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November 2020 Holidays + Fun, Weird and Special Dates

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Are you a small business owner or marketer? Looking for November holidays or special dates to celebrate on social media?

Marketing your business on social media just got a lot easier with this complete list of holidays, observances, and special dates for November 2020.

The list includes more than 300 different holidays and observances to celebrate in November.

To learn why holidays make great social media posts read: The Complete Calendar of Social Media Holidays.

Holiday Hashtags for Social Media

When celebrating holidays on social media, it’s important to include the relevant hashtag(s) for that holiday in your post.

Using hashtags will help increase the reach of your post, exposing your business to a larger audience.

Hashtags are such an essential piece to your success on social media that I’ve done the research for you.

Most of the holidays listed below include the corresponding hashtag for social media.

For more social media post ideas read: What to Post on Social Media – 100 Post Ideas for 2020.

List of November 2020 Holidays

In an effort to simplify this massive list of holidays, I’ve divided the days into five categories – public holidays, religious holidays, monthly observances, weekly observances, and daily observances.

Scroll down to view all 300+ holidays or use the following links to skip ahead to a specific category.

Access all Holidays for the Year

Bonus 2021 Holidays

Did you know there are over 3,300 holidays to celebrate on social media each year? 

Click here for a complete listing of holidays for every month of the year.  

If you’d like a printable PDF with all the holidays listed out by month, check out the Social Media Content App.  It includes a free PDF of all 3,300+ holidays.

November 2020 Public Holidays

This list contains public holidays and special observances in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
DateHolidayHashtagWhere Observed
November 1Daylight Savings Time Ends#DaylightSavingsNorth America
November 1 & 2Day of the Dead#DayOfTheDeadUnited States and Mexico
November 2Recreation Day#RecreationDayTasmania
November 3Melbourne Cup Day#MelbourneCupVictoria
November 3Election Day#ElectionDay #Election2020United States
November 5Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night#GuyFawkesUnited Kingdom
November 8Remembrance Sunday#RemembranceSundayUnited Kingdom
November 11Veterans Day #VeteransDayUnited States
November 11Remembrance Day#RemembranceDayAustralia & Canada
November 13World Kindness Day#WorldKindnessDayWorldwide
November 26Thanksgiving Day #ThanksgivingUnited States
November 27Black Friday #BlackFridayUnited States
November 27Devonport Show#DevonportShowTasmania
November 28Small Business Saturday #ShopSmallUnited States
November 30Cyber Monday #CyberMondayUnited States
November 30St. Andrew's Day#StAndrewsDayScotland

November 2020 Religious Holidays

November 1All Saints' DayChristian
November 2All Souls' DayChristian
November 14Diwali/DeepavaliHindu
November 29First Sunday of AdventChristian

November 2020 Monthly Observances

Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Children's Grief Awareness Month
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Awareness Month
Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Eye Donation Month
Family Stories Month
Georgia Pecan Month
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
Long-Term Care Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD’s Tie One On For Safety (through December 31st)
Manatee Awareness Month
Military Family Month
National Adopt A Senior Pet Month
National Adoption Month
National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month
National Entrepreneurship Month
National Epilepsy Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Fun with Fondue Month
National Gratitude Month
National Healthy Skin Month
National Home Care & Hospice Month
National Impotency Awareness Month
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Lifewriting Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness & Appreciation Month
National Memoir Writing Month
National Native American Heritage Month
National Novel Writing Month (NanNoWriMo)
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
National Pepper Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National PPSI AIDS Awareness Month
National PTA's Healthy Lifestyles Month
National Raisin Bread Month
National Roasting Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Scholarship Month
No-Shave November
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Picture Book Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
Spinach and Squash Month
Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
Sweet Potato Awareness Month
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

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November 2020 Weekly Observances

Nov. 1 - 6Intimate Apparel Market Week
Nov. 1 - 7Polar Bear Week
Nov. 1 - 7World Communication Week
Nov. 1 - 8 Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Nov. 7 - 13National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
Nov. 7 - 15National Drone Safety Awareness Week
Nov. 8 - 14International Games Week
Nov. 8 - 14National Radiologic Technology Week
Nov. 8 - 14National Split Pea Soup Week
Nov. 8 - 14NP (Nurse Practitioner) Week
Nov. 8 - 14Perioperative Nurse Week
Nov. 9 - 13National Young Readers Week
Nov. 9 - 15World Kindness Week
Nov. 13 - 15National Donor Sabath
Nov. 14 - 22National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
Nov. 15 - 21Geography Awareness Week
Nov. 15 - 21International Fraud Awareness Week
Nov. 15 - 22International Restorative Justice Week
Nov. 16 - 20American Education Week
Nov. 16 - 22National Global Entrepreneurship Week
Nov. 16 - 22World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Nov. 18 - 25National Farm-City Week
Nov. 22 - 28National Game & Puzzle Week
Nov. 22 - 28Seperation of Church and State Week
Nov. 22 - 29National Bible Week
Nov. 23 - 29National GERD Awareness Week
Nov. 25 - Dec. 1National Deal Week

November 2020 Daily Observances

1Cinnamon Day#CinnamonDay
1Extra Mile Day#ExtraMileDay
1Give Up Your Shoulds Day#GiveUpYourShouldsDay
1National Authors’ Day #NationalAuthorsDay
1National Brush Day #NationalBrushDay
1National Calzone Day#CalzoneDay
1National Cook For Your Pets Day#CookForYourPetsDay
1National Deep Fried Clams Day#DeepFriedClamsDay
1National Family Caregivers Day#FamilyCaregiversDay
1National Family Literacy Day#FamilyLiteracyDay
1National Vinegar Day#NationalVinegarDay
1Prime Meridian Day#PrimeMeridianDay
1World Vegan Day#WorldVeganDay
1Zero Tasking Day#ZeroTaskingDay
2Broadcast Traffic Professionals Day#TrafficDirectorsDay
2Color the World Orange Day #CRPSOrangeDay
2Job Action Day#JobActionDay
2National Deviled Egg Day#NationalDeviledEggDay
2Plan Your Epitaph Day#PlanYourEpitaphDay
3Cliché Day#ClicheDay
3Election Day (US) #ElectionDay
3National Housewife Day#HousewifeDay
3National Sandwich Day#NationalSandwichDay
4International Stress Awareness Day#StressAwarenessDay
4National Candy Day#NationalCandyDay
4National Chicken Lady Day#ChickenLadyDay
4Use Your Common Sense Day#UseYourCommonSenseDay
5American Football Day#AmericanFootballDay
5Bonfire Night#BonfireNight
5International Stout Day#StoutDay
5National Love Your Red Hair Day#LoveYourRedHairDay
5National Men Make Dinner Day#MenMakeDinnerDay
6Fountain Pen Day#FountainPenDay
6Love Your Lawyer Day#LoveYourLawyerDay
6National Jersey Friday#JerseyFriday
6National Medical Science Liaison Awareness & Appreciation Day#MslAwarenessAndAppreciationDay
6National Nachos Day#NationalNachosDay
6Saxophone Day#SaxophoneDay
7National Bison Day#BisonDay
7National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day#BittersweetChocolateWithAlmondsDay
7National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day#CanineLymphomaDay
7Notary Public Day#NotaryPublicDay
7World Numbat Day#WorldNumbatDay
8Abet and Aid Punsters Day#AbetAndAidPunstersDay
8Cook Something Bold Day#CookSomethingBoldDay
8International Tongue Twister Day#TongueTwisterDay
8National Cappuccino Day#CappuccinoDay
8National Dunce Day#DunceDay
8National Harvey Wallbanger Day#HarveyWallbangerDay
8National Parents as Teachers Day#ParentsAsTeachersDay
8National Pupusa Day (El Salvador) #PupusaDayElSalvador
8X-ray Day#XRayDay
9Carl Sagan Day#CarlSaganDay
9Chaos Never Dies Day#ChaosNeverDiesDay
9Go to an Art Museum Day#GoToAnArtMuseumDay
9National Microtia Awareness Day#MicrotiaAwarenessDay
9National Scrapple Day#NationalScrappleDay
9World Freedom Day#WorldFreedomDay
9World Orphans Day#WorldOrphansDay
10Area Code Day#AreaCodeDay
10International Accounting Day#AccountingDay
10Marine Corps Birthday / USMC Day#USMCDay
10National Forget-Me-Not Day#ForgetMeNotDay
10National Vanilla Cupcake Day#VanillaCupcakeDay
10Sesame Street Day#SesameStreetDay
10World Science Day for Peace and Development#ScienceDayForPeaceAndDevelopment
11Death/Duty Day#DeathDutyDay
11GIS Day (Geographic Information Systems)#GISDay
11Metal Day#MetalDay
11National Sundae Day#NationalSundaeDay
11Origami Day#OrigamiDay
11Singles' Day #SinglesDay
12Fancy Rat & Mouse Day#FancyRatMouseDay
12Happy Hour Day#HappyHourDay
12International Guinness World Records Day#GuinnessWorldRecordsDay
12National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day#ChickenSoupForTheSoulDay
12National French Dip Day#NationalFrenchDipDay
12National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day#PizzaWithTheWorksExceptAnchoviesDay
12World Pneumonia Day#WorldPneumoniaDay
13National Educational Support Professionals Day #EducationalSupportProfessionalsDay
13National Indian Pudding Day #NationalIndianPuddingDay
13Sadie Hawkins Day#SadieHawkinsDay
13World Kindness Day#WorldKindnessDay
14International Girls Day#InternationalGirlsDay
14Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day#LoosenUpLightenUpDay
14National American Teddy Bear Day#AmericanTeddyBearDay
14National Family PJ Day#FamilyPjDay
14National Pickle Day#NationalPickleDay
14National Spicy Guacamole Day#SpicyGuacamoleDay
14Operating Room Nurse Day#OperatingRoomNurseDay
14Spirit of NSA (National Speakers Association) Day#NSADay
14World Diabetes Day#WorldDiabetesDay
15America Recycles Day#AmericaRecyclesDay
15Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day#CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay
15I Love to Write Day#ILoveToWriteDay
15National Bundt Day#BundtDay
15National Philanthropy Day#NationalPhilanthropyDay
15National Raisin Bran Cereal Day#RaisinBranCerealDay
15National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day#SpicyHermitCookieDay
15Steve Irwin Day#SteveIrwinDay
15World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims#DayOfRemembranceForRoadTrafficVictims
16Button Day#ButtonDay
16International Day For Tolerance#DayForTolerance
16National Button Day#NationalButtonDay
16National Fast Food Day#NationalFastFoodDay
17Homemade Bread Day#HomemadeBreadDay
17National Baklava Day #NationalBaklavaDay
17National Entrepreneurs' Day#EntrepreneursDay
17National Homemade Bread Day#HomemadeBreadDay
17National Take A Hike Day #NationalTakeAHikeDay
17National Unfriend Day#UnfriendDay
17World Prematurity Day#WorldPrematurityDay
18Apple Cider Day#AppleCiderDay
18Married to a Scorpio Support Day#MarriedToAScorpioSupportDay
18National Educational Support Professionals Day#EducationalSupportProfessionalsDay
18National Princess Day#PrincessDay
18National Vichyssoise Day#NationalVichyssoiseDay
18Push-button Phone Day#PushButtonPhoneDay
19"Have A Bad Day" Day#HaveABadDayDay
19Gettysburg Address Day#GettysburgAddressDay
19Great American Smokeout#GreatAmericanSmokeout
19International Men's Day#MensDay
19National Camp Day#CampDay
19National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day#CarbonatedBeverageWithCaffeineDay
19National Play Monopoly Day#NationalPlayMonopolyDay
19National Rural Health Day#RuralHealthDay
19Nouveau Beaujolais Day#NouveauBeaujolaisDay
19Play Monopoly Day#PlayMonopolyDay
19Use Less Stuff Day#UseLessStuffDay
19Women's Entrepreneurship Day#WomensEntrepreneurshipDay
19World Pancreatic Cancer Day#PancreaticCancerDay
19World Philosophy Day#PhilosophyDay
19World Toilet Day#WorldToiletDay
20Future Teachers of America Day#FutureTeachersOfAmericaDay
20Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day #GOHARD
20Name Your PC Day#NameYourPcDay
20National Absurdity Day#NationalAbsurdityDay
20National Peanut Butter Fudge Day#PeanutButterFudgeDay
20Transgender Day of Remembrance#Tdor
20Universal Children's Day#UniversalChildrensDay
21Alascattalo Day #AlascattaloDay
21Family Volunteer Day#FamilyVolunteerDay
21International Games Day (Libraries)#GamesDay
21National Adoption Day#AdoptionDay
21National Gingerbread Cookie Day#GingerbreadCookieDay
21National Red Mitten Day#NationalRedMittensDay
21National Stuffing Day#NationalStuffingDay
21National Survivors of Suicide Day#SurvivorsOfSuicideDay
21National Survivors of Suicide Day #SurvivorsOfSuicideDay
21World Hello Day#WorldHelloDay
21World Television Day#WorldTelevisionDay
22Go For A Ride Day#GoForARideDay
22Humane Society Anniversary Day#HumaneSocietyAnniversaryDay
22National Cranberry Relish Day#CranberryRelishDay
23Fibonacci Day#FibonacciDay
23National Cashew Day#NationalCashewDay
23National Eat a Cranberry Day#EatACranberryDay
23National Espresso Day #NationalEspressoDay
24Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day#CelebrateYourUniqueTalentDay
24D.B. Cooper Day#DBCooperDay
24National Sardines Day#NationalSardinesDay
25Blase Day#BlaseDay
25International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women#DayForTheEliminationOfViolenceAgainstWomen
25National Jukebox Day#JukeboxDay
25National Parfait Day #NationalParfaitDay
25Shopping Reminder Day#ShoppingReminderDay
25Tie One On Day#TieOneOnDay
26Family Health History Day#FamilyHealthHistoryDay
26National Cake Day#CakeDay
26National Day of Mourning#DayOfMourning
26Turkey-Free Thanksgiving#TurkeyFreeThanksgiving
27Buy Nothing Day#BuyNothingDay
27Flossing Day#FlossingDay
27Fur Free Friday#FurFreeFriday
27Maize Day#MaizeDay
27National Bavarian Cream Pie Day #BavarianCreamPieDay
27National Craft Jerky Day#NationalCraftJerkyDay
27National Day of Listening#DayOfListening
27National Native American Heritage Day#NativeAmericanHeritageDay
27Sinkie Day#SinkieDay
27You're Welcome-giving Day#YoureWelcomeGivingDay
28International Aura Awareness Day#AuraAwarenessDay
28National French Toast Day#NationalFrenchToastDay
28Red Planet Day#RedPlanetDay
28Small Business Saturday#SmallBusinessSaturday
29International Day of Solidarity With The Palestinian People#DayOfSolidarityWithThePalestinianPeople
30Cities for Life Day#CitiesForLifeDay
30Computer Security Day#ComputerSecurityDay
30Cyber Monday#CyberMonday
30National Mason Jar Day#MasonJarDay
30National Methamphetamine Awareness Day#MethAwarenessDay
30National Mousse Day#NationalMousseDay
30National Personal Space Day#PersonalSpaceDay
30National Stay at Home Because You're Well Day#StayAtHomeBecauseYoureWellDay

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December 2021 Holidays 

The complete list of holidays, observances, and fun, weird, and special dates for November 2021 can be found here:

The access the list of holidays for every month in 2021, visit the 2021 Holidays index page.

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