The Complete 2022 Social Media Holiday Calendar.

Roza Tsvetkova
December 20, 2021 - 7 min. read

Here are the most important (and strangest) holidays, events, and hashtags for social media managers and digital marketers to know in 2022.

  • January 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • February 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • March 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • April 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • May 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • June 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • July 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • August 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • September 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • October 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • November 2022 Social Media Holidays
  • December 2022 Social Media Holidays

You can find a downloadable calendar to save you time and inspire you for each month of the year.

We hope this social media holiday calendar will inspire you and enable your social media strategy for 2022.

Now, let’s dive into some examples of successful social media holiday posts from brands that you can use as inspiration for 2022.

January 2022 Social Media Holidays

January brings us the beginning of a new chapter. The 2022 one. It also marks holidays like Science Fiction Day, Popcorn Day, and Hugging Day. Check out some examples of holidays you can engage your brand around on social media.

January 1: New Year’s Day #NewYearsDay

Masarati Japan

January 16: International Hot and Spicy Food Day #internationalhotandspicyfoodday

Hard Rock Cafe

January 20: Cheese Lovers Day #CheeseLoversDay

eBay

January 28: International Lego Day #LegoDay

DHL

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February 2022 Social Media Holidays

We’ll start the month with the Chinese New Year and go through Pizza Day and World Whale Day. Mix and match the some holidays to suit your social media goals and answer your community’s needs:

February 9: National Pizza Day #NationalPizzaDay

The Geico Gecko

February 11: Inventors Day #InventorsDay

Bose

February 13: Super Bowl LVI #SBLV #SuperBowlSunday #SuperBowl

M&Ms

NASA

February 14: Valentine’s Day #ValentinesDay

Mercedes-Benz

British Museum

February 20: Love Your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay

FedEx

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March 2022 Social Media Holidays

March starts with compliments on social media and continues with a variety of interesting holidays like International Women’s Day, International Day of Awesomeness, and many more. Check out the list below for inspiration.

March 3: World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay

Ford

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day #StPatricksDay

OPI

March 18: Global Recycling Day #GlobalRecyclingDay

Guylian

March 20: International Day of Happiness #InternationalDayofHappiness

British Museum

March 22: World Water Day #WorldWaterDay

Amtrak

4Ocean

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April 2022 Social Media Holidays

April is an interesting month for all social media managers. It starts with April Fools’ Day and finishes in a musical way with International Jazz Day. Find below some of the most interesting holidays you can add to your social media content calendar.

April 1: April Fools Day #AprilFools

Grand Canyon National Park

April 17: Easter #Easter

Lego

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by LEGO (@lego)

Volkswagen

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Volkswagen (@volkswagen)

Krispy Kreme ​​

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (@krispykreme)

April 22: Earth Day #EarthDay

Mercedes-Benz

April 28: National Superhero Day #SuperheroDay #NationalSuperheroDay

Chelsea FLC

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Chelsea FC (@chelseafc)

April 29: International Dance Day #InternationalDanceDay

NIVEA

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May 2022 Social Media Holidays

May the force be with you this month! Below is a list of all the May 2022 holidays to boost your creativity and help you engage better with your community on social media.

May 4: Star Wars Day #StarWarsDay #Maythe4thBeWithYou

Lego

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by LEGO (@lego)

May 5: Cinco de Mayo #CincoDeMayo

Aldo

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by ALDO shoes (@aldo_shoes)

May 8: Mother’s Day #MothersDay

Mercedes Benz

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Mercedes-Benz (@mercedesbenz)

GoPro

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by GoPro (@gopro)

May 20: National Bike to Work Day #BTWD

Bloomberg

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Bloomberg LP (@bloomberg)

May 28: Hamburger Day #NationalHamburgerDay

Toyota

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Toyota USA (@toyotausa)

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June 2022 Social Media Holidays

June is a time to celebrate our children, doughnuts, yoga, the ocean, music, fathers, and so much more. Get some inspiration and use these occasions to uplift your social media audience.

June 8: World Oceans Day #WorldOceansDay

Adidas

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by adidas (@adidas)

June 19: Father’s Day #FathersDay

Xbox

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Xbox (@xbox)

Sony Electronics

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Sony Electronics (@sonyelectronics)

June 21: National Selfie Day #NationalSelfieDay

GoPro

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by GoPro (@gopro)

June 21: World Music Day #WorldMusicDay

Bose

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Bose (@bose)

Chelsea FC

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Chelsea FC (@chelseafc)

June 30: Social Media Day #SMDay

Nokia

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July 2022 Social Media Holidays

From UFO Day and World Emoji Day to Independence Day — there will be fireworks on social media in July. Join the festivities and show your brand’s stand on these holidays and hashtags on your channels.

July 2: World UFO Day #WorldUFODay

Pizza Hut

July 4: Independence Day (United States) #IndependenceDay

NASA

July 14: Bastille Day – National Day in France #BastilleDay

Lancome

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Lancôme Official (@lancomeofficial)

Jack and Jones

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by JACK & JONES OFFICIAL (@jackandjones)

July 17: World Emoji Day #WorldEmojiDay

Lego ​​

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by LEGO (@lego)

GoPro

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by GoPro (@gopro)

July 30: International Day of Friendship #DayOfFriendship

Jeep

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Jeep Canada (@jeepca)

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August 2022 Social Media Holidays

August is a hot month on social media filled with opportunities for your brand to create interesting content around holidays like World Wide Web Day, International Youth Day, World Photo Day, and many more.

Check out the list of interesting holidays below to plan your April calendar.

August 1: World Wide Web Day #WorldWideWebDay

Wix

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Wix (@wix)

August 8: International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay

UPS

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by UPS (@ups)

DHL

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by DHL (@dhl_global)

August 12: World Elephant Day #WorldElephantDay

Qatar Airways

August 16: National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay

Jeep

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Jeep (@jeep)

August 19: World Photo Day #WorldPhotoDay

Airbus

 
 
 
 
 
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September 2022 Social Media Holidays

This is the time of the year when your brand can stand out on social media around events like International Day of Charity, Labor Day, International Literacy Day, and many more. Let’s dive into some of September holidays below.

September 6: Read a Book Day #ReadABookDay

LaCroix Sparkling Water

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by LaCroix Sparkling Water (@lacroixwater)

September 12: National Video Games Day #NationalVideoGamesDay

PayPal

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by PayPal (@paypal)

September 21: International Day of Peace #PeaceDay

UN Food & Agriculture Org

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by UN Food & Agriculture Org (@fao)

September 22: Hobbit Day #HobbitDay

Getty Museum

September 30: International Podcast Day #InternationalPodcastDay

GoDaddy

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October 2022 Social Media Holidays

Do you want to engage your social media audience around holidays dedicated to coffee, food, animals, and, of course, Halloween? Here is a list of the holidays we suggest you incorporate into your social media calendar for October.

October 1: International Coffee Day #CoffeeDay #InternationalCoffeeDay

Nescafe

October 4: World Animal Day #WorldAnimalDay

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

October 7: World Smile Day #WorldSmileDay

MINI

October 16: World Food Day #FoodDay

KFC

October 31: Halloween #Halloween

BMW

 
 
 
 
 
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November 2022 Social Media Holidays

Are you looking for some inspiration for your social media content in November? Look no further and check out our selection of interesting holidays to boost your social media efforts.

November 4: National Candy Day #NationalCandyDay

Skittles

November 13: World Kindness Day #WKD

ALDI

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by ALDI USA (@aldiusa)

November 19: International Men’s Day #InternationalMensDay

Porsche

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Porsche India (@porsche_in)

Domino’s Pizza

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Domino’s Pizza India (@dominos_india)

November 25: Black Friday #blackfriday

GUESS

 
 
 
 
 
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November 28: Cyber Monday #cybermonday

L’Oreal

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December 2022 Social Media Holidays

The end of the year brings with it holidays like National Cookie Day, International Ninja Day, as well as Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Prepare your social media strategy for success in December 2022 with this list of holidays below.

December 4: National Cookie Day #NationalCookieDay

McDonalds

December 11: International Mountain Day #InternationalMountainDay

MINI

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by MINI (@mini)

December 23: Festivus #Festivus #AiringOfGrievances

New York Mets

December 25: Christmas Day #Christmas #MerryChristmas

Volkswagen

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Volkswagen (@volkswagen)

December 31: New Year’s Eve #NYE #NewYearsEve

Jeep

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Jeep (@jeep)

That’s a wrap!

Are you ready to create your own content for the 2022 holidays? We hope that the examples above inspired you and you can now add some of the events in your social media calendar.

If you are looking for the complete 2022 social media calendar, click on the download button below and save the file that pops up.

Have a great 2022!

The Complete 2022 Social Media Holiday Calendar.
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