Looking for great content ideas for social media? We have you covered. We have pulled together the top trending social media dates for August 2022 so you don’t have to. Below you will find the dates, what they are about, and all hashtags and emojis needed for a good quality post. Use these topics for great blog posts, Tik Tok videos, or any social platform with a fun picture.
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1. National Respect for Parents Day #RespectForParentsDay Parents play an important role in our lives. Meet or call your parents on August 1 and celebrate this day with them.
2. National Coloring Book Day #NationalColoringBookDay Create a mini coloring book for your brand or relive your childhood and let your creativity emerge by hosting a coloring party.
5. 🍺 International Beer Day (First Friday in August) #InternationalBeerDay Created in 2007, this is a day to sit back, crack open a cold one, and enjoy your favorite version of this adult beverage.
8. 🐱 International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay Celebrate the existence of our beloved furry feline friends on International Cat Day. And don’t forget to follow top cat influencers.
9. 📚 National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay National Book Lovers Day connects bibliophiles and bookworms all over to celebrate reading and literature. Make yourself comfortable and enjoy your favorite book, or hone your skills with a marketing book.
10. National Lazy Day #LazyDayDo you like relaxing but you feel guilty of being a slacker or layabout? Celebrate it without stress during National Lazy Day.
10. 🦁 World Lion Day #WorldLionDay This is a day to bring awareness to the dwindling numbers of lions and to celebrate them while trying to keep them off the endangered species list.
11. National Sons and Daughters Day #SonsAndDaughtersDay A day to spend with your child(ren) – at work, home, or outside. Show them your love and appreciation and make National Sons and Daughters Day unforgettable for all of you.
12. International Youth Day #YouthDay IYD is an awareness day designated by the United Nations to remind us to enable youth to contribute to the fullest of their great potential. Celebrate young peoples’ actions, initiatives, voices, and engagement during International Youth Day.
12. 🐘 World Elephant Day #WorldElephantDay The largest land mammal on earth, elephants face many threats in their ecosystems. World Elephant Day is a moment to spread awareness and also to share your favorite elephant story, movie, photo, or video to remind the importance of the preservation and protection of elephants.
13. International Left Handers Day #LeftHandersDay International Left Handers Day is raising awareness of the needs of left handers and celebrates the uniqueness and differences of left handers in a right-handed world.
15. National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay It is important to take a break in today’s fast-paced world. Unwind and loosen up to become an ambassador of National Relaxation Day.
15. V-J Day #VJDay Victory over Japan Day commemorates what was effectively the end of World War II in 1945.
16. National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay Time to try out some new material (or one of your old favorites). Smile and laugh the entire day so you are happy, healthy, and in a good mood.
19. 📷 World Photography Day #WorldPhotoDay Photos, pictures, and images are used by billions of people all around the world. On World Photography Day, all photophiles celebrate their passion by revealing the soul of their photos taken.
19. World Humanitarian Day #WorldHumanitarianDay World Humanitarian Day commemorates humanitarian personnel injured or killed during their work for humanitarian causes. It honors all health and aid workers who provide support to people in need while risking their own lives in war or pandemic zones.
20. 🍋 National Lemonade Day #NationalLemonadeDay National Lemonade Day helps children to run their own business for a day – a lemonade stand. Having fun selling lemonade supports their soft skills development by communicating with their customers and improves their financial literacy.
21. World Entrepreneurs Day #EntrepreneursDay World Entrepreneurs Day celebrates all of those who’ve built an empire from scratch.
26. 🐶 International Dog Day #InternationalDogDay International Dog Day celebrates all dog breeds and supports dog adoption. It reminds us of a special bond between men and canines. Dogs bring joy to our daily lives, so enjoy this day with your furry creatures or check out the top dog influencers.
26. Women’s Equality Day #WomensEqualityDay Women’s Equality Day commemorates the historical moment back in 1920 when a proclamation granting American women the constitutional right to vote was signed. It reminds us of the importance of providing equal opportunities in education and employment. Pay tribute to all females who have made a difference.