Social Media Posts Ideas for July

With Coordinating Hashtags, Explanations & Examples

Jena Apgar
The Startup
Published in
8 min readJun 29, 2017

July 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…



Jena Apgar
The Startup

Marketing Strategist, Interior Designer, Mother of 4 dragons, and Social Media Weirdo with a weakness for Mint Green Tea and Dallas-esque Champaign Campaigns.