Annual Events for Social Media

Annual Events for Social Media

Figuring out your content calendar can be quite the task, especially when you aren’t really sure where to start. Here is a list we’ve compiled of holidays, observances, and fun days throughout the year.

January 2019

1. Tuesday, New Year’s Day

2. Wednesday, Science Fiction Day

4. Friday, National Trivia Day

6. Sunday, Golden Globe Awards

11. Friday, Human Trafficking Awareness Day

13. Sunday, National Sticker Day

14. Monday, Clean Off Your Desk Day

15. Tuesday, National Hat Day

17. Thursday, Get to Know Your Customers Day

19. Saturday, National Popcorn Day

20. Sunday, Cheese Lovers Day

21. Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

23. Wednesday, National Pie Day

24. Thursday, National Compliment Day

25. Friday, Opposite Day

28. Monday, Community Manager Appreciation Day

28. Monday, Data Privacy Day


February 2019

American Heart Month

Black History Month

2. Saturday, Groundhog Day

3. Sunday, Super Bowl LIII

4. Monday, World Cancer Day

5. Tuesday, Chinese New Year

9. Saturday, National Pizza Day

11. Monday, Inventors Day

12. Tuesday, Lincoln’s Birthday

13. Wednesday, World Radio Day

14. Thursday, Valentine’s Day

15. Friday, Singles Awareness Day 

17. Sunday, Random Acts of Kindness Day

18. Monday, Presidents Day

20. Wednesday, Love Your Pet Day

24. Sunday, 91st Academy Awards


March 2019

National Nutrition Month

1. Friday, National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

1. Friday, National Employee Appreciation Day

2. Saturday, National Read Across America Day

4. Monday, National Grammar Day

5. Tuesday, National Pancake Day

5. Tuesday, Mardi Gras

6. Wednesday, National Dentist’s Day

7. Thursday, National Cereal Day

8. Friday, International Women’s Day

8. Friday, National Proofreading Day

8. Friday, National Day of Unplugging

10. Sunday, National Pack Your Lunch Day

10. Sunday, Daylight Savings

11. Monday, National Napping Day

14. Thursday, Popcorn Lover’s Day

14. Thursday, Potato Chip Day

14. Thursday, Pi Day

17. Sunday, St. Patrick’s Day

18. Monday, Awkward Moments Day

19. Tuesday, National Let’s Laugh Day

20. Wednesday, International Day of Happiness 

20. Wednesday, World Storytelling Day

20. Wednesday, First Day of Spring

23. Saturday, National Puppy Day

30. Saturday, Doctor’s Day

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


April 2019

Autism Awareness Month

1. Monday, April Fools Day

2. Tuesday, World Autism Awareness Day

3. Wednesday, National Walking Day

10. Wednesday, National Siblings Day

10. Wednesday, Encourage a Young Writer Day

11. Thursday, National Pet Day

15. Monday, National Tax Day

16. Tuesday, National Stress Awareness Day

16. Tuesday, National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day

18. Thursday, National Columnists’ Day

18. Thursday, Get to Know Your Customers Day 

18. Thursday, National High-Five Day

20. Saturday, National Look-Alike Day

21. Sunday, Easter

22. Monday, Earth Day

23. Tuesday, National Picnic Day

23. Tuesday, World Book Day

24. Wednesday, National Administrative Professionals Day 

24. Wednesday, Denim Day

25. Thursday, National Telephone Day

25. Thursday, National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

29. Monday, International Dance Day

30. Tuesday, National Honesty Day


May 2019

Military Appreciation Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

1. Wednesday, May Day

4. Saturday, Star Wars Day

5. Sunday, Cinco de Mayo

6. Monday, National Nurses Day

7. Tuesday, Thank a Teacher Day

8. Wednesday, National Receptionist Day

13. Sunday, Mother’s Day

15. Friday, Red Nose Day

17. Friday, National Bike to Work Day

21. Tuesday, National Memo Day

24. Friday, National Scavenger Hunt Day

27. Monday, Memorial Day

28. Tuesday, Hamburger Day

29. Wednesday, Paperclip Day

31. Friday, World No-Tobacco Day

31. Friday, Heat Awareness Day

June 2019

National Safety Month

1. Saturday, International Children’s Day

3. Monday, Leave The Office Early Day

6. Thursday, Higher Education Day

7. Friday, National Donut Day

14. Friday, National Flag Day

16. Sunday, Father’s Day

21. Friday, National Selfie Day

21. Friday, World Music Day

21. Friday, International Yoga Day

21. Friday, First Day of Summer

21. Friday, Take Your Dog to Work Day

27. Thursday, National Sunglasses Day

27. Thursday, National Handshake Day

30. Sunday, Social Media Day


July 2019

1. Monday, National Postal Worker Day

4. Thursday, Independence Day

7. Sunday, World Chocolate Day

15. Monday, Give Something Away Day

17. Wednesday, World Emoji Day

30. Tuesday, International Day of Friendship


August 2019

2. Friday, National Coloring Book Day

8. Thursday, International Cat Day

9. Friday, National Book Lovers Day

10. Saturday, National Lazy Day

13. Tuesday, International Lefthanders Day

15. Thursday, National Relaxation Day

16. Friday, National Tell a Joke Day

19. Monday, World Photo Day

20. Tuesday, National Lemonade Day

26. Monday, National Dog Day


September 2019

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

2. Monday, Labor Day

6. Friday, Read a Book Day

8. Sunday, National Grandparents Day

11. Wednesday, National Day of Service and Remembrance

12. Thursday, National Day of Encouragement

19. Thursday, Talk Like a Pirate Day

21. Saturday, Miniature Golf Day

23. Monday, First Day of Fall

25. Wednesday, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day

27. Friday, World Tourism Day

30. Monday, International Podcast Day


October 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1. Tuesday, International Coffee Day

3. Thursday, National Techies Day

4. Friday, World Animal Day

4. Friday, National Taco Day

4. Friday, World Smile Day

5. Saturday, World Teachers Day

10. Thursday, World Mental Health Day

10. Thursday, World Sight Day

13. Sunday, National Train Your Brain Day

14. Monday, National Dessert Day

16. Wednesday, Bosses Day

20. Sunday, World Statistics Day

25. Friday, Greasy Foods Day

30. Wednesday, Checklist Day

31. Thursday, Halloween


November 2019

1. Friday, National Authors Day

3. Sunday, National Sandwich Day

3. Sunday, Daylight Saving Time Ends

4. Monday, National Candy Day 

8. Friday, National Cappuccino Day

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

11. Monday, Veterans Day

13. Wednesday, World Kindness Day

15. Friday, America Recycles Day

17. Sunday, International Students Day

19. Tuesday, International Men’s Day

19. Tuesday, National Entrepreneurs Day

21. Thursday, World Hello Day

26. Tuesday, National Cake Day

28. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day

29. Friday, National Day of Listening

30. Saturday, Small Business Saturday


December 2019

2. Monday, Cyber Monday

4. Wednesday, National Cookie Day

8. Sunday, Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day 

10. Tuesday, Nobel Prize Day

11. Wednesday, International Mountain Day

13. Friday, National Salesperson Day

21. Saturday, Crossword Puzzle Day

21. Saturday, First Day of Winter

25. Wednesday, Christmas Day 

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

31. Tuesday, New Year’s Eve



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