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2019 UK Marketing Calendar & Key Retail Dates

2019 is fast approaching, so we’ve created this handy list of nearly 200 different key marketing dates for your content calendars and retail marketing plans.


Get ahead of the game by creating a diverse marketing calendar for 2019, utilizing national holidays and awareness days to boost sales and business growth.


Don’t leave it last minute – prepare your marketing efforts now!




January 2019

January 1st - New Years Day

January 1st - 31st - Dry January 2019

January 1st - 31st - Veganuary 2019

January 21st - Blue ‘Depressing’ Monday

January 25st - Burns Night

January 26th - Australia Day

January 27th - International Chocolate Cake Day



February 2019

February 1st - 28th - LGBT History Month 2019

February 5th - World Nutella Day

February 5th - Chinese New Year 2019

February 9th - National Pizza Day

February 10th - BAFTAs

February 14th - Valentine’s Day



March 2019

March 1st - St. Davids Day

March 1st - 31st - Dechox Month 2019

March 5th - Pancake Day / Shrove Tuesday

March 7th - World Book Day

March 8th - International Women’s Day

March 15th - Comic Relief

March 17th - St. Patrick’s Day


March 17th - F1 World Championship Begins

March 20th - First Day of Spring

March 25th - International Waffle Day

March 31st - Mother’s Day



April 2019

April 1st - April Fool’s Day

April 6th - Grand National

April 7th - World Health Day

April 10th - National Siblings Day


April 15th – 26th - School Easter Holidays (Differs Per School)

April 19th - Good Friday (Bank Holiday)

April 21st - Easter Sunday


April 22nd - Easter Monday (Bank Holiday)

April 23rd - St. Georges Day


April 28th - London Marathon



May 2019

May 4th - Star Wars Day

May 6th - Early May Bank Holiday

May 11th - National Eat What You Want Day

May 12th - National Children’s Day

May 13th - 17th - Mental Health Awareness Week

May 18th - FA Cup Final

May 21st - 29th - Chelsea Flower Show



June 2019

June 1st - 30th - Pride Month

June 8th - BST Summertime Ball

June 8th - National Best Friends Day

June 15th - National Beer Day


June 16th - Father’s Day

June 21st - Summer Solstice (First Day of Summer)

June 26th - 30th - Glastonbury Festival



July 2019

July 1st - Wimbledon Starts

July 4th - American Independence Day

July 7th - World Chocolate Day

July 17th - World Emoji Day

July 22nd - School Summer Holidays Start (Differs Per School)



August 2019

August 2nd - Edinburgh Fringe Festival Begins

August 19th - World Photo Day

August 24th - Notting Hill Carnival Begins

August 26th - Summer Bank Holiday



September 2019


September 2nd - Back to School (Differs Per School)

September 19th - International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 27th - World Biggest Coffee Morning (Macmillan)



October 2019

October 1st - 31st - Black History Month

October 1st - 31st - Go Sober for October (Stoptober)

October 1st - 31st - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1st - International Coffee Day

October 10th - World Mental Health Day

October 16th - World Food Day

October 31st - Halloween



November 2019

November (TBC) - Children in Need

November 1st - 30th - Movember (Mens Health Awareness Month)

November 5th - Guy Fawks Night (Bonfire Night)

November 10th - Remembrance Sunday

November 29th - Black Friday

November 30th - St. Andrews Day



December 2019

December 2nd - Cyber Monday

December 14th - Christmas Jumper Day

December 22nd - Winter Solstice (First Day of Winter)

December 25th - Christmas Day

December 26th - Boxing Day

December 31st - New Year’s Eve



We hope this article and its key marketing dates has brought some light to your 2019 Social Marketing Calendar.


Have we missed any? Comment below to let us know & we'll add them in!


Still unsure how to fully utilize these national holidays and awareness days to boost your sales? Contact us and we'll be happy to help!




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