September 2014 Holidays Infographic for Marketers

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Attention venue owners: Did you know National Singles Week is right around the corner? More importantly, did you know these days carry potential to connect with your consumer and add revenue to your bottom number?

Read more to see special notes covered in our September infographic that includes an extensive list of unique Holidays that are little know, yet a smart business may be able to capitalize upon.

So let’s start thinking outside of the box and expand your business. Contact us at to work together, brainstorm, and create your project in a way that moves your business forward.

Make sure to read 10 Ideas on How Marketers Can Use Bizarre and Unique Holidays to get your juices flowing on how to use the infographic below.



September, 2014 Bizarre and Unique Holidays



This month in History:

  • September 1, 1939 – Germany invades Poland, starting World War II
  • September 7, 1921 – The first Miss America beauty Pageant is held in Atlantic City N.J.
  • September 11, 2001 – Islamic Al-Qaeda militants flew planes into NYC’s twin World Trade Towers and the Pentagon More on September 911
  • September 16, 1620 –  The Mayflower sets sail from Plymouth, England. It carried pilgrims headed to the New World, to escape religious persecution.
  • September 23, 1846 – The planet Neptune is first discovered by German astronomer Johann Gottfried Golle.


September Notes:

Famous September Birthday – find out who shares your birthday date
Flower of the Month – AsterMorning Glory
Birthstone of the Month – Sapphire
Astrological Signs – Virgo, Aug.23 – Sept.22; Libra, Sept. 23 – Oct. 23
The Moon this month is called Harvest Moon,  Blood Moon, Fruit Moon


September is also:

  • Classical Music Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • International Square Dancing Month
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Piano Month
  • Chicken Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Little League Month
  • Honey Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • Better Breakfast Month


September, 2014 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:

Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator

Labor Day First Monday of month

National Beheading Day

Skyscraper Day

Newspaper Carrier Day

Be Late for Something Day

Cheese Pizza Day

Fight Procrastination Day

Read a Book Day

Grandparent’s Day – first Sunday after Labor Day

Neither Rain nor Snow Day

International Literacy Day

National Date Nut Bread Day – or December 22!?

Pardon Day

Teddy Bear Day

10 Sewing Machine Day

10 Swap Ideas Day

11 911 Remembrance

11 Make Your Bed Day

11 No News is Good News Day

12 Chocolate Milk Shake Day

12 National Video Games Day – also see Video Games Day in July

13 Defy Superstition Day

13 Fortune Cookie Day

13 National Peanut Day

13 Positive Thinking Day

13 Uncle Sam Day – his image was first used in 1813

14 National Cream-Filled Donut Day

14 National Pet Memorial Day -second Sunday in September

15 Make a Hat Day

15 Felt Hat Day – On this day, men traditionally put away their felt hats.

16 American Legion Day

16 Collect Rocks Day

16 Step Family Day

16 Mayflower Day

16 Mexican Independence Day

16 National Play Doh Day

16 Working Parents Day

17 National Apple Dumpling Day

17 Citizenship Day

17 Constitution Day

18 National Cheeseburger Day

19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day

19  National Butterscotch Pudding Day

19 POW/MIA Recognition Day – Third Friday of September

20 National Punch Day

20 Oktoberfest, begins, date varies

21 International Peace Day

21 Miniature Golf Day

21 National Women’s Friendship Day – third Sunday in September

21 World Gratitude Day

22 Business Women’s Day

22 Elephant Appreciation Day

23 Checkers Day

23 Dog in Politics Day

24 National Cherries Jubilee Day

25 National Comic Book Day

26 Johnny Appleseed Day

26 Native American Day – fourth Friday of the month

27 Crush a Can Day

27 International Rabbit Day – Fourth Saturday in September

28 Ask a Stupid Question Day (one of my favorite days)

28 National Good Neighbor Day – Always September 28, previously the 4th Sunday in month

29 Confucius Day – Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie.

30 National Mud Pack Day

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