As a social media marketer, we all know the importance of planning for campaigns well ahead of time. A new year means a new beginning, new challenges, and new opportunities for every marketing manager. It’s time to start planning your marketing campaigns, allocating your budget, and defining your goals for the coming year.

“Fail to prepare, prepare to fail”

To help you organize your work, Depositphotos have created this 2018 social media holiday calendar with a listing of some of the most important events and holidays of 2018.

So let’s get Started with Social Media Calendar of 2018. 


Date Day
5th January 2018 Deepika Padukone Birthday
10th January 2018 World Laughter Day / Hrithik Roshan
13th January 2018 Lohri
14th January 2018 Makar Sankranti / Pongal
20th January 2018 Cheese Lovers Day
26th January 2018 Republic Day
30th January 2018 Martyr’s Day



Date Day
4th February 2018 World Cancer Day
9th February 2018 Pizza Day
13th February 2018 Shivratri / World Radio Day
14th February 2018 Valentine’s Day
15th February 2018 Singles Awareness Day



Date Day
1st March 2018 Holi
8th March 2018 International Women’s Day
14th March 2018 Aamir Khan Birthday
15th March 2018 Alia Bhatt Birthday
20th March 2018 Kangana Ranaut Birthday
21st March 2018 World Poetry Day
22nd March 2018 World Water Day
30th March 2018 Good Friday / Doctor’s Day



Date Day
1st April 2018 April’s Day / Easter
7th April 2018 World Health Day
10th April 2018 Sibling’s Day
22nd April 2018 Earth Day
24th April 2018 Varun Dhawan / Sachin Tendulkar
25th April 2018 Rama Navami
29th April 2018 International Dance Day
30th April 2018 International Jazz Day



Date Day
1st May 2018 Labor Day
4th May 2018 Star Wars Day
6th May 2018 World Laughter Day
13th May 2018 Mother’s Day
15th May 2018 Family Day
29th May 2018 Buddha Purnima



Date Day
1st June 2018 Donut Day
5th June 2018 World Environment Days
14th June 2018 World Blood Donor Day
17th June 2018 Father’s Day
21st June 2018 World Music Day /
International Day of Yoga/
World Selfie Day
30th June 2018 Social Media Day



Date Day
6th July 2018 Ranveer Singh Birthday
7th July 2018 World Chocolate Day / Mahendra Singh Dhoni Birthday
13th July 2018 French Fry Day
16th July 2018 Katrina Kaif Birthday
17th July 2018 Emoji Day
18th July 2018 Priyanka Chopra Birthday



Date Day
3rd August 2018 International Beer Day
5th August 2018 Friendship Day
9th August 2018 Mahesh Babu Birthday
15th August 2018 Independence Day
19th August 2018 Photography Day
22nd August 2018 Eid-ud-Adha
25th August 2018 Onam
26th August 2018 Rakhi/Dog Day



Date Day
3rd Sept 2018 Janmasthmi
5th Sept 2018 Teacher’s Day
15th Sept 2018 Engineers’ Day
20th Sept 2018 Al-Hijra/Muharram/ Islamic New Year
27th Sept 2018 World Tourism Day
28th Sept 2018 Ranbir Kapoor Birthday
29th Sept 2018 International Coffee Day / World Heart Day



Date Day
2nd October 2018 Gandhi Jayanti
5th October 2018 World Smile Day
10th October 2018 Navratri / World Mental Health Day
16th October 2018 National Boss Day/ World Food Day
19th October 2018 Dussherra
22nd October 2018 Karvachauth
29th October 2018 Internet Day
31st October 2018 Halloween



Date Day
2nd November 2018 Shahrukh Khan Birthday
5th November 2018 Dhanteras / Virat Kohli Birthday
7th November 2018 Diwali
14th November 2018 Children’s Day
19th November 2018 International’s Men Day
20th November 2018 Milad un Nabi



Date Day
1st December 2018 World AIDS Day
25th December 2018 Christmas
27th December 2018 Salman Khan Birthday
31st December 2018 New Year’s Eve


This is the social media calendar for 2018. So buckle up and start preparing for your social media campaigns for 2018.

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