March Holidays


Dates for 2018
tealdot indicates dates that vary from year to year

Fun Facts
Weekly Observances
~Week 1~
  • National Volunteers of America Week
  • National Women’s History Week
  • Return the Borrowed Book Week
  • TV Turn-Off Week
 ~Week 2~
  • Bubble Gum Week
  • Chocolate Week
  • Garden Book Week
  • National School Breakfast Week
~Week 3~
  • American Chocolate Week
  • National Poison Prevention Week
  • National Wildlife Week
~Week 4~

Monthly Observances

  • American Red Cross Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Frozen Food Month
  • International Mirth Month
  • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Craft Month
  • National Flour Month
  • National Frozen Food Month
  • National Noodle Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Peanut Month
  • National Sauce Month
  • National “Talk With Your Teen About Sex” Month
  • National Women’s History Month
  • Spring Month
  • Youth Art Month
Daily Observances
1 Holitealdot
National Fruit Compote Day
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
National Pig Day
Rice Festival, Thailand
St. David’s Day
2 Ceadda, Celtic God of Healing Waters
Chinese Lantern Festivaltealdot
Morocco Independence Day
National Banana Cream Pie Day
World Day of Prayer
3 Aegir, Celtic Sea Festival
Hina Matsuri, Japan
National Cold Cuts Day
National Mulled Wine Day
St. Winnal’s Day
4 National Pound Cake Day
St. Casmir’s Day
5 Anthesteria begins
Crispus Attucks Day
Feast of Excited Insects; China, Korea
Feast of Fools
Hemlock Day
National Cheese Doodle Day
6 Dentist’s Day
Narcissus Day
National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
National Frozen Food Day
7 Masaryk Day, Czechoslovakia
National Cereal Day
National Crown Roast of Pork Day
St. Drausius’ Day
St. Perpetua’s Day
8 Festival of the Earth Goddess, China
National Peanut Cluster Day
9 40 Saints Day
Jonquil Festival
National Crabmeat Day
Rockhound Days begin
St. Catherine of Bologna’s Day
10 Harriet Tubman Day
Maple Sugar Festival
National Blueberry Popover Day
St. Kessog’s Day
11 Feast of Guari
Johnny Appleseed Day
National Anti-Drugs Day
Worship of Tools Day, India
12 Alfred Hitchcock Day
St. Fina’s Day
St. Gregory the Great’s Day
National Baked Scallops Day
13 National Coconut Torte Day
Religious Freedom Day
St. Nikephoros’ Day, Greece
14 Fallas de San Jose, Spain
National Potato Chip Day
Pi Day
15 Feast of Esther
Hilaria, Old Roman Spring Festival
Ides of March
Marduck’s Festival, Ancient Mesopotamia
National Pears Helene Day
Rhea, Greek Goddess of the Earth
16 Black Press Day
Curlew Day
Dionysus’ Day
Feast of Bacchus
Italian Renaissance Festival begins
National Artichoke Hearts Day
National Pasta Day
Wild Spring Flower Festival, India
17 Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
Evacuation Day, Massachusetts

Green Ribbon Day
St. Patrick’s Day
Violet Day
World Maritime Day
18 Casey Jones Day
National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day
Sheelah’s Day, Ireland
St. Anselm of Lucca’s Day
St. Edward’s Day
Zhonghe Festivaltealdot
19 National Agriculture Day
National Chocolate Caramel Day
National Poultry Day
St. Joseph’s Day
Swallows Day
20 International Astrology Day
Jour du Macaron, Paris
National Macaron Day, New York City, US
National Ravioli Day
Sakura Matsuri, Japan
St. Cuthbert’s Day
21 Children’s Poetry Day
Ching Ming Festival, China
Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day
Fragrance Day
National French Bread Day
Noruz, Iran
St. Enda’s Day
22 National Bavarian Crepes Day
Saka, Indian New Year
St. Catherine of Sweden’s Day
World Day for Water (UN)
23 Fun & Sun Festival
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Day
National Chip and Dip Day
24 National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
Philippines Independence Day
St. Gabriel’s Day
25 Birthday of Kuan Yin, China
Feast of the Annunciation
National Lobster Newberg Day
Pecan Day
St. Dismas’ Day
Waffle Day (Våffeldagen), Sweden
26 National Nougat Day
Prince Kuhio Day, Hawaii
27 Liberalia, Ancient Rome
National Spanish Paella Day
Osweiler, Luxembourg
28 Confucius Memorial Day
National Black Forest Cake Day
Sun and Moon Creation Day
29 Alchemy Day
Borrowed Days, Scottish Highlands
Festival of Smoke and Mirrors
National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
St. Woolos’ Day
30 Benediction de Los Animales
Birthday of Lao-Tzu, China
Borrowed Days, Scottish Highlands
National Badminton Day
National Hot Cross Buns Daytealdot
National Hot Dog Day
Pencil Day
Take A Walk In the Park Day
31 Borrowed Days, Scottish Highlands
National Clams on the Half Shell Day
Oranges and Lemons Day
Pennsylvania Maple Festival
St. Balbinus’ Day
Tater Day
National Days refer to the USA unless stated otherwise.
Jewish and Muslim holidays begin the previous day at sundown.


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