2021 Social Media Holiday Calendar

Get a head start on planning your social media content with our downloadable 2021 Social Media Holiday Calendar

It includes national and international holidays, month-long holidays (like Pride Month and Pizza Month), and heaps of fun holidays to organize your social media content around… like International Tourism Day, International Students Day and Love Your Pet Day!

Plus, we’ve designed it with scenic photos of our native New Zealand to add some eye-candy to your (home) office.  

Scroll down to see each month detailed in list and calendar form and SUBMIT YOUR EMAIL BELOW to get the downloadable, printable, PDF version of the FULL 12-month calendar delivered straight to your inbox. 

January 2021

JANUARY IS: Dry January (UK) and National Mentoring Month (USA)

1. New Year’s Day #NewYearsDay

2. Science Fiction Day #ScienceFictionDay

4. National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay

5. National Bird Day #NationalBirdDay

11. Human Trafficking Awareness Day #HumanTraffickingDay

13. National Sticker Day #NationalStickerDay

13. Clean Off Your Desk Day #CleanOffYourDeskDay

15. National Hat Day #NationalHatDay

16. Get to Know Your Customers Day (third Thursday of every quarter) #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay

20. Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay

20. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Third Monday of January) #MLKDay (USA)

23. National Pie Day #PieDay

24. National Compliment Day #NationalComplimentDay

25. Chinese New Year #ChineseNewYear

25. Community Manager Appreciation Day (Last Monday of January) #CMAD

28. Tuesday, Data Privacy Day #PrivacyAware

February 2021

FEBRUARY IS: Black History Month (USA) and Snack Food Month

2. Groundhog Day #GroundhogDay

2. World Wetlands Day #WorldWetlandsDay

4. World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay

5. National Weatherperson’s Day #NationalWeatherpersonsDay

6. Waitangi Day (NZ)

7. National Send a Card to a Friend Day #SendACardToAFriendDay

8. National Boy Scouts Day #BoyScoutsDay

9. National Pizza Day #NationalPizzaDay

11. Safer Internet Day #SID2020

11. Inventors Day #InventorsDay

13. World Radio Day #WorldRadioDay

13. Galentines Day

14. Valentine’s Day #ValentinesDay

16. Mardi Gras #MardiGras

17. Random Acts of Kindness Day #RandomActsOfKindnessDay

17. Presidents Day (Third Monday of February) #PresidentsDay

18. National Battery Day #NationalBatteryDay

20. World Day of Social Justice #SocialJusticeDay

20. Love Your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay

21. International Mother Language Day #IMLD

 

March 2021

MARCH IS: Women’s History Month and Mustache Month

2. National Read Across America Day #ReadAcrossAmerica & #DrSeuss

3. World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay

4. National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay

5. National Pancake Day #NationalPancakeDay

6. National Dentist’s Day #DentistsDay

5. National Employee Appreciation Day (First Friday of March) #EmployeeAppreciationDay

5. National Day of Unplugging (First Friday of March) #NationalDayOfUnplugging

7. National Be Heard Day #NationalBeHeardDay

7. National Cereal Day #NationalCerealDay

8. International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange

10. National Pack Your Lunch Day #NationalPackYourLunchDay

11. National Worship of Tools Day #WorshipOfToolsDay

11. National Napping Day #NationalNappingDay

12: National Girl Scout Day #GirlScoutDay

14. Popcorn Lover’s Day #PopcornLoversDay

14. Potato Chip Day #NationalPotatoChipDay

14. Pi Day #PiDay (Go wild and post at 1:59, as Pi equals 3.14159…)

15. World Consumer Rights Day #WCRD2020

15. World Sleep Day #WorldSleepDay

16. National Freedom of Information Day #FreedomOfInformationDay

17. St. Patrick’s Day #StPatricksDay

18. Awkward Moments Day #NationalAwkwardMomentsDay

19. National Let’s Laugh Day #NationalLetsLaughDay

20. International Day of Happiness #InternationalDayofHappiness

20. World Storytelling Day #WorldStorytellingDay

21. World Poetry Day #WorldPoetryDay

22: World Water Day #WorldWaterDay

23. National Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay

25. Wednesday, Tolkien Reading Day #TolkienReadingDay

26. National Spinach Day #NationalSpinachDay

26. Purple Day #PurpleDay

28. Earth Hour Day #EarthHour

30. Doctor’s Day #NationalDoctorsDay

30. National Take a Walk in the Park Day #NationalWalkInTheParkDay

31. Transgender Day of Visibility #TDOV

31. Equal Pay Day #EqualPayDay

April 2021

APRIL IS: Financial Literacy Month and National Volunteer Month

1. April Fools Day #AprilFools

2. World Autism Awareness Day #WAAD

3. Find a Rainbow Day #FindARainbowDay

3. National Walking Day #NationalWalkingDay

7. World Health Day #LetsTalk

10. National Siblings Day #NationalSiblingsDay

11. National Pet Day #NationalPetDay

12. International Day of Human Space Flight #InternationalDayOfHumanSpaceFlight

16. National Stress Awareness Day #StressAwarenessDay

16. National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day #PJDay

17. Haiku Poetry Day #HaikuPoetryDay

18. National High-Five Day #NH5D

20. National Look-Alike Day #NationalLookAlikeDay

22. Earth Day #EarthDay2021

22. Saturday, National Take Our Kids to Work Day

23. National Picnic Day #NationalPicnicDay

23. World Book Day #WorldBookDay

24. National Administrative Professionals Day #AdministrativeProfessionalsDay

24. Denim Day #DenimDay

29. International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay

30. National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day #AdoptAShelterPetDay

30. International Jazz Day #JazzDay

May 2021

MAY IS: National Pet Month (USA) and Bike Month

1. International Workers Day #IntWorkersDay

2. World Password Day #WorldPasswordDay

3. World Press Freedom Day #WPFD2020 #PressFreedom

3. Space Day #SpaceDay

4. Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay & #Maythe4thBeWithYou

4. International Firefighters Day #InternationalFirefightersDay

5. Cinco de Mayo #CincoDeMayo

6. National Nurses Day #NursesDay

7. Thank a Teacher Day #ThankATeacher

10. Mother’s Day #MothersDay

12. National Receptionist Day #NationalReceptionistDay

15. International Day of Families #FamilyDay

16. Love a Tree Day #LoveATreeDay

17. International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia #IDAHOT2020

21. National Bike to Work Day #BTWD

28. Hamburger Day #NationalHamburgerDay

29. Paperclip Day #PaperclipDay

June 2021

JUNE IS: LGBTQ Pride Month and National Safety Month

1. Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayOfParents

1. International Children’s Day #ChildrensDay

3. Leave The Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay

4. National Donut Day #NationalDonutDay

5. World Environment Day #WorldEnvironmentDay

6. National Cancer Survivor’s Day #NCSD2020

6. Higher Education Day #HigherEducationDay

7. World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay

7. Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay

14. World Blood Donor Day #GiveBlood

20. World Refugee Day #WithRefugees

20. Father’s Day #FathersDay

21. National Selfie Day #NationalSelfieDay

21. World Music Day #WorldMusicDay

21. International Yoga Day #InternationalYogaDay

26. Take Your Dog to Work Day #TakeYourDogToWorkDay

27. National Sunglasses Day #NationalSunglassesDay

27. National Handshake Day #HandshakeDay

30. Social Media Day #SMDay

July 2021

JULY IS: National Ice Cream Month

2. World UFO Day #WorldUFODay

4. Independence Day (USA)

7. World Chocolate Day #WorldChocolateDay

11. Cheer Up the Lonely Day #CheerUpTheLonelyDay

12. Malala Day #MalalaDay

15. Give Something Away Day #GiveSomethingAwayDay

17. World Emoji Day #WorldEmojiDay

18. Nelson Mandela International Day #MandelaDay

30. Talk in an Elevator Day #TalkInAnElevatorDay

30. International Day of Friendship #DayOfFriendship

August 2021

AUGUST IS: Black Business Month and International Pirate Month (ARRR-GUST)

1. Respect for Parents Day #RespectForParentsDay

2. National Coloring Book Day #NationalColoringBookDay

8. International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay

9. National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay

10. National Lazy Day #LazyDay

11. National Sons and Daughters Day #SonsAndDaughtersDay

12. International Youth Day #YouthDay

12. World Elephant Day #WorldElephantDay

13. International Lefthanders Day #LefthandersDay

15. National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay

16. National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay

19. World Photo Day #WorldPhotoDay

19. World Humanitarian Day #WorldHumanitarianDay

20. National Lemonade Day #NationalLemonadeDay

26. National Dog Day #NationalDogDay

26. National Women’s Equality Day #WomensEqualityDay

September 2021

SEPTEMBER IS: Yoga Month

4. National Wildlife Day #NationalWildlifeDay

5. International Day of Charity #CharityDay

6. Read a Book Day #ReadABookDay

6. National Grandparents Day (First Monday of September) #NationalGrandparentsDay

8. International Literacy Day #LiteracyDay

12. National Day of Encouragement #DayOfEncouragement

12. National Video Games Day #NationalVideoGamesDay

19. Talk Like a Pirate Day #TalkLikeAPirateDay

21. International Day of Peace #PeaceDay

21. Miniature Golf Day #MiniGolfDay

22. Car-Free Day #CarFreeDay

22. Hobbit Day #HobbitDay

23. National Women’s Health and Fitness Day #FitnessDay

26. European Day of Languages #EDL2020

27. World Tourism Day #WTD2020

28. National Good Neighbor Day #GoodNeighborDay

29. National Coffee Day #NationalCoffeeDay

30. International Podcast Day #InternationalPodcastDay

October 2021

OCTOBER IS: Black History Month (UK) and LGBTQ History Month (USA)

1. World Vegetarian Day #WorldVegetarianDay

2. World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay

3. National Techies Day #TechiesDay

4. World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay

4. National Taco Day #NationalTacoDay (should be celebrated everyday)

5. World Teachers Day #WorldTeachersDay

10. World Mental Health Day #WorldMentalHeathDay

11. International Day of the Girl #DayOfTheGirl

14. National Dessert Day #DessertDay

15. Global Handwashing Day #GlobalHandwashingDay (especially relevant this year)

16. World Food Day #FoodDay

16. Bosses Day #BossesDay

17. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty #EndPoverty

21. Reptile Awareness Day #ReptileAwarenessDay

24. United Nations Day #UNDay

25. Greasy Foods Day #GreasyFoodsDay

30. Checklist Day #ChecklistDay

31. Halloween #Halloween

November 2021

NOVEMBER IS: Movember

1. World Vegan Day #WorldVeganDay

1. National Authors Day #NationalAuthorsDay

3. National Sandwich Day #NationalSandwichDay

4. National Candy Day #NationalCandyDay

8. National Cappuccino Day #CappuccinoDay

8. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM) Day #STEMDay

11. Veterans Day #VeteransDay

13. World Kindness Day #WKD

14. World Diabetes Day #WDD

15. Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day #CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay

17. International Students Day #InternationalStudentsDay

19. National Entrepreneurs Day #EntrepreneursDay

21. World Hello Day #WorldHelloDay

25. Thanksgiving Day #Thanksgiving

26. Black Friday

27. Small Business Saturday (The last Saturday of November) #ShopSmall

29. Cyber Monday

30. Giving Tuesday

December 2021

 

3. International Day of Persons with Disabilities #IDPWD

4. National Cookie Day #NationalCookieDay

10. Human Rights Day #HumanRightsDay

10. Nobel Prize Day #NobelPrize

11. National Salesperson Day #SalespersonDay

21. Crossword Puzzle Day #CrossWordPuzzleDay

24. Christmas Eve

25. Christmas

26. Boxing Day

30. No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year #NoInterruptionsDay

31. New Year’s Eve #NYE

 

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