Need a February Marketing Calendar? Here are some of the main events and awareness days that you need to know about in February 2024!

I've searched the web and found you the best items for this marketing calendar, from a range of trusted sources!

My aim is to make it easier to plan ahead for your social media schedule, create a relevant blog post or email that speaks to your audience about something from this list, or even consider a limited edition product or service to capitalise on an event!

In case you didn't know, February is 'bird feeding' month and 'cherry' month.

Which of the dates listed below will work for your business this month? What will your customers be interested to learn more about?

Specific Dates for marketing in February are...

  • 1st LGBTQIA+ History Month
  • 2nd – Groundhog Day
  • 2nd – World Play Your Ukulele Day
  • 2nd - Working Naked Day (please don't!!)
  • 3rd - Golden Retriever Day
  • 3rd - Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
  • 3rd - Carrot Cake Day
  • 4th - World Cancer Day
  • 4th - Sweater Day
  • 4th - British Yorkshire Pudding Day
  • 5th - World Nutella Day
  • 5th – Yorkshire Pudding Day
  • 5th to 11th - Freelance Writer's Appreciation Week
  • 5th to 11th - Children's Mental Health Week
  • 6th – Waitangi Day (New Zealand’s National Day)
  • 6th - Safer Internet Day
  • 7th – Charles Dickens Day
  • 8th - Opera Day
  • 9th - Read in the bathtub day (I've started to do this, but instead of a book I have the Calm App on)
  • 10th - Chinese New Year
  • 11th – The International Day of Women & Girls in Science
  • 12th - Charles Darwin Day*
  • 13th to 19th – Second-hand Wardrobe Week
  • 13th to 19th – Random Acts of Kindness Week
  • 13th - Shrove Tuesday (AKA Pancake Day!)
  • 13th - Radio Day*
  • 13th - Galentine's Day* (Celebrating female friendships)
  • 14th - St Valentine's Day*
  • 14th - Ash Wednesday
  • 16th - National Innovation Day
  • 17th to 25th – Real Bread Week
  • 17th - World History Spirit Day
  • 18th - Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day (yes there are two days, so of course, I needed to put them both in!!)
  • 18th - Drink Wine Day (Lets drink to that!)
  • 18th - International Aspergers Day
  • 18th to 24th - National Engineers Week
  • 20th - National Love Your Pet Day
  • 21st - World Yoga Day
  • 21st to 22nd - Shrovetide Football in Ashbourne (find out more about Shrovetide here)
  • 22nd - Single Tasking Day (as opposed to multi-tasking that is!)
  • 22nd - Walking The Dog Day
  • 22nd - Margarita Day
  • 24th - World Bartender Day
  • 26th - Eating Disorders Awareness Week
  • 27th to 7th March - Jewish Book Week
  • 27th to 12th March – Fairtrade Fortnight
  • 27th – International Polar Bear Day
  • 29th - Digital Learning Day
  • 29th - Leap Year

(*Denotes it's the same date every year.)

Random fact: 

The name February is only about 100 years old!  It was also known by these names:

  • Sol-monath (to the Anglo Saxons)
  • Sprout-Kale (to the Saxons)
  • Y mis bach (to the Welsh, it means little month)
  • Feverell (in Shakespeare's time)
  • Februeer (in Isaac Newton's time)

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