Awesome 2022 Social Media Content Calendar Packed with Ideas [Infographic]

Looking for a great Social Media Content Calendar packed with Social Media Holidays for 2022? You've found it!

From the popular and international holidays to the more crazy and unusual days of celebration, there are loads of 2022 social media holidays ready for you in this social media content calendar – complete with an infographic to save for later!  

2022 Social Media Content Calendar + Canva Templates + Infographic
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BY DONNA MORITZ | UPDATED DECEMBER 2021

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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… more than 2022 (I am sure you're the same, given the years we've had in 2020 and 2021.

So I wanted to share some of my favourite 2022 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 head into 2022.

What comes with the Social Media Content Calendar?

I've included the following in this post with the 2022 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 2022 social media holidays – using our Social Media Content Calendar.
  • Links to 12 blog posts FULL of social media holiday ideas and Canva Templates!

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 2022 Social Media Content Calendar.

2022 Social Media Holidays Calendar – Infographic – coming soon

Our 2022 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 2022 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. 
  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 2022 Social Media Content Calendar!

Full Lists of Holidays for Each Month in 2022

The following is a detailed list for each month throughout 2022 (fully updated and ready to go!).

The following lists are not exhaustive, as there are multiple holidays for every day of the year in 2022 (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 2022. Here they are:

January Social Media Holidays 2022 (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 and Clean Off Your Desk Day #CleanOffYourDeskDay (2nd Monday in January)
  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 and Martin Luther King Jnr Day #MLKDay (every 3rd Monday in January)
  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 to dive deeper into January Content?

February Social Media Holidays – 2022 (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 and Superbowl LIV 55 – #SBLIV – #Superbowl #SuperbowlSunday
  14. Valentine's Day & Wear Red Day (Australia) and National Football Hangover Day #NationalFootballHangoverDay
  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 #NatonalMargaritaDay
  23. World Understanding and Peace Day #WorldUnderstandingAndPeaceDay
  24. World Bartender Day #WorldBartenderDay & National Chili Day (4th Thursday in February) – find out more here
  25. National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day #ChocolateCoveredNuts
  26. National Pistachio Day #PistachioDay & International Stand Up to Bullying Day (also celebrated on 3rd Friday in November)
  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 to dive deeper into February Content?

March Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. Peanut Butter Lovers Day #PeanutButterLovers & Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday #NationalPancakeDay
  2. Old Stuff Day #OldStuffDay & Dr Seuss Day
  3. World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay
  4. National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay & National Snack Day & National Day of Unplugging (1st Friday in March) & and Employee Appreciation Day US (1st Friday in March)
  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 & Popcorn Lover's day
  11. Dream Day #DreamDay & Popcorn Lovers Day (2nd Thursday in March)
  12. Girl Scout Day #GirlScoutDay & Alfred Hitchcock Day (12th annually).
  13. National Good Samaritan Day #GoodSamaritanDay #GoodSamaritan
  14. Pi Day #PiDay & National Napping Day
  15. World Consumer Rights Day ds
  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 (March 19th Annually) & World Sleep Day #WorldSleepDay (held on the Friday before the March Equinox annually)
  20. World Storytelling Day #WorldStorytellingDay
  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 & Earth Hour Day #EarthHour (the last Saturday in March)
  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 to dive deeper into March Content?

April Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. April Fools Day #AprilFools & National Sourdough Bread Day
  2. World Autism Awareness Day #AutismAwarenessDay & International Children's Book Day & Pillow Fight Day (1st Saturday in April)
  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) & National Walking Day #NationalWalkingDay (1st Wednesday in April) & National Burrito Day #NationalBurritoDay (1st Thursday in April)
  8. International Feng Shui Awareness Day #FenShuiAwarenessDay
  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. Good Friday & World Art Day #WorldArtDay & Coachella starts (15 April to 24 April, if all goes well).
  16. National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day #PJDay & Easter Saturday & Save the Elephant Day
  17. Haiku PoetryDay #HaikuPoetryDay & Easter Sunday
  18. Velociraptor Awareness Day #VelociraptorAwarenessDay & Easter Monday & Boston Marathon, 2022.
  19. National Garlic Day #NationalGarlicDay
  20. Chinese Language Day (UN Holiday) and Look-a-like Day & Chinese Language Day & Volunteer Recognition Day
  21. National Tea Day in the UK & & National High Five Day #HighFiveDay
  22. Earth Day #EarthDay & Jelly Bean Day #JellyBeanDay
  23. World Book Day #WorldBookDay & Talk Like Shakespeare Day
  24. World Meningitis Day #WorldMeningitisDay & New Kids on the Block Day
  25. National Telephone Day #NationalTelephoneDay & ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand #AnzacDay & World Penguin Day & National Go Birding Day
  26. National Pretzel Day #NationalPretzelDay
  27. National Prime Rib Day #PrimeRibDay & Denim Day #DenimDay & World Stationery Day #WorldStationeryDay & International Guide Dogs Day (held on the last Wednesday in April)
  28. Pay it Forward Day #PayItForwardDay
  29. International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay
  30. International Jazz Day #InternationalJazzDay

Want to dive deeper into April Content?

May Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. Save the Rhino Day #SaveTheRhino & Lei Day in Hawaii & International Drone Day #InternationalDroneDay #DroneDay & Free Comic Book Day #FreeComicBookDay (the last two are held on the first Saturday in May) & World Laughter Day (held on the 1st Sunday in May) #WorldLaughterDay.
  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. May Day #MayDay (UK) & Wordsmith Day #WordsmithDay & World Asthma Day #WorldsthmaDay & National Teacher's Appreciation Day #ThankATeacher (US) (first Tuesday of the first full week of May).
  4. Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay and International Firefighters Day.
  5. Cinco De Mayo #CincoDeMayo . It's also International Day of the Midwife & World Password Day #WorldPasswordDay (1st Thursday in May)
  6. National Nurses Day #NationalNursesDay & Tourist Appreciation Day & Space Day (1st Friday in May).
  7. National Cosmopolitan Day
  8. World Ovarian Cancer Day #OvarianCancerDay & Mother's Day (US & Australia) #MothersDay
  9. Europe Day #EuropeDay
  10. Clean Up Your Room Day #CleanUpYourRoom & Day National Shrimp Day (US)
  11. Eat What You Want Day #EatWhatYouWantDay
  12. Limerick Day #LimerickDay & International Nurses Day #NursesDay World Receptionists Day (second Wednesday in May).
  13. World Cocktail Day #WorldCocktailDay & Top Gun Day #TopGunDay
  14. International Dylan Thomas Day #DylanThomasDay & World Fair Trade Day (2nd Saturday in May)
  15. International Day of Families and 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
  20. World Bee Day and National Rescue Dog Day #NationalRescueDogDay & Be a Millionaire Day & Endangered Species Day #EndangeredSpeciesDay and Virtual Assistants Day – both of the last two are held on the 3rd Friday in May.
  21. National Memo Day #NationalMemoDay & World Whisky Day
  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.
  30. World MS Day #MSDay & Memorial Day (US) #MemorialDay (held on the last Monday in May)
  31. Macaroon Day #MacaroonDay & National Smile Day

Want to dive deeper into May Content?

June Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayofParents & World Milk Day.
  2. Leave the Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay & Rocky Road Day #RockyRoadDay & Global Running Day #GlobalRunningDay (1st Wednesday in June)
  3. National Egg Day #EggDay & National Chocolate Macaroon Day & Donut Day (1st Friday in June) #DonutDay.
  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 & National Cancer Survivor's Day (first Sunday in June).
  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
  11. Corn on the Cob Day #CornOnTheCobDay
  12. Superman Day (DC Comics) #SupermanDay and Red Rose Day #RedRoseDay and World Gin Day on the 2nd Saturday in June.
  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 and World Tapas Day (celebrated on the 3rd Thursday in June) #WorldTapasDay.
  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 & World Juggling Day #JugglingDay (celebrated on the closest Saturday to June 17th). And for fans of the cranky feline, it's Garfield the Cat Day.
  20. World Refugee Day #WorldRefugeeDay & Father's Day (US) #FathersDay & 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 & National Food Truck Day #FoodTruckDay (the last Friday in June) 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

Want to dive deeper into June Content?

July Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. Canada Day #CanadaDay & Comic Sans Day & International Joke Day
  2. World UFO Day #WorldUFODay
  3. International Plastic Bag Free Day
  4. Independence Day – 4th July (US) – public holiday on 5th July.
  5. Bikini Day #BikiniDay
  6. International Kissing Day
  7. World Chocolate Day #WorldChocolateDay
  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 & Cow Appreciation 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 and Get to Know Your Customers Day (observed 4 x annually on the 3rd Thursday of January, April, July and October).
  16. National Personal Chef Day. We should be so lucky! It's also World Snake Day.
  17. World Emoji Day & National Icecream Day (3rd Sunday in July)
  18. Nelson Mandela International Day #NelsonMandelaDay and Global Hug Your Kids Day (3rd Monday in July).
  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 & Chilli Dog Day (held on the last Thursday in July)
  29. Global Tiger Day & Chicken Wing Day
  30. International Day of Friendship #InternationalDayofFriendship & Talk in an Elevator Day #TalkInAnElevatorDay (last Friday in July) & Cheesecake Day.
  31. National Avocado Day & Mutt Day.

Want to dive deeper into July Content?

August Social Media Holidays – 2022 (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 & International Beer Day (first Friday in August)
  6. Hiroshima Day & Campfire Day (first Saturday in August) & National Root Beer Float Day.
  7. Professional Speakers Day & Lighthouse Day & International Forgiveness Day (first Sunday in August). Friendship Day is the first Sunday in August too.
  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 and International Geocaching Day (3rd Saturday in August) & World Honey Bee 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 to dive deeper into August Content?

September Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. National No Rhyme (nor Reason) Day & World Beach Day
  2. World Coconut Day
  3. Skyscraper Day & International Bacon Day
  4. National Macadamia Nut Day & World Beard Day
  5. International Day of Charity & Be Late for Something Day & Labor Day (US)
  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 & National Boss/Employee Exchange Day.
  15. Greenpeace Day & Cheese Toast Day
  16. National Play-Doh Day & International Grenache Day (3rd Friday in September).
  17. Constitution Day (US) & International Red Panda Day
  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 & World Maritime Day (last Thursday in September)
  30. International Podcast Day

Want to dive deeper into September Content?

October Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. International Coffee Day & Vegetarian Day
  2. International Day of Non-Violence & Name Your Car Day
  3. National Techies Day & World Habitat Day (1st Monday in October) & Blue Shirt Day (World Day of Bullying Prevention) – also held on the 1st Monday in October. So is Wold Architecture Day.
  4. National Taco 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 & Smile Day (1st Friday in October)
  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 & World Sight Day (2nd Thursday in October)
  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 & National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day (3rd Monday in October)
  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
  28. International Animation Day
  29. National Internet Day & National Cat Day
  30. Checklist Day
  31. Halloween & World Magic Day

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November Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)

  1. National Author's 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
  24. Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day & Thanksgiving (US).
  25. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women & Black Friday.
  26. National Cake Day & Small Business Saturday & Buy Nothing Day
  27. Electric Guitar Day
  28. French Toast Day & Cyber Monday
  29. Square Dancing Day & Throw Out Your Leftovers Day & National Lemon Cream (Meringue) Pie Day
  30. National Mousse Day

Want to dive deeper into November Content?

December Social Media Holidays – 2022 (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 & National Rhubarb Vodka Day (first Saturday in December).
  4. National Cookie 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 & Ugly Christmas Sweater Day and Underdog Day (US) (the last two are celebrated on the third Friday in December)
  17. Wright Brothers Day & National Maple Syrup Day
  18. Answer the Telephone like Buddy the Elf Day & International Migrants Day & Bake Cookies Day & Hanukkah begins.
  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 & Hannukah Ends
  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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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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