100 Unique holidays to inspire your MMS marketing campaigns

From Selfie Day to International Women’s Day, here are some unique special days you can add to your marketing calendar.

MMS (multimedia message service) is a more visual version of text messaging and allows you to send images, videos, audio, or GIFs directly to your audience.

Thanks to their engaging nature, MMS can be a great tool for connecting with your audience on holidays.

Aside from the major public holidays that every brand celebrates, you may want to reach out to your audience on other fun holidays throughout the rest of the year. From Selfie Day to International Women’s Day, here are some unique special days you can add to your marketing calendar.

May 2021

  • May 1st – Global Love Day
  • May 4th – Star Wars Day
  • May 5th – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 6th – World Password Day
  • May 10th – Mother's Day
  • May 12th – International Nurses Day
  • May 16th – International Day of Light
  • May 18th – International Museum Day
  • May 21st – World Day for Cultural Diversity
  • May 24th – Scavenger Hunt Day

June 2021

  • June 1st – World Reef Awareness Day
  • June 4th – Leave the Office Early Day
  • June 5th – World Environment Day
  • June 7th – World Food Safety Day
  • June 8th – World Oceans Day
  • June 14th – World Blood Donor Day
  • June 18th – International Picnic Day
  • June 21st – Selfie Day
  • June 23rd – International Women in Engineering Day
  • June 25th – Take Your Dog to Work Day

July 2021

  • July 1st – International Joke Day
  • July 3rd – International Plastic Bag Free Day
  • July 7th – Global Forgiveness Day
  • July 8th – Video Games Day
  • July 15th – World Youth Skills Day
  • July 18th – Nelson Mandela International Day
  • July 20th – International Chess Day
  • July 30th – International Day of Friendship

August 2021

  • August 9th – Book Lovers Day
  • August 10th – National Lazy Day
  • August 12th – Middle Child Day
  • August 13th – International Lefthanders Day
  • August 15th – Relaxation Day
  • August 19th – World Photography Day
  • August 26th – Dog Appreciation Day
  • August 31st – Eat Outside Day

September 2021

  • September 4th – Global Talent Acquisition Day
  • September 5th – International Day of Charity
  • September 6th – Read a Book Day
  • September 8th – International Literacy Day
  • September 13th – Positive Thinking Day
  • September 21st – International Day of Peace
  • September 25th – World Dream Day
  • September 30th – World Podcast Day

October 2021

  • October 1st – Coffee Day
  • October 4th – World Animal Day
  • October 5th – World Teacher’s Day
  • October 9th – World Post Day
  • October 10th – World Mental Health Day
  • October 15th – Global Handwashing Day
  • October 25th – International Artists Day
  • October 28th – International Animation Day

November 2021

  • November 11th – Origami Day
  • November 13th – World Kindness Day
  • November 17th – Take a Hike Day
  • November 18th – Use Less Stuff Day
  • November 19th – International Men’s Day
  • November 21st – Entrepreneurs Day

December 2021

  • December 7th – Letter Writing Day
  • December 10th – Nobel Prize Day
  • December 12th – International Children’s Day
  • December 15th – International Tea Day
  • December 17th – Ugly Sweater Day

January 2022

  • January 2nd – World Introvert Day
  • January 4th – Trivia Day
  • January 16th – International Hot and Spicy Food Day
  • January 17th – Ditch New Year's Resolution Day
  • January 21st – National Hugging Day
  • January 23rd – Community Manager Appreciation Day
  • January 24th – International Day of Education
  • January 25th – Opposite Day
  • January 28th – Global Community Engagement Day

February 2022

  • February 4th – World Cancer Day
  • February 5th – World Read Aloud Day
  • February 6th – Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
  • February 11th – International Day of Women and Girls Science
  • February 12th – Darwin Day
  • February 15th – Singles Awareness Day
  • February 17th – Random Act of Kindness Day
  • February 22nd – Single Tasking Day

March 2022

  • March 1st – World Compliment Day
  • March 3rd – World Wildlife Day
  • March 4th – Employee Appreciation Day
  • March 8th – International Women’s Day
  • March 14th – International Day of Mathematics
  • March 18th – Awkward Moments Day
  • March 20th – International Day of Happiness
  • March 22nd – World Water Day
  • March 27th – World Theatre Day

April 2022

  • April 1st – April Fool’s Day
  • April 2nd – World Autism Day
  • April 5th – Star Trek First Contact Day
  • April 7th – Beer Day
  • April 14th – Dolphin Day
  • April 15th – Anime Day
  • April 16th – Wear Pyjamas to Work Day
  • April 21st – World Creativity and Innovation Day
  • April 22nd – Earth Day
  • April 25th – Financial Independence Awareness Day
  • April 28th – Superhero Day
  • April 30th – Honesty Day

Looking for more?

If you’re looking for more, check out Days of the Year for other unique and interesting holidays to add to your marketing calendar.

Before designing your holiday–themed MMS marketing campaigns, always do your research. It’s vital to find out the history of each special day, why it’s celebrated, and who celebrates it. This will ensure you join the conversation in a respectful and meaningful way.

Along with researching holidays, also do your homework to make sure you’re following best practices on how to create MMS marketing campaigns, how to elevate your MMS marketing services, and how to choose the best MMS platform for your needs.

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