Need some ideas to fill your social media calendar? Here is a 2017 calendar of special holidays to add to your marketing calendar and incorporate into social media!

(Please note that I tried checking as many sources as I could for these, but if you note a mistake, please let me know!) The best, most complete holiday list I found was BrownieLocks.


National Bath Safety Month
National Blood Donor Month
National Braille Literacy Month
National Hobby Month
Hot Tea Month
National Oatmeal Month
National Soup Month

1 New Year’s Day
4 Trivia Day
5 National Bird Day
6 Cuddle Up Day

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8 Bubble Bath Day
9 National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
10 Houseplant Appreciation Day
12 National Pharmacist Day
13 Make Your Dream Come True Day
14 Dress Up Your Pet Day
15 National Hat Day
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
17 Ditch New Years Resolutions Day
18 Thesaurus Day
19 National Popcorn Day, Get to Know Your Customer Day
20 National Cheese Lover’s Day, National Disc Jockey Day, Penguin Awareness Day
21 National Hugging Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day
22 National Hot Sauce Day


23 National Pie Day
23 National Handwriting Day
24 Compliment Day
25 Opposite Day, National Irish Coffee Day
26 Spouse’s Day
27 Chocolate Cake Day, Fun at Work Day
28 Chinese New Year
29 National Puzzle Day
31 Inspire Your Heart with Art Day


American Heart Month
Black History Month
Canned Food Month
Creative Romance Month
National Cherry Month
National Children’s Dental Health Month
National Grapefruit Month
National Weddings Month
National Cancer Prevention Month

1 National Freedom Day
2 Groundhog Day
3 Wear Red Day, Bubble Gum Day
4 Ice Cream For Breakfast Day
5 Superbowl Sunday , National Weatherman’s Day
6 Lame Duck Day
7 National Periodic Table Day
8 Boy Scout Day
9 Toothache Day
10 Umbrella Day
11 Make a Friend Day
12 Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13 Get a Different Name Day
14 Valentine’s Day, Ferris Wheel Day, National Organ Donor Day, Singles Awareness Day
15 National Gumdrop Day
16 National Almond Day
17 My Way Day
18 National Drink Wine Day, National Battery Day
19 National Chocolate Mint Day
20 Presidents’ Day, Cherry Pie Day, Love Your Pet Day
21  International Mother Language Day
22 George Washington’s Birthday, International World Thinking Day, Walking the Dog Day
23 International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, Tennis Day
24 National Tortilla Chip Day
25 International Sword Swallowers Day
26 National Pistachio Day
27 National Cupcake Day (Canada)
28 National Tooth Fairy Day, Mardi Gras
29 Leap Day

Music in Our Schools Month
National Craft Month
National Irish American Heritage Month
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Women’s History Month
Red Cross Month
Social Workers Month
National Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

1 National Pig Day, World Compliment Day
2 World Book Day, Dr. Seuss Day
3 Princess Day
4 National Grammar Day
5 Daughters’ and Sons’ Day (Also August 11)
6 National Dress Day
10 World Sleep Day
12 Daylight Savings Time, Girl Scouts Day
14 National Potato Chip Day
17 St. Patrick’s Day
19 National Chocolate Caramel Day

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20 International Day of Happiness
23 National Chip and Dip Day
24 National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
25 Pecan Day, Waffle Day
26 Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
27 Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day
29 National Mom and Pop Business Owner’s Day
30 National Doctor’s Day (also July 1), 30 Take a Walk in the Park Day


International Guitar Month
National Humor Month
National Poetry Month
National Pecan Month
National Welding Month
Stress Awareness Month

1 April Fool’s Day
1 National Fun Day
2 Children’s Book Day
2 National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
4 School Librarian Day
6 National Tomato Day/Fresh Tomato Day
7 Caramel Popcorn Day
7 National Beer Day
7 World Health Day
10 Golfer’s Day
10 National Siblings Day
12 National Grilled Cheese Day
13 Scrabble Day
14 Good Friday, Air Force Reserve Birthday
14 National Pecan Day
15 Titanic Remembrance Day
16 Easter Day
16 National Stress Awareness Day
18 Tax Day
20 Look Alike Day
20 Volunteer Recognition Day
21 Kindergarten Day
22 Girl Scout Leader Day, National Jelly Bean Day
23 Army Reserves Birthday
24 New Kids on The Block Day
26 Administrative Professionals Day
27 National Prime Rib Day, Tell a Story Day
30 Hairstyle Appreciation Day
30 National Honesty Day


Date Your Mate Month
Foster Care Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Blood Pressure Month
National Hamburger Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Photograph Month

1 May Day, Executive Coaching Day, Loyalty Day
2 National Teacher Day, Brothers and Sisters Day
3 National Textiles Day
4 International Firefighters’ Day, Bird Day, Star Wars Day
5 Cinco de Mayo
6 National Beverage Day, National Tourist Appreciation Day, Nurses Day
7 World Laughter Day
10 Clean up Your Room Day
11 Eat What You Want Day
12 International Nurses Day
13 Leprechaun Day
14 Mother’s Day
15 National Chocolate Chip Day
16 Love a Tree Day
18 International Museum Day, Visit Your Relatives Day
19 National Bike to Work Day
20 Be a Millionaire Day, Pick Strawberries Day
21 Neighbor Day
22 Victoria Day (Canada)
23 Lucky Penny Day
25 National Missing Children’s Day
27 Sun Screen Day
29 Memorial Day
30 Water a Flower Day
31 World No Tobacco Day


Aquarium Month
Candy Month
Dairy Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Gay Pride Month
National Adopt a Cat Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
Rose Month
National Cancer Survivors Month

1 Say Something Nice Day
2  Leave The Office Early Day
3 National Trails Day
4 National Cancer Survivors Day
5 World Environment Day
6 National Gardening Exercise Day
7 National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
8 Best Friends Day
9 Donald Duck Day
10 National Iced Tea Day
11 National Corn on the Cob Day
12 Red Rose Day
13 Sewing Machine Day
14 National Flag Day
14 US Army Birthday
16 Fresh Veggies Day
17 Eat Your Vegetables Day
18 Go Fishing Day
18 Father’s Day, International Picnic Day
19 National Kissing Day
20 Ice Cream Soda Day
21 Go Skate Day
21 International Yoga Day
22 National Chocolate Eclair Day
22 National Onion Ring Day
25 Log Cabin Day
25 National Catfish Day
26 Beautician’s Day
26 Forgiveness Day
27 PTSD Awareness Day
27 Sun Glasses Day
28 Insurance Awareness Day
29 Camera Day
29 Hug Holiday
29 Waffle Iron Day
30 Meteor Day
30 National Social Media Day


National Blueberry Month
National Ice Cream Month
Sarcoma Awareness Month

1 Canada Day
1 Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day
1 International Joke Day
4 Independence Day (U.S.)
4 National Country Music Day
4 Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
5 Workaholics Day
6 International Kissing Day
6 National Fried Chicken Day
7 Chocolate Day
7 National Strawberry Sundae Day
8 Video Games Day
9 National Sugar Cookie Day
12 Pecan Pie Day
13 Embrace Your Geekness Day, National French Fry Day
16 National Ice Cream Day
17 Peach Ice Cream Day
19 National Raspberry Cake Day
20 National Lollipop Day
20 Moon Day
21 National Junk Food Day
23 Parent’s Day, National Hot Dog Day, National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
24 Cousins Day
26 Aunt and Uncle Day
28 National Milk Chocolate Day
29 National Lasagna Day
30 National Cheesecake Day
30 International Day of Friendship
31 System Administrator Appreciation Day


Admit You’re Happy Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Golf Month
Peach Month

2 National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
3 National Watermelon Day
4 U.S. Coast Guard Day
5 National Mustard Day
6 Friendship Day, Sisters Day
9 Book Lover’s Day
10 Lazy Day
10 National S’mores Day
11 Son and Daughter Day
12 Middle Child’s Day
13 Left Hander’s Day
14 National Creamsicle Day
15 Relaxation Day
16 National Tell a Joke Day
19 Aviation Day
20 National Lemonade Day
20 National Radio Day
21 Senior Citizen’s Day
22 National Tooth Fairy Day
25 National Kiss and Make Up Day
26 National Dog Day
26 Women’s Equality Day
29 Marine Corps Reserve Birthday
30 Toasted Marshmallow Day
31 National Trail Mix Day


Classical Music Month
International Square Dancing Month
National Piano Month
Honey Month
Self Improvement Month

2 VJ Day
3 Skyscraper Day
4 Labor Day
5 Cheese Pizza Day
6 Fight Procrastination Day
6 Read a Book Day
8 International Literacy Day
9 Teddy Bear Day
10 Sewing Machine Day, Grandparent’s Day
11 9/11 Remembrance Day, Make Your Bed Day
12 Chocolate Milkshake Day
13 Fortune Cookie Day
13 National Peanut Day
13 Positive Thinking Day
14 National Cream Filled Donut Day
16 Stepfamily Day, National Play Doh Day, Working Parents Day
17 National Apple Dumpling Day
17 Citizenship Day, National Women’s Friendship Day
18 National Cheeseburger Day
18 US Air Force Birthday
19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day
19 National Butterscotch Pudding Day
21 International Peace Day, Miniature Golf Day, World Gratitude Day
22 Business Women’s Day
22 Elephant Appreciation Day
23 Checkers Day
28 National Good Neighbor Day
29 Coffee Day



Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
American Pharmacist Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Cookie Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month

1 World Vegetarian Day
2 National Custodial Worker Day
2 Name Your Car Day
3 Techies Day
4 National Golf Day
4 National Frappe Day
5 Do Something Nice Day
5 World Teacher’s Day
6 Physician Assistant Day, World Smile Day
9 Fire Prevention Day
9 Columbus Day
10 National Angel Food Cake Day
13 US Navy Birthday
14 National Dessert Day
16 Bosses Day
16 Dictionary Day
21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
22 Make a Difference Day
23 Tv Talk Show Host Day
24 National Bologna Day
25 World Pasta Day
27 Navy Day
29 National Frankenstein Day
30 National Candy Corn Day
31 Halloween


Aviation History Month
Child Safety Protection Month
National Adoption Awareness Month
National Diabetes Awareness Month
National Epilepsy Month
National Novel Writing Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month

1 All Saint’s Day
2 All Soul’s Day
3 Housewife’s Day
3 National Sandwich Day
4 Book Lovers Day
5 Gunpowder Day
6 Saxophone Day
7 Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
10 ForgetMeNot Day
10 US Marine Corps (USMC) Birthday
11 Veteran’s Day
12 Chicken Soup for the Soul Day
13 World Kindness Day
14 National Pickle Day
14 Operating Room Nurse Day
14 World Diabetes Day
15 Clean Your Refrigerator Day
15 America Recycles Day
15 National Philanthropy Day
16 Button Day
17 Homemade Bread Day, Take A Hike Day, World Peace Day
20 Universal Children’s Day
23 Eat a Cranberry Day
23 National Cashew Day
23 Thanksgiving
24 Black Friday
25 Small Business Saturday
27 Cyber Monday
29 Square Dance Day


Bingo Month
Write a Friend Month

1 Eat a Red Apple Day
1 World Aids Awareness Day
2 National Fritters Day
3 National Roof over Your Head Day
4 Santa’s’ List Day
6 St. Nicholas Day
7 International Civil Aviation Day
7 National Cotton Candy Day
7 Pearl Harbor Day
8 National Brownie Day
9 Christmas Card Day
9 National Pastry Day
10 Human Rights Day
12 Poinsettia Day
13 Ice Cream Day
13 Violin Day
14 Monkey Day
15 Bill of Rights Day
16 National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
17 National Maple Syrup Day
18 Bake Cookies Day
19 Look for an Evergreen Day
19 Oatmeal Muffin Day
20 Go Caroling Day
21 Fore Fathers Day
21 Humbug Day
21 National Flashlight Day
21 Look on the Bright Side Day
23 Festivus for the rest of us
24 National Chocolate Day
24 National Egg Nog Day
25 Christmas Day
27 Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day
27 National Fruitcake Day
28 Card Playing Day
31 New Year’s Eve