Wildlife
Holidays

From the smallest ant to the biggest whale, Earth filled with so many diverse kids of animals. We mustn’t forget that we share our neighborhoods, lands, and oceans with them. With over 27 different holidays to explore on our calendars, you can help spread awareness for these awesome animals. You can start with National Penguin Day near the beginning of the year on January 20, and end the year celebrating our primate pals with National Monkey Day on December 14. Showing love to our pets is just the start, join us in spreading the good vibes to all the others out there in the animal kingdom.

DateHolidayCategoryTags
Jan 5 Wednesday
National Bird Day ,
Jan 10 Monday
National Save The Eagles Day ,
Jan 20 Thursday
National Penguin Day
Jan 21 Friday
National Squirrel Appreciation Day ,
Jan 27 Thursday
National Geographic Day , ,
Feb 1 Tuesday
Humpback Whale Awareness Month , ,
National Bird Feeding Month , ,
Feb 2 Wednesday
Groundhog Day ,
National Hedgehog Day
Feb 18 Thursday
Great Backyard Bird Count , ,
Feb 27 Sunday
International Polar Bear Day ,
Mar 1 Tuesday
Dolphin Awareness Month ,
Mar 3 Thursday
World Wildlife Day ,
Mar 15 Tuesday
Buzzards Day , ,
Mar 16 Wednesday
National Panda Day ,
Mar 31 Thursday
Manatee Appreciation Day , ,
Apr 1 Friday
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month , ,
Apr 2 Saturday
National Ferret Day , ,
Apr 5 Tuesday
National Wildlife Week , ,
Apr 8 Friday
National Zoo Lovers Day , ,
May 14 Saturday
World Migratory Bird Day ,
May 20 Friday
National Endangered Species Day , ,
May 23 Monday
World Turtle Day , ,
Jun 1 Wednesday
National Zoo and Aquarium Month , ,
Jun 4 Saturday
National Black Bear Day , ,
Jun 5 Sunday
World Environment Day , ,
Jun 18 Saturday
National Go Fishing Day , ,
Jun 20 Monday
National American Eagle Day , ,
Jun 25 Saturday
National Catfish Day , ,
Jul 1 Friday
Clean Beaches Week , ,
Jul 11 Sunday
Shark Week
Jul 14 Thursday
Shark Awareness Day , ,
Jul 16 Saturday
World Snake Day , ,
Jul 29 Friday
International Tiger Day ,
Jul 31 Sunday
World Ranger Day , ,
Aug 10 Wednesday
World Lion Day , ,
Aug 12 Friday
World Elephant Day , ,
Aug 27 Saturday
International Bat Night , ,
Aug 30 Tuesday
International Whale Shark Day , ,
Sep 1 Thursday
Animal Pain Awareness Month ,
Sep 4 Sunday
​National Wildlife Day
Sep 8 Thursday
National Iguana Awareness Day , ,
Sep 18 Sunday
International Red Panda Day , ,
Sep 22 Thursday
National Elephant Appreciation Day ,
Sep 24 Saturday
Bluebird of Happiness Day , ,
Fish Amnesty Day , ,
Save The Koala Day , ,
Sep 26 Monday
Shamu the Whale Day ,
Oct 4 Tuesday
World Animal Day , ,
Oct 8 Saturday
World Octopus Day , ,
Oct 19 Wednesday
Hagfish Day , ,
Oct 20 Thursday
International Sloth Day
Oct 21 Friday
National Reptile Day
Nov 1 Tuesday
Manatee Awareness Month , ,
Nov 5 Saturday
National Bison Day
Nov 6 Sunday
Polar Bear Week ,
Nov 17 Thursday
National Hiking Day ,
National Take a Hike Day
Nov 21 Monday
Alascattalo Day , ,
Nov 26 Saturday
World Lewis Day ,
Dec 4 Sunday
International Cheetah Day ,
World Wildlife Conservation Day , ,
Dec 9 Friday
National Llama Day
Dec 10 Saturday
International Animal Rights Day , ,
Dec 14 Wednesday
Monkey Day ,
Dec 27 Tuesday
Visit the Zoo Day , ,