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March 2021 Holidays + Fun, Weird and Special Dates

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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 2021.

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

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 hashtag ideas read: 210 Daily Hashtags for Social Media

List of March 2021 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.

Access all Holidays for the Year

Bonus 2021 Holidays

Did you know there are over 3,300 holidays to celebrate on social media each year? 

Click here for a complete listing of holidays for every month of the year.  

If you’d like a printable PDF with all the holidays listed out by month, check out the Social Media Content Calendar.  It includes a free PDF of all 3,300+ holidays.

March 2021 Public Holidays

This list contains public holidays and special observances in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
DateHolidayHashtagWhere Observed
March 1St. David's Day#StDavidsDayWales, U.K.
March 2Labour Day#LabourDayWestern Australia
March 2King Island Show#KingIslandShowTasmania, Australia
March 8Commonwealth Day#CommonwealthDayCanada
March 8Foundation Day#NorfolkIslandNorfolk Island, Australia
March 8International Women's Day#InternationalWomensDayWorldwide
March 8Labour Day#LabourDayVictoria, Australia
March 8Canberra Day#CanberraDayAustralian Capital Territory
March 8Eight Hours Day#EightHoursDayTasmania, Australia
March 8Adelaide Cup#AdelaideCupSouth Australia
March 14Daylight Savings#DaylightSavingsUnited States
March 14Mothering Sunday#MotheringDayUnited Kingdom
March 17St. Patrick's Day#StPatricksDayWorldwide
March 201st Day of Spring#FirstDayofSpringNorthern Hemisphere
March 20March Equinox#AutumnEquinoxSouthern Hemisphere
March 21Harmony Day#HarmonyDayAustralia
March 27Earth Hour#EarthHour #Connect2EarthWorldwide
March 28Daylight Savings Tomorrow#DaylightSavingsUS and Other Countries

March 2021 Religious Holidays

March 1St. David's Day#StDavidsDayChristian
March 11Isra and Mi'raj#IsraMirajMuslim
March 11Maha Shivaratri#Shivratri Muslim
March 17St. Patrick's Day#StPatricksDayChristian
March 27Passover Eve#Passover Jewish
March 28Palm Sunday #PalmSundayChristian
March 28First Day of Passover#Passover Jewish

March 2021 Monthly Observances

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

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March 2021 Weekly Observances

February 28 - March 6Peace Corps Week
March 1 - 7National Cheerleading Week
March 7 - 13Girl Scout Week
March 7 - 13International Women’s Week
March 7 - 13National Consumer Protection Week
March 7 - 13National Dental Assistants Recognition Week
March 7 - 13National Procrastination Week
March 7 - 13National Professional Pet Sitters Week
March 7 - 13National Schools Social Work Week
March 7 - 13No More Week
March 7 - 13Read an E-Book Week
March 7 - 13Women in Construction Week
March 7 - 13Words Matter Week
March 8 - 12Endometriosis Awareness Week
March 8 - 12National School Breakfast Week
March 8 - 12Newspapers in Education Week
March 8 - 14Women of Aviation Worldwide Week
March 14 - 20National Fix a Leak Week
March 14 - 21National Groundwater Awareness Week
March 14 - 20Termite Awareness Week
March 15 - 21Brain Awareness Week
March 21 - 27National Agriculture Week
March 21 - 27National Animal Poison Prevention Week
March 21 - 27National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week
March 21 - 27National Introverts Week
March 21 - 27National Poison Prevention Week
March 21 - 27National Surveyors Week
March 27 - April 3 Nano Days
March 28 - April 3National Cleaning Week
March 28 - April 3Holy Week

March 2021 Daily Observances

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 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 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 Grammar Day#NationalGrammarDay
March 4National Hospitalist Day#NationalHospitalistDay
March 4National Hug a G.I. Day#HugAGIDay
March 4National Pound Cake Day#NationalPoundCakeDay
March 5Cinco de Marcho#CincoDeMarcho
March 5National Absinthe Day#NationalAbsintheDay
March 5National Cheese Doodle Day#NationalCheeseDoodleDay
March 5National Dress in Blue Day#DressInBlueDay
March 5National Employee Appreciation Day#EmployeeAppreciationDay
March 5National Multiple Personality Day#MultiplePersonalityDay
March 5National Speech and Debate Education Day#SpeechAndDebateEducationDay
March 5 - 6National Day of Unplugging#NationalDayOfUnplugging
March 6National Day of Unplugging#DayOfUnplugging
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 7Finisher’s Medal Day#FinishersMedalDay
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 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 11World Kidney Day#WorldKidneyDay
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 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 Napping Day#NappingDay
March 15National Pears Helene Day#NationalPearsHeleneDay
March 15National Shoe the World Day#NationalShoeTheWorldDay
March 16Freedom of Information Day#FreedomOfInformationDay
March 16National Artichoke Hearts Day#ArtichokeHeartsDay
March 16National Everything You Do is Right Day#EverythingYouDoIsRightDay
March 16Panda Day#PandaDay
March 16World Social Work Day#WSWD
March 17Corned Beef and Cabbage Day#CornedBeefAndCabbageDay
March 17National Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Day#SBDCDay
March 17Submarine Day#SubmarineDay
March 17Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action#TakeDownTobacco
March 18Absolutely Incredible Kid Day#AbsolutelyIncredibleKidDay
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 Poultry Day#NationalPoultryDay
March 20French Language Day#FrenchLanguageDay
March 20International Day of Happiness#DayOfHappiness
March 20National Corn Dog Day#NationalCornDogDay
March 20National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day#NativeHIVAIDSAwarnessDay
March 20National Quilting Day#NationalQuiltingDay
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 22National Bavarian Crepes Day#BavarianCrepesDay
March 22National Goof Off Day#NationalGoofOffDay
March 22National Sing Out Day#SingOutDay
March 22World Water Day#WorldWaterDay
March 23American Diabetes Association Alert Day#AmericanDiabetesAssociationAlertDay
March 23National Ag Day#NationalAgDay
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 24Education and Sharing Day#EducationalAndSharingDay
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 30National Doctors Day#NationalDoctorsDay
March 30National I Am in Control Day#NationalIAmInControlDay
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 31Manatee Appreciation Day#ManateeApprecicationDay
March 31Manatee Appreciation Day#ManateeAppreciationDay
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 Little Red Wagon Day#LittleRedWagonDay
March 31National Prom Day#NationalPromDay
March 31National Tater Day#NationalTaterDay
March 31World Backup Day#WorldBackupDay


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April 2021 Holidays 

The complete list of holidays, observances, and fun, weird, and special dates for April 2021 can be found here:

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