U.S. Social Media Holidays for 2020

Updated: May 29

As a social media marketer, one of the hardest challenges is figuring out what events you want to advertise. Here at Ripl, we’ve compiled a list of holidays that we think may be key dates for your advertising plans:



January

Jan 1 – New Years Day Jan 5 – Golden Globes Jan 16 – Get to Know Your Customers Day Jan 20 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan 24 – National Compliment Day Jan 25 – Chinese New Years Jan 28 – Fun at Work Day


February:

Feb 2 – Groundhog Day Feb 2 – Superbowl Feb 4 – World Cancer Day Feb 9 – Academy Awards Feb 9 – National Pizza Day Feb 14 – Valentines Day Feb 15 – Single’s Awareness Day Feb 17 – Presidents Day Feb 20 – Love Your Pet Day Feb 26 – Ash Wednesday


March:

Mar 6 – National Employee Appreciation Day Mar 8 – International Women’s Day Mar 17 – St Patrick’s Day March 19 – First Day of Spring


April:

April 1 – April Fools Day April 7 – National Beer Day April 11 – National Pet Day April 12 – Easter April 16 – Get to Know Your Customers Day April 22 – Earth Day April 23 – Ramadan April 28 – Pay It Forward Day April 28 – National Superhero Day


May:

May 1 – May Day May 4 – Star Wars Day May 5 – Cinco de Mayo May 10 – Mother’s Day May 15 – International Day of Families May 23- Eid Al-Fitr May 25 – Memorial Day


June:

June 1 – Say Something Nice Day June 5 – National Donut Day June 8 – Best Friends Day June 20 – Summer Solstice Day June 21 – Father’s Day June 30 – Social Media Day


July:

July 4 – Independence Day July 7 – World Chocolate Day July 15 – Give Something Away Day July 18 – Nelson Mandela Day


August:

August 2 – International Day of Friendship August 8 – National Cat Day August 9 – National Book Lovers Day August 16 – National Tell a Joke Day August 26 – National Dog Day


September:

September 7 – Labor Day September 13 – National Grandparents Day September 22 – First Day of Fall September 29 – National Coffee Day


October:

October 14 – National Dessert Day October 16 – Bosses Day October 31 – Halloween


November:

Nov 11 – National Veterans Day Nov 19 – National Entrepreneurs Day Nov 26 – Thanksgiving Day Nov 27 – Black Friday Day Nov 28 – Small Business Saturday Nov 30 – Cyber Monday


December:

December 1 – Giving Tuesday December 10 – Hannakuh Begins December 19 – Super Saturday December 21 – First Day of Winter December 24 – Christmas Eve December 25 – Christmas December 31 – New Year’s Eve