135 Ideas for September Holidays

by Liz Crider Huff Second Street

Monthly Holidays in September

Happy Cat Month

Happy Cat Month quiz

Piano Month

Piano Month

Sewing Month

  • Fabric Giveaway
  • Best Quilt Photo Contest
  • Sewing Machine Giveaway
  • Favorite Cross Stitch Photo Contest

Sewing Month

Read a New Book Month

  • Name that Famous Female Author Quiz (turnkey available)
  • A Month of Books Giveaway
  • What Famous Author Are You? Quiz
  • What Book Should You Read Next? Quiz

author month quiz

Daily Holidays in September

September 1

World Beard Day

  • Best Beard Photo Contest
  • Which Celebrity Beard Should You Grow? Quiz
  • Do You Have a Beard? Poll
  • Should You Grow a Beard? Quiz

beard photo contest

September 3

Labor Day

labor day giveaway times free press

September 4

College Colors Day

  • Show Your School Pride Photo Contest
  • What Should Your Major Be? Quiz
  • What Kind of Big Game Viewer Are You? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Money for Your School Giveaway
  • High School Spirit Photo Contest (turnkey available)
  • College Football Tailgate Photo Contest

College Colors Day

Wildlife Day

  • What is Your Spirit Animal? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Wildlife Photo Contest
  • Selfie with a Zoo Animal Photo Contest
  • How Much Do You Know About Wildlife? Quiz

Photo Gallery for World Wildlife Conservation Day

September 7

Lazy Mom Day

Lazy Mom Day

Beer Lovers Day

  • Test Your Beer Knowledge Quiz (turnkey available)
  • What Kind of Craft Beer Are You? (turnkey available)
  • What Kind of Drinker Are You? Quiz
  • [Local Brewery] Tour Giveaway
  • Battle of the Beers Ballot

Beer Day quiz

September 9

Grandparents Day

  • Selfie with Your Grandparents Photo Contest
  • [Destination] Giveaway for Grandparents
  • Are You Ready to be a Grandparent? Quiz

herald review grandparents day photo contest 1

Hug Your Hound Day

Hug Your Hound Day

September 11

Make Your Bed Day

  • Ugly Room Photo Contest
  • Room Makeover Giveaway
  • What Type of Sleeper Are You? Quiz
  • Home Improvement Giveaway

September 13

Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

September 14

Cream Filled Doughnut Day

  • What Kind of Donut Are You? Quiz
  • Donut Party Giveaway
  • Donut Trivia Quiz

ajc donut quiz

September 15

Eat an Apple Day

  • What Kind of Apple Are You? Quiz
  • What is Your Favorite Kind of Apple? Poll
  • Apple-tastic Teachers Photo Contest
  • Apple picking Photo Contest
  • How ’bout Them Apples? Quiz

apple quiz

September 16

Working Parents Day

  • Best Places to Work [City] Ballot
  • What’s Your Parenting Style? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • First Day of School Photo Contest

parent quiz

September 17

Country Music Day

  • Best Local Live Music Ballot
  • What’s Your Music Style? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Cutest Country Couple Photo Contest
  • Best Country Song Poll

Country Music Day poll

September 18

Cheeseburger Day

Burger Day poll

First Love Day

First Love Day

September 19

Talk Like a Pirate Day

  • Best Pirate Photo Contest
  • Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Pirate? Quiz
  • What Famous Pirate Are You? Quiz

September 20

Pepperoni Pizza Day

Pizza Day

September 22

Ice Cream Cone Day

  • Best of [City] Ice Cream Shop Ballot
  • What Ice Cream Flavor are You? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • What’s Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor? Poll
  • [Local Ice Cream Shop] Giveaway
  • Best Ice Cream Creation Ballot

Ice Cream Cone Day

September 24

Family Day

  • Family Weekend Getaway Giveaway
  • Which TV Family Are You? Quiz
  • Family Fun Photo Contest
  • Family Picnic Giveaway
  • Best for Families Ballot (turnkey available)

Family Day

September 25

Binge Day

  • What Shows Do You Binge Watch? Ballot
  • New TV/Entertainment Center Giveaway
  • Netflix or Hulu? Poll
  • Favorite Streaming Service Ballot
  • Have You Binge Watched? Poll

hulu or netflix poll

Cooking Day

Cooking Day

Better Breakfast Day

  • What Breakfast Food Are You? Quiz
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s Trivia
  • Best of [City] Breakfast Ballot

breakfast giveaway

September 27

Morning Show Hosts Day

  • Which Morning Show Personality Are You? Quiz
  • How Much Do You Know About the Morning Show Team? Quiz
  • What’s Your Favorite Morning Show Segment? Poll
  • Best of the Morning Show Ballot

WXIN fox59 morning show host quiz

Tourism Day

Tourism Day sweeps

September 28

Hug a Vegetarian Day

  • Grocery Giveaway (turnkey available)
  • Are You a Vegetarian? Poll
  • Best Vegetarian Restaurant Ballot
  • Vegetarian Trivia Quiz

vegetable poll

September 29

World Heart Day

  • Heart-Healthy Recipe Contest
  • How Much Do You Know About Heart Health? Quiz (turnkey available)

heart health quiz

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