October
Holidays

Find a complete list of October holidays below, and happy celebrating! At National Today, we love celebrating 207 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 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
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, ,
National Custodian Day,
National Name Your Car Day,
Oct 3 Sunday
Mean Girls Day
National Boyfriend Day,
National Kevin Day
Oct 4 Monday
National Child Health Day, ,
​National Cinnamon Roll Day
National Crunchy Taco Day, , ,
National Golf Lovers Day ,
National Taco Day, , ,
National Vodka Day
World Animal Day, ,
Oct 5 Monday
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 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,
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
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,
Maths Day
Oct 16 Saturday
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
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
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
World Pasta Day,
Oct 26 Tuesday
National Chicken Fried Steak Day,
National Day of the Deployed, ,
National Pit Bull Awareness Day,
National Pumpkin Day
Oct 27 Wednesday
National American Beer Day,
National Black Cat Day,
​National Mentoring Day, , ,
Navy Day,
Oct 28 Thursday
National Chocolate Day,
​National First Responders Day, ,
​National Immigrants 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, , , , ,
​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