Tuesday, September 24, 2013

October Holiday and Theme list!

Halloween is the obvious choice, but we all know Etsy like obscure holiday themed treasuries!! So here we go with some new ones this October!

October, 2013 Bizarre and Unique Holidays

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • American Pharmacist Month
  • Apple Jack Month
  • Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Clergy Appreciation Month
  • Computer Learning Month
  • Cookie Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Eat Country Ham Month
  • International Drum Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Pizza Month
  • National Vegetarian Month
  • National Popcorn Popping Month
  • Sarcastic Month
  • Seafood Month
Weekly Celebrations:
  • Week 1 Get Organized Week
  • Week 1 Customer Service Week
  • Week 2 Fire Prevention Week
  • Week 2 Pet Peeve Week
  • Week 3 Pastoral Care Week

October, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
1 World Vegetarian Day
2 National Custodial Worker Day
2 Name Your Car Day
3 Techies Day
3 Virus Appreciation Day
4 National Golf Day
4 National Frappe Day
5 Do Something Nice Day
5 International Frugal Fun Day - first Saturday of the month
5 World Teacher's Day
6 Come and Take it Day
6 Mad Hatter Day
6 Oktoberfest in Germany ends, date varies
6 Physician Assistant Day
7 Bald and Free Day
7 World Smile Day
8 American Touch Tag Day
9 Curious Events Day
9 Emergency Nurses Day- date varies
9 Fire Prevention Day
9 Leif Erikson Day
9 Moldy Cheese Day
10 National Angel Food Cake Day
11 It's My Party Day
11 Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day
11 World Egg Day  - second Friday of month
12 Cookbook Launch Day
12 Old Farmer's Day
12 Moment of Frustration Day
14 Columbus Day - second Monday of month
13 International Skeptics Day
14 Be Bald and Free Day
14 National Dessert Day - take an extra helping, or two
15 White Cane Safety Day
16 Bosses Day
16 Dictionary Day
17 Wear Something Gaudy Day
18 No Beard Day  
19 Evaluate Your Life Day
19 International Newspaper Carrier Day -date varies each year
19 Sweetest Day Third Saturday of month
20 Brandied Fruit Day    
21 Babbling Day
21 Count Your Buttons Day
21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day find a recipe, too.
22 National Nut Day
23 National Mole Day
23 Tv Talk Show Host Day
24 National Bologna Day
24 United Nations Day  
19 Sweetest Day Third Saturday of month  
25 Punk for a Day Day
25 World Pasta Day
25 Frankenstein Friday - last Friday in October
26 Make a Difference Day-  fourth Saturday of the month, neighbors helping neighbors.
26 National Mincemeat Day
27 National Tell a Story Day - in Scotland and the U.K.
27  Mother-In-Law Day - fourth Sunday in October
27 Navy Day
28 Plush Animal Lover's Day    
29 Hermit Day
29 National Frankenstein Day
30 National Candy Corn Day
30 Mischief Night
31 Carve a Pumpkin Day - no surprise here
31 Halloween
31 Increase Your Psychic Powers Day

source: http://holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/october.htm


  1. I see the 2nd is "Name Your Car Day" ...
    make mine the Lexus IS F, if you please ;D

    1. LOL if you are gonna go elite shoot High! Lamborghini, Maserati ;-)

  2. I like the 4th, yum. Bill would say the 7th lol.

  3. Love the 'Adopt a Shelter Dog (or Cat)' month. So important, especially to the rescued dog or cat.

    1. I agree!! my church is doing a supply fund raiser for our local humane society!!

  4. Great info! I may have to run a sale or two on some special days! Thanks for sharing!

  5. 3 Techies Day
    3 Virus Appreciation Day

    Oh dear??? HAHA.

  6. Good article! i love these crazy holidays!!

  7. COOL! vegetarian month and day - im a vegeterian!

  8. Great post, didn't realize October had so many different things going on !

  9. "21 Count Your Buttons Day" I bet Janet has a lot of these to count ;)

  10. Wow - never knew there were so many special days! No excuse to not a treasury this month!

  11. This was such a fun post! Thanks Bill :)

  12. Fall is my favorite Season! I think it reminds me of the Fair close to my hometown. We were out of school for it, and my brother and I saved for it all year long.
    I also love the change of colors and the nice breezes..
    I like World Smile Day.. :-)

  13. World Smile Day and Moldy Cheese day take the cake! Hmmmm wonder how I could link jewelry to moldy cheese.... incredible that you can find so many special occasions! thanks!

  14. I LOVE these lists; I think that when I start blogging after vacation that I shall highlight some of these wonderful days, like Moldy Cheese day & National Bologna Day!!

  15. These lists are awesome. I'm staying away from the Moldy Cheese and going for that Frappe on Frappe Day!

  16. National Angel Food Cake Day...yum yum...

  17. I will not be celebrating bald day :) my hair is too long for that!!

  18. I like 'Wear Something Gaudy Day'. I don't really need an excuse to wear some of my vintage jewelry collection but on this new (to me) and now dear (to me) special holiday, I can really load up on the rhinestones when I go out to feed the critters!

  19. Very cool Info Bill !! Thank You :) I love the count your Buttons Day !! Will be a long one for our dear Janet(Trinket)