October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 176 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 757 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 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 #Drawloween2020

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 Community Planning Month

#NationalCommunityPlanningMon… #CommunityPlanningMonth #NCPM

39.

National Dental Hygiene Month

#NationalDentalHygieneMonth #DentalHygieneMonth

Food / Drink
40.

American Pharmacists Month

#AmericanPharmacistsMonth

41.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

#NationalDisabilityEmployment… #DisabilityEmploymentAwarenes… #NDEAM

42.

Workplace Politics Awareness Month

#WorkplacePoliticsAwarenessMo…

43.

Pennsylvania Wine Month

#PennsylvaniaWineMonth #PAWineMonth

Nightlife
44.

National Pretzel Month

#NationalPretzelMonth #PretzelMonth

Food / Drink
45.

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

#NationalDownSyndromeAwarenes… #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth

Health
46.

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

#AdoptAShelterDogMonth #NationalAdoptAShelterDogMonth

47.

Adopt-A-Dog Month

#AdoptADogMonth #NationalAdoptADogMonth

48.

Black Speculative Fiction Month

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth

49.

Children's Magazine Month

#ChildrensMagazineMonth

50.

Employee Ownership Month

#EmployeeOwnershipMonth #NationalEmployeeOwnershipMon…

51.

Fire Prevention Month

#FirePreventionMonth #NationalFirePreventionMonth

52.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

53.

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

54.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food / Drink
55.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

56.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

57.

Youth Justice Action Month

#YouthJusticeActionMonth #YouthJusticeAwarenessMonth #YJAM

58.

World MRSA Awareness Month

#WorldMRSAAwarenessMonth #WorldMRSAMonth #MRSAAwarenessMonth

Health
59.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

60.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

61.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

62.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

63.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

64.

National Learning and Development Month

#NationalLearningAndDevelopme… #LearningAndDevelopmentMonth

65.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
66.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
67.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
68.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
69.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
70.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
71.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
72.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
73.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

Health
74.

Eczema Awareness Month

#EczemaAwarenessMonth #NationalEczemaAwarenessMonth

Health
75.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

Health
76.

American Archives Month

#AmericanArchivesMonth

77.

American Magazine Month

78.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

79.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

80.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

81.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

82.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

83.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

84.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

85.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

86.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

87.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

88.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

89.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

90.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

91.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

92.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

93.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

94.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

95.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

96.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

97.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

98.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

99.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

100.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

101.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

102.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

103.

National Stop Bullying Month

#NationalStopBullyingMonth #StopBullyingMonth

104.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

105.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

106.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

107.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

108.

Urban October

#UrbanOctober

109.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food / Drink
110.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food / Drink
111.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food / Drink
112.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food / Drink
113.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food / Drink
114.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food / Drink
115.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
116.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
117.

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

#DysautonomiaAwarenessMonth #NationalDysautonomiaAwarenes…

Health
118.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

Travel / Lodging
119.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

120.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

121.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

122.

Consumer Information Month

123.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

124.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

125.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

126.

I'm Just Me Because Month

127.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

128.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

129.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

130.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

131.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

132.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

133.

Month Of Luigi

#MonthOfLuigi #SuperLuigiMonth

134.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

135.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

136.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

137.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

138.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

139.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

140.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

141.

National High School Activities Month

#NationalHighSchoolActivities… #HighSchoolActivitiesMonth

142.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

143.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

144.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

145.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

146.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

147.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

148.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

149.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

150.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

151.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

152.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

153.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

154.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

155.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

156.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

157.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

158.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

159.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

160.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

161.

Subaru Loves Pets Month

#SubaruLovesPetsMonth

162.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

163.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

164.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

165.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

166.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

167.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

168.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

169.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
170.

National Cholesterol Month (UK)

#NationalCholesterolMonth #CholesterolMonth

Health
171.

Boiler Switch On Awareness Month (UK)

#BoilerSwitchOnMonth #BoilerSwitchOnAwarenessMonth

172.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

173.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

174.

National Home Security Month

#NationalHomeSecurityMonth #HomeSecurityMonth #NHSM

175.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

176.

National Tyre Safety Month (UK)

#NationalTyreSafetyMonth #TyreSafetyMonth

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