2023 Marketing Calendar

by | Nov 30, 2022 | Digital Marketing Tips

2023 Marketing Planning Calendar

One of my favorite tools we have created over the last few years is this handy marketing planning calendar.  The calendar includes all those special days of the year plus special themes for each month. 2023 will be an exciting year. Get started on your long range planning today!

Popular dates and celebrations to include in your marketing in 2023

January 2023

1 New Years Day
1 Rose Bowl Game
2 National Science Fiction Day
4 National Trivia Day
5 National Bird Day
9 National Clean Your Desk Day
11 Human Trafficking Awareness Day
13 National Sticker Day
15 National Hat Day
16 Martin Luther King Jr Day
19 National Popcorn Day
19 Sundance Film Festival Begins
20 Cheese Lover’s Day
21 National Hugging Day
23 National Pie Day
23 Community Manager Appreciation Day
24 National Compliment Day
25 National Opposite Day
27 National Fun at Work Day
28 Data Privacy Day
28 WWE Royal Rumble

National Blood Donor Month
National Hobby Month
National Mentoring Month
National Sunday Supper Month
International Creativity Month

February 2023

1 Chinese New Year
1 National Freedom Day
2 Groundhog Day
2 World Wetlands Day
3 Feed The Birds Day
3 National Wear Red Day
4 World Cancer Day
5 National Weather Person’s Day
5 NFL Pro Bowl
7 National Send a Card to a Friend Day
8 National Boy Scouts Day
9 National Pizza Day
11 Inventor’s Day
11 Safer Internet Day
12 Lincoln’s Birthday
12 Super Bowl
13 World Radio Day
14 Valentines Day
15 Susan B. Anthony Day
17 Random Acts of Kindness Day
18 National Battery Day
19 Daytona 500
20 World Day for Social Justice
20 Love Your Pet Day
20 Presidents’ Day
21 National Pancake Day
21 Mardi Gras Day
22 Ash Wednesday

Black History Month
Heart Disease Awareness Month
Great American Pie Month

March 2023

1 National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
2 National Read Across America Day
3 World Wildlife Day
3 National Employee Appreciation Day
4 Grammar Day
6 National Day of Unplugging
6 National Dentist Day
6 Purim Begins
7 National Be Heard Day
7 National Cereal Day
8 International Women’s Day
8 National Proofreading Day
10 National Pack Your Lunch Day
12 National Girl Scouts Day
12 Daylight Savings Begins
13 National Napping Day
14 Potato Chip Day
14 Pi Day
14 World Consumer Rights Day
16 National Corn Dog Day
17 St. Patrick’s Day
18 Awkward Moments Day
19 National Let’s Laugh Together Day
20 First Day of Spring
20 International Day of Happiness
20 World Storytelling Day
21 World Poetry Day
22 World Water Day
23 National Puppy Day
28 American Diabetes Association Alert Day
30 Doctor’s Day
30 National Take a Walk in the Park Day
31 World Backup Day

National Women’s History Month
National Reading Awareness Month
National Nutrition Month
National Craft Month
National Athletic Training Month
Youth Art Month

April 2023

1 April Fool’s Day
2 Palm Sunday
2 World Autism Awareness Day
3 Find a Rainbow Day
4 The Masters Tournament Begins
5 First Day of Passover
5 National Walking Day
6 Maundy Thursday
7 Good Friday
7 No Housework Day
7 World Health Day
8 Holy Saturday
9 Easter Sunday
10 National Siblings Day
11 National Pet Day
12 International Day of Human Space Flight
13 Last Day of Passover
14 International Moment of Laughter Day
15 Tax Day
18 Haiku Poetry Day
18 National Columnist Day
19 National Wear Your PJs to Work Day
19 National Administrative Professionals Day
20 National Look Alike Day
21 National High Five Day
22 Earth Day
23 National Picnic Day
25 National Telephone Day
26 Denim Day
27 National Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day
28 Arbor Day
29 International Dance Day
30 National Honesty Day
30 National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
30 International Jazz Day

National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National Autism Awareness Month
National Welding Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Mathematics Awareness Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Poetry Month
National Volunteer Month
Stress Awareness Month

May 2023

1 International Workers Day
2 World Teachers Day
2 World Asthma Day
3 World Press Freedom Day
4 World Passover Day
4 National Day of Prayer
4 Star Wars Day
4 International Firefighters Day
5 Cinco de Mayo
6 National Nurses Day
6 Kentucky Derby
10 National Receptionist Day
12 Limerick Day
14 Mother’s Day
14 IIHF World Championship Begins
15 National Chocolate Chip Day
15 International Day of Families
16 Love a Tree Day
19 National Bike to Work Day
19 Endangered Species Day
20 Armed Forces Day
20 Preakness Stakes
21 National Memo Day
24 National Scavenger Hunt Day
25 Red Nose Day
28 Pentecost
28 Monaco Grand Prix
28 Hamburger Day
28 Indy 500
29 Paperclip Day
30 Memorial Day
30 National Smile Day

Foster Care Month
National Barbecue Month
Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Get Caught Reading Month
National Community Action Month

June 2023

1 Global Day of Parents
2 Leave the Office Early Day
4 National Cancer Survivors Day
5 National Donut Day
5 World Environment Day
6 Higher Education Day
8 World Oceans Day
8 Best Friends Day
11 Children’s Day
14 World Blood Donor Day
14 Flag Day
15 US Open Begins
18 Father’s Day
20 World Refugee Day
21 First Day of Summer
21 National Selfie Day
21 World Music Day
21 International Day of Yoga
27 National Sunglasses Day
29 National Handshake Day
30 Take Your Dog to Work Day
30 Social Media Day

National Camping Month
National Safety Month
National Dairy Month

July 2023

1 Tour de France Begins
1 National Poster Worker Day
2 World UFO Day
3 Wimbledon Tennis Championships Begin
4 Independence Day
7 World Chocolate Day
11 Cheer Up the Lonely Day
15 National Give Something Away Day
16 British Open Begins
16 National Ice Cream Day
17 World Emoji Day
18 Nelson Mandela International Day
20 FIFA Women’s World Cup Begins
23 Parents Day
30 International Day of Friendship
30 Talk in an Elevator Day

National Ice Cream Month
National Picnic Month

August 2023

2 National Coloring Book Day
4 US Coast Guard Day
7 National Lighthouse Day
8 International Cat Day
9 National Book Lovers Day
10 National Lazy Day
11 National Sons and Daughters Day
12 International Youth Day
12 World Elephant Day
13 International Left Handers Day
15 National Relaxation Day
16 National Tell a Joke Day
17 National Thrift Shop Day
19 World Photo Day
19 World Humanitarian Day
20 National Lemonade Day
21 Senior Citizens Day
26 National Dog Day
26 National Women’s Equality Day
28 Tennis US Open Begins

National Back to School Month
Family Fun Month
National Golf Month
National Water Quality Month

September 2023

4 Labor Day
4 National Wildlife Day
5 International Day of Charity
6 Read a Book Day
8 International Literacy Day
10 Swap Ideas Day
10 National Grandparents Day
11 Patriot Day
11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
12 National Day of Encouragement
15 Rosh Hashanah Begins
17 Citizenship Day
19 Talk Like a Pirate Day
21 International Day of Peace
21 Miniature Golf Day
22 Hobbit Day
22 First Day of Fall
27 World Tourism Day
27 National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
30 International Podcast Day

National Hispanic Heritage Month
International Square Dancing Month
National Courtesy Month
National Potato Month
National Preparedness Month
Self-Improvement Month
National Suicide Prevention Month
Classical Music Month
National Literacy Month
Trucker Appreciation Month

October 2023

1 International Coffee Day
1 International Day of Older Persons
1 World Vegetarian Day
2 International Day of Nonviolence
3 World Techies Day
3 World Habitat Day
4 World Animal Day
4 World Taco Day
5 World Teachers Day
6 World Smile Day
7 World Health Day
8 Pastor Appreciation Day
9 Columbus Day
10 World Mental Health Day
12 World Sight Day
13 National Train your Brain Day
14 National Dessert Day
15 Global Hand Washing Day
16 World Food Day
16 Bosses Day
17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
21 Sweetest Day
24 United Nations Day
25 Greasy Foods Day
28 Make a Difference Day
30 National Publicist Day
30 Checklist Day
31 Halloween
31 Reformation Day

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
National Pizza Month
National Learning and Development Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
ADHD Awareness Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Pastor Appreciation Month
Blindness Awareness Month
National Crime Prevention Month

November 2023

1 World Vegan Day
1 National Authors Day
1 National Cook for your Pet Day
1 National Family Literacy Day
3 National Sandwich Day
4 National Candy Day
5 Daylight Savings Time Ends
8 National Cappuccino Day
8 Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine (STEM) Day
11 Veteran’s Day
13 World Kindness Day
14 World Diabetes Day
15 Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
15 America Recycles Day
16 International Day for Tolerance
17 International Students’ Day
19 International Men’s Day
20 Universal Children’s Day
21 National Entrepreneurs Day
21 World Hello Day
23 Thanksgiving Day
24 Black Friday
24 National Day of Listening
25 Small Business Saturday
27 Cyber Monday
29 Electronic Greeting Card Day
30 Computer Security Day

Military Family Appreciation Month
National Adoption Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Novel Writing Month
National Diabetes Awareness Month
National Caregivers Month
National Career Development Month

December 2023

1 National Christmas Lights Day
1 World AIDS Day
3 First Day of Advent
3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
4 National Cookie Day
6 Microwave Oven Day
7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
7 Hanukkah Begins
8 National Salesperson Day
10 Human Rights Day
10 Nobel Prize Day
11 International Mountain Day
15 Bill of Rights Day
17 National Maple Syrup Day
21 Crossword Puzzle Day
21 First Day of Winter
24 Christmas Eve
25 Christmas Day
26 Boxing Day
26 Kwanzaa Begins
27 No Interruptions Day
31 New Year’s Eve

National Human Rights Month
National Write a Business Plan Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month