Key Dates & Occasions For October 2023

September 25, 2023
Unlock your October creativity and jazz up your grid and feed a little! There is some content to be made in addition to Halloween.

In terms of key dates and occasions, Halloween dominates in October (and rightfully so!). It is easy to plan content around the 31st of October and it can be adapted to any business or industry.

However, we have gone ahead and laid out a series of dates here for you. Are you sometimes struggling with social media content inspiration? Well, look no further than Escalate’s comprehensive guide to October. Unlock your October creativity and jazz up your grid and feed a little!


1st October.
– International Coffee Day
– World Vegetarian Day
– International Music Day

2nd October.
– International Day of Non-Violence
– World Habitat Day

3rd October.
– Oktoberfest ends

4th October.
– World Animal Welfare Day

5th October.
– World Teachers’ Day

6th October.
– World Smile Day

7th October.
– International Frugal Fun Day

9th October.
– World Post Office Day

10th October.
– World Mental Health Day

11th October.
– International Day of the Girl Child
– Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day

13th October.
– World Egg Day

14th October.
– National Dessert Day

15th October.
– World Students Day
– Global Handwashing Day

16th October.
– World Food Day

17th October.
– International Poverty Eradication Day

19th October.
– Evaluate Your Life Day

20th October.
– World Statistics Day

25th October.
– International Artist Day

28th October.
– Make a Difference Day

30th October.
– Bank Holiday
– World Thrift Day

31st October.


October Monthly Celebrations.
– Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
– American Cheese Month
– Breast Cancer Awareness Month
– Cookie Month
– National Pizza Month
– National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
– National Vegetarian Month
– Sarcastic Month


Major Sporting Events.
Rugby World Cup  Final – 28th October


Happy content creation! 🎃