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September observance calendar roundup

Aug 26, 2021

What days should you keep in mind for your government social media content calendar? Here’s a helpful roundup of some of the observed days happening in September you might want to build content for — or be mindful of — for your government social media accounts.

Please keep in mind that this may not be a full list, and we encourage you to check other sources like List of National Days or National Today, with your state/county for any area-specific days or with your peers in our GSM Facebook Community Group or GSM network.

Observed in the month of September

  • National Deaf Awareness Month
  • National Guide Dog Month
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • National Library Card Sign-Up Month
  • National Literacy Month
  • National Preparedness Month
  • National Self-Care Awareness Month

Weeks observed in September

  • Suicide Prevention Week: September 5-11
  • Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week: September 19-25

Days observed in September

  • National Wildlife Day: September 4
  • International Day of Charity: September 5
  • Labor Day: September 6
  • National Read a Book Day: September 6
  • National Day of Service and Remembrance: September 11
  • Patriot Day: September 11
  • Air Force Birthday: September 18
  • Talk Like a Pirate Day: September 19
  • Dogs in Politics Day: September 23
  • National Public Lands Day: September 25
  • National Good Neighbor Day: September 28
  • International Podcast Day: September 30

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