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July observance calendar roundup

Jun 24, 2021

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 July 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 July

  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National Grilling Month
  • Independent Retailer Month
  • National Picnic Month

Weeks observed in July

  • Clean Beaches Week: July 1-7
  • National Doughnut Week: July 10-18
  • Shark Week: July 11-18

Days observed in July

  • Canada Day: July 1
  • National Postal Worker Day: July 1
  • National Stay Out of the Sun Day: July 3
  • Independence Day: July 4
  • Don’t Step On A Bee Day: July 10
  • World Population Day: July 11
  • All American Pet Photo Day: July 11
  • Bastille Day: July 14
  • National Pet Fire Safety Day: July 15
  • World Emoji Day: July 17
  • Eid al-Adha: July 19
  • National Moon Day: July 20
  • National Hot Dog Day: July 21
  • Asalha Puja: July 24
  • Buffalo Soldiers Day: July 28
  • National Chicken Wing Day: July 29
  • World Ranger Day: July 31

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