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February 2020 Holidays + Fun, Weird and Special Dates

2020 February Holidays PinterestAre you a small business owner or marketer? Looking for February holidays or special dates to celebrate on social media?

Marketing your business on social media just got a lot easier with this complete list of holidays, observances, and special dates for February 2020.

The list includes more than 185 different holidays and observances to celebrate in February.

To learn why holidays make great social media posts read: The Complete Calendar of Social Media Holidays.

Holiday Hashtags for Social Media

When celebrating holidays on social media, it’s important to include the relevant hashtag(s) for that holiday in your post.

Using hashtags will help increase the reach of your post, exposing your business to a larger audience.

Hashtags are such an essential piece to your success on social media that I’ve done the research for you.

Most of the holidays listed below include the corresponding hashtag for social media.

For more social media post ideas read: What to Post on Social Media – 100 Post Ideas for 2020.

List of February 2020 Holidays

In an effort to simplify this massive list of holidays, I’ve divided the days into five categories – public holidays, religious holidays, monthly observances, weekly observances, and daily observances.

Scroll down to view all 185+ holidays or use the following links to skip ahead to a specific category.

February 2020 Public Holidays

This list contains public holidays and special observances in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. 
DateHolidayHashtagWhere Observed
February 10Royal Hobart Regatta#RoyalHobartRegattaTasmania, Australia
February 14Valentine's Day#ValentinesDayWorldwide
February 15National Flag Day#CanadianFlagCanada
February 17Family Day#FamilyDayCanada
February 17Islander Day#IslanderDayPEI, Canada
February 17Heritage Day#HeritageDayNova Scotia, Canana
February 17Louis Riel Day#LouisRielDayManitoba, Canada
February 17President's Day#PresidentsDayUnited States
February 2Groundhogs Day#GroundhogDayUnited States
February 2Super Bowl#SuperBowlUnited States
February 26Launceston Cup#LauncestonCupTasmania, Australia
February 28Yukon Heritage Day#HeritageDayYukon, Canada
February 29Leap Day#LeapYearWorldwide

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February 2020 Religious Holidays

February 10Tu Bishvat / Tu B'ShevatJewish
February 21Maha ShivaratriHindu
February 25Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras/ CarnivalChristian
February 26Ash WednesdayChristian

February 2020 Monthly Observances

American Heart Month
An Affair to Remember Month
Black History Month
Canned Food Month
Creative Romance Month
Free and Open Source Software Month
Great American Pie Month
National Bake for Family Fun Month
National Bird Feeding Month
National Cat Health Month
National Cherry Month
National Children’s Dental Health Month
National Embroidery Month
National Fasting February
National Heart Month
National Hot Breakfast Month
National Library Lover’s Month
National Self Check Month
National Snack Food Month
National Weddings Month
Pet Dental Health Month
Responsible Pet Owners Month
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 2020 Weekly Observances

February 1 - 7African Heritage and Health Week
February 1 - 7National Patient Recognition Week
February 2 - 8Burn Awareness Week
February 2 - 8Children's Mental Health Week
February 3 - 7Pride in Foodservice Week
February 3 - 7National School Counseling Week
February 3 - 7International Networking Week
February 7 - 14Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week
February 7 - 14National Marriage Week
February 7 - 14Have a Heart for Chained Dogs Week
Feburary 9 - 15National Secondhand Wardrobe Week
Feburary 9 - 15National Kraut and Frankfurter Week
Feburary 9 - 15Great American Pizza Bake
Feburary 9 - 15Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week
Feburary 9 - 15National Jell-O Week
February 10 - 14Freelance Writers Appreciation Week
February 13 - 19Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week
February 14 - 21National Condom Week
February 14-21Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week
February 14-21Great Backyard Bird Count
February 15 - 22National Entrepreneurship Week
February 16 - 22Random Acts of Kindness Week
February 16 - 22National PTA's Take Your Family to School Week
February 16 - 22Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week
February 16 - 22National Engineers Week
February 22 - 29National FFA Week
February 23 - 29National Justice for Animals Week
February 23 - 29Peace Corps Week
February 24 - March 1National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

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February 2020 Daily Observances

February 1Ice Cream for Breakfast Day#IceCreamForBreakfastDay
February 1National Baked Alaska Day#NationalBakedAlaskaDay
February 1National Freedom Day (Freedom From Slavery)#NationalFreedomDay
February 1National Get Up Day#NationalGetUpDay
February 1National Serpent Day#NationalSerpentDay
February 1National Texas Day#NationalTexasDay
February 2Crepe Day#CrepeDay
February 2National Groundhog Day#NationalGroundhogDay
February 2National Heavenly Hash Day#NationalHeavenlyHashDay
February 2National Hedgehog Day#HedgehogDay
February 2National Tater Tot Day#NationalTaterTotDay
February 2World Ukulele Day#WorldUkuleleDay
February 3National Carrot Cake Day#NationalCarrotCakeDay
February 3National Day the Music Died Day#TheDayTheMusicDied
February 3National Football Hangover Day#FootballHangoverDay
February 3National Missing Persons Day#NationalMissingPersonsDay
February 3National Women Physicians Day#WomenPhysiciansDay
February 4National Create a Vacuum day#CreateAVacuumDay
February 4National Hemp Day#NationalHempDay
February 4National Homemade Soup Day#NationalHomemadeSoupDay
February 4National Thank a Mail Carrier Day#ThankAMailCarrierDay
February 4Safer Internet Day#SaferInternetDay
February 4Stuffed Mushroom Day#StuffedMushroomDay
February 4World Cancer Day#WorldCancerDay
February 5National Chocolate Fondue Day#ChocolateFondueDay
February 5National Girls and Women in Sports Day#GirlsAndWomenInSportsDay
February 5National Shower with a Friend Day#ShowerWithAFriendDay
February 5National Weatherperson’s Day#WeatherpersonsDay
February 5World Nutella Day#WorldNutellaDay
February 6National Frozen Yogurt Day#NationalFrozenYogurtDay
February 6National Lame Duck Day#NationalLameDuckDay
February 7e Day#EDay
February 7Bubble Gum Day – First Friday in February#BubbleGumDay
February 7Give Kids A Smile#GiveKidsASmileDay
February 7National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day#BlackHivAidsAwarenessDay
February 7National Fettuccine Alfredo Day#FettuccineAlfredoDay
February 7National Periodic Table Day#PeriodicTableDay
February 7National Send a Card to a Friend Day#SendACardToAFriendDay
February 7National Wear Red Day#GoRedWearRed
February 8Laugh and Get Rich Day#LaughAndGetRichDay
February 8National Boy Scouts Day#NationalBoyScoutsDay
February 8National Iowa Day#NationalIowaDay
February 8National Kite Flying Day#NationalKiteFlyingDay
February 9National Pizza Day#NationalPizzaDay
February 9National Toothache Day#NationalToothacheDay
February 10National Clean Out Your Computer Day#CleanOutYourComputerDay
February 10National Cream Cheese Brownie Day#CreamCheeseBrownieDay
February 10National Home Warranty Day#HomeWarrantyDay
February 10National Umbrella Day#NationalUmbrellaDay
February 11Get Out Your Guitar Day#GetOutYourGuitarDay
February 11International Day of Women and Girls in Science#DayOfWomenAndGirlsInScience
February 11National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day#DontCryOverSpilledMilkDay
February 11National Inventors’ Day#NationalInventorsDay
February 11National Make a Friend Day#NationalMakeAFriendDay
February 11National Peppermint Patty Day#PeppermintPattyDay
February 11National Shut-In Visitation Day#ShutInVisitationDay
February 11National White Shirt Day#NationalWhiteShirtDay
February 12International Darwin Day#DarwinDay
February 12National Plum Pudding Day#NationalPlumPuddingDay
February 13Galentine's Day#GalentinesDay
February 13National Cheddar Day#NationalCheddarDay
February 13National Tortellini Day#NationalTortelliniDay
February 13World Radio Day#WorldRadioDay
February 14Library Lovers Day#LibraryLoversDay
February 14National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day#NationalFerrisWheelDay
February 14National Ferris Wheel Day#NationalFerrisWheelDay
February 14National Organ Donor Day#NationalDonorDay
February 14No One Eats Alone Day#NoOneEatsAloneDay
February 15National Gumdrop Day#NationalGumdropDay
February 15National Wisconsin Day#NationalWisconsinDay
February 15Singles Awareness Day#SinglesAwarenessDay
February 16National Almond Day#NationalAlmondDay
February 16National Do A Grouch a Favor Day#DoAGrouchAFavorDay
February 17National Cabbage Day#NationalCabbageDay
February 17National Random Acts of Kindness Day#RandomActsOfKindnessDay
February 18National Battery Day#NationalBatteryDay
February 18National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day#NationalCrabStuffedFlounderDay
February 18National Drink Wine Day#NationalDrinkWineDay
February 19National Chocolate Mint Day#ChocolateMintDay
February 19National Lash Day#NationalLashDay
February 19National Vet Girls ROCK Day#VetGirlsROCKDay
February 20National Cherry Pie Day#NationalCherryPieDay
February 20National Love Your Pet Day#NationalLoveYourPetDay
February 21National Caregivers Day#NationalCaregiversDay
February 21National Grain-Free Day#NationalGrainFreeDay
February 21National Sticky Bun Day#NationalStickyBunDay
February 22Be Humble Day#BeHumbleDay
February 22National California Day#NationalCaliforniaDay
February 22National Cook a Sweet Potato Day#CookASweetPotatoDay
February 22National Margarita Day#NationalMargaritaDay
February 22National Walking the Dog Day#WalkingTheDogDay
February 23National Banana Bread Day#NationalBananaBreadDay
February 23National Dog Biscuit Day#NationalDogBiscuitDay
February 23National Tile Day#NationalTileDay
February 24National Tortilla Chip Day#NationalTortillaChipDay
February 25Fastnacht Day#FastnachtDay
February 25National Chocolate Covered Nut Day#ChocolateCoveredNutDay
February 25National Clam Chowder Day#NationalClamChowderDay
February 25Paczki Day#PaczkiDay
February 25Spay Day#SpayDayUSA
February 25World Spay Day#WorldSpayDay
February 26National Pistachio Day#NationalPistachioDay
February 26National Tell a Fairy Tale Day#TellAFairyTaleDay
February 27Anosmia Awareness Day#AnosmiaAwarenessDay
February 27International Polar Bear Day#PolarBearDay
February 27National Chili Day#NationalChiliDay
February 27National Kahlua Day#NationalKahluaDay
February 27National Retro Day#NationalRetroDay
February 27National Strawberry Day#NationalStrawberryDay
February 27National Toast Day#NationalToastDay
February 27Pokemon Day#PokemonDay
February 28National Chocolate Souffle Day#ChocolateSouffleDay
February 28National Floral Design Day#FloralDesignDay
February 28National Public Sleeping Day#PublicSleepingDay
February 28National Tooth Fairy Day#NationalToothFairyDay
February 28Skip the Straw Day#SkipTheStrawDay
February 28Tartar Sauce Day#NationalTartarSauceDay
February 29International Sword Swallowers Day#SwordSwallowersDay
February 29Rare Disease Day USA#RareDiseaseDayUSA

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2020 March Holidays

The complete and updated list of holidays, observances, and fun, weird, and special dates for March can be found here:

The access the list of holidays for every month in 2020 and beyond, visit the Holidays index page.


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