Here at Social Static, we love hashtag holidays. They’re a fun and easy way to engage with your audience in a relatable and engaging way. That’s why each month we put together a list of trending hashtags you should have on your radar!
We always like to remind you that although hashtag holidays are a great way to fill in any gaps in your content calendar, we only recommend using those that are relevant to your business and ideal audience. You don’t want to go overboard, to make sure you’re still diversifying your content.
Keep reading to see this month’s list of hashtag holidays…
March 2: National Read Across America Day (#ReadAcrossAmericaDay, #DrSeussDay)
Celebrated on Dr. Seuss' birthday – this is a day to encourage children to read and celebrate children's literature. You can also celebrate yourself, as an adult, by grabbing your favorite book and taking a reading break.
March 3: World Wildlife Day (#WorldWildlifeDay)
World Wildlife Day brings awareness to threatened and endangered species across the globe. It's also a day to encourage your followers to go out and experience wildlife in their local area.
March 4: National Employee Appreciation Day (#EmployeeAppreciationDay), National Day of Unplugging (#NationalDayofUnplugging)
The first Friday in March, Employee Appreciation Day is an opportunity for bosses and management to go out of their way to say thank you and show their team how much they are valued.
Additionally, National Day of Unplugging is the perfect opportunity to get away from your phone and screens and enjoy a care-free moment.
March 7: National Cereal Day (#NationalCerealDay)
Treat yourself and enjoy your favorite box of sugary cereal. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, celebrate National Cereal Day!
March 8: International Women's Day (#BeBoldForChange, #InternationalWomensDay)
This day is dedicated to the women in your life and the achievements of women all over the world. Share some of the most inspirational women in your life, and encourage your followers to spread the love.
March 10: National Pack Your Lunch Day (#NationalPackYourLunchDay)
Save your money, dust off your lunch box, and pack your favorites for your afternoon meal. What do your followers like when they bring their own lunch? Maybe ask them!
March 13: Daylight Savings (#DaylightSavings, #DaylightSavingsTime)
Just like clockwork, March 13 is the start of daylight savings time in the US. What are your thoughts on Daylight Savings? Do you love it or hate it? (Content idea: create a poll on Instagram Stories and quiz your followers!)
March 14: Pi Day (#PiDay, #InternationalDayofMathematics), National Napping Day (#NationalNappingDay)
There are 3.14159265359… reasons to celebrate Pi Day. This day is for all of the mathematicians in our life.
With daylight savings, and losing an hour, we all need a nap now more than ever. But let’s be honest, any day is a good day for a nap.
March 17: St. Patrick's Day (#StPatricksDay)
Often celebrated by tipping back a green beer, St. Patrick's Day is a day to remember the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What is your favorite way to celebrate the holiday?
March 18: Red Nose Day (#RedNoseDay), World Sleep Day (#WorldSleepDay)
Did you know Red Nose Day is an initiative to end child hunger, poverty, boost safety, and education? Read up more about it on the Red Nose Day foundation's website, and share with your followers how they can support the cause.
When you sleep better, life is better. It's a simple truth and this day brings attention to the benefits of healthy sleeping habits.
March 19: National Let's Laugh Day (#NationalLetsLaughDay)
Laughter is the best medicine. Take a moment to share your favorite joke or a funny memory that is sure to make others laugh. Have your followers share theirs in the comments as well!
March 20: International Day of Happiness (#InternationalDayofHappiness, #DayofHappiness), First Day of Spring (#FirstDayofSpring, #SpringBegins)
Adopted by the United Nations in 2011, International Day of Happiness was created to encourage increasing happiness and wellbeing. Share your favorite ways to have a happy and positive day, and ask your followers to share their favorite ways to do this as well.
The season changing from winter to spring is always an exciting time as it often brings nicer weather! There's also the idea of spring cleaning, which is an opportunity to start anew. Do you participate in the spring cleaning tradition?
March 21: World Poetry Day (#WorldPoetryDay)
Roses are red, violets are blue, March 21 is World Poetry Day. Share your favorite poem, or have a good laugh trying to write your own.
March 23: National Puppy Day (#NationalPuppyDay)
We always love an excuse to celebrate our fur babies, and March 23 is a day to show your puppies some extra love and appreciation! Grab them a new toy or their favorite treats and celebrate the day.
March 30: National Doctor's Day (#NationalDoctorsDay)
Show appreciation for the professionals who help bring us into the world and keep us alive while we're here. March 30 is dedicated to our doctors and healthcare professionals.
March 31: Equal Pay Day (#EqualPayDay)
Finally, March 31 is Equal Pay Day, a day to bring attention to people of equal skill and equal positions making the same amount regardless of their gender. Educate your audience on the importance of Equal Pay Day, and how you can make an impact.
We hope you find these hashtag holiday lists helpful, and have fun implementing them into your social media strategy. For more social media tips, tricks, and content inspiration follow us on Instagram @socialstatic!