SEPTEMBER 2017 HOLIDAYS AND CELEBRATIONS

September Holiday Marketing Calendar

SEPTEMBER MONTHLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

Baby Safety Month
Better Breakfast Month
Classical Music Month
Fall Hat Month
Hispanic Heritage Month – September 15-October 15
Little League Month
Intergeneration Month
International Square Dancing Month
National Blueberry Popsicle Month
National Chicken Month
National Courtesy Month
National Honey Month
National Learning and Development Month
National Mortgage Professional Month
National Mushroom Month
National Papaya Month
National Piano Month
National Potato Month
National Preparedness Month
National Rice Month
National Sewing Month
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month
Self Improvement Month
Whole Grains Month
National Suicide Prevention Month

SEPTEMBER WEEKLY HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES

National Payroll Week, September 4-8 (First Week)
National Waffle Week, September -9 (First Week)
Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week, September 3-9 (First Full Week)
Play Days, September 5-9 (Tuesday to Saturday after Labor Day)
Popcorn Days, September 8-10 (First Weekend After Labor Day)
Mushroom Days, September 9-10 (Weekend After Labor Day)
International Housekeepers Week, September 10-16 (Second Full Week)
Line Dance Week, September 11-16 (Starts Second Monday to Saturday)
Farm Animal Awareness Week, September 16-22 (Starts on Third Saturday)
Build A Better Image Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Security Officer Appreciation Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
Pollution Prevention Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Clean Hands Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Farm and Ranch Safety and Health Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Indoor Plant Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Singles Week, September 17-23 (Third Full Week)
National Dog Week, September 24-30 (Always last week)
National Keep Kids Creative Week, September 24-30 (Last Week)
Remember to Register to Vote Week, September 24-30 (Last Week)
Sea Otter Awareness Week, September 24-30 (Last Week)
Tolkien Week, September 17-23 (Third Week that Hobbit Day falls on, or September 22)
World Reflexology Week, September 24-30 (Last Full Week)
Deaf Dog Awareness Week, September 24-30 (Last Full Week)
International Interpreters and Translators Week, September 24-30 (Last Full Week)
Balance Awareness Week, September 17-23 (Third Week)
International Week of the Deaf, September 18-24 (Last week, including the last Sunday)
National Love Your Files Week, September 18-22 (Third Full Monday to Friday Week)
World Hearing Aid Awareness Week, September 24-30 (Last Week September)
Banned Books Week, September 24-30 (Last Week)
National Fall Foliage Week, September 24-30 (Begins last Sunday and runs all week)

SEPTEMBER NATIONAL DAYS

SEPTEMBER 1
National Chicken Boy’s Day
National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day
National College Colors Day – Changes annually
National Lazy Mom’s Day – First Friday in September

SEPTEMBER 2
National Blueberry Popsicle Day

SEPTEMBER 3
National Welsh Rarebit Day
U.S. Bowling League Day

SEPTEMBER 4
National Labor Day – First Monday in September
National Wildlife Day
National Newspaper Carrier Day
National Macadamia Nut Day

SEPTEMBER 5
International Day of Charity
National Cheese Pizza Day
National Another Look Unlimited Day – Day After Labor Day

SEPTEMBER 6
National Coffee Ice Cream Day
National Read a Book Day #ReadABookDay

SEPTEMBER 7
National Beer Lover’s Day
National Neither Snow Nor Rain Day
National Grandma Moses Day
National Acorn Squash Day
National Salami Day

SEPTEMBER 8
International Literacy Day
National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day
National Ampersand Day
Stand Up To Cancer Day – Second Friday in September

SEPTEMBER 9
National Teddy Bear Day
Care Bears Share Your Care Day
National Wiener Schnitzel Day

SEPTEMBER 10
World Suicide Prevention Day
National Swap Ideas Day
National TV Dinner Day
National Pet Memorial Day – Second Sunday in September
National Hug Your Hound Day – Second Sunday in September
National Grandparents Day #NationalGrandparentsDay – Sunday after Labor Day

SEPTEMBER 11
Anniversary of 9/11
National Make Your Bed Day
National Hot Cross Bun Day
Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day – Monday after Labor Day

SEPTEMBER 12
National Video Games Day #NationalVideoGamesDay
National Chocolate Milkshake Day
National Day of Encouragement
National Ants on a Log Day – Second Tuesday in September

SEPTEMBER 13
National Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day
National Peanut Day
National Programmers Day – 256th Day of the Year
Uncle Sam Day

SEPTEMBER 14
National Cream Filled Donut Day
National Eat a Hoagie Day

SEPTEMBER 15
International Day of Democracy
National Cheese Toast Day
National Linguine Day
National Felt Hat Day
National Double Cheeseburger Day
National LGBT Center Awareness Day
National Creme de Menthe Day
Google.com Day
Greenpeace Day
National Tradesmen Day – Third Friday in September
National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Third Friday in September

SEPTEMBER 16
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
National Play-Doh Day
National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day
National Stepfamily Day
National Working Parents Day
Anne Bradstreet Day
Mayflower Day
Trail of Tears Commemoration Day
National Gymnastics Day – Third Saturday in September
Big Whopper Liar Day – Third Saturday in September
Boys’ and Girls’ Club Day for Kids – Third Saturday in September
Puppy Mill Awareness Day – Third Saturday in September
Responsible Dog Ownership Day – Third Saturday in September

SEPTEMBER 17
National Apple Dumpling Day
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
National Monte Cristo Day
Wife Appreciation Day – Third Sunday in September

SEPTEMBER 18
World Water Monitoring Day
National Cheeseburger Day
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

SEPTEMBER 19
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
Talk Like a Pirate Day
National IT Professionals Day – Third Tuesday in September

SEPTEMBER 20
National Punch Day

SEPTEMBER 21
International Day of Peace
National Pecan Cookie Day

SEPTEMBER 22
National Centenarian’s Day
National White Chocolate Day
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
American Business Women’s Day
Car Free Day
Dear Diary Day
Elephant Appreciation Day
Hobbit Day
National Ice Cream Cone Day
Autumnal Equinox – Changes annually

SEPTEMBER 23
National Checkers/Dogs in Politics Day
National Great American Pot Pie Day
Celebrate Bisexuality Day
Restless Legs Awareness Day
Innergize Day – Day after the Autumnal Equinox
National Hunting and Fishing Day – Fourth Saturday in September

SEPTEMBER 24
National Cherries Jubilee Day
National Punctuation Day
Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving
National Gold Star Mother’s Day – Last Sunday in September

SEPTEMBER 25
National One-Hit Wonder Day
National Comic Book Day
National Tune-Up Day
National Research Administrator Day
Math Storytelling Day

SEPTEMBER 26
European Day of Languages
National Situational Awareness Day
National Dumpling Day
National Johnny Appleseed Day
National Shamu the Whale Day
National Pancake Day
National Woman Road Warrior Day – Fourth Tuesday in September
National Voter Registration Day – Fourth Tuesday in September
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

SEPTEMBER 27
World Tourism Day
National Chocolate Milk Day
National Crush a Can Day
National Corned Beef Hash Day
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day – Last Wednesday in September

SEPTEMBER 28
World Rabies Day
International Right to Know Day
National Drink Beer Day
National Good Neighbor Day
National Strawberry Cream Pie Day

SEPTEMBER 29
National Coffee Day
VFW Day

SEPTEMBER 30
Blasphemy Day
National Chewing Gum Day
International Podcast Day #InternationalPodcastDay
National Mud Pack Day
National Hot Mulled Cider Day
National Family Health and Fitness Day USA – Last Saturday in September
National Public Lands Day – Usually Last Saturday in September

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