January 1 – New Year’s Day – Celebrate, plan, vision cast – everything’s new
January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – commemorates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr, a civil rights leader in America. (Changes yearly, always the 3rd Monday of January)
January 16 – National Religious Freedom Day – Unofficial US holiday to celebrate religious freedom
January 22 – National Hugging Day – Unofficial US holiday to give hugs
February 2 – Groundhog Day – a fun holiday based on the myth that a groundhog comes out and predicts whether winter is coming to an end or continue for another 6 weeks.
February 4 – Superbowl Sunday – the final NFL Championship match in the US and most watched TV event of the year. (Changes annually, usually the 1st Sunday in February)
February 4 – World Cancer Day – global observance to raise awareness and promote research
February 13 – World Radio Day – a UN day that celebrates radio providing education, information, and freedom of expression.
February 14 – Valentine’s Day – celebrating romantic love.
February 16 – Chinese New Year – celebrated by Chinese communities globally, it is the first day of the Chinese calendar (Changes annually, based on lunar calendar)
February 19 – President’s Day – US holiday honoring the work of presidents & celebrating George Washington. (Changes annually, always the 3rd Monday of February)
February 20 – World Day of Social Justice – a UN observance day to promote the eradication of poverty.
March 4 – World Wildlife Day – UN day to raise awareness for endangered species and plants
March 8 – International Women’s Day – UN day to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history.
March 14 – National Pi Day – Unofficial US holiday to the Pi (3.14…) and also pie.
March 17 – St Patrick’s Day – festive holiday to commemorate Ireland’s patron saint.
March 20 – International Day of Happiness – UN day to recognize and promote the pursuit of happiness.
March 20 – First Day of Spring – the spring equinox, where the length of day and night are almost equal
March 21 – World Poetry Day – UN day to appreciate and celebrate poets.
March 22 – World Water Day – UN day to raise awareness for the importance and need for water.
March 30 – Good Friday – global Christian holiday commemorating the death of Jesus (Changes annually, based on the lunar calendar)
April 1 – Easter – a global Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead (Changes annually, based on the lunar calendar)
April 1 – April Fools Day – Get in on the fun and post something silly
April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day – global observance to raise awareness for people with autism, especially children
April 7 – World Health Day – UN day to promote global health
April 22 – Earth Day – global holiday to raise awareness & appreciate the environment
April 25 – World Malaria Day – global day to raise awareness for malaria treatment efforts
April 30 – International Jazz Day – UN day to recognize and appreciate the contributions of jazz
May 3 – World Press Freedom Day – global holiday to focus on the importance of freedom of press as a basic human right
May 4 – Star Wars Day – Unofficial cultural holiday to celebrate Star Wars – “May the Fourth” sounds like “May the force be with you.”
May 5 – Cinco de Mayo – festive Mexican holiday celebrated in Mexico & the US for the defeat of the French army
May 5 – National Day of Prayer – US holiday to call on people of different faiths to pray for the nation
May 13 – Mother’s Day – global day to show appreciation to mothers and mother figures (Changes annually, always the 2nd Sunday of May)
May 15 – International Day of Families – global day to recognize the importance of families
May 28 – Memorial Day – US holiday to commemorate those who have died in military service (Changes annually, always last Monday in May)
June 2 – National Donut Day – Unofficial US holiday to celebrate donuts (Changes annually, always 1st Friday in June)
June 5 – World Environment Day – UN day to raise awareness for the environment
June 8 – World Oceans Day – UN day to raise awareness for the importance of oceans
June 14- Flag Day – US holiday to commemorate the US flag
June 17 – Father’s Day – global day to show appreciation to fathers and father figures (Changes annually, always the 3rd Sunday of June)
June 21 – First Day of Summer – the longest day of the year
July 4 – Independence Day – US holiday to celebrate the declaration of independence from Great Britain
August 7 – International Day of Friendship – UN day to celebrate the role of friendship (Changes annually, always the 1st Sunday in August)
August 12 – International Youth Day – UN holiday to celebrate & promote the efforts of youth in society
August 19 – World Humanitarian Day – UN day to honor humanitarian work
September 4 – Labor Day – US holiday to celebrate contributions of labor associations (Changes annually, always the first Monday of September)
September 5 – International Bacon Day – Unofficial day to celebrate the love of bacon
September 8 – International Literacy Day – UN day to raise awareness for literacy issues
September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day – unofficial day to have fun talking like a pirate
September 22 – First Day of Fall – the autumnal equinox, where the length of day and night are almost equal
October 5 – World Teacher’s Day – UN day to celebrate commemorate the role of teachers
October 16 – World Food Day – UN day to raise awareness for the issues of food supply & distribution
October 31 – Halloween – a global festive holiday to celebrate with costumes and horror themes
November 2 – All Soul’s Day / Day of the Dead – a festive Mexican holiday to honor the dead
November 11 – Veterans Day – US holiday to honor all who have served in military service
November 23 – Thanksgiving – US holiday to show gratitude (Changes annually, always the 4th Thursday in November)
November 24 – Black Friday – US day where business offer the largest sales of the year (Changes annually, always the Friday after Thanksgiving)
November 25 – Small Business Saturday – US day to promote shopping at small business (Changes annually, always the Saturday after Thanksgiving)
November 27 – Cyber Monday – US day where online stores offer sales (Changes annually, always the Monday after Thanksgiving)
November 28 – Giving Tuesday – US day to promote donating & volunteering to charitable causes (Changes annually, always the Tuesday after Thanksgiving)
December 1 – World Aids Day – UN day to raise awareness for people with HIV/AIDS
December 10 – Human Rights Day – UN day to raise awareness for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
December 21 – First Day of Winter – the shortest day of the year
December 25 – Christmas – global Christian holiday to commemorate the birth of Jesus, also a universal holiday for gift-giving
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