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 20 years or so!!)

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A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, N-Pg2 O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X-Y-Z


Winter Weather Preparedness Week

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 a Mile in Her Shoes Day - October 2, 2021 
  • Walk Around Things Day - April 4
  • Walk in the Sand Day - March 20, 2021 (Saturday after the March Equinox)
  • Walk on Stilts Day - July 27
  • Walk on Your Wild Side Day - April 12
  • Walk to School Day - October 6, 2021 (First Wednesday in October)
  • Walk Your Pet Month - January
  • Walking the Dog Day - February 22
  • Walpurgis Night - April 30
  • Walt Disney Day - December 6, 2021 (First Monday in December)
  • War on Poverty Day - January 8
  • Washington's Birthday - February 15, 2021 (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
  • Water Ski Days - June 25-27, 2021 (Last Full Weekend in June)
  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Week - June 24-27, 2021 (First Weekend through second Sunday in June)
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day - February 7
  • Wayzgoose Day - August 24
  • WE Day - March 21, 2020 - (Cancelled for the Foreseeable Future)
  • We Jump the World Day - April 29
  • We Love Memoirs Day - August 31
  • Wear a Dress Day - June 1 and December 1
  • Wear a Star Day (Parents Who Have Lost Children) - April 12
  • Wear Blue Day - June 18, 2021 (Friday of Men's Health Week)
  • Wear Brown Shoes Day - December 4
  • Wear Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Day - October 21, 2021 (Thursday of Third Full Week in October)
  • Wear Purple for Peace Day - May 16
  • Wear Something Gaudy Day - October 17
  • Wear Your Mothers Jewelry Day - August 8
  • Weary Willie Day - December 9
  • Weather Complaint Day - August 24
  • Weed Appreciation Day - March 28
  • 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 - May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week of May)
  • Week of the Young Child - April 12-16, 2021
  • Weights and Measure Day - May 20
  • Weird Contest Week - August 8-14, 2021 (Second Week in August)
  • Wellderly Week - March 15-19, 2021 (Five Days Starting the Third Monday in March)
  • Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day - March 15, 2021 (Third Monday in March)
  • West Virginia Day (State Holiday in the U.S. State of West Virginia) - June 20, 2021 (Usually on June 20 unless it falls on Sunday, then it is observed on the following Monday)
  • Western Monarch Day - February 5
  • Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden - February 15-16, 2021
  • Whale Week - August 1-7, 2021
  • What Do You Love About America Day - November 24, 2021 (Six Days after Third Thursday in November)
  • What Will Be Your Legacy Month - August
  • What You Think Upon Grows Day - May 31
  • Wheat Month - July
  • Whiskey Sour Day - August 25
  • Whit Monday - May 24, 2021 (Day after Whit Sunday)
  • Whit Sunday - May 23, 2021 (Seventh Sunday after Easter)
  • White Cane Safety Day - October 15
  • White Day - March 14
  • White House Easter Egg Roll - April 5, 2021 (Day after Easter)
  • White Lotus Day - May 8
  • White T Shirt Day - February 11
  • Who Shall I Be Day - February 17
  • Whole Grain Sampling Day - March 31, 2021 (Last Wednesday in March)
  • Whole Grains Month - September
  • Whooping Crane Day - May 28
  • Whooping Crane Festival - February 25-28, 2021
  • Wienerschnitzel Day - September 9
  • Wife Appreciation Day - September 19, 2021 (Third Sunday in September)
  • Wiggle Your Toes Day - August 6
  • Wikipedia Day - January 15
  • Wild About Wildlife Month - July
  • Wild Foods Day - October 28
  • Will Eisner Week - March 1-7
  • William Tell Day - November 18
  • William Wilberforce Day - August 24
  • Willing to Lend a Hand Tuesday - August 26, 2021 (Last Tuesday in August)
  • Willing to Lend a Hand Wednesday - August 25, 2021 (Last Wednesday in August)
  • Willy Wonka Day - October 1
  • Wimbleton - June 23 - July 11, 2021
  • Windjammer Days - June 27 - July 3, 2021
  • Windows Day (Microsoft) - November 10
  • Wine Tourism Day - November 13, 2021 (Saturday of the First Full Week of November)
  • Winnie the Pooh Day - January 18
  • Winston Churchill Day - April 9
  • Winter Olympics XXIV - February 4 - 20, 2022 (Held in Beijing, China)
  • Winter Solstice (First Day of Winter) - December 21, 2021 (Movable Date)
  • Winter Squash Month - December
  • Winter Weather Preparedness Week - October 20 - November 9 (Dates vary by State)
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month - February
  • Wish Fulfillment Day - June 16
  • Wishbones for Pets Month - October 15 - November 30
  • Wobbly Week - June 20-26, 2021 (Week that includes June 20)
  • Wolfenoot - November 23
  • Woman Astronomers Day - August 1
  • Women in Blue Jeans Days  February 20-21, 2021 
  • Women in Construction Week - March 7-13, 2021
  • Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 8-14, 2021 (From Sunday Before March 8th to Sunday After)
  • Women Owned Business Day - May 1
  • Women Rock! Day - January 3
  • Women Walking in Their Own Shoes Month - October
  • Women Wednesday - December 1, 2021 (Wednesday after Thanksgiving)
  • Women's Baseball Day - September 11
  • Women's Dive Day - July 17, 2021 (Third Saturday in July)
  • Women's Entrepreneurship Day - November 19
  • Women's Equality Day - August 26
  • Women's Eye Health and Safety Month - April
  • Women's Friendship Month - September
  • Women's Golf Month - June
  • Women's Health Care Month - May
  • Women's Healthy Weight Day - January 21, 2021 (the Thursday of the Third Full Week of January)
  • Women's Heart Week - February 1-7
  • Women's History Month - March
  • Women's Motorcycle Month - July
  • Wonderful Weirdos Day - September 9
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor Day - March 20
  • Woody Woodpecker Day - April 27
  • Woofstock - October 2, 2021 (First Saturday in October)
  • Woolworth's Day - February 22
  • Wordsmith Day - May 3
  • Work at Home Father's Day - June 18, 2021 (Friday before Father's Day which is the Third Sunday in June)
  • Work at Home Mom's Week - May 9-15, 2021 (Starts on Mother's Day)
  • Work Harder Day - January 12
  • Work Like a Dog Day - August 5
  • Work Without Your Hands Day - July 5 (Sponge Bob)
  • Workers Memorial Day - April 28
  • Working Naked Day - February 5, 2021 (First Friday in February)
  • Working Parents Day - September 16
  • Workplace Conflict Awareness Month - April
  • Workplace Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month - March
  • Workplace Politics Awareness Month - October
  • World Adoption Day - November 9
  • World Afro Day - September 15
  • World AG Expo - February 9-11, 2021
  • World AIDS Day - December 1
  • World AIDS Month - December
  • World AIDS Vaccine Day - May 18
  • World Alzheimer's Day - September 21
  • World Anaesthesia Day - October 16
  • World Animal Day - October 4
  • World Animal Month - October
  • World Animal Reiki Day - February 5
  • World Animal Remembrance Month - September
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week - November 13-19, 2021 (Begins Second Saturday to Following Friday in November)
  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week - November 18-24
  • World APS Day - June 9
  • World Art Day - April 15
  • World Arthritis Day - October 12
  • World Asthma Day - May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May)
  • World Ataxia Awareness Day - September 25
  • World Audio Drama Day - October 30
  • World Autism Acceptance Day - April 2
  • World Autism Awareness Day - April 2
  • World Autoimmune Arthritis Day - May 20
  • World Backup Day - March 31
  • World Baking Day - May 16, 2021 (Third Sunday in May)
  • World Ballet Day - October 1
  • World Bamboo Day - September 18
  • World Bartender Day - February 24
  • World Beard Day - September 4, 2021 (First Saturday in September)
  • World Bee Day - May 20
  • World Beer Pong Day - May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • World Belly Dance Day - May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Bicycle Day - June 3
  • World Bike Naked Day - June 12, 2021 (Second Saturday in June)
  • World Bipolar Day - March 30
  • World Birth Defects Day - March 3
  • World Blindness Awareness Month - October
  • World Blood Donor Day - June 14
  • World Body Painting Day - July 22-24, 2021
  • World Book and Copyright Day (also known as World Book Day or International Day of the Book) - April 23
  • World Book Day - March 4, 2021 (First Thursday in March)
  • World Book Night - April 23
  • World Braille Day - January 4
  • World Brain Tumor Day - June 8
  • World Breast Pumping Day - January 27
  • World Breastfeeding Week - August 1-7 (First Full Week of August)
  • World Buckfast Day - May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Calligraphy Day - August 11, 2021 (Wednesday of Second Full Week in August)
  • World Cancer Day - February 4
  • World Car Free Day - September 22
  • World Card Making Day - October 2, 2021 (First Saturday in October)
  • World Cerebral Palsy Day - October 6
  • World Child Development Day - October 12, 2021 (Second Tuesday in October)
  • World Cholangiocarcinoma Day - February 12, 2021
  • World Choral Day - December 12, 2021 (Second Sunday in December)
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day - November 16
  • World Circus Day - April 17, 2021 (Third Saturday in April)
  • World Cities Day - October 31
  • World Civil Defense Day - March 1
  • World Cleanup Day - September 18, 2021
  • World Clubfoot Day - June 3
  • World Cocktail Day - May 13
  • World Cocktail Week - May 6-13
  • World Coconut Day - September 2
  • World Communication Month - November
  • World Communication Week - November 1-7
  • World Communion Day - October 3, 2021 (First Sunday in October)
  • World Complement Day - March 1
  • World Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day - February 14
  • World Consumer Rights Day - March 15
  • World Contraception Day - September 26
  • World Creativity and Innovation Day - April 21
  • World Croc Day - June 17
  • World Cup Soccer Day - July 13 (Anniversary Observance)
  • World Daffodil Day - August 27, 2021 (Last Friday in August)
  • World Dairy Expo - September 28 - October 2, 2021 
  • World Day Against Child Labor - June 12
  • World Day Against Cyber Censorship - March 12
  • World Day Against the Death Penalty - October 10
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons - July 30
  • World Day for Animals in Laboratories  - April 24
  • World Day for Audiovisual Heritage - October 27
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development - May 21
  • World Day for International Criminal Justice - July 17
  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work - April 28
  • World Day for War Orphans - January 6
  • World Day of Architecture - October 4, 2021 (First Monday in October)
  • World Day of Bullying Prevention / Blue Shirt Day  - October 4, 2021 (First Monday in October)
  • World Day of Giving - November 27, 2021 (Last Saturday in November)
  • World Day of Metta - March 22
  • World Day of Migrants and Refugees - January 19
  • World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film - March 11
  • World Day of Peace - January 1
  • World Day of Prayer - March 5, 2021 (First Friday in March)
  • World Day of Prayer and Action for Children - November 20
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - November 21, 2021 (Third Sunday in November)
  • World Day of Social Justice - February 20
  • World Day of the Sick - February 11
  • World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People - March 20
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17
  • World Design Day - April 27
  • World Development Information Day - October 24
  • World Diabetes Day - November 14
  • World Digestive Health Day - May 29
  • World Doll Day - June 12, 2021 (Second Saturday in June)
  • World Down Syndrome Day - March 21
  • World Dracula Day - May 26
  • World Dream Day - September 25
  • World Dystonia Awareness Week - May 3-11
  • World Egg Day - October 8, 2021 (Second Friday of October)
  • World Ego Awareness Day - May 11
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15
  • World Elephant Day - August 12
  • World Emoji Day - July 17
  • World Endometriosis Day - (2021 TBD)
  • World Environment Day - June 5
  • World Facilities Management Day - May 12, 2021 (Wednesday of the Second Full Week in May)
  • World Fair Trade Day - May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Farm Animals Day - October 2
  • World Fiddle Day - May 22, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • World First Aid Day - September 11, 2021 (Second Saturday in September)
  • World Folktales & Fables Week - March 21-27, 2021
  • World Food Day - October 16
  • World Freedom Day - November 9
  • World Frog Day - March 20
  • World Genocide Commemoration Day - December 9
  • World Gin Day - June 12, 2021 (Second Saturday in June)
  • World Giraffe Day - June 21
  • World Give Day - May 4
  • World Glaucoma Week - March 14-20, 2021 (Second Full Week of March)
  • World Goat Days - September 14-17, 2020 (Every 2 years)
  • World Goth Day - May 22
  • World Gratitude Day - September 21
  • World Habitat Awareness Month - April
  • World Habitat Day - October 4, 2021 (First Monday in October)
  • World Handshake Day - June 21
  • World Healing Day - April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Health Day - April 7
  • World Health Organization Day - April 7
  • World Hearing Aid Awareness Week - September 26 - October 2, 2021 (Last Week in September)
  • World Hearing Day - March 4
  • World Heart Day - September 29
  • World Hello Day - November 21
  • World Hemophilia Day - April 17
  • World Hepatitis Day - July 28
  • World Hijab Day - February 1
  • World Homeless Day - October 10
  • World Honey Bee Day - August 21, 2021 (Third Saturday in August)
  • World Hospice and Palliative Care Day - October 10
  • World Hula Week - April 4-10, 2021 (Begins on Easter Sunday)
  • World Human Spirit Day - February 17
  • World Humanist Day - June 20,2021 (First Day of Summer)
  • World Humanitarian Day - August 19
  • World Hydrography Day - June 21
  • World Hypertension Day - May 17
  • World Hypnotism Day - January 4
  • World IBD Day - May 19
  • World Immunization Week - April 24-30
  • World Infertility Month - June
  • World Information Architecture Day - February 19, 2021 (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 Introvert Day - January 2
  • World Irish Dancing Week - February 13-20, 2021 
  • World Juggling Day - June 19, 2021 (Saturday Closest to the 15th of June)
  • World Jump Day - July 20
  • World Kebab Day - July 9, 2021 (Second Friday in July)
  • World Kidney Day - March 11, 2021 (Second Thursday in March)
  • World Kindness Day - November 13
  • World Kindness Week - November 7-13, 2021 (Always has November 13, World Kindness Day in it)
  • World Kiwanis Week - Third Week in January
  • World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week - April 18-24, 2021 (Week that surrounds April 24th each year) 
  • World Laboratory Day - April 23
  • World Laughter Day - May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • World Lemar Day - October 29, 2021 (Last Friday in October)
  • World Leprosy Day - January 24, 2021 (Last Sunday in January)
  • World Letter Writing Day - September 1
  • World Lion Day - August 10
  • World Listening Day - July 18
  • World Literary Day - January 8
  • World Lizard Day - August 14
  • World Logic Day - January 14
  • World Lumberjack Championships - July 29-31, 2021 (Last Weekend in July)
  • World Lung Cancer Day - August 1
  • World Lupus Day - May 10
  • World Malaria Day - April 25
  • World Marbles Day - April 2, 2021 (Same Day as Good Friday)
  • World Maritime Day - September 23, 2021
  • World Marriage Day - February 14, 2021 (Second Sunday in February)
  • World Math Day - March 7
  • World Meningitis Day - April 24
  • World Menopause Day - October 18
  • World Menopause Month - October
  • World Mental Health Day - October 10
  • World Meteorological Day - March 23
  • World Metrology Day - May 20
  • World Migratory Bird Day - May 8-9, 2021 (Second Weekend in May), and October 9, 2021 (Second Saturday in October)
  • World Milk Day - June 1
  • World Miniature Golf Day - July 11, 2021
  • World Mosquito Day - August 20
  • World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis) - May 30
  • World Music Day - June 21
  • World Mutt-i-grees Rescue Month - August
  • World Naked Bike Ride Month (Northern Hemisphere) - June
  • World Naked Gardening Day - May 1, 2021 (First Saturday)
  • World Nature Conservation Day - July 28
  • World Neurofibromatosis Day (NF Day) - May 17
  • World NGO Day - February 27
  • World No Alcohol Day - October 2
  • World No-Tobacco Day - May 31
  • World Numbat Day - November 6, 2021 (First Saturday in November)
  • World Nutella Day - February 5
  • World Obesity Day - October 11
  • World Oceans Day (sustainable seafood) - June 8
  • World Octopus Day - October 8
  • World Orangutan Day - August 19
  • World Orienteering Day - May 26, 2021 (Fourth Wednesday in May)
  • World Origami Day - November 11
  • World Origami Days - October 24 - November 11
  • World Orphan Week - (2021 TBD)
  • World Orphans Day - November 8, 2021 (Second Monday in November)
  • World Osteoporosis Day - October 20
  • World Otter Day - May 26, 2021 (Last Wednesday in May)
  • World Ovarian Cancer Day - May 8
  • World Pancreatic Cancer Day - November 18, 2021 (Third Thursday)
  • World Pangolin Day - February 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in February)
  • World Parkinson's Disease Day - April 11
  • World Parrot Day - May 31
  • World Party Day - April 3
  • World Password Day - May 6, 2021 (First Thursday in May)
  • World Pasta Day - October 25
  • World Patient Safety Day - September 17
  • World Peace and Prayer Day - June 20
  • World Peace Day - November 17 and December 21
  • World Peace Meditation Day - December 31
  • World Pear Day - December 4, 2021 (First Saturday in December)
  • World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day - October 19
  • World Penguin Day - April 25
  • World Pet Memorial Day - June 8, 2021 (Second Sunday in June)
  • World Pets Day - October 4
  • World Pharmacists Day - September 25
  • World Philosophy Day - November 18, 2021 (Third Thursday in November)
  • World Photography Day - August 19
  • World Physical Therapy Day - September 8
  • World Pistachio Day - February 26
  • World Pizza Makers Day - October 25
  • World Plant Milk Day - August 22
  • World Play Your Ukulele Day - February 6, 2021
  • World Plumbing Day - March 11
  • World Pneumonia Day - November 12
  • World Poetry Day - March 21
  • World Police and Fire Games (biennially) - July 30, 2021 - August 8, 2021 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • World Polio Day - October 24
  • World Population Day - July 11
  • World Porridge Day - October 10
  • World Portuguese Language Day - May 5
  • World Post Day - October 9 
  • World Prematurity Awareness Day - November 17
  • World Press Freedom Day - May 3
  • World Priest Day - October 24, 2021 (Fourth Sunday in October)
  • World Productivity Day - June 20
  • World Psoriasis Day - October 29
  • World Pulses Day - February 10
  • World Puppetry Day - March 21
  • World Quality Day - November 11, 2021 (Second Thursday in November)
  • World Quark Day - January 19
  • World Rabies Day - September 28
  • World Radio Day - February 13
  • World Rainforest Day - June 22
  • World Rainforest Week - October 11-16, 2021
  • World Ranger Day - July 31
  • World Rat Day - April 4
  • World Read Aloud Day - February 3, 2021
  • World Red Cross Day - May 8
  • World Red Head Day - May 26
  • World Reflexology Week - September 19-25, 2021 (Last Full Week in September)
  • World Refugee Day - June 20
  • World Religion Day - January 17, 2021 (Third Sunday in January)
  • World Retrospective Day - February 27
  • World Rhino Day - September 22
  • World Rivers Day - September 26, 2021 (Last Sunday in September)
  • World Rock Paper Scissors Day - August 27
  • World Samosa Day - September 5
  • World Sauntering Day - June 19
  • World Savings Day - October 31
  • World Schizophrenia Awareness Day - May 24, 2021
  • World Schizophrenia Awareness Week - May 18-24, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • World Schizophrenia Day - May 24
  • World School Milk Day - September 29, 2021 (Last Wednesday in September)
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development - November 10
  • World Scout Scarf Day - August 1
  • World Sea Turtle Day - June 16
  • World Semicolon Day - April 16
  • World Series - October 19-27, 2021
  • World Sexual Health Day - September 4
  • World Sickle Cell Day - June 19
  • World Sight Day - October 14, 2021 (Second Thursday in October)
  • World Sjogren's Day - July 23
  • World Sketchnote Day - January 11
  • World Sleep Day - March 19, 2021 (Friday of Second Full Week)
  • World Smile Day - October 1, 2021 (First Friday in October)
  • World Snake Day - July 16
  • World Snorkeling Day - July 30
  • World Snow Day - January 17, 2021 (Third Sunday in January)
  • World Snowboard Day - January 19, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • World Social Work Day - March 16, 2021 (Third Tuesday in March)
  • World Soil Day - December 5
  • World Sound Healing Day - February 14
  • World Space Week - October 4-10
  • World Sparrow Day - March 20
  • World Spay Day - February 23, 2021 (Last Tuesday in February)
  • World Spine Day - October 16
  • World Sports Journalists Day - July 2
  • World Standards Day - October 14
  • World Statistics Day - October 20, 2020 (Celebrated Every Five Years)
  • World Storytelling Day - March 20, 2021 (Always Spring Equinox)
  • World Stroke Day - October 29
  • World Student Day - October 15, 2021 (Third Friday in October)
  • World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10
  • World Table Tennis Day - April 6
  • World Tai Chi & Qigong Day - April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Tapas Day - June 17, 2021 (Third Thursday in June)
  • World Tapir Day - April 27
  • World Teacher's Day - October 5
  • World Techno Day - December 9
  • World Teen Mental Wellness Day - March 2
  • World Telecommunication and Information Society Day - May 17
  • World Telecommunication Day - May 17
  • World Television Day - November 21
  • World Temperance Day - October 3
  • World Tennis Day - March 5
  • World Theatre Day - March 27
  • World Thinking Day - February 22
  • World Thrombosis Day - October 13
  • World Tofu Day - July 26
  • World Toilet Day - November 19
  • World Tourism Day - September 27
  • World Town Planning Day - November 8
  • World Toy Camera Day - October 17, 2021 (Third Sunday in October)
  • World Trade Week - May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week in May)
  • World Trauma Day - October 17
  • World Trick Shot Day - December 7, 2021 (First Tuesday in December)
  • World Tripe Day - October 24
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day - November 5
  • World Tuberculosis Day - March 24
  • World Tuna Day - May 2
  • World Turtle Day - May 23
  • World Typing Day - January 8
  • World UFO Day - June 24 and July 2
  • World Understanding and Peace Day - February 23
  • World Usability Day - November 11, 2021 (Second Thursday in November)
  • World Vegan Day - November 1
  • World Vegetarian Day - October 1
  • World Veterinary Day - April 24, 2021 (Last Saturday in April)
  • World Voice Day - April 16
  • World Water Day - March 22
  • World Water Monitoring Day - September 18
  • World Water Week - August 23-27, 2021
  • World Watercolor Month - July
  • World Week for Animals in Laboratories - (2021 TBA)
  • World Wetlands Day - February 2
  • World Whale Day - February 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in February)
  • World Whisky Day - May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • World Wide Web Day - August 1
  • World Wildlife Conservation Day - December 4
  • World Wildlife Day - March 3
  • World Wish Day - April 29
  • World Youth Skills Day - July 15
  • World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup - March 12-14, 2021 (Second Weekend in March)
  • Worldwide Art Day - July 9, 2021 (Second Friday in July)
  • Worldwide Bereaved Parents Month - July
  • Worldwide Bereaved Sibling Month - November
  • Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month - April
  • Worldwide Candle Lighting Day - December 12, 2021 (Second Sunday in December)
  • Worldwide Day of Giving - June 15
  • Worldwide Food Service Safety Month - December
  • Worldwide Knit (and Crochet) in Public Day - June 12, 2021 (Second Saturday in June)
  • Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day - April 25, 2021 (Last Sunday in April)
  • Worldwide Quilting Day - March 20, 2021 (Third Saturday in March)
  • Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month - February
  • Worldwide Rising Star Month - January
  • Worthy Wage Day - May 1
  • Wright Brothers Day - December 17
  • Wrinkled Raincoat Day - September 16
  • Write a Friend Month - December 
  • Write to Your Father Day - June 13, 2021 (One Week Before Fathers Day)
  • Write Your Story Day - March 14
  • Writers Rights Day - June 9
  • Wrong Way Corrigan Day - July 17


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Childrens Holidays

Children's Holidays

Chocolate Holidays Information from Holidays and Observances

Chocolate Holidays

World Festival and Event info. from Holidays and Observances

Festivals and Events

Food Holidays - Information from Holidays and Observances

Food Holidays

Garden Holidays Information from Holidays and Observances

Garden Holidays

Health Holidays Info. from Holidays and Observances

Health Holidays

Holiday Drinks - info. from Holidays and Observances

Holiday Drinks

Military Holidays information from the Holidays and Observances Website

Military Holidays

Music Holidays

Holidays and Observances Pet Holidays - Pictured in a Kitten Totem Pole

Pet Holidays

(Cats & Dogs)

Religious Holidays Information from Holidays and Observances

Religious Holidays