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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 340 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 190+ 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. 

DateWhere ObservedHolidayHashtag
February 10Tasmania, AustraliaRoyal Hobart Regatta#RoyalHobartRegatta
February 14WorldwideValentine's Day#ValentinesDay
February 15CanadaNational Flag Day#CanadianFlag
February 17CanadaFamily Day#FamilyDay
February 17PEI, CanadaIslander Day#IslanderDay
February 17Nova Scotia, CananaHeritage Day#HeritageDay
February 17Manitoba, CanadaLouis Riel Day#LouisRielDay
February 17United StatesPresident's Day#PresidentsDay
February 2United StatesGroundhogs Day#GroundhogDay
February 2United StatesSuper Bowl#SuperBowl
February 26Tasmania, AustraliaLaunceston Cup#LauncestonCup
February 28Yukon, CanadaYukon Heritage Day#HeritageDay
February 29WorldwideLeap Day#LeapYear

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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 Grapefruit Month
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 1#IceCreamForBreakfastDayIce Cream for Breakfast Day
February 1#NationalBakedAlaskaDayNational Baked Alaska Day
February 1#NationalFreedomDayNational Freedom Day (Freedom From Slavery)
February 1#NationalGetUpDayNational Get Up Day
February 1#NationalSerpentDayNational Serpent Day
February 1#NationalTexasDayNational Texas Day
February 2#CrepeDayCrepe Day
February 2#NationalGroundhogDayNational Groundhog Day
February 2#NationalHeavenlyHashDayNational Heavenly Hash Day
February 2#HedgehogDayNational Hedgehog Day
February 2#NationalTaterTotDayNational Tater Tot Day
February 2#WorldUkuleleDayWorld Ukulele Day
February 3#NationalCarrotCakeDayNational Carrot Cake Day
February 3#TheDayTheMusicDiedNational Day the Music Died Day
February 3#FootballHangoverDayNational Football Hangover Day
February 3#NationalMissingPersonsDayNational Missing Persons Day
February 3#WomenPhysiciansDayNational Women Physicians Day
February 4#CreateAVacuumDayNational Create a Vacuum day
February 4#NationalHempDayNational Hemp Day
February 4#NationalHomemadeSoupDayNational Homemade Soup Day
February 4#ThankAMailCarrierDayNational Thank a Mail Carrier Day
February 4#SaferInternetDaySafer Internet Day
February 4#StuffedMushroomDayStuffed Mushroom Day
February 4#WorldCancerDayWorld Cancer Day
February 5#ChocolateFondueDayNational Chocolate Fondue Day
February 5#GirlsAndWomenInSportsDayNational Girls and Women in Sports Day
February 5#ShowerWithAFriendDayNational Shower with a Friend Day
February 5#WeatherpersonsDayNational Weatherperson’s Day
February 5#WorldNutellaDayWorld Nutella Day
February 6#NationalFrozenYogurtDayNational Frozen Yogurt Day
February 6#NationalLameDuckDayNational Lame Duck Day
February 7#EDay"e" Day
February 7#BubbleGumDayBubble Gum Day – First Friday in February
February 7#GiveKidsASmileDayGive Kids A Smile
February 7#BlackHivAidsAwarenessDayNational Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
February 7#FettuccineAlfredoDayNational Fettuccine Alfredo Day
February 7#PeriodicTableDayNational Periodic Table Day
February 7#SendACardToAFriendDayNational Send a Card to a Friend Day
February 7#GoRedWearRedNational Wear Red Day
February 8#LaughAndGetRichDayLaugh and Get Rich Day
February 8#NationalBoyScoutsDayNational Boy Scouts Day
February 8#NationalIowaDayNational Iowa Day
February 8#NationalKiteFlyingDayNational Kite Flying Day
February 9#NationalPizzaDayNational Pizza Day
February 9#NationalToothacheDayNational Toothache Day
February 10#CleanOutYourComputerDayNational Clean Out Your Computer Day
February 10#CreamCheeseBrownieDayNational Cream Cheese Brownie Day
February 10#HomeWarrantyDayNational Home Warranty Day
February 10#NationalUmbrellaDayNational Umbrella Day
February 11#GetOutYourGuitarDayGet Out Your Guitar Day
February 11#DayOfWomenAndGirlsInScienceInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science
February 11#DontCryOverSpilledMilkDayNational Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
February 11#NationalInventorsDayNational Inventors’ Day
February 11#NationalMakeAFriendDayNational Make a Friend Day
February 11#PeppermintPattyDayNational Peppermint Patty Day
February 11#ShutInVisitationDayNational Shut-In Visitation Day
February 11#NationalWhiteShirtDayNational White Shirt Day
February 12#DarwinDayInternational Darwin Day
February 12#NationalPlumPuddingDayNational Plum Pudding Day
February 13#GalentinesDayGalentine's Day
February 13#NationalCheddarDayNational Cheddar Day
February 13#NationalTortelliniDayNational Tortellini Day
February 13#WorldRadioDayWorld Radio Day
February 14#LibraryLoversDayLibrary Lovers Day
February 14#NationalFerrisWheelDayNational Cream-Filled Chocolates Day
February 14#NationalFerrisWheelDayNational Ferris Wheel Day
February 14#NationalDonorDayNational Organ Donor Day
February 14#NoOneEatsAloneDayNo One Eats Alone Day
February 15#NationalGumdropDayNational Gumdrop Day
February 15#NationalWisconsinDayNational Wisconsin Day
February 15#SinglesAwarenessDaySingles Awareness Day
February 16#NationalAlmondDayNational Almond Day
February 16#DoAGrouchAFavorDayNational Do A Grouch a Favor Day
February 17#NationalCabbageDayNational Cabbage Day
February 17#RandomActsOfKindnessDayNational Random Acts of Kindness Day
February 18#NationalBatteryDayNational Battery Day
February 18#NationalCrabStuffedFlounderDayNational Crab Stuffed Flounder Day
February 18#NationalDrinkWineDayNational Drink Wine Day
February 19#ChocolateMintDayNational Chocolate Mint Day
February 19#NationalLashDayNational Lash Day
February 19#VetGirlsROCKDayNational Vet Girls ROCK Day
February 20#NationalCherryPieDayNational Cherry Pie Day
February 20#NationalLoveYourPetDayNational Love Your Pet Day
February 21#NationalCaregiversDayNational Caregivers Day
February 21#NationalGrainFreeDayNational Grain-Free Day
February 21#NationalStickyBunDayNational Sticky Bun Day
February 22#BeHumbleDayBe Humble Day
February 22#NationalCaliforniaDayNational California Day
February 22#CookASweetPotatoDayNational Cook a Sweet Potato Day
February 22#NationalMargaritaDayNational Margarita Day
February 22#WalkingTheDogDayNational Walking the Dog Day
February 23#NationalBananaBreadDayNational Banana Bread Day
February 23#NationalDogBiscuitDayNational Dog Biscuit Day
February 23#NationalTileDayNational Tile Day
February 24#NationalTortillaChipDayNational Tortilla Chip Day
February 25#FastnachtDayFastnacht Day
February 25#ChocolateCoveredNutDayNational Chocolate Covered Nut Day
February 25#NationalClamChowderDayNational Clam Chowder Day
February 25#PaczkiDayPaczki Day
February 25#SpayDayUSASpay Day
February 25#WorldSpayDayWorld Spay Day
February 26#NationalPistachioDayNational Pistachio Day
February 26#TellAFairyTaleDayNational Tell a Fairy Tale Day
February 27#AnosmiaAwarenessDayAnosmia Awareness Day
February 27#PolarBearDayInternational Polar Bear Day
February 27#NationalChiliDayNational Chili Day
February 27#NationalKahluaDayNational Kahlua Day
February 27#NationalRetroDayNational Retro Day
February 27#NationalStrawberryDayNational Strawberry Day
February 27#NationalToastDayNational Toast Day
February 27#PokemonDayPokemon Day
February 28#ChocolateSouffleDayNational Chocolate Souffle Day
February 28#FloralDesignDayNational Floral Design Day
February 28#PublicSleepingDayNational Public Sleeping Day
February 28#NationalToothFairyDayNational Tooth Fairy Day
February 28#SkipTheStrawDaySkip the Straw Day
February 28#NationalTartarSauceDayTartar Sauce Day
February 29#SwordSwallowersDayInternational Sword Swallowers Day
February 29#RareDiseaseDayUSARare Disease Day USA

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  • Prompts for every single day of the year
  • A new idea each day to boost engagement
  • Ready-to-go quotes and questions to increase engagement and inspire your followers
  • Varying post styles designed to captivate your audience

Check out the 2020 Social Media Content Calendar and cross ‘Social Media’ off your “To Do” list.

2020 March Holidays

The complete list of holidays, observances, and fun, weird, and special dates for March 2020 can be found here:   AngieGensler.com/March-Holidays

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

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