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Family Fun Celebrations in October

The month of October is officially here tomorrow. That means autumn is fully intact and it is time to grab a warm cup of your favorite hot beverage and snuggle in your comfy clothing. Almost each month has its own holidays and national days. Check out these extra fun celebrations for the month of October. Enjoy them with your family and friends!

October Month Holidays

  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • Apple Jack Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Cookie Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Pizza Month
  • National Popcorn Popping Month

October Weekly Celebrations

  • Week 1 Get Organized Week
  • Week 1 Customer Service Week
  • Week 2 Fire Prevention Week
  • Week 2 Pet Peeve Week
  • 14th-20th Earth Sciences Week
  • Week 3 Pastoral Care Week

October Days to Celebrate

International Day for the Elderly

National Homemade Cookies Day

2 National Custodial Worker Day

3 Techies Day

4 National Golf Day

4 National Frappe Day

5 Do Something Nice Day

5 World Teacher’s Day

World Smile Day – first Friday of the month

6 Mad Hatter Day

7 International Frugal Fun Day

7 Oktoberfest – in Germany ends, date varies

American Touch Tag Day

8 Columbus Day – seconday Monday of month

9 Fire Prevention Day

Moldy Cheese Day

10 National Angel Food Cake Day

10 Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day – second Wednesday of month

11 Emergency Nurses Day

11 It’s My Party Day

12 Old Farmer’s Day

12 Moment of Frustration Day

12 World Egg Day – second Friday of month

13 International Skeptics Day

14 National Dessert Day

15 White Cane Safety Day

16 Dictionary Day

17 National Fossil Day – Wednesday of Earth Sciences Week

17 National Pasta Day

17 Wear Something Gaudy Day

18 No Beard Day

19 Evaluate Your Life Day

20 Brandied Fruit Day

20 Sweetest Day – third Saturday of month

21 Babbling Day

21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

22 Mother-In-Law Day

22 National Nut Day

23 National Mole Day

24 United Nations Day

25 World Pasta Day

26 National Mincemeat Day

26 Frankenstein Friday – last Friday in October

27 National Tell a Story Day – in Scotland and the U.K.

27 Navy Day

27 Make a Difference Day – fourth Saturday of the month

28  Mother-In-Law Day – fourth Sunday in October

29 National Frankenstein Day

29 Hermit Day

30 National Candy Corn Day

30 Mischief Night

31 Crave a Pumpkin Night

31 Halloween

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