October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 160 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 574 individual days during the month with holidays scheduled.

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 Month

#NationalBullyingPreventionMo…

12.

National Physical Therapy Month

#NationalPhysicalTherapyMonth #PhysicalTherapyMonth

Health
13.

National Seafood Month

#NationalSeafoodMonth #SeafoodMonth

Food / Drink
14.

National Pasta Month

#NationalPastaMonth #PastaMonth

Food / Drink
15.

Country Music Month

#CountryMusicMonth #NationalCountryMusicMonth

Nightlife
16.

Head Start Awareness Month

#HeadStartAwarenessMonth #NationalHeadStartAwarenessMo…

17.

National Crime Prevention Month

#NationalCrimePreventionMonth #CrimePreventionMonth

18.

Health Literacy Month

#HealthLiteracyMonth #NationalHealthLiteracyMonth

19.

National Arts and Humanities Month

#NationalArtsAndHumanitiesMon… #ArtsAndHumanitiesMonth

20.

Farm to School Month

#NationalFarmToSchoolMonth #FarmToSchoolMonth

Food / Drink
21.

Tackling Hunger Month

#TacklingHungerMonth

Food / Drink
22.

World Hunger Awareness Month

#WorldHungerAwarenessMonth #HungerAwarenessMonth

Food / Drink
23.

Antidepressant Death Awareness Month

#AntidepressantDeathAwareness…

24.

Eye Injury Prevention Month

#EyeInjuryPreventionMonth #NationalEyeInjuryPreventionM…

25.

Fair Trade Month

#FairTradeMonth #NationalFairTradeMonth

26.

National AIDS Awareness Month

#NationalAIDSAwarenessMonth #AIDSAwarenessMonth

27.

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

#NationalAnimalSafetyAndProte… #AnimalSafetyAndProtectionMon…

28.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

#NationalCybersecurityAwarene… #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

29.

National Kitchen and Bath Month

#NationalKitchenAndBathMonth #KitchenAndBathMonth #NationalKitchenBathMonth

30.

National Cookbook Month

#NationalCookbookMonth #CookbookMonth

Food / Drink
31.

National Caramel Month

#NationalCaramelMonth #CaramelMonth

Food / Drink
32.

Drawloween

#Drawloween #Drawloween2019

The Arts
33.

International Dinosaur Month

#InternationalDinosaurMonth #DinosaurMonth

34.

National Chili Month

#NationalChiliMonth #ChiliMonth

Food / Drink
35.

Diversity Awareness Month

#DiversityAwarenessMonth #NationalDiversityAwarenessMo… #GlobalDiversityAwarenessMonth

36.

Virginia Wine Month

#VirginiaWineMonth

Nightlife
37.

Texas Wine Month

#TexasWineMonth #TXWineMonth

Nightlife
38.

National Dental Hygiene Month

#NationalDentalHygieneMonth #DentalHygieneMonth

Food / Drink
39.

American Pharmacists Month

#AmericanPharmacistsMonth

40.

Workplace Politics Awareness Month

#WorkplacePoliticsAwarenessMo…

41.

Pennsylvania Wine Month

#PennsylvaniaWineMonth #PAWineMonth

Nightlife
42.

National Pretzel Month

#NationalPretzelMonth #PretzelMonth

Food / Drink
43.

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

#AdoptAShelterDogMonth #NationalAdoptAShelterDogMonth

44.

Adopt-A-Dog Month

#AdoptADogMonth #NationalAdoptADogMonth

45.

Black Speculative Fiction Month

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth

46.

Children's Magazine Month

#ChildrensMagazineMonth

47.

Employee Ownership Month

#EmployeeOwnershipMonth #NationalEmployeeOwnershipMon…

48.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

49.

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

50.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food / Drink
51.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

52.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

53.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

54.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

55.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

56.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

57.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

58.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
59.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
60.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
61.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
62.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
63.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
64.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
65.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
66.

American Magazine Month

67.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

68.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

69.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

70.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

71.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

72.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

73.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

74.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

75.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

76.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

77.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

78.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

79.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

80.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

81.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

82.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

83.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

84.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

#NationalDisabilityEmployment… #DisabilityEmploymentAwarenes… #NDEAM

85.

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

#NationalDownSyndromeAwarenes… #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth

86.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

87.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

88.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

89.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

90.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

91.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

92.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

93.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

94.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

95.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

96.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

97.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

98.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

99.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

100.

Urban October

#UrbanOctober

101.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food / Drink
102.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food / Drink
103.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food / Drink
104.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food / Drink
105.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food / Drink
106.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food / Drink
107.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
108.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
109.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

Travel / Lodging
110.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

111.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

112.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

113.

Consumer Information Month

114.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

115.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

116.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

117.

I'm Just Me Because Month

118.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

119.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

120.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

121.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

122.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

123.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

124.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

125.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

126.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

127.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

128.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

129.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

130.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

131.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

132.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

133.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

134.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

135.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

136.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

137.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

138.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

139.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

140.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

141.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

142.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

143.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

144.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

145.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

146.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

147.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

148.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

149.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

150.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

151.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

152.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

153.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

154.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

155.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

156.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

157.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
158.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

159.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

160.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

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