Are you planning your content calendar for April? Does it feel like you could use some extra inspiration? If so, we’re happy to help you. With our social media holiday calendar, finding engaging and interesting social media content ideas becomes easy.

If you are a food blogger, or have a restaurant or a bakery, there are numerous interesting social media holidays in April: National Beer Day, National Banana Day and National Garlic Day, for instance. If you are a sole entrepreneur who has siblings, you might want to get personal and tell your audience what you think about your siblings on National Siblings Day. Companies and brands can celebrate their workers’ pets on National Pet Day. If you like dancing, don’t snooze on International Dance Day! Finally, those with children can express their love towards them on National Love Our Children Day.

There are over 100 social media holidays taking place in April, so finding something that works for you will hopefully a breeze 🙂 We hope you enjoy our list and that it will help you plan your social media content.

If you would like to get more content ideas that go beyond hashtag holidays, I recommend you to check out Angie Gensler’s Social Media Content Calendar. She offers a yearly content calendar with 731 social media content ideas planned for you.

April 1

  • April Fool’s Day
  • (International) Fun at Work Day
  • National One Cent Day
  • National Sourdough Bread Day
  • Walk to Work Day

April 2

  • International Pillow Fight Day
  • National Ferret Day
  • National Handmade Day
  • National Love Our Children Day
  • National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
  • World Autism Awareness Day

April 3

  • Geologists Day
  • National Chocolate Mousse Day
  • National Find a Rainbow Day
  • National Tweed Day
  • World Party Day a.k.a. P-Day

April 4

  • Jeep 4Ă—4 Day 
  • International Carrot Day
  • Make Mine Chocolate
  • National Chicken Cordon Bleu Day
  • National Hug a Newsperson Day
  • National School Librarian Day
  • National Vitamin C Day
  • World Rat Day

April 5

April 6

  • Carbonara Day
  • National Bookmobile Day
  • National Caramel Popcorn Day
  • National Siamese Cat Day
  • National Student-Athlete Day
  • National Tartan Day
  • National Walking Day
  • New Beer’s Eve
  • World Table Tennis Day a.k.a. WTTD
  • UN: International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 7

  • International Beaver Day
  • National Beer Day
  • National Burrito Day
  • National Coffee Cake Day
  • National Girl Me Too Day
  • National No Housework Day
  • World Health Day

April 8

  • Day of Silence
  • National Empanada Day
  • National Zoo Lovers Day

April 9

  • National Cherish an Antique Day
  • National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
  • National Name Yourself Day
  • National Unicorn Day

April 10

  • Encourage a Young Writer Day
  • National Cinnamon Crescent Day
  • National Farm Animals Day
  • National Hug Your Dog Day
  • USA & Canada: National Siblings Day
  • World Homeopathy Day

April 11

  • National Barber Shop Quartet Day
  • National Cheese Fondue Day
  • National Pet Day
  • World Parkinson’s Day

April 12

  • Education and Sharing Day
  • International Be Kind to Lawyers Day
  • National Grab Ass Day
  • National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
  • National Library Workers Day
  • National Licorice Day
  • National Only Child Day
  • United Nations: International Day of Human Space Flight

April 13

  • National Grab Ass Day
  • National Make Lunch Count Day
  • National Peach Cobbler Day
  • National Scrabble Day

April 14

  • International Moment of Laughter Day
  • Look up at the Sky Day
  • National Dolphin Day
  • National Ex-Spouse Day
  • National Gardening Day
  • National Pecan Day
  • National Reach as High as You Can Day
  • National Support Teen Literature Day

April 15

  • National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day
  • National Glazed Spiral Ham Day
  • National Laundry Day
  • National Rubber Eraser Day
  • National Take a Wild Guess Day
  • (National) Tax Day
  • United Nations: World Art Day

April 16

  • Husband Appreciation Day
  • National Eggs Benedict Day
  • National Bean Counter Day
  • National Healthcare Decisions Day
  • National Librarian Day
  • National Orchid Day
  • National Wear Your Pajamas to Work  Day
  • World Voice Day

April 17

  • International Bat Appreciation Day
  • National Cheeseball Day
  • National Crawfish Day 
  • National Haiku Poetry Day
  • Record Store Day
  • World Hemophilia Day #WHD2022

April 18

  • International Day for Monuments and Sites
  • National Animal Crackers Day
  • National Lineman Appreciation Day

April 19

  • National Amaretto Day
  • National Garlic Day
  • National Hanging Out Day
  • Wear Pajamas to Work Day

April 20

  • National Banana Day
  • National Cheddar Fries Day
  • National Lima Bean Respect Day
  • National Look-Alike Day
  • National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day
  • Volunteer Recognition Day

April 21

  • Get to Know Your Customers Day
  • National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day
  • National High Five Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day
  • National Kindergarten Day
  • UK: National Tea Day
  • United Nations: World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22

  • Earth Day
  • National Jelly Bean Day
  • National Teach Children To Save Day
  • National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
  • UK: Stephen Lawrence Day

April 23

  • Impossible Astronaut Day
  • GLSEN Day of Silence
  • National Cherry Cheesecake Day
  • National Lost Dogs Awareness Day
  • National Picnic Day
  • National Take a Chance Day
  • National Talk Like Shakespeare Day 
  • Shakespeare Day
  • World Book Night
  • World Laboratory Day
  • United Nations: World Book and Copyright Day

April 24

April 25

  • Kiss and Make Up Day
  • National DNA Day
  • National Hairstylist Appreciation Day #HairstylistsAppreciationDay #NationalHairdresserAppreciationDay #HairdresserAppreciationDay
  • National Hug a Plumber Day
  • National Telephone Day
  • National Zucchini Bread Day
  • World Penguin Day
  • UN and WHO: World Malaria Day

April 26

  • National Kids and Pets Day
  • National Pretzel Day
  • United Nations: World Intellectual Property Day

April 27

  • Denim Day
  • International Guide Dog Day
  • (National) Administrative Professionals’ Day
  • National Devil Dog Cakes Day
  • National Prime Rib Day
  • National Tell a Story Day
  • Stop Food Waste Day #stopfoodwasteday

April 28

  • Great Poetry Reading Day
  • National Blueberry Pie Day
  • National Superhero Day
  • Take Our Kids To Work Day a.k.a. Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day

April 29

  • National Arbor Day
  • National Hairball Awareness Day
  • National Shrimp Scampi Day
  • National Zipper Day 
  • World Wish Day
  • United Nations: International Dance Day

April 30

  • International Sculpture Day
  • National Pool Opening Day
  • National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
  • National Bubble Tea Day
  • National Bugs Bunny Day
  • National Hairstylist Appreciation Day
  • National Honesty Day
  • National Oatmeal Cookie Day
  • National Raisin Day
  • National Rebuilding Day
  • World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
  • World Veterinary Day
  • United Nations: International Jazz Day

National Weeks in April

  • April 3-9 National Library Week
  • April 5-9 National Wildlife Week
  • April 10-16 Animal Care and Control Appreciation Week
  • April 10-16 National Dog Bite Prevention Week
  • April 10-16 National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
  • April 12-18 National Student Employment Week
  • April 25- 29 Every Kid Healthy Week

National Months in April

  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Child Abuse Awareness Month
  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • Fair Housing Month
  • Financial Literacy Month
  • Jazz Appreciation Month
  • International Guitar Month
  • Month of the Military Child
  • Move More Month
  • National BLT Month
  • National Garden Month
  • National Humor Month
  • National Pecan Month
  • National Poetry Month
  • National Soft Pretzel Month
  • National Soy Foods Month
  • National Volunteer Month
  • National Welding Month
  • Occupational Therapy Month
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month

This was our list of social media holidays in April. 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 below. Have a great day and happy content planning!

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Last Update: January 18, 2024