September Holidays


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

Fun Facts
August or September
  • Hopi Snake Dance, Native American, held every other year

In September, date uncertain

Weekly Observances

~Week 1~
  • Independence Week, Brazil
  • National Waffle Week
  • Self-University Week
 ~Week 2~
  • Biscuits & Gravy Week
  • National Housekeepers Week
~Week 3~
  • National Courtesy Week
  • National Flower Week
~Week 4~
  • National Dog Week
  • National Pickled Pepper Week
  • National Roller Skating Week
  • Religious Freedom Week
Monthly Observances
  • Autumn Month
  • Better Breakfast Month
  • California Wine Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • Ethnic Foods Month
  • Food Safety Education Month
  • Latino Heritage Month
  • Mom and Apple Pie Month, Massachusetts
  • National Bourbon Heritage Month
  • National Chicken Month
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • National National Cholesteral Education and Awareness Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Honey Month
  • National Literacy Month
  • National Mushroom Month
  • National Papaya Month
  • National Piano Month
  • National Rice Month
  • National Sewing Month
  • Organic Harvest Month
  • Read-A-New-Book Month
  • Self-Improvement Month
  • Women of Achievement Month
Daily Observances
1 Draft Horse Day
Feast of Macuilxochitl, Mexico
Iroquois Indian Festival
National Cherry Popover Day
Oyster Season begins
Partridge Season begins
Slovakia National Day
2 Braemar Royal Highland
Feast of Bishamon-Ten, Japan
Festival of P’ing An Fu Chu Wang, China
Historical Regatta, Italy
National Blueberry Popsicle Day
Old Timer’s Day
St. Sulien’s Day
V-J Day (WW 2) Gathering, Scotland
3 Cromwell’s Day
Labor Daytealdot
National Welsh Rarebit Day
St. Gregory the Great’s Day
St. Marinus’ Day
South Carolina Applefest
4 Animals’ Day, Curacao
National Macadamia Nut Day
St. Boniface I’s Day
St. Rose of Viterbo’s Day
5 National Cheese Pizza Day
St. Laurence Gustiani’s Day
St. Zacharias’ Day
Western Samoa National Day
6 National Coffee Ice Cream Day
Read A Book Day
St. Bega’s Day
Sumhlulu Day, Swaziland
7 Brazil Independence day
Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary
Fiesta de Santa Fe
Kielbasa Festival
National Acorn Squash Day
National Napoleon Day
Onam Festival
Salami Day
St. Cloud’s Day
United Tribes International Pow-Wow
8 Andorra National Day
Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
International Literacy Day
National Date Nut Bread Day
One World Festival, New York
9 Chusok, Korea
Horned Dance at Abbots Bromley, Celtic
National Steak au Poivre Day
Rosh Hashanahtealdot
St. Peter Claver’s Day
Teddy Bear Day
Grandparent’s Daytealdot
10 Air Force Day, Canada
Festival of the Poets, Japan
Hot Dog Day
Moon Festival
National Weiner Schnitzel Day
St. Finnian’s Day
St. Pulcheria’s Day
11 Diocletian New Year
Harvest Festival, Hungary
Jinnah Day, Pakistan
National Hot Cross Bun Day
St. Deiniol’s Day
St. Ethelburga’s Day
St. Paphnutius’ Day
St. Protus and Hyacinth’s Day
12 Ethiopia National Day
National Chocolate Milkshake Day
Respect For the Aged Day, Japan
St. Alibe’s Day
St. Guy’s Day
13 Johnny Appleseed Festival
Knabenschiessen, Zurich, Switzerland
National Peanut Day
Positive Thinking Day
St. Venerius’ Day
14 Eat a Hoagie Day
Feast of Lights, Ancient Egypt
National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
Wo-Zha-Wa Festival
15 Battle of Britain Day, UK
Birthday of the Moon, China
Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows
National Creme De Menthe Day
National Linguine Day
St. Catherine of Genoa’s Day
16 Collect Rocks Day
Feast of St. Ludmilla
International Peace Day
Mexico Independence Day
National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day
National Guacamole Day
National Working Parents Day
Singapore Independence Day
St. Cornelius’ Day
St. Cyprian of Carthage’s Day
St. Euphemia’s Day
17 Citizenship Day, US
Constitution Day, US
Festival of Min Kyawzwa, Burma
International Day of Peace
National Apple Dumpling Day
Stigmata of St. Francis’ Day
St. Hildegard’s Day
18 Kasteilet, Switzerland
National Chocolate Day
National Cheeseburger Day
St. Joseph of Cupertin
Yom Kippurtealdot
19 Feast of Mato, Lakota & Ogalala Sioux
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
National Butterscotch Pudding Day
National Student Day
Scouring the White Horse, Berkshire, UK
St. Januarius’ Day
20 Birthday of the Sun, Inca
Feast of Orlog, Scandinavia
Feast of Zywie, Poland
Italian National Feast
National Rum Punch Day
St. Agapetus’ Day
St. Eustace’s Day
21 Apple Festival
Biosphere Day
Feast of Kuodor-gup, Siberia
Festival of Nyamuzinda, Zaire
International Banana Festival
National Pecan Cookie Day
St. Matthew’s Day
World Peace Day
International Day of Peace, UN
22 Elephant Appreciation Day
Festival of the Sea Goddess, Eskimo
Ice Cream Cone Day
National White Chocolate Day
Oktoberfest beginstealdot
St. Maurice’s Day
World Rhino Day
23 Autumnal Equinox
Checkers Day
Feast of Carman, Celtic Goddess
Feast of Carpo, Celtic
Frontier Day, Wyoming
Mabon, Celtic
Sukkot beginstealdot
24 American Indian Day, New York
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festivaltealdot
Feast of Maiso, Brazil
Festival of Nafulectu Dilxiln
National Cherries Jubilee Day
Nuestra Senora De Las Mercedes, Peru
St. Gerard’s Day
25 Ashura, Muslim nations
Kamarampaka Day, Rwanda
National Crabmeat Newberg Day
St. Finnbar’s Day
26 Balaclava Day
Ceremony of the Dead, Cambodia
Feast of Lamps, India
Johnny Appleseed Day
National Pancake Day
Neptune Festival
27 Ancestor Appreciation Day
Festival of Namakungwe, Zambia
Festival of Varuni, India
National Chocolate Milk Day
National Corned Beef Hash Day
St. Frumentius’ Day
28 Bird Day
Cabrillo Day, California
Festival of Wawatsari, Mexico
Fiesta of San Miguel, Mexico
National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
St. Vaclav’s Day
St. Wenceslaus’ Day
Teacher’s Day, China
29 All Angels Day
Festival of Tezcatzonctl, Mexico
Goose Day, Germany
Gwynn ap Nudd, Celtic Lord of Underworld
Inventor’s Day, Argentina
Leif Erickson Day
National Coffee Day
National Mocha Day
30 Feast of Soma, India
Festival of Maheo
National Mulled Cider Day
St. Jerome’s Day
St. Otto’s Day
National Days refer to the USA unless stated otherwise.
Jewish and Muslim holidays begin the previous day at sundown.


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