Monthly Observances in October 2023

These are the month-long observances that take place or begin in October 2023.

Disability Employment Awareness Month

USA: Disability Employment Awareness Month

Diversity Awareness Month is all about opening dialogues that foster an appreciation of the differences that separate us as well as the similarities that unite us.

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Polish American Heritage Month

USA: Polish American Heritage Month

Find out the dates, history and background to Polish American Heritage Month

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National Pizza Month

USA: National Pizza Month

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pizza Month

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Black History Month

United Kingdom: Black History Month

October is Black History Month in UK

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National Dental Hygiene Month

USA: National Dental Hygiene Month

Highlights the importance of promoting a healthy dental lifestyle at an early age.

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LGBT History Month

USA: LGBT History Month

An annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

USA, United Kingdom: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, people all over the world show their support for people affected by breast cancer.

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Unblocktober

United Kingdom: Unblocktober

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Unblocktober.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

European Union, USA: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Find out the dates, history and background to National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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Global Diversity Awareness Month

International: Global Diversity Awareness Month

Diversity Awareness Month is all about opening dialogues that foster an appreciation of the differences that separate us as well as the similarities that unite us.

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National Book Month

USA: National Book Month

National Book Month is a national holiday to raise awareness of the importance of reading, writing and literature.

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Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month

USA: Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month

In October, we Celebrate the Rich Tapestry of Italian-American Contributions.

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National Seafood Month

USA: National Seafood Month

Celebrate National Seafood Month this October and discover a sea of flavors, health benefits, and sustainability. Get hooked on the finest seafood traditions, recipes, and more!

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Porktober

United Kingdom: Porktober

Put a bit of Pork on your Fork! Porktober is a month-long campaign to celebrate the quality, versatility and affordability of pork, in support of British pig farmers.

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