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HOLIDAYS and TRADITIONS

by month in 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 by month (in 2016)
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
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
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
Dates unannounced yet - 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