Updated: Nov 11, 2022
Somehow, we’ve reached the final month of 2022 which means a busy December filled with holiday events and gatherings. The last thing you want is to be scrambling for content which is why we’ve curated this social media content calendar to help!
This social media holiday and content calendar is here to help you track important dates in December. Use this to help you build out your social media content calendar for the month and as inspiration when you're unsure of what to post.
Click on any of the dates below to jump to the day or keep scrolling for important days and hashtags in December 2022, as well as social media post templates and template collections for every day this month.
Friday, December 2nd 2022: Celebrate the Month of Giving
December is the Month of Giving and a time to celebrate giving back to your community. Explore ways your business can make a difference by helping others. Consider donating a portion of sales to charity.
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Friday, December 2nd 2022: Share a holiday gift guide
Gift guides not only make shopping easier but can also introduce new products that customers might not have previously had on their radar. Start with one of our templates and showcase your favorite products.
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Saturday, December 3rd 2022: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Day of Persons with Disabilities is a day to help everyone become more compassionate and understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities.
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Sunday, December 4th 2022: National Cookie Day
Is there anything better than Christmas cookies? Share bakery specials or your favorite type of cookie. Or, ask the age-old question: gingerbread or sugar cookies?
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Monday, December 5th 2022: Ask your customers a question
Get to know your customers and followers a little better by asking a question. Boosting engagement and getting to know your community sounds like a win-win to us!
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Tuesday, December 6th 2022: Remind your customers about shipping deadlines
When you combine online holiday shopping with supply chain issues, keeping a pulse on shipping times is more important than ever before. Use this post to keep your customers informed.
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Wednesday, December 7th 2022: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Take some time to remember the more than 2,400 lives lost on this day in 1941 on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor base.
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Thursday, December 8th 2022: Share the nonprofit you are supporting
Show off the causes, charities, and nonprofits you support. Let your customers know how they can get involved too!
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Saturday, December 10th 2022: Human Rights Day
Remember today, and every day, that human rights are not optional.
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Monday, December 12th 2022: Holiday this or that
Ease into the week with a fun holiday-related "this or that" post.
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Tuesday, December 13th 2022: Schedule posts for the holidays
Take one of the biggest stresses out of the holidays by scheduling your social media posts ahead of time for the holidays.
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Wednesday, December 14th 2022: Free Shipping Day
This day was created to encourage online shopping. Celebrate by offering free shipping and promoting your online store.
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Thursday, December 15th 2022: Post your holiday hours
Let customers know about any extended hours as well as holiday closures that may be coming up soon.
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Friday, December 16th 2022: Share a BTS Reel
Social media fans love getting a chance to peek behind the curtain and see how their favorite products are made. Use a Reel or TikTok to create a behind-the-scenes video.
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Saturday, December 17th 2022: Super Saturday
Grab the attention of last-minute shoppers by letting them know it’s the final weekend before Christmas, otherwise known as "Super Saturday." Let them know about shipping cut-off dates and your last-minute sales, too.
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Saturday, December 17th 2022: National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
Ugly Christmas Sweater Day is the time to bust out your old, ugly sweaters and have some holiday fun!
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Sunday, December 18th 2022: Start of Hanukkah
The eight nights of Hanukkah kick off today. Share how you celebrate or share a post for those who do.
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Monday, December 19th 2022: Share your gift card options
Gift cards are perfect for someone hard to shop for, last-minute gifts, and more! If you offer gift cards, share how yours is the perfect gift.
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Tuesday, December 20th 2022: Share some self-care tips for the Holidays
Between running a business and managing your personal life, this time of year can take a toll on mental health. This is a reminder to slow down and take some time for yourself, use a post to encourage your followers to do the same.
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Tuesday, December 20th 2022: Human Solidarity Day
The goal of Human Solidarity Day is a day to recognize the universal value of solidarity by creating initiatives to reduce poverty.
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Wednesday, December 21st 2022: Winter solstice
Winter solstice marks the first day of winter and the shortest day of the year. Share how you plan to cozy up and enjoy it.
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Friday, December 23rd 2022: Festivus
Festivus was made famous by Seinfeld originating as an alternative to the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season. Have some fun with it and share a post.
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Saturday, December 24th 2022: Christmas Eve
Create a post for shoppers putting the finishing touches on their list or those taking time to spend with family and friends.
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Sunday, December 25th 2022: Christmas Day
Merry Christmas from Ripl! We wish a fun and safe holiday to all of our small business community and their loved ones.
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Monday, December 26th 2022: Boxing Day
The day after Christmas has turned into a sort of shopping holiday of its own and is one of the most popular days to return gifts to stores. Consider posting about a new sale or your return policies.
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Monday, December 26th 2022: Kwanzaa begins
Kwanzaa is a week-long cultural holiday that celebrates family and community. Kick off the holiday week with a post.
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Thursday, December 29th 2022: Plan your New Year’s resolutions
Take a moment to think about your goals and resolutions for your business in 2023. Share them with your audience for accountability. Or, ask your followers what their resolutions will be for the new year.
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Friday, December 30th 2022: Year in review
New Year's is a great time to reflect on the past year and begin to plan the next. Take some time to start working on a plan for 2023 and get your customers excited about what’s coming in your business.
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Saturday, December 31st 2022: New Year's Eve
Encourage your followers to have a fun and safe welcome to 2023!
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