List of New Holidays in 2021

189 holidays and events were initiated worldwide in 2021.

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Date
Event NameRegistrar or
Proponent
Jan 1National Women's Empowerment Month 
Jan 1Receding Gums Awareness MonthNational Day Archives
Jan 3International Mind-Body Wellness DayNational Today
Jan 3National Crypto Currency DayNational Day Archives
Jan 4National CanDo DayNational Day Archives
Jan 4National Emotional Eating Awareness Day 
Jan 10Dawn Appreciation DaySocial Media
Jan 14Stroke Prevention Day (UK) 
Jan 15International Vote from Abroad Day 
Jan 21National Bakers-Crafters-Makers DayNational Day Archives
Jan 21National Conscious Uncoupling DayNational Day Archives
Jan 21Sushant Day (India) 
Jan 22Nuclear Ban Treaty Day 
Jan 23Ranked Choice Voting Day 
Jan 25International Day of Action on Yemen 
Jan 25National Videography DayNational Day Archives
Jan 29National Day of Remembrance for the Quebec City Mosque Attack (Canada) 
Jan 31National Backyard Cricket Day (Australia) 
Feb 1Fit February 
Feb 1National Unclaimed Property Day 
Feb 2HarryStrong DayNational Day Archives
Feb 4International Day of Human FraternityUnited Nations
Feb 4National Wicker DayNational Day Archives
Feb 6National Valentine Shopping Reminder DayNational Day Archives
Feb 7Hug an Addict or Alcoholic DayNational Day Archives
Feb 7International Bluff Day 
Feb 7National Homegating DayNational Day Archives
Feb 7Star Wars Podcast Day 
Feb 8National Black Women Physicians Day 
Feb 12National Follow the Union Day (UK) 
Feb 14National Black Literacy Day 
Feb 17National Tennis Pro DayNational Day Archives
Feb 19Friday Fish Fry DayCheckiday
Feb 19National Airboat DayNational Day Archives
Feb 19World Eat For Good Day 
Feb 20National Comfy DayNational Day Calendar
Feb 22Supermarket Employee Day 
Feb 25Ireland Reads Day (Ireland) 
Feb 25National Skin Check Day (Australia) 
Feb 26Thanaka Day (Myanmar) 
Feb 26World Leisure Day 
Feb 27National She's The B.O.S.S. DayNational Day Archives
Mar 1National March First DayNational Day Archives
Mar 1National Mountain Hare Day (Scotland) 
Mar 1National Texas Stress DayNational Day Archives
Mar 3International TAPS Day 
Mar 11Canadian Women Physicians Day 
Mar 11National COVID-19 DayNational Day Archives
Mar 11National Day of Observance for COVID-19 (Canada) 
Mar 11National Payton Slaymaker DayNational Day Archives
Mar 11National Sofrito DayNational Day Archives
Mar 12Detransition Awareness Day 
Mar 12International Yes Day 
Mar 13World Erica Day (Nigeria) 
Mar 15International Redefining Wealth DayNational Day Archives
Mar 15Voice Over Day 
Mar 15World Essential Workers DayNational Day Archives
Mar 16National Curl Crush DayNational Day Calendar
Mar 16The Lord's DayNational Day Archives
Mar 17Buy Women Owned Day 
Mar 17Caru Cymru (Wales) 
Mar 17World Shale Energy Day 
Mar 19National Automatic Door DayNational Day Archives
Mar 19National Backyard Day 
Mar 20All for Alex Day 
Mar 20Dogs In Yellow Day 
Mar 20World Behavior Analysis DayNational Day Archives
Mar 23International Expat Day 
Mar 23National Day of Reflection (UK) 
Mar 24National Adverse Drug Event Awareness DayNational Day Archives
Mar 24National Day of WIL (Canada) 
Mar 24National Each Person is A Person of Worth DayNational Day Archives
Mar 24World Freedom of Thought DayNational Day Archives
Mar 25National OmazingYou Day 
Mar 26Leonard Nimoy Day (Boston) 
Mar 26National Day of Action and Healing / Asian American Day of Action 
Mar 27National Acoustic Soul DayNational Day Archives
Mar 27National Terrier Day (UK) 
Mar 29International Day of Solidarity with Haiti 
Mar 30Cheshire Day (UK) 
Mar 30National Fitness Recovery DayNational Day Archives
Apr 1Care Experienced History Month (UK) 
Apr 1National GOOS Paper Day (Canada) 
Apr 1World Art Deco Month 
Apr 6International Asexuality Day 
Apr 6National Food Faces DayNational Day Archives
Apr 6National Viognier Day 
Apr 7Donate Life Living Donor Day 
Apr 8World Day for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, Healing and Justice 
Apr 9International Twitter Men's DaySocial Media
Apr 10Donate Life Blue and Green Spirit Week 
Apr 10Donate Life Volunteer Appreciation Day 
Apr 10National Femboy Day 
Apr 10National Transplant Financial Coordinator DayNational Day Archives
Apr 11National Ranch Water DayNational Day Archives
Apr 12Donate Life Flag Raising Day 
Apr 13Identity Management Day 
Apr 13International Imposter Syndrome Awareness Day 
Apr 13National Borinqueneers Day 
Apr 13National Silly Earring DayNational Day Archives
Apr 14World Quantum Day 
Apr 16Vadai Day (India)Social Media
Apr 16World Shoes By Flora Day (Nigeria) 
Apr 17No Limits for Deaf Children DayNational Day Archives
Apr 17World Drum and Bass Day 
Apr 19Dog Parent Appreciation DayNational Day Archives
Apr 21National ICU Rehabilitation Day (UK) 
Apr 22National IT Service Provider DayNational Day Archives
Apr 23International Creator DayNational Day Archives
Apr 23National Lugaw Day (Philippines) 
Apr 27International Donor Conception Awareness DayNational Day Archives
Apr 27National Pneumatics DayNational Day Archives
Apr 28World Art Deco Day 
Apr 30Goblinization Day 
Apr 30International Care Experienced Day of Remembrance (UK) 
Apr 30International Day to End Corporal Punishment 
Apr 30International Orchard Day 
Apr 30International Viognier Day 
Apr 30Magic Friendship Rock DayNational Day Archives
Apr 30World Women's Wellness DayNational Day Archives
May 1National Black Barber Shop Appreciation DayNational Day Archives
May 2National Ride A Bike Day 
May 8Black Fae Day 
May 8International Blue Iguana Day 
May 8John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Action Day 
May 8World PICU Awareness Week 
May 10International Day of Argania 
May 10National Day Of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism (Canada) 
May 12National "YA DIG!" DayNational Day Archives
May 12National Mental Health Provider Appreciation DayNational Day Archives
May 12World Topiary Day 
May 14Bond With Your Dog Day 
May 14World PICU Awareness Day 
May 15National Clean Drain Dry Day 
May 15World Thrombectomy Day 
May 18National CASA/GAL Volunteer's Day 
May 18World Hollandia Dairy Day (Nigeria) 
May 19National Barber Mental Health Awareness DayNational Today
May 19Retired Greyhound Day 
May 20National Band Director's DayNational Day Archives
May 21National Mamey DayNational Day Archives
May 21National Mourvedre Day 
May 22International Being You DayNational Day Calendar
May 22International Coco Mom DayNational Day Archives
May 23National Tea Cosy Day 
May 25International Day of Skin Pigmentation 
May 25International Plastic Free Day 
May 25National Ahmad "Captain Poodaman" Butler DayNational Day Archives
May 25National Bath Bomb DayNational Day Archives
May 25National VTuber DayNational Day Archives
May 27National Day of Black Joy 
May 27Swiss National Climate Day (Switzerland) 
May 28World Dhole Day 
May 28World Passion Fruit Martini DayNational Day Archives
May 29National Alligator DayNational Day Archives
May 29National Dog Friendly Day 
May 30FakesgivingNational Day Archives
Jun 1Christianity Month 
Jun 1National Skincare Education DayNational Day Archives
Jun 2Detroit Day (Michigan) 
Jun 2Lou Gehrig Day 
Jun 2National First Ladies DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 3National Simp DayNational Day Archives
Jun 5National Lincoln Loud DayNational Day Archives
Jun 6National Neuro-Disabilities Day (UK) 
Jun 7National CAPHPACH Day 
Jun 9National Meal Prep DayNational Day Archives
Jun 10Action Anxiety Day (Canada) 
Jun 11Say Hi DayNational Day Archives
Jun 12National Button Battery Awareness DayNational Day Archives
Jun 13National Day of Productive Business CivilityNational Day Archives
Jun 15National Megalodon DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 16International Waterfall DayHoliday Insights
Jun 16World Refill Day 
Jun 18National Black America's Day of RepentanceNational Day Archives
Jun 18National Wanna Get Away DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 20National Yard Games DayNational Day Archives
Jun 20World Psychedelics Day 
Jun 21Child Tax Credit Awareness Day 
Jun 21World Fly Fishing Day 
Jun 23National Detroit-Style Pizza DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 23National Family Owned and Operated Businesses DayNational Day Archives
Jun 24National Ageless DayNational Day Archives
Jun 25National Croatian Wine DayNational Day Archives
Jun 25World Sand Dune Day 
Jun 27Kent Flew the Coop DayNational Day Archives
Jun 27National Fatherless Children's DayNational Day Archives
Aug 31International Day for Peoples of African Descent 
Sep 7World Field Epidemiology Day 

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