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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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  • SAAM Day of Action (Sexual Assault) - April 6, 2021 (First Tuesday in April)
  • Sacagawea Day - December 20
  • Sacrifice Our Wants for Other's Needs Sunday - August 29, 2021 (Last Sunday in August)
  • Sadie Hawkins Day - November 13
  • Safe + Sound Week - August 9-15, 2021
  • Safe Toys and Celebrations Month - December
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month - December
  • Safer Internet Day - February 9, 2021 (Second Tuesday in February)
  • Safety Month - June
  • Safety Razor Day - December 2
  • Saint Paul Winter Carnival - January 28 - February 7, 2021 (St. Paul, MN)
  • Salute to Mom's 35+ Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Starts on Mother's Day)
  • Salvation Army Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Second Week in May)
  • Sandcastle Day - August 7, 2021 (First Saturday in August)
  • Sandwich Generation Month - July
  • Santa's List Day - December 4
  • Sarcoma Awareness Month - July
  • Satchmo Summerfest - July 31 - August 1, 2021 (in New Orleans)
  • Satchmo Week - July 30 - August 1, 2021
  • Saturnalia - December 17-23
  • Sausage and Kraut Day - November 6, 2021 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sausage Month - October
  • Save the Frogs Day - April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
  • Save the Koala Day - September 24, 2021 (Last Friday in September)
  • Save the Koala Month - September
  • Save the Panther Day - March 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in March)
  • Save the Rhino Day - May 1
  • Save Your Photo's Day - September 25, 2021 (Last Saturday in September)
  • Save Your Photo's Month - September
  • Save Your Vision Month - March
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 7-13, 2021 (Second Week of March)
  • Saxophone Day - November 6
  • Say Something Nice Day - June 1
  • School Bus Drivers Day - April 27, 2021 (Fourth Tuesday in April)
  • School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) - January 30
  • School Librarian Day - April 14, 2021 (Wednesday of the Second Full Week in April)
  • School Library Media Month - April
  • School Library Month - April
  • School Lunch Hero Day - May 7, 2021 (First Friday in May)
  • School Lunch Week - October 11-15, 2021 (Second M-F Week of October)
  • School Prayer Banned Anniversary - June 25
  • School Principals Day - May 1
  • Schools Library Media Center Week - March 21-27, 2021 (Third Full Week of March)
  • Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving - September 24
  • Scottish-American Heritage Month - April
  • Scout Sabbath - February 13, 2021 (Last Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Scout Sunday - February 7, 2021 (First Day of Boy Scout Week)
  • Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week) - May 3-9, 2021
  • Scripps National Spelling Bee - June 1-3, 2021 (Tuesday - Thursday of Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Scrubs Day - October 9
  • SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama) - July 8
  • Sea Cadet Month - September
  • Sea Otter Awareness Week - September 26 - October 2, 2021 (Last Week of September)
  • Seasonal Depression Awareness Month - December
  • Second Half of the Year Day - July 2, 2021 (July 2 on Non-Leap Years)
  • Second Half of the Year Day (Non-Leap Years) - July 2
  • Secret Pal Day - January 11

  • See You At the Pole - September 22, 2021 (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 
  • Separation of Church and State Day - October 28
  • September Equinox - September 22, 2021
  • September is Healthy Aging Month - September
  • Sesame Street Day - November 10
  • Seward's Day - March 29, 2021 (State Holiday in Alaska)
  • Sewing Lovers Day - October 15
  • Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day - May 11, 2021 (Tuesday of National Women's Health Week)
  • Sexuality Education Month - October
  • Shabbot Across America / Canada - March 5, 2021
  • Shakespeare Week - March 15-21, 2021
  • Shameless Promotion Month - September
  • Shampoo Week - June 7-13
  • Shamu the Whale Day - September 26
  • Shape Up US Month - January
  • Shape Up With Pickles time - First Week of February
  • Shark Week - (2021 TBA)
  • Shavuot - Evening of May 16 to Evening of May 17, 2021 (Jewish)
  • Shemini Atzeret - Evening of September 27, 2021 to Evening of September 29, 2021
  • Sherlock Holmes Day - May 22
  • Sherlock Holmes Weekend - March 19-21, 2021, October 29-31, 2021, and November 5-7, 2021
  • Shetland Wool Week - September 4-5, 2021
  • Shop Online For Groceries Day - August 13, 2021 (Second Friday in August)
  • Shop Online For Groceries Month - August
  • Shopping Cart Day - June 4
  • Shopping Reminder Day - November 25
  • Short Girl Appreciation Day - December 21, 2021 (Shortest Day of the Year)
  • Shrove Monday - February 15, 2021 (48 Days Before Easter)
  • Shrovetide - February 14-16, 2021 (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
  • Silly Sayings Day - October 13
  • Silver Star Service Banner Day - May 1
  • Simchat Torah - Evening of September 28, 2021 to Evening of September 29, 2021
  • Simplify Your Life Week - August 1-7
  • Simplot Games - February 18-20, 2021 - 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 - August 1-7, 2021 (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
  • Situational Awareness Day - September 26
  • Skeptics Day International - August 13, 2021 and November 2, 2021 (First Friday the 13th of the Year, and on Election Day)
  • Skin Care Awareness Week - October 3-9, 2021 (First Full Week of October)
  • Sky Awareness Week - April 18-24, 2021 (Last Full Week of April)
  • Skyscraper Month - June
  • Skywarn Recognition Day - December 4, 2021 (First Saturday in December)
  • Slow Art Day - April 10, 2021 (Second Saturday in April)
  • Slugs Return From Capistrano Day - May 28
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday - July 11
  • Small Brewery Sunday - November 29, 2020 (Sunday after Thanksgiving)
  • Small Business Month - May
  • Small Business Saturday - November 28, 2021 (Saturday After Thanksgiving which is November 25, 2021)
  • Small Press Month - March
  • Smart Irrigation Month - July
  • Smart is Cool Day - October 22
  • 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 24-30, 2021 and November 8-14, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • Snowman Burning Day - March 20, 2021 (First Day of Spring)
  • Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 5-11, 2021 (First Full Week in September)
  • Social Enterprise Day - November 18, 2021 (Third Thursday in November)
  • Social Petworking Month - June
  • Social Wellness Month - July
  • Sock Monkey Day - March 6, 2021 (First Saturday in March)
  • Software Freedom Day - September 18, 2021 (Third Saturday in September)
  • Soil Stewardship Day - (2021 TBD)
  • Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1 (Catholic)
  • Solidarity Week (renamed from Ally Week) - 2021 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 16, 2021 (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) - Canceled for 2021
  • Soyfoods Month - April
  • Spay Day USA - February 23, 2021 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • Spay / Neuter Awareness Month - February
  • Speak Kind Words Saturday - August 28, 2021 (Last Saturday in August)
  • Speak Up For Service Day - October 30
  • Special Education Day - December 2
  • Special Kids Day - December 1, 2021 (First Wednesday in December)
  • Special Recreation for the Disabled Day - July 2
  • 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 4-11, 2021 (First Full Week Mon-Sun in October) 
  • Spirit Day - October 21, 2021 (Third Thursday in October)
  • Spirit of NSA Day (National Speakers Association - November 14
  • Spiritual Care Week - October 17-23, 2021 (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 24, 2021 (Last Friday in September)
  • Sports America Kids Month - June
  • Sports and Home Eye Safety Month - September 
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 11-17, 2021
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month - April
  • Spreadsheet Day - October 17
  • Spring Astronomy Day - May 15, 2021
  • Spring Astronomy Week - May 10-16, 2021 (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 10, 2021 (Second Friday in September)
  • Start a Rumor Day - November 13
  • Start Seeing Monarchs Day - May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Start Your Own Country Day - November 22
  • 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 20, 2021 (Third Friday in August)
  • Statehood Day in Kentucky and Tennessee - June 1
  • Statue of Liberty Dedication Day  October 28
  • Stay Home Because You're Well Day - November 30
  • Stay Home With Your Kids Day - August 16, 2021 (Third Monday in August)
  • Stay Out of the Sun Day - July 3
  • Stay Up All Night - May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Steelmark Month - May
  • Stem Cell Awareness Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October
  • Step Into the Spotlight Day - April 8
  • Stepparents Week - June 1-7
  • STEPtember - September
  • Steve Irwin Day - November 15
  • Steve Jobs Day - October 16
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month - August
  • Stewardship Week - April 25 - May 2, 2021 (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
  • Still Need to do Day - December 29
  • Stir Up Sunday - November 21, 2021 (Five weeks before Christmas)
  • Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stop Bad Service Day - March 3, 2021 (First Wednesday in March)
  • Stop Bullying Day - October 13, 2021 (Second Wednesday in October)
  • Stout Day - November 4, 2021 (First Thursday in November)
  • Straw Hat Month - April
  • Strawberry Cream Pie Day - September 28
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 17, 2021 (Third Saturday)
  • Stress Awareness Month - April
  • Stress Awareness Month - October
  • Strike Out Strokes Month - May
  • Stroke Awareness Month - May
  • Student Government Day - April 2, 2021 (Last Friday in April)
  • Student Safety Month - June
  • Stupid Toy Day - December 16
  • Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 6-15, 2021 (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 19, 2021 (Friday of American Education Week)
  • Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week - September 5-11, 2021 (First Full Week of September)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month - October
  • Sugar Addiction Awareness Day - October 30
  • Sugar Awareness Week - January 18-22, 2021 (Third Work Week of January)
  • Sukkot - Evening of September 20, 2021 - Evening of September 27, 2021
  • Summer - June 20, 2021 - September 21, 2021
  • Summer Olympics - July 23 - August 8, 2021 (Held in Tokyo, Japan) 
  • Summer Solstice - June 20, 2021 (also known as June Solstice)
  • Sun Awareness Day - May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Sundae Sunday - July 18, 2021 (Third Sunday of July)
  • Sundance Film Festival - January 21-31, 2021 (Park City, Utah)
  • Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day - October 19
  • Sunscreen Protection Day - May 27
  • Sunshine Week - March 14-20, 2021 (Week of March 16th)
  • Super Chicken Wing Day - February 7, 2021 (Same Day as Super Bowl Sunday - First Sunday in February)
  • Super Saturday - December 18, 2021 (Saturday before Christmas)
  • Superman Week - June 10-13, 2021
  • Supply Chain Professional Day - May 17, 2021 (Third Monday in May)
  • Supply Management Month - March
  • Support Teen Literature Day - April 15, 2021 (Thursday of Library Week)
  • Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce - October 20, 2021 (Third Wednesday in October)
  • Supreme Court Opening Day - October 4, 2021 (First Monday in October)
  • Sustainable House Day - September 12, 2021 (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 16, 2021 - (Third Saturday in October)
  • Sylvia Plath Day - October 27
  • Symphonic Metal Day - November 13
  • Syringomyelia Awareness Month - May
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 30, 2021 (Last Friday in July)

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