Each and every month you will find a wide range of observances, awareness and special days to observe and celebrate. We have put together a handy calendar to help you get organized for the year ahead.

Special Days 2020

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JanuaryFebruaryMarch
AprilMayJune
JulyAugustSeptember
OctoberNovemberDecember

January

Wed1New Year’s Day Bank & Federal Holiday
Thu 2Scotland Bank HolidayBank Holiday – Scotland
Fri3Back To School – Winter TermSchool Holidays
Sat4National Trivia DayReminder
Sun5Golden Globes Film AwardsEntertainment Event
Mon6Decorations Come DownReminder
Mon20Martin Luther King DayFederal Holiday
Mon20Blue MondayShopping Event
Mon20Australian Open TennisSporting Event
Tue21Hugging DayReminder
Sat25Burns NightObservance
Sat25Chinese New Year (Rat)Observance
Sun26Grammys Music AwardsEntertainment Event
Sun26Spouse’s DayFamily Reminder
Sun26Australia DayObservance – AUS

February

Sat1Six Nation RugbySporting Event
Sun2Baftas Film AwardsEntertainment Event
Sun2Groundhog DayObservance – US
Sun2Superbowl SundaySporting Event
2Back To SchoolSchool Holidays
Thu6New York Fashion WeekShopping Event
Mon9OscarsEntertainment Event
Wed12Lincoln’s BirthdayObservance – US
Fri14Valentine’s DayObservance
Sat15Singles Awareness DayObservance
Sun16Daytona 500 Motor RacingSporting Event
Mon17Random Acts Of Kindness DayAwareness Day
Mon17Family Day – CanadaFamily Reminder
Mon17Washington’s BirthdayFederal Holiday
Mon17Winter School Half TermSchool Holidays
Wed19Brits Music AwardsEntertainment Event
Tue25Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayReligious Event – Christian
Wed26World Cycling ChampionshipsSporting Event

March

Sun1St Davids DayObservance
Mon2Green MondayShopping Event
Thu5World Book DayAwareness Day
Sun 8International Women’s DayObservance
Fri13Cheltenham Gold CupSporting Event
Fri13World Indoor Athletics Championship Sporting Event
Sat14White Day Observance – Asia
Tue17St Patrick’s DayBank Holiday – NI
Tue17St Patrick’s DayObservance
Fri20Spring Equinox Season Change
Sun 22Mother’s Day UKObservance
Sun29Clocks Go Forward 1amClocks Change (Daylight Saving)
Tue31World Backup DayReminder

April

Wed1April Fool’s DayObservance
Sat4Grand National Horse RacingSporting Event
6Spring School Holidays (Easter)School Holidays
Tue7World Health DayAwareness Day
Thu9US Masters GolfSporting Event
Fri10Good FridayBank Holiday – England & Wales
Fri10Siblings DayFamily Reminder
Sat11National Pet DayReminder
Sun12Easter SundayObservance
Mon13Easter Bank HolidayBank Holiday – England & Wales
Mon 13VaisakhiReligious Event – Sikh
Sat18Husband Appreciation DayFamily Reminder
Sun19Patriot’s DayObservance – US
Fri20Back To School – Summer Term School Holidays
Thu23St George’s DayObservance
Thu23RamadanReligious Event – Muslim
Sun26London MarathonSporting Event

May

Fri 1Labor DayFederal Holiday
Sat2Kentucky DerbySporting Event
Tue5Cinco De MayoObservance – US
Thu7World Password Change Day Reminder
Fri8Early May Bank Holiday (VE Day)Bank Holiday – England & Wales
Fri8Wife Appreciation DayFamily Reminder
Sun10Mother’s Day USObservance – US
Mon11US PGA Golf 11-17thSporting Event
Fri15International Day of FamiliesAwareness Day
Sat16Eurovision Song ContestEntertainment Event
Sat23Eid al-FitrReligious Event – Muslim
Sat23FA Cup FinalSporting Event
Sun24Indianapolis 500Sporting Event
Mon25Spring Bank Holiday (Substitute Day)Bank Holiday – England & Wales
Mon25Memorial DayFederal Holiday
Mon25French Open TennisSporting Event
Mon25Summer School Half TermSchool Holidays
Sat30Champions League FinalSporting Event

June

Mon1National Parents DayFamily Reminder
Fri5World Environment DayAwareness Day
Mon8Best Friends DayReminder
Fri12Euro 2020 FootballSporting Event
Fri12Copa America FootballSporting Event
Sat13Queens BirthdayObservance
Sun14Flag DayObservance – US
Thu18US Open Golf 18th-21stSporting Event
Sat20Summer Solstice Season Change – Longest Day
Sun21Father’s Day UKObservance
Sun21National Selfie DayReminder
Sat27Armed Forces DayAwareness Day
Sat27Tour De France CyclingSporting Event
Mon29WimbledonSporting Event

July

Wed1Canada DayObservance
4Independence DayFederal Holiday
Mon6National Kissing DayReminder
Mon13Battle of the Boyne Bank Holiday – Northern Ireland
Mon13Orangemen’s DayObservance
Tue14Bastille DayFrench Bank Holiday
Wed15Summer School HolidaysSchool Holidays
Mon15Amazon Prime DayShopping Event
Thu16British Open GolfSporting Event
Sun19British Grand PrixSporting Event
Fri 24Cousins DayFamily Reminder
Fri24Summer Olympics TokyoSporting Event
Thu30Father-in-law DayFamily Reminder
Thu30Eid-Al-AdhaReligious Event – Muslim
Thu30Friendship DayReminder

August

Mon3Summer Bank HolidayBank Holiday – Scotland
Mon3Raksha BandhaReligious Event – Hindu
Tue11National Son’s and Daughter’s DayFamily Reminder
Wed12Middle Child DayFamily Reminder
Sun16National Tell a Joke DayReminder
Wed19World Photo DayReminder
Fri21Senior Citizens DayObservance – US
Fri21Entrepreneur’s DayReminder
Mon24US Open TennisSporting Event
Fri24Statehood Day in HawaiiState Holiday
Tue25Paralympics TokyoSporting Event
Mon31Summer Bank HolidayBank Holiday – England & Wales

September

Tue1Back To SchoolNew School Year
Sat5International Day of CharityAwareness Day
Fri11Patriot DayAwareness Day
Mon21International Day of PeaceAwareness Day
Tue22World Car Free DayAwareness Day
Tue22Autumn EquinoxSeason Change
Fri25Ryder CupSporting Event
Tue 29World Heart DayAwareness Day

October

2World Smile DayAwareness Day
2SukkotReligious Event – Jewish
4World Animal DayAwareness Day
4Grandparents DayFamily Reminder
4National Grandparents DayFamily Reminder
12Columbus DayFederal Holiday
12Hispanic DayNational Holiday
12Canadian ThanksgivingObservance – CAN
18ICC Word T20Sporting Event
19Autumn School Half Term School Holidays
25Clocks Go Back 2amClocks Change
25Mother-in-Law’s DayFamily Reminder
30Checklist DayReminder
31HalloweenObservance

November

Sun1All Saint’s DayReligious Event – Christian
Tue3Melbourne Cup Horse RacingSporting Event
Thu5Guy Fawkes DayObservance
Thu5Bonfire NightShopping Event
Sun 8Remembrance SundayAwareness Day
Wed11Veterans DayFederal Holiday
Sun15Singles DayShopping Event – China
Fri13World Kindness DayAwareness Day
Sat14DiwaliReligious Event – Hindu & Sikh
Fri 20International Children’s DayAwareness Day
Thu26ThanksgivingFederal Holiday
Fri27Black FridayShopping Event
Sat28Small Business Saturday (US)Shopping Event
Mon30St Andrew’s Day – ScotlandBank Holiday – Scotland
Mon30Cyber MondayShopping Event

December

Sat5Small Business Saturday (UK)Shopping Event
Mon14Free Shipping Day (US)Shopping Event
Sat19Super SaturdayShopping Event
Mon21Winter School Holidays (Xmas)School Holidays
Mon21Winter Solstice Season Change – Shortest Day
Mon21Manic MondayShopping Event
Tue22Last day for 1 day deliveryShopping Event
Thu24Christmas EveObservance
Fri25Christmas DayBank & Federal Holiday
Sat26Boxing DayObservance
Mon28Bank Holiday (Substitute Day)Bank Holiday – England & Wales
Thu31New Year’s EveObservance