October Weekly Holidays and Observances

October Weekly Holidays and Observances

October Weekly Holidays and Observances – Food

  • Great American Beer Festival: October 5 – 7
  • Drink Local Wine Week: October 8 – 14 (2nd Full Week)
  • National Chestnut Week: October 8 – 14 (2nd Full Week)

October Weekly Holidays and Observances – Health

  • Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week: October 12 – 20
  • Food & Drug Interactions and Awareness Week: October 17 – 24
  • International Infection Prevention Week: October 15 – 21
  • Kids Care Week: October 22 – 28
  • Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 1 – 7 (1st Full Week)
  • National Health Care Food Service Week: October 2 – 8
  • National Health Education Week: October 17 – 21
  • National Heimlich Heroes Week: October 2 – 6 (First Full M – F Week)
  • National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: October 22 – 28   (Last Week)
  • National Massage Therapy Week: October 22 – 28  (Last Full Week)
  • National Midwifery Week: October 1 – 7 (1st Full Week)
  • National Pharmacy Week: October 15 – 21   (Third Full Week)
  • Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Week: October 1 – 7 (1st Full Week)
  • National Nuclear Science Week: October 23 – 27 (Last Full Week)
  • National Respiratory Care Week: October 22 – 28  (Last full week)
  • Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week: October 24 – 31
  • Take Your Medicine Americans Week: October 10 – 17
  • Trichotillomania, Skin Picking & Related BFRB Awareness Week: October 1 – 5
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October Weekly Holidays and Observances – Pet and Animal

  • Give Wildlife a Brake! Week: October 29 – November 4
  • National Walk Your Dog Week: October 1 – 7
  • Rodent Awareness Week: October 22 – 28

October Weekly Holidays and Observances – Miscellaneous

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: October 1 – 8
Universal Children’s Week: October 1 – 7
4 – H Week: October 1 – 7
Great Books Week: October 1 – 7 (1st Full Week)
International Post Card Week: October 1 – 7  (1st Full Week)
Mystery Series Week: October 1 – 7 (1st Full Week)
National Carry A Tune Week: October 1 – 7 (Always has 7th in it)
National Chimney Safety Week: October 1 – 7 (Week before Fire Prevention Week)
National Work From Home Week: October 1 – 7 (1st Full Week)
Customer Service Week: October 2 – 6 (1st M – F Week)
Drive Safely Work Week: October 2 – 6  (M – F of First Full Week)
Financial Planning Week: October 2 – 8 (1st Monday – Sunday Week)
Kids’ Goal Setting Week: October 2 – 6 (First Week)
Spinning & Weaving Week: October 2 – 6
No Salt Week: October 3 – 10
World Dairy Expo: 3 – 8 (First Tues. – Sunday)
World Space Week: October 4 – 10
National Physicians Assistant Week: October 6 – 12
Old-time Fiddler Days: 6 – 7 (1st Full Weekend)
National Storytelling Weekend: 6 – 8 (1st Full Weekend)
Death Penalty Focus Week: October 8 – 14 (Always has 10th in it)
Earth Science Week: October 8 – 14  (Always 2nd Full Week)
Emergency Nurses Week: October 8 – 14 (Always has 14th in it)
Fire Prevention Week: October 8 – 14
Getting The World To Beat A Path To Your Door Week: October 8 – 14
National Metric Week: October 8 – 14 (Week always has 10th in it.)
Teen Read Week: October 8 – 14 (Always Has Columbus Day)
Veterinary Technicians Week: October 8 – 14 (2nd Week)
National School Lunch Week: October 9 – 13 (Starts on 2nd Monday)
World Rainforest Week: October 9 – 15
Bullying Bystanders Unite Week: October 15 – 21 (Third Full Week)
Freedom From Bullies Week: October 15 – 21 (Third Full Week)
Freedom of Speech Week: October 15 – 21   (Third Full Week)
Mediation Week: October 15 – 21   (Third Week)
National Character Counts Week: October 15 – 21 (Third Full Week)
National Business Women’s Week: October 15 – 21 (Third Full Week)
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week: October 15 – 21  (Third Full Week)
National Food Bank Week: October 15 – 21 (Week Always Has 16th in it, World Food Day)
National Forest Products Week: October 15 – 21 (Starts Third Sunday)
National Friends of Libraries Week: October 15 – 21 (Third Full Week)
National Teen Drivers Safety Week: October 15 – 21  (Third Full Week)
Choose To Be G.R.E.A.T. Week: October 16 – 22
Medical Assistants Recognition Week: October 16 – 20 (Third Full Week)
National Save For Retirement Week: October 16 – 22  (Third Full Week)
National School Bus Safety Week: October 16 – 20 (Third Full Week)
YWCA Week Without Violence: 16 – 20  (3rd Week)
Asexuality Week: October 17 – 23
National Chemistry Week: October 22 – 28 (Third Full Week)
Pastoral Care Week: October 22 – 28  (Last Full Week)
Pro Bono Week: October 22 – 28
Red Ribbon Week: October 22 – 29  (Last Week)
Disarmament Week: October 24 – 30
World Origami Days: 24 – 11/11
International Magic Week: October 25 – 31
International Dyslexia Association Reading Week: October 25 – 28

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