List of New Holidays in 2016

299 holidays and events were initiated in 2016.

Initial
Date
Event NameRegistrar or
Proponent
Jan 1DM Your Crush Day 
Jan 1National Hangover DayNational Day Calendar
Jan 6National Technology Day 
Jan 12National Hot Tea Day 
Jan 13National Sticker DayNational Day Calendar
Jan 14National Undhiyu Day (India) 
Jan 16Baltic Porter Day (Poland) 
Jan 17International Mentoring Day 
Jan 17National Bootlegger's DayNational Day Calendar
Jan 18National Crowd Feed Day 
Jan 26National Green Juice Day 
Jan 27World Goat Day 
Jan 29National Big Wig DayNational Day Calendar
Feb 3Feed The Birds DayHoliday Insights
Feb 3National Women Physicians Day 
Feb 5World Animal Reiki Day 
Feb 7National Periodic Table DayNational Day Calendar
Feb 8Love Data Week 
Feb 9National Vision Board Day 
Feb 10All The News That's Fit To Print Day 
Feb 10National Home Warranty Day 
Feb 11International Day for Women and Girls in ScienceUnited Nations
Feb 12Welsh Language Music Day (UK) 
Feb 13National Internet Friend Day 
Feb 15Florida Craft Beer Day 
Feb 17World Cholangiocarcinoma Day 
Feb 18National Hate Florida Day 
Feb 19Care Day (UK) 
Feb 19National Caregivers Day 
Feb 19National Lash DayNational Day Calendar
Feb 23Travel Africa Day 
Feb 24Global Day of the Engineer 
Feb 27Pokemon Day 
Mar 1Birth Psychology Month 
Mar 1Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month 
Mar 1National Dadgum That's Good DayNational Day Calendar
Mar 3Canadian Bacon Day 
Mar 3National Moscow Mule Day 
Mar 4Great British Spring Clean (UK) 
Mar 4National Backcountry Ski Day 
Mar 6World Lymphedema Day 
Mar 8National Retro Video Game Day 
Mar 10International Wig Day 
Mar 11Key Deer Awareness Day 
Mar 11National Promposal Day 
Mar 15National Speech and Debate Education Day 
Mar 15Tea for Two TuesdayHoliday Insights
Mar 18National Public Defender Day 
Mar 18National Public Defense Week 
Mar 19International Read to Me Day 
Mar 21Credit Card Reduction Day 
Mar 23National Chia Day 
Mar 30National Little Red Wagon DayNational Day Calendar
Mar 30National Virtual Vacation DayNational Day Calendar
Mar 31National Prom Day 
Apr 1Chardonel Month (Missouri) 
Apr 1Social Circus Day 
Apr 2National DIY Day 
Apr 3Fan Dance Day 
Apr 3National Shoot Your Shot Day 
Apr 4404 Day 
Apr 4International Carrot Day 
Apr 4Jeep 4x4 DayNational Day Calendar
Apr 4National Ramen Noodle Day 
Apr 5Bell Bottoms Day 
Apr 5Western Hemisphere Ports Day 
Apr 8Dont Stream And Drive Day (UK) 
Apr 8Kids' Yoga Day 
Apr 11Dog Therapy Appreciation Day 
Apr 12IU Day (Indiana) 
Apr 13National Go Orange Day 
Apr 13National Make Lunch Count Day 
Apr 15415 Day 
Apr 16National Bean Counter's DayNational Day Calendar
Apr 16World Semicolon Day 
Apr 18Fashion Revolution Week 
Apr 18National Transgender HIV Testing Day 
Apr 18Pinata DayDays of the Year
Apr 19Biomedical Research Awareness Day 
Apr 20Cli-Fi Day 
Apr 20National Cheddar Fries Day 
Apr 21National Tea Day (UK) 
Apr 21National Yellow Bat DayNational Day Calendar
Apr 23World Create Day 
Apr 24National Park Rx Day 
Apr 26Alien Day20th Century Fox
Apr 27International Hyena Day 
Apr 27National Little Pampered Dog Day 
Apr 30National Pool Opening DayNational Day Calendar
Apr 30National Tabby Day 
May 1Fallen First Responder Awareness Month (Texas) 
May 1Myositis Awareness Month 
May 2National Play Your Ukulele Day 
May 3International Wild Koala Day 
May 3Miniskirt Day 
May 3National SAN Architect Day 
May 3National Textiles DayNational Day Calendar
May 4World Maternal Mental Health Day 
May 5National Astronaut DayNational Day Calendar
May 5World African Heritage Day 
May 6Jimmy Buffett Day (Mississippi) 
May 7Love's Baby Soft Day 
May 7National Dinosaur Day (Australia) 
May 8National Amyloidosis Day (Australia) 
May 10National Cactus Day 
May 11National Foam Rolling DayNational Day Calendar
May 11World Orienteering Day 
May 12Dress in Purple Day (Texas) 
May 14National Balloon Day (UK) 
May 17Global Maker Day 
May 17Honor Our LGBT Elders DayNational Day Calendar
May 17International Dinosaur Day 
May 18Fibroid Awareness Day (Jamaica) 
May 19National Notebook Day 
May 19National Send a Nude Day 
May 21Hug Your Interior Designer Day 
May 25World Otter Day 
May 26World Redhead DayJace Shoemaker-Galloway
May 28Elmer Day 
May 30European Maker Week 
May 30National Nail Tech Day 
Jun 1Global Running Day 
Jun 1National Olive DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 1National Pearl Day (UK) 
Jun 1Service Design Day 
Jun 3National Fish and Chip Day (UK) 
Jun 4National SAFE Day 
Jun 5Sausage Roll DayDays of the Year
Jun 6National Eyewear DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 7Prince Day 
Jun 7Women's Golf Day 
Jun 8Ghostbusters Day 
Jun 9National Earl Baltes DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 10Asexual Pride Day 
Jun 10Stop the Violence Day (Nova Scotia) 
Jun 11Polyamory Pride Day 
Jun 11World Agriculture Day 
Jun 12National Right of Way Professionals WeekNational Day Calendar
Jun 14International Bath Day 
Jun 14Monkey Around DayHoliday Insights
Jun 15Agender Pride Day 
Jun 16Cupcake Day (UK) 
Jun 16Escalator Day 
Jun 16National Jade Day 
Jun 16National Mascot Day 
Jun 16National Vegemite Day (Australia) 
Jun 16Tupac Shakur Day (California) 
Jun 16World Tapas Day 
Jun 17World Tessellation Day 
Jun 18Clean Your Aquarium Day 
Jun 19National Turkey Lovers' DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 20International Fathers Mental Health Day 
Jun 20National Seashell DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 20World Wi-Fi Day 
Jun 21National Call Your Doctor DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 21National Wedding Day 
Jun 22National HVAC Tech DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 23Brexit Day 
Jun 23National Hydration DayNational Day Calendar
Jun 24National Food Truck Day 
Jun 24Stonewall National Monument Day 
Jun 25Mitch Lane DayCheckiday
Jun 28Happy Heart Hugs DayDays of the Year
Jun 29International Day of the Tropics 
Jun 29National Parchment DayNational Day Calendar
Jul 1Sparkling Wine Day 
Jul 1Sparkling Wine Week 
Jul 3International Drop a Rock Day 
Jul 4Jackfruit Day 
Jul 8Coca-Cola Day 
Jul 8National Blueberry DayHoliday Insights
Jul 8National Motorcycle Day 
Jul 8Tribute 7/7Presidential Proclamation
Jul 10National Lineworker Appreciation Day 
Jul 11Relisha Rudd Remembrance Day (D.C.) 
Jul 12World Penis Day 
Jul 13National Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day 
Jul 15Victims of The Nice, France Attack Day 
Jul 16Guinea Pig Appreciation Day 
Jul 16National Bridal Sale Day 
Jul 18Insurance Nerd Day 
Jul 18National Hamiltons DayNational Day Calendar
Jul 18Victims of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Attack Day 
Jul 19Changing Places Awareness Day (UK) 
Jul 19Palace Day 
Jul 22National Mango Day 
Jul 26Disability Independence Day 
Jul 26International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove 
Jul 29National Get Gnarly DayNational Day Calendar
Jul 30World Snorkeling Day 
Aug 1Arrr-gust: International Pirate Month 
Aug 1Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month (California) 
Aug 1National Cleanse Your Skin WeekNational Day Calendar
Aug 1National Crayon Collection Month 
Aug 1National Gastroparesis Awareness Month 
Aug 1National Mountain Climbing DayHoliday Insights
Aug 3Clean Your Floors Day 
Aug 6National Disc Golf DayNational Day Calendar
Aug 6National Pro-Life Generation Sidewalk Day 
Aug 10Alaska Wild Salmon Day 
Aug 11Mountain Day (Japan) 
Aug 13National Baseball Card Day 
Aug 13National Prosecco Day 
Aug 14Gay Uncles Day 
Aug 15City Hall Selfie Day 
Aug 15National No SpongeBob Day 
Aug 18Bullet Journal Day 
Aug 18National Fajita DayNational Day Calendar
Aug 19Disney PhotoPass Day 
Aug 19International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day 
Aug 20Break The Monotony DayDays of the Year
Aug 21National Sweet Tea Day 
Aug 23National Cuban Sandwich DayDays of the Year
Aug 23World MoveIt! Day 
Aug 24Kobe Bryant Day (Los Angeles) 
Aug 24National #IAM911 Day 
Aug 26National WebMistress DayNational Day Calendar
Aug 30National Bite People Who Annoy You Day 
Aug 31National Diatomaceous Earth DayNational Day Calendar
Aug 31National Matchmaker Day 
Sep 1Childhood Cancer Awareness Day (Tennessee) 
Sep 1National Police K-9 Day 
Sep 1PBC Awareness Month 
Sep 2National No Patrick Day 
Sep 3National Tailgating DayNational Day Calendar
Sep 5World Samosa Day 
Sep 5World Spinal Cord Injury Day 
Sep 7Superhuman DayDays of the Year
Sep 8National Dog Walker Appreciation Day 
Sep 10Nationale Mamablogger Day (Netherlands) 
Sep 13Supernatural Day 
Sep 14National Live Creative Day 
Sep 14National Quiet Day (UK) 
Sep 15Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie Day 
Sep 15International Day of Listening 
Sep 15National Online Learning Day 
Sep 16EveryWoman Day (UK) 
Sep 16National Concussion Awareness Day 
Sep 19Aortic Disease Awareness Day 
Sep 19Scottish Housing Day (UK) 
Sep 20International Day of University Sport 
Sep 23National Snack Stick DayNational Day Calendar
Sep 24Isle of Wight Day (UK) 
Sep 25Binge Day 
Sep 25National Cooking Day 
Sep 26National Compliance Officer DayNational Day Calendar
Sep 26National Situational Awareness DayNational Day Calendar
Sep 26Pearl Thusi Day 
Sep 28International Day for Universal Access to Information 
Sep 28Psoriatic Arthritis Awareness Day 
Sep 30Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day 
Sep 30Time For Yoga Day 
Oct 1National Aesthetician Month 
Oct 1National Dropout Prevention Month 
Oct 1National Ghost Hunting Day 
Oct 1National Learning and Development Month 
Oct 5Energy Efficiency Day 
Oct 5National Pumpkin Seed Day 
Oct 5Victims of Marijuana Prohibition Day 
Oct 7Kids Music Day 
Oct 7National LED Light Day 
Oct 9International Beer and Pizza Day 
Oct 10National Clay Week 
Oct 10National SHIFT10 Day 
Oct 10National Tic Tac Day 
Oct 11Headspace Day (Australia) 
Oct 11Own Business Day 
Oct 13Oilfield Prayer Day (Oklahoma) 
Oct 15National Aesthetician Day 
Oct 17National Body Confidence Day 
Oct 17National Playing Card Collection Day 
Oct 20Community Media Day 
Oct 20National Eggo DayFoodimentary
Oct 20National See You Next Tuesday Day 
Oct 21Garbanzo Bean Day 
Oct 21Global Clinical Engineering Day 
Oct 27World Occupational Therapy Day 
Oct 29National Erotic Humiliation Day 
Nov 1National Calzone DayNational Day Calendar
Nov 5National Chinese Take-Out DayFoodimentary
Nov 5National Sneaker Day 
Nov 5World Tsunami Awareness Day 
Nov 7Yom HaAliyah (Israel) 
Nov 9Microtia Awareness DayNational Day Calendar
Nov 10International Science Center and Science Museum Day 
Nov 13National Chicken Nugget Day 
Nov 23National Jukebox Day 
Nov 27National Craft Jerky DayNational Day Calendar
Nov 29Giving News Day 
Nov 30Choose Women Wednesday 
Nov 30National Package Protection DayNational Day Calendar
Dec 2Positive Affirmation Day 
Dec 3Worldwide Pear Day 
Dec 4Hov DaySocial Media
Dec 4National Sock DayNational Day Calendar
Dec 6World Trick Shot DayNational Day Calendar
Dec 9Public Transit Day 
Dec 15National Wear Your Pearls DayNational Day Calendar
Dec 16Local Charities Day (UK) 

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