American Holidays

Despite only being a few hundred years old, America has plenty of unique holidays and cultural events. Check out our list of the most patriotic days out there—from the 4th of July to Mickey Mouse Day.

DateHolidayCategoryTagsRegion
Sat Jan 12
National Pharmacist Day,
Mon Jan 14
National Clean Your Desk Day,
Fri Jan 18
National Winnie the Pooh Day, , ,
Sun Jan 20
National DJ Day, ,
Fri Jan 25
National Fun at Work Day
Fri Feb 1
National Bubble Gum Day,
Sun Feb 3
National Women Physicians Day,
Mon Feb 18
Presidents' Day,
Wed Apr 3
National Find a Rainbow Day,
Fri Jun 14
Army Birthday, ,
Wed Jul 25
National Wine and Cheese Day, , , , ,
Thu Jul 26
National Coffee Milkshake Day, ,
Mon Jul 30
National Father-in-Law Day, ,
Tue Jul 31
National Avocado Day, , ,
Sat Aug 4
U.S. Coast Guard Birthday, ,
Sun Aug 5
Work Like a Dog Day,
Sun Aug 19
National Aviation Day,
Tue Sep 18
National Cheeseburger Day, ,
Wed Sep 26
Johnny Appleseed Day
Sat Sep 29
National Starbucks Day, ,
Mon Oct 1
National Hair Day
Tue Oct 2
National Custodian Day
Fri Oct 5
National Be Nice Day,
Sat Oct 6
​National Transfer Money to Your Daughter Day
Sat Oct 6
National Mad Hatter Day, , ,
Sun Oct 7
​National Frappe Day, ,
Thu Oct 11
National Kimberly Day,
Fri Oct 12
National Savings Day
Sat Oct 13
Navy Birthday, ,
Mon Oct 15
​National I Love Lucy Day, ,
Mon Oct 15
National Grouch Day,
Tue Oct 16
​National Liqueur Day,
Wed Oct 16
National Pharmacy Technician Day,
Wed Oct 17
National Edge Day, , , ,
Wed Oct 17
National Medical Assistants Day
Wed Oct 17
National Pay Back a Friend Day,
Thu Oct 18
National No Beard Day,
Sat Oct 20
National Day on Writing
Sun Oct 21
National Reptile Day ,
Tue Oct 23
National Croc Day, , , ,
Tue Oct 23
National Paralegal Day
Tue Oct 23
Slap Your Annoying Coworker Day
Fri Oct 26
National Chicken Fried Steak Day,
Sat Oct 27
​National Drug Take Back Day,
Sat Oct 27
​National Mentoring Day
Sun Oct 28
​National First Responders Day,
Sun Oct 28
​National Immigrants Day,
Mon Oct 29
National Oatmeal Day,
Thu Nov 1
​National Calzone Day
Sat Nov 3
National Bison Day,
Mon Nov 5
National Hot Sauce Day
Mon Nov 5
National Redhead Day
Thu Nov 8
​National Cappuccino Day,
Sat Nov 10
Marine Corps Birthday, ,
Thu Nov 15
National Drummer Day, , ,
Thu Nov 15
National Philanthropy Day
Thu Nov 15
National Recycling Day
Thu Nov 15
National Rural Health Day,
Sat Nov 17
National Take a Hike Day, ,
Mon Nov 19
National Camp Day,
Tue Nov 20
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Thu Nov 22
National Day of Mourning, ,
Thu Dec 6
National Miners Day
Fri Dec 7
National Cotton Candy Day, ,
Sat Dec 8
National Bartender Day, ,
Sun Dec 9
National Llama Day,
Wed Dec 12
​National Ding-A-Ling Day, , ,
Wed Dec 12
National Poinsettia Day, , , , , ,
Thu Dec 13
National Violin Day,
Thu Dec 13
U.S. National Guard Birthday, ,
Fri Dec 14
National Free Shipping Day,
Fri Dec 14
National Salesperson Day,
Sat Dec 15
National Wreaths Across America Day , ,
Wed Dec 19
National Emo Day, , , , ,
Sat Dec 22
​National Short Person Day,
January
National Glaucoma Awareness Month , ,
February
American Heart Month
February
Great American Pie Month
March
Irish-American Heritage Month, ,
April
Scottish-American Heritage Month,
May
National Hamburger Month, ,
October
​Italian-American Heritage Month, ,
October
Eat Better, Eat Together Month,
October
Emotional Wellness Month, , , ,
October
Fair Trade Month,
October
German-American Heritage Month, ,
October
Healthy Lung Month,
October
National ADHD Awareness Month,
October
National Book Month
October
National Dental Hygiene Month,
October
Polish American Heritage Month,
October 2–9
​National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, , ,
November
Banana Pudding Lovers Month, ,
November
Diabetic Eye Disease Month,
November
National Alzheimer's Disease Month, ,
November
National Diabetes Month,
November
National Epilepsy Awareness Month,
November
National Family Caregivers Month, , , ,
November
National Healthy Skin Month,
November
National Home Care and Hospice Month, ,
November
National Novel Writing Month
November
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month, ,
December
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month,