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Halloween isn’t the only day to celebrate this month. There’s plenty of October national days to enjoy too!

Say hello to spooky food days like National Caramel Apple Day on the 31st to National Candy Corn Day on the 30th. There’s also plenty of chocolate holidays this month to delight trick-or-treaters.

There’s also devilishly good drink days like National Vodka Day on the 4th, National American Beer Day on the 27th and the various wine holidays throughout the month. There’s also National Frappé Day on the 7th, for a non-alcoholic beverage treat.

Veer away from food and beverage days and celebrate Carve a Pumpkin Day on the 31st, and National Black Cat Day on the 27th.

Find out more about the October national days, by reading the posts below. Don’t forget to see which days you can find in our free national days word search puzzle for the month!

October Food Holidays – List of National Food Holidays This Month

This list of October food holidays gives us so many recipes to share. From National Homemade Cookies Day on October 1 to National Caramel Apple Day on October 31, every day of the month has at least one food or drink associated with it. This makes the month very easy to honor with food.  National …

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15+ Interesting Facts About Pumpkins to Celebrate Carve a Pumpkin Day

As we enter the Halloween season, you’re going to notice pumpkins are everywhere! Check out the interesting facts about pumpkins below to learn more about this symbol of Halloween. Pumpkins are so popular, they have not just one, but several national days of the year dedicated to them! In addition to learning some fun pumpkin …

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October Word Search Printable – National Days Word Find Puzzle

The days leading up to Halloween are the perfect time to try our new monthly free printable puzzle! We hope you enjoy this October word search printable of the national days this month.  Various national days for October are hidden in the word find puzzle for you to search, find and cross off. You will …

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What are the National Days in October? – Get the Full List to Find Out!

This list of national days in October gives a detailed look at the month to find out how to celebrate your favorite national day with food and drink ideas, and lots of craft projects. Each time I cover a new and fun national day about October on the blog, I add new links to the …

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Celebrate National Vodka Day with Vodka Facts & Vodka Cocktail Recipes

If your favorite spirit is vodka, then you’re in luck! October 4th is celebrated annually as National Vodka Day. While the history of the day is unknown, it’s definitely a day worth celebrating! No matter how you enjoy your vodka – in a cocktail, or over ice – make sure you enjoy responsibly! Keep reading …

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National Caramel Apple Day – Plus a Homemade Caramel Apple Recipe

If you love Halloween treats, get excited, because National Caramel Apple Day honors both caramel apples and Halloween! Read on to learn more. When the temperatures drop in the fall, we carve our pumpkins, and everyone starts putting up Halloween decorations, you know it’s time for caramel apples. In addition to being a tasty treat …

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National Black Cat Day – Fun Facts and Ways to Celebrate these Felines

Black cats have a reputation for being unlucky. National Black Cat Day helps remind us how special and deserving of adoption these cats are! National Black Cat Day falls in October, and is not to be confused with Black Cat Appreciation Day which falls in August. Both days celebrate these cuddly kittens and cats, but …

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Mini Pumpkin Planters for Succulents – Fall Decor Idea

Fall is here, which means it’s the season for pumpkins and sharing gratitude! If you want to try your hand at a fall themed project, try making these adorable mini pumpkin planters for succulent. These succulent planters are particularly appropriate during the month of October, because October is home to several pumpkin-themed national days. October …

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins – Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins for Fall

These pumpkin cheesecake muffins have a delicious cream cheese layer that is swirled into a soft and fluffy pumpkin muffin. They are perfect for fall! Since October 21 is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, and October 31 is Carve a Pumpkin Day, that means that both days are good ones to try out this recipe! (These …

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National Pasta Day – October 17 – Recipes Tips and Fun Facts

October 17 is National Pasta Day. Pasta is one of our favorite comfort foods and can be prepared in many ways. The use of pasta dates back to 1154 in Sicily, Italy and remains popular to the present day. Not only is the 17th of October honored as National Pasta Day, but the whole month …

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National Cake Decorating Day – Celebrate with one of these Cakes

October 10 is celebrated each year as National Cake Decorating Day. What better way to observe this national day than with a few beautifully decorated cakes? Cakes can be the highlight of any party dessert table, so knowing how to decorate one will make sure yours are a hit with guests. Whether you are a …

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20 Candy Corn Recipes – Dessert Ideas Using Candy Corn

These delicious candy corn recipes have you seeing candy corn in a whole new way! It’s not just for snacking or handing out for Trick or Treat. You can use candy corn to make many delicious treats and desserts. October 30 is National Candy Corn Day. Many national days are associated with food. What more …

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