October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 180 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 777 individual days during the month with holidays scheduled.

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 Seafood Month

#NationalSeafoodMonth #SeafoodMonth

Food / Drink
14.

National Pasta Month

#NationalPastaMonth #PastaMonth

Food / Drink
15.

Country Music Month

#CountryMusicMonth #NationalCountryMusicMonth

Nightlife
16.

Head Start Awareness Month

#HeadStartAwarenessMonth #NationalHeadStartAwarenessMo…

17.

National Crime Prevention Month

#NationalCrimePreventionMonth #CrimePreventionMonth

18.

Health Literacy Month

#HealthLiteracyMonth #NationalHealthLiteracyMonth

19.

National Arts and Humanities Month

#NationalArtsAndHumanitiesMon… #ArtsAndHumanitiesMonth

20.

Farm to School Month

#NationalFarmToSchoolMonth #FarmToSchoolMonth

Food / Drink
21.

Tackling Hunger Month

#TacklingHungerMonth

Food / Drink
22.

World Hunger Awareness Month

#WorldHungerAwarenessMonth #HungerAwarenessMonth

Food / Drink
23.

Antidepressant Death Awareness Month

#AntidepressantDeathAwareness…

24.

Eye Injury Prevention Month

#EyeInjuryPreventionMonth #NationalEyeInjuryPreventionM…

25.

Fair Trade Month

#FairTradeMonth #NationalFairTradeMonth

26.

National AIDS Awareness Month

#NationalAIDSAwarenessMonth #AIDSAwarenessMonth

27.

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

#NationalAnimalSafetyAndProte… #AnimalSafetyAndProtectionMon…

28.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

#NationalCybersecurityAwarene… #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

29.

National Kitchen and Bath Month

#NationalKitchenAndBathMonth #KitchenAndBathMonth #NationalKitchenBathMonth

30.

National Cookbook Month

#NationalCookbookMonth #CookbookMonth

Food / Drink
31.

National Caramel Month

#NationalCaramelMonth #CaramelMonth

Food / Drink
32.

Drawloween

#Drawloween #Drawloween2020

The Arts
33.

International Dinosaur Month

#InternationalDinosaurMonth #DinosaurMonth

34.

National Chili Month

#NationalChiliMonth #ChiliMonth

Food / Drink
35.

Diversity Awareness Month

#DiversityAwarenessMonth #NationalDiversityAwarenessMo… #GlobalDiversityAwarenessMonth

36.

Virginia Wine Month

#VirginiaWineMonth

Nightlife
37.

Texas Wine Month

#TexasWineMonth #TXWineMonth

Nightlife
38.

National Community Planning Month

#NationalCommunityPlanningMon… #CommunityPlanningMonth #NCPM

39.

National Dental Hygiene Month

#NationalDentalHygieneMonth #DentalHygieneMonth

Food / Drink
40.

American Pharmacists Month

#AmericanPharmacistsMonth

41.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

#NationalDisabilityEmployment… #DisabilityEmploymentAwarenes… #NDEAM

42.

Workplace Politics Awareness Month

#WorkplacePoliticsAwarenessMo…

43.

Pennsylvania Wine Month

#PennsylvaniaWineMonth #PAWineMonth

Nightlife
44.

National Pretzel Month

#NationalPretzelMonth #PretzelMonth

Food / Drink
45.

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

#NationalDownSyndromeAwarenes… #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth

Health
46.

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

#AdoptAShelterDogMonth #NationalAdoptAShelterDogMonth

47.

Adopt-A-Dog Month

#AdoptADogMonth #NationalAdoptADogMonth

48.

Black Speculative Fiction Month

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth

49.

Children's Magazine Month

#ChildrensMagazineMonth

50.

Employee Ownership Month

#EmployeeOwnershipMonth #NationalEmployeeOwnershipMon…

51.

Fire Prevention Month

#FirePreventionMonth #NationalFirePreventionMonth

52.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

53.

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

54.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food / Drink
55.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

56.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

57.

Youth Justice Action Month

#YouthJusticeActionMonth #YouthJusticeAwarenessMonth #YJAM

58.

National Sensory Processing Awareness Month

#SensoryProcessingAwarenessMo… #SPDAwarenessMonth

Health
59.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

Health
60.

World MRSA Awareness Month

#WorldMRSAAwarenessMonth #WorldMRSAMonth #MRSAAwarenessMonth

Health
61.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

62.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

63.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

64.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

65.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

66.

National Learning and Development Month

#NationalLearningAndDevelopme… #LearningAndDevelopmentMonth

67.

TeenTober

#TeenTober

68.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
69.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
70.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
71.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
72.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
73.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
74.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
75.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
76.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

Health
77.

Eczema Awareness Month

#EczemaAwarenessMonth #NationalEczemaAwarenessMonth

Health
78.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

Health
79.

American Archives Month

#AmericanArchivesMonth

80.

American Magazine Month

81.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

82.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

83.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

84.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

85.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

86.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

87.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

88.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

89.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

90.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

91.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

92.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

93.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

94.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

95.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

96.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

97.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

98.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

99.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

100.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

101.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

102.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

103.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

104.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

105.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

106.

National Stop Bullying Month

#NationalStopBullyingMonth #StopBullyingMonth

107.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

108.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

109.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

110.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

111.

Urban October

#UrbanOctober

112.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food / Drink
113.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food / Drink
114.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food / Drink
115.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food / Drink
116.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food / Drink
117.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food / Drink
118.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
119.

Locktober

#Locktober

Nightlife
120.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
121.

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

#DysautonomiaAwarenessMonth #NationalDysautonomiaAwarenes…

Health
122.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

Travel / Lodging
123.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

124.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

125.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

126.

Consumer Information Month

127.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

128.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

129.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

130.

I'm Just Me Because Month

131.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

132.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

133.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

134.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

135.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

136.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

137.

Month Of Luigi

#MonthOfLuigi #SuperLuigiMonth

138.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

139.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

140.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

141.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

142.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

143.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

144.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

145.

National High School Activities Month

#NationalHighSchoolActivities… #HighSchoolActivitiesMonth

146.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

147.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

148.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

149.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

150.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

151.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

152.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

153.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

154.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

155.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

156.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

157.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

158.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

159.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

160.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

161.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

162.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

163.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

164.

Subaru Loves Pets Month

#SubaruLovesPetsMonth

165.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

166.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

167.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

168.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

169.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

170.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

171.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

172.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
173.

National Cholesterol Month (UK)

#NationalCholesterolMonth #CholesterolMonth

Health
174.

Boiler Switch On Awareness Month (UK)

#BoilerSwitchOnMonth #BoilerSwitchOnAwarenessMonth

175.

Disability History Month (Massachusetts)

#DisabilityHistoryMonth

176.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

177.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

178.

National Home Security Month

#NationalHomeSecurityMonth #HomeSecurityMonth #NHSM

179.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

180.

National Tyre Safety Month (UK)

#NationalTyreSafetyMonth #TyreSafetyMonth

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