October Holidays

Special Days to Celebrate in 2016

While most people’s favorite October holiday might be Halloween, there are plenty of other great reason’s to celebrate this month. On October 5th you can honor your favorite teachers because it is World Teacher Day. You can be grouchy, or try to cheer up a grouch, on October 15th which is National Grouch Day. How about having some sweet fun on National Candy Corn Day on October 30th.

There are so many fun reasons to celebrate, where will you begin? Before you browse this list, make sure you click on and download the calendar page here so you can right down all of the dates you want to remember. If you want even more printable calendar options, check out this collection of Printable October 2015 Calendars.

Month Long Observances in October

Week Long Observances in October

October 1st

October 2nd

October 3rd

October 4th

October 5th

October 6th

October 7th

October 8th

October 9th

October 10th

October 11th

October 12th

October 13th

October 14th

October 15th

October 16th

October 17th

October 18th

October 19th

October 20th

  • Mickey Mantle’s Birthday
    Born on this day in 1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma.
  • Monster Mash Day
    On this day in 1962 the Monster mash, by Bobby “Boris” Picket and the Crypt Kickers, reached number 1 in the music charts and stayed there for 2 weeks!

 October 21st

October 22nd

October 23rd

October 24th

October 25th

October 26th

October 27th

October 28th

October 29th

October 30th

October 31st

I sure hope your family enjoys celebrating many of these special days this month. If you know of any other holidays that should be listed here, please feel free to share them!


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