As we are sure you’ve noticed, there are soooo many social media holidays. National Donut Day, National Tell a Joke Day, National Dog Day, the list goes on and on. 

At HeyOrca, we like to make your life easier. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of all of the social media holidays throughout the year. You can bookmark this blog post or you can sync these holidays into your Google Calendar by clicking here.

Let’s get into it!

January:

January 1 – First Day of International Creativity Month

January 2 – Science Fiction Day

January 4 – National Trivia Day

January 7 – Orthodox Christmas Day

January 10 – Houseplant Appreciation Day

January 13 – National Sticker Day

January 14 – Orthodox New Year

January 16 – Tu Bishvat / Tu B’shevat

January 17 – Martin Luther King Day

January 20 – Cheese Lovers Day

January 23 – National Pie Day

January 25 – Opposite Day

January 27 – International Holocausts Remembrance Day

January 28 – Data Privacy Day

January 30 – National Croissant Day

February:

February 1 – First Day of Black History Month

February 2 – International Groundhog Day

February 3 – International Golden Retriever Day

February 4 – National Wear Red Day / World Cancer Day

February 9 – National Pizza Day

February 13 – Superbowl Sunday / World Radio Day

February 14 – Valentine’s Day

February 15 – Lantern Festival / National Flag of Canada Day

February 17 – Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 18 – National Drink Wine Day

February 21 – President’s Day

February 22 – National Margarita Day

February 28 – Isra and Mi’raj

March:

March 1 – First Day of Women’s History Month / Mardi Gras / Shrove Tuesday / St. David’s Day

March 2 – Read Across America Day / Ash Wednesday

March 3 – World Book Day (UK)

March 4 – Employee Appreciation Day / National Day of Unplugging

March 6 – National Dentist Day

March 8 – International Women’s Day / Organize Your Home Office Day

March 14 – Commonwealth Day / Pi Day

March 16 – Purim

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day

March 18 – Holi / World Sleep Day

March 20 – International Day of Happiness / First Day of Spring / March Equinox

March 22 – World Water Day

March 23 – National Puppy Day

March 26 – Earth Hour Day (Last Saturday in March)

March 27 – Mother’s Day (UK)

March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility

April:

April 1 – April Fools / Walk to Work Day / Hindi New Year

April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day / Ramadan Starts

April 6 – National Tartan Day

April 7 – National Beer Day (US) / No Housework Day

April 9 – Vimy Ridge Day

April 10 – Palm Sunday / National Sibling Day (US)

April 14 – Maundy Thursday

April 15 – Good Friday / First Day of Passover / Tax Day

April 16 – Holy Saturday

April 17 – Easter Sunday

April 18 – Easter Monday / Patriot Day

April 19 – Wear Your PJs to Work Day

April 21 – High Five Day

April 22 – Earth Day / Orthodox Good Friday

April 23 – World Book Day (US) / Last day of Passover / St. George’s Day / Orthodox Holy Saturday

April 24 – Orthodox Easter

April 25 – Orthodox Easter Monday

April 27 – Holocaust Remembrance Day (YOM HASHOAH)

April 28 – National Take Your Child to Work Day (US)

April 29 – Laylatul Qadr (NIGHT OF POWER)

April 30 – Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

May:

May 1 – First Day of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month / First Day of Mental Health Awareness Month (US) / World Laughter Day / 

May 2 – Ramadan Ends / EID Begins / Met Gala / EID-AL-FITR

May 3 – National Teacher Appreciation Day

May 4 – Star Wars Day / International Firefighters’ Day / Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 5 – Cinco De Mayo / National Day of Prayer

May 6 – National Nurses Day

May 8 – Mother’s Day (US) / Victory in Europe Day / Buddha Day

May 10 – First day of Mental Health Awareness Week (US, UK) / National Small Business Day

May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

May 18 – Lag B’omer Starts

May 20 – Bike to Work Day

May 21 – Armed Forces Day (US) / International Tea Day

May 22 – National Maritime Day

May 25 – National Missing Children’s Day

May 26 – Ascension Day

May 28 – International Hamburger Day

May 30 – Memorial Day (US)

June:

June 1 – First Day of Pride Month / First Day of Men’s Health Month

June 3 – National Donut Day

June 4 – Hug Your Cat Day / Shavuot

June 5 – World Environment Day

June 6 – D-Day / Whit Monday / Higher Education Day

June 8 – World Oceans Day / National Best Friend Day (US)

June 12 – Trinity Sunday

June 14 – Flag Day (US)

June 15 – Men’s Health Week Begins

June 16 – Corpus Christi

June 18 – International Picnic Day

June 19 – Juneteenth / National Martini Day (US) / Father’s Day

June 21 – June Solstice / First Day of Summer / International Yoga Day / National Selfie Day

June 30 – Social Media Day

July:

July 1  – Canada Day

July 4 – Independence Day 

July 5 – International Bikini Day / National Workaholics Day

July 7 – World Chocolate Day

July 9 – Eid Al-Adha

July 10 – National Pina Colada Day 

July 14 – Bastille Day

July 17 – World Emoji Day

July 18 – Mandela Day

July 30 – International Friendship Day / Muharram

August:

August 5 – National Beer Day / Tisha B’av

August 7 – Purple Heart Day / Ashura

August 8 – International Cat Day

August 12 – International Youth Day

August 15 – Assumption of Mary

August 16 – National Tell a Joke Day

August 19 – World Photography Day

August 21 – Senior Citizens Day / World Entrepreneur Day

August 26 – National Dog Day / Women’s Equality Day

September:

September 4 – Eat an Extra Dessert Day

September 5 – Labor Day (US, CA)

September 6 – Read a Book Day

September 10 – National Suicide Prevention Day

September 11 – National Day of Service and Remembrance / National Grandparents Day (US)

September 15 – First Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16 – Guacamole Day / National Pow/Mia Recognition Day

September 17 – Constitution Day and Citizenship Day / Simchat Torah

September 21 – International Day of Peace / World Gratitude

September 22 – September Equinox / Hobbit Day

September 25 – Rosh Hashanah Starts

September 30 – National Day For Truth and Reconciliation (CA) / International

October:

October 1 – First Day of Black History Month (UK) / International Coffee Day / World Vegetarian Day

October 2 – First Day of Mental Health Awareness Week (CA)

October 3 – National Boyfriend Day (US) / Mean Girls Day

October 4 – Yom Kippur Starts / Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

October 5 – Yom Kippur Ends / World Teachers Day

October 6 – Instagram’s Birthday

October 8 – The Prophet’s Birthday

October 9 – First Day of Sukkot

October 10 – World Mental Health Day / Columbus Day (US) / Thanksgiving

October 11 – National Coming Out Day

October 15 – Sweetest Day / Hoshana Rabbah / White Cane Safety Day

October 16 – Last Day of Sukkot / Shemini Atzeret

October 24 – Diwali / Deepavali

October 26 – National Pumpkin Day (US)

October 31 – Halloween

November:

November 1 – World Vegan Day / First Day of Movember / All Saints’ Day

November 2 – Day of the Dead / All Souls’ Day

November 5 – Bonfire Night (UK)

November 11 – Veteran’s Day / Remembrance Day / Singles’ Day

November 13 – World Kindness Day

November 17 – National Take a Hike Day (US)

November 19 – International Men’s Day

November 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 24 – Thanksgiving (US)

November 25 – Black Friday / Native American Heritage Day

November 26 – Small Business Saturday

November 27 – First Day of Advent

November 28 – Cyber Monday

November 29 -Giving Tuesday

December:

December 4 – National Cookie Day (US)

December 6 – St. Nicholas Day

December 8 – National Chocolate Brownie Day (US) / Buddah’s Enlightenment Day / Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 11 – Anniversary of the Statue of Westminster

December 12 – Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe

December 15 – Bill of Rights Day

December 18 – First Day of Hanukkah / International Answer the Phone like Buddy the Elf Day

December 21 – December Solstice

December 24 – Christmas Eve

December 25 – Christmas Day

December 26 – Last Day of Hanukkah / Boxing Day (CA, UK) / Kwanzaa Starts

December 31 – New Year’s Eve

Who would have thought there would be so many social media holidays 😅 

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