A listing of quirky and fun holidays, along with the more traditional and religious holidays and ideas for how you can incorporate these events in your social media.

Jan
25
Sat
2020
Opposite Day
Jan 25 all-day

A hammer about to hit a screw and a screw about to have a wrench used on it

#OppositeDay

Opposite Day which is held annually on January 25th is a fun way to mix things up on social media.

Posting photos and stories about how your brand did something in an opposite fashion that day are likely to make for some fun social media posts and you can invite your followers to post their photos and comments about what they did opposite that day using the hashtag #OppositeDay. This could be a great opportunity to showcase how different your brand is from your competitors, and that you are opposite them not just on Opposite Day but every day.

Jan
26
Sun
2020
Australia Day
Jan 26 all-day

Australia Day is celebrated annually on January 26th and commemorates the landing of the first fleet.

You could involve your social media followers by posting photos of and about Australian animals, music, or culture and asking your followers to do the same.

Jan
27
Mon
2020
Community Manager Appreciation Day
Jan 27 all-day

#CMAD

Community Manager Appreciation Day is celebrated on the 4th Monday in January. Community Managers are the link between a brand or company and its social media audience.

You may want to take time out to thank your Community Manager if applicable, and perhaps showcase them on your social media using the hashtag #CMAD.

Feb
7
Fri
2020
Send a Card to a Friend Day
Feb 7 all-day

#SendACardToAFriendDay

Two women looking at a greeting card

National Send a Friend a Card Day is celebrated annually on the 7th of February. This is a great day to send a card (physical or e-card) to a good friend to let them know that you appreciate them.

On the day you could post a photo or meme depicting friendship on your social media or share a story about your friends and tag them in the post. Invite your social media following to share photos of them with their good friends and share their stories using the hashtag #SendACardToAFriendDay.

Feb
9
Sun
2020
National Pizza Day
Feb 9 all-day

A large pizza with hands reaching out for it

#NationalPizzaDay

National Pizza Day is celebrated annually on the 9th of February and is a fun and delicious holiday.

You could thank some of your most valued clients by sending them a pizza or pizzas. You could also post on social media about your favourite pizza and ask your followers to tell you their pizza of choice using the hashtag #NationalPizzaDay.

Feb
11
Tue
2020
National Inventors’ Day
Feb 11 all-day

A an holding a lightbulb

#NationalInventorsDay

National Inventors’ Day is held annually on the 11th of February, the birthday of Thomas Edison, and recognizes how inventors have changed the world and how we live.

You could post about your favourite invention, or what invention you believe is the “best thing since sliced bread”. Ask your social media followers to share what inventions they believe have changed the world or made an impact on their life using the hashtag #NationalInventorsDay.

Feb
14
Fri
2020
Valentine’s Day
Feb 14 all-day

A girl and a boy on st valentine's day

Valentine’s Day is celebrated annually on the 14th of February. Valentine’s Day is a day to give a card or gifts to someone that you love.

You could share on social media about your plans for that night, or tag those that you love. You could invite your social media followers to tag their loved ones, and perhaps offer a gift or incentive for them to do so.

 

Feb
15
Sat
2020
Singles Awareness Day
Feb 15 all-day

#SinglesAwarenessDay

Feb
17
Mon
2020
Random Acts of Kindness Day
Feb 17 all-day

#RandomActsOfKindnessDay

Feb
20
Thu
2020
Love Your Pet Day
Feb 20 all-day

#LoveYourPetDay

Feb
22
Sat
2020
Margarita Day
Feb 22 all-day

#NationalMargaritaDay

Mar
1
Sun
2020
National Peanut Butter Lovers Day
Mar 1 all-day

#NationalPeanutButterLoversDay

Mar
6
Fri
2020
Day of Unplugging
Mar 6 – Mar 7 all-day

#NationalDayOfUnplugging

Celebrated from sundown on the 1st Friday in March until sundown the 1st Saturday in March.

Mar
14
Sat
2020
Potato Chip Day
Mar 14 all-day

#NationalPotatoChipDay

Mar
17
Tue
2020
St Patrick’s Day
Mar 17 all-day
Mar
18
Wed
2020
Awkward Moments Day
Mar 18 all-day

#AwkwardMomentsDay

Mar
22
Sun
2020
Mothering Sunday 2020 (UK)
Mar 22 all-day
Mar
23
Mon
2020
Puppy Day
Mar 23 all-day

#NationalPuppyDay

Mar
27
Fri
2020
Wear a Hat Day (U.K.)
Mar 27 all-day

Woman wearing a floppy hat

Wear A Hat Day is one of the UK’s biggest and most important brain tumour research fundraising and awareness-raising days.

 

Mar
30
Mon
2020
Doctors Day
Mar 30 all-day

#NationalDoctorsDay

Apr
1
Wed
2020
April Fool’s Day
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
7
Tue
2020
Beer Day
Apr 7 all-day

#NationalBeerDay

See also International Beer Day – the first Friday in August.

 

Apr
10
Fri
2020
Good Friday (2020)
Apr 10 all-day
Siblings Day (U.S.)
Apr 10 all-day

#NationalSiblingsDay

Celebrated as Brothers and Sisters Day, 31st of May in Europe.

Apr
11
Sat
2020
Pet Day
Apr 11 all-day

#NationalPetDay

Apr
20
Mon
2020
Look-alike Day
Apr 20 all-day

#NationalLookAlikeDay

Apr
22
Wed
2020
Earth Day
Apr 22 all-day

#EarthDay

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Apr
23
Thu
2020
Ramadan
Apr 23 – May 23 all-day
Apr
29
Wed
2020
Denim Day
Apr 29 all-day

#DenimDay

Date changes every year.

Denim Day takes place annually in April raising awareness about all forms of sexual violence

Apr
30
Thu
2020
Honesty Day
Apr 30 all-day
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