Events worldwide

All major events throughout the world

Main world events in October 2017

1st of October

Beginning of the European Masters Games, Nice (France), ends October 11

International Day of Older Persons

2nd of October

Beginning of the World championships (artistic Gymnastics), Montreal (Canada), ends October 8

International Day of Non-Violence

3d of October

The Qatar Paris Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (France)

4th of October

The Qatar Paris Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (France)

End of Oktoberfest, Munich (Germany), began September 19

5th of October

Beginning of the London film festival, ends October 16

Beginning of the AIBA World Boxing Championships, Doha (Qatar), ends October 18

World Habitat Day

World Teachers’ Day

8th of October

End of the World championships (artistic Gymnastics), Montreal (Canada), began October 2

Beginning of the Presidents Cup golf tournament, Incheon (South Korea), ends October 11

9th of October

World Post Day

11th of October

End of the European Masters Games, Nice (France), began October 1

End of the Presidents Cup golf tournament, Incheon (South Korea), began October 8

International Day for Disaster Reduction

13th of October

International Day for Disaster Reduction

14th of October

15th of October

International Day of Rural Women

16th of October

End of the London film festival, began October 5

World Food Day 

17th of October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

18th of October

22nd of October

23rd of October

24th of October

World Development Information Day

27th of October

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

29th of October

Diwali (Dīvali, Dīpāwali, or Deepavali)- Festival of Lights; Hindu communities

31st of October

Halloween

World Cities Day