Awareness Days are a great reason for brands and employees to engage with their audiences online. Talking about your business, products, or services which relate to a relevant awareness day provides a great opportunity to align with social media trends. Here we summarise some of the key Social Media Awareness Days for July 2020. Scheduling campaigns as part of your Social Media Strategy to coincide with Social Media Awareness Days for July 2020 can, therefore, help to boost your brand’s online visibility. You can increase engagement by using content (photos, videos, graphics, etc) and links, and increase visibility by hosting competitions. With this in mind, here is a summary of some of the key Awareness Days, and their respective Hashtag(s) taking place in July 2020.

July 2020

1st July
International Joke Day
#InternationalJokeDay The world celebrates International Joke Day on 1st July every year, to get the world sharing its best one-liners and rib ticklers.
2nd July
3rd July
4th July
Independence Day (US)
#IndependenceDay Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776.
International Day of Co-operatives
#coopsday The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) has been observed on the first Saturday of July since 1927. The International Day of Co-operatives highlights the contribution that co-operatives make across the world.
5th July
6th July
Great British Pea Week
Great British Pea Week 2020 runs from 6–12th July. It marks the annual celebration of peas!
7th July
World Chocolate Day
#worldchocolateday Also referred to as International Chocolate Day
8th July
9th July
10th July
11th July
World Population Day
#WorldPopulationDay World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues.
12th July
13th July
14th July
15th July
World Youth Skills Day
#WorldYouthSkillsDay #WYSD The aim of World Youth Skills Day is to encourage youth to celebrate the value of acquiring skills like building, making, and creating as a way to achieve personal success and fulfillment.
16th July
National Cherry Day
National Cherry Day was started in 2008 as part of CherryAid, a campaign to save the British cherry.
17th July
World Emoji Day
#WorldEmojiDay World Emoji Day is an unofficial holiday celebrated on 17 July. The day is deemed a “global celebration of emoji”.
18th July
Nelson Mandela Day
#mandeladay Nelson Mandela International Day is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on Mandela’s birthday.
19th July
20th July
21st July
22nd July
23rd July
24th July
25th July
26th July
27th July
28th July
World Hepatitis Day
#worldhepatitisday World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis
29th July
30th July
International Day of Friendship
#internationalfriendshipday International Friendship Day is a celebration to mark friendships from all over the globe.
31st July
National Avocado Day
#nationalavocadoday A US day celebrating Avocados
We hope that you will find relevant Social Media Awareness Days for July 2020 which align with your brand. Stay on top of all upcoming awareness days, social media news, and best practice by visiting the Avocado Social Blog and by joining the Avocado Social Media Hub.