What a decade it’s been scrolling, thumbs-upping, swiping and double-tapping!

Now, it’s time to build out your content calendar for the year ahead.

No clue where to start β€” start here and grab this list of 152 special days to add to your 2020 social media schedule!

We’ve covered all the hashtag holidays you need to be aware of, separated by month, along with popular hashtags so you can jump in on trending conversations. From Play Monopoly Day (#PlayMonopolyDay) to International Dog Day (#InternationalDogDay) here are a few examples to get you inspired and ready to make 2020 your strongest year to date!

#PlayMonopolyDay Instagram Post

#InternationalDogDay Twitter Post

#NationalDoughnutDay Facebook Post

Disclaimer: we are linking off-site to show you examples of these hashtags in use. Warning there could possibly be some inappropriate content, which we cannot be responsible for. Only click the hashtag links if you understand this.

January

  • January 1: New Years Day – #NewYearsDay
  • January 2: Science Fiction Day – #ScienceFictionDay
  • January 3: Drinking Straw Day – ##DrinkingStrawDay
  • January 4: National Trivia Day – #NationalTriviaDay
  • January 5: National Keto Day – #NationalKetoDay
  • January 6: National Technology Day – #TechnologyDay
  • January 7: National Bobblehead Day – #NationalBobbleheadDay
  • January 8: National Bubble Bath Day – #BubbleBathDay
  • January 9: National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day – #LawEnforcementAppreciationDay
  • January 10: National Cut Your Energy Costs Day – #CutYourEnergyCostsDay
  • January 11: National Vision Board Day – #VisionBoardDay
  • January 13: National Clean Off Your Desk Day – #CleanOffYourDeskDay
  • January 15: National Hat Day – #NationalHatDay
  • January 16: Get To Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – #MartinLutherKingJrDay
  • January 22: Library Shelfie Day – #LibraryShelfieDay
  • January 24: National Compliment Day – #NationalComplimentDay
  • January 28: Data Privacy Day – #DataPrivacyDay
  • January 31: Inspire Your Heart with Art Day – #InspireYourHeartWithArtDay

February

  • February 3: Super Bowl LIV – #SBLIV
  • February 4: World Cancer Day – #WorldCancerDay
  • February 5: World Nutella Day – #WorldNutellaDay
  • February 9: National Pizza Day – #NationalPizzaDay
  • February 10: Clean Out Your Computer Day – #CleanOutYourComputerDay
  • February 11: National Make A Friend Day – #NationalMakeAFriendDay
  • February 11: Safer Internet Day – #SID2020
  • February 14: Valentines Day – #ValentinesDay
  • February 17: Family Day – #FamilyDay
  • February 17: National Presidents Day – #PresidentsDay
  • February 18: National Drink Wine Day – #NationalDrinkWineDay
  • February 20: National Love Your Pet Day – #NationalLoveYourPetDay
  • February 25: Mardi Gras – #MardiGras
  • February 28: National Skip The Straw Day – #SkipTheStrawDay
  • February 29: Leap Day – #LeapDay

March

  • March 1: Peanut Butter Lovers Day – #PeanutButterLoversDay
  • March 3: World Wildlife Day – #WorldWildlifeDay
  • March 4: National Sons Day – #NationalSonsDay
  • March 5: National Hospitalist Day – #HowWeHospitalist
  • March 6: National Employee Appreciation Day – #EmployeeAppreciationDay
  • March 7: National Be Heard Day – #NationalBeHeardDay
  • March 8: International Womens Day – #InternationalWomensDay
  • March 8: Spring Forward – #SpringForward
  • March 9: National Napping Day – #NationalNappingDay
  • March 10: Pack Your Lunch Day – #PackYourLunchDay
  • March 11: Johnny Appleseed Day – #JohnnyAppleseedDay
  • March 14: Write Your Story Day – #WriteYourStoryDay
  • March 15: National Shoe The World Day – #NationalShoeTheWorldDay
  • March 17: St. Patrick’s Day – #StPatricksDay
  • March 18: Awkward Moments Day – #AwkwardMomentsDay
  • March 19: First Day Of Spring – #SpringBegins
  • March 23: National Puppy Day – #NationalPuppyDay
  • March 26: Purple Day – #EpilepsyAwarenessDay, #PurpleDay
  • March 30: National Take A Walk In The Park Day – #TakeAWalkInTheParkDay
  • March 31: World Backup Day – #WorldBackupDay

April

  • April 1: April Fools Day – #AprilFools
  • April 2: World Autism Awareness Day – #WorldAutismAwarenessDay
  • April 3: National Find A Rainbow Day – #NationalFindARainbowDay
  • April 4: National Love Our Children Day – #NationalLoveOurChildrenDay
  • April 7: National Handmade Day – #NationalHandmadeDay
  • April 9: NationalΒ Winston Churchill Day – #WinstonChurchillDay
  • April 10: Good Friday – #GoodFriday
  • April 11: National Pet Day – #NationalPetDay
  • April 12: Easter – #Easter
  • April 15: National Tax Day – #NationalTaxDay
  • April 16: Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day – #WearYourPajamastoWorkDay
  • April 20: National Look Alike Day – #NationalLookAlikeDay
  • April 22: National Earth Day – #EarthDay
  • April 23: Take Our Children To Work Day – #TakeOurChildrenToWorkDay
  • April 27: National Tell A Story Day – #NationalTellAStoryDay
  • April 28: National Superhero Day – #NationalSuperheroDay
  • April 29: Denim Day – #DenimDay
  • April 30: Adopt A Shelter Pet Day – #AdoptAShelterPetDay

May

  • May 1: International Workers Day – #IntWorkersday, #MayDay
  • May 2: The Kentucky Derby – #KentuckyDerby
  • May 4: National Star Wars Day – #StarWarsDay, #Maythe4thBeWithYou
  • May 5: Cinco de Mayo – #CincodeMayo
  • May 6: National Nurses Day – #NationalNursesDay
  • May 7: World Password Day – #WorldPasswordDay
  • May 8: National Space Day – #SpaceDay
  • May 10: Mothers Day – Β #MothersDay
  • May 13: National Receptionists Day – Β #NationalReceptionistsDay
  • May 15: Endangered Species Day –  #EndangeredSpeciesDay
  • May 16: National BBQ Day – #NationalBBQDay
  • May 20: National Rescue Dog Day – #NationalRescueDogDay
  • May 21: National Memo Day – #NationalMemoDay
  • May 22: National Road Trip Day – #NationalRoadTripDay
  • May 25: Memorial Day – #MemorialDay
  • May 28: National Hamburger Day – #NationalHamburgerDay
  • May 31: National Smile Day – #NationalSmileDay

June

  • June 3: National Running Day – #NationalRunningDay
  • June 5: National Doughnut Day – #NationalDoughnuttDay
  • June 7: Cancer Survivors Day – #CancerSurvivorsDay
  • June 8: National Best Friends Day – #BestFriendsDay
  • June 9: Donald Duck Day – #DonaldDuckDay
  • June 11: Make Life Beautiful Day – #MakeLifeBeautifulDay
  • June 14: National Childrens Day – #NationalChildrensDay
  • June 19: Juneteenth – #Juneteenth
  • June 20: Summer Begins – #SummerBegins
  • June 21: Father’s Day – #FathersDay
  • June 21: National Selfie Day – #NationalSelfieDay
  • June 26: National Take Your Dog To Work Day – #NationalTakeYourDogToWorkDay
  • June 27: National PTSD Awareness Day – #NationalPTSDAwarenessDay
  • June 29: National Camera Day – #NationalCameraDay
  • June 30: Social Media Day – #SocialMediaDay

July

  • July 1: Canada Day – #CanadaDay
  • July 4: Independence Day (USA) – #IndependenceDay, #July4th, #4thOfJuly
  • July 5: National Workaholic Day – #NationalWorkaholicDay
  • July 6: National Fried Chicken Day – #NationalFriedChickenDay
  • July 11: Cheer Up The Lonely Day – #CheerUpTheLonelyDay
  • July 12: National Simplicity Day – #NationalSimplicityDay
  • July 15: National Give Something Away Day – #GiveSomethingAwayDay
  • July 17: World Emoji Day – #WorldEmojiDay
  • July 18: National Sour Candy Day – #NationalSourCandyDay
  • July 22: National Hammock Day – #NationalHammockDay
  • July 26: Disability Independence Day – #DisabilityIndependenceDay
  • July 30: International Day Of Friendship – #DayOfFriendship

August

  • August 2: National Friendship Day – #NationalFriendshipDay
  • August 5: Work Like A Dog Day – #WorkLikeADogDay
  • August 9: National Book Lovers Day – #NationalBookLoversDay
  • August 10: National Lazy Day – #NationalLazyDay
  • August 11: National Son’s And Daughter’s Day – #SonsAndDaughtersDay
  • August 15: National Relaxation Day – #NationalRelaxationDay
  • August 16: National Tell A Joke Day – #NationalTellAJokeDay
  • August 17: National Nonprofit Day – #NationalNonprofitDay
  • August 19: World Humanitarian Day – #WorldHumanitarianDay
  • August 21: Senior Citizens Day – #SeniorCitizensDay
  • August 26: National Dog Day – #NationalDogDay
  • August 26: National Women’s Equality Day – #WomensEqualityDay

September

  • September 4: National Wildlife Day – #NationalWildlifeDay
  • September 5: International Day of Charity – #CharityDay
  • September 6: National Read A Book Day – #ReadABookDay
  • September 7: Labor Day – #LaborDay
  • September 9: National Teddy Bear Day – #NationalTeddyBearDay
  • September 11: Patriot Day And National Day Of Service And Remembrance – #PatriotDay, #DayOfServiceAndRemembrance, #911Day
  • September 12: National Day Of Encouragement – #NationalDayofEncouragement
  • September 12: National Video Games Day – #NationalVideoGamesDay
  • September 14: Live Creative Day – #LiveCreativeDay
  • September 15: Online Learning Day – #OnlineLearningDay
  • September 21: International Day Of Peace – #PeaceDay
  • September 22: American Business Womens Day – #AmericanBusinessWomensDay
  • September 22: First Day of Fall – #Fall
  • September 27: National Scarf Day – #NationalScarfDay
  • September 29: National Coffee Day – #NationalCoffeeDay
  • September 30: International Podcast Day – #InternationalPodcastDay

October

  • October 2: Name Your Car Day – #NameYourCarDay
  • October 3: National Techies Day – #NationalTechiesDay
  • October 4: World Smile Day – #WorldSmileDay
  • October 5: Do Something Nice Day – #DoSomethingNiceDay
  • October 7: National LED Light Day – #NationalLEDLightDay
  • October 10: World Mental Health Day – #WorldMentalHealthDay
  • October 11: International Day Of The Girl Child – #DayOfTheGirl
  • October 13: National Train Your Brain Day – #TrainYourBrainDay
  • October 14: National Dessert Day – #NationalDessertDay
  • October 16: National Boss Day – #BossDay
  • October 19: Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day – #CleanYourVirtualDesktopDay
  • October 20: National Youth Confidence Day – #NationalYouthConfidenceDay
  • October 23: iPod Day – #iPodDay
  • October 24: United Nations Day – #UNDay
  • October 28: National Chocolate Day – #NationalChocolateDay
  • October 31: Halloween – #Halloween

November

  • November 1: Daylight Savings Time Ends – #DaylightSavings
  • November 1: National Authors Day – #NationalAuthorsDay
  • November 3: National Housewives Day – #NationalHousewivesDay
  • November 4: National Candy Day – #NationalCandyDay
  • November 10: Forget Me Not Day – #ForgetMeNotDay
  • November 11: Veterans Day – #VeteransDay
  • November 13: World Kindness Day – #WorldKindnessDay
  • November 16: National Fast Food Day – #NationalFastFoodDay
  • November 17: National Entrepreneurs Day – #EntrepreneursDay
  • November 20: Universal Children’s Day – #UNChildrensDay
  • November 26: Thanksgiving Day – #Thanksgiving
  • November 27: Black Friday – #BlackFriday
  • November 28: Small Business Saturday – #SmallBusinessSaturday
  • November 30: Computer Security Day – #ComputerSecurityDay
  • November 30: Cyber Monday – #CyberMonday

December

  • December 1: Giving Tuesday – #GivingTuesday
  • December 4: National Sock Day – #NationalSockDay
  • December 5: National Bartender Day – #NationalBartenderDay
  • December 8: Pretend to be a Time Traveller Day – #PretendtoBeaTimeTravelerDay
  • December 10: Human Rights Day – #HumanRightsDay
  • December 10: Nobel Prize Day – #NobelPrize
  • December 11: National App Day – #NationalAppDay
  • December 21: First Day of Winter – #WinterSolstice
  • December 24: Christmas Eve – #ChristmasEve
  • December 25: Christmas – #Christmas
  • December 26: Boxing Day – #BoxingDay
  • December 29: Tick Tock Day – #TickTockDay
  • December 31: New Years Eve – #NYE

See a holiday or special day missing? Comment below and let us know!

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Aanam

Digital Media Specialist at We Make Stuff Happen
Aanam is a creative business graduate from the University of the Fraser Valley. With a passion for social media, she is constantly seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences in the most engaging way possible. Her goal is to create and amplify every client’s unique brand story.

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