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

28th - Chinese New Year

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

21st - International Mother Language Day

march 2017

1st - Autumn (Southern Hemisphere)

1st - General Activities - March

1st - Chopin's Birthday

4th - World Day of Prayer

8th - International Women's Day

13th - Labour Day (Aus: Vic & Tas)

15th - The Ides of March

17th - St Patrick's Day

21st - Spring (Northern Hemisphere)

21st - World Poetry Day

21st - World Forestry Day

21st - Harmony Day

22nd - World Water Day

23rd - World Meteorological Day

25th - Greek Independence Day

26th - Mothering Sunday (UK)

26th - Anniversary of Beethoven's Death

april 2017

1st - April Fool's Day

1st - General Activities - April

1st - Seniors Week (NSW)

2nd - International Children’s Book Day

12th - International Day of Human Space Flight

15th - Emancipation Day (US)

15th - World Creativity and Innovation Week

16th - Easter

22nd - International Mother Earth Day

23rd - Shakespeare's Birthday

23rd - World Book Day

23rd - St George's Day

25th - Anzac Day

27th - International Guide Dog Day

29th - Arbor Day (US)

may 2017

1st - General Activities - May

5th - Cinco de Mayo (Mexican celebration)

8th - National Volunteer Week (Australia)

10th - International Migratory Bird Day

12th - International Nurses day

14th - Mothers Day (Australia, NZ, US & Canada)

17th - Cannes Film Festival

22nd - International day for biological diversity

june 2017

1st - Winter - Southern Hemisphere

1st - General Activities - June

2nd - Italian National Day (Festa della Repubblica)

5th - World Environment Day

8th - World Oceans Day

18th - Fathers Day (US, Canada & UK)

21st - Summer (Northern Hemisphere)

21st - World Music Day

july 2017

1st - Canada Day

1st - International Joke Day

1st - General Activities - July

2nd - NAIDOC Week

4th - Independence Day (US)

14th - Bastille Day (France)

30th - National Tree Planting Day (AUS)

august 2017

1st - General Activities - August

4th - International Friendship Day

7th - International Beer Day

9th - World Indigenous Day

11th - Ekka - The Queensland Agricultural Show

12th - International Youth Day

13th - International Left-handers Day

15th - Ferragosto Festival

15th - Indian Independence Day

september 2017

1st - General Activities - September

3rd - Fathers Day (Australia & NZ)

4th - Labor Day (US)

7th - Brazilian Independence Day

16th - Mexican Independence Day

18th - Respect for the Aged Day - Japan

19th - Talk like a Pirate Day

20th - Rosh HaShanah - Jewish New Year

21st - International Peace Day

22nd - Autumn (Northern Hemisphere)

22nd - Native American Day

23rd - Spring (Southern Hemisphere)

28th - World Maritime Day

28th - Confucius' Birthday

30th - AFL Grand Final

october 2017

1st - General Activities - October

1st - International day of the older person

1st - International Music Day

3rd - Oktoberfest

4th - World Animal Day

4th - World Space Week

5th - World Teachers Day

9th - Columbus Day

9th - Thanksgiving (Canada)

23rd - Labour Day (NZ)

25th - Pablo Picasso's Birthday

29th - Grandparents Day (Australia)

31st - Halloween

november 2017

1st - All Saints Day

1st - General Activities - November

3rd - Sandwich Day

5th - Guy Fawkes Night

7th - Melbourne-Cup

11th - Remembrance Day

12th - International Tongue Twister Day

13th - World Kindness Day

14th - Claude Monet's Birthday

16th - World Philosophy Day

21st - World Hello Day

21st - World TV Day

23rd - Thanksgiving (USA)

28th - Today in history: Crossing the Pacific

30th - St. Andrew's Day

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