October National Observances 2022

Saturday, October 1

  • International Day of Older Persons

  • International Coffee Day

  • National Pumpkin Spice Day

  • Balloons Around the World Day

  • International Music Day

  • World Vegetarian Day

  • CD Player Day

  • Chinese National Day

  • Frugal Fun Day

  • National Black Dog Day

  • National Fire Pup Day

  • National Hair Day

  • National Homemade Cookies Day

  • National Lace Day

  • World Card Making Day

  • World Ballet Day

  • Durga Puja Begins

Sunday, October 2

  • International Day of Non-Violence

  • National Custodian Day

  • National Name Your Car Day

  • National Fried Scallops Day

  • Guardian Angels Day

  • Change A Light Day

  • World Communion Sunday

Monday, October 3

  • Butterfly and Hummingbird Day

  • "Mean Girls" Day

  • National Techies Day

  • World Architecture Day

  • National Unity Day

  • National Consignment Day

  • National Child Health Day

  • National Boyfriend Day

  • World Habitat Day

  • Tuesday, October 4

  • National Cinnamon Roll Day

  • National Taco Day

  • National Vodka Day

  • World Animal Day

  • National Fruit at Work Day

  • National Golf Lovers Day

  • Improve Your Office Day

  • Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi

  • Yom Kippur Begins

  • Wednesday, October 5

  • Dasara

  • National Be Nice Day

  • World Teachers Day

  • National Walk and Bike to School Day

  • National Pumpkin Seed Day

  • National Kale Day

  • National Do Something Nice Day

  • National Apple Betty Day

  • International Walk to School Day

  • National Get Funky Day

  • Thursday, October 6

  • National Mad Hatter Day

  • National Depression Screening Day

  • National German-American Day

  • National Noodle Day

  • World Cerebral Palsy Day

  • National Plus Size Appreciation Day

  • National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day

  • Bring Your Bible to School Day

  • National Coaches Day

  • National Orange Wine Day

  • Friday, October 7

  • World Smile Day

  • You Matter to Me Day

  • National Forgiveness & Happiness Day

  • National Inner Beauty Day

  • National Frappe Day

  • National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day

  • Manufacturing Day

  • Kids Music Day

  • National LED Light Day

  • Saturday, October 8

  • International Lesbian Day

  • National Flutternutter Day

  • World Octopus Day

  • National Pierogi Day

  • American Touch Tag Day

  • I Love Yarn Day

  • National Chess Day

  • Milad an-Nabi (Mawlid)

  • Sunday, October 9

  • Pastor Appreciation Day

  • Leif Erikson Day

  • World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

  • National Moldy Cheese Day

  • International Beer and Pizza Day

  • World Post Day

  • Sukkot Begins

  • Monday, October 10

  • World Mental Health Day

  • Indigenous Peoples' Day

  • Columbus Day

  • National Kick Butt Day

  • World Porridge Day

  • World Day Against The Death Penalty

  • National Online Bank Day

  • World Homeless Day

  • National Hug a Drummer Day

  • International Stage Management Day

  • National Angel Food Cake Day

  • National Handbag Day

  • National Cake Decorating Day

  • Tuesday, October 11

  • National Coming Out Day

  • National Face Your Fears Day

  • National Sausage Pizza Day

  • International Day of the Girl Child

  • Southern Food Heritage Day

  • It's My Party Day

  • Wednesday, October 12

  • Farmers Day

  • National Savings Day

  • National Stop Bullying Day

  • World Arthritis Day

  • National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day

  • National Pet Obesity Day

  • National Pulled Pork Day

  • National Freethought Day

  • National Gumbo Day

  • Emergency Nurses Day

  • National Fossil Day

  • National Curves Day

  • Thursday, October 13

  • International Day for Disaster Reduction

  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

  • U.S. Navy Birthday

  • World Sight Day

  • National Yorkshire Pudding Day

  • National Transfer Money to Your Son Day

  • National No Bra Day

  • National M&M Day

  • National Herpes Awareness Day

  • International Day for Failure

  • English Language Day

  • International Skeptics Day

  • Ada Lovelace Day

  • Friday, October 14

  • National Dessert Day

  • World Egg Day

  • Be Bald and Be Free Day

  • World Standards Day

  • Saturday, October 15

  • Global Handwashing Day

  • National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

  • National Grouch Day

  • Universal Music Day

  • Sweetest Day

  • National Mushroom Day

  • National "I Love Lucy" Day

  • International Day of Rural Women

  • White Cane Safety Day

  • National Aesthetician Day

  • National Fetch Day

  • National Shawarma Day

  • Sunday, October 16

  • Global Cat Day

  • World Food Day

  • World Spine Day

  • Dictionary Day

  • National Liqueur Day

  • Boss's Day

  • National Feral Cat Day

  • National Sports Day

  • Monday, October 17

  • Black Poetry Day

  • National Pasta Day

  • National Pay Back a Friend Day

  • National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

  • Boss's Day

  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

  • Simchat Torah Begins

  • Tuesday, October 18

  • World Menopause Day

  • National No Beard Day

  • National Pharmacy Technician Day

  • Health Care Aide Day

  • National Pharmacy Technician Day

  • National Chocolate Cupcake Day

  • Wednesday, October 19

  • National New Friends Day

  • LGBT Center Awareness Day

  • International Pronouns Day

  • National Medical Assistants Day

  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day

  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day

  • National Seafood Bisque Day

  • Evaluate Your Life Day

  • Day of Unity

  • Thursday, October 20

  • International Chefs Day

  • National Chicken and Waffles Day

  • International Sloth Day

  • World Osteoporosis Day

  • Spirit Day

  • National Day on Writing

  • Conflict Resolution Day

  • National Get Smart About Credit Day

  • Get to Know Your Customers Day

  • National Youth Confidence Day

  • Friday, October 21

  • National Mammography Day

  • National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

  • International Day of the Nacho

  • "Back to the Future" Day

  • Celebration of the Mind Day

  • National Apple Day

  • National Reptile Awareness Day

  • National Pets for Veterans Day

  • Saturday, October 22

  • International Stuttering Awareness Day

  • Make a Difference Day

  • National Nut Day

  • Sunday, October 23

  • National Boston Cream Pie Day

  • National Paralegal Day

  • National Mole Day

  • National Croc Day

  • National iPod Day

  • Monday, October 24

  • National Food Day

  • National Bologna Day

  • United Nations Day

  • World Development Information Day

  • Diwali

  • Tuesday, October 25

  • International Artist Day

  • World Pasta Day

  • National Greasy Foods Day

  • National I Care About You Day

  • National Mother-in-Law Day

  • Sourest Day

  • Wednesday, October 26

  • National Pumpkin Day

  • National Mincemeat Day

  • National Day of the Deployed

  • Lung Health Day

  • National Chicken Fried Steak Day

  • Worldwide Howl at the Moon Night

  • Thursday, October 27

  • National Black Cat Day

  • National American Beer Day

  • National Mentoring Day

  • Navy Day

  • World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

  • National Civics Day

  • Friday, October 28

  • National First Responders Day

  • National Immigrants Day

  • Frankenstein Friday

  • National Breadstick Day

  • International Animation Day

  • National Chocolate Day

  • Saturday, October 29

  • National Trick-or-Treat Day

  • National Internet Day

  • National Cat Day

  • National Oatmeal Day

  • National Pit Bull Awareness Day

  • World Psoriasis Day

  • World Stroke Day

  • Sunday, October 30

  • National Candy Corn Day

  • National Checklist Day

  • National Publicist Day

  • National Speak Up For Service Day

  • National Text Your Ex Day

  • Mischief Night

  • Monday, October 31

  • Halloween

  • National Caramel Apple Day

  • National Knock Knock Joke Day

  • National Magic Day

  • Girl Scout Founder's Day

  • National Doorbell Day

  • World Savings Day

  • Reformation Day