October
Holidays

Find a complete list of October holidays below, and happy celebrating! At National Today, we love celebrating 224 October holidays.

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