February’s Holidays, Awareness Events and Daily Observances

February’s Holidays, Daily and Monthly Observances

Traditional Holidays

February 2, Tuesday: Groundhog Day
February 9, Tuesday: Mardi Gras
February 12, Friday: Lincoln’s Birthday
February 14, Sunday: Valentine’s Day
Third Monday of February President’s Day

Daily Holidays and  Observances

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Floating Holidays

  • Take Your Child to the Library Day -1st Saturday of February
  • Pączki Day -celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday
  • World Whale Day – Third Sunday in February
  • World Spay Day – last Tuesday in February

February 1st Holidays

  • G.I. Joe Day
    February 1st is Hula in the Coola Day Funny Button
  • Hula in the Coola Day
  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Freedom Day
  • National Serpent Day
  • Robinson Crusoe Day
  • Spunky Old Broads Day

February 2nd Holidays

  • California Kiwifruit Day
  • Candlemas
  • Crêpe Day
  • Groundhog Day
    Tater Tot Day February 2nd Funny Holidays Button
  • Groundhog Job Shadow Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • Heavenly Hash Day
  • Marmot Day
  • Self Renewal Day
  • Sled Dog Day
  • Tater Tot Day
  • World Play Your Ukulele Day
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3rd Holidays

  • American Painters Day
    Happy Groundhog Day To You Holiday Card
  • Elmo’s Birthday
  • Four Chaplains Memorial Day
  • National Carrot Cake Day
  • National Cordova Ice Worm Day
  • National Missing Persons Day
  • National Patient Recognition Day
  • National Wedding Ring Day
  • National Women Physicians Day
  • Take a Cruise Day
  • The Day the Music Died

February 4th Holidays

  • Liberace Day
    February 4th is National Hemp Day Button
  • National Create a Vacuum Day
  • National Hemp Day
  • National Homemade Soup Day
  • National Quacker Day
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
  • Rosa Parks Day
  • Torture Abolition Day
  • USO Day
  • World Cancer Day

February 5th Holidays

  • Disaster Day
  • Move Hollywood and Broadway to Lebanon, Pennsylvania Day
  • National Chocolate Fondue Day
  • National Shower with a Friend Day
  • National Weatherperson’s Day
  • Western Monarch Day
  • World Nutella Day

February 6th Holidays

  • Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • Lame Duck Day
  • National Frozen Yogurt Day
  • Pay-a-Compliment DayFebruary is International Friends Month Button
  • Ronald Reagan Day

February 7th Holidays 

  • “e” Day
  • Ballet Day
  • Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
  • Rose Day
  • Send a Card to a Friend Day

February 8th Holidays

  • Boy Scouts Day
    February is National Cherry Month Pinback Button
  • Laugh and Get Rich Day
  • National Kite Flying Day
  • National Molasses Bar Day
  • Opera Day

February 9th Holidays

  • Chocolate Day
  • National Bagel Day
  • National Toothache Day
  • National Pizza Day
  • National Develop Alternative Vices Day
  • Read in the Bathtub Day

February 10th Holidays 

National Cherry Pie Day February 20th Button
  • National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
  • National Flannel Day
  • Plimsoll Day
  • Teddy Day
  • Umbrella Day

February 11th Holidays

  • Electrific Day
  • Get Out Your Guitar Day
  • Grandmother Achievement Day
  • National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
  • National Inventors’ Day
  • National Make a Friend Day
  • National Peppermint Patty Day
  • National Shut-in Visitation Day
  • Pro Sports Wives Day
    Drink Wine Day February 18th Holidays Button
  • Promise Day
  • Satisfied Staying Single Day
  • Tu BiShvat
  • White Shirt Day

February 12th Holidays

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
  • Hug Day
  • International Darwin Day
  • NAACP Day
  • National Freedom to Marry Day
  • National Lost Penny Day
  • National Plum Pudding Day
  • Oglethorpe Day

February 13th Holidays

  • Dream Your Sweet Day
  • Employee Legal Awareness Day
  • International Natural Day
  • Galentine’s Day
  • Get a Different Name Day
  • Kiss Day
  • Madly in Love With Me Day
  • National Tortellini Day
  • Palentine’s Day
  • World Radio Day

February 14th Holidays

  • Frederick Douglass Day
  • International Book Giving Day
  • International Quirkyalone Day
  • League of Women Voters Day
  • Library Lovers Day
  • National Call in Single Day
  • National Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
  • National Have a Heart Day
  • National Organ Donor Day
  • Pet Theft Awareness Day
  • Read to Your Child Day
  • Valentine’s Day

February 15th Holidays

  • National Gumdrop Day
  • National Hippo Day
  • National I Want Butterscotch Day
  • Remember the Maine Day
  • Singles Awareness Day
  • St. Skeletor’s Day
  • Susan B. Anthony Day

February 16th Holidays

  • Kyoto Protocol Day
  • National Almond Day
  • National Do a Grouch a Favor Day
  • National Innovation Day

February 17th Holidays

  • My Way Day
  • National Cabbage Day
  • National Café au Lait Day
  • National Champion Crab Races Day
  • National Indian Pudding Day
  • National PTA Founders’ Day
  • National Public Science Day
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • Who Shall I Be Day
  • World Human Spirit Day

February 18th Holidays

  • Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day
    Drink Wine Day February 18th Holidays Button
  • Crab-Stuffed Flounder Day
  • Drink Wine Day
  • Thumb Appreciation Day
  • National Battery Day

February 19th Holidays

  • International Tug-of-War Day
  • Iwo Jima Day
  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • Prevent Plagiarism Day

February 20th Holidays
National Cherry Pie Day February 20th Button

  • Clean Out Your Bookcase Day
  • Love Your Pet Day
  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • National Day of Solidarity with Muslim, Arab and South Asian Immigrants
  • National Handcuff Day
  • National Hoodie Hoo Day
  • National Student Volunteer Day
  • World Day of Social Justice

February 21st Holidays

  • Card Reading Day
  • International Mother Language DayMargarita Recipe Glass Coaster
  • National Sticky Bun Day

February 22nd Holidays 

  • Be Humble Day
  • European Day for Victims of Crime
  • International World Thinking Day
  • National Margarita Day
  • Walking the Dog Day

February 23rd Holidays

International Dog Treat Appreciation Day Feb 23rd

  • Curling is Cool Day
  • Diesel Engine Day
  • International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day
  • National Banana Bread Day
  • National Rationalization Day
  • Play Tennis Day
  • World Understanding and Peace Day

February 24th Holidays

  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • National Trading Card Day
  • World Bartender Day

February 25th Holidays

  • Let’s All Eat Right Day
  • Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day
  • National Clam Chowder Day
  • Pistol Patent Day
  • Quiet Day

February 26th Holidays

  • Carnival Day
  • Fairy Tale Day
  • Levi Strauss Day
  • National For Pete’s Sake Day
  • National Personal Chef Day
  • National Pistachio DayInternational Polar Bear Day February 27th Holiday
  • Thermos Bottle Day

February 27th Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Kahlua Day
  • National Retro Day
  • National Strawberry Day
  • No Brainer Day

February 28th HolidaysNational Strawberry Day February 27th Magnet

  • Car Keys and Small Change Day
  •  Floral Design Day
  • National Chocolate Soufflé Day
  •  National Public Sleeping Day
  • National Science Day
  •  National Tooth Fairy Day
  • Rare Disease Day

February 29th Holidays

  • Bachelor’s Day
  • International Underlings DayFebruary is Adopt a Rabbit Month Button
  • Leap Day
  • National Surf and Turf Day

February Weekly Observances

US Snow Sculpting Week – Changes Annually
African Heritage and Health Week – February 1-7
National Patient Recognition Week – February 1-7
Intimate Apparel Market Week – January 30 – February 5 (Quarterly)
Burn Awareness Week – First Full Week
World Interfaith Harmony Week – First Week
Boy Scout Anniversary Week – February 4-10 Annually
Pride in Food Service Week – First Full Work Week of February
National School Counseling Week – First Full Week
Feeding Tube Awareness Week – First Full Week
International Networking Week – First Full Week
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week – Always February 7-14
National Marriage Week – Always February 7-14
Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week – Always February 7-14
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week – February 13-18
National Kraut and Frankfurter Week – Second Week of February
Freelance Writers Appreciation Week – Second Week of February
National Secondhand Wardrobe Week – Second Week in February
Take Your Family to School Week – Week of February 17
National Condom Week – February 14-21, 2021
Great American Pizza Bake – Second Week of February
Children of Alcoholics Week – Week of Valentine’s Day
National Jell-O Week – Second Full Week in February
Random Acts of Kindness Week – Week of February 17
Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden – Week of Valentine’s Day
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week – February 14-21
Great Backyard Bird Count – Begins Friday the Week or Weekend of Valentine’s Day
Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week – Third Week in February
National Engineers Week – Week of George Washington’s Birthday (Feb. 22) from Saturday to Saturday
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week – Begins the Last Monday in February
National FFA Week – Week of George Washington’s Birthday (Feb. 22) from Saturday to Saturday
Peace Corps Week – February 28 – March

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