Awareness Holidays

Dedicate yourself to a noble cause and make a difference in the lives of others. This category is all about spreading love, kindness, and compassion through specially designated days that raise awareness about important social and health issues. Join the movement and be a part of creating a better world.

Top Awareness Holidays:

Dog Theft Awareness Day

March 14th

Dog Theft Awareness Day (3/14/2027): Learn how to protect your furry friend from theft and exploitation, and discover valuable resources to keep them safe. more >>

National Situational Awareness Day

September 26th

National Situational Awareness Day, 9/26/2024, promotes mindfulness of surroundings, awareness, and preparedness to stay safe and avoid accidents. more >>

National Stop Bullying Day

October 9th

National Stop Bullying Day, October 9, 2024: Raise awareness, share stories, and promote kindness, empathy, and inclusivity to create a safer environment. more >>

International Feng Shui Awareness Day

April 8th

International Feng Shui Awareness Day, 4/8/2025: Discover how to balance and harmonize your surroundings for a more positive, prosperous, and mindful life. more >>

Dress in Blue Day

March 7th

Wear blue to raise awareness about colon cancer, a leading cause of cancer deaths, on Dress in Blue Day, 3/7/2025. more >>

Pet Theft Awareness Day

February 14th

Pet Theft Awareness Day, 2/14/2025: Learn how to protect your furry friends from theft, share stories, and support victims of pet theft. more >>

Sun Awareness Day

May 10th

Sun Awareness Day, 5/10/2025: Learn how to protect your skin from UV rays, reduce skin cancer risks, and enjoy the sunshine responsibly. more >>

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 5th

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, May 5, 2027: A solemn observance honoring the lives of Native American women and girls who have gone missing or been murdered, and demanding action to address the systemic injustices contributing to this crisis. more >>

World AIDS Day

December 1st

World AIDS Day, December 1, 2024: Remembering lives lost, supporting those living with HIV, and advocating for access to treatment and care. more >>

National Velociraptor Awareness Day

April 18th

National Velociraptor Awareness Day - Learn fascinating facts about these extinct dinosaurs on 4/18/2025. more >>

National Lost Dog Awareness Day

April 23rd

National Lost Dog Awareness Day, 4/23/2025, raising awareness about microchipping, licensing, and identifying lost dogs to ensure safe return. more >>

Parental Alienation Awareness Day

April 25th

Parental Alienation Awareness Day, 4/25/2025: Learn about the harmful effects of parental alienation on children and families, and how to promote awareness, understanding, and support. more >>

Employee Legal Awareness Day

February 13th

Discover the truth about Employee Legal Awareness Day on 2/13/2025. Is it a real holiday or just a myth? more >>

National Iguana Awareness Day

September 13th

National Iguana Awareness Day, 9/13/2025: Learn about the plight of iguanas, threatened by habitat destruction, poaching, and climate change, and discover how you can make a difference. more >>

"If You See Something, Say Something" Awareness Day

September 25th

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Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

January 29th

Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day (1/29/2027) - Learn about the refundable credit that can boost financial well-being for low-to-moderate-income working individuals and families. more >>

Emergency Nurses Day

October 9th

Emergency Nurses Day (10/9/2024) honors dedicated emergency nurses who provide life-saving care in crisis situations. more >>

World Lupus Day

May 10th

World Lupus Day, May 10, 2025: Learn about the chronic autoimmune disease, its symptoms, and the importance of early diagnosis, as lupus warriors, families, and healthcare professionals unite to raise awareness and promote research. more >>

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18th

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, 5/18/2026, recognize efforts to develop a safe and effective HIV vaccine, honor lives lost, and recommit to a world free from HIV threat. more >>

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 11th

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, 1/11/2025: Learn about the devastating reality of modern-day slavery, its impact, and how you can help prevent trafficking and protect victims. more >>

World Asthma Day

May 6th

World Asthma Day, May 6, 2025: Learn about asthma, a chronic respiratory disease affecting millions, and how to manage and prevent attacks. more >>

National Methamphetamine Awareness Day

November 30th

National Methamphetamine Awareness Day, November 30, 2024: Learn about the devastating effects of methamphetamine addiction and how to seek help. more >>

Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7th

Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, 2/7/2025: Learn about the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on African American communities, promote education, testing, and treatment. more >>

National Protein Day

February 27th

National Protein Day, 2/27/2028: Learn how protein plays a crucial role in building and repairing your body, and discover healthy recipes and wellness tips to improve your overall well-being. more >>

Shark Awareness Day

July 14th

Shark Awareness Day, 7/14/2024: Learn about shark conservation, dispel myths, and take action to protect these vital ocean predators. more >>

Lupus Alert Day

April 1st

Lupus Alert Day, 4/1/2025: Learn about lupus, a chronic autoimmune disease affecting millions, and how you can support those living with it. more >>

World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day

May 17th

World Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day, 5/17/2025, learn about the rare genetic disorder affecting millions worldwide, and how you can make a difference. more >>

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 6/15/2024, raises awareness about physical, emotional, financial, and social abuse affecting millions of seniors worldwide. more >>

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

April 4th

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, 4/4/2025: Learn how to rid the world of deadly landmines and explosive remnants of war, and honor those who risk their lives to detect and remove them. more >>

National Hunger Awareness Day

June 6th

National Hunger Awareness Day, June 6, 2024. Join the global effort to raise awareness and combat food insecurity, inspiring a hunger-free world. more >>

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

September 18th

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, 9/18/2024: Learn about the unique challenges faced by older adults living with HIV/AIDS, and how awareness can improve their health and well-being. more >>

International Pet Groomer Appreciation Day

November 1st

International Pet Groomer Appreciation Day, November 1, 2024: Honoring the unsung heroes who keep our furry friends clean, comfortable, and healthy. more >>

National Flossing Day

November 29th

National Flossing Day, 11/29/2024: Learn the importance of flossing for good oral hygiene and discover tips to develop a healthy habit. more >>

International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

May 12th

International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day (5/12/2025) - Learn about the realities of living with CFS/ME, a debilitating condition, and how you can make a difference. more >>

International Stuttering Awareness Day

October 22nd

International Stuttering Awareness Day, 10/22/2026: Raise awareness, combat stigma, and promote understanding and acceptance of stuttering, empowering individuals to speak freely and confidently. more >>

Autistic Pride Day

June 18th

Autistic Pride Day on June 18, 2024: Learn more about this special day and its significance. more >>

Heimlich Maneuver Day

June 1st

Heimlich Maneuver Day, 6/1/2024: Learn the lifesaving technique and discover why it's not a holiday. more >>

World Tsunami Awareness Day

November 5th

World Tsunami Awareness Day, November 5, 2024: Learn about the importance of preparedness and early warning systems to mitigate devastating tsunami impacts and reduce risks. more >>

National I AM Day

March 9th

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National Color Blind Awareness Day

September 6th

National Color Blind Awareness Day, 9/6/2026: Learn about color vision deficiency, its challenges, and ways to create a more inclusive environment. more >>

Air Day

November 11th

Discover the truth about Air Day on November 11th, 2024. Is it a real holiday or just a myth? more >>

International Noise Awareness Day

April 30th

International Noise Awareness Day, 4/30/2025: Learn how excessive noise affects hearing health and simple steps to protect your ears. more >>

Great Lakes Awareness Day

May 5th

Discover the truth about Great Lakes Awareness Day on May 5th, 2025. Learn if it's a local or regional celebration, and what it's all about. more >>

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day

May 20th

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day, 5/20/2025: Raising awareness for individuals living with autoimmune arthritis, promoting early diagnosis, support, and hope for better management and a cure. more >>

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19th

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, 5/19/2025: Learn about the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on Asian and Pacific Islander communities, cultural barriers, and ways to combat stigma and promote inclusivity. more >>

World IBD Day

May 19th

World IBD Day, 5/19/2025: Raise awareness for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, a chronic condition affecting millions, and promote education, research, and support for those affected. more >>

Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day

July 31st

Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day, 7/31/2024, discover unusual musical instruments from around the world and their rich cultural heritage. more >>

Family Awareness Day

June 16th

Family Awareness Day, 6/16/2024: Strengthen family bonds and relationships through shared meals, activities, and open conversations. more >>