JANUARY
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month Poverty in America Awareness Month
1 New Year's Day
1 Global Family Day/World Peace Day
4 World Braille Day
19 World Religion Day
20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
23 World Freedom Day
25 Chinese New Year
26 International Customs Day
27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day
FEBRUARY
Day(s)

Group, Culture or Cause Recognized

All month American History Month
All month Black History Month
All month Canadian History Month
All month Human Relations Month
12 Lunar New Year
12 President's Day
14 St. Valentine's Day
15

Nirvana Day

16 Mardi Gras
17 Ash Wednesday
MARCH
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month Women's History Month
All month National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
All month National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
1 St. David’s Day
7 Meatfare Sunday (The Sunday of the Last Judgment)
8 International Women’s Day
11 Maha Shivarati
11 Lailat al Miraj
13 Beginning of Deaf History Month
14 Forgiveness Sunday
15 Beginning of Great Lent in the Orthodox Christian faith
17 St. Patrick’s Day
19 St. Joseph’s Day
19-20 Naw-Rúz, the Bahá’í New Year
20 Ostara
21-22 Nowruz/Norooz, Persian New Year
21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21 Orthodox Sunday
25 International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery
25 Annunciation of the Virgin Mary
26 Khordad Sal
27 Beginning of Passover
27 Lord’s Evening Meal
28-29 Holi
28-29 Lailat al Bara’a
29-31 Hola Mohalla
31 International Transgender Day of Visibility
APRIL
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month Celebrate Diversity Month
All month Autism Awareness Month
1 Holy Thursday
2 Good Friday
2 World Autism Awareness Day
4 Easter
7-8 Yom HaShoah
12 Beginning of Ramadan
12 Hindi New Year
13 Equal Pay Day
14 Vaisakhi
16-17 Yom Ha’Atzmaut
20 The Festival of Ridvan
21 Ram Navami
22 Earth Day
23 St. George’s Day
23 The Day of Silence
24 Lazarus Saturday
24  Armenian Martyrs’ Day
25 Mahavir Jayanti
28

Ninth Day of Ridvan

28 Denim Day
29-30 Lag BaOmer
MAY
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
All month  Older Americans Month
All month Jewish American Heritage Month
All month Mental Health Awareness Month
1 Beltane
2 Orthodox Easter
3 Saints Philip and James Day
5 Cinco de Mayo
6 National Day of Prayer
9 Laylat al-Qadr
12-13 Eid al-Fitr
13 Ascension Day
16-18 Shavuot
17 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22-23 Declaration of the Báb
23 Pentecost
26 Buddha Day
29 Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh
30 Trinity Sunday
30 All Saints’ Day
31 Memorial Day in the United States
JUNE
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
All month Immigrant Heritage Month
3 Corpus Christi
11 Sacred Heart of Jesus
14 Flag Day in the United States
15 St. Vladimir Day
15 Native American Citizenship Day
16 Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev
19 Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day
19 New Church Day
21 National Indigenous Peoples Day
21 Litha
27 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Day
29 Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul
JULY
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
1 Canada Day
4 Independence Day
8-9 The Martyrdom of the Bab
11 World Population Day
14 International Non-Binary People’s Day
14 Bastille Day
15 St. Vladimir of the Great Day
17-18 Tisha B'Av
18-19 Waqf al Arafa
18 Nelson Mandela International Day
19-20 Eid al-Adha
23 The birthday of Haile Selassie I
24 Asalha Puja
24 Pioneer Day
25 St. James the Greater Day
26 Disability Independence Day
30 International Day of Friendship
AUGUST
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
1 Lammas
1 Lughnasadh
1 Fast in Honor of Holy Mother of Jesus
6 Transfiguration of the Lord
10 Hijri New Year
13 Black Women’s Equal Pay Day
15 Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
15 Dormition of the Theotokos
17 Marcus Garvey Day
18-19 Ashura
22 Obon
22 Raksha Bandhan
22 Hungry Ghost Festival
23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition
26 Women’s Equality Day
29-30 Krishna Janmashtami
SEPTEMBER
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month Hispanic Heritage Month
4-11 Paryushana Parva
6 Labor Day in the United States
6-8 Rosh Hashanah
10 Ganesh Chaturthi
11 Beheading of St. John the Baptist
11 Ethiopian New Year
15-16 Ethiopian New Year
18 International Equal Pay Day
20-27 Sukkot
22  Ostara Mabon
24 Native American Day
27 Elevation of the Life Giving Cross (Holy Cross)
27 Meskel
27-29 Shemini Atzeret
28 Teacher’s Day in Taiwan
28-29 Simchat Torah
29 Feast of Michael and All Angels
OCTOBER
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month National Disability Employment Awareness Month
All month LGBT History Month
All month Global Diversity Awareness Month
1 Native American Women’s Equal Pay Day
4 St. Francis Day
4 Blessing of the Animals
6-14 Navaratri
10  World Mental Health Day
11 National Coming Out Day
11 Canadian Thanksgiving
11 National Indigenous Peoples Day
15 Dasara or Vijayadashami
16 Milvian Bridge Day
18-19 Eid Milad un-Nabi
19 Mawlid Al-Nabi
20 Sikh Holy Day
20 International Pronouns Day
29 Latinx Women’s Equal Pay Day
31 All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween)
31 Reformation Day
NOVEMBER
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
All month National Native American Heritage Month
All month National Family Caregivers Month
1 All Saints’ Day
2 All Souls’ Day
4 Diwali
5-6 Birth of Báb
6-7 The birth of Bahá'u'lláh
11 Veterans Day
19 International Men’s Day
20 Transgender Day of Remembrance
21 Feast of Christ the King
25 Thanksgiving
26 Native American Heritage Day
28 Beginning of Hanukkah
28 Beginning of Nativity Fast
28 Beginning of Advent
30 St. Andrew’s Day
DECEMBER
Day(s) Group, Culture or Cause Recognized
1 World AIDS Day
3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
8 Immaculate Conception of Mary
8 Bodhi Day
10 International Human Rights Day
12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
13 St. Lucia’s Day
16-24 Las Posadas
21 Yule Winter Solstice
25 Christmas Day
26 Boxing Day
26 Beginning of Kwanzaa
26 Zartosht No-Diso
26 St. Stephen’s Day
26 Feast of the Holy Family
27 St. John’s Day
28 Feast of the Holy Innocents
31 Watch Night

*Information to create this calendar was retrieved from the Diversity Best Practices website