2018 Holiday Marketing Guide

If you want to make the most out of social media, it makes sense to plan ahead. If you can create content in advance, you will always have something to share. This is why many social media professionals are making note of the key holidays and leading dates.

 

At Agent Media, we like to plan ahead, and we are able to present you with the leading dates for 2018. Take a note of these dates and use them to create content that will ensure you engage your audience while helping you to tap into trending topics.

 

JANUARY

Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day

Jan. 25 – Burns Night

 

FEBRUARY

Feb. 2 – Groundhog Day

Feb. 4 – Super Bowl 2018

Feb. 9 – 25 – Winter Olympics

Feb. 13 – Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Tuesday

Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day

Feb. 15 – Ash Wednesday

Feb. 16 – Chinese New Year

 

MARCH

March 1– St David’s Day

March 4 – The 90th Academy Awards

March 11 – Mothering Sunday

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day

March 25 – British Summertime begins

March 25 – Palm Sunday

March 30 – Good Friday

 

APRIL

April 1 – Easter Sunday

April 1 – April Fool’s Day

April 2 – Easter Monday

April 21 – The Queen’s Birthday

April 22 – Earth Day

April 23 – St George’s Day

 

MAY

May 7 – Early May Bank Holiday

May 8-19 – Cannes Film Festival

May 19 – Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

May 19 – FA Cup Final / Scottish Cup Final

May 26 – Champions League Final

May 28 – Spring Bank Holiday

 

JUNE

 

June 9 – The Queen’s Official Birthday

June 14 – July15 – 2018 FIFA World Cup

June 17 – Father’s Day

 

JULY

July 2-15 – Wimbledon

July 7-28 – Tour de France

July 15 – 22 – 147th The Open

 

AUGUST

Aug. 27 – Sept. 9 – U.S. Open

Aug. 27 – Summer Bank Holiday

 

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 22 – Oct 7 – Oktoberfest

Sept. 27-30 – Ryder Cup

 

OCTOBER

Oct. 31 – Halloween

 

NOVEMBER

Nov. 5 – Guy Fawkes Day

Nov. 11 – Remembrance Sunday

Nov. 23 – Black Friday

Nov. 26 – Cyber Monday

Nov. 26 – St Andrew’s Day

 

DECEMBER

Dec. 2 – First Sunday of Advent

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve

Dec. 25 – Christmas Day

Dec. 26 – Boxing Day

Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve


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