Holidays and Observances
Alphabetical Listing of W Holidays

Below, you can find a Holidays and Observances Alphabetical Listing of US Holidays and World Holidays and Observances that start with W.  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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Winter Weather Preparedness Week - October 20 - November 9 (Dates vary by State)


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  • Waffle Iron Day - June 29
  • Walk a Child to School Week - First Full Week of October
  • Walk on Stilts Day - July 27
  • Walk to School Day - October 5, 2016
  • Walk Your Pet Month - Entire Month of January
  • Walpurgis Night - April 30
  • Washington's Birthday - February 20, 2017 (3rd Monday in February). Some State and Local Governments refer to this day as President's Day. His Actual Birthday is on February 22.
  • Water a Flower Day - May 30
  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Week - June 22-25, 2017
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day - February 7
  • Wear Purple for Peace Day - May 16
  • Wear Something Gaudy Day - October 16, 2016
  • Weary Willie Day - December 9
  • Weed Out Hate: Sow the Seeds of Greatness Day - April 3
  • Weed Your Garden Day - June 13
  • Week of Christian Unity - January 18-25
  • Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories - May 25-31
  • Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination - March 21-27
  • Week of the Classroom Teacher - First Full Week of May
  • Week of the Young Child - April 24-28, 2017
  • Weights and Measure Day - May 20
  • Weird Contest Week - August 7-11, 2017 (Second Week in August)
  • Wellderly Week - March 20-26, 2017 (Third Mon-Sun Week in March)
  • Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day - March 20, 2017 (Third Monday in March)
  • Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden - February 13-14, 2017
  • What Will Be Your Legacy Month - Entire Month of August
  • Whiskey Sour Day - August 25
  • Whit Monday - June 5, 2017 (movable date)
  • Whole Grain Sampling Day - April 5, 2017 (First Wednesday in April)
  • Whole Grains Month - Entire Month of September
  • Whooping Crane Day - May 28
  • Wienerschnitzel Day - September 9
  • Wife Appreciation Day - September 18, 2016 (Third Sunday in September)
  • Wild About Wildlife Month - Entire Month of July
  • Wild Foods Day - October 28
  • Will Eisner Week - March 1-7
  • Wimbleton - July 3-16, 2017
  • Winter Olympics XXIII - February 9 - 25, 2018 (Held in PyeongChang, China)
  • Winter Solstice (First Day of Winter) - December 21, 2016 (Movable Date)
  • Winter Squash Month - Entire Month of December
  • Winter Weather Preparedness Week - October 20 - November 9 (Dates vary by State)
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month - Entire Month of February
  • Wishbones for Pets Month - Entire Month of October
  • Women in Blue Jeans - February 19-20, 2016
  • Women in Construction Week - March 6-12, 2017
  • Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 6-12, 2017
  • Women Owned Business Day - May 1
  • Women Owned Businesses Day - December 2, 2015
  • Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month - Entire Month of October
  • Women's Entrepreneurship Day - November 19
  • Women's Eye Health and Safety Month - Entire Month of April
  • Women's Friendship Month - Entire Month of September
  • Women's Golf Month - Entire Month of June
  • Women's Health Care Month - Entire Month of May
  • Women's Healthy Weight Day - January 19, 2017 (the Thursday of the Third Full Week of January)
  • Women's Heart Week - February 1-7
  • Women's History Month - Entire Month of March
  • Women's Motorcycle Month - Entire Month of July
  • Wonderful Weirdoes Day - September 9
  • Woodie Wagon Day - July 15, 2017
  • Woody Woodpecker Day - April 27
  • Woolworth's Day - February 22
  • Work at Home Father's Day - June 16, 2017 (Friday before Father's Day which is the Third Sunday in June)
  • Work at Home Mom's Week - May 14-20, 2017
  • Working Naked Day - February 3, 2017 (First Friday in February)
  • Working Parents Day - September 16
  • Workplace Conflict Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Workplace Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month - Entire Month of March
  • Workplace Politics Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • World Adoption Day - November 9, 2016
  • World AG Expo - February 14-16, 2017
  • World AIDS Day - December 1 
  • World AIDS Month - Entire Month of December
  • World Alzheimer's Day - September 21
  • World Anaesthesia Day - October 16
  • World Animal Day - October 4
  • World Animal Month - Entire Month of October
  • World Animal Remembrance Month - Entire Month of September
  • World Art Day - April 15
  • World Arthritis Day - October 12
  • World Asthma Day - May 2, 2017 (First Tuesday in May)
  • World Ataxia Awareness Day - September 25
  • World Autism Awareness Day - April 2
  • World Autoimmune Arthritis Day - May 20
  • World Ballet Day - October 1
  • World Bartender Day - February 24
  • World Beer Pong Day - May 6, 2017
  • World Belly Dance Day - May 13, 2017 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Bike Naked Day - June 10, 2017
  • World Blindness Awareness Month - Entire Month of October
  • World Blood Donor Day - June 14
  • World Book and Copyright Day (also known as World Book Day or International Day of the Book) - April 23
  • World Breastfeeding Week - August 1-7 (First Full Week of August)
  • World Car Free Day - September 22
  • World Card Making Day - October 1, 2016 (First Saturday in October)
  • World Cerebral Palsy Day - October 4, 2016 (First Wednesday in October)
  • World Choral Day - December 13, 2015 (Second Sunday in December)
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day - November 16
  • World Cities Day - October 31
  • World Cocktail Week - May 6-13
  • World Communication Month - Entire Month of November
  • World Communion Day - October 2, 2016 (First Sunday in October)
  • World Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day - February 14
  • World Contraception Day - September 26, 2016
  • World Daffodil Day - August 25, 2017 (Last Friday in August)
  • World Dairy Expo - October 6-11, 2015 (First Tuesday - Sunday in October) 
  • World Day Against Child Labor - June 12
  • World Day Against the Death Penalty - October 10
  • World Day for Animals in Laboratories  - April 29, 2017 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Day for Audiovisual Heritage - October 27
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development - May 21
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work - April 28
  • World Day of Architecture - October 3, 2016 (First Monday in October)
  • World Day of Bullying Prevention / Blue Shirt Day  - October 3, 2016 (First Monday in October)
  • World Day of Prayer - March 3, 2017 (First Friday in March)
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - November 20, 2016 (Third Sunday in November)
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17
  • World Development Information Day - October 24
  • World Diabetes Day - November 14
  • World Dystonia Awareness Week - May 3-11
  • World Egg Day - October 14, 2016 (Second Friday of October)
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15
  • World Elephant Day - August 12
  • World Emoji Day - July 17
  • World Endometriosis Day - March 25, 2017
  • World Environment Day - June 5
  • World Fair Trade Day - May 13, 2017 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Farm Animals Day - October 2
  • World Folktales & Fables Week - March 19-25, 2017
  • World Food Day - October 16
  • World Gin Day - June 11, 2017
  • World Gratitude Day - September 21
  • World Habitat Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • World Habitat Day - October 3, 2016 (First Monday in October)
  • World Handshake Day - June 21
  • World Healing Day - April 29, 2017 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Hearing Aid Awareness Week - September 25 - October 2, 2016 (Last Week in September)
  • World Heart Day - September 29
  • World Hello Day - November 21
  • World Hepatitis Day - July 28
  • World Homeless Day - October 10
  • World Honey Bee Day - August 19, 2017 (Third Saturday in August)
  • World Humanist Day - June 21
  • World Humanitarian Day - August 19
  • World Hypertension Day - May 17
  • World Immunization Week - April 24-30
  • World Infertility Month - Entire Month of June
  • World Information Architecture Day - February 17, 2017 (Third Friday in February)
  • World Information Society Day - May 17
  • World Intellectual Property Day - April 26
  • World Interfaith Harmony Week - February 1-7 (First Week in February)
  • World Juggling Day - June 17, 2017 (Saturday Closest to the 15th of June)
  • World Kindness Day - November 13
  • World Kiwanis Week - Third Week in January
  • World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week - April 16-24, 2016 (Week that surrounds April 24th each year)
  • World Laughter Day - May 17, 2017 (First Sunday in May)
  • World Leprosy Day - January 29, 2017 (Last Sunday in January)
  • World Leprosy Week - January 31 - February 6, 2016
  • World Lizard Day - August 14
  • World Marbles Day - April 14, 2017 (Same Day as Good Friday)
  • World Maritime Day - September 12, 2016
  • World Marriage Day - February 12, 2017 (Second Sunday in February)
  • World Menopause Day - October 18
  • World Menopause Month - Entire Month of October
  • World Menopause Week - June 8-14, 2014
  • World Mental Health Day - October 10
  • World Migratory Bird Day - May 13-14, 2017 (Second Weekend)
  • World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis) - May 31, 2017
  • World Music Day - June 21
  • World Naked Gardening Day - May 6, 2017 (First Saturday)
  • World Neurofibromatosis Day (NF Day) - May 17
  • World No-Tobacco Day - May 31
  • World Oceans Day (sustainable seafood) - June 8
  • World Octopus Day - October 8
  • World Orangutan Day - August 19
  • World Origami Day - November 11
  • World Origami Days - October 24 - November 11
  • World Orphans Day - November 14, 2016 (Second Monday in November)
  • World Orphan Week - March 3-9, 2014
  • World Osteoporosis Day - October 20
  • World Ovarian Cancer Day - May 8
  • World Pangolin Day - February 18, 2017 (Third Saturday in February)
  • World Parkinson's Disease Day - April 11
  • World Password Day - May 4, 2017 (First Thursday in May)
  • World Pasta Day - October 25
  • World Peace Day - December 21
  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day - October 19
  • World Pet Memorial Day - June 11, 2017 (Second Sunday in June)
  • World Pets Day - October 4
  • World Pharmacists Day - September 25
  • World Philosophy Day - November 17, 2016 (Third Thursday in November)
  • World Photography Day - August 19
  • World Physical Therapy Day - September 8
  • World Pneumonia Day - November 12
  • World Police and Fire Games (biennially) - July 28 - August 6, 2017 in Montreal, Canada
  • World Polio Day - October 24, 2015
  • World Population Day - July 11
  • World Porridge Day - October 10
  • World Post Day - October 9
  • World Prematurity Awareness Day - November 17
  • World Press Freedom Day - May 3
  • World Productivity Day - June 20
  • World Psoriasis Day - October 29, 2014
  • World Rabies Day - September 28
  • World Rainforest Week - October 10-16, 2016
  • World Rattlesnake Roundup - March 10-12, 2017 (Second Weekend in March)
  • World Red Cross Day - May 8
  • World Reflexology Week - September 18-24, 2016 (Last Full Week in September)
  • World Refugee Day - June 20
  • World Religion Day - January 15, 2017 (Third Sunday in January)
  • World Sauntering Day - June 19
  • World Schizophrenia Day - May 24
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development - November 10
  • World Sea Turtle Day - June 14
  • World Sexual Health Day - September 4
  • World Sickle Cell Day - June 19
  • World Sight Day - October 13, 2016 (Second Thursday in October)
  • World Sjogren's Day - July 23
  • World Sleep Day - March 10, 2017 (Second Friday)
  • World Smile Day - October 7, 2016 (First Friday in October)
  • World Snake Day - July 16
  • World Snow Day - January 15, 2017
  • World Snowboard Day - December 20, 2015
  • World Space Week - October 4-10
  • World Spay Day - February 28, 2017 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • World Spine Day - October 16
  • World Standards Day - October 14
  • World Storytelling Day - March 21, 2017 (Always Spring Equinox)
  • World Stroke Day - October 29
  • World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10
  • World Tai Chi & Qigong Day - April 29, 2017 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Teacher's Day - October 5
  • World Telecommunication and Information Society Day - May 17
  • World Telecommunication Day - May 17
  • World Television Day - November 21
  • World Temperance Day - October 3
  • World Toilet Day - November 19
  • World Tourism Day - September 27
  • World Town Planning Day - November 8
  • World Toy Camera Day - October 16, 2016 (Third Sunday in October)
  • World Trade Week - May 21-27, 2017 (Third Week in May)
  • World Trauma Day - October 17
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day - November 5, 2017
  • World Turtle Day - May 23
  • World UFO Day - July 2
  • World Vegan Day - November 1
  • World Vegetarian Day - October 1
  • World Veterinary Day - April 29, 2017 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Water Monitoring Day - September 18
  • World Water Week - August 27 - September 1, 2017
  • World Week for Animals in Laboratories - April 24-30, 2016
  • World Whale Day - February 18, 2017 (Third Saturday in February)
  • World Wildlife Conservation Day - December 4
  • World Wish Day - April 29
  • Worldwide Art Day - August 11, 2017 (Second Friday in July)
  • Worldwide Bereaved Sibling Month - Entire Month of November
  • Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month - Entire Month of April
  • Worldwide Candle Lighting Day - December 13, 2015 (Second Sunday in December)
  • Worldwide Day of Giving - June 15
  • Worldwide Food Service Safety Month - Entire Month of December
  • Worldwide Knit (and Crotchet) in Public Week - June 11-19, 2016
  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day - June 17, 2017
  • Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day - April 30, 2017 (Last Sunday in April)
  • Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month - Entire Month of February
  • Worldwide Rising Star Month - Entire Month of January
  • Wright Brothers Day - December 17
  • Wrinkled Raincoat Day - September 16
  • Wrong Way Corrigan Day - July 17


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