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 shopping and gift-giving. Besides the holidays, here’s what else will be trending on social media in December.

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. Schedule out tweets using TweetDeck.

Month-long Observances:

  • Spiritual Awareness Month
  • Aids Awareness Month
  • Human Rights Month
  • National Car Donation 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. 26 – Jan. 6


1 -First Day of Advent

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

Giving Tuesday

4 – National Cookie Day

5 – International Volunteer Day

7 – Pearl Harbor Day

10 – Human Rights Day

Nobel Prize Day

11 – 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 – Wreaths Across America Day

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

21 – Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day

22 – Winter Solstice

Forefathers Day

23 – Festivus

Hanukkah Begins

Forefathers Day

24 – Christmas Eve

Eggnog Day

25 – Christmas Day

Pumpkin Pie Day

26 – Thank-you Note Day

Candy Cane Day

Day of Goodwill

First Day of Kwanzaa

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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