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Your 2023 Social Media Holiday Calendar for August


Who else wants the Summer to start slowing down? Or turn up! ‍♂️ Somehow, August is here and here’s hoping it isn’t as wet as July has been … So what are the national holidays coming up that we can look forward to and brighten up our feeds more than the weather has lately? Use your social media platforms to inspire your followers, with the following key dates…

Did you know – August is named after Augustus Caesar, founder and the first emperor of the Roman Empire, who was posthumously adopted by his maternal great-uncle Gaius Julius Caesar. Well now you do!

If there’s a month with the most variety of national holidays, then August is certainly up there! From Cycle to Work Day (3rd) to International Beer Day (4th) and Book Lovers’ Day (9th) to National Prosecco Day (13th), there’s sure to be something to celebrate this month on your socials!

With August the month of holiday’s and schools breaking up, there are plenty of opportunities to get into the holiday spirit with  National Relaxation Day (15th), but don’t forget to stock up on the tasty essentials with White Wine Day (also 4th), National Burger Day (24th) and National Red Wine Day (28th).

Like every month, August gives us plenty of opportunities to have fun with our socials. So whatever day you wish to celebrate, have a great month and enjoy getting creative!

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If you’ve got some exciting content ideas for any of these dates, why not write them down in your diary or add them to your phone calendar?

You could also forward our Social Media Calendar to a friend or colleague so that you can plan some cool content together!


(Tip: make sure you include any associated hashtags or tag in the organisers if you can!  They’re likely to comment on, like or share your post which will increase its reach.)

We’ll be sharing these every month so you can make it part of your social media plan, but our team of experts are always on hand if you’d like to chat about any aspect of your social media – be it strategy, training, advertising or social media management.

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