What Will be Trending on Social Media in February

It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of the first month of the new year! Now’s the time to plan for next month! Here’s what’s going to be trending (besides the obvious Valentines Day) in February.

These are just some of the observance and awareness days. For the full list, visit these sites:calendar-planner

These calendars offer some links to details on the observances that might help you if you’re blogging. Schedule out tweets using TweetDeck. And don’t forget those silly, but useful hashtags that trend on Twitter regularly!

February is National _____ Month:

  • Black History Month
  • Heart Month
  • National Enrolled Agents Month — getting ready for tax time!
  • Library Lovers Month
  • Self-Check Month
  • Embroidery Month
  • Children’s Dental Health Month
  • Hot Breakfast Month
  • Snack Food Month — make it healthy!
  • Canned Food Month
  • Cancer Prevention Month
  • Wise Mental Health Consumer Month
  • Senior Independence Month

Tip: The monthly ones usually trend (are popular) in the beginning of the month, but it’s not unusual to see them used throughout the month. The Weekly ones will trend in the beginning of the week. They days usually trend in the mornings and sometimes all day.

Observance Weeks:

  • African Heritage and Health Week – First Week
  • World Salt Awareness — First Week
  • volunteer-heartNational Patient Recognition Week – First Week
  • Solo Diners Eat Out Week – First Week
  • Burn Awareness Week –  First Full Week in Feb.
  • Freelance Writers Appreciation Week – Second Week of February
  • Boy Scout Anniversary Week – February 4-10 Annually
  • Pride in Food Service Week – First Full Work Week of February
  • National School Counseling Week – Feb. 4-8
  • International Networking Week – Week of February 4
  • Kraut and Frankfurter Week – Second Week of February
  • Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week – Second Week of February
  • National Secondhand Wardrobe Week – Second Work Week in Feb,
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week – Week of February 17
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week – Feb. 14-21
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Week – Feb. 14-21
  • Great Backyard Bird Count – Begins Friday the Week or Weekend of Valentine’s Day
  • Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week – 3rd Week in Feb.
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week – Last week in Feb.
  • American Camp Week – February 19-22

Observance Days:

1 – National Freedom from Slavery Day

2 – Groundhog Day
World Wetlands Day

3 – National Women Physicians Day
The Day the Music Died
Football Hangover Day
Missing Persons Day
National Girls and Women in Sports Day

4 – Hemp Day
Thank a Mail Carrier Day
Rosa Parks Day
World Cancer Day

5 – National Weatherperson’s Day
Safer Internet Day
Give Kids a Smile Day
National Wear Red Day (Women’s Heart Disease Awareness)

6 – Ronald Reagan Day

7 – Send a Card to a Friend Day
Super Bowl

8 – Boy Scouts Day
Football Hangover Day

9 – National Pizza Day
Bagel Day

10 – Autism Sunday
Clean out Your Computer Day

11 – Make a Friend Day
White Shirt Day
Inventor’s Day
Shut-in Visitation Day

12 – No One Eats Alone Day
Lincoln’s Birthday
Chinese New Year

14 – Organ Donor Day
Valentines Day
Have a Heart Day

15 – Singles Awareness Day
Caregivers Day
Presidents Day

16 – Almond Day
Do a Grouch a Favor Day
Fat Tuesday / Mardi Gras

17 – Random Acts of Kindness Day
Ash Wednesday — Beginning of Lent

18 – Drink Wine Day

20 – Love Your Pet Day

22 – World Thinking Day
Washington’s Birthday

26 – Purim – Jewish Holiday

27 – Retro Day
World NGO Day (Non-Governmental Organizations)

28 – Floral Design Day

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Giselle Aguiar is a social media, inbound and content marketing specialist and trainer helping business owners learn how to leverage the power of social media marketing, increase traffic to their websites, generate leads, increase brand awareness and establish themselves as experts in their fields.