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March 2022 Holidays + Fun, Weird and Special Dates

Are you a small business owner or marketer?

Looking for 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 March 2022.

The list includes more than 250+ different holidays and observances to celebrate in March.

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Why Holidays Make Great Social Media Posts

Back in my corporate marketing days, when I managed the social media channels for a $150 million business, I rejoiced when a holiday came around.

Holiday posts were easy to create and they always received more “likes” than any other post.

Not many people will engage with a post about a company news release or an industry article, but many who see a post wishing everyone a Happy St. Patricks Day will give it a “like.”

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For a business owner or marketer, holiday posts not only increase your social media engagement, but they’re also easy posts to create that fill your followers with positive emotions.

When sharing a holiday post, always include an image or video with your status update no matter what platform you’re using. 

That’s because posts with an image get 2.3 times more engagement than posts without an image. (source)

Including an image with your post is the easiest way to DOUBLE engagement and it’s why the Social Content App, our industry-leading mobile app, is FULL of eye-catching images.

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For more tips on how to increase your social media engagement, read: 5 Ways to Increase Social Media Engagement. 

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.

Hashtags will increase the reach of your post, exposing your business to a larger audience.

To learn why and how to use hashtags on social media read: 210 Daily Hashtags for Social Media.

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

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Most of the holidays listed below include a hashtag to use on social media. 

However, for best results, you’ll want to use 3 – 5 hashtags relevant to that holiday in your post. 

If you’re pressed for time, the Social Content App does the hashtag research for you and provides 3 popular and relevant hashtags for all major holidays. 

Now that you know those helpful tips let’s jump into the list of Holidays.

List of March 2022 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 250+ holidays or use the following links to skip ahead to a specific category.

March 2022 Public Holidays

This list contains public holidays and special observances in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
DateHolidayHashtagWhere Observed
March 1King Island Show#KingIslandShowTasmania, Australia
March 1St. David's Day#StDavidsDayWales, U.K.
March 6Foundation Day#NorfolkIslandNorfolk Island, Australia
March 7Labour Day#LabourDayWestern Australia
March 8International Women's Day#InternationalWomensDayWorldwide
March 13Daylight Savings#DaylightSavingsUnited States
March 14Commonwealth Day#CommonwealthDayCanada
March 14Labour Day#LabourDayVictoria, Australia
March 14Canberra Day#CanberraDayAustralian Capital Territory
March 14Eight Hours Day#EightHoursDayTasmania, Australia
March 14Adelaide Cup#AdelaideCupSouth Australia
March 17St. Patrick's Day#StPatricksDayWorldwide
March 201st Day of Spring#FirstDayofSpringNorthern Hemisphere
March 21March Equinox#AutumnEquinoxSouthern Hemisphere
March 21Harmony Day#HarmonyDayAustralia
March 26Earth Hour#EarthHour #Connect2EarthWorldwide
March 27Daylight Savings Time Starts#DaylightSavingsUnited Kingdom
March 27Mothering Sunday#MotheringDayUnited Kingdom

March 2022 Religious Holidays

DateHolidayHashtagReligion
March 1Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras #ShroveTuesdayChristian
March 1St. David's Day#StDavidsDayChristian
March 2Ash Wednesday #AshtagChristian
March 16Fast of Esther #FastofEstherJewish
March 16Purim Eve #Purim Jewish
March 17Purim #Purim Jewish
March 17St. Patrick's Day#StPatricksDayChristian
March 18Shushan Purim #Purim Jewish

March 2022 Monthly Observances

Holiday
American Red Cross Month
Asset Management Awareness Month
Brain Injury Awareness Month
Endometriosis Awareness Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
March Madness
Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
National Brain Injury Awareness Month
National Breast Implant Awareness Month
National Caffeine Awareness Month
National Celery Month
National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month
National Cheerleading Safety Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
National Craft Month
National Credit Education Month
National Flour Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Kidney Month
National Music in Our Schools Month
National Noodle Month
National Peanut Month
National Professional Social Work Month
National Trisomy Awareness Month
National Umbrella Month
National Women's History Month
Poison Prevention Awareness Month

March 2022 Weekly Observances

DateHoliday
February 27 - March 5Peace Corps Week
March 1 - 7National Cheerleading Week
March 6 - 12Girl Scout Week
March 6 - 12International Women’s Week
March 6 - 12National Consumer Protection Week
March 6 - 12National Dental Assistants Recognition Week
March 6 - 12National Procrastination Week
March 6 - 12National Professional Pet Sitters Week
March 6 - 12National Schools Social Work Week
March 6 - 12No More Week
March 6 - 12Read an E-Book Week
March 6 - 12Women in Construction Week
March 6 - 12Words Matter Week
March 7 - 11Endometriosis Awareness Week
March 7 - 11National School Breakfast Week
March 7 - 11Newspapers in Education Week
March 7 - 13Women of Aviation Worldwide Week
March 13 - 19National Groundwater Awareness Week
March 13 - 19Termite Awareness Week
March 14 - 20Brain Awareness Week
March 14 - 20National Fix a Leak Week
March 20 - 26National Agriculture Week
March 20 - 26National Animal Poison Prevention Week
March 20 - 26National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
March 20 - 26National Introverts Week
March 20 - 26National Poison Prevention Week
March 20 - 26National Surveyors Week
March 26 - April 3Nano Days
March 27 - April 2National Cleaning Week

March 2022 Daily Observances

DateHolidayHashtag
March 1National Dadgum That’s Good Day#DadgumThatsGoodDay
March 1National Fruit Compote Day#NationalFruitCompoteDay
March 1National Horse Protection Day#HorseProtectionDay
March 1National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day#PeanutButterLoversDay
March 1National Pig Day#NationalPigDay
March 1Plan a Solo Vacation Day#PlanASoloVacationDay
March 1Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD)#SelfInjuryAwarenessDay
March 1World Compliment Day#WorldComplimentDay
March 1 Fat Tuesday#FatTuesday
March 1 Paczki Day#PaczkiDay
March 2National Banana Cream Pie Day#BananaCreamPieDay
March 2National Old Stuff Day#NationalOldStuffDay
March 2National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)#ReadAcrossAmericaDay
March 3National Anthem Day#NationalAnthemDay
March 3National Cold Cuts Day#NationalColdCutsDay
March 3National Hospitalist Day#NationalHospitalistDay
March 3National I Want You to be Happy Day#IWantYouToBeHappyDay
March 3National Mulled Wine Day#NationalMulledWineDay
March 3Soup It Forward Day#SoupItForwardDay
March 4March Forth and Do Something Day#MarchForth
March 4Marching Music Day#MarchingMusicDay
March 4National Dress in Blue Day#DressInBlueDay
March 4National Employee Appreciation Day#EmployeeAppreciationDay
March 4National Grammar Day#NationalGrammarDay
March 4National Hug a G.I. Day#HugAGIDay
March 4National Pound Cake Day#NationalPoundCakeDay
March 4National Speech and Debate Education Day#SpeechAndDebateEducationDay
March 4Tartar Sauce Day#NationalTartarSauceDay
March 4 - 5National Day of Unplugging#NationalDayOfUnplugging
March 5Cinco de Marcho#CincoDeMarcho
March 5National Absinthe Day#NationalAbsintheDay
March 5National Cheese Doodle Day#NationalCheeseDoodleDay
March 5National Multiple Personality Day#MultiplePersonalityDay
March 6Finisher’s Medal Day#FinishersMedalDay
March 6National Dentist’s Day#NationalDentistsDay
March 6National Dress Day#NationalDressDay
March 6National Frozen Food Day#NationalFrozenFoodDay
March 6National Oreo Cookie Day#NationalOreoCookieDay
March 6National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day#WhiteChocolateCheesecakeDay
March 7National Be Heard Day#NationalBeHeardDay
March 7National Cereal Day#NationalCerealDay
March 7National Crown of Roast Pork Day#CrownRoastOfPorkDay
March 8International Women’s Day#InternationalWomensDay
March 8National Peanut Cluster Day#PeanutClusterDay
March 8National Proofreading Day#NationalProofreadingDay
March 9National Barbie Day#NationalBarbieDay
March 9National Crabmeat Day#NationalCrabMeatDay
March 9National Get Over it Day#NationalGetOverItDay
March 9National Meatball Day#NationalMeatballDay
March 10Landline Telephone Day#LandlineTelephoneDay
March 10National Blueberry Popover Day#BlueberryPopoverDay
March 10National Mario Day#NationalMarioDay
March 10National Pack Your Lunch Day#PackYourLunchDay
March 10National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day#WomenGirlsHIVAIDSAwarenessDay
March 10World Kidney Day#WorldKidneyDay
March 11Johnny Appleseed Day#JohnnyAppleseedDay
March 11National Funeral Director and Mortician Recognition Day#FuneralDirectorMorticianAppreciation
March 11National Promposal Day#PromposalDay
March 11Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day#OatmealNutWafflesDay
March 11Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day#RegisteredDietitianNutritionistDay
March 11Worship of Tools Day#WorshipOfToolsDay
March 12Girl Scout Day#NationalGirlScoutDay
March 12National Alfred Hitchcock Day#AlfredHitchcockDay
March 12National Baked Scallops Day#BakedScallopsDay
March 12National Plant a Flower Day#PlantAFlowerDay
March 13Earmuff Day#EarmuffDay
March 13National Coconut Torte Day#NationalCoconutTorteDay
March 13National Good Samaritan Day#GoodSamaritanDay
March 13National Jewel Day#NationalJewelDay
March 13National K9 Veterans Day#NationalK9VeteransDay
March 13National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day#OpenAnUmbrellaIndoorsDay
March 14Learn About Butterflies Day#LearnAboutButterfliesDay
March 14National Children’s Craft Day#ChildrensCraftDay
March 14National Napping Day#NappingDay
March 14National Potato Chip Day#NationalPotatoChipDay
March 14National Write Your Story Day#WriteYourStoryDay
March 14Pi Day#PiDay
March 15Everything You Think is Wrong Day#EverythingYouThinkIsWrongDay
March 15Ides of March#IdesOfMarch
March 15National Pears Helene Day#NationalPearsHeleneDay
March 15National Shoe the World Day#NationalShoeTheWorldDay
March 15World Social Work Day#WSWD
March 16Freedom of Information Day#FreedomOfInformationDay
March 16National Artichoke Hearts Day#ArtichokeHeartsDay
March 16National Everything You Do is Right Day#EverythingYouDoIsRightDay
March 16National Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Day#SBDCDay
March 16Panda Day#PandaDay
March 16Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action#TakeDownTobacco
March 17Absolutely Incredible Kid Day#AbsolutelyIncredibleKidDay
March 17Corned Beef and Cabbage Day#CornedBeefAndCabbageDay
March 17Submarine Day#SubmarineDay
March 18Awkward Moments Day#AwkwardMomentsDay
March 18National Biodiesel Day#NationalBiodieselDay
March 18National Lacy Oatmeal Cookie Day#LacyOatmealCookieDay
March 18National Sloppy Joe Day#NationalSloppyJoeDay
March 18National Supreme Sacrifice Day#SupremeSacrificeDay
March 19Certified Nurses Day#CertifiedNursesDay
March 19Let’s Laugh Day#LetsLaughDay
March 19National Chocolate Caramel Day#ChocolateCaramelDay
March 19National Corn Dog Day#NationalCornDogDay
March 19National Poultry Day#NationalPoultryDay
March 19National Quilting Day#NationalQuiltingDay
March 20French Language Day#FrenchLanguageDay
March 20International Day of Happiness#DayOfHappiness
March 20National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day#NativeHIVAIDSAwarnessDay
March 20National Ravioli Day#NationalRavioliDay
March 20Proposal Day#ProposalDay
March 20World Storytelling Day#WorldStorytellingDay
March 21National California Strawberry Day#CaliforniaStrawberryDay
March 21National Common Courtesy Day#CommonCourtesyDay
March 21National Countdown Day#321Day
March 21National Fragrance Day#NationalFragranceDay
March 21National French Bread Day#NationalFrenchBreadDay
March 21National Single Parents Day#NationalSingleParentDay
March 21World Down Syndrome Day#WorldDownSyndromeDay
March 21World Forestry Day#WorldForestryDay
March 21World Poetry Day#WorldPoetryDay
March 22American Diabetes Association Alert Day#AmericanDiabetesAssociationAlertDay
March 22National Ag Day#NationalAgDay
March 22National Bavarian Crepes Day#BavarianCrepesDay
March 22National Goof Off Day#NationalGoofOffDay
March 22National Sing Out Day#SingOutDay
March 22World Water Day#WorldWaterDay
March 23National Chia Day#NationalChiaDay.
March 23National Chip and Dip Day#NationalChipAndDipDay
March 23National Melba Toast Day#NationalMelbaToastDay
March 23National Puppy Day#NationalPuppyDay
March 23Near Miss Day#NearMissDay
March 23World Meteorological Day#MeteorologicalDay
March 24National Cheesesteak Day#NationalCheesesteakDay
March 24National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day#ChocolateCoveredRaisinDay
March 24World Tuberculosis Day#WorldTbDay
March 25National Lobster Newburg Day#LobsterNewburgDay
March 25National Medal of Honor Day#MedalOfHonorDay
March 25National Tolkien Reading Day#TolkienReadingDay
March 26National Make Up Your Own Holiday Day#MakeUpYourOwnHolidayDay
March 26National Nougat Day#NationalNougatDay
March 26National Spinach Day#NationalSpinachDay
March 26Purple Day - International Epilepsy Day#PurpleDay
March 27International Scribble Day#ScribbleDay
March 27National Joe Day#NationalJoeDay
March 27National Spanish Paella Day#SpanishPaellaDay
March 28Children's Picture Book Day#ChildrensPictureBookDay
March 28Eat an Eskimo Pie Day#EatAnEskimoPieDay
March 28National Black Forest Cake Day#BlackForestCakeDay
March 28National Something on a Stick Day#SomethingOnAStickDay
March 28National Triglycerides Day#NationalTriglyceridesDay
March 28National Weed Appreciation Day#WeedAppreciationDay
March 28Respect Your Cat Day#RespectYourCatDay
March 29National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day#LemonChiffonCakeDay
March 29National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day#MomPopBusinessOwnersDay
March 29National Vietnam War Veterans Day#VietnamWarVeteransDay
March 29Smoke and Mirrors Day#SmokeAndMirrorsDay
March 30Manatee Appreciation Day#ManateeApprecicationDay
March 30National Doctors Day#NationalDoctorsDay
March 30National I Am in Control Day#NationalIAmInControlDay
March 30National Little Red Wagon Day#LittleRedWagonDay
March 30National Virtual Vacation Day#VirtualVacationDay
March 30Pencil Day#PencilDay
March 30Take a Walk in the Park Day#TakeAWalkInTheParkDay
March 30Turkey Neck Soup Day#TurkeyNeckSoupDay
March 31Equal Pay Day#EqualPayDay
March 31National Bunsen Burner Day#NationalBunsenBurnerDay
March 31National Clams on the Half Shell Day#ClamsOnTheHalfShellDay
March 31National Crayon Day#NationalCrayonDay
March 31National Farm Workers Day#FarmWorkersDay
March 31National Prom Day#NationalPromDay
March 31National Tater Day#NationalTaterDay
March 31World Backup Day#WorldBackupDay
Sources:
timeanddate.com, nationaldaycalendar.com, en.wikipedia.org, holidayscalendar.com, nationaltoday.com, checkiday.com, brownielocks.com

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April 2022 Holidays 

The complete list of holidays, observances, and fun, weird, and special dates for April 2022 can be found here: AngieGensler.com/April-Holidays

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To access the list of holidays for every month in 2022 and beyond, visit the Holidays index page.


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