September Monthly Themes

September 2022 Monthly Theme: Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15) all month, we will explore how parks, programs, and partnerships commemorate achievements, contributions, and cultural heritage of Hispanics and Latinos with an invitation for everyone to come out to enjoy their public lands.

More information and resources are coming soon.

More September Themes & Activities

Every month, the National Park Service celebrates different national holidays and initiatives that provide opportunities to share our mission through websites, social media, and other platforms. Find information on a related topic on, hashtags that national parks are using, and other messaging tools to use on these special days.

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September 1-30: National Preparedness Month

September 2: Victory over Japan (VJ) Day 75th Anniversary

September 3: Anniversary of the Wilderness Act (1964)

  • Social media hashtag: #WildernessAct, #wilderness
  • Wilderness

September 5: International Day of Charity

September 5: Labor Day

September 8: International Literacy Day

September 11: Day of Rembrance and 9/11 Day of Service

September 11: National Day of Service

September 15–October 15: National Hispanic Heritage Month

  • see monthly message guidance above

September 17: Constitution Day/Citizenship Day

September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 22: First Day of Fall

September 24: National Fishing and Hunting Day

September 24: National Public Lands Day

September 27: World Tourism Day

September 29: World Maritime Day

Last updated: September 8, 2022