What’s Going to be Trending on Social Media in December

What's going to be trending in December

December is such a fun month. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah or Kwanzaa, it’s a month mostly of partying, shopping and gift-giving. However 2020 has affected you or your business, you can’t stop marketing or people will think you fell off the face of the earth.

Schedule out tweets using TweetDeck — especially over the holidays. Even if you’re on vacation, you can still have your marketing and website working for you. Plan ahead!

Besides the holidays, here’s what else will be trending on social media in December.calendar-planner

These are just some of the observance and awareness days that stood out for me. Check out these calendars for complete lists:

The calendars offer some links to details on the observances to might help you if you’re blogging.

Month-long Observances:

  • Spiritual Literacy Month
  • Aids Awareness Month
  • Human Rights Month
  • National Car Donation Month
  • National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month
  • Worldwide Food Service Safety Month
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Months
  • National Write a Business Plan Month


  • Cookie Cutter Week: 1st full week
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week: 1-7
  • Older Driver Safety Awareness: 1st full week
  • National Influenza Week: 1st full week
  • National Hand-washing Awareness Week: 1st full week
  • Recipe Greetings For The Holidays Week: 1st full week
  • Human Rights Week: 10-17
  • Gluten-free Baking Week: 17-23 (Week Before Christmas)
  • Las Posadas: 16-24
  • Kwanzaa: December 26 – January 1
  • 12 Days of Christmas: Dec. 25 – Jan. 5


1 – Giving Tuesday

National Pie Day

Rosa Parks Day

World Aids Day

2 – Special Education Day

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

3 – United Nations Day of Persons with Disabilities

4 – National Cookie Day

5 – International Volunteer Day

7 – Pearl Harbor Day

9 – International Anti-Corruption Day

10 – Human Rights Day

Nobel Prize Day

11 – Hanukkah Begins (actually starts at sunset on the 10th)

UNICEF Birthday

Worldwide Candle Lighting Day

World Choral Day

12 – Gingerbread House Day

Poinsettia Day

13 – National Guard Birthday

National Day of the Horse

14 – National Salesperson Day

Monkey Day

Sandy Hook Remembrance Day

15 – Bill of Rights Day

Free Shipping Day

International Tea Day

16 – Chocolate-covered Anything Day

17 – Wright Brothers Day

18 – International Migrants Day

20 – International Human Solidarity Day

Wreaths Across America Day

21 – Winter Solstice

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day

23 – Festivus

Forefathers Day

Human Light

24 – Christmas Eve

Eggnog Day

25 – Christmas Day

Pumpkin Pie Day

26 – Thank-you Note Day

Boxing Day – Canada

Candy Cane Day

Day of Goodwill

First Day of Kwanzaa

Pumpkin Pie Day

27 – Fruitcake Day

28 – Pledge of Allegiance Day

Chocolate Candy Day

30 – Bacon Day

31 – New Year’s Eve

Champagne Day

Universal Hour of Peace

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