60+ February Social Media Ideas + Canva Templates

If you're looking for creative February social media ideas in 2024 then you've found them. This post is packed with Social Media Holidays for February, with plenty of images, social video ideas, GIFs and more! 

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You'll find popular and international holidays as well as crazy and unusual days of celebration. And there are literally dozens of ideas – updated for 2024 with Canva Templates!

What Comes With The February Social Media Ideas?

You'll find loads of ideas in this post for February Social Media ideas:

  • Canva templates for you to create stunning images and videos quickly to match your posts!
  • an overview of all the February social media ideas for your content calendar. This includes what to create and how to share the content you create from this post – for images, videos or GIFs.
  • a super-handy reference guide (plus an Infographic) to help you easily grab social media ideas and holidays for the month of February in 2024.

Check out the other monthly social media ideas posts in this series (updated early 2024).

Tips for Creating February Content Ahead of Time (in a Snap!)

Creating content can be hard and takes time, but if you schedule ahead and do a few simple things, it makes it much much easier for you.

In fact, with just a few key strategies you can have a month's worth of content created and scheduled out in very little time at all. Here are my tips for doing that, especially when it comes to creating video:

  1. Use a template. There are plenty of templates available on the tools I've recommended below. Use one of them and use it to guide you. Why spend ages creating a cool design, when you are not a designer? Instead, use a design that a designer has already signed off on, and edit the template. Edit just the text or photo or color. Don't go too crazy as then you run the risk of ruining the design (sorry, but it's true and that goes for me too!). 
  2. Create in batches. If you are going to get into a creative space that results in you creating one social video (this applies to images too), why not create two videos? or three videos? or 10-20 images? It's much easier to create a bunch of videos in one sitting than to do them all at separate times. You have the tools open and ready to go. Keep going and do another one!
  3. Create short, snappy video for social media – it doesn't have to be an hour long. 15-30 seconds is enough and if you use Canva Video it's easy to create social videos in minutes! For more advice about how to create effective 15-second videos, check out this post.
  4. Create some easily consumed content. For example, image quotes, tips or observational humour are great for engagement, especially on Facebook where people are just scrolling through content at a rapid pace.
  5. Use GIFs to add some personality. Whether you create your own GIFs or you use one of the millions of GIFs in the Giphy library, adding a GIF to a social media post, email or blog post can add humour and personality to the mix.

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Get started by using the Canva templates in this post (includes templates that are both Free for all Canva users, and Free for Canva Pro users). Canva Pro gives you access to thousands of videos, elements, photos and templates from a whole range of designers on the Canva Marketplace. Try it free for 45 days on this link:

Quick Guide Infographic to February Social Ideas & Holidays

Here's a quick reference guide to some of the most important February Social Media Holidays for 2024… so you can share it or save it to Pinterest for later reference:

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Want the full 2024 Social Media Holiday Infographic? Click here.

February Social Media Ideas and Holidays – Calendar Days

I've included at least one “day” or holiday for every day in February list of social media ideas and holidays. I've also included hashtags, tools, tips and resources for creating visual content in 2024. This post will be updated annually to check dates. We'll also add content as we create or discover it. So keep it bookmarked to refer back to! 

1. Change Your Password Day – #ChangeYourPasswordDay. We all need a reminder to update our passwords, right?

It's also National Get Up Day – this day is all about stories of perseverance, and picking ourselves up when we've fallen to give it another go. Even if you don't mention this day itself, it's a good reminder to share something about persisting with your goals:

60+ February Content Calendar + Canva Templates - Mountain Motivational Quote Template in Canva by Socially Sorted
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2. Groundhog Day – #GroundhogDay. Today is a good day to share a movie clip from the movie Groundhog Day, a quote or maybe a Fun Fact about what Groundhog day actually is! 

3. National Carrot Cake Day #CarrotCake – there's something enticing about a cake that completely hides the fact that it is based on carrots. Double the cream cheese frosting please!

4. World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay

5. National Chocolate Fondue Day #ChocolateFondueDay in case you need some chocolate. And if you need more chocolate, it's also World Nutella Day.

6. National Frozen Yoghurt Day – #FrozenYoghurtDay.

7. National Send a Card to a Friend Day – #SendACardToAFriendDay. Send a physical card to a friend, like this “Make Waves” card template in Canva:

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8. National Boy Scouts Day – #BoyScoutsDay and World Whale Day.

9. World Pizza Day  – #NationalPizzaDay

10. National Cream Cheese Brownie Day – #CreamCheeseBrownies

11. Get Out Your Guitar Day and Inventors Day #InventorsDay

12. International Darwin Day (Charles Darwin) #InternationalDarwinDay #DarwinDay.

13. National Tortellini Day #TortelliniDay

14. Valentine’s Day is here! What list of February Social Media Ideas would be complete without Valentine's Day, right? Share a Valentine's Day themed image like this one:

2022 February Social Media Holidays - Valentine's Day Template
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Valentine's Day February Social Media Ideas Canva Template by Socially Sorted
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Or share a Valentine's quote:

Valentine's Day Canva Template by Socially Sorted
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15. Singles Awareness Day #SinglesAwarenessDay

16. Tim Tam Day #TimTamDay in Australia

Not sure what a Tim Tam is? Check out this video that my friends at J29 Creative made after I sent them a gift of some Aussie treats!

17. Random Acts of Kindness Day #KindnessDay. Find out more at this website.

Kindness is a choice. Encourage and be supportive of others. Here's a fun video template to share:

Kindness Canva Template by Socially Sorted
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18. National Drink Wine Day #DrinkWineDay. Share a fun wine-inspired post:

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19. National Chocolate Mint Day #ChocolateMintDay

20. Love your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay. Share a pet or animal inspired post. Use this animal shelter video template to showcase your pet business or your favorite pet!

21. International Mother Language Day #IMLD

Whatever your language skills, take the time to highlight other languages and mother languages today. It's a day to ask your audience to share what their 1st language is or maybe thank them in another language!

22. National Margarita Day #NationalMargaritaDay

Have some fun with some margarita-themed posts… Cheers!

23. World Understanding and Peace Day #WorldUnderstandingAnd PeaceDay.

Share a post that encourages peace, kindnesss or mindfulness in this moment…

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24. World Bartender Day #WorldBartenderDay. Share your favourite drink mix or how about a quiz based on your favorite drinks:

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25. National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day #ChocolateCoveredNuts.

26. National Pistachio Day #PistachioDay

27. National Retro Day #RetroDay.

Celebrate with some retro clothes, toys, games or music! Break out the Fleetwood Mac!

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It's also Strawberry Day for all of you that love this juicy sweet red fruit!

28. Floral Design Day – #FloralDesignDay. It's also National Toast day (the humble toasted bread) #NationalToastDay.

It's also Chocolate Soufflé Day – because we should always end with chocolate at the end of the month.

Want some more dates?

  • Wear Red Day – 1st Friday in February. This year it’s 2nd February. 
  • Super Bowl – This year (Super Bowl LVIII) is held on 11th February. 
  • National Football Hangover Day (the day after the Super Bowl) also on 11th February.
  • Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday – This year is held on 13th February. 
  • National Chili Day (4th Thursday in February) – This year it's held on February 22nd.

Try these Superbowl templates on for size:

Game Day Focus Canva Template by Socially Sorted
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Or share a fun notification game day post:

2021 February Content Calendar Holidays - Game Day template.
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Get access to more Templates:

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February Social Media Ideas and Holidays – Calendar Week/Months

Here's a quick list of February month-long holidays to dive into to find week-long social media ideas:

  • African Heritage and Health week (7 days starting February 7th)
  • National Patient Recognition Week (7 days starting February 1st)
  • National Women's Heart Week (7 Days starting February 1st)
  • National Hearth Month (US)
  • Creative Romance Month
  • National Black History Month
  • Celebration of Chocolate Month
  • Cherry Month
  • Snack Food Month
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Macadamia Nut Month
  • Library Lovers Month
  • Low Vision Awareness Month

A few tips for using Canva to create your February Social Media Images in 2023

Here's a couple of quick and easy tips for creating images in Canva for 2023 content:

1. Use templates

The templates I have shared in this post are just the tip of the iceberg. Want more templates? Follow me on Canva to see 100s of additional templates (including new templates as I release them). Available for both Free Users of Canva and Pro Users.

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2. Create Videos

Canva now has an amazing video feature that allows you to easily add animations to your designs (text, object and whole-page animations) as well as adding videos and transitions. It's fast becoming an excellent alternative to other video tools so be sure to play with it!

3. Get More Calendar Ideas!

Check out my complete calendar post for more Social Media Calendar ideas! – completely updated for 2024.

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Over to You

Schedule your content ahead quickly and easily with our content calendar ideas and Canva templates, ready to go for February!

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Donna Moritz

Visual Social Media Strategist at Socially Sorted
Donna is a Visual Content Strategist and founder of Socially Sorted, listed by Forbes as a "Top 5 Social Media Blog You Need to Know About". Donna helps brands leverage the power of visual storytelling and content strategy in their business. Her content has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Inc. & Entrepreneur and she is a speaker and trainer on visual content for the marketing and tourism industries internationally.
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