Celebrations Events & Special Days in April 2022

Celebrations Events & Special Days in April 2022/p>

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns - UK and global festivities happening in April 2022.


April Fool's Day

1st Apr 2022

Celebrated all over the wold as a morning of jokes and tricks - but don't play a trick after noon - or you are the fool!

Related: April Fools Day Colouring Pages


World Autism Awareness Day

2nd Apr 2022

Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all through the month of April to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support.

Event Website


Unicorn Day

9th Apr 2022

A day to celebrate the most popular mythical creature ever, which is also the symbol of Scotland.




Siblings Day

10th Apr 2022

Based on traditional Indian festival of Rakshabandhan, which is hundreds of years old, honoring the relationships of siblings.


Good Friday

15th Apr 2022

A bank holiday in the UK, this Christian celebration commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten today.


Easter Day

17th Apr 2022

Easter is the Christian celebration of Christ's resurrection, adopted as a secular celebration with bunnies and chocolate eggs.

More about Easter Day

Related: Can You Tick Off Everything On The Easter Bucket List?


World Heritage Day

18th Apr 2022

International Day for Monuments and Sites, better known as World Heritage Day, promotes awareness about the diversity of the cultural heritage of humanity.

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Easter Monday

18th Apr 2022

The day after Easter Day is a Bank Holiday in the UK and many countries around the world.

More about Easter Monday

Related: Can You Tick Off Everything On The Easter Bucket List?


Earth Day

22nd Apr 2022

Worldwide event to raise awareness of the environmental issues which face the whole of planet Earth.

More about Earth Day

Related: Earth Day Printable Puzzles


St. George's Day

23rd Apr 2022

Annual celebration of England's Patron Saint.

More about St. George's Day

Related: St. George's Day Printables


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National Shakespeare Day

23rd Apr 2022

23rd April was both Shakespeare's birthday and date of his death. Celebrations are held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon and around the UK.

Event Website

Related: Shakespeare Day


World Book Night

23rd Apr 2022

World Book Night brings people from all backgrounds together for one reason - to inspire others to read more.

Event Website


Penguin Day

25th Apr 2022

Awareness day to highlight the dangers that penguin's habitats face, as well as the number of penguin species which are endangered.

Event Website


International Jazz Day

30th Apr 2022

International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact.

Event Website






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