October 2024 Calendar with Holidays

View the October 2024 calendar with holidays, major observance days and all the US federal holidays during the month.

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October 2024 calendar with holidays.

October 2024 Calendar with Holidays, Awareness, Observances and Popular Days

What is October Recognized As?

October 2024 calendar with holidays
October is celebrated globally as the International Walk to School Month, every year. On this month children, teachers, parents and members of the community are encouraged to walk to school in order to promote the health and environmental benefits of regular walking.

The month of October is recognized in some regions of the world as:

  • ADHD Awareness Month
  • American Archives Month
  • American Pharmacist Month
  • Black History Month (UK)
  • Blind Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Celebrating All of October Dwarfism/Little People/Short Stature/Skeletal Dysplasia Awareness
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Dwarfism/Little People Awareness Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Eczema Awareness Month
  • Fair Trade Month
  • Filipino American History Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Healthy Lung Month
  • International Walk to School Month
  • Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
  • LGBT History Month
  • Liver Cancer Awareness Month
  • Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month
  • Month of the Holy Rosary
  • National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • National Apple Month
  • National Arts & Humanities Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Chiropractic Month
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • National Healthy Lung Month
  • National Infertility Awareness Month
  • National Lupus Erythematosus Awareness Month
  • National Orthodontic Health Month
  • National Pasta Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Pizza Month
  • National Popcorn Poppin' Month
  • National Pork Month
  • National Seafood Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • National Work and Family Month
  • Polish American Heritage Month
  • Popcorn Poppin' Month
  • Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
  • SIDS Awareness Month
  • Spina Bfida Awareness Month
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Vegetarian Awareness Month
  • World Blindness Awareness Month
  • World Menopause Month

US Federal Holidays for October 2024

There are 11 federal holidays in the US. However, there is only 1 federal holiday in the month of October, as listed below.

US Federal Holidays for October 2024
Holiday Name Day of Week Observed Date
Columbus DayMondayOctober 14 2024
Popular Days, Holidays and Observances in October 2024
HolidayDay of WeekDate
International Coffee DayTuesdayOctober 1 2024
International Day of Older PersonsTuesdayOctober 1 2024
World Vegetarian DayTuesdayOctober 1 2024
Rosh Hashana (Start)WednesdayOctober 2 2024
International Day of Non-ViolenceWednesdayOctober 2 2024
Name Your Car DayWednesdayOctober 2 2024
Walk to School DayWednesdayOctober 2 2024
Mean Girls DayThursdayOctober 3 2024
National Boyfriend DayThursdayOctober 3 2024
Saint Francis of AssisiFridayOctober 4 2024
Manufacturing (MFG) DayFridayOctober 4 2024
National Taco DayFridayOctober 4 2024
World Animal DayFridayOctober 4 2024
World Smile DayFridayOctober 4 2024
World Teachers' DaySaturdayOctober 5 2024
World Communion SundaySundayOctober 6 2024
German-American DaySundayOctober 6 2024
National Coaches DaySundayOctober 6 2024
World Habitat DayMondayOctober 7 2024
Ada Lovelace DayTuesdayOctober 8 2024
Leif Erikson DayWednesdayOctober 9 2024
World Post DayWednesdayOctober 9 2024
World Mental Health DayThursdayOctober 10 2024
World Sight DayThursdayOctober 10 2024
Yom Kippur (Start)FridayOctober 11 2024
International Day of the GirlFridayOctober 11 2024
National Coming Out DayFridayOctober 11 2024
World Egg DayFridayOctober 11 2024
National Farmers DaySaturdayOctober 12 2024
International Day for Disaster ReductionSundayOctober 13 2024
No Bra DaySundayOctober 13 2024
Columbus DayMondayOctober 14 2024
Canadian ThanksgivingMondayOctober 14 2024
Indigenous Peoples DayMondayOctober 14 2024
National Dessert DayMondayOctober 14 2024
Global Handwashing DayTuesdayOctober 15 2024
International Day of Rural WomenTuesdayOctober 15 2024
National Pug DayTuesdayOctober 15 2024
Sukkot (Start)WednesdayOctober 16 2024
Boss's DayWednesdayOctober 16 2024
Pronouns DayWednesdayOctober 16 2024
World Food DayWednesdayOctober 16 2024
International Day for the Eradication of PovertyThursdayOctober 17 2024
National Pasta DayThursdayOctober 17 2024
Spirit DayThursdayOctober 17 2024
Saint LukeFridayOctober 18 2024
World Mission SundaySundayOctober 20 2024
National Nut DayTuesdayOctober 22 2024
Mole DayWednesdayOctober 23 2024
National Food DayThursdayOctober 24 2024
United Nations DayThursdayOctober 24 2024
World Development Information DayThursdayOctober 24 2024
Simchat Torah (Starts)FridayOctober 25 2024
National Pumpkin DaySaturdayOctober 26 2024
National Trick or Treat DaySaturdayOctober 26 2024
National Black Cat DaySundayOctober 27 2024
World Day for Audiovisual HeritageSundayOctober 27 2024
National Chocolate DayMondayOctober 28 2024
National Cat DayTuesdayOctober 29 2024
World Stroke DayTuesdayOctober 29 2024
National Candy Corn DayWednesdayOctober 30 2024
HalloweenThursdayOctober 31 2024
Reformation DayThursdayOctober 31 2024
Diwali (Hindu Festival)ThursdayOctober 31 2024
World Cities DayThursdayOctober 31 2024

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Terry Sheeroh, author, editor and owner at free2024calendar.com

Terry Sheeroh, Owner and editor of Free 2024 Calendar with Holidays

Terry is a mom, wife and an entrepreneur who has many years of experience in the beauty and fashion business. She is the founder of this website and also a full-time mother to her son. Terry has a big passion for cooking and trying out new recipes. She enjoys writing, hair-styling, knitting, travelling, and hosting family and friends.