The Only Social Media Holidays Calendar You'll Need for 2019

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When it comes to content and social media planning, your strategy for the upcoming year will likely revolve around a long list of key events and dates.

Whether you're looking to leverage popular global holidays, align your brand with events that are meaningful to your customers or are simply looking to inject some personality into your marketing, my 2019 social media holidays list covers big and small, serious and quirky days.

The list includes a combination of key holidays celebrated worldwide, heartwarming hashtag holidays (that are sure to boost engagement) and important regional events for the United States, Canada and United Kingdom.

Hashtag Holidays & Events by Month

January 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - New Year’s Day #HappyNewYear #2019 🌎

4 - National Spaghetti Day #NationalSpaghettiDay

4 - World Braille Day #WorldBrailleDay 🌎

4 - National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay

11 - National Milk Day #NationalMilkDay

14 - Clean Off Your Desk Day #CleanOffYourDeskDay

15 - National Hat Day #NationalHatDay

16 - International Spicy Food Day #SpicyFoodDay #HotandSpicyFoodDay

19 - National Popcorn Day #NationalPopcornDay

20 - Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay

21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (US) #MLKDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

21 - National Hug Day #NationalHugDay

22 - Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

24 - National Compliment Day #NationalComplimentDay

25 - National Fun at Work Day #HaveFunAtWorkDay

27 - Chocolate Cake Day #Chocolate Cake Day

28 - Fun At Work Day #FunAtWorkDay

February 2019 Social Media Holidays

↳ American Heart Month, Black History Month

2 - Groundhog Day #GroundhogDay

3 - Super Bowl LIII #SuperBowlSunday #SuperBowlLIII #SuperBowl

4 - World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay 🌎

5 - Chinese New Year #ChineseNewYear 🌎

5 - World Nutella Day #WorldNutellaDay

5 - Safer Internet Day #SID2019 🌎

9 - National Pizza Day #NationalPizzaDay

14 - Valentine’s Day #ValentinesDay 🌎

17 - Random Acts of Kindness Day #RandomActsOfKindnessDay #KindnessDay

18 - Presidents’ Day (US) #PresidentsDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

20 - Love Your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay

22 - National Margarita Day #NationalMargaritaDay #LoveYourPetDay

26 - National Pistachio Day #NationalPistachioDay

28 - National Toast Day #NationalToastDay

March 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - Employee Appreciation Day #EmployeeAppreciationDay

4 - National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay

5 - National Pancake Day #PancakeDay #NationalPancakeDay

6 - Dentist's Day #DentistsDay

8 - International Women’s Day #InternationalWomensDay #IWD 🌎

14 - Pi Day #PiDay 🌎

17 - St. Patrick’s Day #StPatricksDay #StPaddysDay 🌎

20 - First Day of Spring (Northern Hemisphere) #Spring #FirstDayofSpring

22 - World Water Day #WorldWaterDay 🌎

23 - Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay

25 - Waffle Day #WaffleDay

26 - National Spinach Day #NationalSpinachDay

31 - Mother’s Day (UK) #HappyMothersDay πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

31 - International Transgender Day of Visibility #TransDayofVisibility

April 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - April Fools’ Day #AprilFoolsDay #AprilFools 🌎

2 - Equal Pay Day #EqualPayDay 🌎

3 - World Party Day #WorldPartyDay 🌎

7 - National Beer Day (US) #NationalBeerDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

10 - National Siblings Day #SiblingsDay

11 - National Pet Day #NationalPetDay

15 - Tax Day (US) #TaxDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

16 - National Stress Awareness Day #StressAwarenessDay

16 - Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day #WearYourPajamasToWorkDay

18 - National High Five Day #NationalHighFiveDay #High5Challenge

19 - Good Friday #GoodFriday 🌎

21 - Easter #HappyEaster 🌎

22 - Easter Monday (UK) #EasterMonday 🌎 πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

22 - Earth Day #EarthDay 🌎

24 - Denim Day #DenimDay

26 - National Pretzel Day #NationalPretzelDay

May 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - LoyaltyDay #LoyaltyDay

4 - Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay #MayThe4thBeWithYou 🌎

5 - Cinco de Mayo (US/Mexico) #CincoDeMayo πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

6 - Early May Bank Holiday (UK) #MayDay #LongWeekend #BankHoliday πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

7 - National Teacher's Day #ThankATeacher

8 - World Ovarian Cancer Day #OvarianCancerDay

12 - Mother’s Day (US/Canada) #HappyMothersDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

12 - International Nurses Day #NursesDay

15 - National Chocolate Chip Day #ChocolateChipDay

17 - National Bike to Work Day #BikeToWorkDay

21 - National Memo Day #MemoDay

23 - World Turtle Day #WorldTurtleDay 🌎

25 - African Liberation Day #AfricanLiberationDay #AfricaDay

27 - Memorial Day (US) #MemorialDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

27 - Spring Bank Holiday (UK) #BankHoliday πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

June 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayOfParents 🌎

1 - International Children’s Day #ChildrensDay 🌎

4 - National Cheese Day #NationalCheeseDay

5 - National Running Day #NationalRunningDay

5 - World Environment Day #WorldEnvironmentDay 🌎

7 - National Doughnut Day #NationalDonutDay #DoughnutDay #DonutDay #NationalDoughnutDay

8 - National Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay

14 - World Blood Donor Day #GiveBlood 🌎

15 - Nature Photography Day #NaturePhotographyDay

16 - Father’s Day #HappyFathersDay 🌎

18 - International Picnic Day #PicnicDay 🌎

19 - National Martini Day #NationalMartiniDay

21 - National Selfie Day #NationalSelfieDay

21 - First Day of Summer (Northern Hemisphere) #FirstDayOfSummer #SummerSolstice

23 - National Pink Day #NationalPinkDay

30 - Social Media Day #SMDay 🌎

July 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - Canada Day #CanadaDay πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

1 - International A Joke Day #TellAJoke 🌎

2 - World UFO Day #UFODay

4 - Independence Day (US) #4thofJuly #Happy4th πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

6 - National Fried Chicken Day #NationalFriedChickenDay

13 - National French Fry Day #NationalFrenchFryDay

14 - Shark Awareness Day #SharkAwarenessDay

17 - World Emoji Day #WorldEmojiDay 🌎

20 - Fortune Cookie Day #FortuneCookieDay

20 - National Lollipop Day #NationalLollipopDay

21 - National Ice Cream Day #NationalIceCreamDay

23 - National Hot Dog Day #HotDogDay

24 - National Tequila Day #NationalTequilaDay

30 - International Day of Friendship #DayOfFriendship 🌎

31 - National Avocado Day #NationalAvocadoDay

August 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - National Girlfriend Day #NationalGirlfriendDay

2 - International Beer Day #InternationalBeerDay 🌎

3 - National Watermelon Day #WatermelonDay

4 - Campfire Day #CampfireDay

8 - International Cat Day #CatDay 🌎

9 - National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay

10 - National S’mores Day #NationalSmoresDay

10 - Lazy Day #NationalLazyDay

15 - National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay

13 - Left-Handers Day #LeftHandersDay

15 - National Relaxation Day #RelaxationDay

19 - World Photo Day #WorldPhotoDay #PhotographyDay 🌎

21 - Senior Citizens Day #SeniorCitizensDay

24 - National Waffle Day #NationalWaffleDay

26 - Summer Bank Holiday (UK) #BankHoliday πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

26 - National Dog Day #NationalDogDay

27 - Global Forgiveness Day #GlobalForgivenessDay 🌎

31 - International Bacon Day #BaconDay

September 2019 Social Media Holidays

2 - Labor Day (US/Canada) #LaborDay #LaborDayWeekend πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

4 - World Sexual Health Day #SexualHealthDay 🌎

5 - International Day of Charity #DayOfCharity #InternationalDayofCharity 🌎

8 - Grandparents’ Day #NationalGrandparentsDay

11 - Remembering 9/11 #NeverForget #September11th

12 - National Video Games Day #VideoGamesDay

13 - International Programmers’ Day #ProgrammersDay 🌎

13 - Positive Thinking Day #PositiveThoughts

13 - Friday the 13th #FridayThe13th

18 - National Respect Day #RespectDay

21 - International Day of Peace #PeaceDay #DayOfPeace #InternationalPeaceDay 🌎

23 - First Day of Fall (Northern Hemisphere) - #FirstDayOfFall

23 - International Celebrate Bisexuality Day #CelebrateBisexuality 🌎

27 - World Tourism Day #WorldTourismDay 🌎

30 - International Podcast Day #InternationalPodcastDay 🌎

October 2019 Social Media Holidays

↳ Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Global Diversity Awareness Month

1- International Coffee Day #CoffeeDay 🌎

1 - World Vegetarian Day #VegetarianDay 🌎

2 - World Cerebral Palsy Day #CerebralPalsyDay 🌎

3 - National Boyfriend Day #NationalBoyfriendDay

4 - National Taco Day #NationalTacoDay #TacoDay

4 - World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay 🌎

10 - World Mental Health Day #WorldMentalHealthDay 🌎

11 - National Coming Out Day #NationalComingOutDay

14 - Columbus Day (US) #ColumbusDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

14 - Thanksgiving Day (Canada) #CanadianThanksgiving πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

16 - Boss’s Day #BossDay #NationalBossDay

26 - National Pumpkin Day #NationalPumpkinDay

28 - National Chocolate Day #NationalChocolateDay

29 - National Internet Day #InternetDay

31 - Halloween #Halloween #HappyHalloween 🌎

November 2019 Social Media Holidays

1 - World Vegan Day #VeganDay 🌎

2 - Day of the Dead (October 31 - November 2) #DiaDeLosMuertos #DayoftheDead

2 - Sandwich Day #SandwichDay

4 - International Candy Day #CandyDay 🌎

5 - Guy Fawkes (UK) #BonfireNight πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

11 - Veterans Day (US) #VeteransDay πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

11 - Remembrance Day (Canada) #RemembranceDay πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

13 - World Kindness Day #WorldKindnessDay 🌎

14 - World Diabetes Day #WorldDiabetesDay 🌎

16 - National Fast Food Day #FastFoodDay

17 - National Adoption Day #National Adoption Day

19 - International Mens’ Day #MensDay 🌎

21 - World Television Day #WorldTVDay 🌎

28 - Thanksgiving (US) #HappyThanksgiving πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

29 - Black Friday #BlackFriday

30 - Small Business Saturday #SmallBusinessSaturday

December 2019 Social Media Holidays

2 - Cyber Monday #CyberMonday

3 - Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday

4 - National Cookie Day #NationalCookieDay

8 - National Brownie Day #NationalBrownieDay

9 - International Children's Day #ChildrensDay 🌎

10 - Human Rights Day #HumanRightsDay

13 - National Cocoa Day #NationalCocoaDay #HotCocoaDay

13 - Friday the 13th #FridayThe13th

22 - First Day of Winter/Winter Solstice (Northern Hemisphere) #FirstDayofWinter

23 - Festivus #Festivus

24 - Christmas Eve #ChristmasEve 🌎

24 - National Eggnog Day #NationalEggnogDay

25 - Christmas Day #MerryChristmas 🌎

26 - Boxing Day #BoxingDay

31 - New Years Eve #NYE #NewYearsEve 🌎

If I've missed an important social media holiday for 2019, be sure to tweet me @sylviao or email me at sylvia@sylviaogweng.com.

 
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