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December 2022 observance calendar roundup

Nov 28, 2022

What days should you keep in mind for your government social media content calendar? Here’s a helpful roundup of some of the observed days happening in December you might want to build content for — or be mindful of — for your government social media accounts. 

Please keep in mind that this may not be a full list, and we encourage you to check other sources like List of National Days or National Today, with your state/county for any area-specific days or with your peers in our GSM Facebook Community Group or GSM network.

Observed in the month of December

Weeks observed in December

  • National Handwashing Awareness Week: December 4-10
  • Older Driver Safety Awareness Week: December 5-9
  • National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 5-9
  • Las Posadas: December 16-24
  • Hanukkah: December 18-26
  • Kwanzaa: December 26-January 1 

Days observed in December

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