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January is almost over, which means it’s time to prepare your February 2019 social media content calendar. I’ll be publishing a new Social Media Holidays Calendar for every single month this year.
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Enter your email below to receive a free 2019 Hashtag Holidays Calendar. We’ll send you a downloadable calendar, complete with a social media holiday for every day this year.
That’s 365 Hashtag Holidays for 2019.
What’s a Hashtag Holiday?
Hashtag holidays are nationally or internationally celebrated events that are shared across social media.
Also called social media holidays, these events are perfect opportunities for connecting with users across the world.
Grow brand awareness with hashtag holidays
Each holiday has its own designated #hashtag, making posts for that day easily discoverable. 2019 Hashtag holidays are perfect opportunities for growing your brand awareness on Instagram or Twitter.
Use 2019 hashtag holidays for content ideas
They’re also great for coming up with something to post when you’ve run out of material.
When growing a brand on social media, consistency is important. Posting often helps keep your audience engaged with your brand and allows you to reach new followers.
With our Social Media Holiday Calendar 2019, you’ll have something to post for every day of the year, no matter what.
February 2019 Hashtag Holidays
February 1, 2019 – National Freedom Day
National Freedom Day celebrates freedom from slavery. It honors Abraham Lincoln’s resolution outlawing slavery, what later became the 13th Amendment to the U.S Constitution.
History: President Lincoln signed the amendment outlawing slavery on February 1st, 1865. However, it was not ratified by the states until December 18th, 1865. National Freedom Day was created by Major Richard Robert Wright, Sr., a former slave, and leader in his community.
Celebrate National Freedom Day on social media with the hashtag #NationalFreedomDay.
February 2, 2019 – National Groundhog Day
Groundhog day is celebrated every year in the United States and Canada. According to tradition, if the groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter.
Celebrate with #NationalGroundhogDay.
February 3, 2019 – National The Day the Music Die
This hashtag holiday was created to remember and mourn the deaths of singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J.P. Richardson.
All three artists died on a plane crash on Feb 3, 1959.
Trivia: Don McLean’s hit song “American Pie” was in part inspired by the tragic plane crash. “The day the music died” is a famous line from the song, which is where this hashtag holiday gets its name.
Celebrate this event social media by visiting Clear Lake, Iowa, the site of the three artists’ last performance before their tragic deaths. #TheyDaytheMusicDied.
February 4, 2019 – National Thank a Mail Carrier Day
Take some time today to let your mail carriers know that they are appreciated! Use the hashtag #ThankaMailCarrierDay to share on social media.
February 5, 2019 – World Nutella Day
World Nutella Day was established in 2007 by Sara Rosso. Read more about how this holiday came to be here.
Celebrate with #WorldNutellaDay.
February 6, 2019 – National Frozen Yogurt Day
Grab one of these tasty treats and share your photos on social media with the hashtag #NationalFrozenYogurtDay.
February 7, 2019 – National Send a Card to a Friend Day
Get in touch with your friends by sending them a card. Write an old fashioned letter, send an e-card, whatever you want! Celebrate your friends with this hashtag holiday #SendaCardToaFriendDay.
February 8, 2019 – National Boy Scouts Day
Celebrate the National Boy Scouts of America with hashtag #NationalBoyScoutsDay.
February 9, 2019 – National Pizza Day
What’s your favorite type of pizza? Thin crust? Deep dish? Share a picture of your favorite pie and your favorite toppings with #NationalPizzaDay.
February 10, 2019 – National Umbrella Day
Show off your fashion sense! Accessorize your outfit with a trendy umbrella and share on social media! Use #NationalUmbrellaDay.
February 11, 2019 – National Make a Friend Day
Step out of your comfort zone and introduce yourself to someone new! Share this hashtag holiday with #NationalMakeAFriendDay.
February 12, 2019 – National Plum Pudding Day
Plum pudding is a steamed or boiled pudding served during the holidays. Also known as “Christmas pudding,” share your love of this hashtag holiday with #NationalPlumPuddingDay.
February 13, 2019 – National Tortellini Day
Share photos of this delicious pasta on social media with the hashtag #NationalTortelliniDay.
February 14, 2019 – Valentine’s Day
Here’s a list of the best Valentine’s Day hashtags 2019 for sharing your love on social media. Also included are all the best love hashtags for 2019:
Valentines Day Hashtags for Instagram
February 15, 2019 – Singles Awareness Day
The day after Valentine’s Day has been dubbed “Singles Awareness Day.” Celebrate your freedom or attend a single’s event with this hashtag holiday. Share on social media with #SinglesAwarenessDay.
February 16, 2019 – National Random Acts of Kindness Day
Do something nice for someone else. Share joy and compassion across social media with the hashtag #RandomActsofKindnessDay.
February 17, 2019 – National Almond Day
Enjoy this healthy snack with the 2019 hashtag #NationalAlmondDay.
February 18, 2019 – National Drink Wine Day (and) President’s Day
What’s your favorite flavor? Kick back, relax, and share your favorite type of wine on social media. Celebrate this hashtag holiday #NationalDrinkWineDay.
Don’t forget to celebrate President’s Day (celebrated every third Monday in Feb). Share on social with #PresidentsDay.
February 19, 2019 – National Chocolate Mint Day
This social media holiday is recognized by the US National Confectioners Association. Let yourself indulge with #ChocolateMintDay.
February 20, 2019 – National Love Your Pet Day
Pet lovers unite! Share a photo of your pet on social media with this hashtag holiday. #NationalLoveYourPetDay.
February 21, 2019 – National Grain-Free Day
Founded in 2019 by Siete Family Foods, this social media holiday supports those with dietary restrictions. Use #NationalGrainFreeDay to support one another on this social media holiday.
February 22, 2019 – National Margarita Day
No need to justify your craving for a margarita on this social media holiday. Share yours with the hashtag #NationalMargaritaDay.
February 23, 2019 – National Toast Day
Share your favorite spread on this social media holiday with #NationalToastDay.
February 24, 2019 – National Tortilla Chip Day
Grab your favorite dip, grab some friends and celebrate this 2019 social media holiday with #NationalTortillaChipDay.
February 25, 2019 – National Clam Chowder Day
Mmmmmm… clam chowder. Celebrate this social media hashtag holiday with #NationalClamChowderDay.
February 26, 2019 – National Tell a Fairy Tale Day
Share your favorite fairy tale with your social media followers with #TellaFairyTaleDay.
February 27, 2019 – National Retro Day
Do you remember what it was like before cell phones, driverless cars, and the internet? I do! Pull out your old retro gear and share #NationalRetroDay on social media.
February 28, 2019 – Rare Disease Day
This social media holiday was created to raise awareness about rare diseases. Share your experiences and support with #RareDiseaseDayUSA.