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September 2020 Holidays + Fun, Weird and Special Dates

2020 September Holidays PinterestAre you a small business owner or marketer? Looking for September 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 September 2020.

The list includes more than 385 different holidays and observances to celebrate in September.

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 September 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 385+ holidays or use the following links to skip ahead to a specific category.

September 2020 Public Holidays

This list contains public holidays and special observances in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
DateHolidayHashtagWhere Observed
September 6Father's Day#FathersDayAustralia
September 7Labor Day#LaborDayUnited States
September 7Labour Day#LabourDayCanada
September 11Patriot Day#PatriotDayUnites States
September 16Independence Day#MexicanIndependenceDayMexico
September 221st Day of Fall#FirstDayOfFallNorth America
September 22September Equinox#AutumnEquinoxUnited Kingom
September 22September Equinox#SpringEquinoxAustralia
September 28Queen's Birthday#QueensBirthdayWestern Australia

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September 2020 Religious Holidays

DateHolidayReligion
September 8Virgin Mary DayCatholic
September 19Rosh HashanaJewish
September 28Yom KippurJewish
September 29MichaelmasChristian

September 2020 Monthly Observances

Holiday
All American Breakfast Month
Animal Pain Awareness Month
Atrial Fibrillation Month
Attendance Awareness Month
Baby Safety Month
Backpack Safety America Month
Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month
Better Breakfast Month
Blood Cancer Awareness Month
Bourbon Heritage Month
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Cholesterol Education Month
Classical Music Month
College Savings Month
Craniofacial Acceptance Month
Fall Hat Month
Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
Happy, Healthy Cat Month
Healthy Aging Month
Histiocytosis Awareness Month
Hunger Action Month
Intergeneration Month
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
International People Skills Month
International Speak Out Month
International Square Dancing Month
International Strategic Thinking Month
International Update Your Resume Month
International Women's Friendship Month
ITP Awareness Month
Library Card Sign-up Month
Little League Month
Mold Awareness Month
National Americana Month
National Blueberry Popsicle Month
National Campus Safety Awareness Month
National Chiari Awareness Month
National Chicken Month
National Child Awareness Month
National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
National Cholesterol Education Month
National Coupon Month
National Courtesy Month
National DNA, Geonomics & Stem Cell Education Month
National Family Meals Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Head Lice Prevention Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15)
National Home Furnishings Month
National Honey Month
National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
National Italian Cheese Month
National Library Card Sign Up Month
National Mortgage Professional Month
National Mulled Cider Month
National Mushroom Month
National Organic Harvest Month
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Passport Awareness Month
National Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month
National Piano Month
National Potato Month
National Preparedness Month
National Prosper Where You Are Planted Month
National Prostate Health Month
National Recovery Month
National Rice Month
National Save A Tiger Month
National Self-Care Awareness Month
National Service Dog Month
National Sewing Month
National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
National Skin Care Awareness Month
National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month
National Suicide Prevention Month
National Wilderness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month
Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Save The Koala Month
Save Your Photos Month
Self Improvement Month
Self-Awareness Month
Sexual Health Month
Shameless Promotion Month
Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
Subliminal Communications Month
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
Whole Grains Month
World Alzheimer's Month
World Animal Remembrance Month
World Beach Month

September 2020 Weekly Observances

DateHoliday
Sept. 1 - 7National Childhood Injury Prevention Week
Sept. 6 - 12Healthcare Environmental Services Week
Sept. 6 - 12International Air Ambulance Week
Sept. 6 - 12National Suicide Prevention Week
Sept. 6 - 12National Waffle Week
Sept. 7 - 11National Payroll Week
Sept. 13 - 19Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week
Sept. 13 - 19International Housekeepers Week
Sept. 13 - 19National Assisted Living Week
Sept. 13 - 19National Security Officer Appreciation Week
Sept. 13 - 19National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Sept. 13 - 20National Nephrology Nurses Week
Sept. 17 - 23Constitution Week
Sept. 18 - 27National Ballroom Dance Week
Sept. 20 - 26Balance Awareness Week
Sept. 20 - 26Banned Books Week
Sept. 20 - 26Brake Safety Week
Sept. 20 - 26Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week
Sept. 20 - 26Deaf Dog Awareness Week
Sept. 20 - 26International Clean Hands Week
Sept. 20 - 26International Women's E-Commerce Days
Sept. 20 - 26National Construction Appreciation Week
Sept. 20 - 26National Employ Older Workers Week
Sept. 20 - 26National Farm Safety & Health Week
Sept. 20 - 26National Indoor Plant Week
Sept. 20 - 26National Rehabilitation Awareness Week
Sept. 20 - 26National Singles Week
Sept. 20 - 26National Surgical Technologists Week
Sept. 20 - 26Pollution Prevention Week
Sept. 21 - 25Ally Week
Sept. 21 - 25National Health IT Week
Sept. 21 - 27International Week of the Deaf
Sept. 21 - 27World Reflexology Week
Sept. 27 - Oct. 3National Fall Foliage Week
Sept. 27 - Oct. 3National Midwifery Week

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September 2020 Daily Observances

DateHolidayHashtag
1Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day#BuildingAndCodeStaffAppreciationDay
1Chicken Boy’s Day#ChickenBoysDay
1Emma M. Nutt Day#EmmaMNuttDay
1National No Rhyme or Reason Day#NoRhymeOrReasonDay
1World Letter Writing Day#LetterWritingDay
2Bison-ten Yell Day#BisonTenYellDay
2Calendar Adjustment Day#CalendarAdjustmentDay
2National Blueberry Popsicle Day#BlueberryPopsicleDay
2World Coconut Day#CoconutDay
3National Skyscraper Day#NationalSkyscraperDay
3National Welsh Rarebit Day#NationalWelshRarebitDay
3U.S. Bowling League Day#USBowlingLeagueDay
4Bring Your Manners To Work Day#BringYourMannersToWorkDay
4Eat an Extra Dessert Day#EatAnExtraDessertDay
4National College Colors Day#CollegeColorsDay
4National Food Bank Day#FoodBankDay
4National Lazy Mom's Day#LazyMomsDay
4National Macadamia Nut Day#MacadamiaNutDay
4National Newspaper Carrier Day#NewspaperCarrierDay
4National Wildlife Day#NationalWildlifeDay
5Franchise Appreciation Day#FranchiseAppreciationDay
5International Bacon Day#BaconDay
5International Day of Charity#DayOfCharity
5National 401(k) Day#401kDay
5National Be Late For Something Day#BeLateForSomethingDay
5National Cheese Pizza Day#NationalCheesePizzaDay
5National Tailgating Day#TailgatingDay
5Responsible Dog Ownership Day#ResponsibleDogOwnershipDay
5World Beard Day#BeardDay
6National Coffee Ice Cream Day#CoffeeIceCreamDay
6National Read A Book Day#ReadABookDay
6Pet Rock Day#PetRockDay
7Google Commemoration Day#GoogleCommemorationDay
7National Acorn Squash Day#AcornSquashDay
7National Beer Lover’s Day#NationalBeerLoversDay
7National Grandma Moses Day#GrandmaMosesDay
7National Grateful Patient Day#gratefulpatient
7National Neither Snow Nor Rain Day#NeitherSnowNorRainDay
7National Salami Day#NationalSalamiDay
8Another Look Unlimited Day#AnotherLookUnlimitedDay
8International Literacy Day#LiteracyDay
8International Literacy Day#LiteracyDay
8National Ampersand Day#AmpersandDay
8National Another Look Unlimited Day#AnotherLookUnlimitedDay
8National Ants On A Log Day#AntsOnALogDay
8National Iguana Awareness Day#IguanaAwarenessDay
8National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day#PediatricHematologyOncologyNursesDay
8Pardon Day#PardonDay
8Telephone Tuesday#TelephoneTuesday
8World Physical Therapy Day#PhysicalTherapyDay
9Care Bears Share Your Care Day#ShareYourCare
9National Teddy Bear Day#NationalTeddyBearDay
9National Wiener Schnitzel Day#wienerschnitzelday
10National Swap Ideas Day#NationalSwapIdeasDay
10National TV Dinner Day#NationalTVDinnerDay
10World Suicide Prevention Day#SuicidePreventionDay
11Libraries Remember Day#LibrariesRememberDay
11National Hot Cross Bun Day#NationalHotCrossBunsDay
11National Make Your Bed Day#NationalMakeYourBedDay
11Patriot Day (US)#PatriotDay
11Stand Up To Cancer Day#StandUpToCancerDay
12Farmers' Consumer Awareness Day#FarmersConsumerAwarenessDay
12German Language Day#GermanLanguageDay
12International Day for South-South Cooperation#DayForSouthSouthCooperation
12National Chocolate Milkshake Day#ChocolateMilkshakeDay
12National Day of Encouragement#NationalDayofEncouragement
12National Police Woman Day#PoliceWomanDay
12National Report Medicare Fraud Day#ReportMedicareFraudDay
12National Video Games Day#NationalVideoGamesDay
13Day of the Homeland (Germany)#DayOfTheHomelandGermany
13International Chocolate Day#ChocolateDay
13National Celiac Disease Awareness Day#CeliacAwarenessDay
13National Grandparent’s Day#NationalGrandparentsDay
13National Hug Your Hound Day#HugYourHoundDay
13National Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day#KidsTakeOverTheKitchenDay
13National Peanut Day#NationalPeanutDay
13National Pet Memorial Day#PetMemorialDay
13National Programmers Day#ProgrammersDay
13Positive Thinking Day#PositiveThinkingDay
13Roald Dahl Day#RoaldDahlDay
13Uncle Sam Day#UncleSamDay
14National Boss/Employee Exchange Day#BossEmployeeExchangeDay
14National Coloring Day#ColoringDay
14National Cream-Filled Donut Day#CreamFilledDonutDay
14National Eat a Hoagie Day#NationalHoagieDay
14National Gymnastics Day#GymnasticsDay
14National Live Creative Day#LiveCreativeDay
15Get Ready Day#GetReadyDay
15Greenpeace Day#GreenpeaceDay
15International Day of Democracy#DayOfDemocracy
15International Dot Day#DotDay
15IT Professionals Day#ItProfessionalsDay
15Make a Hat Day#MakeAHatDay
15National Cheese Toast Day#CheeseToastDay
15National Creme de Menthe Day#CremeDeMentheDay
15National Double Cheeseburger Day#DoubleCheeseburgerDay
15National Felt Hat Day#NationalFeltHatDay
15National Linguine Day#NationalLinguineDay
15National Online Learning Day#OnlineLearningDay
15National Online Learning Day#OnlineLearningDay
15National Tackle Kids Cancer Day#TackleKidsCancerDay
16Anne Bradstreet Day#AnneBradstreetDay
16International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer#DayForThePreservationOfTheOzoneLayer
16Mayflower Day#MayflowerDay
16National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day#CinnamonRaisinBreadDay
16National Guacamole Day#GuacamoleDay
16National Play-Doh Day#NationalPlayDohDay
16National School Backpack Awareness Day#SchoolBackpackAwarenessDay
16National Stepfamily Day#NationalStepFamilyDay
16National Tattoo Story Day#TattooStoryDay
16National Working Parents Day#WorkingParentsDay
16Stay Away From Seattle Day#StayAwayFromSeattleDay
17Constitution Day and Citizenship Day#ConstitutionDay #CitizenshipDay
17National Apple Dumpling Day#AppleDumplingDay
17National Monte Cristo Day#MonteCristoDay
17National Professional House Cleaners Day#ProfessionalHouseCleanersDay
17National Table Shuffleboard Day#TableShuffleboardDay
17Time's Up Day#TimesUpDay
17World Patient Safety Day#PatientSafetyDay
18Chiropractic Founders Day#ChiropracticFoundersDay
18Hug A Greeting Card Writer Day#HugAGreetingCardWriterDay
18International Grenache Day#GrenacheDay
18National Cheeseburger Day#NationalCheeseburgerDay
18National Concussion Awareness Day#ConcussionAwarenessDay
18National First Love Day#FirstLoveDay
18National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day#HivAidsAndAgingAwarenessDay
18National POW/MIA Recognition Day#PowMiaRecognitionDay
18National Respect Day#RespectDay
18National Tradesmen Day#TradesmenDay
18Rice Krispies Treats Day#RiceKrispiesTreatsDay
18World Water Monitoring Day#WaterMonitoringDay
19Big Whopper Liar Day#BigWhopperLiarDay
19International Coastal Cleanup Day#CoastalCleanupDay
19International Eat An Apple Day#EatAnAppleDay
19International Red Panda Day#RedPandaDay
19International Talk Like A Pirate Day#TalkLikeAPirateDay
19Locate An Old Friend Day#LocateAnOldFriendDay
19National Butterscotch Pudding Day#ButterscotchPuddingDay
19National Clean Up Day#CleanupDay
19National Dance Day#DanceDay
19National Gymnastics Day#GymnasticsDay
19National Woman Road Warrior Day#WomanRoadWarriorDay
19Puppy Mill Awareness Day#PuppyMillAwarenessDay
19Responsible Dog Ownership Day#ResponsibleDogOwnershipDay
20National Fried Rice Day#NationalFriedRiceDay
20National Pepperoni Pizza Day#PepperoniPizzaDay
20National Punch Day#NationalPunchDay
20National String Cheese Day#NationalStringCheeseDay
20Wife Appreciation Day#WifeAppreciationDay
20Wife Appreciation Day#WifeAppreciationDay
21Batman Day#BatmanDay
21International Day of Peace#DayOfPeace
21Miniature Golf Day#MiniatureGolfDay
21National Chai Day#NationalChaiDay
21National Falls Prevention Awareness Day#FallsPreventionAwarenessDay
21National Pecan Cookie Day#NationalPecanCookieDay
21World's Alzheimer's Day#AlzheimersDay
22Business Women's Day#BusinessWomensDay
22Chainmail Day#ChainmailDay
22Dear Diary Day#DearDiaryDay
22Elephant Appreciation Day#ElephantAppreciationDay
22Hobbit Day#HobbitDay
22International Day of Radiant Peace#DayOfRadiantPeace
22National Centenarian’s Day#CentenariansDay
22National Girls’ Night In Day#GirlsNightInDay
22National Ice Cream Cone Day#IceCreamConeDay
22National Voter Registration Day#VoterRegistrationDay
22National White Chocolate Day#WhiteChocolateDay
23Celebrate Bisexuality Day#CelebrateBisexualityDay
23Innergize Day#InnergizeDay
23International Day of Sign Languages#DayOfSignLanguages
23National Checkers Day#NationalCheckersDay
23National Dogs in Politics Day#DogsInPoliticsDay
23National Great American Pot Pie Day#GreatAmericanPotPieDay
23National Snack Stick Day#NationalSnackStickDay
23National Teal Talk Day#TealTalkDay
23Restless Legs Awareness Day#RestlessLegsAwarenessDay
24Bluebird of Happiness Day#BluebirdOfHappinessDay
24National Cherries Jubilee Day#CherriesJubileeDay
24National Punctuation Day#NationalPunctuationDay
24Remember Me Thursday#RememberMeThursday
24Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving#SchwenkfelderThanksgiving
24World Maritime Day#MaritimeDay
25Hug A Vegetarian Day / Hug a Vegan#HugAVegetarianDay #HugAVeganDay
25International Ataxia Awareness Day#AtaxiaAwarenessDay
25Love Note Day#LoveNoteDay
25Math Storytelling Day#MathStoryTellingDay
25National BRAVE Day#BraveDay
25National Comic Book Day#NationalComicBookDay
25National Cooking Day#CookingDay
25National Lobster Day#NationalLobsterDay
25National One-Hit Wonder Day#OneHitWonderDay
25National Psychotherapy Day#PsychotherapyDay
25National Research Administrator Day#ResearchAdministratorDay
25National Tune-Up Day#NationalTuneUpDay
25Native American Day#NativeAmericanDay
25Save The Koala Day#SaveTheKoalaDay
25Support Purple for Platelets Day#SportPurpleForPlateletsDay
26Family Health and Fitness Day USA#FamilyHealthAndFitnessDayUsa
26Fish Amnesty Day#FishAmnestyDay
26International Lace Day#LaceDay
26International Rabbit Day#RabbitDay
26Mesothelioma Awareness Day#MesotheliomaAwarenessDay
26Museum Day#MuseumDay
26National Better Breakfast Day#BetterBreakfastDay
26National Compliance Officer Day#ComplianceOfficerDay
26National Dumpling Day#NationalDumplingDay
26National Hunting and Fishing Day#HuntingAndFishingDay
26National Johnny Appleseed Day#JohnnyAppleseedDay
26National Pancake Day#NationalPancakeDay
26National Public Lands Day#PublicLandsDay
26National Seat Check Saturday#SeatCheckSaturday
26National Shamu the Whale Day#ShamuTheWhaleDay
26National Singles Day#SinglesDay
26National Situational Awareness Day#NationalSituationalAwarenessDay
26R.E.A.D. in America Day#READInAmericaDay
26Save Your Photos Day#SaveYourPhotosDay
27Ancestor Appreciation Day#AncestorAppreciationDay
27Daughter's Day#DaughtersDay
27Gold Star Mother's Day#GoldStarMothersDay
27National Chocolate Milk Day#ChocolateMilkDay
27National Corned Beef Hash Day#CornedBeefHashDay
27National Crush a Can Day#NationalCrushACanDay
27National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day#GayMensHivAidsAwarenessDay
27World Day of The Deaf#WorldDeafDay
27World Tourism Day#TourismDay
28Confucius Day#ConfuciusDay
28Family Day#FamilyDay
28Fish Tank Floorshow Night#FishTankFloorshowNight
28International Right To Know Day#RightToKnowDay
28National Drink Beer Day#DrinkBeerDay
28National Ghost Hunting Day#GhostHuntingDay
28National Good Neighbor Day#GoodNeighborDay
28National Strawberry Cream Pie Day#StrawberryCreamPieDay
28World Rabies Day#WorldRabiesDay
29National Biscotti Day#BiscottiDay
29National Coffee Day#NationalCoffeeDay
29VFW Day#VfwDay
29World Heart Day#WorldHeartDay
30Ask a Stupid Question Day#AskAStupidQuestionDay
30International Blasphemy Rights Day#BlasphemyRightsDay
30International Podcast Day#PodcastDay
30International Translation Day#TranslationDay
30National Chewing Gum Day#ChewingGumDay
30National Hot Mulled Cider Day#HotMulledCiderDay
30National Love People Day#NationalLovePeopleDay
30National Mud Pack Day#MudPackDay
30National Women’s Health & Fitness Day#WomensHealthFitnessDay

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  • Varying post styles designed to captivate your audience

Check out the 2020 Social Media Content Calendar and cross ‘Social Media’ off your “To Do” list.

2020 October Holidays

The complete list of holidays, observances, fun, weird, and special dates for October 2020 can be found here:   AngieGensler.com/October-Holidays

The access the list of holidays for every month in 2020, visit the 2020 Holidays index page.

 

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