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March Holidays and Celebrations

Updated on March 21, 2015

Celebrating Spring Holidays In March

March is the month of strong winds and crazy celebrations! Women's History month, leprechauns and St. Patrick's Day Parades keep us partying all month as we greet the return of Spring!

March is a very busy month. Enjoy my list of March holidays and celebrations. Don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments about these holidays and this page in the guestbook at the end of the page. I love to hear from my readers. Tell me about how you celebrate in March!

~image from my personal file

Monthly Celebration

National Women's History Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
National Women's History Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
American Red Cross Month
Music In Our Schools Month
National Nutrition Month
Save Your Vision Month
Spiritual Wellness Month
National Color Therapy Month
Sing With Your Child Month

March is Women's History Month

Women's History Through Women's Eyes: - An American History with Documents

The publisher's description says that this ground-breaking textbook focuses on women from a broad range of ethnicities, classes, religions, and regions. The publisher writes that this book helps students understand how women and women’s history are an integral part of U.S. history.

President Obama Speaks at Women's History Month Reception

Weekly Celebration

National Ghostwriters Week: 1-7
National Write A Letter of Appreciation Week: 1-7
Severe Weather Preparedness Week 1 - 7
Celebrate Your Name Week: - first full week of March
Return The Borrowed Books Week: 1 - 7
National Professional Pet Sitters Week: 1 - 7
Read an E-Book Week: 1 - 7
Save Your Vision Week: 1 - 7
National Sleep Awareness Week: 1 - 7
Festival of Owls Week: 6-8 (First Full Week)
Universal Women's Week: 8 - 14
Girl Scout Week: 8 - 14
International Brain Awareness Week: 11 - 17
Sherlock Holmes Weekend 15 - 17
Act Happy Week: 18-24
American Chocolate Week 15 21 3rd Full Week
Campfire USA Birthday Week: 15 - 21
Health Information Professionals Week: 15-21
International Brain Awareness Week: 16-22
Shakespeare Week: 16-22
Flood Safety Awareness Week: 16-20 Link
Act Happy Week: 16-22 (Starts on 3rd Monday)
Wildlife Week: 16-21
World Folktales & Fables Week: 16-22
Sherlock Holmes Weekend: 20-22 (also Nov. 6-8)
International Tree Climbing Days: 21-22 Link
Pediatric Nurse Practioner Week: 22-28
National Cleaning Week: 22-28 (Last Week)
National Week of the Ocean 29 - 4/4
National Cleaning Week last week
Lobo Week last week

March To Do List

Set Clock Forward

Plan St. Patrick's Day

Get St. Patrick's Day Shirts

Plan garden

Spring cleaning

What's On Your To Do List For March?

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March Daily Celebrations

World Day of Prayer: first Friday in March
Saint David's Day 1
World Compliment Day 1
Peace Corps Day 3 First Tuesday
Dr. Sues Day 2
Sherlock Holmes Day 2-4
NEA's Read Across America 2
National Anthem Day 3
International Scrapbooking Industry Day 4
Daughters' and Sons' Day - First Sunday
Namesake Day - First Sunday
Oreo Cookie Day 6
World Book Day 6
Day for Women's Rights & International Peace 8
Genealogy Day - 2nd Saturday of Celebrate Your Name Week
Girls Write Now Day 8
International Women's Day 8
International Working Women's Day 8
Day for Women's Rights & International Peace: 8
Barbie Day 9
Genealogy Day - 2nd Saturday
Check Your Batteries Day - 2nd Sunday
Daylight Savings Time - 2nd Sunday
Napping Day after daylight saving time
Girl Scout Anniversary 12
Organize Your Home Office Day 2nd Tuesday
Donald Duck Day 13
Ken Day 13 (Barbie)
Commonwealth Day 14 UK
Pi Day 14
International Ask A Question Day 14
Ides of March 15
St. Patrick's Day 17
National Quilting Day - third Saturday
Campfire Girls Day 17
Mother's Day in UK 18
Act Happy Day 19
Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day 19
National Agriculture Day 20
Spring Vernal Equinox 20
Ostera - Spring Equinox 20
Won't You Be My Neighbor Day 20
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - 3rd Thursday
Companies That Care Day 3rd Thursday
Spring Fairy Fun Day 21
International Day of Radiant Peace 22 (also January 22, June 22, Oct.22)
International Goof-off Day 22
World Day for Water 22
National Puppy Day 23
World Meteorological Day 23
Letting Go Of Stuff Day 25
National Medal of Honor Day 25
Tolkien Reading Day 25
American Diabetes Association Alert Day - 4th Tuesday
Make Up Your Own Holiday Day 26
Kite Flying Day 27
National Day Of Unplugging 29-30
National Mom and Pop Business Owner's Day 29
Doctors Day 30

Saint David's Day

Saint David's Day (Welsh: Dydd Gwyl Dewi) on March 1 is the feast day of Saint David.

Happy Saint David's Day In Wales

Stained glass window in Jesus College Chapel
Stained glass window in Jesus College Chapel

An Irish Blessing

May you feel sweet Irish Breezes

blowing fresh across your face-

May Irish Music now be heard

lilting through your place-

May all your days be filled up to the brim

with Irish Cheer-

And may the good Lord Bless You

and hold You ever Near!

Spring Flowers


"Sitting quietly, doing nothing,

Spring comes,

and the grass grows, by itself."

— Basho Matsuo

NCAA March Madness Basketball

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#LoboWeek has Begun - Join the Movement!

#LoboWeek has Begun - Join the Movement!
#LoboWeek has Begun - Join the Movement!

The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) in South Salem, NY promotes wolf conservation by teaching about wolves, their relationship to the environment and the human role in protecting their future.

#LoboWeek, "an international movement to educate people about the Mexican wolf or “lobo” and our efforts to successfully restore this critically endangered wolf to its ancestral home in the wild."

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What Do You Celebrate In March - I want to hear from you!

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      patinkc 5 years ago from Midwest

      @alina nicoleta92: Thanks for letting me know about Martisorul!

    • alina nicoleta92 profile image

      alina nicoleta92 5 years ago

      Really nice lens. In my country we celebrate Martisorul. I wrote a little something about it and the celebration is really cute.

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      TapIn2U 7 years ago

      Now this is something that EVERYBODY can browse and enjoy. I think everyone should enjoy every occasion for the month of March. Great lens!