Holidays to Help you Plan Content

Planning content on social media can be challenging some days. Use this list of holidays to help you out!


Since I'm an American living in the UK, you can find both American and British holidays at the top, followed by select UN holidays, and a link at the bottom for the super fun and random ones!

UK Bank Holidays

  • Jan 1 - New Year’s Day

  • Good Friday: March or April (19 April 2019)

  • Easter Monday: March or April (22 April 2019)

  • Early May: May (6 May 2019)

  • Spring Bank Holiday: May (27 May 2019)

  • Summer Bank Holiday: August (26 August 2019)

  • Dec 25 - Christmas Day

  • Dec 26 - Boxing Day


US Federal Holidays

  • Jan 1 - New Year’s Day

  • Third Monday of Jan - Martin Luther King Day

  • Third Monday of Feb - Presidents’ Day/Washington’s Birthday

  • Last Monday of May - Memorial Day

  • July 4 - Independence Day

  • First Monday of Sept - Labor Day

  • Second Monday of Oct, not celebrated in all states - Columbus Day

  • Nov 11 - Veterans Day

  • Fourth Thursday of Nov - Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November)

  • Dec 25 - Christmas Day


Select UN International Holidays

  • Jan 24 - International Day of Education

  • Jan 27 - International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

  • Feb 20 - World Day of Social Justice 

  • March 1 - Zero Discrimination Day 

  • March 3 - World Wildlife Day 

  • March 8 - International Women's Day 

  • March 20 - International Day of Happiness 

  • March 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 

  • March 21 - World Down Syndrome Day 

  • March 21 - International Day of Forests

  • March 22 - World Water Day

  • March 25 - International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

  • April 2 - World Autism Awareness Day

  • April 7 - World Health Day

  • April 22 - International Mother Earth Day 

  • May 8-9 - Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War

  • May 20 - World Bee Day

  • May 21 - International Tea Day

  • June 1 - Global Day of Parents

  • June 3 - World Bicycle Day

  • June 5 - World Environment Day

  • June 8 - World Ocean Day

  • June 14 - World Blood Donor Day

  • June 20 - World Refugee Day

  • June 21 - International Day of Yoga

  • June 21 - Summer Solstice

  • July 11 -World Population Day

  • July 30 - International Day of Friendship

  • Aug 12- International Youth Day (

  • Sept 5 - International Day of Charity

  • Sept 15 - International Day of Democracy

  • Sept 18 - International Equal Pay Day

  • Sept 21 - International Day of Peace

  • Sept 27 - World Tourism Day

  • Oct 5 - World Teachers' Day

  • Oct 10 - World Mental Health Day

  • Oct 31 - World Cities Day

  • Nov 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  • Dec 1 - World AIDS Day

  • Dec 3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  • Dec 10 - Human Rights Day

  • Dec 11 - International Mountain Day


And last but not least, the weird, funny, and/or random ones!

These are super fun to plan content for, but there are a LOT! So instead of typing them all out, I'm just going to send you to one of the sites I use!


I hope find these resources helpful!⁠


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Resources:

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/fun/

https://www.un.org/en/sections/observances/international-days/index.html

https://www.internations.org/


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