- 2nd October – Sukkot begins at sundown
- 4th October – Animal Day (Dierendag)
- 12th October – Thanksgiving Day in Canada
- 25th October – Daylight Savings ends in NL, clocks go backwards 1 hour.
- 31st October – Halloween
Primary Education & Secondary Education School Holidays
North Netherlands – 10th – 18th October, Week 42
Mid-Netherlands – 17th – 25th October, Week 43
South Netherlands – 17th – 25th October, Week 43
Some schools do run different vacation times, so be sure to double check with your school for exact dates.