April Holidays

 

Dates for 2017
tealdot indicates dates that vary from year to year

Fun Facts
  • Traditional birthstone: diamond
  • Mystical birthstone: opal
  • Ayurvedic birthstone: diamond
  • Flower: pink sweet pea
  • Chinese Floral Emblem: double cherry
  • Sun Signs: Aries / Taurus
Weekly Observances
~Week 1~
 ~Week 2~
  • Be Kind to Animals Week
  • TV Turn-Off Week
  • National Building Safety Week
  • National Egg Salad Week
  • National Guitar Week
  • National Home Safety Week
  • National Library Week
~Week 3~
  • Astronomy Week
  • Bike Safety Week
  • Lefty Awareness Week
  • Pan American Week
  • National Coin Week
  • National Week of the Ocean
  • National Volunteer Week
~Week 4~
  • Consumer Protection Week
  • Forest Week
  • Jewish Heritage Week
  • Keep Amerca Beautiful Week
  • Reading Is Fun Week
  • National TV-Free Week
  • Teacher Appreciation Week begins Last Monday
Monthly Observances
  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • International Amateur Radio Month
  • International Guitar Month
  • Keep America Beautiful Month
  • Listening Awareness Month
  • Mathematics Education Month
  • National Fresh Celery Month
  • National Garden Month
  • National Home Improvement Month
  • National Humor Month
  • National Pecan Month
  • National Soft Pretzel Month
  • National Soy Foods Month
  • National STD Education and Awareness Month
  • National Woodworking Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Thai Heritage Month
Daily Observances
1 April Fool’s Day
Loki’s Day, Norse
National Sourdough Bread Day
St. Melito’s Day
2 Green Day
National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day
Sweet Potato Day
3 National Chocolate Mousse Day
National Find-A-Rainbow Day
St. Irene’s Day
4 Art Deco Day
National Cordon Bleu Day
National Reading a Roadmap Day
St. Ambrose’s Day
Victims of Violence Holy Day
5 Ching Ming Festival
Fortuna, Festival of Good Luck
German-Americans Day
National Raisin and Spice Bar Day
6 Chakri Day, Thailand
Dogwood Festival
Fête of the Little Boats, France
Fresh Tomato Day
National Caramel Popcorn Day
7 International Beaver Day
Museum Day
National Beer Day
National Coffee Cake Day
National Teacher Appreciation Day
No Housework Day
World Health Day
8 Buddha’s Birthday, Japan, Thailand
Cosmonaut’s Day
Hana Matsuri, Flower Festival, Japan
National Empanada Day
9 Araw ng Kagitingan, Philippines
Churchill Day
National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
St. Casilda’s Day
10 Humane Day
National Cinnamon Crescent Day
St. Fulbert’s Day
St. Hedda’s Day
Passover beginstealdot
11 Dandelion Day
Schmeckfest, German Food Festival
St. Stanislaus’ Day
National Cheese Fondue Day
12 Cerealia
Festival to Preserve Corn
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
Look Up At the Sky Day
National Licorice Day
St. Zeno’s Day
13 Fisherman’s Festival
Huguenot Day, France
National Peach Cobbler Day
Songkran Festival, Singapore
14 National Pecan Day
St. Peter Gonzalez’s Day
St. Tiburtius’ Day
National Hot Cross Buns Daytealdot
15 National Glazed Ham Day
Remembrance Day
St. Aristarchus’ Day
16 National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day
National Eggs Benedict Day
National Stress Awareness Day
St. Bernadette’s Day
St. Padarn’s Day
Eastertealdot
17 Eidul Adha
National Cheeseball Day
National Espresso Day, Italy
St. Stephen Harding’s Day
Verrazano Day
Patriot’s Day, Massachusetts, Mainetealdot
18 Constitution Day, Canada
National Animal Crackers Day
St. Aya’s Day
19 Garlic Day
National Amaretto Day
Primrose Day
Sierra Leone Republic Day
St. Alphege’s Day
St. Leo IX’s Day
20 Secretary Day
Rice Planting Day, Thailand
Maple Sugar Festival
Radium Day
National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day
21 Birthday of Ch’un T’i, China
Birthday of Rome
Brasilia Day, Brazil
Kindergarten Day
National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
San Jacinto Day
22 Earth Day
National Jelly Bean Day
St. Alexander’s Day
23 Blue Day
Children’s Day, Turkey
National Cherry Cheesecake Day
Emaishen, Luxembourg
Sigurd the Dragonslayer’s Day
St. George’s Day
The Tulip Festival, beginstealdot
24 Birthday of the Sun, China
National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day
St. Egbert’s Day
Lailat al-Mirajtealdot
25 Adonia, Greece
ANZAC Day, Australia, New Zealand
Canadanaigua
Robigalia
National Zucchini Bread Day
26 Audubon Day
International Azalea Festival
National Pretzel Day
Remember Your First Kiss Day
Secretary’s Tea Day
St. Marcellinus’ Day
27 Babe Ruth Day
National D.J. Day
National Prime Rib Day
St. Zita’s Day
Take Our Daughters To Work Day
Write An Old Friend Today Day
Take Our Daughters to Work Daytealdot
28 Floralia
National Blueberry Pie Day
National Day of Mourning, Canada
St. Peter Chanel’s Day
St. Vitalis and Valeria’s Day
Arbor Daytealdot
29 Holocaust Day, Israel
National Shrimp Scampi Day
St. Catherine of Siena’s Day
30 Beltane
National Oatmeal Cookie Day
National Raisin Day
Walpurgisnacht
National Days refer to the USA unless stated otherwise.
Jewish and Muslim holidays begin the previous day at sundown.

 

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