January 2017 Key Dates Social Media Content Calendar

Happy New Year! January is packed full of activities – especially as it’s summer in Australia. With the Australian Open, Sydney Festival and Australia Day, there plenty of time in the sun. Don’t miss special days like Bean Day, the No Pants Subway Ride, Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day and Community Managers Appreciation Day!

Check out the dates for December 2016 here and February 2017 is here!

If you’re after a calendar for 2021 onwards, check out my Premium Templates section so you can plan ahead.


January 2017 – Month-long events


January 2017 Key Dates

January 1
New Years Day
January 2
Sherlock – on Stan
Science Fiction Day
January 3
Tolkein’s birthday
Festival Of Sleep Day
January 4
Trivia Day
January 6
Bean Day
January 7
Sydney Festival – 7 – 26 Jan
January 8
No Pants Subway/Metro Ride
74th Golden Globe Awards (USA)
Elvis’ birthday
January 9
Word Nerd Day
January 11
Vikings 8:30pm SBS
Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day
January 12
Kiss a Ginger Day
Monster Trucks – movie in cinemas
Work Harder Day
January 13
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events – Netflix
January 14
Santos Tour Down Under – Cycling 14 – 22 Jan
Organize Your Home Day
January 15
Undies Run for Bowel Cancer
Tamworth Country Music Festival (TCMF)

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2021 Key Dates Calendar

Looking for a listing of key dates, fun events and holidays to help you plan your social media content for 2021? This dates listing covers everything from Australian public holidays, silly days, sporting events and award shows from January through til December 2021.

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