There’s so much to enjoy in October: from seasonal colors and flavors, and outdoor activities to the eagerly awaited Halloween. Our day-to-day lives also need constant managing and the easiest way to plan for the entire month is with our free October 2023 calendar templates!
Free Printable October Calendar Templates
Planning your daily schedule can have such a positive impact on your life. When you know exactly what needs to be done and you see it on paper, it’s so much easier to complete house chores, run errands, make a weekly meal plan, adopt new habits, stay on top of your kids’ school schedule, and also make the most of your free time!
Our free October 2023 dated calendar templates are multi-purpose, so you can use them for all your planning, tracking, and organizing needs. Plan ahead with your 2024 Yearly Calendar. We updated it this year to give you undated, Sunday start and Monday start this year!
It’s perfect as a college or school calendar, office calendar, or holiday calendar.
All our calendars are free to download for personal use and delivered as PDF files. They have portrait orientation, Sunday start, and print on regular U.S. Letter paper (8.5″x11″).
Public holidays are not included because we wanted to keep these templates versatile. You have the option to mark your own special days if you want to!
The vertical layout is much more convenient than a landscape format. It lets you use these monthly calendars in whatever way works best for you: in a binder, on a clipboard, on a memo board, and even hung on a wall.
Choose between 12 ink-saving designs such as botanical, farmhouse, black & white office, hearts, pets, watercolor floral, and more!
This abstract theme with lovely pastel colors is such a pretty printable October calendar!
🍃 Blue Foliage
One of our most elegant October calendars, the blue foliage template is a great way to decorate your desk or learning space.
This theme goes well with tracking and planning holidays, weddings, birthdays, parties, and other celebrations or special events.
Plant lovers unite! Make your day a little more peaceful with this simple but cute botanical calendar for October 2023.
There’s no end to the number of uses for this versatile template as you can print even multiple copies to track different aspects of your life.
The citrus-themed calendar template will surely bring some positive vibes no matter what tasks you’re trying to accomplish!
Easy peasy, lemon squeezy!
Bring the rustic feel to your home or office with this blank calendar that will print nicely even on a black-and-white printer!
All our printable calendars will give you an empty space for each day of the month to write down whatever is important.
This particular theme is my go-to way of tracking doctor visits, appointments, important phone calls, errands, and household chores.
🟨 Geometric Calendar
Are you a fan of bright neon colors? This geometric monthly calendar will probably be your favorite!
A little pink can’t hurt, right? For some of us, it’s even therapeutic!
There’s no need to match the purpose of this template with the theme, but it’s even better if you do, considering you can actually use all of our 12 simple designs.
I keep a copy of it to track anniversaries, birthdays, and other celebrations, and another copy is my gift planner.
🏢Black & White Office
This is probably our most versatile calendar template. The simple, black and white office theme lets you focus on planning and organizing.
It’s excellent as a corporate calendar, event calendar, or as an easy way to track all work-related tasks such as projects, meetings, deadlines, reminders, and phone calls.
Cuteness alert! Celebrate the love for pets with an adorable pet-themed calendar for October 2023!
Yes, you can definitely use this template for your personal daily and monthly planning, but also for pet planning.
Track your animal companion’s feeding schedule, exercise routine, vet visits, vaccinations, and more!
Rainbows are a sign of hope and remind us of the gorgeous things Mother Nature has to offer.
This is such a positive theme I enjoy very much using it as a gratitude journal. It’s really nice to start your day thinking about all the good things in your life.
Succulents make such fun designs for all kinds of items, including calendars. Due to their hardiness and resilience, a few copies of this monthly free calendar template are dedicated to finance planning.
If chic and feminine is your style, our October watercolor floral calendar template will be right at home on your desk. Or why not, even on a wall!
📅October 2023 Holidays & Important Dates
October’s sunshine is gentle and highlights the gorgeous colors of nature! It’s a great time for fall activities like apple picking, canning, and visiting pumpkin patches and corn mazes with the kids.
The tenth month of the year is marked by Halloween as its major holiday which is usually celebrated on the last day of October. Don’t worry, that one is enough work so make sure you prepare your scary costumes ahead!
Here are the most important October holidays & observances for 2023:
- Thursday, October 5th – World Teacher’s Day
- Monday, October 9th – Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day (federal holiday)
- Tuesday, October 31st – Halloween
- Saturday, October 28th – Full Moon
🍂Interesting Facts About October
- In the ancient 10-month Roman calendar, October was the eighth month which is how it got its name! “Octo” means “eight” in Latin.
- Opal and tourmaline are the two October birthstones those born this month can use to celebrate.
- October also has two birth flowers: marigold and cosmos. These flowers bloom during summer and fall.
- There are more US presidents with birthdays in October than any other month.
- October always brings a surge in candy sales due to Halloween and all the trick-or-treating that happens on the evening of October 31st.
✔️How To Use Our Printable Monthly Calendars
The October printable monthly calendars are just like all our printables: easy to use, supported on multiple devices, cheap to print, and free to download!
Follow these steps to enjoy them in no time:
- Enter your name and email in the subscription box and click the download button below.
- The PDF file will be saved to your phone or computer. Open it with a free PDF reader, such as the Adobe Reader app.
- Make sure the “Scaling” is set to 100% to print on U.S. Letter paper. You can resize to fit other pages such as A4 and A5 by changing the “Scaling” percentage.
- Once you finish customizing the settings, click the Print button.
📝Free November Calendars
Our schedules tend to get crowded toward the end of the year. Make things a bit easier for yourself and plan the next month with our free November 2023 calendars!
Even more, creating your daily schedule will be even simpler with our year-at-a-glance 2023 calendar. It will give you a better overview of important dates. For more free printables, check out our printables library.
Columbus Day on Monday, October 9th is the only federal holiday. Other major and popular holidays in October 2023 are World Teacher’s Day (Thursday, October 5th), and Halloween (Tuesday, October 31st).
Our calendars are free printable PDF files. They are designed to print on regular U.S. Letter paper (8.5×11 inches). You can print them at home or at any print shop.
1989, 1995, 2006, and 2017 calendars can be reused for 2023 since they are the same.
No, 2023 has only 365 days and is not a leap year. The previous leap year is 2020, and the next leap year is 2024.
Ginny Collins is a passionate foodie and recipe creator of Savor and Savvy and Kitchenlaughter. Indoors she focuses on easy, quick recipes for busy families and kitchen basics. Outdoors, she focuses on backyard grilling and smoking to bring family and friends together. She is a lifelong learner who is always taking cooking classes on her travels overseas and stateside. Her work has been featured on MSN, Parade, Fox News, Yahoo, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and many local news outlets. She lives in Florida where you will find her outside on the water in her kayak, riding her bike on trails, and planning her next overseas adventure.