Yearly Calendar Events

A quick overview of all the great event ideas and celebration events.

january 2018

1st - General Activities - January

6th - Epiphany

8th - Elvis Presley's Birthday

15th - Martin Luther King Day

18th - Sundance Film Festival

19th - International Flower Day

25th - Robert Burns Day

26th - Australia Day

27th - Mozart's Birthday

february 2018

1st - General Activities - February

3rd - Remembering Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & Big Bopper

6th - Waitangi Day (NZ)

9th - Brazilian Carnival

12th - Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

13th - Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras

14th - Valentine's Day

16th - Chinese New Year

16th - World Read Aloud Day

21st - International Mother Language Day

march 2018

1st - General Activities - March

1st - Chopin's Birthday

2nd - World Day of Prayer

4th - The Oscars

8th - International Women's Day

11th - Mothering Sunday (UK)

12th - Labour Day (Aus: Vic & Tas)

15th - The Ides of March

17th - St Patrick's Day

20th - Spring (Northern Hemisphere)

21st - World Forestry Day

21st - Harmony Day

21st - World Poetry Day

21st - Autumn (Southern Hemisphere)

22nd - World Water Day

23rd - World Meteorological Day

25th - Greek Independence Day

26th - Anniversary of Beethoven's Death

april 2018

1st - April Fool's Day

1st - General Activities - April

1st - Anniversary of Beethoven's Death

1st - Easter

2nd - International Children’s Book Day

12th - International Day of Human Space Flight

15th - Emancipation Day (US)

15th - World Creativity and Innovation Week

22nd - International Mother Earth Day

23rd - Shakespeare's Birthday

23rd - World Book Day

23rd - St George's Day

25th - Anzac Day

25th - International Guide Dog Day

27th - Arbor Day (US)

may 2018

1st - General Activities - May

5th - Cinco de Mayo (Mexican celebration)

12th - International Nurses day

12th - International Migratory Bird Day

13th - Mothers Day (Australia, NZ, US & Canada)

16th - Cannes Film Festival

22nd - International day for biological diversity

23rd - World Turtle Day

june 2018

1st - General Activities - June

2nd - Italian National Day (Festa della Repubblica)

5th - World Environment Day

8th - World Oceans Day

15th - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

17th - Fathers Day (US, Canada & UK)

21st - World Music Day

21st - Winter - Southern Hemisphere

21st - Summer (Northern Hemisphere)

july 2018

1st - Canada Day

1st - International Joke Day

1st - General Activities - July

1st - NAIDOC Week

4th - Independence Day (US)

14th - Bastille Day (France)

31st - National Tree Planting Day (AUS)

august 2018

1st - General Activities - August

3rd - International Beer Day

5th - International Friendship Day

9th - World Indigenous Day

10th - Ekka - The Queensland Agricultural Show

12th - International Youth Day

13th - International Left-handers Day

15th - Indian Independence Day

15th - Ferragosto Festival

september 2018

1st - General Activities - September

2nd - Fathers Day (Australia & NZ)

3rd - Labor Day (US)

7th - Brazilian Independence Day

9th - Rosh HaShanah - Jewish New Year

16th - Mexican Independence Day

17th - Respect for the Aged Day - Japan

19th - Talk like a Pirate Day

21st - International Peace Day

21st - World Gratitude Day

22nd - Autumn (Northern Hemisphere)

22nd - Oktoberfest

23rd - Spring (Southern Hemisphere)

27th - World Maritime Day

28th - Confucius' Birthday

28th - Native American Day

october 2018

1st - International Music Day

1st - International day of the older person

1st - General Activities - October

1st - Residents' Rights Month

4th - World Animal Day

4th - World Space Week

5th - World Teachers Day

8th - Columbus Day

8th - Thanksgiving (Canada)

22nd - Labour Day (NZ)

25th - Pablo Picasso's Birthday

28th - Grandparents Day (Australia)

31st - Halloween

november 2018

1st - General Activities - November

1st - All Saints Day

1st - World Vegan Day

3rd - Sandwich Day

5th - Guy Fawkes Night

6th - Melbourne-Cup

6th - Adolphe Sax's Birthday (Inventor of the Saxophone)

11th - Remembrance Day

12th - International Tongue Twister Day

13th - World Kindness Day

14th - Claude Monet's Birthday

21st - World TV Day

21st - World Hello Day

22nd - Thanksgiving (USA)

22nd - World Philosophy Day

28th - Today in history: Crossing the Pacific

30th - St. Andrew's Day

30th - Mark Twain's Birthday

december 2017

1st - General Activities - December

3rd - Advent

5th - International Volunteer Day

7th - International Civil Aviation Day

12th - Hanukkah

18th - Paul Klee's Birthday

21st - Winter - Northern Hemisphere

22nd - Summer (Southern Hemisphere)

25th - Christmas

26th - Boxing Day

31st - New Year's Eve

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