Are you looking for fun and engaging ways to fill your content calendar? Look no further - we’ve got you covered with all of August’s hashtag holidays. Although it may be fun in theory to use all of these, only select those that are most relevant to your business and audience.


Here is our list of August’s hashtags holidays…

August 1: American Family Day (#AmericanFamilyDay)

American Family Day is on the first Sunday in AUgust and encourages us to enjoy the summer rays with those dearest to us. Share how you’re spending the day, and encourage others to do the same!


August 8: International Cat Day (#InternationalCatDay)

This one is for all of the cat owners and lovers! This day was created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, and is a day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them. Share with your cat(s), how they can show their support, and how they can celebrate the holiday.


August 9: National Book Lovers Day (#NationalBookLoversDay)

Grab your favorite book, find your favorite reading spot, and read the day away. Content ideas for today: sharing your favorite books, what you’re currently reading, and your favorite reading spot.


August 10: National Lazy Day (#NationalLazyDay)

This is your excuse to hit snooze, stay in bed, and get lazy. How are you spending National Lazy Day? Encourage your audience to unwind and take a moment for themselves.


August 12: International Youth Day (#YouthDay)

Today is a day to celebrate our future - the youth. More importantly, it’s an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement.


August 13: International Lefthanders Day (#LefthandersDay) 

Fun fact: research suggests that approximately 10% of people are left-handed. August 13th we celebrate the uniqueness and differences of left-handed individuals.


August 15: National Relaxation Day (#NationalRelaxationDay)

As if National Lazy Day wasn’t enough, we also have National Relaxation Day in August. Wondering how you can celebrate? Take a deep breath, unwind, watch your favorite show or movie, or find a quiet spot in the park to relax. Use the hashtag above to share how you’re spending the day, and spread the word!


August 16: National Tell a Joke Day (#NationalTellAJokeDay)

In our opinion, this day should be celebrated all year long. Who doesn’t love a good joke? Prepare your favorite joke, because today is your day to shine and make someone smile.


August 17: National Nonprofit Day (#NationalNonprofitDay)

Nonprofit organizations have an incredible impact on our communities, and August 17th is a day to celebrate all that they do. Spread the word by sharing your favorite non-profit organizations and how others can help!


August 19: World Photography Day (#WorldPhotoDay)

This is the day to celebrate photographers, past, present, and future. You capture moments no one else can, and for that we appreciate you. If you are a photographer, show off your work, if you’re not, share your favorites and encourage your audience to show them support!


August 20: National Lemonade Day (#NationalLemonadeDay)

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade (and share a picture of it on August 20th).


August 26: National Dog Day (#NationalDogDay) & National Women’s Equality Day (#WomensEqualityDay)

Okay, the cats had their moment, now it’s time for the dogs to take the spotlight. Today, we celebrate dogs and encourage adoption. Share a photo of your dog, your adoption story, and how others can support the fur babies of the world.


Finally, is National Women’s Equality day a day commemorating the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote.


There they are - August’s hashtag holidays!

We hope we could help fill your content calendar and keep your audience excited and engaged. If you enjoy these hashtag holiday lists, stick around, we post a new list every month!

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