Holidays and Observances
Alphabetical Listing of P Holidays

Below, you can find a Holidays and Observances Alphabetical Listing US Holidays and World Holidays and Observances that start with P.  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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Plush Animal Lovers Day is October 28!

Plush Animal Lovers Day is October 28!


P Holidays and Observances

  • Pack Your Mom's Lunch Day - November 15
  • Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day - July 29, 2017 (Last Saturday in July)
  • Pan American Aviation Day - December 17
  • Pan American Week - April 9-15, 2017 (Week that includes April 14th)
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month - Entire Month of November
  • Papaya Month - Entire Month of August
  • Paperback Book Day - July 30
  • Paraprofessional Appreciation Day - April 5, 2017 (First Wednesday in April)
  • Pardon Day - September 8
  • Parental Alienation Awareness Day (PAAD) - April 25
  • Parents Day - July 23, 2017 (4th Sunday in July)
  • Parliamentary Law Month - Entire Month of April
  • Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day - August 7
  • Passion Fruit Month - Entire Month of September
  • Passion Week - March 18-24, 2018 (Starts on the 5th Sunday in Lent, the week before Holy Week)
  • Passiontide - March 18-31, 2018 (the last two weeks of Lent - Passion Week and Holy Week)
  • Passover - (Also Known as Pesach) Evening of March 31, 2018 to the Evening of April 7, 2018 (movable date)
  • Pastoral Care Week - October 22-28, 2017 
  • Patient Blood Management Awareness Week - November 6-10, 2017
  • Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • Patient Safety Awareness Week - March 11-17, 2018
  • Patriot's Day (Massachusetts and Maine) - April 16, 2018 (Third Monday in April
  • Paul Bunyan Day - June 28
  • Pay Your Bills Week - Third Week of February
  • Peace Corps Week - February 26 - March 4, 2017
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day - May 15
  • Peace One Day - September 21
  • Peach Month - Entire Month of September
  • Peanut Butter Lover's Month - Entire Month of November
  • Pear and Pineapple Month - Entire Month of October
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7
  • Peas Month - Entire Month of September
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day - September 8
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week - March 25-31, 2018
  • Pediatric Nursing Week - October 2-6, 2017
  • Pediculosis Prevention Month - Entire Month of September
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show - January 6-13, 2018 (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Penny Press Day - September 3
  • Pentecost - May 20, 2018 (Movable Date)
  • Pentecost Monday - May 21, 2018 (Movable Date)
  • Pepper Pot Day - December 29
  • Perennial Gardening Month - Entire Month of June
  • Perioperative Nurse Week - November 12-18, 2017
  • Persimmons Month - Entire Month of October
  • Perseid Meteor Showers - August 9-13, 2017
  • Personal History Awareness Month - Entire Month of May
  • Pesach (also known as Passover) - Evening of April 10, 2017 to the Evening of April 18, 2017 (movable date)
  • Pet Appreciation Week - June 4-10, 2017 (First Week in June)
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month - Entire Month of November
  • Pet Dental Health Month - Entire Month of February
  • Pet Diabetes Month - Entire Month of November
  • Pet Rock Day - September 10, 2017 (First Sunday in September)
  • Petite and Proud Day - May 4
  • Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month - Entire Month of June
  • Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month - Entire Month of April
  • Photographer Appreciation Month - Entire Month of October
  • Physical Wellness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Pick Blueberries Day - July 10
  • Pick Strawberries Day - May 20
  • Pickled Peppers Week - Third Week of October
  • Pinhole Photography Day - April 30, 2017 (Last Sunday in April)
  • Pink Flamingo Day (Lawn Ornaments) - June 23
  • Plan Your Epitaph Day - November 2
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month - Entire Month of February
  • Play Days - September 5-9, 2017 (Tuesday - Saturday after Labor Day)
  • Play-doh Day - September 16
  • Play the Recorder Day - March 17, 2018 (Third Saturday in March)
  • Play the Recorder Month - Entire Month of March
  • Please Take My Children to Work Day - June 26, 2017 (Last Monday in June)
  • Pleasure Your Mate Month - Entire Month of September
  • Pledge of Allegiance Day - December 28
  • Plum Month - Entire Month of November
  • Pluot & Prium Month - Entire Month of June
  • Plush Animal Lovers Day - October 28
  • Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 27, 2017
  • Poetry & The Creative Mind Day - April 1
  • Poinsettia Day - December 12
  • Polar Bear Swim - June 17, 2017 (Nome, AK)
  • Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives in the Line of Duty Week - April 18-23
  • Polish-American Heritage Month - Entire Month of October
  • Pollution Prevention Week - September 18-24, 2017 (Begins on the Third Monday in September)
  • Popcorn Days - September 9-11, 2017 (First Weekend after Labor Day)
  • Popcorn Lover's Day - March 8, 2018 (Second Thursday in March)
  • Positive Attitude Month - Entire Month of October
  • Potato Day - August 19
  • Potato Lovers Month - Entire Month in February
  • Potty Training Awareness Month
  • PPSI AIDS Awareness Month - Entire Month of November
  • Prairie Day - September 9, 2017 (Second Saturday in September)
  • Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day - May 29, 2017 (Last Monday in May / Same Day as Memorial Day)
  • Preakness - May 20, 2017 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Prematurity Awareness Month - Entire Month of November
  • Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month -May 14 - June 18, 2017 (From Mother's Day to Father's Day)
  • Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week - October 24-31
  • Preservation Week - April 23-29, 2017
  • Presidents Day - February 19, 2018 (Third Monday in February)
  • Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day - December 8
  • Pretzel Day - October 27
  • Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month - Entire Month of April
  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month - Entire Month of April
  • Pride in Food Services Week - February 5-9, 2018 (First Full Work Week of February)
  • Prime Meridian Day - November 1
  • Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day - March 26
  • Pro Bono Week - October 22-28, 2017
  • Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity - October 17, 2017 (Third Tuesday in October)
  • Professional Pet Sitters Week- March 4-10, 2018
  • Professional Wellness Month - Entire Month of June
  • Project Aces Day - May 3, 2017 (First Wednesday in May) (Aces = All Children Exercise Simultaneously)
  • Prophet's Birthday - December 1, 2017
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week - September 17-23, 2017 (Third Week of September)
  • Prune Breakfast Month - Entire Month of January
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month - Entire Month of August
  • PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month - Entire Month of November
  • PTSD Awareness Day - June 27
  • PTSD Awareness Month - Month of June
  • Public Service Recognition Week - May 7-13, 2017 (First Full Week in May)
  • Publicity for Profit Week - February 2-8
  • Pull Your Sofa Off the Wall Month - Entire Month of February
  • Pumpkin Chunkin Days - November 3-5, 2017
  • Pumpkin Day - October 26
  • Pumpkin Destruction Day - November 4, 2017 (First Saturday of November)
  • Puppy Mill Action Week - May 8-14, 2017 (Begins the Monday before Mother's Day which is May 14, 2017)
  • Puppy Mill Awareness Day - September 16, 2017 (Third Saturday in September)
  • Purim - Eve of February 28 - Eve of March 1, 2018
  • Purple Day - (Supporting Epilepsy Around the World) - March 26
  • Purposeful Parenting Month - Entire Month of July
  • Push-button Phone Day - November 18


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