Social Media Content Plan Ideas: March

We’re marching into March, and there are plenty of special dates of keep in mind when you are creating your social media content plan.

We’ve got big events like St. Patricks Day and Easter, but also some cute ones like Napping Day that you don’t want to miss in your schedule.

If you’re still after ideas for the rest of February, check out the key dates here.

Pro tip: Right after March is April – which means April Fools Day is fast approaching. Now is the time to start plotting! (Here’re some ideas from last year!).

UPDATE: Looking for ideas for April? Here’s the April schedule!

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


March (Month)

Australian Women’s History Month

March (Daily)

March 1
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
World Compliment Day
March 3
World Book Day
March 4
House of Cards (Netflix) USA
Employee Appreciation Day
March 5
Mardi Gras parade (event) – AUS
March Forth and do Something Day
March 6
Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi gras (televised on SBS) – AUS
Clean Up Australia Day- AUS
March 8
Agents of SHIELD (midseason return) USA
International Women’s Day
March 9
Barbie’s Birthday
March 13
Kid’s Choice Awards 11am Nickelodeon – AUS
World’s Greatest Shave
March 14
Pi Day
Napping Day

March 17
St. Patrick’s Day
Close The Gap Day – AUS
March 18
Daredevil – Netflix – USA
Awkward Moments Day
March 19
Earth Hour
March 20
First Day of Autumn (Southern Hemisphere) or Spring (Northern Hemisphere)
March 21
First Ever Tweet made on Twitter, 2006
World Down Syndrome Day
March 22
International Goof Off Day
March 23
Puppy Day
World Meteorological Day
March 24
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in cinemas – AUS
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 in cinemas – AUS
March 25
Tolkien Reading Day
March 26
March 27
Spanish Paella Day
World Naked Bike Ride
March 29
Coca-Cola was Invented in 1886
Do you know of any other awesome dates we should include? Pop them in the comments!

Want more dates….?

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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