Do you ever run out of social media content ideas? 

If you answered yes, grab this list of 152 special days to add to your 2019 social media schedule. 

With trending holidays like National Pizza Day (#NationalPizzaDay) to International Women’s Day (#InternationalWomensDay), every business can find holidays that engage with their audience while having some fun or supporting a cause. Take notes from the legendary “Crocodile Hunter,” Steve Irwin’s family.

#NationalNappingDay Instagram Post

#EmployeeAppreciationDay Twitter Post

#InternationalCheetahDay Facebook Post

Although we may not all have as thrilling content as the legendary Irwin family, there’s still plenty of content ideas to keep your social media fun and interactive. To help you find the right days to celebrate, we have put together a complete guide of holidays and special days to include in your 2019 social media calendar! Download a copy here to print and post on your wall. To attract and engage your ideal client, focus on the holidays and special days that make sense for your brand.

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2019 Holidays

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 4: National Trivia Day – #NationalTriviaDay
  • January 6: National Technology Day – #TechnologyDay
  • January 7: National Thank God It’s Monday Day – #ThankGodItsMondayDay
  • January 14: National Clean Off Your Desk Day – #CleanOffYourDeskDay
  • January 15: National Hat Day – #NationalHatDay
  • January 17: Get To Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – #MartinLutherKingJrDay
  • January 23: Library Shelfie Day – #LibraryShelfieDay
  • January 24: National Compliment Day – #NationalComplimentDay
  • January 28: Data Privacy Day – #DataPrivacyDay

February 

  • February 3: Super Bowl LIII – #SBLIII
  • February 4: World Cancer Day – #WorldCancerDay
  • February 5: Safer Internet Day – #SID2019
  • February 5: Chinese New Year –  #YearOfThePig
  • February 9: National Pizza Day – #NationalPizzaDay
  • February 11: Inventors Day – #InventorsDay
  • February 14: Valentines Day – #ValentinesDay
  • February 17: National Random Acts Of Kindness Day – #RandomActsOfKindnessDay
  • February 18: National Presidents Day – #PresidentsDay
  • February 18: National Drink Wine Day – #NationalDrinkWineDay
  • February 20: National Love Your Pet Day – #NationalLoveYourPetDay

March 

  • March 1: National Employee Appreciation Day – #EmployeeAppreciationDay
  • March 3: World Wildlife Day – #WorldWildlifeDay
  • March 4: National Grammar Day – #NationalGrammarDay
  • March 5: Fat Tuesday – #FatTuesday, #MardiGras, #ShroveTuesday
  • March 7: National Be Heard Day – #NationalBeHeardDay
  • March 8: International Womens Day – #InternationalWomensDay
  • March 8: National Proofreading Day – #NationalProofreadingDay
  • March 10: Return Of Daylight Savings – #DaylightSavings
  • March 11: National Napping Day – #NationalNappingDay
  • March 14: National Write Your Story Day – #WriteYourStoryDay
  • March 16: National Freedom Of Information Day – #FreedomOfInformationDay
  • March 17: St. Patrick’s Day – #StPatricksDay
  • March 19: National Let’s Laugh Day – #LetsLaughDay
  • March 20: 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 3: National Find A Rainbow Day – #NationalFindARainbowDay
  • April 3: National Walking Day – #NationalWalkingDay
  • April 4: National Hug A Newsperson Day – #HugANewspersonDay
  • April 7: National Beer Day – #NationalBeerDay
  • April 9: National Equal Pay Day – #EqualPayDay
  • April 10: National Siblings Day – #NationalSiblingsDay
  • April 11: National Pet Day – #NationalPetDay
  • April 15: National Take A Wild Guess Day – #TakeAWildGuessDay
  • April 16: National Stress Awareness Day – #StressAwarenessDay
  • April 18: Get To Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • April 18: National High Five Day – #NH5D
  • April 20: National Look Alike Day – #NationalLookAlikeDay
  • April 21: Easter – #Easter
  • April 22: National Earth Day – #EarthDay
  • April 23: National Picnic Day – #NationalPicnicDay
  • April 23: World Book Day – #WorldBookDay
  • April 24: National Administrative Professionals’ Day – #AdministrativeProfessionalsDay
  • April 25: National Telephone Day – #NationalTelephoneDay
  • April 28: National Superhero Day – #NationalSuperheroDay
  • April 30: National Honesty Day – #NationalHonestyDay

May 

  • May 1: International Workers Day – #IntWorkersday, #MayDay
  • May 2: World Password Day – #WorldPasswordDay
  • May 3: National Space Day – #NationalSpaceDay
  • May 4: National Star Wars Day – #StarWarsDay, #Maythe4thBeWithYou
  • May 5: Cinco de Mayo – #CincodeMayo
  • May 6: National Nurses Day – #NationalNursesDay
  • May 7: National Teacher Appreciation Day – #NationalTeachersDay
  • May 9: Europe Day – #EuropeDay
  • May 12: Mothers Day –  #MothersDay
  • May 15: International Day Of Families –  #DayofFamilies 
  • May 17: National Bike To Work Day – #BikeToWorkDay
  • May 21: National Memo Day – #NationalMemoDay
  • May 27: Memorial Day – #MemorialDay
  • May 28: National Hamburger Day – #NationalHamburgerDay

June 

  • June 3: Leave The Office Early Day – #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay
  • June 5: World Environment Day – #WorldEnvironmentDay
  • June 7: National Donut Day – #NationalDonutDay 
  • June 8: National Best Friends Day – #BestFriendsDay
  • June 8: World Oceans Day – #WorldOceansDay
  • June 14: National Flag Day – #NationalFlagDay
  • June 16: Father’s Day – #FathersDay
  • June 20: World Refugee Day#WithRefugees
  • June 21: National Selfie Day – #NationalSelfieDay
  • June 21: Summer Begins – #SummerBegins
  • June 21: World Music Day – #WorldMusicDay
  • June 27: National Sunglasses Day – #SunglassSelfie, #NationalSunglassesDay
  • June 27: National Handshake Day – #NationalHandshakeDay
  • June 30: Social Media Day – #SocialMediaDay

July 

  • July 1: Canada Day – #CanadaDay
  • July 1: National Postal Worker Day – #NationalPostalWorkerDay
  • July 4: Independence Day (USA) – #IndependenceDay, #July4th, #4thOfJuly,
  • July 12: Malala Day – #malaladay
  • July 15: National Give Something Away Day – #GiveSomethingAwayDay
  • July 17: World Emoji Day – #WorldEmojiDay
  • July 18: Get To Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day – #MandelaDay
  • July 26: National Talk In An Elevator Day – #TalkInAnElevatorDay
  • July 30: International Day Of Friendship – #DayOfFriendship

August 

  • August 3: International Beer Day – #InternationalBeerDay
  • August 8: National Happiness Happens Day – #HappinessHappensDay
  • 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: World Entrepreneur Day – #WorldEntrepreneurDay
  • August 26: National Dog Day – #NationalDogDay
  • August 26: National Women’s Equality Day – #WomensEqualityDay

September 

  • September 2: Labor Day – #LaborDay
  • September 4: National Wildlife Day – #NationalWildlifeDay
  • September 5: International Day of Charity – #CharityDay
  • September 6: National Read A Book Day – #ReadABookDay
  • 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 13: Stand Up To Cancer Day – #KissCancerGoodbye 
  • September 15: Wife Appreciation Day – #WifeAppreciationDay
  • September 21: International Day Of Peace – #PeaceDay
  • September 22: Car Free Day – #CarFreeDay
  • September 23: First Day of Fall – #Fall
  • September 27: World Tourism Day – #WTD2019
  • September 28: National Good Neighbor Day – #GoodNeighborDay
  • September 30: International Podcast Day – #InternationalPodcastDay

October 

  • October 1: International Coffee Day – #InternationalCoffeeDay
  • October 3: National Techies Day – #NationalTechiesDay
  • October 4: World Smile Day – #WorldSmileDay
  • October 5: International Teachers Day – #TeachersDay
  • October 6: Mad Hatter Day – #MadHatterDay
  • October 7: World Habitat Day – #WorldHabitatDay
  • 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 15: Global Handwashing Day – #IWashMyHands
  • October 16: National Boss Day – #BossDay
  • October 17: Get To Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
  • October 20: World Statistics Day – #WorldStatisticDay
  • October 24: United Nations Day – #UNDay
  • October 27: Diwali – #Diwali
  • October 31: Halloween – #Halloween

November 

  • November 1: Book Lovers Day – #BookLoversDay
  • November 1: All Saints’ Day – #AllSaintsDay
  • November 3: Daylight Saving Time Ends – #DaylightSavings
  • November 4: National Candy Day – #NationalCandyDay
  • November 11: Veterans Day – #VeteransDay
  • November 13: World Kindness Day – #WorldKindnessDay
  • November 16: International Tolerance Day – #ToleranceDay
  • November 19: National Entrepreneurs Day – #EntrepreneursDay
  • November 20: Universal Children’s Day – #UNChildrensDay
  • November 21: World Hello Day – #WorldHelloDay
  • November 28: Thanksgiving Day – #Thanksgiving
  • November 29: Black Friday – #BlackFriday
  • November 30: Computer Security Day – #ComputerSecurityDay

December 

  • December 2: Cyber Monday – #CyberMonday
  • December 5: World Soil Day – #WorldSoilDay
  • December 8: Pretend to be a Time Traveller Day – #PretendtoBeaTimeTravelerDay
  • December 10: Human Rights Day – #HumanRightsDay
  • December 10: Nobel Prize Day – #NobelPrize
  • December 11: International Mountain Day – #InternationalMountainDay
  • December 21: First Day of Winter – #WinterSolstice
  • December 24: Christmas Eve – #ChristmasEve
  • December 25: Christmas – #Christmas
  • 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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