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A Full October Calendar of Observances and Holidays in 2022

When you think of October, the images that instantly come to mind are typically ghouls, goblins, your annual family trip to the pumpkin patch and, of course, the celebration of Halloween. So while you get wrapped up in planning the best Halloween costume and enhancing your house with seriously spooky decorations you may miss out on all of the other wonderful holidays and observances that the month has to offer.

Not only are national and federal holidays observed in October, but some funny, light-hearted and lesser-known celebrations are observed as well. Seriously, have you ever heard of International Coffee Day? This year it falls on October 1. (As if we really needed another reason to make a Starbucks run.) Other fun days like Mean Girls Day, World Singing Day and National Magic Day, which fall on October 3, October 16 and October 31 respectively, will give you more reasons to celebrate. You can even start new traditions by binging the iconic teen film, planning a night of karaok with friends or trying out a few magic tricks.

There are also many days that recognize more serious issues, like depression screening, hospice care and trauma. These dates may encourage you to volunteer or spread awareness.

If you’re still curious about other holidays and observances that fall in October, check out our detailed list below.

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October 1

World Vegetarian Day

International Music Day

National Homemade Cookies Day

National Hair Day

International Coffee Day

International Day of Older Persons

October 2

National Custodian Day

National Name Your Car Day

International Day of Non-Violence

World No Alcohol Day

October 3

Child Health Day

Butterfly and Hummingbird Day

National Boyfriend Day

Mean Girls Day

World Habitat Day

October 4

National Taco Day

Feast of St Francis of Assisi

Yom Kippur

World Animal Day

National Cinnamon Roll Day

National Golf Lovers Day

National Taco Day

October 5

National Walk and Bike to School Day

National Do Something Nice Day

World Teachers’ Day

World Financial Planning Day

Random Acts of Poetry Day

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October 6

National Coaches Day

National German-American Day

National Noodle Day

National Plus Size Appreciation Day

World Cerebral Palsy Day

October 7

World Smile Day

National Frappe Day

National Body Language Day

National Inner Beauty Day

October 8

National Depression Screening Day

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

National Chess Day

National Pierogi Day

World Octopus Day

October 9

Leif Erikson Day

World Post Day

October 10

Columbus Day (Most regions)

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

World Mental Health Day

World Homeless Day

October 11

National Coming Out Day

International Day of the Girl Child

October 12

National Emergency Nurse’s Day

Farmers Day

National Savings Day

National Stop Bullying Day

World Arthritis Day

October 13

United States Navy Birthday

National No Bra Day

World Sight Day

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

October 14

National Dessert Day

National Fossil Day

October 15

National Grouch Day

Global Handwashing Day

National Mushroom Day

National Fetch Day

International Day of Rural Women

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October 16

National Train Your Brain Day

World Singing Day

National Sports Day

Boss’s Day

World Food Day

Dictionary Day

Global Cat Day

Department Store Day

World Spine Day

October 17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

National Pasta Day

National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

National Pay Back a Friend Day

Black Poetry Day

World Trauma Day

October 18

Alaska Day

National No Beard Day

World Menopause Day

October 19

National New Friends Day

Global Dignity Day

National Pharmacy Technician Day

October 20

National Day on Writing

World Osteoporosis Day

International Sloth Day

National Pharmacy Technician Day

National Youth Confidence Day

International Chefs Day

October 21

National Reptile Day

National Pets for Veterans Day

National Medical Assistants Day

National Apple Day

Back to the Future Day

National Mammography Day

October 22

National Nut Day

International Stuttering Awareness Day

National Make A Difference Day

October 23

National Paralegal Day

National Boston Cream Pie Day

National Mother-in-Law Day

National TV Talk Show Host Day

October 24

United Nations Day

National Bologna Day

World Development Information Day

World Polio Day

October 25

International Dwarfism Awareness Day

World Opera Day

International Artist’s Day

National Art Day

National I Care About You Day

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October 26

National Day of the Deployed

National Pumpkin Day

Intersex Awareness Day

October 27

World Occupational Therapy Day

National Mentoring Day

National Black Cat Day

National American Beer Day

October 28

Nevada Day

National Chocolate Day

International Animation Day

National Immigrants Day

National First Responders Day

October 29

Internet Day

National Cat Day

National Oatmeal Day

World Psoriasis Day

World Stroke Day

October 30

National Breadstick Day

National Checklist Day

National Text Your Ex Day

National Candy Corn Day

October 31

Halloween

National Magic Day

World Cities Day

National Caramel Apple Day

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Full October Calendar of Holidays and Observances in 2022

As September comes to an end, there’s no denying that fall is here — which means it’s the season of hot cider, chunky cardigans, and Hocus Pocus movie marathons. The month of October is about more than your Halloween costume, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spend a few days (or weeks!) brainstorming what to go as this year. October holidays include religious observances and cultural celebrations as well as national days dedicated to food and weeks meant to raise awareness.

The beginning of October will see Yom Kippur, the most important Jewish holiday that includes a fast and special religious service, as well as Mawlid Al-Nabi, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. There are also celebratory festivals including Diwali, where people across faiths come together to acknowledge the triumph of light over darkness with feasts, fireworks, and prayer.

Throughout the month, there are plenty of seasonal October holidays leading up to Halloween, including Pumpkin Day, Black Cat Day, Candy Corn Day, and Trick-or-Treat Day. You may be spending the month prepping Halloween crafts and memorizing spooky-themed trivia questions, but it’s important to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and LGBT History Month. In fact, October 21 is National Mammography Day and October 11 is National Coming Out Day.

While you prepare your favorite Halloween treats and plant fall flowers in your front yard, keep in mind all of the wonderful and meaningful October holidays that the first full fall month has to offer. Grab your first (of many, we’re sure) pumpkin spice latte of the season, and read through this list of all the October holidays in 2022.

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Saturday, October 1

  • International Day of Older Persons
  • International Coffee Day
  • National Pumpkin Spice Day
  • Balloons Around the World Day
  • International Music Day
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • CD Player Day
  • Chinese National Day
  • Frugal Fun Day
  • National Black Dog Day
  • National Fire Pup Day
  • National Hair Day
  • National Homemade Cookies Day
  • National Lace Day
  • World Card Making Day
  • World Ballet Day
  • Durga Puja Begins

Sunday, October 2

  • International Day of Non-Violence
  • National Custodian Day
  • National Name Your Car Day
  • National Fried Scallops Day
  • Guardian Angels Day
  • Change A Light Day
  • World Communion Sunday

Monday, October 3

  • Butterfly and Hummingbird Day
  • «Mean Girls» Day
  • National Techies Day
  • World Architecture Day
  • National Unity Day
  • National Consignment Day
  • National Child Health Day
  • National Boyfriend Day
  • World Habitat Day

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Tuesday, October 4

  • National Cinnamon Roll Day
  • National Taco Day
  • National Vodka Day
  • World Animal Day
  • National Fruit at Work Day
  • National Golf Lovers Day
  • Improve Your Office Day
  • Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi
  • Yom Kippur Begins

Wednesday, October 5

  • Dasara
  • National Be Nice Day
  • World Teachers Day
  • National Walk and Bike to School Day
  • National Pumpkin Seed Day
  • National Kale Day
  • National Do Something Nice Day
  • National Apple Betty Day
  • International Walk to School Day
  • National Get Funky Day

Thursday, October 6

  • National Mad Hatter Day
  • National Depression Screening Day
  • National German-American Day
  • National Noodle Day
  • World Cerebral Palsy Day
  • National Plus Size Appreciation Day
  • National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day
  • Bring Your Bible to School Day
  • National Coaches Day
  • National Orange Wine Day

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Friday, October 7

  • World Smile Day
  • You Matter to Me Day
  • National Forgiveness & Happiness Day
  • National Inner Beauty Day
  • National Frappe Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day
  • Manufacturing Day
  • Kids Music Day
  • National LED Light Day

Saturday, October 8

  • International Lesbian Day
  • National Flutternutter Day
  • World Octopus Day
  • National Pierogi Day
  • American Touch Tag Day
  • I Love Yarn Day
  • National Chess Day
  • Milad an-Nabi (Mawlid)

Sunday, October 9

  • Pastor Appreciation Day
  • Leif Erikson Day
  • World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
  • National Moldy Cheese Day
  • International Beer and Pizza Day
  • World Post Day
  • Sukkot Begins

Monday, October 10

  • World Mental Health Day
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • Columbus Day
  • National Kick Butt Day
  • World Porridge Day
  • World Day Against The Death Penalty
  • National Online Bank Day
  • World Homeless Day
  • National Hug a Drummer Day
  • International Stage Management Day
  • National Angel Food Cake Day
  • National Handbag Day
  • National Cake Decorating Day

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Tuesday, October 11

  • National Coming Out Day
  • National Face Your Fears Day
  • National Sausage Pizza Day
  • International Day of the Girl Child
  • Southern Food Heritage Day
  • It’s My Party Day

Wednesday, October 12

  • Farmers Day
  • National Savings Day
  • National Stop Bullying Day
  • World Arthritis Day
  • National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day
  • National Pet Obesity Day
  • National Pulled Pork Day
  • National Freethought Day
  • National Gumbo Day
  • Emergency Nurses Day
  • National Fossil Day
  • National Curves Day

Thursday, October 13

  • International Day for Disaster Reduction
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
  • U. S. Navy Birthday
  • World Sight Day
  • National Yorkshire Pudding Day
  • National Transfer Money to Your Son Day
  • National No Bra Day
  • National M&M Day
  • National Herpes Awareness Day
  • International Day for Failure
  • English Language Day
  • International Skeptics Day
  • Ada Lovelace Day

Friday, October 14

  • National Dessert Day
  • World Egg Day
  • Be Bald and Be Free Day
  • World Standards Day

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Saturday, October 15

  • Global Handwashing Day
  • National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Grouch Day
  • Universal Music Day
  • Sweetest Day
  • National Mushroom Day
  • National «I Love Lucy» Day
  • International Day of Rural Women
  • White Cane Safety Day
  • National Aesthetician Day
  • National Fetch Day
  • National Shawarma Day

Sunday, October 16

  • Global Cat Day
  • World Food Day
  • World Spine Day
  • Dictionary Day
  • National Liqueur Day
  • Boss’s Day
  • National Feral Cat Day
  • National Sports Day

Monday, October 17

  • Black Poetry Day
  • National Pasta Day
  • National Pay Back a Friend Day
  • National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
  • Boss’s Day
  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • Simchat Torah Begins

Tuesday, October 18

  • World Menopause Day
  • National No Beard Day
  • National Pharmacy Technician Day
  • Health Care Aide Day
  • National Pharmacy Technician Day
  • National Chocolate Cupcake Day

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Wednesday, October 19

  • National New Friends Day
  • LGBT Center Awareness Day
  • International Pronouns Day
  • National Medical Assistants Day
  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day
  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day
  • National Seafood Bisque Day
  • Evaluate Your Life Day
  • Day of Unity

Thursday, October 20

  • International Chefs Day
  • National Chicken and Waffles Day
  • International Sloth Day
  • World Osteoporosis Day
  • Spirit Day
  • National Day on Writing
  • Conflict Resolution Day
  • National Get Smart About Credit Day
  • Get to Know Your Customers Day
  • National Youth Confidence Day

Friday, October 21

  • National Mammography Day
  • National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
  • International Day of the Nacho
  • «Back to the Future» Day
  • Celebration of the Mind Day
  • National Apple Day
  • National Reptile Awareness Day
  • National Pets for Veterans Day

Saturday, October 22

  • International Stuttering Awareness Day
  • Make a Difference Day
  • National Nut Day

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Sunday, October 23

  • National Boston Cream Pie Day
  • National Paralegal Day
  • National Mole Day
  • National Croc Day
  • National iPod Day

Monday, October 24

  • National Food Day
  • National Bologna Day
  • United Nations Day
  • World Development Information Day
  • Diwali

Tuesday, October 25

  • International Artist Day
  • World Pasta Day
  • National Greasy Foods Day
  • National I Care About You Day
  • National Mother-in-Law Day
  • Sourest Day

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Wednesday, October 26

  • National Pumpkin Day
  • National Mincemeat Day
  • National Day of the Deployed
  • Lung Health Day
  • National Chicken Fried Steak Day
  • Worldwide Howl at the Moon Night

Thursday, October 27

  • National Black Cat Day
  • National American Beer Day
  • National Mentoring Day
  • Navy Day
  • World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
  • National Civics Day

Friday, October 28

  • National First Responders Day
  • National Immigrants Day
  • Frankenstein Friday
  • National Breadstick Day
  • International Animation Day
  • National Chocolate Day

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Saturday, October 29

  • National Trick-or-Treat Day
  • National Internet Day
  • National Cat Day
  • National Oatmeal Day
  • National Pit Bull Awareness Day
  • World Psoriasis Day
  • World Stroke Day

Sunday, October 30

  • National Candy Corn Day
  • National Checklist Day
  • National Publicist Day
  • National Speak Up For Service Day
  • National Text Your Ex Day
  • Mischief Night

Monday, October 31

  • Halloween
  • National Caramel Apple Day
  • National Knock Knock Joke Day
  • National Magic Day
  • Girl Scout Founder’s Day
  • National Doorbell Day
  • World Savings Day
  • Reformation Day

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