Marketing & Social Media Planning

The following is a list of nationally recognized months, weeks, and days to aid you in the development and planning of your social media and/or marketing campaigns. The following lists are not fully comprehensive, if you are looking for a more detailed list with information about each of the recognized month/weeks/days visit the National Calendar Day website.

January

— Month —

  • World Health Esteem Month
  • National CBD Month
  • National Soup Month
  • National Slow Cooking Month
  • National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
  • National Braille Literacy Month
  • National Hobby Month
  • Hot Tea Month
  • National Oatmeal Day
  • National Blood Donor Month
  • National Menudo Month
  • National Bath Safety Month
  • National Black Diamond Month
  • National Sunday Supper Month

— Weeks —

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  • National Pizza Week – Begins Second Sunday in January
  • National School Choice Week – Last Week in January
  • Meat Week – Begins Last Sunday in January
  • International Hoof Care Week – Begins Third Thursday in January
  • National CRNA Week – Last Week in January
  • National Catholic Schools Week – Begins Last Sunday in January
  • Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week – Fourth Work Week in January
  • National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week – Begins the Third Sunday in January
  • World Kiwanis Week – Begins January 21
  • Cuckoo Dancing Week – Begins January 11
  • Home Office Safety and Security Week – Second Full Week in January
  • International Snowmobile Safety Week – Begins Third Saturday in January
  • No Name–Calling Week – Mid January
  • National Health Weight Week – Third Week in January
  • Universal Letter Writing Week – Starts Second Sunday in January
  • New Year’s Resolutions Week – First Week in January
  • Celebration of Life Week – First Week in January
  • National Silent Record Week – First Week in January
  • Diet Resolution Week – First Week in January
  • Hunt for Happiness Week – First Full Week in January
  • National Mocktail Week – Second Week in January
  • National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Week – Last Week in January

— Days —

January 1
  • National Bloody Mary Day
  • National Hangover Day
  • National Thank God It’s Monday Day – First Monday in January
  • New Year’s Day
January 2
  • National Cream Puff Day
  • National Buffet Day
  • National Personal Trainer Awareness Day
  • National Science Fiction Day
January 3
  • National Drinking Straw Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
January 4
  • National Missouri Day
  • National Trivia Day
  • National Spaghetti Day
January 5
  • National Keto Day
  • Screenwriters Day
  • National Whipped Cream Day
  • National Bird Day
  • National Play Outside Day – First Saturday of Every Month
January 6
  • National Cuddle Up Day
  • National Technology Day
  • National Shortbread Day
  • National Bean Day
January 7
  • Bobblehead Day
  • Tempura Day
January 8
  • National Career Coach Day
  • National Winter Skin Relief Day
  • National Clean Off Your Desk Day – Second Monday in January
  • Joygerm Day
  • National English Toffee Day
  • National Bubble Bath Day
  • National Argyle Day
January 9
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • National Law Enforcement
  • Appreciation Day
  • National Apricot Day
  • National Static Electricity Day
January 10
  • National Houseplant Appreciation Day
  • National Oysters Rockefeller Day
  • Save the Eagles Day
  • National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
  • National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
    January 11
    • National Arkansas Day
    • National Step in a Puddle and
    • Splash Your Friends Day
    • National Milk Day
    January 12
    • Kiss a Ginger Day
    • National Marzipan Day
    • National Curried Chicken Day
    • National Pharmacist Day
    January 13
    • Korean American Day
    • National Sticker Day
    • National Vision Board Day – Second Saturday in January
    • Stephen Foster Memorial Day
    • National Peach Melba Day
    • National Rubber Ducky Day
    • National Sunday Supper Day – Second Sunday in January
    January 14
    • Ratification Day
    • National Dress Up Your Pet Day
    • Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
    January 15
    • National Bagel Day
    • National Booch Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr Day – Third Monday in January
    • National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
    • National Hat Day
    January 16
    • National Without a Scalpel Day
    • National Fig Newton Day
    • National Religious Freedom Day
    • National Nothing Day
    January 17
    • National Classy Day
    • National Bootlegger’s Day
    • National Hot Buttered Rum Day
    • Get To Know Your Customers Day –Third Thursday of Each Quarter
    January 18
    • National Michigan Day
    • National Thesaurus Day
    • National Peking Duck Day
    • National Winnie the Pooh Day
    January 19
    • National Popcorn Day
    • National Use Your Gift Card Day – Third Saturday in January
    January 20
    • National Cheese Lover’s Day
    • National Disc Jockey Day
    • National Buttercrunch Day
    January 21
    • National Hyaluronic Acid Day
    • National Granola Bar Day
    • Squirrel Appreciation Day
    • National Hugging Day
    • National Fruitcake Toss Day – Third Weekend in January
    January 22
    • National Polka Dot Day
    • National Sanctity of Human Life Day
    • Celebration of Life Day
    • National Blonde Brownie Day
    January 23
    • National Handwriting Day
    • National Pie Day
    • Library Shelfie Day – Fourth Wednesday in January
    • National Peanut Butter Day
    January 24
    • Beer Can Appreciation Day
    • National Compliment Day
    January 25
    • National Florida Day
    • National Irish Coffee Day
    • National Opposite Day
    • National Fun At Work Day – Last Friday in January
    • National Big Wig Day – Last Friday In January
    January 26
    • National Green Juice Day
    • National Peanut Brittle Day
    • National Spouses Day
    January 27
    • Vietnam Peace Day
    • International Day of
    • Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
    • National Seed Swap Day – Last Saturday in January
    • National Chocolate Cake Day
    January 28
    • National Gift of the Ladybug Day
    • Data Privacy Day
    • National Blueberry Pancake Day
    • National Kazoo Day
    • National Bubble Wrap Day – Last Monday in January
    January 29
    • National Corn Chip Day
    • National Puzzle Day
    • National Plan for Vacation Day – Last Tuesday in January
    January 30
    • National Croissant Day
    January 30
    • National Hot Chocolate Day
    • Inspire Your Heart With Art Day
    • National Backward Day

    February

    — Month —

    • National Cancer Prevention Month
    • Chinese New Year
    • National Fasting February
    • National Enrolled Agents Month
    • National Embroidery Month
    • National Weddings Month
    • National Heart Month
    • National Hot Breakfast Month
    • National Children’s Dental Health Month
    • National Cherry Month
    • National Bird Feeding Month
    • National Bake For Family Fun Month
    • Great American Pies Month
    • National Self-Care Month
    • Creative Romance Month
    • National Canned Food Month
    • Black History Month
    • An Affair To Remember Month
    • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
    • American Heart Month
    • National Grapefruit Month
    • National Library Lover’s Month
    • Free And Open Source Software Month
    • National Snack Food Month

    — Weeks —

    • World Interfaith Harmony Week – First Week in February
    • National Integrated Respiratory Care Week – Week of April 7
    • Freelance Writers Appreciation Week – Second Week in February
    • National Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week – February 13–18
    • Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week – February 7–14
    • National Feeding Tube Awareness Week – First Full Week in February
    • International Networking Week – First Week in February
    • Boy Scouts Anniversary Week – First Full Week in February
    • National Patient Recognition Week – First Week in February
    • National School Counseling Week – First Full School Week in February
    • National Burn Awareness Week – First Full Week in February
    • Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week – Feb 7–14
    • Great American Pizza Bake – Second Week in February
    • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Education Week – February 14–21
    • National Secondhand Wardrobe Week – Second Full Week in February
    • Pride in Foodservice Week – First Week in February
    • Take Your Family to School Week – Week of February 17
    • National Random Acts of Kindness Week – Week of February 17
    • National Invasive Species Week – Begins Last Monday in February
    • National Jell–O Week – Second Full Week in February
    • National FFA Week – Week of Washington’s Birthday
    • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week – Begins Last Monday in February
    • National Kraut and Frankfurter Week – Second Week in February
    • National Marriage Week – February 7–14
    • World Whale Day – Third Sunday in February
    • African Heritage and Health Week – February 1–7
    • Women’s Heart Week – First Week in February

    — Days —

    February 01
    • National Dark Chocolate Day
    • Optimist Day – First Thursday in February
    • National Girls and Women in Sports Day
    • National Texas Day
    • National Get Up Day
    • National Baked Alaska Day
    • National Serpent Day
    • National Freedom Day
    February 2
    • National Tater Tot Day
    • Bubble Gum Day – First Friday in February
    • National Wear Red Day – First Friday in February
    • National Heavenly Hash Day
    • National Groundhog Day
    • National Play Outside Day – First Saturday of Every Month
    February 3
    • Four Chaplains Day
    • Ice Cream for Breakfast Day – First Saturday in February
    • National Missing Persons Day
    • National Women Physicians Day
    • National Carrot Cake Day
    • The Day the Music Died Day
    February 4
    • National Hemp Day
    • National Homemade Soup Day
    • National Create A Vacuum Day
    • National Thank A Mail Carrier Day
    February 5
    • Shower with a Friend Day
    • National Weatherperson’s Day
    • Nirvana Day – February 5 or 18
    February 6
    • National Chopsticks Day
    • Safer Internet Day – Changes Annually
    • National Frozen Yogurt Day
    • National Lame Duck Day
    February 7
    • National Periodic Table Day
    • National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
    • Send A Card To A Friend Day
    • National Giving Hearts Day – Second Thursday in February
    February 8
    • National Iowa Day
    • National Kite Flying Day
    • National Boys Scouts Day
    February 9
    • National Cut The Cord Day
    • No One Eats Alone Day – Changes Annually
    • National Pizza Day
    • National Bagel and Lox Day
    • National Toothache Day

     

    February 10
    • National Home Warranty Day
    • National Cream Cheese Brownie Day
    • National Umbrella Day
    • National Pork Rind Day – Day of the Big Gamey
    February 11
    • National Inventors’ Day
    • National Peppermint Patty Day
    • National Shut-In Visitation Day
    • National White Shirt Day
    • National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
    • National Make a Friend Day
    • National Football Hangover Day – Day After The Big Game
    February 12
    • National Plum Pudding Day
    • National Clean Out Your Computer Day – Second Monday In February
    • Red Hand Day
    February 13
    • Galentine’s Day
    • Fastnacht Day – Day Before Ash Wednesday
    • Paczki Day – Day Before Ash Wednesday
    • Fat Tuesday – Day Before Ash Wednesday
    • National Tortellini Day
    February 14
    • National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
    • Valentine’s Day
    • National Ferris Wheel Day
    • National Donor Day
    February 15
    • National Wisconsin Day
    • Flag of Canada Day
    • Singles Awareness Day
    • National Gumdrop Day
    • National Tartar Sauce Day – Friday After Lent Begins
    • National Caregivers Day – Third Friday in February
    February 16
    • National Do A Grouch A Favor Day
    • National Almond Day
    • National Red Sock Day
    February 17
    • National Cabbage Day
    • National Random Acts of Kindness Day
    February 18
    • National Battery Day
    • National Drink Wine Day
    • National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day
    February 19
    • National Arabian Horse Day
    • National Vet Girls RISE Day
    • National Lash Day
    • National Chocolate Mint Day
    • Presidents Day – Third Monday in February
    February 20
    • National Leadership Day
    • National Comfy Day
    • National Muffin Day
    • National Love Your Pet Day
    • National Cherry Pie Day
    February 21
    • National Grain-Free Day
    • National Sticky Bun Day
    February 22
    • National Supermarket Employee Day
    • Ash Wednesday – Days Before Easter
    • National California Day
    • National Cook A Sweet Potato Day
    • National Margarita Day
    • National Skip the Straw Day – Fourth Friday in February
    February 23
    • National Tile Day
    • National Dog Biscuit Day
    • National Banana Bread Day
    February 24
    • National Tortilla Chip Day
    February 25
    • National Clam Chowder Day
    February 26
    • National Chocolate Covered Nut Day
    • National Letter to Our Elders Day
    • National Set a Good Example Day
    • National Tell a Fairy Tale Day
    • National Pistachio Day
    February 27
    • Anosmia Awareness Day
    • National Retro Day
    • National Polar Bear Day
    • National Strawberry Day
    • National Kahlua Day
    • National Pancake Day – IHOP – Changes Annually
    February 28
    • National Chocolate Soufflé Day
    • National Tooth Fairy Day
    • National Floral Design Day
    • National Public Sleeping Day
    • National Time Refund Day
    • National Toast Day – Last Thursday in February
    February 29
    • National Leap Day
    • Rare Disease Day USA – Last Day in February
    • National Chili Day – Fourth Thursday in February

    March

    — Month —

    • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    • National Athletic Training Month
    • National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month
    • National Brain Injury Awareness Month
    • National Breast Implant Awareness
    • Endometriosis Awareness Month
    • Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
    • Irish-American Heritage Month
    • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
    • National Kidney Month
    • Asset Management Awareness Month
    • National Trisomy Awareness Month
    • National Social Work Month
    • National Women’s History Month
    • National Sauce Month
    • National Noodles Month
    • National Frozen Food Month
    • National Flour Month
    • National Credit Education Month
    • National Craft Month
    • National Cheerleading Safety Month
    • National Celery Month
    • National Caffeine Awareness Month
    • National Peanut Month
    • National Umbrella Month
    • National Nutrition Month

    — Weeks —

    • Earth Hour – Last Saturday in March
    • World Glaucoma Week – Second Full Week in March
    • Groundwater Awareness Week – First Full Week in March
    • National Surveyors Week – Begins Third Sunday In March
    • Girl Scout Week – Week of March 12
    • Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination
    • Fix a Leak Week – End of March
    • National Cleaning Week – Begins the Fourth Sunday in March
    • National Agriculture Week – Changes Annually
    • Nanodays – Last Weekend in March through First Weekend in April
    • National Animal Poison Prevention Week – Third Full Week in March
    • National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week – Third Week in March
    • National Button Week – Third Full Week in March
    • Termite Awareness Week – First Full Week Before Spring
    • Women of Aviation Worldwide Week – Week of March 8
    • Brain Awareness Week – Changes Annually
    • National School Breakfast Week – Begins the First Monday in March
    • International Women’s Week – Week of March 8C
    • Teen Tech Week – Begins the First Sunday in March
    • National School Social Work Week – First Full Week in March
    • World Orphan Week – First Week in March
    • Newspapers in Education Week – First Full Week in March
    • National Procrastination Week – First Two Weeks in March
    • Dental Assistant Recognition Week – First Full Week in March (2)
    • Iditarod – Begins First Saturday in March
    • National Professional Pet Sitter Week – First Full Week in March
    • National Cheerleading Week – March 1–7
    • Telecommuter Appreciation Week – Week of March 3
    • Peace Corps Week – Week of March 1
    • Endometriosis Awareness Week – Week of March 8
    • World Book Day – First Thursday in March
    • Consumer Protection Week – First Full Week in March
    • Will Eisner Week – March 1–7
    • National Physicians Week – Mar 25–31

    — Days —

    March 1
    • National Sunkist® Citrus Day
    • Self-Injury Awareness Day
    • National Minnesota Day
    • National Dress in Blue Day – First Friday in March
    • National Speech and Debate Education Day – First Friday in March
    • National Dadgum That’s Good Day
    • National Employee Appreciation Day – First Friday in March
    • National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) – If on Weekend, Moves to Closest School Day
    • National Horse Protection Day
    • National Fruit Compote Day
    • National Pig Day
    • National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
    • Zero Discrimination Day
    • National Play Outside Day – First Saturday of Every Month
    March 2
    • National Banana Cream Pie Day
    • National Old Stuff Day
    • Finisher’s Medal Day – First Sunday in March
    March 3
    • National Soup it Forward Day
    • National Mulled Wine Day
    • National Cold Cuts Day
    • National I Want You to Be Happy Day
    • National Anthem Day
    • World Hearing Day
    • World Wildlife Day
    • Global Day of Unplugging – Sundown to Sundown March 3-4
    March 4
    • National Sons Day
    • Marching Music Day
    • National Grammar Day
    • National Hug a G.I. Day
    • National Pound Cake Day
    • World Obesity Day
    March 5
    • National Absinthe Day
    • National Cheese Doodle Day
    • National Multiple Personality Day
    March 6
    • National Dress Day
    • National Oreo Cookie Day
    • National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
    • National Frozen Food Day
    • National Dentist’s Day
    • National Flapjack Day
    March 7
    • National Hospitalist Day – First Thursday in March
    • National Crown of Roast Pork Day
    • National Cereal Day
    • National Be Heard Day
    March 8
    • National Oregon Day
    • National Proofreading Day
    • National Peanut Cluster Day
    March 9
    • National Slam the Scam Day
    • National Get Over it Day
    • National Meatball Day
    • National Crabmeat Day
    • National Barbie Day
    • National I Am Day – Second Sunday in March
    • Daylight Saving Time – Second Sunday in March
    March 10
    • Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    • National Pack Your Lunch Day
    • National Blueberry Popover Day
    • National Mario Day
    March 11
    • Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day
    • National Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day
    • National Worship of Tools Day
    • National Johnny Appleseed Day
    • National Napping Day – Day after Return of Daylight Savings Day
    • National 311 Day
    • World Plumbing Day
    • National Promposal Day
    March 12
    • National Working Moms Day
    • National Baked Scallops Day
    • National Plant a Flower Day
    • National Girl Scout Day
    • World Day Against Cyber Censorship
    March 13
    • National Jewel Day
    • National K9 Veterans Day
    • National Coconut Torte Day
    • National Good Samaritan Day
    • National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
    • National Earmuff Day
    • National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day – Second Wednesday in March
    March 14
    • National Write Down Your Own Story Day
    • National Equal Pay Day
    • National Children’s Craft Day
    • National Learn About Butterflies Day
    • National Pi Day
    • National Potato Chip Day
    • International Day of Mathematics Day
    • World Kidney Day – Second Thursday in March
    March 15
    • Everything You Think Is Wrong Day
    • National Pears Helene Day
    • National Shoe the World Day
    • World Sleep Day – Friday Before Spring Vernal Equinox
    • World Contact Day
    • World Consumer Rights Day
    March 16
    • National Curl Crush Day
    • National Panda Day
    • National Corn Dog Day – Changes Annually
    • National Artichoke Hearts Day
    • Everything You Do Is Right Day
    • National Freedom of Information Day
    • National Quilting Day – Third Saturday in March
    March 17
    • St. Patrick’s Day
    • National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
    March 18
    • National Biodiesel Day
    • National Sloppy Joe Day
    • Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day
    • National Awkward Moments Day
    • National Supreme Sacrifice Day
    • Global Recycling Day
    March 19
    • National Backyard Day
    • Spring Begins – Changes Annually
    • National Ag Day – Changes Annually
    • National Certified Nurses Day
    • National Let’s Laugh Day
    • National Chocolate Caramel Day
    • National Poultry Day
    • International Client’s Day
    • International Read To Me Day
    • National 3-D Day – Third Day of the Third Full Week
    March 20
    • National SBDC Day – Third Wednesday in March
    • National Proposal Day
    • National Native HIVAIDS Awareness Day
    • National Ravioli Day
    • World Oral Health Day
    • World Storytelling Day – Vernal Equinox
    • World Flour Day
    • French Language Day
    • International Day of Happiness
    March 21
    • National Memory Day
    • Absolutely Incredible Kid Day – Third Thursday in March
    • National Countdown Day
    • National Farm Rescuer Day – Third Thursday in March
    • National French Bread Day
    • National California Strawberry Day
    • National Fragrance Day
    • National Single Parents Day
    • National Common Courtesy Day
    • National Spray Tanning Day – Third Thursday in March
    • International Colour Day
    • World Puppetry Day
    • International Day of Forests
    • International Day of Nowruz
    • World Social Work Day – Third Tuesday in March
    • World Poetry Day
    • World Down Syndrome Day
    March 22
    • National West Virginia
    • National Bavarian Crepes Day
    • National Goof Off Day
    • International Day of the Seal
    • World Water Day
    March 23
    • National Tamale Day
    • National Melba Toast Day
    • National Near Miss Day
    • National Chip and Dip Day
    • National Puppy Day
    • World Meteorological Day
    • National Chia Day
    March 24
    • National Cocktail Day
    • National Cheesesteak Day
    • National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
    • International Day for Achievers
    • Day for the Right to the Truth
    • World Tuberculosis Day
    March 25
    • National Medal of Honor Day
    • National Tolkien Reading Day
    • National Lobster Newburg Day
    • International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
    • International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members
    • Waffle Day – Sweden
    March 26
    • Epilepsy Awareness Day – Purple Day
    • National Nougat Day
    • National Spinach Day
    • American Diabetes Association Alert Day – Fourth Tuesday in March
    March 27
    • National Scribble Day
    • World Theatre Day
    • National Little Red Wagon Day – Last Wednesday in March
    • National Spanish Paella Day
    • National Joe Day
    • International Whisk(e)y Day
    • International Medical Science Liaison Day
    • Manatee Appreciation Day – Last Wednesday in March
    March 28
    • National Triglyceride Day
    • National Black Forest Cake Day
    • National Something on a Stick Day
    • National Weed Appreciation Day
    March 29
    • National Pita Day
    • National Nevada Day
    • National Vietnam War Veterans Day
    • National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
    • National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
    • World Piano Day – 88th Day of the Year
    March 30
    • National Virtual Vacation Day
    • World Bipolar Day
    • National Turkey Neck Soup Day
    • National Pencil Day
    • National Doctors Day
    • National I Am in Control Day
    • National Take a Walk in the Park Day
    March 31
    • National Crayon Day
    • National Prom Day
    • National Clams on the Half Shell Day
    • National Bunsen Burner Day
    • National Tater Day
    • International Transgender Day of Visibility
    • World Backup Day