CELEBRATE DECEMBER 2018

Celebrate National Day, Week, Month Observations for December 2018

December Monthly Observations

  • AIDS Awareness Month
  • Awareness Month of Awareness Months Month
  • Bingo’s Birthday Month
  • National Drunk & Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month
  • National Human Rights Month
  • National Tie Month
  • National Write A Business Plan Month
  • Operation Santa Paws (1-24)
  • Quince and Watermelon Month
  • Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Spiritual Literacy Month
  • Take a New Year’s Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS) (12/17 – 2/5)
  • Tomato and Winter Squash Month
  • Universal Human Rights Month
  • Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

December Weekly Observations

  • Clerc-Gallaudet Week: 3-10
  • Cookie Cutter Week: 1-7
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week: 1-7
  • National Hand Washing Awareness Week: 4-10  (First Week)
  • Recipe Greetings For The Holidays Week: 3-9 (First Full Week)
  • Human Rights Week: 10-17
  • Halcyon Days: 14-28 (Always 7 days before and 7 days after the Winter Solstice)
  • Christmas Bird Count Week: December 14-January 5
  • Gluten-free Baking Week: 17-23 (Week Before Christmas)
  • Posadas: 16-24
  • Saturnalia: 17-23
  • It’s About Time Week: 25-31
  • Kwanzaa: December 26 – January 1

December 1

* National Pie Day
* National Eat a Red Apple Day
* Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
* Day With(out) Art Day
* Rosa Parks Day

December 2

* National Fritters Day
* National Mutt Day

* Special Education Day


December 3

* National Roof Over Your Head Day

December 4

* National Sock Day
* National Dice Day
* National Cookie Day
* World Trick Shot Day – First Tuesday in December

December 5

* National Sacher Torte Day
* Bathtub Party Day
* International Ninja Day

December 6

* National Pawnbrokers Day
* National Microwave Oven Day
* National Gazpacho Day
* St. Nicholas Day
* Miners’ Day

December 7

* National Illinois Day
* National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
* National Cotton Candy Day
* Faux Fur Friday– First Friday in December

December 8

* National Brownie Day
* Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day
* National Rhubarb Vodka Day – First Saturday in December
* Skywarn Recognition Day – First Saturday in December

December 9

* National Pastry Day
* Weary Willie Day

December 10

* Dewey Decimal System Day
* Human Rights Day
* Nobel Prize Day

December 11

* National App Day
* National Noodle Ring Day

December 12

* National Ambrosia Day
* National Ding-a-Ling Day
* Gingerbread House Day
* Poinsettia Day
* Chanukah Begins – Changes Annually

December 13

* National Guard Birthday
* National Cocoa Day
* National Violin Day
* National Day Of The Horse  (Senate Res. 452)
* Pick A Pathologist Pal Day

December 14

* National Alabama Day
* National Bouillabaisse Day
* National Salesperson Day– Second Friday in December

December 15

* National Wear Your Pearls Day
* National Cupcake/ Lemon Cupcake Day
* Bill of Rights Day
* Cat Herders Day
* National Wreaths Across America Day – Third Saturday in December
* Free Shipping Day – Changes Annually (Tentative)

December 16

* National Chocolate-covered Anything Day
* Barbie and Barney Backlash Day

December 17

* National Maple Syrup Day
* Wright Brothers Day

December 18

* National Roast Suckling Pig Day
* Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day

December 19

* National Hard Candy Day
* National Oatmeal Muffin Day

December 20

* National Sangria Day
* Mudd Day

December 21

* National Maine Day
* Anne & Samantha Day(also June. 21)
* National French Fried Shrimp Day
* Crossword Puzzle Day
* Humbug Day
* Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
* Winter Solstice – Day Between December 20 and 23
* National Flashlight Day – Day of Winter Solstice
* National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day – First Day of Winter
* Yule – Day of Winter Solstice
* National Re-Gifting Day – Thursday before Christmas
* National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – Third Friday in December
* Underdog Day– Third Friday in December

December 22

* National Date Nut Bread Day
* Forefathers Day – December 22 (Unless on Sunday, Then Following Monday)

December 23

* National Pfeffernusse Day
* National Roots Day
* Festivus

December 24

* National Eggnog Day
* Christmas Eve

December 25

* National Pumpkin Pie Day
* A’Phabet Day or No “L” Day
* Christmas

December 26

* National Candy Cane Day
* National Thank-you Note Day
* National Whiner’s Day
* Boxing Day(Canada)

December 27

* National Fruitcake Day

December 28

* National Chocolate Candy Day
* National Card Playing Day
* Holy Innocents Day
* Pledge of Allegiance Day

December 29

* National Pepper Pot Day
* Tick Tock Day

December 30

* National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
* Falling Needles Family Fest Day
* Bacon Day

December 31

* National Champagne Day
* Make Up Your Mind Day
* New Years Eve
* No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year
* Universal Hour of Peace
* Leap Second Time Adjustment Day (Note: This is listed as an observance title only. Some years scientists do not make adjustments. But, if they do, then it’s done on either June 30 or December 31.)
Links to other months in the 2018 National Day Calendar:
DECEMBER 2018

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