National Holidays in March 2024: If you’re wondering what holidays are coming up, then you’ve come to the right place! Check out this blog post for a list of all the national days and holidays in March.

The March holidays and national days are here! We have compiled a list of the March holidays, what they mean when they are celebrated, and how you can prepare for these upcoming days. This is great information to know if you’re planning on traveling this month or just looking for something new to do with your friends or family. Happy Holidays!

National Holidays in March | March 2024 Calendar | Observances

Here are some holidays and national days in March 2024 that you can plan for. Plenty of fun to be had with these celebrations, so enjoy!

What are some of your favorite March holidays? Do you have any upcoming travel plans for the month of March, or do you think this is a perfect time to plan a vacation? In this blog post, we will provide an overview of the major holidays and national days in March 2024.

March 1

  • World Compliment Day
  • St. David’s Day
  • National Pig Day
  • National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
  • National Pancake Day
  • Mardi Gras
  • Justin Bieber’s Birthday
  • Irish-American Heritage Month
  • National Peanut Month
  • Poison Prevention Awareness Month
  • March Madness
  • National Umbrella Month
  • National Social Work Month
  • National Sauce Month
  • National Women’s History Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Noodle Month
  • National Caffeine Awareness Month
  • National Celery Month
  • National Cheerleading Safety Month
  • Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
  • National Crafting Month
  • National Credit Education Month
  • National Flour Month
  • National Frozen Food Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • National Music in Our Schools Month

2 March Holidays

  • National Read Across America Day
  • National Old Stuff Day
  • National Egg McMuffin Day
  • Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
  • Ash Wednesday

March 3rd National Day

  • National Anthem Day
  • National I Want You to be Happy Day
  • National If Pets Had Thumbs Day
  • World Wildlife Day

National Holidays in March 4

  • World Obesity Day
  • National Sons Day
  • National Grammar Day
  • National Hug a G.I. Day
  • National Employee Appreciation Day
  • National Day of Unplugging

March 5

  • National Absinthe Day
  • National Cheese Doodle Day
  • St. Piran’s Day

March 6

  • National Dentist’s Day
  • National Dress Day
  • National Frozen Food Day
  • National Oreo Cookie Day

March 7

  • National Cereal Day
  • National Be Heard Day

March 8

  • Commonwealth Day
  • International Women’s Day
  • National Proofreading Day

March 9th

  • National Barbie Day
  • National Get Over It Day
  • National Meatball Day
  • National No Smoking Day

March 10

  • National Ranch Day
  • Mario Day
  • National Pack Your Lunch Day
  • National Landline Telephone Day

March 11

  • National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day
  • National Promposal Day

March 12

  • Alfred Hitchcock Day
  • National Girl Scout Day

March 13

  • National K9 Veterans Day

March 14 Holidays & Observances

  • National Potato Chip Day
  • National Pi Day
  • National Napping Day

March 15

  • Ides of March

March 16

  • National Artichoke Day
  • National Panda Day
  • Purim

March 17

  • Absolutely Incredible Kid Day®
  • Holi
  • National Close the Gap Day
  • St. Patrick’s Day

March 18

  • Awkward Moments Day
  • National Biodiesel Day

March 19

  • National Let’s Laugh Day
  • National Chocolate Caramel Day
  • National Corn Dog Day
  • National Poultry Day
  • Certified Nurses Day

March 20

  • French Language Day
  • International Day of Happiness
  • National Proposal Day
  • National Ravioli Day
  • National Single Parent Day
  • Spring Equinox
  • Poison Prevention Week

March 21

  • National Fragrance Day
  • World Poetry Day
  • World Down Syndrome Day
  • National French Bread Day
  • National Crunchy Taco Day
  • International Day of Forests
  • Harmony Day
  • National Common Courtesy Day

March 22

  • American Diabetes Association Alert Day
  • Bavarian Crepes Day
  • Daffodil Day
  • National Goof Off Day
  • World Water Day

March 23

  • Near Miss Day
  • World Meteorological Day
  • Pakistan Day
  • National Chia Day
  • National Puppy Day
  • National Chip and Dip Day
  • Melba Toast Day

March 24

  • National Cheesesteak Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
  • World Tuberculosis Day

March 25 Holiday

  • Tolkien Reading Day
  • National Medal of Honor Day
  • National Lobster Newburg Day
  • ​Maryland Day
  • International Waffle Day
  • National Physicians Week

March 26

  • Epilepsy Awareness / Purple Day
  • Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
  • National Nougat Day
  • National Spinach Day
  • Nike Air Max Day
  • Wear A Hat Day

March 27

  • British Summer Time Begins
  • International Scribble Day
  • National Joe Day
  • National Spanish Paella Day
  • Quentin Tarantino’s Birthday
  • Pesach

March 28 Holiday

  • National Triglycerides Day
  • Respect Your Cat Day
  • National Weed Appreciation Day
  • National Something On a Stick Day
  • Lady Gaga’s Birthday
  • National Black Forest Cake Day

March 29

  • National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
  • National Smoke and Mirrors Day
  • National Vietnam War Veterans Day

March 30

  • National Virtual Vacation Day
  • World Bipolar Day
  • Turkey Neck Soup Day
  • Take a Walk in the Park Day
  • National Pencil Day
  • National I Am In Control Day
  • Little Red Wagon Day
  • Doctors’ Day

March 31

  • Manatee Appreciation Day
  • National Bunsen Burner Day
  • National Clams on the Half Shell Day
  • National Crayon Day
  • National Farm Workers Day
  • National Tater Day
  • Transgender Day of Visibility
  • World Backup Day

What International Holidays are in March?

  • Youth Day
  • Heroes’ Day: Paraguay
  • Adowa Day: Ethiopia
  • Discovery Day: Guam
  • Lantern Festival: Taiwan
  • Independence Day: Ghana
  • International Women’s Day
  • International Earth Day

What is The Most Important Holiday in March?

  • 8 March -International Women’s Day.
  • 14 March -Daylight Savings begins at 2:00 a.m. – date varies.
  • 15 March -Ides
  • 17 March -St. Patrick’s Day.
  • 20 March -International Earth Day – also called Sun-Earth Day.
  • 20 March -Spring (Vernal) Equinox – date varies.
  • 25 March -Feast of the Annunciation.
  • 27 March -Passover begins at sundown, and lasts 8 days.


Happy holidays! Whether it’s your favorite or not, there are a lot of national and international days that will be celebrated in March. We hope you enjoy this month-long celebration of culture and diversity. If we missed one on our list, let us know which holiday is special to you and why? What is the best present for any occasion? Showing people how much they mean to you with kindness as well as time spent together.

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