October: List of Monthlong Observances

The month of October has 157 associated awareness designations and observances, shown below. There are also 560 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 Pork Month

#NationalPorkMonth #PorkMonth

Food & Drink
7.

LGBT History Month

#LGBTHistoryMonth #NationalLGBTHistoryMonth #GayLesbianHistoryMonth

Nightlife
8.

Children's Health Month

#ChildrensHealthMonth #NationalChildrensHealthMonth #ChildHealthMonth

9.

National Book Month

#NationalBookMonth #BookMonth

10.

National Bullying Prevention Month

#NationalBullyingPreventionMo…

11.

National Physical Therapy Month

#NationalPhysicalTherapyMonth #PhysicalTherapyMonth

12.

National Seafood Month

#NationalSeafoodMonth #SeafoodMonth

Food & Drink
13.

National Pasta Month

#NationalPastaMonth #PastaMonth

Food & Drink
14.

Country Music Month

#CountryMusicMonth #NationalCountryMusicMonth

Nightlife
15.

Head Start Awareness Month

#HeadStartAwarenessMonth #NationalHeadStartAwarenessMo…

16.

National Crime Prevention Month

#NationalCrimePreventionMonth #CrimePreventionMonth

17.

Health Literacy Month

#HealthLiteracyMonth #NationalHealthLiteracyMonth

18.

National Arts and Humanities Month

#NationalArtsAndHumanitiesMon… #ArtsAndHumanitiesMonth

19.

Farm to School Month

#NationalFarmToSchoolMonth #FarmToSchoolMonth

Food & Drink
20.

Tackling Hunger Month

#TacklingHungerMonth

Food & Drink
21.

World Hunger Awareness Month

#WorldHungerAwarenessMonth #HungerAwarenessMonth

Food & Drink
22.

Antidepressant Death Awareness Month

#AntidepressantDeathAwareness…

23.

Eye Injury Prevention Month

#EyeInjuryPreventionMonth #NationalEyeInjuryPreventionM…

24.

Fair Trade Month

#FairTradeMonth #NationalFairTradeMonth

25.

National AIDS Awareness Month

#NationalAIDSAwarenessMonth #AIDSAwarenessMonth

26.

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

#NationalAnimalSafetyAndProte… #AnimalSafetyAndProtectionMon…

27.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

#NationalCybersecurityAwarene… #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth

28.

National Kitchen and Bath Month

#NationalKitchenAndBathMonth #KitchenAndBathMonth #NationalKitchenBathMonth

29.

National Cookbook Month

#NationalCookbookMonth #CookbookMonth

Food & Drink
30.

National Caramel Month

#NationalCaramelMonth #CaramelMonth

Food & Drink
31.

International Dinosaur Month

#InternationalDinosaurMonth #DinosaurMonth

32.

National Chili Month

#NationalChiliMonth #ChiliMonth

Food & Drink
33.

Diversity Awareness Month

#DiversityAwarenessMonth #NationalDiversityAwarenessMo… #GlobalDiversityAwarenessMonth

34.

Virginia Wine Month

#VirginiaWineMonth

Nightlife
35.

Texas Wine Month

#TexasWineMonth #TXWineMonth

Nightlife
36.

National Dental Hygiene Month

#NationalDentalHygieneMonth #DentalHygieneMonth

Food & Drink
37.

American Pharmacists Month

#AmericanPharmacistsMonth

38.

Workplace Politics Awareness Month

#WorkplacePoliticsAwarenessMo…

39.

National Pretzel Month

#NationalPretzelMonth #PretzelMonth

Food & Drink
40.

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

#AdoptAShelterDogMonth #NationalAdoptAShelterDogMonth

41.

Adopt-A-Dog Month

#AdoptADogMonth #NationalAdoptADogMonth

42.

Black Speculative Fiction Month

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth

43.

Children's Magazine Month

#ChildrensMagazineMonth

44.

Employee Ownership Month

#EmployeeOwnershipMonth #NationalEmployeeOwnershipMon…

45.

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

#NationalCeliacDiseaseAwarene… #CeliacDiseaseAwarenessMonth

46.

National Dyslexia Awareness Month

#NationalDyslexiaAwarenessMon… #DyslexiaAwarenessMonth

47.

American Cheese Month

#AmericanCheeseMonth #NationalAmericanCheeseMonth

Food & Drink
48.

Clergy Appreciation Month

#ClergyAppreciationMonth #NationalClergyAppreciationMo…

49.

Global ADHD Awareness Month

#GlobalADHDAwarenessMonth #ADHDAwarenessMonth

50.

Agent Orange Awareness Month

#AgentOrangeAwarenessMonth #NationalAgentOrangeAwareness…

51.

Bat Appreciation Month

#BatAppreciationMonth #NationalBatAppreciationMonth

52.

Co-op Awareness Month

#CoOpAwarenessMonth #NationalCoOpAwarenessMonth

53.

International Strategic Planning Month

#InternationalStrategicPlanni… #StrategicPlanningMonth

54.

Mental Illness Awareness Month

#MentalIllnessAwarenessMonth

55.

National Bake and Decorate Month

#NationalBakeAndDecorateMonth #BakeAndDecorateMonth

Food & Drink
56.

Vegetarian Awareness Month

#VegetarianAwarenessMonth #NationalVegetarianAwarenessM…

Food & Drink
57.

National Sausage Month

#NationalSausageMonth #SausageMonth

Food & Drink
58.

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

#EatBetterEatTogetherMonth

Food & Drink
59.

Spinach Lovers Month

#SpinachLoversMonth #NationalSpinachLoversMonth

Food & Drink
60.

National Pickled Peppers Month

#PickledPeppersMonth #NationalPickledPeppersMonth

Food & Drink
61.

National Applejack Month

#NationalApplejackMonth #ApplejackMonth

Food & Drink
62.

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

#CaffeineAddictionRecoveryMon…

Food & Drink
63.

American Magazine Month

64.

Church Safety and Security Month

#ChurchSafetyAndSecurityMonth

65.

Class Reunion Month

#ClassReunionMonth

66.

Computer Learning Month

#ComputerLearningMonth #NationalComputerLearningMonth

67.

Cut Out Dissection Month

#CutOutDissectionMonth

68.

Dwarfism Awareness Month

#DwarfismAwarenessMonth #NationalDwarfismAwarenessMon…

69.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

#EmotionalIntelligenceAwarene…

70.

Energy Awareness Month

#EnergyAwarenessMonth #NationalEnergyAwarenessMonth

71.

Energy Management is a Family Affair - Improve your Home Month

#EnergyManagementIsAFamilyAff…

72.

Fall Car Care Month

#FallCarCareMonth #CarCareMonth

73.

Financial Planning Month

#FinancialPlanningMonth

74.

Halloween Safety Month

#HalloweenSafetyMonth

75.

Healthy Lung Month

#HealthyLungMonth #NationalHealthyLungMonth

76.

Home Eye Safety Month

#HomeEyeSafetyMonth #NationalHomeEyeSafetyMonth

77.

International Walk to School Month

#InternationalWalkToSchoolMon… #WalkToSchoolMonth

78.

National Audiology Awareness Month

#NationalAudiologyAwarenessMo… #AudiologyAwarenessMonth

79.

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

#CriticalIllnessAwarenessMonth

80.

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

#NationalDepressionEducationA…

81.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

#NationalDisabilityEmployment… #DisabilityEmploymentAwarenes… #NDEAM

82.

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

#NationalDownSyndromeAwarenes… #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth

83.

National Ergonomics Month

#NationalErgonomicsMonth #ErgonomicsMonth

84.

National Family Health Month

#NationalFamilyHealthMonth #FamilyHealthMonth

85.

National Field Trip Month

#NationalFieldTripMonth #FieldTripMonth #NationalGoOnAFieldTripMonth

86.

National Learn to Bowl Month

#LearnToBowlMonth

87.

National Liver Awareness Month

#NationalLiverAwarenessMonth #LiverAwarenessMonth

88.

National Pet Wellness Month

#NationalPetWellnessMonth #PetWellnessMonth

89.

National Quality Month

#NationalQualityMonth #QualityMonth

90.

National RSV Awareness Month

#NationalRSVAwarenessMonth #RSVAwarenessMonth

91.

National Roller Skating Month

#NationalRollerSkatingMonth #RollerSkatingMonth

92.

National Spinal Health Month

#NationalSpinalHealthMonth #SpinalHealthMonth

93.

Photographer Appreciation Month

#PhotographerAppreciationMonth #NationalPhotographerApprecia…

94.

Raptor Month

#RaptorMonth #NationalRaptorMonth

95.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

#RettSyndromeAwarenessMonth

96.

Right Brainers Rule! Month

#RightBrainersRuleMonth

97.

Urban October

#UrbanOctober

98.

National Popcorn Poppin' Month

#NationalPopcornPoppinMonth #PopcornPoppinMonth

Food & Drink
99.

National Cranberry Month

#NationalCranberryMonth #CranberryMonth

Food & Drink
100.

Eat Country Ham Month

#EatCountryHamMonth #NationalEatCountryHamMonth

Food & Drink
101.

Celebrate Sun Dried Tomatoes Month

Food & Drink
102.

Go Nuts Over Texas Peanuts Month

Food & Drink
103.

Texas Restaurant Month

Food & Drink
104.

National Kink Month

#NationalKinkMonth #KinkMonth #InternationalKinkMonth

Nightlife
105.

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

#NationalSubstanceAbusePreven… #SubstanceAbusePreventionMonth

Nightlife
106.

Campaign For Healthier Babies Month

#CampaignForHealthierBabiesMo…

107.

Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month

#CelebratingTheBilingualChild…

108.

Church Library Month

#ChurchLibraryMonth

109.

Consumer Information Month

110.

Florida Greenways and Trails Month

111.

Freethought Month

#MonthOfFreeThought

112.

German American Heritage Month

#GermanAmericanHeritageMonth

113.

Hog Out Month / Feral Hog Month

#HogOutMonth #FeralHogMonth

114.

I'm Just Me Because Month

115.

Indoor Air Quality Month

#IndoorAirQualityMonth #NationalIndoorAirQualityMonth

116.

International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness Month

#AACAwarenessMonth

117.

International Starman Month

#InternationalStarmanMonth

118.

Italian American Heritage and Culture Month

#ItalianAmericanHeritageAndCu… #ItalianAmericanHeritageMonth #NationalItalianAmericanHerit…

119.

Long Term Care Planning Month

#LongTermCarePlanningMonth

120.

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

#MedicalUltrasoundAwarenessMo…

121.

National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month

#NationalGainTheInsideAdvanta…

122.

National Aesthetician Month

#NationalAestheticianMonth

123.

National Chiropractic Health Month

#NationalChiropracticHealthMo… #ChiropracticHealthMonth

124.

National Communicate with Your Kids Month

125.

National Dollhouse and Miniatures Month

126.

National Dropout Prevention Month

#NationalDropoutPreventionMon… #DropoutPreventionMonth

127.

National Family Sexuality Education Month

#NationalFamilySexualityEduca… #FamilySexualityEducationMonth

128.

National Medical Librarians Month

#NationalMedicalLibrariansMon… #MedicalLibrariansMonth #NationalMedicalLibrarianMonth

129.

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

#NationalMedicineAbuseAwarene… #MedicineAbuseAwarenessMonth #NMAAM

130.

National Orthodontic Health Month

#NationalOrthodonticHealthMon… #OrthodonticHealthMonth #NOHM

131.

National Pit Bull Awareness Month

#NationalPitBullAwarenessMonth #PitBullAwarenessMonth

132.

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

#NationalPregnancyAndInfantLo… #PregnancyAndInfantLossAwaren…

133.

National Protect Your Hearing Month

#NationalProtectYourHearingMo… #ProtectYourHearingMonth

134.

National Reading Group Month

#NationalReadingGroupMonth #ReadingGroupMonth

135.

National Sarcastic Awareness Month

#NationalSarcasticAwarenessMo… #SarcasticAwarenessMonth #NationalSarcasmAwarenessMonth

136.

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

#NationalSpinaBifidaAwareness… #SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

137.

National Squirrel Awareness Month

#NationalSquirrelAwarenessMon… #SquirrelAwarenessMonth #SquirrelAppreciationMonth

138.

National Stamp Collecting Month

#NationalStampCollectingMonth #StampCollectingMonth

139.

National Toilet Tank Repair Month

#NationalToiletTankRepairMonth #ToiletTankRepairMonth

140.

National Work and Family Month

#NationalWorkAndFamilyMonth #WorkAndFamilyMonth

141.

Organize Your Medical Information Month

#OrganizeYourMedicalInformati…

142.

Ostomy Awareness Month

#OstomyAwarenessMonth

143.

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

#PatientCenteredCareAwareness… #PCCAM

144.

Polish American Heritage Month

#PolishAmericanHeritageMonth

145.

Positive Attitude Month

#PositiveAttitudeMonth #NationalPositiveAttitudeMonth

146.

Self-Promotion Month

#SelfPromotionMonth

147.

Talk About Prescriptions Month

#TalkAboutPrescriptionsMonth #TAPmonth #NationalTalkAboutPrescriptio…

148.

Window Covering Safety Month

#WindowCoveringSafetyMonth #NationalWindowCoveringSafety…

149.

Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month

150.

World Animal Month

#WorldAnimalMonth #AnimalMonth

151.

World Blindness Awareness Month

#WorldBlindnessAwarenessMonth #BlindnessAwarenessMonth

152.

World Menopause Month

#WorldMenopauseMonth #MenopauseMonth #MenopauseAwarenessMonth

153.

Youth Against Tobacco Month

154.

Rhizomes and Persimmons Month

#RhizomesAndPersimmonsMonth

Food & Drink
155.

French-Canadian Heritage Month (Michigan)

#FrenchCanadianHeritageMonth

156.

National Foot Health Month (Australia)

#FootHealthMonth #NationalFootHealthMonth

157.

National Occupational Therapy Month (Canada)

#NationalOccupationalTherapyM… #OccupationalTherapyMonth

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Monthlong Observances, by Month