2022 Social Media Content Calendar

Coming up with social media content can sometimes be a daunting task. First, you’ve got to come up with creative ideas and then go out and create that content to post on your channels. If you’ve done it before, you’ll know that it’s easier said than done!

To help you with that first creative step, we’ve put together a social media content calendar that you can use to inspire your own content. The dates below are an easy way to enrich your social media feeds, whether that’s through fun niche holidays, popular cultural and sporting events or spreading awareness about a cause close to your heart. We hope you are inspired! Remember to bookmark this page in case you need to come back to it later.

Some events may be subject to change.


Dry January

1st January - New Year’s Day
2nd January - Science Fiction Day
18th January - Blue Monday
21st January - Get To Know Your Customers Day
25th January - Burns Night
30th January - Start of National Storytelling Week
31st January - 64th Annual Grammy Awards


LGBT History Month

1st February - Lunar New Year (Year of the Tiger)
2nd February - Groundhog Day
4th February - World Cancer Day
4th February - Start of 2022 Winter Olympic Games
5th February - Six Nations Rugby Championship Starts
13th February - NFL Superbowl (and half-time show!)
13th February - Galentine’s Day
14th February - Valentine’s Day
15th February - Single’s Awareness Day
17th February - Random Acts Of Kindness Day
18th February - London Fashion Week Starts
22nd February - World Thinking Day
28th February - Golden Globe Awards


1st March - Mardi Gras
1st March - Saint David’s Day
1st March - Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day
2nd March - Ash Wednesday
2nd March - Glasgow Film Festival Starts
4th March - Start of Women’s Cricket World Cup
4th March- World Book Day
8th March - International Women’s Day
9th March - No Smoking Day
10th March - International Bagpipe Day
17th March - Saint Patrick’s Day
18th March - Holi
20th March - Spring Equinox
20th March - International Day of Happiness
21st March - World Poetry Day
22nd March - World Water Day
26th March - Earth Hour
27th March - Mother’s Day
27th March - Daylight Savings (Clock’s Go Forward)


National Pet Month
Stress Awareness Month

1st April - April Fool’s Day
3rd April - Ramadan Starts
9th April - The Grand National
15th April - Start of Passover
15th April - Good Friday
17th April - Easter Sunday
21st April - National Tea Day
23rd April - Saint George’s Day
30th April - International Jazz Day


3rd May - Eid Al Fitr
4th May - Star Wars Day
5th May - Cinco de Mayo
7th May - World Beer Pong Day
11th May - Eat What You Want Day
13th May - National Numeracy Day
14th May - English FA Cup Final
14th May - Eurovision Final
16th May - French Open (Tennis) Starts
24th May - Chelsea Flower Show Starts
28th May - UEFA Champions League Final
29th May - Put A Pillow In Your Fridge Day (yes, really!)
29th May - National Biscuit Day


Pride Month
National Candy Month

4th June - National Fish and Chips Day
8th June - World Oceans Day
11th June - The Queen’s Birthday
11th June - World Gin Day
12th June - Father’s Day
14th June - Royal Ascot
16th June - Clean Air Day
18th June - Autistic Pride Day
18th June - International Picnic Day
27th June - Wimbledon Starts
30th June - Social Media Day


National Picnic Month
Plastic Free July

1st July - Tour de France 2022 Starts
2nd July - World UFO Day
3rd July - Thank You Day
4th July - Independence Day (US)
4th July - Caribbean Community Day
6th July - UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Starts
7th July - World Chocolate Day
10th July - Eid Al Adha
17th July - World Emoji Day
17th July - National Ice Cream Day
20th July - International Chess Day
25th July - National Wine and Cheese Day


1st August - Yorkshire Day
5th August - British Grand Prix
5th August - International Beer Day
8th August - International Cat Day
11th August - National Bakewell Tart Day
13th August - National Prosecco Day
13th August - International Left-Handers Day
17th August - Cupcake Day
20th August - National Bacon Lovers Day
21st August - World Entrepreneurs’ Day


World Alzheimers Month

1st September - Ginger Cat Appreciation Day
8th September - International Literacy Day
9th September - Emergency Services Day
10th September - World Suicide Prevention Day
12th September - Video Games Day
17th September - Oktober Fest Starts
24th September - World Bollywood Day
26th September - European Day of Languages
27th September - World Tourism Day


Black History Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1st October - World Vegetarian Day
2nd October - London Marathon
2nd October - Grandparents Day
5th October - World Teachers Day
6th October - National Poetry Day
8th October - Rugby World Cup 2021 Starts
15th October - World Students Day
17th October - UK Coffee Week
21st October - Back To The Future Day
21st October - Global Champagne Day
24th October - Diwali
31st October - Halloween


World Vegan Month
National Novel Writing Month

1st November - World Vegan Day
1st November - All Saints Day
2nd November - National Stress Awareness Day
5th November - Guy Fawkes Night / Bonfire Night
11th November - Armistice Day
13th November - Remembrance Sunday
13th November - World Kindness Day
21st November - 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar Starts
24th November - Thanksgiving (US)
25th November - Black Friday
27th November - Lancashire Day
28th November - Cyber Monday
30th November - St. Andrews Day



2nd December - World Futures Day
3rd December - Small Business Saturday
3rd December - Make a Gift Day
8th December - Pretend To Be A Time Traveller Day
10th December - Human Rights Day
13th December - National Hot Chocolate Day
21st December - Winter Solstice
24th December - Christmas Eve
25th December - Christmas Day
26th December - Boxing Day
31st December - New Year’s Eve
31st December - Hogmanay

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