Are you looking for ideas to promote your business? Our idea calendar has hundreds of unique observances and celebrations as well as many of the well-known holidays and observances. Look through our calendar and find a few holidays or observances that are related to your business and use those days to promote specific products or services from your business. Chances are you will find many options that directly relate to what your business offers. These are perfect occasions to offer a sale or promotion and help boost your sales!
All Events Of February
Februrary - All Month Long American Heart Month
The goal of American Heart Month is to raise awareness about how common heart disease is. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and can be caused by a variety of factors. This includes high blood pressure, smoking, and diabetes. Many Americans don't realize how important it is to keep the heart healthy, so they tend to forget about it. Some easy ways to keep your heart healthy is to cut back on the amount of sodium you take in, stop smoking, and do more physical activities.
February 14 Valentine's Day
On February 14th of each year, Saint Valentine's Day is observed and celebrated. On this day, flowers, chocolates, gifts, and Valentine's cards are exchanged between spouses and boyfriends and girlfriends. Fathers even express their love toward their daughters with candy and jewelry. In the corporate setting, it's not about the romantic aspect of love, but about the appreciation of your employees, which is why many employers give out custom branded Valentine's Day gifts and candy. It is also a great day to show your appreciation to your customers. Check out some of these ideas for giveaways by your company for this Valentine's Day.
February 14 International Book Giving Day
International Book Giving Day is a day all about increasing children's love for literature. It's also a day for providing books for kids who may not have access to them normally. People all over the world will donate books to kids who don't have any or to libraries or schools so that many kids can receive them. International Book Giving Day is a great day to share the joy that is reading books.
February 20 National Love Your Pet Day
National Love Your Pet Day is a day to show your appreciation for your pet. Many people have pets, in fact, 65% of households in the United States have pets. Pets give so much to their owners, so it's important for their owners to show them some extra love. Most people already love their pets all the time, but National Love Your Pet Day is a day for doing something special for your furry friend.
Third Monday of February Presidents' Day
Presidents' Day is a day where many people celebrate both the past and the present presidents. Presidents' Day was originally celebrated on February 22 each year, which is George Washington's birthday, but it was changed to the third Monday of February in 1971. Abraham Lincoln, another famous president, has a birthday in February, which might be another reason as to why the date was changed. People used to only celebrate the birthdays of individual presidents, which would lead to some presidents being left out or forgotten. Presidents' Day includes all presidents, whether they be alive, dead, or still holding office.
February 27 National Strawberry Day
National Strawberry Day is a day for enjoying one of the most popular fruits. The great thing about strawberries is that they're delicious, healthy, and are able to be used in many ways. Strawberries came to the United States in 1750 and have since been enjoyed by people all over the country. Strawberries are know as the "Taste of Spring" as they are the first fruits to ripen every year.
February 28 Mardi Gras 2017
Mardi Gras is a time of celebration which has roots all the way back to medieval Europe. The celebration actually spans much longer than just Fat Tuesday, but rather starts as early as 2 weeks before and ends on Fat Tuesday. It has become a season, rather than just a day of festivities. In many cities, there are masquerade balls, parades, parties, and many other Mardi Gras-related festivities. The colors associated with this festive time include purple, gold, and green, which each have a different meaning. Masks are often worn during the Mardi Gras season and if you participate in any activities or parades, you are certain to receive plenty of throws, such as beach, cups, candy, and other goodies. Read more to see ideas for Mardi Gras promotional items, giveaways, and other interesting history.