February 2022 observance calendar roundup

Feb 08, 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 February you might want to build content for — or be mindful of — for your government social media accounts. 

We also put together a free, downloadable resource of observed days for 2022! Download our 2022 Observance Calendar Roundup to easily reference days and fill in goals, accomplishments and ideas throughout the year. 

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 February

Weeks observed in February

Days observed in February

  • Chinese New Year: February 1
  • Korean New Year: February 1
  • Lunar New Year: February 1
  • Groundhog Day: February 2
  • World Wetlands Day: February 2
  • National Thank a Mail Carrier Day: February 4
  • World Cancer Day: February 4
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day: February 5
  • Safer Internet Day: February 8
  • Galentine’s Day: February 13
  • Super Bowl Sunday: February 13
  • National Organ Donor Day: February 14
  • Pet Theft Awareness Day: February 14
  • Valentine’s Day: February 14
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day: February 17
  • National Love Your Pet Day: February 20
  • World Day of Social Justice: February 20
  • Presidents’ Day: February 21
  • World Spay Day: February 22


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