25 Holidays to Inspire Your Winter Marketing Campaigns (Beyond December)

December 19, 2017 | SnapApp Marketing

Do you remember what you did five weeks ago? I know, that’s a pretty long stretch into the memory banks – so let me put it another way. What did you do for Halloween?


I bet you had a much easier time answering the second question. Why? Because holidays provide touchstones, serving as landmarks in our lives that stick much more clearly into our memories.


As marketers, connecting with our audience around holidays and seasonal themes is one of the best ways to build relationships and start conversations.


If you’re looking for some holiday inspiration this season, look no further! We’ve assembled a quick, snapshot lost at some known and more obscure holidays wrap some content around. To really get some planning done, use our Winter Campain Planning Worksheet below!


Here are 25 holidays you should consider when planning holiday marketing campaigns.



  • 12/5: Walt Disney’s Birthday
  • Varies: Chanukkah
  • 12/7: Pearl Harbor Day
  • 12/10: Nobel Prizes Presented
  • 12/15: Cat Herders Day
  • 12/19: Oatmeal Muffin Day
  • 12/23: Festivus
  • 12/25: Christmas
  • 12/31: New Year’s Eve



  • 1/1: New Year’s Day
  • 1/3: Festival of Sleep
  • 1/4: Trivia Day
  • 1/10: Houseplant Appreciation Day
  • 1/14: Poetry at Work Day
  • Third Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • 1/20: Buzz Aldrin’s Birthday
  • 1/25: Opposite Day
  • 1/28: National Fun at Work Day



  • First Sunday: Superbowl
  • 2/2: Groundhog Day
  • 2/12: Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
  • 2/14: Valentine’s Day
  • Third Monday: Presidents Day
  • Mid-February: Fat Tuesday
  • Late February: Chinese New Year


If you want to learn more about what it takes to design the right holiday marketing campaign for your business, you might be interested in this webinar recording from SnapApp.


Successful holiday marketing requires planning in advance, creating the right content, defining the right cadence for your campaign, and setting up a plan for measurement to show results.


Ready to start marketing around the holidays? Download our Winter Campaign Planning Worksheet!



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