Holidays by Month

JANUARY
*National Mentoring Month - say thanks to those that have helped you along the way!
*Coffee Gourmet International Month
*National Book Blitz Month
*National Soup Month
*Hot Tea Month
*National Staying Healthy Month
*National Organization Month
*January 4th is National Trivia Day
*National Thank Your Customers Week - varies in dates, but the whole month is a great time to tell your customers that you look forward to working with them in the upcoming year!
*National Clean Your Desk Day - Second Monday of the month.
*January 18th is Winnie the Pooh Day, "born" in 1882!
*Get To Know Your Customers Day - Third Thursday of the month.
*The Chinese New Year - between late January and the 3rd week of February, falling on the new moon and celebrated for two weeks.
*January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day

FEBRUARY
*Black History Month
*American Heart Month
*Chocolate Lover's Month
*Creative Romance Month
*Great American Pie Month
*International Friendship Month
*Spunky Old Broads Day - 1st
*Super Bowl Sunday - usually the first Sunday in February
*National Weatherman's Day - 5th
*Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth's Coronation - 6th
*Valentine's Day - 14th
*Random Acts of Kindness Day - 17th
*President's Day - Third Monday of the month
*Mardi Gras - aka Fat Tuesday, the celebration before Ash Wednesday.  Date range is February 3 - March 9.
*Leap Year - 29th, the next Leap Year will be 2020

Easter can fall on any Sunday between March 23 and April 25.

MARCH
American Chocolate Week - 3rd week in March
National Ethics Awareness Month
National Women's History Month
Small Press Month
National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week - 1st full week in March
Celebrate Your Name Week - 1st full week in March
Texas Independence Day - 2nd
St. Patrick's Day - 17th
National Goof-off Day - 22nd
National Mom and Pop Business Day - 29th
Doctor's Day - 30th

APRIL
April 1st is April Fools Day
April 16h is Easter for 2017
April 10 - 18 is Passover for 2017
April 15th is generally the deadline for filing taxes, but it is the 18th in 2017
April 23 - 29 is Administrative Professionals Week for 2017
April 26 is Administrative Assistant Day for 2017

MAY
May 1-7 is Be Kind to Animals Week, National Pet Week
May 5th is Cinco de Mayo
May 8 - 12 is Teacher Appreciation Week for 2017
May 6 - 12 is National Nurses Week
May 6th is National Nurses Day
May 9th is National Teacher's Day
May 10th is National School Nurse Day
May 14th is Mother's Day for 2017
May 30 - June 1 is Shavout

JUNE
June is International Men's Month
June is National Candy Month
June 8th is Best Friends Day
June 10th is Iced Tea Day
June 14th is National Flag Day
June 18th is Father's Day for 2017
June 19th is Men's Day

JULY
National Family Reunion Month
National Grilling Month
Women's Motorcycle Month
National Independent Retailer Month
July 7th is World Chocolate Day
July 10th is Teddy Bear Picnic Day
July 20th is National Lollipop Day

AUGUST
National Black Business Month
National Golf Month
National Coffee Month
1st Week is Simplify Your Life Week
3rd Week is Friendship Week
1st Sunday is Sister's Day, 8/6/17
13th is International Left Hander's Day
Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption Day 8/19/17
21st is Poet's Day

SEPTEMBER
National Blood Cancer Awareness Month
National Organic Harvest Month
Shameless Self-Promotion Month
Hispanic Heritage Month, 9/15/17-10/15/17
First Monday, is Labor Day, 9/4/17
Sunday after Labor Day, is Grandparent's Day, 9/10/17
10th is Swap Ideas Day
13th is Fortune Cookie Day
13th is International Chocolate Day
15th is
World Lymphoma Awareness Day
Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown 9/20/17 through nightfall 9/22/17)
Yom Yippur (evening 9/29/17 through 9/30/17)
28th is National Good Neighbor Day

OCTOBER
National Book Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Class Reunion Month
National Cookie Month
National Diabetes Month
National Vegetarian Month
Customer Service Week, the first week of October
International Magic Week, last week of October
Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day, the 2nd Wednesday, 10/11/17
16th National Bosses Day
Sweetest Day, 3rd Saturday, 10/21/17
Mother-In-Law Day, 4th Sunday, 10/22/17
Make A Difference Day, 4th Saturday, 10/28/17
31st Halloween

NOVEMBER
Military Family Appreciation Month
National Family Caregivers Month
End of Daylight Savings Time, 1st Sunday, 11/5/17
World Kindness Week, the week of the 13th
10th Forget-Me-Not Day
13th Sadie Hawkins Day
18th National Adoption Day
Thanksgiving, the final Thursday
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving

DECEMBER
Hanukkah, begins at sunset 12/12/17 and ends at sundown 12/20/17
25th is Christmas
Kwanzaa, begins 12/26/17 through 1/1/18