Must-Have Dates For Your Social Media Calendar

Must-Have Dates For Your Social Media Calendar

by Jake
September 28, 2021

Never miss a social media holiday with the help of Brick Media! 

Building a social media strategy can feel overwhelming but we assure you, it is very worth it. When building a social media strategy, it’s important to lean into what is relevant. Keeping social media holidays in mind is one way you can stay up to date. Creating posts that highlight specific occasions will also fill your content calendar so that you’re able to show up consistently on your platforms. The key is using these holidays as a way to connect your audience to your business. There’s nothing that builds community quite like celebrating together! 

We’ll start you off with a list of must-have dates, but it’s important to go into your yearly calendar and see if there are any other dates that relate to your niche. This is an easy way to find ideas for future content. So, let’s begin!

  • New Years Day 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Valentine’s Day 
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Beginning of Daylights Savings 
  • St. Patrick’s Day 
  • First Day of Spring
  • Easter 
  • Tax Day
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Mother’s Day
  • Memorial Day 
  • Father’s Day
  • Juneteenth 
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Columbus Day)
  • Halloween
  • End of Daylight Savings 
  • Election Day
  • Veteran’s Day 
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve 
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve 
  • New Year’s Day

In addition to these dates, there are also opportunities to highlight and celebrate people of different cultures, backgrounds, sex, and ability:

  • Black History Month
  • Women’s History Month 
  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • Pride Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • American Indian Heritage Month
  • Autism Awareness Month

Planning out posts will not only position you as a reminder for people, it will give you a unique opportunity to build connections with your audience over real topics and common interests. You can even share how your business is celebrating special occasions! The possibilities are endless. Have questions about how to build community over social media? Schedule a clarity call here:

Our team would love to help you create a social media plan that works! 

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