October: List of Monthlong Observances

Below is a list of October's 196 observances and awareness events for the month. There are also 920 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 Awareness Month

#NationalBullyingPreventionMo… #BullyingPreventionMonth #NationalBullyingPreventionAw…

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.

Filipino American History Month

#FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth #NationalFilipinoAmericanHist… #FAHM

63.

Youth Justice Action Month

#YouthJusticeActionMonth #YouthJusticeAwarenessMonth #YJAM

64.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

Health
65.

National Sensory Processing Awareness Month

#SensoryProcessingAwarenessMo… #SPDAwarenessMonth

Health
66.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

Health
67.

World MRSA Awareness Month

#WorldMRSAAwarenessMonth #WorldMRSAMonth #MRSAAwarenessMonth

Health
68.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

69.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

70.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

71.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

72.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

73.

National Learning and Development Month

#NationalLearningAndDevelopme… #LearningAndDevelopmentMonth

74.

TeenTober

#TeenTober

75.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
76.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
77.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
78.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
79.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
80.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
81.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
82.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
83.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

Health
84.

Eczema Awareness Month

#EczemaAwarenessMonth #NationalEczemaAwarenessMonth

Health
85.

Global Niemann-Pick Disease Awareness Month

#GlobalNiemannPickDiseaseAwar… #GlobalNiemannPickDiseaseMonth #NiemannPickMonth

Health
86.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

Health
87.

International Longevity Month

#LongevityMonth

Health
88.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

Health
89.

4-H STEM Challenge

#4HSTEMChallenge

90.

American Archives Month

#AmericanArchivesMonth

91.

American Magazine Month

92.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

93.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

94.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

95.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

96.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

97.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

98.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

99.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

100.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

101.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

102.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

103.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

104.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

105.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

106.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

107.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

108.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

109.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

110.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

111.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

112.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

113.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

114.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

115.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

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.

Jocktober

#Jocktober

147.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

148.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

149.

Month Of Luigi

#MonthOfLuigi #SuperLuigiMonth

150.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

151.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

152.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

153.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

154.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

155.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

156.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

157.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

158.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

159.

National PTA Membership Month

#PTAMembershipMonth

160.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

161.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

162.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

163.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

164.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

165.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

166.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

167.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

168.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

169.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

170.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

171.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

172.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

173.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

174.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

175.

Preptober

#Preptober #Preptober2021

176.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

177.

Subaru Loves Pets Month

#SubaruLovesPetsMonth

178.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

179.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

180.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

181.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

182.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

183.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

184.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

185.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
186.

Ride His Face Month

Nightlife
187.

National Cholesterol Month (UK)

#NationalCholesterolMonth #CholesterolMonth

Health
188.

Black History Month (UK)

#BlackHistoryMonthUK #UKBlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth

189.

Boiler Switch On Awareness Month (UK)

#BoilerSwitchOnMonth #BoilerSwitchOnAwarenessMonth

190.

Disability History Month (Massachusetts)

#DisabilityHistoryMonth

191.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

192.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

193.

National Home Security Month

#NationalHomeSecurityMonth #HomeSecurityMonth #NHSM

194.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

195.

National Tyre Safety Month (UK)

#NationalTyreSafetyMonth #TyreSafetyMonth

196.

Pro-Touch Awareness Month (UK)

#ProTouchAwarenessMonth

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