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Fun, Offbeat, Wacky, Silly November Theme Days and Holidays

Here’s a list of some of the fun, wacky, offbeat, silly  holidays and theme days for the month of November, 2016. Celebrating these or recognizing these theme days is a very simple way to bring a little fun and humor into your workplace. For some ideas on how to make use of some of these fun holidays go to:  22 Ways to Celebrate Fun Holidays in Your Workplace

November 1

Hockey Mask Day

Extra Mile Day

Go Cook For Your Pets Day

Give Up Your Shoulds Day

Authors’ Day

Prime Meridian Day

World Vegan Day

Family Literacy Day

All Saints’ Day

Family Caregiver Day

November 2

All Souls Day

Traffic Professionals Day

Plan Your Epitaph Day

Cookie Monster Day

November 3

Cliché Day

Sandwich Day

Men Make Dinner Day

Public Television Day


November 4

Candy Day

Love Your Lawyer Day

Use Your Common Sense Day

Chicken Lady Day

November 5

Stout Day

Love Your Red Hair Day

Sadie Hawkins Day

Digital Scrapbooking Day

Pumpkin Destruction Day

Sausage and Kraut Day

November 6

Nachos Day

Saxophone Day

Zero Tasking Day

November 7

Fill Our Staplers Day

Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

Traffic Directors Day

International Merlot Day

November 8

Abet and Aid Punsters Day

Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day

Parents as Teachers Day

X-Ray Day

Dunce Day

November 9

World Freedom Day

November 10

Area Code Day

Sesame Street Day

World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 11

Remembrance Day

Veterans Day

Origami Day

Red Lipstick Day

November 12

World Day of Architecture

Domino Day

November 13

World Kindness Day

November 14

Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day

Teddy Bear Day

International Girls Day

Spirit of NSA (National Speakers Association) Day

Spicy Guacamole Day

World Diabetes Day

World Orphans Day

Operating Room Nurses Day

International Girls Day

Pickle Day

International Selfie Day

November 15

Entrepreneurship Day

Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

Philanthropy Day

I Love to Write Day

Bundt (Pan) Day

Rock Your Mocs Day

November 16

International Day for Tolerance

Button Day

Educational Support Professionals Day

November 17

Homemade Bread Day

Unfriend Day 

Prematurity Awareness Day

Petroleum Day

November 18

Married to a Scorpio Support Day

Mickey Mouse Day

Apple Cider Day

Push-button Phone Day


Substitute Teachers Day

November 19

Guinness World Record Day

Have a Bad Day Day

Rocky and Bullwinkle Day

Equal Opportunity Day

World Toilet Day

International Men’s Day

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

World Philosophy Day

Use Less Stuff Day

Day of Play

International Games Day

Family Volunteer Day

November 20

Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day aka G.O.H.A.R.D.

Name Your PC Day

Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Universal Children’s Day

November 21

World Hello Day

World Television Day

Alascattalo Day (About Alaska & humor)

November 22

Go For a Ride Day

November 23

Dr. Who Day

Fibonacci Day

International Image Consultants Day

Espresso Day

Tie One On Day

November 24

Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

American Thanksgiving

November 25

Blase Day 

Shopping Reminder Day

Buy Nothing Day

Flossing Day

Fur Free Friday

International Hat Day

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Day of Listening

Slinkie Day

You’re Welcomgiving Day

November 26

World Day of Giving

Small Business Saturday

November 27

Pins and Needles Day

November 28

Cyber Monday

Cider Monday

November 29

Electronic Greetings Day

Square Dancing Day

November 30

Stay Home Because You’re Well Day

Computer Security Day

Michael Kerr, 2016,   Michael Kerr is a very funny Canadian motivational speaker and one of Canada;s most in-demand business speakers.  Be sure to sign up for his raved about weekly e-zine,  Inspiring Workplaces – Humor at Work 


  1. Comment by Barbara J Siegel

    Thank you! I’m a trivia nut/teacher and use this type of information to make class discussions fun and get them educated without them knowing it!

  2. Comment by Mike Kerr

    Thanks Barbara, you’re absolutely right – a simple and fun way to slip in some very cool information!

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