National Days: The Ultimate List (and Downloadable Calendar)

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Holidays and national days are reliably popular trending topics that you can shape content around. There are so many special days out there, that there’s bound to be more than one that relates to your brand. But which ones are coming up? And which make the most sense for your brand?

To help you plan ahead, we created a comprehensive list of more than 2,300 holidays and observances that you can use as a springboard for creating and promoting your content (now updated through the end of 2017). For the national days that used a hashtag in the past, we’ve included those too for easy content planning.

Want all these holidays at your fingertips? We’ve also created a DOWNLOADABLE GOOGLE CALENDAR with all of these special days, monthly and weekly observances, and some associated hashtags included! (Instructions for downloading an iCal file are included.)

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Click on a specific month to jump to its list of national days, as well as that month’s weekly and monthly holidays and observances:
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List of 2017 Holidays

HOLIDAY CALENDAR OCTOBER 2017

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OCTOBER MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
AIDS Awareness Month (President Reagan)
American Cheese Month
Antidepressant Death Awareness Month
Bat Appreciation Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
(World) Blindness Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Celebrating The Bilingual Child Month
Children’s Magazine Month
Christmas Seal Campaign (October 1-December 31)
Church Library Month
Church Safety and Security Month
Class Reunion Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Cut Out Dissection Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month
Emotional Wellness Month
Employee Ownership Month
Energy Management is a Family Affair-Improve Your Home Month
Financial Planning Month
Feral Hog Month or Hog Out Month
German-American Heritage Month
Global Diversity Awareness Month
Go Hog Wild – Eat Country Ham
Halloween Safety Month
Head Start Awareness Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
Italian-American Heritage Month
International Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month
International Starman Month
International Strategic Planning Month
International Walk To School Month
LGBT History Month
Long Term Care Planning Month
Month of Free Thought
National Animal Safety and Protection Month
National Apple Month
National Applejack Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Audiology Awareness Month
National Bake and Decorate Month
National Book Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Caramel Month
National Chili Month
National Chiropractic Month
National Cookbook Month
National Cookie Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Critical Illness Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Dessert Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Ergonomics Month
National Fair Trade Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National “Gain The Inside Advantage” Month
National Go On a Field Trip Month
National Kitchen and Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Medical Librarian Month
National Orthodontic Health Month
National Pasta Month
National Physical Therapy Month
National Pickled Peppers Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
National Pork Month
National Pretzel Month
National Protect Your Hearing Month
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
National Reading Group Month
National Roller Skating Month
National RSV Awareness Month
National Sarcastic Awareness Month
National Sausage Month
National Seafood Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
National Toilet Tank Repair Month
National Window Covering Safety Month
National Work and Family Month
National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Organize Your Medical Information Month
Pear and Pineapple Month
Photographer Appreciation Month
Polish American Heritage Month
Positive Attitude Month
Raptor Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
Rhizomes and Persimmons Month
Rhubarb Month
Right Brainers Rule! Month
Self-Promotion Month
Spinach Lovers Month
Squirrel Awareness Month
Tackling Hunger Month
Talk About Prescriptions Month
Vegetarian Month
Wishbones for Pets Month (October 15-November 30)
Workplace Politics Awareness Month
World Menopause Month

OCTOBER WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Great Books Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
International Postcard Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
Mystery Series Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
National Midwifery Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
National Work From Home Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week, October 1-7 (First Full Week)
Customer Service Week, October 2-6 (First Mon-Fri Week)
Drive Safely Work Week, October 2-6 (Monday to Friday of First Full Week)
Financial Planning Week, October 2-8 (First Monday to Sunday Week)
Kids’ Goal Setting Week, October 2-6 (First Week)
National Heimlich Heroes Week, October 2-6 (First Full Monday to Friday Week)
World Dairy Expo, October 3-8 (First Tuesday to Sunday)
Old-time Fiddler Days, October 7-8 (First Full Weekend)
National Storytelling Weekend, October 6-8 (First Full Weekend)
Earth Science Week, October 8-14 (Always Second Full Week)
National Chestnut Week, October 8-14 (Second Full Week)
Veterinary Technicians Week, October 8-14 (Second Week)
National School Lunch Week, October 9-13 (Starts on Second Monday)
Bullying Bystanders Unite Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
Freedom From Bullies Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
Freedom of Speech Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
Mediation Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
Medical Assistants Recognition Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Character Counts Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Business Women’s Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Chemistry Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Forest Products Week, October 15-21 (Starts Third Sunday)
National Friends of Libraries Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Nuclear Science Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Save For Retirement Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National Teen Drivers Safety Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
National School Bus Safety Week, October 15-21 (Third Full Week)
YWCA Week Without Violence, October 16-20 (Third Week)
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 22-28 (Last Week)
National Massage Therapy Week, October 22-28 (Last Week)
National Respiratory Care Week, October 22-28 (Last Week)
Pastoral Care Week, October 22-28 (Last Week)
Red Ribbon Week, October 22-28 (Last Week)

OCTOBER NATIONAL DAYS

OCTOBER 1
International Day of Older Persons
International Coffee Day
World Vegetarian Day
World Sake Day
National Fire Pup Day
National Homemade Cookies Day

OCTOBER 2
International Day of Nonviolence
National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
National Name Your Car Day
National Fried Scallops Day
World Habitat Day – First Monday in October
National Child Health Day – First Monday in October

OCTOBER 3
National Techies Day

OCTOBER 4
World Animal Day
National Taco Day #NationalTacoDay
National Golf Day
National Vodka Day
National Walk to School Day – First Wednesday in October

OCTOBER 5
World Teachers Day
National Do Something Nice Day
National Apple Betty Day

OCTOBER 6
World Smile Day – First Friday in October
National Manufacturing Day – First Friday in October
National Poetry Day #NationalPoetryDay
National Mad Hatter Day
National German-American Day
National Noodle Day

OCTOBER 7
National Frappe Day

OCTOBER 8
National Fluffernutter Day
National Pierogi Day
American Touch Tag Day
Clergy Appreciation Day (or Pastor Appreciation Day or Ministry Appreciation Day) – Second Sunday in October

OCTOBER 9
World Post Day
National Leif Erikson Day
National Pro-Life Cupcake Day
Moldy Cheese Day #MoldyCheeseDay
National Chess Day
National Online Bank Day – Second Monday in October
National Kick Butt Day – Second Monday in October
Native American Day – Second Monday in October
Columbus Day – Second Monday in October

OCTOBER 10
World Mental Health Day
National Angel Food Cake Day
National Handbag Day

OCTOBER 11
International Day of the Girl Child
National Sausage Pizza Day
National Coming Out Day
General Pulaski Memorial Day
National Fossil Day – On Wednesday of Second Full Week in October
National Emergency Nurse’s Day – Second Wednesday in October
National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day – Second Wednesday in October
National Stop Bullying Day – Second Wednesday in October
National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day – Changes Annually (to be verified)

OCTOBER 12
National Freethought Day
National Farmer’s Day
National Gumbo Day
World Sight Day – Second Thursday in October

OCTOBER 13
World Thrombosis Day
International Day for Disaster Reduction
National Train Your Brain Day
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
Navy Birthday
National No Bra Day

OCTOBER 14
World Standards Day
National Dessert Day
Be Bald and Be Free Day
National Costume Swap Day – Second Saturday in October
National Motorcycle Ride Day – Second Saturday in October
International Migratory Bird Day – Second Saturday in October

OCTOBER 15
Global Handwashing Day
National Cheese Curd Day
National I Love Lucy Day
National Cake Decorating Day
National Grouch Day #NationalGrouchDay
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
National White Cane Safety Day

OCTOBER 16
World Food Day
National Liqueur Day
National Dictionary Day
National Feral Cat Day
Department Store Day
Boss’s Day (or National Boss’s Day) – Annually October 16 unless it falls on a weekend. Then it’s the closest workday.
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day – Third Monday in October

OCTOBER 17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
National Edge Day
National Mulligan Day
National Pasta Day
(Put on your calendar for 2018 → Alternative Fuel Day – Biennial, even years)
Black Poetry Day
Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity – Third Tuesday in October
National Pharmacy Technician Day – Third Tuesday in October

OCTOBER 18
World Vasectomy Day
National Chocolate Cupcake Day
National No Beard Day
Hagfish Day – Third Wednesday in October
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce – Third Wednesday in October
Medical Assistants Recognition Day – Wednesday of Third Full Week in October

OCTOBER 19
National Seafood Bisque Day
National Get Smart About Credit Day – Third Thursday in October
Get to Know Your Customers Day #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay – Third Thursday of Each Quarter

OCTOBER 20
World Osteoporosis Day
World Statistics Day
National Brandied Fruit Day
National Mammography Day – Third Friday in October

OCTOBER 21
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
Reptile Awareness Day #ReptileAwarenessDay
National Sweetest Day – Third Saturday in October

OCTOBER 22
International Stuttering Awareness Day
National Nut Day
National Color Day
National Mother-in-Law Day – Fourth Sunday in October

OCTOBER 23
National Boston Cream Pie Day
National Mole Day
TV Talk Show Host Day #TVTalkShowHostDay (Johnny Carson’s birthday)
Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day
iPod Day

OCTOBER 24
United Nations Day
World Development Information Day
National Food Day
National Bologna Day

OCTOBER 25
National Greasy Food Day
Sourest Day
Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day

OCTOBER 26
National Day of the Deployed
National Mule Day
National Pumpkin Day
National Mincemeat Day

OCTOBER 27
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
National American Beer Day
Navy Day
National Pharmacy Buyer Day – Friday of Last Full Week in October
National Frankenstein Friday – Last Friday in October
National Breadstick Day – Last Friday in October

OCTOBER 28
International Animation Day
National Chocolate Day
National Make a Difference Day – Fourth Saturday in October

OCTOBER 29
World Stroke Day
National Cat Day #NationalCatDay
National Oatmeal Day
National Hermit Day

OCTOBER 30
National Speak Up For Service Day
National Publicist Day
National Candy Corn Day

OCTOBER 31
National Caramel Apple Day
National Knock-Knock Jokes Day
National Magic Day
Girl Scout Founder’s Day
Halloween

HOLIDAY CALENDAR NOVEMBER 2017

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NOVEMBER MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Adopt a Senior Pet Month
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Family Stories Month
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Greens and Plantains Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
International Drum (Percussion) Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Movember
Military Family Appreciation Month
National Adoption Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National COPD Month
National Diabetes Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Fun with Fondue Month
National Georgia Pecan Month
National Gratitude Month
National Home Care and Hospice Month
National Impotency Month
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Life Writing Month
National Long-term Care Awareness Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness and Appreciation Month
National Native American Heritage Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Novel Writing Month
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
National Pepper Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National PPSI AIDS Awareness Month
National Raisin Bread Month
National Roasting Month
National Scholarship Month
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
Spinach and Squash Month
Sweet Potato Awareness Month (See also February)
NoSHAVEmber (U.S. – Beard Month or Movember; Australia – Moustache Month)
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

NOVEMBER WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Farm Toy Show Days, November 3-5 (First Full Weekend)
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, November 5-11 (First Full Week)
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, November 5-11 (First Full Week)
Give Wildlife A Brake! Week, November 6-10 (First Week)
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, November 11-19 (Begins on Second Saturday for nine days)
Geography Awareness Week, November 12-18 (Second Full Week)
National Split Pea Soup Week, November 12-18 (Second Full Week)
International Restorative Justice Week, November 19-25 (Third Week)
World Kindness Week, November 12-18 (Always has the 13th in it)
American Education Week, November 13-17 (Always Week Before Thanksgiving)
National Farm-City Week, November 17-23 (Week Always Ends on Thanksgiving Day)
GERD Awareness Week, November 19-25 (Week of Thanksgiving)
International Bible Week, November 19-26 (Sunday before Thanksgiving to Sunday after it)
International Fraud Awareness Week, November 19-25 (Third Week)
National Family Week, November 19-25 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
National Game and Puzzle Week, November 19-25 (Sunday-Saturday Thanksgiving Week)
Better Conversation Week, November 19-25 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
Church/State Separation Week, November 19-25 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
National Deal Week, November 22-28 (Week begins on the day before Thanksgiving)

NOVEMBER NATIONAL DAYS

NOVEMBER 1
World Vegan Day
National Authors Day
National Family Literacy Day
National Cook For Your Pets Day
National Vinegar Day
National Deep Fried Clams Day
National Brush Day

NOVEMBER 2
National Deviled Egg Day
Traffic Directors Day – Nov 2, unless it falls on a weekend, then it’s the following Monday
National Men Make Dinner Day (Must Cook. No BBQ Allowed!) – First Thursday in November

NOVEMBER 3
National Housewife’s Day
National Sandwich Day

NOVEMBER 4
National Chicken Lady Day
National Candy Day
National Stress Awareness Day

NOVEMBER 5
National Love Your Red Hair Day
Daylight Saving Time Ends – First Sunday in November

NOVEMBER 6
International Day for the Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
National Nachos Day
Saxophone Day #SaxophoneDay

NOVEMBER 7
National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day

NOVEMBER 8
International Day of Radiology
National Cappuccino Day
National Harvey Wallbanger Day
National Parents as Teachers Day
National STEM/STEAM Day

NOVEMBER 9
National Scrapple Day

NOVEMBER 10
Marine Corps Birthday
National Forget-Me-Not Day
National Vanilla Cupcake Day

NOVEMBER 11
National Sundae Day #NationalSundaeDay
Veterans Day

NOVEMBER 12
World Pneumonia Day
National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day #ChickenSoupForTheSoulDay

NOVEMBER 13
World Kindness Day
National Indian Pudding Day

NOVEMBER 14
World Diabetes Day
National Pickle Day
National Spicy Guacamole Day

NOVEMBER 15
Day of the Imprisoned Writer
National Bundt (Pan) Day
National Philanthropy Day
Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day #CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay
National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day
America Recycles Day
National Educational Support Professionals Day – Wednesday of American Education Week

NOVEMBER 16
International Day for Tolerance
National Fast Food Day
National Button Day #NationalButtonDay
Great American Smokeout – Thursday Before Thanksgiving
World Philosophy Day – Third Thursday in November

NOVEMBER 17
International Students Day
World Prematurity Day
National Baklava Day
National Take a Hike Day

NOVEMBER 18
National Vichyssoise Day
Mickey Mouse Birthday
National Adoption Day – Saturday Before Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 19
International Men’s Day
National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day
National Play Monopoly Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims – Third Sunday in November

NOVEMBER 20
Universal Children’s Day
International Transgender Day of Remembrance
Africa Industrialization Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
National Absurdity Day

NOVEMBER 21
World Hello Day
National Stuffing Day

NOVEMBER 22
National Cranberry Relish Day
Tie One On Day – Day before Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 23
National Cashew Day
National Eat a Cranberry Day
National Espresso Day
National Day of Mourning – Fourth Thursday in November
Thanksgiving Day – Fourth Thursday in November
Turkey-free Thanksgiving – Fourth Thursday in November

NOVEMBER 24
National Sardines Day
National Day of Listening – Day After Thanksgiving
National Native American Heritage Day – Day After Thanksgiving
Black Friday – Day After Thanksgiving
Buy Nothing Day – Day After Thanksgiving
Flossing Day – Day After Thanksgiving
Maize Day – Day After Thanksgiving
You’re Welcomegiving Day – Day After Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
National Parfait Day
Blase’ Day
Shopping Reminder Day
Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall – Saturday After Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 26
National Cake Day

NOVEMBER 27
National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
Cyber Monday – Monday After Thanksgiving

NOVEMBER 28
National French Toast Day
National Day of Giving – #GivingTuesday (Usually Follows Cyber Monday)

NOVEMBER 29
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Electronic Greetings Day

NOVEMBER 30
National Mousse Day
National Meth Awareness Day
Computer Security Day
Stay Home Because You’re Well Day

HOLIDAY CALENDAR DECEMBER 2017

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DECEMBER MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

AIDS Awareness Month
Awareness Month of Awareness Months Month
Bingo’s Birthday Month
National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month
National Human Rights Month
National Tie Month
National Write a Business Plan Month
Operation Santa Paws (December 1-December 24)
Quince and Watermelon Month
Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Spiritual Literacy Month
Tomato and Winter Squash Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

DECEMBER WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Handwashing Awareness Week, December 3-9 (First Full Week)
Recipe Greetings For The Holidays Week, December 3-9 (First Full Week)
Cookie Exchange Week, December 18-22 (First M-F Week Before Christmas)
Christmas Bird Count Week, December 14-January 5 (Always every year)
Halcyon Days, December 14-28 (Always seven days before/after the Winter Solstice)
Gluten-free Baking Week, December 17-23 (Week Before Christmas)
Kwanzaa, December 26-January 1
Chanukah December 12 -20

DECEMBER NATIONAL DAYS

DECEMBER 1
World AIDS Day
National Pie Day
National Eat a Red Apple Day
Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
Day With(out) Art Day
Rosa Parks Day
Faux Fur Friday – First Friday in December

DECEMBER 2
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
National Fritters Day
National Mutt Day
Special Education #SpecialEducationDay
National Rhubarb Vodka Day – First Saturday in December
Skywarn Recognition Day – First Saturday in December

DECEMBER 3
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Roof Over Your Head Day #RoofOverYourHeadDay

DECEMBER 4
National Cookie Day
National Dice Day

DECEMBER 5
World Soil Day
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
National Sacher Torte Day

AFL-CIO Day
Bathtub Party Day
International Ninja Day
Repeal Day #RepealDay

DECEMBER 6
National Pawnbrokers Day
National Microwave Oven Day
National Gazpacho Day
St. Nicholas Day
Miners Day

DECEMBER 7
International Civil Aviation Day
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
National Cotton Candy Day

DECEMBER 8
National Brownie Day
Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day #PretendToBeATimeTravelerDay

DECEMBER 9
International Anti-Corruption Day
National Pastry Day
Weary Willie Day
National Wreaths Across America Day – Second Saturday in December

DECEMBER 10
Dewey Decimal System Day
Human Rights Day
Nobel Prize Day

DECEMBER 11
International Mountain Day
National Noodle Ring Day
UNICEF Birthday

DECEMBER 12
@MavenTheCorgi’s Birthday!
National Ambrosia Day
National Ding-a-Ling Day
Gingerbread House Day
Poinsettia Day
Chanukah Begins – Changes Annually

DECEMBER 13
National Cocoa Day
National Violin Day
National Day Of The Horse (Senate Res. 452)
Pick a Pathologist Pal Day

DECEMBER 14
National Bouillabaisse Day

DECEMBER 15
National Cupcake/Lemon Cupcake Day
Bill of Rights Day
Cat Herders Day #CatHerdersDay
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – Third Friday in December
Underdog Day – Third Friday in December

DECEMBER 16
National Chocolate-covered Anything Day
Barbie and Barney Backlash Day
Free Shipping Day – Changes Annually

DECEMBER 17
National Maple Syrup Day
Wright Brothers Day

DECEMBER 18
International Migrants Day
U.N. Arabic Language Day
National Roast Suckling Pig Day
Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day

DECEMBER 19
National Hard Candy Day
National Oatmeal Muffin Day

DECEMBER 20
National Sangria Day
Mudd Day

DECEMBER 21
National French Fried Shrimp Day
Crossword Puzzle Day
Humbug Day #HumbugDay
Phileas Fogg Win a Wager Day
Winter Solstice – Day Between December 20 and 23
National Flashlight Day – Day of Winter Solstice
National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day – First Day of Winter
Yule – Day of Winter Solstice
National Re-Gifting Day – Thursday before Christmas

DECEMBER 22
National Date Nut Bread Day
Anne and Samantha Day (also June 21)
Forefathers Day – December 22 (Unless on Sunday, Then Following Monday)

DECEMBER 23
National Pfeffernusse Day
National Roots Day
Festivus

DECEMBER 24
National Eggnog Day
Christmas Eve

DECEMBER 25
National Pumpkin Pie Day
A’Phabet Day or No “L” Day
Christmas

DECEMBER 26
National Candy Cane Day
National Thank You Note Day
National Whiner’s Day
Boxing Day (Canada)

DECEMBER 27
National Fruitcake Day

DECEMBER 28
National Chocolate Candy Day
National Card Playing Day
Holy Innocents Day
Pledge of Allegiance Day

DECEMBER 29
National Pepper Pot Day
Tick Tock Day
No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year

DECEMBER 30
National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
Falling Needles Family Fest Day
Bacon Day

DECEMBER 31
National Champagne Day
Leap Second Time Adjustment Day (Note: This is listed as an observance title only. Some years scientists do not make adjustments. But, if they do, then it’s done on either June 30 or December 31.)
Make Up Your Mind Day
New Year’s Eve
Universal Hour of Peace

Sources:
http://www.brownielocks.com/
http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_observance
http://sproutsocial.com/insights/national-days/

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