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October 2020 is here and it brings with it a list of special occasions.

If you are managing social accounts for your business then these special occasions are one of the best ways to engage with your audience/followers.

Utilize the October Social Media Holidays Calendar to select the best special days suited for you and wish your followers.

[2020] October Social Media Holidays Calendar

Special Days


October 1

Bring Your Bible To School Day#BringYourBibleToSchoolDay
CD Player Day#CdPlayerDay
Homemade Cookie Day#HomemadeCookieDay
International Coffee Day#InternationalCoffeeDay
International Day of Older Persons#DayOfOlderPersons
International Music Day#MusicDay
Model T Day#ModelTDay
National Black Dog Day#NationalBlackDogDay
National Book It! Day#BookItDay
National Fire Pup Day#NationalFirePupDay
National Hair Day#NationalHairDay
National Lace Day#NationalLaceDay
World Vegetarian Day#WorldVegetarianDay

October 2

Guardian Angels Day#GuardianAngelsDay
International Day of Non-violence#DayOfNonViolence
Kids Music Day#KidsMusicDay
Manufacturing Day#ManufacturingDay
National Custodial Worker Day#CustodialWorkerDay
National Fried Scallops Day#FriedScallopsDay
National Hug-a-Kevin Day#HugAKevinDay
National Name Your Car Day#NameYourCarDay
Phileas Fogg’s Wager Day#PhileasFoggsWagerDay
World Smile Day#WorldSmileDay

October 3

Frugal Fun Day#FrugalFunDay
Inter-American Water Day#InterAmericanWaterDay
National Boyfriend Day#NationalBoyfriendDay
National Techies Day#NationalTechiesDay
World Card Making Day#WorldCardMakingDay

October 4

Change A Light Day#ChangeALightDay
Cinnamon Roll Day#CinnamonRollDay
Improve Your Office Day#ImproveYourOfficeDay
Intergeneration Day#IntergenerationDay
International African Diaspora Day#AfricanDiasporaDay
International Blessings of The Fishing Fleet Day#BlessingsOfTheFishingFleetDay
National Golf Lover’s Day#GolfLoversDay
National Kiss a Wrestler Day#KissAWrestlerDay
National Taco Day#NationalTacoDay
National Vodka Day#NationalVodkaDay
Ten-Four Day#TenFourDay
World Animal Day#WorldAnimalDay
World Communion Sunday#WorldCommunionSunday

October 5

Blue Shirt Day/World Day of Bullying Prevention#StompOutBullying
Child Health Day#ChildHealthDay
Day of Unity#DayOfUnity
National Apple Betty Day#AppleBettyDay
National Consignment Day#ConsignmentDay
National Do Something Nice Day#DoSomethingNiceDay
National Get Funky Day#GetFunkyDay
World Architecture Day#WorldArchitectureDay
World Child Health Day#ChildHealthDay
World Habitat Day#WorldHabitatDay
World Teachers’ Day#WorldTeachersDay

October 6

National Coaches Day#NationalCoachesDay
National Fruit At Work Day#FruitAtWorkDay
National German-American Day#GermanAmericanDay
National Mad Hatter Day#NationalMadHatterDay
National Noodle Day#NationalNoodleDay
National Plus Size Appreciation Day#PlusSizeAppreciationDay
World Cerebral Palsy Day#CerebralPalsyDay

October 7

Balloons Around the World Day#BalloonsAroundTheWorldDay
International Walk to School Day#WalkToSchoolDay
National Fluffernutter Day#FluffernutterDay
National Forgiveness & Happiness Day#ForgivenessHappinessDay
National Frappé Day#FrappeDay
National Inner Beauty Day#InnerBeauty
National Kale Day#KaleDay
National LED Light Day#LedLightDay
You Matter To Me Day#YouMatterToMeDay
National Pumpkin Seed Day#PumpkinSeedDay

October 8

Ada Lovelace Day#AdaLovelaceDay
Alvin C. York Day#AlvinCYorkDay
American Touch Tag Day#AmericanTouchTagDay
National Depression Screening Day#DepressionScreeningDay
National Pierogi Day#NationalPierogiDay
World Octopus Day#OctopusDay
World Sight Day#WorldSightDay

October 9

Curious Events Day#CuriousEventsDay
International Beer and Pizza Day#BeerAndPizzaDay
Leif Erikson Day#LeifEriksonDay
National Chess Day#NationalChessDay
National Moldy Cheese Day#MoldyCheeseDay
National Pro-Life Cupcake Day#ProLifeCupcakeDay
National Stop Bullying Day#StopBullyingDay
Nautilus Night#NautilusNight
World Day Against The Death Penalty#DayAgainstTheDeathPenalty
World Egg Day#WorldEggDay
World Post Day#WorldPostDay

October 10

International African Penguin Awareness Day#AfricanPenguinAwarenessDay
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction#DayForDisasterReduction
International Newspaper Carrier Day#NewspaperCarrierDay
International Stage Management Day#StageManagementDay
National Angel Food Cake Day#AngelFoodCakeDay
National Cake Decorating Day#NationalCakeDecoratingDay
National Costume Swap Day#CostumeSwapDay
National Family Bowling Day#FamilyBowlingDay
National Handbag Day#nationalhandbagday
National Hug a Drummer Day#HugADrummerDay
National Motorcycle Ride Day#MotorcycleRideDay
U.S. Naval Academy Day#USNavalAcademyDay
Universal Music Day#UniversalMusicDay
World Homeless Day#WorldHomelessDay
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day#HospiceAndPalliativeCareDay
World Mental Health Day#WorldMentalHealthDay
World Porridge Day#WorldPorridgeDay

October 11

General Pulaski Memorial Day#GeneralPulaskiMemorialDay
International Day of the Girl Child#DayOfTheGirl
National Coming Out Day#NationalComingOutDay
National It’s My Party Day#ItsMyPartyDay
National Kimberly Day#KimberlyDay
National Sausage Pizza Day#NationalSausagePizzaDay
Southern Food Heritage Day#SouthernFoodHeritageDay
World Obesity Day#WorldObesityDay

October 12

National Farmer’s Day#NationalFarmersDay
National Freethought Day#FreethoughtDay
National Gumbo Day#NationalGumboDay
National Online Banking Day#OnlineBankingDay
National Pulled Pork Day#PulledPorkDay
National Savings Day#SavingsDay
Native American Day#NativeAmericanDay
World Arthritis Day#WorldArthritisDay

October 13

English Language Day#EnglishLanguageDay
International Day for Disaster Reduction#DayForDisasterReduction
International Day for Failure#DayForFailure
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day#MetastaticBreastCancerAwarenessDay
National M&M Day#MmDay
National No Bra Day#NoBraDay
National Train Your Brain Day#TrainYourBrainDay
National Yorkshire Pudding Day#YorkshirePuddingDay
Pastor Appreciation Day#PastorAppreciationDay

October 14

Be Bald and Be Free Day#BeBaldAndBeFreeDay
Emergency Nurses Day#EmergencyNursesDay
International Top Spinning Day#TopSpinningDay
National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day#BringYourTeddyBearToWorkAndSchoolDay
National Dessert Day#NationalDessertDay
​National Fossil Day#FossilDay
National Fossil Day#FossilDay
National Pet Obesity Awareness Day#PetObesityAwarenessDay
National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day#TakeYourParentsToLunchDay
SAVE Today (Stop America’s Violence Everywhere)#SaveToday
World Standards Day#WorldStandardsDay

October 15

Conflict Resolution Day#ConflictResolutionDay
Get to Know Your Customers Day#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
Global Handwashing Day#HandwashingDay
International Credit Union Day#CreditUnionDay
International Day of Rural Women#DayOfRuralWomen
International ShakeOut Day#ShakeoutDay
​National “I Love Lucy” Day#ILoveLucyDay
National Aesthetician Day#AestheticianDay
National Cheese Curd Day#CheeseCurdDay
National Get Smart About Credit Day#GetSmartAboutCreditDay
National Grouch Day#GrouchDay
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day#LatinoAidsAwarenessDay
National Mushroom Day#MushroomDay
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day#PregnancyAndInfantLossAwarenessDay
National White Cane Safety Day#WhiteCaneSafetyDay
Spirit Day#SpiritDay

October 16

National Boss’s#BossDay
Department Store Day#DepartmentStoreDay
Global Cat Day#GlobalCatDay
Mammography Day#MammographyDay
National Dictionary Day#NationalDictionaryDay
​National Liqueur Day#LiqueurDay
World Food Day#WorldFoodDay
World Spine Day#WorldSpineDay

October 17

Black Poetry Day#BlackPoetryDay
Bridge Day#BridgeDay
I Love Yarn Day#ILoveYarnDay
International Day for the Eradication of PovertyDayForTheEradicationOfPoverty
National Edge Day#EdgeDay
National Fetch Day#NationalFetchDay
National Mulligan Day#MulliganDay
National Pasta Day#NationalPastaDay
National Pay Back a Friend Day#PayBackAFriendDay
Sweetest Day#SweetestDay
Wear Something Gaudy Day#WearSomethingGaudyDay

October 18

National Chocolate Cupcake Day#ChocolateCupcakeDay
National No Beard Day#NationalNoBeardDay
National Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day#SundaySchoolTeacherAppreciationDay
World Menopause Day#WorldMenopauseDay
World Toy Camera Day#ToyCameraDay

October 19

Evaluate Your Life Day#EvaluateYourLifeDay
LGBT Center Awareness Day#LgbtCenterAwarenessDay
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day#CleanYourVirtualDesktopDay
National New Friends Day#NewFriendsDay
National Seafood Bisque Day#SeafoodBisqueDay
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day#WorldPbjDay

October 20

Information Overload Day#InformationOverloadDay
International Chefs Day#ChefsDay
Miss American Rose Day#MissAmericanRoseDay
National Brandied Fruit Day#BrandiedFruitDay
National Day on Writing#NationalDayOnWriting
National Face Your Fears Day#FaceYourFearsDay
National Pharmacy Technician Day#PharmacyTechnicianDay
National Youth Confidence Day#NationalYouthConfidenceDay
Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity#ProLifeDayOfSilentSolidarity
Sloth International Day#SlothDay
World Osteoporosis Day#OsteoporosisDay
World Statistics Day#WorldStatisticsDay

October 21

Apple Day#AppleDay
BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day#BraDay
Celebration of The Mind Day#CelebrationOfTheMindDay
Check Your Meds Day#CheckYourMedsDay
Count your Buttons Day#CountYourButtonsDay
Global IDD (Iodine Deficiency Disorders) Prevention Day#IddPreventionDay
Hagfish Day#HagfishDay
International Day of the Nacho#DayOfTheNacho
Medical Assistants Recognition Day#MedicalAssistantsRecognitionDay
National Medical Assistants Day#MedicalAssistantsRecognitionDay
National Pets for Veterans Day#PetsForVeteransDay
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day#PumpkinCheesecakeDay
Reptile Awareness Day#ReptileAwarenessDay
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce#SupportYourLocalChamberOfCommerce

October 22

International Capslock Day#CAPSLOCKDAY
International Stuttering Awareness Day#StutteringAwarenessDay
National Color Day#NationalColorDay
National Nut Day#NationalNutDay
Smart is Cool Day#SmartIsCoolDay

October 23

National Boston Cream Pie Day#BostonCreamPieDay
National Croc Day#CrocDay
National iPod Day#iPodDay
National Mole Day#NationalMoleDay
National Paralegal Day#ParalegalDay
National Pharmacy Buyer Day#PharmacyBuyerDay
Slap Your Irritating Co-Worker Day#SlapYourCoWorkerDay
Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day#SwallowsDepartFromSanJuanCapistranoDay
TV Talk Show Host Day#TVTalkShowHostDay

October 24

Make A Difference Day#MakeADifferenceDay
Natinal Pit Bull Awareness Day#PitBullAwarenessDay
National Bologna Day#NationalBolognaDay
National Food Day#FoodDay
United Nations Day#UnitedNationsDay
World Development Information Day#DevelopmentInformationDay

October 25

International Artist Day#ArtistDay
Mother-in-Law Day#MotherInLawDay
National Greasy Foods Day#GreasyFoodsDay
National Pumpkin Day#PumpkinDay
Sourest Day#SourestDay
Visit A Cemetery Day#VisitACemeteryDay
World Pasta Day#WorldPastaDay

October 26

Chicken Fried Steak Day#ChickenFriedSteakDay
National BSA/AML Day#BSAAMLDay
National Day of the Deployed#DayOfTheDeployed
National Mincemeat Day#NationalMincemeatDay
Worldwide Howl at the Moon Night#HowlAtTheMoonNight

October 27

American Beer Day#AmericanBeerDay
Cranky Co-Workers Day#CrankyCoWorkersDay
National Black Cat Day (UK)#NationalBlackCatDay
​National Mentoring Day (UK)#MentoringDayUk
Navy Day#NavyDay
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage#DayForAudiovisualHeritage

October 28

International Animation Day#AnimationDay
Lung Health Day#LungHealthDay
National Chocolate Day#NationalChocolateDay
World Psoriasis Day#WorldPsoriasisDay

October 29

International Internet Day#InternetDay
National Cat Day#NationalCatDay
National Hermit Day#NationalHermitDay
National Oatmeal Day#NationalOatmealDay
World Stroke Day#WorldStrokeDay

October 30

Checklist Day#ChecklistDay
Create A Great Funeral Day#CreateAGreatFuneralDay
Frankenstein Friday#FrankensteinFriday
Haunted Refrigerator Night#HauntedRefrigeratorNight
Mischief Night#MischiefNight
National Bandanna Day#BandannaDay
National Breadstick Day#BreadstickDay
National Candy Corn Day#NationalCandyCornDay
National Publicist Day#NationalPublicistDay
National Speak Up For Service Day#SpeakUpForServiceDay
National Text Your Ex Day#TextYourExDay

October 31

Books For Treats Day#BooksForTreatsDay
Girl Scout Founder’s Day#GirlScoutFoundersDay
National Caramel Apple Day#NationalCaramelAppleDay
National Doorbell Day#NationalDoorbellDay
National Knock-Knock Jokes Day#KnockKnockJokeDay
National Magic Day#NationalMagicDay
Reformation Day#ReformationDay
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Day#TrickOrTreatForUnicefDay
World Savings Day#WorldSavingsDay

Weekly Observances


Oct. 1 – 7
Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB) Awareness Week
National Walk Your Dog Week
Universal Children’s Week
Oct. 3 – 4
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend
Oct. 4 – 10
4-H Week
Emergency Nurses Week
Fire Prevention Week
Fire Prevention Week
Get Organized Week
International Postcard Week
Mental Illness Awareness Week
National Carry A Tune Week
National Heimlich Heroes Week
National Metric Week
National Newspaper Week
National Primary Care Week
Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week
World Space Week
Oct. 5 – 9
Customer Service Week
Oct. 6 – 12
National Physician Assistants (PA) Week
Oct. 7- 11
National Work From Home Week
Customer Service Week
Oct. 8 – 12
International Cephalopod Awareness Week
Oct. 11 – 17
Drink Local Wine Week
Earth Science Week
Healthcare Security and Safety Week
Veterinary Technicians Week
World Rainforest Week
Oct. 12 – 16
National School Lunch Week
Oct. 12 – 20
Bone and Joint Action Week
Oct. 18 – 24
Ace Week
Medical Assistants Recognition Week
National Business Women’s Week
National Character Counts Week
National Chemistry Week
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
National Forest Products Week
National Friends of Libraries Week
National Kraut Sandwich Week
National Nuclear Science Week
National Pharmacy Week
National Retirement Security Week
National Teen Driver Safety Week
YMCA Week without Violence
Oct. 19 – 23
National School Bus Safety Week
Oct. 19 – 25
Free Speech Week
Oct. 20 – 24
National Health Education Week
Oct. 20 – 26
National Business Women’s Week
National Character Counts Week
Oct. 23 – 31
National Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week
Oct. 24 – 30
Disarmament Week
Oct. 25 – 31
International Magic Week
National Celebration of Pro Bono
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
National Massage Therapy Awareness Week
National Respiratory Care Week
Spiritual Care Week

Monthly Observances


National Window Covering Safety MonthNational Popcorn Poppin’ MonthNational Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Work and Family MonthNational Pork MonthNational Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Organize Your Medical Information MonthNational Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness MonthNational Down Syndrome Month
Pear and Pineapple MonthNational Pretzel MonthNational Dropout Prevention Month
Photographer Appreciation MonthNational Principals MonthNational Dwarfism Awareness Month
Polish American Heritage MonthNational Protect Your Hearing MonthNational Ergonomics Month
Positive Attitude MonthNational Reading Group MonthNational Fair Trade Month
Raptor MonthNational Roller Skating MonthNational Family Sexuality Education Month
Raynauds Awareness MonthNational RSV Awareness MonthNational Go On A Field Trip Month
Rett Syndrome Awareness MonthNational Sarcastic Awareness MonthNational Kitchen & Bath Month
Rhizomes and Persimmons MonthNational Sausage MonthNational Learning and Development Month
Self-Promotion MonthNational Seafood MonthNational Medical Librarians Month
SIDS Awareness MonthNational Sensory Processing Awareness MonthNational Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
Spinach Lovers MonthNational Spina Bifida Awareness MonthNational Orthodontic Health Month
Squirrel Awareness MonthNational Stamp Collecting MonthNational Pasta Month
Talk About Prescriptions MonthNational Substance Abuse Prevention MonthNational Pet CBD Month
Women Walking In Their Own Shoes MonthNational Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness MonthNational Physical Therapy Month
Workplace Politics Awareness MonthNational Toilet Repair MonthNational Pickled Peppers Month
World Menopause MonthNational Bullying Prevention MonthNational Pizza Month
World Vegetarian MonthNational Caramel MonthNational Crime Prevention Month
National “I’m Just Me Because” MonthNational Chili MonthNational Critical Illness Awareness Month
National ADHD Awareness MonthNational Chiropractic MonthNational Cybersecurity Awareness Month
National Aesthetician MonthNational Church Safety and Security MonthNational Dental Hygiene Month
National Animal Safety and Protection MonthNational Cookbook MonthNational Depression Education & Awareness Month
National Apple MonthNational Cookie MonthNational Dessert Month
National Applejack MonthHealthy Lung MonthEat Better, Eat Together Month
National Arts & Humanities MonthInternational Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness MonthEmotional Intelligence Awareness Month
National Audiology Awareness MonthInternational Strategic Planning MonthEmotional Wellness Month
National Book MonthInternational Walk To School MonthEmployee Ownership Month
Bat Appreciation MonthItalian-American Heritage MonthFair Trade Month
Black Speculative Fiction MonthLearn To Bowl MonthFinancial Planning Month
Blindness Awareness MonthLGBT History MonthGerman-American Heritage Month
Breast Cancer Awareness MonthLiver Cancer Awareness MonthGlobal Diversity Awareness Month
Caffeine Addiction Recovery MonthLong-Term Care Planning MonthGo Sober For October
Celebrate The Bilingual Child MonthMonth of Free ThoughtHalloween Safety Month
Church Library MonthNational “Gain The Inside Advantage” MonthHead Start Awareness Month
Class Reunion MonthAdopt A Shelter Dog MonthHealth Literacy Month
Co-op MonthAmerican Pharmacists MonthDomestic Violence Awareness Month
Contact Lens Safety Awareness MonthAntidepressant Death Awareness MonthDown Syndrome Awareness Month
Corn – October Grain of the MonthCountry Music MonthDyslexia Awareness Month

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