Bizarre and Unique Holidays to Celebrate in November 2020

We all need an excuse to celebrate! Here are the unique and bizarre holidays to celebrate this month.

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  • Aviation History Month
  • Child Safety Protection Month
  • International Drum Month
  • National Adoption Awareness Month
  • National Caregivers Appreciation Month
  • National Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Epilepsy Month
  • National Model Railroad Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Peanut Butter Lovers Month
  • Real Jewelry Month
  • National Sleep Comfort Month

Week Celebrations:

  • Week 1 Chemistry Week
  • Week 3 Game and Puzzle Week

November, 2020 Daily Holidays, Bizarre, Special and Wacky Days:

November 1

All Saint's Day

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 a.m. - date varies

Dios Los Muertos , a two day celebrations on November 1 and 2

National Author's Day

World Vegan Day

November 2

All Soul's Day

Deviled Egg Day

Look for Circles Day

Plan Your Epitaph Day

November 3

Cliché Day

Housewife's Day

Sandwich Day

U.S. General Election Day - first Tuesday of the month after first Monday of month

November 4

King Tut Day

Check Your Blood Pressure Day

Use Your Common Sense Day

November 5

Gunpowder Day

Guy Fawkes Day

Men Make Dinner Day - first Thursday of Month

November 6

Marooned without a Compass Day

National Nacho Day

Saxophone Day

November 7

Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Book Lovers Day - first Saturday of the month

November 8

Cook Something Bold Day

Dunce Day

November 9

Chaos Never Dies Day 

World Freedom Day

November 10

Forget-Me-Not Day


Young Readers Day second Tuesday of month

November 11

Veteran's Day

World Origami Day

November 12

Chicken Soup for the Soul Day

World Pneumonia Day

November 13

Caregiver Appreciation Day

Friday the 13th

National Indian Pudding Day

Sadie Hawkins Day

World Kindness Day

November 14

Hindu Diwali Day - date varies

Operating Room Nurse Day

World Diabetes Day

November 15

America Recycles Day

Clean Your Refrigerator Day

National Philanthropy Day

November 16

Button Day

Have a Party With Your Bear Day

International Tolerance Day

National Fast Food Day

November 17

Electronic Greeting Card Day 

Homemade Bread Day

Take A Hike Day

World Peace Day

November 18

Occult Day

November 19

Great American Smokeout  - third Thursday in November

Have a Bad Day Day

November 20

Absurdity Day

Beautiful Day

Universal Children's Day

November 21

False Confession Day

National Adoption Day - Saturday before Thanksgiving

World Hello Day

November 22

Go For a Ride Day

November 23

Eat a Cranberry Day

National Cashew Day

National Espresso Day

November 24

All Our Uncles are Monkeys Day

Evolution Day

November 25

National Parfait Day

National Tie One On Day - day before Thanksgiving

November 26

Shopping Reminder Day

Thanksgiving -

November 27

Black Friday - Friday after Thanksgiving

Buy Nothing Day 

Pins and Needles Day

You're Welcome Day - the day after Thanksgiving

November 28

French Toast Day

Make Your Own Head Day

Red Planet Day

November 29

Advent Begins

Square Dance Day

November 30

Stay At Home Because You Are Well Day