Need some ideas for your social media posts for this month? I’ve got your back! Get inspired by the special events in September below. Whether you’re Taking Like a Pirate, celebrating Nintendo’s birthday or celebrating the AFL Grand Final, check out the dates below and throw them in your calendar!

Check out the key dates for August here and October will be here very soon!

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Monthly Events

Social September
Big Heart Appeal
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Save The Koala Month
Blue September
Foster Care Month

Key Dates – September

September 1
Melbourne Spring Fashion Week
Spring Racing Festival
Kings Park Festival
Wattle Day
Adult Learning Week
No Rhyme or Reason Day
September 2
Birdville Races
Footy Colours Day
Badge Day (Legacy)
Indigenous Literacy Day
September 3
Father’s Day
Brisbane Festival
National Child Protection Week
September 4
Women’s Health Week
Kids Teaching Kids Week
Eat an Extra Dessert Day
September 5
International Day of Charity
Be Late for Something Day
Cheese Pizza Day
September 6
Awareness Day Awareness Day
Read a Book Day
Fight Procrastination Day
September 7
Salami Day
IT – in Aus cinemas
September 8
International Literacy Day
Desert Mob
White Balloon Day
September 9
Accessibility Weekend
Teddy Bear Day
September 10
Sydney Spring Carnival
Out of the Shadows and into the Light
Swap Ideas Day
September 11
Make Your Bed Day
September 12
Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13
National Skatepark Day
Positive Thinking Day
Roald Dahl Day
Scooby Doo’s Birthday (First cartoon debuted)
September 14
Melbourne Fringe Festival
R U OK Day
Hug Your Hound Day
Captain Underpants, The Emoji Movie and Mother! – in AUS cinemas
September 15
International Day of Democracy
Make a Hat Day

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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