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List of July Awareness Months & National July Months

You may have heard of the national days of July, but did you know that there are also July awareness months and nationally recognized July monthly observances?

Just like the national days of the year, these monthly observances cover a wide range of topics. From health awareness months to national food months, each occasion is waiting to be observed.

On the medical front, July is National Fragile X Awareness Month. It’s also celebrated by the foodies as National Grilling Month and by the environmentally conscious as Plastic Free July.

These are just a few reasons to celebrate. Keep reading for all of the other monthly observances for July.

A text overlay at the top of the image that reads get the list of July awareness months and national July months in black text over a peach colored background with eight images below it in a collage representing the July national months, starting on the top left a basket of peaches for National Peach Month, a herd of bison roaming a field for National Bison Month, a graphic of disabled people for Disability Pride Month, a plastic water bottle floating in the ocean for Plastic Free July, an array of pink fireworks in the sky for Firework Safety Month, set of watercolor paints and brushes for World Watercolor Month, a grill with various meats and veggies on it for National Grilling Month, and a picnic on a blanket for National Picnic Month.

July awareness months

The list of July awareness months below deal with health related causes. They cover both physical health and mental health topics.

  • Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
  • Cord Blood Awareness Month
  • Disability Pride Month
  • Fragile X Awareness Month
  • Group B Strep Awareness Month
  • Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
  • Make a Difference to Children Month
  • National Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month
  • National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Sarcoma Awareness Month
  • Scleroderma Awareness Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • UV Safety Awareness Month

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Food related national July monthly observances

Just like the national food days of July, there are also July national monthly observances dedicated to food. Check out the delicious observances below.

  • National Baked Beans Month
  • National Blueberry Month
  • National Culinary Arts Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • National Horseradish Month
  • National Hot Dog Month
  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National Peach Month
  • National Picnic Month 

More July national monthly observances

Food holidays aren’t the only national July monthly observances. The list below are all nationally recognized.

  • National Anti-Boredom Month
  • National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • National Contract Sewing Month
  • National Fireworks Safety Month
  • National Hemp Month
  • National Independent Retailer Month
  • National Park and Recreation Month
  • National Reunification Month

A collage of six images represent the July awareness months and July national months, in order from top left to bottom right the images are a close up of a BBQ grill for National Grilling Month, a dog and cat looking out a window for National Lost Pet Prevention Month, paint brushed and a palate of watercolor paint for World Watercolor Month, a plastic bottle floating in the ocean for Plastic Free July, a playground at a children's park for National Park and Recreation Month, and an all green image of a head with flowers in it and a green ribbon surrounding it for National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

Animal related July monthly observances

If you’re an animal lover, you’ll might be interested in taking part in the July month celebrations in the following list.

  • Dog House Repair Month
  • National Bison Month
  • National Lost Pet Prevention Month
  • Pet Hydration Awareness Month
  • Wild About Wildlife Month

More July month celebrations

In addition to the July awareness months, and the national July months, there are other observances that last the whole month of July, which are listed below.

  • French-American Heritage Month
  • Good Care Month
  • Hitchhiking Month
  • Plastic Free July
  • Smart Irrigation Month
  • World Watercolor Month

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