International Walk and Bike to School Day
International Walk and Bike to School Day is held on October 4. The first Wednesday in October. This event in the first decade of the month October is annual. Help us
It began in 1997 as a one-day event. Over time, this event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration – with record breaking participation – each October.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Worldwide Day of Play on October 2 (is an annual event designed to encourage children and parents to turn off the television and play together, especially outdoors);
International Day of No Prostitution on October 5 (IDNP is an awareness day that was first observed in 2002. Locations at which IDNP was observed in its inaugural year included the San Francisco Bay Area of California, United States and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia);
World Dyslexia Awareness Day on October 5 (on first full week of October, Thursday);