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2024 Events & Celebration Planner for Businesses

In the fast-paced world of business, taking time to celebrate and offer recognition is essential for both employee satisfaction and overall company success. As we step into a new year filled with opportunities, it’s time to reimagine your approach to employee events, holidays, and recognition programs. 

 

When it comes to holidays and special events in 2024, we’ve got you covered with our 2024 Event & Celebration Planner for Businesses. This guide will walk you through the key holidays and events that your businesses can celebrate throughout the year. 

Below, you will find a robust listing of celebrations and special days each month, with links to more information on the celebration, as well as ideas for unique ways to engage with your employees, recognize achievements, and resonate with your customers through branded merch that’s tied to a special day or theme. 

     

    January Holidays & Events

       

        • National Mentoring Month (January 1-31

        • National Blood Donor Month (January 1-31

        • New Year’s Day (January 1)

        • National Trivia Day (January 4)

        • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 15

        • National Hat Day (January 15

        • National Popcorn Day (January 19

        • Data Privacy Day (January 28

        • National Croissant Day (January 30

        • National Hot Chocolate Day (January 31

      February 2024 Holidays & Events

         

          • Black History Month (February 1-29

          • American Heart Month (February 1-29

          • Groundhog Day (February 2

          • National Pizza Day (February 9

          • Lunar New Year (February 10

          • Valentine’s Day (February 14

          • Random Acts of Kindness (February 17

          • Presidents Day (February 19

        March 2024 Holidays & Events

           

            • Women’s History Month (March 1-31

            • Employee Appreciation Day (March 1

            • World Wildlife Day (March 3

            • National Cereal Day (March 7

            • International Women’s Day (March 8

            • Daylight Savings Time Starts (March 10

            • Pi Day (March 14

            • World Sleep Day (March 15)

            • St. Patrick’s Day (March 17

            • First Day of Spring/Spring Equinox (March 20

            • World Water Day (March 22

            • International Waffle Day (March 25

            • Easter Sunday (March 31

            • International Transgender Day of Visibility (March 31

          April 2024 Holidays & Events

             

              • National Poetry Month (April 1-30)

              • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention (April 1-30)

              • Stress Awareness Month (April 1-30)

              • National Donate Life Month (April 1-30)

              • April Fool’s Day (April 1

              • National Walking Day (April 3

              • National Burrito Day (April 4

              • National Beer Day (April 7

              • World Health Day (April 7

              • International Day of Pink (April 7

              • National Siblings Day (April 10

              • National Pet Day (April 11

              • Tax Day (April 15

              • Bicycle Day (April 19

              • Record Store Day (April 20

              • World Creativity & Innovation Day (April 21

              • Administrative Professionals Day (April 24

              • Take Child to Work Day (April 25

              • Arbor Day (April 26

              • Lesbian Visibility Day (April 26

              • National Pretzel Day (April 26

              • Independent Bookstore Day (April 27

              • World Day for Safety & Health at Work (April 28)

            May 2024 Holidays & Events

               

                • National Bike Month (May 1-31)

                • National Mental Health Awareness Month (May 1-31

                • May Day (May 1

                • Star Wars Day (May 4

                • Cinco De Mayo (May 5

                • National Nurses Day (May 6

                • National Teacher Appreciation Day (May 7

                • Mother’s Day (May 12

                • Bike to Work Day (May 17

                • Armed Forces Day (May 18

                • International Museum Day (May 18

                • National Wine Day (May 25

                • Towel Day (May 25

                • Indy 500 (May 26

                • National Burger Day (May 28

              June 2024 Holidays & Events

                 

                  • National Cheese Day (June 4

                  • World Environment Day (June 5

                  • National Donut Day (June 7

                  • National Best Friend Day (June 8

                  • Flag Day (June 14

                  • National Bourbon Day (June 14

                  • World Blood Donor Day (June 14

                  • Father’s Day (June 16

                  • International Picnic Day (June 18

                  • Juneteenth (June 19

                  • National Martini Day (June 19

                  • Summer Solstice/First Day of Summer (June 20

                  • International Yoga Day (June 21

                  • National Selfie Day (June 21

                  • National Camera Day (June 29

                  • Tour de France (June 29-July 21

                  • BET Awards (June 30

                July 2024 Holidays & Events

                   

                    • National Parks Month (July 1-31

                    • National Picnic Month (July 1-31

                    • UV Safety Month (July 1-31

                    • Canada Day (July 1

                    • Independence Day (July 4

                    • World Chocolate Day (July 7

                    • National Sugar Cookie Day (July 9

                    • National Piña Colada Day (July 10

                    • National French Fry Day (July 12

                    • National Mac & Cheese Day (July 14

                    • National Hot Dog Day (July 17

                    • World Emoji Day (July 17

                    • National Ice Cream Day (July 21

                    • National Tequila Day (July 24

                    • National Intern Day (July 25

                    • National Lasagna Day (July 29

                    • International Day of Friendship (July 30

                    • National Cheesecake Day (July 30

                  August 2024 Holidays & Events

                     

                      • International Beer Day (August 2

                      • International Cat Day (August 8

                      • Book Lovers Day (August 9

                      • Word Indigenous Peoples Day (August 9

                      • National Lazy Day (August 10

                      • National Relaxation Day (August 15

                      • National Nonprofit Day (August 17

                      • National Aviation Day (August 19)

                      • National Radio Day (August 20

                      • National Dog Day (August 26)

                      • Women’s Equality Day (August 26

                      • National Beach Day (August 30

                    September 2023 Holidays & Events

                       

                        • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September 1-30

                        • National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (September 1-30

                        • Labor Day (September 2

                        • Read A Book Day (September 6

                        • National Beer Lovers Day (September 7)

                        • 9/11 Remembrance (September 11

                        • Autumnal Equinox/First Day of Fall (September 22

                        • Bi Visibility Day (September 23

                        • International Day of Sign Languages (September 23

                        • National Comic Book Day (September 25

                        • National Pancake Day (September 26

                        • National Coffee Day (September 29

                        • International Podcast Day (September 30

                      October 2023 Holidays & Events

                         

                          • Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 1-31

                          • International Coffee Day (October 1

                          • Mean Girls Day (October 3

                          • National Taco Day (October 4

                          • World Smile Day (October 4

                          • World Teachers’ Day (October 5

                          • National Coaches Day (October 6

                          • World Mental Health Day (October 10

                          • International Day of the Girl (October 11

                          • National Coming Out Day (October 11

                          • Columbus Day (October 14

                          • Indigenous Peoples Day (October 14

                          • Global Handwashing Day (October 15

                          • National Chocolate Day (October 28

                          • National Cat Day (October 29

                        November 2024 Holidays & Events

                           

                            • National Sandwich Day (November 3

                            • Election Day (November 5

                            • National STEM Day (November 8

                            • Veterans Day (November 11

                            • World Kindness Day (November 13

                            • Thanksgiving (November 28

                            • Black Friday (November 29

                            • Small Business Saturday (November 30

                          December 2024 Holidays & Events

                             

                              • Cyber Monday (December 2

                              • Giving Tuesday (December 3

                              • National Cookie Day (December 4

                              • International Volunteer Day (December 5

                              • National Cocoa Day (December 13

                              • Winter Solstice/First Day of Winter (December 21

                              • Christmas Eve (December 24

                              • Hanukkah (December 25 – January 3, 2025)

                              • Kwanzaa (December 26-January 1, 2025

                              • New Year’s Eve (December 31

                            Celebrate With Branded Merchandise

                            Whether you’re celebrating, bonding as a team, or showing appreciation, the experienced team at Strategies can help you find the perfect branded merchandise to mark the occasion. From curated gift baskets to fully stocked company stores, we’ll help you foster fun and loyalty among your team with incentives and rewards they’ll love. 

                             

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