Social Sidekick: Your Monthly Guide to Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Social Sidekick: Your Monthly Guide to Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events

Michaela Morales
September 20, 2018

The year is flying by! We’re now in the planning for October and the last quarter of the year. What social holidays can we expect to see and celebrate this month? Aside from the obvious (Halloween), there’s Mad Hatter Day, Bathtub Day, National Chocolate Cupcake Day, and Candy Apple Day to name a few! Don’t forget to have Social Sidekick slide directly to your inbox so you can be the first to know of the upcoming social holidays!

CELEBRATE OCTOBER

//HEALTH//
Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Eye Injury Prevention Month, Health Literacy Month, Home Eye Safety Month, International Walk to School Month, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Bullying Prevention Month, National Dental Hygiene Month, National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, National Medical Librarians Month, National Physical Therapy Month, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

//FOOD//
Eat Country Ham Month, Fair Trade Month, National Apple Month, National Applejack Month, National Caramel Month, National Chili Month, National Cookie Month, National Dessert Month, National Pasta Month, National Pickled Peppers Month, National Pizza Festival Month, National Popcorn Poppin’ Month, National Pork Month, National Pretzel Month, National Seafood Month, Vegetarian Awareness Month

WEEKLY HASHTAGS

//MONDAY//
#ManCrushMonday or #MCM, #MondayBlues, #MotivationMonday, #MarketingMonday, #MeatlessMonday

//TUESDAY//
#TransformationTuesday or #TT, #TravelTuesday, #TongueOutTuesday, #Tunesday, #TacoTuesday

//WEDNESDAY//
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW, #WayBackWednesday or #WBW, #WineWednesday, #WellnessWednesday, #HumpDay, #WisdomWednesday, #WallpaperWednesday

//THURSDAY//
#TBT or #ThrowbackThursday, #Thursdate, #ThoughtfulThursday, #ThirstyThursday, #ThankfulThursday

//FRIDAY//
#FollowFriday or #FF, #FlashbackFriday or #FBF, #FridayFeeling, #FriYay, #FridayReads, #FlannelFriday

//SATURDAY//
#Caturday, #SexySaturday

//SUNDAY//
#SundayFunday, #SelfieSunday, #Sinday

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

//HOLIDAYS//
World Habitat Day, Older Persons Day, World Day of Bullying Prevention, World Vegetarian Day, CD Player Day, World Architecture Day, Child Health Day, Homemade Cookies Day

//TV//
Happy Together (CBS), The Neighborhood (CBS)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

//HOLIDAYS//
World Farm Animals Day, Custodial Worker Day, Name Your Car Day, International Day of Non-Violence, National Fried Scallops Day

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

//HOLIDAYS//
Mean Girls Day, Boyfriend’s Day, Virus Appreciation Day, Techies Day, Random Acts of Poetry Day, National Caramel Custard Day

//TV//
Criminal Minds (CBS), SEAL Team (CBS)

//SPORTS//
Start of the NHL season

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

//HOLIDAYS//
Improve Your Office Day, Ship in a Bottle Day, World Animal Day, National Taco Day, National Vodka Day

//TV//
I Feel Bad (NBC), Station 19 (ABC), Superstore (NBC), Will & Grace (NBC)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

//HOLIDAYS//
World Smile Day, Chic Spy Day, World Teachers Day, Country Inn Bed and Breakfast Day, Balloons Around the World Day, Kids Music Day, National Apple Betty Day

//TV//
Big Mouth (Netflix), Child Support (ABC), Dancing Queen (Netflix), Elite (Netflix), Fresh Off the Boat (ABC), Into the Dark (Hulu), The Man in the High Castle (Prime Video), Speechless (ABC)

//MOVIE PREMIERE//
Venom, A Star is Born

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

//HOLIDAYS//
Mad Hatter Day, Badger Day, Noodle Day, World Card Making Day, Physician Assistant Day, National Noodle Day

//TV//
Flight of the Conchords: Live at the London Apollo (HBO)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

//HOLIDAYS//
Bathtub Day, Change a Light Day, National Frappe Day

//TV//
Dancing With the Stars: Juniors (ABC), Doctor Who (BBC America), Haunted Gingerbread Showdown (Food), iHeartRadio Music Festival (The CW), Madam Secretary (CBS), Shark Tank (ABC), The Walking Dead (amc)

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

//HOLIDAYS//
Columbus Day, World Octopus Day, Native American Day, American Touch Tag Day, National Fluffernutter Day, National Pierogi Day

//TV//
Halloween Cake-Off (Food), iHeartRadio Music Festival (Part 2) (The CW), Long Island Medium (TLC), Long Lost Family (TLC)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

//HOLIDAYS//
Scrubs Day, World Post Day, Face your Fears Day, Ada Lovelace Day, Fire Prevention Day, Curious Events Day, Moldy Cheese Day

//TV//
2018 American Music Awards (ABC), Basketball: A Love Story (ESPN), Black Lightning (The CW), The Flash (The CW)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

//HOLIDAYS//
Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work & School Day, Hug a Drummer Day, World Homeless Day, Handbag Day, Emergency Nurses Day, Pet Obesity Awareness Day, National Angel Food Cake Day

//TV//
All American (The CW), Riverdale (The CW)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

//HOLIDAYS//
National Depression Screening Day, Coming Out Day, National Sausage Pizza Day, World Dulce de Leche Day

//TV//
Supernatural (The CW)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

//HOLIDAYS//
Vet Nurse Day, National Gumbo Day

//TV//
Blindspot (NBC), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW), Dynasty (The CW), The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix), Light as a Feather (Hulu), The Romanoffs (Prime Video)

//MOVIE PREMIERES//
Bad Times at the El Royale, First Man, Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

//HOLIDAYS//
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, No Bra Day, National Yorkshire Pudding Day

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

//HOLIDAYS//
Be Bald and Free Day, World Standards Day, International Top Spinning Day, National Chocolate-Covered Insects Day, National Dessert Day

//TV//
The Alec Baldwin Show (ABC), Camping (HBO), Charmed (The CW), Supergirl (The CW)

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

//HOLIDAYS//
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, Global Handwashing Day, Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day, World Students’ Day, White Cane Safety Day, National Roast Pheasant Day

//TV//
Arrow (The CW)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

//HOLIDAYS//
Boss’ Day, World Food Day, Steve Jobs Day, Feral Cat Dat, Department Store Day, National Liqueur Day

//TV//
black-ish (ABC), The Conners (ABC), The Kids are Alright (ABC), The Rookie (ABC), Splitting Up Together (ABC)

//SPORTS//
Start of the NBA season

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

//HOLIDAYS//
Spreadsheet Day, Hagfish Day, Global Dignity Day, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Take Your Parents to Lunch Day, Wear Something Gaudy Day, Mulligan Day, Playing Card Collection Day, National Pasta Day, Four Prunes Day

//TV//
CMT Artists of the Year (CMT)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

//HOLIDAYS//
Get Smart About Credit Day, No Beard Day, Conflict Resolution Day, National Chocolate Cupcake Day

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

//HOLIDAYS//
World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day, Evaluate Your Life Day, National Seafood Bisque Day

//TV//
Get a Room with Carson & Thom (Bravo), Lore (Prime Video), Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat (Netflix), Wanderlust (Netflix), Wild District (Netflix)

//MOVIE PREMIERES//
Halloween, The Hate U Give, Serenity

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

//HOLIDAYS//
Community Media Day, I Love Yarn Day, Bridge Day, Suspender’s Day, Suspender’s Day, International Sloth Day, Waiters Day, National Brandied Fruit Day

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

//HOLIDAYS//
National Check Your Meds Day, Map Reading Week, Reptile Awareness Day, World Toy Camera Day, Count Your Buttons Day, Caramel Apple Day, October 21: National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

//HOLIDAYS//
International Stuttering Awareness Day, Caps Lock Day, Smart is Cool Day, National Nut Day

//TV//
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (The CW), Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island (Lifetime)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

//HOLIDAYS//
iPod Day, Event Organizers Day, Mole Day, TV Talk Show Host Day, National Boston Cream Pie Day, National Canning Day

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

//HOLIDAYS//
United Nations Day, National Bologna Day, Good and Plenty Day

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

//HOLIDAYS//
International Artists Day, Sourest Day, Punk for a Day Day, National Greasy Foods Day, World Pasta Day

//TV//
Legacies (The CW)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

//HOLIDAYS//
How at the Moon Day, International Bandana Day, Pumpkin Day, Pretzel Day, Mince Meat Pie Day

//TV//
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix), Midnight, Texas (NBC)

//MOVIE PREMIERE//
Indivisible, Hunter Killer, Johnny English Strikes Again, Suspiria

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

//HOLIDAYS//
Make a Difference Day, Black Cat Day, Navy Day, Cranky Co-Workers Day, Hug a Sheep Day, National Potato Day, American Beer Day

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

//HOLIDAYS//
Plush Animal Lover’s Day, Mother-in-Law Day, Animation Day, National Chocolate Day, Wild Foods Day

//TV//
Busy Tonight (E!), Ray Donovan (SHO)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

//HOLIDAYS//
World Psoriasis Day, Internet Day, Cat Day, National Oatmeal Day

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

//HOLIDAYS//
Checklist Day, Haunted Refrigerator Night, Create a Great Funeral Day, Buy a Doughnut Day

//TV//
Married at First Sight: Happily Ever After (Lifetime)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

//HOLIDAYS//
Halloween, Magic Day, National Candy Apple Day

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