November Holidays

Turkey Dinner

Thanksgiving is the highlight of the November Holidays, followed by the official start of the Christmas Shopping season!  Pictured above is our traditional Thanksgiving Meal from 2011.

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

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. Individual Daily Holiday pages for November, will be completed before November 2014.
  4. 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

  • Addiction Awareness Month
  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month
  • American Diabetes Month
  • America Recycles Month
  • Aviation History Month
  • Banana Pudding Lovers Month
  • Child Safety and Prevention Month
  • COPD Awareness Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • Drum Month
  • Families Stories Month
  • Gluten Free Diet Awareness Month
  • Good Nutrition Month
  • Great American Smoke Out Month
  • Greens and Plantains Month
  • Historic Bridge Awareness Month
  • Home Care Month
  • Hospice Month
  • International COPD Awareness Month
  • International Drum (Percussion) Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • MADD's Tie One on For Safety Holiday Campaign
  • Movember
  • Manatee Awareness Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
  • National American Indian Heritage Month
  • National Bladder Health Awareness Month
  • National Child Mental Health Month
  • National Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • National Fragrance Month
  • National Georgia Pecan Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month
  • National Home Care Month
  • National Hospice Palliative Care Month
  • National Impotency Month
  • National Inspiration Role Models Month
  • National Lifewriting Month
  • National Long Term Care Awareness Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month
  • National Medical Science Liason (MSL) Awareness Month
  • National Military Family Month
  • National Native American Heritage Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • National Peanut Butter Lover's Month
  • National Pepper Month
  • National Pet Awareness Month
  • National Pomegranate Month
  • National Roasting Month
  • National Scholarship Month
  • National Senior Pet Month
  • National Sexual Health Month
  • National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • NoSHAVEmber(US Beard Month or Movember)
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pet Diabetes Month
  • Plum Month
  • PPSI AIDS Awareness Month
  • Prematurity Awareness Month
  • PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
  • Raisin Bread Month
  • Real Jewelry Month
  • Spinach Month
  • Squash Month
  • Stamp Collecting Month
  • Sweet Potato Awareness Month
  • Tie One on For Safety Campaign - Runs November 21 through January 1
  • Vegan Month
  • World Communication Month

Weekly Holidays and Observances

  • Advent - November 30, 2014 - December 24, 2014
  • American Education Week - November 17-21, 2014 (Third M-F week of November)
  • Ashura - Evening of November 2, 2014 to Evening of November 3, 2014
  • Emerging Nurse Leader Week - November 2-8, 2014
  • Family Caregiver Week - Last week of November
  • Geography Awareness Week - November 16-22, 2014 (Third week of November)
  • International Week of Science and Peace - November 9-15, 2014 (The week in which November 11 falls)
  • Key Club International Week - November 3-7, 2014 (First M-F Week of November)
  • Kristallnacht - November 9-10
  • Medical-Surgical Nurses Week - November 1-7, 2014
  • Mental Health Wellness Week - November 9-15, 2014
  • National Adoption Week - Week of US Thanksgiving
  • National Allied Health Professions Week - November 3-9, 2014
  • National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week - November 2-8, 2014 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Bible Week - November 23-30, 2014 (Sunday to Sunday of the Week of US Thanksgiving)
  • National Diabetes Education Week - November 2-8, 2014 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Fig Week - November 1-7 (First full week of November)
  • National Healthcare Patient Transportation Week - November 2-8, 2014
  • National Home Care Aide Week - November 9-15, 2014
  • National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week - November 2-8, 2014
  • National Notary Public Week - Second week of November
  • National Radiologic Technology Week - November 2-8, 2014
  • National Split Pea Soup Week - November 11-17, 2014
  • Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week - Third week of November
  • Patient Blood Management Awareness Week - November 3-7, 2014
  • Urology Nurses and Associates Week - November 1-7


Daily Holidays and Observances

Holidays listed below with just the Month/Day fall on the same day each year, Moveable Holidays that change each year, will also show the year and the Holiday Rule.

  • All Saint's Day - November 1
  • Give Up Your Shoulds Day - November 1
  • National Authors' Day - November 1
  • National Cook for Your Pets Day - November 1
  • National Deep Fried Clams Day - November 1
  • National Family Literacy Day - November 1
  • National Vinegar Day - November 1
  • Prime Meridian Day - November 1
  • Sadie Hawkins Day - November 1, 2014 (First Saturday in November)
  • World Vegan Day - November 1
  • All Soul's Day - November 2
  • Cookie Monster Day
  • Daylight Savings Time Ends - November 2, 2014 (movable day)
  • National Deviled Egg Day - November 2
  • Plan Your Epitaph Day - November 2
  • Zero Tasking Day - November 2, 2014 (First Sunday in November)
  • Cliche Day - November 3
  • Fill Our Staplers Day - November 3, 2014 (Day After Daylight Savings Ends)
  • Jellyfish Day - November 3
  • Job Action Day - November 3, 2014 (First Monday in November)
  • National Sandwich Day - November 3
  • Traffic Directors Day - November 3, 2014
  • Election Day - November 4, 2014
  • National Candy Day - November 4
  • National Chicken Lady Day - November 4
  • Use Your Common Sense Day - November 4
  • Guy Fawkes Day - November 5
  • National Donut Day - November 5
  • International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - November 6
  • National Healthy Eating Day - November 6
  • National Nachos Day - November 6
  • Saxophone Day - November 6
  • Hug a Bear Day (Stuffed Bear!) - November 7
  • National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day - November 7
  • National Gin Day - November 7
  • National Medical Science Liaison Awareness & Appreciation Day - November 7, 2014 (First Friday in November)
  • National Men Make Dinner Day - November 7
  • Notary Public Day - November 7
  • Abet and Aid Punsters Day - November 8
  • Cook Something Bold & Pungent Day - November 8
  • National Cappuccino Day - November 8
  • National Harvey Wallbanger Day - November 8
  • National Parents as Teachers Day - November 8
  • National Walk to Work Day - November 8
  • World Town Planning Day - November 8
  • X-Ray Day - November 8
  • International Tongue Twister Day - November 9, 2014 (Second Sunday in November) (Say "TOY BOAT" 5 times in a row!!)
  • Area Code Day - November 10
  • Forget-Me-Not-Day - November 10
  • National Vanilla Cupcake Day - November 10
  • Sesame Street Day - November 10
  • US Marine Corps Birthday (USMC) - November 10
  • World Orphans Day - November 10, 2014 (Second Monday in November)
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development - November 10
  • Armistice Day - November 11
  • Bonza Bottler Day - November 11
  • Death/Duty Day - November 11
  • National Sundae Day - November 11
  • National Young Reader's Day - November 11, 2014 (Second Tuesday in November)
  • Veteran's Day - November 11
  • Veteran Owned Business' Anniversary - November 11
  • World Origami Day - November 11
  • National Pizza with Everything Day (Except Anchovies) - November 12
  • World Pneumonia Day - November 12
  • National Indian Pudding Day - November 13
  • World Kindness Day - November 13
  • International Girls Day - November 14
  • Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day - November 14
  • National American Teddy Bear Day - November 14
  • National Guacamole Day - November 14
  • National Pickle Day - November 14
  • World Diabetes Day - November 14
  • America Recycles Day - November 15
  • Guinness World Record Day - November 15, 2014 (Third Saturday in November)
  • I Love to Write Day - November 15
  • International Games Day - November 15, 2014 (Third Saturday in November)
  • National Bundt Day - November 15
  • National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day - November 15
  • National Philanthropy Day - November 15
  • National Raisin Bran Cereal Day - November 15
  • International Day for Tolerance - November 16
  • National Button Day
  • National Fast Food Day - November 16
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day - November 16
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - November 16, 2014 (Third Sunday in November)
  • Homemade Bread Day - November 17
  • National Baklava Day - November 17
  • National Black Cat Day - November 17
  • National Take a Hike Day - November 17
  • National Unfriend Day - November 17
  • World Prematurity Awareness Day - November 17
  • Married to a Scorpio Support Day - November 18
  • Mickey Mouse Day - November 18
  • National Vichyssoise Day - November 18
  • Push-button Phone Day - November 18
  • American Made Matters Day - November 19
  • Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day - November 19
  • GIS Day (Geographic Information Systems - November 19, 2014 (Third Wednesday in November)
  • Have a Bad Day Day - November 19
  • International Men's Day - November 19
  • National Educational Support Professionals Day - November 19, 2014 (Wednesday of the week before Thanksgiving)
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle Day - November 19
  • World Toilet Day - November 19
  • Africa Industrialization Day - November 20
  • Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (G.O.H.A.R.D.) - November 20
  • Great American Smokeout - November 20, 2014 (Third Thursday in November)
  • Name Your PC Day - November 20
  • National Peanut Butter Fudge Day - November 20
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance - November 20
  • Universal Children's Day - November 20
  • Use Less Stuff Day - November 20, 2014 (Thursday of the week before Thanksgiving)
  • World Philosophy Day - November 20, 2014 (Third Thursday in November)
  • Alascattalo Day - November 21
  • Beaujolais Nouveau Day - November 21
  • Gingerbread Day - November 21
  • World Hello Day - November 21
  • World Television Day - November 21
  • Family Volunteer Day - November 22, 2014 (Saturday of Weekend Before Thanksgiving)
  • Humane Society Anniversary Day - November 22
  • International Aura Awareness Day - November 22, 2014 (Fourth Saturday in November)
  • National Adoption Day - November 22, 2014 (Saturday before Thanksgiving)
  • National Cashew Day - November 22
  • Dr. Who Day - November 23
  • Eat a Cranberry Day - November 23
  • Fibonacci Day - November 23
  • International Survivors of Suicide Day - November 23
  • National Espresso Day - November 23
  • Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day - November 24
  • D.B. Cooper Day - November 24
  • National Sardines Day - November 24
  • Blase Day - November 25
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25
  • National Parfait Day - November 25
  • National Cake Day  - November 26
  • Shopping Reminder Day - November 26
  • Tie One on Day - November 26, 2014 (Day Before Thanksgiving)
  • National Bavarian Cream Pie Day - November 27
  • National Day of Mourning - November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • National Family Health History Day - November 27, 2014 (Always on Thanksgiving Day)
  • Thanksgiving - November 27, 2014 (Fourth Thursday of November)
  • Turkey-Free Thanksgiving - November 27, 2014 (Fourth Thursday of November)
  • Black Friday - November 28, 2014 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Buy Nothing Day - November 28, 2014 (First Shopping Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Fur Free Friday - November 28, 2014 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • National Day of Listening - November 28, 2014 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • National Flossing Day - November 28, 2014 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • National French Toast Day - November 28
  • National Native American Heritage Day - November 28, 2014 (Day After Thanksgiving)
  • Sinkie Day - November 28, 2014 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Chocolates Day - November 29
  • Electronic Greetings Day - November 29
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - November 29
  • National Lemon Creme Pie Day - November 29
  • Small Business Saturday - November 29, 2014 (Saturday after Thanksgiving)
  • International Computer Security Day - November 30
  • National Meth Awarness Day - November 30
  • National Mousse Day - November 30
  • Stay Home Because You're Well Day - November 30


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November Daily Holidays Detail

Below, you will find a Daily page for each day of October that will have lots of information pertaining to that specific day of the year - Holidays and Observances for the Day, History of the Day, Quote of the Day, Recipe of the Day, Song of the Day, Word of the Day and More! (Pages will be linked up as completed)

  • November 1
  • November 2
  • November 3
  • November 4
  • November 5
  • November 6
  • November 7
  • November 8
  • November 9
  • November 10
  • November 11
  • November 12
  • November 13
  • November 14
  • November 15
  • November 16
  • November 17
  • November 18
  • November 19
  • November 20
  • November 21
  • November 22
  • November 23
  • November 24
  • November 25
  • November 26
  • November 27
  • November 28
  • November 29
  • November 30

Happy November Holidays to All...

If you know of any November Holidays, or Observances that we have left off this November Holidays list, please contact us, and let us know!  We want to include them all!












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