Calendar Holiday List

2020-2021 Dates for Creating Homemade Gifts

Here's a handy calendar holiday list full of unique and must-know holidays and other special dates to help you with gift ideas all year long.

If you want an excuse to get creative, to give something sweet or to have a party, you'll find it here!

Some holidays on this calendar holiday list are kind of silly but who cares, right! Sometimes it's the goofy holidays and the silly themes that help people create the most inspired gifts and celebrations.

If you're looking through this list and you realize suddenly that you need some good last minute gift ideas, click on over to my cheap homemade gift ideas that don't make cheap gifts (several of these ideas happen to make great last minute gift ideas).

You can also check out my homemade gift certificates for last minute free homemade gift ideas...

2020-21 Calendar Holiday List Starts Here...



*To Do: Make your countdown and advent calendars for next month.

  • November 1 is All Saint's Day
  • November 1 - 2 is Day of the Dead
  • November 2 is All Soul's Day
  • November 3 is Election Day
  • November 11 is Veteran's Day
  • November 11 is World Origami Day
  • November 13 is Caregiver Appreciation Day
  • November 13 is Friday the 13th
  • November 13 is Sadie Hawkins Day
  • November 13 is World Kindness Day
  • November 13 is Caregiver Appreciation Day
  • November 14 is World Diabetes Day
  • November 17 is World Peace Day
  • November 20 is Universal Children's Day
  • November 21 is National Adoption Day
  • November 26 is Thanksgiving Day
  • November 27 is Black Friday
  • November 27 is Native American Heritage Day
  • November 29 Advent Begins

November is Aviation History Month, American Indian Heritage Month, National Adoption Month and Peanut Butter Lover's Month


  • December 1 is World Aids Awareness Day
  • December 2 is National Fritters Day
  • December 4 is Santa's List Day
  • December 7 is Pearl Harbor Day
  • December 7 is National Cotton Candy Day
  • December 7 is International Civil Aviation Day
  • December 7 is Letter Writing Day
  • December 8 is National Brownie Day
  • December 9 is Christmas Card Day
  • December 9 is National Pastry Day
  • December 10 is Hannukah
  • December 10 is Human Rights Day
  • December 12 is Poinsettia Day
  • December 13 is International Children's Day
  • December 13 is Violin Day
  • December 17 is National Maple Syrup Day
  • December 20 is Go Caroling Day
  • December 21 is Winter Solstice
  • December 23 is Festivus
  • December 24 is Christmas Eve
  • December 24 is National Chocolate Day
  • December 24 is National Egg Nog Day
  • December 25 is Christmas Day --> Christmas Gift Ideas
  • December 27 is National Fruitcake Day
  • December 30 is Bacon Day
  • December 31 is New Years Eve

December is also Write a Friend Month



  • January 1 is New Year's Day
  • January 3 is Feast of the Epiphhany a.k.a. Three Kings Day
  • January 3 is Fruitcake Toss Day
  • January 4 is National Spaghette Da
  • January 4 is Trivia Day
  • January 5 is National Bird Day
  • January 12 is National Pharmacist Day
  • January 14 is Dress up Your Pet Day
  • January 15 is National Bagel Day
  • January 15 is National Hat Day
  • January 17 is Ditch New Years Resolution Day
  • January 18 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • January 18 is Winnie the Pooh Day
  • January 19 is National Popcorn Day
  • January 20 is National Cheese Lover Day
  • January 21 is National Hugging Day
  • January 25 is Opposite Day
  • January 26 is Australia Day
  • January 27 is Chocolate Cake Day
  • January 29 is National Puzzle Day
  • January 30 is National Seed Swap Day
  • January 31 is Backward Day

January is also National Hobby Month, National Bath Safety Month and National Literacy Month


  • February 1 is First Day of Black History Month
  • February 14 is Valentine's Day --> Valentine Gift Ideas
  • February 15 is President's Day

February is also National Heart Month, Black History Month, National Cherry Month, Canned Food Month, National Grapefruit Month and National Children's Dental Health Month


March is also National Nutrition Month, National Women's History Month, National Irish American Heritage Month and National Craft Month


  • April 4 is Easter Sunday
  • April 5 is Easter Monday
  • April 15 is Tax Day

April is also National Humor Month, Keep America Beautiful Month, Lawn and Garden Month, National Kite Month, National Poetry Month, National Pecan Month and Stress Awareness Month


May is also National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, National Bike Month and Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month


June is also National Rose Month, National Candy Month, National Adpot a Cat Month and National Dairy Month


  • July 4th is Independence Day

July is also National Blueberry Month, National Ice Cream Month and National Picnic Month


  • August 1 is Friendship Day
  • August 1 is International Forgiveness Day
  • August 1 is National Girlfriends Day
  • August 1 is Sister's Day
  • August 2 is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
  • August 3 is National Watermelon Day
  • August 4 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
  • August 4 is U.S. Coast Guard Day
  • August 7 is Campfire Day
  • August 7 is International Beer Day
  • August 7 is National Clown Day
  • August 8 is International Cat Day
  • August 8 is Middle Child's Day
  • August 9 is Book Lover's Day
  • August 10 is National S'mores Day
  • August 11 is Son and Daughter Day

August is also Family Fun Month, National Peach Month and National Golf Month


  • September 6 is Labor Day

September is also Honey Month, Baby Safety Month and Hispanic Heritage Month


October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, National Diabetes Month and National Pizza Month


  • November 25 is Thanksgiving Day
  • November 26 is Black Friday
  • November 26 is Native American Heritage Day

November is also Aviation History Month, American Indian Heritage Month, National Adoption Awareness Month and Peanut Butter Lover's Month


December is also Write a Friend Month

That concludes my calendar holiday list... if you know of a holiday or occasion that should be added to this list, please let me know...

Where do I get my info? I use both physical calendars and Internet research to find and verify holidays that appear to be most valid and valuable to my readers. I double check dates for accuracy and validity using more than one source. I find info everywhere but I consistently find great info on:

Personalized gifts are a fun and easy way to make priceless gifts, learn more here!

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