Holidays by Month

JANUARY
January is a great time to tell your customers/clients that you look forward to working with them in the upcoming year!
National Mentoring Month - say thanks to those that have helped you along the way!
International Gourmet Coffee 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 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.
27th is National Chocolate Cake Day

*The Chinese New Year - between late January and the 3rd week of February, falling on the new moon and celebrated for two weeks.  February 16th for 2018.

FEBRUARY
Black History Month
American Heart Month
Chocolate Lover's Month
Creative Romance Month
Great American Pie Month
International Friendship Month
Super Bowl Sunday - usually the first Sunday in February.  February 4, 2018
President's Day - Third Monday of the month.  February 19, 2018
1st Spunky Old Broads Day
5th National Weatherman's Day
6th Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth's Coronation
14th Valentine's Day
17th Random Acts of Kindness Day
25th is National IV Nurses Day

Mardi Gras - aka Fat Tuesday, the celebration before Ash Wednesday.  Date range is February 3 - March 9.  February 13, 2018.
Leap Year - 29th, the next Leap Year will be 2020
Easter can fall on any Sunday between March 23 and April 25.

MARCH
Employee Appreciation Day - the first Friday in March
American Chocolate Week - 3rd week in March
National Ethics Awareness Month
National Women's History Month
National Small Press Month
National Write a Letter of Appreciation Week - 1st full week in March
Celebrate Your Name Week - 1st full week in March
2nd Texas Independence Day
Not a holiday, but DST is 3/11/18
17th St. Patrick's Day
19th Certified Nurses Day
22nd National Goof-off Day
29th National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
30th National Doctor's Day

March 30 - April 7, is Passover for 2018

APRIL
1st is April Fools Day
Easter is April 1st for 2018
15th is generally the deadline for filing taxes, but it is the 17th in 2018
April 22 - 28 is Administrative Professionals' Week for 2018
Administrative
Professionals' Day is May 25th for 2018

MAY
Memorial Day is the last Monday of the month.  May 28, 2018.
May 1-7 is Be Kind to Animals Week, National Pet Week
May 5th is Cinco de Mayo
May 7 - 11 is Teacher Appreciation Week for 2018
May 6 - 12 is National Nurses Week
May 19 - 21 is Shavout
6th is National Nurses Day
8th is National Teacher's Day for 2018
9th is National School Nurse Day for 2018
13th is Mother's Day for 2018

JUNE
June is International Men's Month
June is National Candy Month
8th is Best Friends Day
10th is Iced Tea Day
14th is National Flag Day
Father's Day is June 17th for 2018

JULY
National Family Reunion Month
National Grilling Month
Women's Motorcycle Month
National Independent Retailer Month
4th is Independence Day
7th is World Chocolate Day
10th is Teddy Bear Picnic Day
20th is National Lollipop Day
22nd Parents' Day
24th Cousins Day
30th Father-In-Law 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, August 5th for 2018
13th is International Left Hander's Day
Clear the Shelters Pet Adoption Day ...don't have a date yet for 2018
21st is Poet's Day

SEPTEMBER
National Blood Cancer Awareness Month
National Organic Harvest Month
Shameless Self-Promotion Month
Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15
The first Monday of the month is Labor Day, September 3, for 2018
9th Grandparent's Day
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 9/9/18 through nightfall 9/11/18)
Yom Kippur (evening 9/18/18 through 9/10/18)
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/School Day, the 2nd Wednesday of October
Travel Nurses Day, the 2nd Friday of October, 10/30/18
16th National Bosses Day
Sweetest Day, 3rd Saturday, October 20th for 2018
Mother-In-Law Day, 4th Sunday, October 28th for 2018
Make A Difference Day, 4th Saturday, October 27th for 2018
30th International Orthopaedic Nurses Day
31st Halloween

NOVEMBER
Military Family Appreciation Month
National Family Caregivers Month
Not a holiday, but the End of Daylight Savings Time, 1st Sunday, 11/4/18
World Kindness Day, the 13th
10th Forget-Me-Not Day
11th Veterans Day, in honor of those have served this great nation
13th Sadie Hawkins Day
14th Operating Room (OR) Nurses Day
18th National Adoption Day
19th International Men's Day
Thanksgiving, the final Thursday, November 22nd for 2018
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving
Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving

DECEMBER
Hanukkah, begins at sundown 12/2/18 and ends at sundown 12/10/18
25th is Christmas
Kwanzaa, begins December 26th through January 1