September: Dates for your diary and content ideas

2 September 2021

Crack out the pumpkin spiced lattes and pull on your cosiest jumper – September is here, ushering in the beginning of spooky season and a need for some extra spooky September content ideas!

Now it has to be said, September isn’t the most exciting month of the year when it comes to important dates or big events. But that doesn’t mean you can’t tap into what is going on, and it’s the perfect opportunity to start to look ahead to your (dare we say it) Christmas and holiday season content.

We’ve pulled together some of the biggest dates to watch out for in September, and added a few additional September content ideas that you could include in your digital or social media content this month.

September 1st – 5th

5th September – International Day of Charity

If you’re looking to give a little back, there’s no better day to do it than International Charity Day.

You could:

Okay, this one is a quiet week.

So why not start to pull together some ideas for the rest of the year. Are there any competitions you want to run around Christmas time? Anything coming up that you want to get people signing up for?

NOW is the time to start to think about posting teasers or little snippets of info about the event. Get people interested before a bigger push later in the year!

September 6th – 12th

6th September – Read a Book Day

Who doesn’t love a good book with a cosy cuppa on a rainy afternoon?

12th September – National Day of Encouragement

Who doesn’t love a bit of encouragement? Well, there’s an entire day dedicated to it in September! Why not try:

September 13th – 19th

September 15-16th – Yom Kippur

A significant holy day in Judaism, Yom Kippur is a great opportunity to wish your Jewish followers or members of your team the best as they observe the traditional holiday.

September 16th – 100 Days Until Christmas!

While not technically a ‘day’, this is a great opportunity to remind your followers that Christmas is quickly approaching.

If you’re planning on showing off any Christmas offers or on the hunt for sign-ups for a Christmas event, this is the perfect day to do it!

September 20th – 26th

21st – 26th September – Chelsea Flower Show

A key date in the diary for any horticultural enthusiast, the Chelsea Flower Show sees a huge number of fans immersing themselves in the beautiful blooms both in person and online every year.

Some options for social posts might be:

22nd September – Car Free Day

A good day to get out and take in the fresh air, Car Free Day is a brilliant opportunity to get both internal and external engagement!


September 27th – 30th

30th September – Love People Day

I’m sensing a theme in September. Encouragement, flowers and now love? But hey, who doesn’t LOVE a day dedicated to love, right?

Here are a few ideas for you to try:

30th September – Podcast Day

Run your own podcast? GREAT! This day is for you. If not, no worries. There are still plenty of ways to take advantage of Podcast Day:

Are there any dates we missed, or any other September content ideas you’d like to try this month?

Let us know!

Have a great September from all the team at M.A.D

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