March Holidays

In the March Holidays below, St. Patricks Day, is one of the big Holidays of the month.

March Holiday information from Holidays and Observances

Below you will find our listing of March Holidays and Observances that fall in the month of March.  

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked below.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, we'll include the year as well as the date rule below. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
  3. If we have made an error, have any incorrect dates, or have left off any Holidays, Observances, or Awareness Days etc, please let us know! Contact Us!



Annual Holidays and Observances
United Nations International Years

Each year, the United Nations chooses a few different topics, or themes that they want all the Countries around the World to focus on. 

In 2016, these are:

  • International Year of Pulses

In 2015, these are:

  • International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies
  • International Year of Soils

In 2014, these are:

  • International Year of Crystallography
  • International Year of Family Farming
  • International Year of Small Island Developing States
  • International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

In 2013, these are:

  • International Year of Quinoa
  • International Year of Water Cooperation

In 2012, these are:

  • International Year of Cooperatives
  • International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.


Monthly Holidays and Observances

  • Academy Awards Month
  • Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month
  • American Diabetes Alert Month
  • American Red Cross Month
  • Bell Peppers and Broccoli Month
  • Berries and Cherries Month
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • Colic Awareness Month
  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • Credit Education Month
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month
  • Dolphin Awareness Month
  • Employee Spirit Month
  • Exotic Winter Fruit & Leeks and Green Onions Month
  • Expanding Girls' Horizons in Science and Engineering Month
  • Hemophilia Month
  • Honor Society Awareness Month
  • Humorists are Artists Month
  • International Ideas Month
  • International Listening Awareness Month
  • International Mirth Month
  • Irish-American Heritage Month
  • Kidney Month
  • Malignant Hyperthermia Awareness and Training Month
  • Music in our Schools Month
  • National Athletic Trainers Month
  • National Caffeine Awareness Month
  • National Celery Month
  • National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month (Thanks to Stacey R. for letting us know about this one)
  • National Cheerleading Safety Month
  • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Clean up Your IRS Act Month
  • National Color Therapy Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Craft Month
  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • National Endometriosis Awareness Month
  • National Essential Tremor Awareness Month
  • National Ethics Awareness Month
  • National Eye Donor Month
  • National Flour Month
  • National Flower Month
  • National Frozen Food Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National March Into Literacy Month
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
  • National Noodle Month
  • National Nutrition Month 
  • National On-Hold Month
  • National Optimism Month
  • National Peanut Month
  • National Poison Prevention Awareness Month
  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Month
  • National Professional Social Worker's Month
  • National Sauce Month
  • National Social Work Month
  • National Umbrella Month
  • National Women Inventors Month
  • National Women's History Month
  • Play the Recorder Month
  • Read an E-Book Month
  • Red Cross Month
  • Rosacea Awareness Month
  • Save Your Vision Month
  • Sing with Your Child Month
  • Spiritual Wellness Month
  • Supply Management Month
  • Trisomy Awareness Month
  • Workplace Eye Healthy and Safety Awareness Month
  • Youth Art Month


  • Deaf History Month (March 13 - April 15)
  • Lent - Begins on Ash Wednesday - March 5, 2014 - April 17, 2014
  • National Kite Month (March 29 - May 3, 2014)


Weekly Holidays and Observances

  • Act Happy Week - March 17-23, 2014 (Starts on Third Monday)
  • American Chocolate Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Full Week of March)
  • Brain Awareness Week - March 10-16, 2014
  • Carnival (Rio de Janeiro) - February 28 - March 4, 2014
  • Celebrate Your Name Week - March 2-8, 2014 (First Full Week in March)
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Week - Second Week of March
  • Girl Scout Week - March 9-15, 2014 (Second Week of March)
  • Health Information Professionals Week - March 16-22, 2014
  • Jewish Book Week - February 22, 2014 - March 2, 2014
  • Iditarod Race - March 1-16, 2014
  • Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Week of March)
  • International Festival of Owls - March 7-9, 2014
  • Make Mine Chocolate - February 15 - April 20, 2014 (Campaign kicks off annually on Feb 15th, and ends on Easter)
  • NanoDays - March 29 - April 6, 2014
  • National Aardvark Week - Second Week of March
  • National Agriculture Week - March 23-29, 2014
  • National Animal Poison Prevention Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Full Week of March)
  • National Aplastic Anemia & MDS Awareness Week - March 1-7, 2014
  • National Cheerleading Week - March 1-7
  • National Cleaning Week - March 23-29, 2014 (Last Week of March)
  • National Collegiate Health and Wellness Week - March 3-9, 2013 (2014 Date TBA)
  • National Consumer Protection Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 23 - March 1, 2014 (Fourth Week in February)
  • National Flood Safety Awareness Week - March 16-22, 2014
  • National Ghostwriters Week - March 1-7
  • National Invasive Species Awareness Week - March 3-8, 2013 (2014 Date TBA)
  • National Manufacturing Week - Third Week of March
  • National Poison Prevention Week - March 16-22, 2014 (Third Full Week of March)
  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Week - March 3-9, 2013
  • National Procrastination Week - March 8-14, 2014 (Second Week of March)
  • National Protocol Officer's Week - March 23-29, 2014 (Last Week of March)
  • National PTA Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week - First Full Week of March
  • National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week - March 9-15, 2014(Third Week of March)
  • National School Breakfast Week - March 3-7, 2014
  • National Schools Social Work Week - March 2-8, 2014 (First Full Week of March)
  • National Science & Engineering Week - March 14-23, 2014 (Second Week of March)
  • National Severe Weather Preparedness Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • National Sleep Awareness Week - March 2-8, 2014 (Week before Daylight Savings Time)
  • National Tsunami Awareness Week - March 23-29, 2014
  • National Week of the Ocean - March 30 - April 5, 2014 
  • National Wildlife Week - March 17-23, 2014
  • National Words Matter Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • Newspaper in Education Week - March 3-7, 2014 (First Full School Week in March)
  • Patient Safety Awareness Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • Peace Corps Week - February 23 - March 1, 2014
  • Professional Pet Sitters Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • Read an E-Book Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • Return Borrowed Books Week - March 2-8, 2014 (First Week of March)
  • Root Canal Awareness Week - March 30 - April 5, 2014
  • Save Your Vision Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • Share a Story - Shape a Future Week - March 3-7, 2014
  • Teen Tech Week - March 9-15, 2014
  • Telecommuter Appreciation Week - March 2-8, 2014 (Week that includes Alexander Graham Bell's Birthday of 3/2)
  • Termite Awareness Week - March 25-29, 2014
  • Turkey Vultures Return to the Living Sign - March 11-17
  • Universal Human Beings Week - March 1-7
  • Universal Women's Week - March 8-14
  • Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination - March 21-27
  • Will Eisner Week - March 1-7
  • Women in Construction Week - March 2-8, 2014
  • Women of Aviation Worldwide Week - March 3-9, 2014


Daily Holidays and Observances

  • Asiatic Fleet Memorial Day - March 1
  • Beer Day (in Iceland) - March 1
  • International Women of Color Day - March 1
  • National Fruit Compote Day - March 1
  • National Horse Protection Day - March 1
  • National Peanut Butter Lover's Day - March 1
  • National Pig Day - March 1
  • Peace Corps Day - March 1
  • Plan a Solo Vacation Day - March 1
  • Refired, Not Retired Day - March 1
  • Self Injury Awareness Day - March 1
  • Share a Smile Day - March 1
  • St. David's Day - March 1
  • World Compliment Day - March 1
  • Dr. Seuss Day - March 2
  • Namesake Day - March 2, 2014 (First Sunday in March)
  • National Banana Cream Pie Day - March 2
  • National Corndog Day - March 2, 2014 (First Saturday of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament)
  • National Old Stuff Day - March 2
  • Texas Independence Day - March 2
  • Bonza Bottler Day - March 3
  • Casimir Pulaski Day - March 3, 2014 (First Monday in March)
  • I Want You to Be Happy Day - March 3
  • If Pets had Thumbs Day - March 3
  • National Anthem Day - March 3
  • National Cold Cuts Day - March 3
  • National Mulled Wine Holiday - March 3
  • Navy Reserves Birthday - March 3
  • Peach Blossom Day - March 3
  • Read Across America Day - March 3, 2014 (Falls during the week of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2nd)
  • World Wildlife Day - March 3
  • Holy Experiment Day - March 4
  • Hug a GI Day - March 4
  • Mardi Gras Carnival (New Orleans) - March 4, 2014 (movable date)
  • National Grammar Day - March 4
  • National Pancake Day (IHOP) - March 4, 2014
  • National Pound Cake Day - March 4
  • Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras - March 4, 2014
  • Ash Wednesday - March 5, 2014 (First Day of Lent)
  • National Absinthe Day - March 5
  • National Cheese Doodle Day - March 5
  • National Multiple Personality Day - March 5
  • Town Meeting Day Vermont - March 5
  • Dentist Day - March 6
  • National Frozen Food Day - March 6
  • National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day - March 6
  • Alexander Graham Bell Day - March 7
  • Dress in Blue Day - March 7, 2014 (First Friday in March)
  • Employee Appreciation Day - March 7, 2014 (First Friday in March)
  • National Cereal Day - March 7
  • National Crown Roast of Pork Day - March 7
  • National Salesperson Day - March 7, 2014 (First Friday in March)
  • World Day of Prayer - March 7, 2014 (First Friday in March)
  • Girls Write Now Day - March 8
  • International Women's Day - March 8
  • National Be Nasty Day - March 8
  • National Genealogy Day - March 8, 2014 (Second Saturday in March)
  • National Peanut Cluster Day - March 8
  • National Proof Reading Day - March 8
  • UN Day for Women's Rights & International Peace - March 8
  • Barbie Day - March 9
  • Check Your Batteries Day - March 9, 2014 (2nd Sunday in March)
  • Daylight Savings Start - March 9, 2014 (movable day)
  • Get Over It Day - March 9
  • Girl Scout Sunday - March 9, 2014 (The Sunday in Girl Scout Week, or closest to March 12)
  • Joe Franklin Day - March 9
  • National Crabmeat Day - March 9
  • National Meatball Day - March 9
  • National Panic Day - March 9
  • Canberra Day - March 10, 2014 (Second Monday in March) (See Holidays in Australia)
  • International Day of Awesomeness - March 10
  • Land Line Telephone Day - March 10
  • Mario Day - March 10
  • National Blueberry Popover Day - March 10
  • National Napping Day - March 10, 2014 (Monday after Daylight Savings Starts)
  • National Pack Your Lunch Day - March 10
  • National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10
  • Salvation Army Day - March 10
  • U.S. Paper Money Day - March 10
  • Dream 2014 Day - March 11
  • Johnny Appleseed Day - March 11
  • National Worship of Tools Day - March 11
  • Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day - March 11
  • Organize Your Home Office Day - March 11, 2014 (Second Tuesday in March)
  • World Plumbing Day - March 11
  • Girl Scouts Day - March 12
  • National Alfred Hitchcock Day - March 12
  • National Baked Scallops Day - March 12
  • Plant a Flower Day - March 12
  • Registered Dietitian Day - March 12, 2014 (Second Wednesday in March)
  • Coconut Torte Day - March 13
  • Ear Muff Day - March 13
  • Good Samaritan Involvement Day - March 13
  • K-9 Veterans Day - March 13
  • Ken Day - March 13
  • L. Ron Hubbard Day - March 13
  • National Jewel Day - March 13
  • National Open An Umbrella Indoors Day - March 13
  • Popcorn Lover's Day - March 13, 2014 (Second Thursday in March)
  • Smart & Sexy Day - March 13
  • Ta' Anit Ester - March 13, 2014
  • World Kidney Day - March 13, 2014 (Second Tuesday in March)
  • Bake a Pie in Solidarity Day - March 14
  • International Ask A Question Day - March 14
  • Learn About Butterflies Day - March 14
  • Middle Name Pride Day - March 14, 2014 (Second Friday in March)
  • National Pi Day - March 14
  • National Potato Chip Day - March 14
  • Save a Spider Day - March 14
  • World Book Day - March 14
  • Ag Day, Celebrating Our Bountiful Food Supply - March 15
  • Brutus Day - March 15
  • Buzzard Day - March 15
  • Dumbstruck Day - March 15
  • Ides of March - March 15
  • Maple Syrup Saturday - March 15, 2014 - Third Saturday of March
  • National Everything You Think is Wrong Day - March 15
  • National Pears Helene Day - March 15
  • National Quilting Day - March 15, 2014 (Third Saturday of March)
  • True Confessions Day - March 15
  • World Consumer Rights Day - March 15
  • Curlew Day - March 16
  • Freedom of Information Day - March 16, 2014 (on or near March 16)
  • Goddard Day - March 16
  • Lips Appreciation Day - March 16
  • National Artichoke Hearts Day - March 16
  • National Everything You do is Right Day - March 16
  • Purim - March 16, 2014
  • St. Urho's Day - March 16
  • Campfire girls Day - March 17
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage Day - March 17
  • Evacuation Day - March 17, 2014
  • Evacuation Day Observed - March 17, 2014
  • St. Patrick's Day - March 17
  • Submarine Day - March 17
  • Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day - March 17, 2014 (Third Monday in March)
  • Forgive Mom and Dad Day - March 18
  • Goddess of Fertility Day - March 18
  • National Awkward Moments Day - March 18
  • National Biodiesel Day - March 18
  • Oatmeal Cookie Day - March 18
  • Supreme Sacrifice Day - March 18
  • Act Happy Day - March 19
  • Kick Butts Day - March 19, 2014 (Third Wednesday in March)
  • Let's Laugh Day - March 19
  • National Chocolate Caramel Day - March 19
  • National Day of Honor - March 19 (2012)
  • National Poultry Day - March 19
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom Day - March 19
  • Saint Joseph's Day - March 19
  • Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day - March 19
  • Bed in for Peace Day - March 20
  • Bock Beer Day - March 20
  • Companies that Care Day - March 20, 2014 (Third Thursday)
  • Extraterrestrial Abductions Day - March 20
  • Great American MEAT-OUT - March 20
  • International Astrology Day - March 20, 2014
  • International Day of Happiness - March 20
  • International Earth Day - March 20
  • Kiss Your Fiance Day - March 20
  • March Equinox (First Day of Spring) - March 20, 2014 (movable date)
  • National Jump Out Day - March 20
  • National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 20
  • National Ravioli Day - March 20
  • Nowruz - March 20
  • Proposal Day - March 20
  • Snowman Burning Day - March 20
  • Spring Equinox - March 20, 2014
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor Day - March 20
  • World Frog Day - March 20
  • World Sparrow Day - March 20
  • World Storytelling Day - March 20
  • Big Bang Day - March 21
  • Brain Injury Awareness Day - March 21
  • California Strawberry Day - March 21
  • Incredible Kid Day - March 21
  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - March 21
  • International Day of Forests and the Tree - March 21
  • International Day of Nowruz - March 21
  • National Common Courtesy Day - March 21
  • National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange - March 21
  • National Flower Day - March 21
  • National Fragrance Day - March 21
  • National French Bread Day - March 21
  • National Puppy Day - March 21, 2014 (Normally observed on March 23, but in 2014 observed on March 21st)
  • Single Parents Day - March 21
  • Spring Fairy Fun Day - March 21
  • World Down Syndrome Day - March 21
  • World Poetry Day - March 21
  • World Puppetry Day - March 21
  • As Young As You Feel Day - March 22
  • Coq Au Vin Day - March 22
  • International Day of the Seal - March 22
  • National Bavarian Crepes Day - March 22
  • National Goof Off Day - March 22
  • National Water Day - March 22
  • World Water Day - March 22
  • National Chip and Dip Day - March 23
  • National Melba Toast Day - March 23
  • National Organize Your Home Office - March 23
  • Near Miss Day - March 23
  • OK Day - March 23
  • World Meteorological Day - March 23
  • International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims - March 24
  • National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day - March 24
  • World Tuberculosis Day - March 24
  • American Diabetes Association Alert Day - March 25, 2014 (Fourth Tuesday in March)
  • Greek Independence Day: National Day of Celebration of Greek & American Democracy - March 25
  • International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade - March 25
  • International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members - March 25
  • International Day of the Unborn Child - March 25
  • International Waffle Day - March 25
  • Maryland Day - March 25
  • National Agriculture Day - March 25, 2014 (Falls During National Ag Week Each Year)
  • National Cerebral Palsy Day - March 25 (Thanks to Stacey R. for letting us know about this one)
  • National Lobster Newberg Day - March 25
  • National Medal of Honor Day - March 25
  • National Pecan Day - March 25
  • Old New Year's Day - March 25
  • Seward's Day - March 25
  • The Annunciation - Known also as The Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, or the Feast of the Annunciation (Christianity) - March 25
  • Tolkien Reading Day - March 25
  • Legal Assistants Day - March 26
  • Make Up Your Own Holiday Day - March 26
  • Manatee Appreciation Day - March 26, 2014 (Last Wednesday in March)
  • National Nougat Day - March 26
  • Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day - March 26
  • Purple Day - (Supporting Epilepsy Around the World) - March 26
  • Spinach Day - March 26
  • Celebrate Exchange Day - March 27
  • National Joe Day - March 27
  • National Spanish Paella Day - March 27
  • Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day - March 27
  • World Theatre Day - March 27
  • Barnum & Bailey Day - March 28
  • National Black Forest Cake Day - March 28
  • Respect Your Cat Day - March 28
  • Something on a Stick Day - March 28
  • Weed Appreciation Day - March 28
  • Earth Hour - March 29, 2014 at 8:30pm (Worldwide event - turn off your power for 60+ minutes to help save the planet!)
  • Knights of Columbus Founders Day - March 29
  • National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day - March 29
  • National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day - March 29
  • Smoke and Mirrors Day - March 29
  • Vietnam Veterans Day or Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day - March 29
  • National Doctors Day - March 30
  • National I Am In Control Day - March 30
  • Take A Walk In the Park Day - March 30
  • Turkey Neck Soup Day - March 30
  • Cesar Chavez Day - March 31
  • Eiffel Tower Day - March 31
  • National Bunsen Burner Day - March 31
  • National Clams on the Half Shell Day - March 31
  • National She's Funny That Way - March 31
  • Oranges and Lemons Day - March 31
  • Tater Day - March 31


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