Fun and Wacky Holidays to Celebrate in September [printable]


What is your favorite holiday to celebrate? If you love to celebrate traditional holidays like I do, but want a reason to celebrate a little more {snicker} here are some fun, unique, and wacky holidays and national days that you can celebrate!  So, if you are a celebratory kind of person {{like I am}} you should be able to find a something or even two, three, or four to celebrate every day of the year, like these holidays in September.  Just look through the provided list to see what holiday falls on which day. This way you can totally stay on top of your game and having fun while doing so! {wink}

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Here are just a few {{snicker}} fun and wacky things to celebrate in September! Included are interesting themes that September has been assigned, and ways you can amplify your days and weeks to get the most out of your celebrations!  {{whew!}} Plus, I had you in mind when I made a calendar with all of the holidays in one place! {cuz’ I love printable calendars and thought you’d like them, too!}  Simply download the free calendar, print it out in color or black and white and display it where you can quickly access it! {{knuckle bumps}}

September 2017 Holidays Calendar Tip Junkie

EHprint Free Printable File:
September 2017 Blank Calendar (1446 downloads) ,
September 2017 Printable Calendar with Holidays (1428 downloads) ,
September Maintenance and Home Repair Checklist (2800 downloads)


  • Baby Safety Month/Chicken Month
  • Better Breakfast Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Honey Month
  • International Square Dancing Month
  • Little League Month
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Piano Month
  • Self Improvement Month


  • National Indoor Plant Week – {third week of month}

september holidays


1 Eid-Ul-Adha – date varies

1 Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator

1 National Cherry Popover Day

2 International Bacon Day – Saturday before Labor Day

2 VJ Day, WWII

3 Skyscraper Day

4 Labor Day First Monday of month

4 Newspaper Carrier Day

5 Be Late for Something Day

Cheese Pizza Day

6 Fight Procrastination Day

Read a Book Day

7 National Salami Day

7 Neither Rain nor Snow Day

8 International Literacy Day

8 National Date Nut Bread Day – or December 22!?

8 Pardon Day

9 Teddy Bear Day

10 Grandparent’s Day – first Sunday after Labor Day

10 National Pet Memorial Day -second Sunday in September

10 Sewing Machine Day

10 Swap Ideas Day

11 911 Remembrance

11 Make Your Bed Day

11 No News is Good News Day

12 Chocolate Milk Shake Day

12 National Video Games Day – also see Video Games Day in July

13 Defy Superstition Day

13 Fortune Cookie Day

13 National Peanut Day

13 Positive Thinking Day

13 Uncle Sam Day – his image was first used in 1813

14 National Cream-Filled Donut Day

15 Make a Hat Day

15 Felt Hat Day – On this day, men traditionally put away their felt hats.

15 POW/MIA Recognition Day – Third Friday of September

16 American Legion Day

16 Collect Rocks Day

16 Step Family Day

16 Mayflower Day

16 Mexican Independence Day

16 National Play Doh Day

16 Working Parents Day

17 Citizenship Day

17 Constitution Day

17 National Apple Dumpling Day

17 National Women’s Friendship Day – third Sunday in September

17 Wife Appreciation Day – third Sunday in September

18 National Cheeseburger Day

19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day

19 National Butterscotch Pudding Day

20 National Pepperoni Pizza Day

20 National Punch Day

21 International Peace Day

21 Miniature Golf Day

21 World Gratitude Day

22 Autumn Equinox – Fall begins!

22 Business Women’s Day

22 Elephant Appreciation Day

22 Hobbit Day

22 Native American Day – fourth Friday of the month

23 Checkers Day

23 Dog in Politics Day

23 International Rabbit Day – Fourth Saturday in September

23 Oktoberfest  begins in Germany – date varies

24 National Cherries Jubilee Day

25 National Comic Book Day

26 Johnny Appleseed Day

27 Crush a Can Day

28 Ask a Stupid Question Day (one of my favorite days)

28 National Good Neighbor Day – Always September 28, previously the 4th Sunday in month

29 Confucius Day – Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie.

30 National Mud Pack Day

wacky holidays in september

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