Looking for a great Social Media Content Calendar packed with Social Media Holidays for 2022? You’ve found it!
From the popular and international holidays to the more crazy and unusual days of celebration, there are loads of 2022 social media holidays ready for you in this social media content calendar – complete with an infographic to save for later!
BY DONNA MORITZ | UPDATED DECEMBER 2021
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I’m always sharing about unusual days of celebration (and popular ones) and I can honestly say that I have never looked forward to a year to do it in… more than 2022 (I am sure you’re the same, given the years we’ve had in 2020 and 2021.
So I wanted to share some of my favourite 2022 holidays and celebrations with you. All you have to do is save the Infographic and this post – and refer to it regularly to get inspiration.
From Pizza Day to the Academy Awards to Mother’s Day to Cinco De Mayo… there’s plenty of social media holidays to help you kick off your social media content as we head into 2022.
What comes with the Social Media Content Calendar?
I’ve included the following in this post with the 2022 Social Media Content Calendar:
- a quick reference guide to social media holidays for each month including some weekly and monthly themes.
- an overview of ideas for how to use the social media holidays – what you can create and how to share them.
- a list of tools to help you create visual content for 2022 social media holidays – using our Social Media Content Calendar.
- Links to 12 blog posts FULL of social media holiday ideas and Canva Templates!
Why use Social Media Holidays?
Creating and curating content can be hard. It’s relentless and sometimes you need a little lighthearted content to boost engagement. Let’s face it, we all love quotes, images and videos around special days throughout the year. It’s content that wins, again and again.
So make sure you include some social media holidays in your content and use our content calendar “infographic” to help remind you, then click through any time to see the full list on this 2022 Social Media Content Calendar.
Our 2022 Social Media Content Calendar Infographic is ready for you to save and use.
It contains 12 months of sneak-preview dates for this entire post and the 12 blog posts we link to below containing Canva templates. Save it or pin it for later!
And remember, all of these dates (and more) are now updated below, complete with links to Canva templates. So now you can start planning your content for the whole year.
How to use the 2022 Social Media Holidays Content Calendar:
Here are a few ways you can use the ideas on the infographic or in the list below:
- Create images based around the holiday – it could be a quote, meme, saying, tip or image with text overlay. Click any of the links below to go to the 12 x monthly blog posts. These are packed full of holiday ideas and Canva templates you can use straight away.
- Create a short video around the social media holiday. Is it Pizza Day? Maybe make a short video with some pizza fun facts. Use my favourite video tools, Canva or Wave to help you.
- Create a fun GIF to celebrate the holiday you are sharing. Use one of my favourite GIF creation tools, Giphy to create a GIF.
- Create an email-based around a social media holiday theme – ie St Patrick’s Day or Mother’s Day. Send your subscribers a special deal for those holidays.
- Create an offer on social media that you can share with your audience.
You are only really limited to your imagination when you use the 2022 Social Media Content Calendar!
Full Lists of Holidays for Each Month in 2022
The following is a detailed list for each month throughout 2022 (fully updated and ready to go!).
The following lists are not exhaustive, as there are multiple holidays for every day of the year in 2022 (click on each monthly blog post to get more ideas and Canva Templates for the month). We made it easy for you by narrowing down the options and just listing one of the best social media holidays to celebrate on a particular day in 2022. Here they are:
January Social Media Holidays 2022 (Updated)
- New Year’s Day
- World Introvert Day #WorldIntrovertDay & Science Fiction Day
- JRR Tolkien Day #JRRTolkienDay (Tolkien’s Birthday!)
- World Braille Day #WorldBraille Day and National Trivia Day #NationalTriviaDay
- National Bird Day #NationalBirdDay
- Technology Day #TechnologyDay
- National Tempura Day #TempuraDay
- Bubble Bath Day #BubbleBathDay
- National Apricot Day #ApricotDay
- National Cut Your Energy Costs Day #CutYourEnergyCostsDay and Clean Off Your Desk Day #CleanOffYourDeskDay (2nd Monday in January)
- National Hot Toddy Day #HotToddyDay
- International Hot Tea Day #HotTeaDay
- National Sticker Day #NationalStickerDay
- Dress Up Your Pet Day #DressUpYourPetDay
- National Hat Day #NationalHatDay
- International Hot and Spicy Food Day #HotAndSpicyFoodDay #HotAndSpicyFood #HotAndSpicy
- Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day #DitchNewYearsResolutionsDay and Martin Luther King Jnr Day #MLKDay (every 3rd Monday in January)
- National Gourmet Coffee Day #GourmetCoffee #GourmetCoffeeDay and
- New Friends Day #NewFriendsDay
- Cheese Lover’s Day #CheeseLoversDay #CheeseLoversDay and Get to Know Your Customers Day #GettoKnowYourCustomersDay
- International Sweatpants Day #InternationalSweatpantsDay
- Hot Sauce Day #HotSauceDay
- National Handwriting Day #HandwritingDay
- Belly Laugh Day #BellyLaughDay and Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD (4th Monday in January)
- Opposite Day #OppositeDay
- Australia Day #AustraliaDay
- Chocolate Cake Day #ChocolateCakeDay
- Data Privacy Day #DataPrivacyDay
- National Corn Chip Day #CornChipDay & Oprah Winfrey’s Birthday
- National Croissant Day #CroissantDay
- National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day #InspireYourHeartWithArt
Want to dive deeper into January Content?
February Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- Change Your Password Day #ChangeYourPasswordDay & National Get Up Day
- Groundhog Day – #GroundhogDay
- National Carrot Cake Day #CarrotCake
- World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay
- National Chocolate Fondue Day #ChocolateFondueDay & World Nutella Day
- Frozen Yoghurt Day #FrozenYoghurtDay
- National Send a Card to a Friend Day #SendACardToAFriendDay & Wear Red Day (US)
- National Boy Scouts Day #BoyScoutsDay
- World Pizza Day #World Pizza Day
- National Cream Cheese Brownie Day #CreamCheeseBrownies
- Get Out Your Guitar Day and Inventors Day #InventorsDay
- International Darwin Day (Charles Darwin) #InternationalDarwinDay #DarwinDay
- National Tortellini Day #TortelliniDay and Superbowl LIV 55 – #SBLIV – #Superbowl #SuperbowlSunday
- Valentine’s Day & Wear Red Day (Australia) and National Football Hangover Day #NationalFootballHangoverDay
- Singles Awareness Day #SinglesAwarenessDay
- Tim Tam Day #TimTamDay
- Random Acts of Kindness Day #KindnessDay
- National Drink Wine Day #DrinkWineDay
- National Chocolate Mint Day #ChocolateMintDay
- Love your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay
- International Mother Language Day #IMLD
- National Margarita Day #NatonalMargaritaDay
- World Understanding and Peace Day #WorldUnderstandingAndPeaceDay
- World Bartender Day #WorldBartenderDay & National Chili Day (4th Thursday in February) – find out more here
- National Chocolate-Covered Nuts Day #ChocolateCoveredNuts
- National Pistachio Day #PistachioDay & International Stand Up to Bullying Day (also celebrated on 3rd Friday in November)
- National Retro Day #RetroDay & Strawberry Day
- Floral Design Day #FloralDesignDay & National Toast Day (the humble toasted bread!) #NationalToastDay. And to end the month with Chocolate.. it’s Chocolate Soufflé Day.
Want to dive deeper into February Content?
March Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- Peanut Butter Lovers Day #PeanutButterLovers & Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday #NationalPancakeDay
- Old Stuff Day #OldStuffDay & Dr Seuss Day
- World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay
- National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay & National Snack Day & National Day of Unplugging (1st Friday in March) & and Employee Appreciation Day US (1st Friday in March)
- National Absinthe Day #AbsintheDay
- National Dress Day #NationalDressDay
- National Be Heard Day #NationalBeHeardDay
- International Women’s Day #IWD
- National Meatball Day #NationalMeatballDay & National Get Over It Day
- Pack Your Lunch Day #PackYourLunch Day & Popcorn Lover’s day
- Dream Day #DreamDay & Popcorn Lovers Day (2nd Thursday in March)
- Girl Scout Day #GirlScoutDay & Alfred Hitchcock Day (12th annually).
- National Good Samaritan Day #GoodSamaritanDay #GoodSamaritan
- Pi Day #PiDay & National Napping Day
- World Consumer Rights Day ds
- National Freedom of Information Day #FreedomofInformation
- St Patrick’s Day #StPatricksDay
- Awkward Moments Day #AwkwardMoments
- National Let’s Laugh Day #LetsLaughDay (March 19th Annually) & World Sleep Day #WorldSleepDay (held on the Friday before the March Equinox annually)
- World Storytelling Day #WorldStorytellingDay
- International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination #RacialDescriminationDay
- World Water Day #WorldWaterDay
- National Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay
- National Cocktail Day #NationalCocktailDay
- Tolkien Reading Day #TolkienReadingDay & Waffle Day #WaffleDay
- Purple Day #PurpleDay & Nougat Day #NougatDay & Earth Hour Day #EarthHour (the last Saturday in March)
- World Theatre Day #WorldTheatreDay & National Quirky Song Titles Day
- National Blackforest Cake Day #BlackForestCake
- National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day #MomandPopBusiness
- National Doctor’s Day #DoctorsDay & Take a Walk in the Park Day
- International Transgender Day of Visibility #TransDayofVisibility & World Backup Day
Want to dive deeper into March Content?
April Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- April Fools Day #AprilFools & National Sourdough Bread Day
- World Autism Awareness Day #AutismAwarenessDay & International Children’s Book Day & Pillow Fight Day (1st Saturday in April)
- National Chocolate Mousse Day #ChocolateMousseDay & Find a Rainbow Day #FindARainbowDay
- Maya Angelou’s Birthday #MayaAngelou
- Go for Broke Day #GoForBroke & Caramel Day #CaramelDay & Deep Dish Pizza Day #DeepDishPizza.
- National Siamese Cat Day #NationalSiameseCatDay & Caramel Popcorn Day & National Tartan Day
- World Health Day #WorldHealthDay and National Beer Day #NationalBeerDay (US) & National Walking Day #NationalWalkingDay (1st Wednesday in April) & National Burrito Day #NationalBurritoDay (1st Thursday in April)
- International Feng Shui Awareness Day #FenShuiAwarenessDay
- National Winston Churchill Day #WinstonChurchillDay & Unicorn Day #UnicornDay
- National Siblings Day #NationalSiblingsDay & Encourage a Young Writer Day
- National Pet Day #NationalPetDay
- International Day of Human Space Flight #InternationalDayofHumanSpaceFlight & National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
- Scrabble Day #ScrabbleDay
- National Pecan Day #NationalPecanDay & Dolphin Day #DolphinDay & International Moment of Laughter Day.
- Good Friday & World Art Day #WorldArtDay & Coachella starts (15 April to 24 April, if all goes well).
- National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day #PJDay & Easter Saturday & Save the Elephant Day
- Haiku PoetryDay #HaikuPoetryDay & Easter Sunday
- Velociraptor Awareness Day #VelociraptorAwarenessDay & Easter Monday & Boston Marathon, 2022.
- National Garlic Day #NationalGarlicDay
- Chinese Language Day (UN Holiday) and Look-a-like Day & Chinese Language Day & Volunteer Recognition Day
- National Tea Day in the UK & & National High Five Day #HighFiveDay
- Earth Day #EarthDay & Jelly Bean Day #JellyBeanDay
- World Book Day #WorldBookDay & Talk Like Shakespeare Day
- World Meningitis Day #WorldMeningitisDay & New Kids on the Block Day
- National Telephone Day #NationalTelephoneDay & ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand #AnzacDay & World Penguin Day & National Go Birding Day
- National Pretzel Day #NationalPretzelDay
- National Prime Rib Day #PrimeRibDay & Denim Day #DenimDay & World Stationery Day #WorldStationeryDay & International Guide Dogs Day (held on the last Wednesday in April)
- Pay it Forward Day #PayItForwardDay
- International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay
- International Jazz Day #InternationalJazzDay
Want to dive deeper into April Content?
May Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- Save the Rhino Day #SaveTheRhino & Lei Day in Hawaii & International Drone Day #InternationalDroneDay #DroneDay & Free Comic Book Day #FreeComicBookDay (the last two are held on the first Saturday in May) & World Laughter Day (held on the 1st Sunday in May) #WorldLaughterDay.
- National Brothers and Sisters Day & International Harry Potter Day #HarryPotterDay & May Day in the UK (celebrated around the 1st May as it’s a Spring Festival). Use hashtag #MayDay.
- May Day #MayDay (UK) & Wordsmith Day #WordsmithDay & World Asthma Day #WorldsthmaDay & National Teacher’s Appreciation Day #ThankATeacher (US) (first Tuesday of the first full week of May).
- Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay and International Firefighters Day.
- Cinco De Mayo #CincoDeMayo . It’s also International Day of the Midwife & World Password Day #WorldPasswordDay (1st Thursday in May)
- National Nurses Day #NationalNursesDay & Tourist Appreciation Day & Space Day (1st Friday in May).
- National Cosmopolitan Day
- World Ovarian Cancer Day #OvarianCancerDay & Mother’s Day (US & Australia) #MothersDay
- Europe Day #EuropeDay
- Clean Up Your Room Day #CleanUpYourRoom & Day National Shrimp Day (US)
- Eat What You Want Day #EatWhatYouWantDay
- Limerick Day #LimerickDay & International Nurses Day #NursesDay World Receptionists Day (second Wednesday in May).
- World Cocktail Day #WorldCocktailDay & Top Gun Day #TopGunDay
- International Dylan Thomas Day #DylanThomasDay & World Fair Trade Day (2nd Saturday in May)
- International Day of Families and National Chocolate Chip day #ChocolateChipDay & Stepmother’s Day #StepmothersDay (Sunday after Mother’s Day)
- Love a Tree Day #LoveATreeDay & National Biographer’s Day & Mimosa Day
- National Walnut Day #WalnutDay & World Baking Day #WorldBakingDay & Work From Home Day.
- International Museum Day #InternationalMuseumDay
- May Ray Day #MayRayDay & Devil’s Food Cake Day
- World Bee Day and National Rescue Dog Day #NationalRescueDogDay & Be a Millionaire Day & Endangered Species Day #EndangeredSpeciesDay and Virtual Assistants Day – both of the last two are held on the 3rd Friday in May.
- National Memo Day #NationalMemoDay & World Whisky Day
- Sherlock Holmes Day #SherlockHolmesDay & National Maritime Day (US).
- World Turtle Day #WorldTurtleDay
- National Scavenger Hunt Day #NationalScavengerHuntDay
- National Wine Day #NationalWineDay & Geek Pride Day.
- World Dracula Day #WorldDraculaDay & World Paper Airplane Day & National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
- Cellophane Tape Day & Nothing to Fear Day #NothingToFear
- Hamburger Day #NationalHamburgerDay
- Paperclip Day #PaperclipDay & National Biscuit Day.
- World MS Day #MSDay & Memorial Day (US) #MemorialDay (held on the last Monday in May)
- Macaroon Day #MacaroonDay & National Smile Day
Want to dive deeper into May Content?
June Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- Global Day of Parents #GlobalDayofParents & World Milk Day.
- Leave the Office Early Day #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay & Rocky Road Day #RockyRoadDay & Global Running Day #GlobalRunningDay (1st Wednesday in June)
- National Egg Day #EggDay & National Chocolate Macaroon Day & Donut Day (1st Friday in June) #DonutDay.
- National Cheese Day #NationalCheeseDay
- Hot Air Balloon Day #HotAirBalloonDay. It’s also Apple II Day annually (the day the Apple II was released in 1977) and World Environment Day & National Cancer Survivor’s Day (first Sunday in June).
- National Higher Education Day (US) #HigherEducationDay
- National Chocolate Ice-cream Day & VCR Day
- World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay & Best Friends Day #BestFriendsDay
- Donald Duck Day #DonaldDuckDay
- National Herb and Spice Day #HerbandSpice & Ballpoint Pen Day
- Corn on the Cob Day #CornOnTheCobDay
- Superman Day (DC Comics) #SupermanDay and Red Rose Day #RedRoseDay and World Gin Day on the 2nd Saturday in June.
- Weed Your Garden Day #WeedYourGardenDay
- World Blood Donor Day #WorldBloodDonorDay & National Bourbon Day & International Bath Day.
- Nature Photography Day #NaturePhotographyDay. It’s also Global Wind Day #GlobalWindDay.
- National Fudge Day #NationalFudgeDay & World Sea Turtle Day #WorldSeaTurtleDay and World Tapas Day (celebrated on the 3rd Thursday in June) #WorldTapasDay.
- National Apple Strudel Day #AppleStrudelDay & National Eat Your Vegetables Day
- International Picnic Day #InternationalPicnicDay and International Sushi Day #SushiDay.
- National Martini Day #NationalMartiniDay & World Juggling Day #JugglingDay (celebrated on the closest Saturday to June 17th). And for fans of the cranky feline, it’s Garfield the Cat Day.
- World Refugee Day #WorldRefugeeDay & Father’s Day (US) #FathersDay & World Productivity Day.
- National Selfie Day #NationalSelfie Day and World Music Day #WorldMusicDay & International Day of Yoga #YogaDay.
- Chocolate Eclair Day #ChocolateEclairDay
- National Pink Day #NationalPinkDay & National Flamingo Day #PinkFlamingoDay.
- International Fairy Day #FairyDay and Swim a Lap Day #SwimALapDay.
- Global Beatles Day #BeatlesDay & National Food Truck Day #FoodTruckDay (the last Friday in June) and Take Your Dog to Work Day.
- Forgiveness Day #ForgivenessDay and International Rosé Day.
- National Sunglasses Day #NationalSunglassesDay & Pineapple Day #PineappleDay
- Paul Bunyan Day #Paul BunyanDay
- National Camera Day #CameraDay
- Social Media Day #SMDay
Want to dive deeper into June Content?
July Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- Canada Day #CanadaDay & Comic Sans Day & International Joke Day
- World UFO Day #WorldUFODay
- International Plastic Bag Free Day
- Independence Day – 4th July (US) – public holiday on 5th July.
- Bikini Day #BikiniDay
- International Kissing Day
- World Chocolate Day #WorldChocolateDay
- Be a Kid Again Day & Chocolate with Almonds Day & National Video Game Day & Blueberry Day
- Fashion Day (US) & Call of the Horizon Day
- National Kitten Day (US) and Pina Colada Day & Don’t Step on a Bee Day.
- World Population Day and Cheer Up the Lonely Day #CheerUpTheLonelyDay & Mojito Day
- Malala Day #MalalaDay & Simplicity Day & Cow Appreciation Day.
- National French Fry Day & Embrace Your Geekness Day
- National Day of France – Bastille Day & Shark Awareness Day
- Give Something Away Today Day and Get to Know Your Customers Day (observed 4 x annually on the 3rd Thursday of January, April, July and October).
- National Personal Chef Day. We should be so lucky! It’s also World Snake Day.
- World Emoji Day & National Icecream Day (3rd Sunday in July)
- Nelson Mandela International Day #NelsonMandelaDay and Global Hug Your Kids Day (3rd Monday in July).
- National Daiquiri Day
- National Lollipop Day & Moon Day (the day that man first walked on the moon in 1969) and National Fortune Cookie Day.
- National Junk Food Day
- National Hammock Day
- Gorgeous Grandma Day and Vanilla Icecream Day
- Amelia Earhart Day & National Tequila Day #NationalTequilaDay & Tell an Old Joke Day
- National Wine and Cheese Day
- Aunts and Uncles Day
- National Creme Brulee Day
- National Milk Chocolate Day & Chilli Dog Day (held on the last Thursday in July)
- Global Tiger Day & Chicken Wing Day
- International Day of Friendship #InternationalDayofFriendship & Talk in an Elevator Day #TalkInAnElevatorDay (last Friday in July) & Cheesecake Day.
- National Avocado Day & Mutt Day.
Want to dive deeper into July Content?
August Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- Spiderman Day #SpidermanDay & Respect for Parents Day & National Girlfriends Day & World Wide Web Day
- National Coloring Book Day
- Watermelon Day
- National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
- National Oyster Day & National Underwear Day & International Beer Day (first Friday in August)
- Hiroshima Day & Campfire Day (first Saturday in August) & National Root Beer Float Day.
- Professional Speakers Day & Lighthouse Day & International Forgiveness Day (first Sunday in August). Friendship Day is the first Sunday in August too.
- International Cat Day & Dalek Day
- National Book Lovers Day and International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
- S’Mores Day & National Lazy Day & World Lion Day
- National Sons and Daughters Day & Hip Hop Day
- International Youth Day & World Elephant Day & Vinyl Record Day.
- International Left-Handers Day & Prosecco Day
- Financial Awareness Day
- National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay
- National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay & Rollercoaster Day… and National Rum Day in the US.
- National Black Cat Appreciation Day & National Not for Profit Day.
- Serendipity Day #SerendipityDay & National Fajita Day
- World Photo Day & World Humanitarian Day, Aviation Day and Orangutan Day.
- National Lemonade Day and National Radio Day & National Bacon Lovers Day and International Geocaching Day (3rd Saturday in August) & World Honey Bee Day.
- Senior Citizens Day #SeniorCitizensDay & Poet’s Day & World Fashion Day
- Be An Angel Day #BeAnAngelDay and Eat a Peach Day #Eatapeachday
- Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
- International Strange Music Day, Vesuvius Day.
- National Kiss and Make Up Day & National Whiskey Sour Day.
- National Dog Day & National Women’s Equality Day
- Just Because Day
- National Bow Tie Day & Red Wine Day
- International Day Against Nuclear Tests & Lemon Juice Day
- National Toasted Marshmallow Day & Grief Awareness Day & Frankenstein Day & International Whale Shark Day & National Beach Day
- Eat Outside Day
Want to dive deeper into August Content?
September Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- National No Rhyme (nor Reason) Day & World Beach Day
- World Coconut Day
- Skyscraper Day & International Bacon Day
- National Macadamia Nut Day & World Beard Day
- International Day of Charity & Be Late for Something Day & Labor Day (US)
- Read a Book Day
- Salami Day
- International Literacy Day & National Ampersand Day
- Sudoku Day
- Swap Ideas Day & World Suicide Prevention Day
- National Day of Service & Remembrance & Make Your Bed Day
- National Video Games Day & National Day of Encouragement
- Positive Thinking Day
- National Cream-Filled Donut Day & National Boss/Employee Exchange Day.
- Greenpeace Day & Cheese Toast Day
- National Play-Doh Day & International Grenache Day (3rd Friday in September).
- Constitution Day (US) & International Red Panda Day
- National Cheeseburger Day & Chiropractic Founder’s Day
- Talk Like a Pirate Day #TalkLikeAPirateDay
- National Fried Rice Day (founded by American restaurant chain Benihana) #FriedRiceDay and Pepperoni Pizza Day.
- International Day of Peace #PeaceDay & World Gratitude Day & Mini-Golf Day.
- Hobbit Day #HobbitDay, World Car Free Day & White Chocolate Day & World Rhino Day.
- International Day of Sign Language (UN)
- National Punctuation Day & Save the Koala Day.
- National One-Hit Wonder Day
- European Day of Languages #EDL2019 & National Dumpling Day
- World Tourism Day
- Confucius’ Birthday & Ask a Stupid Question Day & National Good Neighbour Day (US)
- World Heart Day & World Maritime Day (last Thursday in September)
- International Podcast Day
Want to dive deeper into September Content?
October Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- International Coffee Day & Vegetarian Day
- International Day of Non-Violence & Name Your Car Day
- National Techies Day & World Habitat Day (1st Monday in October) & Blue Shirt Day (World Day of Bullying Prevention) – also held on the 1st Monday in October. So is Wold Architecture Day.
- National Taco Day
- World Teacher’s Day & Global James Bond Day
- Mad Hatter Day & National Noodle Day & World Cerebral Palsy Day
- National Frappe Day & Smile Day (1st Friday in October)
- National Pierogi Day & World Salmon Day & World Octopus Day
- International Beer and Pizza Day
- World Mental Health Day – find out more here and here. and Hug a Drummer Day.
- International Day of the Girl & National Coming Out Day
- National Gumbo Day & World Arthritis Day
- National Train Your Brain Day & World Sight Day (2nd Thursday in October)
- National Dessert Day
- Global Handwashing Day
- World Food Day & World Spine Day & Steve Jobs Day
- International Day of Eradication of Poverty & National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day (3rd Monday in October)
- National Chocolate Cupcake Day & National No Beard Day
- Evaluate Your Life Day & National New Friends Day
- International Sloth Day & Information Overload Day
- Reptile Awareness Day
- International CAPS LOCK Day (the original date, also now celebrated on June 28th) & National Nut Day
- iPod Day
- United Nations Day & Turn Back Your Time Day
- World Pasta Day & Greasy Foods Day
- National Pumpkin Day & National Mincemeat Day
- World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
- International Animation Day
- National Internet Day & National Cat Day
- Checklist Day
- Halloween & World Magic Day
Want to dive deeper into October Content?
Check out full October Content Calendar & Canva Templates here.
November Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- National Author’s Day
- Day of the Dead (Mexican Festival)
- World Jellyfish Day & Sandwich Day
- National Candy Day & Use Your Common Sense Day
- Guy Fawkes Day
- National Nachos Day
- National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
- Cappuccino Day & STEM/STEAM Day
- World Freedom Day
- International Accounting Day & Sesame Street Day
- Veterans Day (US) & Origami Day
- Chicken Soup for the Soul Day
- World Kindness Day
- Spicy Guacamole Day & World Diabetes Day
- Steve Irwin Day & Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day & National Philanthropy Day & I Love to Write Day, and International Tea Day.
- International Day of Tolerance
- Take a Hike Day & National Unfriend Day
- Mickey Mouse Day
- Women’s Entrepreneurship Day & Play Monopoly Day
- National Absurdity Day & World Children’s Day (UNICEF)
- World Hello Day & World Television Day
- Go for a Ride Day
- Dr Who Day (Tardis Day) & Espresso Day & Fibonacci Day
- Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day & Thanksgiving (US).
- International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women & Black Friday.
- National Cake Day & Small Business Saturday & Buy Nothing Day
- Electric Guitar Day
- French Toast Day & Cyber Monday
- Square Dancing Day & Throw Out Your Leftovers Day & National Lemon Cream (Meringue) Pie Day
- National Mousse Day
Want to dive deeper into November Content?
December Social Media Holidays – 2022 (Updated)
- World Aids Day
- International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (UN).
- International Day of People with Disability & Make a Gift Day & National Rhubarb Vodka Day (first Saturday in December).
- National Cookie Day
- World Soil Day
- St Nicholas Day
- National Cotton Candy Day & National Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day & National Civil Aviation Day
- Pretend to be a Time Traveller Day & National Chocolate Brownie Day & Christmas Tree Day
- National Pastry Day & National Christmas Card Day
- Human Rights Day & Nobel Prize Day & Dewey Decimal System Day.
- International Mountain Day
- Gingerbread House Day & Poinsettia Day
- National Cocoa Day & National Violin Day
- International Monkey Day & Free Shipping Day & Roast Chestnuts Day
- Bill of Rights Day & International Tea Day & National Cupcake Day
- National Chocolate Covered Anything Day & Ugly Christmas Sweater Day and Underdog Day (US) (the last two are celebrated on the third Friday in December)
- Wright Brothers Day & National Maple Syrup Day
- Answer the Telephone like Buddy the Elf Day & International Migrants Day & Bake Cookies Day & Hanukkah begins.
- Oatmeal Muffin Day.
- National Sangria Day & Go Caroling Day
- Crossword Puzzle Day
- National Cookie Exchange Day
- Roots Day & Festivus
- National Eggnog Day & Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- Boxing Day & Hannukah Ends
- Visit the Zoo Day & National Fruitcake Day
- Card Playing Day
- Tick Tock Day
- Bacon Day & Falling Needles Family Fest Day
- New Year’s Eve
Want to dive deeper into December Content?
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Now that you have all the resources and tools, all you have to do is create your content.
What will you create in 2022?
Donna is a Visual Content Strategist and founder of Socially Sorted, listed by Forbes as a “Top 5 Social Media Blog You Need to Know About in 2019”. Donna helps brands leverage the power of visual storytelling and content strategy in their business. Her content has been featured in publications such as Forbes and Entrepreneur Online and she is a contributor to Social Media Examiner. Donna speaks about digital and visual content for the marketing and tourism industries internationally.