There Are a Ton of April Holidays and Observances in 2024—and We’re Not Fooling!

April Holidays and Observances

While we just celebrated two bigger holidays in March—St. Patrick's Day and Easter—there are actually plenty of April holidays and observances for 2024 as well. From Tax Day and April Fools' Day (watch out for gags and hoaxes!), to Passover and the continuation of Ramadan, to honoring everything from nuts to libraries to eight tracks (seriously!), and more, there is plenty to celebrate or observe in April.

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What major holidays are in April?

This year, Ramadan and Passover are the main major holidays occurring in April. While Ramadan started during the previous month on Sunday, March 10, it runs until Tuesday, April 9, 2024. 

Passover begins at sundown on Monday, April 22, 2024, and concludes at sundown on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. 

Related: When Is Passover 2024? Everything You Need to Know About the Holiday

Is April 4, 2024, a holiday?

There are a couple of holidays that fall on April 4, 2024—they include National Hug a Newsperson Day and National Walk Around Things Day. 

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Is there a holiday on April 15, 2024?

Jackie Robinson Day lands on Monday, April 15, 2024.  

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April Daily Holidays and Observances

April 1

  • April Fools' Day

  • Easter Monday

  • Edible Book Day

  • Fossil Fools Day

  • International Fun at Work Day

  • Library Snap Shot Day

  • Lupus Alert Day

  • National Fun Day

  • National Greeting Card Day

  • National Loyal Day

  • National One Cent Day

  • National Sourdough Bread Day

  • National Trombone Players Day

  • Nature Day

  • Reading Is Fun Day

  • St. Stupid Day

  • Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action

  • U.S. Air Force Academy Day

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April 2

  • World Autism Awareness Day/Autism Acceptance Day/Autism Awareness Day

  • National Children's Picture Book Day

  • International Fact-Checking Day

  • National DIY Day

  • National Ferret Day

  • National Love Your Produce Manager Day

  • National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day

  • National Reconciliation Day

  • National Ride Your Horse to a Bar Day

  • National Sexual Assault Awareness Month's Day of Action

April 3

  • A Drop of Water is a Grain of Gold

  • Day of Hope

  • Don't Go to Work Unless it's Fun Day

  • Independent Artist Day

  • National Chocolate Mousse Day

  • National Film Score Day

  • National Find a Rainbow Day

  • National Inspiring Joy Day

  • National Tweed Day

  • National Walking Day

  • Pony Express Day

  • Weed Out Hate Day

  • World Cloud Security Day

  • World Party Day

April 4

  • 404 Day

  • International Carrot Day

  • International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

  • National Alcohol Screening Day

  • National Burrito Day

  • National Cordon Bleu Day

  • National Hug a Newsperson Day

  • National Vitamin C Day

  • National Walk Around Things Day

  • Qingming Festival

  • School Librarian Day

  • Tell a Lie Day

  • World Rat Day

April 5

  • Bell Bottoms Day

  • First Contact Day

  • Go For Broke Day

  • Hospital Admitting Clerks Day

  • International Day of Conscience

  • National Body Care Day

  • National Caramel Day

  • National Dandelion Day

  • National Deep Dish Pizza Day

  • National Flash Drive Day

  • National Peeps Day

  • National Self Care Day

  • Read a Road Map Day

  • Walk to Work Day

April 6

  • Army Day

  • California Poppy Day

  • Drowsy Driver Awareness Day

  • Every Day is Tag Day

  • Fresh Tomato Day

  • International Pillow Fight Day

  • Jump Over Things Day

  • Laylat al-Qadr

  • National Acai Bowl Day

  • National Caramel Popcorn Day

  • National Carbonara Day

  • National Employee Benefits Day

  • National Handmade Day

  • National Library Day

  • National Love Our Children Day

  • National Pajama Day

  • National Siamese Cat

  • National Sorry Charlie Day

  • National Student-Athlete Day

  • National Tartan Day

  • National Teflon Day

  • National Twinkie Day

  • New Beer's Eve

  • Plan Your Epitaph Day

April 7

  • Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide

  • International Beaver Day

  • Make the First Move Day

  • National Beer Day

  • National Coffee Cake Day

  • National Girl Me Too Day

  • National Geologists Day

  • National No Housework Day

  • Public Television Day

  • World Health Day

April 8

  • Draw a Bird Day

  • International Feng Shui Awareness Day

  • International Kids Yoga Day

  • International Pageant Day

  • International Romani Day

  • National All Is Ours Day

  • National Dog Fighting Awareness Day

  • National Empanada Day

  • National Zoo Lovers Day

  • Step Into the Spotlight Day

April 9

  • Eid al-Fitr starts

  • International ASMR Day

  • International Be Kind to Lawyers Day

  • National Cherish an Antique Day

  • National Chinese Almond Cookie Day

  • National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

  • National Gin and Tonic Day

  • National Library Workers Day

  • National Mature Women’s Day

  • National Name Yourself Day

  • National Unicorn Day

  • National Winston Churchill Day

  • Ramadan Ends

April 10

  • Eid al-Fitr

  • Global Work From Home Day

  • Golfer’s Day

  • International Safety Pin Day

  • National Cinnamon Crescent Day

  • National Encourage a Young Writer Day

  • National Farm Animals Day

  • National Hug Your Dog Day

  • National Siblings Day

  • National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day

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April 11

  • National Barbershop Quartet Day

  • Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

  • Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse

  • National Cheese Fondue Day

  • National Clean Up Your Pantry Day

  • National Eight Track Tape Day

  • National Marketing Operations Appreciation Day

  • National Parkinson’s Day

  • National Pet Day

  • National Submarine Day

April 12

  • National Big Wind Day

  • Day of Silence

  • D.E.A.R. Day

  • Hamster Day

  • International Day for Human Space Flight

  • National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

  • National Licorice Day

  • National Only Child Day

  • Teak Awareness Day

  • Walk on Your Wild Side Day

  • Yuri's Night

April 13

  • FND Awareness Day

  • International Plant Appreciation Day

  • National Catch and Release Day

  • National Make Lunch Count Day

  • National Peach Cobbler Day

  • National Scrabble Day

  • National Silly Earring Day

  • Thomas Jefferson Day

April 14

  • Air Force Reserve Birthday

  • Children with Alopecia Day

  • Good Deeds Day

  • International Moment of Laughter Day

  • National Dolphin Day

  • National Donate a Book Day

  • National Ex-Spouse Day

  • National Gardening Day

  • National Look Up at the Sky Day

  • National Pecan Day

  • National Reach as High as You Can Day

  • Pan American Day

  • Perfume Day

April 15

  • Jackie Robinson Day

  • National Anime Day

  • National ASL Day

  • National Glazed Spiral Ham Day

  • National Laundry Day

  • National That Sucks Day

  • National Rubber Eraser Day

  • Take a Wild Guess Day

  • Tax Day

  • Titanic Remembrance Day

  • Universal Day of Culture

  • World Art Day

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April 16

  • Day of the Mushroom

  • National Bean Counter Day

  • National Cash Day

  • National Eggs Benedict Day

  • National Healthcare Decisions Day

  • National Librarian Day

  • National Orchid Day

  • National Reveal the Genius Within Day

  • Selena Day

  • Wear Pajamas to Work Day

  • World Semicolon Day

  • World Voice Day

April 17

  • Blah Blah Blah Day

  • Ford Mustang Day

  • Herbalist Day

  • International Bat Appreciation Day

  • International Day of Mastering Conversations That Matter

  • Malbec World Day

  • National Banana Day

  • National Cheese Ball Day

  • National Crawfish Day

  • National Haiku Day

  • No Limits for Deaf Children Day

  • World Circus Day

  • World Hemophilia Day

  • Youth Homelessness Matters Day

April 18

  • Adult Autism Awareness Day

  • Celebrate Teen Literature Day

  • College Student Grief Awareness Day

  • Education and Sharing Day

  • International Jugglers Day

  • National Animal Crackers Day

  • National Lineman Appreciation Day

  • National Exercise Day

  • National High Five Day

  • National Piñata Day

  • National Velociraptor Awareness Day

  • Pet Owners Independence Day

  • World Amateur Radio Day

April 19

  • Humorous Day

  • National Amaretto Day

  • National Cat Lady Day

  • National Dog Parent Appreciation Day

  • National Garlic Day

  • National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day

  • National Poker Day

  • Poetry & The Creative Mind Day

  • Refresh Your Goals Day

  • Rice Ball Day

  • Sylvester the Cat Birthday

April 20

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April 21

  • Big Word Day

  • Go Fly a Kite Day

  • Keep Off the Grass Day

  • National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

  • National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day

  • National Kindergarten Day

  • National Pet CBD day

  • National Tea Day

  • National Yellow Bat Day

  • Thank You for Libraries Day

  • World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22

  • April Showers Day

  • Earth Day

  • Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day

  • International Mother Earth Day

  • National Jellybean Day

  • Passover Begins

April 23

  • Army Reserve Birthday

  • Impossible Astronaut Day

  • International English Language Day

  • Movie Theatre Day

  • National Cherry Cheesecake Day

  • National Email Day

  • National English Muffin Day

  • National Lost Dog Awareness Day

  • National Lover's Day

  • National Picnic Day

  • St. George's Day

  • School Bus Driver Appreciation Day

  • Take a Chance Day

  • Talk Like Shakespeare Day

  • World Book Day

  • World Laboratory Day

  • World Table Tennis Day

April 24

April 25

  • Hairstylist Appreciation Day

  • International Delegate’s Day

  • International Financial Independence Awareness Day

  • International Noise Awareness Day

  • License Plate Day

  • Love Your Thighs Day

  • National Hug a Plumber Day

  • National Lingerie Day

  • National Mani-Pedi Day

  • National Zucchini Bread Day

  • National Telephone Day

  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

  • World Malaria Day

  • World Penguin Day

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April 26

  • Alien Day

  • Audubon Day

  • Get Organized Day

  • International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day

  • National Arbor Day

  • National Dissertation Day

  • National Garage Day

  • National Hairball Awareness Day

  • National Help a Horse Day

  • National Kids and Pets Day

  • National No Makeup Day

  • National Pretzel Day

  • Richter Scale Day

  • Stop Food Waste Day

  • World Burlesque Day

  • World Women’s Wellness Day

April 27

  • Autism Super Mom Day

  • Babe Ruth Day

  • Eeyore’s Birthday

  • Independent Bookstore Day

  • International Sculpture Day

  • Marine Mammal Rescue Day

  • Morse Code Day

  • National Day of Puppetry

  • National Devil Dog Day

  • National Go Birding Day

  • National Prime Rib Day

  • National Tell a Story Day

  • Save the Frogs Day

  • Teach Children To Save Day

  • Woody Woodpecker Day

  • World Healing Day

  • World Veterinary Day

April 28

  • Global Pay It Forward Day

  • Great Poetry Reading Day

  • National Blueberry Pie Day

  • National BraveHearts Day

  • National Cubicle Day

  • National Pet Parents Day

  • National Superhero Day

  • Occupational Safety & Health Day

  • Workers' Memorial Day

  • World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  • World Pinhole Photography Day

April 29

  • International Dance Day

  • National Peace Rose Day

  • National Rugelach Day

  • National Shrimp Scampi Day

  • National Supply Chain Day

  • National Zipper Day

  • National Kiss of Hope Day

  • Poem In Your Pocket Day

  • Viral Video Day

  • World Wish Day

April 30

  • Day of the Child

  • Hairstyle Appreciation Day

  • Healthy Kids Day

  • Honesty Day

  • International Jazz Day

  • Last day of Passover

  • Mr. Potato Head Day

  • National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

  • National Animal Advocacy Day

  • National Bubble Tea Day

  • National Bugs Bunny Day

  • National Mahjong Day

  • National Military Brat Day

  • National Oatmeal Cookie Day

  • National Raisin Day

  • National Rebuilding Day

  • National Sarcoidosis Day

  • National Tabby Day

  • National Tie Dye Day

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April Weekly Holidays and Observances

  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Week (April 1-7)

  • National Public Health Week (April 1-7)

  • National Window Safety Week (April 1-7)

  • National Student Employment Week (April 7-13)

  • Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week (April 14-20)

  • National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 7-13)

  • National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (April 14-20)

  • National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 15-19)

  • Undergraduate Research Week (April 19-23)

  • National Library Week (April 7-13)

  • Administrative Professionals Week (April 21-27)

  • Every Kid Healthy Week (April 22-26)

  • National Infant Immunization Week (April 22-29)

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April Monthly Holidays and Observances

  • National Alcohol Awareness Month

  • Canine Fitness Month

  • Child Abuse Awareness Month

  • Couple Appreciation Month

  • National Decorating Month

  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month

  • Fair Housing Month

  • Financial Literacy Month

  • National Fresh Celery Month

  • Global Astronomy Month

  • National Garden Month

  • International Guitar Month

  • National Month of Hope

  • National Humor Month

  • IBS Month

  • National Internship Awareness Month

  • Jazz Appreciation Month

  • Keep America Beautiful Month

  • Month of the Military Child

  • Move More Month

  • National Multiple Birth Awareness Month

  • Parkinson's Awareness Month

  • National Pecan Month

  • National Poetry Month

  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

  • Records and Information Management Month

  • Scottish-American Heritage Month

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  • National Soft Pretzel Month

  • National Soy Foods Month

  • Stress Awareness Month

  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

  • National Volunteer Month

Next, check out May holidays!