Special Dates: Important Dates in the UK and Worldwide in 2018

Our calendar is a great way to remember what holidays and days off to look forward to in 2018. Here are some of the important (perhaps flower related) events and holiday dates to look forward to in the months to come...

2018 Special Dates

Date Event / Holiday

August

 
17 August 2018 Qixi (sometimes referred to as Chinese Valentine's Day)
27 August 2018 Summer Bank Holiday (England and Wales)

September

 
9 September 2018 Grandparents Day USA (See our lovely Grandparents Day Flowers)
23 September 2018 Autumnal Equinox - First Day of Autumn.
18- 19 September 2017 Yom Kippur (Jewish)

October

 
7 October 2018 Grandparents Day UK (See our lovely Grandparents Day Flowers)
8 October 2018 Canadian Thanksgiving
28 October 2018 Mother-In-Law Day
28 October 2017 British Summertime Ends - clocks go back 1 hour
31 October 2018 Halloween

November

 
1 November 2018 All Saints Day
5 November 2018 Guy Fawkes Night
11 November 2018 Armistice Day
11 November 2018 Remembrance Sunday
13 November 2018 Kindness Day (UK)
22 November 2018 Thanksgiving USA
23 November 2018 Black Friday
26 November 2018 Cyber Monday
30 November 2018 Saint Andrew's Day - Patron Saint of Scotland

December

 
2 December 2018 Hanukkah begins (Jewish)
21 December 2018 Winter Solstice (Shortest Day)
25 December 2018 Christmas Day (See our range of Christmas Flowers...)
26 December 2018 Boxing Day
31 December 2018 Hogmanay - Scotland (check out our Highland Fling Hogmanay Bouquet)

2019 Special Dates

Date Event / Holiday

January

 
1 January 2019 New Year's Day
25 January 2019 Robert Burns Night

February

 
5 February 2019 Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig)
7 February 2019 Rose Day (India) - Shop our collection of Rose Bouquets
Heartfelt Roses
Rainbow Roses True Romance
13 February 2019 Shrove Tuesday
14 February 2019 Ash Wednesday
14 February 2019 Valentines Day (see our range of Valentines Day Flowers...)
17 February 2019 Random Acts of Kindness Day
28 February 2019 Floral Design Day

March

 
1 March 2019 Saint David's Day, Patron Saint of Wales
8 March 2019 International Women's Day
11 March 2019 Commonwealth Day
12 March 2019 International Mother's Day (see our range of Mother's Day flowers...) For the dates of Mother's Day around the World please see our International Mother's Day Dates page.
17 March 2019 Saint Patrick's Day, Patron Saint of Ireland
20 March 2019 Spring Equinox - check out our Spring Flowers Collection
31 March 2019 Mother's Day (UK) (See our range of Mother's Day Flowers)

This falls on the following dates in subsequent years :-

22 March 2020
14 March 2021

April

 
1 April 2019 April Fools Day
10 April 2019 Siblings Day
14 April 2019 Palm Sunday
19 April 2019 Good Friday
21 April 2019 Easter Sunday - Shop our Easter Flowers collection
23 April 2019 St. George's Day - Patron Saint of England
24 April 2019 Administrative Professionals Day (formerly Secretaries Day)

May

 
5 May 2019 Ramadan Begins (Muslim) (dates may vary)
6 May 2019 Early May Bank Holiday
7 May 2019 National Teachers' Day UK
9 May 2019 National Receptionists Day
12 May 2019 International Mother's Day (See our range of Mother's Day flowers...) For the dates of Mother's Day around the World please see our International Mother's Day Dates page.
25 May 2019 Towel Day - and the Glorious 25th of May - wear the lilac!
27 May 2019 Spring Bank Holiday

June

 
4 June 2019 Ramadan Ends (Muslim) (dates may vary)
15 June 2019 Trooping the Colour
16 June 2019 Father's Day
21 June 2019 Summer Solstice - Longest Day. Shop our Summer Flowers Collection

July

 
6 July 2019 International Kissing Day
30 July 2019 International Friendship Day
4 August 2019 National Sisters Day
5 August 2019 Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland)

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