December social media content calendar

December social media content calendar

Somehow we’ve reached the final month of 2021 which means a 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 2021, as well as social media post templates and template collections for every day this month.

Wednesday, December 1st 2021: Countdown to Christmas

Have some fun with a Christmas countdown! Countdowns are helpful for reminding customers to get their shopping done and creates a sense of urgency.

Countdown to Christmas hashtag:


Countdown to Christmas social media post template collection:

Holiday countdown social media templates

Thursday, December 2nd 2021: 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.

Celebrate the Month of Giving hashtag:


Celebrate the Month of Giving social media post templates:

Friday, December 3rd 2021: Post your holiday hours

Let customers know about extended hours as well as holiday closures.

Holiday hours hashtag:


Holiday hours social media post template collection:

holiday hours social media tmeplates

Sunday, December 5th 2021: Post about your winter sales

Showcase new winter collections and holiday sales to keep customers in the know.

Post about your winter sales hashtag:


Post about your winter sales social media post template collection:

Sale social media template

Tuesday, December 7th 2021: 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.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day hashtag:


Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day social media post template:

Patriotic social media template

Wednesday, December 8th 2021: Beat cabin fever

With shortened daylight and colder weather, winter can make anyone go a little stir crazy. Help people beat cabin fever with getaways or restaurant specials.

Beat cabin fever hashtag:


Beat cabin fever social media post templates:

Friday, December 10th 2021: Festive Friday

Show how your business is getting festive with a fun post!

Festive Friday hashtag:


Festive Friday social media post templates:

Festive social media templates

Saturday, December 11th 2021: Celebrate small businesses

At Ripl, we believe every Saturday is small business Saturday. Celebrate your small business and others in your community to encourage more shopping and support.

Celebrate small businesses hashtag:


Celebrate small businesses social media post template:

Shop small social media template

Monday, December 13th 2021: Post your holiday parties

Do you have a holiday party or customer appreciation event coming up? Make sure folks know they’re invited to celebrate!

Post your holiday parties hashtag:


Post your holiday parties social media post template:

Hoilday invite social media templates

Tuesday, December 14th 2021: Free Shipping Day

This day was created to encourage online shopping. Celebrate by offering free shipping and promoting your online store.