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 5 years or so!!)

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  • Sadie Hawkins Day - November 5, 2016
  • Safe Kids Week - April 17-22, 2017
  • 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 26 - February 5, 2017 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Saint Swithin's Day - July 15
  • Salami Day - September 7
  • Salute to Mom's 35+ Week - May 14-20, 2017 (Starts on Mother's Day)
  • Salvation Army Week - May 8-13, 2017 (Second Week in May)
  • Samhain - October 31 (Pagan)
  • Sandcastle Day - August 5, 2017 (First Saturday in August)
  • Sandwich Generation Month - Entire Month of July
  • SAT Math Day - June 23
  • Satchmo Summerfest - August 4-6, 2017 (in New Orleans)
  • Sausage Month - Entire Month of October
  • Save the Elephant Day - April 16
  • Save the Frogs Day - April 29, 2017 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Save the Koala Day - September 25, 2015 (Last Friday in September)
  • Save the Koala Month - Entire Month of September
  • Save the Rhino Day - May 1
  • Save Your Vision Month - Entire Month of March
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 5-11, 2017 (Second Week of March)
  • Saxophone Day - November 6
  • Say Something Nice Day - June 1
  • Schizophrenia Awareness Week - May 17-23, 2016
  • School Backpack Awareness Day - September 21, 2016 (Third Wednesday in September)
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • School Library Media Month - Entire Month of April
  • School Lunch Week - Second Week of October
  • Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving - September 24
  • Scooby-Doo Day - September 13
  • Scout Sabbath - February 13, 2016 (Last Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Scout Sunday - February 7, 2016 (First Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Screen-Free Week (Formerly TV Turnoff Week) - May 1-7, 2017
  • SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) - July 8
  • Sea Cadet Month - Entire Month of September
  • Sea Otter Awareness Week - September 18-24, 2016 (Last Week of September)
  • Sea Turtle Day - May 23
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 1
  • 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
  • Sewing Machine Day - June 13
  • Sexuality Education Month - Entire Month of October
  • Shabbot Across America / Canada - March 3, 2017
  • Shakespeare 400 - January 1 - October 31, 2016 (London, England)
  • Shakespeare Week - March 20-26, 2017
  • 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
  • Share a Story - Shape a Future Week - March 2-6, 2015
  • Shark Awareness Day - July 15
  • Shark Week - August 2014 (Specific Dates TBA)
  • Shavuot - Evening of May 30, 2017 to Evening of June 1, 2017 (Jewish)
  • Shemini Atzeret - Evening of October 23, 2016 to Evening of October 24, 2016
  • Sherlock Holmes Weekend - March 17-19, 2017 
  • Shop Online For Groceries Day - August 11, 2017 (Second Friday in August)
  • Shopping Reminder Day - November 26
  • Shrovetide - February 26-28, 2017
  • 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 24, 2016 to Evening of October 25, 2016
  • Simplicity Day - July 12
  • Simplify Your Life Week - August 1-7
  • Simplot Games - February 16-18, 2017 - 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 30 - August 5, 2017 (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)
  • Sky Awareness Week - April 23-29, 2017 (Last Full Week of April)
  • Skyscraper Month - Entire Month of June
  • Skywarn Recognition Day - December 5, 2015 (First Saturday in December)
  • Slow Art Day - April 8, 2017 (Second Saturday in April)
  • Slugs Return From Capistrano Day - May 28
  • Small Business Saturday - November 26, 2016 (Saturday After Thanksgiving which is November 24, 2016)
  • 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
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 6-12, 2015 (First Full Week in September)
  • Social Petworking Month - Entire Month of June
  • Social Wellness Month - Entire Month of July
  • Software Freedom Day - September 15
  • Soil Stewardship Day - May 21, 2017
  • 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
  • Soup Month - Entire Month of January
  • Sourest Day - October 25
  • Southern Food Heritage Day - October 11
  • Southern Hemisphere Hoodie Hoo Day - August 22
  • Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show - January 13 - February 4, 2017 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Soyfoods Month - Entire Month of April
  • Spanish Language Day - October 12
  • Spank Out Day - April 30
  • Spay Day USA - February 28, 2017 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • Spay / Neuter Awareness Month - Entire Month of February
  • Special Education Day - December 2
  • 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 3-9, 2016 (First Full Week Mon-Sun in October) 
  • Spirit Day - October 16
  • 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 Cliche Week - July 9-15, 2017
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month - Entire Month of September 
  • Spring Astronomy Day - April 29, 2017
  • Spring Astronomy Week - April 23-29, 2017 (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
  • Squirrel Awareness and Appreciation Month - Entire Month of October
  • Stamp Collecting Month - Entire Month of November
  • Start Seeing Monarchs Day - May 6, 2017 (First Saturday in May)
  • 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
  • Stand for Children Day - June 1
  • Stand Up! LGBT Awareness Week - March 14-18, 2016
  • Stand Up To Cancer Day - September 9, 2016 (Second Friday in September)
  • Stay Away From Seattle Day - September 16
  • Stay Home Because You're Well Day - November 30
  • Stay Up All Night - May 13, 2017 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Stepmother's Day - May 21, 2017 (The Sunday after Mother's Day)
  • Stepparents Week - June 1-7, 2015 (First Week of June)
  • 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 12, 2016 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stop Bullying Day - October 12, 2016 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Straw Hat Month - Entire Month of April
  • Strawberry Cream Pie Day - September 28
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 15, 2017 (Third Saturday)
  • Stress Awareness Day - April 18, 2017 (First workday after taxes due on April 15)
  • 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 7-13, 2017
  • Subliminal Communications Month - Entire Month of September
  • Submarine Hoagy Hero Grinder Day - October 9
  • Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 4-10, 2016 (First Full Week of September)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 16-20, 2017 (Third Work Week of January)
  • Sukkot - Evening of October 16, 2016 - Evening of October 23, 2016
  • Summer Olympics - July 24 - August 9, 2020 (Held in Tokyo, Japan)
  • Summer Solstice - June 21, 2017
  • Sun Glasses Day - June 27
  • Sundae Sunday - July 16, 2017 (Third Sunday of July)
  • Sundance Film Festival - January 19-29, 2017 (Park City, Utah)
  • Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day - October 19
  • Superman Day - June 12
  • Superman Week - June 8-11, 2017
  • Supply Management Month - Entire Month of March
  • Support Purple for Platelets Day - September 30, 2016 (Last Friday in September)
  • Support Teen Literature Day - April 13, 2017 (Thursday of Library Week)
  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce - October 19, 2016 (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 15, 2016 - (Third Saturday in October)
  • Swim a Lap Day - June 24
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 28, 2017 (Last Friday in July)

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