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 7, 2020 (First Saturday in November)
  • Safe + Sound Week - August 10-16, 20200
  • Safe Kids Week - May 22-29, 2019 (2020 TBA)
  • Safe Toys and Celebrations Month - December
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month - December
  • Safety Month - June
  • Safety Razor Day - December 2
  • Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 23 - February 2, 2020 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Saint Swithin's Day - July 15
  • Salami Day - September 7
  • Salute to Mom's 35+ Week - May 10-16, 2020 (Starts on Mother's Day)
  • Salvation Army Week - May 10-16, 2020 (Second Week in May)
  • Sandcastle Day - August 1, 2020 (First Saturday in August)
  • Sandwich Generation Month - July
  • Satchmo Summerfest - April 16-19, 2020 (in New Orleans)
  • Satchmo Week - July 31 - August 2, 2020
  • Saturnalia - December 17-23
  • Sausage and Kraut Day - November 7, 2020 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sausage Month - October
  • Save the Frogs Day - April 25, 2020 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Save the Koala Day - September 25, 2020 (Last Friday in September)
  • Save the Koala Month - September
  • Save the Rhino Day - May 1
  • Save Your Photo's Day - September 26, 2020 (Last Saturday in September)
  • Save Your Vision Month - March
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 1-7, 2020 (Second Week of March)
  • Saxophone Day - November 6
  • Say Something Nice Day - June 1
  • Schizophrenia Awareness Week - May 18-24, 2020
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • School Library Media Month - April
  • School Library Month - April
  • School Lunch Hero Day - May 1, 2020 (First Friday in May)
  • School Lunch Week - Second Week of October
  • School Prayer Banned Anniversary - June 25
  • Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving - September 24
  • Scooby-Doo Day - September 13
  • Scout Sabbath - February 8, 2020 (Last Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Scout Sunday - February 2, 2020 (First Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week) - April 26 - May 3, 2020
  • Scripps National Spelling Bee - May 25-28, 2020 (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 27 - October 3, 2020 (Last Week of September)
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 1, 2020 
  • Second Half of the Year Day (Non-Leap Years) - July 2
  • 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
  • September Equinox - September 22, 2020
  • September is Healthy Aging Month - September
  • Serendipity Day - August 18
  • Sesame Street Day - November 10
  • Seward's Day - March 30, 2020 (State Holiday in Alaska)
  • Sexuality Education Month - October
  • Shakespeare Week - March 16-22, 2020
  • Shameless Promotion Month - September
  • Shamu the Whale Day - September 26
  • Shape Up US Month - January
  • Shape Up With Pickles time - First Week of February
  • Shark Awareness Day - July 14
  • Shark Week - (2020 TBA)
  • Shavuot - Evening of May 28 to Evening of May 29, 2020 (Jewish)
  • Shemini Atzeret - Evening of October 9, 2020 to Evening of October 10, 2020
  • Sherlock Holmes Weekend - March 13-15, 2020, October 30-November 1, 2020, and November 6-8, 2020
  • Shetland Wool Week - September 26- October 4, 2020
  • Shop Online For Groceries Day - August 14, 2020 (Second Friday in August)
  • Shop Online For Groceries Month - August
  • Shopping Reminder Day - November 26
  • Short Girl Appreciation Day - December 21, 2020 (Shortest Day of the Year)
  • Shrovetide - February 23-25, 2020 (Shrove Tuesday and the two days preceding)
  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month - September
  • SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - October
  • Silent Record Week - January 1-7
  • Silly Sayings Day - October 13
  • Silver Star Service Banner Day - May 1
  • Simchat Torah - Evening of October 10, 2020 to Evening of October 11, 2020
  • Simplicity Day - July 12
  • Simplify Your Life Week - August 1-7
  • Simplot Games - February 13-15, 2020 - 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 Day - August 4
  • Single Working Women's Week - August 2-8, 2020 (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 19-25, 2020 (Last Full Week of April)
  • Skyscraper Month - June
  • Skywarn Recognition Day - December 5, 2020 (First Saturday in December)
  • Slow Art Day - April 4, 2020 (Second Saturday in April)
  • Slugs Return From Capistrano Day - May 28
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday - July 11
  • Small Business Saturday - November 28, 2020 (Saturday After Thanksgiving which is November 26, 2020)
  • Smart Irrigation Month - 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 - January 19-25, 2020 and November 8-14, 2020
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 6-12, 2020 (First Full Week in September)
  • Social Petworking Month - June
  • Social Wellness Month - July
  • Sock Monkey Day - March 7, 2020 (First Saturday in March)
  • Software Freedom Day - September 15
  • Soil Stewardship Day - (2020 TBD)
  • Soil Stewardship Week - April 26 - May 3, 2020
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1 (Catholic)
  • Solo Diners Eat Out Weekend - February 1-7
  • Someday We'll Laugh About This Week - January 2-8
  • SOS Day - November 3, 2020
  • Soup Month - January
  • Soup Swap Day - January 18, 2020 (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 17 - February 8, 2020 (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Soyfoods Month - April
  • Space Exploration Day - July 20
  • Spay Day USA - February 25, 2020 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • Spay / Neuter Awareness Month - February
  • Speak Up For Service Day - October 30
  • Special Education Day - December 2
  • Special Kids Day - December 2, 2020 (First Wednesday in December)
  • Spider-Man Day - August 1 and October 14
  • Spinach Lovers Month - October
  • Spinach Month - November
  • Spinal Health Month - October
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month  - August
  • Spinning & Weaving Week - October 4-10, 2020 (First Full Week Mon-Sun in October) 
  • Spirit Day - October 15, 2020 (Third Thursday in October)
  • Spirit of NSA Day (National Speakers Association - November 14
  • Spiritual Care Week - October 18-24, 2020 (Third Full Week in October)
  • Spiritual Literacy Month - December
  • Spiritual Wellness Month - March
  • Spoil Your Dog Day - August 10
  • Spooners (Spoonerism) Day - July 22
  • Sports America Kids Month - June
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month - September 
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 12-18, 2020
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month - April
  • Spring Astronomy Day - May 2, 2020
  • Spring Astronomy Week - April 19-25, 2020 (always has Spring Astronomy Day in it)
  • Spunky Old Broads Month - February
  • Square Dancing Day - November 29
  • Square Root Day - Not Until May 5, 2025
  • Squash Month - November
  • Squid & Cuttlefish Day - October 10
  • Squirrel Awareness and Appreciation Month - October
  • STD Awareness Month - April
  • St. Crispin's Day - October 25
  • St. Francis of Assisi's Feast Day - October 4
  • St. Jude's Day - October 28
  • St. Nicholas Day - December 6
  • Stamp Collecting Month - November
  • Stand for Children Day - June 1
  • Stand Up! LGBT Awareness Week - November 14-18
  • Stand Up To Cancer Day - September 4, 2020 (Second Friday in September)
  • Start Seeing Monarchs Day - May 2, 2020 (First Saturday in May)
  • State Holiday (in Florida) - April 26, 2018 (2020 TBD)
  • State Holiday (in Georgia) - April 23, 2018 (2020 TBD)
  • State Holiday (in Mississippi) - January 15, 2018 (2020 TBD)
  • State Holiday (in Texas) - January 19, 2018 (2020 TBD)
  • Statehood Day in Arizona - February 14 (Local Observance in Arizona)
  • Statehood Day in Kentucky and Tennessee - June 1
  • Statehood Day in Wyoming - July 10
  • 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 9, 2020 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Stem Cell Awareness Day - October 14, 2020
  • STEPtember - September
  • Steve Irwin Day - November 15
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month - August
  • Stewardship Week - April 26 - May 3, 2020 (Last Sunday in April to First Sunday in May)
  • STI Awareness Month - April
  • Stir Up Sunday - November 22, 2020 (Five weeks before Christmas)
  • Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today - October 14, 2020 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stop Bullying Day - October 14, 2020 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stout Day - November 5, 2020 (First Thursday in November)
  • Straw Hat Month - April
  • Strawberry Cream Pie Day - September 28
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 18, 2020 (Third Saturday)
  • Stress Awareness Month - April
  • Stress Awareness Month - October
  • Strike Out Strokes Month - May
  • Stroke Awareness Month - May
  • Student Safety Month - June
  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 7-16, 2020
  • Subaru Loves Pets Month - October
  • Subliminal Communications Month - September
  • Submarine Hoagy Hero Grinder Day - October 9
  • Substitute Educators Day - November 20, 2020 (Friday of American Education Week)
  • Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 6-12, 2020 (First Full Week of September)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month - October
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 20-24, 2020 (Third Work Week of January)
  • Sukkot - Evening of October 2, 2020 - Evening of October 9, 2020
  • Summer - June 20, 2020 - September 22, 2020
  • Summer Olympics - July 24 - August 9, 2020 (Held in Tokyo, Japan)
  • Summer Solstice - June 20, 2020 (also known as June Solstice)
  • Sundae Sunday - July 19, 2020 (Third Sunday of July)
  • Sundance Film Festival - January 23, 2020 to February 2, 2020 (Park City, Utah)
  • Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day - October 19
  • Superman Week - June 11-14, 2020
  • Supply Chain Professional Day - May 18, 2020 (Third Monday in May)
  • Supply Management Month - March
  • Support Purple for Platelets Day - September 25, 2020 (Last Friday in September)
  • Support Teen Literature Day - April 23, 2020 (Thursday of Library Week)
  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce - October 21, 2020 (Third Wednesday in October)
  • Supreme Court Opening Day - October 5, 2020
  • 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 - November
  • Sweet Potato Month - February
  • Sweetest Day - October 17, 2020 - (Third Saturday in October)
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 31, 2020 (Last Friday in July)

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