October Celebrations

1st, Wednesday

  • National Homemade Cookies Day
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • International Day for the Elderly

2nd, Thursday

  • National Custodial Worker Day
  • Name Your Car Day

3rd, Friday

  • National Boyfriends Day
  • National Kale Day – first Wednesday of October
  • Techies Day
  • Virus Appreciation Day

4th, Saturday

  • National Golf Day
  • National Frappe Day

5th, Sunday

  • Do Something Nice Day
  • World Smile Day first Friday of month
  • World Teacher’s Day

6th, Monday

  • Come and Take it Day
  • International Frugal Fun Day – first Saturday of the month
  • Mad Hatter Day
  • Physician Assistant Day
  • World Card Making Day – first Saturday of the month

7th, Monday

  • Bald and Free Day
  • Oktoberfest in Germany ends, date varies

8th, Tuesday

  • American Touch Tag Day
  • Columbus Day – second Monday of month

9th, Wednesday

  • Curious Events Day
  • Fire Prevention Day
  • Leif Erikson Day
  • Moldy Cheese Day

10th, Thursday

  • Emergency Nurses Day- second Wednesday of month
  • International Newspaper Carrier Day
  • National Angel Food Cake Day
  • Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day -Second Wednesday of month

11th, Friday

  • It’s My Party Day

12th, Saturday

  • Cookbook Launch Day
  • Old Farmer’s Day
  • Moment of Frustration Day
  • National Gumbo Day
  • World Egg Day  – second Friday of month

13th, Sunday

  • International Skeptics Day

14th, Monday

  • Be Bald and Free Day
  • National Dessert Day – take an extra helping, or two

15th, Tuesday

  • White Cane Safety Day

16th, Wednesday

  • Bosses Day
  • Dictionary Day

17th, Thursday

  • National Fossil Day – Wednesday of Earth Sciences Week
  • National Pasta Day
  • Wear Something Gaudy Day

18th, Friday

  • No Beard Day

19th, Saturday

  • Evaluate Your Life Day

20th, Sunday

  • Brandied Fruit Day    
  • Sweetest Day – third Saturday of month

21st, Monday

  • Babbling Day
  • Count Your Buttons Day
  • National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day find a recipe, too.

22nd, Tuesday

  • National Nut Day

23rd, Wednesday

  • National Mole Day
  • Tv Talk Show Host Day

24th, Thursday

  • National Bologna Day
  • United Nations Day

25th, Friday

  • Punk for a Day Day
  • World Pasta Day

26th, Saturday

  • Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October
  • National Mincemeat Day

27th, Sunday

  • Make a Difference Day-  fourth Saturday of the month, neighbours helping neighbours.
  • National Tell a Story Day – in Scotland and the U.K.
  • Navy Day

28th, Monday

  • Plush Animal Lover’s Day    
  • Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October

29th, Tuesday

  • Hermit Day
  • National Frankenstein Day

30th, Wednesday

  • National Candy Corn Day
  • Mischief Night

31st, Thursday

  • Carve a Pumpkin Day – no surprise here
  • Halloween
  • Increase Your Psychic Powers Day