2023 Social Media Holidays You Need To Know

Don’t miss a beat with our guide to the 2023 social media holidays you need to know about.

Jumping on trends and topical moments can be a powerful way to skyrocket your results on social media. But the key to getting it right is this: knowing which social media holidays are happening (and when). 

There’s nothing worse than realising you’ve missed a major calendar event that would have been perfect for your brand or business to celebrate on social media.

Ready to plan ahead and build out your social media content strategically in 2023? We’ve rounded up a complete guide to some of the top social media holidays you need to have on your radar to help you join those topical conversations.


January 1: New Years Day

January 2: Science Fiction Day

January 3: International Mind-Body Wellness Day

January 4: Trivia Day

January 7: Orthodox Christmas

January 11: Human Trafficking Awareness Day

January 16: Martin Luther King Day

January 19: Popcorn Day

January 20: Cheese Lovers Day

January 21: World Religion Day

January 24: International Day of Education

January 27: Fun at Work Day

January 30: Croissant Day


February 1: Black History Month

February 3: Wear Red Day

February 7: Safer Internet Day

February 13: Radio Day

February 14: Valentines Day

February 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

February 22: Walking the Dog Day

February 25: Pancake Day

February 28: Rare Disease Day


March 1: Women’s History Month

March 2: Teen Mental Wellness Day

March 3: Employee Appreciation Day

March 6: Day of Unplugging

March 8: International Women’s Day

March 13: Napping Day

March 17: Saint Patrick’s Day

March 20: International Day of Happiness

March 21: World Poetry Day

March 25: Earth Hour

March 26: Purple Day

March 27: Theatre Day



April 1: April Fools Day

April 2: Autism Awareness Day

April 5: Passover

April 6: Burrito Day

April 7: World Health Day

April 12: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

April 14: Day of Silence 

April 15: World Art Day

April 21: International Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 23: World Book Day

April 25: World Penguin Day

April 26: Pretzel Day

April 30: Honesty Day


May 1: May Day

May 2: Astronomy Day

May 4: Star Wars Day

May 7: Laughter Day

May 11: Eat What You Want Day

May 12: International Nurses Day

May 13: Cocktail Day

May 14: Mother’s Day

May 18: International Museum Day

May 20: World Bee Day

May 21: ​​Baking Day

May 22: Maritime Day

May 27: Sunscreen Day

May 29: Memorial Day

May 31: Smile Day


June 1: Pride Month

June 4: Cheese Day

June 5: Donut Day

June 8: Best Friends Day

June 12: Mens Health Week

June 15: Nature Photography Day

June 18: Father Day

June 19: Juneteenth

June 21: Selfie Day

June 27: Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day

June 29: Work From Home Day

June 30: Social Media Day


July 4: ​​Independence Day

July 7: Global Forgiveness Day

July 8: Video Game Day

July 12: Malala Day

July 17: World Emoji Day

July 20: Chess Day

July 30: Friendship Day


August 4: Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 7: Purple Heart Day

August 9: Book Lovers Day

August 12: International Youth Day

August 15: Relaxation Day

August 16: Tell a Joke Day

August 17: Nonprofit Day

August 24: Waffle Day

August 26: Women’s Equality Day

August 30: Beach Day


September 1: World Alzheimer’s Month

September 5: Day of Charity

September 6: Read a Book Day

September 8: International Literacy Day

September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day

September 12: Day of Encouragement

September 13: Chocolate Day

September 14: R U OK? Day

September 18: Cheeseburger Day

September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 22: American Business Women’s Day

September 25: Cooking Day

September 29: Coffee Day


October 1: Mental Health Month

October 4: Taco Day

October 5: Teachers Day

October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 11: National Coming Out Day

October 15: Global Handwashing Day

October 30: National Day on Writing

October 25: Artist Day

October 29: Internet Day


November 1: Movember

November 6: Nachos Day

November 13: World Kindness Day

November 17: Take a Hike Day

November 19: International Men’s Day

November 23: Thanksgiving

November 24: Black Friday

November 25: Small Business Saturday

November 30: Computer Security Day


December 1: World AIDS Day

December 4: Cookie Day

December 10: Human Rights Day

December 13: Cocoa Day

December 15: Ugly Sweater Day

December 17: Maple Syrup Day

December 21: Crossword Puzzle Day

December 25: Christmas Day

December 28: Short Film Day

December 29: Still Need To Do Day

December 30: Bacon Day

December 31: New Years Eve


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And that’s a wrap! When it comes to building your brand and boosting your visibility on social media, harnessing trending moments is a powerful tool to leverage. With this calendar of 2023 social media holidays up your sleeve, you can plan ahead, be strategic and harness these topical moments on social media.

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