October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 195 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 915 holidays scheduled on specific days during the month.

1.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

#NationalBreastCancerAwarenes… #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #NBCAM

2.

National Dessert Month

#NationalDessertMonth #DessertMonth

Food / Drink
3.

National Cookie Month

#NationalCookieMonth #CookieMonth

Food / Drink
4.

National Pizza Month

#NationalPizzaMonth #PizzaMonth

Food / Drink
5.

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

#NationalDomesticViolenceAwar… #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMon… #NDVAM

6.

National Women's Small Business Month

#NationalWomensSmallBusinessM… #WomensSmallBusinessMonth #NWSBM

7.

National Pork Month

#NationalPorkMonth #PorkMonth

Food / Drink
8.

LGBT History Month

#LGBTHistoryMonth #NationalLGBTHistoryMonth #GayLesbianHistoryMonth

Nightlife
9.

Children's Health Month

#ChildrensHealthMonth #NationalChildrensHealthMonth #ChildHealthMonth

10.

National Book Month

#NationalBookMonth #BookMonth

11.

National Bullying Prevention Month

#NationalBullyingPreventionMo…

12.

National Physical Therapy Month

#NationalPhysicalTherapyMonth #PhysicalTherapyMonth

Health
13.

National Campus Sustainability Month

#CampusSustainabilityMonth

14.

National Seafood Month

#NationalSeafoodMonth #SeafoodMonth

Food / Drink
15.

National Pasta Month

#NationalPastaMonth #PastaMonth

Food / Drink
16.

Country Music Month

#CountryMusicMonth #NationalCountryMusicMonth

Nightlife
17.

Head Start Awareness Month

#HeadStartAwarenessMonth #NationalHeadStartAwarenessMo…

18.

National Crime Prevention Month

#NationalCrimePreventionMonth #CrimePreventionMonth

19.

Health Literacy Month

#HealthLiteracyMonth #NationalHealthLiteracyMonth

20.

National Arts and Humanities Month

#NationalArtsAndHumanitiesMon… #ArtsAndHumanitiesMonth

The Arts
21.

Urban October

#UrbanOctober

22.

Farm to School Month

#NationalFarmToSchoolMonth #FarmToSchoolMonth

Food / Drink
23.

Tackling Hunger Month

#TacklingHungerMonth

Food / Drink
24.

World Hunger Awareness Month

#WorldHungerAwarenessMonth #HungerAwarenessMonth

Food / Drink
25.

Antidepressant Death Awareness Month

#AntidepressantDeathAwareness…

26.

Eye Injury Prevention Month

#EyeInjuryPreventionMonth #NationalEyeInjuryPreventionM…

27.

Fair Trade Month

#FairTradeMonth #NationalFairTradeMonth

28.

National AIDS Awareness Month

#NationalAIDSAwarenessMonth #AIDSAwarenessMonth

29.

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

#NationalAnimalSafetyAndProte… #AnimalSafetyAndProtectionMon…

30.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

#NationalCybersecurityAwarene… #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

31.

National Kitchen and Bath Month

#NationalKitchenAndBathMonth #KitchenAndBathMonth #NationalKitchenBathMonth

32.

National Cookbook Month

#NationalCookbookMonth #CookbookMonth

Food / Drink
33.

National Caramel Month

#NationalCaramelMonth #CaramelMonth

Food / Drink
34.

Drawloween

#Drawloween #Drawloween2021

The Arts
35.

International Dinosaur Month

#InternationalDinosaurMonth #DinosaurMonth

36.

National Chili Month

#NationalChiliMonth #ChiliMonth

Food / Drink
37.

Diversity Awareness Month

#DiversityAwarenessMonth #NationalDiversityAwarenessMo… #GlobalDiversityAwarenessMonth

38.

Virginia Wine Month

#VirginiaWineMonth

Nightlife
39.

Texas Wine Month

#TexasWineMonth #TXWineMonth

Nightlife
40.

Vaccine-Injury Awareness Month

#VaccineInjuryAwarenessMonth #VaccineInjuryMonth #NationalVaccineInjuryAwarene…

Health
41.

National Community Planning Month

#NationalCommunityPlanningMon… #CommunityPlanningMonth #NCPM

42.

National Dental Hygiene Month

#NationalDentalHygieneMonth #DentalHygieneMonth

Food / Drink
43.

American Pharmacists Month

#AmericanPharmacistsMonth

44.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

#NationalDisabilityEmployment… #DisabilityEmploymentAwarenes… #NDEAM

45.

Workplace Politics Awareness Month

#WorkplacePoliticsAwarenessMo…

46.

Pennsylvania Wine Month

#PennsylvaniaWineMonth #PAWineMonth

Nightlife
47.

National Pretzel Month

#NationalPretzelMonth #PretzelMonth

Food / Drink
48.

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

#NationalDownSyndromeAwarenes… #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth

Health
49.

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

#AdoptAShelterDogMonth #NationalAdoptAShelterDogMonth

50.

Adopt-A-Dog Month

#AdoptADogMonth #NationalAdoptADogMonth

51.

Arachtober

#Arachtober

52.

Black Speculative Fiction Month

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth

53.

Children's Magazine Month

#ChildrensMagazineMonth

54.

Employee Ownership Month

#EmployeeOwnershipMonth #NationalEmployeeOwnershipMon…

55.

Fire Prevention Month

#FirePreventionMonth #NationalFirePreventionMonth

56.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

57.

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

58.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food / Drink
59.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

60.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

61.

National High School Activities Month

#NationalHighSchoolActivities… #HighSchoolActivitiesMonth

62.

Youth Justice Action Month

#YouthJusticeActionMonth #YouthJusticeAwarenessMonth #YJAM

63.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

Health
64.

National Sensory Processing Awareness Month

#SensoryProcessingAwarenessMo… #SPDAwarenessMonth

Health
65.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

Health
66.

World MRSA Awareness Month

#WorldMRSAAwarenessMonth #WorldMRSAMonth #MRSAAwarenessMonth

Health
67.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

68.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

69.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

70.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

71.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

72.

National Learning and Development Month

#NationalLearningAndDevelopme… #LearningAndDevelopmentMonth

73.

TeenTober

#TeenTober

74.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
75.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
76.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
77.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
78.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
79.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
80.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
81.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
82.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

Health
83.

Eczema Awareness Month

#EczemaAwarenessMonth #NationalEczemaAwarenessMonth

Health
84.

Global Niemann-Pick Disease Awareness Month

#GlobalNiemannPickDiseaseAwar… #GlobalNiemannPickDiseaseMonth #NiemannPickMonth

Health
85.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

Health
86.

International Longevity Month

#LongevityMonth

Health
87.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

Health
88.

4-H STEM Challenge

#4HSTEMChallenge

89.

American Archives Month

#AmericanArchivesMonth

90.

American Magazine Month

91.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

92.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

93.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

94.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

95.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

96.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

97.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

98.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

99.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

100.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

101.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

102.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

103.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

104.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

105.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

106.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

107.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

108.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

109.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

110.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

111.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

112.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

113.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

114.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

115.

National Stop Bullying Month

#NationalStopBullyingMonth #StopBullyingMonth

116.

National Stranger Violence Awareness Month

#StrangerViolenceAwarenessMon… #SVAM

117.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

118.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

119.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

120.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

121.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food / Drink
122.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food / Drink
123.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food / Drink
124.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food / Drink
125.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food / Drink
126.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food / Drink
127.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
128.

Locktober

#Locktober

Nightlife
129.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
130.

Raynaud's Awareness Month

#RaynaudsAwarenessMonth #NationalRaynaudsAwarenessMon…

Health
131.

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

#DysautonomiaAwarenessMonth #NationalDysautonomiaAwarenes…

Health
132.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

Travel / Lodging
133.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

134.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

135.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

136.

Consumer Information Month

137.

Creole Heritage Month

#CreoleHeritageMonth #InternationalCreoleHeritageM… #InternationalCreoleMonth

138.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

139.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

140.

Hicatee Awareness Month (Belize)

#HicateeAwarenessMonth

141.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

142.

I'm Just Me Because Month

143.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

144.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

145.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

146.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

147.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

148.

Month Of Luigi

#MonthOfLuigi #SuperLuigiMonth

149.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

150.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

151.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

152.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

153.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

154.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

155.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

156.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

157.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

158.

National PTA Membership Month

#PTAMembershipMonth

159.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

160.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

161.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

162.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

163.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

164.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

165.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

166.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

167.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

168.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

169.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

170.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

171.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

172.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

173.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

174.

Preptober

#Preptober #Preptober2021

175.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

176.

Subaru Loves Pets Month

#SubaruLovesPetsMonth

177.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

178.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

179.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

180.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

181.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

182.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

183.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

184.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
185.

Ride His Face Month

Nightlife
186.

National Cholesterol Month (UK)

#NationalCholesterolMonth #CholesterolMonth

Health
187.

Black History Month (UK)

#BlackHistoryMonthUK #UKBlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth

188.

Boiler Switch On Awareness Month (UK)

#BoilerSwitchOnMonth #BoilerSwitchOnAwarenessMonth

189.

Disability History Month (Massachusetts)

#DisabilityHistoryMonth

190.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

191.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

192.

National Home Security Month

#NationalHomeSecurityMonth #HomeSecurityMonth #NHSM

193.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

194.

National Tyre Safety Month (UK)

#NationalTyreSafetyMonth #TyreSafetyMonth

195.

Pro-Touch Awareness Month (UK)

#ProTouchAwarenessMonth

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