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On this page you will find a list of Holiday Categories. Each category will also have a list of observances known around the world. We gather information and pass it on to you in hopes that you too will enjoy and celebrate the holiday seasons. 
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Holiday Categories
A holiday is a day designated as having special significance for which individuals, a government, or a religious group have deemed that ob-servation is warranted. It is generally an official or un-official observance of religious, national, or cultural significance, often accompanied by celebrations and festivities.

► What are un-official holidays?
► List of Unofficial Observances by date

Listed in alphabetical order:

► Animal Holidays:  
Most people don't even realize that our Monthly Calendar is packed full of holidays held in honor of our pets and animals in nature. Some are National holidays, International holidays and some are known as Unofficial Holidays). Many of the creators of these holidays are nature lovers, animal rights organizations and save the species organizations as well-
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► Career Holidays
Career Holidays are holidays that celebrate specific careers. The most popular being doctors, nurses and teachers. There are even monthlong events such as National Welders Month and National Careers in Cosmetology Month.
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► Craft & Hobby Holidays
January is always National Hobby Month and the other 11 months are packed full of other hobby and craft observances. Everything from quilting to photography.
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► Dance Holidays
The definition of Dance (from French dancification, perhaps from Frankish) is an art form that generally refers to movement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music, used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting. That's why our calendar observes special months and days to waltzes, square dancing, tap dancing and even weird & wacky observances like dance like a chicken day.
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► Drink Holidays
Are you ready to party in celebration of drink holidays? We sure are & to help the world learn all about "National Drink Holidays" we have compiled a list of known observances just waiting for you to honor and celebrate. Learn recipes, facts and party tips too.
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► Environmental Awareness
This is a list of environmental dates. These dates are designated for the promotion of environmental issues. Such as: International Earth DayWorld Day for WaterInternational Mountain DayWorld Ocean Day and World Naked Bike Ride.
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► Food Holidays
You may think- when we talk about "Food Holidays" we're referring to food that's traditionally served during the holiday season; foods like: egg nogGingerbread men cookies or Christmas pudding etc-  Although major holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, are referred to as food holidays, we are actually talking about daily observances held in honor of a certain food. Did you know that each month in our calendar has food that represent it? It sure does!  
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► Fruit Holidays
A list of fun and fruity holidays.
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► Game & Sport Holidays
A game is a structured activity, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes also used as an educational tool. Games are generally distinct from work, which is usually carried out for remuneration, and from art, which is more concerned with the expression of ideas. Here you will find a list of holidays that range from trivia, card playing, golf to scavenger hunts.
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► Garden Holidays
Gardening is the practice of growing plants for their flowers or foliage, and vegetables or fruits for consumption. Gardening is a human activity in which plants are used to produce edible foods or to beautify the environment. So mark your calendars and always remember to celebrate National Garden Month along with other flower days
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► Health Awareness
Health Awareness holidays are observances to help the public be aware of health issues we face in our daily lives. Such as National Nutrition MonthNo Smoking DayNational Stress Awareness MonthWorld Aids DayGlobal Handwashing Day and many cancer related observances.
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► Literature Holidays
Do you like books? Our calendar is packed full of Literature Holidays just ready for you to celebrate. "These are holidays that are not traditionally marked on calendars. These holidays are celebrated by various groups and individuals." "Some are designed to promote a cause, others recognize historical events and great authors not recognized officially, other holidays generally intended as humorous distractions and excuses to share laughs among friends." For example: Hobbit Day: (September 22) which celebrates J.R.R. Tolkien & the Hobbit.
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► Personality Holidays
Personality Holidays are holidays that describe our many different personalities. It doesn't matter if we are grouchy, humble, grateful or nasty, you can bet there is a day that represents just how we are feeling for the day. Personality holidays are also used in class rooms and sunday schools as teaching aids about how to related to our feeling and in the study of ways to be happy. 
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► Religious & Holy
Many holidays are linked to faiths & religions. Christian holidays are defined as part of the liturgical year. The Orthodox Christian & Western-Roman Catholic patronal feast day or 'name day' are celebrated in each place's patron saint's day, according to the Calendar of saints etc....
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► Romantic Holidays
Romantic holidays are about romance, relationships and just plan ole fun and amusing observances. We all know about Valentine's Day but did you know about Date your mate month, Sneak a kiss dayCreative Romance Month and World Marriage Day? Plus many many more!
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► Spooky Holidays
Do you need something spooky to celebrate? Well we have everything from HalloweenDay of the Dead to Friday the 13th.
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► Supernatural Holidays
Psychic week, Mind Mapping Day and complete list of Witches Holidays and Sabbats.
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► Organizing Holidays
Anything is commonly considered organized when it looks like everything has a correct order or placement. But it's only ultimately organized if any element has no difference on time taken to find it. In that sense, organizing can also be defined as to place different objects in logical arrangement for better searching.
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► Weird Holidays
Weird Holidays? Ohhhh yes we have them! Our monthly calendar is packed full of unique, strange, bazaar, wacky and weird holidays that make perfect "Theme Parties" if your looking for something wild to celebrate. (can also be known as Unofficial Holidays
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Holidays Observed Nationwide
Types of Holidays
Green Goddess Dressing
Send Holiday Greeting
Kiwi Cheesecake Recipe
Churros Recipe
Kool-Aid Wine
Movable Feast
Pisco Sour Recipe
Blogged: Odd-Eyed Cat
Oysters As Food
Make Mulled Wine
Lemon Charlotte Cake
How to make Jello Shots
Romance Awareness Month
Sex Food
Romantic Meals
How To Romance A Man
Romance Awareness Month is celebrated the month of August

Creative Romance Month is in February