Hashtag holidays are a great way for brands to engage with followers all year round. A national day or awareness month can be a great way to integrate meaningful initiatives into your social strategy.
We’ve compiled a list of hashtag holidays to add to your social media calendar, make sure to choose those that will resonate most with your audience!
Keep reading to see this month’s list of hashtag holidays.
September 4th: National Wildlife Day (#NationalWildlifeDay)
National Wildlife Day is an opportunity to step back, take a deep breath and think about all that surrounds us. Those who are interested in celebrating can visit the United Nations website and participate in different activities on this day.
September 5th: International Day of Charity (#CharityDay)
The primary purpose of this day is to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, and volunteer organizations. Celebrate International Day of Charity by sharing what you’re doing with your audience or sharing your favorite organizations that others can support too.
September 6th: Read a Book Day (#ReadABookDay)
Labor Day (#LaborDay)
Calling all book lovers, today is your excuse to indulge in your favorite hobby, guilt-free. Snap a picture of what you’re reading or favorite reading spot, and share using #ReadABookDay.
Labor Day falls on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American labor movement and the contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States. Many people celebrate with parades, picnics and parties - share with your audience how you’re spending the holiday and enjoy!
September 11th: National Day of Service and Remembrance (#911Day, #PatriotDay, #DayofServiceAndRemembrance)
September 11, 2021 is the 20th Anniversary of that tragic day. The National Day of Service and Remembrance is an opportunity to help others in tribute to those killed and injured on September 11, 2001.
September 12th: National Day of Encouragement (#DayOfEncouragement)
Grandparents Day (#GrandparentsDay)
National Day of Encouragement is observed annually to encourage the uplifting of others and make a positive impact. Celebrating is easy! Provide reassurance and inspiration to the people around you with something as simple as a high-five, noticing a friend's hard work, or giving a call or text to a loved one in need of some positive reminders.
Yes, Grandparents Day is an official holiday! Signed by President Carter in 1978, and celebrated on the first Sunday after labor day, it is a day dedicated to showing our appreciation for our grandparents. Celebrate by showing your gratitude and respect for your older generation and honor your grandparents on this special day.
September 14th: Live Creative Day (#LiveCreativeDay)
Let the world see your creativity all day long on September 14th! Set aside some time on this day to invent, discover, and dream. Share with your audience your favorite way to get creative, and encourage them to do the same.
September 15th: Online Learning Day (#OnlineLearningDay)
National Online Learning Day showcases how students of all ages are thriving with the ability to learn online - anywhere, anytime. If you’re currently participating in online learning, share your tips and tricks and use this hashtag or just share words of encouragement to those who are!
September 21st: International Day of Peace (#PeaceDay)
Established in 1981 by the United Nations, International Day of Peace provides a globally-shared day for all of humanity to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to building a culture of peace.
This year’s theme is: Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.
September 22nd: Car-Free Day (#CarFreeDay)
Fall Begins (#FristDayOfFall, #1stDayOfFall)
American Business Women’s Day (#AmericanBusinessWomensDay)
September 22nd is jam packed with hashtag holidays, beginning with Car-Free Day. This is a worldwide event that encourages greener methods of travel, and less cars on the streets.
This day is also the first day of Fall! Dust off your favorite sweater, grab a hot cup of apple cider, and head out for some leaf peeping. Don’t forget to share a photo celebrating the first day of Fall one of the hashtags listed above.
Lastly is American Business Women’s Day - a day to honor the accomplishments of the business women across the nation. Take a moment to reflect on the contributions and achievements of the millions of women in the workforce. Also, consider the impact of millions of female business owners in the U.S.
September 27th: World Tourism Day (#WTD2021)
The primary motivation behind celebrating World Tourism Day is to nurture the awareness of the importance of tourism and demonstrate its cultural, social, economic and political values across the world.
September 28th: National Good Neighbor Day (#GoodNeighborDay)
Be a good neighbor, not just on September 28th, but every day! Wondering how to celebrate? Be nice to your neighbor (it’s that easy), if you don’t know your neighbor well, maybe today is your opportunity to introduce yourself, bake some goodies and share them with your neighbors, or even invite them to your home for a meal.
September 30th: International Podcast Day (#InternationalPodcastDay)
September 30th is the international celebration of the power of podcasts! It’s a great opportunity to connect with fellow podcasters, podcast listeners, podcast enthusiasts, and leaders in the podcast community. A simple way to celebrate is by sharing your favorite podcasts, and asking your audience to send you recommendations as well.
Now that you have September’s list of hashtag holidays, it’s time to celebrate! Remember to choose relevant hashtags that will engage and connect with your target audience.
If you enjoyed this month’s list, make sure to stick around for our monthly hashtag holiday blog post!