January always kicks off with a holiday, yet there are loads of other things to celebrate during the first month of the year! Did you know there’s a special interest, hobby, or person to honor and celebrate on each day of the month?
These daily observances vary from the silly and random to honoring professional groups to bringing awareness to certain diseases or medical situations. There are also entire weeks in January dedicated to honoring and celebrating different items or causes, like National Pizza Week and Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week, and causes that are highlighted all month long, like glaucoma awareness and human trafficking awareness and prevention.
Here are a few upcoming January observances in 2024: