Holidays for Your 2021 Marketing Calendar

 

Happy holidays! With 2021 right around the corner, we’re sure yearly marketing calendars are in the works. Whether it’s posting on social media or hosting holiday-themed deals, your team should have a list of relevant holidays for your marketing calendar. 

 

January:

January 1st – New Years Day 

January 6th  – National Technology Day

January 18th – MLK Day 

January 19th  – International Popcorn Day

January 24th – International Day of Education 

 

February:

February 1st – Start of LGBTQ History Month 

February 2nd – Groundhog Day 

February 7th – Super Bowl Sunday 

February 9th – National Pizza Day 

February 13th – World Radio Day, On WRD 2020, UNESCO calls on radio stations to uphold diversity, both in their newsroom and on the airwaves. 

February 15th – Presidents Day 

February 14th – Valentines Day 

February 15th – Presidents Day 

February 16th – Mardi Gras 

February 17th – Ash Wednesday 

February 18th – National Drink Wine Day 

 

March:

March 4th – World Book Day 

March 5th – Employee Appreciation Day 

March 8th  – International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social,  economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day 

March 20th – First Day of Spring 

March 28th – Passover Begins 

 

April:

April 1st- April Fools Day 

April 4th – Easter 

April 7th – World Health Day 

April 10th – Siblings Day 

April 11th – National Pet Day

April 19th – Bicycle Day  

April 21st – World Creativity and Innovation Day, raise awareness around the importance of creativity and innovation in problem-solving with respect to advancing the United Nations sustainable development goals, also known as the “global goals”.

April 22nd – Earth Day 

 

May: 

May 3rd – World Press Freedom Day, a day celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press.

May 4th – National Teacher’s Day 

May 5th – Cinco De Mayo 

May 9th –  Mothers Day 

May 13th – World Cocktail Day 

May 31st – Memorial Day 

 

June: 

June 1st – Beginning of LGBTQ Pride Month 

June 1st – Beginning of Summer 

June 8th – National Best Friend’s Day 

June 19th – Juneteenth 

June 20th – Fathers Day 

June 21st – International Day of Yoga 

June 30th – Social Media Day 

 

July:

July 4th – Independence Day

July 7th – World Chocolate Day  

July 17th – World Emoji Day, a popular date to make a product or other announcements and releases relating to emoji. 

July 23rd – Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony 

 

August: 

August 6th – International Beer Day 

August 12th – International Youth Day 

August 26th – Women’s Equality Day 

 

September: 

September 1st – Beginning of National Hispanic Month 

September 6th – Labor Day 

September 11th – 9/11 Remembrance Day 

September 21st – International Peace Day 

September 22nd – Business Women’s Day 

September 30th – World Podcast Day 

 

October: 

October 1st – Beginning of Black History Month 

October 1st  – Beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1st – International Coffee Day 

October 10th – World Mental Health Day 

October 25th – International Artist Day 

October 31st – Halloween 

 

November: 

November 11th – Veterans Day 

November 13th – World Kindness Day 

November 14th – Start of American Education Week 

November 25th – Thanksgiving 

November 26th – Black Friday 

November 29th – Cyber Monday 

November 27th – Small Business Saturday 

 

December:

December 4th – National Cookie Day 

December 10th – Beginning of Hanukkah 

December 25th –  Christmas Day

December 31st – New Years Eve 

 

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