January 4th, 2018

2018 Retail Promotional Calendar

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Use this calendar of special days, weeks and months to plan out an effective promotional strategy.

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JANUARY
January Clean Up Your Computer Month
January Financial Wellness Month
January Get Organized Month
January National Hot Tea Month
January National Skating Month
January Oatmeal Month
January Be Kind to Food Servers Month
January 1 New Years Day
January 1-7 Diet Resolution Week
January 4 Trivia Day
January 8 BCS National Title Game
January 12 National Hot Tea Day
January 15 Martin Luther King Day
January 21 National Hugging Day
January 23 National Handwriting Day
January 23 National Pie Day
January 24 National Compliment Day
January 27 National Seed Swap Day
January 28 Pro Bowl


FEBRUARY
February American Heart Month
February Bake For Family Fun Month
February National Cherry Month
February National Pet Dental Health Month
February National Time Management Month
February Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
February 1-7 Solo Diners Eat Out Week
February 2 Groundhog Day
February 4 Super Bowl XLIX
February 12 President’s Day
February 12-18 Jell-O Week
February 13 FAT Tuesday
February 14 Lent Begins
February 14 Valentine’s Day
February 14 National Donor Day
February 23 National Chili Day


MARCH
March National Caffeine Awareness Month
March National Craft Month
March National Frozen Food Month
March National Nutrition Month
March National Peanut Month
March National Umbrella Month
March Save Your Vision Month
March 4 Paczki Day
March 7 National Pancake Day
March 11 Daylight Savings Time Starts
March 12 Check Your Batteries Day
March 13 Organize Your Home Office Day
March 13 Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
March 16 Lips Appreciation Day
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 17 National Quilting Day
March 29 National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
March 30 Good Friday
March 30 Passover Begins


APRIL
April Car Care Month
April National Decorating Month
April National Pecan Month
April Straw Hat Month
April National Humor Month
April National Card & Lettering Writing Month
April 1 Easter
April 5 National Deep Dish Pizza Day
April 7 Passover Ends
April 10 National Siblings Day
April 12 National Licorice Day
April 15-21 National Karaoke Week
April 17 Tax Day
April 22 Earth Day
April 22 National Jelly Bean Day
April 23-27 Administrative Professionals Week
April 25 Administrative Professionals Day


MAY
May Get Caught Reading Month
May Gifts from the Garden Month
May National Barbecue Month
May National Bike Month
May National Good Car Keeping Month
May National Hamburger Month
May National Photo Month
May National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
May National Salad Month
May National Sweet Vidalia Month
May National Vinegar Month
May 1 May Day
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 8 National Teacher Day
May 11 Eat What You Want Day
May 13 Mother’s Day
May 18 National Bike to Work Day
May 28 Memorial Day


JUNE
June June Dairy Month
June June is Perennial Gardening Month
June National Bathroom Reading Month
June National Safety Month
June National Soul Food Month
June 1 National Donut Day
June 3-9 National Business Etiquette Week
June 8 Best Friend’s Day
June 10-16 National Automotive Service Professionals Week
June 12-18 National Flag Week
June 14 Flag Day
June 21 Father’s Day
June 28 Great American Backyard Campout


JULY
July Cell Phone Courtesy Month
July National Grilling Month
July National Horseradish Month
July National Hot Dog Month
July National Ice Cream Month
July 3 Red, White & Boom, Columbus OH
July 3-Aug 15 Air Conditioning Appreciation Days
July 4 Independence Day
July 15 National Ice Cream Day
July 22 Parents Day
July 24 National Drive-Thru Day
July 31 National Chili Dog Day


AUGUST
August American Adventures Month
August Boomers Making a Difference Month
August National Immunization Awareness Month
August Shop Online for Groceries Month
August 1 Girlfriend’s Day
August 4 National Mustard Day
August 5 Sisters’ Day
August 9 National Garage Sale Day
August 15 National Relaxation Day
August 29 More Herbs, Less Salt Day


SEPTEMBER
September Fall Hat Month
September Low Fat Pizza Bake Month
September National Bake & Decorate Month
September National Coupon Month
September National Honey Month
September National Mushroom Month
September National Rice Month
September National Whole Grains Month
September 2-8 National Waffle Week
September 3 Labor Day
September 9 National Grandparents Day
September 9 Rosh Hashanah
September 18 Yom Kippur
September 21-27 National Clean Hands Week
September 22 Family Day – Be Involved. Stay Involved
September 23-29 National Keep Kids Creative Week


OCTOBER
October Go Hog Wild – Eat Country Ham Month
October National Bake and Decorate Month
October National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October National Dental Hygiene Month
October National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
October National Roller Skating Month
October Spinach Lovers Month
October Talk About Prescriptions Month
October Vegetarian Month
October 7-13 Fire Prevention Week
October 8 National Pierogi Day
October 8 Columbus Day
October 10 National Cake Decorating Day
October 16 National Boss Day
October 20 Sweetest Day
October 28 Mother-in-Law Day
October 31 Halloween


NOVEMBER
November National Georgia Pecan Month
November Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month
November 3 National Sandwich Day
November 4 Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 6 Election Day
November 8 Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day
November 11 Veteran’s Day
November 15 National Bundt Day
November 17 Homemade Bread Day
November 22 Thanksgiving Day
November 23 Black Friday
November 26 Cyber Monday


DECEMBER
December 2 Advent Begins
December 3 First Day of Hanukkah
December 7 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 12 Poinsettia Day
December 24 Christmas Eve
December 25 Christmas Day
December 31 New Year’s Eve



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