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Published December 11th 2023

Social Media Holiday Calendar 2024

The most important (and admittedly some of the strangest) holidays, events, and hashtags for social media managers to consider planning for in 2024.

Are you looking for some inspiration for your social media content? We’ve compiled ideas for some of the most important and enjoyable holidays to spice up your social media strategy. 

Almost every day, there is a special occasion to celebrate with your audience on social media. Here is some inspiration for the 2024 holidays, events, and hashtags.

January

  • January 1. New Year’s Day #NewYearsDay
  • January 2. Science Fiction Day #ScienceFictionDay
  • January 2. World Introvert Day #WorldIntrovertDay
  • January 3. International Mind-Body Wellness Day #MindBodyWellnessDay
  • January 4. National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay 
  • January 8. World Typing Day #WorldTypingDay
  • January 11. Human Trafficking Awareness Day #HumanTraffickingDay
  • January 14. World Logic Day #WorldLogicDay
  • January 15. National Hat Day #NationalHatDay
  • January 15. Blue Monday #BlueMonday 
  • January 15. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday of January) #MLKDay
  • January 16. International Hot and Spicy Food Day #InternationalHotandSpicyFoodDay
  • January 17. Ditch Your Resolution Day #DitchYourResolutionDay
  • January 18. Get to Know Your Customers Day #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • January 19. National Popcorn Day #NationalPopcornDay
  • January 20. Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay
  • January 21. National Hugging Day #NationalHuggingDay
  • January 22. Community Manager Appreciation Day #CommunityManagerAppreciationDay
  • January 24. International Education Day #InternationalDayofEducation
  • January 25. Opposite Day #OppositeDay
  • January 28. Data Privacy Day #PrivacyAware
  • January 28. International Lego Day #LegoDay
  • January 31. Inspire Your Heart With Art Day #InspireYourHeartWithArtDay

February

  • Black History Month #BlackHistoryMonth
  • February 2. World Wetlands Day #WorldWetlandsDay
  • February 4. World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay
  • February 6. Safer Internet Day #SaferInternetDay
  • February 7. National Send a Card to a Friend Day #SendACardToAFriendDay
  • February 9. National Pizza Day #NationalPizzaDay
  • February 10. Chinese New Year #LunarNewYear #ChineseNewYear
  • February 11. Inventors Day #InventorsDay
  • February 11. International Day of Women and Girls in Science #WomenInScience
  • February 11. Super Bowl LVI #SBLV #SuperBowlSunday #SuperBowl
  • February 13. World Radio Day #WorldRadioDay
  • February 13. Galentine’s Day #Galentines
  • February 14. Valentine's Day #ValentinesDay
  • February 17. Random Acts of Kindness Day #RandomActsOfKindnessDay
  • February 18. World Whale Day #WorldWhaleDay
  • February 19. Presidents' Day #PresidentsDay
  • February 20. Love Your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay
  • February 21. International Mother Language Day #IMLD
  • February 22. World Thinking Day #WorldThinkingDay 
  • February 23. National Skip the Straw Day #SkiptheStrawDay

March

  • Women’s History Month #WomensHistoryMonth 
  • March 1. World Compliment Day #WorldComplimentDay
  • March 1. National Employee Appreciation Day #EmployeeAppreciationDay
  • March 1. National Day of Unplugging #NationalDayOfUnplugging
  • March 2. Brit Awards #BRITs
  • March 3. World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay
  • March 8. International Women's Day #BeBoldForChange
  • March 10. International Day of Awesomeness #IDOA #DayOfAwesomeness
  • March 14. Pi Day #PiDay 
  • March 14. Popcorn Lover's Day #PopcornLoversDay
  • March 15. World Sleep Day #WorldSleepDay
  • March 15. World Consumer Rights Day #WorldConsumerRightsDay
  • March 17. St. Patrick's Day #StPatricksDay
  • March 18. Global Recycling Day #GlobalRecyclingDay 
  • March 20. International Day of Happiness #InternationalDayofHappiness
  • March 20. World Storytelling Day #WorldStorytellingDay
  • March 20. First Day of Spring #FirstDayofSpring
  • March 21. World Poetry Day #WorldPoetryDay
  • March 22. World Water Day #WorldWaterDay
  • March 23. National Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay
  • March 23. Earth Hour Day #EarthHour
  • March 25. International Waffle Day #InternationalWaffleDay
  • March 31. World Backup Day #WorldBackupDay
  • March 31. Easter #Easter
  • March 31. Daylight Savings #DaylightSavings
  • March 31. Transgender Day of Visibility #TDOV

April

  • April 1. April Fools Day #AprilFools
  • April 2. World Autism Awareness Day #WAAD
  • April 3. Find a Rainbow Day #FindARainbowDay
  • April 3. World Party Day #WorldPartyDay
  • April 4. Hug a Newsperson Day #HugANewsperson
  • April 5. Walk to Work Day #WalktoWorkDay 
  • April 6. National Carbonara Day #NationalCarbonaraDay
  • April 7. World Health Day #WorldHealthDay
  • April 10. Siblings’ Day #NationalSiblingsDay 
  • April 11. National Pet Day #NationalPetDay
  • April 20. National Look-Alike Day #NationalLookAlikeDay
  • April 21. World Creativity and Innovation Day #WCIW #WCID #IAmCreative
  • April 22. Earth Day #EarthDay
  • April 23. World Book Day #WorldBookDay
  • April 28. National Superhero Day #SuperheroDay #NationalSuperheroDay
  • April 29. International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay
  • April 29. World Wish Day #WishDay #WorldWishDay
  • April 30. National Honesty Day #NationalHonestyDay
  • April 30. International Jazz Day #JazzDay 

May

  • Mental Health Awareness Month #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth
  • May 1. May Day #MayDay
  • May 1. International Workers Day #IntWorkersDay
  • May 2. World Password Day #WorldPasswordDay
  • May 4. Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay & #Maythe4thBeWithYou
  • May 5. Cinco de Mayo #CincoDeMayo
  • May 5. World Laughter Day #LaughterDay #WorldLaughterDay
  • May 6. No Diet Day #NoDietDay
  • May 9. Europe Day #EuropeDay
  • May 9. Lost Sock Memorial Day #LostSockMemorialDay
  • May 12. International Nurses Day #InternationalNursesDay
  • May 12. Mother’s Day #MothersDay
  • May 15. International Day of Families #FamilyDay
  • May 17. National Bike to Work Day #BTWD
  • May 17. International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia #IDAHOT
  • May 18. International Museum Day #International Museum Day
  • May 25. National Wine Day #NationalWineDay
  • May 27. Memorial Day #MemorialDay #MDW 
  • May 27. Sunscreen Day #NationalSunscreenDay
  • May 28. Hamburger Day #NationalHamburgerDay

June

  • June 1. International Children’s Day #WorldChildrensDay
  • June 1. Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayOfParents
  • June 2. National Leave the Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay
  • June 3. World Bicycle Day #WorldBicycleDay 
  • June 5. World Environment Day #WorldEnvironmentDay
  • June 6. National Higher Education Day #HigherEducationDay
  • June 7. National Doughnut Day #NationalDoughnutDay
  • June 8. World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay
  • June 8. National Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay
  • June 14. World Blood Donor Day #GiveBlood
  • June 16. Father’s Day #FathersDay
  • June 20. First Day of Summer #FirstDayofSummer
  • June 21. International Yoga Day #InternationalYogaDay
  • June 21. National Selfie Day #NationalSelfieDay
  • June 21. World Music Day #WorldMusicDay
  • June 21. National Take Your Dog to Work Day #TakeYourDogToWorkDay
  • June 27. National Sunglasses Day #NationalSunglassesDay
  • June 30. Social Media Day #SMDay 

July

  • July 1. International Joke Day #InternationalJokeDay
  • July 2. World UFO Day #WorldUFODay 
  • July 4. Independence Day (United States) #IndependenceDay
  • July 7. World Chocolate Day #WorldChocolateDay 
  • July 11. Cheer Up the Lonely Day #CheerUpTheLonelyDay 
  • July 14. Bastille Day – National Day in France #BastilleDay
  • July 15. Give Something Away Day #GiveSomethingAwayDay 
  • July 17. World Emoji Day #WorldEmojiDay 
  • July 18. World Listening Day #WorldListeningDay
  • July 18. Nelson Mandela International Day #MandelaDay 
  • July 21. National Ice Cream Day #NationalIceCreamDay 
  • July 24. Tell an Old Joke Day #TellAnOldJokeDay 
  • July 30. International Day of Friendship #DayOfFriendship 

August

  • August 1. World Wide Web Day #WorldWideWebDay
  • August 1. Respect for Parents Day #RespectForParentsDay
  • August 2. National Coloring Book Day #NationalColoringBookDay
  • August 8. International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay
  • August 9. National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay
  • August 10. National Lazy Day #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 14. National Financial Awareness Day #FinancialAwarenessDay 
  • August 15. National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay
  • August 16. National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay
  • August 19. World Photo Day #WorldPhotoDay
  • August 19. World Humanitarian Day #WorldHumanitarianDay
  • August 20. National Lemonade Day #NationalLemonadeDay
  • August 26. National Dog Day #NationalDogDay
  • August 26. National Women’s Equality Day #WomensEqualityDay 

September

  • September 1. World Letter Writing Day #WorldLetterWritingDay
  • September 2. Labor Day #LaborDay
  • September 5. International Day of Charity #CharityDay
  • September 6. National Lazy Mom’s Day #NationalLazyMomsDay
  • September 6. Read a Book Day #ReadABookDay
  • September 8. International Literacy Day #LiteracyDay
  • September 11. National Day of Service and Remembrance #PatriotDay
  • September 12. National Video Games Day #NationalVideoGamesDay
  • September 18. International Equal Pay Day #EqualPayDay 
  • September 21. International Day of Peace #PeaceDay
  • September 22. Hobbit Day #HobbitDay
  • September 22. First Day of Fall #FirstDayOfFall
  • September 27. World Tourism Day #WorldTourismDay
  • September 30. International Podcast Day #InternationalPodcastDay 

October

  • Global Diversity Awareness Month #GlobalDiversityAwarenessMonth
  • October 1. International Coffee Day #CoffeeDay #InternationalCoffeeDay
  • October 1. World Vegetarian Day #WorldVegetarianDay
  • October 2. International Day of Nonviolence #InternationalDayOfNonviolence
  • October 3. National Techies Day #TechiesDay
  • October 4. National Taco Day #NationalTacoDay
  • October 4. World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay
  • October 4. World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay
  • October 5. World Teachers Day #WorldTeachersDay
  • October 8. World Octopus Day #WorldOctopusDay
  • October 10. World Mental Health Day #WorldMentalHeathDay
  • October 10. World Sight Day #WorldSightDay
  • October 14. National Dessert Day #DessertDay
  • October 15. Global Handwashing Day #GlobalHandwashingDay
  • October 16. Bosses Day #BossesDay
  • October 16. World Food Day #FoodDay
  • October 24. United Nations Day #UNDay
  • October 25. Greasy Foods Day #GreasyFoodsDay
  • October 30. Checklist Day #ChecklistDay
  • October 31. Halloween #Halloween 

November

  • Men’s Health Awareness Month – Movember #Movember
  • November 1. World Vegan Day #WorldVeganDay 
  • November 1. National Authors Day #NationalAuthorsDay 
  • November 1. National Cook For Your Pets Day #CookForYourPetsDay 
  • November 4. National Candy Day #NationalCandyDay 
  • November 8. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM) Day #STEMDay 
  • November 12. Deepavali/Diwali #Deepavali #Diwali
  • November 13. World Kindness Day #WKD
  • November 15. America Recycles Day #BeRecycled
  • November 16. International Day for Tolerance #ToleranceDay
  • November 17. International Students Day #InternationalStudentsDay 
  • November 19. International Men’s Day #InternationalMensDay
  • November 19. National Entrepreneurs Day #EntrepreneursDay  
  • November 20. Universal Children’s Day #UNChildrensDay
  • November 21. World Hello Day #WorldHelloDay
  • November 28. Thanksgiving Day #Thanksgiving
  • November 29. Black Friday #BlackFriday
  • November 29. National Day of Listening #DayOfListening
  • November 30. Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall
  • November 30. Computer Security Day #ComputerSecurityDay 

December

  • December 1. World AIDS Day #WorldAIDSDay
  • December 2. Cyber Monday #CyberMonday
  • December 3. International Day of Persons with Disabilities #IDPWD
  • December 4. National Cookie Day #NationalCookieDay
  • December 5. World Soil Day #WorldSoilDay
  • December 5. International Ninja Day #InternationalNinjaDay
  • December 8. Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day #PretendToBeATimeTravelerDay
  • December 10. International Human Rights Day #HumanRightsDay
  • December 10. International Animal Rights Day #AnimalRightsDay
  • December 10. Nobel Prize Day #NobelPrize
  • December 11. International Mountain Day #InternationalMountainDay
  • December 21. First Day of Winter #WinterSolstice
  • December 23. Festivus #Festivus #AiringOfGrievances
  • December 24. Christmas Eve #ChristmasEve #MerryChristmas
  • December 25. Christmas Day #Christmas #MerryChristmas
  • December 25. Hanukkah Begins #Hanukkah #Chanukah
  • December 31. New Year’s Eve #NYE #NewYearsEve
  • December 31. No Interruptions Day #NoInterruptionsDay 

That’s a wrap!

Make 2024 an outstanding year on your social media channels! We hope this calendar will bring your brand tons of content inspiration to boost your marketing activity.

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