Social Media Calendar

A listing of quirky and fun holidays, along with the more traditional and religious holidays and ideas for how you can incorporate these events in your social media.
Aug
9
Mon
2021
Book Lovers Day
Aug 9 all-day

#NationalBookLoversDay

Aug
10
Tue
2021
National Lazy Day
Aug 10 all-day

#NationalLazyDay

Aug
12
Thu
2021
Middle Child Day
Aug 12 all-day

#MiddleChildDay

Aug
13
Fri
2021
International Lefthanders Day
Aug 13 all-day

#LefthandersDay

Aug
15
Sun
2021
Relaxation Day
Aug 15 all-day

#NationalRelaxationDay

Sep
3
Fri
2021
World Beard Day
Sep 3 all-day

#WorldBeardDay

Sep
12
Sun
2021
Video Games Day
Sep 12 all-day

#NationalVideoGamesDay

Sep
19
Sun
2021
Talk Like A Pirate Day
Sep 19 all-day

#TalkLikeAPirateDay or #TLAPD

Sep
21
Tue
2021
International Day of Peace
Sep 21 all-day

#InternationalDayOfPeace

Sep
30
Thu
2021
International Podcast Day
Sep 30 all-day

#InternationalPodcastDay

Oct
1
Fri
2021
International Coffee Day
Oct 1 all-day

#InternationalCoffeeDay

Oct
4
Mon
2021
Taco Day
Oct 4 all-day

#NationalTacoDay

Oct
14
Thu
2021
National Train Your Brain Day
Oct 14 all-day

#TrainYourBrainDay

Oct
25
Mon
2021
Greasy Foods Day
Oct 25 all-day

#GreasyFoodsDay

Oct
29
Fri
2021
International Internet Day
Oct 29 all-day

#InternetDay

Oct
30
Sat
2021
Checklist Day
Oct 30 all-day

#ChecklistDay

Oct
31
Sun
2021
Halloween
Oct 31 all-day

Children in Halloween costumes

Halloween or Hallowe’en, also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is a celebration observed in several countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day.

You could use this day to post photos of you or your family dressed up for Halloween and invite your social media followers to do the same.

Nov
1
Mon
2021
National Author’s Day
Nov 1 all-day

A selection of books

#NationalAuthorsDay

Nov
2
Tue
2021
Day of the Dead (Mexico)
Nov 2 all-day

Day of the Dead photo

The Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and by people of Mexican descent elsewhere on the 2nd of November every year. The multi-day holiday (November 1st is usually for deceased infants and children specifically) involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.

You could take this opportunity to post photos of those you were close to that have died, and share a memory, and invite your social media following to do the same.

Nov
3
Wed
2021
National Sandwich Day
Nov 3 all-day

A delicious ham, tomato and lettuce sandwich

#NationalSandwichDay

Nov
4
Thu
2021
Diwali 2021
Nov 4 all-day
National Candy Day
Nov 4 all-day

Candy

#NationalCandyDay

Nov
5
Fri
2021
Guy Fawkes Night
Nov 5 all-day

Guy Fawkes mask

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is celebrated on 5 November, mainly in the United Kingdom. Its commemorates the events of 5 November 1605 when Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, was arrested while guarding explosives that had been placed beneath the House of Lords.

You could share or invite social media followers to share photos of their bonfires that night.

Remember, remember the fifth of November,
Gunpowder treason and plot.
We see no reason
Why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!

Nov
13
Sat
2021
World Kindness Day
Nov 13 all-day

The word kindness highlighted in pink on a page

#WorldKindnessDay

Nov
26
Fri
2021
National Cake Day
Nov 26 all-day

Chocolate cake with strawberries

#NationalCakeDay

Nov
28
Sun
2021
Hanukkah (2021)
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm

Hanukkah candelabra

Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which can occur any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar. The festival is observed by lighting the candles of a candelabrum with nine branches, called a menorah (or hanukkiah).

You could share photos of food, crafts or lighting of the candles or invite your social media following to do the same. Here are some great ideas.

Dec
4
Sat
2021
National Cookie Day
Dec 4 all-day

Choc chip cookies

#NationalCookieDay

Dec
11
Sat
2021
International Mountain Day
Dec 11 all-day

Mountains

#InternationalMountainDay

Dec
15
Wed
2021
National Cupcake Day
Dec 15 all-day

A plate of cupcakes

#NationalCupcakeDay

National Cupcake Day is a fun holiday that is held annually on December 15th.

Treating yourself or your office to some cupcakes and posting the photos online is likely to go down well with your social media audience. You could also encourage your followers to post photos of their own Cupcake Day photos in the comments section using the hashtag #NationalCupcakeDay.

Dec
21
Tue
2021
Crossword Puzzle Day
Dec 21 all-day

A man about to do a crossword puzzle

#CrosswordPuzzleDay

Crossword Puzzle Day is held annually on December 21st.

You could take this opportunity to involve your social media following by posting a crossword and asking for input for answers or by posting a photo of a completed crossword that you have done, using the hashtag #CrosswordPuzzleDay.

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