February 2021 Observances for Your
Senior Activity Calendar

Find interesting and unique observances and holidays for you to use as inspiration for your senior activity program.

Fun Observances and Holidays for February
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28

February 2021 Monthly Observances

  • African-American Cultural Heritage Month
  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Bake for Family Fun Month
  • Creative Romance Month
  • Declutter for a Cause Month
  • Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month
  • Great American Pie Month
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • Library Lovers' Month
  • National Bird-Feeding Month
  • National Black History Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Goat Yoga Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Hot Breakfast Month
  • National Mend a Broken Heart Month
  • National Parent Leadership Month
  • National Pet Dental Health Month
  • National Senior Independence Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • National Wedding Month
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month
  • Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
  • Spunky Old Broads Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
  • Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month
  • Youth Leadership Month

Back to Calendar of Observances

February 2021 Weekly Observances

  • Love May Make the World Go 'Round, But Laughter Keeps Us From Getting Dizzy Week (February 8-14)
  • International Flirting Week (February 14-20)
  • Build a Better Trade Show Image Week (February 21-27)
  • National Engineers Week (February 21-27)

Back to Calendar of Observances

February 2021 Daily Observances

February 1

  • Decorating With Candy Day
  • National Baked Alaska Day
  • National Dark Chocolate Day
  • National Freedom Day, commemorating President Lincoln's approval of the 13th Amendment to abolish slavery
  • Robinson Crusoe Day
  • St. Brigid Feast Day
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day

February 2

  • Candlemas Day
  • Groundhog Day
  • Hedgehog Day
  • National Tator Tot Day
  • World Wetlands Day

February 3

  • Carrot Cake Day
  • National Girl and Women in Sports Day
  • National Signing Day (college football)
  • World Read Aloud Day

February 4

  • African-American Coaches Day
  • Medjool Date Day, honoring the type of fruit
  • National Homemade Soup Day
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
  • World Cancer Day

February 5

  • Bubble Gum Day
  • Move Hollywood & Broadway to Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Day
  • National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women
  • Weatherperson's Day
  • World Nutella Day

Back to Top

February 6

  • National Frozen Yogurt Day

February 7

  • Dump Your "Significant Jerk" Day
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbors Day

February 8

  • National Boy Scouts Day

February 9

  • National Bagels and Lox Day
  • National Pizza Pie Day
  • Read in the Bathtub Day

February 10

  • World Pulses Day, recognizing the edible seeds of plants

Back to Top

February 11

  • Extraterrestrial Culture Day
  • Get Out Your Guitar Day
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • National Peppermint Patty Day
  • National Shut-in Visitation Day
  • Pro Sports Wives Day
  • Satisfied Staying Single Day
  • White Shirt Day, honoring the union strike by blue-collar workers at General Motors factories in 1937

February 12

  • Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox)
  • Darwin Day
  • National Plum Pudding Day
  • Oglethorpe Day, honoring England's General James Edward Oglethorpe who discovered the colony of Georgia in 1733

February 13

  • Employee Legal Awareness Day
  • Get a Different Name Day
  • Internet Friends Day
  • National Cheddar Day
  • Valentine's Eve
  • World Radio Day

February 14

  • Ferris Wheel Day
  • National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
  • National Donor Day
  • Valentine's Day
  • World Marriage Day

February 15

  • Family Day in Canada
  • Love Reset Day
  • National Gumdrop Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Shrove Monday, the Monday before Ash Wednesday

Back to Top

February 16

  • Mardi Gras
  • National Almond Day
  • Paczki Day, celebrating the Polish pastry
  • Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday

February 17

  • Ash Wednesday
  • Lent begins
  • My Way Day
  • National PTA Founders' Day
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18

  • National Drink Wine Day

February 19

  • National Chocolate Mint Day
  • Skate Shop Day

February 20

  • National Cherry Pie Day
  • National Love Your Pet Day
  • Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day
  • World Day for Social Justice
  • World Pangolin Day, honoring the endangered scaly anteater

Back to Top

February 21

  • International Mother Language Day
  • National Sticky Bun Day

February 22

  • National Cook a Sweet Potato Day
  • National Margarita Day
  • National Wildlife Day (also celebrated on September 4)

February 23

  • Curling Is Cool Day
  • National Banana Bread Day
  • National Tile Day
  • Single-Tasking Day

February 24

  • National Tortilla Chip Day
  • World Bartender Day

February 25

  • Digital Learning Day
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
  • National Chili Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
  • National Clam Chowder Day

Back to Top

February 26

  • For Pete's Sake Day
  • National Pistachio Day
  • Purim, a Jewish holiday celebrating Jewish deliverance, begins at sundown on February 25

February 27

  • Full Snow Moon
  • International Polar Bear Day
  • National Kahlua Day
  • National Strawberry Day
  • Open That Bottle Night, to encourage wine drinkers to open wine that has been saved for a special occasion
  • World Sword Swallowers Day

February 28

  • Floral Design Day
  • National Chocolate Souffle Day
  • National Tooth Fairy Day (also celebrated on August 22)

Back to Top