October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 209 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 1243 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

Health
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 #Drawloween2024

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 Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

Health
49.

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

#NationalDownSyndromeAwarenes… #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth

Health
50.

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

#AdoptAShelterDogMonth #NationalAdoptAShelterDogMonth

51.

Adopt-A-Dog Month

#AdoptADogMonth #NationalAdoptADogMonth

52.

Arachtober

#Arachtober

53.

Black Speculative Fiction Month

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth

54.

Children's Magazine Month

#ChildrensMagazineMonth

55.

Employee Ownership Month

#EmployeeOwnershipMonth #NationalEmployeeOwnershipMon…

56.

Fire Prevention Month

#FirePreventionMonth #NationalFirePreventionMonth

57.

Lost Species Month

#LostSpeciesMonth

58.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

59.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food / Drink
60.

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

#DysautonomiaAwarenessMonth #NationalDysautonomiaAwarenes…

Health
61.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

62.

National Cryptocurrency Month

#NationalCryptocurrencyMonth #CryptocurrencyMonth #NationalCryptoMonth

63.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

64.

National High School Activities Month

#NationalHighSchoolActivities… #HighSchoolActivitiesMonth

65.

Filipino American History Month

#FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth #NationalFilipinoAmericanHist… #FAHM

66.

Youth Justice Action Month

#YouthJusticeActionMonth #YouthJusticeAwarenessMonth #YJAM

67.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

Health
68.

National Sensory Processing Awareness Month

#SensoryProcessingAwarenessMo… #SPDAwarenessMonth

Health
69.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

Health
70.

World MRSA Awareness Month

#WorldMRSAAwarenessMonth #WorldMRSAMonth #MRSAAwarenessMonth

Health
71.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

Military
72.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

73.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

74.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

75.

Creole Heritage Month

#CreoleHeritageMonth #InternationalCreoleHeritageM… #InternationalCreoleMonth

76.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

77.

National Learning and Development Month

#NationalLearningAndDevelopme… #LearningAndDevelopmentMonth

78.

TeenTober

#TeenTober

79.

Zombie Preparedness Month (Illinois)

#ZombiePreparednessMonth

80.

Zombie Preparedness Month (Kansas)

#ZombiePreparednessMonth

81.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
82.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
83.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
84.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
85.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
86.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
87.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
88.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
89.

HCU Awareness Month

#HCUAwarenessMonth

Health
90.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

Health
91.

Eczema Awareness Month

#EczemaAwarenessMonth #NationalEczemaAwarenessMonth

Health
92.

Global Niemann-Pick Disease Awareness Month

#GlobalNiemannPickDiseaseAwar… #GlobalNiemannPickDiseaseMonth #NiemannPickMonth

Health
93.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

Health
94.

International Longevity Month

#LongevityMonth

Health
95.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

Health
96.

Progtober

#Progtober

The Arts
97.

4-H STEM Challenge

#4HSTEMChallenge

98.

American Archives Month

#AmericanArchivesMonth

99.

American Magazine Month

100.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

101.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

102.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

103.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

104.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

105.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

106.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

107.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

108.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

109.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

110.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

111.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

112.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

113.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

114.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

115.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

116.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

117.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

118.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

119.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

120.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

121.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

122.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

123.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

124.

National Stranger Violence Awareness Month

#StrangerViolenceAwarenessMon… #SVAM

125.

National eSport Month

126.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

127.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

128.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

129.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

130.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food / Drink
131.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food / Drink
132.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food / Drink
133.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food / Drink
134.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food / Drink
135.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food / Drink
136.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
137.

Locktober

#Locktober

Nightlife
138.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
139.

Raynaud's Awareness Month

#RaynaudsAwarenessMonth #NationalRaynaudsAwarenessMon…

Health
140.

Walktober (Maryland)

#Walktober

Health
141.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

Travel / Lodging
142.

Abuse By a Politician Awareness Month

#ABPAM #NABPAM

143.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

144.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

145.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

146.

Consumer Information Month

147.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

148.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

149.

Hicatee Awareness Month (Belize)

#HicateeAwarenessMonth

150.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

151.

I'm Just Me Because Month

152.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

153.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

154.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

155.

Jocktober

#Jocktober

156.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

157.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

158.

Month Of Luigi

#MonthOfLuigi #SuperLuigiMonth

159.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

160.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

161.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

162.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

163.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

164.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

165.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

166.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

167.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

168.

National PTA Membership Month

#PTAMembershipMonth

169.

National Pet CBD Month

#NationalPetCBDMonth #PetCBDMonth

170.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

171.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

172.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

173.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

174.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

175.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

176.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

177.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

178.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

179.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

180.

Open Hardware Month

#OHM2024

181.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

182.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

183.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

184.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

185.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

186.

Preptober

#Preptober #Preptober2024

187.

Scary Movie Month

#ScaryMovieMonth #NationalScaryMovieMonth

188.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

189.

Subaru Loves Pets Month

#SubaruLovesPetsMonth

190.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

191.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

192.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

193.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

194.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

195.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

196.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

197.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
198.

Ride His Face Month

Nightlife
199.

National Cholesterol Month (UK)

#NationalCholesterolMonth #CholesterolMonth

Health
200.

Black History Month (UK)

#BlackHistoryMonthUK #UKBlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistoryMonth

201.

Boiler Switch On Awareness Month (UK)

#BoilerSwitchOnMonth #BoilerSwitchOnAwarenessMonth

202.

Disability History Month (Massachusetts)

#DisabilityHistoryMonth

203.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

204.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

205.

National Home Security Month

#NationalHomeSecurityMonth #HomeSecurityMonth #NHSM

206.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

207.

National Tyre Safety Month (UK)

#NationalTyreSafetyMonth #TyreSafetyMonth

208.

Pro-Touch Awareness Month (UK)

#ProTouchAwarenessMonth

209.

Canadian Library Month (Canada)

#CanadianLibraryMonth #CDNLibraryMonth

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