Another month means another hashtag holiday list, and Social Static is here to break it down for you.
Hashtag holidays are a fun and easy way to fill any gaps in your content calendar and engage with your audience in a relatable way! As always, we like to remind you that although including every hashtag on the list sounds fun, don’t forget to only use those that are relevant to your business and target audience.
Keep reading to see the full list of hashtags you can use this month…
February 2: Groundhog Day (#GroundhogDay)
This holiday was created from a superstition that says if a groundhog comes out of his burrow and sees his shadow on the ground, it means 6 more weeks of winter. But if it’s overcast and there’s no shadow, it means spring will start soon. Do you believe in Groundhog Day?
February 4: World Cancer Day (#WorldCancerDay)
Curated by International Cancer Control (UICC), this day is dedicated to raising awareness about cancer, its prevention, detection, and treatment.
February 7: National Send a Card to a Friend Day (#SendACardToAFriendDay)
This holiday was introduced to raise the popularity of sending physical mail to your friends and loved ones. Take some time out of your day to make someone smile, and encourage others to do the same!
February 9: National Pizza Day (#NationalPizzaDay)
You don’t really need an excuse to enjoy a delicious pizza, but if you’re looking for one February 9th is your chance to use it. Support local businesses by sharing with your audience your favorite places to grab a slice.
February 11: National Inventor’s Day (#InventorsDay)
First introduced in 1983, the U.S. recognizes National Investor’s Day to celebrate the past and present inventors.
February 13: Super Bowl LVI (#SBLVI, #SuperBowlSunday, #SuperBowl)
Whether you’re in it for the sport or the snacks, February 13 is all about football. The Super Bowl is the biggest event of the NFL season, in which the best teams play for their biggest win yet, and brands also run ads for millions of people to enjoy. How will you be celebrating?
February 14: Valentine’s Day (#ValentinesDay)
Originated in ancient Rome, Valentine’s Day today is widely used to celebrate love and romance. A fun way to celebrate on social media is by sharing your small business valentines, and encouraging your followers to show them some love!
February 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day (#RandomActsofKindnessDay)
As the name suggests, this holiday encourages random acts of kindness. It was created by The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation in an effort to “make kindness the norm”.
February 20: World Day of Social Justice (#SocialJusticeDay)
and National Love Your Pet Day (#LoveYourPetDay)
Originally introduced by the UN, this day promotes the need for social justice and for fighting issues such as poverty, exclusion, unemployment, gender inequality, and human rights violations. Spread awareness on this day by sharing ways you and your audience can help fight social injustices.
February 20 is also National Love Your Pet Day, so grab your fur baby and show them some extra love and attention today! Don’t forget to show them off on socials with the hashtag.
February 21: President’s Day (#PresidentsDay)
The U.S. introduced President’s Day in an effort to celebrate the two founding fathers of the country - George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Now, however, the day notes the lives and accomplishments of all U.S. presidents.
We hope this list is helpful and you fill your content calendar with fun social media holidays to keep your audience excited and engaged. If you enjoy these hashtag holiday lists, stick around, we post a new list every month!