List of Holidays in January 2024 – National and International Dates List

List of Holidays in January 2024

Last Updated on January 26, 2024 by Team FinderWheel

January, the beginning of a new year, brings a fresh start and a multitude of national and international holidays. From commemorating historical events to celebrating cultural traditions, January’s holidays hold significance across the globe. Let’s explore the list of holidays in January 2024, offering moments of reflection, celebration, and unity.

January Holidays & Observances

As the first month of the year unfolds, it presents a rich tapestry of holidays that span various cultures and regions. These observances mark historical milestones, honor inspirational figures, and raise awareness about vital global issues. January is a time of reflection, renewal, and coming together as a global community.

Special Days and Dates Celebrate in January

Here are some special days and dates celebrated in January:

January 1st

  1. Apple Gifting Day
  2. Bonza Bottler Day
  3. Commitment Day
  4. Copyright Law Day
  5. Ellis Island Day
  6. Euro Day
  7. First-Foot Day
  8. Global Family Day
  9. Haitian Independence Day
  10. Handsel Monday
  11. International Public Domain Day
  12. Mummer’s Parade
  13. National Bloody Mary Day
  14. National Hangover Day
  15. National Shepherd Day
  16. National Thank God Its Monday Day
  17. New Year’s Day
  18. New Year’s Dishonor List Day
  19. Polar Bear Plunge Day
  20. Public Domain Day
  21. Ring a Bell Day
  22. Rose Bowl Game
  23. Solemnity of Mary
  24. Sudan Independence Day
  25. Tournament of Roses Parade
  26. Triumph of the Revolution
  27. Universal Hour of Peace
  28. World Day of Peace
  29. Z Day
  30. Celebration of Life Week
  31. Diet Resolution Week
  32. National Time Consciousness Week
  33. New Year’s Resolutions Week
  34. Silent Record Week
  35. World Series of Beer Pong
  36. Adopt a Rescued Bird Month
  37. Apple and Apricot Month
  38. Artichoke and Asparagus Month
  39. Be Kind To Food Servers Month
  40. Bread Machine Baking Month
  41. California Dried Plum Digestive Month
  42. California Restaurant Month
  43. Celebration Of Life Month
  44. Cervical Health Awareness Month
  45. Children Impacted by Parent’s Cancer Month
  46. Clap 4 Health Month
  47. Dry January
  48. Family Fit Lifestyle Month
  49. Financial Wellness Month
  50. Get A Balanced Life Month
  51. Get Ireland Active
  52. Get Organized Month
  53. Ginuary
  54. International Brain Teaser Month
  55. International Change Your Stars Month
  56. International Child-Centered Divorce Month
  57. International Creativity Month
  58. International Quality of Life Month
  59. International Wayfinding Month
  60. International Wealth Mentality Month
  61. Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
  62. Little Things Mental Health Campaign
  63. Manuary
  64. March of Dimes Birth Defects Prevention Month
  65. National Bath Safety Month
  66. National Be On-Purpose Month
  67. National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  68. National Black Diamond Month
  69. National Blood Donor Month
  70. National Book Blitz Month
  71. National Braille Literacy Month
  72. National CBD Month
  73. National Clean Up Your Computer Month
  74. National Codependency Awareness Month
  75. National Conscience Month
  76. National Eye Care Month
  77. National Fiber Focus Month
  78. National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  79. National Hobby Month
  80. National Hot Tea Month
  81. National Mail Order Gardening Month
  82. National Meat Month
  83. National Mentoring Month
  84. National Menudo Month
  85. National Oatmeal Month
  86. National Personal Trainer Awareness Month
  87. National Polka Month
  88. National Pre-Pregnancy Awareness Month
  89. National Radon Action Month
  90. National Skating Month
  91. National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
  92. National Slow Cooking Month
  93. National Soup Month
  94. National Staying Healthy Month
  95. National Sunday Supper Month
  96. National Thank You Month
  97. National Train Your Dog Month
  98. National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
  99. National Wheat Bread Month
  100. Poverty Awareness Month
  101. Poverty in America Awareness Month
  102. Prune Breakfast Month
  103. Receding Gums Awareness Month
  104. Retail Bakers Month
  105. Rising Star Month
  106. Self-Love Month
  107. Shape Up US Month
  108. Stalking Awareness Month
  109. START Child Health campaign
  110. Teen Driving Awareness Month
  111. Thyroid Awareness Month
  112. Tubers and Dried Fruit Month
  113. Unchain a Dog Month
  114. Veganuary
  115. Walk Your Dog Month

January 2nd

  1. 55 mph Speed Limit Day
  2. Ancestry Day
  3. Happy Mew Year for Cats Day
  4. Motivation and Inspiration Day
  5. National Buffet Day
  6. National Cream Puff Day
  7. National Erica Day
  8. National Personal Trainer Day
  9. National Pet Travel Safety Day
  10. National Science Fiction Day
  11. New Year’s Day Substitute
  12. Reconquest Day
  13. Run it Up the Flagpole and See If Anyone Salutes it Day
  14. Saint Basil’s Day
  15. Swiss Cheese Day
  16. World Introvert Day
  17. Someday We’ll Laugh About This Week

January 3rd

  1. Drinking Straw Day
  2. Earth at Perihelion
  3. Festival of Sleep Day
  4. Fruitcake Toss Day
  5. Humiliation Day
  6. International Mind-Body Wellness Day
  7. JRR Tolkien Day
  8. Memento Mori “Remember You Die” Day
  9. National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  10. National Write to Congress Day
  11. Perihelion Day
  12. Women Rock! Day

January 4th

  1. Dimpled Chad Day
  2. Free Flower Basket Day
  3. National CanDo Day
  4. National Clara Day
  5. National Missouri Day
  6. National Rachel Day
  7. National Spaghetti Day
  8. National Trivia Day
  9. Pop Music Chart Day
  10. Tom Thumb Day
  11. Weigh-In Day
  12. World Braille Day
  13. World Hypnotism Day

January 5th

  1. Carver Day
  2. National Bird Day
  3. National Day of Dialogue
  4. National Ellen Day
  5. National Keto Day
  6. National Screenwriters Day
  7. National Whipped Cream Day
  8. Twelfth Night
  9. Harbin Ice Festival

January 6th

  1. Apple Tree Day
  2. Armenian Christmas
  3. Day of Los Reyes
  4. Dry Bean Day
  5. Epiphany
  6. National Bean Day
  7. National Cuddle Day
  8. National Davis Day
  9. National Samantha Day
  10. National Smith Day
  11. National Take a Poet to Lunch Day
  12. National Take Down the Christmas Tree Day
  13. National Walker’s Shortbread Day
  14. Three Kings Day
  15. Uruguay Children’s Day/Ephiphany
  16. World Day of War Orphans

January 7th

  1. Baptism of the Lord
  2. Distaff Day
  3. Golden Globe Awards
  4. Harlem Globetrotter’s Day
  5. I Am a Mentor Day
  6. I’m Not Going To Take It Anymore Day
  7. National Bobblehead Day
  8. National Pass Gas Day
  9. National Tempura Day
  10. Old Rock Day
  11. Orthodox Christmas Day

January 8th

  1. Argyle Day
  2. Coming of Age Day
  3. Earth’s Rotation Day
  4. National 4th Graders Day
  5. National Bubble Bath Day
  6. National Clean Your Desk Day
  7. National English Toffee Day
  8. National Gluten-Free Day
  9. National JoyGerm Day
  10. National Man Watcher’s Day
  11. National Snuggle a Chicken Day
  12. National Winter Skin Relief Day
  13. Plough Monday
  14. Show And Tell At Work Day
  15. Typing Day
  16. War on Poverty Day

January 9th

  1. Balloon Ascension Day
  2. International Choreographers Day
  3. National Apricot Day
  4. National Austin Day
  5. National Carter Day
  6. National Cassoulet Day
  7. National Faith Day
  8. National Law Enforcement Day
  9. National Shop For Travel Day
  10. National WONK Day
  11. National Word Nerd Day
  12. Panama’s Martyrs’ Day
  13. Play God Day
  14. Poetry at Work Day
  15. Static Electricity Day

January 10th

  1. Houseplant Appreciation Day
  2. League of Nations Day
  3. National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
  4. National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
  5. National Oysters Rockefeller Day
  6. National Save The Eagles Day
  7. National Shareholders Day
  8. National Take the Stairs Day
  9. Peculiar People Day
  10. National Obesity Awareness Week

January 11th

  1. Birth anniversary of National Artist Atang de la Rama
  2. Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day
  3. Healthy Weight, Healthy Look Day
  4. Heritage Treasures Day
  5. International Parity at Work Day
  6. International Thank-You Day
  7. Kosrae Constitution Day
  8. Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day
  9. National Arkansas Day
  10. National Girl Hug Boy Day
  11. National Hot Toddy Day
  12. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
  13. National Joel Day
  14. National Milk Day
  15. National Tara Day
  16. No Longer New Year’s Day
  17. Paget’s Awareness Day
  18. Secret Pal Day
  19. Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day
  20. World Sketchnote Day
  21. Cuckoo Dancing Week

January 12th

  1. Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day
  2. Kiss a Ginger Day
  3. National Curried Chicken Day
  4. National Hot Tea Day
  5. National Kettlebell Day
  6. National Marzipan Day
  7. National Pharmacist Day
  8. National Youth Day
  9. Quitters Day
  10. Remembrance Day
  11. Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution Day
  12. Work Harder Day

January 13th

  1. Calennig
  2. Korean American Day
  3. Lohri
  4. Make Your Dream Come True Day
  5. National Catherine Day
  6. National Kathleen Day
  7. National Peach Melba Day
  8. National Rubber Ducky Day
  9. National Sticker Day
  10. National Vision Board Day
  11. Poetry Break Day
  12. Public Radio Broadcasting Day
  13. Stephen Foster Memorial Day

January 14th

  1. Cesarean Section Day
  2. Feast of the Ass Day
  3. International Kite Day
  4. National Dress Up Your Pet Day
  5. National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
  6. National Sunday Supper Day
  7. National Undhiyu Day
  8. Novy God (Russian New Year)
  9. Organize Your Home Day
  10. Orthodox New Year
  11. Ratification Day
  12. Take a Missionary to Lunch Day
  13. Unknown Citizens’ Day
  14. World Logic Day
  15. Home Office Safety and Security Week
  16. National Mocktail Week
  17. National Pizza Week
  18. Universal Letter Writing Week

January 15th

  1. Alpha Kappa Alpha Day
  2. Blue Monday
  3. Brew Monday
  4. Civil Rights Day
  5. Elementary School Teacher Day
  6. Idaho Human Rights Day
  7. Indian Army Day
  8. Makar Sankranti
  9. Martin Luther King Day
  10. National Bagel Day
  11. National Booch Day
  12. National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day
  13. National Hat Day
  14. National Kayla Day
  15. National Pothole Day
  16. National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
  17. Pongal
  18. Wikipedia Day
  19. European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
  20. No Name-Calling Week

January 16th

  1. Appreciate a Dragon Day
  2. Book Publishers Day
  3. International Hot and Spicy Food Day
  4. National Boston Day
  5. National Fig Newton Day
  6. National Good Teen Day
  7. National Nothing Day
  8. National Quinoa Day
  9. National Religious Freedom Day
  10. National Without a Scalpel Day
  11. Printing Ink Day
  12. Prohibition Remembrance Day
  13. Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day
  14. Signing of the Peace Accords
  15. International Hoof Care Week

January 17th

  1. Benjamin Franklin Day
  2. Cable Car Day
  3. Customer Service Day
  4. Day of Judgment
  5. Ditch New Year’s Resolution Day
  6. International We Are Not Broken Day
  7. James Leonard Tagle Gordon Day
  8. Kid Inventors’ Day
  9. Museum Selfie Day
  10. National Bootlegger’s Day
  11. National Carolina Day
  12. National Charlotte Day
  13. National Hot Buttered Rum Day
  14. National Hot Heads Chili Day
  15. National Lose the Jet Lag Day
  16. National Ta Day
  17. Popeye Day
  18. Energy Saving Week

January 18th

  1. Get to Know Your Customers Day
  2. National Forrest Day
  3. National Gourmet Coffee Day
  4. National Michigan Day
  5. National Peking Duck Day
  6. National Thesaurus Day
  7. Winnie the Pooh Day
  8. Women’s Healthy Weight Day
  9. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 19th

  1. Artist as Outlaw Day
  2. Brew a Potion Day
  3. Good Memory Day
  4. Gun Appreciation Day
  5. International Fetish Day
  6. National Annie Day
  7. National Lucy Day
  8. National Popcorn Day
  9. Robert E. Lee Day
  10. Tenderness Toward Existence Day
  11. Tin Can Day
  12. World Quark Day

January 20th

  1. Camcorder Day
  2. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
  3. Inauguration Day
  4. International Day of Acceptance
  5. National Charlie Day
  6. National Cheese Lover’s Day
  7. National Claudia Day
  8. National Coffee Break Day
  9. National DJ Day
  10. National Judy Day
  11. National Penguin Day
  12. National Sebastian Day
  13. National Use Your Gift Card Day
  14. Penguin Awareness Day
  15. Soup Swap Day
  16. Take A Walk Outdoors Day
  17. International Snowmobile Safety and Awareness Week

Jan 21 Sunday

  1. Day of Sanctity and Protection of Human Life
  2. Grandma Day
  3. International Playdate Day
  4. International Sweatpants Day
  5. Mariachi Day
  6. National Bakers-Crafters-Makers Day
  7. National Cheesy Socks Day
  8. National Conscious Uncoupling Day
  9. National Granola Bar Day
  10. National Hug Your Puppy Day
  11. National Hugging Day
  12. National Max Day
  13. One-Liners Day
  14. Our Lady of Altagracia
  15. Own Your Own Home Day
  16. Squirrel Appreciation Day
  17. Thank Your Mentor Day
  18. World Religion Day
  19. World Snow Day
  20. Healthy Weight Week
  21. Hunt for Happiness Week
  22. Kiss a Shark Week
  23. National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week
  24. National School Choice Week
  25. World Kiwanis Week

Jan 22 Monday

  1. Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day
  2. Better Business Communication Day
  3. Celebration of Life Day
  4. Come in From the Cold Day
  5. Community Manager Appreciation Day
  6. Dance of the Seven Veils Day
  7. National Blonde Brownie Day
  8. National Grandpa Day
  9. National Hot Sauce Day
  10. National Polka Dot Day
  11. National Sanctity of Human Life Day
  12. National Ty Day
  13. National Vincent Day
  14. Plurinational State Foundation Day
  15. Roe vs. Wade Day
  16. Wellington Anniversary Day
  17. Cancertalk Week
  18. Courtesy Week
  19. Farmhouse Breakfast Week

Jan 23 Tuesday

  1. First Philippine Republic Day
  2. International Sticky Toffee Pudding Day
  3. Measure Your Feet Day
  4. National Aiden Day
  5. National Handwriting Day
  6. National King Day
  7. National Pedro Day
  8. National Pie Day
  9. National Report Pharmaceutical Fraud Day
  10. National Rhubarb Pie Day
  11. Parakram Divas
  12. Snowplow Mailbox Hockey Day
  13. Speak Up and Succeed Day
  14. National CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) Week

Jan 24 Wednesday

  1. “Just Do It” Day
  2. Beer Can Appreciation Day
  3. Belly Laugh Day
  4. Change a Pet’s Life Day
  5. International Day of Education
  6. International Mobile Phone Recycling Day
  7. Library Shelfie Day
  8. Macintosh Computer Day
  9. National Compliment Day
  10. National Lobster Thermidor Day
  11. National Matthew Day
  12. National Peanut Butter Day
  13. Paul Pitcher Day
  14. Talk Like a Grizzled Prospector Day
  15. Tu BiShvat
  16. Unification Day
  17. Weedless Wednesday
  18. Data Privacy Week
  19. National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week

Jan 25 Thursday

  1. A Room Of One’s Own Day
  2. Burns Night
  3. Burns Supper
  4. Clashing Clothes Day
  5. Fluoride Day
  6. Mahayana New Year
  7. NASA’s Day of Remembrance
  8. National Fish Taco Day
  9. National Florida Day
  10. National Irish Coffee Day
  11. National IV Nurse Day
  12. Observe the Weather Day
  13. Opposite Day
  14. St. Dwynwen’s Day
  15. Tatiana Day
  16. Thaipoosam Cavadee
  17. Thaipusam

Jan 26 Friday

  1. Australia Day
  2. Big Garden Birdwatch
  3. Birth Anniversary of National Artist Napoleon Abueva
  4. Dental Drill Appreciation Day
  5. Duarte Day
  6. Indian Republic Day
  7. International Customs Day
  8. International Environmental Education Day
  9. Lotus 1-2-3 Day
  10. National Activity Professionals Day
  11. National Big Wig Day
  12. National Diane Day
  13. National Fun at Work Day
  14. National Green Juice Day
  15. National Peanut Brittle Day
  16. National Preschool Health and Fitness Day
  17. National Spouse Day
  18. Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement

Jan 27 Saturday

  1. Auschwitz Liberation Day
  2. Holocaust Memorial Day
  3. International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  4. Local Quilt Shop Day
  5. National Chocolate Cake Day
  6. National Geographic Day
  7. National Seed Swap Day
  8. Punch the Clock Day
  9. Thomas Crapper Day
  10. Vietnam Peace Day
  11. Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
  12. World Breast Pumping Day
  13. Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Jan 28 Sunday

  1. American Immigration Lawyers Association Day of Action
  2. Christa McAuliffe Day
  3. Data Privacy Day
  4. Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day
  5. Global Community Engagement Day
  6. International Reducing CO2 Emissions Day
  7. José Martí’s Birthday Memorial
  8. Julian Felipe Day
  9. Lego Day
  10. National Amy Day
  11. National Bible Sunday
  12. National Blueberry Pancake Day
  13. National Daisy Day
  14. National Kazoo Day
  15. National Pediatrician Day
  16. National Tina Day
  17. Pop Art Day
  18. Rattlesnake Roundup Day
  19. Thank a Plugin Developer Day
  20. World Leprosy Day
  21. Catholic Schools Week
  22. Children’s Week
  23. National Meat Week

Jan 29 Monday

  1. Auckland Anniversary Day
  2. Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
  3. Curmudgeons Day
  4. Freethinkers Day
  5. Kansas Day
  6. National Bible Day
  7. National Carnation Day
  8. National Colin Day
  9. National Corn Chip Day
  10. National Puzzle Day
  11. Nelson Anniversary Day
  12. Northland Anniversary Day
  13. RNLI SOS day
  14. Seeing-Eye Guide Dog Anniversary
  15. Tax Identity Theft Week

Jan 30 Tuesday

  1. Martyrs’ Day
  2. National Croissant Day
  3. National Draw A Dinosaur Day
  4. National Escape Day
  5. National Inane Answering Message Day
  6. National Maxwell Day
  7. National Plan for Vacation Day
  8. School Day of Non-violence and Peace
  9. Yodel For Your Neighbors Day
  10. Intimate Apparel Market Week
  11. National Storytelling Week

Jan 31 Wednesday

  1. Appreciate Your Social Security Check Day
  2. Backwards Day
  3. Brandy Alexander Day
  4. Eat Brussel Sprouts Day
  5. Gorilla Suit Day
  6. Grammy Awards Day
  7. Hell is Freezing Over Day
  8. Hug An Economist Day
  9. Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
  10. International Zebra Day
  11. National Hot Chocolate Day
  12. National Seth Day
  13. Nauru Independence Day
  14. Scotch Tape Day
  15. U.S. Snow Sculpting Week

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: What is the significance of New Year’s Day?

A1: New Year’s Day signifies the start of a new year, often celebrated with resolutions and joyous gatherings.

Q2: Why is Martin Luther King Jr. Day important?

A2: Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors the civil rights leader’s legacy of advocating for equality and social justice.

Q3: How do Australians celebrate Australia Day?

A3: Australians celebrate with parades, concerts, and reflections on their nation’s history.

Q4: What traditions are associated with Chinese New Year?

A4: Chinese New Year involves family reunions, feasting, giving red envelopes, and lion dances.

Q5: What is the significance of Burns Night in Scotland?

A5: Burns Night celebrates the life and poetry of Robert Burns, with traditional food and recitations.


January’s holidays embody the diversity of human experiences and aspirations. From embracing new beginnings to honoring historical legacies, these observances bring people together in a spirit of unity, reflection, and celebration. As we mark these special days, we acknowledge the importance of shared values, culture, and global connections

Important National & International Days by Month

The list of important days and dates is compiled on the basis of events and festivals in India and worldwide. Check month-wise wise important days and dates:

Important Days in January Important Days in July
Important Days in February Important Days in August
Important Days in March Important Days in September
Important Days in April Important Days in October
Important Days in May Important Days in November
Important Days in June Important Days in December