October
Holidays

Find a complete list of October holidays below, and happy celebrating! At National Today, we love celebrating 223 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
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 Post Day
Oct 10 Sunday
National Cake Decorating Day, ,
National Handbag Day,
National Hug a Drummer Day, ,
Simchat Torah
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
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
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 Pit Bull Awareness Day,
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