Holidays and Observances
Alphabetical Listing of H Holidays

Below, you can find a Holidays and Observances Alphabetical Listing of US Holidays and World Holidays and Observances that start with H.  We are still adding names to the list, so more information will be coming. 

After we complete the summary pages on the site, we will start working on a detailed page(s) for each Holidays and Observance. Once a page is completed for each Holiday or Observance, it will be linked up below, as well as it's related Daily Holidays page. (that should keep us busy for the next 20 years or so!!)

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Hanukkah, or Chanukah is an interesting Jewish holiday, of God’s love for His people!

Hanukkah, or Chanukah is an interesting Jewish holiday, of God’s love for His people! God has been faithful to the Jewish people throughout history.


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  • Hagfish Day - October 20, 2021 (Third Wednesday in October)
  • Hairball Awareness Day - April 30, 2021 (Last Friday in April)
  • Haitian Heritage Month - May
  • Halifax Day (Local Observance in Halifax, North Carolina) - April 12
  • Halloween Safety Month - October
  • Handsel Day - January 4, 2021 (First Monday in January)
  • Hanukkah - Evening of November 28, 2021 to Evening of December 6, 2021
  • Happily Married Husband & Wife Week - 2021 Date TBD
  • Happiness Happens Month - August
  • Happy Birthday to You Day - June 27
  • Happy Cat Month - September
  • Happy Goose Day - September 29
  • Happy Hour Day - November 12
  • Harbin Ice Festival - January 5 - February 5, 2021
  • Hard Boiled Guy/Girl Day - October 18
  • Harvey Milk Day (California) - May 22 
  • Hate Week - April 4-10
  • Haunted Refrigerator Night - October 30
  • Have a Bad Day Day - November 19
  • Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week - February 7-14
  • Head Start Awareness Month - October
  • Headache Awareness Week - Second Week of June
  • Headspace Day (in Australia) - October 12, 2021 (Second Tuesday in October)
  • Heal the Children Month - May
  • Health and Happiness With Hypnosis Day - July 25
  • Health Care Now! Medicare's Birthday - July 30
  • Healthcare Executives Appreciation Week - June 60-12, 2021 (First Full Week of June)
  • Health Information and Technology Week - (2021 TBD)
  • Health Information Professionals Week - April 18-24, 2021
  • Health Literacy Month - October
  • Health Unit Coordinators Week - August 23-39
  • Healthy Aging Month - September
  • Healthy and Safe Swimming Week - May 24-30, 2021
  • Healthy Lifestyles Month - November
  • Healthy Lung Month - October
  • Healthy Vision Month/UV Safety - May
  • Healthy Weight, Healthy Look Day - January 14, 2021 (Second Thursday in January)
  • Healthy Weight Week - January 17-23, 2021 (Third Week in January)
  • Hearing Awareness Week - March 1-7
  • Heart Failure Awareness Week - February 14-20, 2021 (Week of Valentine's Day)
  • Heat Awareness Day - May 28, 2021 (Fourth Friday in May)
  • Heimlich Maneuver Day - June 1
  • Helen Keller - Blind Awareness Week - June 27 - July 3, 2021 (7 days starting last Sunday in June)
  • Hemingway Look Alike Days - July 22-24, 2021 
  • Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month - July
  • Hemophilia Month - March
  • Hemp History Week - July 17-23, 2021
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month - May
  • Hepatitis Awareness Week - Third Week of October
  • Hepatitis Testing Day - May 19
  • Herbal / Prescription Interaction Awareness Month - July
  • High Blood Pressure Awareness Month - May
  • Hip-Hop History Month - November
  • Historic Bridge Awareness Month - November
  • Histotechnology Professionals Day - March 10
  • Hitchhiking Month - July
  • HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - May 18
  • Hockey Mask Day - November 1
  • Holi - Evening of March 28 to Evening of March 29, 2021 (Hindu)
  • Holiday Food Drive for Needy Animals Day - December 11
  • Holly Day - December 19
  • Holocaust Memorial Day - January 27 (United Kingdom)
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah - Evening of April 8, 2020 to Evening of April 9, 2021
  • Holocaust Remembrance Week - April 4-11, 2021  (Starts the Sunday before Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and continues through the following Sunday)
  • Holy Humor Month - April
  • Holy Innocents Day - December 28
  • Holy Monday - March 29, 2021 (6 Days Before Easter)
  • Holy Week - March 28 - April 3, 2021 (Begins on Palm Sunday and Ends on Holy Saturday)
  • Home and Sports Eye Safety Month - September
  • Home Based Business Week - Second Week of October
  • Home Business Month - August
  • Home Care Aide Week - November 7-13, 2021 (Second Full Week in November)
  • Home Care Month - November
  • Home Eye Safety Month - October
  • Home Office Safety and Security Week - January 10-16, 2021
  • Home Schooling Awareness Month - May
  • Homemade Bread Day - November 17
  • Homes for Birds Week - February 14-20, 2021 (Second Full Week in February)
  • Hong Kong Arts Festival - February 13, 2020 - March 14, 2020 features Art, Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Music events. (2021 TBD)
  • Honor America Days - June 14 - July 4 (21 Days Starting on June 14)
  • Honor Society Awareness Month - March
  • Hop a Park Day - July 3, 2021 (First Saturday in July)
  • Horseless Carriage Day - October 26
  • Hoshana Rabbah - Evening of September 26, 2021 to Evening of September 27, 2021 (The Final Day of Sukkot)
  • Hospice Month - November
  • Hospital Admitting Clerks Day - April 2, 2021 (First Friday in April)
  • Hospital Week - Second Week of May
  • Hot Dog Month - July
  • Hot Heads Chili Days - January 17-18
  • Hot Tea Month - January
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - March 2-21, 2021
  • Howdy Doody Day - December 27
  • Howl at the Moon Night - October 26
  • Hug a Bear Day - November 7
  • Hug a Drummer Day - October 10
  • Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day - September 18
  • Hug a Shed and Take a Selfie Day - May 5
  • Hug a Sheep Day - October 30, 2021 (Last Saturday in October)
  • Hug a Texas Chef Month - September
  • Hug a Vegetarian Day - September 24, 2021 (Last Friday in September)
  • Hug an Atheist Day - June 4, 2021 (First Friday in June)
  • Human Light Celebration - December 23
  • Human Resource Month - January
  • Human Resource Professional Day - September 26
  • Human Rights Day - December 10
  • Human Rights Week - December 10-17
  • Humane Society Anniversary Day - November 22
  • Humbug Day - December 21
  • Humorists are Artists Month - March
  • Humpback Whale Awareness Month - February
  • Hunger Action Month - September
  • Hunger Awareness Month - October
  • Hunt for Happiness Week - January 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week)
  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month - May
  • Hurrah for Buttons Day - May 9
  • Husband Appreciation Day - April 17, 2021 (Third Saturday of April)
  • Husband Caregiver Day - June 20, 2021 (Same Day as Father's Day each year which is Third Sunday in June)
  • Hyperemisis Gravidarum Awareness Day - May 15


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