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Published January 1st 2022

Social Media Holiday Calendar 2022

The most important (and strangest) holidays, events, and hashtags for social media managers to plan for 2022.

We’re excited and only slightly nervous about what 2022 has in store for us.

But on the social media front we know there’ll never be a dull day. Here are the most important (and sometimes, the quirkiest) holidays, events, and hashtags you should know about this year.

January

  • 1. New Year’s Day
  • 2. Science Fiction Day 
  • 2. World Introvert Day
  • 3. International Mind-Body Wellness Day
  • 14. World Logic Day
  • 16. International Hot and Spicy Food Day
  • 19. National Popcorn Day
  • 20. Cheese Lovers Day
  • 21. National Hugging Day
  • 24. International Education Day
  • 24. Community Manager Appreciation Day
  • 28. Data Privacy Day
  • 28. International Lego Day
  • 31. Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

February

  • 1. Chinese New Year
  • 2. World Wetlands Day
  • 4. World Cancer Day
  • 7. National Send a Card to a Friend Day
  • 8. Safer Internet Day
  • 9. National Pizza Day
  • 11. Inventors Day
  • 11. International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • 13. Super Bowl LVI
  • 13. World Radio Day
  • 14. Valentine’s Day
  • 17. Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • 20. Love Your Pet Day
  • 20. World Whale Day
  • 21. International Mother Language Day
  • 22. World Thinking Day

March

  • 1. World Compliment Day
  • 3. World Wildlife Day
  • 4. National Employee Appreciation Day
  • 8. International Women’s Day
  • 10. International Day of Awesomeness
  • 14. Pi Day
  • 15. World Consumer Rights Day
  • 17. St. Patrick’s Day
  • 18. Global Recycling Day
  • 18. World Sleep Day
  • 20. International Day of Happiness
  • 20. World Storytelling Day
  • 21. First Day of Spring
  • 21. World Poetry Day
  • 22. World Water Day
  • 23. National Puppy Day
  • 26. Earth Hour Day
  • 27. Daylight Savings
  • 31. Transgender Day of Visibility
  • 31. World Backup Day

April

  • 1. April Fools Day
  • 2. World Autism Awareness Day
  • 3. World Party Day
  • 7. World Health Day
  • 11. National Pet Day
  • 17. Easter
  • 21. World Creativity and Innovation Day
  • 22. Earth Day
  • 28. National Superhero Day
  • 29. International Dance Day
  • 29. World Wish Day
  • 30. National Honesty Day
  • 30. International Jazz Day

May

  • 1. May Day
  • 4. Star Wars Day
  • 5. Cinco de Mayo
  • 5. World Password Day
  • 6. National Nurses Day
  • 6. No Diet Day
  • 8. Mother’s Day
  • 15. International Day of Families
  • 17. International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
  • 20. National Bike to Work Day
  • 25. National Wine Day
  • 27. Sunscreen Day
  • 28. Hamburger Day
  • 30. Memorial Day (Last Monday of May)

June

  • 1. International Children’s Day & Global Day of Parents
  • 2. National Leave the Office Early Day
  • 3. National Donut Day
  • 5. World Environment Day
  • 5. National Cancer Survivors Day
  • 6. National Higher Education Day
  • 8. World Oceans Day
  • 8. National Best Friends Day
  • 14. National Flag Day
  • 14. World Blood Donor Day
  • 19. Father’s Day
  • 20. World Refugee Day
  • 21. International Yoga Day
  • 21. National Selfie Day
  • 21. First Day of Summer
  • 21. World Music Day
  • 24. National Take Your Dog to Work Day
  • 27. National Sunglasses Day
  • 30. Social Media Day
  • 30. National Handshake Day

July

  • 2. World UFO Day
  • 4. Independence Day (United States)
  • 7. World Chocolate Day
  • 11. Cheer Up the Lonely Day
  • 14. Bastille Day - National Day in France
  • 15. Give Something Away Day
  • 17. World Emoji Day
  • 18. Nelson Mandela International Day
  • 24. Tell an Old Joke Day
  • 30. International Day of Friendship

August

  • 1. World Wide Web Day
  • 1. Respect for Parents Day
  • 2. National Coloring Book Day
  • 8. International Cat Day
  • 9. National Book Lovers Day
  • 10. National Lazy Day
  • 11. National Sons and Daughters Day
  • 12. International Youth Day
  • 12. World Elephant Day
  • 13. International Lefthanders Day
  • 15. National Relaxation Day
  • 16. National Tell a Joke Day
  • 19. World Photo Day
  • 19. World Humanitarian Day
  • 20. National Lemonade Day
  • 26. National Dog Day
  • 26. National Women’s Equality Day

September

  • 2. National Lazy Mom’s Day
  • 4. National Wildlife Day
  • 5. Labor Day
  • 5. International Day of Charity
  • 6. Read a Book Day
  • 8. International Literacy Day
  • 11. National Day of Service and Remembrance
  • 11. National Grandparents Day
  • 12. National Video Games Day
  • 21. International Day of Peace
  • 22. First Day of Fall
  • 22. Hobbit Day
  • 30. International Podcast Day

October

  • 1. International Coffee Day
  • 1. World Vegetarian Day
  • 2. International Day of Nonviolence
  • 3. National Techies Day
  • 4. National Taco Day 
  • 4. World Animal Day
  • 5. World Teachers Day
  • 7. World Smile Day
  • 8. World Octopus Day 
  • 10. World Mental Health Day
  • 13. World Sight Day
  • 14. National Dessert Day
  • 15. Global Handwashing Day
  • 16. Bosses Day
  • 16. World Food Day
  • 20. Get to Know Your Customers Day
  • 24. United Nations Day
  • 24. Deepavali/Diwali
  • 25. ​​Greasy Foods Day
  • 30. Checklist Day
  • 31. Halloween

November

  • 1. World Vegan Day
  • 1. National Author’s Day
  • 4. National Candy Day
  • 8. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM) Day
  • 13. World Kindness Day
  • 15. America Recycles Day
  • 15. National Entrepreneurs Day
  • 16. International Day for Tolerance
  • 17. International Students Day
  • 19. International Men’s Day
  • 20. Universal Children’s Day
  • 21. World Hello Day
  • 24. Thanksgiving Day
  • 25. Black Friday
  • 25. National Day of Listening
  • 26. Small Business Saturday (the last Saturday in November)
  • 28. Cyber Monday
  • 30. Computer Security Day

December

  • 1. World AIDS Day
  • 3. International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • 4. National Cookie Day
  • 5. World Soil Day
  • 5. International Ninja Day
  • 10. International Human Rights Day
  • 10. Nobel Prize Day
  • 10. International Animal Rights Day
  • 11. International Mountain Day
  • 18. Hanukkah begins
  • 21. First Day of Winter
  • 23. Festivus
  • 24. Christmas Eve
  • 25. Christmas Day
  • 31. New Year’s Eve
  • 31. No Interruptions Day (Last work day of the year)

You’ve got this!

2022 is going to be a 🔥 year on social media and we hope this calendar will help you make it so.

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