October 2016 PR Ideas

By Sandy Lawrence on September 26, 2016 in PR

October Pr IdeasOctober PR Ideas

Fall is finally here! Let’s enjoy the beautiful colors and great weather with some new PR and marketing ideas for October!  Think fall festivals, Halloween Parades, Trick or Treat and more!

The month of October is:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Fire Prevention Month
  • Bully Prevention Month
  • LGBTQ History Month
  • Literacy Awareness Month
  • National Chili Month

Specific dates to be aware of:

  • 1-International Music Day
  • 1-7 Universal Children’s Week
  • 3-World Habitat Day
  • 4-Taco Day
  • 4-Improve Your Office Day
  • 6-8-Great American Beer Festival
  • 7-World Smile Day
  • 9-Leif Erikson Day
  • 10-Columbus DayNational Cake Decorating Day
  • 10-Native American Day
  • 11-National Face Your Fears Day
  • 12-Yom Kippur
  • 12-World Arthritis Day
  • 15-National Cake Decorating Day
  • 15-Sweetest Day
  • 16-22-National Business Women’s Week
  • 17-Boss’ Day
  • 17-21-Medical Assistants’ Recognition Week
  • 18-National Pharmacy Technician Day
  • 20-Get to Know Your Customers Day
  • 23-Mother In-Law Day
  • 24-Food Day
  • 25-International Artists’ Day
  • 27-Navy Day
  • 30-Check List Day
  • 31-Halloween
  • 31-National Caramel Apple Day

We also look forward to…

  • Fall décor
  • Halloween costume contests
  • Spooky mazes and haunted houses
  • Start of Thanksgiving marketing

Coming Next Month…

Election Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, End of Daylight Savings, Cyber Monday, and more!

Acknowledging and appealing to monthly observances can be a great starting point for connecting with audiences and customers. It’s also just fun to do!

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