While I am never ready for warm weather to go away, by fall I am ready for a return to routine, apples & pumpkins.  We have a few fall traditions, but sometimes it’s nice to do something new.

offbeat fall holidays

With that in mind, here are a few things to celebrate this fall!


Classical Music Month
Chicken Month
Honey Month

Hmmmm…could you combine those together somehow?

9/3 – National Skyscraper Day
9/5 – Cheese Pizza Day
9/6 – Read a Book Day
9/12 – National Chocolate Milkshake Day
9/15 – National Make a Hat Day
9/16 – Collect Rocks Day
9/16 – National Play Doh Day
9/17 – Constitution Day
9/19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day (go here to see all of my Pirate Week posts!)
9/21 – Miniature Golf Day
9/23 – Checkers Day


Clergy Appreciation Month
Cookie Month
National Popcorn Popping Month

10/2 – World Smile Day
10/5 – World Teacher’s Day (maybe this should be a homeschool holiday…)
10/9 – Lief Erickson Day
10/12/15 – Columbus Day (second Monday)
10/16 – Dictionary Day
10/22 – National Nut Day


National Model Railroad Month
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

11/2 – Look for Circles Day
11/3 – Sandwich Day
11/6 – Marooned without a Compass Day
11/11 – Veterans Day
11/13 – World Kindness Day
11/17 – Homemade Bread Day
11/25 – National Parfait Day

What are your favorite offbeat holidays in Fall?

Jen S.

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