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Social Media Posts Ideas for July

With Coordinating Hashtags, Explanations & Examples

Jena Apgar
Jun 29, 2017 · 7 min read
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July 2019 Social Media post ideas are perfect for the small business owner struggling with what to share today. Whether it’s World UFO Day or the now infamous, Talk in an Elevator Day, every day has something to celebrate online.

Just log onto Twitter, and quickly scan what’s trending on the left-hand side of the screen. There is always some obscure holiday trending!

So what do we have:

July 1: Canada Day or Dominion Day — Canada Day is a celebration of Canadian nationalism, heritage and pride. Canada became self-governing on July 1st, 1867, with the passage of the British North America Act (BNA Act) in the British Parliament. The holiday was originally known as “Dominion Day” but it was changed to Canada Day by the Canadian Parliament on October 27, 1982. Use hashtag #CanadaDay

July 1: International Joke Day — Writer, and obvious comedian, Wayne Reinagel originated International Joke Day in 1994. He made this day July 1, because the year was officially half over and he used it to promote his joke books. Use hashtag #InternationalJokeDay

July 1: Wimbledon — The oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is regarded by many as the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts. Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the others being the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open. Since the Australian Open shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon is the only major still played on grass. Use hashtag #Wimbledon

July 2: World UFO Day — Use hashtag #WorldUFODay

July 3: National Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 4: United States Independence Day — The fourth of July is the birthday of the USA. Thomas Jefferson led a committee that crafted the Declaration of Independence that declared freedom for the 13 colonies from British rule between June 11–28, 1776. Jefferson and other representatives from the thirteen colonies, voted and approved it on July 4, 1776. It currently resides in the Exhibition Hall of the National Archive in Washington, D.C. Use hashtag #July4th

July 5: National Bikini Day

July 6: International Kissing Day

July 6: National Fried Chicken Day

July 7: First Day of NAIDOC Week

July 7: National Strawberry Sundae Day

July 8: National Video Game Day

July 9: National Sugar Cookie Day

July 9: Nunavut Day

July 10: National Kitten Day

July 10: National Piña Colada Day

July 11: National Free Slurpee Day

July 11: World Population Day — Seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues and was established by the then, Governing Council, of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987. Use hashtag #WorldPopulationDay

July 12: National Eat Your Jello Day

July 12: National Simplicity Day

July 12: Orangemen’s Day

July 13: National French Fry Day

July 14: Bastille Day — Bastille Day commemorates modern France, French democracy, symbolizes the end of the constitutional monarchy, and the beginning of the democratic republic of France. To Frenchmen, Bastille Day is viewed as their liberation. Bastille Day is actually called Fete de la Federation. In France, it is a holiday that is celebrated with military parades. Use hashtag #BastilleDay

July 14: National Mac and Cheese Day

July 14: National Nude Day

July 14: Pandemonium Day

July 15: Amazon Prime Day — Use hashtag #PrimeDay

July 15: World Youth Skills Day — Today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population. The active engagement of youth in sustainable development efforts is central to achieving sustainable, inclusive and stable societies by the target date, and to averting the worst threats and challenges to sustainable development, including the impacts of climate change, unemployment, poverty, gender inequality, conflict, and migration by the United Nations (UN). However, young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and continuously exposed to lower quality of jobs, greater labor market inequalities, and longer and more insecure school-to-work transitions. In addition, women are more likely to be underemployed and under-paid, and to undertake part-time jobs or work under temporary contracts. Use hashtag #WorldYouthSkillsDay

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 16: Asalha Puja

July 16: National Corn Fritter Day

July 17: World Emoji Day — Emojis ❤️, as we know them, were first used in Japan in the late 1990s on mobile phones. They are fun, and as a result, their popularity and use has grown exponentially. In the last few years 🏌️‍♂️, major corporations have gotten into the act, creating an enormous assortment of emojis for us to use for almost any emotion or occasion. 🙈 🙉 🙊 Retail outlets have also joined the fun. You can find emojis on all sorts of products, from stationery to T-shirts, to pillows. Emojis have their roots in the yellow smiley of the 1960s and 1970s 😀. Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963. Use hashtag #EmojiDay

July 17: National Hot Dog Day — Use hashtag #HotDogDay

July 18: National Caviar Day Food & Beverage Food

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day — In November of 2009, in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, UN General Assembly declared July 18 to be “Nelson Mandela International Day”. Resolution A/RES/64/13 recognizes Mandela’s values and his dedication to the service of humanity in: conflict resolution; race relations; promotion and protection of human rights; reconciliation; gender equality and the rights of children and other vulnerable groups; the fight against poverty; the promotion of social justice. The resolution acknowledges his contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world. Use hashtag #NelsonMandelaInternationalDay

July 18: World Listening Day — Use hashtag #WorldListeningDay

July19: National Daiquiri Day — Use hashtag #NationalDaiquiriDay

July 20: National Lollipop Day — Use hashtag #NationalLollipopDay

July 20: National Moon Day — Use hashtag #NationalMoonDay

July 21: National Ice Cream Day — Use hashtag #NationalIceCreamDay

July 21: National Junk Food Day — Use hashtag #NationalJunkFoodDay

July 22: National Hammock Day — Use hashtag #NationalHammockDay

July 24: National Cousins Day — Use hashtag #NationalCousins Day

July 24: National Drive-Thru Day — Use hashtag #NationalDriveThruDay

July 24: National Tequila Day — Use hashtag #NationalTequilaDay

July 25: National Chili Dog Day — Use hashtag #NationalChiliDogDay

July 25: National Hot Fudge Sundae Day — Use hashtag #NationalHot FudgeSundaeDay

July 25: National Wine and Cheese Day — Use hashtag #NationalWineandCheeseDay

July 26: National Aunt and Uncle Day — Use hashtag #

July 26: National Coffee Milkshake Day — Use hashtag #

July 27: National Creme Brûlée Day — Use hashtag #

July 27: National Scotch Day — Use hashtag #

July 28: National Milk Chocolate Day — Use hashtag #

July 28: National Parents’ Day — Use hashtag #

July 28: World Hepatitis Day — The World Health Organization (WHO) sees an opportunity to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis, encourage actions and engagement by individuals, partners and the public and highlight the need for a greater global response as outlined in the WHO’s Global hepatitis report of 2017. The date of 28 July was chosen because it is the birthday of Nobel-prize winning scientist Dr Baruch Blumberg, who discovered hepatitis B virus (HBV) and developed a diagnostic test and vaccine for the virus. Use hashtag #WorldHepatitisDay

July 29: National Chicken Wing Day — Use hashtag #NationalChickenWingDay

July 29: National Lasagna Day — Use hashtag #NationalLasagnaDay

July 29: National Lipstick Day — Use hashtag #NationalLipstickDay

July 30: International Day of Friendship— From the United Nations, “Our world faces many challenges, crises and forces of division such as poverty, violence, and human rights abuses, among many others, that undermine peace, security, development and social harmony among the world’s peoples. To confront those crises and challenges, their root causes must be addressed by promoting and defending a shared spirit of human solidarity that takes many forms, the simplest of which is friendship. Through friendship, by accumulating bonds of camaraderie and developing strong ties of trust, we can contribute to the fundamental shifts that are urgently needed to achieve lasting stability, weave a safety net that will protect us all, and generate passion for a better world where all are united for the greater good.” Use hashtag #InternationalDayofFriendship

July 30: National Cheesecake Day

July 30: National Father-in-Law Day

July 31: Harry Potter’s Birthday — Beloved fictional wizard, Harry Potter, turns 39 in 2019. Twitter loves a good reason to celebrate, and everyone from Google to the University of Glasgow has joined the social media party to toast The Boy Who Lived in previous years. Fans remember the sweetly misspelled cake that half-giant Hagrid gave Harry on his 11th birthday. In the movie adaptation, the cake is shown with green icing over pink frosting reading “Happee birthdae Harry.” Use hashtag ⚡#HappyBirthdayHarryPotter

July 31: National Avocado Day

July 31: National Mutt Day Animals Pet

July 1–8: Clean Beaches Week Environmental

All July: National Ice Cream Month

July 3–10: Be Nice to Jersey Week

July 20–27: National Moth Week

Next Month’s —August Social Media Post Ideas:

Capitalize on these valuable opportunities if they align with your branding. Please, do not JUST use the hashtag on top of something irrelevant.

So many options to participate in worldwide conversations — that is how you grow reach and authority and even vanity “likes” and “followers”.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop us a line in the comments below!


Jena Apgar is an international speaker, digital agency CEO at Warfare Marketing, co-founder and trainer at Business Growth Network with the popular 90-Day Double My Business Challenge, and co-host of the popular videocast, DoubleFunnel.tv, which takes you through what it takes to build a 6–8 figure business, to double your business, leveraging marketing strategies, funnels and traffic tactics. Join the 4,000 readers getting a dose of my best and most controversial marketing & business content. Join here.

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