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 hopefully be completed before November 2017.
  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 2017, these are:

  • International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

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
  • AIDS Awareness Month, PPSI
  • 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 Candle 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 Inspirational Role Models Month
  • National Lifewriting Month
  • National Long Term Care Awareness Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month
  • National Medical Science Liason (MSL) Awareness Month
  • National Memoir Writing 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
  • Vegan Month
  • World Communication Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

Weekly Holidays and Observances

  • American Education Week - November 13-17, 2017 (Third M-F week of November)
  • American Sand Sculpting Competition - November 19-26, 2017
  • Better Conversation Week - November 19-25, 2017 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
  • Buy Nothing Day - November 24 or 25, 2017 (Either Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving, depending on where you live in the World)
  • Church / State Separation Week - November 19-25, 2017 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
  • Family Caregiver Week - Last week of November
  • Geography Awareness Week - November 12-18, 2017 
  • GERD Awareness Week (Gastroesophaseal Reflux Disease) - November 19-25, 2017 (Week of Thanksgiving)
  • International Dyslexia Reading, Literacy Week - November 8-11, 2017
  • International Fraud Awareness Week - November 19-26, 2017
  • International Restorative Justice Week - November 19-25, 2017
  • International Week of Science and Peace - November 5-11, 2017 (The week in which November 11 falls)
  • Key Club International Week - November 6-10, 2017 (First M-F Week of November)
  • Kristallnacht - November 9-10
  • Medical-Surgical Nurses Week - November 1-7
  • National Adoption Week - Week of US Thanksgiving
  • National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week - November 5-11, 2017 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Bible Week - November 19-26, 2017 (Sunday to Sunday of the Week of US Thanksgiving)
  • National Book Awards Week - November 13-19, 2017
  • National Deal Week - November 22-28, 2017 (Week that begins on the Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving)
  • National Diabetes Education Week - November 5-11, 2017 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Donor Sabbath - November 10-12, 2017 
  • National Family Week - November 19-25, 2017 (Thanksgiving Week)
  • National Farm-City Week - November 19-23, 2017 (Week that always ends on Thanksgiving Day)
  • National Fig Week - November 1-7 (First full week of November)
  • National Game & Puzzle Week - November 19-25, 2017 (Sunday-Saturday of Thanksgiving Week)
  • National Global Entrepreneurship Week - November 20-26, 2017
  • National Home Care Aide Week - November 13-19, 2016 (2017 = TBA)
  • National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week - November 11-20, 2017 (Begins on Second Saturday in November for 9 Days)
  • National Notary Public Week - Second week of November
  • National Nurse Practitioner's Week - November 12-18, 2017
  • National Patient Accessibility Week - November 1-7
  • National Patient Transportation Week - November 5-11, 2017 (First Full Week in November)
  • National Radiologic Technology Week - November 12-18, 2017
  • National Split Pea Soup Week - November 12-18, 2017
  • National Young Reader's Week - November 6-10, 2017 (Second Week in November)
  • Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week - Third week of November
  • Patient Blood Management Awareness Week - November 6-10, 2017
  • Perioperative Nurse Week - November 12-18, 2017
  • Pumpkin Chunkin Days - November 3-5, 2017
  • Urology Nurses and Associates Week - November 1-7
  • World Kindness Week - November 12-18, 2017 (Always has the 13th of November in it)


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
  • International Men's Makeup 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
  • World Vegan Day - November 1
  • All Soul's Day - November 2
  • Cookie Monster Day - November 2
  • National Deviled Egg Day - November 2
  • National Men Make Dinner Day - November 2, 2017 (First Thursday)
  • Plan Your Epitaph Day - November 2
  • Cliche Day - November 3
  • Jellyfish Day - November 3
  • Love Your Lawyer Day - November 3, 2017 (First Friday in November)
  • National Medical Science Liaison Awareness & Appreciation Day - November 3, 2017 (First Friday in November)
  • National Sandwich Day - November 3
  • Digital Scrapbooking Day - November 4, 2017 (First Saturday in November)
  • National Candy Day - November 4
  • National Chicken Lady Day - November 4
  • Pumpkin Destruction Day - November 4, 2017 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sadie Hawkins Day - November 4, 2017 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sausage and Kraut Day - November 4, 2017 (First Saturday in November)
  • Use Your Common Sense Day - November 4
  • Daylight Savings Time Ends - November 5, 2017 (Back 1 hour at 2:00am)
  • Guy Fawkes Day - November 5
  • National Donut Day - November 5
  • National Remembrance Day for the Victims Killed By Illegal Aliens - November 5, 2017 (First Sunday in November)
  • Zero Tasking Day - November 5, 2017 (First Sunday in November)
  • Fill Our Staplers Day - November 6, 2017 (Day After Daylight Savings Ends)
  • International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - November 6
  • Job Action Day - November 6, 2017 (First Monday in November)
  • National Healthy Eating Day - November 6
  • National Nachos Day - November 6
  • Saxophone Day - November 6
  • Traffic Directors Day - November 6, 2017 (First Monday in November)
  • Election Day - November 7, 2017
  • Hug a Bear Day (Stuffed Bear!) - November 7
  • National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day - November 7
  • National Gin Day - November 7
  • Notary Public Day - November 7
  • Abet and Aid Punsters Day - November 8
  • Cook Something Bold & Pungent Day - November 8
  • International Tongue Twister Day - November 8, 2017 (Say "TOY BOAT" 5 times in a row!!)
  • Intersex Day of Remembrance - November 8, 2017
  • 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 Tempranillo Day - November 9, 2017 (Second Thursday in November)
  • World Adoption Day - November 9
  • Area Code Day - November 10
  • Forget-Me-Not-Day - November 10
  • International Accounting Day - November 10
  • National Vanilla Cupcake Day - November 10
  • Sesame Street Day - November 10
  • US Marine Corps Birthday (USMC) - November 10
  • Veterans Day (Observed) - November 10, 2017
  • World Science Day for Peace and Development - November 10
  • Armistice Day - November 11
  • Bonza Bottler Day - November 11
  • Death/Duty Day - November 11
  • Domino Day - November 11, 2017 
  • National Sundae Day - November 11
  • Veteran Owned Business' Anniversary - November 11 
  • Veteran's Day - November 11
  • World Origami Day - November 11
  • International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church - November 12, 2017 (Second Sunday in November)
  • 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
  • World Orphans Day - November 13, 2017 (Second Monday in November)
  • 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
  • National Young Reader's Day - November 14, 2017 (Second Tuesday in November)
  • World Diabetes Day - November 14
  • America Recycles Day - November 15
  • American Enterprise Day - November 15
  • George Spelvin Day - November 15
  • GIS Day (Geographic Information Systems) - November 15, 2017 (Third Wednesday in November)
  • I Love to Write Day - November 15
  • National Bundt Day - November 15
  • National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day - November 15
  • National Educational Support Professionals Day - November 15, 2017 (Wednesday of the week before Thanksgiving)
  • National Philanthropy Day - November 15
  • National Raisin Bran Cereal Day - November 15
  • Pack Your Mom's Lunch Day - November 15
  • Rock Your Mocs Day - November 15
  • Beaujolais Nouveau Day - November 16, 2017 (Third Thursday in November)
  • Children's Grief Awareness Day - November 16, 2017 (Third Thursday of November - One Week before Thanksgiving)
  • Great American Smokeout - November 16, 2017 (Third Thursday in November)
  • International Day for Tolerance - November 16
  • National Button Day - November 16
  • National Fast Food Day - November 16
  • Use Less Stuff Day - November 16, 2017 (Thursday of the week before Thanksgiving)
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day - November 16
  • World Philosophy Day - November 16, 2017 (Third Thursday 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
  • Substitute Educators Day - November 17, 2017 (Friday of American Education Week)
  • World Prematurity Awareness Day - November 17
  • Family Volunteer Day - November 18, 2017 (Saturday of Weekend Before Thanksgiving)
  • Guinness World Record Day - November 18, 2017 
  • International Games Day - November 18, 2017 (Third Saturday in November)
  • Married to a Scorpio Support Day - November 18
  • Mickey Mouse Day - November 18
  • National Adoption Day - November 18, 2017 (Saturday before Thanksgiving)
  • National Survivors of Suicide Day - November 18, 2017 (Saturday before Thanksgiving)
  • National Vichyssoise Day - November 18
  • Push-button Phone Day - November 18
  • American Made Matters Day - November 19
  • Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day - November 19
  • Have a Bad Day Day - November 19
  • International Men's Day - November 19
  • Mother Goose Day - November 19, 2017
  • Rabi'I - November 19, 2017
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle Day - November 19
  • Women's Entrepreneurship Day - November 19
  • World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - November 19, 2017 (Third Sunday in November)
  • World Toilet Day - November 19
  • Africa Industrialization Day - November 20
  • Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (G.O.H.A.R.D.) - November 20
  • 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
  • Alascattalo Day - November 21
  • Gingerbread Day - November 21
  • National Entrepreneurship Day - November 21, 2017 (Third Tuesday in November)
  • World Hello Day - November 21
  • World Television Day - November 21
  • Humane Society Anniversary Day - November 22
  • National Cashew Day - November 22
  • Tie One on Day - November 22, 2017 (Day Before Thanksgiving)
  • Dr. Who Day - November 23
  • Eat a Cranberry Day - November 23
  • Fibonacci Day - November 23
  • International Survivors of Suicide Day - November 23
  • National Day of Mourning - November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • National Espresso Day - November 23
  • National Family Health History Day - November 23, 2017 (Always on Thanksgiving Day)
  • Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017 (Fourth Thursday of November)
  • Turkey-Free Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017 (Fourth Thursday of November)
  • Black Friday - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day - November 24
  • D.B. Cooper Day - November 24
  • Fur Free Friday - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Maize Day - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • National Day of Listening - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • National Flossing Day - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • National Native American Heritage Day - November 24, 2017 (Day After Thanksgiving)
  • National Sardines Day - November 24
  • Random Act of Kindness Friday - November 24, 2017
  • Robert E. Lee Day - November 24, 2017 (State of Georgia)
  • Sinkie Day - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Your Welcomegiving Day - November 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Blase Day - November 25
  • International Aura Awareness Day - November 25, 2017 (Fourth Saturday in November)
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25
  • National Parfait Day - November 25
  • Small Business Saturday - November 25, 2017 (Saturday after Thanksgiving)
  • World Day of Giving - November 25, 2017 (Last Saturday in November)
  • National Cake Day  - November 26
  • Shopping Reminder Day - November 26
  • Cider Monday - November 27, 2017 (First Monday after Thanksgiving)
  • Cyber Monday - November 27, 2017 (Monday after Thanksgiving)
  • National Bavarian Cream Pie Day - November 27
  • National French Toast Day - November 28
  • Chocolates Day - November 29
  • Electronic Greetings Day - November 29
  • Giving Tuesday - November 28, 2017 (Tuesday after Thanksgiving)
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - November 29
  • National Lemon Creme Pie Day - November 29
  • 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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