Awesome 2024 Social Media Content Calendar Packed with Ideas [Infographic]

Looking for a great Social Media Content Calendar packed with Social Media Holidays for 2024? You've found it!

From the popular and international holidays to the more crazy and unusual days of celebration, there are loads of 2024 social media holidays ready for you in this social media content calendar – complete with an infographic to save for later!  

2024 Social Media Content Ideas - Content Calendar and Canva Templates by Socially Sorted
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I'm always sharing about unusual days of celebration (and popular ones) and I can honestly say that I have never looked forward to a year to do it in!

So I wanted to share some of my favourite 2024 holidays and celebrations with you. All you have to do is save the Infographic and this post – and refer to it regularly to get inspiration.

From Pizza Day to the Academy Awards to Mother's Day to Cinco De Mayo… there's plenty of social media holidays to help you kick off your social media content as we leap into 2024.

What comes with the Social Media Content Calendar?

I've included the following in this post with the 2024 Social Media Content Calendar:

  • a quick reference guide to social media holidays for each month including some weekly and monthly themes.
  • an overview of ideas for how to use the social media holidays – what you can create and how to share them.
  • a list of tools to help you create visual content for 2024 social media holidays – using our Social Media Content Calendar.
  • Links to 12 blog posts FULL of social media holiday ideas and Canva Templates – all now updated with 2024 dates too!

Why use Social Media Holidays?

Creating and curating content can be hard. It's relentless and sometimes you need a little lighthearted content to boost engagement. Let's face it, we all love quotes, images and videos around special days throughout the year. It's content that wins, again and again.

So make sure you include some social media holidays in your content and use our content calendar “infographic” to help remind you, then click through any time to see the full list on this 2024 Social Media Content Calendar.

2024 Social Media Holidays Calendar – Infographic

Our 2024 Social Media Content Calendar Infographic is ready for you to save and use.

It contains 12 months of sneak-preview dates for this entire post and the 12 blog posts we link to below containing Canva templates. Save it or pin it for later!

And remember, all of these dates (and more) are now updated below, complete with links to Canva templates. So now you can start planning your content for the whole year.

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How to use the 2024 Social Media Holidays Content Calendar:

Here are a few ways you can use the ideas on the infographic or in the list below:

  1. Create images based around the holiday – it could be a quote, meme, saying, tip or image with text overlay. Click any of the links below to go to the 12 x monthly blog posts. These are packed full of holiday ideas and Canva templates you can use straight away.
  2. Create a short video around the social media holiday. Is it Pizza Day? Maybe make a short video with some pizza fun facts. Use my favourite video tools, Canva or Wave to help you. Find out more about Canva video here.
  3. Create a fun GIF to celebrate the holiday you are sharing. Use one of my favourite GIF creation tools, Giphy to create a GIF.
  4. Create an email-based around a social media holiday theme – ie St Patrick's Day or Mother's Day. Send your subscribers a special deal for those holidays.
  5. Create an offer on social media that you can share with your audience.

You are only really limited to your imagination when you use the 2023 Social Media Content Calendar!

Full Lists of Holidays for Each Month in 2024

The following is a detailed list for each month throughout 2024 (fully updated and ready to go!).

These lists are not exhaustive, as there are multiple holidays for every day of the year in 2024 (click on each monthly blog post to get more ideas and Canva Templates for the month).

We made it easy for you by narrowing down the options and just listing one of the best social media holidays to celebrate on a particular day in 2024. Here they are:

January Social Media Holidays 2024 (Updated)

  1. New Year's Day
  2. World Introvert Day #WorldIntrovertDay & Science Fiction Day
  3. JRR Tolkien Day #JRRTolkienDay (Tolkien's Birthday!)
  4. World Braille Day #WorldBraille Day and National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay
  5. National Bird Day #NationalBirdDay
  6. Technology Day  #TechnologyDay
  7. National Tempura Day #TempuraDay
  8. Bubble Bath Day #BubbleBathDay
  9. National Apricot Day #ApricotDay
  10. National Cut Your Energy Costs Day #CutYourEnergyCostsDay
  11. National Hot Toddy Day #HotToddyDay
  12. International Hot Tea Day #HotTeaDay
  13. National Sticker Day #NationalStickerDay
  14. Dress Up Your Pet Day #DressUpYourPetDay
  15. National Hat Day #NationalHatDay
  16. International Hot and Spicy Food Day #HotAndSpicyFoodDay #HotAndSpicyFood #HotAndSpicy
  17. Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day #DitchNewYearsResolutionsDay
  18. National Gourmet Coffee Day #GourmetCoffee #GourmetCoffeeDay and
  19. New Friends Day #NewFriendsDay
  20. Cheese Lover's Day #CheeseLoversDay #CheeseLoversDay and Get to Know Your Customers Day #GettoKnowYourCustomersDay
  21. International Sweatpants Day #InternationalSweatpantsDay
  22. Hot Sauce Day #HotSauceDay
  23. National Handwriting Day #HandwritingDay
  24. Belly Laugh Day #BellyLaughDay and Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD (4th Monday in January)
  25. Opposite Day #OppositeDay
  26. Australia Day #AustraliaDay
  27. Chocolate Cake Day #ChocolateCakeDay
  28. Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay
  29. National Corn Chip Day #CornChipDay & Oprah Winfrey's Birthday
  30. National Croissant Day #CroissantDay
  31. National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day #InspireYourHeartWithArt

Want some more dates?

Here are a few dates in January that change from year to year, so check the latest date for this current year:

  • Clean off your desk day – 2nd Monday in January. This year it's January 8th.
  • Martin Luther King Day – 3rd Monday in January. This year it's January 15th.
  • Get to know your customers day – 3rd Thursday of each quarter. This year it's January 18th.
  • Community Manager Appreciation Day – 4th Monday in January. This year it's Monday 22nd January.

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February Social Media Holidays – 2024 (Updated)

  1. Change Your Password Day #ChangeYourPasswordDay & National Get Up Day
  2. Groundhog Day – #GroundhogDay
  3. National Carrot Cake Day #CarrotCake
  4. World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay
  5. National Chocolate Fondue Day #ChocolateFondueDay & World Nutella Day
  6. Frozen Yoghurt Day #FrozenYoghurtDay
  7. National Send a Card to a Friend Day #SendACardToAFriendDay & Wear Red Day (US)
  8. National Boy Scouts Day #BoyScoutsDay
  9. World Pizza Day #World Pizza Day
  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
  15. Singles Awareness Day #SinglesAwarenessDay
  16. Tim Tam Day #TimTamDay
  17. Random Acts of Kindness Day #KindnessDay
  18. National Drink Wine Day #DrinkWineDay
  19. National Chocolate Mint Day #ChocolateMintDay
  20. Love your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay
  21. International Mother Language Day #IMLD
  22. National Margarita Day #NationalMargaritaDay
  23. World Understanding and Peace Day #WorldUnderstandingAndPeaceDay
  24. World Bartender Day #WorldBartenderDay
  25. National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day #ChocolateCoveredNuts
  26. National Pistachio Day #PistachioDay
  27. National Retro Day #RetroDay & Strawberry Day
  28. Floral Design Day #FloralDesignDay & National Toast Day (the humble toasted bread!) #NationalToastDay. And to end the month with Chocolate.. it's Chocolate Soufflé Day.

Want some more dates?

Here are a few dates in February that change from year to year, so check the latest date for this current year:

  • 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.

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March Social Media Holidays – 2024 (Updated)

  1. Peanut Butter Lovers Day #PeanutButterLovers & World Compliment Day
  2. Old Stuff Day #OldStuffDay & Dr Seuss Day
  3. World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay
  4. National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay & National Snack Day
  5. National Absinthe Day #AbsintheDay
  6. National Dress Day #NationalDressDay
  7. National Be Heard Day #NationalBeHeardDay
  8. International Women's Day #IWD
  9. National Meatball Day #NationalMeatballDay & National Get Over It Day
  10. Pack Your Lunch Day #PackYourLunch Day
  11. Dream Day #DreamDay
  12. Girl Scout Day #GirlScoutDay & Alfred Hitchcock Day (12th annually) & Plant a Flower Day.
  13. National Good Samaritan Day #GoodSamaritanDay #GoodSamaritan
  14. Pi Day #PiDay
  15. World Consumer Rights Day
  16. National Freedom of Information Day #FreedomofInformation
  17. St Patrick's Day #StPatricksDay
  18. Awkward Moments Day #AwkwardMoments
  19. National Let's Laugh Day #LetsLaughDay
  20. World Storytelling Day #WorldStorytellingDay & International Day of Happiness
  21. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination #RacialDescriminationDay
  22. World Water Day #WorldWaterDay
  23. National Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay
  24. National Cocktail Day #NationalCocktailDay
  25. Tolkien Reading Day #TolkienReadingDay & Waffle Day #WaffleDay
  26. Purple Day #PurpleDay & Nougat Day #NougatDay
  27. World Theatre Day #WorldTheatreDay & National Quirky Song Titles Day
  28. National Blackforest Cake Day #BlackForestCake
  29. National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day #MomandPopBusiness
  30. National Doctor's Day #DoctorsDay & Take a Walk in the Park Day
  31. International Transgender Day of Visibility #TransDayofVisibility & World Backup Day

Want more Dates?

Here are a few dates in March that change from year to year, so check the latest date for this current year:

  • 1st March – Employee Appreciation Day (held every 1st Friday in March). 
  • 1st March – National Day of Unplugging (held every 1st Friday in March).
  • 11 March – National Napping Day (the day after the first day of Daylight Savings)
  • 14th March – National Popcorn Lover’s Day (held every 2nd Thursday in March)
  • 15th March – World Sleep Day (held on the Friday before the March Equinox annually)
  • 23rd March – Earth Hour (held on the last Saturday in March).
  • 29th March – Good Friday
  • 30th March – Easter Saturday
  • 31st March – Easter Sunday

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April Social Media Holidays – 2024 (Updated)

  1. April Fools Day #AprilFools & National Sourdough Bread Day
  2. World Autism Awareness Day #AutismAwarenessDay & International Children's Book Day
  3. National Chocolate Mousse Day #ChocolateMousseDay & Find a Rainbow Day #FindARainbowDay
  4. Maya Angelou's Birthday #MayaAngelou
  5. Go for Broke Day #GoForBroke & Caramel Day #CaramelDay & Deep Dish Pizza Day #DeepDishPizza.
  6. National Siamese Cat Day #NationalSiameseCatDay & Caramel Popcorn Day & National Tartan Day
  7. World Health Day #WorldHealthDay and National Beer Day #NationalBeerDay (US)
  8. International Feng Shui Awareness Day #FenShuiAwarenessDay & Step into the Spotlight Day.
  9. National Winston Churchill Day #WinstonChurchillDay & Unicorn Day #UnicornDay
  10. National Siblings Day #NationalSiblingsDay & Encourage a Young Writer Day
  11. National Pet Day #NationalPetDay
  12. International Day of Human Space Flight #InternationalDayofHumanSpaceFlight & National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  13. Scrabble Day #ScrabbleDay
  14. National Pecan Day #NationalPecanDay & Dolphin Day #DolphinDay & International Moment of Laughter Day
  15. World Art Day #WorldArtDay
  16. National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day #PJDay & Save the Elephant Day
  17. Haiku PoetryDay #HaikuPoetryDay
  18. Velociraptor Awareness Day #VelociraptorAwarenessDay & Piñata Day
  19. National Garlic Day #NationalGarlicDay
  20. Chinese Language Day (UN Holiday) and Look-a-like Day & Volunteer Recognition Day
  21. National Tea Day in the UK
  22. Earth Day #EarthDay & Jelly Bean Day #JellyBeanDay
  23. World Book Day #WorldBookDay & Talk Like Shakespeare Day
  24. New Kids on the Block Day
  25. National Telephone Day #NationalTelephoneDay & ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand #AnzacDay & World Penguin Day
  26. National Pretzel Day #NationalPretzelDay
  27. National Prime Rib Day #PrimeRibDay & National Tell a Story Day
  28. Pay it Forward Day #PayItForwardDay
  29. International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay
  30. International Jazz Day #InternationalJazzDay

Want more Dates?

Here are a few dates in MarchM that change from year to year, so check the latest date for this current year:

  • 1st April – Easter Monday 
  • 3rd April – National Walking Day – (1st Saturday in April)
  • 4th April – National Burrito Day (1st Thursday in April)
  • 18th April – National High Five Day (3rd Thursday in April)
  • 24th April – Denim Day, International Stationery Day and World Guide Dog Day (all held on the last Wednesday in April)

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May Social Media Holidays –2024 (Updated)

  1. Save the Rhino Day #SaveTheRhino & Lei Day in Hawaii
  2. National Brothers and Sisters Day & International Harry Potter Day #HarryPotterDay & May Day in the UK (celebrated around the 1st May as it's a Spring Festival). Use hashtag #MayDay.
  3. Wordsmith Day #WordsmithDay
  4. Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay and International Firefighters Day.
  5. Cinco De Mayo #CincoDeMayo . It's also International Day of the Midwife
  6. National Nurses Day #NationalNursesDay & Tourist Appreciation Day
  7. National Cosmopolitan Day
  8. World Ovarian Cancer Day #OvarianCancerDay
  9. Europe Day #EuropeDay & National Teacher's Appreciation Day #ThankATeacher (US) (first Tuesday of the first full week of May).
  10. Clean Up Your Room Day #CleanUpYourRoom & Day National Shrimp Day (US) & World Receptionists Day (second Wednesday in May).
  11. Eat What You Want Day #EatWhatYouWantDay
  12. Limerick Day #LimerickDay & International Nurses Day #NursesDay
  13. World Cocktail Day #WorldCocktailDay & Top Gun Day #TopGunDay
  14. International Dylan Thomas Day #DylanThomasDay & World Fair Trade Day (2nd Saturday in May) & Mother's Day (US & Australia) #MothersDay
  15. International Day of Families & National Chocolate Chip day #ChocolateChipDay & Stepmother's Day #StepmothersDay (Sunday after Mother's Day)
  16. Love a Tree Day #LoveATreeDay & National Biographer's Day & Mimosa Day
  17. National Walnut Day #WalnutDay & World Baking Day #WorldBakingDay & Work From Home Day.
  18. International Museum Day #InternationalMuseumDay
  19. May Ray Day #MayRayDay & Devil's Food Cake Day & Endangered Species Day #EndangeredSpeciesDay and Virtual Assistants Day – held on the 3rd Friday in May.
  20. World Bee Day and National Rescue Dog Day #NationalRescueDogDay & Be a Millionaire Day & World Whisky Day
  21. National Memo Day #NationalMemoDay
  22. Sherlock Holmes Day #SherlockHolmesDay & National Maritime Day (US).
  23. World Turtle Day #WorldTurtleDay
  24. National Scavenger Hunt Day #NationalScavengerHuntDay
  25. National Wine Day #NationalWineDay & Geek Pride Day.
  26. World Dracula Day #WorldDraculaDay & World Paper Airplane Day & National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
  27. Cellophane Tape Day & Nothing to Fear Day #NothingToFear
  28. Hamburger Day #NationalHamburgerDay
  29. Paperclip Day #PaperclipDay & National Biscuit Day & Memorial Day (US) #MemorialDay (held on the last Monday in May)
  30. World MS Day #MSDay
  31. Macaroon Day #MacaroonDay & National Smile Day

Want more Dates?

Here are a few dates in May that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 6th May – May Day (1st Monday in May)
  • 7th May – World Asthma Day (1st Tuesday in May)
  • 2nd May – World Password Day (1st Thursday in May) 
  • 4th May – International Drone Day (1st Saturday in May)
  • 5th May – National Space Day (1st Friday in May)
  • 5th May – World Laughter Day (1st Sunday in May)
  • 8th May – Receptionists Day (2nd Wednesday in May)
  • 11 May – World Fair Trade Day (2nd Saturday in May)
  • 12 May – Mother’s Day (US & Australia)
  • 17th May – Endangered Species Day & Virtual Assistants Day (3rd Friday in May)
  • 18th May – World Whisky Day (3rd Saturday in May)
  • 19th May – Stepmother’s Day (Sunday after Mother’s day)
  • 27th May – Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)

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June Social Media Holidays – 2024 (Updated)

  1. Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayofParents & World Milk Day.
  2. Leave the Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay & Rocky Road Day #RockyRoadDay
  3. National Egg Day #EggDay & National Chocolate Macaroon Day
  4. National Cheese Day #NationalCheeseDay
  5. Hot Air Balloon Day #HotAirBalloonDay. It's also Apple II Day annually (the day the Apple II was released in 1977) and World Environment Day
  6. National Higher Education Day (US) #HigherEducationDay
  7. National Chocolate Ice-cream Day & VCR Day
  8. World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay & Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay
  9. Donald Duck Day #DonaldDuckDay
  10. National Herb and Spice Day #HerbandSpice & Ballpoint Pen Day & National Rosé Day for the pink wine lovers out there.
  11. Corn on the Cob Day #CornOnTheCobDay
  12. Superman Day (DC Comics) #SupermanDay and Red Rose Day #RedRoseDay
  13. Weed Your Garden Day #WeedYourGardenDay
  14. World Blood Donor Day #WorldBloodDonorDay & National Bourbon Day & International Bath Day.
  15. Nature Photography Day #NaturePhotographyDay. It's also Global Wind Day #GlobalWindDay.
  16. National Fudge Day #NationalFudgeDay & World Sea Turtle Day #WorldSeaTurtleDay
  17. National Apple Strudel Day #AppleStrudelDay & National Eat Your Vegetables Day &
  18. International Picnic Day #InternationalPicnicDay and International Sushi Day #SushiDay
  19. National Martini Day #NationalMartiniDay. And for fans of the cranky feline, it's Garfield the Cat Day.
  20. World Refugee Day #WorldRefugeeDay & World Productivity Day.
  21. National Selfie Day #NationalSelfie Day and World Music Day #WorldMusicDay & International Day of Yoga #YogaDay.
  22. Chocolate Eclair Day #ChocolateEclairDay
  23. National Pink Day #NationalPinkDay & National Flamingo Day #PinkFlamingoDay.
  24. International Fairy Day #FairyDay and Swim a Lap Day #SwimALapDay.
  25. Global Beatles Day #BeatlesDay and Take Your Dog to Work Day.
  26. Forgiveness Day #ForgivenessDay and International Rosé Day.
  27. National Sunglasses Day #NationalSunglassesDay & Pineapple Day #PineappleDay
  28. Paul Bunyan Day #Paul BunyanDay
  29. National Camera Day #CameraDay
  30. Social Media Day #SMDay & National Food Truck Day #FoodTruckDay (the last Friday in June)

Want more dates?

Here are a few dates in June that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 2 June – Cancer Survivors Day (1st Sunday in June)
  • 5 June – Global Running Day (1st Wednesday in June) 
  • 7 June – National Donut Day (1st Friday in June) 
  • 15 June – World Juggling Day (Saturday closest to June 17th)
  • 16 June – Father’s Day (US) – 3rd Sunday in June
  • 20 June – World Tapas Day (3rd Thursday in June)
  • 21 June – Take Your Dog to Work Day (Friday following Father’s Day)

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July Social Media Holidays –2024 (Updated)

  1. Canada Day #CanadaDay & International Joke Day
  2. World UFO Day #WorldUFODay
  3. International Plastic Bag Free Day
  4. Independence Day – 4th July (US) – public holiday may vary.
  5. Bikini Day #BikiniDay
  6. International Kissing Day
  7. World Chocolate Day #WorldChocolateDay & Comic Sans Day
  8. Be a Kid Again Day & Chocolate with Almonds Day & National Video Game Day & Blueberry Day
  9. Fashion Day (US) & Call of the Horizon Day
  10. National Kitten Day (US) and Pina Colada Day & Don't Step on a Bee Day.
  11. World Population Day and Cheer Up the Lonely Day #CheerUpTheLonelyDay & Mojito Day
  12. Malala Day #MalalaDay & Simplicity Day
  13. National French Fry Day & Embrace Your Geekness Day
  14. National Day of France – Bastille Day & Shark Awareness Day
  15. Give Something Away Today Day
  16. National Personal Chef Day. We should be so lucky! It's also World Snake Day
  17. World Emoji Day
  18. Nelson Mandela International Day #NelsonMandelaDay
  19. National Daiquiri Day
  20. National Lollipop Day & Moon Day (the day that man first walked on the moon in 1969) and National Fortune Cookie Day
  21. National Junk Food Day
  22. National Hammock Day
  23. Gorgeous Grandma Day and Vanilla Icecream Day
  24. Amelia Earhart Day & National Tequila Day #NationalTequilaDay & Tell an Old Joke Day
  25. National Wine and Cheese Day
  26. Aunts and Uncles Day
  27. National Creme Brulee Day
  28. National Milk Chocolate Day
  29. Global Tiger Day & Chicken Wing Day
  30. International Day of Friendship #InternationalDayofFriendship & Cheesecake Day.
  31. National Avocado Day & Mutt Day.

Want more dates?

Here are a few dates in July that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 5 July – Comic Sans Day (1st Friday in July)
  • 15 July – Global Hug Your Kids Day (3rd Monday in July)
  • 18 July  – Get to Know Your Customers Day (3rd Thursday in January, April, July and October) 
  • 21st July – National Icecream Day (3rd Sunday in July)
  • 25th July – Chilli Dog Day (last Thursday in July)
  • 26th July – Talk in an Elevator Day (last Friday in July)

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August Social Media Holidays –2024 (Updated)

  1. Spiderman Day #SpidermanDay & Respect for Parents Day & National Girlfriends Day & World Wide Web Day
  2. National Coloring Book Day
  3. Watermelon Day
  4. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
  5. National Oyster Day & National Underwear Day
  6. Hiroshima Day & National Root Beer Float Day.
  7. Professional Speakers Day & Lighthouse Day & Purple Heart Day
  8. International Cat Day & Dalek Day
  9. National Book Lovers Day and International Day of the World's Indigenous People
  10. S'Mores Day & National Lazy Day & World Lion Day
  11. National Sons and Daughters Day & Hip Hop Day
  12. International Youth Day & World Elephant Day & Vinyl Record Day.
  13. International Left-Handers Day & Prosecco Day
  14. Financial Awareness Day
  15. National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay
  16. National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay & Rollercoaster Day… and National Rum Day in the US.
  17. National Black Cat Appreciation Day & National Not for Profit Day.
  18. Serendipity Day #SerendipityDay & National Fajita Day
  19. World Photo Day & World Humanitarian Day, Aviation Day and Orangutan Day
  20. National Lemonade Day and National Radio Day & National Bacon Lovers Day
  21. Senior Citizens Day #SeniorCitizensDay & Poet's Day & World Fashion Day
  22. Be An Angel Day #BeAnAngelDay and Eat a Peach Day #Eatapeachday
  23. Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  24. International Strange Music Day, Vesuvius Day.
  25. National Kiss and Make Up Day & National Whiskey Sour Day.
  26. National Dog Day & National Women's Equality Day
  27. Just Because Day
  28. National Bow Tie Day & Red Wine Day
  29. International Day Against Nuclear Tests & Lemon Juice Day
  30. National Toasted Marshmallow Day & Grief Awareness Day & Frankenstein Day & International Whale Shark Day & National Beach Day
  31. Eat Outside Day

Want More Dates?

Here are a few dates in August that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 2 August – International Beer Day (1st Friday in August) 
  • 17 August – World Honey Bee Day (3rd Saturday in August)

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September Social Media Holidays –2o24 (Updated)

  1. National No Rhyme (nor Reason) Day & World Beach Day
  2. World Coconut Day & World Beard Day
  3. Skyscraper Day & Father's Day (Australia & NZ)
  4. National Macadamia Nut Day & Labor Day (US)
  5. International Day of Charity & Be Late for Something Day
  6. Read a Book Day
  7. Salami Day
  8. International Literacy Day & National Ampersand Day
  9. Sudoku Day
  10. Swap Ideas Day & World Suicide Prevention Day
  11. National Day of Service & Remembrance & Make Your Bed Day
  12. National Video Games Day & National Day of Encouragement
  13. Positive Thinking Day
  14. National Cream-Filled Donut Day
  15. Greenpeace Day & Cheese Toast Day
  16. National Play-Doh Day & International Red Panda Day
  17. Constitution Day (US)
  18. National Cheeseburger Day & Chiropractic Founder's Day
  19. Talk Like a Pirate Day #TalkLikeAPirateDay
  20. National Fried Rice Day (founded by American restaurant chain Benihana) #FriedRiceDay and Pepperoni Pizza Day.
  21. International Day of Peace #PeaceDay & World Gratitude Day & Mini-Golf Day.
  22. Hobbit Day #HobbitDay, World Car Free Day & White Chocolate Day & World Rhino Day.
  23. International Day of Sign Language (UN)
  24. National Punctuation Day & Save the Koala Day.
  25. National One-Hit Wonder Day
  26. European Day of Languages #EDL2019 & National Dumpling Day
  27. World Tourism Day
  28. Confucius' Birthday & Ask a Stupid Question Day & National Good Neighbour Day (US)
  29. World Heart Day
  30. International Podcast Day

Want More Dates?

Here are a few dates in September that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually: 

  • 2nd September – Labor Day US & Canada (1st Monday in September)
  • 20 September – International Grenache Day (3rd Friday in September) 
  • 26 September – World Maritime Day (Last Thursday in September) 
  • 29 September – National Boss/Employee Exchange Day (2nd Monday in September)

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October Social Media Holidays –2024 (Updated)

  1. International Coffee Day & Vegetarian Day
  2. International Day of Non-Violence & Name Your Car Day
  3. National Techies Day
  4. National Taco Day & National Kale Day
  5. World Teacher's Day & Global James Bond Day
  6. Mad Hatter Day & National Noodle Day & World Cerebral Palsy Day
  7. National Frappe Day
  8. National Pierogi Day & World Salmon Day & World Octopus Day
  9. International Beer and Pizza Day
  10. World Mental Health Day – find out more here and here. and Hug a Drummer Day.
  11. International Day of the Girl & National Coming Out Day
  12. National Gumbo Day & World Arthritis Day
  13. National Train Your Brain Day
  14. National Dessert Day
  15. Global Handwashing Day
  16. World Food Day & World Spine Day & Steve Jobs Day
  17. International Day of Eradication of Poverty
  18. National Chocolate Cupcake Day & National No Beard Day
  19. Evaluate Your Life Day & National New Friends Day
  20. International Sloth Day & Information Overload Day
  21. Reptile Awareness Day
  22. International CAPS LOCK Day (the original date, also now celebrated on June 28th) & National Nut Day
  23. iPod Day
  24. United Nations Day & Turn Back Your Time Day
  25. World Pasta Day & Greasy Foods Day
  26. National Pumpkin Day & National Mincemeat Day
  27. World Day for Audiovisual Heritage & Champagne Day (4th Friday in October)
  28. International Animation Day
  29. National Internet Day & National Cat Day
  30. Checklist Day
  31. Halloween & World Magic Day

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Here are a few dates in October that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 4 October – World Smile Day (1st Friday of October)
  • 7 October – World Habit Day (1st Monday in October) 
  • 7 October – World Architecture Day
  • 10 October – World Sight Day (2nd Thursday in October)
  • 12 October – Universal Music Day (2nd Saturday in October) 
  • 21 October – Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day (3rd Monday in October)

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November Social Media Holidays –2024 (Updated)

  1. National Author's Day & Scented Candle Day
  2. Day of the Dead (Mexican Festival)
  3. World Jellyfish Day & Sandwich Day
  4. National Candy Day & Use Your Common Sense Day
  5. Guy Fawkes Day
  6. National Nachos Day
  7. National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
  8. Cappuccino Day & STEM/STEAM Day
  9. World Freedom Day
  10. International Accounting Day & Sesame Street Day
  11. Veterans Day (US) & Origami Day
  12. Chicken Soup for the Soul Day
  13. World Kindness Day
  14. Spicy Guacamole Day & World Diabetes Day
  15. Steve Irwin Day & Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day & National Philanthropy Day & I Love to Write Day, and International Tea Day.
  16. International Day of Tolerance
  17. Take a Hike Day & National Unfriend Day
  18. Mickey Mouse Day
  19. Women's Entrepreneurship Day & Play Monopoly Day
  20. National Absurdity Day & World Children's Day (UNICEF)
  21. World Hello Day & World Television Day
  22. Go for a Ride Day
  23. Dr Who Day (Tardis Day) & Espresso Day & Fibonacci Day & Thanksgiving (US).
  24. Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day & Black Friday.
  25. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women & Small Business Saturday.
  26. National Cake Day & Buy Nothing Day
  27. Electric Guitar Day & Cyber Monday
  28. French Toast Day
  29. Square Dancing Day & Throw Out Your Leftovers Day & National Lemon Cream (Meringue) Pie Day
  30. National Mousse Day

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Here are a few dates in November that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 28 November – Thanksgiving (4th Thursday in November)
  • 29th November – Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving)
  • 29th November – Buy Nothing Day (the day after Thanksgiving)
  • 30th November – Small Business Saturday (Saturday after Thanksgiving)

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December Social Media Holidays – 2024 (Updated)

  1. World Aids Day
  2. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (UN)
  3. International Day of People with Disability & Make a Gift Day
  4. National Cookie Day & WWF World Wildlife Conservation Day
  5. World Soil Day
  6. St Nicholas Day
  7. National Cotton Candy Day & National Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day & National Civil Aviation Day
  8. Pretend to be a Time Traveller Day & National Chocolate Brownie Day & Christmas Tree Day
  9. National Pastry Day & National Christmas Card Day
  10. Human Rights Day & Nobel Prize Day & Dewey Decimal System Day.
  11. International Mountain Day
  12. Gingerbread House Day & Poinsettia Day
  13. National Cocoa Day & National Violin Day
  14. International Monkey Day & Free Shipping Day & Roast Chestnuts Day
  15. Bill of Rights Day & International Tea Day & National Cupcake Day
  16. National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
  17. Wright Brothers Day & National Maple Syrup Day
  18. Answer the Telephone like Buddy the Elf Day & International Migrants Day & Bake Cookies Day
  19. Oatmeal Muffin Day.
  20. National Sangria Day & Go Caroling Day
  21. Crossword Puzzle Day
  22. National Cookie Exchange Day
  23. Roots Day & Festivus
  24. National Eggnog Day & Christmas Eve
  25. Christmas Day
  26. Boxing Day
  27. Visit the Zoo Day & National Fruitcake Day
  28. Card Playing Day
  29. Tick Tock Day
  30. Bacon Day & Falling Needles Family Fest Day
  31. New Year's Eve

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Here are a few dates in December that change from year to year. We will do our best to update these annually. 

  • 2nd December – Cyber Monday (the Monday after Thanksgiving)
  • 20th December – Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (3rd Friday in December) 
  • 25 December – Hanukkah Begins 
  • 2 January (2025)- Hanukkah Ends

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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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