September Promotion and Social Media Ideas

Here are some general promotion ideas for your September marketing:

  • Back to school promotions
  • Labor Day promotions
  • School supply drive
  • Back to school kits
  • College student discounts
  • Senior portrait guide
  • Disaster preparation tips
  • Freshman survival guide
  • College students: renters insurance, money saving tips, nutrition guidelines
  • Checklists for parents/families getting back to normal routines
  • Senior portrait contest on Instagram or giveaway


  • Baby Safety Month
  • Chicken Month
  • Better Breakfast Month
  • Classical Music Month
  • Fall Hat Month
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Honey Month
  • International Square Dancing Month
  • Little League Month
  • National Blueberry Popsicle Month
  • National Courtesy Month
  • National Piano Month
  • Self Improvement Month


Weekly Events

National Indoor Plant Week – third week of month


September Holidays 

These days may spark some creativity for you to develop marketing or social media campaigns for the month.

1 Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator

International Bacon Day (Saturday before Labor Day)

2 VJ Day, WWII

Labor Day (First Monday of month)

5 Be Late for Something Day

5 Cheese Pizza Day

6 Read a Book Day


8 International Literacy Day

9 Teddy Bear Day

Grandparent’s Day (First Sunday after Labor Day)

National Pet Memorial Day (Second Sunday in September)

11 9/11 Remembrance


12 Chocolate Milk Shake Day


13 Fortune Cookie Day

13 Positive Thinking Day

13 Uncle Sam Day – his image was first used in 1813

POW/MIA Recognition Day (Third Friday of September)


16 Mexican Independence Day


National Women’s Friendship Day (Third Sunday in September)

Wife Appreciation Day (Third Sunday in September)

18 National Cheeseburger Day

19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day

20 National Pepperoni Pizza Day

21 International Peace Day

21 World Gratitude Day

22 Autumn Equinox – Fall begins!

22 Business Women’s Day


Native American Day (Fourth Friday of the month)


Oktoberfest begins in Germany – date varies

25 National Comic Book Day


28 Ask a Stupid Question Day

28 National Good Neighbor Day

29 Confucius Day


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