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2021 Social Media Holiday Calendar

by Tara Needles
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Doesn’t it seem like there is a social media holiday for just about everything? Well, you’re right. There is! And even though many of these “holidays” may not apply to your brand or business, you don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to engage with some creative content on the ones that do apply. So, go ahead and have fun with it! Start scheduling out your content now using our 2021 social media holiday calendar so you can be a part of what’s trending.

We wish you a happy and healthy new year! 

 

January 2021

Weight Loss Awareness Month
National Blood Donor Month
National Thank You Month
National Hobby Month
National Tea Month

January 1: New Year's Day #NewYearsDay
January 2: Science Fiction Day #ScienceFictionDay
January 4: National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay
January 6: National Technology Day #TechnologyDay
January 7: National Bobblehead Day #NationalBobbleheadDay
January 8: National Bubble Bath Day #BubbleBathDay
January 9: National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day #LawEnforcementAppreciationDay
January 13: National Sticker Day #NationalStickerDay
January 13: Clean Off Your Desk Day #CleanOffYourDeskDay
January 15: National Hat Day #NationalHatDay
January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day #MLKDay
January 20: Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay
January 21: Get To Know Your Customers Day Q1 #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
January 21: National Hugging Day #NationalHuggingDay
January 23: National Pie Day #NationalPieDay
January 24: National Compliment Day #NationalComplimentDay
January 25: Opposite Day #OppositeDay
January 25: Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD
January 28: Data Privacy Day #PrivacyAware
January 31: Backwards Day #BackwardsDay

 

February 2021 

Black History Month
American Heart Month
National Weddings Month

February 2: Groundhog Day #GroundhogDay
February 4: World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay
February 5: National Weatherperson’s Day #NationalWeatherpersonsDay
February 5: World Nutella Day #WorldNutellaDay
February 5: National Bubble Gum Day #BubbleGumDay
February 13: New York Fashion Week #NYFW #NYFW2021
February 7: Super Bowl #SBLIV #SB55
February 7: National Send a Card to a Friend Day #SendACardToAFriendDay
February 8: Clean Out Your Computer Day #CleanOutYourComputerDay
February 9: National Pizza Day #NationalPizzaDay
February 9: Safer Internet Day #SID2021
February 11: Inventors Day #InventorsDay
February 11: National Make A Friend Day #NationalMakeAFriendDay
February 12: Chinese New Year #YearoftheOx
February 13: World Radio Day #WorldRadioDay
February 14: Valentine's Day #ValentinesDay
February 15: Presidents Day #PresidentsDay
February 15: Family Day #FamilyDay.                                                                                                                          February 16: National Pancake Day #NationalPancakeDay
February 16: Mardi Gras #MardiGras
February 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day #KindnessDay
February 18: National Drink Wine Day #NationalDrinkWineDay
February 20: Love Your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay
February 20: World Day of Social Justice #SocialJusticeDay
February 22: National Wildlife Day #NationalWildlifeDay
February 28: Golden Globe Awards #GoldenGlobes

March 2021

Women’s History Month
Nutrition Month

March 1: National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day #PeanutButterLoversDay
March 2: National Read Across America Day #ReadAcrossAmerica #DrSeuss
March 3: World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay
March 4: National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay
March 4: National Sons Day #NationalSonsDay
March 5-6: National Day of Unplugging #NationalDayOfUnplugging
March 5: National Salesperson Day #SalespersonDay
March 5: Employee Appreciation Day #EmployeeAppreciationDay
March 6: National Dentist’s Day #DentistsDay
March 7: National Cereal Day #NationalCerealDay
March 8: International Women’s Day #IWD2021 #EachforEqual
March 9: National Napping Day #NationalNappingDay
March 11: National Worship of Tools Day #WorshipOfToolsDay
March 11: Johnny Appleseed Day #JohnnyAppleseedDay
March 11: Popcorn Lover’s Day #PopcornLoversDay
March 14: Daylight Savings #DaylightSavings
March 14: Pi Day #PiDay
March 14: Potato Chip Day #NationalPotatoChipDay
March 17: St. Patrick's Day #StPatricksDay
March 18: Awkward Moments Day #NationalAwkwardMomentsDay
March 19: National Let’s Laugh Day #NationalLetsLaughDay
March 19: World Sleep Day #WorldSleepDay
March 20: Spring Begins #FirstDayOfSpring
March 20: International Day of Happiness #InternationalDayofHappiness
March 20: World Storytelling Day #WorldStorytellingDay
March 21: Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day #RacialDiscriminationDay
March 21: World Poetry Day #WorldPoetryDay
March 22: World Water Day #WorldWaterDay
March 23: National Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay
March 26: National Spinach Day #NationalSpinachDay
March 30: Doctor’s Day #NationalDoctorsDay
March 31: International Transgender Day Of Visibility #TransDayOfVisibility
March 31: World Backup Day #WorldBackupDay

 

April 2021

Earth Month
National Volunteer Month
National Autism Awareness Month
Stress Awareness Month

April 1: April Fools' Day #AprilFools
April 2: World Autism Awareness Day #WAAD
April 2: Good Friday #GoodFriday
April 3: Find a Rainbow Day #FindARainbowDay
April 3: National Handmade Day #NationalHandmadeDay
April 4: Easter #HappyEaster
April 7: National Walking Day #NationalWalkingDay
April 7: World Health Day #WorldHealthDay #LetsTalk
April 7: National Beer Day #NationalBeerDay
April 10: National Siblings Day #NationalSiblingsDay
April 11: National Pet Day #NationalPetDay
April 15: Tax Day #TaxDay
April 15: National High-Five Day #NH5D
April 15: Get To Know Your Customers Day Q2 #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
April 16: National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day #PJDay
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day #StressAwarenessDay
April 20: National Look-Alike Day #NationalLookAlikeDay
April 21: National Administrative Professionals Day #AdministrativeProfessionalsDay
April 22: Earth Day #EarthDay2021
April 22: Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day #COUNTONME #TakeOurChildrenToWorkDay
April 23: World Book Day #WorldBookDay
April 23: National Picnic Day #NationalPicnicDay
April 25: Academy Awards #Oscars #Oscars2021
April 25: National Telephone Day #NationalTelephoneDay
April 28: Pay It Forward Day #StandForKindness
April 28: National Superhero Day #NationalSuperheroDay
April 29: Denim Day #DenimDay
April 29: International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay
April 30: National Honesty Day #NationalHonestyDay
April 30: International Jazz Day #JazzDay

 

May 2021

ALS Awareness
Clean Air Month
Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Hamburger Month
National Salad Month

May 1: May Day #MayDay
May 1: International Workers Day #IntWorkersDay
May 1: Space Day #SpaceDay
May 1: Kentucky Derby #KYDerby
May 3: World Press Freedom Day #WPFD2021 #PressFreedom
May 4: Star Wars Day #MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWarsDay
May 4: International Firefighters Day #InternationalFirefightersDay
May 4: Teachers' Day #ThankATeacher
May 5: Cinco de Mayo #CincoDeMayo
May 6: National Nurses Day #NursesDay
May 7: World Password Day #WorldPasswordDay
May 8: National Space Day #SpaceDay
May 9: Europe Day #EuropeDay
May 9: Mother's Day #MothersDay
May 12: National Receptionist Day #NationalReceptionistDay
May 15: International Day of Families #FamilyDay
May 16: Love a Tree Day #LoveATreeDay
May 16: National BBQ Day #NationalBBQDay
May 18: Indianapolis 500 #Indy500
May 21: National Bike To Work Day #BikeToWorkDay #BTWD
May 21: National Memo Day #NationalMemoDay
May 24: National Road Trip Day #NationalRoadTripDay
May 24: National Scavenger Hunt Day #NationalScavengerHuntDay
May 28: Hamburger Day #NationalHamburgerDay
May 28: Heat Awareness Day #NoFryDay
May 29: Paperclip Day #PaperclipDay
May 30: National Creativity Day #NationalCreativityDay
May 31: Memorial Day #MemorialDay #MDW
May 31: World No-Tobacco Day #NoTobacco
May 31: National Smile Day #NationalSmileDay

 

June 2021

Men’s Health Month
National Safety Month
LGBTQ Pride Month
Candy Month

June 1: National Say Something Nice Day #SaySomethingNice
June 2: Leave The Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay
June 2: National Running Day #NationalRunningDay
June 4: National Donut Day #DonutDay
June 5: World Environment Day #WorldEnvironmentDay
June 6: Higher Education Day #HigherEducationDay
June 6: 34th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day #NCSD2021
June 8: World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay
June 8: Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay
June 11: Make Life Beautiful Day #MakeLifeBeautiful
June 13: International Children’s Day #ChildrensDay
June 14: Flag Day #FlagDay
June 14: World Blood Donor Day #GiveBlood
June 19: Juneteenth #Juneteenth
June 20: First Day of Summer #SummerSolstice #FirstDayOfSummer
June 20: World Refugee Day #WorldRefugeeDay
June 20: Father's Day #FathersDay
June 21: National Selfie Day #SelfieDay #NationalSelfieDay
June 21: World Music Day #WorldMusicDay
June 21: International Yoga Day #InternationalYogaDay
June 23: National Columnists’ Day #NationalColumnistDay
June 24: National Handshake Day #HandshakeDay
June 25: Take Your Dog to Work Day #TakeYourDogToWorkDay
June 27: National Sunglasses Day #NationalSunglassesDay
June 27: National PTSD Awareness Day #NationalPTSDAwarenessDay
June 29: National Camera Day #NationalCameraDay
June 30: Social Media Day #SMDay #SocialMediaDay
June 30: National Postal Worker Day #NationalPostalWorkerDay

 

July 2021

Ice Cream Month
National Grilling Month
National Picnic Month
National Blueberry Month

July 1: International Joke Day #TellAJoke
July 1: Canada Day #CanadaDay
July 1: National Postal Worker Day #NationalPostalWorkerDay
July 2: World UFO Day #WorldUFODay
July 4: Independence Day #4thofJuly #July4th #IndependenceDay
July 5: National Workaholic Day #NationalWorkaholicDay
July 6: National Fried Chicken Day #NationalFriedChickenDay
July 7: World Chocolate Day #WorldChocolateDay
July 11: Cheer Up the Lonely Day #CheerUpTheLonelyDay
July 12: National Simplicity Day #NationalSimplicityDay
July 15: Give Something Away Day #GiveSomethingAwayDay
July 15: Get To Know Your Customers Day Q3 #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
July 17: World Emoji Day #WorldEmojiDay
July 18: National Sour Candy Day #NationalSourCandyDay
July 18: National Ice Cream Day #NationalIceCreamDay
July 25: Parents’ Day #ParentsDay
July 26: Disability Independence Day #DisabilityIndependenceDay
July 30: International Day of Friendship #DayOfFriendship
July 30: Talk in an Elevator Day #TalkInAnElevatorDay

 

August 2021

Back to School Month
National Golf Month
Family Fun Month
Peach Month

August 1: Respect for Parents Day #RespectForParentsDay
August 2: National Coloring Book Day #NationalColoringBookDay
August 5: Work Like A Dog Day #WorkLikeADogDay
August 8: International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay
August 9: National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay
August 10: National Lazy Day #NationalLazyDay #LazyDay
August 11: National Sons and Daughters Day #SonsAndDaughtersDay
August 12: International Youth Day #YouthDay
August 12: World Elephant Day #WorldElephantDay
August 13: International Lefthanders Day #LefthandersDay
August 13: Friday The 13th #FridayThe13th
August 15: National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay
August 16: National Tell A Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay
August 17: National Nonprofit Day: #NationalNonprofitDay
August 19: World Photography Day #WorldPhotographyDay #WorldPhotoDay
August 19: World Humanitarian Day #WorldHumanitarianDay
August 20: National Lemonade Day #NationalLemonadeDay
August 21: Senior Citizens Day #SeniorCitizensDay
August 26: Women’s Equality Day #WomensEqualityDay
August 26: National Dog Day #NationalDogDay #DogDay

 

September 2021

Wilderness Month
National Preparedness Month
National Food Safety Education Month
Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month
National Yoga Awareness Month
Whole Grains Month
Hispanic Heritage Month

September 4: National Wildlife Day #NationalWildlifeDay
September 5: International Day of Charity #CharityDay
September 6: Read A Book Day #ReadABookDay
September 6: Labor Day #LaborDay
September 8: International Literacy Day #LiteracyDay
September 9: National Teddy Bear Day #NationalTeddyBearDay
September 10: Stand Up To Cancer Day #KissCancerGoodbye
September 11: National Day of Service and Remembrance #911Day #PatriotDay
September 12: National Day of Encouragement #DayOfEncouragement
September 12: National Video Games Day #VideoGamesDay
September 12: Grandparents Day #GrandparentsDay
September 15: Online Learning Day #OnlineLearningDay
September 19: International Talk Like A Pirate Day #TalkLikeAPirateDay
September 21: International Day Of Peace #PeaceDay
September 21: Miniature Golf Day #MiniGolfDay
September 22: Car-Free Day #CarFreeDay
September 22: Fall Begins #FirstDayOfFall #1stDayOfFall
September 22: American Business Women’s Day #AmericanBusinessWomensDay
September 27: World Tourism Day #WTD2021
September 27: National Scarf Day #NationalScarfDay
September 28: National Good Neighbor Day #GoodNeighborDay
September 29: National Coffee Day #NationalCoffeeDay #InternationalCoffeeDay
September 29: National Women’s Health and Fitness Day #FitnessDay
September 30: International Podcast Day #InternationalPodcastDay

 

October 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
AIDS Awareness Month
Bully Prevention Month
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Halloween Safety Month
Financial Planning Month
National Pizza Month


October 1: World Vegetarian Day #WorldVegetarianDay
October 1: International Coffee Day #InternationalCoffeeDay
October 2: Day of Nonviolence #InternationalDayOfNonviolence
October 2: Name Your Car Day #NameYourCarDay
October 3: National Techies Day #TechiesDay
October 4: World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay
October 4: World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay
October 4: National Taco Day #NationalTacoDay
October 4: World Habitat Day #WorldHabitatDay
October 5: World Teachers Day #WorldTeachersDay
October 5: Do Something Nice Day #DoSomethingNiceDay
October 7: National LED Light Day #NationalLEDLightDay
October 10: World Mental Health Day #WorldMentalHealthDay
October 11: National Coming Out Day #NationalComingOutDay
October 13: National Train Your Brain Day #TrainYourBrainDay
October 14: World Sight Day #WorldSightDay
October 14: National Dessert Day #DessertDay
October 15: Global Handwashing Day #GlobalHandwashingDay
October 16: National Boss’s Day #BossDay #BossesDay
October 16: World Food Day #WorldFoodDay #FoodDay
October 17: Eradication of Poverty Day #EndPoverty
October 18: Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day #CleanYourVirtualDesktopDay
October 20: World Statistics Day #StatisticsDay
October 21: Get To Know Your Customers Day Q4 #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
October 23: iPod Day #iPodDay
October 24: United Nations Day #UNDay
October 25: Greasy Foods Day #GreasyFoodsDay
October 28: National Chocolate Day #NationalChocolateDay
October 29: National Cat Day #NationalCatDay
October 30: National Publicist Day #NationalPublicist
October 30: Checklist Day #ChecklistDay
October 31: Halloween #Halloween

 

November 2021

National Adoption Month
National Gratitude Month
Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month
National Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1: National Author’s Day #NationalAuthorsDay
November 1: World Vegan Day #WorldVeganDay
November 3: Election Day #ElectionDay #Election2021 #iVoted
November 3: National Sandwich Day #NationalSandwichDay
November 4: National Candy Day #NationalCandyDay
November 7: Daylight Saving Time Ends #DaylightSavings
November 8: National Cappuccino Day #CappuccinoDay
November 8: STEM Day #STEMDay
November 10: Forget Me Not Day #ForgetMeNotDay
November 11: Veterans Day #VeteransDay
November 13: World Kindness Day #WorldKindnessDay 
November 13: Friday The 13th #FridayThe13th
November 14: World Diabetes Day #WDD
November 15: Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day #CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay
November 15: America Recycles Day #BeRecycled
November 16: International Day for Tolerance #ToleranceDay
November 16: National Fast Food Day #NationalFastFoodDay
November 17: International Students Day #InternationalStudentsDay
November 17: National Entrepreneurs’ Day #EntrepreneursDay
November 19: International Men’s Day #InternationalMensDay
November 20: Universal Children’s Day #UNChildrensDay
November 21: World Hello Day #WorldHelloDay
November 25: Thanksgiving #Thanksgiving
November 26: National Cake Day #NationalCakeDay
November 26: Black Friday #BlackFriday
November 26: National Day of Listening #DayOfListening
November 27: Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall #SmallBusinessSaturday
November 28: Hanukkah #Hanukkah #HappyHanukkah
November 29: Electronic Greeting Card Day #ElectronicGreetingsDay
November 29: Cyber Monday #CyberMonday
November 30: Computer Security Day #ComputerSecurityDay
November 30: Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday

 

December 2021

National Human Rights Month

December 1: World AIDS Day #WAD2021 #WorldAIDSDay
December 3: Persons with Disabilities Day #IDPWD
December 4: National Sock Day #NationalSockDay
December 4: National Cookie Day #NationalCookieDay
December 5: World Soil Day #WorldSoilDay
December 6: Microwave Oven Day #MicrowaveOvenDay
December 8: National Bartender Day #NationalBartenderDay
December 8: Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day #PretendToBeATimeTravelerDay
December 10: Human Rights Day #HumanRightsDay
December 10: Nobel Prize Day #NobelPrize
December 10: National Salesperson Day #SalespersonDay
December 11: International Mountain Day #InternationalMountainDay
December 11: National App Day #NationalAppDay
December 18: Super Saturday #SuperSaturday
December 21: First Day of Winter #WinterSolstice
December 21: Crossword Puzzle Day #CrosswordPuzzleDay
December 23: Festivus #Festivus
December 24: Christmas Eve #ChristmasEve
December 25: Christmas #ChristmasDay #MerryChristmas
December 26: Boxing Day #BoxingDay
December 27: No Interruptions Day #NoInterruptionsDay
December 29: Tick Tock Day #TickTockDay
December 31: New Year’s Eve #NYE2021 #NYE


 

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Tara Needles
by Tara Needles
Tara brings her creativity and knowledge to collaborate with businesses to create, implement, and manage social media strategies that result in engagement and growth. When not scrolling through Facebook, she is often seen chasing after her two little boys or taking one too many trips to Target.

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