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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  • SAAM Day of Action (Sexual Assault) - April 4, 2023 (First Tuesday in April)
  • Sacrifice Our Wants for Other's Needs Sunday - August 27, 2023 (Last Sunday in August)
  • Sadie Hawkins Day - November 13
  • Safe + Sound Week - August 7-13, 2023
  • Safe Toys and Celebrations Month - December
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month - December
  • Safer Internet Day - February 14, 2023 (Second Tuesday in February)
  • Safety Month - June
  • Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 26 - February 5, 2023 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Salute to Mom's 35+ Week - May 14-20, 2023 (Starts on Mother's Day)
  • Salvation Army Week - May 7-13, 2023 (Second Week in May)
  • Sandcastle Day - August 5, 2023 (First Saturday in August)
  • Sandwich Generation Month - July
  • Sarcoma Awareness Month - July
  • Satchmo Summerfest - August 5-6, 2023 (in New Orleans)
  • Satchmo Week - July 28-30, 2023
  • Saturnalia - December 17-23
  • Sausage and Kraut Day - November 4, 2023 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sausage Month - October
  • Save the Frogs Day - April 29, 2023 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Save the Koala Day - September 29, 2023 (Last Friday in September)
  • Save the Koala Month - September
  • Save the Panther Day - March 18, 2023 (Third Saturday in March)
  • Save the Rhino Day - May 1
  • Save Your Photo's Day - September 30, 2023 (Last Saturday in September)
  • Save Your Photo's Month - September
  • Save Your Vision Month - March
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 5-11, 2023 (Second Week of March)
  • Say Something Nice Day - June 1
  • School Bus Drivers Day - April 25, 2023 (Fourth Tuesday in April)
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • School Librarian Day - April 12, 2023 (Wednesday of the Second Full Week in April)
  • School Library Media Month - April
  • School Library Month - April
  • School Lunch Hero Day - May 5, 2023 (First Friday in May)
  • School Lunch Week - October 9-13, 2023 (Second M-F Week of October)
  • School Prayer Banned Anniversary - June 25
  • School Principals Day - May 1
  • Schools Library Media Center Week - March 19-25, 2023 (Third Full Week of March)
  • Scottish-American Heritage Month - April
  • Scout Sabbath - February 11, 2023 (Last Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Scout Sunday - February 5, 2023 (First Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week) - May 1-7, 2023 
  • Scripps National Spelling Bee - May 30 - June 1, 2023 (Tuesday - Thursday of Memorial Day Weekend)
  • SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) - July 8
  • Sea Cadet Month - September
  • Sea Otter Awareness Week - September 24-30, 2023 (Last Week of September)
  • Seasonal Depression Awareness Month - December
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 2, 2023 (July 2 on Non-Leap Years)
  • Second Half of the Year Day (Non-Leap Years) - July 2
  • See You At the Pole - September 27, 2023 (Fourth Wednesday in September)
  • Self Care Awareness Month - September
  • Self Care Month - July
  • Self-Help Group Awareness Month - January
  • Self Improvement Month - September
  • Self Injury Awareness Day - March 1
  • Self-Love Month - January
  • Self Promotion Month - October
  • Self University Week - September 1-7
  • Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day - May 18
  • Senior Care Health Month - September 
  • September is Healthy Aging Month - September
  • Sesame Street Day - November 10
  • Seward's Day - March 27, 2023 (State Holiday in Alaska)
  • Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day - May 16, 2023 (Tuesday of National Women's Health Week)
  • Sexuality Education Month - October
  • Shabbot Across America / Canada - March 3, 2023
  • Shakespeare Week - March 20-26, 2023
  • Shameless Promotion Month - September
  • Shampoo Week - June 7-13
  • Shape Up US Month - January
  • Shape Up With Pickles time - First Week of February
  • Shark Week - (2023 TBD)
  • Shavuot - Evening of May 25 to Evening of May 26, 2023 (Jewish - Follows Passover by 50 Days)
  • Shemini Atzeret - Evening of October 6, 2023 to Evening of October 7, 2023
  • Sherlock Holmes Weekend - April 14-16, 2023, and November 3-5, 2023 and November 10-12, 2023
  • Shetland Wool Week - September 23 - October 1, 2023
  • Shop Online For Groceries Day - August 11, 2023 (Second Friday in August)
  • Shop Online For Groceries Month - August
  • Short Girl Appreciation Day - December 21, 2023 (Shortest Day of the Year)
  • Shrove Monday - February 20, 2023 (48 Days Before Easter)
  • Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras - February 21, 2023 (State Holiday in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and in many other U.S. States)
  • Shrovetide - February 19-21, 2023 (Shrove Tuesday and the Two Days Preceding)
  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month - September
  • Sidewalk Egg Frying Day - July 4
  • SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - October
  • Silent Record Week - January 1-7
  • Silver Star Service Banner Day - May 1
  • Simchat Torah - Evening of October 7, 2023 to Evening of October 8, 2023
  • Simplify Your Life Week - August 1-7
  • Simplot Games - February 16-18, 2023 - 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 - March
  • Single Working Women's Week - July 30 - August 5, 2023 (Week that has Single Working Women's Day - August 4th in it)
  • Singles Awareness Day (S.A.D.) February 15 (some celebrate this on the 13th or 15th, to get away from the commercialization of Valentine's Day)
  • Singles Day - November 11
  • Sister Maria Hummel Day - May 21
  • Skeptics Day International - January 13, 2023 and November 7, 2023 (First Friday the 13th of the Year, and on Election Day)
  • Skin Care Awareness Week - October 1-7, 2023 (First Full Week of October)
  • Sky Awareness Week - April 23-29, 2023 (Last Full Week of April)
  • Skyscraper Month - June
  • Skywarn Recognition Day - December 2, 2023 (First Saturday in December)
  • Slow Art Day - April 15, 2023 (Second Saturday in April)
  • Slugs Return From Capistrano Day - May 28
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday - July 11
  • Small Brewery Sunday - November 26, 2023 (Sunday after Thanksgiving)
  • Small Business Month - May
  • Small Press Month - March
  • Smart Irrigation Month - July
  • Sneak Some of the Candy Yourself Before the Kids Start Knocking Day - October 31
  • Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Night - August 8
  • Snowcare for Troops Awareness Week - January 22-28, 2023 
  • Snowman Burning Day - March 20, 2023 (First Day of Spring)
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 3-9, 2023 (First Full Week in September)
  • Social Enterprise Day - November 16, 2023 (Third Thursday in November)
  • Social Petworking Month - June
  • Social Wellness Month - July
  • Sock Monkey Day - March 4, 2023 (First Saturday in March)
  • Software Freedom Day - September 16, 2023 (Third Saturday in September)
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1 (Catholic)
  • Solidarity Week (renamed from Ally Week) - 2023 TBD
  • Solo Diners Eat Out Weekend - February 1-7
  • Someday We'll Laugh About This Week - January 2-8
  • Soup Month - January
  • Soup Swap Day - January 21, 2023 (Third Saturday in January)
  • Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day - August 22
  • Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 13 - February 4, 2023 (Fort Worth, TX) 
  • Soyfoods Month - April
  • Spay Day USA - February 28, 2023 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • Spay / Neuter Awareness Month - February
  • Speak Kind Words Saturday - August 26, 2023 (Last Saturday in August)
  • Special Kids Day - December 6, 2023 (First Wednesday in December)
  • Special Recreation for the Disabled Day - July 2
  • Spinach Lovers Month - October
  • Spinach Month - November
  • Spinal Health Month - October
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month  - August
  • Spinning & Weaving Week - October 2-8, 2023 (First Full Week Mon-Sun in October) 
  • Spirit Day - October 19, 2023 (Third Thursday in October)
  • Spirit of NSA Day (National Speakers Association - November 14
  • Spiritual Care Week - October 15-21, 2023 (Third Full Week in October)
  • Spiritual Literacy Month - December
  • Spiritual Teachers Month - February
  • Spiritual Wellness Month - March
  • Spooners (Spoonerism) Day - July 22
  • Sport Purple for Platelets Day - September 29, 2023 (Last Friday in September)
  • Sports America Kids Month - June
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month - September 
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 9-15, 2023 (Week of Major League Baseball All Stars Game)
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month - April
  • Spring Astronomy Week - April 24-30, 2023 (Always has Spring Astronomy Day in it)
  • Spunky Old Broads Month - February
  • Square Root Day - Not Until May 5, 2025
  • Squash Month - November
  • Squirrel Awareness and Appreciation Month - October
  • STD Awareness Month - April
  • St. Francis of Assisi's Feast Day - October 4
  • Stamp Collecting Month - November
  • Stand for Children Day - June 1
  • Stand Up! LGBT Awareness Week - November 14-18
  • Stand Up To Cancer Day - September 8, 2023 (Second Friday in September)
  • Start a Rumor Day - November 13
  • Start Seeing Monarchs Day - May 6, 2023 (First Saturday in May)
  • State Holiday (in Florida) - TBD
  • State Holiday (in Georgia) - TBD
  • State Holiday (in Mississippi) - TBD
  • State Holiday (in Texas) - TBD
  • Statehood Day in Arizona - February 14 (Local Observance in Arizona)
  • Statehood Day in Hawaii - August 18, 2023 (Third Friday in August)
  • Statehood Day in Kentucky and Tennessee - June 1
  • Stay Home With Your Kids Day - August 21, 2023 (Third Monday in August)
  • Stay Out of the Sun Day - July 3
  • Stay Up All Night - May 13, 2023 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Steelmark Month - May
  • Stem Cell Awareness Day - October 11, 2023 (Second Wednesday in October
  • Step Into the Spotlight Day - April 8
  • Stepparents Week - June 1-7
  • STEPtember - September
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month - August
  • Stewardship Week - April 30 - May 71, 2023 (Last Sunday in April to First Sunday in May)
  • STI Awareness Month - April
  • Stick Out Your Tongue Day - July 19
  • Stick to Your New Year's Resolution Day - January 12
  • Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today - October 11, 2023 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stop Bad Service Day - March 1, 2023 (First Wednesday in March)
  • Stop Bullying Day - October 11, 2023 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stout Day - November 2, 2023 (First Thursday in November)
  • Straw Hat Month - April
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 15, 2023 (Third Saturday)
  • Stress Awareness Month - April
  • Stress Awareness Month - October
  • Strike Out Strokes Month - May
  • Stroke Awareness Month - May
  • Student Government Day - April 7, 2023 (Last Friday in April)
  • Student Safety Month - June
  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 4-13, 2023 (Begins First Friday in August for 10 Days)
  • Subaru Loves Pets Month - October
  • Subliminal Communications Month - September
  • Submarine Hoagie Hero Grinder Day - October 9
  • Substitute Educators Day - November 17, 2023 (Friday of American Education Week)
  • Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 3-9, 2023 (First Full Week of September)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month - October
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 16-20, 20232 (Third Work Week of January)
  • Sukkot - Evening of September 29, 2023 - Evening of October 6, 2023
  • Summer - June 21, 2023 - September 22, 2023
  • Summer Olympics - July 26 - August 11, 2024 (Held in Paris, France)
  • Summer Solstice - June 21, 2023 (also known as June Solstice)
  • Summer Tire Changeover Month - April
  • Sun Awareness Day - May 13, 2023 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Sundae Sunday - July 16, 2023 (Third Sunday of July)
  • Sundance Film Festival - January 19-29, 2023 (Park City, Utah)
  • Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day - October 19
  • Sunscreen Protection Day - May 27
  • Sunshine Week - March 12-18, 2023 (Week of March 16th)
  • Super Saturday - December 23, 2023 (Saturday before Christmas)
  • Superman Week - June 9-11, 2023
  • Supply Chain Professional Day - May 15, 2023 (Third Monday in May)
  • Supply Management Month - March
  • Support Teen Literature Day - April 27, 2023 (Thursday of Library Week)
  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce - October 18, 2023 (Third Wednesday in October)
  • Supreme Court Opening Day - October 2, 2023 (First Monday in October)
  • Sustainable House Day - September 10, 2023 (Second Sunday in September)
  • Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day - October 23
  • Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day - March 19
  • Sweet Potato Awareness Month - November
  • Sweet Potato Month - February
  • Sweetest Day - October 21, 2023 - (Third Saturday in October)
  • Symphonic Metal Day - November 13
  • Syringomyelia Awareness Month - May
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 28, 2023 (Last Friday in July)

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