Hacktoberfest, is an open-source festival celebrated during October every year, encouraging people worldwide to actively participate and contribute to participating in open source projects. It is a month-long Program. Hacktoberfest encourages participation in giving back to the open-source community by completing pull requests, participating in events, and donating to open source projects hosted across GitHub and GitLab. During the program, you must submit five quality pull requests to public GitHub repositories. All backgrounds and skills levels are encouraged to complete the challenge.
You can sign up for this program anytime between October 1 and October 31. You will need a GitHub account to participate in this program. Participants will get free schwag and goodies like- stickers and t-shirts on completion of the program.