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As we dive into the new year, it's essential to have a well-planned social media strategy to keep your online presence engaging and relevant. With the ever-evolving landscape of social media, it's crucial to stay ahead of the curve and leverage key calendar dates and events to connect with your audience. Whether you're a business, influencer or content creator, having a comprehensive social media calendar can help you maximise your reach and impact.


Here's a curated list of key dates and events to mark on your 2024 social media calendar for the UK:



Whole Month: Dry Jan / Veganuary

1st January: New Year’s Day

2nd January: Science Fiction Day 📖

3rd January: Mind-Body Wellness Day

4th January: Trivia Day

8th January: World Typing Day ⌨️

11th January: Human Trafficking Awareness Day

14th January: World Logic Day

15th January: Blue Monday & Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 💙 ☁️

18th January: Get to Know Your Customers Day

19th January: National Popcorn Day 🍿

20th January: Cheese Lovers Day 🧀

24th January: International Education Day 🎒

25th January: Opposite Day

28th January: Data Privacy Day



Whole Month:  LGBT History Month

4th February: World Cancer Day

6th February: Safer Internet Day 🛜

9th February: National Pizza Day 🍕

10th February: Chinese New Year

11th February: International Day of Women & Girls in Science 👩‍🔬 👩🏽‍🔬 👩🏿‍🔬

13th February: Galentine’s Day & Shrove Tuesday 💗 🥞

14th February: Valentine’s Day 💝

17th February: Random Acts of Kindness Day 🫶

18th February: World Whale Day 🐳

20th February: Love Your Pet Day 🐶❤️​​🐱​

22nd February: World Thinking Day 🤔



Whole Month:  Women’s History Month / Brain Tumour Awareness Month / Endometriosis Awareness Month

3rd March: World Wildlife Day 🐛​🪲

8th March: International Women’s Day 🚺👯‍♀️

10th March: Mother’s Day 🩷 👩‍👧‍👦​

15th March: Global Recycling Day ♻️

20th March: International Day of Happiness 😊

22nd March: World Water Day 🚰

23rd March: National Puppy Day 🐶

25th March: International Waffle Day 🧇

28th March: Wear a Hat Day 🤠​👒​🎩​

29th March: Good Friday ✝️

31st March: Easter Sunday✝️


1st April: Easter Monday & April Fool’s Day

2nd April: Autism Awareness Day

3rd April: National Walking Day 🚶‍♂️​🚶‍♀️​

10th April: National Siblings Day

11th April: National Pet Day 🐶​🐱​🐰​

12th April: Day of Silence 😶​

14th April: National Gardening Day 👨‍🌾​👩‍🌾​

15th April: World Art Day ​🎨​

21st April: National Tea Day 🫖​

22nd April: Earth Day 🌍​

23rd April: World Book Day & St. George ’s Day 📖​

29th April: International Dance Day 💃​🕺​



1st May: May Day

4th May: Star Wars Day

5th May: Cinco De Mayo💃

6th May: Early May Bank Holiday

12th May: International Nurses Day 👨‍⚕️​👩‍⚕️​

13th May: World Cocktail Day 🍸

16th May: International Day of Light 💡

17th May: Endangered Species Day

18th May: International Museum Day

20th May: World Bee Day 🐝

23rd May: World Turtle Day 🐢

27th May: Spring Bank Holiday

30th May: National Creativity Day



Whole Month: Pride Month

1st June: Global Day of Parents 👨‍👩‍👦​👨‍👨‍👦​👩‍👩‍👦​

2nd June: Cancer Survivors Day

3rd June: National Egg Day 🍳​

4th June: National Cheese Day 🧀

5th June: Global Running Day ​🏃‍♀️​🏃‍♂️​

8th June: National Best Friends Day 🤗

12th June: World Day Against Child Labor

14th June: World Blood Donor Day

15th June: Beer Day & King’s Birthday 🍻🎂

16th June: Father’s Day 👨‍👧‍👦

18th June: International Picnic Day 🧺

20th June: World Refugee Day

21st June: Summer Solstice 🌞

27th June: National PTSD Awareness Day

29th June: National Camera Day 📸



2nd July: World UFO Day 🛸

4th July: US Independence Day (for American clients and customers)

7th July: World Chocolate Day 🍫

11th July: World Population Day

15th July: National Give Something Away Day

16th July: World Snake Day 🐍

17th July: World Emoji Day 😁​ 😁​ 😁​

21st July: National Ice Cream Day 🍦

28th July: Parents’ Day 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦​👨‍👨‍👧‍👦​👩‍👩‍👧‍👦​

30th July: International Day of Friendship 🤗



1st August: National Girlfriend Day 💓

3rd August: National Watermelon Day 🍉

8th August: International Cat Day 😺

9th August: Book Lovers Day 📖

10th August: National Lazy Day 🦥

13th August: International Left-Handers Day 🫲

14th August: World Lizard Day 🦎

15th August: National Relaxation Day ☺️

16th August: National Tell a Joke Day 🤣

26th August: Summer Bank Holiday 😎

30th August: National Beach Day 🏖️

31st August: Overdose Awareness Day



Whole Month: Back To School 🎒

5th September: International Day of Charity  

6th September: Read A Book Day 📖

7th September: World Beard Day 🧔‍♀️​🧔​

10th September: Suicide Prevention Day

13th September: Positive Thinking Day 👍

18th September: National Cheeseburger Day 🍔

21st September: International Day of Peace & Oktoberfest Starts ☮️🍻

22nd September: Start of Autumn 🍂

23rd September: International Day of Sign Languages

27th September: World Tourism Day 🧳

29th September: World Heart Day 🫀

30th September: International Podcast Day 🎙️



Whole Month:  Black History Month (UK) / Breast Cancer Awareness Month / Stoptober

1st October: World Vegetarian Day

2nd October: International Day of Non-Violence

3rd October: National Boyfriend Day

4th October: World Animal Day

5th October: World Teachers’ Day👨‍🏫​👩‍🏫​

6th October: Grandparents Day 👴​👵​

10th October: World Mental Health Day

11th October: National Coming Out Day 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️

17th October: National Pasta Day 🍝

21st October: National Apple Day 🍏

26th October: National Pumpkin Day 🎃

27th October: Daylight Savings Time Ends

29th October: National Cat Day 😻

31st October: Halloween 👻



Whole Month: Movember🧔

1st November: World Vegan Day

2nd November: Day of The Dead

5th November: Bonfire Night 🎇

8th November: National Cappuccino Day ☕

9th November: British Pudding Day 🍨​🍩​🍪​🍰​

10th November: Remembrance Sunday

11th November: Remembrance Day

13th November: World Kindness Day 🤗

14th November: World Diabetes Day

19th November: International Men’s Day 🚹

20th November: Trans Day of Remembrance 🏳️‍⚧️

21st November: World Television Day 📺

28th November: Thanksgiving 🙏

29th November: Black Friday 🛍️



1st December: World AIDS Day

2nd December: Cyber Monday 🛍️

4th December: Wildlife Conservation Day 🪲

7th December: Small Business Saturday

8th December: National Brownie Day

10th December: Human Rights Day

21st December: Winter Begins

24th December: Christmas Eve🎄

25th December: Christmas Day & Start of Hanukkah🎄✡️

26th December: Boxing Day 🎁

31st December: New Year’s Eve 🎆🍾


By incorporating these key dates and events into your social media calendar, you can effectively engage with your audience, drive traffic and achieve your business or personal objectives in 2024.

Remember to stay authentic, relevant, and responsive to current trends and conversations to maximise your impact on social media. Cheers to a successful and engaging year ahead! 🎉

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