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.

October

— Month —

  • World Blindness Awareness Month
  • Dysautonomia Awareness Month
  • National Fire Prevention Month
  • National Dwarfism Awareness Month
  • National Add/Adhd Awareness Month
  • National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month
  • I’m Just Me Because Month
  • National Sensory Processing Awareness Month
  • National Learning And Development Month
  • World Menopause Month
  • Talk About Prescriptions Month
  • Rett Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Positive Attitude Month
  • Organize Your Medical Information Month
  • National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • National Sarcastic Awareness Month
  • National Rsv Awareness Month
  • National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month
  • National Protect Your Hearing Month
  • National Pickled Peppers Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Orthodontic Health Month
  • National Medical Librarian Month
  • National Liver Awareness Month
  • National Family Sexuality Education Month
  • National Ergonomics Month
  • National Down Syndrome Month
  • National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • National Depression Education & Awareness Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Critical Illness Awareness Month
  • National Chiropractic Health Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month
  • National Book Month
  • National Audiology Awareness Month
  • National Aids Awareness Month
  • Long Term Care Planning Month
  • International Walk To School Month
  • Home Eye Safety Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Head Start Awareness Month
  • Halloween Safety Month

— Weeks —

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  • National Healthcare Quality Week – First Full Week In October
  • National Red Ribbon Week – Last Week In October
  • National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week – Last Week In October
  • National Pharmacy Week – Third Full Week In October
  • Nuclear Science Week – Third Week In October
  • Emergency Nurses Week – Week Of Emergency Nurses Day In October
  • National Massage Therapy Week – Last Week In October
  • Respiratory Care Week – Last Week In October
  • National Teen Driver Safety Week – Third Full Week In October
  • National School Bus Safety Week – Third Full Week In October
  • YWCA Week Without Violence – Third Week In October
  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week – Third Week In October
  • Free Speech Week – Third Full Week In October
  • International Infection Protection Week – Third Week In October
  • National Veterinary Technician Week – Third Week In October
  • Healthcare Security And Safety Week – Second Full Week In October
  • Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week – Second Week In October
  • National Physician Assistant Week – October 6-12
  • National Mental Illness Awareness Week – First Week In October
  • National Active Aging Week – October 1
  • National Midwifery Week – Changes Annually
  • National Food Bank Week – Week Of October 16

— Days —

October 01 – Sunday

  • National Green City Day
  • National Pumpkin Spice Day

October 02 – Monday

  • National Child Health Day

October 03 – Tuesday

  • World Temperance Day
  • National Fruit At Work Day
  • National Techies Day

October 04 – Wednesday

  • National Cinnamon Bun Day
  • National Coffee With A Cop Day
  • National Pumpkin Seed Day
  • National Walk To School Day
  • National Golf Lover’s Day
  • National Taco Day

October 05 – Thursday

  • National Do Something Nice Day

October 06 – Friday

  • National Body Language Day
  • National Plus Size Appreciation Day
  • World Smile Day
  • National Noodle Day

October 07 – Saturday

  • National Play Outside Day
  • National Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day
  • National Inner Beauty Day

October 08 – Sunday

  • National Hero Day
  • National Goe Day

October 09 – Monday

  • Columbus Day
  • Native American Day
  • National Leif Erikson Day

October 10 – Tuesday

  • National Metric Day
  • National Walk To A Park Day
  • World Mental Health Day

October 11 – Wednesday

  • National Curves Day
  • International Day Of The Girl Child
  • National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day
  • National Fossil Day
  • National Coming Out Day
  • National Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work/School Day
  • National Stop Bullying Day
  • National Emergency Nurse’s Day

October 12 – Thursday

  • National Freethought Day

October 13 – Friday

  • Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
  • National No Bra Day
  • National Train Your Brain Day

October 14 – Saturday

  • National Real Sugar Day
  • Be Bald And Be Free Day
  • National Chess Day
  • National Costume Swap Day

October 15 – Sunday

  • National Pregnancy And Infant Loss Remembrance Day
  • White Cane Safety Day
  • National Grouch Day

October 16 – Monday

  • National Sports Day
  • National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day
  • Global Cat Day

October 17 – Tuesday

  • National Pharmacy Technician Day
  • Black Poetry Day
  • National Mulligan Day

October 18 – Wednesday

  • Medical Assistants Recognition Day
  • Support Your Local Chamber Of Commerce

October 19 – Thursday

  • Get To Know Your Customers Day
  • National Lgbt Center Awareness Day

October 20 – Friday

  • National Youth Confidence Day
  • National Mammography Day

October 21 – Saturday

  • National Witch Hazel Day
  • National Reptile Awareness Day
  • National Sweetest Day

October 22 – Sunday

  • National Color Day
  • National Nut Day

October 23 – Monday

  • Swallows Depart From San Juan Capistrano Day
  • National Mole Day

October 24 – Tuesday

  • National Food Day

October 25 – Wednesday

  • Sourest Day
  • International Artist’s Day

October 26 – Thursday

  • National Pumpkin Day
  • National Day Of The Deployed

October 27 – Friday

  • National Black Cat Day
  • National Frankenstein Friday
  • National Pharmacy Buyer Day

October 28 – Saturday

  • National First Responders Day
  • National Trick Or Treat Day
  • National Internal Medicine Day
  • National Make A Difference Day

October 29 – Sunday

  • World Stroke Day
  • National Cat Day
  • National Mother-In-Law Day

October 30 – Monday

  • World Audio Drama Day
  • Speak Up For Service Day
  • National Candy Corn Day

October 31 – Tuesday

  • Reformation Day
  • National Caramel Apple Day
  • Halloween

November

— Month —

  • Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Career Development Month
  • Military Family Month
  • National Hospice & Palliative Care Month
  • Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month
  • World Vegan Month
  • Sweet Potato Awareness Month
  • Spinach And Squash Month
  • Pta Healthy Lifestyles Month
  • Prematurity Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Scholarship Month
  • National Roasting Month
  • National Raisin Bread Month
  • National Pomegranate Month
  • National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Pepper Month
  • National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • National Family Literacy Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • National Medical Science Liaison (MSl) Awareness & Appreciation Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month
  • National Life Writing Month
  • National Long-Term Care Awareness Month
  • National Inspirational Role Models Month
  • National Impotency Month
  • National Home Care & Hospice Month
  • National Fun With Fondue Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month
  • National Diabetes Month
  • National Copd Awareness Month
  • National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
  • National Ppsi Aids Awareness Month
  • National Adoption Month
  • American Indian Heritage Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Historic Bridge Awareness Month
  • Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
  • Family Stories Month
  • Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • Banana Pudding Lovers Month
  • Aviation History Month
  • Adopt A Senior Pet Month
  • National Gratitude Month

— Weeks —

  • Better Conversations Week – Week Of Thanksgiving
  • National Farm City Week – Begins Friday Before Thanksgiving
  • National Book Awards Week – Week Before Thanksgiving
  • National Donor Sabbath – Two Weeks Before Thanksgiving – Friday Through Sunday
  • National Young Readers Week – Second Week In November
  • Global Entrepreneurship Week – Week Before Thanksgiving
  • National Hunger And Homelessness Awareness Week – Week Before Thanksgiving
  • American Education Week – Week Before Thanksgiving
  • Geography Awareness Week – Third Week In November
  • Dear Santa Letter Week – Second Week Of November
  • Intimate Apparel Week – 4 X A Year – Feb, May, Aug, Nov (1)
  • National Radiologic Technology Week – Week Of November 8
  • National Nurse Practitioner Week – Second Full Week Of November
  • National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week – First Full Week Of November
  • National Fig Week – First Week In November
  • National Bible Week – Week Of Thanksgiving
  • National Game And Puzzle Week – Week Of Thanksgiving
  • National Deal Week – Begins Wednesday Before Thanksgiving
  • World Kindness Week – Week Of November 13

— Days —

November 01 – Wednesday

  • Prime Meridian Day
  • Day Of The Dead
  • Autistics Speaking Day
  • National Biologic Coordinators Day
  • World Vegan Day
  • National Cinnamon Day
  • National Calzone Day
  • National Stress Awareness Day
  • National Brush Day
  • National Deep Fried Clams Day
  • National Cook For Your Pets Day
  • National Family Literacy Day
  • National Author’s Day
  • National Vinegar Day

November 02 – Thursday

  • All Souls Day
  • International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists
  • National Cash Back Day
  • National Men Make Dinner Day
  • National Broadcast Traffic Professional’s Day
  • National Deviled Egg Day

November 03 – Friday

  • One Health Day
  • World Jellyfish Day
  • National Housewife’s Day
  • National Sandwich Day

November 04 – Saturday

  • National Play Outside Day
  • National Bison Day
  • National Candy Day
  • National Chicken Lady Day

November 05 – Sunday

  • World Tsunami Awareness Day
  • National Love Your Red Hair Day
  • National Donut Day
  • Daylight Saving Time Ends

November 06 – Monday

  • International Day For Preventing The Exploitation Of The Environment In War And Armed Conflict
  • National Nachos Day
  • National Saxophone Day

November 07 – Tuesday

  • International Merlot Day
  • National Retinol Day
  • International Day Of Medical Physics
  • Job Action Day
  • Color The World Orange Day
  • National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
  • National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

November 08 – Wednesday

  • World Radiography Day
  • World Urbanism Day
  • National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day
  • National Parents As Teachers Day
  • National Harvey Wallbanger Day
  • National Cappuccino Day

    November 09 – Thursday

    • World Adoption Day
    • World Freedom Day
    • Microtia Awareness Day
    • National Scrapple Day

    November 10 – Friday

    • National Civic Pride Day
    • World Net Cancer Day
    • National Vanilla Cupcake Day
    • National Forget-me-not Day
    • United States Marine Corps Birthday

    November 11 – Saturday

    • National Sundae Day
    • Veterans Day

    November 12 – Sunday

    • World Pneumonia Day
    • National French Dip Day
    • National Chicken Soup For The Soul Day
    • National Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

    November 13 – Monday

    • World Kindness Day

    November 14 – Tuesday

    • National Seat Belt Day
    • National Family Pj Day
    • World Diabetes Day

    November 15 – Wednesday

    • National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
    • National Philanthropy Day
    • America Recycles Day

    November 16 – Thursday

    • World Pancreatic Cancer Day
    • International Day For Tolerance
    • National Rural Health Day
    • National Education Support Professionals Day

    November 17 – Friday

    • International Students’ Day
    • National Butter Day
    • World Prematurity Day
    • International Happy Gose Day
    • National Homemade Bread Day
    • National Take A Hike Day
    • Great American Smokeout
    • National Baklava Day

    November 18 – Saturday

    • European Antibiotic Awareness Day
    • Substitute Educators Day
    • National Princess Day
    • National Adoption Day
    • Mickey Mouse Birthday
    • National Vichyssoise Day

    November 19 – Sunday

    • World Toilet Day

    November 20 – Monday

    • World Children’s Day
    • National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
    • National Child’s Day

    November 21 – Tuesday

    • National Gingerbread Cookie Day
    • National Red Mitten Day
    • National Stuffing Day

    November 22 – Wednesday

    • National Jukebox Day
    • National Cranberry Relish Day

    November 23 – Thursday

    • Wolfenoot
    • Fibonacci Day
    • National Espresso Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • National Tie One On Day
    • National Eat A Cranberry Day
    • National Cashew Day

    November 24 – Friday

    • You’re Welcomegiving Day
    • Black Friday
    • Turkey Free Thanksgiving
    • National Day Of Mourning
    • National Native American Heritage Day
    • National Day Of Listening
    • National Flossing Day
    • National Sardines Day

    November 25 – Saturday

    • National Play Day With Dad
    • Small Business Saturday
    • Shopping Reminder Day
    • International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

    November 26 – Sunday

    • National Secondhand Sunday
    • National Cake Day

    November 27 – Monday

    • National Craft Jerky Day
    • National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

    November 28 – Tuesday

    • National Alan Day
    • Red Planet Day
    • National Day Of Giving
    • National French Toast Day
    • Cyber Monday

    November 29 – Wednesday

    • National Package Protection Day
    • Electronic Greetings Day

    November 30 – Thursday

    • Day Of Remembrance For All Victims Of Chemical Warfare
    • National Personal Space Day
    • Stay Home Because You’re Well Day
    • National Meth Awareness Day
    • Computer Security Day

    December

    — Month —

    • International Sharps Injury Prevention Awareness Month Learn A Foreign Language Month
    • World Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome Awareness Month
    • National Car Donation Month
    • National Pear Month
    • Worldwide Food Service Safety Month
    • Universal Human Rights Month
    • Tomato And Winter Squash Month
    • Spiritual Literacy Month
    • Root Vegetables And Exotic Fruits Month
    • Quince And Watermelon Month
    • Safe Toys And Gifts Month
    • Write A Business Plan Month
    • National Tie Month
    • Operation Santa Paws (December 1st – 24th)
    • National Human Rights Month
    • National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month
    • Bingo’s Birthday Month

    — Weeks —

    • Twelve Days Of Christmas – December 25 to January 5
    • Computer Science Education Week – Begins Second Monday In December
    • Older Driver Safety Awareness Week – First Full Week In December
    • National Influenza Vaccination Week – First Full Week In December
    • National Pet Suffocation Awareness Week – Week After Thanksgiving
    • Kwanzaa – December 26 – January 1
    • Saturnalia – December 17 – 23
    • Las Posadas – December 16-24
    • Gluten-Free Baking Week – Week Before Christmas
    • National Hand Washing Awareness Week – First Full Week In December
    • Crohn’s And Colitis Awareness Week – December 1-7
    • Clerc-Gallaudet Week – First Full Week In December
    • National Cookie Cutter Week – First Week In December
    • Christmas Bird Count Week – December 14 – January 5
    • Halcyon Days – Always 7 Days Before And 7 Days After The Winter Solstice

    — Days —

    December 01 – Friday

    • National Eat A Red Apple Day
    • World Aids Day
    • Rosa Parks Day
    • Day Without Art
    • Bifocals At The Monitor Liberation Day

    December 02 – Saturday

    • National Play Outside Day
    • National Special Education Day
    • International Day For The Abolition Of Slavery

    December 03 – Sunday

    • National Roof Over Your Head Day
    • International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

    December 04 – Monday

    • Santa’s List Day
    • Cabernet Franc Day
    • International Cheetah Day
    • Wildlife Conservation Day
    • National Sock Day
    • National Cookie Day

    December 05 – Tuesday

    • Krampusnacht
    • National Repeal Day
    • International Volunteer Day For Economic And Social Development

    December 06 – Wednesday

    • Mitten Tree Day
    • National Day Of Remembrance And Action On Violence Against Women
    • Saint Nicholas Day
    • National Miner’s Day
    • National Pawnbrokers Day

    December 07 – Thursday

    • Protected: National Slime Day
    • Chanukah
    • International Civil Aviation Day
    • National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    December 08 – Friday

    • National Crossword Solvers Day
    • Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day

    December 09 – Saturday

    • Lutefisk Day
    • World Techno Day
    • Christmas Card Day
    • International Day Of Commemoration And Dignity Of The Victims Of The Crime Of Genocide
    • National Pastry Day
    • International Anti-corruption Day

      December 10 – Sunday

      • Nobel Prize Day
      • Human Rights Day
      • Dewey Decimal System Day

      December 11 – Monday

      • National Stretching Day
      • Unicef Birthday
      • International Mountain Day

      December 12 – Tuesday

      • International Universal Health Coverage Day
      • International Day Of Neutrality
      • National Ambrosia Day
      • National Poinsettia Day
      • Gingerbread House Day

      December 13 – Wednesday

      • National Guard Birthday
      • National Violin Day
      • National Cocoa Day
      • National Day Of The Horse
      • Pick A Pathologist Day

      December 14 – Thursday

      • Martyred Intellectuals Day

      December 15 – Friday

      • International Tea Day
      • National Wear Your Pearls Day
      • National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
      • National Cupcake Day
      • National Underdog Day
      • Cat Herders Day
      • Bill Of Rights Day

      December 16 – Saturday

      • National Wreaths Across America Day
      • National Chocolate-covered Anything Day

      December 17 – Sunday

      • National Maple Syrup Day
      • Wright Brothers Day

      December 18 – Monday

      • World Arabic Language Day
      • National Twin Day
      • National Roast Suckling Pig Day
      • International Migrants Day
      • Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day

      December 19 – Tuesday

      • National Oatmeal Muffin Day
      • National Hard Candy Day

      December 20 – Wednesday

      • Go Caroling Day
      • International Human Solidarity Day

      December 21 – Thursday

      • Yule
      • Winter Solstice
      • Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day
      • National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day
      • Humbug Day
      • Crossword Puzzle Day
      • National Re-gifting Day

      December 22 – Friday

      • National Date Nut Bread Day
      • Forefathers’ Day

      December 23 – Saturday

      • National Roots Day
      • National Pfeffernusse Day
      • Festivus

      December 24 – Sunday

      • National Eggnog Day
      • Christmas Eve

      December 25 – Monday

      • National Pumpkin Pie Day
      • Christmas Day
      • A’phabet Day Or No “l” Day

      December 26 – Tuesday

      • National Thank You Note Day
      • National Candy Cane Day
      • Boxing Day

      December 27 – Wednesday

      • National Fruitcake Day

      December 28 – Thursday

      • National Chocolate Candy Day
      • Pledge Of Allegiance Day

      December 29 – Friday

      • National Pepper Pot Day
      • No Interruptions Day
      • Tick Tock Day

      December 30 – Saturday

      • National Bicarbonate Of Soda Day
      • Falling Needles Family Fest Day
      • Bacon Day

      December 31 – Sunday

      • National Champagne Day
      • Universal Hour Of Peace
      • New Year’s Eve
      • Make Up Your Mind Day
      • Leap Second Time Adjustment Day