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HOLIDAYS and TRADITIONS

by month in 2017

Updated on 28/02/2017

JANUARY 2017 MAY 2017 SEPTEMBER 2017
FEBRUARY 2017 JUNE 2017 OCTOBER 2017
MARCH 2017 JULY 2017 NOVEMBER 2017
APRIL 2017 AUGUST 2017 DECEMBER 2017



Related pages :

Holidays and Traditions: List
Holidays and Traditions: Resources

 

 

JANUARY 2017


01 - The Year 2016 - Review
01 - New Year
06 - Epiphany
13 - Friday 13th + Superstitions 2
16 - Martin Luther King Day
20 - Trump's Inauguration
25 - Burns Night
26 - Australia Day
26 - India Day

 

FEBRUARY 2017

= BLACK HISTORY MONTH

02 - Groundhog Day
07 - Charles Dickens's birthday
07 - Safer Internet Day

11 - International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Students can watch a video about Florence Nightingale.
They can also find out about Emmeline Pankhurst and Isaac Newton.

14 - Valentine's Day
20 - Presidents' Day
21 - International Mother Language Day
28 - Chinese New Year
28 - Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday and Lent
28 - New Orleans Mardi Gras

 

MARCH 2017

= WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

01 - Saint David's Day
02 - World Book Day
03 - World Wildlife Day
08 - International Women's Day
08 - Non-smoking Day (in the UK)
13 - Commonwealth Day
17 - Saint Patrick's Day
17 - World Sleep Day
20 - SPRING
21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22 - World Water Day
23 - 26 - Boston Tea Party Day
25 - EARTH HOUR
26 - Daylight Saving Time (in France)
26 - Mothers' Day (in the UK)

 

APRIL 2017

= POETRY MONTH

01 - April Fool's Day
07 - World Health Day
16 - Easter
20 - National High Five Day
22 - Earth Day
23 - Saint George's Day
23 - World Book and Copyright Day
25 - World Malaria Day
26 - Save The Frogs Day
27 - South Africa National Day
28 - Arbor Day (in the USA)

 

MAY 2017

01 - May Day
03 - World Press Freedom Day
05 - Cinco de Mayo
05 - Europe Day
06 - Free Comic Book Day
14 - Mothers' Day (in the USA)
14 - World Fair Trade Day
15 - International Day of Families
22 - International Day for Biological Diversity
24 - Red Nose Day
29 - Memorial Day
29 - Oak Apple Day
31 - World No-Tobacco Day

 

JUNE 2017

= Immigrant Heritage Month

+ End-of-the-year activities

04 - Pentecost (Whitsun)
05 - World Environment Day
08 - World Ocean Day
12 - World Against Child Labor Day
14 - Flag Day
14 - World Blood Donor Day
20 - 24 - Royal Ascot
16 - Bloomsday
17 - Trooping the Colour
17 - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18 - Father's Day
20 - World Refugee Day
21 - SUMMER / SUMMER HOLIDAYS
21 - World Music Day
24 - World Fairy Day
26 - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
26 - International Day in Support of Torture Victims

 

JULY 2017

16 - Ice Cream Day

30 - World Day against Trafficking in Persons (+ See Slavery)

31 - World Ranger Day (+ See Poaching)

 

AUGUST 2017

09 - International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
12 - International Youth Day
15 - India Independence Day
23 - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
16 - 24 - National Park Week
26 - Women's Equality Day
27-28 - The Notting Hill Carnival
27 August - 4 September - The Burning Man Festival

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

= BACK TO SCHOOL!

+ SUMMER HOLIDAYS

04 - Labor Day (USA)
08 - World Literacy Day
10 - Grandparents' Day
11 - Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
11 - September 11, 2001 - Patriot Day
13 - Roald Dahl Day
18 - Constitution Day
21 - International Day of Peace
22 - AUTUMN / FALL
22 - World Carfree Day
24 - National Punctuation Day
26 - European Day of Languages
26 - International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
+ Nuclear page
28 - World Maritime Day

 

OCTOBER 2017

= Crime Prevention Month

01 - International Day of Older Persons
04 - World Animal Day
05 - World Teachers’ Day
09 - World Post Day
09 - Columbus Day
16 - World Food Day
19 - Diwali
21 - Battle of Trafalgar Day
24 - United Nations Day
24 - 30 - Disarmament Week
29 - World Stroke Day
31 - Halloween

 

NOVEMBER 2017

= = National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.
See
Native Americans ( + Page 2 )


 
05 - Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes Day)
08 - International Tongue Twister Day
12 - Veterans' Day / Remembrance Day / Poppy Day
16 - International Day for Tolerance
19 - World Toilet Day
20 - Universal Children's Day
21 - World Television Day
22 - John F. Kennedy's Assassination Day
23 - Thanksgiving
24 - Black Friday
24 - Buy Nothing Day
25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
30 - Saint Andrew's Day

 

DECEMBER 2017

 

01 - World AIDS Day
03 - International Day of the Disabled
10 - Human Rights Day
15 - Bill of Rights Day
18 - International Migrants Day
21 - WINTER
25 - Christmas
26 - Boxing Day
31 - New Year's Eve