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Marketing events not to be missed in 2022 (+ free downloadable calendar)

Don't miss any more opportunities to put your brand in the spotlight.

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Every year is filled with key dates that provide valuable opportunities to showcase your products and your brand.

Designing a dedicated product line for a holiday to encourage gift buying on your shop, posting on social media about an ongoing event to engage the public, special offers and promotions just in time for trade events: there are plenty of ways to bounce off annual highlights to boost your sales. But amidst the abundance of incongruous international days and obscure holidays of all kinds, which dates are worth remembering?

Look no further: in an effort to save you from spending long hours turning the internet upside down, discerning the important from the unimportant, our team has put its heart and soul into preparing the ideal marketing calendar for any Print on Demand designer.

It's available as a free text version below, or as an even more complete version downloadable right here:


1 January: New Year's Day

17 January: Blue Monday

24 January: Community Manager Appreciation Day


1 February: Chinese New Year

13 February: Galentine's day

14 February: Valentine's Day


8 March: International Women's Rights Day

17 March: St Patrick's Day

18 March: World Recycling Day

19 March: Father's Day (Spain and Belgium)

20 March: Spring

22 March: World Water Day


1 April: April Fools' Day

17 April: Easter

21 April: World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22: World Earth and Environment DaySustainability


1 May: Labour Day (France)

5 May: Cinco de Mayo

8 May: Mother's Day (USA)

25 May : International Geek Day

29 May: Mother's Day (France)


5 June: World Environment Day

12 June: Father's Day (Belgium)

19 June: Father's Day (France)

21 June: 1st day of summer

22 June: Summer sales in France (until 22/07)


3 July: World Plastic Free Day

4 July: National holiday in the USA

14 July: National holiday in France

17 July: World Emoji Day


5 August: World Beer Day

8 August: International Cat Day

19 August: International Photography Day

26 August: International Dog Day

31 August: International Blog Day


4 September: World Beard Day

17 September: World Clean up Day

21 September: International Day of Peace

22 September: First day of autumn

30 September: World Maritime Day


03 October: National Day in Germany

04 October: World Animal Day

07 October: World Cotton Day

12 October: National Day Spain

25 October: Solar eclipse

31 October: Halloween


1 November: All Saints' Day

20 November: Universal Children's Day

24 November: Thanksgiving

25 November : Black Friday

28 November: Cyber Monday


8 December: International Climate Day

10 December: World Human Rights Day

17 December: International Christmas Sweater Day

21 December: First day of winter

24 December: Christmas Eve

25 December: Christmas

31 December: New Year's Eve