465+ October Holidays in 2023 | Fun, Weird, and Special Dates

Are you looking for October holidays or special dates to celebrate on social media?

Are you a small business owner or marketer?

Marketing your business on social media just got a lot easier with this complete list of October holidays and observances with special dates to promote.

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Get ready for a fun-filled October with this comprehensive list of holidays and special observances!

From more popular holidays like Halloween to Breast Cancer Awareness Month to International Coffee Day to more obscure celebrations like Frugal Fun Day and National Mad Hatter Day, there’s always a fun holiday to celebrate on social media.

So start planning your social media posts and promotions now – your audience and customers will thank you for it!

From October 1-31, there are over 465 holidays and special observances to choose from!

Here are a few of the biggest and most fun holidays in October.
– Breast Cancer Awareness Month
– World Mental Health Day
– Get to Know Your Customers Day
– National Chocolate Day
– Red Ribbon Week
– Halloween

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So whether you’re looking for traditional holidays to promote your business or just some fun and unique days to celebrate, this list has you covered.

Check out the full list of 2023 holidays in October below.

Mark your calendars and get ready to explore fun, weird, and special dates in October 2023. Happy October!

Why October Holidays Make Great Social Media Posts

Back in my corporate marketing days, when I managed the social media channels for a $150 million business, I rejoiced when a holiday came around.

Holiday posts were easy to create, and they always received more “likes” than any other post.

Not many people will engage with a post about a company news release or an industry article, but many who see a post wishing everyone a Happy Halloween will give it a “like.”

Not sure how to get started? Here are some ideas:

  • Share recipes for favorite dishes served on the holiday
  • Give tips on how to decorate for the holiday
  • Offer advice on entertaining during the holiday season
  • Share photos of employees or customers celebrating the holiday
  • Run a contest related to the holiday
  • Offer a discount on products or services related to the holiday

With this list of October holidays, you will be able to easily come up with social media content ideas for October that will resonate with your audience and help you increase engagement and reach on your social channels.

Holiday posts are easy to create and they always receive more “likes” than any other post.

Not many people will engage with a post about a company news release or an industry article, but many who see a post wishing everyone a Happy Halloween will give it a “like.”

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Including holidays in your social media content is an easy way to increase engagement and reach. People are already talking about the holiday, so you need to join the conversation.

You can use holiday-related hashtags, post photos celebrating the holiday, run contests, or offer discounts or special promotions related to the holiday.

Not sure how to get started? Here are some ideas:

  • Share recipes for favorite dishes served on the holiday
  • Give tips on how to decorate for the holiday
  • Offer advice on entertaining during the holiday season
  • Share photos of employees or customers celebrating the holiday
  • Run a contest related to the holiday
  • Offer a discount on products or services related to the holiday

With this list of October holidays, you will be able to easily come up with social media content ideas for October that will resonate with your audience and help you increase engagement and reach on your social channels.

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For a business owner or marketer, holiday posts not only increase your social media engagement but they’re also easy posts to create that fill your followers with positive emotions.

When sharing a holiday post, always include an image or video with your status update, no matter what platform you’re using. 

That’s because posts with an image get 2.3 times more engagement than posts without an image. (source)

Including an image with your post is the easiest way to DOUBLE engagement and it’s why the Social Media Content Club, our industry-leading social media software, is FULL of eye-catching images.

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Also, tack on a holiday-themed hashtag to make it easy for people to find your content, and use location tagging if you have a physical storefront.

For more tips on how to increase your social media engagement, read: 5 Ways to Increase Social Media Engagement. 

Holiday Hashtags for Social Media

When celebrating holidays on social media, it’s important to include the relevant hashtag(s) for that holiday in your post.

Hashtags will increase the reach of your post, exposing your business to a larger audience.

To learn why and how to use hashtags on social media, read: 210 Daily Hashtags for Social Media.

Hashtags are such an essential piece to your success on social media that I’ve done the research for you.

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Most of the holidays listed below include a hashtag for social media. 

However, for best results, you’ll want to use 3 – 5 hashtags relevant to that holiday in your post. 

If you’re pressed for time, the Social Media Content Club does the hashtag research for you and provides 3 popular and relevant hashtags for all major holidays. 

List of October National Holidays in 2023

In an effort to simplify this massive list of holidays, I’ve divided the days into five categories – public holidays, religious holidays, monthly observances, weekly observances, and daily observances.

Scroll down to view all 465+ holidays, or use the following links to skip ahead to a specific category.

October Public Holidays in 2023

This list contains public holidays and special observances in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

DateHolidayHashtagWhere Observed
October 1Daylight Savings Starts#DaylightSavingsAustralia
October 2Labour Day#LabourDayParts of Australia
October 2Queen’s Birthday#QueensBirthdayQueensland
October 9Columbus Day#ColumbusDayUnited States
October 9Thanksgiving Day#CanadaThanksgivingCanada
October 20Flinders Island Show#FlindersIslandShowTasmania, Australia
October 29Daylight Savings Time Ends#DaylightSavingsUnited Kingdom
October 31Halloween#HalloweenWorldwide
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October Religious Holidays in 2023

October 4Feast of St Francis of Assisi#StFrancisChristian
October 6Hoshanah Rabah#HoshanaRabbahJewish
October 7Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah#Atzeret #SimchatTorahJewish
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October Monthly Holidays in 2023

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
American Pharmacists Month
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Black Speculative Fiction Month
Blindness Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celebrate The Bilingual Child Month
Church Library Month
Co-op Month
Contact Lens Safety Month
Country Music Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Fair Trade Month
Financial Planning Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Go Sober For October
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
Healthy Lung Month
International Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month
Islamic Heritage Month
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
LGBTQ History Month
Liver Cancer Awareness Month
Long-Term Care Planning Month
Month of Freethought
National “I’m Just Me Because” Month
National ADHD Awareness Month
National Aesthetician Month
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Apple Month
National Applejack Month
National Arts & Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Caramel Month
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Health Month
National Church Safety and Security Month
National Cookbook Month
National Cookie Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression & Mental Health Screening Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Dropout Prevention Month
National Dwarfism Awareness Month
National Emotional Wellness Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Go On A Field Trip Month
National Kitchen & Bath Month
National Learn To Bowl Month
National Learning and Development Month
National Medical Librarians Month
National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Pasta Month
National Pet CBD Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Pickled Peppers Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
National Pork Month
National Pretzel Month
National Principals Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National RSV Awareness Month
National Sarcastic Awareness Month
National Sausage Month
National Seafood Month
National Sensory Processing Awareness Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
National Toilet Repair Month
National Window Covering Safety Month
National Work and Family Month
Non-GMO Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month
Photographer Appreciation Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Raptor Month
Raynauds Awareness Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Self-Promotion Month
Sex Education Month
SIDS Awareness Month
Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Month
Talk About Prescriptions Month
Women Walking In Their Own Shoes Month
Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Menopause Awareness Month
World Vegetarian Month

October Weekly Holidays in 2023

Oct 1 – 7Banned Books Week
Oct. 1 – 74-H Week
Oct. 1 – 7Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB) Awareness Week
Oct. 1 – 7Get Organized Week
Oct. 1 – 7International Postcard Week
Oct. 1 – 7Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct. 1 – 7National Heimlich Heroes Week
Oct. 1 – 7National Midwifery Week
Oct. 1 – 7National Newspaper Week
Oct. 1 – 7National Walk Your Dog Week
Oct. 1 – 7Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week
Oct. 2 – 6Customer Service Week
Oct. 2 – 6Drive Safely Work Week
Oct. 2 – 6National Primary Care Week
Oct. 2 – 8Active Aging Week
Oct. 2 – 8World Space Week
Oct. 6 – 12National Physician Assistants (PA) Week
Oct. 8 – 12International Cephalopod Awareness Week
Oct. 8 – 14Drink Local Wine Week
Oct. 8 – 14Earth Science Week
Oct. 8 – 14Emergency Nurses Week
Oct. 8 – 14International Infection Prevention Week
Oct. 8 – 14National Fire Prevention Week
Oct. 8 – 14National Metric Week
Oct. 8 – 14Veterinary Technicians Week
Oct. 8 – 14World Rainforest Week
Oct. 9 – 15National School Lunch Week
Oct. 12 – 20Bone and Joint Action Week
Oct. 15 – 21Free Speech Week
Oct. 15 – 21Healthcare Security and Safety Week
Oct. 15 – 21Medical Assistants Recognition Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Business Women’s Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Character Counts Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Chemistry Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Forest Products Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Friends of Libraries Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Kraut Sandwich Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Nuclear Science Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Pharmacy Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Retirement Security Week
Oct. 15 – 21National Teen Driver Safety Week
Oct. 15 – 21YMCA Week without Violence
Oct. 16 – 20National Health Education Week
Oct. 16 – 20National School Bus Safety Week
Oct. 22 – 28Asexual Awareness Week (ACE Week)
Oct. 22 – 28National Celebration of Pro Bono
Oct. 22 – 28National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Oct. 22 – 28National Massage Therapy Awareness Week
Oct. 22 – 28National Respiratory Care Week
Oct. 22 – 28Spiritual Care Week
Oct. 23 – 31Red Ribbon Week
Oct. 24 – 30Disarmament Week
Oct. 25 – 31International Magic Week
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October Daily Holidays in 2023

October 1CD Player Day#CdPlayerDay
October 1Change A Light Day#ChangeALightDay
October 1Intergeneration Day#IntergenerationDay
October 1International African Diaspora Day#AfricanDiasporaDay
October 1International Blessings of The Fishing Fleet Day#BlessingsOfTheFishingFleetDay
October 1International Coffee Day#InternationalCoffeeDay
October 1International Day of Older Persons#DayOfOlderPersons
October 1International Music Day#MusicDay
October 1Model T Day#ModelTDay
October 1National Black Dog Day#NationalBlackDogDay
October 1National Book It! Day#BookItDay
October 1National Fire Pup Day#NationalFirePupDay
October 1National Hair Day#NationalHairDay
October 1National Homemade Cookies Day#HomemadeCookieDay
October 1National Lace Day#NationalLaceDay
October 1World Communion Sunday#WorldCommunionSunday
October 1World Vegetarian Day#WorldVegetarianDay
October 2Audiophile Day#audiophileday
October 2Blue Shirt Day / World Day of Bullying Prevention#StompOutBullying
October 2Child Health Day#ChildHealthDay
October 2Day of Unity#DayOfUnity
October 2Guardian Angels Day#GuardianAngelsDay
October 2International Day of Non-violence#DayOfNonViolence
October 2National Consignment Day#ConsignmentDay
October 2National Custodial Worker Day#CustodialWorkerDay
October 2National Fried Scallops Day#FriedScallopsDay
October 2National Hug-a-Kevin Day#HugAKevinDay
October 2National Name Your Car Day#NameYourCarDay
October 2Phileas Fogg’s Wager Day#PhileasFoggsWagerDay
October 2World Architecture Day#WorldArchitectureDay
October 2World Child Health Day#ChildHealthDay
October 2World Habitat Day#WorldHabitatDay
October 3Butterfly and Hummingbird Day#NationalButterflyAndHummingbirdDay
October 3National Boyfriend Day#NationalBoyfriendDay
October 3National Techies Day#NationalTechiesDay
October 4Balloons Around the World Day#BalloonsAroundTheWorldDay
October 4Cinnamon Roll Day#CinnamonRollDay
October 4Improve Your Office Day#ImproveYourOfficeDay
October 4International Walk to School Day#WalkToSchoolDay
October 4National Golf Lover’s Day#GolfLoversDay
October 4National Kale Day#KaleDay
October 4National Kiss a Wrestler Day#KissAWrestlerDay
October 4National Pumpkin Seed Day#PumpkinSeedDay
October 4National Taco Day#NationalTacoDay
October 4National Vodka Day#NationalVodkaDay
October 4Ten-Four Day#TenFourDay
October 4World Animal Day#WorldAnimalDay
October 5Bring Your Bible To School Day#BringYourBibleToSchoolDay
October 5National Apple Betty Day#AppleBettyDay
October 5National Depression Screening Day#DepressionScreeningDay
October 5National Do Something Nice Day#DoSomethingNiceDay
October 5National Get Funky Day#GetFunkyDay
October 5World Teachers’ Day#WorldTeachersDay
October 6Kids Music Day#KidsMusicDay
October 6Manufacturing Day#ManufacturingDay
October 6National Coaches Day#NationalCoachesDay
October 6National Fruit At Work Day#FruitAtWorkDay
October 6National German-American Day#GermanAmericanDay
October 6National Mad Hatter Day#NationalMadHatterDay
October 6National Noodle Day#NationalNoodleDay
October 6National Plus Size Appreciation Day#PlusSizeAppreciationDay
October 6World Cerebral Palsy Day#CerebralPalsyDay
October 6World Smile Day#WorldSmileDay
October 7Frugal Fun Day#FrugalFunDay
October 7Inter-American Water Day#InterAmericanWaterDay
October 7International Newspaper Carrier Day#NewspaperCarrierDay
October 7National Fluffernutter Day#FluffernutterDay
October 7National Forgiveness & Happiness Day#ForgivenessHappinessDay
October 7National Frappé Day#FrappeDay
October 7National Inner Beauty Day#InnerBeauty
October 7National LED Light Day#LedLightDay
October 7World Card Making Day#WorldCardMakingDay
October 7You Matter To Me Day#YouMatterToMeDay
October 8Alvin C. York Day#AlvinCYorkDay
October 8American Touch Tag Day#AmericanTouchTagDay
October 8National Pierogi Day#NationalPierogiDay
October 8Pastor Appreciation Day#PastorAppreciationDay
October 8World Octopus Day#OctopusDay
October 9Curious Events Day#CuriousEventsDay
October 9Indigenous Peoples’ Day#indigenouspeoplesday
October 9International Beer and Pizza Day#BeerAndPizzaDay
October 9Leif Erikson Day#LeifEriksonDay
October 9National Moldy Cheese Day#MoldyCheeseDay
October 9National Online Banking Day#OnlineBankingDay
October 9National Pro-Life Cupcake Day#ProLifeCupcakeDay
October 9Nautilus Night#NautilusNight
October 9World Post Day#WorldPostDay
October 10Ada Lovelace Day#AdaLovelaceDay
October 10International Stage Management Day#StageManagementDay
October 10National Angel Food Cake Day#AngelFoodCakeDay
October 10National Cake Decorating Day#NationalCakeDecoratingDay
October 10National Handbag Day#nationalhandbagday
October 10National Hug a Drummer Day#HugADrummerDay
October 10U.S. Naval Academy Day#USNavalAcademyDay
October 10World Homeless Day#WorldHomelessDay
October 10World Hospice and Palliative Care Day#HospiceAndPalliativeCareDay
October 10World Mental Health Day#WorldMentalHealthDay
October 10World Porridge Day#WorldPorridgeDay
October 11Emergency Nurses Day#EmergencyNursesDay
October 11General Pulaski Memorial Day#GeneralPulaskiMemorialDay
October 11International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction#DayForDisasterReduction
October 11International Day of the Girl Child#DayOfTheGirl
October 11International Top Spinning Day#TopSpinningDay
October 11National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day#BringYourTeddyBearToWorkAndSchoolDay
October 11National Coming Out Day#NationalComingOutDay
October 11​National Fossil Day#FossilDay
October 11National It’s My Party Day#ItsMyPartyDay
October 11National Kimberly Day#KimberlyDay
October 11National Pet Obesity Awareness Day#PetObesityAwarenessDay
October 11National Sausage Pizza Day#NationalSausagePizzaDay
October 11National Stop Bullying Day#StopBullyingDay
October 11National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day#TakeYourParentsToLunchDay
October 11Southern Food Heritage Day#SouthernFoodHeritageDay
October 11Stop America’s Violence Everywhere (S.A.V.E.)#SaveToday
October 11World Obesity Day#WorldObesityDay
October 12National Farmer’s Day#NationalFarmersDay
October 12National Freethought Day#FreethoughtDay
October 12National Gumbo Day#NationalGumboDay
October 12National Pulled Pork Day#PulledPorkDay
October 12National Savings Day#SavingsDay
October 12World Arthritis Day#WorldArthritisDay
October 12World Sight Day#WorldSightDay
October 13Candle Maker Day#CandleMakerDay
October 13English Language Day#EnglishLanguageDay
October 13International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction#DayForDisasterReduction
October 13International Day for Failure#DayForFailure
October 13Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day#MetastaticBreastCancerAwarenessDay
October 13National M&M Day#MmDay
October 13National No Bra Day#NoBraDay
October 13National Train Your Brain Day#TrainYourBrainDay
October 13National Yorkshire Pudding Day#YorkshirePuddingDay
October 13World Day Against The Death Penalty#DayAgainstTheDeathPenalty
October 13World Egg Day#WorldEggDay
October 14Be Bald and Be Free Day#BeBaldAndBeFreeDay
October 14I Love Yarn Day#ILoveYarnDay
October 14International African Penguin Awareness Day#AfricanPenguinAwarenessDay
October 14National Chess Day#NationalChessDay
October 14National Costume Swap Day#CostumeSwapDay
October 14National Dessert Day#NationalDessertDay
October 14National Family Bowling Day#FamilyBowlingDay
October 14National Motorcycle Ride Day#MotorcycleRideDay
October 14Universal Music Day#UniversalMusicDay
October 14World Standards Day#WorldStandardsDay
October 15Global Handwashing Day#HandwashingDay
October 15International Day of Rural Women#DayOfRuralWomen
October 15National Aesthetician Day#AestheticianDay
October 15National Cheese Curd Day#CheeseCurdDay
October 15National Grouch Day#GrouchDay
October 15​National I Love Lucy Day#ILoveLucyDay
October 15National Latino AIDS Awareness Day#LatinoAidsAwarenessDay
October 15National Mushroom Day#MushroomDay
October 15National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day#PregnancyAndInfantLossAwarenessDay
October 15National Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day#SundaySchoolTeacherAppreciationDay
October 15National White Cane Safety Day#WhiteCaneSafetyDay
October 15World Toy Camera Day#ToyCameraDay
October 16Boss’s Day#BossDay
October 16Department Store Day#DepartmentStoreDay
October 16Global Cat Day#GlobalCatDay
October 16National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day#CleanYourVirtualDesktopDay
October 16National Dictionary Day#NationalDictionaryDay
October 16​National Liqueur Day#LiqueurDay
October 16World Food Day#WorldFoodDay
October 16World Spine Day#WorldSpineDay
October 17Black Poetry Day#BlackPoetryDay
October 17Information Overload Day#InformationOverloadDay
October 17International Day for the Eradication of PovertyDayForTheEradicationOfPoverty
October 17National Edge Day#EdgeDay
October 17National Face Your Fears Day#FaceYourFearsDay
October 17National Fetch Day#NationalFetchDay
October 17National Mulligan Day#MulliganDay
October 17National Pasta Day#NationalPastaDay
October 17National Pay Back a Friend Day#PayBackAFriendDay
October 17National Pharmacy Technician Day#PharmacyTechnicianDay
October 17Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity#ProLifeDayOfSilentSolidarity
October 17Wear Something Gaudy Day#WearSomethingGaudyDay
October 18Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day)#BraDay
October 18Hagfish Day#HagfishDay
October 18International Pronouns Day#internationalpronounsday
October 18Medical Assistants Recognition Day#MedicalAssistantsRecognitionDay
October 18National Chocolate Cupcake Day#ChocolateCupcakeDay
October 18National Medical Assistants Day#MedicalAssistantsRecognitionDay
October 18National No Beard Day#NationalNoBeardDay
October 18Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce#SupportYourLocalChamberOfCommerce
October 18World Menopause Day#WorldMenopauseDay
October 19Conflict Resolution Day#ConflictResolutionDay
October 19Evaluate Your Life Day#EvaluateYourLifeDay
October 19Get to Know Your Customers Day#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
October 19International Credit Union Day#CreditUnionDay
October 19International ShakeOut Day#ShakeoutDay
October 19LGBT Center Awareness Day#LgbtCenterAwarenessDay
October 19National Get Smart About Credit Day#GetSmartAboutCreditDay
October 19National New Friends Day#NewFriendsDay
October 19National Seafood Bisque Day#SeafoodBisqueDay
October 19Spirit Day#SpiritDay
October 19World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day#WorldPbjDay
October 20International Chefs Day#ChefsDay
October 20International Sloth Day#SlothDay
October 20Mammography Day#MammographyDay
October 20Miss American Rose Day#MissAmericanRoseDay
October 20National Brandied Fruit Day#BrandiedFruitDay
October 20National Day on Writing#NationalDayOnWriting
October 20National Youth Confidence Day#NationalYouthConfidenceDay
October 20World Osteoporosis Day#OsteoporosisDay
October 21Apple Day#AppleDay
October 21Bridge Day#BridgeDay
October 21Celebration of The Mind Day#CelebrationOfTheMindDay
October 21Check Your Meds Day#CheckYourMedsDay
October 21Count your Buttons Day#CountYourButtonsDay
October 21Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day (IDD)#IddPreventionDay
October 21International Day of the Nacho#DayOfTheNacho
October 21National Pets for Veterans Day#PetsForVeteransDay
October 21National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day#PumpkinCheesecakeDay
October 21Reptile Awareness Day#ReptileAwarenessDay
October 21Sweetest Day#SweetestDay
October 21Wonder Woman Day#wonderwomanday
October 22International Stuttering Awareness Day#StutteringAwarenessDay
October 22Mother-in-Law Day#MotherInLawDay
October 22National Color Day#NationalColorDay
October 22National Nut Day#NationalNutDay
October 22Smart is Cool Day#SmartIsCoolDay
October 23National Boston Cream Pie Day#BostonCreamPieDay
October 23National Croc Day#CrocDay
October 23National iPod Day#iPodDay
October 23National Mole Day#NationalMoleDay
October 23National Paralegal Day#ParalegalDay
October 23National Slap Your Irritating Co-Worker Day#SlapYourCoWorkerDay
October 23Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day#SwallowsDepartFromSanJuanCapistranoDay
October 23TV Talk Show Host Day#TVTalkShowHostDay
October 24National Bologna Day#NationalBolognaDay
October 24National Food Day#FoodDay
October 24United Nations Day#UnitedNationsDay
October 24World Development Information Day#DevelopmentInformationDay
October 25International Artist Day#ArtistDay
October 25Lung Health Day#LungHealthDay
October 25National Greasy Foods Day#GreasyFoodsDay
October 25Sourest Day#SourestDay
October 25World Pasta Day#WorldPastaDay
October 26Chicken Fried Steak Day#ChickenFriedSteakDay
October 26Intersex Awareness Day#intersexawarenessday
October 26National BSA/AML Day#BSAAMLDay
October 26National Day of the Deployed#DayOfTheDeployed
October 26National Mincemeat Day#NationalMincemeatDay
October 26National Pumpkin Day#PumpkinDay
October 26Worldwide Howl at the Moon Night#HowlAtTheMoonNight
October 27American Beer Day#AmericanBeerDay
October 27Cranky Co-Workers Day#CrankyCoWorkersDay
October 27Frankenstein Friday#FrankensteinFriday
October 27National Bandanna Day#BandannaDay
October 27National Black Cat Day (UK)#NationalBlackCatDay
October 27​National Mentoring Day (UK)#MentoringDayUk
October 27National Pharmacy Buyer Day#PharmacyBuyerDay
October 27Navy Day#NavyDay
October 27World Day for Audiovisual Heritage#DayForAudiovisualHeritage
October 28International Animation Day#AnimationDay
October 28Make A Difference Day#MakeADifferenceDay
October 28National Chocolate Day#NationalChocolateDay
October 28National First Responders Day#NationalFirstRespondersDay
October 28National Pit Bull Awareness Day#PitBullAwarenessDay
October 28World Psoriasis Day#WorldPsoriasisDay
October 29International Internet Day#InternetDay
October 29National Cat Day#NationalCatDay
October 29National Hermit Day#NationalHermitDay
October 29National Oatmeal Day#NationalOatmealDay
October 29Visit A Cemetery Day#VisitACemeteryDay
October 29World Stroke Day#WorldStrokeDay
October 30Checklist Day#ChecklistDay
October 30Create A Great Funeral Day#CreateAGreatFuneralDay
October 30Haunted Refrigerator Night#HauntedRefrigeratorNight
October 30Mischief Night#MischiefNight
October 30National Breadstick Day#BreadstickDay
October 30National Candy Corn Day#NationalCandyCornDay
October 30National Publicist Day#NationalPublicistDay
October 30National Speak Up For Service Day#SpeakUpForServiceDay
October 30National Text Your Ex Day#TextYourExDay
October 31Books For Treats Day#BooksForTreatsDay
October 31Girl Scout Founder’s Day#GirlScoutFoundersDay
October 31Halloween#Halloween
October 31National Caramel Apple Day#NationalCaramelAppleDay
October 31National Doorbell Day#NationalDoorbellDay
October 31National Knock-Knock Jokes Day#KnockKnockJokeDay
October 31National Magic Day#NationalMagicDay
October 31Reformation Day#ReformationDay
October 31Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Day#TrickOrTreatForUnicefDay
October 31World Savings Day#WorldSavingsDay
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November 2023 Holidays 

The complete list of holidays, observances, and fun, weird, and special dates for November 2023 can be found here: AngieGensler.com/November-Holidays

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To access the list of holidays for every month in 2023 and beyond, visit the Holidays index page.


The month of October is packed with holidays and local observances that can be used as social media content.

From Halloween to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there are plenty of holidays and ideas to help you get your social media posts seen by more people.

And don’t forget about using monthly, weekly, and daily observances to keep your social media calendar full!

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National Picnic Month is celebrated every July, making it the perfect time to enjoy outdoor gatherings with friends and family. As a small business owner, incorporating picnic-themed promotions or events can attract customers looking for summer fun. Let's explore some...

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National Hot Dog Month takes place every July, offering a fun and tasty way to celebrate summer. During this month, you have the perfect excuse to indulge in delicious hot dogs and explore various recipes and toppings. Get ready to savor the flavors and enjoy this...

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