October Holidays, Special Days, and Observances.

The month of October is full of great reasons to celebrate life moments with those we care about.

  • October 1st Is International Day for the Elderly
  • October 1st is World Vegetarian Day
  • October 1st is National Homemade Cookies Day
  • October 2nd is International Day of Non-Violence
  • October 2nd is National Custodial Worker Day
  • October 3rd is National Boyfriends Day
  • October 4th is ​National Cinnamon Roll Day
  • October 4th is National Crunchy Taco Day
  • October 4th is National Taco Day
  • October 4th is Feast Of St Francis Assisi
  • October 5th is World Teachers' Day
  • October 6thh is World Cerebral Palsy Day
  • October 6th is Mad Hatter Day
  • October 6th is when Oktoberfest ends
  • October 6th is Physician Assistant Day
  • October 7th is Dussehra
    October 7th is National Frappe Day
  • October 7th is World Habitat Day
  • October 7th is Child Health Day
  • October 9th is World Post Day
  • October 9th is World Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
  • October 9th is Leif Erikson Day
  • October 9th is Yom Kippur
  • October 10th is National Angel Food Cake Day
  • October 10th is World Mental Health Day
  • October 10th is World Sight Day
  • October 11th is National Sausage Pizza Day
  • October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child
  • October 12th is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
  • October 12th is Old Farmer's Day
  • October 12th is National Gumbo Day
  • October 13th is Navy Birthday
  • October 13th is Chicago Marathon
  • October 14th is First Day of Sukkot
  • October 14th is Columbus Day (Most regions)
  • October 14th is Native Americans' Day (South Dakota)
  • October 14th is Indigenous People's Day (Many regions)
  • October 15th is International Day of Rural Women
  • October 15th is White Cane Safety Day
  • October 16th is National Feral Cat Day
  • October 16th is World Food Day
  • October 16th is Boss's Day
  • October 17th is National Pasta Day
  • October 17th is World Day for Poverty Eradication
  • October 18th is Alaska Day
  • October 18th is National Chocolate Cupcake Day
  • October 18th is National Mammography Day
  • October 19th is Sweetest Day
  • October 20th is Last Day of Sukkot
  • October 21st is Back to the Future Day
  • October 21st is Shmini Atzeret
  • October 21st is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
  • October 22nd is Simchat Torah
  • October 24th is National Bologna Day
  • October 24th is United Nations Day
  • October 24th is World Development Information Day
  • October 25th is Nevada Day
  • October 27th is National Black Cat Day
  • October 27th is Mother-In-Law Day
  • October 27th is World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
  • October 27th is Diwali/Deepavali
  • October 28th is ​National First Responders Day
  • October 29th is National Cat Day
  • October 29th is World Stroke Day
  • October 30th is National Candy Corn Day
  • October 31st is Carve a Pumpkin Day
  • October 31st is World Cities Day
  • October 31st is Halloween
Enjoy celebrating the entire month of October!
  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • American Pharmacist Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • National Pizza Month
  • ​Italian-American Heritage Month
  • American Cheese Month
  • Blindness Awareness Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Caramel Month
  • National Chili Month
  • National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

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