October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 175 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 755 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 #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.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

52.

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

53.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food / Drink
54.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

55.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

56.

Youth Justice Action Month

#YouthJusticeActionMonth #YouthJusticeAwarenessMonth #YJAM

57.

World MRSA Awareness Month

#WorldMRSAAwarenessMonth #WorldMRSAMonth #MRSAAwarenessMonth

Health
58.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

59.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

60.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

61.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

62.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

63.

National Learning and Development Month

#NationalLearningAndDevelopme… #LearningAndDevelopmentMonth

64.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food / Drink
65.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food / Drink
66.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food / Drink
67.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food / Drink
68.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food / Drink
69.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food / Drink
70.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food / Drink
71.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food / Drink
72.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

Health
73.

Eczema Awareness Month

#EczemaAwarenessMonth #NationalEczemaAwarenessMonth

Health
74.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

Health
75.

American Archives Month

#AmericanArchivesMonth

76.

American Magazine Month

77.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

78.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

79.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

80.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

81.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

82.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

83.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

84.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

85.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

86.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

87.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

88.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

89.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

90.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

91.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

92.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

93.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

94.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

95.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

96.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

97.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

98.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

99.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

100.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

101.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

102.

National Stop Bullying Month

#NationalStopBullyingMonth #StopBullyingMonth

103.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

104.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

105.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

106.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

107.

Urban October

#UrbanOctober

108.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food / Drink
109.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food / Drink
110.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food / Drink
111.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food / Drink
112.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food / Drink
113.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food / Drink
114.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
115.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
116.

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

#DysautonomiaAwarenessMonth #NationalDysautonomiaAwarenes…

Health
117.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

Travel / Lodging
118.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

119.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

120.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

121.

Consumer Information Month

122.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

123.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

124.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

125.

I'm Just Me Because Month

126.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

127.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

128.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

129.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

130.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

131.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

132.

Month Of Luigi

#MonthOfLuigi #SuperLuigiMonth

133.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

134.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

135.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

136.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

137.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

138.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

139.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

140.

National High School Activities Month

#NationalHighSchoolActivities… #HighSchoolActivitiesMonth

141.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

142.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

143.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

144.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

145.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

146.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

147.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

148.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

149.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

150.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

151.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

152.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

153.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

154.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

155.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

156.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

157.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

158.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

159.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

160.

Subaru Loves Pets Month

#SubaruLovesPetsMonth

161.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

162.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

163.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

164.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

165.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

166.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

167.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

168.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food / Drink
169.

National Cholesterol Month (UK)

#NationalCholesterolMonth #CholesterolMonth

Health
170.

Boiler Switch On Awareness Month (UK)

#BoilerSwitchOnMonth #BoilerSwitchOnAwarenessMonth

171.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

172.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

173.

National Home Security Month

#NationalHomeSecurityMonth #HomeSecurityMonth #NHSM

174.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

175.

National Tyre Safety Month (UK)

#NationalTyreSafetyMonth #TyreSafetyMonth

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