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2018 Social Media Marketing Calendar

How do we keep up with all these dang national holidays? With our handy, dandy social media marketing calendar! The new year is fast-approaching and it’s always a good idea to get a jump start on your marketing efforts for the upcoming year.  We’ve compiled all the holidays and events in 2018, from award shows to government holidays to World Emoji Day – all in one convenient social media marketing calendar.

 

Listed below are these days that will help your brand amplify efforts and encourage engagement in your social media marketing. You don’t want to miss a single day!

 

January

Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day

Jan. 4 – Trivia Day

Jan. 7 – Golden Globes Award Show

Jan. 10 – National Take The Stairs Day

Jan. 11 – Critic’s Choice Awards

Jan. 14 – Dress Up Your Pet Day

Jan. 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 17 – Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day

Jan. 18 – Thesaurus Day

Jan. 19 – National Popcorn Day

Jan. 20 – National Cheese Lover Day

Jan. 21 – National Hugging Day

Jan. 21 – SAG Awards

Jan. 23 – National Pie Day

Jan. 24 – Compliment Day

Jan. 28 – Fun At Work Day

Jan. 28 – Grammy’s Award Show

 

February

Black History Month

Heart Health Month

Feb. 2 – Groundhog Day

Feb. 4 – Super Bowl LII Sunday

Feb. 9 – National Pizza Day

Feb. 12 – Clean Out Your Computer Day

Feb. 13 – Mardi Gras

Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day

Feb. 16 – Chinese New Year

Feb. 18 – National Drink Wine Day

Feb. 19 – President’s Day

Feb. 20 – Love Your Pet Day

 

March

Women’s History Month

March 2 – Employee Appreciation Day

March 2 – National Salesperson Day

March 4 – Oscar’s Award Show

March 8 – International Women’s Day

March 14 – National Pi Day

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day

March 18 – Global Recycling Day

March 20 – First Day of Spring

March 23 – National Chip And Dip Day

March 25 – National Waffle Day

March 29 – National Mom And Pop Business Owner’s Day

 

April

Stress Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 1 – Easter

April 1 – April Fool’s Day

April 2 – National Peanut Butter And Jelly Day

April 6 – National Walk To Work Day

April 7 – National Beer Day

April 7 – World Health Day

April 12 – Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

April 13 – Friday The 13th

April 13 – Scrabble Day

April 16 – National Stress Awareness Day

April 17 – Tax Day

April 19 – National High Five Day

April 22 – Earth Day

April 25 – Administrative Professionals Day

 

May

May 4 – Star Wars Day

May 5 – Cinco de Mayo

May 9 – National Receptionist Day

May 13 – Mother’s Day

May 18 – National Bike To Work Day

May 31 – World No Tobacco Day

May 28 – Memorial Day

 

June

June 1 – National Donut Day

June 4 – Hug Your Cat Day

June 8 – Best Friends Day

June 10 – Iced Tea Day

June 17 – Father’s Day

June 18 – National Picnic Day

June 21 – First Day of Summer

June 21 – National Selfie Day

June 22 – Take Your Dog To Work Day

June 27 – Sunglasses Day

 

July

National Ice Cream Month

July 4 – Independence Day

July 5 – Workaholic’s Day

July 7 – Chocolate Day

July 8 – Video Games Day

July 15 – National Ice Cream Day

July 17 – World Emoji Day

July 18 – National Hot Dog Day

July 21 – National Junk Food Day

July 22 – Parent’s Day

 

August

Family Fun Month

August 3 – National Watermelon Day

August 4 – Campfire Day

August 4 – National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

August 5 – Work Like A Dog Day

August 9 – Book Lover’s Day

August 10 – National Smore’s Day

August 15 – Relaxation Day

August 26 – Women’s Equality Day

August 26 – National Dog Day

 

September

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 3 – Labor Day

Sept. 8 – International Literacy Day

Sept. 9 – Grandparent’s Day

Sept. 9 – Rosh Hashanah

Sept. 11 – 9/11 Remembrance Day

Sept. 14 – Fortune Cookie Day

Sept. 17 – Emmy’s Award Show

Sept. 18 – Yom Kippur

Sept. 18 – National Cheese Burger Day

Sept. 19 – International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Sept. 21 – International Peace Day

Sept. 22 – Business Women’s Day

Sept. 22 – Oktoberfest Begins

Sept. 22 – First Day of Fall

Sept. 25 – National Comic Book Day

Sept. 28 – Native American Day

 

October

Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Oct. 1 – World Vegetarian Day

Oct. 3 – Techies Day

Oct. 5 – World Smile Day

Oct. 14 – National Dessert Day

Oct. 16 – Boss’s Day

Oct. 17 – National Pasta Day

Oct. 26 – Frankenstein Friday

Oct. 31 – National Candy Corn Day

Oct. 31 – Halloween

 

November

Native American Heritage Month

Nov. 3 – Sandwich Day

Nov. 11 – Veteran’s Day

Nov. 11 – People’s Choice Awards

Nov. 13 – World Kindness Day

Nov. 17 – World Peace Day
Nov. 22 – Thanksgiving

Nov. 23 – Black Friday

Nov. 24 – Small Business Saturday

Nov. 27 – Giving Tuesday

 

December

Dec. 1 – World AIDS Day

Dec. 2 – Hanakkuh Starts

Dec. 4 – National Cookie Day

Dec. 6 – St. Nicholas Day

Dec. 7 – National Cotton Candy Day

Dec. 8 – National Brownie Day

Dec. 9 – Christmas Card Day

Dec. 10 – Human Rights Day

Dec. 14 – Roast Chestnuts Day

Dec. 18 – Bake Cookies Day

Dec. 20 – Go Caroling Day

Dec. 21 – First Day of Winter

Dec. 23 – Festivus

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve

Dec. 25 – Christmas Day

Dec. 27 – National Fruit Cake Day

Dec. 30 – Bacon Day

Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve

 

Wow, what a year we have coming up! Contact us to learn more about our social media management services. We’ll be here year-round.