2020 Holidays for Social Media

2020 Holidays for Social Media

Is your content calendar feeling a little dull? Try adding some posts or events around a theme! Here are a few holidays each month to get you started.

January 2020

National Blood Donor Month

1. Wednesday, New Year’s Day

2. Thursday, National Science Fiction Day

4. Saturday, National Trivia Day

5. Sunday, Golden Globe Awards

13. Monday, National Sticker Day

15. Wednesday, National Hat Day

16. Thursday, Get to Know Your Customers Day

19. Sunday, National Popcorn Day

20. Monday, National Cheese Lovers Day

20. Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

23. Thursday, National Pie Day

24. Friday, National Compliment Day

25. Saturday, National Opposite Day

25. Saturday, Chinese New Year

27. Monday, Community Manager Appreciation Day

28. Tuesday, Data Privacy Day


February 2020

American Heart Month

Black History Month

2. Sunday, Groundhog Day

2. Sunday, Super Bowl LIV

4. Tuesday, World Cancer Day

9. Sunday, National Pizza Day

9. Sunday, 92nd Academy Awards

11. Tuesday, Inventors’ Day

12. Tuesday, Lincoln’s Birthday

13. Thursday, World Radio Day

13. Thursday, Galentine’s Day

14. Friday, Valentine’s Day

15. Saturday, Singles Awareness Day 

17. Monday, Random Acts of Kindness Day

17. Monday, Presidents Day

20. Thursday, Love Your Pet Day

20. Thursday, National Muffin Day

25. Tuesday, Mardi Gras 


March 2020

National Nutrition Month

March Madness

National Women’s History Month

1. Sunday, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

1. Sunday, National Employee Appreciation Day

2. Monday, National Read Across America Day

4. Wednesday, National Grammar Day

6. Friday, National Dentist’s Day

6. Friday, National Day of Unplugging

6. Friday, National Salesperson Day

7. Saturday, National Cereal Day

8. Sunday, International Women’s Day

8. Sunday, National Proofreading Day

8. Sunday, Daylight Savings

9. Monday, National Napping Day

10. Tuesday, National Pack Your Lunch Day

12. Thursday, Popcorn Lover’s Day

14. Saturday, Potato Chip Day

14. Saturday, Pi Day

17. Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Day

18. Wednesday, Awkward Moments Day

19. Thursday, National Let’s Laugh Day

20. Friday, First Day of Spring

20. Friday, International Day of Happiness 

20. Friday, World Storytelling Day

20. Wednesday, First Day of Spring

21. Saturday, National Common Courtesy Day

22. Sunday, World Water Day

23. Monday, National Puppy Day

25. Wednesday, International Waffle Day

28. Saturday, MLB Opening Day

29. Sunday, National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

30. Monday, National Doctor’s Day

30. Saturday, National Take a Walk in the Park Day 


April 2020

Autism Awareness Month

National Pet Month

1. Wednesday, April Fools’ Day

1. Wednesday, National Walking Day

2. Thursday, World Autism Awareness Day

3. Friday, World Party Day

7. Tuesday, National Beer Day

7. Tuesday, World Health Day

10. Friday, National Siblings Day

10. Friday, Encourage a Young Writer Day

11. Saturday, National Pet Day

12. Sunday, Easter

13. Monday, National Scrabble Day

15. Wednesday, National Laundry Day

15. Wednesday, Tax Day

16. Tuesday, National Stress Awareness Day

16. Tuesday, National Wear Pajamas to Work Day

16. Tuesday, Get to Know Your Customers Day

16. Thursday, National High Five Day

18. Saturday, National Columnists’ Day

22. Wednesday, Earth Day

23. Thursday, National Picnic Day

23. Thursday, World Book Day

23. Thursday, Take  Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

24. Friday, National Administrative Professionals Day 

25. Saturday, National Telephone Day

29. Wednesday, International Dance Day

29. Wednesday, Denim Day

30. Thursday, Honesty Day


May 2020

Military Appreciation Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

1. Friday, May Day

2. Saturday, National Brothers and Sisters Day

4. Monday, Star Wars Day

5. Tuesday, Cinco de Mayo

5. Tuesday, National Teacher Day

6. Wednesday, National Nurses Day

6. Wednesday, International No Diet Day

7. Thursday, National Tourism Day

7. Thursday, World Password Day

10. Sunday, Mother’s Day

13. Wednesday, National Receptionists Day

15. Friday, National Pizza Party Day

15. Friday, National Bike to Work Day

16. Saturday, National Armed Forces Day

21. Thursday, Red Nose Day

21. Thursday, National Memo Day

24. Sunday, National Scavenger Hunt Day

25. Monday, Memorial Day

25. Monday, National Wine Day

28. Thursday, Hamburger Day

29. Friday, Paperclip Day

31. Sunday, World No-Tobacco Day

31. Sunday, Heat Awareness Day


June 2020

National Safety Month

National Men’s Health Month

1. Monday, Global Day of Parents

2. Tuesday, Leave The Office Early Day

5. Friday, National Donut Day

6. Saturday, Higher Education Day

14. Sunday, National Flag Day

14. Sunday, International Children’s Day

20. Saturday, First Day of Summer

21. Sunday, Father’s Day

21. Sunday, National Selfie Day

21. Sunday, World Music Day

21. Sunday, International Yoga Day

26. Friday, Take Your Dog to Work Day

27. Saturday, National Sunglasses Day

28. Sunday, National Handshake Day

29. Monday, National Camera Day

30. Tuesday, International Asteroid Day

30. Tuesday, World Social Media Day


July 2020

1. Wednesday, National Postal Worker Day

1. Wednesday, International Joke Day

4. Saturday, Independence Day

7. Tuesday, World Chocolate Day

10. Friday, National Kitten Day

11. Saturday, World Population Day

15. Wednesday, National Give Something Away Day

17. Friday, World Emoji Day

18. Saturday, World Listening Day

19. Sunday, National Ice Cream Day

30. Thursday, International Day of Friendship


August 2020

Back to School Month

1. Saturday, DOGust 1st: Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

1. Saturday, National Girlfriends Day

2. Sunday, National Coloring Book Day

2. Sunday, National Sisters Day

4. Tuesday, National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

7. Friday, International Beer Day

8. Saturday, International Cat Day

9. Sunday, National Book Lovers Day

9. Sunday, National Women’s Day

10. Monday, National Lazy Day

11. Tuesday, National Son & Daughter Day

13. Thursday, International Lefthanders Day

15. Saturday, National Relaxation Day

16. Sunday, National Tell a Joke Day

19. Wednesday, World Humanitarian Day

19. Wednesday, World Photo Day

20. Thursday, National Lemonade Day

22. Saturday, National Tooth Fairy Day

23. Sunday, Cheap Flight Day

26. Wednesday, National Dog Day

30. Sunday, College Colors Day

30. Sunday, National Beach Day

31. Monday, National Heroes’ Day


September 2020

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Baby Safety Month

National Suicide Prevention Month

4. Friday, National Wildlife Day

6. Sunday, Read a Book Day

7. Monday, Labor Day

8. Tuesday, Grandparents Day

10. Thursday, World Suicide Prevention Day

11. Friday, National Day of Service and Remembrance

12. Saturday, National Day of Encouragement

18. Friday, National Cheeseburger Day

19. Saturday, Talk Like a Pirate Day

20. Sunday, Wife Appreciation Day

21. Saturday, Miniature Golf Day

22. Tuesday, First Day of Fall

27. Sunday, World Tourism Day

29. Tuesday, World Health Day

29. Tuesday, National Coffee Day

30. Wednesday, Women’s Health & Fitness Day

30. Wednesday, International Podcast Day


October 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1. Thursday, International Coffee Day

2. Friday, World Smile Day

3. Saturday, National Boyfriend Day

4. Sunday, National Golf Lovers Day

4. Sunday, World Animal Day

4. Sunday, National Taco Day

5. Monday, National Child Health Day

5. Monday, World Teachers’ Day

6. Tuesday, National Coaches Day

8. Thursday, World Sight Day

10. Saturday, World Mental Health Day

12. Monday, Columbus/Native American Day

13. Tuesday, National Train Your Brain Day

14. Wednesday, National Dessert Day

16. Friday, Boss’s Day

16. Friday, World Food Day

25. Sunday, Greasy Foods Day

25. Sunday, World Pasta Day

26. Monday, National Pumpkin Day

27. Tuesday, National Mentoring Day

28. Wednesday, National First Responders Day

30. Friday, Checklist Day

31. Saturday, Halloween


November 2020

National Diabetes Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month

1. Sunday, Daylight Savings Time Ends

1. Sunday, National Author’s Day

3. Tuesday, National Sandwich Day

4. Wednesday, National Candy Day 

6. Friday, National Team Manager Day

8. Sunday, National Cappuccino Day

8. Sunday, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM) Day 

11. Wednesday, Veterans Day

12. Thursday, National Happy Hour Day

13. Friday, World Kindness Day

15. Sunday, National Recycling Day

17. Tuesday, National Take a Hike Day

19. Thursday, International Men’s Day

19. Thursday, National Entrepreneur’s Day

21. Saturday, World Television Day

23. Monday, National Adoption Day

26. Thursday, National Cake Day

26. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day

27. Friday, Black Friday

27. Friday, National Day of Listening

28. Saturday, Small Business Saturday

30. Monday, National Computer Security Day

30. Monday, Cyber Monday


December 2020

1. Tuesday, Giving Tuesday

4. Friday, National Cookie Day

8. Tuesday, Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day 

10. Thursday, Nobel Prize Day

11. Friday, International Mountain Day

14. Monday, Green Monday

21. Monday, Crossword Puzzle Day

21. Monday, First Day of Winter

25. Friday, Christmas Day 

30. Wednesday, No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year 

31. Thursday, New Year’s Eve

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