It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ❄️
And the busiest time of the year for our Social Media Holiday Calendar elves…
December is not only ✨ packed ✨ with festive holidays, but it is also a month full of significant awareness dates.
120+ dates; 120+ fresh content ideas for your business or brand; 120+ new marketing ideas to plan; and 120+ more reasons to have a wonderful end of the year.
We know how important this period is for your business, though.
That’s why we’re giving a helping hand by getting you ready for the busiest month of the year! Our monthly Social Media Holiday Calendar is a great way for your business to prepare content and schedule all social posts beforehand. This way you don’t need to worry about your social channels, and you can focus more on other business matters.
Social media holidays have been a tradition on Publer since June 2020 – and we couldn’t be happier and more motivated to prepare them each month.
We love sharing them with you because they can help you stress less when it comes to new content ideas. We’ve added all social media holidays to our Calendar View for days when inspiration for new content hasn’t struck. From there, you’re only one click away from preparing a brand new post, along with the holiday hashtag that gets automatically attached.
December 2023 Holidays: Ideas and Insights
As we step into the festive month of December, a time filled with joy and celebration, let’s explore the top five holidays that offer fantastic opportunities to captivate your audience:
National Cookie Day – December 4th
Indulge in sweetness on National Cookie Day, celebrated on December 4th. Encourage your audience to share their favorite cookie recipes, baking tips, or photos of their delicious creations. Collaborate with local bakeries or host a virtual cookie exchange to spread joy and holiday sweetness.
Fun Fact: National Cookie Day celebrates the joy of cookies and the art of baking, inviting people to share the delight of these delectable treats.
Human Rights Day – December 10th
Raise awareness about human rights on December 10th. Share information about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, advocate for equality, and encourage your audience to participate in initiatives supporting human rights causes. Collaborate with human rights organizations to amplify impactful stories and promote social justice.
Fun Fact: Human Rights Day commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948.
Christmas – December 25th
Dive into the enchantment of Christmas on December 25th. Share festive content, from decorating tips to heartwarming stories. Encourage your audience to share their favorite holiday traditions, recipes, or joyful moments. Collaborate with local charities for holiday drives and initiatives, fostering a sense of community and giving.
Fun Fact: Christmas is celebrated worldwide, blending religious and cultural traditions, and is a time for joy, generosity, and togetherness.
Kwanzaa – December 26th to January 1st
Celebrate the cultural richness of Kwanzaa from December 26th to January 1st. Share the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa—unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith. Encourage your audience to explore African heritage and traditions, and engage in activities that align with Kwanzaa’s principles.
Fun Fact: Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration honoring African heritage and culture, with each day dedicated to one of the seven principles.
New Year’s Eve – December 31st
Bid farewell to the year on New Year’s Eve. Share reflections on the past year, resolutions, and aspirations for the upcoming one. Engage your audience with polls about their New Year’s resolutions, memorable moments, or predictions for the year ahead. Consider hosting a virtual countdown or collaborating with local businesses for festive giveaways.
Fun Fact: New Year’s Eve is celebrated globally with diverse traditions, from fireworks to countdown parties, marking the transition to a new beginning.
These December holidays offer a diverse range of themes, from cultural celebrations like Kwanzaa and Las Posadas to lighthearted traditions such as National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day and National Cookie Day. Engage your audience in the festive spirit, share cultural insights, and create content that resonates with the varied celebrations during this joyous month.
How to Curate Your Social Media Plan with Publer
Design unique photos and videos
This December, it’s important to get creative and prepare some color-branded visuals to attract new customers. People love beautiful designs and can easily interact with them.
This is why Publer provides multiple options for you to take advantage of:
Canva and VistaCreate (Crello) – Use the respective integrated buttons to prepare and store everything within Publer. Make the most out of the range of elements, templates, fonts, etc.
Unsplash – Browse and find high-quality stock and copyright-free photos to use.
Built-in photo editor – Publer offers its own editor that allows you to add text, effects, filters, stickers, and most importantly, crop according to your needs (square, rectangle, etc.).
FREE Plan Available! Create and Organize Your Festive Content Calendar!
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