What does February have in store for us? To be honest, a LOT! There are 154 national and international days and 53 national months to be celebrated in February 2024!

If you’re in the food industry, either as a business or an influencer, you can engage your audience with popular food-themed holidays like National Pizza Day and National Margarita Day. For those focused on internet safety, mark your calendars for Safer Internet Day and National Clean Out Your Computer Day. Libraries, authors, and book enthusiasts can celebrate Library Lovers’ Day. We also recognize significant awareness days, such as World Cancer Day and the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Musicians, don’t forget about World Ukulele Day. Plus, let’s not overlook Valentine’s Day on February 14. In short, there’s a wealth of occasions to celebrate!

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The popularity of the holidays listed below is determined by how often their main hashtag was used on Instagram. Please note that this count is exclusive to Instagram and does not factor in other platforms. The information is current as of 5th of January, 2024.

RankHoliday NameHashtag# Uses
1Galentine’s Day#GalentinesDay1,369,026
2Groundhog Day#GroundhogDay495,703
3National Love Your Pet Day#NationalLoveYourPetDay436,116
4National Pizza Day#NationalPizzaDay364,662
5National Margarita Day#NationalMargaritaDay327,878
6National Love Your Pet Day #LoveYourPetDay321,654
7National Drink Wine Day#NationalDrinkWineDay126,096
8Teddy Day#TeddyDay113,435
9World Nutella Day#WorldNutellaDay75,880
10National Lash Day#NationalLashDay67,886
Top 10 National Days in February Ranked by Instagram Hashtag Popularity

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Social Media Holidays in February 2024

February 1

  • Car Insurance Day #CarInsuranceDay
  • Change Your Password Day #ChangeYourPasswordDay
  • Decorating With Candy Day #DecoratingWithCandyDay
  • International Face and Body Art Day #InternationalFaceandBodyArtDay #FaceandBodyArtDay
  • National Baked Alaska Day #NationalBakedAlaskaDay #BakedAlaskaDay
  • National Dark Chocolate Day #NationalDarkChocolateDay #DarkChocolateDay
  • National Get Up Day #NationalGetUpDay
  • National Serpent Day #NationalSerpentDay
  • Optimist Day a.k.a. International Optimist Day #OptimistDay

February 2

  • California Kiwifruit Day #CaliforniaKiwifruitDay
  • Crepe Day #CrepeDay
  • Give Kids A Smile #GiveKidsASmile
  • Groundhog Day #GroundhogDay
  • National Bubble Gum Day a.k.a. Bubble Gum Day, BubbleGum Day #BubbleGumDay #NationalBubbleGumDay
  • National Brown Dog Day #NationalBrownDogDay
  • National Heavenly Hash Day #NationalHeavenlyHashDay
  • National Hedgehog Day #NationalHedgehogDay
  • National River Day #NationalRiverDay
  • National Tater Tot Day #NationalTaterTotDay
  • National Wear Red Day #NationalWearRedDay #nationalwearredday❤️ #NationalWearRedDay2024
  • National Ukulele Day #NationalUkuleleDay
  • Self Renewal Day #SelfRenewalDay
  • World Ukulele Day a.k.a. World Play Your Ukulele Day #WorldUkuleleDay
  • World Wetlands Day #WorldWetlandsDay #WorldWetlandsDay2024
  • Working Naked Day #WorkingNakedDay
  • UK: Number Day #NumberDay

February 3

  • American Painters Day #AmericanPaintersDay
  • Doggy Date Night #DoggyDateNight
  • Feed the Birds Day #FeedtheBirdsDay
  • Ice Cream for Breakfast Day #IceCreamforBreakfastDay
  • National Carrot Cake Day #NationalCarrotCakeDay
  • National Golden Retriever Day #NationalGoldenRetrieverDay #NationalGoldenRetrieverDay2024
  • National Play Outside Day #NationalPlayOutsideDay
  • National Women Physicians Day #NationalWomenPhysiciansDay #WomenPhysiciansDay
  • Take Your Child To The Library Day #TakeYourChildToTheLibraryDay
  • World Pisco Sour Day a.k.a. International Pisco Sour Day #PiscoSourDay

February 4

  • National Create A Vacuum Day #NationalCreateAVacuumDay #CreateAVacuumDay
  • National Hemp Day #NationalHempDay #HempDay
  • National Homemade Soup Day #NationalHomemadeSoupDay #HomemadeSoupDay
  • National Stuffed Mushroom Day #NationalStuffedMushroomDay
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day #NationalThankAMailCarrierDay #ThankAMailCarrierDay
  • National Yorkshire Pudding Day a.k.a. British Yorkshire Pudding Day #NationalYorkshirePuddingDay #BritishYorkshirePuddingDay #YorkshirePuddingDay
  • World Cancer Day #WorldCancerDay #CancerDay
  • France: Crêpe Day a.k.a. Jour Des Crêpes, La Chandeleur

February 5

  • National Chocolate Fondue Day #NationalChocolateFondueDay #ChocolateFondueDay
  • National Sickie Day #NationalSickieDay #SickieDay
  • National Shower With A Friend Day #NationalShowerWithaFriendDay #ShowerWithAFriendDay
  • National Weatherperson’s Day #NationalWeatherpersonsDay #WeatherpersonsDay
  • World Nutella Day #WorldNutellaDay #WorldNutellaDay2024 #NutellaDay

February 6

  • National Frozen Yogurt Day #NationalFrozenYogurtDay
  • National Chopsticks Day #NationalChopsticksDay #ChopsticksDay
  • National Valentine Shopping Reminder Day (celebrated on February 6th, serves as a prompt to remember to buy gifts and plan for Valentine’s Day, which is exactly one week and one day away)
  • Time to Talk Day #TimeToTalkDay #TimeToTalkDay2024

February 7

  • Global School Play Day #GSPD2024 #SchoolPlayDay
  • National Ballet Day #NationalBalletDay
  • National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NationalBlackHIVAIDSAwarenessDay #BlackHIVAIDSAwarenessDay
  • National Girls and Women in Sports Day #NGWSD #GirlsAndWomenInSportsDay
  • National Fettuccine Alfredo Day #NationalFettuccineAlfredoDay #FettuccineAlfredoDay
  • National Periodic Table Day #NationalPeriodicTableDay #PeriodicTableDay
  • National Send a Card to a Friend Day #NationalSendACardToAFriendDay #SendACardToAFriendDay
  • National Signing Day #NationalSigningDay #SigningDay
  • World Read Aloud Day #WorldReadAloudDay #ReadAloudDay

February 8

  • Molasses Bar Day #MolassesBarDay
  • National Boy Scouts Day #NationalBoyScoutsDay
  • National Kite Flying Day #NationalKiteFlyingDay
  • Opera Day #OperaDay
  • Safer Internet Day  #SaferInternetDay #SID2024

February 9

  • National Bagel and Lox Day #NationalBagelandLoxDay
  • National Pizza Day #NationalPizzaDay #nationalpizzaday🍕 #NationalPizzaDay2024
  • Pizza Pie Day #PizzaPieDay
  • National Toothache Day #NationalToothacheDay #ToothacheDay

February 10

  • Global Movie Day #GlobalMovieDay #MovieDay
  • National Cream Cheese Brownie Day #NationalCreamCheeseBrownieDay #CreamCheeseBrownieDay
  • National Giving Hearts Day #NationalGivingHeartsDay #GivingHeartsDay
  • National Home Warranty Day #NationalHomeWarrantyDay #HomeWarrantyDay
  • National Umbrella Day #NationalUmbrellaDay #UmbrellaDay
  • Teddy Day #TeddyDay #teddyday🐻 #teddyday❤️

February 11

  • National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day #NationalDontCryOverSpilledMilkDay #DontCryOverSpilledMilkDay
  • National Guitar Day #NationalGuitarDay #GuitarDay
  • National Inventors’ Day #NationalInventorsDay #InventorsDay
  • National Make a Friend Day #NationalMakeAFriendDay #MakeAFriendDay
  • National Peppermint Patty Day #NationalPeppermintPattyDay #PeppermintPattyDay
  • National White Shirt Day #NationalWhiteShirtDay #WhiteShirtDay
  • United Nations: International Day of Women and Girls in Science #InternationalDayOfWomenAndGirlsInScience #WomenAndGirlsInScienceDay 

February 12

  • International Epilepsy Day #InternationalEpilepsyDay #EpilepsyDay
  • International Darwin Day a.k.a. Darwin Day #InternationalDarwinDay #DarwinDay
  • National Clean Out Your Computer Day #NationalCleanOutYourComputerDay #CleanOutYourComputerDay
  • National Freedom to Marry Day #NationalFreedomToMarryDay #FreedomToMarryDay
  • National Plum Pudding Day #NationalPlumPuddingDay #PlumPuddingDay

February 13

  • Galentine’s Day #GalentinesDay #GalentinesDay2024 #GalentinesDayParty
  • Get a Different Name Day #GetADifferentNameDay
  • National Cheddar Day #NationalCheddarDay #CheddarDay
  • National Tortellini Day #NationalTortelliniDay #TortelliniDay
  • World Radio Day #WorldRadioDay #WorldRadioDay2024 #worldradioday📻

February 14

  • Library Lovers Day #LibraryLoversDay #LibraryLoversDay2024
  • National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day #NationalCreamFilledChocolatesDay #CreamFilledChocolatesDay
  • National Ferris Wheel Day #NationalFerrisWheelDay #FerrisWheelDay
  • National Organ Donor Day a.k.a. National Donor Day #NationalOrganDonorDay #NationalDonorDay #OrganDonorDay
  • Pet Theft Awareness Day #PetTheftAwarenessDay
  • St. Valentine’s Day #ValentinesDay #ValentinesDay2024 #StValentinesDay #stvalentinesday❤️

February 15

  • Digital Learning Day #DLDay2024 #DLDay
  • National Gumdrop Day #NationalGumdropDay
  • Singles Awareness Day a.k.a. Singles Appreciation Day #SinglesAwarenessDay #SinglesAppreciationDay

February 16

  • National Almond Day #NationalAlmondDay #AlmondDay
  • National Caregivers Day #NationalCaregiversDay #CaregiversDay
  • National Do A Grouch a Favor Day #NationalDoAGrouchAFavorDay #DoAGrouchAFavorDay
  • National No One Eats Alone Day #NationalNoOneEatsAloneDay #NoOneEatsAloneDay
  • Paczki Day #PaczkiDay
  • Tim Tam Day #TimTamDay

February 17

  • National Cabbage Day #NationalCabbageDay
  • National Cafe au Lait Day #CafeAuLaitDay #CaféAuLaitDay
  • National Random Acts of Kindness Day #NationalRandomActsofKindnessDay

February 18

  • National Battery Day #NationalBatteryDay
  • National Drink Wine Day #NationalDrinkWineDay #NationalDrinkWineDay2024 #nationaldrinkwineday🍷

February 19

  • National Chocolate Mint Day #NationalChocolateMintDay #ChocolateMintDay
  • National Lash Day #NationalLashDay #NationalLashDay2024 #LashDay
  • Tug of War Day #TugOfWarDay
  • Canada: Family Day #FamilyDayCanada #CanadaFamilyDay

February 20

  • National Cherry Pie Day #NationalCherryPieDay #CherryPieDay
  • National Comfy Day #NationalComfyDay #ComfyDay
  • National Love Your Pet Day #NationalLoveYourPetDay #LoveYourPetDay #NationalLoveYourPetDay2024 #nationalloveyourpetday❤️ #nationalloveyourpetday❤️🐾 #LoveYourPetDay2024 #loveyourpetday❤️
  • National Muffin Day #NationalMuffinDay #MuffinDay

February 21

  • National Grain-Free Day #NationalGrainFreeDay
  • National Sticky Bun Day #NationalStickyBunDay 

February 22

  • National Chili Day #NationalChiliDay #ChiliDay
  • National Cook a Sweet Potato Day #NationalCookASweetPotatoDay #CookASweetPotatoDay
  • National Margarita Day #NationalMargaritaDay #MargaritaDay #NationalMargaritaDay2024 #nationalmargaritaday🍹
  • National Walking the Dog Day #NationalWalkingTheDogDay #WalkingTheDogDay
  • National Wildlife Day (Note: Similar days include National Wildlife Day on September 4th and the UN’s World Wildlife Day on March 3rd) #NationalWildlifeDay

February 23

  • International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day a.k.a. National Dog Biscuit Day #InternationalDogBiscuitAppreciationDay #NationalDogBiscuitDay #DogBiscuitDay
  • National Banana Bread Day #NationalBananaBreadDay #BananaBreadDay
  • National Skip the Straw Day #NationalSkipTheStrawDay #SkipTheStrawDay
  • National Tile Day #NationalTileDay #WhyTile

February 24

  • National Tortilla Chip Day #NationalTortillaChipDay

February 25

  • National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day #NationalChocolateCoveredNutsDay #ChocolateCoveredNutsDay
  • National Clam Chowder Day #NationalClamChowderDay #ClamChowderDay

February 26

  • Letter to an Elder Day #LetterToAnElderDay
  • National Personal Chef Day #NationalPersonalChefDay #PersonalChefDay
  • National Pistachio Day #NationalPistachioDay #PistachioDay
  • National Tell a Fairy Tale Day #NationalTellAFairyTaleDay #TellAFairyTaleDay

February 27

  • International Polar Bear Day #InternationalPolarBearDay #PolarBearDay
  • National Kahlua Day #NationalKahluaDay #KahluaDay
  • National Pokémon Day #NationalPokemonDay #PokemonDay
  • National Protein Day #NationalProteinDay #ProteinDay
  • National Retro Day #NationalRetroDay #RetroDay
  • National Strawberry Day #NationalStrawberryDay #StrawberryDay
  • World Spay Day #WorldSpayDay #WorldSpayDay2024

February 28

  • National Chocolate Souffle Day #NationalChocolateSouffleDay #ChocolateSouffleDay
  • National Floral Design Day #NationalFloralDesignDay #FloralDesignDay
  • National Public Sleeping Day #NationalPublicSleepingDay #PublicSleepingDay
  • National Tooth Fairy Day (also celebrated on August 28th) #NationalToothFairyDay #ToothFairyDay
  • Rare Disease Day #RareDiseaseDay

February 29

  • National Time Refund Day (Leap years only)
  • National Toast Day #NationalToastDay

National Months In February 2024

Food & Drink Months In February

  • Barley Month
  • Berry Fresh Month
  • Canned Food Month
  • Celebration of Chocolate Month
  • Great American Pies Month
  • National Avocado and Banana Month
  • National Bake for Family Fun Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Fasting February 
  • National Grapefruit Month
  • National Hot Breakfast Month
  • National Macadamia Nut Month
  • National Snack Food Month
  • National Sweet Potato Month
  • Potato Lovers Month
  • Vegan Cuisine Month

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Motivational Months In February

  • Declutter for a Cause Month
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • International Expect Success Month
  • National Time Management Month

Pets & Animals Months In February

  • Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month
  • Dog Training Education Month
  • National Bird Feeding Month
  • National Cat Health Month
  • Pet Dental Health Month
  • Responsible Pet Owners Month
  • Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

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Family & Relationship Months In February

  • An Affair to Remember Month
  • Creative Romance Month
  • Human Relations Month
  • International Friendship Month
  • National Wedding Month
  • Relationship Wellness Month

Health Months In February

  • American Heart Month
  • Bike To Work Month
  • National Cancer Prevention Month
  • National Care About Your Indoor Air Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • National Condom Month
  • National Fasting February
  • National Heart Month
  • National Self-Check Month
  • National Therapeutic Recreation Month 

Miscellaneous

  • African American Heritage Month
  • Black History Month
  • Free and Open Source Software Month
  • LGBT+ History Month
  • National Arts Month
  • National Embroidery Month
  • National Library Lover’s Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • National Women Inventors Month
  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

This was our list of social media holidays in February. We hope you found what you were looking for. If you think there’s an important holiday missing from our list, leave us a comment. Have a great February and happy social media content planning!

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Last Update: January 17, 2024