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
  • Paczki Day - March 1, 2022 (always Shrove Tuesday)
  • PAD Awareness Month - September (PAD = Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day - July 30, 2022 (Last Saturday in July)
  • Pan American Aviation Day - December 17
  • Pan American Week - April 10-16, 2022 (Week that includes April 14th)
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month - November
  • Papaya Month - August
  • Paralympic Summer Games - August 28 - September 8, 2024 in Paris, France
  • Paraprofessional Appreciation Day - April 6, 2022 (First Wednesday in April)
  • Parental Alienation Awareness Day (PAAD) - April 25
  • Parents Day - July 24, 2022  (4th Sunday in July), and November 15, 2022 (Tuesday of National Education Week)
  • Parliamentary Law Month - April
  • Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day - August 7
  • Pascua Florida Day - April 2, 2022, but Observed on April 1, 2022 (Usually on April 2)
  • Passion Fruit Month - September
  • Passion Week - April 3-9, 2022 (Starts on the 5th Sunday in Lent, the week before Holy Week)
  • Passiontide - April 3-16, 2022 (The Last Two Weeks of Lent - Passion Week and Holy Week)
  • Passover - (Also Known as Pesach) Evening of April 15, 2022 to the Evening of April 23, 2022
  • Pastoral Care Week - October 23-29, 2022 (Last Full Week in October)
  • Patient Blood Management Awareness Week - November 7-11, 2022
  • Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month - October
  • Patient Safety Awareness Week - March 13-19, 2022
  • Patriot's Day (Massachusetts and Maine) - April 18, 2022 (Third Monday in April
  • Pay Your Bills Week - February 6-12, 2022 (First Full Week of February)
  • Peace Corps Day - March 1, 2022 (First Tuesday in March)
  • Peace Corps Week - February 27 - March 5, 2022
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day - May 15
  • Peach Month - September
  • Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day - July 23
  • Peanut Butter Lover's Month - November
  • Pear and Pineapple Month - October
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7
  • Peas Month - September
  • Pedestrian Safety Month - August
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week - March 13-18, 2022 (Starting the Second Sunday in March for 6 Days)
  • Pediatric Nurses Week - October 3-7, 2022
  • Pediculosis Prevention Month - September
  • Pennsylvania Farm Show - January 8-15, 2022 (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Pentecost - June 5, 2022 (Also Known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday) 
  • Pentecost Monday - June 6, 2022 (Day after Pentecost - Also Known as Whit Monday)
  • Pepper Pot Day - December 29
  • Perennial Gardening Month - June
  • Perioperative Nurse Week - November 13-19, 2022 (Second Full Week of November)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week - May 8-15, 2022
  • Perpetual Youth Day - November 30
  • Perseid Meteor Showers - July 17 - August 24, 2022
  • Persimmons Month - October
  • Personal History Awareness Month - May
  • Pesach (also known as Passover) - Evening of April 15, 2022 to the Evening of April 23, 2022
  • Pet Appreciation Week - June 5-11, 2022 (First Full Week in June)
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month - November
  • Pet Dental Health Month - February
  • Pet Diabetes Month - November
  • Pet Peeve Week - October 9-15, 2022 (Second Full Week of October)
  • Pet Rock Day - September 4, 2022 (First Sunday in September)
  • Pet Smile Month (UK) - September
  • Pet Tech CPR Day - April 30, 2022 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Petite and Proud Day - May 4
  • PGA Championship - May 19-22, 2022
  • Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month - June
  • Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month - April
  • Phileas Fogg Wager Day - October 2 and December 21
  • Phone in Sick Day - May 1
  • Photographer Appreciation Month - October
  • Physical Wellness Month - April
  • Piano Day - March 29, 2022 (88th Day of the Year)
  • Pick Strawberries Day - May 20
  • Pickle Time Week - February 13-19, 2022 (Second Full Week of February)
  • Pickled Peppers Week - October 2-8, 2022 (First Full Week of October)
  • Pie in the Face Day - November 27
  • Pilates Day - May 7, 2022 (First Saturday in May)
  • Pinhole Photography Day - April 24, 2022 (Last Sunday in April)
  • Pink Flamingo Day (Lawn Ornaments) - June 23
  • Pink Shirt Day - February 23, 2022 (Last Wednesday in February)
  • Pioneer Day (State Holiday in Utah) - July 24
  • Pioneer Day Observed - July 25, 2022
  • Pirates Week - November 6-21, 2021 (Cayman Islands) - 2022 TBA
  • Plaidurday - October 7, 2022 (First Friday in October)
  • Plant a Lemon Tree Day - May 21, 2022 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month - February
  • Plastic Free July - July
  • Play Basketball Day - December 2
  • Play Days - September 6-10, 2022 (Tuesday - Saturday after Labor Day)
  • Play Monopoly Day - November 19
  • Play More Cards Day - February 28, 2022 (Last Monday in February)
  • Play the Recorder Day - March 19, 2022 (Third Saturday in March)
  • Play the Recorder Month - March
  • Playmobile's National Day of Play - November 19, 2022 (Third Saturday in November)
  • Please Take My Children to Work Day - June 27, 2022 (Last Monday in June)
  • Pleasure Your Mate Month - September
  • Pledge of Allegiance Day - December 28
  • Plough Monday - January 10, 2022 (First Monday after January 6th)
  • Plum Month - November
  • Plum Pudding Day - TBD
  • Pluot & Aprium Month - June
  • Plush Animal Lovers Day - October 28
  • Pocky Day - November 11
  • Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 28, 2022 (Last Thursday in April and May 3, 2022 (First Tuesday in May)
  • Poet in a Cupcake Day - April 8, 2022 (Friday of First Full Week in April)
  • Poetic Earth Month - April
  • Poetry & The Creative Mind Day - April 1
  • Poinsettia Day - December 12
  • Polar Bear Swim - June 18, 2022 (Nome, AK) (Closest Saturday to  Summer Solstice)
  • Polar Bear Week - November 6-12, 2022 (First Full Week of November)
  • Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives in the Line of Duty Week - April 18-23
  • Polish-American Heritage Month - October
  • Pollution Prevention Week - September 19-25, 2022 (Begins on the Third Monday in September)
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month - September
  • Popcorn Days - September 9-11, 2022 (First Weekend after Labor Day)
  • Popcorn Lover's Day - March 10, 2022 (Second Thursday in March)
  • Posadas - December 16-24
  • Positive Attitude Month - October
  • Posture Month - May
  • Potato Lovers Month - February
  • Potty Training Awareness Month - June
  • Poultry Days - June 10-12, 2022
  • PPSI AIDS Awareness Month - November
  • Practice Being Psychic Day - November 2
  • Prairie Day - September 10, 2022 (Second Saturday in September)
  • Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day - May 30, 2022 (Last Monday in May / Same Day as Memorial Day)
  • Preakness - May 21, 2022 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Prematurity Awareness Month - November
  • Preschool Education Month - March
  • Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week - October 24-31
  • Preservation Week - April 24-30, 2022
  • Presidents Day - February 21, 2022 (Third Monday in February)
  • Presidents Day (New Mexico) - November 25, 2022 
  • Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day - December 8
  • Pretzel Day - October 27
  • Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month - April
  • Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month - April
  • Pride in Food Services Week - February 7-11, 2022 (First Full Work Week of February)
  • Priesthood Sunday - September 25, 2022 (Last Sunday in September)
  • Primary Care Physicians Week - October 3-7, 2022
  • Primary Election Day, West Virginia - May 10, 2022 (Second Tuesday of May during Even Years)
  • Prime Meridian Day - November 1
  • Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day - March 26
  • Printing Ink Day - January 18, 2022 (Closest Tuesday to January 16)
  • Pro Bono Week - October 23-29, 2022
  • Professional Speakers Month - August
  • Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity - October 18, 2022 (Third Tuesday in October)
  • Professional Pet Sitters Week- March 6-12, 2022 (First Full Week of March)
  • Professional Speakers Month - August
  • Professional Wellness Month - June
  • Project Aces Day - May 4, 2022 (First Wednesday in May) (Aces = All Children Exercise Simultaneously)
  • Prophet's Birthday - Evening of October 7 to Evening of October 8, 2022
  • Proposal Day - March 20, 2022 and September 22, 2022 - (First Day of Spring and First Day of Fall)
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week - September 18-24, 2022 (Third Week of September)
  • Prune Breakfast Month - January
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month - August
  • PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month - November
  • PTSD Awareness Month - June
  • Public Power Week - October 2-8, 2022 (First Full Week of October)
  • Public Service Recognition Week - May 1-7, 2022 (First Full Week in May)
  • Publicity for Profit Week - February 2-8
  • Pull Your Sofa Off the Wall Month - February
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month - September
  • Pumpkin Bread Day - October 30
  • Pumpkin Day - October 26
  • Pumpkin Destruction Day - November 5, 2022 (First Saturday of November)
  • Puppy Mill Action Week - May 2-8, 2022 (Begins the Monday before Mother's Day which is May 8, 2022)
  • Puppy Mill Awareness Day - September 17, 2022 (Third Saturday in September)
  • Purim - Eve of March 16, 2022 - Eve of March 17, 2022
  • Purple Day - (Supporting Epilepsy Around the World) - March 26
  • Purposeful Parenting Month - July
  • Push-button Phone Day - November 18
  • Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day - May 29
  • Put on Your Own Shoes Day - December 6


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