chicken Fried Steak Day,
Oct 27 Tuesday
National American Beer Day,
National Black Cat Day,
Navy Day,
​National Mentoring Day, , ,
Oct 28 Wednesday
National Chocolate Day,
​National First Responders Day, ,
​National Immigrants Day
Oct 29 Thursday
National Cat Day,
National Internet Day
National Oatmeal Day
World Psoriasis Day, ,
Oct 30 Friday
Milad an-Nabi (Mawlid)
National Candy Corn Day,
National Checklist Day
National Breadstick Day ,
National Text Your Ex Day,
Oct 31 Saturday
Halloween, , , , ,
National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas)
​National Caramel Apple Day, ,
AIDS Awareness Month, ,
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
American Cheese Month,
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month,
Down Syndrome Awareness Month,
Eat Better, Eat Together Month, ,
Emotional Wellness Month,
German-American Heritage Month,
Health Literacy Month, , ,
National Caramel Month,
National Chili Month,
National Chiropractic Month,
National Dessert Month, ,
​National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, ,
National Non-GMO Month, ,
National Pasta Month,
National Pescatarian Month, , , , ,
National Pickled Peppers Month,
National Pretzel Month,
National Sausage Month,
Polish American Heritage Month,
Vegetarian Month,
Blindness Awareness Month,
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ,
Fair Trade Month
Fungal Disease Awareness Week, ,
Healthy Lung Month,
National ADHD Awareness Month,
National Book Month, , ,
​National Bullying Prevention Month, ,
National Critical Illness Awareness Month,
National Dental Hygiene Month, ,
National Depression Education and Awareness Month, ,
National Ergonomics Month,
National Liver Awareness Month,
National Physical Therapy Month,
National Pizza Month,
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, ,
National Protect Your Hearing Month,
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month,
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month,
World Menopause Month,
​Global Diversity Awareness Month, , ,
​Italian-American Heritage Month,
Oct 5-11
​Active Aging Week, ,
Oct 6-12
National Physician Assistant Week,
Oct 12-18
Bone and Joint Health National Action Week,
Oct 18-24
National Retirement Security Week, ,
Oct 19-23
National Health Education Week,
Oct 22-26
Durga Puja,
Oct 25-31
Respiratory Care Week