Holidays and Observances
Alphabetical Listing of S Holidays

Below, you can find a Holidays and Observances Alphabetical Listing US Holidays and World Holidays and Observances that start with S.  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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April is Stress Awareness Month

Since my daughter Brie is a Certified Massage Therapist, I can say first hand how much a Massage can help when you are stressed out.  Stress Awareness Day is April 16th, and the month of April, as well as October is Stress Awareness Month


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  • Sadie Hawkins Day - November 3, 2018 (First Saturday in November)
  • Safe + Sound Week - August 13-19, 2018
  • Safe Kids Week - April 16-21, 2018
  • Safe Toys and Celebrations Month - Entire Month of December
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month - Entire Month of December
  • Safety Month - Entire Month of June
  • Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 25 - February 10, 2018 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Saint Swithin's Day - July 15
  • Salami Day - September 7
  • Salute to Mom's 35+ Week - May 13-19, 2018 (Starts on Mother's Day)
  • Salvation Army Week - May 13-18, 2018 (Second Week in May)
  • Sandcastle Day - August 4, 2018 (First Saturday in August)
  • Sandwich Generation Month - Entire Month of July
  • SAT Math Day - June 23
  • Satchmo Summerfest - August 2-5, 2018 (in New Orleans)
  • Saturnalia - December 17-23
  • Sausage and Kraut Day - November 3, 2018 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sausage Month - Entire Month of October
  • Save the Frogs Day - April 28, 2018 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Save the Koala Day - September 28, 2018 (Last Friday in September)
  • Save the Koala Month - Entire Month of September
  • Save the Rhino Day - May 1
  • Save Your Photo's Day - September 29, 2018 (Last Saturday in September)
  • Save Your Vision Month - Entire Month of March
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 4-10, 2018 (Second Week of March)
  • Saxophone Day - November 6
  • Say Something Nice Day - June 1
  • Schizophrenia Awareness Week - May 20-27, 2018
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • School Library Media Month - Entire Month of April
  • School Lunch Hero Day - May 4, 2018 (First Friday in May)
  • School Lunch Week - Second Week of October
  • Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving - September 24
  • Scooby-Doo Day - September 13
  • Scout Sabbath - February 10, 2018 (Last Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Scout Sunday - February 4, 2018 (First Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week) - April 30 - May 6, 2018
  • SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) - July 8
  • Sea Cadet Month - Entire Month of September
  • Sea Otter Awareness Week - September 23-29, 2018 (Last Week of September)
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 1
  • Second Half of the Year Day (Non-Leap Years) - July 2
  • Self-Help Group Awareness Month - Entire Month of January
  • Self Improvement Month - Entire Month of September
  • Self Injury Awareness Day - March 1
  • Self-Love Month - Entire Month of January
  • Self Promotion Month - Entire Month of October
  • Self University Week - September 1-7
  • September is Healthy Aging Month - Entire Month of September
  • Serendipity Day - August 18
  • Sesame Street Day - November 10
  • Sexuality Education Month - Entire Month of October
  • Shabbot Across America / Canada - March 9, 2018
  • Shakespeare Week - March 12-18, 2018
  • Shameless Promotion Month - Entire Month of September
  • Shamu the Whale Day - September 26
  • Shape Up US Month - Entire Month of January
  • Shape Up With Pickles time - First Week of February
  • Shark Awareness Day - July 14
  • Shark Week - August 2017 (2018 TBA)
  • Shavuot - Evening of May 19, 2018 to Evening of May 20, 2018 (Jewish)
  • Shemini Atzeret - Evening of September 30, 2018 to Evening of October 2, 2018
  • Sherlock Holmes Weekend - March 16-18, 2018
  • Shop Online For Groceries Day - August 10, 2018 (Second Friday in August)
  • Shopping Reminder Day - November 26
  • Shrovetide - February 11-13, 2018 (Shrove Tuesday and the two days preceding)
  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month - Entire Month of September
  • SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • Silent Record Week - January 1-7
  • Silly Sayings Day - October 13
  • Silver Star Service Banner Day - May 1
  • Simchat Torah - Evening of October 1, 2018 to Evening of October 2, 2018
  • Simplicity Day - July 12
  • Simplify Your Life Week - August 1-7
  • Simplot Games - February 15-17, 2018 - Held at Idaho State University's Holt Arena, it is one of the Nation's premier high school indoor track and field events.
  • Sing With Your Child Month - Entire Month of March
  • Single Working Women's Day - August 4
  • Single Working Women's Week - July 29 - August 4, 2018 (Week that has Single Working Women's Day - August 4th in it)
  • Singles Awareness Day (S.A.D.) February 14 (some celebrate this on the 13th or 15th, to get away from the commercialization of Valentine's Day)
  • Situational Awareness Day - September 26
  • Sky Awareness Week - April 22-28, 2018 (Last Full Week of April)
  • Skyscraper Month - Entire Month of June
  • Skywarn Recognition Day - December 1, 2018 (First Saturday in December)
  • Slow Art Day - April 14, 2018 (Second Saturday in April)
  • Slugs Return From Capistrano Day - May 28
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday - July 11
  • Small Business Saturday - November 24, 2018 (Saturday After Thanksgiving which is November 22, 2018)
  • Smart Irrigation Month - Entire Month of July
  • Smart is Cool Day - October 22
  • Smithsonian Day - August 10
  • Snack a Pickle Time - September 13
  • Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night - August 8
  • Snowcare for Troops Awareness Week - November 11-17, 2018
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 2-8, 2018 (First Full Week in September)
  • Social Petworking Month - Entire Month of June
  • Social Wellness Month - Entire Month of July
  • Sock Monkey Day - March 3, 2018 (First Saturday in March)
  • Software Freedom Day - September 15
  • Soil Stewardship Day - May 20, 2018
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1 (Catholic)
  • Solo Diners Eat Out Weekend - February 7-12
  • Someday We'll Laugh About This Week - January 2-8
  • SOS Day - November 3, 2018
  • Soup Month - Entire Month of January
  • Soup Swap Day - January 20, 2018 (Third Saturday in January)
  • Sourest Day - October 25
  • Southern Food Heritage Day - October 11
  • Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day - August 22
  • Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 12 - February 3, 2018 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Soyfoods Month - Entire Month of April
  • Space Exploration Day - July 20
  • Spanish Language Day - October 12
  • Spay Day USA - February 27, 2018 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • Spay / Neuter Awareness Month - Entire Month of February
  • Special Education Day - December 2
  • Special Kids Day - December 5, 2018 (First Wednesday in December)
  • Spider-Man Day - August 1 and October 14
  • Spinach Lovers Month - Entire Month of October
  • Spinach Month - Entire Month of November
  • Spinal Health Month - Entire Month of October
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month  - Entire Month of August
  • Spinning & Weaving Week - October 1-7, 2018 (First Full Week Mon-Sun in October) 
  • Spirit Day - October 18, 2018 (Third Thursday in October)
  • Spiritual Literacy Month - Entire Month of December
  • Spiritual Wellness Month - Entire Month of March
  • Spoil Your Dog Day - August 10
  • Spooners (Spoonerism) Day - July 22
  • Sports America Kids Month - Entire Month of June
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month - Entire Month of September 
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 7-13, 2018
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Spring Astronomy Week - April 16-22, 2018 (always has Spring Astronomy Day in it)
  • Spunky Old Broads Month - Entire Month of February
  • Square Root Day - Not Until May 5, 2025
  • Squash Month - Entire Month of November
  • Squid & Cuttlefish Day - October 10
  • Squirrel Awareness and Appreciation Month - Entire Month of October
  • STD Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • St. Baptiste Day - June 24
  • St. Francis of Assisi's Feast Day - October 4
  • St. Jude's Day - October 28
  • St. Nicholas Day - December 6
  • Stamp Collecting Month - Entire Month of November
  • Stand for Children Day - June 1
  • Stand Up! LGBT Awareness Week - November 14-18
  • Stand Up To Cancer Day - September 14, 2018 (Second Friday in September)
  • Start Seeing Monarchs Day - May 5, 2018 (First Saturday in May)
  • State Holiday (in Florida) - April 26, 2018
  • State Holiday (in Georgia) - April 23, 2018
  • Statehood Day in Arizona - February 14 (Local Observance in Arizona)
  • Stay Away From Seattle Day - September 16
  • Stay Home Because You're Well Day - November 30
  • Stay Out of the Sun Day - July 3
  • Stay Up All Night - May 12, 2018 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Stem Cell Awareness Day - October 12, 2018
  • STEPtember - Entire Month of September
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month - Entire Month of August
  • Stewarts Root Beer Day - June 17
  • STI Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today - October 10, 2018 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stop Bullying Day - October 10, 2018 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Straw Hat Month - Entire Month of April
  • Strawberry Cream Pie Day - September 28
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 21, 2018 (Third Saturday)
  • Stress Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Stress Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • Strike Out Strokes Month - Entire Month of May
  • Stroke Awareness Month - Entire Month of May
  • Student Safety Month - Entire Month of June
  • Stupid Guy Thing Day - June 22
  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 3-12, 2018
  • Subliminal Communications Month - Entire Month of September
  • Submarine Hoagy Hero Grinder Day - October 9
  • Substitute Educators Day - November 16, 2018 (Friday of American Education Week)
  • Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 2-8, 2018 (First Full Week of September)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 15-19, 2018 (Third Work Week of January)
  • Sukkot - Evening of September 23, 2018 - Evening of September 30, 2018
  • Summer Olympics - July 24 - August 9, 2020 (Held in Tokyo, Japan)
  • Summer Solstice - June 21, 2018
  • Sun Glasses Day - June 27
  • Sundae Sunday - July 15, 2018 (Third Sunday of July)
  • Sundance Film Festival - January 18-28, 2018 (Park City, Utah)
  • Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day - October 19
  • Superman Week - June 7-10, 2018
  • Supply Management Month - Entire Month of March
  • Support Purple for Platelets Day - September 28, 2018 (Last Friday in September)
  • Support Teen Literature Day - April 12, 2018 (Thursday of Library Week)
  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce - October 17, 2018 (Third Wednesday in October)
  • Surf and Turf Day - February 29
  • Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day - October 23
  • Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day - March 19
  • Swap Ideas Day - September 10
  • Sweet Potato Awareness Month - Entire Month of November
  • Sweetest Day - October 20, 2018 - (Third Saturday in October)
  • Swim a Lap Day - June 24
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 27, 2018 (Last Friday in July)

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